Tonight during the varsity game vs NMCC please remember to help keep our students, visitors, and parents safe during the game. Students should remain seated with an adult unless walking to the concession stand or bathroom and remember the grass area is not for playing. Thank you for your help.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about the Middle School Open House tomorrow, Tuesday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. This is for all 5th graders entering 6th grade next year. Students and parents will meet in the Middle School Cafeteria. The 5th grade class with the best attendance at Open House will receive a treat the next week.
Central Elementary fifth grade parents - just a reminder to return band forms as soon as possible if your child is interested in playing in band next year!
Central Elementary- Middle School will host an Open House for 5th graders entering 6th grade in the 2021-2022 school year on Tuesday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. Families need to meet in the Middle School Cafeteria, and will have a chance to get any questions about Middle School answered. The 5th grade class that has the most students attend Open House will receive a treat the following week.
Central Elementary- Thursday, April 22nd will be the LAST day of Bearcat Buddies for the remainder of the school year.
Central Elementary- Dexter Public Schools has decided to transition to masks being optional for students and staff beginning Thursday, April 22nd.
Central Elementary- Everything is fine at school. The fire alarms were going off this morning. Therefore, the building was evacuated and the fire department responded as a precaution. All students are safe remaining outside until we can get the alarms turned off.
Central Elementary- The deadline to order pictures from the 5th grade dance is Saturday, April 17th. Pictures can be ordered directly from the website by clicking on the 5th-grade dance album https://theeyeshaveitphotography.pixieset.com/ .
Central Elementary- 4th Quarter progress reports were sent home with students today. Please look over these reports with your child.
Central Elementary- Just a reminder that school dismisses at 11:00 a.m. today, Thursday, April 1st.
Central Elementary- There will be NO Bearcat Buddies on Thursday, April 1st, due to the early dismissal of 11:00 a.m. that day. Bearcat Buddies will resume on Wednesday, April 7th.
Central Elementary- School dismisses at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 1st. Please make early after school arrangements for your child. Also, there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, April 2nd and Monday, April 5th. School will be back in session on Tuesday, April 6th!!
Central Elementary- Spring picture day is scheduled for Friday, March 19th. Only students that order pictures will receive them. The online order code for picture day is 57558XF.
Central Elementary- Don’t forget all students are dismissed at 11:00 today. There is NO Bearcat Buddies today.
Central Elementary- Students will be dismissed from school at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, March 11th. There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, March 12th.
Central Elementary- Today is the LAST day to order class composite pictures for the 2020-2021 school year. Ordering information: http://inter-state.com/order Use order code: 56729T
Central Elementary- We are aware there has been some difficulty with the Virtual Reading Breakout tonight. The problems will be addressed and students will be allowed to take Chromebooks home again tomorrow night.
Central Elementary- Students will visit the book fair with their homeroom class either Wednesday or Thursday of this week. Book Fair Schedule: Wednesday- Williams, Scott, Lintz, Rinehart, Averett, Warren, Mick, Stogsdill, Whitehead, Mayberry, Clark, and Muzny. Thursday- Pixley, Allen, Lovins, Lummukka, Harris, Terry, Mize, Miller, Templemire, Waddle, Nichols, Hilfiker.
Central Elementary- Students are asked to participate in the Dr. Seuss Digital Breakout tonight for reading week. The activities can be found in the students Google Classroom. Any student that completes at least 2 of the 4 breakouts, and returns the answer page/survey by Thursday, March 4th will be entered into a drawing.
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddy tutoring begins Monday, March 1st. If your child has been invited and is signed up to attend, please make arrangements for them to picked up by 4:00 each Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, beginning tomorrow.
Central Elementary- Dr. Seuss Scholastic reading week is Monday, March 1st- Friday, March 5th. Many Color Monday- Wear Colorful clothes Terrific Hat Tuesday- Wear a Hat Cat Day Wednesday- Dress like a Cat in the Hat or wear red and white Thing One and Thing Two Thursday- Wear red and blue Fox in Socks Friday- Wear crazy socks
Central Elementary- The Central Elementary online Scholastic Book Fair starts today and will run through March 9th. Support our school and shop the link below. Students will also have a chance to shop in person at the book fair on March 3rd and 4th. www.scholastic.com/bf/centralelementaryschool113
Central Elementary- Valentine’s party has been moved to Friday, February 26th. No Valentine boxes need to be made, students have decorated bags in art.
Central Elementary - We have learned that Inter-State has extended the deadline for ordering class composite photos. You now have until Wednesday, March 10 to order. https://inter-state.com/flyerentry/56729TQ.
Central Elementary - Today is the LAST day to order class composite photos! These are the class group pictures that used to be sold with your child's fall picture package; they are now being sold individually. Orders must be completed by TONIGHT at 11:59pm! Ordering information here: http://inter-state.com/order Use order code: 56729T
Central Elementary- There is NO School on Monday, February 15th or Tuesday, February 16th, due to President's Day. We will see students back on Wednesday!!
Central Elementary- Your student will be bringing home their Chromebook every night this week, due to the forecast of inclement weather. IF school is dismissed due to weather, you child will need to complete the work assigned on their Google Classroom or the AMI pages sent home. Please make sure your child brings their Chromebook back to school with them each day.
Central Elementary- This week we are participating in Kindness Week. Students are encouraged to participate in our Kindness dress-up days. Monday- Wear PJ's (Dreaming of Kindness) Tuesday- Wear Tie-Dye or Neon (Peace, Love, & Kindness) Wednesday- Wear Workout attire or Kind words shirt (Stretch out the Kindness) Thursday- Wear Bearcat or Sports Attire (Nothing Beats Kindness) Friday- Wear Pink or Red (Powered by Kindness)
Central Elementary- Tomorrow we are celebrating Superbowl Friday. Students can wear their favorite football team shirt and/or colors.
Central Elementary - Class composite photos are now available to order! These are the class group pictures that used to be sold with your child's fall picture package; they are now being sold individually. These are only available until February 17! Ordering information here: http://inter-state.com/order Use order code: 56729T
Central Elementary- 3rd Quarter Progress reports were sent home with students today. Please take time to look over these with your child!!
Central Elementary- All students will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, January 29th. We will be serving lunch before dismissal.
Central Elementary- Tomorrow is the last day of the Boon Park Dollar Drive. The winning class in each grade level will receive an ice cream party and one day free pool pass.
Central Elementary- Don't forget the Boon Park Project Dollar Drive ends on Friday, January 22nd. Let's work together to collect money to help put an all-inclusive play area for the children in our community. The class in each grade level that collects the most money will receive an ice cream party and a one-day to the swimming pool.
Central Elementary- Remember there is NO School tomorrow, Monday, January 18th!
Central Elementary- There is NO School on Monday, January 18th.
Central Elementary- 2nd quarter report cards were sent home with students today.
Central Elementary- Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 5th.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about our Holiday dress up schedule for this week: Monday- Wear white Tuesday- Wear red/green Wednesday- Wear Holiday Hat Thursday- Wear Ugly Christmas Sweater Friday- Wear PJ's
Central Elementary- The canned food drive has been extended thru Monday, December 14th.
Central Elementary fifth grade parents - The video from last week's DARE graduation ceremony has been posted on our website, as well as photo galleries from the event. You can find everything here: https://www.dexter.k12.mo.us/article/359300?org=central-elementary
Central Elementary- Don't forget to complete the Family Math Adventure and return it to Central Elementary by Thursday, November 5th. All students returning the survey on the back of the adventure will be entered into a drawing for great prizes.
Central Elementary- Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd is an AMI day. Students will NOT attend school in person. Chromebooks were sent home with students today and they are expected to complete the assigned work, and return it on Wednesday, November 4th.
Central Elementary- Please send $3 with your student by tomorrow to cover the items for the Fall Party. Fall Party will be held Friday, October 30th. Students are allowed to wear costumes to school.
Central Elementary- Fall Party will be held on October 30th. Students may wear costumes to school that day. We are asking each student to bring $3 to cover the cost of snacks/candy for the party. Parents/guardians will NOT be allowed to attend the party or send items.
Central Elementary- Information regarding the end of 1st Quarter and Parent/Teacher conferences was sent home with students today. Report cards will be sent home with your student on Wednesday, October 21st.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about our Homecoming dress up days this week. Monday- PJ day Tuesday- Western day Wednesday- Mismatch day Thursday- Hawaiian day Friday- Bearcat day
Central Elementary- Don't forget Picture Day is tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th!!
Central Elementary- NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 7th for Labor Day. We will see you on Tuesday!
Central Elementary- Tomorrow is the last day to order PTO shirts. Please send money and form with your child to school.
Central Families- Football season is starting. Your child will be bringing home a memo with student game expectations either tonight or tomorrow. This letter has also been linked below. Please refer to the letter for more details. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ouoW4t0zOJWqbFq4YG86JWUKIhayfRegBa3PEGsYEZM/edit?usp=sharing
Central Elementary Picture Day is 09/09/2020, mark your calendar! Ordering online is easy, visit inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/50391WF
School supply lists for the 2020-21 school year are now available under the Parent Resources tab. Click here: https://www.dexter.k12.mo.us/o/central-elementary/page/school-supply-lists--254
Summer school registration opens today (Friday, May 29) and is open through next Wednesday, June 3. Click the following link to register your child for summer school: https://tinyurl.com/ycuohczf
Dexter Public Schools will hold summer school beginning July 6 and ending July 30. Please click this link for important information about this year's summer school program: https://5il.co/gsar
Last call to come and pick up student items from Central Elementary! After 12:30pm today items will be thrown away due to lack of storage space.
Central Elementary fifth graders interested in joining band next year - please fill out the band registration form, here: https://forms.gle/BAjoByntictkWNZt9. Other band information can be found here: https://www.dexter.k12.mo.us/o/central-elementary/page/band-information--4
Central Elementary parents, our printable activity packets are available to download here on our website. These are NOT required activities and do not need to be returned to school. Find them here: https://www.dexter.k12.mo.us/o/central-elementary/page/printable-activity-packets
Central Elementary parents- Paper copies of enrichment activities can be picked up at any of the Meals on Buses locations on Monday, April 6th. These can be picked up instead of mailing them out. The activities packet is for April 6th-April 24th and does not need to be returned to school.
With the Wellness Break being extended to April 24th, Central and Southwest Elementary Schools would like to share some online, learning opportunities for your child to engage in at home. Here are the Links to resources: Southwest and Central. If you can not access online resources a small packet of materials can be mailed to you by calling 573-614-1000, extension 1608 and leave your child’s name, grade and address.
Meals on Buses update: Beginning Wed. March 25, pickup at the Dexter Aquatic Center is moving to the Calvary Baptist Church, 205 S. Cora St, from 11:00-11:30. A NEW pickup location has been added at the UAW Hall, 405 S. Park Ln (across from the baseball field) from 11:30-12:00.
Dexter R-XI School District Closure Communication and Meal Service Information - https://5il.co/dvl0
Central Elementary- No school tomorrow, Friday, March 13th. We will return to school on Monday, March 16th!
Central Elementary- Tomorrow, Thursday March 12th is the last day to order yearbooks.
Central Elementary parents - reminder that yearbook orders need to be turned in tomorrow. You may send the order form back with payment or you may order online by going to www.inter-state.com/yearbook and entering this code: 43482R.
Central Elementary- Report cards were sent home today, along with summer school letters. Please send them back signed tomorrow!!
Central Elementary- Elephants, Tigers, and Books... Oh My...Book Fair is this week!! Monday- Into the jungle, wear green. Tuesday- Tiger Tuesday, wear orange/black Wednesday- Wild about Books, wear wild/mismatched clothes. Thursday- Bananas for Books, wear banana yellow or monkey brown. Friday- Bearcats in the Jungle, wear Red/Black
Central Elementary- Family Reading Night and Book Fair is tonight from 5:30-7:00 at Central!
Central Elementary- Don’t forget our Family Reading Night and Book Fair is Thursday, January 23rd from 5:30-7:00. Can’t wait to see everyone there!!
Central Elementary- We are helping support our Bearcats winter homecoming this week with dress up days. Tuesday-Wear PJ's Wednesday-Wear Red, White, & Blue Thursday-Wear safari attire, camo, or animal print Friday- Wear Black
Central Elementary- Just a reminder that there will be NO Bearcat Buddies for this week. Bearcat Buddies will resume on Monday, January 13th.
Central Elementary- There will be NO BEARCAT BUDDIES from Monday, December 16th until Thursday, January 9th. Bearcat Buddies will resume on Monday, January 13th.
Central Elementary 4th grade parents- Your child's OLSAT-8 score report was sent home today in their red folder.
Central Elementary- We are still collecting cans and non-perishable food items for Stuff a Bus until Wednesday, Dec. 18th. Any class that collects at least 100 cans will wear PJ's to school on Friday, December 20th. Also, the winning class will receive a donut party.
Central Elementary- There will be NO school on Wednesday, November 27th- Friday, November 29th. Happy Thanksgiving from Central Elementary faculty and staff!!
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddies is cancelled for Monday, November 25th. It will resume on Monday, December 2nd.
Central Elementary- Stuff a Truck, canned food drive, begins on Monday, November 25th. It will run through Wednesday, December 18th. The homeroom class bringing the most cans will be rewarded with a donut party.
Central Elementary- Mid quarter reports were sent home with your student today, Wednesday, November 20th. Please make sure to check your child's red folder tonight for this report.
Central Elementary- PTO shirt order forms and money must be turned in by Thursday, November 21st.
Central Elementary- All students will be attending the Veteran's Day program at 9:30 tomorrow morning. Please have students wear red, white, and blue clothes, if possible.
Central Elementary- Family Math Night is tomorrow, Thursday, November 7th from 5:30-7:00. Come BUILD stronger math skills with your student.
Central Elementary- Reminder Family Math Night RSVP's are due tomorrow, Monday, November 4th. Please respond with the number of family members planning to attend the event.
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddies will be cancelled tomorrow, Thursday, October 31st. Bearcat Buddies will resume on Monday, November 4th.
Central Elementary- Red Ribbon Week Dress-Up Days! Monday, Oct. 28th-Wear Red, Tuesday, Oct. 29th-Crazy Socks, Wednesday, Oct. 30th-Pajama Day, Thursday, Oct 31st-HALLOWEEN Costume (no-masks), Friday, Nov. 1st-Bearcat Colors
Central Elementary- NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Friday, October 25th. Classes will resume on Monday, October 28th.
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddies is cancelled on Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th.
Central Elementary- School will be dismissed at 12:30 on Thursday, October 24th and NO school on Friday, October 25th. Parent teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, October 24th from 1:30-7:00, no appointments needed.
Central Elementary- Trunk or treat candy is still being collected until October 29th at 3:00. The class that collects the most candy will be rewarded. Trunk or treat is on Thursday, October 31st from 5:00-7:00 at Dexter High School.
Central Elementary students are participating in the Kids Heart Challenge in PE through the end of October! See the News section for links and a QR code to register online!
Central Elementary- 5th grade students will "CRUSH" out bullies tomorrow, Thursday, October 17th. Crush sodas can be purchased for $1 during the 5th grade lunch shift. Proceeds will be donated to the Boon Park Project.
Central Elementary- 4th grade students will "CRUSH" out bullies tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16th. Crush sodas can be purchased for $1 during the 4th grade lunch shift. Proceeds will be donated to the Boon Park Project.
Central Elementary- 3rd grade students will "CRUSH" out bullies tomorrow, Tuesday, October 15th. Crush sodas can be purchased for $1 during the 3rd grade lunch shift. Proceeds will be donated to the Boon Park Project.
Central Elementary- 4th and 5th grade students will be bringing home their 2019 MAP Test student reports today. Please make sure to check your child's red folder tonight for these scores.
Central Elementary- Trunk or treat candy collection is going on from now until October 29th at 3:00. The class that collects the most ounces of candy will be rewarded. Trunk or treat is on Thursday, October 31st from 5:00-7:00 at Dexter High School.
Central Elementary- Picture retakes are scheduled for Tuesday, October 15th. Picture forms can be picked up on the homework table.
Central Elementary- Homecoming spirit week starts tomorrow. Monday- Safari day, wear camo or animal print. Tuesday- Wild West, wear western attire. Wednesday- wacky Wednesday, wear mismatched clothes. Thursday- Twin day, match a friend. Friday- Bearcat attire.
Central Elementary- Mid-quarter grade reports were sent home with students today.
Central Elementary- Just a reminder....Grandparents Night is tomorrow, Monday, September 9th from 6:00-7:00. We hope to see all students and their grandparents there!!
Central Elementary- Grandparent's Night is Monday, September 9th from 6:00-7:00. All Central students are invited to bring their grandparents to meet the teachers and tour the building. Please make plans to attend!
Central Elementary- PTO shirt order form and money is due by Friday, September 6th.
Central Elementary- Reminder there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Monday, September 2nd. School will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Central Elementary- There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 2nd. School will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Central Elementary- Reminder....Central Open House is Monday, August 26th from 5:30-7:30. Students and parents are invited to attend. Come meet the teachers and bring your school supplies.
School supply lists for the 2019-2020 school year are now posted under Parent Resources. Click Menu, then Parent Resources to find them!
Central Elementary- Remember 5th grade clap-out is today at 2:45. 5th grade parents are welcome to attend.
Central Elementary Talent Show Friday 5/10/19 The start time will be close to 1:20
Central Elementary- Today was the last day of Bearcat Buddies. It is done for remainder of the year.
Central Elementary- Tomorrow is the last day to bring money for the Relay for Life Tape the Principal fundraiser. Every $1 purchases one strip of tape to be used on Thursday to tape Mrs. Miller to the wall!!
Fifth grade parents - reminder that our first band instrument show is today from 4:00-6:00 in the cafeteria. Students joining band should drop in with your parents today or at Thursday's show to find out more about the instrument rental process.
Fifth grade parents - please return your child's band enrollment letter as soon as possible!
Central Elementary- There will be NO Bearcat Buddies on Wednesday, March 20th. It will resume on Thursday, March 21st.
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddies will be cancelled on Wednesday, March 20th.
Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your yearbook orders! You may return the form that was sent home with your order and payment, or order online at http://www.inter-state.com/yearbook using this code: 31942J
Fifth grade parents - reminder that the last day to order pictures from the dance is TOMORROW - Thursday, Feb. 28. Click this link to order: https://theeyeshaveitphotography.pixieset.com/
REMINDER- Central Elementary Songmakers have practice today after school from 3:00-4:15.
5th Grade Dance Pictures are ready. The last day to order is Thursday, Feb. 28. The website is https://theeyeshaveitphotography.pixieset.com/
Central scholastic meet students will begin taking their test at 8:30 in the morning. Stoddard County Scholastic meet awards will begin at 3:30 in the BEC.
Central Elementary- Bearcat Buddies is cancelled tomorrow, February 14th.
5th Grade Parent Student Dance Tuesday, February 12 6:00-8:00 Central Gym
Central Elementary- The Boone Park Inclusive Playground dollar drive begins Monday. The classroom in each grade that raises the most money will receive a free pass to the Dexter Pool.
Central Elementary- Mid-term grade reports will be sent home on Friday, February 1st!!!
Central Elementary- Don’t forget tomorrow is T-Rex day. Wear your favorite T-shirt!!
Central Elementary- Family Reading Night and Book Fair tomorrow, Thursday January 24th from 5:30-7:00. Parent information, family activities, and PRIZES!!! Hope to see you there!
The Dexter Bearcat varsity basketball team will be giving away and signing their 2018-2019 player trading cards at the January 15th game with Puxico. Players will sign cards before the JV game until halftime.
You may now view classroom lesson plans by clicking Menu, then Teacher Lesson Plans.
Central- No Bearcat Buddies Thursday, January 3rd or any day next week. Bearcat Buddies will resume on Monday, January 14th.
Central's "Stuff a Bus" canned food drive was a huge success! We collected 6,217 cans of food for the mission! THANK YOU to all of our parents and students who supported our Stuff a Bus campaign!