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EARLY RELEASE--January 10, 2018

Douglas School District will be releasing at 12:30 today (January 10) due to anticipated hazardous weather conditions. Forecasts are predicting snow, strong winds, and slippery conditions. Please drive safely.
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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.
http://www.smart-words.org/tongue-twisters.html
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