Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Parent Orientation Dunlap Middle School."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Parent Orientation Dunlap Middle School
Introductions Zac Chatterton– Principal Holly Creel – Asst. Principal Terri Hadley– Counselor Linda Kier- Secretary Malisa Rohn & Kim Klein – Parents Club Presidents
DMS SMART Goals During the 2012-2013 school year, by the end of April 100% of the curricular areas will infuse informational reading into to their courses as monitored through course curriculum maps. During the 2012-2013 school year we will increase the average from 91.5% to 95% of students feeling safe in less supervised areas as measured by a survey to be administered in late April of 2013. During the 2012-2013 school year, DMS will have 50% of the students completing an individual volunteer project outside of the school day in addition to the school adopted service projects.
Academic Team 6 th Grade Team Science – Mr. Noonen SS – Miss DeDecker Math - Mr. Brosman LA - Mrs. Fennell LA – Mrs. Slocum Math – Mrs. Carver LA – Miss Hausam LA – Miss Stronsky
Counseling Services Mrs. Hadley Panther Pride Period Individual Counseling Group Counseling Study Skills Communication Teachers Teachers Parents Parents Students Students Faculty members Faculty members
Characteristics of a Middle School Child Peer Pressure Disorganized Forgetful Emotional Explorers Anxious for independence
How to help your child transition Common fears Stay involved – Parents Club, website, school related events Adapting to different teachers Stress importance of organization and deadlines Homework routine Homework routine Regular place to study Regular place to study Time management Time management
Daily Schedule School Day: 8:24 – 3:30 43 minute periods PE – dress daily Panther Pride Daily Study Hall (pull out for band, chorus, and orchestra) Exploratory classes Art Art Computers Computers
Expectations & Extracurricular High expectations - academic/behavior Attend every day – give best effort Responsible for actions Discipline procedures Getting older and more mature Students need to get involved Extracurricular Activities
Fall Sport Start Dates Softball: July 29 - 31 Baseball: August 5 - 7 Cross Country:August 5
Parents’ Club Mrs. Rohn and Mrs. Klein Very Active Service to students and staff Several Committees Second Tuesday of each month – 8:00 am You are already a member!!
IMPORTANT REMINDERS Sport physicals and proof of insurance are required for any student interested in participating in athletics (before tryouts). Schedule Pickup – Thursday, Aug. 1 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. The athletic code presentation: Aug. 1 at 11:00am and 2:00pm @ DMS. * Thursday, May 30 th @ DHS 6:00pm * Thursday, May 30 th @ DHS 6:00pm * Thursday, July 11 th @ DHS 6:30pm * Thursday, July 11 th @ DHS 6:30pm * Monday, August 5 th @ DHS 6:30pm * Monday, August 5 th @ DHS 6:30pm