Basketball tryouts are right around the corner!

Basketball tryouts will be for all current 7th and 8th graders who are academically eligible (depends on Semester 2 averages of the 21-22 school year). All participants will need an updated physical to tryout (physical must not expire before the end of the 22-23 season in February).


Tryouts will be held Monday October 24th – Wednesday Oct 26th in the DMS gym.

Boys tryouts will be from 6am – 7:15am each day.

Girls tryouts will be from 3:45pm – 5:00pm each day.


For more details, you can reach out to the coaches:

7th Grade Boys Coach: James Ponder,

8th Grade Boys Coach: Tranor Valencia,

Girls Coach: Stacey Smallwood,

It’s time for our annual canned food drive with the Salvation Army!

We will be holding our Annual Canned Food Drive from September 19th to October 19th for families in need to receive support in time for Thanksgiving.

Student teams will be competing to see who can collect the most donations before the October 19th deadline. The winning team will win a donut breakfast provided by Student Council!

For the competition, only canned foods will be counted. Small cans will be worth 1 point, while larger family-size cans will be worth 2 points.

Please only send non-perishable, undamaged items that will not expire in 2022.


Get Free Bundt Cakes!

Looking for a “sweet” reward for reading? Nothing Bundt Cakes, located at 1979 Jesse Jewel Parkway, Gainesville, Ga. is on a mission to bring joy to our communities and celebrate accomplishments big and small. As part of that mission, they have invited students to join their Youth Reading Program, “Books for Bundts”.


For details, have your student log in to the Learning Commons Canvas course or contact your student’s English Language Arts teacher.


Thursday Sept 22nd is an early dismissal day for the Hall County School District. Students will spend time in each of their classes and lunch will be served at school as usual.

The Car Rider Line and bus routes are expected to procede as normal.

Term 1 Progress Reports are now visible in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal in the Documents section. Parents can also click on the Grades section to view students’ assignments and current averages any time.

Please contact the school if you do not have access to your Parent Portal.