January 14, 2020

  • Author Kate Messner will be visiting DHMS on Monday, February 10. If you would like to pre-order her book, please get a pre-order form from your English or Reading teacher and return it to Ms. Shanker by Tuesday, January 21. The form is also available on the website.
  • The library has a new place for you to return books! If you enter the building near the parent drop-off on the first floor, you’ll see a new book return box (with a picture of Yoda on it). If you don’t need to come to the library to get a new book right away, you can drop off your books there.
  • Students participating in the Science Fair this Thursday, there will be a Pep Talk starting in 5 minutes. Please report to the Auditorium right away.
  • Kindness Club will meet on January 14th in room 134 after school. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you haven’t been able to come before. Any questions? See Ms. Zeller, Ms. Schaefer or Ms. Katcher.
  • Do you think you know a lot of fun interesting facts about the world and all kinds of subjects? Are you good at using logic to solve problems? Do you win Trivia Games ALL THE TIME!!? Come learn how to put those cool skills to the test in a national competition! Join Ms. Partington in the library this Tuesday, January 14th, 2:30 – 3:00, to find out about the American Scholastic Achievement League and their national competition.
  • Congratulations to our wonderful teachers: Ms. Palermo and Ms. Foley for being nominated by their students for Teacher Tuesday! One student shared this about Ms. Palermo: She is a teacher who pushes you to do your best and she is a great teacher in general. Another student shared that Ms. Foley gives us great projects and lets us have fun always! Congratulations Ms. Palermo and Ms. Foley.
  • Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders: Join after school bike club! Over 12 weeks you’ll learn bike mechanics, build your own bike, and ride it home for free! You’ll have fun getting your hands dirty while learning practical skills and getting to know new students. Are you interested? Today, Mr. Duran from Phoenix Bikes will be at all three lunches to give you more information on our very first Dorothy Hamm Phoenix Bikes Earn a Bike program.
  • Math Counts is canceled today. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 21st.