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2019-2020 Rising 6th Grade Orientation

DCMS HornetRising Sixth Graders!  Join us for an orientation to DCMS!

When: February 20, 2019 / 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: DCMS Auditorium

The agenda will include: faculty introductions, scheduling and elective information, a video presentation, PTSA remarks, a school tour, and a question and answer session.

Winter Intramurals

Stay active and have fun this month by participating in our Winter Intramurals.  Check out the schedule under the Students tab.

ColorCycle Program

Got Used Markers? ColorCycle it!

The DCMS Grades of Green Team will be coordinating the ColorCycle program at our school.

Please help support our efforts by sending your kids in with any used markers you may have around the house- even non-Crayola brands! Highlighters and dry erase markers can also be included. Drop-off boxes will be located around the school for your child to deposit the markers.

Thank you in advance for participating! With the help of parents like you across the country, the Crayola ColorCycle program can continue to keep tons of plastic out of landfills each year.

View more information about the ColorCycle program here.

DCMS – Solve for Tomorrow State Winner!

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Virginia State Finalist team: Mrs. Labbe, Ms. Conkwright , EJ Scott, Hunter Johnson, Daniel Anzures-Sanchez, Olivia Lyons, Sean Pornan, Tia Davis, and Riley Dries.Deep Creek Middle is the Virginia state finalist in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students in grades 6-12 to apply STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills to find creative solutions to real-world issues impacting their local communities.  In the months ahead, students will work with community partners to identify and assist students in need of corrective lenses.  Students will solicit donations of glasses and create an app that will be used to match a student in need of glasses to  resources.

Congratulations to Mrs. Labbe and  Ms. Conkwright for this outstanding accomplishment. The team is made up of these amazing student: EJ Scott, Hunter Johnson, Daniel Anzures-Sanchez, Olivia Lyons, Sean Pornan, Tia Davis, and Riley Dreis.

DCMS Science Teacher Awarded Grant

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics

Paula Labbe, a science teacher at Deep Creek Middle School, was awarded a $2800 grant to support optics and photonics education from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.  SPIE partners with researchers, educators, and industry to advance light-based research and technologies for the betterment of the human condition.  In 2017, SPIE provided $4 million in support of education and outreach programs.  Mrs. Labbe will use the grant to purchase lab materials that will enhance student’s study of optics and photonics.  The lab materials will be used in hands-on activities so students can explore and discover the properties of optics and photonics. Not only will students learn more and optics and photonics, active and engaged learning in the science classroom has a positive effect on students’ attitudes about science and their scientific reasoning skills.  These grant materials will have a direct and long lasting impact on student learning at Deep Creek Middle School.

Hat Days!

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One day a month you can pay $1 to wear a hat all day.   See the calendar for designated hat days.

Proceeds go to the DCMS Relay for Life team.

Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-AEvery Wednesday Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits will be sold during homeroom.  This fund raiser will continue all year.

Bring your $4.00 and start your day with a delicious breakfast!

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Important Safety Rule

no parking - fire lane signChesapeake Public Schools / NO PARKING IN FIRE LANES

Please do not leave vehicles parked or standing in fire lanes.  Visitors and staff are prohibited from parking in areas marked as fire lanes at all school buildings.  Parking or standing vehicles may prevent the timely arrival of first responders to the scene of a police, medical or fire emergency.  Leaving a vehicle unattended in a fire lanes may hamper emergency efforts.

In addition, simply parking the vehicle in fire lanes is against the law and may result in a $250.00 fine.  We ask that all visitors please park in spots especially designated for visitors at our school buildings.

 

Last Revision 2/20/2019