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Nov 3

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    November 3, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

PTA NEWSLETTER: November Newsletter.pdf 

SCC: We are organizing a committee to oversee the development of our new safe walking route.  If you would like to be a part of this committee please contact Stacey Shaw By November 12th.  Our first meeting is scheduled for November 14th at 8:45am in the media center.  Stacey's email is:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   We hope to get some representatives from every area that walks to our school. 

CAREER DAY: This will be on Friday November 8thfrom 9:10-10:25. You may want to go directly to this link to fill out an application. We hope many of you can come and present.https://goo.gl/forms/yGlSmOwEqra4iBdA2

CLASSIC SKATE NIGHT: The PTA is happy to invite all Draper Elementary students to join us for a FREE night of skating on November 6th at Classic Fun Center (9151 S 255 W, Sandy, UT 84070) from 5:30 to 8:30. We hope to see you there!

Skate rentals are $2. Blade and Scooter rentals are $3 or bring your own skates or scooter.  Discount meal tickets are available for $3 – choice of pizza slice, nachos or hotdog and a drink. If your student would like to participate in other activities – bounce houses, laser tag, etc. the cost is $3/per activity or $5 for 3 hours of unlimited activities.

STAFF APPRECIATION: Staff Appreciation Week is Nov 11-15. This is for all of our staff at Draper Elementary, Coaches, Custodians, Art Teachers, Librarians, Lunch Ladies, Secretaries, Administration, LOTS OF PEOPLE WE LOVE! The PTA has decided that "How 'Sweet' It Is To Be 'Helped' By You!" is the theme and they have 5 fun days of planned. They need some help with the Nacho Bar, and the Kingsized Candy Bar Gift, if you can help with either please sign-up here. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0849A5AE23A5FC1-kingsized

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0849a5ae23a5fc1-nacho

IMPORTANT DATES:

Monday November 4: 2:30pm Kiss the Pig Assembly

Wednesday November 6: 5:30pm Classic Skate Night

Friday November 8: 9:00am Career Day (we still need volunteers, please see above)

            1:40pm Early Out Day

October 20

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    October 20, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

RED RIBBON WEEK: This is the week the PTA talks to the kids about being drug and alcohol free. Here is the schedule of events.

Red Ribbon Week is this week. As a PTA we'd like to celebrate Red Ribbon week with the following activities:

Monday - Wear Red

Tuesday - College Day "I am committed to a bright future"

Wednesday - Pajama Day "I believe I can achieve my dreams"

Thursday - Wear Neon Colors "I am too bright to do drugs"

Friday - Wear Sunglasses "Shade out drugs"

Wednesday the kids will have the opportunity to take the Drug Free pledge at lunch. Please see the Red Ribbon Week Flyer for more information. Red Ribbon Week.pdf 

CAREER DAY: This will be on Friday November 8thfrom 9:10-10:25.  I am attaching a flyer.Online registration letter Draper Elementary.docx   You may want to go directly to this link to fill out an application. We hope many of you can come and present. https://goo.gl/forms/yGlSmOwEqra4iBdA2

SCC meeting:  Our next meeting has been moved to Tuesday October 29that 3pm in the library at the school.  All are invited to attend.  Here is the agenda: https://draper.canyonsdistrict.org/images/Agenda_1022.pdf

HALLOWEEN PARADE: We will be starting our parade at approximately 10:00am.  We will be walking around the historic park and the cemetery.  The kindergarten students will only be walking around the park.  The classroom parties are mostly in the afternoon but check with your child’s teacher to be sure. Remember, no masks and no weapons or anything resembling a weapon. Light sabers are okay. Since Halloween is on a Thursday, it is NOT an early out day.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Monday October 21:  Picture Retakes, 3rdgrade to the Aquarium (they will do retakes before they go on their field trip)

Be sure to dress up for Red Ribbon Week.   See the schedule above.


October 13

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    October 13, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP WEEK:  Your students will be learning how to be safe when using technology this week. Be sure to ask that what they have learned.

NO-FUSS FUNDRAISER: You can always keep donating but our official fundraiser drive will conclude on Monday.   Please send in those donations.  I will be kissing a pig as will a 4thgrade teacher but several grades are very close. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PyDJSkTUFpMgA3iBPdeKqqAtbuSZF621/view?usp=sharing

PTA:Parents don't forget to send your Box Tops to school by Oct 14th!!  If you have receipts you can scan those using the Box Tops App (see https://www.boxtops4education.com/ for more information). Tell family members to download the app and scan their receipts for Draper Elementary too!

You can also send your receipts with your child any time and we will scan them for you. Remember that receipts need to be scanned within 14 days of purchase. If you have any questions about Box Tops, please email the PTA ()

SCC meeting:  Our next meeting has been moved to Tuesday October 29that 3pm in the library at the school.  All are invited to attend.  Here is the agenda: https://draper.canyonsdistrict.org/images/Agenda_1022.pdf

IMPORTANT DATES:

Wednesday October 16: 2ndgrade walking field trip

Thursday & Friday October 17 &18: Fall Break, no school

Monday October 21: Picture Make Up day!  3rdgrade aquarium field trip


September 2

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                                SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

PARKING LOT DROP OFF AND PICK UP:  It looks like the new parking lot will be ready in about 4 weeks. I know it’s a little crazy out there but please please be careful and move slowly so that none of our kids get hurt.

SAFETY PATROL:  Some of your children signed up to be members of our safety patrol.  We will be starting that AFTER our new parking lot opens up.  

COMPUTER LAB:   The computer lab will be open Monday through Friday from 8-8:30am.  

PTA: Here is the PTA newsletter:  September Newsletter.pdf 

VISION SCREENING HELP NEEDED: PTSA Vision Screening Letter.pdf 

ORCHESTRA: Parent & Student Meeting on Wednesday, September 4 @ 8am in the Music Portable (East Side) First day of Dragon Strings is Tuesday, September 10 7:45-8:30am

Beginners Tuesday & Thursday

Intermediate/Advanced Wednesday & Friday

REFLECTIONS:The Reflections Art Contest is a national art contest involving a theme.

                                                This year, the theme is: LOOK WITHIN. 

We would love for students at Draper Elementary to enter the reflections contest this year.   There will be an assembly September 9 that will inform students of the theme and hopefully get them excited to enter. 

Entries will be due by Friday October 4 by 2:00 pm.  Entries can be turned in to the main office at any time, on October 3 & 4 there will be volunteers in the main office to collect them before school.

Please go to Utahpta.org (under programs/reflections/General & Arts category pages and forms) for information about the rules and guidelines for each category, as well as the entry forms.  Rules and entry forms will also be placed near the main office.

Please be sure to sign the form.....and have your student write the artists statement, and follow all other rules to ensure that their entry can move on if chosen.  Thanks!

FILM CREW: Here is the link for 4th and 5th graders to sign up for Film Crew.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044AA4AF2BA6FC1-film1

We won’t be starting until September 11

CHOIR: Here is the link for students to sign up for choir! It will begin on Tuesday September 10thhttps://forms.gle/eEgAydxSjPQmCFJQ8

IMPORTANT DATES:

Friday September 6th:  Vision Screening

Monday September 9th: Reflections and Dragon Dash Assembly

Monday September 16:  Dragon Dash at Corner Canyon 5:30-7:30pm