Daily Announcements

Dear Dixon Families:

We had a wonderful week of learning at Dixon!  Highlights for next week include:

 

 

 

Please refer  to Elmbrook School District 2020-2021 Calendar for all days off of school.  The next Teacher Professional Day is Monday, October 12, 2020.

 

Thanks to all who "attended" the first PTO Meeting of the year.  Other PTO Upcoming Meetings:

October 15, 2020 TBD

November 19, 2020

January 21, 2021

February 18, 2021

March 18, 2021

April 15, 2021

May 20, 2021

 

Enjoy the first weekend of autumn in Wisconsin.

 

As always, please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Luke Sadowski

Dixon School Principal

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If you did not order a 2019-2020 memory book and would still like to purchase one, please contact Julie Johnson (johnsonj@elmbrookschools.org or 262.785.3970) and she will meet with you so you can purchase one.  They are $14 each and checks can be written to Dixon School or Lifetouch.

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Here Comes the Bus allows you to view the real-time location of your child's school bus on your smartphone, tablet or computer. With it, you will have the information you need to send your children to the bus stop at just the right time. What's more, you'll have peace of mind knowing your children haven't missed the bus.

 

Here Comes the Bus is a free application and enables you to:

●     See the location of your child's bus both before and after school

●     Confirm that your child's bus has arrived at the bus stop, at school or both

●     Receive a push notification (iPhone or Android) or email message when the bus is near your stop, has been substituted, or when we have important information to relay

 

Available in three languages (English, Spanish and French), the Here Comes the Bus app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.

 

 How to get started:

1.    Download the Here Comes the Bus app* or visit herecomesthebus.com

2.    Click the    button

3.    Enter school code 83571 and click "Next" followed by "Confirm"

4.    Complete the "User Profile" box

5.    Under "My Students," click "Add." Enter your child's last name and student ID number

6.    Once you confirm your information, you're ready to begin using Here Comes the Bus!

 

This application is ready for use today. Should you have any questions about the Here Comes the Bus! app, please contact GoRiteway at 414-249-5048.

 

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In these unprecedented times, we first and foremost want to say thank you! We are grateful that you share our belief in the difference the arts can make in the life of a child and that you have chosen the Wilson Center as one of your arts education partners by reserving tickets to a performance in our 2020/2021 Beyond the Classroom Performance Series for Students or attended a Beyond the Classroom performance in the 2019/2020 season.

We pride ourselves on making Beyond the Classroom an opportunity to bring literature, history, dance, and music to life on our stages in ways that vividly enrich students' classroom experiences. With the well-being of student groups as our top priority and the understanding that COVID-19 may remain a concern for our community in the months ahead, in partnership with our national touring artists, we have made the difficult decision to pause our Beyond the Classroom daytime performance series for the 2020/2021 season.

As we create social distancing practices and implement additional health and safety measures in our venue, our arts education team will be exploring alternate programs and opportunities that we can bring to classrooms throughout our community in the months ahead.

Thank you again for your support, flexibility, and understanding during these times. In the wake of COVID-19, the power of the arts has never been more vital, and while there are still challenges ahead, the Wilson Center is committed to poised to respond to those challenges as we reimagine the ways that we can continue to bring the arts to our community!

 

Sincerely,

 

Peter Mol

Director of Education

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 
3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045 
262-373-5023 • PMol@wilson-center.com 

Our Mission: To be the catalyst for lifelong discovery and exploration of the arts 

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Live Interactive Spanish in a Virtual Setting!

GET AHEAD WITH SPANISH! This Fall join Futura for a live, interactive Spanish class in real time. From the comfort and safety of your home, your child will learn Spanish in a dynamic, lively manner that incorporates songs and games. There are two options for learning: 'Vamos a viajar' is a theme based class where students will "travel" all in Spanish.  'Essential Spanish' will include all the basics to create an amazing language foundation for years to come.  Various times and days to choose from to fit your family's needs for language learning.  Please check our website for course details and offerings.  https://futuraadventures.com/virtual-learning-registration/  Enroll today!  Space is limited.

 

 

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Beginning on Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20, all Elmbrook Schools will move to virtual learning and no students will report to school.

On Thursday, March 12 Governor Evers declared a Public Health Emergency for the State of Wisconsin and called upon the people of Wisconsin to work aggressively to slow the spread of COVID-19. We take this responsibility seriously, as we consider the impact of our decisions on students and their learning, our families and staff and their personal and professional responsibilities, and the greater Elmbrook Community. As we learn from others' experiences with COVID-19 both across the country and around the world, we want to answer one question with confidence; 'Are we doing all that we can to keep our students, staff members, and community safe?'

To view the communication sent home to District families and staff please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage here.

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