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Family School Tours:

Take Place from 9-10 AM. Meet in the school's Main Office. No appointment neccessary:

November 6, 2014

December 4, 2014

January 8, 2015

February 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

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Common Core Resources for Parents

Here are some resources to help families support their students in the transition to common core. They are here.

Today: 10/25/14

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School Safety Plan

Davidson's School Safety Plan is available here .

Mission and Goals

Davidson Middle School will prepare students for adult life through a quality education that emphasizes academics, health, morality, diversity, hard work, cooperation and problem solving.


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important Changes to our parent teacher conference format

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on November 5th and 6th. We have changed the format of our conferences. The following letter outlines the changes:

Letter about conferences in English en Espanol

Important Upcoming dates


October 24: Beowulf Day

October 24: Q1 Report Cards Mailed

October 24: Halloween Dance 

October 28: 6th Grade Field Trip

November 5: Parent Teacher Evening Conferences 5-8 PM in the Gym : Minimum Day: 12:05 student dismissal 

November 6: Parent Teacher Afternoon Conferences 2-4 PM in the Gym: Minimum Day: 12:05 student dismissal 

November 7: Minimum Day: 12:05 student dismissal 

November 10: School Closed: Professional Development Day

November 11: School Closed: Veteran's Day


Fall sports schedules


Practice for the first Mathletes Competition will begin on Thursday, September 18th, during the 2nd lunch, in Mrs. Shakeshaft's room.  This is a countywide competition for 7th and 8th grade students from all public and private middle schools in the county.  There are four competitions each year, this year beginning on November 4th.  These competitions are a lot of fun and foster an excitement for math.  Please encourage your student to join.

Revised Back Gate Policy

  1. Can be read here.

Superintendent's Message re: Program Improvement

Recently you may have received a letter regarding Davidson MS being identified as a Program Improvement school. I hope the additional information I have provided in the attached letter can answer questions and ease any concerns you may have regarding Program Improvement status.

Please read the full text of the letter here: English   Spanish

Important information about e-cigarettes

Dear families, recently there  have been several instances of students at Davidson using hookah pens  or e-cigarettes. Please know that possession or use of hookah pens and e-cigarettes is grounds for suspension, as per California Education Code. More information on these products can be found here:


protocol for taking students out of school during the instructional day / El protocolo para sacar a los estudiantes de la escuela durante la hora de clases

The protocol for taking students out of school during the instructional day is as follows:

1. Write a note for your student to turn into the office first thing in the morning.  The note should state what time the student needs to meet you in the office and the reason for leaving OR You may call 485-2400 ext. 212 to inform the school that your student needs to leave school during school hours.  If you do not get a “live” person, leave a message stating the name of the student and the time the student needs to leave.  A message will be delivered to the student so he/she may be excused from class.

2.  In all cases, parents/guardians MUST meet and sign students in the front office.   This is imperative; it is for the safety of our students.  Any student who leaves school without properly signing out will be considered truant.

El protocolo para sacar a los estudiantes de la escuela durante la hora de clases es el siguiente:

1. Escriba una nota (aunque sea en español)  que su estudiante debe traer a la oficina temprano en  la mañana.  La nota debe indicar a qué hora va a venir usted a la oficina a recoger a su estudiante  O  Puede llamar al 485-2400 ext. 212 para informar a la escuela que su estudiante necesita salir      de  la escuela durante el horario escolar.  Si no le contestan deje un mensaje, indicando el nombre completo del estudiante  y la hora a la que necesita irse. Un mensaje será entregado al estudiante para que él/ella pueda ser excusado/a de la clase.

2. En todos los casos, los padres/tutores DEBERÁN recoger y firmar por su estudiante en la oficina. Esto es imperativo; por la seguridad de nuestros estudiantes.  Cualquier estudiante que deje la escuela sin firmar correctamente se considerará con falta injustificada.

Independent study procedures

For families planning on extending the Thanksgiving or Winter Recesses, please follow the posted guidelines for independent study here. In Espanol aqui

Mrs. McCamey named Outstanding Educator of the Year

Congratulations to our own Mrs. McCamey, 7th grade English teacher, for being named the California League of Middle Schools, Region 4 Outstanding Educator of the Year!

Common Core for Parents

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Daily Bulletins

daily bulletin 10-24-14
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 10/24/14

daily bulletin 10-23-18
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 10/23/14

daily bulletin 10-22-14
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 10/22/14

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T-Shirt Art Design Contest!
Calling all artists at DMS! All students interested in creating a design for a DMS T-shirt come visit Mrs. Yi in room #12 (art room) for the form/details. 

Theme: Be safe, Be responsible, Be respectful

How can you incorporate these word... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 10/14/14

Art & Technology Show!
Come visit the Art & Technology Show~ November 5th - 6th in the gym during parent conferences! DMS student work will be displayed, come in to see the creativity!   Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 10/14/14

Marin Fair Art Pick Up!
DMS student work/awards are ready to pick up. Thank you for participating in the Marin County Art Fair! Many awards, recognitions and talents were displayed this summer. 

Pick Up room: #12 (Mrs. Yi's Art room)

*please have students ... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 8/27/14