Daily Announcements

We hope your summer is going well, and you're having lots of fun times with family and friends.  

 

The following key dates are noteworthy:

 

Friday, August 16:  You will hear from your child's new classroom teacher.  They will also instruct you to sign up for Strong Start Assessment Conferences to be held between your child and teacher.

Tuesday, August 27:  Strong Start Assessment Conferences to be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 28:  Strong Start Assessment Conferences to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, August 29:  Dixon Meet & Greet from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. 

Thursday, August 29:  Dixon School Picnic from 3-6 p.m.

Thursday, August 29:  Dixon Open House & Picture Day from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 3:  First Day of School!

 

We look forward to seeing you soon.  In the meantime, enjoy the rest of the summer!

Read more about CHANGE OF TIME -- Important Upcoming Dates for New School Year

 

Hi Families!

I would like to provide an update and some essential details regarding Dixon's choir program for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, choir rehearsals will be held on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:00am - 8:30am. Students are able to come to the music room as early as 7:45am. Choir is open to both 4th & 5th grade students, and is completely optional. Your student may still participate in band or orchestra in addition to choir! Woohoo! In the coming weeks, I will be sending out a ride-sharing forum to connect families that would like their student to attend choir, but may find it challenging to get their child to Dixon those mornings. Concert dates will be shared soon as well, along with more details regarding what to expect during the first week of school. Please feel free to reach out before school starts with questions: swensonc@elmbrookschools.org

Thanks so much for promoting music in our district!

 

Mr. Swenson

Read more about A Message From Mr. Swenson to Dixon's 4th & 5th Grade Families

The Dixon Garden is in full bloom thanks to the volunteers who have helped care for the garden throughout the spring and summer.  So that none of the items grown go to waste, we are inviting 2 families per week to harvest items that are ready to enjoy. Some items in the garden that may be ready to pick include butternut squash, cucumbers, beans, raspberries, dill, chives and flowers. 

If you are interested in enjoying some of the food and flowers in the garden, please see the signup genius below - 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d45afaa2aa1fc1-digharvest

If you have any questions, please let us know!

Kia Gaumond, Vicky Shokatz, & Jessamyn Reiter

dixoninnovativegarden@gmail.com

Read more about Dixon Garden

 

Join Girls on the Run
Registration includes 10 weeks of after school activity, t-shirt, water bottle, entry into our 5k event, finisher's medal, a lifetime of memories and more!

 

WHAT is Girls on the Run?
At Girls on the Run, we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained volunteer coaches lead small teams through activities, discussions and fun running games that gives girls the opportunity to build confidence and healthy habits. Each week, you will also take part in training and activities that will help build endurance for a celebratory 5k running event. 

WHEN do we meet? 
Twice a week on Monday's and Wednesday after school until 5:00pm starting the week of Sept. 16th for 10 weeks. The program is held at the in the gym and outside on the school playground and is led by trained, volunteer coaches.

 

WHO can join?
Girls in 3rd , 4th and 5th grades 

HOW do I join?
Register starting today at  www.girlsontherunsoutheasternwi.org 

 

WHERE can I learn more?
On our website www.girlsontherunsoutheasternwi.org

 

We are also in need of coaches, any interested parents please consider volunteering to help coach this season, the program is well thought out and all materials are provided. 

 

Questions please contact Karen Degarmo at degarmoka@gmail.com

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Changing Schools

To withdraw your child from the 2019-2020 school year, please complete this form to notify the school and begin the withdrawal process.  Please also call Julie Johnson (262.785.3970) to inform Dixon of the change.

Your response will help us expedite records transfer requests to your new school and plan for our own staffing allocations next year.

Read more about Changing Schools? Moving?

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Students at Dixon Walk for CancerDixon'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!

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