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May 6, 2022


Hello Dunham Families,

Next week we start our state testing for grades 3rd-6th.This testing will take place over the next two weeks and start promptly in the mornings.  Below are a few testing tips for parents:

  • Make sure your child gets plenty of rest the night before the test. 
  • On the morning of the test, your child needs to get up in plenty of time so he/she won’t feel rushed.
  • Feed your child a good breakfast. Research shows that children do better on tests if they have had a good breakfast. 

We have not had state testing since the 2018-2019 school year due to the pandemic.  The students have worked very hard this school year and are going to do great.

We are going to do an impromptu spirit day next week, it will be Warriors Wednesday (5/11).  All students are encouraged to wear their Golden State Warriors gear of blue and gold.

I am excited to announce that we will be having an on campus Open House this school year!  This also is something we have not been able to do since the 2018-2019 school year.  Open House will be on Tuesday, May 24, from 5:00-6:00.  Masks are encouraged when in the classroom.  Open House is also a great time to bring a friend, family member or neighbor that might be interested in sending their child to Dunham.

Take care and have a wonderful weekend,

Daniel Hoffman

Superintendent / Principal


Dunham Superintendent / Principal Search Survey

An online Superintendent/Principal Search Survey is now available for parents, staff, and community on the district webpage. The survey results will help guide the Board’s interview priorities and shape their interview questions.

A link to the survey is posted below and will be available until May 9. 

Thank you, Spencer Crum, Board President



PTO Skate and Donate

Hello Dunham Families! Please join us for a fun afternoon at Cal Skate on Friday, May 20th, from 3:00pm – 5:30pm!  This is a 50/50 event meaning half of your admission goes back to the school!  You must show them the attached flier.  Please see the attached flier for more details.  Come on out, lace up a pair of skates and have a great time.  Cal Skate is located at 6100 Commerce Blvd in Rohnert Park.

Click To View: Cal Skate’s Skate and Donate Flier


PTO Meeting

Please join this month’s PTO meeting. We will meet on Tuesday, May 10 at 2:45pm in the Dunham Library.  If you have any questions, please contact DunhamPTO@gmail.com. Hope to see you there! 


Board Meeting

On Tuesday, May 10, at 6:00 we will be having our monthly regular board meeting.  This meeting is in-person and takes place in the Dunham School Community Room.  We hope to see you there!


Community Resource

Charles M. Schulz Museum Summer Camps

Click To View: Summer Camps Flyer (English & Spanish)


COVID-19 Testing Available at School

We continue to offer onsite COVID-19 testing for our students as a convenience to parents on Wednesday mornings from 7:40-8:30.  A parent must consent and be present for the testing.  We are able to offer testing for at-school exposure, COVID symptoms and surveillance testing. Testing is for Dunham students only.  Please see the below information about registering, consent and availability.

Click To View: COVID Testing Flyer Page 1

Click To View: COVID Testing Flyer Page 2

Click To View: Testing Consent Form


After School Pediatric Vaccination Clinics

Below is a link from Dr. Steve Herrington, the Sonoma County Office of Education Superintendent regarding after school pediatric vaccination clinics.


Also, here is additional information about where to find after school pediatric vaccine clinics for Students and Families Ages 5 and older.

COVID-19 vaccine clinics for Sonoma County students age 5 and older, as well as their families, will be offered at numerous dates, times, and locations throughout the fall and winter. As clinic times and locations are confirmed, they are posted here. Getting a vaccine is safe, effective and free. No appointment is needed. Clinic is intended for those attending this school and their families. For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, call (707) 565-4667. 

Find a list of after school pediatric vaccine clinics here. (https://www.scoe.org/vaccines)

You can also find a calendar of vaccine clinics through the County of Sonoma website here. (socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/vaccine-information/clinics/)