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Homecoming Week is September 25-29! This year’s theme is “Hunt the Herd” as we play the Elkview Elk Herd. Home bases are encouraged to decorate their door to match the theme: “Hunt the Herd.” The Athletic Boosters will judge door decorations Thursday morning. The winning HB will get a pizza party! Each grade will prepare…

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School Pictures

School Pictures are on Tuesday, August 22nd. Packets have been sent home. EVERYONE will have a picture made. School picture purchases are optional. Any purchases must be pre-paid with the forms that were sent home.

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More about the Solar Eclipse!

Click on the link below to see a fact sheet compiled by the WV Dept of Education! To see more links about the solar eclipse, go to our DPMS Library Home Page 2017 Solar Eclipse_Fact Sheet

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Important Solar Eclipse Information

Kanawha County Schools has released important information concerning Monday’s Solar Eclipse. Please read and become familiar with the information below. If you have questions, you may call the contacts listed in each release. Solar Eclipse Parent Letter Solar Eclipse Release You MUST return a letter if you DO NOT want your student to participate in…

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Sports Pictures!

Sports pictures will be taken on the football field on Saturday, August 19th and Tuesday, August 22nd. Students will be coming home with a form for this. Saturday 19th Football: 9:00 Boys Soccer: 10:00 Tuesday 22nd Cross Country 4:00 Volleyball 4:30 Cheer 5:00 Girls Soccer 5:45

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Virtual Spanish 2017-2018

Just a reminder that WVVS Spanish will start on the first day of school, August 14th at 7:45!

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Virtual School Spanish 2017-18

6th grade students had an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 26, to learn about the WV Virtual School Spanish class. Aspects of the class were explained and students had a chance to ask questions. Parents of interested students should go online to view the Information and Interest forms ASAP. The Interest form may be submitted…

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Social Studies Fair

Feb 13-17 will be the DPMS “pre-judging” of the social studies fair in the classroom. The top students in each category will advance to the school-level fair with outside judges on Wed., Feb 22nd.

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Holiday Dress Up Days!

Dec 12-16 will be holiday dress-up week at DPMS. As always the dress code should still be followed on these days. Monday, 12/12- Santa Hat Day Tuesday, 12/13 – Holiday Sweater Day Wednesday, 12/14 – Character Day Thursday, 12/15 – Crazy Christmas Day Friday, 12/16 – Polar Express Day

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Welcome Back!

Teachers and students are back with enthusiasm, ready to learn, and enjoy another great year full of Panther Pride! Remember that DPMS encourages student responsibility and parent involvement. Check out our web page for information, and log in to Engrade to check on grades and communicate with teachers.

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Middle School Newsletter
The Middle Years Sept 2