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VCSC Mission Statement

The Vigo County School Corporation will equip students with lifelong skills and prepare them to become productive and responsible citizens.

Dixie Bee Pledge

Today is a new day.  Yesterday is in the past.  Today I pledge to believe in myself, explore opportunities, experience excellence, and serve others. I am proud to be a bee!



January 6  Welcome back to school!

January 10 – $1.00 Hat Day for Backpack Program!

January 13 – WIDA testing for ELL students through 2/28/20

January 14 – Report cards will be sent home with the students in their Tuesday folders – please look for them!!

January 14 – PTO sponsored “Dine to Donate” at Monicals. 

January 15 – Student Council meeting from 2:40 – 3:30.

January 16 – All Pro Dads at 7:15 AM at Dixie Bee!

January 16 – PBIS group meets after school 2:40 – 4:00.

January 17– Student Recognition Program at 8:30 (K-2) and 1:20 (3-5) in the gymnasium.

January 20– No school in observance of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21 – Dixie Bee skate party at Skate World from 6:00 – 8:00 PM!

January 24 – PTO sponsored STEAM night from 5:30 – 7:00.

January 30 – Grade 1 vision screening.

January 31 – “Cookies with Mrs.Cassell” at 2:00 in the cafeteria!



-        Attendance!  Thanks to all of you for making school attendance a priority with your child.  We do appreciate the time and effort it takes on your part to schedule dental and doctor appointments after school hours.  If your child is ill and will not be at school, please call us at 462-4445 by 10:00 AM. Just a reminder, students are tardy after 8:15 AM, so please have your child at school before then!!  Thank you!

-        Lunch Charges – The school cafeteria encourages you to have your child eat our nutritionally balanced meals.  As a reminder, we operate on a cash basis.  Student meals must either be paid in advance or as consumed.  Please ensure that your child’s paid-in-advance account has a sufficient balance for their breakfasts/lunches.  Thank you in advance for taking care of this matter.

-        Outside Dress - Please make sure your child comes to school with appropriate clothing to go outside.  We like for the children to be able to go outside for recess even in the winter months so it is important they are dressed accordingly.  Also, don’t forget to put your child’s name on all coats/hats! Thank you!

-        Weather Watch - Hopefully the weather will cooperate this month, but if not, be sure to check texts, and listen to the local radio and television stations for school delays and cancellations. 


-        Student Drop Off Reminder – Just a reminder, when you are dropping your child off at school, please pull all the way up to the black mailbox to help keep the traffic flowing.  We have the south doors open for your child to enter the building.  Thank you!

-        Textbook Fees – The textbook collection office has informed us that they will begin processing accounts for legal action where no payment has been made.  There is still time to either set up a payment plan or pay textbook fees before they are sent to collections.  Please come in or call school at 462-4445 if you have any questions or concerns.  Thank you!

-        GT Testing - Each spring, all grade one students are tested for the Gifted and Talented Program.  A test of G/T Potential will be administered in February.  In addition, each student's classroom achievement scores will also be reviewed.  Families whose children are recommended for the G/T Program will be notified from Central Office in May.

-        School Improvement Plan - When developing our School Improvement Plan, the goal areas identified were reading comprehension and problem solving skills.  We are concentrating on both goals at all levels.  Making a special time at home for reading is essential for all students!  Try having a time where everybody reads and then shares what they read with one another.  Also, try giving your child a weekly math story problem for them to solve.  Being a good problem solver is a necessity!

Congratulations!!The Mayor Bennett Character Award classroom nominees for the December trait, Generosity - “To be understanding of other people’s needs and look for ways to help,” were Kindergarten:  Branson Fuqua, Kyran Kumar, Jaime Rosas, Elliot Rusk,  and Cora Stultz, First: Jude Howson, Andrew Kasinger, Levi Lamb, Carolina Sagahon, and Kennedy Semmler, Second: Brynnley Achenbach, Kenzlee Edwards, Coble Henderson, Stella Weir, and Eli Yenchochic, Third: Kailyn DeMoss, Matthew Lamberson, Aislin McConnell, Suchi Parikh, and Uriah Reel, Fourth: Carlos Victorio Garcia, Nick Perniciaro, Jackee Rumbaoa, and Lucas Vooys,  Fifth: Molley Adamson, Ashtyn Cooper, Inaya Komorek and Saihajot Singh. Special congratulations to our 5th grade friend, Saihajot Singh, who will represent Dixie Bee at the January City Council meeting!

-        Reminder!MARK IT DOWN! – The testing window for the spring ILEARN will be April 20 – May 15, 2020. Please do not schedule any out of town activities during this time frame.  Thank you!

-        Best wishes from the Dixie Bee family for a healthy and happy New Year!  Please do not hesitate to let us know if there is anything we can do for you.  Feel free to call 462-4445 if you have any questions or concerns.


Dixie Bee Elementary School Purpose Statement

Teachers, administrators, parents and the community of Dixie Bee School maintain high expectations for academic growth of all students. Students learn best when actively engaged in the learning process in a positive, safe, and secure school environment.

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