June 2 – 5 Pick Up Times for Child’s Items & Books

Next week, our Diven families are invited to the cafeteria to pick up their student’s workbooks, personal items, and summer IAL Literacy Grant books. If you have children in multiple grades, you’ll be able to pick up all of your children’s things in one visit. We ask that you visit on these days, between 11:00am… Read More »

Memorial Day

Yesterday, we celebrated Memorial Day, honoring the sacrifices of the men and women who have served in the US military. There are lots of great resources available to teach children about the importance and history of this national holiday. I only just discovered KidExplorer on YouTube, a channel for kids by kids that covers all… Read More »

Summer Books Have Arrived!

Great news! Summer books are here! The latest delivery of books (part of our literacy grant) has arrived to the District and, beginning next week, students will be getting brand new books with their learning materials! Kids absolutely love this and it’s a nice positive. 🙂 I’ll share more info as I receive it.

Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Good morning, Dolphins! This week, teachers will be asking you to send them some quick info about your child so they can work on classroom placements for next year. Please have share this info with your teacher, if you would like to share it, by Friday. How are your little ones doing? How are YOU… Read More »

Diven FCOC Virtual Meeting (Zoom) on Monday

Happy Thursday! I didn’t receive any questions about Zoom, Schoology, or iRead this week. That tells me we have gotten into the groove. 😀 I’ll be holding a Zoom meeting on Monday afternoon from 12pm – 1pm if you have any questions, concerns, comments, or ideas. If you would like an invite, please send an… Read More »

PreK and K Registration Online

Registration for both PK and Kindergarten begins Monday and runs through May 15. We are asking that families register at their home school. Registration can now be completed online using a secure document portal at the following link: https://www.elmiracityschools.com/student_services/registration/pre-_k_student_registration. Families can also pick up the registration forms at Diven during meal distribution, M-F, 9:30-11:00 AM… Read More »

CATCH at Home

CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) is a program we use at our school to teach our children about healthy habits, including exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness. Whether it’s tasting new healthy foods or fun games that get your body moving, CATCH has been a great partner for our character curriculum. Now, you can do CATCH… Read More »

Zoom & Schoology Conference Answers

I’ve received a few questions about video conferences with your child’s teachers. On Schoology, conference times are: 8am – 9am | PreK & K 9am – 10am | 1st Grade 10am – 11am | 2nd Grade Your teacher will let you know what days they will hold Schoology conferences. If you’re not sure, please ask… Read More »

PreK Registration

As you know, we were unable to hold our registration for PreK as scheduled due to school closures in response to the pandemic. The date has been moved to May 4 – 15 at Washington Avenue School, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. This date may change, depending on the state of… Read More »