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2021-2022 SCHOOL SAFETY UPDATE

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 UPDATES

COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER

SEPT. 10TH - OCT. 1ST
Packets going home Sept. 10th!

FALL FESTIVAL

OCT. 15TH - 5:30 TO 8:00 PM
TICKET AND WRISTBAND PRE-SALES
OCT 4TH - OCT 13TH

"Everyone Is Important or No One Is Important"
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Principal's Message

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE___________________________________

9/20/21

Destin Elementary Family,

Good day DESTIN DOLPHINS! We hope everyone stayed dry through the rain storms over the last week, We are excited for a change of pace this week with dry ramps and cooler weather! Every year students and staff work to improve in all areas. Our big focus this year will be building off last year's theme of DIVE DEEP. As we continue to push our students to grow, we will be challenging them to EXPLORE THE DEEP by taking on rigorous content, having a growth mindset, and developing essential critical thinking skills! Please see the information below for important updates as we move to closer to the start of school.

FOR THOSE FAMILIES OR STUDENTS FROM OUT OF THE ARE THAT HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY HURRICANE IDA, PLEASE CONTACT THE FRONT OFFICE DIRECTLY FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ENROLLMENT IF NEEDED. WE ARE HERE TO HELP HOWEVER POSSIBLE IF YOU HAVE BEEN DISPLACED AS A RESULT OF THE STORM.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL UPDATES 

Please be aware of the District's COVID -19 Protocol Updates that have been released and updated, Sept. 9th, 2021. The update protocols will be in effect beginning Monday, Sept. 13th. Please CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date practices that will be implemented in Okaloosa County School District. 

Calendar Update:

Fall Fundraiser-  Sept 10th - Oct. 1st

Cookie Dough Sales Kicking off Friday, Sept. 10th! Please keep an eye out for the fundraising packets coming home soon!

Fall Festival- Oct. 15th's 

This year's Fall Festival will be from 5:30 to 8:00 PM on Friday Oct. 15th!

Please check out the school calendar HERE to stay up to date with student holidays and important events at Destin ES!

Transportation Update:

The District has begun using Bus Bulletin to send notifications to parents if there are unexpected delays or schedule changes involving a student's bus.If you would like to receive these notifications, please register at the Bus Bulletin website. For more information, view the Bus Bulletin flyer.

Community Reminders:

FOR FOOD FOR THOUGHT UPDATES: text OKALOOSA to 474747email support@fftfl.org ; or call 850-714-1960

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED MAKE FUNDRAISING A SUCCESS LAST YEAR! Thank you to the PTO staff, teachers, and to all of our donors for helping us make this year's fundraisers successful!

Please Check Out our DES SPIRIT SHIRT ORDER FORM HERE to get your DES Gear!

Thank you to all of our community members for being gracious neighbors and supporters. We want to send a big THANK YOU to the City of Destin for their role in helping maintain our facilities that truly enables us to be a community school. Please help us to continue to improve our facilities through proper usage and following all signage that is posted. Also, please remember to not park in our neighboring houses or on the side streets. We and they appreciate all of our families being good neighbors.

We hope that you and your family are doing well, staying safe, and healthy. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your family!

Joe Jannazo

 


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