The DMS 5
Weekly News for March 29 through April 4
Superintendent Robbie Owen
3/26-4/2 Book Fair in the Library
3/31 Build Baldwin Now Referendum
4/1-4/2 Istation Reading Assessment
4/1-4/2 Istation Math Assessment
4/2 DHS Colorguard visits DMS 8th grade girls and band students
4/3 Good Friday holiday
4/6 - 4/10 Spring Break
4/8- 4/11 All‐State Choir Festival4/13 - 4/16 Volleyball Tryouts
Hairspray Jr. - Both Entertaining and Educational
by Grace Rodgers
Choir students performed the musical Hairspray Jr. under the direction of Mrs.Trawick. The play starred Tracy, played by Brileigh Wyckoff, Link, played by Grant Roberts, and Seaweed, played by Qudarius Clayton. Overall the cast did a fantastic job. There were some really good parts that made everyone laugh and really get into the play. Favorites were when Kirsten Watson sang, the humor produced by the story line, and the history of segregation during the 1960’s in Baltimore. The most memorable part that everyone appears to love was when Link kissed Tracy! In the end Mrs.Trawick and her cast did a fantastic job on putting on Hairspray Jr. We give the production ★★★.
Art of the Week
Career Art students are learning about the Dutch artist, M.C. Escher and his many works. Last week they created original tessellations, and this week students made optical illusions.
Pictured is an optical illusion by 8th grader Mhairi Hannah.
Peer Helpers Challenge Students to Complete 21 Days of Kindness
For 21 days the Peer Helpers have challenged students to complete five acts of kindness. Students document completion of their activities here and shared what they were doing by using the hashtag #21daysDMS; tag the Peer Helpers @DMSPeerHelpers. March 30 is our last day! Thank you to all who have participated.
Day 21-March 30 “Giving Day”
Give a hug, handshake, or knuckle bump
Give of your time
Give a compliment
Give a written note
- Give a gift
3/30 Track practices are held at Daphne Middle School from 3:15 until 4:30
3/31 Track Meet at Volanta Park in Fairhope.
4/1 Track practices are held at Daphne High School from 3:15 until 4:30
4/13 Track practices are held at Daphne Middle School from 3:15 until 4:30
4/13 - 4/14 8th grade Volleyball Tryouts
4/14 Track Meet at Spanish Fort High School
4/15 Track practices are held at Daphne High School from 3:15 until 4:30
4/15-4/16 7th grade Volleyball Tryouts
4/16 Track Meet at Foley High School.
4/20 Track practices are held at Daphne Middle School from 3:15 until 4:30
4/21 Track County Championship at Gulf Shores Sports Complex.
Congratulations to Alexis Maye and Ashanti Harris for making the Daphne High School Dance Team for their Freshman year!
- Boone Algebra 1: Chapter 11 test
- Boone Pre Algebra: Starting volume
- Law: Diary of Anne Frank
- Surrey: Japan chapter test
- White: Chapter 15 quiz
- Larisey: Finishing Renaissance & Test
- Madison: Finishing Poetry unit
- Garafola Algebra 1: Chapter 11 test
- Garafola Pre Algebra: pyramids, cones, spheres test
- Waites: balancing Chemical equations
- 21st Century Skills: King Arthur Webquest; Istation
- Art: Reproduction of famous artists’ work
- Peer Helpers: Working on ACT Prep
- Band: National Anthem memorized by April 2nd
- Spanish: Starting Module 8
- Enrichment (Law): Career Research
- Enrichment (Benefield): Music Videos/Diversity
- Enrichment (Madison): Debates
- Reading Extension: Vocabulary Unit 9
- Math Extension: Math IXL Tutoring
Lindsey: Protist and Bacteria test
T. Taylor: Book Report and Poetry
Majewski: Finish up Chapter 9, prepare for ACT
Majewski Advanced: Prepare for ACT
Career Tech: government and law posters
Teen Discovery: continuing child care
Peer Helpers: ACT test prep
Digital Journalism: DMS 5, social media, Smore
Band: finish memorizing national anthem
Enrichment(Pearson): King Arthur web quest
Save the Date
Vote YES to build the schools we need.
Tuesday, March 31st, 7am-7pm
Baldwin County, Poll Locations
Build Baldwin Now is an initiative of the citizens of Baldwin County to secure long-term public support for building the schools we need. In order for this initiative to be successful and for our children to have adequate facilities now and in the future, we need everyone’s vote.
If you are not registered to vote you will need to follow the link below:
- Download and complete the form.
- Mail or deliver to your county Board of Registrar Office.
Baldwin County Board of Registrar
PO Box 1507
Bay Minette, AL 36507-1507
Voting Day for the Funding Referendum: March 31, 2015.
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)
- April 23, 2015: Make-Up Test Day
This is the newly approved calendar option for the 2015-2016 school year. The first calendar to be approved was determined not a good fit for the business of Baldwin County. This is the option that has been approved since the second vote took place.