IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR LOWER SCHOOL FAMILIES
1. SIGN UP: Don't Forget to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts Each Year
We clear out alerts manager every year to ensure everyone gets the only the information they want. If you have not already, please sign up for Emergency Alerts and alerts for your child's grade. This system is only used in emergency situations, including inclement weather. If you sign up for athletics, headlines, or division messages, you may receive other non-urgent alerts.
2. PICK UP: Parent Badges and Parking Stickers
Please pick up your parent badges at the youngest reception desk - ask for Mary or Jennifer. You may also pick up a parking car sticker at the security station.
3. JOIN US: Art in Motion
Join us for a dance journey across ESD! Middle and Upper School Dance present "Art in Motion," a moving dance recital, TOMORROW Tuesday, October 2 beginning at the formal courtyard fountain at 6:00 p.m.
4. GET YOUR TICKETS! Spooktacular, aka one of the favorite LS events of the year - Is Saturday, October 20
The 2018 Spooktacular Carnival will take place on Saturday, October 20 from 2:00-5:00 p.m., Merrell Road Campus - Baseball Field.
Tickets can be purchased at www.esdallas.org/carnival. The last day to order tickets is this Friday, October 5.
5. ORDER TODAY: Official Homecoming Spirit Items
It's time to order your official Homecoming spirit items! Support the junior class and order mums, buttons, and garters here. You can also order your official Student Council Homecoming tees here - the last day to order is October 10!
6. SIGN UP: ESD Sports Fellowship (K - Sixth Grade) Basketball Sign Up Is Open
For those interested, kindergarten through sixth-grade basketball sign-up is now open. Click here to learn about joining an ESD team. All ESD students, K through sixth-grade, are welcome.
7. JOIN US: All Division Fall Choir Concert
Mark your calendars - the Fall Choir Concert will be Monday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. and features music from fourth-grade singers and Middle & Upper School choirs. FAN reception will follow.
8. JOIN US: Auction Kick-Off Party
Join the Parent's Association for the Auction Kick-Off Party on Thursday, October 25. The Kick-Off gives you early access to Buy the Experience items, which opens October 26. RSVP today. Tickets are also available now for the first event, Dads’ Night Out at The Meat Shop, on October 21. Buy tickets here.
9. JOIN US! - TWO EVENTS: Lower School Moms in Prayer and Third and Fourth Grade Bible Study
Moms in Prayer for ALL Lower School moms, Tuesdays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. in Chapel Conference room across from St. Michael's chapel.
Third and Fourth Grade Bible Study: Project God! "We Are God's Workmanship." Ephesians 2:10 Beginning September 11, third and fourth grade students (and parents) are encouraged to join in a before school weekly Bible study. Students alone, or accompanied by a parent, may join in an interactive study and fellowship. We will begin our adventure studying The Gospel of Mark. Light breakfast will be provided.
Third and Fourth Grade Bible Study - every Tuesday from 7:20-7:45 i
No need to worry about weekly attendance or being late, just join when able.
10. PRO-TIP: Getting the Most Accurate Directory Information
Printed ESD directories are on the way to your homes. Looking for the most up-to-date information - be sure to add the directory to your phone:
11. CALLING FUTURE EAGLES! We Want to Meet Your Friends
Know a family that would be a great fit at ESD? Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Invite friends to visit www.esdallas.org/admission or to call Sarah at 214-353-5757.