Friday, December 1, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Iaana B., Holly A. Come to the office for your pencil
  2. Happy Birthday December 3rd to Alex K., Jonathan L., Jaiden M., Keagan M., Come to the office for your pencil
  3. Last chance for Popcorn. We will pick the money envelope up after 8:30. Please make sure the slip is filled out correctly!
  4. The WordMasters Meet 1 results are in. Top scorers for 5th grade: 3rd place (tie)- Morgan A., Jayden M., Keagan M., Katherine B., Grace D., 2nd place (tie)- Fabian J., Jaiden M., Julian I., and in 1st place- Ava F.! For 6th grade: 3rd place (tie)- Ariadna G., Gio G., Ian N., 2nd place (tie)- Evan D., Mabel N., and in 1st place- Madeline V.! CONGRATULATIONS to ALL students who competed in our first meet!
  5. Penny War Update! 5th grade is still in the lead with $-32.15, while 6th grade is behind with $-104.87. Today is your last day to donate. Teachers, please turn in your envelopes to Mrs. Maike by the end of the day today. :)
  6. Holiday Jingles start Monday! For $0.25, you can purchase mini candy canes for a classmate or teacher! The money donated goes to a family in need this holiday season!
  7. Minecraft Club - For our meetings next week, remember to bring in a small item to recreate as a scale model.

Monday, December 4, 2017
  1. Dyer Dance Club will be starting this month! We will meet most Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15. If you are interested, please grab a permission slip hanging outside of Miss Kirschling's room (231) or Mrs. Miskell's room (208). Please bring the signed permission slip back before our first meeting on Wednesday, December 13.
  2. Holiday Jingles start today! Go to Room 233 during homeroom if you wish to purchase a mini candy cane.
  3. Nice work Ms. Trawitzke's class who raised over $170 in the Penny Wars! :)
  4. If you were a September Student of the Month, please come to the office for a certificate.
  5. ZIP LINE / ON TARGET Our Dyer Design Squad challenge this month will be to design and build a carrier that will carry a Ping-Pong ball from the top of a zip line string to the bottom in four seconds (or less!). Then we will try to hit a target with our Ping-Pong ball. December 18th 3:30 - 5:30 Registration due December 15th
  6. Minecraft Club - Diamond group meets today after school until 4:30. Be sure to bring your item for your scale model.
  7. Outdoor Skills Club - Club members who have been chosen for the the Learn to Hunt program are reminded that they must show up for both Tuesday's and Thursday's meeting from 3:10-5:30 this week in order to hunt on Saturday. Please bring a water and a snack to the meeting tomorrow. All other club members are reminded to pick up a permission slip for next Tuesday's meeting at the school forest where you will be learning how to butcher venison. Students will take part in skinning, cutting, grinding, and packaging of meat. Permission slips are now available.
  8. 5th grade band PRACTICE LOGS are due TOMORROW.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Tauren E., Come to the office for your pencil
  2. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be starting December 13. Please return your signed permission slips before the first meeting.
  3. Holiday Jingles will be coming to YOU today! If you wish to purchase a jingle, a Student Council member will be stopping by each homeroom this afternoon. Please make sure you know which homeroom the person you are buying the jingle for is in.
  4. 6th grade Student Council members- We need someone to work Holiday Jingles on Thursday, if you are able to, please see Mrs. Maike! :)
  5. Congratulations to the November students of the month. Madison R., Dakota T., Emma H., Cole C., Ian N., Adisyn B., Cayden D., Ellie M., Kayla W., Ashley I., Isaac T., Maryella L., Macie P., Danika B., Evan D. Please come to the office for a pizza lunch today. These students have been chosen by their homeroom teacher as Student of the Month. These students have done an exemplary job of demonstrating the guiding principles of Dyer of being respectful, responsible, engaged, honest and kind and are examples of the Dyer commitment to maintain a positive environment where all students can learn and grow academically, emotionally, and socially.
  6. If you have a birthday, don't forget to come to the office for a birthday pencil.
  7. Ryan B. to the office please.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  1. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be starting December 13. Please return your signed permission slips before the first meeting.
  2. WordMasters meet today! Come see how you did at MEET #1 and get the new word list for MEET #2. See you in Rm. 224.
  3. What career are you thinking about? Mrs Donegan wants YOU to keep exploring new and different careers. Every once in a while she will put information about a career in the announcements for you to learn about. Let her know if you want more information about a career! Surveying Technicians measure and map the earth’s surface using survey equipment. They record measurements using notes and drawings. They place stakes, rods, and ribbons on the ground to show property lines.

  4. Holiday Jingles- Student Council members will be coming around during homeroom today.
  5. Christopher N. from Mrs. Heck's room to the office please.
  6. Anna R. from Mrs. Boldt's room and Aaron R. from Mrs. Mangold's room to the office please.
  7. Minecraft Club - Obsidian group, be sure to bring your items for your scale model creation to club tomorrow!
  8. Choir Students: if you do not have something else you need to do during homeroom, you are welcome to come to the music room during homeroom today for a little extra practice before our concert.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Mikhael M., Ashley G. Come to the office for your pencil
  2. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be starting December 13. Please return your signed permission slips before the first meeting.
  3. Tomorrow is the last day to purchase holiday jingles!
  4. The United States flag is at Half-Staff Thursday, December 7th in Honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On this day in 1941, the United States was attacked by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Hawaii.
  5. Minecraft Club - Obsidian group meets today after school until 4:30. Be sure to bring your item for your scale model.
  6. Matthew W. & Grace W. to the office please. Keegan J. to the office please.

Friday, December 8, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Emmerson L, Come to the office for your pencil
  2. Happy Birthday December 10th to Marco L., Michael D., Marella L., Aubrey D., Come to the office for your pencil
  3. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be starting December 13. Please return your signed permission slips before the first meeting.
  4. Yearbook Club meets this coming Monday!
  5. Today is the last day to purchase holiday jingles!
  6. Ella K. to the office please.

Monday, December 11, 2017
  1. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be starting this Wednesday. Please return your signed permission slips before the first meeting.
  2. Happy Birthday to Kaiya M., Anna R. Come to the office for your pencil.
  3. Yearbook Club meets today!
  4. Testing will be beginning today for some students. Passing time for all students will need to be a zero noise level in the hallway until 9:45 a.m. After 9:45 a.m. you may use a one noise level during passing time.
  5. Scrapbook Club meets tomorrow until 4:30.
  6. Safety Patrol- the weather is much colder now and you need to dress for it. We work everyday and it's only going to get colder.
  7. Minecraft Club - Diamond group meets today after school until 4:30.
  8. Craft Club needs medium to large size pinecones for Wednesday. Also any crafter who didn't finish their Xmas village house will find it in the corner of the display case. Please finish it and return it to the display case.
  9. With the fresh snow on the ground, this is a reminder that students need to have boots and snow pants to play in the snow.
  10. 5th Grade Band needs CHROMEBOOKS today.
  11. If you come in and take a breakfast, please eat the food that you take. We have students that have been throwing a lot of food out. Please don't be wasteful.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
  1. Reminder: Dyer Dance Club will be meeting tomorrow at 3:15. Please arrange for a ride to pick you up at 4:15.
  2. Happy Birthday to Ian C., Makayla M., Nicole T. Come to the office for your pencil.
  3. Scrapbook Club meets today, make sure you've arranged for a ride at 4:30.
  4. Postcard Club will meet today after school till 4:30pm
  5. Outdoor Skills Club - Today's meeting at the School Forest is Canceled. No deer were harvested by students or adults this weekend. Students who intended on participating this evening need to stop in the office during lunch today to call your parents and notify them of the change in schedule. Please do not forget to stop in the office and call your parents. If a deer is harvested in the future we may reschedule this meeting.
  6. Student Council- Meeting Thursday until 4:15.
  7. If you come in and take a breakfast, please eat the food that you take. We have students that have been throwing a lot of food out. Please don't be wasteful.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  1. No WordMasters today. See you next Wednesday!
  2. 6th Grade Band needs CHROMEBOOKS today.
  3. This Friday is the deadline for the registration for Design Squad! Get ZIPPY or you'll miss the zip line!
  4. Student Council- Meeting tomorrow until 4:15
  5. Library - Overdue Books. Please return your overdue books. I notice that we have a large number of overdue books. So, Mrs. Dunbar is pleading with all students to return books. Thanks.
  6. The Dyer Dance Club has been canceled for this year. There will be no dance on Wednesday afternoons.
  7. If you come in and take a breakfast, please eat the food that you take. We have students that have been throwing a lot of food out. Please don't be wasteful.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Jesus L. Come to the office for your pencil
  2. Minecraft Club - Obsidian group meets today after school until 4:30.
  3. Student Council- Meeting until 4:15 today
  4. There will be students testing this morning in room 203. Students are reminded that there is a zero noise level in the halls until 9:45 and after 9:45 please keep noise level to zero or one.
  5. Nathan V, Grace H & Sophia D. to the office please.
  6. Shine Club meets until 4:45 today.

Friday, December 15, 2017
  1. There is NO Orchestra Lunch Practice Today! Please remember to bring your COAT to lunch! -Mrs. Gorden
  2. This is a reminder to all students that after school the rules still do apply and there is still no running, yelling, screaming allowed in the halls. Some of the behavior observed last night between 3:10 and 3:15 was not consistent with the Dyer Way and the behavior Dyer students should be exhibiting.
  3. Girl Scout troop 9344's meeting and Christmas Caroling has been cancelled for today.

Monday, December 18, 2017
  1. 5th grade band and all lessons are cancelled for today.
  2. Minecraft Club - Diamond group meets today after school until 4:30

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Kathryn B., Destiney K. Come to the office for your pencil.
  2. If you love to play Math 24 and you are interested in playing this year, there will be an informational meeting today at recess, 5th grade 11:05 and 6th grade 12:05. Room 238
  3. If you come in and take a breakfast, please eat the food that you take. We have students that have been throwing a lot of food out. Please don't be wasteful.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Dylan S. Come to the office for your pencil.
  2. WordMasters meet today! See you in room 224. No Chromebooks needed.
  3. If you come in and take a breakfast, please eat the food that you take. We have students that have been throwing a lot of food out. Please don't be wasteful.

Thursday, December 21, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Matthew B., Rex L. Come to the office for your pencil.
  2. CAREER IDEA! Actuaries decide how likely things such as loss of property and disability are to occur, as well as the costs of these things. They figure out retirement income for people. They design insurance policies and retirement plans and some may even testify in court as experts.
  3. Minecraft Club - Obsidian group meets today after school until 4:30
  4. Heaven G. to the office please
  5. 5th Grade Band- Many of you have not turned in you 2nd practice log which was due on TUESDAY. Please turn in ASAP! Check Skyward for missing work if you're not sure if you turned it in.

Friday, December 22, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Sawyer S.
  2. Happy Birthday on December 24th to Caden H., Belem L.,
  3. Happy Birthday on December 26th to Zakariah A.,
  4. Happy Birthday on December 27th to Nathan A., Daphnie E., Kaleb W., Konner Y., Alan D., Noelle E., Joy H.
  5. Happy Birthday on December 28th to Kendall K.,
  6. Happy Birthday on December 31st to Jennifer S., Annabelle W., Nolan W.,
  7. All students with birthdays listed may come to the office for your pencil.
  8. Craft Club members should take your village houses and skiers out of the display case and take them home.
  9. Thursday Guided study students please come to the office for your chrome book.
  10. Navaeha D to the office please.