Family Nights are Fun and Yummy
Oct 14 2018 - 5:42pm
Tristen enjoyed this cute and yummy rice cracker -- it had Nutella, blackberries, raspberries and bananas! At last month's Family Night, several of us did some yoga and then we dined on some nutritious and delicious food. We have another Family Night coming up on October 19, join us from 6-8 p.m...
Representation at the Northern Navajo Fair
Oct 14 2018 - 4:45pm
We were in the parade! Well, actually our two Americorps staff, Paris Charles and Graham Beyale, together with our students Kevin and his sister EroMei, participated in the Northern Navajo Fair Parade. Graham was a 2018 Northern Navajo Fair Parade Marshall (Wow!) and he invited Dream Dine to...
We're more than just a Dream school
Aug 14 2018 - 8:42pm
Dream Dine is starting its 5th school year this week; we're completing five years of our initial charter contract. We are looking to renew our charter -- please support us! These signs were put up by Desiree Deschenie of Yeego Garden and they remind us everyday of our special mission and place in...
Baking Sun Cookies
Jul 19 2018 - 9:48am
When it gets HOT, bake cookies outside! Together with Marlena, Americorps staff, and Tyra, Tutor, our students made solar ovens and tried baking cookies and mini pizzas outside last month.
Playing Tsidił creates excitement
Feb 4 2018 - 2:22pm
Across the campus, you can hear when the upper grade students are playing Tsidił, also referred to as a Navajo Stick Game, because they shout out in excitement.
I Know This! Give Me a Second!
Feb 4 2018 - 1:35pm
Kyzo, on the extreme right, is leading a "Guess the Color in Diné" activity (he draws color cards which he shows the students) and Stevie, in the middle, is so excited to provide the correct answer. The two on the left are anxiously waiting to hear whether she gets it right.
Quiz before Playing Késhjéé’
Jan 29 2018 - 12:13pm
Before the students played Késhjéé’, they were asked what they knew about the game. Everyone was so excited to apply their classroom learning and many hands shot up in response to each question. Thereafter followed an exciting back and forth between the two groups of competitors as student...
About our Navajo Nation flag
Sep 3 2017 - 10:01am
Our kindergarten and first grade students have been learning about the Navajo Nation flag. By the way, our flag is nearly 50 years old, it was adopted by the Navajo Nation Council on May 21, 1968.
Hmm, what should I write next?
Sep 3 2017 - 9:51am
Our students are busy writing about the beginning, middle and end of stories they're listening to and reading on their own. We love how our Diné language and culture studies influence students to dress up for school. They're proud to wear their turquoise and silver!
How does our garden grow?
Aug 13 2017 - 8:55am
Addressing health and wellness is part of our mission and our gardens support this. Dream Diné has several garden beds, and some fruit trees, that were planted by our students through our collaboration with Yéego Gardening (branch of NMSU). Last spring the new plantings and tree fruit were attacked...