DCMS Quarter 3 Newsletter - 2020
John Maxwell - Leadership Program
This winter and continuing into spring, Davis County Middle and High School will be taking a different approach to anti-bullying by clarifying qualities of effective leadership and fostering discussions on personal value. DC has partnered with the John Maxwell leadership program to help students find their purpose and personal value both in themselves and others in order to reach their full potential as human beings and potential leaders.
On Thursday January 30, we had an all 7th-8th grade leadership assembly to kick-off this leadership journey with smaller sessions planned in the classroom to keep the message and journey going.
Click the link below to learn more about this powerful program to keep the conversation going at home - https://www.johnmaxwell.com/start-your-journey/
“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” ― John Maxwell
- we only had 50 Office Discipline Referrals at DCMS this 1st Semester?! That's low...
- we had ~96% student attendance as a building for 1st Semester??!! That's high...
- 95% of our students received Progressing or Meeting marks for our Citizenship expectations??!! That's fantastic...
Every Student Succeeds Through MTSS
Davis County Middle School recently received a Targeted Status from the State of Iowa's Department of Education through the Every Student Succeeds Act. Davis County Middle School leadership will continue to assess our instructional effectiveness of what is known as Multi-Tiered Systems of Support or MTSS. What MTSS is, simply, is an acronym that Iowa has adopted to ensure that every student has access to the appropriate grade level core curriculum and the appropriate supports needed to succeed and grow as a learner in that curriculum.
Click here to learn more about what Davis County Middle School is doing to ensure high levels of learning for ALL students.
Please click here to learn what curriculum and standards your students are learning by subject and by grade level.
Please contact Mr. McCloskey with any questions or concerns you may have.
What's Coming Up?
Friday 2/14 - 7th/8th Dance - 7-9 pm
Monday 2/17 - No School - President's Day
Monday 2/24 - No School - Professional Development
Thursday 2/27 - MS/HS Pops Concert
Monday 3/2 - P/T Conferences - 4:30-8 pm
Thursday 3/5 - 12:30 Dismissal for P/T Conferences - 1-4 & 5-8 pm
Friday 3/6 - No School
Tuesday 3/10 - "Notes of Sweetness" Jazz Event
Thursday 3/12 & Friday 3/13 - MS Musical Performances
Friday 3/20 - End of 3rd Quarter **Date Change