Monthly Archives: April 2019

Splash Bash Volunteer Sign-Ups

Splash Bash is coming! Splash Bash is coming! Our annual end-of-the-year celebration returns Thursday, May 16, from 5:00pm – 7:00pm with: Bounce Houses! Sand Art! Bubbles! Carnival Games! Fire truck! Ambulance! Police Cruiser! Pizza! Freezer Pops! Prizes! Bike Raffle! And more! To sign up to volunteer, visit this page. Volunteers receive eight free tickets to… Read More »

Staff Appreciation Week Printables

Staff Appreciation Week is May 6 – May 10! In your Wednesday folders, you received lots of fun printables you can use with your children to help them thank their staff and teachers. If you need more, here they are: Bus Driver Appreciation Coloring Sheet by KinderCrazy Thank You Note Lesson & Printables by Darlene… Read More »

Thank you, volunteers!

We’d like to thank our volunteers from Diven, Hendy, the National Honor Society and the community for helping with Spring Fling: Dottie, Carter, Marg, Beth, Shineanne, Ken, Jen, Emily, Violet, Jackie, Mia, Paula, Antoinette, Jo, Jasmyne, Abigail, Jan, Caitlyn, Gail, Laurie, Sean, Kim, Sue, Mike, and Tarra. The chains that decorated our Spring Fling were… Read More »

Community FTW

Special thank you to our parents and to our local Sam’s Club for providing baked good donations for our Spring Fling, and to Wegmans Elmira for providing baked goods for Splash’s Birthday Celebration. We’d also like to thank Twin Tiers Comic-Con for their donation of super-hero-themed prizes.  

We Need 10 Bike Helmets for Splash Bash

We have secured enough donations to purchase ten bicycles for our Splash Bash bicycle raffle. Are you able to donate a helmet, or a $25 donation to secure a bicycle helmet? Please bring a new bicycle helmet or a $25 donation to the front office, and let them know it’s for the Splash Bash raffle.… Read More »

A Note from Your Social Worker

Leah Sorensen, LMSW Caseworker, Diven Elementary School Family Services of Chemung County, Inc. 1115 Hall Street | Elmira, NY 14902 (607) 735-3730 | lsorensen@gstcontractors.com Local Statistics (2018) Chemung County Children and Family services investigated 1,534 allegations of child abuse and neglect. 34% had enough evidence to support a finding of “indicated.” Elmira Police Department investigated… Read More »

Spring Fling Tonight! Great Prizes!

Door prizes for the Super Scholar Spring Fling are in! Every Hendy and Diven student who attends will be able to enter the drawing for a Toy Prize, and any one can buy a raffle ticket for the basket prize. The basket prize value is $40+! Tickets to try to win the baskets are $1/1,… Read More »

A Note from Your Social Worker

by Leah Sorensen, LMSW Social Worker, Diven Elementary School If you find yourself stressed out or at the end of the rope with your child (or children). Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. It’s what you do next that is important: Take a break. Model this for your child and before you know it he… Read More »

Evening DSO Meeting

Thanks to your parent partner survey feedback, we will be moving the DSO meeting to the evening. Parents and teachers, please join us at 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 2, as we discuss and plan school events. For those who will be joining us later, we will start discussing events around 6:00pm. The first part of… Read More »

Mr. Werfelman’s School Highlights

A big shout out is in order for our teachers who have begun using their classroom iPads! Nora Ripley & Tonia Billbe had their students fully engaged and excited about researching insects and drawing. Also this week, Diana Macko’s students were making themselves some pretty nice self-portraits!