Join Us for Math and
Science Fun Night!
Please join us on
Thursday, March 13th for Math and Science Fun Night! This is a great
event for the whole family and we have lots of fun activities planned
that everyone will enjoy!
5:30 - 6:00 Light
supper will be served.
6:00 - 6:30 Roper
Mountain Science Center will present a "Science on Wheels" show in the
6:30 - 7:00 There
will be fun Math and Science activities on each hallway throughout the
Students will receive a
Math and Science card to be stamped on each hallway they visit. They
will receive a prize for returning a full card to their teachers the
Attention 5th Grade
The 2014-2015 middle school
catalogs are now available for rising 6th graders. Please click
HERE to find the catalog for the school your child will be attending
*Attention Duncan Chapel
Because of the winter weather, the Title I parenting seminar with Ken Brooks
that was scheduled for Thursday, February 13th will be rescheduled. A
new date will be announced soon, so please watch the website and
your child's Thursday communication folder for new information. Thank
you for your understanding.
3rd Grade Challenge
Third grade Challenge
students participated in a Shakespeare acting workshop in January.
Erika Whatley, an actress from the Warehouse Theater, led the workshop.
She shared information about the process of acting and Shakespeare's
works, as well as leading the students in several impromptu acting
activities including statues and tableau.
read a letter from our principal, Dr. Lowry, regarding Duncan Chapel's
School Report Card and ESEA grade results for the 2012-2013 school year.
HERE to view our 2013 School
HERE to view our 2013 ESEA grade results.
Sheila Motes Named a National Communities
in Schools "Unsung Hero"
Sheila Motes, our Communities in Schools
Site Coordinator, has been recognized as one of five national
Communities in Schools "Unsung Heroes". Click
HERE to read the full story on the Greenville County Schools
webpage! Congratulations Mrs. Motes and thank you for all you do for our
Duncan Chapel students!
The number one reason to
join the PTA is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help our
school! Membership dues are $5 per person. You can send in your money in
an envelope marked "PTA membership". Thank you for supporting the Duncan
Chapel PTA! Joining the PTA does not obligate you to volunteer at school
or attend PTA meetings - although we hope you will do both!
EVERY MEMBERSHIP COUNTS!
Dolphin Traits ...
Palmetto Silver Award!
Congratulations to the Duncan Chapel
students, staff, and community for receiving the Palmetto Silver Award
for student achievement! This award is based on spring 2012 PASS scores
and is given by the SC State Department of Education. This is the second
year for being recognized for this academic honor. Thank you for the
role you play in the academic success of our students as Duncan Chapel
receives another Palmetto Silver Award!
New Vaccination Requirements
Beginning with the 2013-2014 school
year, all children entering seventh grade must receive or have already
received a dose of the Tdap vaccine to protect from pertussis (whooping
cough). Parents do not have to wait until their child enters the seventh
grade, as children as young as seven years old can be vaccinated.
Parents will need to provide their child's school with a South Carolina
Certificate of Immunization showing that their child received this newly
required Tdap vaccine. Parents, please don't wait - avoid the rush by
making an appointment with your child's healthcare provider to get the
required Tdap vaccine and other vaccines recommended for your child's