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Book block reading time.  A minimum of 19 minutes per day of sustained silent reading in advisory.
Book block reading time. A minimum of 19 minutes per day of sustained silent reading in advisory.
8th Grade Science creating presentations on their balloon cars.

8th Grade Science creating presentations on their balloon cars.

Mr. Pacheco's Door for Red Ribbon Week
Mr. Pacheco's Door for Red Ribbon Week
AVID Students Attend the UCLA game versus Arizona State at the Rose Bowl
AVID Students Attend the UCLA game versus Arizona State at the Rose Bowl
Pro Sports Day at Dartmouth
Pro Sports Day at Dartmouth
Mrs. Hernandez's Door for Red Ribbon Week

Mrs. Hernandez's Door for Red Ribbon Week

Neon Day at DMS.

Neon Day at Dartmouth.  

Week of Welcome - Mr. White and Mr. Weaver cooking hot dogs for lunch.

Week of Welcome - Mr. White and Mr. Weaver cooking hot dogs for lunch.

Week of Welcome - Field games included a three-legged race.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a three-legged race.
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Dartmouth Strong Award Winners
Dartmouth Strong Award Winners
Week of Welcome - Ms. Gleissner leads a group on a scavenger hunt.
Week of Welcome - Ms. Gleissner leads a group on a scavenger hunt.
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Students in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM class are designing video games using Bloxels.
Students in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM class are designing video games using Bloxels.
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class creating their gardens.
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class creating their gardens.
Week of Welcome - Mr. Graham takes aim on a student in a game.
Week of Welcome - Mr. Graham takes aim on a student in a game.
6th Grade Outstanding Attendance Winners
6th Grade Outstanding Attendance Winners
Motivational Speaker, David Edward Garcia, speaks to our students on the first day of school

Motivational Speaker, David Edward Garcia, speaks to our students on the first day of school.

Mrs. Simpson's Choir class performs at the DMS September 11 Remembrance service.

Mrs. Simpson's Choir class performs at the DMS September 11 Remembrance service.

Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
8th Grade Science balloon cars
8th Grade Science balloon cars
Mr. Phillips and Mr. P.

Mr. Phillips and Mr. P.

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Mr. Weaver and some of his 6th grade students on
Mr. Weaver and some of his 6th grade students on "Dress for Success" Day here at DMS.
8th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective

8th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective

Sports day...The Vikings/Packers rivalry is strong in Southern California.
Sports day...The Vikings/Packers rivalry is strong in Southern California.  
8th Grade AVID Tutorial
8th Grade AVID Tutorial
Dartmouth Choir performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Dartmouth Choir performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Mrs. Poole and Mrs. Simmons

Mrs. Poole and Mrs. Simmons

Dartmouth students viewing the eclipse with special viewing googles purchased by the Science department.
Dartmouth students viewing the eclipse with special viewing googles purchased by the Science department.
Dress Like a Twin Day for Red Ribbon Week
Dress Like a Twin Day for Red Ribbon Week
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at Pep Rally
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at Pep Rally
Students in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM class are designing video games using Bloxels.
Students in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM class are designing video games using Bloxels.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sack race.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sack race.
National
National "Signing Day" for DMS teachers. Teachers making the commitment to fly their college flags every day.
Week of Welcome fundraiser assembly
Week of Welcome fundraiser assembly
Students enjoying nachos and a neon party at the PBIS Bash.
Students enjoying nachos and a neon party at the PBIS Bash.
Week of Welcome BBQ lunch.
Week of Welcome BBQ lunch.
2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)
2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)
Teachers from around Southern California getting trained in AVID strategies at the NEATO training.  Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School.
Teachers from around Southern California getting trained in AVID strategies at the NEATO training. Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School.
Students showing off new Knights gear.
Students showing off new Knights gear.
AVID students at Knott's Berry Farm

AVID students at Knott's Berry Farm

Week of Welcome - Mrs. Burns giving the next set of directions in the scavenger hunt.
Week of Welcome - Mrs. Burns giving the next set of directions in the scavenger hunt.
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Friday lunchtime activities...stack the cup game.
Friday lunchtime activities...stack the cup game.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sponge pass.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sponge pass.
Mr. Williams, our Dartmouth band teacher, ready to lead his students in the national anthem at the Perris Auto Speedway.
Mr. Williams, our Dartmouth band teacher, ready to lead his students in the national anthem at the Perris Auto Speedway. 
6th Grade  students graphing in Math class.

6th Grade  students graphing in Math class.

AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

Our Dartmouth Cheer team performing at the 6th Grade PBIS Assembly.
Our Dartmouth Cheer team performing at the 6th Grade PBIS Assembly.
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Dartmouth Cross Country Team Members at Pep Rally
Dartmouth Cross Country Team Members at Pep Rally
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School!

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School!

6th Grade students making solar ovens in science class.

6th Grade students making solar ovens in science class.

Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Mr. Lopez or Kylo Ren?  2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)

Mr. Lopez or Kylo Ren?  2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)

Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
7th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective
7th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective
Chromatograms done in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM Elective class.  Art via the separation of a mixture using a solvent and a absorbent.

Chromatograms done in Mrs. Simmon's STEAM elective classes. Art via the separation of a mixture using a solvent and a absorbent.

ASB students helped collect board games for Mr. Pa
ASB students helped collect board games for Mr. Pacheco's Functional Needs classes.
Knights Nation!!!  Dartmouth staff shows off the new Knights gear.
Knights Nation!!! Dartmouth staff shows off the new Knights gear.
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class showing off a project.

Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class showing off a project.

Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team Wins Ontario Tournament
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team Wins Ontario Tournament
Parents jam pack the MPR for our first AVID parents night of the year.
Parents jam pack the MPR for our first AVID parents night of the year.
Dartmouth Boys Varsity Boys - Hemacinto Cross Country Champions
Dartmouth Boys Varsity Boys - Hemacinto Cross Country Champions
Winners of the 2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)

Winners of the 2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)

The Dartmouth Band at the Perris Auto Speedway, ready to perform our national anthem.
The Dartmouth Band at the Perris Auto Speedway, ready to perform our national anthem.   
Week of Welcome - Mrs. Snyder and her advisory on a scavenger hunt.
Week of Welcome - Mrs. Snyder and her advisory on a scavenger hunt.
Coach Phillips viewing the eclipse and rocking out to
Coach Phillips viewing the eclipse and rocking out to "Total Eclipse of the Heart".
Dartmouth students viewing the eclipse with special viewing googles purchased by the Science department.
Dartmouth students viewing the eclipse with special viewing googles purchased by the Science department.
Mrs. Poole, Mrs. Simmons and Mrs. Hernandez

Mrs. Poole, Mrs. Simmons and Mrs. Hernandez - our Mad Scientists...

Dartmouth AVID Officers
Dartmouth AVID Officers
6th Grade PBIS Award Winners - Triad 2
6th Grade PBIS Award Winners - Triad 2
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
First day of school for staff as well.

First day of school for staff as well.

Dartmouth Band performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Dartmouth Band performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

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News & Announcements

Dartmouth Escape Room (Star Wars Style) a Huge Success

2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)
Check out the pictures from the 2nd Annual Dartmouth Escape Room. Teachers led by Mr. Kennedy, administration and over 200 students and parents participated in the event to help raise money for the math department and AVID program. The highlight of the evening was a visit from the 501st legion, a charity group based out of L.A. who dress in authentic Star Wars costumes. It was a great evening for all!

Dartmouth Employees of the Year

Dartmouth Employees of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Engel (Certificated) and Ms. Arballo (Classified) for being selected the Dartmouth Employees of the year for the 2017-2018 school year. Both are extremely dedicated to our school and very worthy. Congratulations!

AVID Attends UCLA Football Game and Knott's Berry Farm

AVID Goes to UCLA!
Our Dartmouth AVID students took part in a couple of field trips over the Veterans Day Holiday. First, on Thursday, November 9th, many students took part in an AVID fundraiser by attending Knott's Berry Farm. On Saturday, November 11, students went to the Rose Bowl and watched UCLA play Arizona State. Before the game, students took part in the "I'm Going to College" Fair that UCLA provided. Check out some of the pictures from both trips.

Dartmouth Food Drive

Items for Food Drive
Please consider donating to our food drive. The drive will run through this Thursday. Please click on the picture for a list of items.

Lady Knights Win Volleyball Championship

Lady Knights - Diamond Valley League Volleyball Champions
Congratulations to our girls volleyball team for winning the Diamond Valley League Championship today with a 2-0 win over Diamond Valley. Both games were very exciting. Congratulations to Coach Marshall and Coach Graham for all their work with our girls this year. They were a great group to watch all season. Since bringing middle school sports back in 2014, our girls volleyball team is 40-0 in the Diamond Valley League regular season and playoffs!!! Go Knights!!!

Triad 2 Progress Reports

Triad 2 progress reports will go home on Monday, November 7. Please keep an eye out for them.

Girls Volleyball Advances to Championship, Flag Football Eliminated From Playoffs

Girls Volleyball takes down Rancho Viejo, advances to championship game.
Congratulations to our girls volleyball team for their big win over Rancho Viejo yesterday, 2 games to 0. Our girls played outstanding and dominated from start to finish. We will host the championship game this THURSDAY at 3:15 in the gym against Diamond Valley. It should be a very good game. The girls are looking to win their 4th straight title since middle school sports was brought back. Come on out and support our Lady Knights!!! Our flag football team was eliminated from the playoffs yesterday, losing 22-7. Injuries hurt us yesterday but the team did their best. Go Knights!!!

Knights Cross Country Finishes 4th at Beaumont

Dartmouth Cross Country Team at Beaumont
Our cross country team competed at the Beaumont Invitational today despite some pretty warm temperatures. The biggest highlight was Johnathon T. finishing in 3rd place in the 8th grade boys division. He ran a really great race. Team highlights...The 6th grade girls finished in 5th place, the 7th grade boys finished in 5th place and the 8th grade boys finished 4th. Our 6th grade boys finished 3rd and took home a plaque for their efforts. Overall, our runners finished in 4th place as a team. Go Knights!!!

Knights Split vs Rancho Viejo

Our girls volleyball team finished the season unblemished with a 2-0 win over the Mavericks. The girls didn’t drop a set the entire regular season. They are the #1 seed going into the playoffs and will host Rancho Viejo on Monday. Our flag football team lost 12-6 to Rancho. They finished the year at 4-2 and head to Monte Vista on Monday as the #3 seed for their playoff game. Go Knights!

Knights Split Versus Bobcats

Girls Volleyball vs Monte Vista
Congratulations to our girls volleyball team for remaining undefeated with a 2-0 win over Monte Vista. They wrapped up the #1 seed in the playoffs with their win. Our flag football team played a tough game but lost 21-12 to the Bobcats. They are now 4-1 on the year. Go Knights!!!

Dartmouth Choir Performs First Concert of the Year

Dartmouth Choir
A big shout out to Mrs. Simpson and her Beginning and Advanced Dartmouth Choir classes for their first performance of the year on Thursday, October 19th. Both classes did a great job. Check out some of the pictures from the performance.

Two New Clubs at Dartmouth

Please see the promotional flyers for our two new clubs here at Dartmouth... MASTER CHEF CLUB - Do you like to cook? Or do you want to learn cooking skills? Or maybe just some new fun recipes? Then come join Dartmouth’s new cooking club! Meetings will be every Wednesday from 1:30pm – 2:30pm in room 604. First meeting will be 10/25!! Please pick up a permission slip in the front office or from Ms. Arballo in room 506 ASAP. YOUR CLUB - This new and exciting club is all about promoting friendship, gratitude, and kindness. This club will help you stay motivated and to be the best that you can be. We will be doing projects, crafts, playing games, and so much more! Meetings will be every Wednesday from 1:30 pm- 2:24 pm in room 508. First meeting will be Wednesday November 1st! Pick up your permission slip from the front office ASAP! See you all there!

Dartmouth Players

Dartmouth Players Presents...
Congratulations to the Dartmouth Players for the drama performance the other night. Mrs. Snow and her actors performed two short plays. Both were outstanding and the MPR was packed. Check out some of the pictures below.

Knights Run Well at Hemacinto Championships

Hemacinto Champions!!!
Our Dartmouth Knights cross country team had a great day at the Hemacinto Championships. Both our JV teams took first place in the event. Our girls varsity team finished as the runners-up in a very good competition with the Western Center. Finally, the boys varsity took home the hardware with a first place finished. Johnathon T. led the boys with a first place finish in the varsity race. Great job, Knights!!!

Dartmouth Receives Attendance Award

Dartmouth Attendance Award
Dartmouth Middle School was recently recognized for positive student attendance last school year. Dartmouth had over 96% Attendance Rate, AND we were the school with the Highest Overall attendance in Hemet Unified School District! We need our students at school in order to teach them. So, sincere THANK YOU for making attending school a priority - to our parents for getting students to school, to our students for being prepared for learning, and to our staff for creating a school where kids want to be. Congratulations on this achievement! Keep it up, Dartmouth!!
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