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  • GBSD shares update on health metrics and online instruction

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  • Calendar

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  • Hello DMMS Families,

    Check out our NEW Virtual website! DMMS Counseling Center , a website focusing on general wellness and family resources for students and families!

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  • IF YOUR STUDENT STILL NEEDS A DEVICE, PLEASE CONTACT THE MAIN OFFICE @ (503) 665-0148 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR PICK-UP.

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  • Gresham-Barlow School Board approves District’s Return to Learn Plan for Fall 2020

    Online instruction for students begins September 14, 2020

    The Gresham-Barlow School Board approved the Gresham-Barlow School District’s Return to Learn Plan for the 2020-21 school year at its August 6 special board work session. The Oregon Department of Education, under its Ready Schools, Safe Learners Guidance, has directed each school district (and its schools) to submit plans and make them available to the public.

    The Gresham-Barlow School District’s plan states the school district will offer a comprehensive online distance learning program called eGBSD when instruction begins for students on September 14, 2020. The comprehensive distance learning program will be designed to allow for students and their families to shift from online learning to face-to-face learning, if they desire, when it is allowable based on metrics released by the governor’s office and the Oregon Health Authority.

    “District leaders have participated in scenario planning, reviewed and monitored data from medical experts, studied ODE guidelines, and collaborated with colleagues and stakeholders,” said Superintendent Dr. A. Katrise Perera. “The decision to begin the school year in a virtual learning environment is required at this time to maintain the health and safety of our students and staff. We must now ensure our online instructional program is not only rigorous and engaging, but also includes strategies designed to meet the social-emotional needs of our students.”

    The school district’s comprehensive, online distance learning program eGBSD, will focus on GBSD teachers consistently connecting with students and families through a cohesive and robust online education program. The program will include a regular and predictable schedule for online meetings with teachers and classmates, standards of practice that lead to academic success, and teacher feedback on academic work and real academic grades. Each student will receive a device and the district will ensure families have access to wifi.

    The District has until August 17 to submit its plan to the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Health Authority. At that time, it will be posted to the district website

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  • What have McCarty Students been up to?

    Check out the Video below...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swDJkDawB5o&t=38s

     

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  • In light of our current distance learning situation, we are shifting to an online AVID 9 application. Click the link to complete your application.

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  • Check out Mrs. Wright's FIRST Podcast Episode!

    https://anchor.fm/kayleigh-wright8 

     

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  • Dear Parents/Guardians,

    The State of Oregon now requires schools to notify parents of their immunization exemption rates for each required vaccine. These rates will now be posted on our school’s website, in our school office and sent home to parents twice a year. The rates attached are the exemption rates as of last fall. 

     

    Spring 2019-20 DMMS Immunization Report

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  • "OUR" DMMS BAND & CHOIR ROCK!

    Click on the links below to check out their performances at Metro East!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otLE1OlIyow

    ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugtBBm2W7v4

     

    HERE ARE THE DATES/TIMES THESE PERFORMANCES WILL AIR:

    TV Guide

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  • * Check out the December issue of McCarty Monthly*

    McCarty Monthly - December 2019

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  • Mrs. Wright's 7th Grade LA website is now LIVE!

    https://mrswrightlanguagearts.weebly.com/

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  • Dear Parents/Guardians,

    The State of Oregon now requires schools to notify parents of their immunization exemption rates for each required vaccine. These rates will now be posted on our school’s website, in our school office and sent home to parents twice a year. The rates attached are the exemption rates as of last spring. Schools are required to publish this information twice each school year. Approximately the second week of March we will post the updated rates. These new rates are collected and tallied in mid February.

    Fall 2019 Immunization Results

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  • School board approves boundary changes

    View the updated boundaries that go into effect fall 2020

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  • New Student Registration

    School office hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    New Student Checklist for Enrollment
    - Completed Registration Packet 
      English Form
      Spanish Form 
      Russian Form
    - 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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  • 2019-20 School Supply List

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  • Join the conversation!

    Every voice matters at Dexter McCarty Middle School

    Let's Talk!

     

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  • Updated GBSD Mobile App is here!

    Learn more

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  • HEALTH HEALTH EDUCATION - PARENT LETTERHEALTH

     

    Health Education Letter - English

    Health Education Letter - Spanish

    Health Education Letter - Russian

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  • Dear Parents/Guardians,

    The State of Oregon now requires schools to notify parents of their immunization exemption rates for each required vaccine. These rates will now be posted on our school’s website, in our school office and sent home to parents twice a year. The rates attached are the exemption rates as of last spring. Schools are required to publish this information twice each school year. Approximately the second week of March we will post the updated rates. These new rates are collected and tallied in mid February.

     

    2018 DMMS Immunization Exemption Report

     

     

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  • ATTENDANCE MATTERS!!!

    Parents,

    A 2007 study from Johns Hopkins University found students who attended less than 90 percent of school in sixth grade were far less likely to graduate. Only 13 percent of students who attended less than 80 percent of sixth grade graduated from high school on time.  We want to help you out! If you are having issues or barriers to your student attending school on a regular basis please let us know and we can assist you. WE WANT YOUR STUDENT HERE!

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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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  • Receive School Reminders/Updates via Text Message!

    Sign up to receive messages from your child's school and GBSD!

    Learn more here

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  • Immunization Exemption Information

    Twice a year, for each required vaccine, the State of Oregon requires schools to notify parents of immunization exemption rates. Click the link for McCarty's immunization exemption rates as of February 2018.

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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

    AmazonSmile for McCarty - español

    Your donations make a difference!

    Amazon Smile Contributions to McCarty!

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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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  • Snow Routes 17-18

    Please select the links below for snow route information.

    Snow Routes         Snow Routes With Stops/Time Schedule        

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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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  • 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

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Mr. John George

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

Greetings! Welcome to the 2020-21 school year, and welcome to the 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
Principal
DMMS

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