Coming This Week: February 9, 2015

 

 

Coming This Week: February 9, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Dobson’s Mission & Vision

Mission:To empower James Dobson School students to be responsible, cooperative and respectful.
Vision: We ‘make it happen in Manayunk” by living, loving, learning and leaving a legacy.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 7- Sharpen the Saw… Balance is Best.


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Our 6th Grade posing by their Leader In Me display… showing off their Leader In Me T-Shirts!!


Monday, February 9th: 

  • Leader In Me Monday
  • Pirates-the Musical Auditions

Tuesday, February 10th:

  • Away Basketball Game
    • Pirates-the Musical Auditions

Wednesday, February 11th-13th:

  • Half Days for Students- 12:10pm dismissal
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

 


Mark Your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artFebruary 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students
  • February 20th: Fun Friday

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 


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As the countdown to the PSSA begins, help your student “Buzy Bees” prepare for the test with some simple tips!  The Buzy Bee will be adding some helpful information to the Coming This Week Post to help us all be ready to ROCK THE TEST!

Testing Tips for At Home, At School and During The Test:

RockthePSSAPSSA Testing Tips for Parents:

To help your child prepare adequately for the PSSA tests, you can do several things to encourage your child to do his/her best.

At Home:

  • Eat a balanced and healthy breakfast!
  • Get a good night’s sleep!
  • READ EVERY NIGHT!

At School:

  • Follow the 7 habits of Happy Kids and Teens!
    • Be Proactive
    • Begin with the End in Mind
    • Put First Things First
    • Think Win-Win
    • Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    • Synergize
    • Sharpen the Saw
  • Arrive to school on time each day, ready to work and ready to stay all day!
  • Read carefully & take your time!

During the Test:

  • Come up with the answer in your head before  looking at the possible answers, this way, the choices given on the test won’t throw you off or trick you.
  • Read the question before you look at the answers.
  • Eliminate answers you know aren’t right!

Coming This Week: February 2, 2015

 

Coming This Week: February 2, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #5- I will show respect with a positive attitude, kind words and careful use of school property.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 1- Be Proactive… I choose my actions, attitudes and moods

  Habit 5- Think Win-Win…Everyone can win! &

Habit 6- Synergize… Together is better!


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Our 6th Grade posing by their Leader In Me display… showing off their Leader In Me T-Shirts!!


Monday, February 2nd: 
Grades for the 2nd Quarter close today!

  • Leader In Me Monday
  • Benchmarks Begin
  • Philly Ad Teen group will meet at 10:15am

Tuesday, February 3rd:

  • Benchmarks

Wednesday, February 4th:

  • Benchmarks

Tuesday, February 5th:

  • Benchmarks

Friday, February 6th:

  • Benchmarks
  • Student of the Month at 2:30pm

Mark Your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artFebruary 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students
  • February 20th: Fun Friday

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 


-PSSA BUZY BEE-RTGkjp8TL

As the countdown to the PSSA begins, help your student “Buzy Bees” prepare for the test with some simple tips!  The Buzy Bee will be adding some helpful information to the Coming This Week Post to help us all be ready to ROCK THE TEST!

Testing Tips for At Home, At School and During The Test:

RockthePSSAPSSA Testing Tips for Parents:

To help your child prepare adequately for the PSSA tests, you can do several things to encourage your child to do his/her best.

At Home:

  • Eat a balanced and healthy breakfast!
  • Get a good night’s sleep!

At School:

  • Follow the 7 habits of Happy Kids and Teens!
    • Be Proactive
    • Begin with the End in Mind
    • Put First Things First
    • Think Win-Win
    • Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    • Synergize
    • Sharpen the Saw
  • Arrive to school on time each day, ready to work and ready to stay all day!

During the Test:

  • Come up with the answer in your head before  looking at the possible answers, this way, the choices given on the test won’t throw you off or trick you.
  • Read the question before you look at the answers.

Coming This Week: January 25th, 2015

Coming This Week: January 25th, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #4- I will solve my problems peacefully.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 4– Think Win-Win…Everyone can win!,  Habit 5– Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood…Listen Then Talk!, Habit 6– Synergize…Together is Better!


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  • Leader In Me Monday:
    • Top 2 classes (1 in Upper School and 1 in Lower School) with the highest percentage of staff and students wearing their Leadership shirts will win a prize!

Tuesday, January 27th:

  • Upper School Parent Meeting at 7pm
  • Basketball Game

Thursday, January 29th:

  • Basketball Game

Friday, January 30th:

  • Fun Friday- 30 tickets to attend, 10 additional tickets to dress down
  • Bake Sale for Rooms 104 & 103

Mark your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artFebruary 2nd: Gradebook Closes for 2nd Marking Period
  • February 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students

 

 


-PSSA BUZY BEE-RTGkjp8TL

As the countdown to the PSSA begins, help your student “Buzy Bees” prepare for the test with some simple tips!  The Buzy Bee will be adding some helpful information to the Coming This Week Post to help us all be ready to ROCK THE TEST!

Testing Tips for At Home, At School and During The Test:

RockthePSSAPSSA Testing Tips for Parents:

To help your child prepare adequately for the PSSA tests, you can do several things to encourage your child to do his/her best.

At Home:

  • Get a good night’s sleep!

At School:

  • Arrive to school on time each day, ready to work and ready to stay all day!

During the Test:

  • Read the question before you look at the answers.

 

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 

Coming This Week: January 19th, 2015

Coming This Week: January 19th, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #3- I will be prepared and in class on time.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 2- Begin With the End In Mind… Have a Plan &  Habit 3- Put 1st Things 1st…Work then Play!


Monday, January 19th:

  • No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 21st:

  • 10:15- PSSA Prep Season Kick-Off Assembly
  • 12:10 Dismissal for students

Thursday, January 22nd:

  • Basketball Game

Mark Your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artJanuary 27th and 29th: Basketball game
  • January 30th: Fun Friday and Bake Sale for rooms 104 and 103
  • February 2nd: Gradebook Closes for 2nd Marking Period
  • February 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 

Coming This Week: October 19, 2014

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Coming This Week: October 19, 2014

S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #4

I will solve my problems peacefully.


Monday, October 19th, 2014:

  • Relocation Drill to North Light

Tuesday, October 20th, 2014:

  • 3:15pm Home and School Meeting (Dobson Auditorium)
  • Volleyball Tournament at Hill Side

Wednesday, October 21st, 2014:

  • Soccer Game: Away
    • 1:40 Dismissal

Friday, October 23rd, 2014:

  • Come Support Our Teachers as they participate in another week of informational picketing.  Bring your students with you!  Help us show our teachers that we are behind them and off of their hard work for Dobson’s students!!
    • When:  8:00am-8:21am
    • Where: Dobson’s Front Steps

date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artMark Your Calendars:

  • October 31st: Halloween Parade/Dance
  • November 3rd-4th: Staff Only
  • November 4th: Election Day!
  • November 11th: Veterans Day (No School)
  • November 17th: 3rd-5th Grade Trip to the Philadelphia Orchestra
  • November 19th: 12:10pm Dismissal
  • November 27th-28th: Thanksgiving Break