Joining the activity rotation schedule is a new class for all DES students, STEM Lab! Mrs. Sheila Jarrett and Mrs. Charlotte Young will be welcoming students into the new lab starting on Monday!
DES T-Shirts!!! DES t-shirts will be available for pre-sale the First Three Weeks of School-August 15th-September 2nd. Youth Shirts are $15.00 and Adult Shirts are $18.00 Shirts are only available for order at DeWitt Elementary on the dates listed above. Order forms are available at DES.
Students may bring a water bottle this year, but they are not a requirement. We have both water bottle filling stations and water fountains available for student use in our hallways.
We can't wait to see all of our students on the First Day of School!!! School starts Monday August 15, 2022!
Thank you, DeWitt First United Methodist Church for the amazing lunch yesterday! Thank you for investing in our schools and community year after year!
2022 - 2023 DES Morning Drop off & Afternoon Pick up Procedures Morning- Front Car Line Drop Off (Grades K - 3rd) One lane drop off in the morning Cannot pass cars in front of you in the car line You will enter the drive from either the turning lane from the highway or from Liberty Drive- coming from the baseball fields. DO NOT turn right from the highway (you cannot stop or block the highway traffic AT ANY TIME). Also, you CANNOT turn right from the highway, and enter the side drive (Liberty Drive), because you will be cutting cars off from Liberty Drive who have used the correct entry procedures. Back Car Line Drop Off (Grades 4 & 5) One lane drop off Cannot pass cars that are in front of you You will enter the back circle by turning at the football field entrance and proceeding to the elementary school drop off Afternoon- Front Car Line Pick Up (Grades K - 3rd) Blue Line (Building Side) K, 1st, & DMS or DHS siblings- For this line you will need to enter from Liberty Drive by way of the baseball fields. You CANNOT turn right from the highway, and enter the side drive (Liberty Drive), because you will be cutting cars off from Liberty Drive who have used the correct entry procedures. Yellow Line (Flag pole side) 2nd & 3rd- For this line you will need to enter from the turning lane on the highway (Turning Left from the highway) DO NOT turn right off of the highway into the drive (you cannot stop or block the highway traffic AT ANY TIME). There will be orange cones preventing this from happening, and you would also be cutting in front of cars who have chosen the correct procedure to enter the drive from the turning lane off the highway. Red Line (Back Car Line) 4th & 5th- One lane Pick Up Cannot pass cars that are in front of you You will enter the back circle by turning at the football field entrance and proceeding to the elementary school for pick up.
Just a reminder that Open House is tonight from 5:00-7:00 at DeWitt Elementary School. We can't wait to see you!!
Dewitt Schools: Parents & Guardians, The USDA waivers that have allowed us to feed all students for free were not extended for the 2022-2023 school year. As always, we encourage parents to complete an application for free and reduced price meals to see if you qualify. The following are meal prices for the 2022-2023 school year: BREAKFAST Reduced Student: $0.30 (PK-12) Paid Student: $1.25 (PK-5) Paid Student: $1.50 (6-12) LUNCH Reduced Student: $0.40 (PK-12) Paid Student: $2.00 (PK-5) Paid Student: $2.50 (6-12)
Thank you First Baptist Church for providing our lunch today. The baked potato and salad were wonderful and the gift card was an amazing bonus, thank you! We appreciate the love and support you show to our school and community!
Thank you, Unity Missionary Baptist Church for providing lunch for our faculty and staff today! We appreciate your love and support for our school!
DES T-Shirts!!! DES t-shirts will be available for pre-sale at Open House August 11th, and also the First Three Weeks of School-August 15th-September 2nd. Youth Shirts are $15.00 and Adult Shirts are $18.00 Shirts are only available for order at DeWitt Elementary on the dates listed above. Order forms will be provided.
Attention DeWitt ABC Preschool Parents: Preschool Open House will be August 9th, 2022 from 5:00-7:00!! We can't wait to see everyone!!!
Open House will be August 11th, 2022 from 5:00-7:00!! We are so excited about the upcoming school year. We can't wait to see everyone!!!
Please make plans to Meet the Dragons!!
The DeWitt School District will provide Free School Supplies to students Grades K-12 for the 2022-2023 School Year!
Happy Summer Everyone!!!! If you haven't already you may pick up report cards, awards, or pay any charges in the DES office by July 1st. Office hours starting next week are: 8:00-12:00 closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 then 1:00-3:30 Monday-Thursday. First day of school for the 2022-2023 School Year is August 15th.
A Message from Nurse Haley: Parents, if your student has medication at the school (ADD, inhalers, epipens, etc), please remember to pick that up by the last day of school. We are not able to store medication over the summer, so these are required to be picked up by a parent.
Please join us for a retirement party honoring Dana Horton, Wednesday May 25th at 1:30 pm in the DES Cafeteria.
May Events at DeWitt Elementary School May 9th - May 13th - ACT Aspire Testing Grades 3-5 May 10th - 2nd Grade Field Trip May 13th - 4th Grade Field Trip May 17th - Kindergarten Registration - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm May 17th - 3rd Grade Field Trip May 17th - 5th Grade Tours DMS May 18th - Kindergarten Field Trip May 18th - 3rd Grade Fishing Derby May 19th - 5th Grade Field Trip May 20th - DES Field Day! May 23rd - Kindergarten Graduation - 8:30 am May 24th - Pre-K Graduation - 8:30 am May 25th - 5th Grade Awards - 8:15 am - 8:45 am 3rd Grade Awards - 9:00 am - 9:30 am 1st Grade Awards - 9:45 - 10:15 am 2nd Grade Awards - 10:30 am - 11:00 am 4th Grade Awards - 11:15 am - 11:45 am May 25th - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
If you have one of the school hot spots on loan, please return it to school at this time with your student.