Dogwood will be closed 
Monday, November 19 through Friday, November 23. 

Dogwood Cross Country in the News

Tune in to WREG Live at 9 on Tuesday, November 20th, at 9am to see our Dogwood Cross Country team!
Black Friday and Cyber Monday - Use Amazon Smile

Did you know your purchases can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to Dogwood Elementary School PTO when you do your holiday shopping at


Dolphin Tale Ball

The Dolphin Tale Ball will be held on Friday, December 7th. Please donate items to help make our annual father-daughter dance even more special!   Sign up here to help with providing items.

Order Your Yearbook and Ads

*You must use the My School Bucks website, not the app.
Dolphins Choose to be Nice

Boyd Griffin, Marco Ovando, De'Cari Hebron-Crenshaw, Dylan Thompson, Zach Quesenberry (back row), Jacob Harris, Cole Howell, Louie Yannizzi, Streety Gates, Jack Fowler, Noah Mahintorabi, Finn O'Brien, Luke Weaver (middle row), Anna Kate Eastlack, Carter Eastlack (front row), and Emma Bass (not pictured) received a Dolphin Dollar this week and signed the Choose to be Nice board on Friday. Way to go!

The criteria for selecting students is based on having demonstrated the following characteristics:
Please help the counseling department reinforce the importance of being NICE and how it shapes character and promotes becoming a world changer.  
Shout Outs
Shout Outs

Mr. Simons and Mr. Smith orchestrated a beautiful Veterans Day Program!  We are so thankful for all of the time and energy they put in to create such an amazing tribute.  
Thank you to Chelsea Slabaugh for planning a lovely reception for our Veterans.
Thank you to Jamie Bialowitz for organizing the super fun Paint a Piece Ornament event.  

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Calendar Reminders

There are some important upcoming dates on the Dogwood calendar.  These are a bit different than previous years.  Please read carefully as we want everyone to be informed.

NO SCHOOL from Monday, November 19th through Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving break.  Students will be out the entire week of Thanksgiving.  

HALF DAYS with 12:15 pm dismissal on Tuesday, December 18th AND Wednesday, December 19th.  There will be two consecutive half days at the end of the 2nd quarter.  

Springfest has been renamed DolphinFest!  Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 2nd.  

HALF DAYS with 12:15 pm dismissal on Wednesday, May 22nd AND Thursday, May 23rd.  There will be two consecutive half days at the end of the 4th quarter.  

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 19 - Friday, November 23 Thanksgiving Break  - NO SCHOOL All Day
Wednesday, November 28 Marco's Pizza Spirit Night All Day
Monday, December 3 - Friday, December 7 CASE Benchmark Testing 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, December 4 PTO Meeting 9:00 AM
Thursday, December 6 Kindergarten Gingerbread Houses TBD
Friday, December 7 Dolphin Tale Ball 6:30 PM
Saturday, December 8 Germantown Holiday Parade 2:00 PM
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