WELCOME TO DAVIDSON!


Football News:

We will be holding conditioning/practice starting Tuesday June 23,
Wednesday June 24th and Thursday June 25th from 8:00-9:30 am.

ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE CURRENT SPORTS PACKET FILLED OUT AND
TURNED IN TO FRONT OFFICE (before June 23rd).

IF THIS IS AN ISSUE PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO I DON’T ASSUME
YOUR CHILD DOESN’T WANT TO PLAY FOOTBALL.

We do NOT know how many players we will have sign up.
At this time, we are limited to 9 players per coach so times
may change to accommodate the amount of players

At this time ALL players (and coaches) MUST HAVE their t
emperature taken and answer questions BEFORE GETTING
OUT OF THE CAR for practice.

ALL PLAYERS MUST BRING THEIR OWN water to drink..
WATER FOUNTAINS CAN NOT BE USED AT THIS TIME.

Players MUST come dressed to practice and will NOT
be allowed to use a locker room.

At this time the weight room will also be closed because of the pandemic.

We are trying our best to make sure your child is being
protected from any spread of disease.

We will need your help more than ever to follow the guidelines and rules.

Please understand that we are ALL trying the best we know how to do the best we can.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions are concerns.

(C) 850 496-2873

(H) 850 682-5774

Or smallc@okaloosaschools.com

JUNE PRACTICE SCHEDULE 2020
JULY PRACTICE SCHEDULE 2020


BALFOUR PUBLISHING WAS CLOSED FOR NEARLY
TWO MONTHS DUE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDER 
IN DALLAS, TEXAS.  THE COMPANY OPENED UP
ON MAY 18TH, AND THEY HAVE BEEN WORKING
24 HOURS A DAY TO TRY TO CATCH UP.  WE DO NOT
HAVE AN ETA DUE TO DELAYS CAUSED BY COVID-19.
ADMINISTRATION WILL MAKE A DECISION ON HOW 
BOOKS WILL BE DELIVERED BASED ON CDC 
GUIDELINES AT THE TIME OF ARRIVAL.  THANK YOU
FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.

 

ALSO,

There are only seven books available for preorder
at 
www.balfour.com.  

 


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   Interested in Volleyball? 
  Check out Coach Kerrell's Volleyball Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/Davidson-Middle-School-Volleyball-107303191023151

 


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Virus Sports News For Thursday

We are looking for our Panther athletes! Soon we will begin carefully opening our athletic program to our Davidson athletes. The county office and Davidson MS will be following strict guidelines and using designated precautions to help ensure the well-being of your student, while in our care. Therefore, social distancing and continuous disinfection will be maintained.

If your student is interested in playing sports at Davidson MS next year, please go to our Davidson website and click on the sports tab located at the top of the page. Find your sport and email the coach to express your students interested. Again, please EMAIL the coach and they will let you know if there are any summer workouts. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Athletic Director Chris Small at 850-496-2873.

Incoming 9th grade CHS students interested in football, please contact Coach Grant at grantg@okaloosaschools.com or by phone 850-603-3105

 

Please remember that all students must have a current annual physical and athletic packet on file at the school. This is required for all summer and regular season athletic activities and there will be NO exceptions. The packet can be downloaded on the sports page of our website or you can pick up a copy at DMS.

(A school call out will be completed 6/10/2020 at 6:30pm)


Healthy Schools June 2020 Newsletter 


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Summer conditioning is open to any student enrolled at Davidson for the
2020-2021 school year.  Davidson students interested in participating
in conditioning activities for DMS basketball should contact the following
for dates, times, and guidelines:

GIRLS BASKETBALL:
Coach Watson or Coach Smith
Nichole.Watson@Okaloosaschools.com
Daniel.Smith@Okaloosaschools.com

BOYS BASKETBALL:
Coach Carnley or Coach Byerly
CarnleyD@Okaloosaschools.com
Daniel.Byerly@Okaloosaschools.com

 


School Materials Drop Off/PE Uniform Pick Up at Southwest Middle ...

Davidson MS School Issued Material Drop Off:

Material Drop-Off Tags: DMS Material Drop-off Tags.pdf

Please make sure your student returns any textbookslibrary booksband instrumentsband uniformchorus uniform and sports uniform. If your student received a borrowed computer or hotspot, please do not forget to bring the chargers that go with the device!  Material drop-off will be held Wednesday, June 3rd from 9am-12pm and Thursday, June 4th from 9am-12pm and a final drop-off on Thursday, June 4th from 4pm-6pm.

Once in the car line, you will be asked to fill out a return item tag. To expedite this process and save you time, you will be able to fill out the tags in advance. Tags will be available on our school website beginning on Monday or you can get one when you arrive. It is important to remember, that any school issued item not returned will result in your student being placed on the debt list – this also applies to students moving forward to the high school.

Parents and students will remain in the cars during this drop-off and staff will follow CDC guidelines.

 

Also, this is a reminder that summer meals will be available at Davidson MS throughout the summer from 7:30am-11:30am.

 

(A school call out will be completed 5/29/2020 & 6/2/2020 at 6:30pm)


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Survey for the 2020-2021 School Year:

We’re already busy looking ahead to the 2020-2021 school year, and we are inviting parents
to complete a brief 
2020-2021 School Year Planning Survey to help us plan appropriately.
The survey will be posted on our website, 
www.okaloosaschools.com, and will remain open
through Tuesday, June 2nd. Parents may complete a separate survey for each school-aged child.


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CORRECTION!!!!!

This awesome resource will help students with concepts that are 
essential for success in their fall math and ELA courses.

https://www.okaloosaschools.com/depts-curriculum-summer-bridge-activities


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This is a county-wide performance of 
"Song of Gratitude" by Craig Hella Johnson.
Davidson students and Davidson Choral teacher participating in the video:
Aiden Lambert, Alexis Markham, Alivianna Forsythe,
MacKenzie Smith, Raya Mitchell, Seth Lawrence, and Mrs. Hartzog.
Middle Schoolers are in the first group (so look there!).

 

We hope you enjoy the video!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gYGO7ZGzLY5KJ-In6vQItBQF7a1cBf7N/view?usp=sharing

 


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We are proud to  present our first Virtual Honors Ceremony. 
Click the links below to view.
Congratulations, Panthers!

6th Grade Honors Ceremony

7th Grade Honors Ceremony

8th Grade Honors Ceremony
 


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Kindergarten/New Student Registration for 2020-21 SY:

Superintendent Marcus Chambers has announced the opening of a new 
OCSD Registration Portal for the 2020-21 School Year. Through the portal,
parents can complete most of the registration process online from home.
The Registration Portal can be found at the District’s website,
 www.okaloosaschools.com in the Parents/Students section and on
individual school websites.

See full Press Release here!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DMS STUDENTS!!!!

DO YOU LIKE PRIZES?

Take 5 seconds and complete the Google Poll

telling us the prizes you would like to win next year!

 

Click Link Here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4-8gEbMqiHELsoNiWPFfulxycILAjcVot0O-1sOfKcSc_bw/viewform?usp=sf_link

 


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Rising 8th Graders Interested in BRM Color Guard:

Color Guard Video Here


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Due to expressed need, we will be having a final evening locker clean-out before items are discarded, tomorrow, Thursday, May 14, from 5pm-7pm.

Once again your child will have the opportunity to pick-up their locker and PE locker belongings and medicine pickup will also be held during this time. Please note, that at this time we will not be accepting devices, textbooks, or library books. We will schedule a drop-off date in late May.

To comply with the CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, the following process will be used to protect all those involved.   

A parent/guardian (or anyone on your child’s contact list) will drive up in the car line and stay in their car. Students and parents will not be allowed in the building. If your student is not present, you must present your driver’s license/ID, which you will need to hold up to your window. Once verified, a staff member will collect your student’s belongings and deliver items to your car.

Lastly, this will be our final locker clean-out before items are donated/discarded.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow, Thursday, May 14 from 5pm-7pm.

 

 

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PE Cookie Dough Fundraiser:

Item pickup will be held Tuesday, May 12th from 4pm-6pm, located in the back out the school (bus ramp). 

 

Maspeth High School

Locker Clean-Out Information (Includes PE Lockers):

Next week, your child will have the opportunity to pick-up items in their lockers,
on their assigned grade level day. Medication pick-up will also be held at this time.

Locker clean-out schedule will be as followed:

·         6th grade Locker clean-out Monday, May 11th from 8-12pm

·         7th grade Locker clean-out Tuesday, May 12th from 8-12pm

·         8th grade Locker clean-out Wednesday, May 13th from 8-12pm

Please note, that at this time we will not be accepting devices, textbooks, or library books.
We will schedule a drop-off date in late May.

To comply with the CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, the following process
will be used to protect all those involved.   

A parent/guardian (or anyone on your child’s contact list) will drive up in the car line
and stay in their car. Students and parents will not be allowed in the building.
If your student is not present, you must present your driver’s license/ID, which
you will need to hold up to your window.
Once verified, a staff member will collect
your student’s belongings and deliver items to your car.

(A school call out will be completed 5/6/2020 at 6:30pm)

If you have questions or concerns, please call 850-683-7500 between 8 am and 12 pm.


Healthy Schools May 2020 Newsletter Here.


 

From the Florida Department of Education:

The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) has launched a 
vitally important 
education impact survey for Florida educators and

parents to share their thoughts and opinions on the recent crisis response
from the Florida Department of 
Education, their local school district, and
their school. This feedback will help 
us achieve our number one goal of
keeping Florida’s students safe while ensuring 
they continue to receive
the best education in the nation.

This short, 2-minute survey, is intended to be completed by parents,

educators and students throughout Florida to include and incorporate

their opinions on the next steps for education due to COVID-19.

This survey does not request any personal information and your answers
will remain strictly anonymous.

Please help FLDOE by sharing your opinion on how to move forward, together,
to mitigate the spread and to reach our number one goal – ensuring Florida
students continue to receive a great education.

 

Access the survey here.

 

To participate in the survey, please use the link above. If you were forwarded
a link to the survey from another source, you will not be able to participate.

 

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Check Grades Online:

 https://www.okaloosaschools.com/district/grades-online


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Zoom Meeting Invitation:

Topic: SAC Meeting

Time: Apr 29, 2020 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94336254548?pwd=SjgvYmwxWUoyN24xaldOOTcwRTdudz09

 

Meeting ID: 943 3625 4548

Password: 5S3C1a


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The Okaloosa County SHIP housing grant application is now live! If you qualify, you could receive
up to two months rent, or a total of $3,000, to help you meet your rent obligations during the
coronavirus pandemic.

Go to myokaloosa.com/gm/ship for more information and to apply.

State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program
SHIP Disaster Recovery

The COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Program provides one-time rental assistance to
eligible Okaloosa County residents who have experienced loss of income, reduction
in hours, or unemployment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic only.

Assistance will only be provided for rent, mortgage and utility payments due beginning
on April 1, 2020 and onward. Eligible applicants must be able to continue to make
rental payments and meet basic needs once assistance is provided.

The program is not designed to assist those who were not financially impacted by
COVID-19 pandemic.

The County has authorized the SHIP Disaster Recovery Strategy for Okaloosa
County residents for the following situations;

Rent Payments

Mortgage Payments

Utility Bill Payments

The SHIP Disaster Strategy Program will pay a one-time assistance for up to 2 months,
not to exceed $3000.00. Payments will be made directly to landlords, mortgage holders,
and utility companies.

Program Eligibility Requirements

Applicant(s) MUST have evidence of loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment
as a result of the COVID19 pandemic only.

Assistance will only be provided for rents due beginning April 1, 2020 and onward.

Applicant(s) MUST reside in Okaloosa County

Applicant(s) MUST NOT have received any other COVID-19 financial assistance for 
the time frame payment is requested

Gross annual household income MUST NOT exceed 80% of Average Medium Income (AMI)
per HUD limits chart effective April 1, 2020.

Rents MUST NOT exceed SHIP rental limits (80% AMI)

Applicant(s) MUST have a Lease/Mortgage in their name.

Applicant(s) MUST not have liquid assets that exceed two (2) months of the household’s
monthly expenses

Applicant(s) MUST apply for unemployment benefits and may be required to provide
support documentation.

Anyone wishing to apply for this assistance will need to complete the application and send
the completed application along with a copy of all listed documents below. All forms can be
found by clicking on the form name under the FORMS section below. Packages are also
available for pick up outside the lobby of the Growth Management Office.

You may email them to ASantiago@myokaloosa.com or drop the package off in the box l
ocated outside the lobby of the Growth Management office.

Please place all paperwork in an envelope and mark SHIP HOUSING – Disaster Assistance.

NOTE: Incomplete Packages will cause a delay in processing. Assistance is only available
as long as SHIP funds are available. This is a first qualified first served assistance program.


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Here are some links to Month of the Military Child videos:

https://youtu.be/70IvO6H8SP8

 

https://youtu.be/er1wRIaVZno

 

https://youtu.be/3a69FB_HU9o

 

https://youtu.be/JDorNXtV3tw

 

https://youtu.be/lXLeLpVL9BY

 


 

 

Online Health Care for Uninsured Families
Read more....


School Closures Extended Through May 1st
Please read this important message from Superintendent Chambers!


OCSD Resources for Online Learning
Student learning resumes Monday, March 30, 2020

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STUDENTS/FAMILIES – FOR FULL LIST OF RESOURCES CLICK LINK À HTTPS://WWW.OKALOOSASCHOOLS.COM/ARTICLES/2020/ONLINE-LEARNING

 

Okaloosa students: How to check your email at home!
Teachers may use their students school email to communicate about classwork.
Please click link and watch this easy how to tutorial!

https://youtu.be/IM1Dzp-TCA8

 

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DMS Remind Codes

 


OCSD  OnLINE ASSIGNMENTS


Curriculum

      Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

      ESOL Education

Technology
(Tech Help - 850.897.2966)

Okaloosa students: How to check your email at home!
Teachers may use their students school email to communicate about classwork.
Please click link and watch this easy how to tutorial!