Danebo Elementary

Danebo Elementary

Enrollment: 339
Grades: Kindergarten through grade 5
Phone number: 541-688-8735
Fax number: 541-607-8186
Address: 1265 Candlelight Drive, Eugene, OR 97402
School Hours: 8:45 am to 2:45 pm
Driving Instructions: Beltline to Barger Drive. West on Barger to Terry. Left onto Terry. One mile to Royal. Left onto Royal. Left onto Candlelight.

News From Danebo’s Principal

We’re Back!

Please join us for registration this week on Tuesday, August 18th and Wednesday, August 19th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All families need to confirm registration information and pay the $25 supply fee (cash or checks only) , so we appreciate you joining us this week.

If you are unable to come on Tuesday or Wednesday, please contact the office at 541-688-8735 and let us know when you will be able to stop by. Our regular office hours (excluding registration days) are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

Save the Date!

Our Meet the Teacher/PTO BBQ is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2nd. From 5:00-5:30, families can meet teachers in classrooms and from 5:30-6:30 all families are invited to join us for a free hot dog BBQ, courtesy of our PTO.

Class lists will be posted on Wednesday, September 1st at 12:00, in the front of the school.

If you are able to help with the BBQ, please call our school office at 541-688-8735.

First Day of School for Grades 1-5*

Students in grades 1-5 will begin school on Tuesday, September 8th. School hours are 8:45-2:45 with the cafeteria open at 8:20 for breakfast. This year, ALL Danebo students qualify for free breakfast AND lunch each day.

Thank you for ensuring that your child is at school no later than 8:35 as teachers will begin the school day promptly at 8:45 each day. Students arriving at 8:45 or later interrupt classroom instruction and routines.

*Kindergarten students are on a “Smart Start” schedule, staggering students on two different days each week. Information on Smart Start will be provided at registration on Tuesday, August 18th and Wednesday, August 19th.

New Staff at Danebo

You will notice some new faces at Danebo this school year. Please join me in welcoming the following additions to our staff:

Sima Baldwin                     First Grade Teacher

Katie Rutherford              Kindergarten Teacher

Kim Robison                       Music Teacher

Matt Mahr                          PE Teacher

Kate Aly                               Resource Room Teacher


In addition to the above-mentioned teachers, we will be hiring a new health assistant as well as a few support staff. Stay tuned for more introductions of amazing Danebo Staff!

PE in Bethel School District

You may have noticed in the above “blurb” that Danebo has a new PE teacher. This is new to all Bethel Elementary Schools this year. Mr. Mahr will teach one day of PE for each classroom during the week as well as oversee a new playground program called “PlayWorks”. We are so excited to have him as a part of our Staff and I know your students will love PE and playground activities that they learn this year!


Thanks for staying in touch at the busy time of year. We are excited to share another great year of learning activities and look forward to building a strong home-to-school connection this year!


Register For The New School Year

Danebo parents are encouraged to register for the new school year on August 18th and 19th.

Danebo’s office will be open on the 18th and 19th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Parents will be asked to update their children’s registration and health information, complete the home language information form and a field trip permission form.

Parents of new public school students are asked to bring their children’s immunization record.

For more information call the school office at 541-688-8735.

A link to our school supply list can be found in the Danebo Links column on the right side of this page.

News From Danebo’s Principal

Last Day of School-11:45 dismissal!

Thursday is the last day of school for students in grades 1-5 and there are NO Kindergarten classes.

Our 5th Grade “Moving On” ceremony is in the gym at 9:30.

Report cards will be sent home with students at the end of the day. If you child is not at school on Thursday, the office staff will mail the report card home.


Office Closing at Noon on Tuesday, June 16th

Danebo School Office will close at noon on Tuesday, June 16th and will reopen on Monday, August 10th.


Bethel Fit Fun Run

The Bethel Fit 5K run/walk/ride is set for June 13th starting and ending at Willamette High School. Staged by the Bethel Education Foundation, Bethel Fit will include a Youth Mile Race and family-friendly biking events for everyone, including folks with disabilities. Click here to register for this BEF fundraiser. All the funds go back to Bethel classrooms via grants to enhance students’ educational opportunities.


Divertida  carrera en forma  en Bethel

El Bethel Fit 5K correr/andar/ montar bicicleta está establecido para el 13 de junio comienza y termina en la escuela secundaria de Willamette.   Organizada por la fundación de educación de Bethel, Bethel Fit se incluyen una milla de carrera y ciclismo para todas las familias, incluyendo personas con discapacidad.  Para esta recaudación de fondos para BEF.  Todos los fondos se remontan a Bethel aulas mediante subsidios a los alumnos para mejorar las oportunidades educativas.


Summer Camp Opportunities

Plenty of enriching summer camps are being offered for Bethel students. Be sure to check Bethel’s Opportunities and Events web page for all the details.


Oportunidades de Campamentos de verano

Una abundancia de enriquecer de campamentos de verano se les ofrece a los estudiantes de Bethel. Cerciórese a las oportunidades y eventos página web de Bethel para ver todos los detalles.


See you at registration on August 18th and 19th.

Enjoy the summer!




News from Danebo’s Principal

Join us for our Last PTO Meeting of the Year!

Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30, our PTO will meet for the last meeting of the year. We’ll meet in the library (childcare available in the gym) and discuss the Danebo Celebration, our t-shirt fundraiser and begin some planning for next year. We’d love to have you join us!

Fifth Grade Students and Parents

Shasta Middle School will be hosting their Incoming 6th Grade Orientation next week, May 19th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the Main Gym.  This is a great opportunity for students and parents to meet with 6th grade teachers and visit classrooms.  You are also invited to stay for Shastafest, Buy One Get One Free – Book Fair, and PTO Barbeque.

The Danebo Celebration is Here!

Join us on Thursday, May 21st, from 5:30-7:30 for our annual Danebo Celebration. It’s a family, fun-filled night for our community. Kid-centered activities will be in classrooms and the gym and Zany Zoo will be here with some amazing animals for all to touch and see!

Yummy treats (popcorn, snow cones, cotton candy, cookies, water) will be available for purchase with tickets and a food cart will be ready to serve up great Mexican food for you and your family!

We are still in need of volunteers, so if you can give an hour (or more) of your time, please call our school office and let us know (541-688-8735).

Tickets will be on sale starting at 5:30 for $0.50 per ticket for activity/food tickets and $1.00 per ticket for the raffle items. You can turn in 10 Box Tops for 2 activity tickets, too!

Come join the fun at the 2015 Danebo Celebration!

Danebo PTO T-shirt Sale

Look in your child’s Tuesday folder on May 19th for an order form for our newly updated Danebo t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats. Our PTO is sponsoring the sale and we have samples in the office. Stop by to take a look and place your order.

Orders are due by Tuesday, May 26th so that we can ensure delivery prior to the last week of school. We’ll have a “Show your Danebo spirit” day prior to the last day of school, too.

If you aren’t able to place an order in the next week, don’t worry. We’ll do another order in September so you can show your Danebo spirit throughout the year!

Please make checks payable to Danebo PTO and turn orders in by Tuesday, May 26th.


News from Danebo’s Principal

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week, our Classified Staff honored Danebo teachers. We celebrated “Danebo’s Super Heroes” and provided yummy treats throughout the week. If you haven’t taken a minute to thank your child’s teacher, please do so. A kind word of thanks goes a long way for our teachers!

Danebo Celebration Basket Donations

Planning is in the works for our annual Danebo Celebration, scheduled for Thursday, May 21st from 5:30 to 7:30. Staff have fun activities planned throughout the building, our PTO has Zany Zoo joining us again this year with some amazing animals to pet and hold and we will have some of our usual food fair (popcorn, snow cones, cotton candy, cookies, and the Taqueria Food Cart).  If you are available to volunteer some time at the Celebration, please call our school office at 541-688-8735.

We are asking for your help in donating items for the grade level themed baskets. Baskets will be raffled off during the Celebration. Letters for grade level themes went home in Tuesday folders and requested items are due by Friday, May 15th.

Grade level themes are:

Kindergarten:  Summer fun

Grade 1:  Backyard BBQ

Grade 2:  Family Game Night

Grade 3:  Arts & Crafts

Grade 4:  Cooking & Baking

Grade 5:  Gardening

Life Skills:  Family Movie Night

ERR’s:  Family Movie Night


This Weekend In Bethel

There are a lot of great events planned for Saturday in Bethel.

The annual Kalapuya Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sale is Saturday. Hanging flower baskets from Kalapuya’s green house and other Mother’s Day gift ideas will be sold at Kalapuya High School Saturday. This is a popular sale and it’s first come, first served.

Watch for the Bethel Education Foundation Compost Sale. Bags of rich, plant-friendly compost created from food waste in Eugene are being sold at Shasta, Irving, Kalapuya and Fairfield schools Saturday. The BEF will also be holding a raffle for great gift prizes.

The Bethel Boosters’ Show N Shine car show will brighten the parking lot at Willamette High School Saturday. This free event will display some of the prettiest vehicles in the area. Look for the BBQ, silent auction, raffle and more at this traditional Boosters’ fundraiser.


Este Fin de Semana en Bethel

Muchos Eventos fantásticos están planeados para este Sábado En el distrito de Bethel.

La Venta anual de plantas y abono del Fin de Semana del Día de Las Madres es Este Sábado. Canastas de flores colgantes del invernadero de Kalapuya y otras ideas de regalos para el Día de Las Madres estarán en venta este Sábado en Kalapuya. Este evento es muy popular, así que el que llega primero se le atiende primero.

Este atento para  La venta de La fundación de Educación de abono. Bolsas de rico abono, plantas creadas con residuos de alimentos en Eugene estarán en venta en las escuelas Shasta, Irving, Kalapuya y Fairfield este sábado. De igual manera se estará llevando acabo rifas con buenos regalos por BEF.

El Bethel Boosters’ Show N Shine Espectáculo de carros Estará alumbrando el estacionamiento de la Escuela Preparatoria Willamette este Sábado. Este evento es completamente Gratis, estará mostrando los hermosos vehículos del área. Este en la mira por el BBQ (la parrillada), rifas y mucho más sobre este evento de recaudador de fondos de Boosters’.


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