Lower School Archive

May 25, 2015

Lower School Notes for May 25-29, 2015

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you say that Benjamin Franklin said them first. Anonymous Closing Ceremony For the first time in its history, Dawson Lower School students concluded their year with the Closing Ceremony in the Arts Center Theater.  This venue... » read more
May 18, 2015

Lower School Notes for May 18-22, 2015

Three things in life are important.  The first is to be kind.  The second is to be kind.  And the third is to be kind. Henry James, Writer Butterfly Release On Friday, May 15, our second grade class invited their kindergarten buddies to be with them as they released... » read more
May 11, 2015

Lower School Notes for May 11-15, 2015

Don’t cry because it’s over.  Smile because it happened. Unknown The Great Library Book Roundup! Over the remaining two weeks of school, our Media Specialist, Mrs. Amy Troy, will be sending home reminders for students to bring in unreturned items.  Bills for items not returned... » read more
May 04, 2015

Lower School Notes for May 4-8, 2015

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Unknown Grandparents’ Day Fun Dawon hosted an activity-filled morning of great events from breakfast to visiting their children’s classrooms.  Many grandparents and grand friends... » read more
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
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