Dingeman Community Cookbook
Delicious, wonderful smells of food fill the air in our homes and can surround us with wonderful memories of our traditions, our cultures, and our experiences with family and friends!  Let's share our recipes with one another and unite with our Dingeman Community.  Let's learn about one another and enjoy great food!!! Dingeman  Community Cookbook  We are thrilled to launch the  Dingeman  Community Cookbook!!  Please share your favorite recipe (using the link below) and let us know why this recipe is important to your family and if it has any cultural significance.  Pictures or drawings of either the finished dish or of ... read full article
Author:
Shannon Kellogg 
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11/21/2020-12/5/2020

Shopping with Amazon
If you are shopping please either go to www.dingeman.net and click on the Amazon button on the left before checking out and we will get various % back of your purchase. OR if you think you may forget - make sure to designate Family-Faculty Connection of Dingeman Elementary as your charity on smile.amazon.com  It's easy and Dingeman will receive 0.5% back of your eligible purchases every time you shop at no extra cost to you. So far we have received $2,300.58! The more people who participate the more we will earn!   Here's how to sign up for AmazonSmile 1. ... read full article
Author:
Shannon Kellogg 
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11/19/2020-12/31/2020

Square 1 Art Fundraiser --DEADLINE EXTENDED 12/1
SQUARE 1 ART FUNDRAISER Not much is "normal" this year, but the tradition of creating art and having it made on a variety of fun items to support this year's 5th grade class remains. This year the fundraiser is 100% online. You download the paper template, your child draws the art, you upload the art and purchase what you want and it is delivered to your house! The holidays seem far away but you will be so happy you were smart enough to purchase items now.  DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 1st Items are made and shipped as they are ordered.  ... read full article
Author:
Wendy Gallagher 
Show from:
11/5/2020-12/2/2020
Dingeman Community CookbookShannon Kellogg11/21/202012/5/2020
Dingeman Community Cookbook
Delicious, wonderful smells of food fill the air in our homes and can surround us with wonderful memories of our traditions, our cultures, and our experiences with family and friends!  Let's share our recipes with one another and unite with our Dingeman Community.  Let's learn about one another and enjoy great food!!! Dingeman  Community Cookbook  We are thrilled to launch the  Dingeman  Community Cookbook!!  Please share your favorite recipe (using the link below) and let us know why this recipe is important to your family and if it has any cultural significance.  Pictures or drawings of either the finished dish or of ... read full article
Shopping with AmazonShannon Kellogg11/19/202012/31/2020
Shopping with Amazon
If you are shopping please either go to www.dingeman.net and click on the Amazon button on the left before checking out and we will get various % back of your purchase. OR if you think you may forget - make sure to designate Family-Faculty Connection of Dingeman Elementary as your charity on smile.amazon.com  It's easy and Dingeman will receive 0.5% back of your eligible purchases every time you shop at no extra cost to you. So far we have received $2,300.58! The more people who participate the more we will earn!   Here's how to sign up for AmazonSmile 1. ... read full article
FFC Meeting Minutes October 2020Shannon Kellogg11/10/202011/13/2020
FFC Meeting Minutes October 2020
Please see the minutes from our October 13, 2020 meeting here: https://dingeman.net/Page/FFC/Meeting Minutes from October 13th, 2020 ... read full article
FFC Meeting Agenda November 2020Shannon Kellogg11/10/202011/18/2020
FFC Meeting Agenda November 2020
Please see the agenda for the November 2020 FFC Meeting here: https://dingeman.net/Page/FFC/Meeting Agenda November 2020 ... read full article
FDN @ Panera Nov 12thShannon Kellogg11/9/202011/13/2020
FDN @ Panera Nov 12th
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Teacher Appreciation - 4th GradeShannon Kellogg11/3/202011/17/2020
Teacher Appreciation - 4th Grade
The FFC has launched a monthly teacher appreciation initiative with the goal of strengthening our community even more by getting to know our teachers a little better -- keeping us together while we're distance learning. Each month we’ll be selecting a grade level (at random) and families of those teachers will be sent an email with a request to have their student submit a question or two for their teacher.  The teachers will then answer some of those questions (either in a video or written down) and we’ll share the answers with the school.  Our 4th grade teachers rose to ... read full article
Rubio's Family Dinner NightShannon Kellogg10/26/202011/1/2020
Rubio's Family Dinner Night
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FFC Meeting Zoom Link 10/13Shannon Kellogg10/13/202010/14/2020
FFC Meeting Zoom Link 10/13
Topic: FFC Meeting Time: Oct 13, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsandiegounified.zoom.us%2Fj%2F89482842273&data=04%7C01%7C%7C05d9086ef34b4285120708d86f2844b7%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637381566021717425%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=gnyZm9p8Gvy%2BzrQXvys0R%2B%2BauROQukRH4hZ6kncq%2FoA%3D&reserved=0 Meeting ID: 894 8284 2273 Password: ffc ... read full article
Family Dinner Night Flippin' PizzaShannon Kellogg10/5/202010/7/2020
Family Dinner Night Flippin' Pizza
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Family Dessert Night! SomiSomiShannon Kellogg9/29/202010/2/2020
Family Dessert Night! SomiSomi
  Come out Thursday October 1, 2020 for a sweet treat to beat the heat! Show the flyer (on your phone is fine!) and Somisomi will donate a portion of all sales to your Dingeman FFC. Desserts for dollars! The fundraiser will be from noon - 9pm. 9162 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126 ... read full article
Everyone's A Reader TrainingShannon Kellogg9/28/202010/2/2020
Everyone's A Reader Training
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Virtual Volunteer FairShannon Kellogg9/22/20209/23/2020
Virtual Volunteer Fair
Here is the link for the Virtual Volunteer Fair tonight at 6:30pm.  We hope to see you there!   Topic: Virtual Volunteer Fair Time: Sep 22, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsandiegounified.zoom.us%2Fj%2F88195119120&data=02%7C01%7C%7C79ea08b360e24fdebf3608d85e9ccf86%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637363374870253335&sdata=cXkG3herm%2BcbyZLLHHLHBrrJrtutVM4qMqur%2Ffs6mgE%3D&reserved=0 Meeting ID: 881 9511 9120 Password: volunteers ... read full article
Virtual Volunteer FairShannon Kellogg9/18/202010/1/2020
Virtual Volunteer Fair
Hello Tiger Families! The FFC is hosting a Virtual Volunteer Fair on September 22nd at 6:30 for anyone interested in learning more about volunteering opportunities during the 2020-2021 school year.  We have many active committees right now, despite not being on-site, and the Fair will give us the opportunity to tell you a bit about each one.  We have always been lucky to have such an incredible, involved community and look forward to being able to accomplish some great things again this year! Positions include: Room Parent Tech Helper Box Tops/Amazon Smile Family Dinner Nights Teacher Recognition Committee Neighborhood Book Box ... read full article
Halloween Parade InfoShannon Kellogg10/26/202011/1/2020
Halloween Parade Info
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Square 1 Art Fundraiser --DEADLINE EXTENDED 12/1Wendy Gallagher11/5/202012/2/2020
Square 1 Art Fundraiser --DEADLINE EXTENDED 12/1
SQUARE 1 ART FUNDRAISER Not much is "normal" this year, but the tradition of creating art and having it made on a variety of fun items to support this year's 5th grade class remains. This year the fundraiser is 100% online. You download the paper template, your child draws the art, you upload the art and purchase what you want and it is delivered to your house! The holidays seem far away but you will be so happy you were smart enough to purchase items now.  DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 1st Items are made and shipped as they are ordered.  ... read full article
Dingeman Halloween ParadeShannon Kellogg10/21/202011/3/2020
Dingeman Halloween Parade
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FFC Meeting -- SAVE THE DATEWendy Gallagher9/3/20209/9/2020
FFC Meeting -- SAVE THE DATE
Please Mark your Calendar for our first FFC meeting of the school year on Tuesday, Sept. 8th at 6:30 pm on Zoom . We will be approving the budget, Principal Pedrotti will give a welcome back message and community groups will provide information. EVERYONE is part of FFC and are encouraged to get involved! More details coming soon about ZOOM link.  Please email president@dingeman.net  with questions. ... read full article
First Week Important Info from our principalWendy Gallagher8/31/20209/6/2020
First Week Important Info from our principal
FIRST WEEK IMPORTANT INFO from Mr. Pedrotti: This week teachers in grades preschool through 5th grade will be distributing essential supplies to their students. When you come to get your students materials you will pull into the  Dingeman  parking lot. In order to keep all of our families safe, please do the following: Have a sign with teacher and student name. Stay in your car. Staff will be wearing a mask and have on  gloves for safety, if you could please wear a mask as well.  If you are walking up to get your materials, please come down the stairs, line ... read full article
Welcome back, TigersShannon Kellogg8/29/20209/12/2020
Welcome back, Tigers
  WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL, TIGERS!                                               ... read full article
Some Ideas for Reading at HomeBowei Chi8/6/20208/31/2020
Some Ideas for Reading at Home
FFC PRESENTS:   Some Ideas for Reading at Home (Ideas compiled and created by: Jessica Craig-Huynh) (August 2020)    We are all continuously developing our language and literacy skills, so here are some ideas we hope will help with making reading and learning at home even more interesting, meaningful, and fun.    1. Make a fun, cozy reading area (or multiple reading areas)-- do this as a family. 2. Have DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time every day-- do this is as a family-- everyone should stop what they are doing and read for at least 20 minutes (either independently ... read full article
Family Dinner NightShannon Kellogg9/9/20209/23/2020
Family Dinner Night
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Family Dinner Night September 17thShannon Kellogg9/9/20209/23/2020
Family Dinner Night September 17th
Family Dinner Night Fundraiser Thursday September 17th, 2020 ALL Day! 50% of purchases go back to Dingeman FFC so everyone take the day off cooking and grab some yummy food. For the fundraiser, families may call in their order and show the flyer on their phone or a printout when picking up food. You may also order online through The Kebab Shop's website ( http://orderthekebabshop.com ) using code: TKSTigers for delivery or pick up/curbside pickup. Select the Mira Mesa location.    NOTE:**  The fundraiser will not include 3 rd  party services such as Grub Hub or Uber Eats. Only purchases made directly ... read full article
FFC Meeting Zoom LinkShannon Kellogg9/8/20209/10/2020
FFC Meeting Zoom Link
Our first FFC meeting for the 2020-21 school year is tonight, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. We encourage any ideas from families on ways to build our community and enrich our students learning while online. We will also be passing the budget for the 2020-21 school year. The agenda and previous meeting’s minutes are posted at Dingeman.net. We hope to see you there! Time: Sep 8, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting  https://apc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsandiegounified.zoom.us%2Fj%2F92108214582&data=02%7C01%7C%7C14b33dfaba004e935ea608d853667a51%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637351046895505168&sdata=slIx3ukNC3Vc58mW3%2FBpQZwZMWxb1kQovNA6fi0fN%2F0%3D&reserved=0 Meeting ID: 921 0821 4582 Password: FFC ... read full article