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April 7

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    April 7, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

PLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS:  I am attaching a form that you can fill out and submit if you would like to tell me of any special concerns you may have for your child’s placement next year. If you need to do that it is due back to the office by April 19. We have additional copies in the office if you need one. placement considerations.doc 

DRAGONS AND DONUTS: PTA's Dragons and Donuts isthis WednesdayAPRIL 10 from 8-8:30 in the cafeteria. Come enjoy some fun time with the kids before school starts with a treat, some books and time to chat. With numerous safety concerns from past events- please remember to only park in marked parking spots (buses have hit cars), obey traffic duty personnel (teacher parking lot is off limits) and SLOW down (too many close calls)! The kids are excited to get to the donuts and spend time with you, let's get them there safely.

GRANDPARENT DAYS: Grandparents can come have lunch with their grandchildren the end of April.  We are letting you know now so there is plenty of time to plan.  Last name A-J April 25th, last name K-Z April 26th.  We will have the book fair open as well in case grandparents would like to purchase a book for their grandchild.  

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION: This will be held at the school beginning at 2:30pm on Friday April 19th.  If you have a child that will be in kindergarten next year, please plan to attend.

SCC MEETING: Monday April 22 at 3:00pm in the media center

IMPORTANT DATES:   

Tuesday April 9th: 4thgrade Field Trip 

            9:00am PTA meeting

Wednesday April 10th: 8:00am-8:30am Dragons and Donuts

Friday April 12:  2:30-3:30pm Kindergarten Orientation


March 24

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    March 24, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION:  I am attaching a form that you can fill out and submit if you would like to tell me of any special considerations you may have for your child’s placement next year. If you need to do that it is due back to the office by April 19. We have additional copies in the office if you need one. placement considerations.doc 

JUMP ROPE FOR HEART ACTIVITY HELP: Please sign up to help out with our jump rope activity during our playworks brain booster classes this week.  Please come, it will be a blast! Here is the link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0544a5a92aa2f49-brain

ORCHESTRA AND MUSICAL:  Monday March 25 6:00pm at Draper Park Middle School

SCC MEETING:Monday March 25 at 3:00pm in the media center

CLASSIC SKATE NIGHT: WEDNESDAY MARCH 27 from 5-8 PM. Bring your scooters, skates, smiles and enjoy an evening of play. Classic Skating is a great host and they have fun games and prizes the whole night. Dewy always loves skating with all his Draper friends, we hope to see you there! This event is sponsored by the Draper Elementary PTA. Please direct all questions to 

GRANDPARENT DAYS: Grandparents can come have lunch with their grandchildren the end of April.  We are letting you know now so there is plenty of time to plan.  Last name A-J April 25th, last name K-Z April 26th.  We will have the book fair open as well in case grandparents would like to purchase a book for their grandchild.  I am attaching a flyer with more information.  Grandparents Day Flyer.pdf 

IMPORTANT DATES:  

Monday March 25th:  6:00pm  Orchestra & School Musical at Draper Park Middle School

Monday March 25th: 4:00pm SCC meeting

Wednesday March 27th: 5-8pm Classic Skate Night

Friday March 29th: 1:40 Early Out Day

Monday April 1- Friday April 5:  SPRING BREAK, NO SCHOOL!!

March 10

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From Principal Christy Waddell

LITERACY WEEK:  Thanks to the PTA!!  We have fun things planned all week.  There is a flyer you can access here.  Literacy Week.pdf 

GIRLS ON THE RUN: We will have this at Draper this Spring.  I am attaching a flyer with all the information.  Fill-In 2019 Spring Program Flyer- Draper.pdf 

FROM THE PTA:  Just to check in with those of you who would like emails from Draper Elementary PTA, need to update your email address or for those of you who have not been receiving emails, please respond to the PTA email and let us know. Thank you.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

PARKING LOT: The school board has decided to move forward with our parking lot. This is what the board summary says: Business Administrator Leon Wilcox told the Board of Education that a civil engineer has been hired to work with the city to design a second access road to Draper Elementary. Construction on a portion of the project could begin this summer, Wilcox said, but design and engineering work, and an interlocal agreement with Draper City, would need to be completed first. Given the time constraints, the work may need to be done in two phases. This is an accelerated timeframe for this project, which was initially scheduled for summer 2020.

I will keep you updated with how it is progressing.  I was involved with the total rebuild of Butler Elementary School so I am very familiar with what this is going to take.  I will be involved with most of the meetings. It will cause some inconvenience for a while but as long as we keep in mind that in the end we will have about 150 more parking spaces and an additional way in and out of the school, I think we can be patient.  

IMPORTANT DATES:  

Thursday March 15: 3:35pm Faculty meeting

Friday March 16:  9:30 Literacy Assembly

Monday March 25th:  6:00pm School Musical at Draper Park Middle School

Monday March 25th: 3:00pm SCC meeting

February 18

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DRAGON DELIVERY                                                                                    February 18, 2019

From Principal Christy Waddell

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE:  Do you have your appointment?  If not, get that done.  The conferences are the week after this week.

DRESS WARMLY:  This week is supposed to be very cold.  We do not go outside unless it is above 22 degrees.  Please send your students with appropriate clothes to stay warm outside. We are hoping we can go outside for recess.

INSIDE RECESS HELP: If we have an inside recess we could really use some help supervising the students inside their classrooms.  I like to give the teachers their full lunch break so they will feel ready for the last couple of hours of school.  If you notice the feels like temperature is under 23 I would love it if you could just drop in and help anytime between 11:45 and 1:00. Each class gets about 20 minutes of recess time. You do not need to call ahead of time, just drop in.  You do have to be on the district volunteer list.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!

IMPORTANT DATES:  

Wednesday February 20: 5thgrade Field Trip to the U.

Thursday February 21:  ARTS INC Assembly

Friday February 22:  Early out day

Monday February 25: 3pm SCC meeting

Wednesday & Thursday February 27 & 28: Parent Teacher Conferences