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DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  • The Builder's Club mission this Fall is to continue to help the Du Quoin Food Pantry during the month of November and we NEED YOU to help us. From Nov. 12th-Nov. 22nd we will be collecting cans of food and boxes of shelf-stable foods like hamburger helper, mac & cheese, ramen noodles, cornbread mix, etc. Any of these items will count. Put the items in your homeroom teacher's box and the class collecting the most items will get a pizza party. The class that brings the most items on certain mystery days will be awarded EXTRA fun activities.
  • For the Month of November, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Montgomery, Mrs. Casey and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade.
  • Picture retakes are Wednesday, November 13.
  • Happy birthday to Loni Smith tomorrow.
  • Lunch today is cheesy breadsticks.

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • The Builder's Club mission this Fall is to continue to help the Du Quoin Food Pantry during the month of November and we NEED YOU to help us. From Nov. 12th-Nov. 22nd we will be collecting cans of food and boxes of shelf-stable foods like hamburger helper, mac & cheese, ramen noodles, cornbread mix, etc. Any of these items will count. Put the items in your homeroom teacher's box and the class collecting the most items will get a pizza party. The class that brings the most items on certain mystery days will be awarded EXTRA fun activities.
  • For the Month of November, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs Yancey, Mr. Montgomery, Ms. Higgerson and Mr, Crain’s class. The grade level in the lead is 7th Grade!
  • Picture retakes are Wednesday, November 13.
  • Happy birthday to Brenna Rathert.
  • Lunch today is Chicken and noodles.  

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

  • Results for the NHJS door competition are, 3rd place-Mrs. Casey, 2nd place-Mrs. Small, and the winner is Mr. Norris’ class! Thank you to all who donated canned goods to the Du Quoin Food Pantry.
  • The Builder's Club mission this Fall is to continue to help the Du Quoin Food Pantry during the month of November and we NEED YOU to help us. From Nov. 12th-Nov. 22nd we will be collecting cans of food and boxes of shelf-stable foods like hamburger helper, mac & cheese, ramen noodles, cornbread mix, etc. Any of these items will count. Put the items in your homeroom teacher's box and the class collecting the most items will get a pizza party. The class that brings the most items on certain mystery days will be awarded EXTRA fun activities.
  • For the Month of November, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs Yancey, Mr. Montgomery, Ms. Higgerson and Mr, Crain’s class. The grade level in the lead is 7th Grade!
  • Picture retakes are Wednesday, November 13.
  • Art Club members who signed up to face paint tonight, it's canceled!
  • Word Squad will meet Wednesday (tomorrow) in computer lab number two.
  • Happy birthday to Haley Heroux.
  • Lunch today is mini chicken tacos.  

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, November 4, 2019

  • Results for the NHJS door competition are, 3rd place-Mrs. Casey, 2nd place-Mrs. Small, and the winner is Mr. Norris’ class! Thank you to all who donated canned goods to the Du Quoin Food Pantry.
  • The Builder's Club mission this Fall is to continue to help the Du Quoin Food Pantry during the month of November and we NEED YOU to help us. From Nov. 12th-Nov. 22nd we will be collecting cans of food and boxes of shelf-stable foods like hamburger helper, mac & cheese, ramen noodles, cornbread mix, etc. Any of these items will count. Put the items in your homeroom teacher's box and the class collecting the most items will get a pizza party. The class that brings the most items on certain mystery days will be awarded EXTRA fun activities.
  • For the Month of November, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs Yancey, Mr. Montgomery, Ms. Higgerson and Mr, Crain’s class. The grade level in the lead is 7th Grade!
  • Happy birthday to Talen Larkin and Trey Sullivan on Saturday, Bert Barnett on Sunday and Levi Dearmond today!
  • Lunch today is baked ham and cheesy potatoes.  

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, November 1, 2019

  • The Builder's Club has made a donation of $290 to the Du Quoin Food Pantry. Thank you to all DMS students for helping us raise this money by buying bracelets at lunch!! This will buy quite a bit of food for families in Du Quoin for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas season.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms that won are Mrs Krone, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level that won is the Class of 2027!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Follow your Arrow Friday - Think about one of your biggest goals for this year?
  • Happy birthday to Adriana Dunn and Caleb Justice.
  • Lunch today is Hot dog.  

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, October 31, 2019

  • The Builder's Club has made a donation of $290 to the Du Quoin Food Pantry. Thank you to all DMS students for helping us raise this money by buying bracelets at lunch!! This will buy quite a bit of food for families in Du Quoin for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.
  • Tomorrow is the last day to bring in canned goods. The Winning Halloween door will receive a pizza party!
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms won are Mrs Krone, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level that is the Class of 2027!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is You are Fab-Boo-lous! What is a favorite Halloween memory?
  • Happy birthday to Erin Scronce and Emilee and Eleesha Peterson. 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

  • Thursday is an 11:00 dismissal.
  • The Builder's Club has made a donation of $290 to the Du Quoin Food Pantry. Thank you to all DMS students for helping us raise this money by buying bracelets at lunch!! This will buy quite a bit of food for families in Du Quoin for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.
  • The DMS National Jr. Honor Society will be sponsoring a Halloween classroom door decorating contest (participation is voluntary). The contest will run this week through next Thursday. Winner will be voted on by can goods. The door that receives the most votes (canned goods) will win. The Winning door will receive a pizza party!
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the Wizardly Wednesday - If you found a magic wand, what would be the first thing you would do?
  • Today's lunch Country fried steak. 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, October 28, 2019

  • No after school on Tuesday and Wednesday due to Parent/Teacher conferences. Thursday is an 11:00 dismissal.
  • The DMS National Jr. Honor Society will be sponsoring a Halloween classroom door decorating contest (participation is voluntary). The contest will run this week through next Thursday. Winner will be voted on by can goods. The door that receives the most votes (canned goods) will win. Winning door will receive a pizza party! This will start next week.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Mindset Monday - Think about this: What can you say instead of “this is too hard?”
  • Happy Birthday to Hunter Jones, Carter Miller, and Rian Sizemore.
  • Today's lunch Ravioli.

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • The book fair is here this week in the library. Books can be purchased during reading classes.
  • The DMS National Jr. Honor Society will be sponsoring a Halloween classroom door decorating contest (participation is voluntary). The contest will run this week through next Thursday. Winner will be voted on by can goods. The door that receives the most votes (canned goods) will win. Winning door will receive a pizza party! This will start next week.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Heape, Ms. Higgerson are tied and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Thankful Thursday - What is one thing your thankful for?
  • Happy Birthday to Nevaeha McClanahan
  • Today's lunch Cheesy breadsticks.

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • The book fair is here this week in the library. Books can be purchased during reading classes.
  • The DMS National Jr. Honor Society will be sponsoring a Halloween classroom door decorating contest (participation is voluntary). The contest will run this week through next Thursday. Winner will be voted on by can goods. The door that receives the most votes (canned goods) will win. Winning door will receive a pizza party! This will start next week.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Ms. Higgerson are tied and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is We’ve got this Wednesday - Think about a positive message to tell another student today!!
  • Happy Birthday to Kelby Funk and Precious Payton.
  • Today's lunch Salisbury steak. 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  • The book fair is here this week in the library. Books can be purchased during reading classes.
  • The DMS National Jr. Honor Society will be sponsoring a Halloween classroom door decorating contest (participation is voluntary). The contest will run this week through next Thursday. Winner will be voted on by can goods. The door that receives the most votes (canned goods) will win. Winning door will receive a pizza party!
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mr. James, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Ms. Higgerson are tied and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Totally Awesome Tuesday - Every person here today is Awesome!
  • Happy Birthday to Kiaja Johnson and Micah Rose.
  • Today's lunch Sausage gravy on a biscuit

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, October 21, 2019

  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs. Krone and Mrs. Small’s class is tied for first, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Pfeiffer and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Mindset Monday - “A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new” - Albert Einstein What is one thing you can take away from this quote?
  • Happy Birthday to Hallie Kiechler and Dylan and Sophie Shelton yesterday and Breanna Davison-Fulk today.
  • Today's lunch is a Menu change, it will now be Chicken Quesadillas

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • The Builder's Club will be making and selling bracelets for $1.00 during lunch hours. All the money will go to the Du Quoin Food Pantry as a cash donation, so help us earn lots of money to help the community of Du Quoin!!
  • Builder's Club T-Shirt orders are due Friday, October 18th. Return order forms to Mrs. Krone.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs. Krone, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Casey and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • Builder's Club wishes to announce the top sellers in our Avon fundraiser. We were able to raise over $1,000 for our community.

Top seller was Lyndzee Spann, 2nd place was Jeremiah Akins, and 3rd place went to Isabelle Jones and Zach Tilley.

Others raising over $100 were: Ja'Niah Pryor, Ava Gregory, Dani Kay Marks, and Charlee Pursell

Raising $50 or more was Briar Crain, Cruz Abel, Tanner Wright, Cy Craft, McKenzie Eaton, Blake Asbury, Alyssa White, Kallie Kosma, Taegan Johnson, Aubrey McKinnies, Joshua Vancil, and Raegan Ray.

If you have not received your prizes yet, please see Mrs. Krone.

  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Well done Wednesday - Think about something that you are proud to have tried or accomplished this far in the school year?
  • Today's lunch – General Tso’s chicken
  • Happy Birthday to Mason Armstrong and Brayden Stacey

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

  • The Builder's Club will be making and selling bracelets for $1.00 during lunch hours. All the money will go to the Du Quoin Food Pantry as a cash donation, so help us earn lots of money to help the community of Du Quoin!!
  • Builder's Club T-Shirt orders are due Friday, October 18th. Return order forms to Mrs. Krone.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs. Krone, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Casey and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade!
  • Last Thursday, the fifth grade celebrated winning the school-wide attendance party with a kickball tournament. First place winner was Mrs. Yancey's Class. 2nd place goes to Mrs. Krone's Class. A great time was enjoyed by all!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Tickle Me Tuesday - Think about something that makes you laugh?
  • Today's lunch – Cheesy beef queso and chips
  • Happy Birthday to Mattie Fred, Ja’niah Pryor, Hannah Swinney and Hayden Swinney on Sunday and Justn Eaton today! 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, October 10, 2019

  • There is After School today.
  • The Builder's Club will be making and selling bracelets for $1.00 during lunch hours. All the money will go to the Du Quoin Food Pantry as a cash donation, so help us earn lots of money to help the community of Du Quoin!!
  • Builder's Club T-Shirt orders are due Friday, October 18th. Return order forms to Mrs. Krone.
  • For the Month of October, the homerooms in the lead are Mrs. Krone, Mr. Heape, Mrs. Casey and Mrs. Montgomery’s class. The grade level in the lead is 5th grade! Keep up the good work!
  • Scholar Bowl tryouts will be held today. Scholar Bowl is open to 7th or 8th grade students only. You do not have to be in high reading or high math to try out, but all classes must have an average of a B-or better to make the team. All areas of expertise are needed math, science, literature/grammar, history, sports and pop culture. Bring a pencil to Mrs. Montgomery’s room on Thursday, October 10th during the first few minutes of lunch to try out.
  • Word Squad will meet today in Mrs. Small's room. Bring addresses for the Veteran's Day appreciation letters if you have them. Beauty and the Beast Escape Room updates will be posted!
  • The Mindfulness Quote of the day is Thoughtful Thursday -

“A little consideration, A little thought for others makes all the difference!”. - Winnie The Pooh

Think about a message to brighten someone’s day.

  • Today's lunch – Cheesy breadsticks
  • Happy Birthday to Thatcher Beltz and Gauge Vaughn today and Nevaeh Kirchner on Friday.  

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday September 17, 2019

  • DMS is excited to announce our attendance competition program. Each homeroom will compete against the other homerooms in each grade level. They homeroom with the best attendance rate for the month will receive a prize at the end of each month. Also each grade level will be competing for an overall monthly prize. The grade level with the best attendance rate for each month will earn a monthly reward such as extended recess, a movie, day time dance, and other exciting rewards. You can look for the posters in the hallways and commons to see who is winning.
  • Picture Day is Thursday, September 19.
  • Thursday is a 2:00 Dismissal day.
  • The Builder's Club Avon fundraiser starts this week and runs until Sept. 20th. See Mrs. Krone if you need to pick up your order forms. This is an easy way to get your points for Builder's Club.
  • Middle School Science club will start on Sept 24th. Any middle school student who is interested, please see Mr. Hicks for more information.
  • Student Council and Yearbook members are selling Ohio Valley Candles again for their yearly fundraiser. Please see a Yearbook or Student Council member to purchase a candle. Sales will end September 27th at 3:00. Money will need to be collected when the order is made. Thank you for your help.
  • Happy Birthday to Dayton Hamilton
  • Today's lunch – Walking taco

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday September 16, 2019

  • Picture Day is Thursday, September 19.
  • Thursday is a 2:00 Dismissal day.
  • The Builder's Club Avon fundraiser starts this week and runs until Sept. 20th. See Mrs. Krone if you need to pick up your order forms. This is an easy way to get your points for Builder's Club.
  • If you are a 6th grader and would like to join Book Club, meet in Mrs. Riley's room on Tuesday morning at 7:45.
  • Middle School Science club will start on Sept 24th. Any middle school student who is interested, please see Mr. Hicks for more information.
  • Student Council and Yearbook members are selling Ohio Valley Candles again for their yearly fundraiser. Please see a Yearbook or Student Council member to purchase a candle. Sales will end September 27th at 3:00. Money will need to be collected when the order is made. Thank you for your help.
  • Happy Birthday to Bryson McClanahan and Hunter Ridgeway
  • Today's lunch – Ravioli 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

  • Picture Day is Thursday, September 19. Order forms will be sent home on Friday.
  • The Builder's Club Avon fundraiser starts this week and runs until Sept. 20th. See Mrs. Krone if you need to pick up your order forms. This is an easy way to get your points for Builder's Club.
  • Middle School Science club will start on Sept 24th. Any middle school student who is interested, please see Mr. Hicks for more information.
  • The T-Shirt Design contest is underway for this year's Builder's Club t-shirt design. The winning entry will receive a free t-shirt. See Mrs. Krone for design entry forms. The entry forms are due Fri. Sept. 13th.
  • Happy Birthday to Ella Bradley
  • Today's lunch – Nacho bites

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • The Builder's Club Avon fundraiser starts this week and runs until Sept. 20th. See Mrs. Krone if you need to pick up your order forms. This is an easy way to get your points for Builder's Club.
  • The T-Shirt Design contest is underway for this year's Builder's Club t-shirt design. The winning entry will receive a free t-shirt. See Mrs. Krone for design entry forms. The entry forms are due Fri. Sept. 13th.
  • Happy Birthday to Ryker Pursell
  • Today's lunch – Pizza and tossed salad

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • Arrow Academy starts today. 5th Grade is in Mr. Norris or Mrs. Williams class, 6th Grade goes to Mrs. Mathis’ class, 7th Grade goes to Mrs. Casey’s room and 8th grade goes to Mr. Crain’s room. You must be signed up to be in after school.
  • The first meeting for 7th and 8th grade Builder Club members is on THURSDAY, September 5th at 7:30 a.m. Dues are only $1.00 for the year. Please begin signing up on the bulletin board at the end of the 5th grade hallway.
  • There will be a NJHS meeting at 7:30am tomorrow (9/4) in the computer lab by the DMS office.
  • Art Club Members-T-Shirt Designs are due to Mrs. Campanella tomorrow.
  • Happy Birthday to Luke Bauman and Charlie Bishop
  • Today's lunch – Softshell taco 

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

  • Arrow Academy starts Tuesday, September 3. Letters were mailed home to the students who are in the program.
  • Baseball and softball game today at Murphysboro. Bus time is 2:30. Please dismiss team at 2:15.
  • Happy Birthday to Mason Rohach
  • Today's lunch – Chicken quesadilla

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, August 26, 2019

  • Student Council petitions are available outside Mrs. Mathis’ door in the basket. You have to return them to her by August 26 @ 3:00.
  • Ms. Hubler has fresh apples. If,any student would like some come see her at the end of the day.
  • Happy Birthday to Elijah Nehring, Michelle Rector, Danika Scronce, Dayonna Peters, Rachel Emling and Jayden Anders.
  • Today's lunch – Sausage gravy on a biscuit and tater tots.

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, August 23, 2019

  • Student Council petitions are available outside Mrs. Mathis’ door in the basket. You have to return them to her by August 26 @ 3:00.
  • Even if you missed the informational meeting, if you want to join art club come to Mrs. Campanella's room Weds during lunch recess. She forgot to handout t-shirt forms so if you want one see Mrs. C anytime her door is open.
  • Happy Birthday to Dante Clark, Amirrah Harper, Dakotah Santos and Ashlynn Waters
  • Today's lunch – Hamburger on bun

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thursday, August 21, 2019

  • Student Council petitions are available outside Mrs. Mathis’ door in the basket. You have to return them to her by August 26 @ 3:00.
  • Even if you missed the informational meeting, if you want to join art club come to Mrs. Campanella's room Weds during lunch recess. She forgot to handout t-shirt forms so if you want one see Mrs. C anytime her door is open.
  • Happy Birthday to Belah Duran and Olivia Numi
  • Today's lunch – Cheesy breadsticks

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  • Student Council petitions are available outside Mrs. Mathis’ door in the basket. You have to return them to her by August 26 @ 3:00.
  • Attention any 8th grader interested in joining art club: There will be an informational meeting in Mrs. Campanella's room during lunch recess today. It will be about 10 minutes and will tell you what to expect if you decide to join. Be there or be square!
  • Baseball and softball games today are at Chester and the Bus time is 2:00. Players can be dismissed at 1:50.
  • Happy Birthday to Ahna Gosnell and Emma Ramsey
  • Today's lunch – Chicken and noodles

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

  • Student Council petitions are available outside Mrs. Mathis’ door in the basket. You have to return them to her by August 26 @ 3:00.
  • Attention any 8th grader interested in joining art club: There will be an informational meeting in Mrs. Campanella's room during lunch recess on Wednesday, August 21st. It will be about 10 minutes and will tell you what to expect if you decide to join. Be there or be square!
  • Happy Birthday yesterday to Draeden Harris, Kallie Oestriecher, Claire Rose and Camden Waller.
  • Today's lunch – Nacho bites

DU QUOIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday August 19, 2019

  • Cross Country Practice today @ 3:00. Any questions see Coach Montgomery
  • Today's lunch – Baked ham and cheesy potatoes
  • Attention any 8th grader interested in joining art club: There will be an informational meeting in Mrs. Campanella's room during lunch recess on Wednesday, August 21st. It will be about 10 minutes and will tell you what to expect if you decide to join. Be there or be square!