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The DeWitt Observer

"Family Newsletter that Looks Through the Doors and Windows of DeWitt"


February 2020

  •  Mac Knight will be out of the building during the week of February 10 - 14.
  • Carolyn Anderson, Long Term Substitute has replaced Kelly Hackley in grade 6 ELA for the remainder of the year. (English Language Arts)
  • William Sauve, Technology teacher is transitioning from Ithaca High School to replace Joseph Sheppard in Technology for the second semester.
  • Mikian Royer, ENL teacher has replaced Yanira Stoker in ENL (English as New Language)
  • Cassandra Petrillose, Grade 7B Science and Long Term Substitute for Cathi Exantus will be replaced by two substitutes for the month of February and March. She will return April 1st to finish out the year.
Linda Yannone will be in starting Monday Feb. 10th and ending Friday, March 6th.
Barry Derfel  will be in from Monday March 9th until Tuesday March 31.
  • Asia Zelko Sandvik will continue as Long Term Substitute for Joe Exantus the remainder of the year.
February 3-7       #Black Lives Matter at School, HOMEbase activities
February 6          5:30 pm, JV Girls Basketball vs. Elmira at Ithaca High School
February 7          3:30 pm, Ski Club meets, cafeteria
                           7:00 - 9:00 pm, School Dance
                           Report Cards Issued
February 8          2:00 - 4:00 pm, Family Ping Pong, DeWitt cafeteria
February 10        6:30 pm, DeWitt PTA, Music Room
February 12        3:30 pm, DeWitt Social Tea, DeWitt library (staff and families)
                           7:00 pm, Talent Show, DeWitt Auditorium
February  13       5:30 pm, JV Girls Basketball vs Newfield
7:00 pm, Talent Show, DeWitt Auditorium
February 14        Valentine’s Day
February 7 - 21   President’s Day and Winter Recess
February 26        6:30 pm, State of DeWitt/Restorative Practice, Music Room
Sports News:
It may still feel a bit wintery and our winter sports are still going strong, but spring sports are just around the corner! We get rolling on March 9th for JV/Varsity and March 16th for Modified teams.
If you are thinking that you may need some new gear to rep for the spring are the links for the web stores.  They will be open until 03/23, which means the orders will arrive around April 16th.
Track & Field:
Unified Bowling:
Unified Basketball:
Thank you for your continued support of all students!