News March 11 - March 18


Edited by Holly Yazdi and Joseph Sandefur

Written by Jaden Hancin, Jada McCollum, Skyilar Mitchell, Anna Claire Nolfe, Joseph Sandefur, Meadow Stowell, Kate Walden, Holly Yazdi, and Lillie Yazdi.

A Message from the Superintendent

Message from the Superintendent – March 11, 2016

What to do this weekend???

  • Baldwin County BBQ Fest Saturday, March 12 at Fairhope Recreation Center 2pm-9pm.

  • “Let’s Get It” 5K walk/run Saturday, March 12 Mellow Mushroom on Airport Boulevard @ The Loop.

DMS Cheer Tryout 2016-2017

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Classroom News

(not all classes listed)





Lindsey: Bacteria Viruses, Lab

Duke: Writing world religions essay hamburger writing template, Africa 2 map test Friday.


Majewski: check noodle

Holt: Writing world religions essay hamburger writing template, Africa 2 map test Friday.


T. Taylor:

Adv- The Thecay

Reg- Predicting outcomes and drawing conclusions



Pre Algebra-

Algebra 1- Finishing chapter 8

Law : Research paper

White: Work on chapter 14 and then do chapter 15

Surrey: Studying Japan



Regular- Research papers

Ap- Poetry


Pre Algebra- Systems of linear functions

Algebra 1- Solving polynomial equations.

Larisey: (Library) Research paper

Benefield: Periodic table


Career Tech (Schneider): Finishing up Shark Tank and preparing for presentations.

Art (Bittinger): Studying the crab anatomy before creating a crab painting,.

Peer Helpers (Blake): Passing out 4 Leaf Clovers for Kindess. Making friendship bracelets. Girls are watching Finding Kind and boys are watching Bully.

Choir (Trawick): State Choral Competition.

21 Century Skills (Pearson): Blogging, writers notebook assignment.

Band (Thomas): All band students are currently memorizing the Star Spangled Banner for their performance at the Mobile Bay Bears baseball game on April 26, 2016. STUDENTS MUST MEMORIZE THE SONG BY MARCH 24TH TO BE ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND THE FIELD TRIP. We are working on the song in class, and students are encouraged to practice at home to make sure they will have the song memorized buy the deadline.

Students must memorize their 12 major scales as part of their fourth quarter assessments, and new songs – chosen by the students- will be given out in class next week to prepare for community performances including an elementary school concert.

Students will NOT be required to turn in practice records during the 4th quarter.

All eighth grade band students who plan to join the DHS Band must turn in their Letter of Intent form to Mrs. Thomas by March 24th (spring break).

FACS (K. Taylor): Starting cooking.


March 14- Student Holiday (NO SCHOOL)

March 15- Soccer vs. Summerdale (away)

March 17- Soccer vs. Gulf Shores (home), Visual Arts & Photography Show

March 18- Report cards, Just Breathe Yoga

Breakfast & Lunch Menu March 14-18

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Talent Show

This year DMS will be doing their first talent show in years! It will be on March 24 at 8:15 AM and will be held in Daphne Middle School gym. Take a look at some of the people who are participating.

Visual Art Show & Photography Show 2016

Daphne Middle School's Art Club and Technology Student Association club is hosting a photography and art show the week of March 14 - March 18.

The student works will be on display from Tuesday, March 15 through Friday, March 18 in the front lobby of DMS. The top winners will be recognized at the Talent Show on Thursday, March 24. Be sure to check out the display- some are even for sale!!

Quote of the Week

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What inspired you to be a part of the office staff?

Mrs. Campbell says that she loves working with students.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

She sees herself retired and spending time with grandchildren.

What is your favorite thing about summers?

Mrs. Campbell likes enjoy her time off and go to the beach during summers.

What has been your biggest challenge from being a part of the office staff?

She says that the biggest challenge is multitasking, meeting everyone’s needs at the same time.

What are your hobbies outside of being a part of the office staff?

Mrs. Campbell likes to spend time with her granddaughter and family, watching reality TV shows, shopping, and reading.

Club News:

The Fleurettes: Preparing for talent show and Miss DMS pageant

Yoga: Meetings on Wednesday until 4:00

Art Club: Next meeting is: March 15th untl 5:00PM

FCCLA: Pennies for Puppies

TSA: Visual Arts Photography show.

White Sands Music Festival Band Competition

The Concert and Symphonic Bands both scored Superior Ratings, with "A"s in every category at the White Sands Music Festival held on March 4th, 2016 at Foley High School. Both bands played extremely well, and the judges were impressed with the tone quality of both ensembles. Band members will be given a medal and recognized at Honors Day for this accomplishment.

The Symphonic Band earned Superior Ratings at the State Music Performance Assessment competition on Wednesday, March 9th at Baker High School. Again, the judges were impressed with the mature tone quality of the ensemble. Symphonic Band members earned a medal and a trophy for this outstanding accomplishment.

Miss DMS pageant

The Miss DMS pageant is coming soon! Have you signed up yet? Be sure to pick up information from Mrs. Nettles or Ms. Schneider soon! No talent required, but all registration information and fees must be paid no later than March 24! Don't miss out- it will be rad!

TSA County Competition

On Thursday, TSA went to County Competition and competed in Digital Photography, Creed, Children's Stories, Tech Bowl and 3D CAD. Our Tech Bowl team of Antonio Li, Bree Kendrick and Grace Rodgers won 3rd and Anna Claire Nolfe won 2nd in photography!! Additionally, Meadow Stowell won 5th in Children's Stories and Jada McCollum won 5th in Creed. This was the first appearance at competition by Daphne Middle in a few years and Ms. Schneider is very proud of all of the participants!

What movies to watch???

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane (PG13)

  • Zootopia (PG)

  • Miracles From Heaven (PG)

  • Gods Of Egypt (PG13)

  • Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG)

Restaurant of the Week

This week's restaurant is Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint. To get your pizza, you go through a line and customize your own pizza.


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Maddie Malone


Daphne Middle School particpates in the Boxtops for Education program, which means we collect Boxtop coupons! Two times in the school year, we will send in our boxtops, and the company sends us a check for the Library! Boxtops can be turned in to the Library, or to the school office. Bring as many as you can!

Concert of the week:

Elton John is coming to the Mobile Civic Center Tuesday, March 15 at 8:00. If you want to have a good Tuesday night, go spend it with your family with Elton!

Coach Woodham's health class for February

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Trending Music

This week's Trending Song is 7 Years by Lukas Graham. This song is from the group's debut album, Lukas Graham. Listen below!
Lukas Graham - 7 Years [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]

Recipe of the week

Clone of a Cinnabon


3 hours

12 servings

525 calories

  • 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup margarine, melted
  • 4 1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Prep

    20 minutes
  • Cook

    15 minutes
  • Ready In

    3 hours

  1. Place ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.
  2. After the dough has doubled in size turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, cover and let rest for 10 minutes. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Roll dough into a 16x21-inch rectangle. Spread dough with 1/3 cup butter and sprinkle evenly with sugar/cinnamon mixture. Roll up dough and cut into 12 rolls. Place rolls in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pan. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Bake rolls in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes. While rolls are baking, beat together cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Spread frosting on warm rolls before serving.

The Social List

Your weekly hand-picked Twitter and Instagram accounts to follow!

Instagram: @kate_walden1 is the WORLDS best instagram to follow. So go hit it up.

Twitter: @zaynmalik is days away from releasing his new album “Mind of Mine” so he’s always tweeting little clues as to how the album is (By the way you should preorder Mind of Mine on Itunes too)

DIY project of the week!

What's trending?

We're getting brain freeze just looking at these new Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors.

The heroic team over at B&J has debuted three new flavors of their "Core" ice cream line, and they look amazing. We have chills—not just because it's ice cream. The latest flavors added to the "Core" lineup are: Coconuts for Caramel, Brownie Batter, and Cookies & Cream Cheesecake. Yes, these are all actual sugary, frozen indulgences that exist which you can put in your body. Brownie Batter features chocolate and vanilla ice creams with fudge brownies, plus a core of unbaked brownie batter.

The new Cookies and Cream Cheesecake "Core" flavor has cheesecake in the middle, 'natch, and features chocolate and cheesecake ice creams with chocolate cookies to boot.

As for Coconuts for Caramel? That new addition to the "Core" line is made up of caramel and sweet cream coconut ice creams with fudge flakes. The core... just straight-up thick, gooey caramel. Other "Core" ice cream flavors already killing the game include: Peanut Butter Fudge, Salted Caramel, Boom Chocolatta, and more.


Athlete of the Week- Autumn Strasser

Autumn plays softball high school JV softball. She plays 3rd base and pitcher and is really good at what she does. Autumn likes to play and spend time with the other girls on the team but when it comes to play time it is time to be serious and they work well together.

Track and Field schedule

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Soccer Schedule

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The Results- Soccer Games for the Week

On Thursday, both the girls and boys teams played Spanish Fort. The girls played first and lost to the score of 2-1 and the boys beat Spanish Fort 6-1. Good job to both of the teams! They were both great games and nail biters.


Week 10 - Honesty

  • You’ll get 2 times the punishment when you lie but twice as far when you’re truthful

  • Honesty is the key to success

  • Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom

  • The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty

  • If you tell the truth it becomes a part of your past and if you tell a lie it becomes a part of your future

When respect is earned, honesty is appreciated, trust is gained, and loyalty is returned