Welcome to DVMS!

Here's everything you need to know for 2022-2023.

Welcome Incoming Sixth Grade Students!

Please accept our warmest welcome to the Diablo View Middle School family. Contained in this welcome newsletter, we hope to include everything you need to set your child up for success in middle school.

Please take a moment to fill out the Course Request Form in the button below. This will allow us to give your child the desired elective track (Music or Intro to Electives Rotation).

If you missed our Parent Info Night on March 3rd, you may watch the video and review the curriculum handout and staff bios that we showed in the video links at the bottom.

Thank you for entrusting us with your child's education. We do not take it lightly that you chose DVMS. If you have any questions along the way, please do not hesitate to reach out to us so we can help.

Course Request Form - Please fill out ASAP

Please fill out this Elective Course Request Form by Friday, April 29th. You will need to select between Music or our 6th Grade Elective Rotation (4 different introductory electives TBD).

Summer Enrichment at Diablo View

Incoming 6th graders are invited join us for summer enrichment from June 8th-July 1st. Our summer school offerings are not for remediation purposes, but rather are a great opportunity to provide enrichment, get to know our campus, and for students to build rapport with some of their future teachers.

To sign up, fill out the form here by April 29th.

If you have any questions, please email fongp@mdusd.org.

Camp Diablo View: Save the Date

Our annual Camp Diablo View for incoming 6th graders will be held on Thursday, August 4th, 2022. (Incoming) Sixth graders should arrive at 10 am for Picture Day, campus tours, information about DVMS, textbooks, and lunch with their new peers.
DVMS 6th Grade Info Night
Welcome to 6th Grade Slide Show

Here is the slide show that we presented at the 6th Grade Info Night. In it you will find teacher bios and a curriculum overview for all of our classes.

DVMS Virtual Tour

If you haven't already, please sign up for/log into Homelink

It is imperative that you log into Parent Homelink in order to update your current contact information as well as access important information moving forward. On Homelink you can:

  1. Keep your contact information up to date
  2. Check your child's schedule
  3. Check your child's grades
  4. View your child's progress reports and report cards
  5. Check your child's attendance
If you need help logging into your Homelink account, there are written instructions on our district's website. If you encounter any issues, please don't hesitate to reach out to our office.

Parenting in a Digital Age- Parent Presentation

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend our Parent Night on Parenting in a Digital Age. Many of you have reached out to see if there was some way to access the information digitally. I have great news: Here is a copy of the presentation AND access to a parent course through Dynamic Influence's Edutainment Portal!

On-Demand Parent Presentation: https://dynamicinfluence.com/parenting-in-a-digital-age-for-diablo-view-middle-school-parents/
To access use the password: diabloview (case sensitive)

Edutainment portal - Parenting in a Digital Age Course: https://dynamicinfluencecourses.com/course/social-media-land-mines-course-parent-edition/
Use the promo code: diabloview upon checkout and get access for 1 year for free.

A BIG THANKS to our WONDERFUL PFC for helping us to bring this presentation to our families and students. We have heard nothing but positive feedback and strongly encourage all of you to check out the videos. You won't regret it!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

April 22nd-29th, 2022: Course Request Survey- please fill out by 4/29/22

May 25, 2022: Open House- incoming students are welcome to attend

June 8- July 2, 2022: Diablo View Summer Enrichment- please sign up by 4/29/22

August 4, 2022: Camp Diablo View 10- 11:45am

August 11, 2022: First Day of 2022-2023 School Year

Mr. Peter Fong

Welcome to DVMS! While this is my second year here at DVMS, it is actually my 29th year in education and 14th of my career as a Principal. I live a couple of miles away in the Clayton Valley Highlands area with my wife and 4 kids.

Ms. Danielle Bouchard

Welcome, Bobcats! This is my 10th year in education. I live in Alameda with my husband and am originally from Maine. I'm looking forward to starting the school year with all of you.

Meet our friendly office staff

Mrs. Gunter is our Office Manager, Mrs. Garcia is our Registrar/Attendance Secretary, Ms. Debbie is our Campus Supervisor and Ms. Legge is our School Secretary. They are here to help and serve and can't wait to meet all of you.

Meet our Counselor - Mrs. Niles

My name is Cassi Niles and this is my fifth year working as a school counselor at Diablo View. Diablo View Middle School has a comprehensive school counseling program that provides students with social/emotional support, academic skills assistance, and high school/college exploration and planning. School counselors are here to support students with any of their personal or academic goals during middle school. We hope you have an amazing three years here at Diablo View!