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1 Welcome to Parent Orientation Dunlap Middle School

2 Introductions Zac Chatterton– Principal Holly Creel – Asst. Principal Terri Hadley– Counselor Linda Kier- Secretary Malisa Rohn & Kim Klein – Parents Club Presidents

3 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.

4 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

5 6 th Grade Teachers Mrs. Windsor Mrs. Sivertsen Mrs. Steffan Mrs. Joyce Mr. Wooden Ms. Swope Mr. Gleich Mrs. Wright

6 Counseling Services Mrs. Hadley  Panther Pride Period  Individual Counseling  Group Counseling  Study Skills  Communication Teachers Teachers Parents Parents Students Students Faculty members Faculty members

7 Characteristics of a Middle School Child  Peer Pressure  Disorganized  Forgetful  Emotional  Explorers  Anxious for independence

8 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

9 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

10 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

11 Interscholastic Sports  Fall – Baseball – Softball – Cross Country Girl’s Basketball (Sept.-Dec.) Girl’s Basketball (Sept.-Dec.)  Winter – Boy’s Basketball – Volleyball – Cheerleading (7 th & 8 th ) – Poms  Spring - Track & Field

12 Intramural Sports  Soccer  Basketball  Volleyball  Bowling  Golf

13 Fall Sport Start Dates  Softball: July  Baseball: August  Cross Country:August 5

14 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!!

15 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

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17 DMS Website  Announcements  Report an absence  Homework Hotline  Student events  And much, much more…

18 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.


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