Beginning September 2015, every fourth-grader in the nation will receive an “Every Kid in a Park” pass. The initiative calls on federal agencies to help get all children to visit and enjoy the outdoors and inspire a new generation of Americans to experience their country’s unrivaled public lands and waters.
VPK Lottery Registration is now open! Our Lottery will be held on Friday, February 27th at 10 a.m. in the school Media Center. If you know friends or family interested in enrolling, please share this information.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is rolling out a paperless option for Progress Reports. In Gradebook (via your Parent Portal), South Region schools will now have the option to view their child’s Progress Report online by clicking on the “Miami-Dade Paperless Interim (Select Schools)” link.
Your child’s online progress report will be accessible beginning February 20th and will be available through the end of the grading period.
The Miracle League of Miami-Dade is a non-profit organization that provides children and young adults with disabilities the opportunity to play baseball in an organized, non-competitive league.
Miracle League players are paired with “Baseball Buddies” who assist the players on and off the field. During every game, each child is given an opportunity to bat, run/walk the bases, score a run, and play the field.
The Miracle League is hosting its next game on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Dr. Michael Krop Senior High, 1410 N.E 215th Street, Miami, Florida 33179.
Attendance at the event is free. The game will last for one hour or two innings. The attached flier provides additional information and a schedule of upcoming games.
Additional information regarding the program is available at www.mlomd.org or by calling 786-224-4800.
There are some exciting NEW services being offered this fall at FIU’s Center for Children and Families, such as:
Children of Divorce Intervention Group
Child Anxiety and Phobia Program
Web-Based Program to Reduce Perceived Burdensomeness in Adolescents
Treatment for Early Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Treatment for Young Children with Anxiety
Cost varies per program and some services may be free for those who are eligible. Please contact Florida International University for more information at 305-348-0477 or contact the Center for Children and Families here: https://cateredcap.fiu.edu/surveys/?s=EBFZkQH4JN.
Parents, DBFE is in search of interested individuals to join our schools Educational Excellence School Advisory Council (EESAC). By joining, you have an opportunity to take an active role in the decision-making process at Dante B. Fascell Elementary School. The time required to be a part of the EESAC committee is very minimal. We are looking for parents and community members to participate and make a difference in our school.
EESAC elections will take place Tuesday, September 16 at 5:30 pm, during the Annual Title I Meeting before Open House. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming an EESAC member, please call (305) 380-1901.