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DCMS Antlers are P.R.O.U.D.

Positive   Responsible   Outstanding   United   Determined


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405.359.3160

7th Grade Supply List for 2016-17

8th Grade Supply List for 2016-17

Student Handbook

Student Mission and Purpose

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Week of Dec 5, 2016

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Attendance Line: 405.359.3160

Lunch Menu:   https://deercreeksd.sodexomyway.com/menus/middle.html

Visitors must check-in through the main office. Only authorized persons are allowed to visit and eat lunch with our students. Photo ID is required of all visitors. 

Incentive Trips are Next Week:

The 7th grade Incentive Field Trip will be Tues, Dec 6th.  We will see the movie Moana at Tinseltown and eat a pizza lunch afterwards.  The 8th grade Incentive Trip to Quail Springs Baptist Church Recreation Center will be on Thursday, Dec. 8th.  These trips are a reward for students that met the attached requirements this semester.  Students that do not qualify will stay behind with teachers and complete make-up work and practice assignments.  That work will be for a grade.  If students choose to not come to school, they will be counted absent and will still have to make up the work. Remember it is a regular school day for students that do not qualify for the field trips.  These field trips are a reward for students that have made positive choices this semester. 7th graders that are going to Tinseltown, will be provided a snack pack with small popcorn and a small drink for free, however, if they would like to purchase additional items from the Tinseltown concession stand, they will need to bring extra money.  8th graders will also be fed at the Rec Center on Thursday.  If they want to bring a lunch from home, they may do so.  See emailed “Incentive Field Trip Requirements.” We’ve attached this to The Scoop every week this semester.  Thank you for your support in partnering with us to motivate middle schoolers to make positive choices.

Finals Week:

The final week of the 1st semester is Monday Dec 12—Friday, Dec 16th. It is very important that you do not check your students out of school early for the winter break so that they can complete their final projects and exams. We do not give final exams early.  If your child misses a final exam, he/she will have to make-up that exam on the 1st day back (Jan 4th).  We space our final exams throughout the last week so that students do not have too many tests on any day. We follow our same weekly bell schedule as usual.

Mon, Dec 12th:  Math

Tues, Dec 13th:  Literature and Composition

Wed, Dec 14th: Social Studies and Electives

Thurs, Dec 15th:  Science and Electives

Fri, Dec 16th:  Make-Up Exams

DC H2O Bottles for Special Olympics!

DCMS is selling DC steel water bottles to support our Special Olympics team. These vacuum stainless steel and copper plated bottles hold 26oz and have a matte gray, scratch-resistant finish complete with a DC logo! Perfect gifts for students, teachers, coaches, and all Antler Fans! Only $25 each and 100% of the profits will help cover the costs to send our DCMS athletes to Special Olympics Oklahoma in May!  

We have 50 in stock for immediate sales, and when we sell out we will order more.  Get your order in ASAP if you would like to give these for the Holidays!  See attached order form.

Support DCMS with Shoparoo!

Did you know there is a super easy way to support DCMS without spending one extra dime? School funding is tight, and many schools are having to increase their fundraisers to make ends meet.  All you have to do to support DCMS is use Shoparoo!!! By using the Shoparoo app to snap pictures of shopping receipts, last year's DCMS families raised $1,100 for DCMS! We received our check last week!  

Shoparoo is a hassle-free fundraiser created by teachers and parents to support schoolsOver 10,000 schools nationwide are already earning hundreds and even THOUSANDS of dollars for their school through Shoparoo!  All you have to do is snap a pic of your shopping receipt before you toss it in the trash can!  You are providing consumer information for this area, and you can remain anonymous.  They do not share your info with anyone.  I've used it personally for 2 years.  For each receipt you submit, your sponsoring school receives $$$

(For additional information, please see emailed flyer.)

PSG 2022 PJ Deadline Extended!

Christmas PJ orders due date Extended!  Please drop form off in DCMS office by Tuesday, December 6th!  Deer Creek soft Christmas t-shirt and flannel pants! Shirt is a soft Canvas brand shirt in Heathered Navy. Shirt says "Merry Christmas To Y’all and To Y’all a Good Night". Adult and Youth unisex sizes and you choose RED or GREEN pants! Fun pj's for the whole family! $25 apiece or $45 for the pair. Orders due by Friday 12/2. Make checks payable to PSG 2022. Order form is attached.  Please contact Monica Seibel with questions:  monseibel@gmail.com

DCMS Baseball Announcement:

The online store for DCMS baseball is open now through December 7th.  Go to eastbayteamsales.com and the access code is OFTSDCMK.  These are all optional items. Please contact Coach Marc Pense with questions: marcpense@dcsok.org

DCMS Spelling Bee:

The DCMS school spelling bee will be on Wednesday, December 7, at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria.  Parents of participants are welcome to attend!  If you need a copy of the study guide, please contact jenniferdenney@dcsok.org

DC Poncho/Blankets:

DCMS PTO is selling our Waterproof Poncho/Blanket combo for $30.00.  These Poncho/Blankets are great for any outdoor sporting event you have coming up, like soccer, track, or family picnics!  Order forms have been attached in email and in the DCMS office, or you can email DCMS PTO at DeerCreekMiddleSchoolPTO@gmail.com

Antler Pride:

Shop our fun fall stuff at www.antlerpride.org Some things are going fast! Thank you to our shoppers that joined us for the sale today at DCMS!  A huge thank you to families that baked for our Bake Sale!

Deer Creek Global Education Program:

Offering $200 early enrollment discount until December 31st!!

For those interested in seeing the Colosseum in Rome, walking through the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, tossing a coin in the Trevi Fountain, seeing the Eiffel Tower, walking through the Louvre and Notre Dame Cathedral, you will want to join our tour of Rome and Paris. The DCGEP will be participating in an educational tour of Rome and Paris during Spring Break 2018. You may enroll directly online by going to www.eftours.com and entering our tour number 1669261XF. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Crawford lauracrawford@dcsok.org or Jennifer Ingram jenniferingram@dcsok.org  

DCMS Band Concert:

See emailed flyer for our Winter Concert next week!

NJHS News:

The next NJHS meeting is next week. Choose one to attend - either Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 a.m. OR Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 2:35 p.m. If you are coming to the 7 a.m. meeting, please be in the library at 7 a.m. sharp. These are very short meetings, and we need students in attendance the entire time. If you have questions, please check the NJHS page on the school’s website OR email Sidney Barton at sidneybarton@dcsok.org

Builder’s Club News:

The next Builders Club meeting will be Thursday December 8th at 2:35 in Ms. Strong’s room B9.  Builders Club will be collecting donations all this week for the Angels Foster Kids Network.  If you would like to donate please bring baby items or toys for kids aged 0-7 to Ms. Strong by Friday, Dec 9th.

Earbuds for Sale!

We have a new item in our school store!  For only $2, you can purchase silicon-tipped earbuds.  Come see us in the library to buy your pair!

Creek Connect:

There will be a Creek Connect meeting in the Media Center on Tuesday, Dec. 6th at 2:35. If you have questions please ask Ms. Carpenter or Officer AJ.  andreacarpenter@dcsok.org    ajgraffeo@dcsok.org

Creek Classic Sponsors Needed:

As we gear up for one of our district's biggest fundraisers, we are asking for your help.  Please see emailed attachment for information about how to sponsor this year's Creek Classic.  Feel free to share with friends, neighbors, family, and community members.

Yearbook Sales:

Yearbook sales have begun, and time is already running out on the best price of the year!  All orders must be completed online at:  http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1047620/Deer-Creek-Middle-School/2017-Yearbook/20160812102302117115/CATALOG_SHOP/

Contact our Yearbook Sponsor, Erin Michael, with questions:  erinmichael@dcsok.org  

District News:

Deer Creek Opportunities for DC Students

Community Opportunities for DC Students

DC Spirit Wear, Apparel & More

 

Thank you for reading The Scoop!

 

Proud to be an Antler,

 

Kristy VanDorn

Principal

Deer Creek Middle School

2601 NW 234th Street

Edmond, OK  73025

Phone:  405.348.4830  ext. 3634

Fax:  405.359.2292