Samantha Dawson
2nd Grade
Samantha Dawson



About the Teacher

My name is Samantha Dawson and I have been married to my wonderful husband for 15 years. We have three amazing children: Carter (11), Laney (10), and Charley Kate (4).  I was born and raised near Jonesboro, Arkansas.  I am so excited about this year! This will be my 14th year of teaching. I have taught Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade.  I am a National Board Certified teacher and love my job. Please let me know if you ever have any questions or would just like to talk about your child and his/her progress in school. My door is always open.


Class Schedule

Activity Time: 9:35-10:25

Monday: Music

Tuesday: P.E

Wednesday: Art

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Library

Lunch: 12:10-12:35

Recess 12:40-1:00


I will send information through Classtag.

Please use the links below to help with daily instruction.

Please join our DCPS 2nd grade Facebook page.  We will be posting websites and activities to use.

 We miss our Lil Jags video!! (Click on)

We are so excited to have your child in our class this year! We just wanted to give you some quick information. 

Car rider drop off begins at 7:50.  You are considered tardy after 8:25.  If you check your child out early, that is also considered tardy.  Dismissal starts at 2:50. 

Your child will need to bring a lunch or purchase one in the cafeteria.  Student lunches are 2.75 per day. 

If you write a check, please make it payable to Desoto Central Primary School.  Label all money. 

I also must have all transportation changes sent to me in writing.  We cannot accept transportation changes over the phone.  

Snack- Please send a snack daily.  Your child may have a water bottle in class to drink throughout the day.  No soda or candy for snack please.  

Don't forget to sign up for our Remind App! 

Wish List:

If you're able to help, please pick and choose from the following supplies needed in our classroom.  Your help is greatly appreciated!

  • Candy for our classroom treats (Hersey Kisses, Starburst)
  • Post-It-Notes (3x3 and larger, various colors)
  • Mini Flashlights
  • Band-Aids
  • Paper Plates (any size or color)
  • HP Printer ink for classroom printer (950 black 951 color) 
  • Amazon, Target, Walmart Gift cards
  • Wax cubes for Scentsy warmer for classroom (Walmart/Target wax cubes work great too)


    Class Calendar