Welcome Back, Scholars!

Our first official days of school are over, and we wanted to thank all of our families for such a wonderful end of the week! It was amazing to see so many happy faces, and while there were a few tears in the morning, I’m happy to say that by the afternoon, most of the… Read More »

2019 – 2020 School Supply Lists & Wish Lists

The Diven 2019 – 2020 School Supply List is available to download below. If your child is moving up to Hendy, we have their supply list, too! These supply lists are the things you’ll bring to school at orientation or on the first day of school. 2019 – 2020 Diven Supply List 2019 – 2020… Read More »

Diven Summer Reading Raffle

I posted about the Summer Slide earlier, and now I want to share some resources for you to use this summer to help your young scholar avoid Summer Slide in just 20 minutes a day! If you came to class on our Super Goal Day, you received a Summer Reading Packet, but if not, here’s… Read More »

New Vaccine Requirements – No Religious Exemptions, Effective 6/28

Attached, you will find the Frequently Asked Questions flyer released by the NYS Department of Health, Office of Children and Family Services and State Education Department regarding new legislation that removes non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. This legislation went into effect on June 13, 2019, and effective June 28, 2019, there will… Read More »

Summer Slide

Summer Slide is a real thing. Every summer, children are in danger of losing months of learning. Reading skills are especially vulnerable, as reading is something that requires daily practice with our age group. Your Diven scholar will be heading home this summer with a personal library thanks to our C.A.R.E. grant–the books are yours… Read More »

Q&A for Parents of Children Moving to K or 3rd Grade

As our pre-K students and 2nd graders prepare to move to the next level, we find many parents share questions about what to expect. Here are some of your most common questions, and if you have a question or concern that is not addressed here, know that we are always just a call or e-mail… Read More »

Last Call for Box Tops!

Yes, we are still collecting Box Tops. And please save your box tops this summer to hand in when school starts in September! We will again have a Box Top competition to kick off the new school year in the fall. All money raised from Box Tops goes right into the Diven School Organization, and… Read More »

Super Goal Day is June 18 at 2pm!

Calling all of our super parents and caregivers: Super Goal Day is Tuesday, June 18, at 2:00pm. Families are invited to join us in classrooms to celebrate our head and heart learning. Your little ones will be telling you all about the things they learned this year and how far they’ve come since September. We… Read More »

Nature Strollers

Nature Strollers has returned! This free, family-friendly community program is hosted by Chemung Valley Audubon Society. My children and I love this activity! Whether you are new to the area and looking to learn about and explore local parks, or you just want to get your little ones out into nature, you will love it,… Read More »