Monday, October 2, 2017
  1. Today is House Color Day! Don't forget tomorrow is pajama day! :) No slippers allowed.
  2. Happy Birthday to Macey G., Brendan H.
  3. Peer Tutors will have training on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd from 8:15 - 11:30 in the library. You are excused from class, but will need to make up any work you missed. Pizza lunch will be provided for those interested.
  4. Are you interested in computer technology? Techno Dragons is a place where Dyer students can work with 3D printing, coding, game design, movie making and robotics. We will meet on selected Wednesdays in room 115 from 3:10-4:30. The first meeting date has been changed to October 25th. Space is limited. Permission slips are available outside room 115 (Mrs. Thompson's room).
  5. POPCORN Friday!! 50 cents a bag. You order, we deliver!
  6. Outdoor Skills Club - Club members are reminded to pick up a permission slip for Thursday's trip to the school forest. We will be taking a hike to gather nuts and weed worms for the winter. All permission slips are due back in on Wednesday.
  7. Elliana E to the office please.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  1. Tomorrow is Team/Sports Day!
  2. Peer tutor training is today at 8:15 in the library.
  3. Techno Dragons: Once you have returned your permission slip to Mrs. Thompson you will receive an invite to join the Techno Dragons' Google Classroom. Once the limit of students has been reached, there will not be an invite sent. You can check to see if you have been invited by checking your Classroom page or your email.
  4. Don't forget your money for popcorn on Friday.
  5. Outdoor Skills Club - Club members are reminded to pick up a permission slip for Thursday's trip to the school forest. We will be taking a hike to gather nuts and weed worms for the winter. All permission slips are due back in Tomorrow.
  6. PEER HELPERS who are not in choir, do not have an academic commitment or MAP testing makeups will meet in Mrs. Hoesly's room today during HR. We will continue our Red Ribbon Week work.
  7. Our Nation is heartbroken. We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in Sunday night's horrible tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, October 6, 2017. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this second day of October, in the year of our Lord two thousand seventeen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
    DONALD J. TRUMP
  8. There is still time to sign up for Burlington Boys Jr. Demons Basketball Club for the 2017/2018 Winter Basketball Leagues going October thru March 2018. The Jr. Demon Club is for future BHS students. Forms are available in the office or from Mr. Cook.


Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  1. Tomorrow is Flannel Day!
  2. Happy Birthday to Genevieve H., Emilie A., Joshua N.
  3. Popcorn Friday!
  4. The President of the United States has ordered flags to fly at half-staff,October 2, 2017through sunsetOctober 6, 2017, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017.
  5. There are still spots left in Techno Dragons. Please return your permission slip (73 slips have been taken already!) Check your email or Google Classroom page to find out if I have received your form or not. If you see an invite from Techno Dragons, you are in the club!
  6. Outdoor Skills Club - Members are reminded that all permission slips for tomorrow's outing to the school forest are due back into Mr. Tonn by lunch time today. Please make sure that you have arranged for a ride home from the school forest tomorrow at 5:15. If your parents have questions as how to get to the forest they should call or email Mr. Tonn. Club members are reminded to dress appropriately for the outing, no open toed shoes, pants would be wise. Club members are also encouraged to bring a paper or plastic shopping bag to store collected items.


Thursday, October 5, 2017
  1. Tomorrow is Black and Orange Day!
  2. POPCORN Friday. 50 Cents
  3. The President of the United States has ordered flags to fly at half-staff,October 2, 2017through sunsetOctober 6, 2017, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017.
  4. Girl Scout Troop 9344 meets tomorrow after school until 4:30 in Mrs. Thompson's room.
  5. There is NO Peer Helper meeting today. We will meet during homeroom next Tuesday and Thursday.
  6. MinecraftClub - Student rosters for the Dyer Minecraft Club have been finalized. Students who made the club will be given a letter of assignment by their homeroom teachers today. This letter informs students of the day of the week they will be participating in the club and the first meeting to attend. First meetings will begin next week on Monday, October 9th for the first group and Thursday, October 12th for the second group, after school until 4:30. Please arrange rides home if you are participating in the club. If you did not make the Minecraft Club roster this semester, your name has been added to a list of alternates in the event that spaces in the club become available. Thank you to all who have shown interest! If there are any questions, please contact club advisor, Mr. Rossmiller.
  7. Antoine S. to the office please.
  8. Outdoor Skills Club - Club members who turned in permission slips to attend today's trip to the school forest should meet in the art room immediately after dismissal today. We would like to take attendance and leave promptly by 3:15. Pick up will be at the school forest at 5:15.


Friday, October 6, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Maria G., Richard C
  2. Last chance to order your popcorn.
  3. The President of the United States has ordered flags to fly at half-staff,October 2, 2017through sunsetOctober 6, 2017, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017.
  4. Troop 9344 meets tonight in Mrs. Thompson's room until 4:30.
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj6IZQT5c3w
  6. Minecraft Club - Students who are participating in Minecraft Club should have received a letter of assignment from their homeroom teachers indicating the days they are participating in the club. Our first meetings take place next week, Monday, October 9th for the first group, and Thursday, October 12th for the second group. Please be sure to have arrangements to be picked up promptly at 4:30. Students with questions should see Mr. Rossmiller. Thank you!
  7. Kaylee K. to the office please.

Monday, October 9, 2017
  1. Student Council- Meeting this Thursday until 4:15
  2. Photo retake day is on Wednesday. If you want your photo retaken, just bring your photo package with you when your class is called.
  3. Minecraft Club - Group 1 is meeting tonight immediately after school until 4:30. We will meet in the compass lab. Be sure to have arranged a ride home. Group 2 will be meeting this Thursday until 4:30 in the compass lab as well. Any questions, please see Mr. Rossmiller.


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  1. Student Council-Meeting Thursday until 4:15
  2. Happy Birthday to Daniel G.,
  3. Photo retake day is TOMORROW. If you want your photo retaken, just bring your photo package with you when your class is called.
  4. The winner of the spirit trophy for last week's spirit week is Mrs. Kwiatkowski's class! Congratulations! Please send a student council rep to pick up your trophy from Mrs. Maike!
  5. Ava H. to the office please.
  6. Shine Club will meet this Thursday.
  7. Outdoor Skills Club - members are reminded that we will be having a guest speaker and demonstrator here on Thursday discussing all things waterfowl hunting. Club members should arrange for a ride home from school at 4:30. Club members will learn about all the equipment used by duck and goose hunters: decoys, boats, blinds, calls, and retriever dogs.
  8. There are still a few spots left in Techno Dragons. Permission slips have been made available again outside of room 115. Please return them by Friday. Our first meeting is Wednesday, October 25th.


Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  1. Craft Club meets today after school in the art room until 4:30 p.m.
  2. Student Council meets tomorrow until 4:15
  3. Happy Birthday to Kayla W., Ian W., Addison I. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  4. PHOTO RETAKE DAY IS TODAY. LISTEN FOR YOUR CLASS TO BE CALLED TO ROOM 203.
  5. Shine Club will meet this Thursday.
  6. Jack S. to the office please
  7. Outdoor Skills Club - members are reminded that we will be having a guest speaker and demonstrator here tomorrow after school to discuss all things waterfowl hunting. Club members should arrange for a ride home from school at 4:30. Club members will see and learn about all the equipment used by duck and goose hunters: decoys, boats, blinds, calls, and retriever dogs. Club members should dress appropriately to handle sitting outside for an hour.
  8. Minecraft Club - Group 2 will be meeting tomorrow after school until 4:30. If you are in Thursday's group, be sure to arrange a ride home. If you cannot make Thursday's meeting, be sure to contact Mr. Rossmiller or the main office.
  9. Jack S. to the office please.
  10. Friday October 13th is the last day to register for the Marshmallow Blaster.
  11. Emilie A. to the office please.
  12. Library Guidelines for Homeroom1. Please remind students to bring everything that they will need with them. We will not be sending the kids back to class for missing supplies.

2. Students should only bring chrome books to the library to work on school assignments. We have had many students coming to play games, which causes many distractions.

3. All students will be required to stay in the library during the entire homeroom time, UNLESS they are coming in only to check out or return a book.

4. Homeroom time in the library is meant to be a silent study/work time. A student will be asked to return to class if they are being disruptive.



Thursday, October 12, 2017
  1. Student Council meeting today until 4:15.
  2. Happy Birthday to Makayla M., Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  3. Shine Club meets today until 4:45. You do not need your chromebooks - a cart of iPads will be available instead. You may want to bring your own headphones or earbuds.
  4. Outdoor Skills Club - members who are attending today's meeting should report to the art room at 3:10. We will then head out side to the parking lot where we will be listening to an avid waterfowl hunting discuss and demonstrate waterfowl hunting and the equipment used. Please come dressed appropriately to handle being outside for the event.
  5. Girl Scout troop 9344 will have a Halloween party tomorrow in Mrs. Thompson's class. Don't forget your costume and the treat you are bringing to share. You may drop these off to Mrs. Thompson's room before school in the morning.
  6. There are still a few spots left in Techno Dragons. Permission slips have been made available again outside of room 115. Please return them by Friday. Our first meeting is Wednesday, October 25th.
  7. Peer Helpers who do not have band, orchestra or an academic commitment during homeroom today, please join Mrs. Hoesly
  8. Minecraft Club - Group 2 meets today after school until 4:30 in the Compass Lab. Be sure to have arranged transportation home. Students do not need their chromebooks so please do not bring them.
  9. Library Guidelines for Homeroom
    1. Please remind students to bring everything that they will need with them. We will not be sending the kids back to class for missing supplies.
2. Students should only bring chrome books to the library to work on school assignments. We have had many students coming to play games, which causes many distractions.
3. All students will be required to stay in the library during the entire homeroom time, UNLESS they are coming in only to check out or return a book.
4. Homeroom time in the library is meant to be a silent study/work time. A student will be asked to return to class if they are being disruptive.
5. Polo Shirt forms and money are due! Please remember to turn them into Mrs. Ivkovich, Mr. Guzman or Mrs. Gorden!



Friday, October 13, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jenna G., Faith D., Rain L. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  2. Happy Birthday on Sunday to Mckenna F. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  3. Girl Scout troop 9344 meets today until 4:30. Mrs. Thompson will be back for the meeting today.
  4. There is NO 5th Grade Orchestra today at 2:35. Lessons are normal!
  5. The Governor of Wisconsin has ordered flags to fly at half-staff, tomorrow10/14/2017, as a mark of respect for the
    Firefighters of this State Who Have Given Their Lives in the Line of Duty.
  6. Minecraft Club- Diamond Group (Mondays) will be meeting again on this Monday, October 16th until 4:30. Be sure to arrange a ride home.

Monday, October 16, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Eavy C., Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  2. Student Council- Remember your t-shirt order form is due October 25th!
  3. Minecraft Club - The Diamond Group will be meeting after school today until 4:30 in the Compass Lab. Be sure you have a ride home at 4:30.
  4. Outdoor Skills Club - Our meeting that was originally scheduled for tomorrow after school is going to be postponed until Mr. Tonn is feeling better. Please keep checking the white board for up dates. Students who have had hunters safety have the opportunity to sign up for a youth pheasant hunting program run by the Burlington Conservation Club. Interested students should stop and take a flyer home to their parents.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Brandon L. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  2. Scrapbook Club meets today until 5pm.
  3. Halloween Bash-This Friday is out Halloween Bash from 6-8pm. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a chance to win a prize, enter a pumpkin in our carving contest and be ready to have a spooktacular time dancing and playing games. All costumes MUST be school appropriate, no weapons of any sort. Snacks and drinks will be available at the concession stand and it will cost $1.00 to attend, Permission slips are NOT required. I am still looking for parent cvolunteers, please have your parents email me at ccooper@basd.k12.wi.us.
  4. 5th Grade Band is CANCELLED today.
  5. All band lessons are cancelled today. They will be rescheduled!!
  6. NO ORCHESTRA LESSONS TODAY OR ORCHESTRA AT HOMEROOM TIME.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  1. Craft Club meets today after school in the art room until 4:30 p.m.
  2. Band/Choir/Orchestra polo order forms are due with payment by FRIDAY. Extra forms are available across from the orchestra room.
  3. There is NO Techno Dragons today. Our first meeting is next week.
  4. WordMasters starts today! If you received a letter from Mrs. Wallace at lunch last week, you are invited to be on the team. We will meet in Room 224 (Mrs. Hoesly's room) at lunch recess: 5th grade-11:00, 6th grade- 11:30.
  5. Happy Birthday to Shaun H., Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  6. Halloween Bash-This Friday is out Halloween Bash from 6-8pm. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a chance to win a prize, enter a pumpkin in our carving contest and be ready to have a spooktacular time dancing and playing games. All costumes MUST be school appropriate, no weapons of any sort. Snacks and drinks will be available at the concession stand and it will cost $1.00 to attend, Permission slips are NOT required. I am still looking for parent cvolunteers, please have your parents email me at ccooper@basd.k12.wi.us.
  7. Outdoor Skills Club - Permission slips will be available in homeroom for the re-scheduled trip to the school forest next Tuesday, to discuss and demonstrate several survival skills like fire and shelter building.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
  1. Band/Choir/Orchestra polo order forms are due with payment tomorrow. Extra forms are available across from the orchestra room.
  2. Halloween Bash THIS Friday from 6-8pm. Don't forget to enter a pumpkin in our carving contest. Bring your pumpkin with you on Friday night to be entered in the contest.
  3. The following students should report to room 203, Mrs. Hoesly with their chromebook at 8:45 a.m. Mrs. Kwiatkowski's homeroom: Baily H., Abigail B., Grace D., Grace W. Mrs. Olson's homeroom: Cailyn R. Mrs. Wiley Deal's homeroom: Kate M., Antoine S., Emilie A., Hunter T., Vincent V., Lucas C.,
  4. Outdoor Skills Club - Permission slips are available from the club's white board for the re-scheduled trip to the school forest next Tuesday, to discuss and demonstrate several survival skills like fire and shelter building. Please take yours home today. All permission slips are due back on Monday.
  5. Minecraft Club - Obsidian Group meets today after school until 4:30 in the Compass Lab. Be sure to have arranged a ride home.
  6. Reminder that phones should be put away during morning line-up. If you need to contact a parent at that time, let a supervisor know.
  7. Recess - Students should not bring any food or drinks out to recess. Students need to be dismissed before going outside.


Friday, October 20, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday on October 21st to Cole C.,
  2. Happy Birthday on October 22nd to Elysia E. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  3. YEARBOOK CLUB meets this Monday, October 23rd in Mrs. Hoesley's room until 4:00.
  4. Halloween Bash from 6-8pm tonight! Make sure your costume is school appropriate and don't forget to being your pumpkin for the carving contest.
  5. Reminder that phones should be put away during morning line-up. If you need to contact a parent at that time, let a supervisor know.
  6. Recess - Students should not bring any food or drinks out to recess. Students need to be dismissed before going outside.
  7. Outdoor Skills Club - Permission slips are still available from the club's white board for the re-scheduled trip to the school forest next Tuesday, to discuss and demonstrate several survival skills like fire and shelter building. Today is the last day to get a permission slip. All permission slips are due back on Monday.


Monday, October 23, 2017
  1. Yearbook Club meets today in Rm. 203.
  2. Today we kick off Red Ribbon Week! It is a week to acknowledge the importance of saying NO to Alcohol and Other Drugs. Today was "Wear Red Day" to kick things off. Tomorrow is "Stay Bright, Stay Away from Drugs" - wear neon or bright colors!
  3. There is no Minecraft Club today or this Thursday
  4. Outdoor Skills Club - All permission slips are due into Mr. Tonn today, for tomorrow's outing to the school forest. Students who plan on attending tomorrow are reminded to dress appropriately, pants and a jacket and suggested. Please remind your parents that pick up will be at the school forest at 5:15.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  1. Techno Dragons meets tomorrow until 4:30. Bring your Chromebook!
  2. Happy Birthday to Angel G., Dane H., Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  3. Student Council- Tomorrow is your last day to turn in T-shirt order forms!
  4. Today's Red Ribbon Week day is "Stay Bright, Stay Away from Alcohol and Drugs"... Research shows that when adolescents use alcohol and other drugs it affects the parts of the brain responsible for learning and memory as well as decision making and impulse control. Tomorrow is "Hat's Off to Healthy Living".
  5. Outdoor Skills Club - Unfortunately, today's outing is canceled due to the inclement weather. Please stop in the office during your lunch or recess time today to call your parents and notify them of the change. We will try to re-schedule this event sometime in the future.



Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  1. Craft Club meets today after school in the art room until 4:30 p.m.
  2. Techno Dragons meets today until 4:30. Bring your Chromebook.
  3. WordMasters will meet in Room 224 again at lunch recess: 5th grade-11:00, 6th grade- 11:30. Please bring your Chromebooks!
  4. Happy Birthday to Aaron R., Owen D.,
  5. Happy Birthday October 26th to Sydnee S.,
  6. Happy Birthday October 27th to Drew L., Johnny A., Kaden H. Kyra H.,
  7. Happy Birthday October 29th to Lily N.,
  8. Student Council- Today is the final day to turn in T-shirt order forms!
  9. Veteran's Day Celebration - Click Here
  10. Come to the office to get your birthday pencils.
  11. Today's Red Ribbon Week day is "Hats Off to Healthy Living". As you go throughout your day, think about the healthy choices you are making (food choices, exercise/activity choices) - having a good balance leads to healthier life styles. Take Pride in a healthier you! NEXT MONDAY IS "BACK AWAY FROM DRUGS" - wear things backwards.
  12. any 6th grade choir students interested in learning the dance for "I Saw Three Ships" need to fill out the application on Google Forms by the end of the day.
  13. Kyra H to the office please. Kaden H. to the office please.
  14. Girls Basketball has been canceled today after school. Please make arrangements to go home after school.
  15. 6TH GRADE BAND STUDENTS: Bring your chromebooks to lessons AND band today!

Monday, October 30, 2017
  1. Happy Birthday to Mackenzie B., Connor B. Julian I. Come to the office to get your birthday pencil.
  2. Just a reminder that there is no Postcard Club meeting tomorrow.
  3. HONOR OUR VETERANS - Invite a Veteran to our celebration (Forms are in the main office)
    or donate a breakfast item (parent can call the main office).
  4. Today's Red Ribbon Week day is "Back Away From Drugs". Think about how you can say "NO" in a firm, confident way if someone offers you alcohol, cigarettes or other drugs. Make a promise to your friends that you will stick together in saying No. Tomorrow is "Don't Match With Drugs" - wear mismatched clothing.
  5. Popcorn corn Friday. Please keep your order to no more than 4 bags per person.
  6. Minecraft Club - Diamond Group meets today after school until 4:30


Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  1. Peer Helpers who can join us for lunch/recess to create Veteran's Gifts please come to Mrs. Hoesly's Room during your lunch/recess time
  2. Peer Helpers who do not have Choir or an academic commitment during Homeroom please come to Mrs. Hoesly's room to work on Veteran's Gifts.
  3. Today's Red Ribbon Week day is "Don't Match With Drugs". Talk with your parents and friends and make a list of the fun things you can do with friends. Make another list of healthy ways to relax when you feel stressed.
  4. Popcorn Friday! 50cents a bag.
  5. Outdoor Skills Club - We will be having a meeting here next Tuesday after school from 3:10-4:30 to discuss the trapping of fur-bearers. Students will get the opportunity to see traps, lures, furs, and other trapping related equipment. Outdoor Skills Club apparel is now on sale. Students are welcomed to take an apparel flyer from the white board home to their parents. All orders are made on line.