Giraffe Gazette

Community Giraff-E-News - February 7, 2024

Dear Giraffe Nation, 

I want to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for our students' outstanding participation and dedication in the past week's events, competitions, and tournaments. Our students have showcased their skills, sportsmanship, and commitment to excellence from the various clubs to the competitive teams. It's truly inspiring to witness the passion and talent within our DMA community.

As we reflect on the achievements of the past week, let us also look forward to the upcoming Kindness Week. At DMA, kindness is not just a one-time event but a daily practice ingrained in our culture. It's about showing empathy, compassion, and respect towards one another, creating a supportive environment where everyone feels valued and included. During Kindness Week, we have the opportunity to amplify these values and celebrate acts of kindness, both big and small. Whether it's through random acts of kindness, uplifting messages, or community service projects, let us embrace the spirit of generosity and empathy that defines DMA.

I encourage each member of our community to participate actively in Kindness Week, spreading positivity and making a difference in the lives of others. Together, we can create a ripple effect of kindness that extends far beyond our campus and into the wider world.  Together, we Make A TALL Difference Every Day with Every Child! 

Tabitha J. Preston


Thank You For all You Do Ms. Williams!

We are delighted to be recognized as a Kindness Certified School. Way to Stand TALL DMA!

Questions & Comments to our DMA School Community - click here
Preguntas & Comentarios para nuestra Comunidad Escolar DMA  - haga clic aqui

Reminders -Upcoming Events

  • February 10- Es Cheer Showcase 9 a.m-2 p.m @ Ellis Davis
  • February 10- Vex IQ Robotics @ Bush M.S 8 a.m-4 p.m
  • February 12-16- Random Acts Of Kindness Week
  • February 17- Saturday Camp Begins ( invitation only)
  • February 17 & 18 - Montessori Experience ( see flyer below)

Recordatorios - Proximos


  • 10 de febrero- Es Cheer Showcase 9 a.m-2 p.m @ Ellis Davis
  • 10 de febrero- Vex IQ Robotics @ Bush M.S 8 a.m-4 p.m
  • 12-16 de febrero- Actos Aleatorios De Amabilidad
  • 17 de febrero- Inicio Del Camp De Sábado (por invitación solamente )
  • 17&18 de febrero- Experiencia Montessori ( vea el volante)

Dallas ISD Celeberates Black History

Look Ahead

Do You Have A Dad Joke To Share

Join our DMA YouTube Channel Every Morning @ 7:55 am for our Morning Announcements. Next Week's Hosting Class: Ms. Vadillo's Class 

Volunteer Opportunity

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Montessori Experience

Montessori Moment

How Parents Can Support Montessori At Home

Dallas ISD Parent Information and Resources



Elevated Engagement Podcast

Elevated Engagement with Dallas ISD is a weekly podcast created for Dallas ISD parents in English and Spanish to educate and create awareness for new initiatives and trending topics within the district. The podcast is available here on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Links will be shared to each episode via Instagram and Facebook.

Perfect Attendance Goals

Click here to review our T99 attendance policy

News from Nurse Natalie

Dental Health Month

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Dental Resources

Dental Resources - English

Dental Clinics - Spanish

I am so proud of our students for the increased water intake I have seen. Thank you all for supporting this! 💧

Let's keep DMA healthy!

School Information

School starts at 8:00 am

School Ends at 3:20 pm

Important / Importante

We will not release students after 2:00 p.m. unless you have contacted the school or campus administration for an emergency to do so.

No dejaremos salir a los estudiantes después de las 2:00 p.m. a menos que se haya comunicado con la administración de la escuela o del campus por una emergencia para hacerlo.

Click here to read our DMA Safety Letter for Arrival & Dismissal

Haga clic aquí para leer nuestra carta de seguridad DMA para llegadas y salidas.

Uniform Expectation

 The uniform policy is enforced at DMA, and your support is necessary to ensure that your child wears the appropriate uniform and footwear. This ensures their safety, as improper shoes can lead to injuries. Your cooperation in this matter is highly appreciated.  Please see our SCOC for more information here.

Crocs are not allowed as part of Dallas ISD uniform policy.

Clothes with holes are not allowed as part of Dallas ISD uniform policy.

Do you have your DMA Carplacard for your car rider? Have you received your QR Code if your child is a walker?

¿Tienes tu DMA Carplacard para tu coche? ¿Ha recibido su código QR si su hijo es un andador?

DMA Monthly Assessment Calendar

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Februrary Specials Schedule

TALL Things Are Happening @ DMA!

Ms.Brenda has done an amazing job sponsoring this year's 4th & 5th grade PLAY

Sports Program

Giraffes Learning While They Play at


Family Community Engagement

PTO Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 5:30

DMA PTO - Parent Corner

Our new website!

Action for Kindness Calendars

23 - 24 Campus Calendar

Our Goals

DMA 23 - 24 Community Giraffe Gazette Archive 

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