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Dudley Elementary

Weekly Update 12.5.19

Good Afternoon Dudley Dragon Families-


Happy Thursday to all of you.  December has arrived. 2020 will be here before we know it.


Here are this week’s announcements.


Friday, December 6th is Spirit Day!  Wear your favorite Dragon-wear or the always fashionable red and white to show your Dudley Spirit


Monday, December 9th is a Collaboration Monday.  PM Kinders and grades 1-6 will dismiss at 2:20 PM.  

    • AM Kinders attend school from 8:10 AM to 11:15 AM
    • PM Kinders attend school from 11:15 AM to 2:20 PM
    • Grades 1-6 attend school from 8:50 AM to 2:20 PM

It is “Spirit of Giving” Season.  Every year during these weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter Recess, our Dudley School Community looks for ways to give back to the larger community that we live in.  

  • This week, December 2nd-6th, we held our annual canned food drive to support the Community Food Closet located at Wilson C Riles Middle School.
  • Next week, December 9th - 13th, we will host a hat, scarf, mittens, gloves, and sock drive to benefit the clothes closet at the CJUSD Family Resource Center.

Our dedicated and hardworking PTA is looking for volunteers to help staff the Holiday Shop on campus.  The shop will run during the school day from Tuesday, December 10th to Tuesday, December 17th. Please contact our PTA, dudleypta@centerusd.org, if you have some time to help out.


Here are some very important dates for you to remember, especially with day care and transportation needs.

  • Friday, December 20th-- Minimum Day all students dismissed at 12:10 PM
    • AM and PM Kinders- 8:10 AM-10:20 AM
    • 1st-6th- 8:50 AM-12:10 PM
  • Monday, December 23rd to Monday, January 6th-- Winter Recess  School Closed
    • School will resume on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020.
  • Monday, January 20, 2020-- Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday  School Closed
  • Monday, January 27 to Friday, January 31, 2020-- Parent Teacher Conference Week  Grades 1-6 dismiss at 12:10 each day

Well, that does it for this week.  Have a great weekend!



Steve Jackson

Your Very Proud Principal

Dragons SOAR!

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Always Kind

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