Dixie Magnet Elementary
Dixie Magnet Elementary School strives to positively impact the future by preparing students to be confident, hardworking, and goal-oriented individuals. Our vision is to strengthen students’ abilities to live healthy, balanced lives in which they fulfill their responsibilities and use compassion and creativity to make a positive difference in the world. Our mission is to foster excellence in intellect, creativity, and character. Please visit the About Dixie page to learn more!
Dixie in the News:
Dixie challenges students to shape their own learning through Arts integration and 21st Century learning skills. Read the FCPS article.
At Dixie, the Practical Living and Career Studies Committee now incorporates the former Healthy Lifestyles Committee, covering everything from consumerism, field days and wellness policies to health content and P.E. activities. Read the FCPS article
Congratulations to two Dixie educators in joining the 187 teachers in Fayette County on completion of National Board Certification. Kelly Fischer, Media Specialist, recently earned her certification in November, and Carla Horn, Second Grade Teacher, joins Dixie having already obtained the certification. National Board Certification is a demonstration of their practice as measured against high and rigorous standards. Dixie is proud to have five National Board Certified Educators! Read the FCPS statement
Dixie students participate in the 'Hour of Code', a nationwide initiative by CSEdWeek and code.org to introduce computer programming to over 10 million students and encourage them to learn programming. Read the FCPS article Read the Herald Leader article
Art leads Dixie teachers into a 'Peaceful Place'. Read the FCPS article about Dixie staff's hour-long painting session, where they picked up helpful tips on the principles of art and design while relaxing and unwinding with colleagues.
Kids say the funniest things! Recently the Prichard Committee interviewed eight Dixie students. Watch the videos to hear what makes a teacher successful, what a principal does all day long, and more from the perspective of the students. Group 1 Group 2
Dixie Dialect's Thanksgiving celebration consisted of Japanese Ginger chicken, sushi and tamales from El Salvador along with traditional turkey and potatoes from America.
We encourage families to get involved in their children's education. One way is through volunteering; before you can volunteer in any school, you must first fill out a volunteer application.
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