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Character Trait for August: Ambition  

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

   

       

 
 

Announcements

 

BACK TO SCHOOL DANCE:  Our first “Back-to-School BEACH BASH”  dance will be held next Friday, August 24th in the DMS gym from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale TODAY during lunch in front of the library.  Buy your ticket for $5 before the dance or $6 at the door. Students are encouraged to wear their favorite beach gear, so get out those crazy sunglasses and flip-flops and don’t forget your favorite sun-hat!

 

SLUSHIES @ LUNCH: Are you tired of the warm weather? Why not beat the heat with an ice cold slushy?! The ETA Club will be selling  Slushies during lunch TODAY and TOMORROW for $3 in front of the library (Room 18). Don’t miss out!

 

Who and Where is My Counselor?! Wondering who your counselor is? Don’t know where to go to see your counselor?  The counselors are located in the Front Office!

Counselor Breakdown:

 

Mr. Alvarado: 6th graders, English Learner 7th graders only, & English Learners 8th graders only

Ms. Perino: 7th graders and 8th graders

 

Schedule Changes:  Attention all 7th and 8th graders! If you would like to make a schedule change request, please come to the front office to request an appointment with your counselor. Please remember, counselors will not make teacher or period changes, and requests for schedule changes are not guaranteed.



 

Picture Day - Pictures will be taken tomorrow in the gym. All students will have their picture taken. 7th and 8th grade students will take pictures during their PE classes. 6th grade students will follow a schedule. Additional order forms can be picked up in the office. There will be a make-up day for those students who are absent.

 

After school Athletics - Soccer tryout will be starting next week 8/21. We will be having a mix team between 6th and 7th grade and another team for just 8th graders. Volleyball tryouts will be next week as well. We are still looking for two volleyball coaches  6th grade and 8th grade. If you know anyone that is interested please have them come into the office. Sign up sheets for both sports will be posted in the GYM.

 

7TH AND 8TH VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS  - Will begin next Tuesday, 8-21.  Put your name on the sign up list in the gym if you plan on going out. Tryouts will be after school from 3:00-4:30 in the gym.

 

Student ID Cards - All students who are in attendance tomorrow will receive a Student ID card when they have their picture taken.  All Dutcher students are required to have their Student ID card in their possession (wallet, binder, backpack, etc.) while on campus. Beginning Monday, students must have a Student ID card in order to check out a library book. It’s also recommended that you use your ID card when purchasing your lunch. If you would like to wear your Student ID on a lanyard you may purchase a Dutcher lanyard in the office for $1. Students are not required to wear their ID card on a lanyard but many students do.



 

DIAMONDBACK
DAILY DISPATCH

Character Trait for August: Ambition
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
12:15 PM 6th Grade Early Release
2:04 PM 7th & 8th Grade Dismissal

Announcements
Student Government - Attention all current members...we have a mandatory
meeting today at the beginning of lunch in Mrs. Fetter’s room. See you there!
ETA CLUB - ETA Club will be having a short meeting in the Student Services
Office the first 15 minutes of lunch TODAY!! It’s important that all club members
(new and former) attend the meeting. We will be discussing next Friday’s dance.
Hope to see you all there!
BACK TO SCHOOL DANCE: Our first “Back-to-School BEACH BASH” dance will be
held next Friday, August 24th in the DMS gym from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on
sale tomorrow during lunch in front of the library. Buy your ticket for $5 before
the dance or $6 at the door. Students are encouraged to wear their favorite
beach gear. (Must be school appropriate.) Don’t miss out!
SLUSHIES @ LUNCH : Are you tired of the warm weather? Why not beat the heat
with an ice cold slushy?! The ETA Club will be selling Slushies during lunch this
Thursday and Friday for $3 in front of the library.
After school Athletics - Soccer tryout will be starting next week 8/21. We will be
having a mix team between 6th and 7th grade and another team for just 8th
graders. Volleyball tryouts will be next week as well. We are still looking for two
volleyball coaches 6th grade and 8th grade. If you know anyone that is
interested please have them come into the office. Sign up sheets for both sports
will be posted in the GYM.
DIAMONDBACK
DAILY DISPATCH
Library - Beginning today (Wednesday) the library will be open before school
starting at 7:30 AM ; during lunch ; and after school until 4:00 PM. The library is
a great place to finish homework, read a book, and/or research information.
Picture Day - Pictures will be taken on Friday in the gym. All students will have
their picture taken. Student ID cards will be printed out. Every student is
required to have a student ID card. There will be a make-up day for those
students who are absent. 7th and 8th grade students will take pictures during
their PE class. 6th grade students will follow a schedule.
Wednesday Dismissal Times - Every Wednesday is teacher collaboration day. 6th
grade students will be dismissed at 12:15 pm and 7th & 8th grade students will be
dismissed at 2:04 pm. 6th grade students enrolled in the PLAY program need to
report to the cafeteria immediately after dismissal. 6th grade students who ride
their bikes and/or need to exit the Pioneer gates, need to report to those areas
immediately after dismissal. Students who are waiting to be picked up must
remain in the grass area in front of the main office.

DIAMONDBACK
DAILY DISPATCH

Character Trait for August: Ambition
Ambition - having or showing a strong desire and determination to
succeed.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
2:20 6th grade Orchestra (C29)

Announcements
BACK TO SCHOOL “BEACH BASH ”: The ETA Club will be sponsoring our very first
dance of the year and we want you there! Ticket sales will begin this Thursday in
front of the library during lunch. All tickets are $5 if you purchase them before
the dance and $6 at the door. Tickets can also be purchased before or after school
in the Student Services Office. The dance is NEXT Friday, August 24th from 5:30 pm
- 7:30 p.m . We hope to see you there!
Who and Where is My Counselor?! Wondering who your counselor is? Don’t know
where to go to see your counselor? The counselors are located in the Front Office!
Counselor Breakdown:
Mr. Alvarado: 6th graders, English Learner 7th graders only, & English Learners
8th graders only
Ms. Perino : 7th graders and 8th graders
DIAMONDBACK
DAILY DISPATCH
Schedule Changes: Attention all 7th and 8th graders! If you would like to make a
schedule change request, please come to the front office to request an appointment
with your counselor. Please remember, counselors will not make teacher or period
changes, and requests for schedule changes are not guaranteed.
ETA CLUB - will meet this Wednesday (tomorrow) during the 1st 15 minutes of
lunch in the Student Services office to discuss the upcoming dance. Please make
sure you come to the meeting. We will need your help and participation. We’re
going to have a fun and exciting year!
Lunch Time Reminders : Just a friendly reminder to all students. 1) Please
remember to pick up your garbage after you finish your lunch. Students can be
issued work detail (picking up garbage) if you are observed leaving your trash on
the table, benches or around the school grounds. 2) Remember that horseplay
(chasing others, playing tag, wrestling, etc.) is not allowed and can lead to fights
or accidents. Remember to keep your hands and feet to yourself at all times.
Student Government - Attention all current members...we have a mandatory
meeting tomorrow (8-15) at the beginning of lunch in Mrs. Fetter’s room. See you
there!
After school Athletics - Soccer tryout will be starting next week 8/21. We will be
having a mix team between 6th and 7th grade and another team for just 8th
graders. Volleyball tryouts will be next week as well. We are still looking for two
volleyball coaches one 6th grade and 8th grade. If you know anyone that is
interested please have them come into the office. Sign up sheets for both sports
will be posted in the GYM.
Library - Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) the library will be open before school
starting at 7:30 AM ; during lunch ; and after school until 4:00 PM. The library is a
great place to finish homework, read a book, and/or research information.
Picture Day - Pictures will be taken on Friday in the gym. All students will have
their picture taken. Student ID cards will be printed out. Every student is required
to have a student ID card. There will be a make-up day for those students who are
absent. 7th and 8th grade students will take pictures during their PE class. 6th
grade students will follow a schedule.

Monday, August 13, 2018
12:49 Minimum Day Dismissal
2:00 PLC Leader Meeting (Library)

Announcements
Lunch: If you are a returning student to Dutcher you may use your ID card from last school
year in the lunch lines. If you are a new student you will need to type in your student ID
number which can be found on your schedule. There will be a total of 3 different locations to
receive your lunch; 1 inside the cafeteria and 2 outside the cafeteria. Every student will
receive their lunch.


Be Safe: It’s extremely important to not run to the cafeteria during lunch dismissal. Every
student will receive a lunch, so please be safe and do not run.