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Dear Families,

 

Happy New Year and welcome back to Dunbar!  It is hard to believe that January is here, and we will soon be heading into February!  We see such a difference in our students after the first of the year.  Not only have they physically grown, but they are learning so much and growing academically as well.

 

In December, our students wore their pajamas to school on Polar Express Day.  They listened to The Polar Express story in the morning and received a visit from Santa, who gave them each their own silver bell to mark the special day.  Our Classroom Holiday Parties were a terrific way to end the time before break.  Thank you to our parent volunteers for making the parties so enjoyable for our students.

 

We have many events that will be happening over the coming weeks, and of course February will bring Classroom Valentine Parties. 

 

We will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge by encouraging and celebrating acts of kindness.  In addition, Dunbar will be a part of the annual “Pennies for Patients” Fundraiser.  This project is organized by the National Honor Society students at the high school.  We will be collecting change for children who have Leukemia, which is the type of cancer that affects children the most.  Thank you in advance for your generous donations.  

 

Please remember that students will go outside for recess when it is above 23 degrees.  We ask that you provide your child with a warm coat, boots, hat and gloves, so that they can go out on days that are warm enough.

 

As a reminder, in the event of a 2-hour delay, buses will pick students up at their regular bus stop 2 hours after their normal, scheduled time.  For example, if a child normally catches the bus at 7:45 a.m., pick-up will be at 9:45 a.m. on days when a 2-hour delay is called.  Likewise, school will start 2 hours after the normal start time.  Dunbar students will begin classes at 10:30 a.m.  The lunch periods and dismissal time will remain the same on two-hour delays.

 

 Thank you for your continued support, 

Mrs. Courtney A. Davis

Principal

Mrs. Jamilyn Hoehn

Assistant Principal

Courtney A. Davis, K-5 Principal 
davis.courtney@tallmadgeschools.org
 
Jamilyn Hoehn Assistant Principal
Jamilyn Hoehn, K-5 Assistant Principal 
hoehn.jamilyn@tallmadgeschools.org
 
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