Message from the Principal

May 9, 2022


Dear DES Families,

At Denison Elementary, we have a dedicated staff that enjoys working together to provide the best for our students. Our district and schools are recognized for being innovative and student centered in many important areas. Through the diversity of our people's talents and school resources, we can provide your child with a special and unique educational experience that will best prepare them for an ever-changing world.


Each teacher has unique strengths and teaching styles that can benefit our children.  These factors can come into play when placing students into classrooms for next year.  Parent input can be used to understand what children need to be successful in school.  Your input will be considered when making placements.  Please do not request specific teachers by name, as these individuals will not be considered.


If you would like to provide input, please complete the following Google Form by June 10, 2022:

Parent Input for 2022-23 School Year (ENGLISH)

Dejarles saber a los Padres 2022-23 Ano Ecolar (ESPANOL)


Thank you for entrusting us to serve you and your children during this school year. Every day we've had together is a blessing when you think about the challenges we've faced and overcome over the past couple of years. Through words and actions - our school, students, and community have truly lived our school motto: “Be responsible, do your best, and help the rest!”




Christopher Schulz

DES Principal and Preschool Director                                                     


Click here for 2021-22 DES Parent Letter

Please click on the following link for our 1st Grade Musical  PAJAMA PARTY! - 1st Grade Musical

Important Dates and Information

We are now taking registration paperwork for next year's preschool, transitional kindergarten, and kingergarten students.  Please call the school if you have questions.

Upcoming Events

May 23rd - Preschool Graduation Day
May 24th - Last Day of School - 2 Hour Early Out
May 31st - June 23rd - Summer School (Mon. - Thurs. each week)
June 10th - Parent Input for 2022-23 School Year is due (see info in principal's message)

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