January 21, 2020

  • Today author Scott Simon is visiting DHMS today. If you are bringing your 4th period class, please arrive to the auditorium promptly after you take attendance. If as a student, you arranged already to attend as an in-school field trip, report to Room 129 for 4th period. If you pre-ordered a signed copy of the book, it will be available at dismissal time in Room 129.
  • Attention DHMS Model UN Club! We will meet today in Mrs. Carlson’s room to prepare for WOLFMUN and other Spring Model UN Conferences. Please bring your forms and be ready to get to work! Both new and experienced members are welcome to join.
  • Three announcements from the library:
    • Pre-orders for Kate Messner’s book are due to Ms. Shanker today! If you forgot to bring your money but still want a book, just stop by the library to let Ms. Shanker know which books you want.
    • TAB meets tomorrow in the library. All are welcome.
    • If you are participating in VJAS, the first draft of your paper is due on Thursday. If you want to learn how to do your citations, stop by the library after school today or during Phoenix Time on Thursday.
  • Are you interested in bikes? Phoenix Bikes is coming to DHMS! On Tuesday, January 21, Mr. Duran will be *back* at all grade level lunches. Stop by his table to learn more!
  • Teachers, the Science project boards will be on display in the library all day today if you want to bring your classes to see them.
  • Attention students, on error, we neglected to announce last week’s Breath of Fresh Air Winners on Friday. Please join me in congratulating the following students for their wonderful job: Respecting Yourself, Respecting Others and Respecting Your Environment!
    • Malik P. V. for acknowledging he needed to do his work.
    • Sofia B. for helping Mrs. Taylor clean.
    • Ben B. for assisting a new student with work.
  • Congratulations to our fabulous teachers: Ms. Japec and Ms. Tosner! Your students nominated you for Teacher Tuesday. One student shared: Ms. Japec makes lessons fun, and cares about everyone in the classroom. Another student shared: Ms. Tosner is very helpful and encouraging in class. She provides us with fun assignments that are interesting.
  • The Spiritwear Store is open through February 10, place your order online via the DHMS website!