The DMS 5

Weekly News for October 20-24

Produced by Digital Journalism students

Edited by Delaney Clark, Alyssa Ducote, Abby Glen, Benjamin Parker, and Samuel Speer

School News and Events

  • All students should complete their Istation learning path for their required minutes by their October tier group to help develop their reading skills. This is done for homework weekly, but may be done in elective classes.
  • First Priority meets at 7:30 in the library every Wednesday. Everyone is welcome!
  • Popcorn is now being sold at break on Wednesdays for $1.
  • JEAN DAYS to fund school improvement projects are held every Friday for $1.
  • The library is collecting Boxtops for Education to purchase new books!
  • Free math tutoring sites where you can type in any topic we are studying and get instant examples are khanacademy.org and virtualnerd.com.


  • 10/20 Fall Choir Concert 6:30
  • 10/22 NJHS and Peer Helpers @ Prodisee Pantry 6-7 PM
  • 10/23 Championship Football Game
  • 10/24 Report Cards will be mailed home
  • 10/24 Chess Practice 3:15-4:15 PM
  • 10/25 Prodisee Pantry Turkey Trot 8-11 PM

8th Grade Report

  • Waites classes are building parachutes and bridges in lab this week
  • 10/20- Pendley- need The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde book purchased
  • 10/21 Carley Health test
  • 10/22 Woodham health test
  • 10/23 Humanities Field Trip from 8:45-11:15 Black Box Theatre Shakespearean Production of "As You Like It".
  • 10/24 Boone - Test
  • 10/31 Pearson 8 blogs and 16 comments due by the end of the month
  • 10/31 Blake's Digital Journalism students need 4 blogs and 8 comments by the end of the month.
  • 10/31 Blake's Peer Helper blogs are due
  • 11/7- Pendley Independent Novel Project Due
  • 11/7- Encore Field Trip

7th Grade Report

  • 10/20- Pendley- need Freak the Mighty novel purchased
  • 10/20 Kay Taylor - Table Setting/Table Manners Test
  • 10/21 Majewski decimal test
  • 10/21 Carley Health test
  • 10/22 Nettles vocab test
  • 10/22 Woodham health test
  • 10/22 Benefield integers test
  • 10/24 Duke/Holt Current Event topic: Legislative Branch
  • 10/31 Pearson 8 blogs and 16 comments due by the end of the month
  • 11/7 Pendley Independent Novel Project due
  • 11/06 Nettles SSR project on selected novel