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Articles from December 2016

Dollar General Surprised Table Mound With a $50,000 Literacy Award!

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!


2nd Grade Gingerbread Day

December 9, 2016 was the day for gingerbread! Families joined students in 2nd Grade to decorate gingerbread. Look at all the fun!

Author Kurt Wagner Visits Table Mound School!

Author Kurt Wagner and his wife visited Table Mound School on December 2, 2016, to read his book, The Mouse Who Stirred At Christmas. Mr. Wagner also shared the process of writing, illustrating, and publishing with students.


5th Grade Health: Yoga for Stress Relief

With the guidance of fitness expert Pam Connolly, TM 5th Grade students practiced yoga techniques which have been found to relieve stress. These students are learning about stress in health classes.


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Student Artwork Featured in Digital Fringe

The October edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!

View the Elementary School Gallery

View the Middle and High School Gallery

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 Drapeau’s “4 Seasons” Artwork Wins APH Insights 2016 Exhibition!

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.


Table Mound Open House and Family Picnic

Table Mound School held an open house on September 26, 2016 for students and teachers to share the exciting learning that is happening in classrooms. The open house was followed by the PTC Family Picnic. Fun was had by all!

PTC Fundraiser Kickoff

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?