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CSI Night – 4/21/15

To our Dale Cassens family –

Crime has struck our school, and we need YOUR help to solve the Dale Cassens caper! Put your investigative skills to the test and help track down the perpetrator, using the latest in investigative forensics, including DNA and hair sampling, fingerprint and footprint analysis, and blood typing. Only with this will you be able to determine which suspects are innocent or guilty!

Join us Tuesday April 21st at 6PM for a night of crime, intrigue, food, fun and forensics! There will be prizes for our top investigators, so mark your calendars today! For more information, check out our promo video below:

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FSA Testing for April

The Florida State Assessments (FSA) will be administered for the following grades and subjects during the month of April. Two types of tests can be given, paper-based testing (PBT) and computer-based testing (CBT), depending on the grade/subject:

Monday April 13th
5th Grade Science, Session 1 (PBT)
8th Grade Science, Sessions 1 & 2 (PBT)
6th-10th Grade English Language Arts, Session 1 (CBT)

Tuesday April 14th
5th Grade Science, Session 2 (PBT)
6th-10th Grade English Language Arts, Session 2 (CBT)

Wednesday April 15th
8th Grade English Language Arts for MAPP & Blended MAPP, Session 1 (CBT)

Thursday April 16th
8th Grade English Language Arts for MAPP & Blended MAPP, Session 2 (CBT)


Parents, as always, your support and encouragement is critical for your child’s success on these important tests. Ensure that your child gets plenty of rest before their testing day(s) and that they arrive at school on time. Remind your child that you believe in them, and encourage them to do their best. These small gestures go a long way, and the more confident they are, the more successful they will be!

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FSA Testing

Attention parents: Beginning on March 2nd, the Florida State Assessments (FSA) will begin for students in grades 4 through 10. Students have been notified of their testing location. The testing schedule is as follows:

FSA English Language Arts (Writing)
200 House & MAPP: Monday March 2nd
300 House (8/9): Thursday March 5th
300 House (10th): Friday March 6th

FSA English Language Arts (Reading)

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Parent Night | 2/18/2015

We will have our Parent Night on Wednesday February 18th starting at 5:30. Parents will be able to see and experience the new FLORIDA STATE ASSESSMENT (FSA) which their children will be taking in March. This will afford parents the opportunity to immerse themselves in the type of state testing their students will be experiencing.

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Survey for Parents of Students with IEPs

The Florida Department of Education is conducting a survey for parents of students who have an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), receive Exceptional Student Education (ESE) services and are currently attending a Florida Public School.  The survey is open now through May 31, 2015. Please complete the survey at: http://www.esesurvey.com.


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Fall Schedule 2014

As we approach the middle of November, we’d like to remind parents and students of the various important dates to keep in mind for the remainder of the month.

Wedneseday November 19th – Early Release (Students dismissed at 2pm)

Tuesday November 25th – Fall Festival – Our PBiS event for the month of November is our annual Fall Festival. The day will be filled with fun, food, games, prizes, bounce houses, inflatables, and more.  Students may participate in the Fall Festival for 50 PBiS Tickets.

Wednesday November 26th – No school. Thanksgiving break.

Thursday November 27th – No school. Thanksgiving break.

Friday November 28th – No school. Thanksgiving break.

Students return on Monday December 1st

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Spirit Week @ DCEC

October 23-31 was the annual Spirit Week at Dale Cassens, where students and teachers came to school dressed to impress for each day’s theme — Sports Day, Tacky Tuesday, Pink Wednesday for Breast Cancer, Twin Thursday, and Halloween Friday…

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