I hope you and
your family had a fantastic summer. As we are beginning a new school
year, here is some information you may find helpful.
Lunch money will be collected daily. You may pay for the
week or for the entire month. Please place payment in an envelope
labeled with your child’s name and grade, and my name. Once your
child is given his/her lunch id number, I ask that you write this on
the envelope as well as it helps the cafeteria manager credit your
This year I am requesting $5.00 from each student to be used
for art activities, motivational incentives, and math manipulatives
throughout the year. If you pay with a check, please make it out to
Dozier Elementary. Due to accounting procedures we ask that you
please make separate checks for lunch and school supplies.
your child may need to ride home in a different way than usual,
please send a note with your child. Please date and
sign any notes sent so as to prevent any problems.
your child is absent, I will need a note stating the reason for the
absence or a doctor’s excuse. The check out slip you fill out in the
office is not considered an excuse. You will need to send a note or
excuse with your child for me to be able to mark it as an EXCUSED
absence. If you don't send a note it comes up as UNEXCUSED on your
child's report card. Please remember to do this.
If your child is
absent and you would like to pick up his/her homework for the day,
please call the school several hours in advance. This will
allow me time to collect materials.
Test papers will be sent
home weekly in the large yellow envelopes, along with other
important papers. Please sign and date the front of the envelope,
and return the test papers and other papers, if needed, in the
I am looking
forward to working with your child. Should you have any questions or
concerns, please feel free to call me at school at 937-6915, or at
home at 937-4529. You may also email me at