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SCA Stuff the Turkey Food Drive

November 7 to 16

Please donate to benefit those in the Deep Creek community.

Stuff your turkey food box with non-perishable food items.  The grade level with the most donated items will get to wear slides to school on Wednesday, November 21!



Big Blast Donation Fundraiser

Great American Big Blast Fund Raiser - Let the Fun BeginStudents! Families!  Friends!

Please help us earn money for our school by participating in our hassle-free, donation-based fund raiser.  We’re not selling!  We are asking for your support.  Students can earn prizes and a ticket to our BIG BLAST COLOR EVENT  by registering and sending emails for our donation fundraiser.

To register – Go to the Big Blast registration site.

To make a donation – go to the Big Blast donation site.  (Click on the Donate Now button on the upper right.)

Grades of Green

DCMS  is part of the global Grades of Green movement of students and schools working together to take action to care for the environment and change the course of the future!

View our Grades of Green webpage.

The Grades of Green club meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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Eighth Grade Students and Parents

CPS Academy Parent Night, November 29, 2018 7:00 p.m. at DCHSChesapeake Public Schools offers three high school academy options for our students:

  • IB Program at Oscar Smith High School
  • Science and Medicine Academy at Deep Creek High School
  • Governor’s STEM Academy at Grassfield High School

Information on all three programs will be presented.

View the flyer (pdf).

Encore!! Field Trip

Sixth Graders will be going to see ENCORE!! at Chrysler Hall on December 10, 2018.

Each of the five stories in the ENCORE!! collection has a flavor that highlights the versatility of five great authors: Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, W.W. Jacobs, Guy de Maupassant, and Mark Twain. Their timeless glimpses into the human experience are brought to life on the stage.

Cost is $20.00.  Permission slip required.  Parents may send in cash or check or pay online with a credit card at Online School Payments.

View information and permission slip (pdf).

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-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 11/09/2018