Monthly Archives: December 2018

Happy Holidays!

Thank you to everyone who volunteered to wrap gifts for their children and for our Diven families. You took home dozens of books to your little Dolphins, and you donated and wrapped everything our Diven families wished for this holiday. You truly embraced our super power word this month: generosity. You have inspired our staff,… Read More »

Routines

Teacher surveys here at Diven and around our country confirm that ROUTINES are extremely important to your child’s academic success. Each day at school, your child has a routine that moves him through lessons, activities, and play. Having a school routine makes it possible for your child’s teacher to effectively teach a large group of… Read More »

12 Days of Peace: Day 10: Christmas

Below is the text our teachers will be using during Morning Meeting during our 12 Days of Peace. In your newsletters this month will be more programs we’ll be doing this month to teach our scholars about generosity, including Angel Fish Families and Book on Every Bed. Christians will celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ… Read More »

Food Bank Donations Continue

Below are the highlights of this week’s Dolphin Dispatch, which went over some of our generosity (our character trait of the month) initiatives and outcomes. Dolphin Dispatch is our school’s weekly newsletter. You can download this week’s newsletter here. Donations for the food bank continue to be collected until Friday. Our scholars, their families, teachers,… Read More »

12 Days of Peace: Day 9: Three Kings Day

Below is the text our teachers will be using during Morning Meeting during our 12 Days of Peace. In your newsletters this month will be more programs we’ll be doing this month to teach our scholars about generosity, including Angel Fish Families and Book on Every Bed. Next month, on January 6, many people will… Read More »

Book on Every Bed

December 21 is the first day of Winter! What a special winter tradition this will be. Your child will wake up on this first winter morning to find a gift-wrapped book at the foot of his or her bed! We have a FREE book ready for you at Diven Elementary! Come pick out and wrap… Read More »

12 Days of Peace: Day 8: Diven Spirit Day

The Diven School Organization sells Diven Spirit Wear to raise funds to purchase items for the school and school events, including books for our family reading programs. If you missed ordering this month, don’t worry–we’ll have more Spirit Wear available in January with a very special reading theme. Below is the text our teachers will… Read More »

Q&A: Lock-Outs

In our newsletter this week, we answered a pre-K parent’s concern: “Have you guys ever gone through this lock out thing before? I’m not sure how much to say or if the kids even know.” We have done lock-outs before, but they are a rare event, honestly. A lock-out happens when there is an imminent… Read More »