Lower School Archive

July 21, 2014

Class Size Matters

Does having a smaller class size really matter?  What’s the actual benefit to our kids?  How does it enhance their educational experience and success in school? In my years in education, I have seen a lot of classrooms, and I’m a believer that there are a number of formulas... » read more
May 23, 2014

Lower School Notes May 26-30, 2014

Anger is one of those rare things that is good to put off until tomorrow. Anonymous Lower School Closing Ceremony Students, families, and teachers gathered for one final time to say goodbye to the 2013-14 school year.  Fourth grade students were highlighted, performed admirably, and... » read more
May 16, 2014

Lower School Notes May 19-22,, 2014

If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called another mistake. Anonymous Final Week:  May 19-22 Students will have a normal schedule for both Monday, May 19 and Tuesday, May 20.  On Wednesday, May 21, students have the usual late start at 8:40.  From 9:30 to... » read more
May 09, 2014

Lower School Notes for May 12-16, 2014

Some think it’s holding on that makes one strong.  Sometimes, it’s letting go. Anonymous Fourth Grade Overnight to Estes Park Our fourth grade students, their teachers, and a small cadre of parents, will experience their overnight adventure to Estes Park from May 14 to 16. ... » read more
May 04, 2014

Lower School Notes May 5-9,, 2014

I’ve learned that even when life gives you pains, I don’t have to be one. Maya Angelou, Poet Cutie Doing QA on QR Codes As the last round of student art work is on display in Lower School for the Art Show on May 9, parents can now find a QR Code located on the wall by any art work.... » read more
May 02, 2014

Lower School Notes for5-9May 2, 2014

I’ve learned that even when life gives you pains, I don’t have to be one. Maya Angelou, Poet Cutie Doing QA on QR Codes As the last round of student art work is on display in Lower School for the Art Show on May 9, parents can now find a QR Code located on the wall by any art work.... » read more
April 25, 2014

Lower School Notes for April 28-May 2, 2014

Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France, Writer Grandparents’ and Grand Friends’ Day Dawson’s all-school Grandparents’ and Grand Friends’ Day will be on Friday, May 2.  Programs begin with breakfast in Henderson Dining Hall at 8:15 a.m., visits to children’s... » read more
April 18, 2014

Lower School Notes for April 21-25, 2014

If you don’t have the time to do it right, you must have the time to do it over. Anonymous Lower School Concert Rehearsal Week April 28-May 2, our Lower School students will be rehearsing in the arts’ theater for their May 2 Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m.  The following is the projected... » read more
April 11, 2014

Lower School Notes for April 14-18, 2014

For success, attitude is as important as ability. Anonymous Grandparents’ and Grand Friends’ Day Dawson’s all-school Grandparents’ and Grand Friends’ Day will be on Friday, May 2.  Programs begin with breakfast in Henderson Dining Hall at 8:15 a.m., visits to children’s rooms from 9:... » read more
April 04, 2014

Lower School Notes for April 7-11, 2014

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. Anonymous CAP Returns The Child Assault Prevention (CAP) program returns to Dawson’s Lower School, from April 7-10.  There will be a parent information... » read more
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