DMS is a Lighthouse School

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From the Principal’s Desk….

April is here and that means students have successfully completed third quarter at Dumbarton Middle School. Before we know it we will be in June. This week MAP test results reports were given to students to bring home. The data show that our students continue to excel at high levels. Should you have questions about the MAP test home reports feel free to contact Ms. Cheryl Scott, Assistant Principal & Test Coordinator at cscott2@bcps.org.

 As you may know, last month we were selected to be one of seven schools to become a Lighthouse Middle School next year. That means that our school will be embarking on a transformation in terms of focusing on increased student engagement through student-centered learning activities in the classroom. This also includes personalized and customized learning which fosters student collaboration and includes providing opportunities for student choice. Flexible grouping is also used to better meet student needs. In addition, our incoming 6th graders will be receiving computer devices to use in the classroom and take home next year. The following year, all middle school students will be provided with computer devices. We are certainly excited about this opportunity! Visit the BCPS Website to learn more about Lighthouse Schools and student-centered learning: http://lighthouse.bcps.org/learner-centered-environments.html 

                                          Click Here to Read the Rest of Ms. Sue Harris' 

April Message & the April Newsletter!

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CAREER FAIR FOR GRADE 8  
WE NEED SPEAKERS!

 The School Counseling Department at Dumbarton Middle will be hosting an 8th Grade Career Day on Friday, May 29th from 8:30-12:35.  We are looking for speakers from all career fields to speak with the 8th grade classes about their jobs.  If you are interested in being a speaker or would like to know more, please contact the 8th grade counselor,
Ms. Campbell for more information at 410-887-5654 or 
scampbell3@bcps.org.






Eighth Grade Ship Trip

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Ship Trip

May 21, 2015
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Game Night

Friday, April 24th 7 - 9:30 p.m.

Game Night
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School Spirit Wear 

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through May 7th!
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JA Personal Experience

Learn About a Fun Family Experience Offered by Junior Achievement that will Teach Your Children about Personal Economics!

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Order Yearbook The deadline for ordering this year's fabulous Dumbarton Yearbook is April 30th!

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