DuVall Elementary School

Week of January 15-19

Dear DuVall Families,

Pancake dinner is Wednesday, 6:00-7:30. This is a free event for our community. Please enter through doors 5 or 8. If you are able to volunteer or donate it is appreciated. Click here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4AACAF23A3FB6-pancake Please take a look to see if you can help. We need bowls, spatulas, griddles, besides food items and volunteers. Items can be brought into the office before the event. Many thanks to our PTA for organizing this annual event that brings us all together.

This week’s notes:

  • We are in need of old newspapers and paper towel rolls for an upcoming art project. If you have any of these items that you could contribute, that would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the office. -Ms. Mendez
  • Art Club is being extended until April 22nd.
  • Election Day is February 27th. A millage renewal will be on the ballot. For more information click here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1HACYtAG4YvCWzafNw8DoqvAOqgiMhdtmIeTW4vr1R5E/edit?usp=sharing
  • When there is snow please send your child with snow pants and boots. Without both of these students must stay on the blacktop during recess.
  • We go outside if the wind chill is above 20 degrees. Please make sure your child has gloves.mittens, a warm coat, and hat.
  • Our lost and found is already filling up. Please check it for lost items.
  • On February 2nd our PTA will be hosting Tea Time with a Twist for our lady penguins and guests. If you are able to volunteer or donate please click on this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084DACAE28A7F8C61-47193550-teatime Our hope is some of our moms with only sons will help out during the event. View the flier here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RwUwnKwz5J0PKE3-a_Hnrul8w7Hmqkb4/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=104780840291113704430&rtpof=true&sd=true
  • We have seven students performing in the Winter Honors Choir Concert on January 25th, 7:00pm at Bryant Middle School. Mrs. Rafferty will be directing the elementary choir.
  • Report cards were sent home on Friday. Please sign the envelope on the card marking #2 line and return the empty envelope.
  • Chess is canceled this week.
  • Running Club is canceled this week.
  • .Mardi Gras tickets are available in the office, $25.00. February 13th, 4:30-8:30, at the old Bravo at Fairlane. $30. at the door. $10. for children under 12. 
  • Our Parent Book Club began last week. We meet on the second Wednesday of every month. I have many copies left of our book, No-Drama Discipline by Daniel Siegel and Tina Bryson. Please let me know if you are interested in a copy.
  • 5th graders, remember your instruments on Tuesday!
  • Thank you to everyone who is following the traffic rules. I have vests if anyone is willing to volunteer to help with traffic.

Have a great week!

Mary Timpf

DateThis Week’s ScheduleLunchFirst ChoiceLunchSecond ChoiceWatch D.O.G.S.
MondayNo School, MLK DayNo School
Tuesday9:45-10:30 5th grade band
10:35-11:20 5th grade strings
2:25 Early Release
Scrambled Eggs w/PancakesStrawberry ParfaitMridu Khanna 8:30-11:00
Wednesday7:45 Mrs. Morrison Tutoring
8:00 Music Club, Room 111
1:00 Child’s Hope visit, Developmental Preschool
4:00 Penguin Players, Room 204
6:00-7:30 Pancake Dinner
Chicken Tenders  Sunbutter & Jelly
Thursday7:45 Mrs. Morrison Tutoring
9:30 Kindness Assembly
Pepperoni PizzaTuna SandwichKarme Makki
Ed Moore
FridayMac & CheeseSouthwest Veggie Wrap

Upcoming Dates:

January 23: 9:10-10:00 in the Media Center. The topic is Essential Standards: What is My Child Learning?

January 30: Book Bingo

February 2: Mother / Daughter Event

February 6: Parent Education Meeting, DuVall’s School Improvement Plan  

February 7: PTA Meeting 6:30, Media Center and Zoom

February 14: Candygrams

February: Founders Day, date TBD

February 19: No school – Mid-Winter Break

February 21: Mobile Dentist

February 27: No school for students – All teachers – professional development day

February 29: Donuts & Grown-ups