School Announcements

  • Dinner with Santa

    On Thursday, December 15, 2022, from 6pm-8:30pm, please come to school and join your DRES friends and family for Dinner with Santa. This event was tons of fun last year with games and prizes, fairy hair, food trucks, face painting, reindeer food, and, of course, SANTA!

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  • The Penguin Patch

    This year's shopping opportunity is called the Penguin Patch! Each classroom will have an opportunity to shop between December 5th and 15th. Unlike last year, this vendor does not accept online payments, but you can send cash or checks made out to DRES PTO. Gifts range in price from $0.50-$10.00.

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  • TA Toy Drive

    Our TA’s are holding their annual toy drive. Send new, unwrapped toys, appropriate for preschoolers to 5th grade, to your child’s classroom by Tuesday, December 13th. 

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  • Angel Tree Up is Up

    The first annual DRES Service Squad Angel Tree is up in the office. Stop by and check it out!

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  • BOG information for 3rd Grade Families

    Hello Dixon Road Elementary families your third grade student will be bringing home a letter explaining the Beginning of Grade (BOG) assessment. This information only pertains to third grade students and their families. I am attaching a copy of the letter here for your convenience.

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  • Summer Is Here!

    Have a fun and safe summer, Dragonflies! We hope you spend time with friends and family making beautiful memories to share with us when you return on Monday, August 29th.

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  • School Photo Package

    If you would like to purchase your student's photo package, please send payment or pay online using the information provided on the package. If you are not purchasing any photos, please return the photographs to your student's teacher by May 13th.

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  • New Kindergarten Parent Night

    Please join us for New Kindergarten Parent Night for the 2022-2023 school year on Tuesday June 7th. This event will take place in our school café from 5:00PM until 6:00 PM. Information will be shared about enrolling and skills for kindergarten success.

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  • Westival

    West Johnston High School is hosting a spectacular community event on Saturday, April 23, 2022, 9 am-1 pm. The first annual Westival will have many activities available for our students and community. All ages are welcome!

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  • SECU Blood Drive

    Our local Crossroads State Employee Credit Union branch will be hosting a blood drive on April 22nd from 10am – 2pm! Our goal for this drive is 18 units and The Blood Connection will be offering $20 eGift cards to donors.

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  • Dragonfly Dash Community Celebration

    Don’t forget this Saturday we are hosting our first Dragonfly Dash Celebration!!! Our community has simply been amazing. Now come and have some fun!

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  • Operation Medicine Drop

    The Clayton Police Department, The Poe Center, Safe Kids Johnston County, and the Opioid Task Force are conducting operation medicine drop at the Clayton Police Department on Thursday, March 24th, 2022, from 10 am until 1 pm.

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  • Summer Engineering Camp for Rising 3rd - 9th Graders

    NC State College of Engineering, Wilson Community College and the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council will offer a week-long summer day camp for elementary and middle school students.

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  • Monday, 3/7/22, is a Teacher Workday

    Monday, March 7th, 2022, is a scheduled teacher's workday.

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  • WRAL Teacher of the Week

    Join us in congratulating Ms. Eby for being selected as WRAL's teacher of the week! The honor will air on March 2nd at 8 am and 12 pm. If you can't watch live, then check it out on WRAL.com. Way to go Ms. Eby! 

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  • Connect Ed Message 2/18/22

    Please follow the link to read important updates from Dixon Road Elementary.

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  • Yearbooks On Sale Now

    Yearbooks are on sale now. Order online at www.strawbridge.net.

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  • Access Testing

    Access testing will take place starting today, February 7th, and will continue throughout the next two weeks. If your student will be taking part in Access testing, please make sure they are present each day. Thank you.

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  • Kids Heart Challenge

    It’s that time of year again.  It’s time for the Kids Heart Challenge.

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  • Innovation Academy Information for 5th Grade Families

    Come experience a night packed with information about what it looks like to be a Pioneer! Parents and prospective students will get a guided tour and experience what makes Innovation Academy a unique choice for families.

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