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Job Opportunity at DES: Be a Reading Corps Tutor with a Kindergarten Focus!

Apr 1, 2015

Minnesota Reading Corps is looking for reading tutors for the 2015-16 school year. You will be fully trained to deliver reading support services to Delano students – with an emphasis on our youngest students, Kindergarteners!  This opportunity is a year-long commitment and full-time.  For more information please go to  and go to Become a tutor.  Or you can contact Lisa Downer at  to see if this opportunity is what you’re looking for.

Sock Hop At DES

Oct 21, 2014

Hope to see you Friday Night at the Delano Elementary Sock Hop. Information below:
Where: Delano Elementary Gym
When: Friday, October 24th
Time: 5:30pm doors open; 6:00pm-8:00pm dance and games
Price: $2.00 per person/$10.00 family max
Food: Pizza, hot dogs, chips, drinks, treats

Unity Day At DES

Oct 20, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22nd, we are asking all Delano Elementary students, staff, and visitors to wear orange in recognition of Unity Day. PACER's (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights), message, "Make it ORANGE and make it end! Unite against bullying!" is a message we would like to promote as a school. Click on the link below to learn more about Unity Day and PACER.

School Tool Box for your School Supplies

Sep 30, 2014

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DES Conferences and Book Fair

Sep 25, 2014

Delano Elementary Conferences start tonight from 4:00pm-8:00pm. They will continue next week on Tuesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 2nd from 4:00pm-8:00pm. Also, come check out the Scholastic Book Fair, as it will be open all 3 nights from 4:00pm-8:00pm. See you there.

Welcome to DES PIE!

Sep 3, 2014

DES PIE (Partners in Education) would like to invite everyone to our upcoming PIE meeting on Tuesday, September 9th at 7pm in the Delano Elementary School Media Center.  We will be updating everyone on our plans for our annual Fall Fundraiser (with a new company), Sock Hop, Bowling/Mini-Golf Fundraiser Night, Box Tops and much more.  We appreciate all  parents, staff, and community members who consider taking the time to join us for these meetings or at any ofl our events.  A link to this month's agenda can be found below:

Also, join us on Friday, September 5th for our Outdoor Movie event featuring "The LEGO Movie".  The movie will begin at dusk and we'll have snack concessions and Tiger Spirit Wear available.  It is a fun way to relax and cap off the first week of school.  LIKE Delano Elementary PIE on Facebook for more information and to stay informed about PIE related events at DES!