The DMS 5

Weekly News for January 12-16

Produced by Digital Journalism students

Edited by Abby Glen, Julian White, and Carieann Wolfe

School News and Events

Last week students were assessed on both reading and math skills using the Istation program. All students should complete their Istation learning path per their January tier group to help develop their reading skills. This is done for homework weekly, but may be done in elective classes.

1/13 Scholars Bowl Practice

1/13 NJHS meeting

1/15 Chess Tournament

1/19 King Lee Holiday- No School

All students are learning the 12 Powerful Words to help them prepare for standardized test vocabulary. Here is a Quizlet link to help them study.

News by Grade Level

7th NEWS


1/12 Nettles library

1/16 Lindsey- Genetics Test

Nettles- SSR projects due next month


1/12 Holt-Geography web hunt and parent letter due

1/13 T.Taylor Library

T.Taylor- Starting cereal box presentations

8th NEWS

1/16 Pearson-Blog and two comments due

Spanish classes check Access site


1/12 Waites- Slinky Lab tuning forks waves

1/15 Law Library

1/16 Madison Library

Madison- Reading the Dairy of Anne Frank

Band News

1/16 Band field trip forms due

1/14 and 1/15 Baldwin County Middle School Honor Band clinic and concert

Students from our school participating in honor band:

  • Taylor Kiker
  • Jack Ward
  • Valerie Luther
  • Morgan Weshrek
  • Hailey Vernon
  • Darina Gerard
  • Carly Law
  • Anna Claire Nolfe
  • Ethan Nicholls
  • Jordan Carraway
  • Natalie Hodge


1/15 Basketball Games verses Foley

1/22 Basketball Games verses Central Baldwin

Save the Date:

Monday, January 26- Friday, January 30 Daphne Middle School will be hosting the 2A Basketball Championship.


ACT Aspire Standardized Test Dates
  • April 20, 2015: ACT Aspire Science (Grades 3-8)
  • April 21, 2015: ACT Aspire Reading (Grades 3-8)
  • April 22, 2015: ACT Aspire Math (Grades 3-8)