IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR LOWER SCHOOL FAMILIES
1. JOIN US: Thanksgiving Food Drive - this week!
The ESD third grade students are excited to lead Lower School students in the North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) Food Drive. This is a great opportunity for our children to be thankful and see firsthand that they can make a positive difference in their community. Please help us make the NDSM Food Drive a success. We highly encourage you to involve your child when selecting items to donate, keeping nutrition in mind. Please do not donate glass or expired items. Bags will be collected during morning carpool this week: Monday, November 5 – Thursday, November 8 and delivered to NDSM on Friday, November 9.
2. FILL OUT: Grandparents and Grandfriends' Day Permission Slip
If you would like your child to leave school with their grandparent or grandfriend following the Grandparents' Day event on November 16, you must fill out this permission slip granting them permission to leave. Please fill out this permission slip by Thursday, November 15. 2.
3. JOIN US: First and Second Grade Math Night
Join us for Family Math Night for parents of first and second grade students on Thursday, November 15 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. No RSVP is necessary. Learn more here.
4. VIEW NOW: Smug Mug Photos
Photos from the first day of school, Sign the Beam, Spooktacular, and Homecoming are now available on Smug Mug. Please visit your Parent Portal here and click on the "Smug Mug" tab to find links and passwords to photo albums. More photos will be added soon so make sure to check back for updates!
5. RSVP TODAY: Bright Starts with Tracey Shirey
Bright Starts with Tracey Shirey, Dr. Cara Holmes, and Ashley Beck. The topic is The Not-So-Soft Skills: Creating a Collaborative Community of Learners and Leaders in Lower School on Wednesday, November 28 from 8:05 - 9:05 a.m. in the Lower School Theater. This hands-on event will take you into the lives of your students as we model class meetings and the Responsive Classroom way, cultivating happiness via gratitude journals, and a sneak peek into our fourth-grade leadership program. We hope you can join us! Click here to RSVP.
6. SAVE THE DATE AND MUCH MORE: ESDPA AUCTION IS FEBRUARY 9, 2019
AMAZING ASPEN HOME FOR SPRING BREAK 2019! BIDDING CLOSES SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Want the ultimate Spring Break experience? How about five nights in a 10,000-SF home that sleeps 18 guests, less than a mile from Aspen Mountain? Click here to bid now!
ESDPA BUY THE EXPERIENCE CLOSES SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Many events are selling out! Click here to buy tickets for patio time at José, Mary Poppins at Studio Movie Grill, Game On at the Star, and more!
BE IN THE AUCTION SHOW
Singers, dancers and crew members needed! Contact Wendy King and Holly Hands and plan to attend an informational meeting Monday, November 5 @7:00 pm in the Study Commons at the Merrell Road Campus.
7. 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 call Sarah at 214-353-5757.