Monthly Archives: October 2019

Diven’s Annual Halloween Parade

The annual Diven Halloween Parade is October 31 at 2:00pm. If this is your first time, it can be a bit crazy–pretty much the whole school comes to watch the little ones do their costumed march outside, around the school. Pro-tip: you don’t have to be in front of the school to get the best… Read More »

Hendy-Diven Halloween Mixer

Hendy Elementary will host the annual Hendy-Diven Halloween Mixer this week! Come to Hendy this Wednesday from 6:00pm – 7:30pm (admission is a donation of food for the March Out Hunger event) and enjoy dancing, games, treats and photo ops. There will be food and beverages available for purchase, the Cake Wheel, and plenty of… Read More »

Thank You, Wegmans!

Thank you, Wegmans, Elmira! Wegmans has generously donated a gift card so we can purchase refreshments, cookies and decorations for our cookie craft, and granola and dried fruit for our DIY granola bar at Diven’s Night of the Wild Things on Thursday. The fun starts at 5pm and Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum will be… Read More »

Fall 2019 DSO Spirit Wear Sale

Ask and ye shall receive! In order for our families to be able to pay online with PayPal or credit card, we’ve had to set up a separate page that will allow you to use those options and order Spirit Wear online. You can visit that page at: Please click on the link above… Read More »

Costume & Sneaker Drive

Notre Dame High School students are running a costume and sneaker drive. All the costumes collected will be given to Diven Elementary children who don’t have one! You can drop off costumes and gently used or new sneakers by 10/28 at: Gerould’s Pharmacy, 215 Hoffman Street Rainbow Letterin, 1239 College Ave Notre Dame HS, 1400… Read More »

Let’s Learn About: Restorative Practices

You may recall from your own time at school that students who were disrupting the classroom were removed from the classroom. Continued disruptions might result in removing a student from the school—a suspension. Studies done on these forms of discipline found two important things: they don’t improve student behavior and they disproportionately target students of… Read More »