The Weekly Scoop

"The Scoop" from Mrs. VanDorn, Principal.

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DCMS Semester Finals Schedule:

Thurs, Dec 13--Lit & Comp

Fri, Dec 14--Math

Mon, Dec 17--Science

Tues, Dec 18--Social Studies & Electives

Wed, Dec 19--Make-Ups (Last Day of Semester 1)

Winter Bash Friday!
We hope all DCMS Antlers can join us for our annual Winter Bash Friday, Dec 14th! Admission is $5 at the door and this event is from 6:00pm--8:00pm at DCMS.  PLP and Snow S'Mores food trucks will be in our bus loop, so bring extra money for treats!  (See attached PLP menu) We will also play Elf the movie in our bus loop commons area. Fun evening for our DCMS Antlers!  

Hot Chocolate Bar is Coming!
Our DCMS Leadership Crew is keeping our winter holiday festive spirits up through finals week with a Hot Chocolate and Snack Bar each morning before school Dec 14--19th, from 7:00am--7:30am each morning!  All proceeds will support the upcoming Unbelievable Fundraising Campaign (UFC) week for WWF's charity--The Hugs Project.  Prices start at $1. 

Stand for the Silent:

We will be starting a chapter of “Stand for the Silent” at DCMS to help students get involved with preventing bullying. The first meeting will be Tuesday, Dec. 18th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Media Center. All students are welcome to come and participate. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Michael or Ms. Carpenter.

Bake Sale Calendar
See attached calendar for Friday morning bake sale dates...
Winter Sport Reminds:
Looks like we have a crazy, unpredictable winter ahead.  If your child participates in a winter season sport, it is critical that you subscribe to the Reminds so you have the latest information when cancellations, rescheduling, game time changes, etc. occur. Text the following codes to the number 81010 to subscribe:
Wrestling:  @dcantlerwr
Varsity Girls B'ball:  @vbball1819
Varsity Boys B'ball:  @dcmsvhoops
JV Girls B'ball:  @724fh7
JV Boys B'ball:  @24jvbb

NJHS News:

Remember - Group Projects are available through links on the NJHS website. Students must participate in TWO by mid-April. More opportunities will be posted in January.  

Any Individual Service Hours that are completed in the first semester MUST be submitted before December 19 in order to receive credit for those hours. These should be turned into any NJHS sponsor. If you volunteer over the winter break, bring those hours back when we return to school in January.

For those that signed up for family favorite cookie baking, please drop off your items on Tuesday, Dec 18th! Thank you for your support! Link to participants:

Lost and Found Craziness!
Over the break, all Lost and Found items will be donated to goodwill, so please remind your DCMS Antler to stop by the table in the cafeteria and pick up lost items!

Support the DC Transition House:
See attached Jon Boat raffle to support the DC Transition House for our special needs students. 

Baseball Store is Open:

The DCMS baseball online store is now open through Dec 16.  Go to to order. Any baseball players or parents not signed up for the baseball remind text @dcbball to 81010.

Buy Your Yearbook Now! (Before the price increases!)
Keep these middle school memories forever. It’s time to purchase your 2018-2019 DCMS Yearbook! Go to to purchase. Online orders only. Please make sure you search for Deer Creek MIDDLE School when ordering. The longer you wait throughout the year, the higher the price goes-so order now! Direct any questions to Mr. Graffeo at

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