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Davis Drive Middle School
Open House
February, 2014
Administrative Team
Karen Summers Principal
Rick Williams
6th Grade Assistant Principal
Laura Brown
7th Grade Assistant Principal
Dave Gaudet
8th Grade Assistant Principal
Top 5 Middle Schools
09-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
School
EOG
F/R
School
EOG
F/R
School
EOG
F/R
School
EOG
F/R
Salem
94.2%
8%
DDM
90.9%
18%
DDM
94.7%
10%
DDM
83%
6%
Lufkin
91.8%
12%
MPM
90.7%
13%
MPM
91.9%
11%
MPM
76.2%
11%
Apex
91.1%
19%
HM
90.6%
18%
Apex
91.8%
22%
Lufkin
74.8%
12%
DDM
91%
14%
Salem
90.4%
16%
Lufkin
91.5%
15%
Salem
72%
16%
HM
89.1%
22%
Apex
90.1%
23%
HM
91.2%
19%
Apex
70.6%
19%
North Carolina Accountability
Davis Drive Middle School
Exceeds Expected Growth
– Students are making substantially more progress than
the state growth average
33 of 33 Federal Annual Measurable
Objectives (AMO) Met
51 of 51 State AMO Targets Met
Administration & Counselors
• 3 Assistant Principals
• 3 Guidance Counselors
• The AP and Guidance Counselor
“loop up” with students each
year to build relationships
School Resource Officer (SRO)
Officer
Cherry
Full time
Cary
Police
Officer
th
6
Grade
• 3 teams (Cheetahs, Pumas, Jaguars)
• All 4 core classes are in the morning
• Elective Classes (9 weeks, Semester,
Year-Long)
• Healthful Living is year-long
th
7
&
th
8
Grade
Junior High Model
Electives
Year-long or Semester
13-14 Elective Offerings
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Strings & Band
Spanish
Art
Dance
Computer Skills & Application
Exploring Family and Consumer
Sciences
• Technology Design and Innovation
Healthful Living
• ALL students
• Year-long class
• 2-week rotations of Health/PE
• Students wear uniforms for PE
14-15 Math Courses
6th Grade
Math 6
Math 6+
Math 6+/7+
Math 7+
7th Grade
Math 7
Math 7+
CC Math I
8th Grade
Math 8
CC Math I
CC Math II
Academically or
Intellectually Gifted (AIG)
• 45% of our students (551) are identified AIG
• 3rd largest middle school AIG population in
WCPSS
• Students identified AIG in elementary school DO
NOT need to be re-identified in middle school
AIG
• Both language arts and math
teachers meet regularly with AIG
teachers to design and develop
enrichment and extension
opportunities for AIG students
• AIG Teacher follows the “push-in”
model
AIG
• AIG students are clustered in math and
language arts’ classes, ensuring AIG
students have peers with common skill
sets and interests
• Support of contests and programs such
as AMC 8, AMC 10, Super Saturday
Events, NC State Science Camps, Peer
Tutoring, and State Math Competition
Media & Technology
• Document cameras and LCD Projectors mounted
in all classrooms
• 3 Open Computer Labs
• Other Technology: SMART Boards, Ben-Q’s,
iPads, iPod Touches, lap-top carts, Turning Point
Clickers, Active Slates, flip cameras, etc…
• Media center is open before and after school for
student use
• Language arts’ teachers are scheduled for the
media center every other week to check-out
books and participate in mini-lessons
Daily Academic Support
SMART Block
30 Minutes (9:19-9:49)
Enrichment
Remediation
Organizational Assistance
Targeted Reading Intervention
Targeted Math Intervention
Open Computer Lab
Make-Up Work
Study Hall
Silent Sustained Reading (SSR)
All Students and Staff Participate
Sports
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Soccer (boys and girls)
Volleyball
Football
Basketball (boys and girls)
Baseball
Softball
Track (boys and girls)
Cheerleading
After School Clubs
o Odyssey of the
Mind
o Battle of the Books
o Eco Warriors
o Scrabble Club
o Student Council
o Math Counts
o Photography Club
o Literary Magazine
o Spanish
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Green Wars
Yearbook
Dance Company
Orchestra
Band
Electric Car
Model Rocketry
Sci-Fi & Mystery Book
Student Council
NJHS
SUMMER CAMP
Only DDMS students
8 weeks long
7:30-5:30
Registration in March
Daily field-trips
Zoo, swimming, movies, Frankies, bowling
2013-2014 PTA
• Purchased 14 laptops for DDMS (with a goal
of 15 more by the end of the year)
• Sponsored ant-bullying guest speakers
• Supported SEIC Anxiety workshop at DDMS
• Parent Information Guide (in your hands)
• Organize school dances
• Cater staff appreciation luncheons
• 100% of PTA membership and fundraising
money goes to improve DDMS
PTA Involvement for 14-15
• PTA Yahoo group
• [email protected]
• Website
• ddms-pta.com
• Monthly PTA meetings
Next Step?
Magnet and Application Schools Period
January 28th to February 9th
Includes Leadership and Early College
Notified February 21st
Calendar and Early Transfer Application Period:
March 3rd to March 16th
Rising 6th/9th Current Feeder Pattern
Notified March 28th
Next Step?
School Assignment Strips Distributed
May 1st
DDMS Open House (New 13-14 Students)
April 29th (6:00-7:30)
April 30th (6:00-7:30)
Final Transfer Application Period:
May 1st to 15th

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