Holiday Shop & Breakfast with Santa Next Week!

Pick out some fun gifts for your family and friends at are Holiday Shop in the Media Center! We’ll be open Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 8 from 7:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We’ll also be open 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 9th during the Breakfast with Santa.
Parents, please volunteer to help run the store! Click here to sign up.

On Saturday, December 9th, join us from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. for a breakfast with the Jolly Ol’ Elf himself! A Chick-fil-A breakfast of Chicken Minis or a Chicken biscuit, fruit, and a drink will be available for $8.00. We are not taking pre-orders, so breakfast is first-come, first-served! Photos with Santa are $2.00.

Please Note: Both the Holiday Shop and Breakfast with Santa are CASH ONLY.

Elves Needed for our Holiday Shop!

Parents, our Holiday Shop is rapidly approaching! The Shop will be open for business December 4-9, and we’re looking for friendly elves who can volunteer a shift (or two or three!) in helping students find and purchase fun gifts for their family and friends. PLEASE CLICK HERE to view the Sign-up Genius and reserve your time slots. Thank you in advance for your help! Please let us know if you have any questions.

Reflections Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Dowell’s PTA Reflections Art Contest winners! All participants and their guests were honored at a breakfast reception at Dowell on Nov. 2. View our photo gallery below!

The 1st and 2nd place winners listed below will have their artwork submitted to the South Cobb Council for the District level competition. Winners for the next round will be announced in January 2018.

K-2nd Grades
2D Visual Arts
1st: Tramaine Young (1st grade)
2nd: Nevin Edrish (2nd grade)
3rd-5th Grades
Music
1st: Hayden Bontempi (5th Grade)
 
Literature
1st: Isabella Edrish (5th Grade)
2nd: Layla Young (3rd Grade)
 
3D Visual Art
1st: Natalie Hall (3rd Grade)
 
2D Visual Art
1st: Isabella Edrish (5th Grade)
2nd: Georgia Harvey (5th Grade)

Open House Coming Soon!

Dowell’s Open House is Thursday, August 31st. Be sure to join us for our first PTA meeting of the school year and to visit your child’s classroom! Below is the schedule of events for that evening.

All PTA members are encouraged to attend the meeting, as we will vote on the 2017-18 budget. If you are not a PTA member yet, you can download a membership form here, or visit our table at Open House to join that night.

5:30: Information Tables Open (PTA, ASP, Clubs) and food available for purchase (see below)

6:10: PTA Meeting/Budget Approval in Cafeteria

6:25: Parents Dismissed to Classrooms

6:30-7:00: Parent Session I in Classrooms

7:10-7:40: Parent Session II in Classrooms

The Kona Ice Truck will be on site for some cool treats!

Dowell Ambassadors are also selling dinner items (pizza/chips/drink). Pre-order forms went home in folders.

Please contact the PTA if you have any questions!