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Everyone, Everyday; High Standards, High Achievement

Volume 18-19: Friday, May 10, 2019

ILearn Schedule for Next Week

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Yearbooks Still Available!

Yearbooks will be sold at lunch during both lunches Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. Please see the order form below.

Lost & Found!

Please remind you student to check the lost and found table in the cafeteria before the end of the year!
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H.A. W. K. Friends Group

Do you have an interest in the outdoors? Growing vegetables? We have good news for you! We are re-establishing the HAWK Friends Group this year and need YOUR help in making our Outdoor Learning Lab a success for students and families of Danville.


The mission of the Danville Community School Corporation Outdoor Learning Lab is to provide students with an opportunity to actively participate in interdisciplinary studies utilizing natural woodlands, wetlands and plant study areas. This year, a school garden is also being added to grow vegetables to donate to local food pantries.


Please take a moment to fill out this survey and share your interests in being a part of the HAWK Friends Group.


https://forms.gle/7yysNCFVZbJXNQRc9


Follow us on social media as well to stay up-to-date on all the exciting things occurring at the HAWK Outdoor Lab!


Facebook: HAWK Outdoor Lab

Instagram: @HAWKOutdoorLab

Parent Transition Meeting

Current South Elementary 4th grade students will be making their visit to Danville Community Middle School on the afternoon of Thursday, May 16th. Students will learn pertinent information, ask questions, and get a building tour.


Parents of current South Elementary 4th graders are invited to attend a Parent Transition Meeting on the evening of Monday, May 20, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Parents will take part in a similar orientation to what students will experience. Our goal is to ease any anxiety on the part of both students and parents.

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Summer Reading Boot Camp

High School Credit - 1 elective credit in English Lab Class

Date & Times: July 17th - 30th from 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Location: Danville Community High School Media Center Room 324

Instructor: Ms. Laura Spence

Target Audience: Incoming freshmen


As part of the "Back to School" excitement, DCHS is offering an exciting summer program for incoming freshmen. The session leads up to Freshman Orientation and gives middle school students tips and skills for high school success. With a focus on reading, the session incorporates fun reading rigor for incoming freshmen who want a sneak peek into high school expectations so they are better prepared for reading high school course materials in the upcoming school year. Participants will engage in intensive reading strategies for high school, such as basic reading comprehension, subject-area vocabulary (word study & decoding), reading test questions, reading textbooks, reading prompts, and reading a variety of texts (novels, informational text, articles, etc.).


To register please contact lspence@danville.k12.in.us or call 317-745-6431 x2106.

DCSC IS HIRING!

Come work with our great staff and students. DCSC is looking for individuals interested in becoming a substitute teacher, bus driver or kitchen help/server. We are also seeking full time members of our housekeeping staff. Job postings are available on our Human Resources page found here. If you have any questions, you may contact Sarah Smith, Human Resources and Benefits Specialist at ssmith@danville.k12.in.us or at 317-745-2212.

Youth Leadership Summer Camp

The Indiana Sheriffs' Association will again be sponsoring two sessions of their Youth Leadership Summer Camps. The camp is a program provided for boys and girls who are currently in 7th or 8th grade and are interested in learning more about a possible career in law enforcement. The camp session dates and locations are: June 25-28 at Pine Creed Camp in Pine Village, IN (Warren County) or July 9-11 at Waycross Episcopal Camp in Morgantown, IN (Brown County).


Applications are available in the DCMS office or you may contact Heather Luce, DCMS Counselor, for an electronic copy.

Summer Reading & Writing Skills

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Office of Community Engagement, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program to families throughout Fishers, Greenwood, Indianapolis, and Kokomo. Since 2003, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading.


The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. Since 1970, the Institute has taught more than two million students in partnership with colleges and universities across the United States. The Institute’s inspired instruction encourages a lifelong love of reading in every student.


  • The program features a wonderful novel, effective materials, and fresh activities you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Weekly classes and online lessons ensure that your middle schooler is consistently reading and practicing important skills throughout the summer.
  • Your son or daughter will have an enjoyable experience and make great progress!


Visit this website for more information: http://iupui.readingprograms.org/ms or call 1-800-903-0623

Learn More Indiana’s Cash for College

Learn More Indiana’s Cash for College campaign helps Hoosier of all ages—from kindergartners through adults—pay for education beyond high school. The annual statewide effort continues through Indiana’s April 15th deadline for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the form that qualifies students to receive financial aid from colleges, the State of Indiana, the federal government and other sources. Visit LearnMoreIndiana.org/cost to check out upcoming events and free online resources, including cost calculators, savings plans, scholarship searches and more. And, don’t forget to follow Learn More Indiana on Twitter @learnmorein, Facebook at Facebook.com/learnmorein and Instragram @LearnMoreIndiana for more tips and information.

Follow Us on Social Media!

You are invited to follow us on social media. We are working to improve our communications by layering our messages using Infinite Campus, email, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and our website. Please help us by following us and giving constructive feedback. We want to get better and serve you well.


Instagram - dcmswarriors

Facebook - DCMS Warriors @DanvilleCommunityMSWarriors

Twitter - DCMSPrincipals @DCMS_Warriors

Webpage - https://www.danville.k12.in.us/Domain/9

Time to order your school supplies for next year!

Parents that use EPI school packs save up to 40% compared to the same supplies from a national retailer. This helps you save time and money when back-to-school shopping.

Order deadline is 06/12.

To order online:

If you prefer to order by check, use the Order Form sent home with your student. If you need a new one, email dcms4pto@gmail.com and we'll send it to you! Please make your check payable to DCMS PTO and return it by 05/24 with the completed order form.

For questions, please contact Abby Bickel - 260.224.5778 or dcms4pto@gmail.com

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FREE Math & Science Help!

Tutors are available to help students in grades 6-12 through Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology by calling the Homework Hotline @ 1.877.275.7673 or by accessing the website via www.AskRose.org . Call toll free from 7 PM to 10 PM (EDT) Sunday through Thursday.

Upcoming Events

5/13

ILEARN Testing Window

Track Sagamore Conf. Running Events Meet @Northmont HS - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

School Board Meeting - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

5/14

ILEARN Testing Window

FCA - 7:45 AM

Yearbook - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Track Sagamore Conf. Rain Date @Northridge - 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

6/7 Choir Concert - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

5/15

ILEARN Testing Window

Cheer Try-Outs - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Girls Basketball (Incoming 6th, 7th, & 8th Grades) Open Gym - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

5/16

ILEARN Testing Window

Science Club - 7:30 AM to 8:22 AM

Yearbook - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Cheer Try-Outs - 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Track Pizza Party- 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

5/17

ILEARN Testing Window

5/20

Cheer Try-Outs - 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

5/21

FCA - 7:45 AM

Yearbook - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Band Concert - 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM

5/22

Girls Basketball (Incoming 6th, 7th, & 8th Grades) Open Gym - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

5/23

Yearbook - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

5/24

Students Last Day of Semester 2

About Us

Attendance Line - 317-718-2331 (Available 24 hours a Day)

Please call by 8 AM if your child will be late to school or absent all day.


Student Hours


  • Doors Open - 8:15 AM
  • Locker/Breakfast - 8:22 AM
  • Warning Bell - 8:31 AM
  • Classes Start - 8:33 AM Be in your seat, please.
  • Bus Rider Dismissal - 3:24 PM
  • Car Riders/Walkers - 3:30 PM


Bus Transportation Line - 317-745-6875