The Durham Mail Call

DOORS OPEN 7:45 AM
FIRST BELL 8:20 AM
CLASS BEGINS 8:25 AM
DISMISSAL 3:45 PM
PICK-UP BY 4:00 PM
 
If your child is coming in for tutoring or extra help between 8:00 and 8:20am,
they must have a note either
from you or their teacher.




SEPTEMBER

September 6
No School - Student and Staff Holiday

September 10
5th Grade Fun Night
4:00 - 6:00pm

September 15
Faculty Meeting (no tutorials)

September 21
Fall Picture Day

September 24
PTO Meeting


OCTOBER

October 8
Professional Development Day/No School

October 11
No School

October 15
6th Grade Fun Night

October 20
Faculty Meeting (no tutorials)

Fall Choir Concert
5:30-6:30pm DIS Cafeteria
New DIS Assistant Principal

Brian Micocci earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University and his Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Texas at Arlington. Upon graduation, Mr. Micocci began his education career in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD at R.L. Turner high school as an English teacher and coach. Since then, Mr. Micocci has served in both Keller ISD and Birdville ISD in the same capacities for the last 16 years. We are pleased to welcome Mr. Micocci’s as the new 5th grade Assistant Principal at DIS!
New DIS School Resource Officer

Officer Wormley is joining DIS and the Southlake Police Department for the 2021-2022 school year. He previously worked at the John Peter Smith Hospital Police Department and before that spent twenty-one years at the Euless Police Department. Ten of his years with Euless were as a School Resource Officer. We are pleased to welcome Officer Wormley as the new SRO at DIS!
Click HERE for information on this years Art Club with Mr. Bruns! Students may participate in either Fall OR Spring semester. Meetings are held on designated Wednesdays after school from 4:00-4:45pm.

The attached permission slip and $10 material fee should be returned to Mr. Bruns no later than Monday, September 28.

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!
We are excited to have the opportunity to work with your families. If your student would like to speak to their counselor there are Counseling Request forms in the front office.
Students may stop by at any time during the day to see either counselor.
 
5th Grade Counselor - Lindsey Kokenzie - Lindsey.Kokenzie@southlakecarroll.edu
6th Grade Counselor - Susan Hester - Susan.Hester@southlakecarroll.edu
FROM THE DESK OF NURSE SALLEE
STUDENT MEDICATION
If your child carries his or her own inhaler or epi-pen,
you must file paperwork with the nurse. Please email Kira.Sallee@southlakecarroll.edu to request the correct paperwork. 
We want to make sure that every student is safe!
Nurse Sallee (817) 949-5351

Click HERE for
Life in the Library September Edition 


Click HERE for a list of DIS teachers that tutor outside of school!

Please contact the Attendance Office if your student is going to be late or absent. 

Phone: 817-949-5300
 
 
DIS doors open at 7:45am. 
Do not drop off students prior to 7:45am as they will be standing outside.
LAST CALL FOR DIS SCHOOL
SHIRT AND YARD SIGNS 

Our DIS PTO registration was a part of your annual CISD registration this year, but in case you missed it, here is the link.


This form will give you an opportunity to join PTO, gain access to our online directory, order a DIS school shirt for only $20, donate $5 for classroom parties, and sign up for volunteer opportunities. 

Have you seen all the wonderful signs up at school? If you already signed up for PTO but didn’t become a Durham Donor and want a yard sign, here is the link.

Hey 5TH GRADERS!
How about a Night of FUN?!

We are so excited to bring this back to DIS this year. You won’t want to miss this event. Join your classmates for an afternoon of games, snacks and music at DIS on Friday, September 10th from 4:00-6:00 pm.

Get your tickets early for $20 at DISPTO.com or bring $25 cash to the door at the day of the event
Tickets include: 
*Admission (DIS 5th graders only)
*Access to all games
*Slice of pizza and drink
*DJ and dancing
*Dodgeball

Additional snacks, drinks and glow items can be purchased for cash at the event.
See DISPTO.com for more details.
PTO CALENDAR
Visit www.dispto.com to subscribe to our PTO calendar
to stay informed on our current events.