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Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.
Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.
National
National "Signing Day" for DMS teachers. Teachers making the commitment to fly their college flags every day.
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School!

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School!

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
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team Wins Ontario Tournament
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team Wins Ontario Tournament
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.
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Dartmouth Cheer at NRG Anaheim Competition
Dartmouth Cheer at NRG Anaheim Competition
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 Cross Country Team Members at Pep Rally
Dartmouth Cross Country Team Members at Pep Rally
Pro Sports Day at Dartmouth
Pro Sports Day at Dartmouth
Dartmouth Teachers Getting Ready for the Student/Staff
Dartmouth Teachers Getting Ready for the Student/Staff "Snowball" Fight
Dartmouth Band performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Dartmouth Band performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

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.
Students enjoying a game of chess at the latest A.R. Reward party.
Students enjoying a game of chess at the latest A.R. Reward party.
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Family Math Games Night
Dartmouth Family Math Games Night
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.

Dartmouth AVID Officers
Dartmouth AVID Officers
Mr. Phillips and Mr. P.

Mr. Phillips and Mr. P.

Dartmouth Band at Disneyland
Dartmouth Band at Disneyland
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.
"Pi"rate Dartmouth Family Math Night
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sponge pass.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sponge pass.
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team at District Competition
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team at District Competition
Week of Welcome BBQ lunch.
Week of Welcome BBQ lunch.
Week of Welcome fundraiser assembly
Week of Welcome fundraiser assembly
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.

6th Grade PBIS Award Winners - Triad 2
6th Grade PBIS Award Winners - Triad 2
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Choir at Fullerton and Disneyland
Dartmouth Choir at Fullerton and Disneyland
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Students enjoying a game of
Students enjoying a game of "Nine-Square in the Air" at the latest A.R. Reward party.
8th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective

8th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective

Big
Big Spike for Jared S. in Boys Volleyball Championship versus Acacia
6th Grade  students graphing in Math class.

6th Grade  students graphing in Math class.

Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament Hosted by Dartmouth Middle School
Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament Hosted by Dartmouth Middle School
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.

Dartmouth AVID at Cal Poly Pamona
Dartmouth AVID at Cal Poly Pamona
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Hemacinto Championships - Dartmouth Cross Country
Neon Day at DMS.

Neon Day at Dartmouth.  

ASB students helped collect board games for Mr. Pa
ASB students helped collect board games for Mr. Pacheco's Functional Needs classes.
Students enjoying a game of Sorry at the latest A.R. Reward party.

Students enjoying a game of Sorry at the latest A.R. Reward party.

Boys Soccer vs North Mountain
Boys Soccer vs North Mountain
AVID students at Knott's Berry Farm

AVID students at Knott's Berry Farm

Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Dartmouth is an AVID National Demonstration School
Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament Hosted by Dartmouth Middle School
Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament Hosted by Dartmouth Middle School
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. 
AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

AVID students take the pledge to go to college.

Mrs. Snyder was nominated by 7th grade student Macallan S. for the Sylvian Student Success program.  Recognition awards took place at Dave and Buster's in Ontario.
Mrs. Snyder was nominated by 7th grade student Macallan S. for the Sylvian Student Success program. Recognition awards took place at Dave and Buster's in Ontario.
Jared S. Sets Up for a Big Kill in Boys Volleyball Game versus Acacia

Jared S. sets up for a big kill in boys bolleyball championship game versus Acacia.

Dartmouth AVID at UCR baseball game.
Dartmouth AVID at UCR baseball game.
Knights Nation!!!  Dartmouth staff shows off the new Knights gear.
Knights Nation!!! Dartmouth staff shows off the new Knights gear.
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.
Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.
Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.
8th Grade Science balloon cars
8th Grade Science balloon cars
Dartmouth Rubik Cube Club in Action
Dartmouth Rubik Cube Club in Action
Coach Graham and his Dartmouth Boys Volleyball team.  Third straight Diamond Valley League Championship.
Coach Graham and his Dartmouth Boys Volleyball team. Third straight Diamond Valley League Championship.
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.
"Pi"rate Dartmouth Family Math Night
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
Dartmouth Welcome Back Neon Dance
AVID tutors enjoying some cookies on Valentine's Day
AVID tutors enjoying some cookies on Valentine's Day
The Master Chef Club showing off some of their delicious desserts.
The Master Chef Club showing off some of their delicious desserts.
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 Cheer at NRG Anaheim Competition
Dartmouth Cheer at NRG Anaheim Competition
Dartmouth and Hemet High Bands
Dartmouth and Hemet High Bands
Week of Welcome - Mrs. Snyder and her advisory on a scavenger hunt.
Week of Welcome - Mrs. Snyder and her advisory on a scavenger hunt.
PE classes running their pacers during Wednesday classes.

PE classes running their pacers during Wednesday classes.

First day of school for staff as well.

First day of school for staff as well.

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 Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Coach Lopez (a Science teacher at Dartmouth) and his Hemet High Boys Baseball team at the district office being recognized for team GPA.
Coach Lopez (a Science teacher at Dartmouth) and his Hemet High Boys Baseball team at the district office being recognized for team GPA.
Dartmouth Strong Award Winners
Dartmouth Strong Award Winners
Sports day...The Vikings/Packers rivalry is strong in Southern California.
Sports day...The Vikings/Packers rivalry is strong in Southern California.  
Mrs. Hernandez's Door for Red Ribbon Week

Mrs. Hernandez's Door for Red Ribbon Week

Week of Welcome - Field games included a three-legged race.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a three-legged race.
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.   
Dartmouth Cheer Wins Division at Temescal Canyon High School Cheer Competition
Dartmouth Cheer Wins Division at Temescal Canyon High School Cheer Competition
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.
Boys Basketball vs North Mountain
Boys Basketball vs North Mountain
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at Pep Rally
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at Pep Rally
Dartmouth Family Math Games Night
Dartmouth Family Math Games Night
2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)
2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team
Dartmouth Band Award Night Dinner

Dartmouth Band Award Night Dinner

Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at District Board Meeting - January 9, 2018
Dartmouth Girls Volleyball Team at District Board Meeting - January 9, 2018
Dartmouth Rubik Cube Club in Action
Dartmouth Rubik Cube Club in Action
Dartmouth Choir performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Dartmouth Choir performing at the DMS September 11 Event.

Mrs. Poole's Science Classes Performing a Dissection.
Mrs. Poole's Science Classes Performing a Dissection.
6th Grade students making solar ovens in science class.

6th Grade students making solar ovens in science class.

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
Dartmouth Choir at Fullerton and Disneyland
Students showing off new Knights gear.
Students showing off new Knights gear.
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.
Japanese Exchange Students from Marumori, Japan.
Japanese Exchange Students from Marumori, Japan.
Dartmouth AVID at UCR baseball game.
Dartmouth AVID at UCR baseball game.
Geodesic domes done in Mrs. Simmon's STEM classes.
Geodesic domes done in Mrs. Simmon's STEM classes.
Our Dartmouth Cheer team performing at the 6th Grade PBIS Assembly.
Our Dartmouth Cheer team performing at the 6th Grade PBIS Assembly.
6th Grade Outstanding Attendance Winners
6th Grade Outstanding Attendance Winners
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class showing off a project.

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

Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Dartmouth Band Spring Concert
Dartmouth Band Spring Concert
Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Dartmouth remembers the events of September 11, 2001
Girls Basketball vs North Mountain

Girls Basketball vs North Mountain

Dress Like a Twin Day for Red Ribbon Week
Dress Like a Twin Day for Red Ribbon Week
Coach Phillips viewing the eclipse and rocking out to
Coach Phillips viewing the eclipse and rocking out to "Total Eclipse of the Heart".
Winners of the 2nd Annual DMS Escape Room (Star Wars Style)

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

Dartmouth Boys Volleyball Team Led by Coach Graham at the District Office Recognition Ceremony.

Members of the Dartmouth Boys Volleyball Team Led by Coach Graham at the District Office Recognition Ceremony.

"Pi"rate Dartmouth Family Math Night
AVID Students Attend USD and UCSD in San Diego.

AVID Students Attend USD and UCSD in San Diego.

Dartmouth 8th Grade AVID students spent some time recently shadowing Hemet High AVID seniors.
Dartmouth 8th Grade AVID students spent some time recently shadowing Hemet High AVID seniors.
Geodesic domes done in Mrs. Simmon's STEM classes.

Geodesic domes done in Mrs. Simmon's STEM classes.

Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.

Dartmouth Science Students at OSML in Vista.

Dartmouth Boys Varsity Boys - Hemacinto Cross Country Champions
Dartmouth Boys Varsity Boys - Hemacinto Cross Country Champions
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team
Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team
Mrs. Poole, Mrs. Simmons and Mrs. Hernandez

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

Week of Welcome - Field games included a sack race.
Week of Welcome - Field games included a sack race.
Dartmouth Band, ASB and AVID being recognized by Hemet City Council for their Christmas Parade float entry.
Dartmouth Band, ASB and AVID being recognized by Hemet City Council for their Christmas Parade float entry.
8th Grade AVID Tutorial
8th Grade AVID Tutorial
Students from Mrs. Simmons 8th grade Science classes building rockets.
Students from Mrs. Simmons 8th grade Science classes building rockets.
Cheer vs North Mountain
Cheer vs North Mountain
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class creating their gardens.
Mrs. Simmons' STEAM Elective Class creating their gardens.
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 Students Aprilou M., Shaelyn M., and Josiah S., were recognized by the School Board for

Dartmouth Students Aprilou M., Shaelyn M., and Josiah S., were recognized by the School Board for "Best Groups" of a recent band festival.

Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team at District Competition
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.
7th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective
7th Grade Socratic Seminar in AVID Elective
2018 Dartmouth Talent Show
2018 Dartmouth Talent Show
2018 Dartmouth Talent Show
2018 Dartmouth Talent Show
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
Dartmouth Choir performs there first concert of the year.
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.
Friday lunchtime activities...stack the cup game.
Friday lunchtime activities...stack the cup game.
Dartmouth Band Spring Concert
Dartmouth Band Spring Concert
Students enjoying nachos and a neon party at the PBIS Bash.
Students enjoying nachos and a neon party at the PBIS Bash.

News & Announcements

Dartmouth Cheer Wins Another Competition!!!

Dartmouth Cheer wins another trophy!
Congratulations to our Dartmouth Cheer team led by Coaches Crawley and Sabrina as they swept the competition once again at their cheer competition at Murrieta Mesa Highl School!! The girls took home a total of three team trophies. Our girls won first place, the judges award for cleanliness in their division, AND the highest score out of ten teams in the Junior High division! Congratulations again on all your hard work!

Dartmouth Track Team Finishes Strong at Bad Dogs Invitational

Dartmouth Track at Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School
A big congratulations to our Dartmouth Track team, led by coach Cheri Arellano, as they had a great meet yesterday at the Bad Dogs Invitational at Hemet High School. The girls team finished in 3rd place overall and the boys finished in a tied for 2nd. Both teams were the highest placing teams of the Hemet schools. It was a fantastic way for our kids to finish the season.

Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team Takes 2nd at District Competition

Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team at District Competition
Congratulations to our battle of the books team as they competed in the district competition yesterday. Dartmouth finished in a close 2nd place behind Acacia. Teams members who participated were Joshua D., Melanie H., Jenna D., Morgan S. and Audrey T. Thank you to Mrs. Calderhead, Mrs. Lopez, Ms. Fain and all the other staff and students who helped make the battle of the books season a huge success.

Dartmouth Choir Scores a Gold Rating at Recent Performance

Dartmouth Choir at Fullerton and Disneyland
A HUGE congratulations to the Dartmouth Advanced Choir for getting a GOLD rating (highest possible) on Friday at Forum Music Festivals held at Fullerton College. They performed beautifully and we were told they performed better than the high school groups that performed in their session. The students worked really hard to earn this rating. Kudos to Mrs. Simpson and all her students for all the hard work they put into making the Dartmouth Choir the best in the valley.

Summer School Permission Slips

Students and Parents If you received a summer school notice and plan on attending, please turn in those permission slips as soon as possible to the front office. If you have lost the form, please download a copy through this post. Thank you.

Hemet High Dance Summer School Appliations are Due

The application for the Hemet High Dance Summer School Application is due now in the counseling office for summer school, June 4th-29th. Students will receive PE or Fine Arts credit. Please the the attachment for more information.

Dartmouth Hosts Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament

Super Kids Floor Hockey Tournament Hosted by Dartmouth Middle School
Dartmouth was honored to host this year's Super Hockey Tournament with Rancho Viejo, Diamond Valley and Acacia Middle Schools. The four schools all played two games with Diamond Valley taking home this year's trophy and Dartmouth finishing in 3rd place. Thank you to all the teachers and staff involved for making the tournament an overwhelming success.

Dartmouth Track Scores Big in First Meet of Year

Dartmouth Track at North Mountain Invitational
Our Dartmouth track team had their first meet of the year yesterday and the kids did a fantastic job. Our girls team finished in 3rd place overall and were the top school in Hemet. Our boys finished second overall and were also the top placing Hemet School. Congratulations to our track coach, Cheri Arellano, and all her athletes for representing Dartmouth with such class yesterday.

Dartmouth AVID Attends UCR for Tour and Baseball game

Dartmouth AVID at UCR Baseball Game
Last Saturday, about 100 of our AVID students took a tour of the University of California Riverside and also watched a baseball game. 8th grade students participated in pre-game activities with the baseball players as well. Check out some of the pictures from the trip.

Dartmouth Cheer Wins Again at NRG Competition

Dartmouth Cheer at NRG Anaheim Competition
Congratulations to the Dartmouth Cheer team led by Coach Crawley and Coach Sabrina for their great performance at the NRG Cheer Competition in Anaheim. The girls took the title in their division and finished second overall. Check out some of the pictures from the event.

Dartmouth Band is "Magical" at Disneyland

Dartmouth Band at Disneyland
Our Dartmouth Band recently spent the day at Disneyland and had an amazing day. The guest clinician was really impressed with the overall sight reading ability and sonority of the group. The band learned and recorded brand new music all in 90 minutes! The clinician was extremely impressed with the amount of growth the band has shown since their last trip. Congratulations to Mr. Williams and his band students on a great day!

Dartmouth Students Move on to District Battle of the Books Competition

Dartmouth Battle of the Books Team
Last week, our school battle of the books competition was held in the Dartmouth library. Students in the competition have been reading books all year and meeting with their advisors throughout the school year. All the students who participated in the competition did a fantastic job. Congratulations to Audrey T, Jenna D., Josh D., Melanie H and Morgan S. with winning the Dartmouth site competition. These five will be representing the school at the district level. Go Knights and bring home the trophy at the district competition.
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