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It's time to start thinking about a new school year!

Please see the events on this site and our FaceBook page for important dates coming up.

If you are having trouble accessing Parent Portal, please contact your child's building office (secretaries are back now). Because this provides access to confidential personal information, you may be required to present identification and get log in codes in person. This is only to protect your children and family information.
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Student Supply Lists are ready!

Click on the Parent tab at the top of this page or on the title of this notice to see the supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year.

First day of school for students is August 28! There is still lots of summer to enjoy!
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2016-2017 Calendar

The Douglas School Board has approved the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. Thank you for your support of our Patriot students! (click on the heading to open the document)
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Literacy Tips for the Family!

K-2 Tip:
Practice Rhyming: No matter where you might be, you can pick an object (single syllable best to start with) and ask
your child to produce words that rhyme with that object.
Example: Car- far, jar, bar.

3-5 Tips:
We all know that our lives and schedules get very busy, therefore, if you are finding it difficult to read with your
child daily, here are a few suggestions:
Your child may read to a sibling, read to a stuffed animal, or read to a pet.
Tongue twisters offer children a chance to engage in word play. Word play can stimulate students’ curiosity about language
and help improve reading and vocabulary development. Below is a website with some examples of tongue twisters that you can practice reading at home with your child in order to engage in fun word learning.
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