Information on a free parent training on Transition Services To Help With Life After Graduation from NICIL and Equip for Equality.
Parent response rates to the 5Essentials Survey. Keep up the good work, parents! We need a minimum of 20% per building participation. We utilize your responses in our School and District Improvement planning. Mrs. Empen also sets principal goals utilizing the data. Dixon High School: 14% Jefferson School: 23% Madison School: 52% Reagan Middle School: 22% Washington School: 27%
Teacher & parapro response rates to the 5Essentials Survey. Keep up the great work! Survey ends on April 2, 2021. Dixon High School: 61% Jefferson School: 100% Madison School: 91% Reagan Middle School: 100% Washington School: 57%
The Board of Education voted last night to have students in grades 6-12 return to school Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am to 1:00 pm beginning on Monday, March 8, 2021. Fridays will be utilized to connect with students who need academic and social-emotional support both remote and on-site. Detailed plans will be shared with parents from RMS and DHS in the near future.
Tomorrow (2/19/21) is a Remote Learning Planning Day for Dixon Public Schools. Students will not be onsite tomorrow. Please check Seesaw and Canvas for teacher information/activities for tomorrow.
The 5Essentials Parent Survey is open. Click on this link to take the survey: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent We need 20% parent participation minimum to get reports back from ISBE. Here is the up-to-date response rates so far. Parent response rates for schools in Dixon USD 170: Dixon High School: 1% Jefferson Elem School: 1% Madison School: 10% Reagan Middle School: 5% Washington Elem School: 16%
Dixon Public Schools will be remote learning today, 2/16/21, due to the inclement weather and road conditions. Students need to check Seesaw and Canvas for learning.
Kindergarten and Preschool for All registration starts soon.
Here's helpful information about meals from our food service partner.
DPS #170 will have a remote learning day on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 due to the inclement weather. Students will follow their normal remote procedures. Check Seesaw and Canvas for Zoom times and work. For attendance purposes, students must check into their Zoom meetings. Stay safe and warm.
Dixon Public Schools will be dismissing at 12 p.m. today (2/4/21). There will be no afternoon PreK or ECE classes. Students will be fed lunch prior to leaving today. Please check our website for athletic and activity updates.
Parents: Today is the kick-off day for the 5Essentials Survey, Parents, students (gr. 4-12), & teachers will be participating in the school improvement survey. Building principals will be reaching out with building specific letters. Your participation and information is extremely valuable to us. Click below for an informational letter from Mrs. Empen regarding the 5Essentials survey. https://5il.co/p1rq https://5il.co/p1rr
Our partners at Seesaw sent us this infographic showing how much our teachers have utilized Seesaw to support students and their families. We are proud of our teachers and students for utilizing Seesaw, and proud of our parents for assisting their student(s) with their learning!
In honor of National School Counseling Week, DPS #170 would like to acknowledge & thank Mrs. Droege for the tremendous impact in helping Jefferson Elementary students achieve school success & plan for the future. Thank you for all you do! #nationalschoolcounselingweek21
Parents: Some of you have reached out and asked for help in accessing a Zoom meeting when you receive an invite via your email. By clicking on the link below, you can watch a quick video that will help you participate in Zoom meetings. https://youtu.be/hIkCmbvAHQQ