Panther Notes

Week of May 4-8

Teacher Appreciation

This week we celebrate the hard work, dedication and care that you give our students every day. Thank you for being so AWESOME !!!

You are valued and appreciated at DDMS!!!

Testing Updates

Single Subject Acceleration (SSA)

On Tuesday May 5th we will be administering the Single Subject Acceleration assessment to 33 students. This assessment will be in the Media Center beginning at 8:15am.

There will be student passes to distribute to your homeroom on Tuesday morning. Those students should report to the Media Center for testing after announcements.

The Media Center will also be closed for SMART Block on Tuesday.

Upcoming Test Training

EOG/EOC time is here! We will start the training process this week.

Monday, May 4- Monday, May 11- We need all staff to view a required test training video. Allow 45 minutes to watch the video in its entirety at your convenience. You will be asked to sign a form stating that you have watched it in its entirety. Debbie will send the video link to staff on Monday, May 4.

Wednesday, May 13- Test Training will take place during planning times. The time and location for the training will be announced this week. Plan to spend all of your planning that day in training. If there is a conflict that you cannot rearrange, let Debbie know as soon as possible.


We need your help to recruit proctor volunteers for our End of Year tests. Please contact your parents, family members and friends. We have 90 spots to be filled.

Proctors are really needed on our heaviest days 5/26-5/29 between 7:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Please ask your family, friends and student families to sign up using the Sign Up Genius located on our DDMS website.

All volunteers must have a background check and clearance through WCPSS. This can be completed in the DDMS Media Center every Monday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Summative Meetings will be held this week. Please make sure you complete your End of Year PDP prior to your summative meeting. The summative meeting schedule will be sent out this week.

Monday, May 4 No meetings/Leadership Team meeting has been moved to May 18.

Tuesday, May 5 Orchestra Concert at Green Hope HS- 6:00 pm

Friday, May 8 Bryant off campus