Welcome to Dewar Elementary School!

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Employee of the Month

Congratulations to second grade teacher Bree Hines, 
September's employee of the month!!

Dewar Elementary Student Council Ceremony

Dewar Elementary student council members were sworn in during a special ceremony on Thursday, October 6.  Elections were held for officers on September 23 after candidates campaigned with speeches and posters.  Each third, fourth, and fifth grade class also elected one student council representative for their classroom.  The student council was started this year by fifth grade teacher Gayle Valdez and her co-sponsors include teachers Mary Beth Sebring, Laura Hansen, Stephanie Burnham, Jennifer Copeland, and Carlin Morrison.  Congratulations students and thank you teachers!

2016 Dewar Junior Beta Club

Congratulations to the members of the Dewar Junior Beta Club.  The induction ceremony was held in the cafeteria on Thursday, September 29.  The Dewar Junior Beta Club currently has 57 members from the fourth and fifth grade classes.  Officers for the 2016-2017 school year will be elected in November.

Dewar Night!!

Thanks for making Dewar Night a success!  Special thanks to The Mix for sending us the truck full of delicious yogurt!!  
Click on the picture below to view some pictures from the night!

Dewar Spirit Store Prices!

Shop at the Dewar Spirit Store 
Open on Fridays
7:30-8:15 am

First Day at Dewar!!

Click below to view some images of our first day at Dewar!

Open House 2016!!

Click on the image below to view a few highlights from Open House!

Back to School Info!


Please visit our Back to School page for all the information you need to start the new school year, including
  • Lunch Information
  • After School Care
  • Parent Portal, Transportation
  • and more!

Newbery Club!

Congratulations to Suzanne Buescher for qualifying for the Newbery Club this year!  Suzanne read and quizzed on ten Newbery books this year!

Thank you Community Partners in Education!

We appreciate all you do for our school!

Chick Fil A - North Valdosta
Serenity Massage Therapy
Georgia Military College
Daylight Donuts
Gary R. Zeigler PC
Valdosta Jr. Service League
Elliano's - Bemiss
Zaxby's - Inner Perimeter
Nails by Chris
The Mix
 Georgia Power
Papa John's

Congratulations Jasmine Hoke!!

Coastal Plains RESA is pleased to announce the 2016 Regional Winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition
Our very own Jasmine Hoke, second grader, will have her story submitted at the state level for judging in May.  Winners will be announced on or before Friday, May 13.  Jasmine's story along with other finalists in the school/district/regional competition can be viewed at the Valdosta Mall on April 18 - 25.  
Jasmine - We are so proud of you!!!

Click on the link below to see a list of the grade level winners.  

Congratulations Tori Dinkins!!

Congratulations to Tori Dinkins, a Dewar Elementary second grader who won the Spring Into Art Invitation Design Competition! Click on the image below to read more about it! We are proud of you Tori!

Recent Announcements

  • Federal Aid Impact Form Parents, Help your child's class win an ice cream party! Just fill out the federal impact aid form (link below) and return it to your child's teacher ASAP ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2016, 8:29 PM by Tami Williams
  • Bring in your Box Tops for Education! Please send your box tops to school! The PTO is sponsoring a competition and there will be a prize for the class with the most box tops in each grade ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 7:22 AM by Tami Williams
  • Fourth Graders Present "The Water Cycle!" Ms. Stoney's fourth grade class just finished studying the water cycle and completed their study by creating flow charts that demonstrated the process.  Great job students!!
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 7:13 AM by Tami Williams
  • Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families allows eligible students to connect anonymously to an expert tutor online at any time for personalized help with homework, studying, test prep, proofreading ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 6:54 AM by Tami Williams
  • A Starry Night in Lowndes County Through a partnership between the City of Valdosta and the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Dewar Elementary was one of five artist groups chosen to breathe new life ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2016, 9:00 AM by Tami Williams
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Dewar Kids Make the News!!

Dewar Elementary School kids make the NEWS!!!!
Watch WCTV, channel 6 tonight at 6:00pm!
Dewar kids are currently participating in a community project where all 719 students have the opportunity to paint a dumpster that will be displayed in downtown Valdosta. View the video below to see some of our students at work!

Verizon Donates School Supplies!

The faculty, staff, and student body of Dewar Elementary School would like to thank Verizon Wireless on St. Augustine Road for the generous donation of school supplies provided to our school.  On Friday, August 5, Dewar student representatives along with Principal Mrs. Katie Chappuis, accepted the supplies from Mr. Kendrick James (Verizon General Manager) and Mr. Lucius Williams (Verizon Assistant District Manager).  Mrs. April Louviere, Dewar school counselor, will work with the teachers to ensure the supplies are given to the students with the greatest need.  Bookbags, glue, markers, pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, and crayons are just a few of the items donated by Verizon.   

Parent Calendar

Dewar Reads!!

2016 Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to Media Specialist Tami Williams, 2016 Teacher of the Year for Dewar Elementary School!

Lunch with Mrs. Chappuis!!

Congratulations to Je'Von Humes and Ta'Shaun Heggins for working hard and earning the privilege of having lunch with Mrs. Chappuis!!

Dewar Spelling Bee 2016!

Congratulations to fifth graders Joshua Kim, 1st place champion and Dionne Jones, 1st runner-up!  All of the students participating did an excellent job and we are so proud of each of them!  Both Joshua and Dionne will be participating in the Lowndes County Spelling Bee on Friday, February 5.