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Girls Volleyball - 2016 Diamond Valley League Champions

Girls Volleyball - 2016 Diamond Valley League Champions

ASB on the stage.

ASB on the stage.

First Day of School.  Dartmouth teachers.

Dartmouth Teachers on the first day of school.

Boys Soccer versus Acacia Middle School
Boys Soccer versus Acacia Middle School
Knight's Players present

Knight's Players present "The Emperor's New Clothes"

USA!  Decorations for the September 11 Remembrance Day at DMS.

USA!  Decorations for the September 11 Remembrance Day at DMS.

Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet
Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet
Our Dartmouth

Our Dartmouth "Divas" (because DIVA spelled backwards is AVID).

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
Flag Football getting ready at North Mountain

Flag Football getting ready at North Mountain

Students getting ready for the welcome back announcements.

First day of school.

Mrs. Martin on the mic.  First day of school.

Mrs. Martin on the mic.  First day of school.

Knight's Players present
Knight's Players present "The Emperor's New Clothes"
Boys Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School

Boys Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Girls Basketball Playing North Mountain
Boys Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School
Boys Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School
Flag Football at North Mountain

Flag Football at North Mountain

Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet
Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet
Knight's Players present
Knight's Players present "The Emperor's New Clothes"
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
Dartmouth Cheer gets ready to perform
Dartmouth Cheer gets ready to perform
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Boys Basketball versus North Mountain
Boys Basketball versus North Mountain
UCSD Science Trip - Mrs. Poole and Mrs. Simmons
UCSD Science Trip - Mrs. Poole and Mrs. Simmons
Students enjoying their lunch on Day 1.

Students enjoying their lunch on Day 1.

8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
First day of school for staff as well.

First day of school for staff as well.

Flag Football about to run a play at North Mountain

Flag Football about to run a play at North Mountain

Dartmouth  staff pose for their award as a PBIS school of excellence.

Dartmouth  staff pose for their award as a PBIS school of excellence.

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
First day of school for staff as well.

First day of school for staff as well.

Knight's Players present
Knight's Players present "The Emperor's New Clothes"
Dartmouth students and staff pose for their award as a PBIS school of excellence.

Dartmouth students and staff pose for their award as a PBIS school of excellence.

Girls Basketball against North Mountain
Girls Basketball against North Mountain
Students getting ready for the welcome back announcements.

Students getting ready for the welcome back announcements.

AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

First day of school.  Making lunch for all the students.

First day of school.  Making lunch for all the students.

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Winter break is near!

Winter Break is near!!!


Welcome back students.  First day of school.

Welcome back students.  First day of school.

Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Big Serve!!! Girls Volleyball at Acacia

Big Serve!!! Girls Volleyball at Acacia

A little ping pong action at the welcome back dance.

A little ping pong action at the Welcome back dance!

Dartmouth Cheer performing a cheer during halftime of a basketball game
Dartmouth Cheer performing a cheer during halftime of a basketball game
Boys Soccer versus Acacia Middle School
Boys Soccer versus Acacia Middle School
Bump, set, spike!!!! Girls Volleyball at North Mountain
Bump, set, spike!!!! Girls Volleyball at North Mountain
Dartmouth Flag Football Coach Shouting Encouragement during game at Acacia

Dartmouth Flag Football Coach Shouting Encouragement during game at Acacia

First day of school.  Students waiting for an activity.

First day of school.  Students waiting for an activity.

Coach Marshall and Coach Graham getting the girls ready for the game at North Mountain

Coach Marshall and Coach Graham getting the girls ready for the game at North Mountain

8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet - Enjoying a moment with Coach Siebold

Mt. SAC Cross Country Meet - Enjoying a moment with Coach Siebold

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!

Girls volleyball about to spike the ball at Acacia

Girls volleyball about to spike the ball at Acacia

AVID College Shirt Day.  Representing the GREAT University of Wisconsin.

AVID College Shirt Day.  Representing the GREAT University of Wisconsin.

8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students at the UCSD Science Trip
Boys Soccer against Acacia
Boys Soccer against Acacia
Bump, set, spike!!!! Girls Volleyball at North Mountain

Bump, set, spike!!!! Girls volleyball at North Mountain

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
8th grade Students attending the UCSD Science Trip
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Welcome back dance!
Girls Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School
Girls Basketball versus North Mountain Middle School
Science Rocks T-Shirt created in 8th grade classes

Science Rocks T-Shirt created in 8th grade classes

Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!
Students having fun at the Welcome back dance!

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Date: 3/28/2017, 2:35 PM – 3 PM

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LCAP Survey

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Dartmouth Drama Program Performs Shakespeare

Valley Chronicle Article on the Dartmouth Knights Players led by Mrs. Snow
Check out the great article in the Valley Chronicle about Mrs. Snow's Knights Players Drama program. They recently performed a Shakespeare play and did a tremendous job. The article is located on A6 or page six of the website. Congratulations to Mrs. Snow and all her students for a job well done.

Overdue Books? Return Them at the Spring Fling

Do you have overdue school books cluttering up your backpack, spilling out of your shelves at home, lurking under your bed? Bring those Dartmouth books home! At the Spring Fling will be an opportunity to earn 10, that is 10, Dartmouth Dollars for every overdue book you return to the library that night. Every overdue book returned at the Spring Fling will earn you 10 Dartmouth Dollars so hunt those books down and bring them home to the library!

Dartmouth is now an AVID National Demonstration School!!!

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Congratulations to Dartmouth Middle School! Today, the school was recognized as a National AVID Demonstration School. This is a distinct honor that has only been awarded to 3% of all AVID schools nationwide for implementing effective instructional strategies and building a culture that encourages and supports kids to go to college. Way to go Knights!!!

Dartmouth Student Leads Pledge at Board Meeting

Brooklyn B. and her family at the HUSD School Board Meeting
Brooklyn B. is a significant leader on the Dartmouth campus, both academically and socially. She has been enrolled in AVID for the past three years and is currently the AVID President. She also designed the AVID theme this year of "Ohana," which means family (AVID is a family). This theme was the design for our AVID program t-shirt. Moreover, Brooklyn maintains a 4.0 GPA, taking rigorous courses such as Algebra I and English Honors 8. She has been on Principal's Honor Roll and our Court of Honor for the all three years. She loves music and will be singing in this year's Talent Show. Brooklyn is a role-model, always assisting at our school events and even at her former elementary school fairs, donating many volunteer community service hours. Furthermore, Brooklyn and her family have hosted a Japanese exchange student, sharing our great community of Hemet and American traditions. Brooklyn is an exemplary student and citizen, and we are proud that she is a Dartmouth Knight.

Human Trafficking Presentation - April 10th @ 6 PM in DMS MPR

Opal Singleton is the President and CEO of Million Kids a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to keeping kids safe from predators. Million Kids serves as the Training and Outreach Coordinator for the Riverside County Anti Human Trafficking Task Force and works with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department through a Department of Justice Grant. Opal has trained tens of thousands of government and individual leaders about child sex trafficking, sextortion, child pornography and social media exploitation. . She has authored a book "Seduced: The Grooming of America's Teenagers" and often appears on television and radio talk shows across the U.S. Opal is an Instructor at the USC Sol Price Institute for Safe Communities and the Los Angeles Fire Training Academy. Opal hosts two weekly radio shows. KTIE 590 AM broadcasts "Exploited: Crimes and Technology" every Saturday at 3:30 throughout Southern California. "Exploited: Crimes against Humanity" is a global internet weekly human trafficking training program that broadcasts through Voice America Variety Channel to over 170 countries. Opal often sits with parents who are trying to locate a missing child and assist teens who are at risk of recruitment and exploitation. The goal for every training is to empower young people and their parents to stand against a predator. Simply stated, Opal cares deeply about young people and their families.

Dartmouth Track Coach is More Than a Coach on the Track

Check out this recent article in the Press-Enterprise about Dartmouth's Track and Field Coach, Coach Arellano. She is a reading specialist at Valle Vista Elementary School. Not only does she excel here at Dartmouth on the track, but she's great in the classroom as well. Way to go, Coach A!

AVID Shadow Day

Hemet Unified's logo.
Students from Dartmouth and Acacia shadowed a high school AVID student to prepare them for their transition to high school.

Dartmouth PTSA Fundraiser

Dartmouth PTSA $1 Chocolate Bars and $1 Pretzel Rod Sale is starting on Monday, the 6th. Please sign the permission slip that was sent home with your student today. They can start checking out boxes after school on Monday.

Pennies for Patients Fundraiser

This week, students will be getting boxes to collect pennies for out annual Pennies for Patients Fundraiser. The fundraiser run from March 6th to March 23rd. Money from the fundraiser goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help children with various types of blood cancer. The winning advisory class will get a catered lunch from Olive Garden. See the attached flier for more details.

Dartmouth is an AVID School of Distinction School

AVID School of Distinction Award
Congratulations to the DMS AVID program, coordinated by Mrs. Dobbins, on receiving the AVID School of Distinction Award for the 2016-2017 school year. This is the highest award that AVID gives out each year. In two weeks, AVID will be visiting Dartmouth to determine if it will become a National Demonstration School as well. Great job to all the students and staff involved in the AVID program here at Dartmouth.

AVID Applications for 2017-2018 School Year Now Available

Current 6th and 7th grade students. You application for AVID next year is due to Mrs. Dobbins by Thursday, March 23rd. Print off your application or pick one up from Mrs. Dobbins or Mr. Snyder today. If you are a current 5th grade student, applications are available as well. Please note, we will be visiting your school site in late March as well.

End of Year Awards - Make sure to fill out "Extra" Form

Students, if you have a 3.5 GPA or higher, you may be getting an award at the end of the school year. However, if in order to get it, you must fill out the "Outside Activities" Form that goes with it. You can get a copy of the form in the front office or download below. Remember, if you don't fill out the form, you will not get the award.

DMS Clothing Company is Off to a Great Start

Dartmouth Clothing Co. Grand Opening
Today, was the grand opening the the DMS Clothing Co, the brainchild of Mrs. Alvarez, a counselor here at Dartmouth. The store is designed for students to donate slightly used clothing items so that others can purchase them with Dartmouth Dollars that they receive for good behavior, doing well in class or any other number of reasons. The grand opening was a huge success!. Thank you to all the student and staff volunteers who have helped get the Clothing Co. off the ground. Great job, Knights!
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