Originally delivered on 9/1/2023 10:01 am

SUBJECT: DCES September Newsletter


School is CLOSED on Monday, September 4th for Labor Day!!

You may always find the latest on all things yearbook, HERE.

DCES' new partner, Herff Jones, is publishing our school 2023-2024 yearbook.  Order your yearbook online at: www.yearbookordercenter.com, enter School Code: 25704 or Search for Daves Creek Elementary School.

*If you purchased a SPIRIT LEVEL PTA membership this year, your yearbook is included in your membership. The BASIC membership does not include a yearbook. Please double check your membership purchase before the yearbook order deadline.

Share your First Day of School photos with us! Log onto: www.hjeshare.com to upload your photo.  Use School Code: hj25704

Please note: While we try to use as many photos submitted as possible, we cannot guarantee that all shared photos will be published. Please do not send in the multiple versions of the same photo (e.g. same subjects, different poses). 


Celebrate your 5th Grade graduate by purchasing a Tribute Ad to honor his/her graduation from Daves Creek and wish them the best as they head into middle school! 

We have 3 ads sizes available for purchase:

1/8 Page - $35 / (*$30)

1/4 Page - $55 / (*$50)

1/2 Page - $80 / (*$75)

*Early Bird Pricing *** EXTENDED! - Until Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - SAVE $5 off each ad size! 


If you have any questions regarding the yearbook, please email your inquiries to: dcesyearbookpta@gmail.com


Wednesday, September 13th

Join us at this family-owned and operated, community restaurant that's been around for 20 years.  You will find the finest pizza, calzones, pasta, and sandwiches.  If you're hungry for a New York-style piazza or Italian classic made from scratch with fresh ingredients and hand-tossed dough, this place is for you!

You may see their menu here.  

Windermere Village (near OneLife Fitness)
3775 Windermere Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041

Call: (678) 513-2903 until 9pm!

Please mention you are part of the Daves Creek family when you order.

The Daves Creek fall book fair will be September 18th-22nd.

Parent Night will be Tuesday, September 19th (during Stem night) from 3pm - 7pm.  This is the same night as STEM Night and a Chorus performance (STEM Night is 5pm - 7pm).  

Check out the Book Fair Homepage for more information here.  If you are able to volunteer at the Book Fair during the day, please click here to sign up. 

Tickets are $5 and everyone over the age of three needs a ticket.  Order tickets here (under the spirit wear option).  Tickets online are available until September 17th and guarantee your spot - you may buy tickets at the event but they are first come first serve and there will only be a limited amount available.

Snacks and spirit wear will be available for sale!

Kona Ice will be at Spirit Night!!

It's been hot outside, let's cool off!!  They accept cash and credit cards.

2023-2024 Reflection's theme is:

Tell your story through dance, a short film, a poem or story, an original song, a photo or visual work of art.

Please submit your completed entry form and reflections entry by October 3rd, 2023 to DCES PTA Reflections Group. Submission details will be provided closer to the date.

Click to download:


Entry form

We will celebrate our winners on Reflections Night@DCES: 

October 17th 2023 5pm

National PTA Reflections page

Georgia PTA Reflections page (to be updated soon)


Please contact Jaya Rudrakshala (VP Academics @DCES PTA) dcesptareflections2023@gmail.com or text at 678.620.4273

Upcoming Events
Friday, September 1
12:30p Early Release (Prof. Dev.)
Monday, September 4
Labor Day (no school)
Wednesday, September 13
5:30p PTA Spirit Night
Friday, September 15
8:30a PTA Volunteer/Room Parent Breakfast
1:45p PTA Board Meeting
Monday, September 18
Fall Book Fair
Tuesday, September 19
Fall Book Fair
5:30p STEM Night/Book Fair Night/Chorus Performance/KONA Ice
Wednesday, September 20
Fall Book Fair
5:30p Family Connect County Spirit Night
Thursday, September 21
Fall Book Fair
Friday, September 22
Fall Book Fair
Monday, September 25
Fall Break
Tuesday, September 26
Fall Break
Wednesday, September 27
Fall Break
Thursday, September 28
Fall Break
Friday, September 29
Fall Break
Monday, October 2
5th Grade: Yearbook Cover Submissions Due!!
Tuesday, October 3
12:00a Reflections entries are due!!

Please join us in thanking our 2022-2023 Partners in Education. When you visit their business please be sure to let them know you are with DAVES CREEK PTA!

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