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Dixon's Cancer Walk was a HUGE success!  Currently, we have raised over $6,900 for the American Cancer Society.  Thank you to all of the Dixon students and families for your support of this special event. I would like to recognize our top 5 fundraisers as : Jackson and Callen Suttle for raising $125 each. Zoey Schilz raising $212. Amelia Lamb raising $500 and Charlotte Steiner raising $2125.  The classroom that will be earning the extra art time for most money raised is Mrs. Schubert's class.  I am so proud of all of the Dixon students and family members that were able to join us in the walk. Dixon is an amazing and caring community. Thank you so much!

Amy Jacobson

Visual Art Instructor

Dixon Elementary School

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Understanding Math Progressions

Have you ever wondered how your child’s previous math experiences impacts their current learning and their future growth in math? The following videos explain how math progresses across grade levels and how the different methods support a deeper understanding of math.

Making Sense Series by Graham Fletcher

Early Number and Counting

Progression of Addition and Subtraction

Progression of Multiplication

Progression of Division

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How to Volunteer in Elmbrook

The School District of Elmbrook welcomes family and community volunteers to support our students and staff throughout the year. Volunteer opportunities exist in school classrooms and libraries, as well as through participation in school and district committees, focus groups, athletic or performing arts events, and several parent organizations. Volunteers provide supervision on field trips, plan school community events, offer fundraising and donation support, and actively engage in classrooms to support student learning. Each year, Elmbrook families and community members contribute thousands of hours of service and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of our students, programs and schools. Thank you!

To ensure the safety of our students, beginning on September 1, 2015 all volunteers who may have unsupervised contact with students will be required to have an approved criminal background check prior to volunteering. Background checks are required for any volunteer (including parents) who meets any of the following criteria:

• the volunteer will have unsupervised contact with students
• the volunteer has a regular or ongoing assignment at the school;
• the volunteer will be off campus with students in an unsupervised situation, including chaperoning field trips;
• the volunteer is a mentor to a student or students;
• the volunteer is a coach or club advisor; OR
• the volunteer is unknown to the school or department staff.

Please read the full policy for more details.

If you are new to our District or are in need of renewing your Volunteer Application, please follow the steps below:

All 3 steps are required.

Confidentiality and student safety are paramount within Elmbrook School District for staff and volunteers.  As a volunteer in Elmbrook Schools, you are requested to be aware of and agree to the required expectations and responsibilities on confidentiality and safety, which are consistent with those for all district employees. 

Step 1:

Please click on this form, read the Practice Statement 4530, fill in the fields and submit.

Step 2:

Fill out a Raptor Volunteer Application Form here.

Step 3:

Complete the BIB Background Check here.

All Volunteer Applications will be kept in a confidential manner in the District Human Resources office. Volunteers that are approved will need to re-submit an Application 

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Elmbrook Schools

By the Numbers

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83.5

Significantly Exceeds Rating Score
on WI Report Card

 

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69%

of 4th & 5th Grade Students in
Band or Orchestra

 

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$6,500

Raised through the Empty Bowls Project Benefiting the Milwaukee Rescue Mission

 

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18

Clubs and Activities Offered

 

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14

Student and Staff Service Projects in 2017-18