Lower School Archive

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
January 19, 2015

Lower School Notes for January 19-23, 2015

Learn to listen.  Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly. Anonymous School Closed January 19 Dawson School will be closed on Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly The Dawson community gathered in the gym on Friday, January 16 to... » read more
January 12, 2015

Lower School Notes for January 12-16, 2015

No one ever needs an excuse for singing. Frank McCourt, Teacher/Author Playground Magic During the latest round of snowfall, our Lower School students enjoyed working together to gather mountains of snow and share the fun of recess with one another. Hands-On Engineering in the... » read more
January 05, 2015

Lower School Notes for January 5-9, 2015

Flexible people never get bent out of shape! Anonymous Classes Resume All Dawson School classes will resume, after Winter Break, on Monday, January 5. Character Trait of the Month:  January - Integrity LS Art Showcase Assemblies Jan. 9:  3:00, January birthdays,... » read more
December 22, 2014

Lower School Notes for December 22-January 4, 2015

Education is when you read the fine print.  Experience is what you get if you don’t. Pete Seeger, Songwriter The Story of Hanukkah A group of parents from grades kindergarten, first, and second grade joined their students on Tuesday, December 16, to share the story of Hanukkah.... » read more
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