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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!

 



HAPPY SUMMER!! (CHECK BACK TO OUR WEBSITE FOR BACK TO SCHOOL INFO!)
CLICK HERE to find a link to our Back To School Information Page (including Math and Language Arts Summer Assignments, School Supply lists, Important dates and information.)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE IMPORTANT 2014-2015 DATES

Important Upcoming Dates:

  • August 11th – New Student Testing, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • August 14th – 7th Grade Dragon Camp, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • August 14th – New Parent Orientation – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • August 15th – 8th Grade Schedule/Textbook Distributions, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • August 18th – Open Building Locker Set-Up, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • August 25th – First Day of School
  • August 29th – Dragon Bash 4 PM – 6 PM (TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLY ONLINE AT THE DMSPTSO.COM WEBSITE.)
  • September 3rd – Curriculum Night, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

BUY YOUR BUS PASS BY AUGUST 1 TO SAVE $$
Bus passes for the 2014-2015 school year are available for purchase. Reserve and pay for your child's bus pass by August 1 to take advantage of the early registration price of $250 for an individual student annual bus pass or $500 for an annual family bus pass. After August 1, a 10% cost increase is applied and passes will cost $275 and $550, respectively. The district is encouraging parents to register early to assist CISD in more effectively planning bus stops and routes. Routes for the 2014-2015 school year will be available online August 15. Parents may find more information and purchase 2014-2015 Pay-to-Ride bus passes online at:   http://www.southlakecarroll.edu/pages/CISD/Depts/Transportation

WELCOME STEPHEN LANGFORD AS OUR NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL!
We Have a New Assistant Principal!!!  
We want to welcome Mr. Stephen Langford to DMS!
Mr. Langford has worked in Carroll ISD for the past eight years and taught multiple subjects.  He has also coached at Carroll High and Carroll Middle Schools.
We Have a New Assistant Principal!!!  
We want to welcome Mr. Stephen Langford to DMS!
Mr. Langford has worked in Carroll ISD for the past eight years and taught multiple subjects.  He has also coached at Carroll High and Carroll Middle Schools.
We Have a New Assistant Principal!!!  
We want to welcome Mr. Stephen Langford to DMS!
Mr. Langford has worked in Carroll ISD for the past eight years and taught multiple subjects.  He has also coached at Carroll High and Carroll Middle Schools.

Mr. Langford has worked in Carroll ISD for the past eight years.  He taught multiple subjects and coached at Carroll High School and Carroll Middle Schools.  Mr. Langford replaces Mike Wyrick, who left to become the principal at Durham Intermediate School.

“I am looking forward to working with the great students and staff at Dawson,” Langford said.

Langford begins his new role July 30. He is an East Central University graduate and has a Masters of Education Administration in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University in Commerce. 



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!



DMS Counseling  Department Blog

Parents & Students:
Did you know Mrs. Palmer & Mrs. Kruse 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: http://dmscounselingdepartment.edublogs.org/