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Articles from December 2017

Distinguished Dolphin Award Winners

Congratulations to 5th graders, Nathan, Laura, Maddie, Ambelina, Lily, Morgan, and Emmelia on earning The Distinguished Dolphin Award. Thank you for following the Prescott Promise.

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Art work Displayed at the Dubuque Museum of Art!

YanaraYanara, a 5th grader a Prescott, had a painting selected to be on display this month at the Dubuque Museum of Art, in an exhibition featuring artwork from students all from Dubuque schools. Two weavings have also been included, which were made by students K-5 during our Friday exploratory.

The reception for this exhibit is Thursday March 2, 5:00-6:30.

 

Get TEXT ALERTS from Dubuque Schools!

To better inform our families about schedule changes, the Dubuque Community School District will begin offering text messaging for weather-related and emergency alerts from the district. The service is offered through School Messenger, the system the district currently uses for mass email messages and automated phone calls.

HERE’S HOW TO BE SURE YOU RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES:

  • On TUESDAY, FEB. 21, between approximately 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. all phone numbers on file for families and staff will receive a text message asking them to opt in.
  • If your phone has SMS or text messaging capability, you will receive the initial message.
  • When you receive this text, REPLY “Yes” or “Y” to confirm that you’d like to continue receiving text messages.
  • That’s it! You will then receive text messages for weather and emergency alerts.
  • You can opt out of these text messages at any time by replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.

PLEASE NOTE: The district will only use text messages for weather-related or emergency purposes, not for general district information. Subscribers are responsible for any applicable text messaging charges from their carrier.

2017-2018 Preschool Registration Begins Monday, Feb. 6

Registration for 2017-2018 free four-year-old preschool in the Dubuque Community School District will begin on Monday, Feb. 6. This includes Dubuque’s 13 public schools offering preschool through the Statewide Voluntary Free Preschool Program.

Parents and guardians may register students in person at the selected site, beginning when that site’s office opens on February 6. Proof-of-age, preferably a birth certificate, is required to register a student. A passport or signed immunization record will be accepted if necessary. Initial paperwork can be found online at www.dbqschools.org/preschool.
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Washington Middle School Open House

George Washington Middle School Open House- Monday, April 3, 2017

GWMS Welcomes Future Wahawks!

  • Arrive 15-20 minutes early to hear the Band (on Grandview Ave) & Orchestra (in the Auditorium) perform
  • A short presentation about Washington Middle School by our students for our future students – 7:00 in the Auditorium
  • See our Visual and Performing Arts students in a scene from High School Musical, opening April 6
  • Future students will complete a scavenger hunt that ends in our South Gym
  • Learn about and sign up for Extra-curricular and Sports offerings in the South Gym
  • Each student in attendance will receive a T-Shirt courtesy of the Washington PTO

Monday, April 3, 2017 –  7:00-8:00 PM

George Washington Middle School

51 N. Grandview Ave.

www.washington.dbqschools.org