Congratulations To Our Raffle Winners!
Nominate Your Favorite DES Teacher Today!
The Hometown Hero Teacher Appreciation Award goes to one teacher from Mecklenburg County each month. The winning teacher receives a $250 gift card for his/her classroom and a pizza party for the class. Click here to nominate your favorite DES teacher today!
We would like to give a BIG Tiger welcome to our new Assistant Principal, Mrs. Greene. We are excited you are here!
Donate to the DES PTO Tiger Fund Today!
The Tiger Fund is DES's primary fundraising source. 100% of the money raised through the Tiger Fund stays at DES. Be sure to go to the "Tiger Fund" page to read the FAQs about this major fundraiser and make your donation today!
2 Hours of Power
Nothing that the PTO does is possible without volunteers! Be sure to complete the "2 Hours of Power" Pledge Sheet in your PTO Back to School Packet and return it to your child's teacher. Questions about volunteer opportunities? Please contact Laura Wansley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DES ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Thank You To Our Wonderful Sponsors!
Mary Lib and Jim Richards
Keller William Realty
August 25: First Day of School (Grades 1-5)
August 25-27: Kindergarten Staggered Start
August 28: Kindergarten Open House
August 29: First Day for Kindergarten
August 29: Boo Hoo Breakfast
September 1: No School
September 11: PTO Committee Chair Meeting
September 18: Room Parent Meeting
September 23: Curriculum Night/PTO Meeting
September 24: TOTP Kickoff
September 29: Book Fair Begins
THE FULL PTO CALENDAR IS AVAILABLE BELOW!