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Activity Calendar

Today: 5/29/15
7:50 AM WEB Event
12:00 PM Davidson Parent Survey/Cuestionario para Padres de Davidson

Parent/Family Tours

School Tours:

Stay tuned for next years dates



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 in the Main Office. Please stop by and pick one up!


PTA email List

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DMS ParentLine emails!

Student Handbook / Manual de Estudiantes

Our brand new handbook is available here

Nuestro nuevo manual disponible 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.

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. 


Davidson Parent Survey 2015 Cuestionario para Padres de Davidson 2015

Important Upcoming dates / Proximas Fechas Importantes

May 27th Orchestra 7pm

Mayo 27 Orquesta a las 7pm

May 28th Band Concert 7pm Gym

Mayo 28 Concierto de la Banda 7pm en el gimnasio

May 28th Dad's Group A's/Yankees Game-email bklein@srcs.org for more information

Mayo 28th Juego de los A’s/Yankees, grupo de padres, para más información contacte a bklein@srcs.org

June 2 Choir Gym 7pm

Junio 2 Coro 7pm en el gimnasio

June 3rd. Heads Up Night At Pacific's Game

Junio 3 Noche HeadsUp en el partido de béisbol de los Pacifics

June 4th Open House 6pm

Junio 4 Casa Abierta 6pm

June 5th Minimum Day 7:50am-12:15pm

Junio 5 Dia Minimo 7:50am-12:15pm

June 5th 8th Grade Dance-168 B Street Community Center Permission Slips and $10 are due on 5/27

Junio 5 Baile de 8vo grado, 618 calle B, San Rafael en el Centro Comunitario, Fecha límite para entregar la hoja de permiso y los 10 $ es el 27 de Mayo

June 8th Regular Schedule Day

Junio 8 Dia de horario regular

June 8th 6th Grade Awards Ceremony Gym 12:30

Junio 8 ceremonia de premios de 8vo grado

June 8th Promotion Practice periods 1-3

Junio 8 Práctica para la ceremonia de promoción periodos 1-3

June 9th Regular Schedule Day

Junio 9 Dia de horario regular

June 9th Promotion Practice periods 4-6

Junio 9 Práctica para la ceremonia de promoción periodos 4-6

June 9th 7th Grade Awards Ceremony Gym 10:00

Junio 9 Ceremonia de premios para 7mo grado 10:00am en el gimnasio

June 9th 6th Grade Core Civilization Feast (in class)

Junio 9 Festival de las civilizaciones (durante la clase) clases centrales de 6to

June 10th Early Release Day 7:50am-12:50pm

Junio 10 Dia de salida temprana 7:50-12:50pm

June 10th Promotion Practice in AM

Junio 10 Practica de ceremonia de promoción en la mañana

June 10th Promotion @ San Rafael High School 5:30pm please click here/aqui for more information or contact Emily Busch ebusch@srcs.org. Entry by ticket only

Junio 10 Ceremonia de Promoción, secundaria de San Rafael 5:30pm, para mas información entre aqui o contacte a Emily Busch ebusch@srcs.org Tiquetes serán requeridos para la entrada al evento.

June 11th Last Day of School!  Minimum Day 7:50am-12:15pm

Junio 11 ¡Último día de escuela! Día mínimo 7:50am-12:15pm

June 11th 8th Grade Fun in the Sun Picnic

Junio 11 Merienda, diversion bajo el sol para 8vo grado

HeadsUp Night at the Pacifics Baseball Game/Noche HeadsUp en el partido de béisbol de los Pacifics

HeadsUp Night at the Pacifics Baseball Game

Join HeadsUp, San Rafael City Schools and the San Rafael Pacifics on Wednesday, June 3 for a great evening of baseball and community — with family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses. Not only can you enjoy a ballgame, but the Pacifics will donate $5 of every HeadsUp ticket to support programs at all SRCS schools. Davidson’s Marching Band will perform the National Anthem around 6:45. Doors will open at 6 pm. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.


Noche HeadsUp en el partido de béisbol de los Pacifics

Acompañe a HeadsUp, las Escuelas de la Ciudad de San Rafael y los Pacifics de San Rafael el miércoles 3 de junio para una gran noche de béisbol y comunidad - con la familia, amigos, vecinos, y las empresas locales. No sólo podrá disfrutar de un juego de pelota, sino que además los Pacifics donarán $ 5 por cada boleto HeadsUp para apoyar los programas en todas las escuelas de la ciudad de San Rafael. La Banda de Davidson interpretará el Himno Nacional a las 06:45 pm. Las puertas se abrirán a las 6 pm. Haga clic aquí para obtener más información y comprar boletos.

Promotion Ceremony Volunteer Opportunities for 6th and 7th Grade Parents

We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.


Here's how it works in 4 easy steps:


1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/XKypSA

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

4) Receive 2 Reserved Seating tickets for your students 8th Grade Promotion


Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Cougar Pride!

California Gold Ribbon Schools Program

A new program for 2015-2016 which honors some of California's outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas.

The California Gold Ribbon Schools Award was created to have a program focused on honoring schools while the California Distinguished Schools Program is on hiatus during the period of time required for California to transition to new assessment and accountability systems. The new award will recognize middle and high schools in 2015 and elementary schools in 2016.

The focus of the California Gold Ribbon Schools Award will be to recognize California schools that have made tremendous gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education for all students, including English learners. These include, but are not limited to, the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, California English Language Development Standards, Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and Next Generation Science Standards.

Important Health Safety Bulletin-Mensje Importante de Salud

Please click here/aqui for a very important message

Por favor entre  aqui para ver informacion importante

Teacher "Thank You" Page on the MCOE Website

Good Morning—


A “Teacher Thank You” page has been created by the Marin County School Volunteers as a place where anyone can express appreciation to a teacher.   You will find a link on the www.marinschools.org homepage that will provide the form for sending a message.  You can also view messages that have been posted at http://mcsv.org/Thank-you.  Let’s get the information about this opportunity out to the widest possible audience to utilize this special site to thank a teacher with a personal  note.  Our teachers do not receive enough expressions of appreciation for all they do each day for our students.  This is  a perfect way to let them know how valued they are.  So, please spread the word far and wide to use this vehicle to thank a teacher.   It only takes a few minutes and will mean more than we can know.   Thanks for your support.





Mary Jane Burke

Marin County Superintendent of Schools

1111 Las Gallinas—P.O. Box 4925

San Rafael, CA  94913

Phone:  (415) 499-5801

Fax:  (415) 491-6624

Email:  mjburke@marinschools.org


P.S.  Our thanks to the Marin County School Volunteers for making this creative vehicle available.

Cougar Spirit Wear-Order Now

Get spirited Davidson Cougars, please click here for order form

Parent Math Information Night / Noche de informacion sobre Matematicas para Padres

Please join us for a very informative night about our Math Program. We will discuss what's happening in the 2015-2016 school year and answer any questions you may have.

Por favor acompañenos a una reunion informativa sobre nuestro programa de matematicas. Discutiremos lo que pasara en el año escolar entre 2015-2016 y contestaremos preguntas.

Click HERE for a copy of the presentation

Gun Safety Letter from Marin County Office of Education

Please click here for English Letter and aqui for Espanol for a message from Marin County Office of Education regarding gun safety

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”

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

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

Common Core for Parents

Click below for CCSS Parent Information


Daily Bulletins

daily bulletin 05-29-15
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 5/29/15

daily bulletin 05-28-15
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 5/28/15

daily bulletin 05-27-15
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 5/27/15

daily bulletin 05-22-15
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 5/22/15

HeadsUP supports San Rafael Schools!



Click on the logo to learn more about how HeadsUp, the foundation for San Rafael City Schools, supports our students!


Mixed Media Art Contest Winner!
Mrs. Yi's Adv. Art students entered into numerous art contests this year, one of them being sponsored by the Blick Art company partnering with Artsonia. 

Ashley Maldonado's art work was picked to be the Silver Award for the 2015 th... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 5/15/15

Marin Humane Society Poster Congrats!
Davidson Middle School Art students created art work for the appreciation of animals within our community. Collaborating with the Art poster contest for the Marin Humane Society, many students from Davidson were selected! 

Congratulations ... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 5/5/15

UWBA Art Grant Award
United Way of the Bay Area Community School Grant Program has graciously rewarded the Arts program at Davidson Middle School with the materials to promote further creativity in Mrs. Yi's class! 

With a specific project ahead, stud... Continue
Posted by: Annie Yi
Published: 5/5/15

Share artwork around 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