The Bulldog Bark Newsletter
One Team, One Vision
Issue #36 - May 3 - May 6
Teacher Appreciation Week is Coming!

We look forward to celebrating our teachers the week of May 10 - May 14. Be on the lookout for fun ideas and dress-up days sent to your email and in next week's Bulldog Bark.
Reading Resources

Click on the hyperlinks below to find valuable reading resources to keep families engaged in the learning process while at home!

Open Enrollment

If you or someone you know is interested in having their child attend Vessels next school year, please contact our administrative assistant Mrs. Love at

Please visit the CSD new student enrollment webpage here.

We will also host four potential TK/kinder/new student "virtual" walkthroughs via Zoom to discuss our programs and all that makes Vessels a special place for our kids to learn and grow! Please click the link on the days and times listed below to join in on the conversation.

Thursday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Vessels Core Values

We value our students, encourage their academic and social development, and reward positive performance in and out of the classroom.

We develop the strengths and talents of our students so they will grow to be passionate about learning.

We find joy in our work and help our kids do the same.

We develop positive and meaningful relationships with our students, colleagues, and families to support the learning community's needs.

We work together across grade levels teams and continuously adapt instruction to meet the needs of all learners.

We value diversity and inclusivity in all that we do!
2021 - 2022 School Year and Placement

Please understand that we do not accept teacher requests for next school year. If there is something you feel is pertinent to the success of your child such as learning style, behavioral needs, etc., please send an email to to explain.

Thank you for your understanding!
The CSD 2021-2022 school calendar can be found here!
Amazon Smile

Help Vessels students by signing up for Amazon Smile. A percentage of all purchase proceeds go to Vessels PTA if you select us as the school of choice. Thank you for helping our students! Click here to find out more!
Books to Read

Need a great book? Click here to find books that every child should read by age 12.

Friday, May 21 - Kahoot Family Trivia Night and PTA Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day - No school

Monday, June 14 - 6th Grade Promotion 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Details TBA

Monday, June 14 - Last Day of School (minimum day dismissal at 1:30 p.m.)
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