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!


Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6
Tell your teachers and staff THANK YOU! for all of the time and energy they give at DMS.  If you would like to help with any food/drink, homemade desserts, or gift cards donations during the week, click HERE.

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 2-6!  Tell your teachers and staff THANK YOU! for all of the time and energy they give at DMS.  If you would like  to help with any food/drink/gift cards, click HERE.
Electronic voting concluded on April 8.  All items were approved and will be purchased as soon as possible.

If you have questions regarding the approved tems, please contact Kelly Owens, VP Disbursements at

The APPROVED  2016-2017 DMS PTSO Board
The  slate for next year's PTSO Board has been presented and approved by the PTSO General membership.  

If you would like to download the approved slate please CLICK HERE.

The 8th Grade Celebration took place on April 15!  It was a SWEET experience for our 8th graders as they celebrated one of the last times together as a DMS class.  If you would like to see some pictures from this great event, go to our DMS PTSO Facebook Page.  It took a lot of preparation and planning from our Committee Chairs, Debbie LeBlanc, Kathleen Massey, and Rena Mundy as well as their hard-working committee members!  Thank you to all who attended and all who helped put the celebration together!

Final Box Top Contest this Year!!
We have received over $1,000 this year from all of your hard work collecting them so far!   

There will be one last contest this school year, so turn in your completed box top forms by Monday, May 16.  

Thank you to all who helped us money this year from Box Tops!!  

 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, Tonya Allen (District 
Intervention/Support Counselor)  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: Dr. David Faltys
                             May 4th - 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: