Matilda F Dunston

Matilda F Dunston

Matilda F Dunston Elementary School offers exemplary education to grades CD-5 in North Charleston, SC Message from the Principal
Ms.

Cheryl Savage

Dunston Elementary is a CD-5th grade school in Charleston County. We take great pride in making sure the ABC's for Success are at the top of our list. Academics remain the focus for a everything we do. Behavior is a must in order to ensure safety, respect, and a culture of learning for everyone. Consistency is the key our success! Data is very important as we pay attention tto the

Operating as usual

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Learning is FUN! We want to thank those who came out to Family Literacy and Math Night last week! Families took home many fun games to practice math and reading skills! Many families even shopped at the Book Fair and found some great books to bring home!

12/05/2023
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Check out these Principals-In-Training! Third grader, Angel, and First Grader, Joshua, won the American Education Week writing contest and earned the chance to be “Principal for the Day” with Principal Mitchell. We are so proud of these young professionals!🥰

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Dunston Elementary presents “This Magic Season” on December 14th. Come and watch your child perform! 🎼🎶🤩

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Reminder about tomorrow!

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Reminder!

11/30/2023

Friday, December 1st is early release. We dismiss at 12:25pm.

11/29/2023

Math and Literacy Night is tomorrow from 4-6pm. The book fair will also be open to purchase books! We hope to see you there!

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We hope to see you on Thursday evening for a fun night of math and literacy activities!

11/27/2023

The Book Fair is up and running in the library! 🤗It will also be open during Thursday’s Math and Literacy Night from 4-6. Please see the updated tax sheet below. Our updated tax rate is 9% (not 6% as previously mentioned).

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We love to celebrate reading any chance we get! During National Education Week on November 13-17, older grades partnered with younger grades for some quality Reading Buddy time. Books were shared and bonds were formed. 🥰📚

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Book Fair begins tomorrow! We can’t wait to see you there!

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🧡 We must find a time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. 💛 Students and their families enjoyed a delicious Thanksgiving lunch together on Thursday, November 16th. A big thank you to the cafeteria staff for cooking a feast and the faculty for coming together to plan and prepare for this special afternoon.

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December 4th will be our makeup day for fall pictures. Please see Ms. Elliott in the front office if you have questions.

11/16/2023

Reminder: Early Release on Friday, November 17th at 12:25 pm. No school during Fall Break from November 20-24.

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Are you planning on shopping at our Book Fair on November 27-December 1? Check out the titles and prices of books below:

11/15/2023

📚 Book Fair preview! Please remember that it officially opens on Monday, November 27, and ends Friday, December 1. Our family events are being held on Thursday, November 30 at two separate times. 🚸 Can’t wait to see you there!!

Dunston Book Fair Homepage:
https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/matildafdunstonprimarysch

Digital Book Fair Flyer (some of the books, and prices, available at our fair):
https://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/homepages/flyer_premium/flyer_premium.html =1

eWallet Setup: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/content/fairs/how-ewallet-works.html?fairId=5664211

***SC sales tax IS ADDED onto every purchase.***See comments for tax information.

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🎵 How sweet it is to do the Lollipop Pull! 🎶

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Students at Dunston experienced the voting process during our Student Council Elections on November 9th. Teachers and staff are providing students with opportunities to develop leadership skills, community awareness, and school spirit at Dunston! Go Bears! 🐻🐾🤩

Photos from CCSD Fine Arts Office's post 11/14/2023

Congratulations to our very own Emiliana and Summer! We are proud of you!

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Don’t forget! Enjoy Thanksgiving lunch with your child on Thursday, November 16th. See the times on this flyer.

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Save the date! We hope to see you on November 30th!

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11/06/2023

Reminder: There is no school on Tuesday due to Election Day.

11/05/2023

Remember!

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Dunston teachers and staff were surprised today by these busy moms and dads! Our parents treated us to a DELICIOUS lunch of traditional homemade dishes from their home countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico! We can’t stop talking about how yummy everything tasted! Thank you all! 🥰

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Trunk or Treat! 🎃 Yesterday was Character Day and staff and students dressed up like their favorite characters. A big thank you to the parents who came out to volunteer!

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Remember! Movie Night is tomorrow!

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Teachers were treated to a sweet treat today! Look at the Caramel Apple “Nacho” bar! Happy Halloween! 🤤🎃🍎

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We were so excited to celebrate the PIQE parent engagement class with a graduation last week! Parents learned strategies and routines for helping their children at home. We had an amazing class this year! We would like to thank Ms. Jimenez, Ms. Martinez, and Ms. Hagy for facilitating the PIQE classes. We also want to thank our parents for participating! We are so proud of you!

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Just a reminder for Tuesday!

10/26/2023

Reminder: Tomorrow, Friday, October 27th is a half day. Students dismiss from school at 10:40. There is no after school program tomorrow. Please let your child’s teacher know how they are getting home.

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Don’t forget! Tomorrow is Kona Ice Day!

10/24/2023

Don’t forget to wear your tie dye or peace signs tomorrow to say “Peace Out” to drugs!

10/23/2023

Team up against drugs! Don’t forget to wear your favorite team shirt or jersey on Tuesday for Red Ribbon week!

10/23/2023

Dunston Bears are kind to our minds. Don’t forget to wear red on Monday for kindness!❤️

10/21/2023

A huge thank you to The Fighting Gnomes Improv Troupe from School of the Arts High School!

Thank you to the School of the Arts High School Improv Troupe, the Fighting Gnomes, for performing for our Matilda F Dunston Elementary students 🎭

10/21/2023

Good morning Dunston families! We have some upcoming events we want to share with you.

-October 23-31- Red Ribbon Week Activities (see our FB page for more details)
-October 23- World's Finest Chocolate Fundraiser closes- please turn in forms if you want to participate
-October 26- Kona Ice Day ($3 kiddie cup, $6 reusable cup) Info will be sent home Monday
-October 27- Half-Day Dismissal- School dismisses at 10:40 am. Please make sure you let your child's teacher know if you are changing transportation for the day. There is no after-school on this day.
October 31- Character day! Students may dress up as their favorite character. Please make sure students do not wear a mask, face-paint or bring any accessories that go with the costume. Please let us know if you have any questions.
November 2-Report cards come home.
November 7- Data Day/Election Day- No school this day. You will be hearing from your child's teacher to schedule a conference.
November 17- Early Release- dismiss at 12:25
November 20-24- Fall Break

Please let us know if you have any questions about our upcoming events...the year is flying by! Thank you for your support and have a great weekend!

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Next week is Red Ribbon Week! Please join us in celebrating our commitment to making healthy choices!

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