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 March 22, 2015
DES News
From the PTO Co-Presidents
Tiger Cub Roundup - Thursday, April 2
School Council Elections - Thursday, March 26 - April 3
Donate to the Eco Sneakers Program
Volunteers of the Month
Dunwoody High School Experiment Day
DHS Softball Camp
Dunwoody High School Kids Cheerleading Camp
Calendar At a Glance
This Week
Thursday, March 26 - 9 Week Progress Report
Friday, March 27- STEM Day
Friday, March 27- DES Spirit Day

Next Week
Tuesday, March 31 - Class Pictures
Wednesday, April 1, 12:30-2:30pm - PTO Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 2 - Kindergarten Roundup
Friday, April 3 - Cultural Arts Program
Friday, April 3 - DES Spirit Day


From the PTO Co-Presidents

Thank you to the PTO members that came out to our brief PTO meeting on Thursday. The Nominating Committee announced the slate for our 2015-2016 Executive Committee. The nominees are as follows:


PTO Co-President: Megan Cann

VP of Ways and Means: Lisa Seigle

VP of Communications: Lauren Middlebrooks

VP of Programs: Jennifer Boettcher

VP of Academic Affairs: Lisa Gurin

Secretary: Leslie Hamlin

Financial Secretary: Kim Rivera


After our PTO meeting we had a wonderful Family Dinner Night and Math/Science Expo! Thank you to our Family Events Committee, Amanda Becker and Jordon Winters, for coordinating the event. Students and parents also enjoyed the many math and science stations set-up and run by Georgia Perimeter College. Thank you to all of the families that came out and enjoyed a night with family and friends.


Our Scholastic Book Fair last week was extremely successful. Many thanks to our Book Fair chairs, Jennifer Seitz and Katie Frame, who organized this wonderful event. We also want to acknowledge the many volunteers, who spent their valuable free time helping our parents, teachers, and students shop. You are all wonderful and we thank you!


Thank you!

Amanda Rountree and Jennifer Fenmore

Upcoming Events



Do you have a Rising Kindergartener coming to

Dunwoody Elementary next Year?


Join us for Tiger Cub Roundup on April 2nd!


Click here for more information.

Get Involved

 School Council Elections


The election process for new members of School Council will begin March 26th with a call for nominations. Nomination forms will be sent home in the TIP folder and posted on the DES Website. Nominations will be due Friday, April 3rd. 

You may nominate yourself if you would like. Bios of the nominees will be posted online and in the main office when we return from Spring Break the week of April 13th. Elections will be held on Thursday, April 23rd (Evening of the Arts).


There are four (4) parent positions open with two year terms. 

Donate to the Eco Sneakers Program


Time to clean out those closets and donate any unwanted rubber bottom shoes to Girls on the Run! The shoes will be donated to the Eco Sneakers program. We will be collecting shoes until April 24. There will be a collection box at the front of the school, or you can drop items off at Ms. Young's kindergarten class (Rm 1329). 

Thank you for supporting GOTR and Eco Sneakers!


Volunteers of the Month 


Congratulations to Laurie Nichols!  She won the February Volunteer of the Month Raffle and received a gift basket from Sprouts!  In order to be eligible for the raffle next month, volunteer at school (or do school volunteer work at home) for at least 2 hours and log those hours by the end of March.


Congratulations to Sushma Barakota!  She logged the most hours for the months of January and February (50!) and gets to use the reserved/ specially marked parking space for the entire month of March!  If you are the one to log the most hours in the month of March, the parking space will be yours in April!


It's easy to log your hours in order to be considered for next month's Volunteers of the Month prizes!! Simply go to the Dunwoody Elementary PTOwebsite and follow the "Log Volunteer Hours" link.


Dunwoody High School Experiment Day


Saturday, March 28, the DHS National Honor Society is hosting an Experiment day, from 11am- 2pm at Dunwoody High School. It is a great opportunity for kids to learn more about science in a fun way! There will be demonstrations in many fields of science to encourage kids to further their interest in the sciences. 


Click here to learn more and register for Experiment Day.

Dunwoody High School Softball Camp


When: June 8 - 11 (Monday - Thursday) 

Where: Dunwoody High School Softball Field and Gym 

Hours: 9:00am - 1:00pm (bring a sack lunch) 

Price: $125 (limited to 70 players) 

Age Groups: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12

Click here for more details.

Click here to sign up.

Dunwoody High School Kids Cheerleading Camp


Monday, July 13 - Thursday, July 16

8:30 am - 1:00 pm


For Elementary and Middle School Age Students


Located in the DHS Gymnasium
5035 Vermack Road,
Dunwoody, Georgia  30338


Learn Cheers, Chants, Jumps, Dances and Stunts taught by the DHS Varsity Football Cheerleaders.  

Complimentary T-shirt!

Bring a sack lunch and a drink.


$130.00 early registration by April 15; $150.00 after April 15


Questions:  Call Gayle Hard, Varsity Football Cheerleading Coach, (770) 392-9537, or email


Mail registration form with check payable to Dunwoody Cheerleading to:

Libba Morris, 4729 Ashford Club Drive, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

Tiger Talk Information

How to Send an Announcement Using Tiger Talk


Tiger Talk is the weekly e-newsletter of the Dunwoody Elementary School PTO. Every Sunday, we publish information that is pertinent to the students and parents of DES. 


The submission deadline for each issue is 10pm on Tuesday.


All announcements must be brief and sent in writing as an email to Announcements will run for two weeks prior to the event or as applicable. If you have any questions about Tiger Talk, please contact the editors at

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