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ARE YOU READY??!!  

DolphinFest is fast approaching, and we couldn't be more excited!   Dogwood PTO's largest fundraiser, proceeds from DolphinFest allow us to support our amazing school and teachers, while also providing free, fun family events and so much more.  We hope you will come alongside us to make this the most successful and profitable event to date. DolphinFest is a community event, so please invite your friends, relatives and neighbors!




  • TICKETS, LANYARDS & SWEATBANDS, OH MY!  Save time by purchasing your DolphinFest tickets, lanyards and sweatbands online through midnight TONIGHT (2/26) HERE!  Also available for purchase online are wristbands for unlimited game play, as well as unlimited inflatables. Tickets, lanyards, wristbands and sweatbands purchased online will be sent home on Thursday, Feb. 28th, and Friday, March 1st.  *Please note that tickets, lanyards, wristbands, and sweatbands will also be available for sale in person on the day of the event.   
  • GOING...GOING...GONE!   DolphinFest's online auction is now LIVE! Visit www.auctria.com/auction/dolphinfest2019 to access the auction, register and begin bidding! For even greater convenience, download the Auctria app. This will allow you to view with ease, mark favorites and keep you informed on the status of your bids.  With the "buy it now" feature, you may "win" your item at any time. For more information on the online auction, visit the DolphinFest webpage HERE.
  • DOGWOOD EXPERIENCES!  Please note that items previously auctioned as sealed bids (such as "Queen of the Carpool" and "Officer for the Day"), are being auctioned in the online auction this year as "Dogwood Experiences." Some favorites include "Field Day Rockstars" and "Dogwood 5th Grade VIP Graduation Package,"  and, unique this year, we are thrilled to offer "Pizza with Forest Hill Elementary Principal - Mr. Percoski"!  
  • THE BEST THING ABOUT MEMORIES IS MAKING THEM!  Help your child make lasting memories with a special teacher by bidding on a Teacher Experience!   DolphinFest's Teacher Experience options are sure to be a hit with your child!  A few of the experiences available are: dominos and donuts before school, making slime, participating in a STEAM activity or having breakfast with a special teacher. To view all of the Teacher Experience options, click HERE. Happy Bidding!
  • TEACHER FEATURES ARE BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Speaking of making memories, be sure to check out our amazing Teacher Features!  Back by popular demand, Teacher Features are offered in the online auction this year.  Our wonderful Dogwood teachers volunteer their time to attend fun-filled events with their students, and you definitely do not want to miss! Please bid on the Teacher Feature for your homeroom (PreK - 1st) or teaching team (2nd - 5th)
    • PreK - Woodland Discovery Playground
    • Kindergarten - Donut Hutt Party
    • 1st Grade - Redbirds tickets in the First Tennessee Suite (with a parent)
    • 2nd Grade - Painting with a Twist
    • 3rd Grade - Dave & Busters
    • 4th Grade - Main Event
    • 5th Grade - Battlefront Laser Tag (with a friend)
    • Administrators - Cordova Bowling Center
    • Special Education Team - Movie at Malco Forest Hill
  • SAY "NO" TO SLOW...FAST PASSES ARE THE WAY TO GO!  Fast Passes allow your child to skip all the game and activity lines!  Enter for a chance to win a Fast Pass online HERE, or students may bring money to the cafeteria Thursday morning (2/28) before school to purchase entries. Two Fast Passes per grade will be drawn.  Drawings will take place Thursday morning.
  • YOU DESERVE A NIGHT OFF!  Great news...Dine and Dash is back for the fourth year in a row and will be available ONLINE beginning on Thursday at 8:00 am. We have a wide variety of restaurant gift cards/certificates available for purchase at a discounted price of 10% off.  You may pick up your gift card at DolphinFest or email dogwooddolphinfest@gmail.com to arrange for pick up.  Dine & Dash gift cards will also be available for purchase from the Dine & Dash board anytime during DolphinFest, from 10:00- 3:00 (cash, check or charge), but don't wait! They go QUICK!
  • BRING YOUR APPETITE!  This year Parker Concession food truck will be set up in the circle behind the school (weather permitting!), or you can enjoy Marco's Pizza and Chick-fil-A in the cafeteria.  Food vendors will accept cash or credit card. Snacks, soda, Capri-Suns and water will also be available for purchase with tickets in the cafeteria. The candy station will be set up in the hallway. Tell your friends and family to come enjoy lunch at Dogwood!



We still have many vacant volunteer spots.  In order to make DolphinFest a success, we need Y-O-U!  If you are willing to volunteer, please click HERE to register.  *Remember, t he teacher from each grade that recruits the most volunteers for DolphinFest will receive lunch...on us!  Every volunteer shift counts as a point for your teacher, so sign up as many times as you like! For any questions about volunteering, email  Karen Viotti at  karencbu@gmail.com.  



 

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!!
There is  an app for t hat!  

Download the Auctria app for convenient viewing and bidding with the DolphinFest online auction!   This app allows you  to sort the auction items by category, as well as star your favorites. And, it is super easy to set up and allows for text bidding... just b e sure to enter your cell phone when setting up your account!   Happy Bidding!!




For more information on DolphinFest, please visit the 
event website at: 

WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE!!
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