Items for Sale

DCS Spirit Wear
DCS Spirit Wear

Chair:
(none)
When:
Winter: Jan - Mar

High quality t-shirts, hoodys and sweatshirts with our school logo and colors. DCS Spirit Wear is available for sale in the Fall and arrives in time for holiday delivery and the Olders' Outdoor Camp, and again each Spring. Join us in showing your school spirit and love of our community by wearing your DCS Wear!

Memory Book
Memory Book

Chair:
(none)
When:
End of May - Mid June

The DCS Memories book is a yearly publication created from photos submitted throughout the year. Take photos of our students in the general classroom, as well as at class parties, Friday Specials, and Learning Journeys; then submit them to our Smug Mug site as soon as you can. Printing the Memory Books takes a few weeks and we aim to distribute them by mid-June so don't leave submitting photos to the last day, week, or month!

Supplies

DCS School Supply List
DCS School Supply List

Chair:
When:
Aug / Sep of School Year

2019-20 class supply lists (PDF)

Enrichment

PTSA Enrichment Programs
PTSA Enrichment Programs

Chair:
(none)

This link takes you to the Carl Sandburg & DCS after-school enrichment program page.

Friday Specials
Friday Specials

Chair:
(none)
When:
See our Calendar

Friday Specials are a key component of the Enrichment Program, with parent-led activities involving multi-age groups. Three to five week sessions are planned throughout the school year, and several activity options are available at each session. Some examples of past Friday Specials include: building and racing CO2 cars, performing plays, experiencing the music and culture of The Beatles, cartooning, healthy cooking, "Read to Feed", and running club.

Events

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
(none)
When:
Beginning of May

A week of spoiling our wonderful teachers at Sandburg & DCS! Each day of the week will have a different focus and has included things like providing lunch, providing breakfast, bring flowers, bring homemade cards and thank-you notes.
Keep an eye out for what is planned this year!
Family Retreat
Family Retreat

Chair:
(none)
When:
Usually early June

An annual weekend event for DCS Community members and siblings usually held in May or June at Camp Indianola. Structured and non-structured activities usually include crafts, campfire sing-a-long, open space for outdoor play, and skits. Space is limited so sign up early!

Summer Picnic
Summer Picnic

Chair:
(none)
When:
Usually in August

Picnic in the park. This is usually in a potluck style, providing an opportunity for new and current families to meet and reconnect during the summer.
Swim Party
Swim Party

Chair:
(none)
When:
Usually in August

Free swim for all DCS families at Peter Kirk Pool during the summer break.
Fall Event
Fall Event

Chair:
(none)
When:
Usually in October

An afternoon event for DCS families, usually held on a weekend day. In recent years, this event has been focused on students signing up to perform a song, skit, play an instrument, or almost anything else they come up with; either on their own or in a group.

Community Relations

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout the year

Programs to get students and families involved with volunteer services in our community. Examples are volunteering at Food Lifeline, and making sandwiches for persons who are homeless.

Fundraising

Fundraising Ideas
Fundraising Ideas

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year round

Easy ways for DCS to receive money. This link takes you to the DCS LWSD Fundraising page that lists ways to raise money for the school.