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2017-18 SY

  • Shout out to all male parents and role models for their participation in National Million Father March Day on Oct. 18th, 2017.  This was a great kick-off to the 300 Hours of Power initiative promoting male engagement in our school.  More than 50 hours of male volunteer was logged at this awesome event.            

2016-17 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.
  • Sylvia Ward, Montessori Teacher, completed training with the Montessori Education Institute of North America (MEINA) and earned the Elementary I Credential for Montessori Education. Certificate of credential issued January 2017 signed by Joyce S. Pickering, President of AMS Board of Directors, and Terri Cannaday, Director of the MEINA Teacher Education Program.
  • Principal Miller and part of the staff were recognized for fidelity in the Non-Instructional Evaluation process.
  • School Choice Leadership Award presented to DTE in recognition of tireless dedication toward providing all children with access to effective education optionas and for participation in National School Choice Week 2017. Certificate signed by Andrew R. Campanella, President of National School Choice Week.

2015-16 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.
2014- 15 SY
  • The Student Council members of DTE will tackle a large, four-day cleanup project at school from April 20th - 23rd.  The students and their advisor created this effort as part of The Faith in Action: Memphis Cleanup 2015 project. After school dismissal at 3:15 p.m., this team of Optional School students and the school community plan to tidy and begin spring planting in the school garden. The Montessori method of this Optional School program teaches children to be life-long learners who are productive citizens and stewards of the Earth.
  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.

2013-14 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.

2012-13 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.

2011-12 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.
  • DTE earned "Reward School" status for progress in the top 5% of schools in Tennessee.
  • DTE achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the 2011-2012 school year.
  • DTE fifth grade students scored proficient on the TCAP writing test for 2012.
  • Joyce Avant, Montessori certified teacher, received the Prestige Award.
  • Michelle Lake, Montessori Pre-K teacher, attained National Board certification.
  • DeShonna Robinson, fifth grade teacher, was selected to be a Common Core Coach for the State Board of Education, one of only 21 MCS teachers to be chosen for this important work.
  • Two grants were received for the Peace Garden: Subaru Healthy Sprouts - Kay Jordan, grant winner and Junior League Arts Grant - Wendy Rodgers and Kay Jordan, grant winners.

2010-11 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.

2009-10 SY

  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.
2008-09 SY
  • A Peace Garden (built with a grant from Lowe's Toolbox for Education). The Peace Garden also won second place in the competition.

2007-08 SY

  • DTE was selected for school of the year for 2007-2008.
  • Nationally recognized by the American Montessori Society, a Montessori school accredidation organization, as an Associate Member School.
2006-07 SY
 
 

                                             

 

 
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