Lower School Archive

April 27, 2015

Lower School Notes for April 27-May 1, 2015

If your plan is for one year, plant rice.  If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees.  If your plan is for 100 years, educate the children. Confucius Battle of the Books Our third, fourth, and fifth grade students have been participating in a book knowledge competition for... » read more
April 20, 2015

Lower School Notes for April 20-24, 2015

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog, it’s just too dark to read. Groucho Marx, Comedian Kindergarten/First Grade Bake Sale:  Earth Day Our kindergarten and first grade students, with support from their parents and teachers, conducted a Bake Sale... » read more
April 13, 2015

Lower School Notes for April 13-17, 2015

You are not finished when you lose.  You are finished when you quit. Anonymous Earth Day Plans Wednesday, April 22 is Earth Day.  Lower School students will be involved in environmental clean-up opportunities spaning the entire campus.  Our first grade students will also be... » read more
April 06, 2015

Lower School Notes for April 6-10, 2015

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak.  Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Anonymous Mrs. French-Troy in Alabama Dawson’s Lower School Library/Media Specialist, Mrs. Amy French-Troy, was a part of a select group of 300 students and adults in the... » read more
March 30, 2015

Lower School Notes for March 30-April 3, 2015

You simply won’t have any harmony if everyone in the group sings the same note. Anonymous No School on Monday, March 30 All Dawson faculty and staff will be involved in an in-service training day on Monday, March 30.  Regular classes will resume on Tuesday, March 31 upon return from... » read more
March 23, 2015

Lower School Notes for March 23-27, 2015

You can’t change your past but you can change your future. Anonymous Spring Break! Students and faculty will be on Spring Break from March 21-30.  Monday, March 30 is a faculty in-service day so classes resume on Tuesday, March 31. Mrs. French-Troy in Alabama Dawson’s Lower... » read more
March 16, 2015

Lower School Notes for March 16-20, 2015

Be part of the solution not part of the problem. Anonymous Friday Assembly With Mrs. Troy On Friday, March 13, Lower School students gathered for their Friday assembly with a presentation by Library/Media Specialist, Mrs. Amy Troy, about freedom marches in America.  Mrs. Troy will... » read more
March 09, 2015

Lower School Notes for March 9-13, 2015

If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said. Anonymous Stock Market Challenge At about this time of year, Mr. Tom Finan, an alum parent of Dawson graduate Nicole Finan, presents his Stock Market Challenge.  Students from an US Economics Class with... » read more
March 02, 2015

Lower School Notes for March 2-6, 2015

Smiles never go up in price or down in value. Anonymous Second Grade Play On Friday, February 27, our second grade students presented their play, “The Curse of the Nian” to a packed assembly, which included all Lower School students and the second grade class’s parents and faculty. ... » read more
February 23, 2015

Lower School Notes for February 23-27, 2015

If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. Will Rogers, Humorist Fourth Grade Medieval Banquet On Wednesday, March 4, at 5:30 p.m., fourth grade will host their annual Medieval Banquet for families and friends.  This year, the Banquet will take place in Henderson Dining Hall... » read more
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