Due to a rainy forecast the field trips this week have been rescheduled for next week. Monday, November 2 will be Kindergarten and Wednesday, November 4 will be First and Second grade.
Central Elementary- We will have an early dismissal tomorrow, Thursday, October 22nd @ 11:00, due to Parent/Teacher conferences. Also, there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 23rd. Students will return to school on Monday, October 26th.
The Class 3 District 1 Volleyball Tournament will be held on October 26-27 at Dexter. Click on the link to view the bracket. https://5il.co/m3xw
Reminder: You must have a ticket to enter any SCAA high school volleyball game on the road. Tickets are not required at the BEC.
Communications update from Superintendent, Amy James. See two-page letter in NEWS.
Exciting Announcement!! Free Meals!! The USDA has announced they will extend the summer foods program into the fall to provide a free breakfast, lunch, and snack to all students through the month of December or until there is no longer funding for the federal program. If the funding changes, we will provide this information to families as quickly as possible. We have been told this program will be retroactive to September 1st. Any charges will be credited to your students lunch account and any payments made will be credited for future use on a lunch balance. The free meal does not include any ala carte items. They will continue to be available at the high school for cash purchase only. We are so happy to implement this program beginning with free meals on Tuesday, September 8th and introducing snacks on Monday, September 14th.
Girls tennis has been cancelled for today. We will try again tomorrow.
The tennis match that was rescheduled for today has now been cancelled due to rain. We will try again tomorrow as we take on the Charleston Bluejays. Match will begin at 4:00.
The HS Volleyball game for tomorrow night against Arcadia Valley has been postponed until September 30.
The Girls Tennis match that was cancelled on Friday against Poplar Bluff will be played today at home beginning at 3:30. Good luck to Coach Boles and her team!
The tennis match scheduled for today has been cancelled due to rain. We will keep you updated when this match will be rescheduled.
Football Friday Update Football Friday is back! We kick off the season tomorrow night beginning at 7:00 as we travel to Scott City. Scott City administration has informed us that there will be plenty of room for lawn chairs should anyone want more space for seating. Normal seating will also be available. We encourage everyone to wear a mask when you are not able to practice social distancing. Additionally, Scott City has asked that we use the concession stand on our side of the field. Good luck to our team and coaches! We are fired up to have Football Friday back! Go Bearcats!!
Middle School Fall Sports Announcement August 17 MS Football will begin at the football field from 3:30-5:30 pm. MS Cross Country will begin in front of MS from 7:00-8:00 am. August 24 MS Girls Basketball will begin in the MS Gym after school. Please make sure all students have completed our online sports and activity waiver, enrolled in Privit, and have a physical on file. Link to waiver- https://forms.gle/4tcYxaFcBMqCoq286 Link to Privit- https://dexterbearcats.e-ppe.com/index.jspa
MS Cheer Tryouts will be held after school on August 25-27. The clinic will be on Tuesday/Wednesday(8/25-26) and the tryout will be on Thursday(8/27). If interested in trying out, please email the coach, Heather Tice, at firstname.lastname@example.org. All students will need to have a physical and be enrolled on Privit---https://dexterbearcats.e-ppe.com/index.jspa Thank you.
Last week, an email was sent out regarding a Sports and Activity waiver. If you completed the waiver, please disregard. If not, please follow the directions below. Please use the link below to complete our online sports and activity waiver. This form is required by our insurance company and must be completed prior to August 9 for any student(grades 7-12) participating in extracurricular events for the 2020-21 school year. This includes band, choir, and athletics. This only take a minute to fill out. If you filled one out for summer activities, you will need to complete another for the 2020-21 school year. Thank you for your help. https://forms.gle/4tcYxaFcBMqCoq286
School Registration for 20-21 is now open. Go to NEWS for information and links!
Weightlifting Schedule from June 22-July 30. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday HS Football-- 6 am, 7 am, 8 am MS Football-- 9 am All other HS and MS sports-10 am, 11 am, 4 pm Dead Period--August 1-9 HS Fall Sports first practice--August 10 MS Fall Sports first practice--August 17 Go Bearcats!
Central Parents and Students- The official last day of school is today. We miss you all and wish you a great summer. If we have not spoken to parents about retention then you know your child has been promoted to the next grade level. Since we did not take grades during 4th quarter report cards will not be issued. We wish you the best summer ever! Mrs. Duncan and Mrs. Miller
Central Elementary- Last chance to pick up student items, yearbook, and to return library books is tomorrow, Friday, May 15th from 10:30-12:30. Any items not picked up by tomorrow at 12:30 will be disposed of due to lack of storage.
Central Elementary- Remember Tonight from 5:00-7:00 is your first chance to pick up student items and return library books. Please post your child’s name and grade in your passenger windshield to speed up the pick-up process.
Central Elementary- Don't forget about the student item pick-up and library book drop-off times this week. Everyone needs to stay in their vehicle and pull up to the top circle at Central. Tuesday, May 12th 5-7 Thursday, May 14th 5-7 Friday, May 15th 10:30-12:30
Central Elementary- LIBRARY BOOK CONTEST!!! Students returning all of their library books during any of the pick-up times, will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Pick-up times: Tuesday, May 12th 5:00-7:00 Thursday, May 14th 5:00-7:00 Friday, May 15th 10:30-12:30
Central Elementary- Student items can be picked up at Central during any of the following times: Tuesday, May 12 5:00-7:00 Thursday, May 14 5:00-7:00 Friday, May 15 10:30-12:30 Yearbooks (if ordered) will be included with the student items.
A front-door school bus evacuation drill will be held on Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11 in the BEC Rear Parking Lot. The drill will be conducted during the morning drop-off. All students who ride a Dexter R-XI school bus will participate in the emergency drill.
There was a fire alarm pulled this morning before school at the TS Hill MS. There was NO fire and everything is back to normal school day.
Health Resource Fair, December 12, 2019 from 3 - 6 pm in the Dexter High School Gymnasium.
Central Elementary- Don’t forget to wear Red, White, and Blue for the Veteran’s Program today!!
Central Elementary- Jump Rope for Heart forms and money must be turned in by tomorrow, Thursday, October 31st.
Veteran's Day Ceremony, Friday, November 8th at 9:30 a.m. in BEC.
October 31 5-7 pm DHS will host Trunk or Treat/ Haunted High School.. Students pre-school - 5th grade are welcome to come trick or treat.
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
No school, Friday, October 25
First quarter progress reports go home Wednesday, September 25th.
Remember, you can still order prints of your student's portrait taken at school registration. The url's for each building are on the NEWS page of the District website or under the District tab for Parent Resources.
View the district presentation of tentative plans for building remodeling/additions to be completed over the summer upon voters passing the bond issue for the April election. The PowerPoint file and PDF versions are available for download in the Documents folder.