Dale Street's Required Summer Reading
Dale Street students are reading this summer! We hope you enjoy these selections.
Grade 4: Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech
Grade 5: Rules by Cynthia Lord
Here are some additional summer reading suggestions, compiled by our librarian.
Summer Reading Initiative
Join our Summer Reading initiative to break a world record!
This summer, students transitioning to grades 1-5 are encouraged to join the Scholastic Reading Challenge "Read Under the Stars" to help break a world record of minutes read during the summer months. A letter will be sent home with your child before the end of the school year explaining the initiative. The parent letter, reading log, and book lists can be found in the packet below! You can access additional information by visiting: www.scholastic.com/summer
District Calendar for 2014-2015 Approved
The District Calendar for the 2014-15 school year has been approved by the School Committee.
Report Card Rating Memo
Attached is a memo regarding our report card rating system. Recently, the K-3 report cards were revised. We will be revising our report cards soon to reflect the new standards but in the meantime we wanted to be clear about what the numbers mean. As always, if you have any questions, please contact the principal.
When school is closed, delayed or dismissed early, the new Blackboard-Connect Notification System will send a call to each household land line and parent cell phone number currently on file. In addition, the announcement will appear on:
Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Marsden regarding this new method of notification.
What is a Thursday Packet?
Medfield schools created the electronic Thursday Packet as a replacement to sending home flyers and brochures in student backpacks. Look for the Thursday Packet under the "Parent Information" menu item (above). School and community notices are posted on each school's Thursday Packet page from the date of submission until the date the event or activity has passed. New items are added every Thursday. Each school office maintains a file of all notices posted throughout the year.
We hope that parents and guardians will check the Thursday Packet section of the website on a regular basis!
Dale Street School Recycles!
Dale Street School is participating in the FundingFactory™ Recycling Program. We're doing our part to help save the environment. You can help by donating something that you would normally just throw away - empty laser or inkjet printer cartridges and used cell phones. By recycling through the FundingFactory™, we earn points that we can exchange for new technology equipment for our students.
Let's make this recycling program a huge success by working together! Just collect any used cartridges from your printers at home, put them in a ziploc plastic bag (to prevent the ink from leaking) and bring them to the Dale Street Library Media Center (LMC). We also recycle empty laser cartridges and cell phones (charger not needed). We cannot recycle refurbished cartridges or toner cartridges.
If you have any questions about this great opportunity, please feel free to e-mail Mrs. Fromen.
Thank you for your support!
FundingFactory™ Website: http://www.fundingfactory.com/
BoxTops for Education
Did you know that Dale Street School participates in the BoxTops for Education program? You can clip BoxTops and send them to the LMC, and even earn BoxTops when you shop online. Visit the BoxTops for Education website and see the attached flyer for more information!
Our mission is committed to the total development of each child through an educational program, which provides a safe, healthy and positive environment conducive to learning. Drawing from a wide variety of experiences, each child will develop an awareness of self, community, country, and the world. The curriculum includes appropriate levels of challenging activities that provide for each student's needs, interests, and abilities. Each instructional goal provides realistic opportunities enabling individuals to succeed on a frequent and continual basis. Dale Street School's overall objective is to assist each student to achieve full potential so that he or she not only receives a basic foundation of education, but also develops and accepts the responsibilities and obligations of good citizenship.