Donaldson

Elementary School

School Information

  • Ms. Dawn Tinsley, Principal

    2040 W. Omar Dr.
    Tucson, AZ 85704 (Google Maps)
    Phone: 520-696-6160
    Fax: 520-696-6204

     AdvancED Accredited School Kind Campus


    School Hours

    Office Hours: 

    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Mon - Fri

    Grades K - 5:

    8:15 AM - 2:45 PM, Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri

    8:15 AM - 1:15 PM, Wed (Early Out)

    Preschool:

    AM Class 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Tue - Fri

    PM Class 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM Tue - Fri 

    *Playground supervision & breakfast services starts at 8:00 AM.


    Tardy Policy

    If a student is tardy, she/he must report to the office to sign in before going to class.

    Students are not to arrrive to school until 8:00 AM. The playground is supervised from 8:00 A.M. until classes begin. If you have a need for child care earlier than 7:30 A.M., the Community Extention Program (C.E.P.) may be able to help you. You may call 888-2727, Extension 107 (Main CEP Line), 696-6172 (Donaldson Direct) for information about this day care program. We don't want your child to miss out!

News & Information

  • Read Across America Week

    Donaldson will celebrate Read Across America week, February 27-March 3 by Seuss-ifying ourselves. Click on the headline to see the list of exciting activities that have been planned!

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  • Heart Themed Obstacle Course

    Here's look at Mrs. DeSylvester's heart themed obstacle course that students particiapted in during PE this week.Click on the headline to see the video!

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  • Spaghetti Western Dance

    Donaldson PTO is sponsoring a western dance and spaghetti dinner on February 17th, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30pm. Click on the headline for more information.

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  • Donaldson Celebrates the 100th Day of School

    We had an EPIC celebration at our January Spirit Assembly! Click the headline to see more pictures! Congratulations to Mrs. Smalley's class for winning the Little Golden Dolphin Award, Mrs. McCabe for winning the Big Golden Dolphin Award and Mrs. Mons' class for winning the Spirit Stick.

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  • 4th/5th Grade Teacher Wins Wishes for Teachers Grant

    Mrs. Yewell was awarded $5,000 through the Wishes for Teachers grant. The grant is sponsored by the Fiesta Bowl.The grant recipients were honored at the Cactus Bowl in Phoenix on December 27th. Mrs. Yewell's wish is to have the opportunity to experience a MakerBot Replicator+ which is a 3D printer. The printer will be used to positively impact our school and students by allowing them to have the opportunity to create whatever they imagine! Way to go, Mrs. Yewell!

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  • Sensational Spellers!

    Two of our outstanding 5th graders competed in the Amphitheater District Spelling Bee this week. They competed against students up to eighth grade. Maggie came in second place! She will move on to compete in the Pima County Spelling Bee next month. Congratulations Maggie and Dylan. We are proud of you!

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  • Birthday Books

    Happy birthday to all our students who celebrated their birthday in December. They picked out a special book from Mrs. Tinsley.

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  • BREAKING NEWS!

    Mrs. Lopez wins the Golden Dolphin Award! We appreciate and honor Mrs. Lopez for treating everyone at our school with respect and kindness. Mrs. Lopez, you are the Spirit of Donaldson!

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  • December Spirit Assembly

    We celebrated holidays from around the world at our December Spirit Assembly. Click for more pictures.

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  • Holiday Performance

    Our primary students did an amazing job performing their holiday show! Thank you to our music teacher, Mrs. Ames for guiding and inspiring our students.

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  • November Spirit Assembly

    Mrs. Shotts' class wins the Spirit Stick at our November Spirit Assembly with their amazing showcase of Donaldson pride! Click on the headline for more pictures.

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  • Turkey Trot

    We had a great time at our annual Turkey Trot. Thank you Mrs. DeSylvester for organizing the fun and dressing up as a trukey!

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  • Family Fitness Day

    We had a great time! Thank you to all the families and students who participated. Thank you to Mrs. DeSylvester and Ms. Brekke for setting up an amazing obstacle course.

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    5th Grade Mini-State Float Parade

    Our 5th grade students, led by Mrs. Barrett, showcased their learning about our country's states by creating floats and putting on a parade for the enire school! (Click on headline for more pictures.)

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  • Tucson Fitness Day

    Tucson's mayor has proclaimed Monday, November 14th as Tucson's Fitness Day. His hope is that all students and their able family members will participate in a physical activity for 30 minutes that day. All Donaldson students and their families are invited to join us on Monday, November 14th from 7:30am-8:00am for a fun obstacle course put on by Miler's Club. Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes so that you can move safely through the course. We look forward to seeing you there.

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