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From the Principal's Desk: 9/17/2023

Greetings Ellington Community!

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. We want to wish everyone a happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

A special thank you to our community Safeway in Georgetown for their generous donation. We are extremely grateful for their continuous support over the years.

This Friday our students enjoyed another #FeelGoodFriday! #FeelGoodFridays is a series of events and activities hosted every Friday for students to connect and have fun. This week students line danced, sang karaoke, and came together joyfully, spreading positivity throughout our school community.

Please don't forget to save the date for our upcoming Visual Arts Department Faculty & Alumni Show & and Auction on October 6, 2023. This promises to be a remarkable showcase of the incredible talents within our Visual Arts department, featuring both our esteemed faculty and talented alumni. (More details here).

DESA x Commanders Fundraiser

The Commanders are excited to offer our community discounted group ticket rates for the Miami Dolphins game on December 3, 2023, at FedExField. A portion of each ticket sold will be given directly to Duke Ellington! Don't wait to purchase your tickets and looking forward to seeing you there!

A Night Out at Kendra Scott Fundraiser - Save the Date

October 5 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

20% of the proceeds will go directly to the school.

Student Government Association (SGA)

A meeting will be held for all candidates on Monday, September 18, during lunchtime. Elections will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 28 and 29.

Reading Plus Diagnostic

On September 19 through September 22, students will be participating in the Reading Plus Diagnostic.

Back to School Night

September 21, 2023. Save the date for DESA's in-person Back to School Night! More details coming soon!

Let's continue to champion the arts, inspire our students, and celebrate the beauty they bring into our lives.

Sandi M. Logan, Principal / Head of School


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