December 6, 2019

  • Congratulations to our Phoenix Breath of Fresh Air Winners for the week. Colby C., A’Kari J., and Taulant K. demonstrated respect towards themselves, respect towards others and respect to our environment. Come down to the office to get your prize!
  • The teacher preview for the book fair is today. All teachers: please stop by anytime to make your wish lists for your classroom libraries. Hot chocolate and cookies are being served!
  • Reminder from Mrs. Ducassoux: brass students performing the concert fanfare should report to the band room for a brief practice.
  • The Book Fair is coming up next week! All students will visit the book fair with their English or Reading classes one day next week. You can also shop at the book fair during TA, Phoenix Time, and lunch (after you eat).
  • The Kindness Club will meet on Tuesday, December 10th in room 134 from 2:30 – 3:30. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you haven’t attended before. We need your help in planning for our upcoming events and working on our Kindness Tree! Any questions? See Ms.Schaefer, Ms. Zeller or Ms. Katcher.
  • Attention staff and students! The Kindness Club is working with the Arlington Police Department for their “Fill the Cruiser” campaign! We’ll be collecting toys now through December 11th. Please bring NEW and UNWRAPPED toys (newborn – 17) to the decorated bin located in the main office. Help spread kindness and cheer to children in the community this holiday season! Any questions? Please see Ms. Schaefer, Ms. Zeller or Ms. Katcher.
  • The time has come to start ordering your yearbook! For a limited time, yearbooks will be sold for $35. Go to and search for our school, “Dorothy Hamm” or use the QR code on the flyers that are hung around the school building.
  • Attention 7th and 8th graders. Have you signed up to participate in the FIRST Dorothy Hamm Science Fair yet? Our Science Fair will take place at our school on Thursday January 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. We are excited to see what you did for Science Project. Don’t hesitate and sign up right away.