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Welcome Incoming
Kindergarten Class of 2022-2023

To help ease the transition for incoming kindergarten students (and their families!), we invite you to be a part of the Welcome to Davis Club! There will be fun and engaging events and opportunities for students to meet future classmates, and for parents and guardians to meet future and current Davis parents. Families of new students in other grades are more than welcome as well, just know that the events are designed with Kindergartners in mind.

Step 1: Sign Up to Receive Latest News

Sign up today for the Welcome to Davis Club email list to receive email notices about the latest activities for incoming kindergartners and their families.

We also encourage you to subscribe to our weekly school e-newsletter, Dolphin Digest, to learn about other events, news and opportunities at Davis!  

Step 2: Bookmark this Page

Check back here anytime for information on all Welcome to Davis Club events, Kindercamp, school supplies, etc.

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Questions?

For questions about the Welcome to Davis Club, email welcometodavis@davisdolphins.org.


Welcome to Davis Club
2022 Schedule of Events

Prospective Parent Info Session & Campus Tour with Principal Daniels – Thursday, February 24th 6:30-7:30pm

Join us for an in-person information session and school tour with Principal Daniels. She’ll provide an overview of Davis Elementary, lead a guided tour around campus, and answer any questions you may have. We will meet in the lobby at 6:20pm.

Playdates at the Davis Playground

Join other incoming Davis families at the Davis playground. Incoming Kindergartners can meet new friends while you mingle with current and future Davis parents.

  • Sunday, February 27th, 2-4pm
  • Sunday, March 27th, 2-4pm
  • Sunday, April 24th, 2-4pm
  • Sunday, May 15th, 2-3pm (Popsicles provided!)

A Visit to the Art, Music & PE rooms, Science Lab and Library – Friday, March 25th 11:45am – 12:30pm; Courtyard Picnic 12:30-1pm

Bring your incoming Kindergartner for a tour of our Art, Music, and PE rooms, Science Lab and Library. Bring water and a packed lunch or snack, and join other incoming Davis families for a courtyard picnic afterwards. We will meet in the lobby at 11:35am.

Early Learning Day for Pre-K and Kindergarten – Wednesday, April 6th, 8-10am and 4:30-6:30pm

Please join us for this districtwide Early Learning Day. Davis will welcome families and their students, ages 3-6, to enjoy a short introduction to Davis with Principal Daniels; take a campus tour; meet the teachers, staff, PTA members and other Davis parents; and begin registration for Pre-K and Kindergarten (or just turn in paperwork if you’ve already registered online).

Splash into Davis Pool Party – Saturday, August 13th, 10am-12pm, Balcones Woods Neighborhood Pool

Your incoming Kindergartner can say goodbye to summer while meeting new kinder friends at the Balcones Woods Neighborhood Pool, located at 11204 Alhambra Dr, Austin, TX 78759.

Event details and RSVP form here.

Boo-Hoo / Ya-Hoo Parents’ Reception – Monday, August 15th, 7:45-8:15am (First Day of School)

Join us for our annual Boo-Hoo/Ya-Hoo Reception for Kindergarten parents the first day of school after drop-off. Meet other kindergarten parents in the kindergarten courtyard, located just to the right of the front doors. Just follow the signs until you find the table with balloons and kleenex. Light refreshments will be served.


Kindercamp

Thursday, August 4th, 9am-12pm

This summer, Davis is offering a Kindergarten transition camp to all of our incoming Kindergarten students. The camp is free to everyone, and will be a 3-hour session led by Davis Kindergarten teachers. Camp will include activities in a kindergarten classroom, a tour of the school, and recess time outside. Students will need to bring a water bottle and a snack.

Please complete the registration form here.

We are so excited to welcome our Kindergarten Dolphins to Davis, and hope everyone will be able to participate in this transition camp experience!


Davis 2022 Back-to-School Events

Ice Cream Social (Meet the Teacher) – Thursday, August 11th 5-6pm

Davis families are invited to meet their students’ new teacher and classmates, and enjoy an ice cream sandwich or a popsicle to celebrate the beginning of the new school year.

Please see event details here.

New Family Orientation – Monday, August 22nd, 8-9am and 6-7pm

We are offering two New Family Orientation sessions for all new families on Monday, August 22nd. Principal Jenny Daniels and Assistant Principal Kareen McCarter will discuss important information about Davis programs, policies and procedures, followed by a Q&A session and campus tour.

Back to School Night – Thursday, September 8th 5:30-7pm

We are hosting a Back to School Night for PreK-5th grades. All parents/guardians are invited to visit your child’s classroom and meet with your child’s teacher. This is a time to learn more about the classroom routine, expectations and other important topics.

This event is an information session for parents/guardians, so please make child care arrangements if possible.


New Student Registration

Please find registration details here.


School Supplies

Please find school supplies details here.


Online Open House

Online Open House for 2022-2023 is OPEN on the Dolphin Parent Toolkit!

  • Become a member of the PTA
  • Register for our online student/parent directory
  • Sign-up for volunteer opportunities
  • Donate to our No-Hassle PTA Provides fundraiser
  • Buy Davis spirit gear (t-shirts, etc.)

For questions about Online Open House or the Dolphin Parent Toolkit, please contact toolkit@davisdolphins.org.


New Family Information Packet

Please review our New Family Information Packet to help you become better acquainted with Davis Elementary, including:

  • About Davis
  • Graduate Profile
  • Annual Events
  • After School Enrichment Opportunities
  • After School Child Care
  • Helpful Reminders
  • Stay Informed about School News & Events
  • PTA
  • Attendance
  • Arrival & Dismissal Procedures