DuneNews

Duneland School news for parents, students and teachers

Thursday, July 22, 2021 Vol. 56 No. 1

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2021-2022 Registration is Officially OPEN

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year!


If you are a returning family, we are excited to have you back! Please make sure to register all of your returning students and attend your student's open house to obtain valuable information for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

If you are a new family, WELCOME to Duneland School Corporation where we not only value a quality education, we value each and every DSC student. Please follow the link below to complete the registration process as well as learn about other information regarding back to school transition programs, open houses and much more.


Link to the DSC Registration page

ALL CLASSES BEGIN AUGUST 11, 2021

Duneland School Corporation students will begin the new school year on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 for in-person learning.

Important Information Parents Need to Know

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Track Student's Bus with MyStop App

The DSC Transportation has My Stop available for our families.


My Stop is a web-based application which allows parents to access live bus GPS information using a smartphone, tablet, or computer and securely view the current location of your child’s bus on routes. The system also provides the bus’s estimated time of arrival at your child’s bus stop.

Please read the attached letter to parents for more information on how to use My Stop to track your child's bus.

DSC COVID-19 Support Center

Duneland families can access our COVID-19 Support Center by visiting our website at www.duneland.k12.in.us and clicking on the COVID-19 INFO link at the top of our website. This link is also available on each of our school's websites in the same location.
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Many parents have been inquiring about their child's class placement for the 2021-2022 school year. Some of the schools are finalizing this information. Once the placements have been finalized, parents will be able access their child's class placement and school schedules through Skyward.

Thank you for your patience!

DSC Long-Term Capital Improvements Community Forum

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Dr. Chip Pettit, Superintendent of Schools, would like to invite students, parents, and the community to come and learn more about the Long-Term Capital Improvement projects at the next meeting on Wednesday, August 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the CMS Auditorium, 651 W Morgan Avenue. This is an opportunity for all stakeholders to provide input and feedback as the school corporation moves forward with these projects in 2022-2025.

Internet Connectivity

Families without internet due to financial hardship have access to programs from two local providers.


Comcast Internet Essentials:

  • Families that qualify for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI and other programs may also qualify for the Internet Essentials program from Comcast.

  • This program offers internet for as low as $9.95 per month.

  • Additional options and services are also available

  • More information is available at this Comcast link

Frontier Lifeline Program:

  • Families that qualify for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI and other programs may also qualify for the Lifeline Program from Frontier.

  • More information is available at this Frontier link

Contacting IT Support

The Duneland School Corporation IT department is committed to making hybrid and remote learning models as successful as possible. To get your problems solved as fast as possible:


  1. Open a new Freshservice ticket:
    1. AV number is typically located on a sticker on the back/bottom of the device
      1. Serial number is also acceptable
  2. Open a Freshservice ticket by sending an email to: helpdesk@duneland.k12.in.us
    1. Please be sure to include email address, student or staff name, and a description of the problem
  3. Please use the above best methods to contact the DSC IT Department.

Device Repair

In some cases there will be issues that cannot be resolved remotely. If you have a device that has sustained physical damage (i.e. cracked screen, broken keyboard), please fill out the form below. After submitting the form, a member of the IT department will contact you to schedule your service appointment.


DSC - Device Repair Form

Duneland Schools Spirit Store

Did you know that Duneland Schools has an online Spirit Wear Store where you can buy your Duneland spirit wear?


Purchase your CMS/CHS student P.E./Strength Training uniforms (shorts and t-shirts) online and arrange to have them delivered to your home or pick up at the store.

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CHS Trojan Gear Store

Check out the CHS Back-to-School Store for all your Trojan gear. Store closes: August 4.
Link to CHS Back-To-School Trojan Gear Store

Go to the following site to get your Trojan gear for the upcoming sporting events. Remember to get your orders in by August 4 so that you are ready to cheer on your favorite Trojans to victory!

UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS

This calendar of events is subject to change

Monday, August 2, 2021

7:30 a.m. DSC School Offices Open

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

CMS 7th Grade Trojan Connections Transition Program

LIS/WIS 5th Grade Trojan Blitz Transition Programs

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

CHS 9th Grade Trojan Charge Transition Program

CMS 7th Grade Trojan Connections Transition Program

LIS/WIS 5th Grade Trojan Blitz Transition Programs

Monday, August 9, 2021

3-8 p.m. CMS Back-to-School

3-7 p.m. Intermediate School Back-to-School Open Houses

6 p.m. Duneland School Board Mtg.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

5-7 p.m. Elem. Back-to-School Open Houses (K-4) - Respective Bldgs.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

First Day of School for All Students

6 p.m. Long-Term Capital Improvements Community Forum - CMS Aud.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

3:30-5:30 p.m. JA Kdg Kickoff

5:30-7:30 p.m. JA Kdg Kickoff

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

3:30-5:30 p.m. JA Kdg Kickoff

5:30-7:30 p.m. JA Kdg Kickoff

6:30-8:30 p.m. CHS Back-to-School Open House