October 30 – November 3

Happy Monday!  The weather is getting colder, but things are heating up here at Durham.  Please make sure you mark your calendars for the following days: Tuesday is Halloween.  Students can participate in a Relay for Life Fundraiser by dressing up in a school appropriate costume and donating a dollar.  Please remember: no mask or…

October 16 – October 20

Tomorrow is Fro-yo Friday!  Don’t forget, it is also the last day of Red Ribbon Week.  Wear neon because “the future is too bright for drugs!” Tomorrow is Thursday!  That means “Peace out to drugs!”  Remember to wear your favorite tye-dyed clothing!   Remember, it’s Red Ribbon Week.  Today students wore their favorite sports jerseys.…

October 9 – 13

Parents/Guardians, Please remember to send your conference preference letter back in.  These were due back on Friday Oct. 6th.  If I didn’t receive yours, I sent a friendly reminder. Monday is Hearing and Vision Screening for all of my classes. Thursday is early release. Next week, Oct. 16 – 20, is Conference Week and Red…

October 2 – October 6

Tuesday Please remember to return your pre-conference letters as quickly as possible but no later than Friday October 6th.  Conference Week is October 16-20.  This is also RED RIBBON WEEK.  Signs went up all over the building today.  October 31st is another RFL Fundraiser.  Plan on wearing your (school dress code appropriate) Halloween costume to…

SEPTEMBER 18 – 22

Only two more days of testing!  Students will finish up on Tuesday.  This is the last week before fall break!  I’m sure everyone is looking forward to a week off.  Remember that Friday is College Spirit Day.  Wear your favorite team spirit wear including a HAT! Please donate a dollar to Relay For Life when…

September 4 – September 8

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone enjoyed the Labor Day Weekend.  Here’s what’s going on this week: Tomorrow, progress reports will be sent home.  There is a letter regarding Iowa and CoGAT testing attached. Thursday is the COLOR BATTLE!  Thank you to everyone who participated.  It was a huge success. Friday begins testing!

August 28 – September 1

It is unbelievable that we have been in school a month already.  This year is flying by, and this week is super busy!  Please make sure that you have the following dates marked on your calendar: Tuesday 8/29- Picture Day.  All children have their photograph taken.  Please send the envelope and your payment with your…

AUGUST 21 – 25

This week is filled to the brim with exciting events!  Monday is the Pep Rally for the ColorBattle.  Students received information in their third block class.  If you were not here on Monday, you will receive your information Tuesday.  Wednesday, there is a meeting for students interested in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in the…