Lower School Archive

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
February 16, 2015

Lower School Notes for February 16-20, 2015

Call it a group, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family.  Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Anonymous Scholastic Book Fair Congratulations to all Lower School students on the success of this year’s Scholastic Book Fair, which ran from February 9... » read more
February 09, 2015

Lower School Notes for February 9-13, 2015

It’s never too late to be who you might have been. George Eliot, Writer Parent/Child Dance This year, the annual Father/Daughter Dance was expanded to include all Lower School students and parent/guardian escorts.  The Dance was on Friday, February 6 in Henderson Dining Hall,... » read more
February 02, 2015

Lower School Notes for February 2-6, 2015

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Anonymous Fourth Grade Passion Projects On Friday, January 30, our fourth grade students invited their families to attend the current round of Passion Projects (Biographical Timelines) at the Project Fair.  Kindergarten... » read more
January 26, 2015

Lower School Notes for January 26-30, 2015

Leave everything a little better than you found it. Anonymous Assembly:  January 23 For our Friday assembly on January 23, Mrs. Amy Troy led a wonderful presentation of the power of one.  She showed a short video of how a young student single-handedly organized an effort to... » read more
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