The Polaris Post

August 1, 2022

Important Back to School Dates

  • August 1-19 - Summer Office Hours 7:15 AM-3 PM
  • August 5-7 - Ohio Tax Free Shopping Days
  • August 8 - Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 9 - Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 11 - Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 12 - Community Clean Up Day at Dominion, 9 AM
  • August 15 - Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 17 - Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 18 - New to DMS 7th & 8 th grade orientation, 12-1 PM (This orientation is intended for 7th and 8th grade students attending their first school year at DMS), Soccer & Volleyball conditioning, 6-8 PM
  • August 19 - 6th Grade Orientation, 9 AM-Noon (This orientation is intended for all incoming 6th grade students)
  • August 19 - New Parent Orientation, 11 AM - Noon (This orientation is intended for all new to DMS families)
  • August 22 - Ice Cream Social, 6-8 PM
  • August 24 - First Day of School
  • September 5 - Labor Day, No School
  • September 22 - Curriculum Night, 6-8 PM

2022/2023 Scheduling

If your student has not yet completed their scheduling form for next school year, please have them complete the appropriate form below using their CCS email as soon as possible.


6th Grade Scheduling Form

7th Grade Scheduling Form

8th Grade Scheduling Form

PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ORGANIZATION (PTSO)

dominionptso@gmail.com

Facebook: Dominion MS PTSO (please answer the membership questions when joining)

Paypal: dominionptso@gmail.com

Venmo: @dominionMSPTSO

PERFORMING ARTS

Music Boosters

dmsmusicboosters@gmail.com

Facebook: DMS Music Boosters

Paypal: dmsmusicboosters@gmail.com

Venmo: @dmsmusicboosters

SPORTS

Message from Coach Walker (soccer) and Coach Royse (volleyball)

Soccer and volleyball conditioning is right around the corner!

CONDITIONING for both teams is scheduled from 6 to 8 PM:

Monday 8/8

Tuesday 8/9

Thursday 8/11

Monday 8/15

Wednesday 8/17

Thursday 8/18


Fall Sports Information:

  • Soccer is open to 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.
  • Volleyball is open to 7th and 8th grade girls.
  • Please note you must have a CURRENT physical and turn in a copy in order to participate in physical activities (form linked below). If you turned one in during spring sports, please bring another copy.
  • 8th graders must have good academic standing from 4th quarter last school year, 2.0 GPA and passing core classes.
  • 7th graders- you are exempt from academic requirements but will be required to maintain passing grades and a 2.0 average GPA once you make the team.
  • Please refrain from the exciting back to school piercings as jewelry is not permitted during games.
  • Stay tuned for more details in terms of drop off and pick up procedures, date changes, and any other forthcoming information.
  • For CGA/metro students, coaches will reach out to the schools with dates but we encourage you to let them know your child is doing a sport at Dominion and you want to get transportation set up.
  • Once teams have been made, practice and games will take place Monday-Thursday.
  • Games usually start mid September. In past years games were Monday/Wednesday (typically starting at 4:00) and practice were Tuesday/Thursdays (typically after school 2:45-4:45).
  • More information to come once that information is confirmed from the district.
  • More information on tryouts will be shared when available!

DISTRICT INFORMATION

SUGGESTIONS

Do you have something to add or suggestions for future newsletters?

Please email Michelle Christopher, Family Ambassador, mchristopher@columbus.k12.oh.us.