Upcoming Events


  • Girls Basketball Begins January 16th!

    Tryouts:  Tuesday, January 16th & Friday, January 19th, 3:45-5:15 p.m.

    Practices: Begin Monday, January 22nd

    Games: Start the week of January 29th

    "A" Girls Game Schedule     "B" Girls Basketball Schedule - posted soon!

    Registration packets are available in the office and English HERE or Spanish HERE! For more information, contact OST Coordinator Darin Nelson @ 503.665.0148 or nelson@gresham.k12.or.us

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  • SUN Wrestling @ DMMS Begins Monday, January 22nd!

    SUN Program Wrestling begins Monday, January 22nd! Registration packets are available in the office or English HERE or Spanish HERE! For more information, contact:

    SUN Program Coordinator Terralyn Wiley @ 503.704.9133 or wiley10@gresham.k12.or.us

    OST Coordinator Darin Nelson @ 503.665.0148 or nelson@gresham.k12.or.us

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  • Author Frank L. Cole to Visit McCarty Thursday, January 25th!

    Author of “The Afterlife Academy”, Frank L. Cole, will be visiting McCarty January 25th! If you'd like an autographed copy, you can pre-order his books and he will autograph and personalize them for you! Additional books will also be available to buy at the time of the event. The order form and payment are due to the library by Friday, January 19th.

    More info on Mr. Cole: Frank L. Cole has written books including, The Afterlife Academy, The World’s Greatest Adventure Machine, and the Hashbrown Winters Series. The Eternity Elixir is the first book in the Potion Masters series. "Gordy could be playing video games, but he prefers making potions. His latest potion can grow a third arm on your body, and Gordy might just need to use it because sinister potion masters want something that he has-a very powerful potion called the Eternity Elixir!"

    Click HERE for a signed book pre-order form!

    Order forms are also available in the office and the library. Please contact Barbara Ohashi at 503.665.0148 or ohashi@gresham.k12.or.us for more information.

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  • Boys Basketball Season

    Boys Basketball season has begun! Game Schedules:
    Boys A
    Boys B Green
    Boys B Yellow
    For more info, please contact Darin Nelson at nelson@gresham.k12.or.us.

    ¡La temporada de Baloncesto de Muchachos Comienza en Noviembre!
    Para más información, comuníquese con Darin Nelson en nelson@gresham.k12.or.us or 
    Haga Click Aqui!

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  • Follow Us On Facebook & Twitter! Síganos en Facebook y Twitter!

    You can now follow us on Facebook and Twitter

    Ahora puede seguirnos en Facebook y Twitter

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  • Hornet Spirit Water Bottles

    Show your Hornet spirit with a new water bottle! Our PTC is selling McCarty water bottles for $5.00 each. They have been approved for use at school. Check out the flyer for more info!

    Botellas de Agua Espíritu de los Hornets
    ¡Enseñe su espíritu de los Hornets con una nueva botella de agua! Nuestro PTC esta vendiendo botellas de agua de McCarty por $5.00. ¡Cheque el folleto para mas información!

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  • Dexter McCarty Today Movie Series!

    Dexter McCarty Today is a movie series on current school happenings, including highlights of students and staff members. The movies are created by our Media Ed students with the help of teacher Ron Neighorn! Check them out to learn more about our school!
    Dexter McCarty Today, Episode 1
    Dexter McCarty Today, Episode 2

    Dexter McCarty Today es una serie de película sobre las cosas que están ocurriendo actualmente en la escuela, cual incluye momentos destacables de estudiantes y miembros del personal escolar. ¡Las películas son creadas por nuestros estudiantes de la clase Media Ed con la ayuda del maestro Ron Neighorn! ¡Dele un vistazo para aprender mas sobre nuestra escuela! 
    Dexter McCarty Today, Episodio 1
    Dexter McCarty Today, Episodio 2

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  • Dress Code for Students

    Dexter McCarty students dress for success! Check out our dress code below:
    Student Dress Code English
    Student Dress Code español (Vístete Para el Éxito)

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  • New Student Registration

    School office hours for new student enrollment: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    New Student Checklist for Enrollment
    - Completed Registration Packet (ENG/SP/RUS)
    - Proof of residency for an address in the Dexter McCarty Middle School attendance area
    - Birth Certificate or other acceptable proof of age document (passport, baptismal certificate, etc.)
    - Proof of immunization. If student is coming from another state or country, a new form must be
      completed and signed.

    Please be prepared to pay school fees prior to the student starting school.

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  • 2017-18 School Supply Lists

    School Supplies - English

    School Supplies - español

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  • Oregon State Assessments and 2017-18 Opt Out Information

    Every year, students throughout Oregon take state assessments prescribed by
    the Oregon Department of Education. The purpose of these assessments is to
    show individual student growth over time and to provide student-specific data
    that teachers can use to ensure each and every child is on track and achieving
    learning goals. Results are also used to inform course placement and to provide
    focused feedback to students and parents.

    Oregon state law requires us to inform you that a form is available from the
    Oregon Department of Education that allows you to opt your child out of state
    assessments for the 2017-18 school year. Should you wish to opt out your child,
    please fill out the form and submit it to the main office. The
    form can be accessed at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=4302 or on
    the Gresham-Barlwo website under Assessment Resources. You may also receive a copy
    of the form from our school office.

    If you have questions or want more information about state assessments, please
    contact your child’s principal or teacher(s).

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  • Support McCarty with AmazonSmile!

    Supporting McCarty through our PTC is as easy as ordering from smile.amazon.com! AmazonSmile donates .5% of your eligible purchases to our school through our Parent Teacher Club. Click these links for more info!
    AmazonSmile for McCarty - English

    ¡Apoye a McCarty con AmazonSmile!

    ¡Apoyar a McCarty atraves de nuestro PTC es tan fácil como ordenar de smile.amazon.com! AmazonSmile dona .5% de sus compras elegibles a nuestra escuela a través de nuestro Club de Padres y Maestros. ¡Haga click aquí para mas información! 
    AmazonSmile for McCarty - español

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  • Office DEPOT 5% Back to Schools Program

    Help our school earn FREE SUPPLIES!

    Our school will earn credits equal to 5% of your qualifying school or office supply purchases to use for FREE supplies. You can credit McCarty year round! Give our school ID# 70083779 every time you shop at Office Depot.

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District News

Principal's Message

Mr. John George



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. John George

At Dexter McCarty Middle School we teach to cause a positive result!

Greetings! Welcome to 2018, and welcome to the new Dexter McCarty Middle School Website. It is here that we will strive to provide you with any and all relevant information, dates, and announcements that will serve to enhance our students and families' experience during their time as a Hornet. We hope that you will also take the opportunity to visit our facebook page and follow us on Twitter, @DMMShornets, as we expand our presence on social media to keep our families and community up-to-date on the latest happenings at DMMS.

We teach to cause a positive result...
Our mission statement says it all. We, the staff of DMMS, strive to provide an overall educational experience that is focused on academic and social growth for all students. We work hard to provide our students with positive experiences in and out of the classroom that will meet them where they are and get them where they need to be in order to enter high school prepared to graduate. From our school-wide AVID program to our Positive Behavior Support and Intervention program, we work to develop and expand student skill, knowledge, and understanding of what it takes to be successful in school and in life. With a very diverse student population, we work hard to create a culture of inclusion and acceptance of all students, regardless of their backgrounds or circumstances. The staff of DMMS are as hard working, professional, passionate, and compassionate group of educators you will find. We work together to serve all students and to help them realize the rewards of an education. "All Means All" is not just a mantra for us, it is the way we approach every day, every period, every student.

Thank you for visiting our newly updated website and please come back often to view up-to-date information, which will keep you informed about our school.

John George