Message from the Principal

Here is the link for the live stream of the first grade musical on Thursday at 7:00 PM:




May 11, 2021


Dear Monarch Families,

Thank you for the opportunity to work with your children this school year.  We greatly appreciate your support and trust as we successfully conduct school on site.  I am extremely proud of how well our staff, students, and families have worked together to overcome this year's unique challenges and to make the most of our opportunities together. 


We are finishing the school year on Friday, May 28th, with a three hour early out at 12:45 PM.  Summer School will be starting on Monday, June 7th, through Thursday, July 1st.  It will take place Monday through Thursday during June.  Students selected will be receiving letters with forms to take home.  Forms are due back by Wednesday, May 12th.  Slots are limited and will be filled based on returned forms.


I encourage you to stay in touch with your child's teacher through Seesaw, email, or by phone.  We've had a great year working together for our students, and we look forward to finishing strong together!



Christopher Schulz

DES Principal



Click here for our 2020 Hour of Code video


Click here for a Parent Letter  with updates on changes and new procedures for the 2020-21 School Year.


Important Dates and Information

Upcoming Events

May 7th(Fri.) - Pancakes with Preschool Parents
May 13th (Thurs.) - 1st Grade Musical, 7 PM @ Denison Fine Arts Center (event is for immediate family members only in attendance, Masks are required for all audience members over the age of 3 years old)
Here is the link for the live stream at 7:00 PM on Thursday:
May 26th (Wed.) - 3-5 Mini Monarch Track Meet @ Monarch Stadium, 9 to 12 PM (parents are allowed to attend)
May 27th (Thurs.) - Preschool Graduation in the Denison Fine Arts Center, Morning PK @ 10 AM and After PK @ 1:30 PM (Family and Community is welcome to attend.  Masks are to be worn by all in attendance over the age of 3 years old)
May 28th (Fri.) - Last Day of the School Year, 3 Hour Early-out for the District.  Buses leave at 12:45 PM with pickups to follow.
May 31st - Memorial Day - Denison Elementary is closed for rememberance of those who served and died for our country
June 1st - Teacher Inservice Day
June 7th - July 1st - Summer School from 8 to 12 PM, Monday - Thursday in June. 
June office hours are 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM


Character Counts Pillars

Trustworthiness Responsibility Respect Fairness Caring Citizenship

Working together for individual excellence and positive self esteem.

Purple Hands Project

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