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Week of 11.12.18

Hello Brave Community!
Happy Monday Evening! Thanksgiving Break is right around the corner! With that in mind, I want to wish each family represented by our student body a restful and blessed holiday.School will resume on Monday, November 26, 2018.We will be refreshed and prepared to provide each of our BRAVE students an amazing teaching and learning experience here at DFT!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw! We teach our students the importance of having balance.We encourage them to take care of themselves by eating right, exercising and getting enough sleep.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “integrity”.It is a noun that means to be honest and have strong principles.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.Thanks for your participation!
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Week of 11.5.18

Hello Brave Community!
Happy Monday Evening! We are quickly approaching our Thanksgiving Break.There are only nine school days left (Yes, I am counting down!) before we all get some much needed time for rest and rejuvenation. In the meantime, we will continue to engage each of our BRAVE students in an amazing teaching and learning experience here at DFT!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 6: Synergize! We teach our students the value of working together with others.We provide opportunities for teamwork among students because we know that they can get more done when working with a group than working alone.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “adapt”.It is a verb that means to become used to a change.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.Thanks for your partici…

Week of 10.29.18

Hello Brave Community!
Happy Monday Evening! How about this weather!After over a week of rain and flooding in some areas, we now have the most amazing weather.I hope that you take the opportunity to enjoy it.We will make sure that each of our BRAVE students get a well-deserved break from the amazing teaching and learning classroom environment to enjoy the weather during their school day with their friends!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 6: Synergize! We teach our students the value of working together with others.We provide opportunities for teamwork among students because we know that they can get more done with a group than working alone.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “creativity”.It is a noun that means the ability to make something new.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intenti…

Week of 10/22/18

Hello Brave Community!
Happy Monday Evening! We ended last week on a high note.Our amazing PTA partnered with Chuy’s, Chicken Express and Impact Family Chiropractic to provide our teachers and staff lunch.The spread at the luncheon was delicious!We are very appreciative of their thoughtfulness. We also appreciate the parents who donated dessert!On Friday, we were extra excited about coming to work at DFT.We were excited about the amazing teaching and learning experience that we provide for each of our BRAVE students, as well as the tasty lunch that was provided for us!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood! We teach our students to listen to others and to try to understand the views and feelings of others, even if they are different from their own.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “fascinating”.It is an adjective that means ex…

Week of 10/15/18

Hello Brave Community!
Happy Monday! The weather has taken a pretty interesting turn.It has gone from warm and sunny to cold and wet outdoors.Please require that your child dress in warm clothing and wear a coat/jacket when the weather deems it necessary. Dressing appropriately is one way to help keep them healthy so that they can attend school. We love seeing their faces each day and want to ensure that each of our BRAVE students is present to engage in the amazing teaching and learning experience that is being provided for them!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 4: Think Win-Win! We teach our students how to think of others when problem solving.Our goal is to arrive at solutions that benefit everyone involved.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “dependable”.It is an adjective that means trustworthy and reliable.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student…

Week of 10/8/18

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Happy Monday! Today is parent-teacher conference day.I hope that all of our parents and guardians make time to visit with their child’s teacher (even if by phone) to discuss student achievement and the amazing teaching and learning experience that is being provided for each of our BRAVE students!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 4: Think Win-Win! We teach our students how to think of others when problem solving.Our goal is to arrive at solutions that benefit everyone involved.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “HEROIC”.It is an adjective that means very brave.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.Thanks for your participation!
Bond Information Meeting: Our PTA has elected to have a meeting at our campus to learn more about the RRISD B…

Week of 10/1/18

Hello Brave Community! Happy Monday! It is October, which means that the school year is in full swing.We are rocking and rolling in our classrooms.There is evidence in our hallways and around our beautiful building of the exceptional teaching and learning experience that our amazing teachers are providing for all of our BRAVE students! As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the week this week is Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind! We teach and model for our students how to plan ahead and set goals.We emphasize the importance of being prepared.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “Grace”.It is a noun that means unmerited favor/kindness that has not been earned.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.Thanks for your participation!
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