Darien Elementary News

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Cold and Flu Season 2017 is Here

The Walworth County Health and Human Services Department would like to remind everyone that Cold and Flu Season is here. The department has provided additional information in determining if you or your child has the flu, a cold or whooping cough. More information about those and other communicable diseases can be found on the state's Department of Health Services Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/index.htm Student absences due to illness should be reported to the attendance secretary of the student's school.
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Rake and Run returns for 2017

Between 50-80 Phoenix Middle School students will be participating in this year's Rake and Run. Sign up today to get your yard raked!
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Blue and Gold Bash Scholarship Fundraiser returns Nov. 10 at Rosewood

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: The Delavan-Darien School District Foundation’s annual fundrasier — The Blue & Gold Bash — will return to Rosewood (formerly Millie’s Pancake House) for another night of fun and games on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. $40 per person. Dinner, Silent Auction, Interactive Trivia Games and More!
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SPACE AVAILABLE: Free Spanish Classes for Adults

The Delavan-Darien School District is offering Free Spanish Classes for Adults, Monday and Thursday afternoons/evenings at Phoenix Middle School. Email or call instructor Nestor Paz for information: npaz@ddschools.org or 262-475-7166.
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Free Or Reduced Price Meal Application Deadline is Monday, October 16

TO: Delavan-Darien School District Families who qualify for Free or Reduced Priced Meals: For families that qualified for the federal Free or Reduced Priced meals program in the 2016-17 school year, and who have not completed a 2017-18 Application or who received a letter stating that you qualify through Direct Certification, your students benefits will expire on October 17 if you have not completed an updated application for this 2017-18  by Monday, October 16. See our website for information on how to apply.
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Elementary Project GLAD training is Oct. 6-13

The Delavan-Darien School District is offering training for the Project GLAD program Oct. 6-13, 2017. It's the first in a series of trainings this school year offered by the Delavan-Darien School District and certified Project GLAD instructor Rhonda López, a fourth grade Dual Language Education teacher in the district. Register online at: https://www.ddschools.org/glad-training/#register
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INSIDE LOOK: 4K Parent Outreach Events

INSIDE LOOK VIDEO: Today (Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017) was a great day to be a preschooler in the Delavan-Darien School District! You got to have a field trip and share in the fun with your teachers, your friends and your parents! Learn more about our 4K Parent Outreach events on our website!
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Delavan-Darien School Board seeks applicants for vacancy

The Delavan-Darien School District Board of Education is seeking one interested community member to serve on the school board as an appointee. See details and deadlines on our website.
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Building Partnerships: Students do design work for Precision Plus

In addition to learning about rewarding and high-paying careers in manufacturing, you can also learn about the partnership between DDHS and Precision Plus at the businesses open house on Saturday, Oct. 7. Check out one example of how how DDHS and Precision Plus have been working together to prepare students for careers after high school!
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Career Minded: Manufacturing Day is Oct. 7 at Precision Plus

Precision Plus in Elkhorn is celebrating Manufacturing Day, Saturday, Oct. 7th by opening its doors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to showcase the exciting career opportunities in modern manufacturing. Stop out and learn about career opportunities in manufacturing and industry!