Message from the Principal

January 20, 2023

 

Dear DES Families,

We are excited to announce that we will be having our first "SOUP"er STEM Night at Denison Elementary School.  The family event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM.  The menu will be chilli, crackers, carrots, a cookie, and milk or water.  Our teachers will be leading fun activities for our TK-3rd grade students and their families. 

 

Denison Elementary School has been working hard to incorporate more "Science, Teachnology, Engineering, and Mathematics" into our school through enhancing classroom instruction and improving the accessiblity and usage of our available technologies.  Over the past few years, we have made significant improvements to our Denison Exploration Station, formly known as our computer lab.  Mrs. Prussing, Mr. Johnson and our teachers have made our school one of the state leaders in STEM.  We have made major improvements to our facility and also the resources available to students.  We were awarded a Computer Science is Elementary Grant three years ago, and we have continued to make improvements beyond the grant.  For more information on STEM in Iowa, go to iowastem.org.

 

Sincerely,

 

Christopher Schulz

DES Principal and Preschool Director                                                     

                                 

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Upcoming Events

 
Thurs., Jan. 26th, 4:30 - 6:30 PM - Soup'er STEM Night - Free meal and fun activites for our students and their families.  (in case of inclement weather, the make up date will be Thurs., February 2nd)
 
Fri., Jan. 27th - NO PRESCHOOL due to teacher professional development in Sioux City
 
Mon., Feb. 6th - NO SCHOOL, Teacher Inservice Day
 
Fri. & Mon., Feb. 17th & 20th - NO SCHOOL, Winter Break
 
Tues., Feb. 28th - 3rd Grade Musical @ Denison Fine Arts Center, 7 PM
 
Thurs., March 2nd - Family Math and Literacy Night , 4:30 - 6:30 PM
 
Mon., March 13thNO SCHOOL, Teacher Inservice Day
 
Thurs., March 16th - Parent / Teacher Conferences, 4-8 PM
 
Fri., March 17th - End of the 3rd Qtr, Report cards handed out at conferences
 
Tues., March 21st - Parent / Teacher Conferences, 4-8 PM
 
Fri., March 24th - NO SCHOOL
 

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