Field Day 2021 was a huge success, but only due to the huge collaborative effort from the Dogwood family who went above and beyond to make this event so memorable for our awesome Dolphins!
A huge shout out to Ms. Martin and Mrs. Guntharp! It is because of their huge hearts for this event that it is even possible! Thank you for working with the kids to get them prepared for this fun day, for all the planning and coordinating, and for executing it all so well last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for each grade level. You ladies are amazing!
To Hayley White for your thoughtful planning and enthusiasm for Field Day. Your energy is contagious! You are truly a master emcee and did such a great job not only leading us each day but throughout the planning, thinking of every detail to make sure our volunteers were taken care of, our equipment needs were met, and most impor and our students had a fun time.
To Carie Alley for her incredible leadership in her role as VP Events! Her organization, planning, and positive attitude are unmatched. Thank you for heading up all of our MANY volunteer needs!
To Karen Viotti, who is our number one Dogwood cheerleader! Thank you for your encouragement and insight throughout the planning process, and for taking on the parent check-in and the parent viewing area during each of the events.
To the specialists and assistants who stepped up big time and became our lane volunteers, scorekeepers, and line judges this year! You all brought so much enthusiasm and excitement to each day! Thank you for pouring your hearts into field day!
To Ann Gee, for her help in communication with the room parents to fulfill all of our classroom needs and room parent volunteer needs.
To Ryan Strain, who headed up the tent set up and takedown, which was quite a task this year!
To Kathryn Hickey, who used her years of experience with field day to head up the equipment volunteers.
To all of this year's room parents, who helped prepare each class for their special day and who stepped up and fulfilled our volunteer needs.
To all the parents who donated items to the volunteer lunch or to their child's classroom needs, and to those who donated a tent for us to use all week!
To the parents who stepped in and volunteered their time and effort... you made it happen! Thank you to: Tina and Clint Thorn, Chad Wilgenbusch, Michael and Lauren Pardue, Tim Brandon, Pete Viotti, Matt Green, Erinn and John Parks, Alex and Sarah Rasmussen, Brian and Beth Ueleke, Jana Savage, Bethany Slocum, Leanne Howell, Annabella Brandon, Elizabeth Gates, Amy Carter, Kara Quihuis, Jennifer Brown, Carrie Mayrhofer, Leigh Osborne, Susan Solomon, Jamie McGill, Aimee Puryear, Jenna Cox, Debbie Brown, Kellen Miller, Michelle Midha, Katie Crews, Lauren Jordan, Lauren Kenny, Vrushali Abhyankar, Maria Miller, Kathryn Nelson, Julieann DeMatteo, Heather Umsted, Stacy High, Mariet Rogers, Renee Lynn, Kelly Medling, Rachel Scoggin, Michelle Wredling, Laura Clark, Ann Parker, Katie Graffam, Lydia Hart, and Susan Wellman.
Shout out to all the amazing room parents during this crazy school year! Thank you for all you did to make this year as normal as possible for the teachers and students!
Shout out to the 5th grade class of 2021! We are so proud of you, and look forward to seeing all that you accomplish in Middle School and beyond!! Forever a Dogwood Dolphin!
If you volunteered for an event this year, donated items, served on a committee, participated in our activities, or dressed up your student for a special activity, THANK YOU! In the craziest of times, you made this year memorable, normal, and fun!
Finally, to our teachers, administration, and staff - YOU DID IT! You are the real rockstars! Words can't express how much we ALL appreciate everything that you poured into this year. You gave your all, and loved your students (and their families) so well! Enjoy your much-deserved summer break!