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February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021 Friday Message

Next Week:

We will welcome back students on Cohort A/1 next week! Please use these links to see schedules for all of the cohorts. Cohort A/1, Cohort B/2, Cohort C/3

Handling Suspected, Presumptive, or Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Guidelines

  • WCPSS has updated guidance on When to Return to School or Work after illness, based on new guidance from NCDHHS and CDC. Be aware that as long as a student or employee can meet all of the new requirements, anyone who has been fully vaccinated or previously diagnosed with COVID-19 will not have to quarantine for exposures or if someone in their household is sick. The information has been updated on

Student Health and Accountability Protocols

Please make sure you read the student health and accountability protocols found here. A signature page was sent home this week for you to acknowledge that you have read and understand the expectations outlined. 


3rd Quarter Supplies 

  • We have a lot of student supply bags that have not been picked up from our 3rd quarter supply pick up. If you did not pick up your  3rd quarter supplies, please stop by between the hours of 10:00 - 2:00. Please email to let her know what day/time you will be coming and we will have  supplies ready for pick up. 

Single Subject Acceleration 

  • If you would like your child to skip a grade in math or ELA next year, now is the time to request a test.

  • Click here for an informational presentation.

  • The test request form is in the presentation.

  • Contact with questions.


  • Now is the time to purchase a yearbook! The cost is $12.00 for preorder. (The cost will go up to $15.00 after the books are delivered) Please use this link to place your order directly on the Jostens Yearbook page!  If you would like to have your yearbook shipped directly to your home please choose the “exclusive offer” tab on the Jostens webpage. 

Student Support Newsletter-Please take a moment to read the newsletter provided by our student support service staff: 

Middle School Registration- For Rising 6th grade students and families

PTA Fundraisers

Official DDMES Car Magnet – Get Yours Today!

  • Make sure to order your DDMES Car Magnet from our NEW online store. Only $6.50 until March 5th. After that they will be $10.00 so get yours today! 

  • Visit the ONLINE STORE and get your car magnet along with other school spirit items for your family and friends to show their Dragonfly Pride!

SAVE THE DATE - March 10th, 2021 - MOD Pizza PTA NIGHT

316 Colonades Way, Suite 206-C | Cary, NC 27518 |  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  | #Wearamask 

  • MOD Pizza will donate 20% of your meal’s price back to Dillard Drive Magnet Elementary School PTA !

  • All you have to do is mention DDMES PTA (in person purchase) or use the coupon code “GR180198D” (online and app purchases). 

***Remember, if you don’t give the code or mention the school, we will not receive the 20% of your meal price! *** 

Click this link for the fundraiser information and ordering process MOD Pizza PTA NIGHT! 

Visit the MOD PIZZA’s online order website and get your order set up today! 


SAVE THE DATE – April 14th, 2021 - McDonald's School Spirt Day  | 1831 Walnut Street Cary NC 27511

11:00 am to 7:00 pm  | #Wearamask 

  • McDonalds will donate 10% of your meal’s price back to Dillard Drive Magnet Elementary School PTA !

  • You do not have to mention the school! All drive through and in person orders honored from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm! 

​​​​​​​Call for Board Member Nominations

Do you want to support our students? Research shows that children perform better when parents are engaged in education both at home and at school. Parental involvement boosts student achievement! One of the ways to do this is to become a PTA board member! If you or someone you know would like to be on the DDMES PTA board, please contact us today. President: Stacey P. Webb   | VP2/Treasurer: Beth Kelly | Secretary: Joe Willingham



Your Principal,

Dr. Sykes