Welcome Back to DCMS!

Need to Know Middle School News

Join us! Warrior Welcome Day is Wednesday, August 1st

Warrior Welcome Day, formerly known as registration day, is on Wednesday, August 1st from noon to 7 P.M. Parents and students will enter from doors 10 and 11, as most activities will take place in the cafe. Students will pick up their schedules, turn in important forms, place money on their lunch accounts, purchase a yearbook, get their pictures taken, grab their school agendas, pick up their school supplies (if ordered through the DCMS PTO), speak with the nurse, learn about their bus pick up/drop off times, practice their locker combinations and practice walking their class schedules. Teachers will not be available on this day. You can meet your teachers at our Meet the Teacher Event on Monday, August 6.

School Code to Pay for Pictures via Lifetouch

Should you want to pay for your student's picture prior to Welcome Day, you may do so online at mylifetouch.com. Select Danville Middle School and use code HM148007Y0.

DCMS Meet the Teacher Event - Monday, August 6th in Two Sessions

Meet the Teacher will occur in two sessions, from 1 - 4 P.M. and then from 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. The Meet the Teacher event is an informal, drop by activity that allows both parents, students, and teachers to meet the one another. The goal is to begin building a positive relationship in order to help our students best succeed. Parents and students may attend either session. Please choose the session that is most convenient for you. The DCMS staff will be excited to meet you!

New Transportation Policy for Bus Passes

In order to be sure parents know about transportation changes, all requests to ride a bus other than a student's assigned bus must now be requested using the DCSC Bus Change Form. The form is available on the website and is located here for you to download: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UZuafUPhTgW1RYXh_Si3juekXZOpA64x/view?usp=sharing.

SCHOOL DISTINCTIONS AND TRADITIONS

School Mascot - Warrior

School Colors - Crimson and Gray

School Newsletter- The War Cry

School Yearbook - The Tribe

Accessing the DCMS Office

For all school-related business, such as picking up your student for an appointment, dropping off supplies, meeting with a teacher, counselor, or administrator, please enter the school using door 14. Door 1 is now designated for the school corporation Student Services Department. Students may still enter and exit the building using door 1; however, the office is dedicated to Student Services specifically.


Door 1 will close for entrance at 9 A.M. and reopen for student exit at 3 P.M.

Picking Up Your Student After School: What is the process?

To ensure the safety of all our students, there is a specific process that we ask all parents and guardians to use when picking up your student after school. Cars are to enter the parking lot and follow the serpentine pattern as noted by the green arrows in the maps below. The serpentine traffic patterns allows traffic to flow smoothly in and out of the lots. Students are not permitted to cross the parking lot. Students may use the sidewalks to be picked up at the curb. Parents and guardians are asked to follow this plan strictly for the safety of our students and for the efficiency of the process.


As we all adjust to the expectations of the process, please be patient and kind to one another. We all want to model positive behavior for our students even when frustration hits. Let's work together.

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Textbook Rental and Fee Payments

Textbook rental statements will be available for review and payment starting the second week of September. Look for an email notification that statements are ready for review and payment after September 14, 2018. Thank you for your patience.


Every student is obligated to give his/her books the best of care. Please be sure your student's name is written in the book in case it is misplaced.

Students' First Day

The students' first day of school will be on Wednesday, August 8th.


SCHOOL HOURS:

Doors Open 8:15 A.M.

Classes Begin 8:33 A.M.

Dismissal (Bus Riders) 3:24 P.M.

Dismissal (Walkers) 3:30 P.M

Danville Community Middle School

Serving students grades 5 - 8

Instagram: @dcmswarriors