Welcome to Dixie! We are back to full-time in person learning this year and are so excited to welcome our newest Dolphins.
Kindergarten and TK Play Dates
Join us for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten play dates. Your children will get the chance to play with their future classmates and visit the school while you get to know fellow parents. It’s a great welcome to our community! August 7th 10am-Noon at Dixie.
To help you prepare for this exciting transition, we have put together a quick “Dixie Canyon 101 overview”. There is an abundance of information available when you peruse this website. We encourage you to visit this site often to answer any questions.
We look forward to your involvement with Dixie for years to come!
The first day of school
** We are still in the process of knowing what the check in process will look like with Covid protocol but you will receive all of this before school starts. **
Our first day of school is Monday, August 16th. The school day begins at 8:15am.
There is an EARLY DISMISSAL AT 1PM for the first day of school.
On a TYPICAL YEAR, Kinder families report to the auditorium with your child by 8:30AM. Doors open at 8:10AM. You will hear from Principal Yniguez who will introduce our TK and Kindergarten teachers. Your child’s teacher will call your child’s name, ask them to line up, and escort them to their classroom. You will meet your child in their classroom and hear from their teacher about what to expect this school year. 8PM. Your child DOES need a snack, lunch, and a backpack this day.
** Again, we are still in the process of finding out if parents will be allowed on campus this year so please know that all of this is flexible and may look different this year. We promise it will still be an amazing start to the year no matter what the day looks like! **
We will begin our normal drop off schedule on Tuesday, Aug. 17th. Our campus gates open at 7:45 a.m.
A typical day at Dixie Canyon
The school yard opens at 7:45AM daily. You are encouraged to arrive at the school early to have time with your child before the 8:10am bell.
The school day ends at 2:38 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and at 1:38 on Tuesdays.
What does my Kindergartner need?
- A backpack: large enough to hold a homework folder, art projects, and other handouts.
- Closed-toe shoes and socks that they can run and play in. Nothing that could slip off, including crocs.
- Students must wear shorts or “cartwheel shorts” under dresses or skirts.
- A lunchbox or sack lunch and snacks for recess. Please do not send your child to school with a hot fast food lunch. Please pack your snacks in a container designated just for snacks so that they can take just the snack out at snack time.
- A labeled water bottle.
You do NOT need school supplies.
Please make sure all your child’s items are labeled. Children have a tendency to discard or forget their things throughout the school and many kids have similar clothes. Please check the Lost and Found,located in the school hallway regularly.
Dixie Canyon offers breakfast and lunch for all its students. This year ALL LUNCH IS FREE.
Click here for the Dixie Canyon menu.
After School Programs
Dixie is proud to offer many extra-curricular activities. Information regarding these activities (including dates, times, and prices) are part of the Welcome Packets sent home in your child’s backpack. Please note that After school programs are not sponsored by the PTA. These programs are included in the packet for your convenience.
If you need daily after-school care for your child, Dixie offers Extended Education programs through STAR Education. STAR also offers enrichment programs throughout the school year. Classes are 1 hour per week and include Ceramics, Cooking, Basketball, Dance, RockSTAR, Wildlife, Science,Woodworking and Chess! For more information about the specific programs and pricing, click here or stop by the on-campus STAR office.
Join the Dixie community
Principal Mrs. Yniguez sends out a weekly call message to parent every Sunday with information for the week and reminders that affect all students (and parents). Please be sure the office has the correct phone numbers and email addresses.
Your Dixie PTA has prepared a Welcome Packet for all grade levels. Look for your packet in your child’s backpack the first week of school. The materials included provide a wealth of important information regarding schedules, safety, events and ways to access Dixie information. Sign up for eBlasts – the weekly email event notification. Any flyers requesting your response should be returned to the front office the first weeks of school.
The Welcome Packet also includes a membership flyer encouraging you to join your PTA. Becoming a member will give you a voice in the community. Attend the PTA monthly meetings and learn how you can participate.
The community at Dixie Canyon is diverse and welcoming. We hope you enjoy your experience and we understand that you will have questions. The PTA board members are available on campus most mornings after drop off. We are happy to answer questions and help you.
Please make sure we have YOUR EMAIL so you are getting our PTA EMAILS - do so by REGISTERING YOUR FAMILY on this site - go to the homepage and scroll to register.
Thank you and email dixiekinderquestions@gmail.