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 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 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 During the 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 Baseball: August 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 DMS. * Thursday, May 30 DHS 6:00pm * Thursday, May 30 DHS 6:00pm * Thursday, July 11 DHS 6:30pm * Thursday, July 11 DHS 6:30pm * Monday, August 5 DHS 6:30pm * Monday, August 5 DHS 6:30pm
DMS Website Announcements Report an absence Homework Hotline Student events And much, much more…
Go Panthers Thank you for coming tonight. Please take the time to fill out your Harris Poll that you should have received. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.