Thank you Coach Newmyer and Coach Owens for an OUTSTANDING 2017 FIELD DAY!
Dresden Elementary School Olympic Day

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National Junior Beta Club
Congratulations to our 4th and 5th Grade students initiated into the National Junior Beta Club on Friday, May 12th
News
FIELD DAY POSTPONED!

Due to the weather on May 4 and May 5th Field Day has been postponed following the schedule below:
Monday, May 8th (Kindergarten - 2nd Grade)
Tuesday, May 9th (3rd Grade - 5th Grade)
 
PEACHJAR

Got flyers? Submit them through PEACHJAR!
 
Box Tops for Education
Help Dresden Elementary earn cash for education by clipping Box Tops. Each one is worth 10¢ for our school! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school.  
Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet. We encourage all parents to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. Parents your opinion is important to us, and we ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the parent survey, please click here. Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous and your honest opinions are appreciated. 

Lead In Water Testing
The health and safety of all students and staff is the top priority for DeKalb County School District. Recent events have brought national attention to water quality issues. Though we have absolutely no evidence of water quality issues in any school or building, we want to ensure that our water is safe for consumption. With this in mind, we are proactively testing the drinking water in each of our 150 schools, centers, and facilities. As directed by Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green and the DeKalb County Board of Education, testing will begin on September 20, 2016 and be completed by the summer of 2017.

For more information please review the announcement letter below. 

Announcement Letter (English)
Announcement Letter (Spanish)
 
Construction Advisory Committees
Region 1 is hosting a panel discussion & question/answer session about plans for school building expansions and new facilities in DeKalb County School District. There will be a Spanish language pre-session from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Join us Tuesday, March 28th from 6:30 - 8:00 P.M. at Sequoyah Middle School,3456 Aztec Road, Doraville, GA 30340. For more details please click here.
19th Annual Read Across America

Join us for our Nineteenth Annual Celebration of Read Across America on March 2, 2017. This is the biggest one-day literacy celebration in the U.S. Read Across America day was started to honor Dr. Theodore Geisel, better known to millions as Dr. Seuss, on his birthday. This year would have been his 113th birthday!

For the nineteenth year, the National Education Association (NEA) is the primary sponsor of this wonderful reading event. We hope it will help to motivate children to read the way the late Dr. Seuss did. Supporting NEA are 50 national organizations including Target, the NAACP, the American Library Association, the National PTA, and the YMCA.

Here at Dresden Elementary, we have had the pleasure of welcoming U.S. Representative Johnny Isaacson, Former State Superintendent Linda Schrenko, and our Superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, Dr. R. Stephen Green, to read to our children. DeKalb County School Administrators, Dresden Partners in Education, AT&T, Everybody Wins, Dunwoody Rotary Club, and friends of Dresden’s staff members, have continuously supported us.

Thank You Dresden Elementary Foundation and Parents!
Wednesday, January 4, 2017, the Dresden Elementary Foundation sponsored a delcious welcome back breakfast for our staff. Thank you foundation members and parent volunteers for all you do for our staff!
 
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