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Today: 5/4/16
6:30 PM Dimensions of Gender: Creating Space for All at Davidson

Family Tours

There are no more scheduled Family Tours for this year. Please contact Emily with any questions you may have. 

ebusch@srcs.org 

 

 

Student Handbook / Manual de Estudiantes

Our brand new handbook is available here

Nuestro nuevo manual disponible aqui

 

School Safety Plan

Davidson's School Safety Plan is available here .

Mission and Goals / Misión y Metas

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.

La Escuela Intermedia Davidson preparara estudiantes para su vida adulta por medio de una educación de calidad, que enfatice en lo académico, la salud, la moral, la diversidad, el trabajo duro, la cooperación y la resolución de problemas. 

 

Tobacco Free Schools / Escuela Libre de Tabaco

TOBACCO FREE SCHOOLS: San Rafael is a tobacco-free school district. Possession of or use of tobacco and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco, by students on school premises or at school-sponsored events is a violation of law and Board Policy and is not permitted. Students violating this policy will be subject to the following disciplinary procedures:

-First offense – Suspension for one day or a referral to an appropriate community “smoking cessation” program & Parent Notification

-Subsequent Offenses – One to five day suspension in accordance with suspension procedures - Reference Bd. Policy 5131.62(a). Written parent/guardian notification to be sent by mail.

The San Rafael City Schools, as part of our commitment to the health of our students and community, prohibits the use of tobacco products in agency owned or leased buildings, on agency property and in all agency vehicles. This is in compliance with California Health and Safety Code, Section 104420 and any non-compliance will be enforced, as mandated by BP 3513.3, BP 5131.62, and BP 1330; enforced by AR3513.3 and AR 5131.62.

Vaping Myths and the Real Story

Important information concerning the alarming number of young people who are now "vaping"

Click here for more information

Información Importante sobre el alarmante número de jóvenes que están “vapeando”

Important Upcoming dates / Proximas Fechas Importantes

April 25th - May 20th  SBAC Testing (Click here to see schedule)

May 4th Dimensions of Gender: Creating Space for All at DMS

 (See information below) 6:30pm Library

Mayo 4th Dimensiones de género: Creando espacios para todos en Davidson

      6:30pm Biblioteca

May 7th Bocce Night click HERE for more information SOLD OUT

Mayo 7 Noche Bocce click AQUI para más información

May 11th PTA Thank You Tea 3:30 Library 

May 13th Civil War Day

May 14th and 15th Marin Open Studios 10's Wing 

May 17th School Site Council Meeting 2:45  Office Conference Room

May 20th 8th Grade Panoramic Photo

Mayo 20 Foto panoramica de 8vo grado

May 30th Memorial  Day Holiday No School

June 2nd Open House 6:00pm

June 3rd Minimum Day 12:15 release time

June 3rd 8th Grade Dance 5pm

June 8th 12:50 Release Time

June 8th Promotion @ DMS 5:30pm. Tickets required, information

will be mailed home 2nd week of May

June 9th 8th Grade Picnic @ DMS

   

SBAC Testing Schedule April 25-May 20 / Horario para pruebas SBAC Abril 25-Mayo 20

Block Schedule / Horario de Bloque

A Days 

Period 1  7:50-9:50

Period 2  9:55-11:50

Lunch 6-8 11:50-12:20 

Period 3  12:25-2:20

B Days    

Period 4   7:50-9:50

Period 5   9:55-11:50

Lunch 6-8 11:50-12:20 

Period 6  12:25-2:20

Thursday Schedule

Period 1 7:50-8:35

Period 2 8:40-9:15

Period 3 9:20-9:55

Period 4 10:00-10:35

Circle 10:35-11:00

Lunch 6-811:00-11:30

Period 5 11:35-12:10

Period 6 12:15-12:50

                                            

May 2 A Day

Language Arts 

May 3

B Day

Language Arts 

May 4 No Block

Make Ups

May 5 Thurs.  Schedule

(No Block)

Make Ups

May 6 Reg. Schedule

Make Up

May 9 A Day

Math

May 10 B Day

Math

May 11 A Day

Math

May 12 Thurs. Schedule

(No Block)

May 13

 Civil War Days

May 16 B Day

Make Ups

May 17 

Regular Schedule

Make Ups

May 18  Regular Schedule

Make Ups

May 19 Reg. Schedule

 

May 20

Reg. Schedule

 

Dimensions of Gender: Creating Space for All at Davidson Middle School/ Dimensiones de género: Creando espacios para todos en Davidson

Dimensions of Gender: Creating Space for All at Davidson

 

Davidson school strives to be an inclusive environment for all students and their families.  In order to increase our awareness of gender and gender diversity Davidson will be hosting a parent education night.  The event will focus on the many dimensions of gender including biology, gender identity and gender expression. We hope you will join us in our efforts to foster an inclusive environment for all students!

 

This is an adult only evening.  Childcare will be provided but please RSVP if you intend to bring your children so we can make sure we have sufficient coverage.  

Date: Wednesday May 4th 2016

Time: 6:30 pm

Place: Davidson's Library

For further information or to RSVP for childcare, please email ebusch@srcs.org

 

 

Dimensiones de género: Creando espacios para todos en Davidson.

La escuela Davidson se esfuerza para ser un espacio incluyente para todos los estudiantes y sus familias. Para aumentar nuestra conciencia sobre género y diversidad de género en Davidson vamos a tener una noche educativa parara padres. Este evento va a estar enfocado en las muchas dimensiones de género incluyendo la parte biológica, la identidad de género y la expresión de género. Esperamos que se una a nosotros en nuestros esfuerzos para fomentar un ambiente incluyente para todos nuestros estudiantes.

Este es un evento solo para adultos. Proveeremos cuidado de niños pero por favor déjenos saber si traerá su niño para poder garantizar que tengamos suficiente cobertura.

Fecha: Miércoles 4 de Mayo 2016

Hora: 6:30pm

Lugar: Biblioteca de la Escuela Davidson

Para más información o para reservar el cuidado de niños por favor escriba al correo electrónico ebusch@srcs.org

 

Marin Open Studios at DMS

Marin Open Studios at DMS  
On May 14th and 15th the 10's Wing of DMS is going to be open to the public through the 22nd Annual Marin Open Studios Event. I will be showing my professional work along with the work of the Visual Art Students of Davidson Middle School. The featured artists as named on the poster below are all of the Advanced Art students from the 2015-16 class. These kids have made some really amazing art this year and this is the publics first chance to see it. Also there will be artwork on display by students at every level of the Visual Arts Program here at DMS. Hundreds of students' work will be on display. Please get the word out to parents about this important art show. 

Academic and Principal's Honor Roll Third Quarter 15-16

These students have no D’s & F’s and no U’s & N’s in citizenship

Principal Honor Roll 4.0  GPA

Academic Honor Roll 3.5 to 3.89 GPA

Academic Honor Roll Third Quarter 15.16

Principal Honor Roll Third Quarter 15.16

 

Tdap Booster Shot for Incoming 7th graders in 2016-17 Vacuna de refuerzo Tdap para los estudiantes que entrarán a 7to año en 2016-17

The Tdap booster shot protects children from whooping cough and is mandated by state law. Students entering the seventh grade in the 2016-17 school year must have submitted a record of the Tdap booster shot to the school office before the first day of school (August 18, 2016) in order to avoid exclusion from school. Please be advised that Personal Belief Exemptions may not be submitted, per state law. For more information on the Tdap booster shot and school vaccination requirements in general, please visit www.shotsforschool.org.

 

La vacuna de refuerzo protege a su hijo de la tos ferina y es requerida por la ley.  Si su hijo entrará a 7to año en el ciclo escolar 2016-17, asegúrese de haber presentado en la escuela el comprobante de la vacuna de refuerzo Tdap antes del primer día de clases (18 de agosto del 2016) para evitar que su hijo sea excluido de clases.  Se les recuerda que no se aceptan exenciones por creencias personales, según la ley.  Para mayores informes sobre la vacuna de refuerzo Tdap y sobre los requisitos de vacunación para las escuelas en general, visite www.shotsforschool.org

8th Grade Promotion SAVE THE DATE La Promoción del 8 grado - !Reserve la fecha!

8th Grade Promotion – Save the Date! 
This year we will have 8th Grade Promotion on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:30pm . We will have the outdoor event here on the Davidson campus June 8th  is a Thursday schedule, so students will be dismissed at 12:50PM to get ready for the promotion. More information will come from the Promotion Committee after the new year.

La Promoción del 8 grado - !Reserve la fecha!
Este año la graduación del 8vo grado será el miércoles 8 de junio, 2016 5:30pm.  Llevaremos a cabo el evento aquí en la escuela de Davidson en la tarde.  El día 6/8 va a ser horario de jueves, entonces los estudiantes saldrán a las 12:50pm para que se preparen para la promoción.  Más información se les dará por medio del Comité de Promoción después del año nuevo. 

DONATE TO DMS ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN ONLINE! / ¡DONE A LA CAMPAÑA ANUAL DE DMS EN LÍNEA!

Our Annual Giving Campaign is in full swing! Donate today!

Nuestra campaña anual para recaudar fondos esta en pleno apogeo! Done hoy!

Cougar Spirit Wear-Order Now/ Ordene ahora articulos del espiritu escolar Puma

Get spirited Davidson Cougars, please click here for order form

Muestre su espíritu Puma, haga click arriba para acceder la forma para hacer su orden

Weekly Academic Words / Palabras Academicas Semanales

When To Miss School Due to Illness / Cuando no asistir a la escuela por enfermedad.

Independent study procedures / Procedimientos sobre plan de estudios independiente

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

Taking students out of school during the instructional day / Sacar a los estudiantes de la escuela durante la hora de clases

Revised Back Gate Policy

  1. Can be read here.

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