Dove Hill Student Pride for November is be kind, be compassionate, and show you care. Express gratitude, forgive others, and help people in need.
Students and teachers decide who represents the positive traits we want to acknowledge every month.....
Daniel Lopez, Jennifer Vu, Isabella Munoz, Jasmin Tupinio, Isaiah Rodriguez, Zakaiya Washington, Ana Cideos, Karney Nguyen, Angela Ramos, Kelly Tran, Daphne Phan, Hope Tran, Omarie Whitmore, Angelina Castro, Joel Martinez, Alyssa Pimentel, Destiny Urango, Asia Truong, Dominic Le, Lesley Pham, Amethyst Zuniga, Christina Lopez, Guillermo Rebolledo, Nhien Nguyen, Dylan Quach.
The Harvest Festival and Carnival was an outstanding success! The many parent volunteers, teachers, YMCA, and Silver Creek High School students who helped run the games, and booths is so appreciated. Parent support for this event grows every year due to the tireless efforts of Ms. Distura, our Festival Coordinator. We had so many kind and generous people participate to make Dove Hill a fun place where kids love to learn. Thank you so much to the entire community and to the Friends of Dove Hill. A Special "Thank You" to our sponsors and major contributors: Walgreens Aborn, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Starbucks, Happy Hollow Zoo, Laser Quest (Mt. View), Provident Credit Union and Charlotte Perez. We could not do it without your generosity. "Reach, Teach and Inspire"
Peachjar is an electronic online flyer distribution company. They will post school-approved flyers online and email them directly to parent's inboxes. Peachjar manages flyer distribution on behalf of Dove Hill and works directly with outside organizations so you don't have to. Their award winning service saves schools tons of paper, reduces copy costs and removes a significant administrative burden from teachers, office staff, and volunteers. For those parents who have not yet registered with parent portal , this is one more reason to register. We encourage all parents to register on Parent Portal at www.eesd.org
Thank you to all who voted for Measure M!
Want to learn English?
Want to improve your knowledge of English?
Beginning Thursday, October 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the Evergreen School District Parent University Program will sponsor classes for adults wishing to learn English. Please come to Room 27 at Dove Hill School, on Thursday, October 2, 2014 to register.
Mr. Cobillas will be your instructor.
It is very important that your child comes to school every day. Good attendance directly correlates to academic achievement for you child. Every day of instruction is crucial to your child's success in school. If your child is absent, please remember to call the office every day your son or daughter is absent. (408) 270-4964. All students not picked up on any day must wait in the office and parents will be required to sign them out.
Emergency cards for each of your children were sent home. It is critical that these cards be completed with current information. The staff uses these cards to contact parents in the event of an emergency. Moreover, students will only be released to the people listed on the emergency card. If your phone numbers or addresses change, please notify the office immediately. (408) 270-4964. If you have already registered with "Parent Portal" and have updated your contact information, we thank you. We encourage all parents to register on "Parent Portal" at www.eesd.org
Please be advised that every Thursday will be a minimum day unless otherwise noted. Minimum Days are utilized for teacher preparation and staff development training. All students in grades 1st through 6th will be dismissed at 1:04 pm on Thursdays. It is very important that students are picked on time. Thank you!
How do we let our children know they are important and valued? Project Cornerstone is an exciting new program focused on supporting the healthy development of our children. We want to ensure our children have the necessary building blocks to become successful, caring and responsible. Spending an hour in your child's class can make a world of difference! It's a great opportunity for moms, dads, grandparents, nannies and family friends to support your children in a meaningful way. Training, books, discussion topics, and classroom activities are provided. Volunteer commitment is approximately 2 hours @ month during the school year. All volunteers must attend a one-time Assets 101 training session on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30 at Dove Hill. Please sign up to be a reader for your child's classroom at Back to School Night or contact Mrs. Keller for more information. Thank you for making a difference at Dove Hill.
Fridays are our spirit days at Dove Hill. We encourage our students and staff to wear Purple and Black with a touch of white/grey/silver. We will have special days where we will have spirit assemblies to make the connection of school being a fun learning place. We will also have some special "silly" days such as crazy socks day and others. We want to keep your child motivated and wanting to learn and to feel connected to school!
The safety of all our students is of utmost importance to us.
* Parking Lot Speed is 5 miles per hour or slower for student safety.
* Students need to be escorted through the crosswalks in the parking lot.
The drive-through lane is ONLY for drop-off and pick-up of students in the designated white curb area. Parking is not permitted.
* Buses receive priority in the drive through lane.
* RED CURB- It is unlawful to stand, or park a vehicle whether the vehicle is attended or unattended. EMERGENCY vehicles need access .
* Disabled Parking- It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any vehicle in a stall designated for disabled persons without proper
Our Secure campus procedures have had overwhelming support. Parents want to feel that their child is protected and safe at school. Teachers have reported a calmer and smoother opening of their day and a sense of security in their rooms. We appreciate that the change was an adjustment for families but want you to know that the children have adjusted well and are safe. Our dismissal has had some challenges and we are working on making necessary improvements. Here are a few areas we could use your support.
* Be sure that whom ever picks up your child waits back from the gate so that all students may exit.
* Be sure to pull-forward and NOT STOP in the bus lane.
* If you have to speak to a teacher, please report to the office and the teacher will be notified.
No School Wednesday, November 19th Parent-Teacher Conference Day
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