Dutchtown Middle School
13078 LA HWY 73
Geismar, LA 70734
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DISTRICT NEWS, Digital Safety Seminar - Sept. 10 - 2014.08.29
"Public and Permanent" presented by the non-profit organization, The Institute for Responsible Online and Cell-Phone Communication 2.

Internet safety is a complex and ever-changing issue. The Ascension Parish School System, EATEL and Malco Gonzales Cinema on Airline Highway in Gonzales are sponsoring a new, highly lauded  and uniquely designed educational program from IROC2 for parents of middle school and high school students. The program is free and open to all parents in Ascension Parish. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Malco Gonzales Cinema on Airline Highway. APSB extends a sincere thank you to EATEL and Malco Gonzales Cinema for sponsoring this excellent educational program.

Sponsored by EATEL, Malco Theatres and the Ascension Parish Public School System.

View commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDmmfIrCD2Y&feature=youtu.be
DISTRICT NEWS, Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival September 26&27 - 2014.08.25Ballooning in Ascension Parish - 2014 Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival September 26 & 27, 2014 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. See attached flyer for more information.
One to One Make-Up Meeting Opportunity - 2014.08.25Make up Meeting for the One to One Program

We are offering One to One Informational Meetings  for those those parents who were unable to attend our Open House and missed the One to One meetings Saturday.  

Parents may visit the DMS Media Center August 25 through September 5 anytime between 1:00 and 2:30.  You will recieve the information about the One to One program and complete the One to One contract.

After September 5th, individual meetings will have to be scheduled with your child's teachers. 

IPads will not be issued for home use until the meeting requirement has been met and the contract signed.
Dutchtown Middle Open House - 2014.08.15

Dutchtown Middle School
Open House 2014

On Saturday August 23, Dutchtown Middle will host its 2014 Open House.  Parents are invited to visit our campus to meet your children’s teachers.  This Open House will be different from those in the past in that we will not have a strict schedule for you to follow, but instead you will be able to tour the campus and visit with our faculty and staff.  Teachers will have information about their classes that you will be able to view.

We will have three different informational meetings for the 1:1 program.  Parents must attend a 1:1 meeting before students can be issued an IPad to take home. These meetings will be scheduled at 10:30, 11:30 and 1:00.  Attendance at one meeting will suffice for those parents with multiple children at Dutchtown Middle. Contracts for 1:1 use will be completed after the meeting

We will also have performances by our eighth grade band, our cheerleaders and our dance team, the Eaglettes. 

Our PIE organization will be on hand to sign up volunteers and to sell DMS sweatshirts. 

We are excited about this new format and hope that you find it both enjoyable and informative.



Information for First Day of School - 2014.07.30School Opening information

Student Schedules and team-specific supply lists will be mailed to parents on Thursday, July 31st

What will happen on the first Day for Sixth Graders?
On the first day of school, all sixth grade students will be unloaded from the buses before any other students are discharged from the buses.  Sixth grade students will be taken to the cafeteria by a teacher or administrator.  Once all sixth graders are assembled in the cafeteria, we will call up sixth grade teachers individually and call for their students.  As each teacher’s class is lined up, they will be taken to their first period classroom by the teacher.  We will continue this process until all students are with their first period teacher. 

Sixth grade students will remain with their pair of CORE teachers until third block, when they will be taken to the gym for their PE or Elective class.  At the end of the third block, CORE teachers will return to the gym to pick up their classes. 

At dismissal time, sixth grade students will be dismissed first to board buses. 

Seventh and Eighth Grade Students
Seventh and eighth grade students will report to the first period class that is shown on their schedule.  Faculty members and administrators will be stationed around the campus to help students locate their classrooms.
Seventh Grade Supply & Required Summer Reading - 2014.06.16Seventh Grade Supply List

QTY Item
2 24 packs of pencils (Students will keep one pack and turn in one pack)
1 Pack of colored pencils
1 Pencil sharpener with cover
1 Pair of small scissors
2 Glue sticks (Students will keep one glue stick and turn in one glue stick)
2 Highlighters
2 2-inch binders
2 Packs of loose-leaf paper
1 Pack of index cards
1 pack of Expo markers (4 count pack)
2 3-pronged plastic folders with pickets (any color)
1 Roll of paper towels
2 Boxes of tissues

Ear Buds for iPad
Stylus for iPad
Some supplies may need to be replenished throughout the school year.

Summer reading book is Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls.
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