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Principal’s Message

Greetings Dumbarton Wildcats!

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  We are excited to begin the year focused on learning, loving, and leading.  Our mission statement is… At Dumbarton Elementary School, we believe in ourselves, our school, and our community.  We will reach our full potential by learning, loving, and leading together.

Our school motto is Leaders Love Learning …Let’s Make It Happen!  Our motto is linked to our three focus areas this year: Family Engagement, Leadership, and Literacy. We love to teach your children and it is our goal that your children will always love to learn, as we partner together to nurture this in every child. Also, our students will continue to practice the 7 Habits of Happy Kids:

  1. Be Proactive (You’re In Charge)
  2. Begin With the End In Mind (Have a Plan)
  3. Put First Things First (Work First, Then Play)
  4. Think Win-Win (Everyone Can Win)
  5. Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood (Listen Before You Talk)
  6. Synergize (Together Is Better)
  7. Sharpen the Saw (Balance Feels Best)

We would love for you to join our PTA and to support our events and activities throughout the year. If you ever have questions or concerns, feel free to contact your child’s teacher, a PTA board member, or me. Also, remember to ask your children about how they are leading and learning every day at Dumbarton! We look forward to having a magnificent year!

Sincerely,

Deia Champ, Principal

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