October 28, 2010 Dear Parents, Halloween Parade-Our annual Halloween Parade will be Friday, October 29th, starting from the Elementary Building at 1:50. Just a reminder, no weapons (or look alike weapons) are allowed to be used with your costume. This includes toy guns, knives, etc. Town students will be dismissed from the elementary building after the parade, and the parents may pick up bus students, providing a note is sent to the teacher stating your intentions. Pudding Pop Day-Wednesday, November 10th everyone will be offered a pudding pop for 25 cents. Your student may pay at the office before Thursday if they would like a pudding pop. Inclement Weather Broadcasts-Announcements about the closing of school because of weather or other emergencies will be made on the radio and television stations listed below. When weather is inclement, parents should listen to the news broadcast. Please discuss an alternative plan with your child for unexpected late starts and early dismissals. AM Radio: KXEL 1540, KWLO 1330, & WMT 600 FM Radio: KOKZ 105.9, KFMW 108, WMT 96.5 T.V.: KGAN 2, KWWL 7, Local Cable Online: kwwl.com, kgan.com, kcrg.com This is the time of year that you will need to start thinking about winter coats, snow boots and snow pants. Please make sure to mark each of these clearly with your childâ€™s name. D-G Elementary Conferences-Conference times and dates will be sent home on Monday, November 1st. On Thursday, November 18th & Friday, November 19th we will have a 12:10 dismissal. Conferences will be held from 3:00-8:00 on Thursday and 2:00-6:00 on Friday. Thanksgiving Break-Wednesday, November 25th 2:25 Dismissal for town students & 2:32 Dismissal for bus students. No School on November 25th & 26th. FYI-The doors at D-G Elementary will not be unlocked until 7:30 a.m. daily. Please plan accordingly. PLEASE, PLEASE make all checks to the school to Union Community School District (UCSD).