Transportation changes will be accepted in writing via fax using the form below or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:30p.m. on the day of the change. Last minute changes will not be accepted. If you have questions regarding the changes, please contact the front office. Click here for Transportation Change Form.
As a reminder, Dunwoody Springs ES has a modified school calendar this year as we have professional learning days specific for our staff embedded throughout the school year where students DO NOT attend school. Friday, September 1st, Friday, November 17, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, and Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in addition to the FCS professional development days and holidays. You can find Fulton County's student calendar here:
Dunwoody Springs Elementary School will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council. We will be electing parent/guardian positions and teacher positions for our spring election. Our School Governance Council has a leadership role in the governance of the school. The Council works with the principal in setting the long-term vision and strategy for the school. They are responsible for approving the school's strategic plan and budget recommendations, as well as designing innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.
Elections for the parent/guardian and teacher positions on the School Governance Council will be held March 19th-March 23rd. Candidates interested in running for an elected position on the Council must complete a candidate declaration form and submit by February 23rd.
Candidate forms may be submitted electronically or by mail (get a copy of the form from the school's front office and follow mailing instructions on the back of the form).
Principal's Letter to the Community
2018 Elections Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Due to the loss of instructional time because of recent inclement weather, the North Springs cluster schools (including our school, Sandy Springs MS and North Springs HS) have decided to cancel the upcoming Project Based Learning teacher workday on Tuesday, March 13th. For the benefit of our students, our schools will now have a regular day of instruction on Tuesday, March 13th.
Please make note of the dates below:
- Friday, Feb. 16 – regular school day for students (Hurricane Irma make-up day)
- Monday, Feb. 19 – President's Day (holiday NO SCHOOL for students)
- Friday, March 9 – Fulton County Schools Digital Learning Day (NO SCHOOL for students – at home learning day)
- Monday, March 12 – regular school day for students (snow make up day, Fulton County cancelled this teacher workday)
- Tuesday, March 13 – regular school day for students (cancelled charter initiative- PBL day)
We look forward to a seamless second semester focused on learning (hopefully with great weather). Thank you for your support
Debido a la pérdida de tiempo de instruction culpables por las recientes inclemencias meteorológicas, las escuelas de cluster de North Springs (nuestra escuela, Sandy Springs, MS y North Springs HS) han decidido cancelar la próxima dia de trabajo para las maestras el martes 13 de marzo. Para el beneficio de nuestros estudiantes, nuestras escuelas ahora tendrá un día de instrucción regular el Martes 13 de marzo.
Por favor, tome nota de las siguientes fechas:
• viernes, 16 de febrero – dia escolar regular para estudiantes (dia que faltamos por el huracán Irma)
• lunes, 19 de febrero - El Día del Presidente (no hay escuela para estudiantes)
• viernes, 9 de marzo - Las escuelas del condado de Fulton Día de lecturas digital (NO HAY ESCUELA para estudiantes )
• lunes, 12 de marzo: día escolar para estudiantes (los dias de nieve, el condado de Fulton cancelado este dia de trabajo para maestras)
• martes, 13 de marzo - día escolar para estudiantes (cancelado el dia de maestras para PBL)
Esperamos un segundo semestre integrada centrada en aprendiendo demasiado (esperemos que con buen tiempo).Gracias por su apoyo
At-Home Learning Ideas for Snow Days
Have access to the internet? Use any device to continue learning! Students can log into their account and work on their reading, math, and more! Click on this link and your child can access their account: Launchpad log in All DSES students have a log in and password. If they forgot their log in information, please email their teacher.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 8:00am-12:00noon and 2:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 8:00am-12:00noon and 2:00pm-6:00pm
Pre Kindergarten Lottery will take place Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:00am
Find information and forms needed for registration here: http://www.fultonschools.org/en/about/newtofcs/Pages/Registration.aspx
Spring Registrations for Kindergarten
& New First Graders
Wednesday, March 28 from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Thursday, March 29 from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
**Parents of currently enrolled Pre-K students do NOT need to attend.
Find forms and registration information here: http://www.fultonschools.org/en/about/newtofcs/Pages/Registration.aspx
Every year, the state rates schools based on several data points. One of these data points is a survey that all staff, students, and parents complete about our school. You may complete the survey using your personal computer, smartphone or tablet. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are welcome to take the survey at DSES. We encourage all parents to take the survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. No parent participation or low parent participation will negatively impact our school's School Climate Star Rating from the state. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Results from the survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. We greatly appreciate your time and effort!
CLICK BELOW FOR THE GEORGIA PARENT SURVEY LINK:
Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 take their portion of the survey at school and it is called the Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0. Federal law requires that the student survey questions be made available for review by all interested parties. Parents can opt out of the survey for their student. If you do not want your child to take the survey, please send a hand written and signed note to your child's teacher by Friday, November 3, 2017. If you do not respond by this date, we will assume that your child can take the survey. All 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will take the survey at some point between November 6th- November 17th.
Dunwoody Springs will once again be participating in #DSESfamilynight on Twitter. These special nights throughout the school year will allow you as a family to spend time together with NO HOMEWORK to increase family engagement time! The only thing we ask is that you "TWEET" about it on Twitter, use the hashtag #DSESFAMILYNIGHT and tag our school @DunwoodySprings with your pictures of the fun you are having because #DSESistheBEST
DSES Twitter nights are: September 27th October 25th , November 29th , December 20th January 24th, February,21st March 21st April 25th and May 16th All families that participate will be entered into a drawing for a prize! Need help with Twitter? Click Here: How to use Twitter in 15 mins. or less
It's time to start collecting BOX TOPS!! Box Tops can
be found on many boxed grocery items such as General Mills cereals,
Ziploc storage bags, Totino's pizza, Green Giant Vegetables, Kleenex
Tissues, Yoplait Go-Gurt, Annie's Cookies and crackers AND MANY MORE!!
Just cut them off participating products and turn them into your child's
teacher!! Class that turns in the most BOX TOPS will win a class party!! Box tops are due by February 15th.
2017-2018 School Year Calendar
School starts August 7th for all Dunwoody Springs students! We have a modified school calendar next year as we have 4 days of professional learning specific for our staff embedded throughout the school year. Those dates are: Friday, September 1, 2017, Friday, November 17, 2016, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, and Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
Fulton County’s student calendar for 2016-2017 is available FCS Calendar
All volunteers are required to complete the entire Mandated Reporter's online training every year prior to coming in to volunteer in the classroom or with students at our school. Parents/community members that do not complete this mandatory training will not be allowed to volunteer in classrooms! Visit the FCS site directly to complete the required informational training at least 72 hours prior to volunteering.
Dunwoody Springs Elementary is a Common Sense Certified School! This certification recognizes our efforts in teaching digital literacy and citizenship to our students from Common Sense Education, part of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We are one of the more than 100,000 schools across the country that use Common Sense Education's groundbreaking education resources. As a result, our students are better equipped to navigate the digital world and use devices for learning.
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