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Upcoming Events

Jun. 01 (Mon)  -  Coffee and Tea with the Principal
Jun. 02 (Tue)  -  Ms. Forsythe's Class Field Trip
Jun. 02 (Tue)  -  Second Grade Fables Performance Dress Rehearsal
Jun. 03 (Wed)  -  Minimum Day (Professional Development)
Jun. 03 (Wed)  -  Second Grade Fables Performance
Jun. 04 (Thu)  -  Marking Period Three Ends
Jun. 04 (Thu)  -  Minimum Day - Last Day of School!
Jun. 04 (Thu)  -  Fifth Grade Culmination
Jun. 05 (Fri)  -  SUMMER VACATION Begins!

Recent News



Principal's Message - 05/18/2015

Greetings. Please accept my apologies for not sending out a newsletter for April.  These last two months have simply flown by, as has this school year.  I imagine there is credence to the saying, "Time flies when you're having fun."  This has been one of the more rewarding years of my career.  Our teachers and students have thrived with our newly adopted approaches to teaching and learning: balanced literacy and Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI).  Students have received targeted, personalized instruction in one-to-one conferences, guided reading and strategy groups, and shared reading and writing experiences.  They have developed a love of reading and writing by being empowered to make book choices that excite them and by choosing topics of interest to them in their writing.  They see mathematics as something meaningful and applicable by solving real-world problems that they and their teachers have written.  All of these experiences will develop in them a lifelong love of learning and also prepare them for any measure of their achievement.  We look forward to analyzing our third, fourth, and fifth grade data from the state's Common Core Smarter Balanced assessments.

We owe a huge debt of gratitude to our families and teachers for what has been another record-breaking year of fundraising.  This year we raised approximately $326,000 through our various fundraisers, $50,000 of which was raised through our World's Fair and Teacher Time and Silent Auctions. We cannot thank the chairs of each of these committees enough for not only did they raise ... 

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Meet our new Board for next year!

Meet new parents and find out what the Booster Club is doing this year.

A great chance to see how you can get involved in the CDA Community.  Everyone is welcome!

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