Mr. Mark Flowers and many Dollar General representatives came to Table Mound School to read to students and to present a $50,000 Literacy Award. It was a wonderful surprise! Thank you, Dollar General!
The October edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!
This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.
Reece, a student at Table Mound, was recently awarded first place in the 1st-3rd grade category of the American Printing House for the Blind’s APH Insights 2016 art exhibition. Reece created an artwork featuring trees in each season of the year. He and his family traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to receive the award which included a blue ribbon and $100.
The Dubuque Community School District will join school districts across the Midwest in celebrating the third-annual Midwest Menu event on Thursday, Oct. 6. Over 7,000 students in Dubuque and over 500,000 throughout the region will join in the event, which celebrates healthy, regional, and sustainable school meals.
This school year is now in full swing — and it all started with day one. Check out this year’s first day of school video:
At this kickoff, several teachers and Principal Hull volunteered to play one of the games being sold through the fundraiser, a jelly bean tasting game. Flavors included marshmallow, toothpaste, grass, rotten eggs, sour milk, and more. Can you tell from the expressions whether they chose a good-tasting jelly bean or one that was not as pleasant tasting?