Monthly Archives: May 2019

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 »

ECSD Received the C.A.R.E. Grant!

We are so excited to share this news! Our district was one of 40 districts nationwide to receive the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Education! What does this mean? This three-year grant will provide $2.2. million to implement our Climb Aboard the Reading Express (C.A.R.E.) program, funding literacy activities… Read More »

Last DSO Meeting of the Year

Our last Diven School Organization meeting will be on Tuesday, June 4. As discussed last month, we’ll hold this last meeting at 3pm so we can maximize participation from staff, teachers, and parents. We are looking forward to seeing everybody at this last meeting as we discuss our plans and goals for the next school… Read More »

NWEA Testing Begins

Our scholars will be completing their NWEA testing this week and next. The test usually takes less than an hour, and the questions depend on the student–if your child answers a question correctly, he gets a harder question; if he answers incorrectly, he gets an easier question. The test will not measure your child’s grade-level proficiency.… Read More »

Kindergarten Registration is May 21

Please register at the school your child will attend. Parents who are unsure of which school their child will attend should call the Director of Student Services at 735-3040. If you’re attending Diven Elementary, you can register at our school on May 21 from 9am – 3pm. Registration after May 21st will be ongoing at… Read More »

We Love Our Diven Staff!

All this week, we are celebrating our staff: teachers, teacher aides, social workers, administrators, and support staff, including cafeteria and custodial staff, bus drivers and nurses, without whom our school would not be the amazing community that it is! Our staff work year-round making your child’s experience at Diven more than just an education. We… Read More »

Celebrating Mother’s Day

Many of our classes will be doing Mother’s Day activities next week. We want you to know that here at Diven, we are an inclusive school that encourages character development and thus, the idea that love makes a family. Some of our children have traditional families, with a mom and a dad, and some of… Read More »