Dawson Middle School PTSO - WELCOME


Welcome to Dawson Middle School and welcome to the official website of the DMS Parent, Teacher, Student Organization (DMS PTSO.)  If you are new to DMS, hopefully you will find our website beneficial in discovering how you can take an active role in supporting our administration, staff and students. 


Check out our Community Partners to understand how your current neighborhood vendors of products and services can provide a financial benefit to DMS.  A portion of every purchase from Kroger, Tom Thumb, Box Tops, Target and Koalaty Cleaners will be donated to your PTSO.   


Please refer back to this website as we do our best to keep you informed of important information and events taking place at DMS.  Make it a GREAT year by getting involved and staying informed!


NEW TO DMS?  Join us 10/8  at 9:00am
New to Dawson? Please come join us on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 9am-10am for our annual Welcome Breakfast in the Dawson Library. This is a great event for you to meet and get to know other new families and current Dawson families. We hope to see you there!  Contact Katherine Fisher ( or Jessica Bonanno (jbonanno@briggsfreeman.comif you have any question.

September Box Top for Education Drawing Winners
We had three student winners for Chick-Fil-A gift cards from our Box Tops for Education Drawing.  Mr. Wallace was our staff winner who also received a Chick-Fil-A gift card.

We raised $319.10 from Box Tops submitted in September!!!

Keep collecting Box Tops (from everyday items, and ask friends, grandparents, etc. to collect for you) and watch for our next Box Top Contest!  Download the form by clicking HERE.
Now you can earn $ for DMS!  Amazon is Dawson's newest Community Partner!  

Shop at Amazon via AmazonSmile (Amazon's Charitable Foundation) website.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will automatically donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to George Dawson Middle School.  To get started, click on the link to the AmazonSmile website ABOVE, register with AmazonSmile (using your current Amazon log-in), designate George Dawson Middle School PTSO as your charity and shop as usual (your shopping experience with AmazonSmile will be identical to  Be sure to use the AmazonSmile ( website EVERY time you shop! 
Any questions?  Contact Christy Trevino, DMS PTSO Community Partners Chair at

Did you know DMS PTSO Has a Facebook Page?
Click on the Facebook picture 
(to the right) to go to the DMS PTSO Facebook page, or you can click on the Facebook link on the left of this page.  Share our Facebook page with all of your Facebook friends and tell any other parents who have kids attending Dawson.

It is a great place to go to get information about Dawson activities, Dawson information, and pictures of our Dawson kids!

Another Social Media Option-- TWITTER
Follow us on Twitter for another option of communicating information on our DMS and CISD community.

~~~Meetings held on Wednesdays at NOON in DMS Library (unless noted)~~~

September 16th - Budget Approval 
October 21st -  Cory Rattan, DMS School Resource Officer
November 4th - Guest Speaker, TBD AND
Disbursements Vote on Teacher Wish List
January 20th -  Guest Speaker TBD
February 17th - Amy Hurlburt, DMS Counselors
to discuss registration for current 6th & 7th graders.
April 20th - Present 2016-17 PTSO Board
Guest Speaker: To Be Determined
                             May 11th - Vote and Install 2016-17 PTSO Board
                                          VOLUNTEER TEA -  11:00 a.m.

DMS Counseling  Department Blog

Parents & Students:
Did you know Mrs. Hurlburt & Mrs. Tatum update their blog with a lot of helpful information throughout the school year?  

Right now, they have helpful articles and information about the following topics: 
cyber-bullying, popular social media sites, study skills, study apps, stress, and suicide along with counseling resources for upcoming course registration. Our counselors update the blog regularly, and want to make sure that you are aware of this resource! Here is the link: