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School Tours:

9am-10:30am

February 5, 2015 FULL please sign up for March

DATE CHANGE

March 12, 2015

To sign up for one of the above dates please contact Emily Busch ebusch@srcs.org or 415-485-2400 x201

 

 

Looking for the 2014-15 DMS Directory?

Looking for the 2014-15 DMS Directory?  Email the PTA and we'll send you a copy through email: dmsptateam@gmail.com.

Printed copies are NOW available from Emily Busch in the Main Office. Please stop by and pick one up! ebusch@srcs.org

 

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Student Handbook

Our brand new handbook is available here en aqui

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: 1/31/15

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 Upcoming dates

February 2: 6th Grade Honor Roll Assembly 10:20

February 2:7th Grade Honor Roll Assembly 11:25

February 3: 8th Grade Honor Roll Assembly 11:25 

February 5: FULL Parent Tour sign up in advance with Emily Busch ebusch@srcs.org please sign up for March tour

February 6: Winter Dance

February 11: Workshop for High School Programming

February 16-20: Mid-Winter Break

February 27: YOU-niversity (6th Grade-DECCA Program)

Attention 8th Grade Parents: Please note the following dates for your students transition from Davidson to High School. These dates and times are subject to change. We will keep you posted with further information and a letter will be sent home. The Pre-registration form for San Rafael High School and Terra Linda can be found here en aqui

January 29: Honors applications released to DMS, more information on deadlines to follow

 February 9: SRHS Bulldog Rally: Sports, Clubs and elective choices are all highlighted in the Davidson Gym before lunch.

February 10: SRHS visits 8th grade Social Studies and ELD classrooms to inform students about course selection.

February 10-15: widow opens for students and parents to select classes online.

February 11: Evening workshop at DMS to help parents register for classes at SR online.

February 13: programming worksheets and honors applications are due back to SRHS counseling office.  

February 15: parent registration window closes.

February 24-26: Programming at DMS for high school. We will also have Terra Linda High here on the 26th for student programing  

Atención padres de estudiantes de Octavo grado: Por favor tomen nota de las siguientes fechas para la transición de Davidson a la escuela Secundaria. Estas fechas y horas están sujetas a cambios. Los mantendremos informados y enviaremos una carta a sus residencias.

 

Enero 29: Aplicaciones de las clases de honores serán publicadas para la Escuela Intermedia Davidson, información sobre los plazos vendrá siguientemente.

Febrero 9: Concentración de los Bulldogs de la Secundaria de San Rafael. Deportes, clubes y actividades electivas serán destacados en el gimnasio antes del almuerzo.

Febrero 10: La secundaria de San Rafael visitara la clase de Estudios Sociales y de ELD (Desarrollo del inglés) para informar a los estudiantes sobre la selección de cursos.

Febrero 10-15: Se abre el espacio para que los estudiantes y padres seleccionen clases en línea.

Febrero 11: Taller en la tarde en la Escuela Davidson para ayudar a registrar a los padres para clases en la página en línea de San Rafael.

Febrero 13: Fecha límite para entregar la  programación de horas de trabajo y aplicaciones de las clases de honores en la oficina de consejería en la secundaria de San Rafael.

Febrero 15: Se cierra el espacio para el registro de los padres.

Febrero 24-26: Programación para la secundaria. También tendremos a la secundaria de Terralinda en el 26 de Febrero para la programación de los estudiantes.

Annual Crab feed PTA Fundraiser Saturday January 31

Come join in the fun at the 2015 Crab Feed on Saturday, January 31
benefiting WeAreSR! and Davidson PTA!  This is your opportunity to show support for your great public schools! Get tickets here!

Winter Dance / Baile invierno February 6

Davidson Winter Dance: Friday February 6, 2015, 5:30-8:30pm

See flyer/permission slip for details

Informacion y forma de permiso aqui

Master Plan Visioning Meeting for SRHS & Madrone HS January 29th

http://www.srcs.org/mfp

 

Please see attached flyer for this meeting

Flyer is available here en aqui

 

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. 

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

Fall sports schedules

Mathletes

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

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

Click below for CCSS Parent Information

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Daily Bulletins

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Published: 1/30/15

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Published: 1/27/15

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Published: 1/26/15

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News

Adv. Art Contests!
The advanced Art students are exploring a variety of art contests in class, and are eager to submit them towards a chance for the country to see. With the many skills and techniques learned through years in art class, they are able to take opportu... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 1/30/15

Share artwork around the world!
JAMES B. DAVIDSON MIDDLE STUDENTS SHARE THEIR ARTWORK WITH THE WORLD!

San Rafael, CA -- Move Over Famous Artists! James B. Davidson Middle artists are taking over the spotlight!  Annie Yi, the school's Art Teacher, has teamed up with A... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 12/4/14