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Week of March 9, 2020

Words for the Week from Ms. Pitts

Coroavirus (COVID-19) Update

At Dimmitt we empower each other to be compassionate citizens and daring thinkers.  We value innovation, leadership, and compassion. 

Dimmitt families, by now you may have seen the Superintendent's email update that was sent on Sunday, March 8.  I'm sending a follow-up email to ensure that you clearly understand the impacts of that message on our school.

Effective March 9, information nights, STEM nights, concerts, dances, plays, etc. are cancelled through March 22.  The District will continue to monitor this situation and may extend these cancellations if warranted.

The evening events that Dimmitt had scheduled for the next two weeks have been postpone

  • Fifth Grade Family Night, Tuesday, March 10th , new date- TBA
  • Viking Elective Showcase, Thursday, March 12th, new date-TBA
  • Giant Pretzels with Ms. Pitts, Tuesday, March 17th, new date-TBA


After school programs and practices will continue to be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:45-4:00 p.m.  Activity buses will be provided.  There are two volleyball and wrestling matches which will be played on Tuesday, March 10th and Thursday,  March 12th at McKnight and Risdon  both beginning at 3:00 p.m. 

Other groups  who have a facility use agreement with Dimmitt will not be able to use the school for the next two weeks.  They are the Dolls Drill Team on Wednesday and Renton Select Basketball Teams Thursday and Friday.


In the event that the decision is made to close school, you will be notified using the same channels that we use for notice of other emergency closures. If there are any decisions made to close schools, we will inform our community immediately via SchoolMessenger, our district website, and official social media channels: Facebook , Twitter, Instagram

Update Emergency Information

Please take a moment today to check that your contact information is current and your emergency contacts are updated.  (It's important to have more than one emergency contact.)

Friday, March 13th  the end of 2nd trimester, parents be sure to talk with your student to make sure all of the assignments have been turned in.  We are a community of learners (parents, students and teacher/counselors) and it takes this community to support an environment for excellence in learning. THANK YOU ALL!

Please make sure that if your student is bringing home the College Bound Scholarship form, or if you are receiving it in the mail, you sign it and turn it to school.  College Bound will help with some of those future college expenses, if you qualify.  

Be sure to check your student's grades on Skyward.  We are getting close to the end of 2nd trimester (March 13th)  If your student has any missing assignments they need to turn them in, and if your student would like to try and raise their grade to a 3, they can talk with their teachers about re-taking tests or making up work.


Upcoming Dimmitt Events

Monday 9

Viking Spirit Week Begins

Pajama Day!

After School All Stars 2:45-4:00

Tuesday 10

Spirit Continues with "College Day"

After School All Stars- 2:45-4:00

5th Grade Family Night- 5:30-7:00pm

Wednesday 11

Spirit Week Continues with  " Decades Day - 80's & 90"s

Gear Up Field Trip

No After School Activities

Staff Meeting

Thursday 12

Spirit Week Continues with "Wacky Hair Day"

After School Activities

Electives Night -6-7:30pm

Friday 13

Late Start  9:25am

End of 2nd Trimester

Spirit Week Continues with "Grade Level Day" 6th Grade -Blue, 7th Grade- White, 8th Grade- Black

PEP Assembly

General Announcements





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