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This week we are spotlighting Ms. Dankmeyer, 4th grade English Language Arts teacher. She enjoys hiking, camping, doing art, knitting, reading, and baking. Ms. Dankmeyer joined us this summer and we are so happy she is here!
about 4 hours ago, DDSD
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Congratulations kiddos! You were the top scorers in Dreambox last week
1 day ago, DDSD
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Some more random StarBuck winners were recognized at Darien. Most of these winners earned their StarBuck from their bus driver from Dousman Transport. Congratulations to all!
5 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Our students enjoyed the fantastic performers from the Opera for the Young program this morning at Darien. Some of our honor choir students also had the opportunity to perform in the show. Thanks Mrs. Anderson for getting us prepared for the show!
6 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
We just can’t get enough of learning! Even during indoor recess we play school. They are simply adorable.
6 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Today students planted Lima beans so they can observe the life cycle of a plant!
7 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Last week there was a competition between the boys and girls in classes in regards to using Dreambox math program. Here are the winners!
9 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
These students were recognized by their teachers for the Perseverance Award for the month of January. Continue to keep working hard students!
12 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Just an example of the expressions we've seen when kids have surpassed their MAP goals that they set with Mrs. Pickel recently! Hard work pays off!
12 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Our 3rd grade engineers are planting seeds to observe the stages of a plant's life cycle. Feel free to ask them about the various stages that we have been discussing!
12 days ago, DDSD
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Third graders are seen here working hard on the life cycle of a plant.
13 days ago, DDSD
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These students were recognized by their teachers this month as the Most Improved students of the month. Keep up the hard work!
14 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Here are our students who participated in the Math 24 competition at Waterford today. Congratulations to Emma who scored the highest points for our school today. They each gave their best and had fun. Many commented that they can't wait for next year's competition!
14 days ago, DDSD
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These students were the top score students for their class in Class Dojo this past month! Congratulations to all!
15 days ago, DDSD
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These student progressed in the most math standards last week in Dreambox. Way to go kids! Keep working hard!
16 days ago, DDSD
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More photos of the teamwork challenges happening in Physical Education this week! Check out those smiles!
19 days ago, DDSD
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These students made the most progress in Dreambox this past week! Keep up the good work kids!
20 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
In preparation for Career and Technical Education month (February), Darien staff shared some of the jobs they have held before working in education. Zoom in for a sneak peek!
20 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Just another day of fun in Physical Education class! So much fun that even the adults are enjoying it!
20 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Box Tops for Education: Want to help the school earn money to put back into prizes and books for students without having to do any extra work? Download the Box Tops for Education app on a mobile device and select the school you would like to earn the rewards. Within 14 days of your purchase, scan your receipt (take a photo of it). The app will search for qualifying items and update the amount for the Box Tops into the schools account. Yes, it really is that easy!
21 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Darien lunch menu change this week: Thursday, Jan. 30th will be Cheese Pizza or Chicken Caesar Wrap. Friday, Jan. 31st will be Pulled Pork Sandwich or Ham and Cheese Sandwich. Sorry for the change, but wanted you to be informed!
21 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Six 4th grade orchestra students earned their White Belt in lessons today!! Orchestra Karate rocks!! All orchestra students keep up the hard work at home to keep earning more belts. Here are 3 more of those students.
22 days ago, DDSD
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Six 4th grade orchestra students earned their White Belt in lessons today!! Orchestra Karate rocks!! All orchestra students keep up the hard work at home to keep earning more belts. Here are 3 of those students.
22 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Mrs. Argueta held a parent session tonight to explain how parents in her classes can access online resources from home to help their children with academic support. Thanks Mrs. Argueta!
22 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Darien had some random Starbucks winners this morning! Ask your student what he/she is saving up for! Yesterday a couple of third grade boys 'bought' lunch with the Principal! It was the best lunch time I've had in a while!
22 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Today in our Second Step lesson we learned the calm down steps: 1.) Stop- use your signal, 2.) Name your Feeling, & 3.) Calm down : belly-breathe, count, & use positive self-talk. Ask your student if they remember the Calm it down song & dance!
23 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Today we had Sgt. Tom Rich from the New Jersey police department here to talk to our students about being safe when they are online, whether it is on a phone, tablet, or other device. He encouraged every student to speak with their parent about the presentation tonight. Please talk with your child about this wonderful event!
23 days ago, DDSD
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Fourth grade students participated in a MLK project while in Mrs. Cardelli’s Social Studies class recently. They are learning so many important lessons each day!
28 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
It's been awhile since we've done a Staff Spotlight. Here is our favorite Physical Education teacher, Mr. Kanoff! Mr. Kanoff likes hockey, soccer and watching movies. He works at CLC after school too. If he could go anywhere, it would be Disney World. He and his wife also welcomed their first child on Christmas Day! Thanks for all you do, Mr. Kanoff!
29 days ago, DDSD
DDSD
Third grade scientist were working on the lesson objective involving the variables of a pendulum, patterns of motion back and forth. .
about 1 month ago, DDSD
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These students were recognized by staff as the Most Improved Students for the month of December. Keep up the great work kids!
about 1 month ago, DDSD
DDSD
These 4th grade students completed the most lessons in the online math program called Dreambox. Well done kids!
about 1 month ago, DDSD
DDSD
From all of the staff at Darien Elementary School to all of you, "Happy Holidays!" We will see you when school resumes on January 6, 2020!
2 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
Report cards will be sent home with your child this afternoon. Please review the report with your child. Keep the report card, but please sign and return the envelope so we can reuse it next trimester. If you have any questions regarding the report, please reach out to your child's teacher(s).
2 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
Lunch menu change for Friday, Dec. 13th: The first option will still be the same as scheduled (Cheese and pepperoni flatbread). The second choice has changed. It will NOT be a Turkey BLT wrap. Instead it will be a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
2 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
Reminder...Tuesday, December 17th is Darien's Winter Sing/Honor Choir/Orchestra Concert at Phoenix Middle School. Everyone is working hard and we are all excited to share with our amazing efforts! All students will be performing the "Nutcracker Suite" Mini-Musical for our Winter Sing. Details of when to arrive and what to wear are below. Here is the schedule for the evening all at Phoenix Middle School: 5:00pm 3rd grade/Bridge families drop off in Cafeteria, 5:30pm 3rd grade/Bridge students perform in Phoenix Middle School (PXMS) Auditorium 5:45pm 4th grade Honor Choir families drop off in Cafeteria, 6:15pm Honor Choir in PXMS Auditorium 6:15pm 4th grade families drop off in Cafeteria, 6:45pm 4th grade in PXMS Auditorium Orchestra students: drop off their instruments in cases with music and place them on the chair/by the chair where you see your name in the Gymnasium before your Honor Choir/Winter Sing performances, 7:30pm 4th grade Orchestra in PXMS Gymnasium What to wear? Please wear dress clothes: for example, girls a holiday dress or nice pants and sweater, nice dress shoes. Boys: slacks with button down shirt & tie or sweater, nice dress shoes. Any further questions, direct them to Mrs. Heidi Anderson, handerson@ddschool.org. We will see you all there!!
2 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
Here are the Darien Class Dojo Top Scorers for November. Congratulations to all! We are proud of you!
3 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
All are welcome to our Veterans Day assembly being held at Darien on Monday, Nov. 11th at 2:15 pm as we honor our veterans for their service.
3 months ago, DDSD
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A reminder that parent conferences are scheduled for tonight,Tuesday, Oct. 29th and Thursday, November 7th from 4:00-7:00 pm. Please reach out to your child's teacher or return the form that was sent home with your child to schedule a time. The teachers will be here to meet with you and would LOVE to have their schedule filled with parent meetings. Thanks in advance!
4 months ago, DDSD
DDSD
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Darien student and staff are supporting two staff who are fighting cancer by wearing Pink on Thursday, Oct. 10th. Students are encouraged to participate as well. Don’t have a pink shirt to wear? How about socks or shoes? Please do but send hats as students are not to wear hats at school.
4 months ago, DDSD
Monica Hudak
TLC'S Little Comets Learning Center Open House An exciting new partnership for our community! Open House Night: Wednesday July 24th, 2019 When: 2:00pm to 8:00pm Where: TLC’s Little Comets Learning Center in Wileman Elementary School. 1001 Geneva St. Delavan Questions: Call 262-723-4504 or email: littlecometslearningcenter1@gmail.com TLC’s Little Comets Learning Center will be opening for business on Thursday August 1st, 2019. We are a high-quality daycare center caring for children 4 weeks to 12 years old. We will be open Monday thru Friday from 5:30am to 6:00pm. COME CHECK US OUT! https://5il.co/8w39
7 months ago, Monica Hudak
Delavan-Darien
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8 months ago, Delavan-Darien