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Newsletter 2016

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  Detroit Lakes Middle School  
Telephone Number: 218-847-9228
Fax Number: 218-847-0057



Summer Office Hours: Monday -Thursday 8:00-3:00


August 2016


August 1-3 : Come Together Workshop for teachers at the Middle School Media Center from 8:30-3:30.


August 8th-12th: Monday-Thursday

  •  8 a.m.- 12 Noon: Jump Start for Grades 6-8 at the Middle School    No Jump Start due to lack of numbers.   


Monday, August 15th - High School Fall Sports Start Date. (Middle School cross country, girls swimming and girls tennis practice with high school)

  • Boys and Girls Cross Country- Meet at the High School at 8 a.m.
  • Girls Swimming
  • Girls Tennis - Practice at the High School, from 10 a.m.- Noon.
  • Middle School Boys and Girls Soccer - Practice from 8-10 a.m. at the soccer fields behind MState


Monday, August 22nd - DLMS Fall Sports Start Day

  • Football Practice: Monday, August 22-Thursday, August 25th. No Practice on Friday, August 26th or Friday, Sept. 2nd. 
    • Players should bring: White card, gym clothes, spikes and a water bottle!
    • 8th grade practice 9:00-10:30 (arrive at 8:30)
    • 7th grade practice 10:30 -12:00 (arrive at10:00)
  • Volleyball Practice: Monday, August 22- Friday, August 26th from 9-11:30 a.m.with the exception of Thursday, August 25th-practice will be from 4:00-5:30.
    • Players should bring: White card, gym clothes, knee pads and hair tie for long hair. 

August 29-September 2 

  • Football Practice from 4:00-5:30. Monday - Thursday (No football practice on Friday, September 2nd)  
  • Volleyball Practice from 3:45-5:15, Monday-Thursday (No volleyball practice on Wednesday, August 31st or Friday, September 2nd )


August 29-31-  Teacher Inservice

Wednesday, August 31 - Detroit Lakes Middle School Open House 4:00-6:00 p.m. 



September 2016


Tuesday, September 6 - First Day of School

Friday, September 9 -5th and 6th grade party, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 13 - Middle School pictures


October 2016

Friday, October 7 - Homecoming party 3:30-5:30. 

Tuesday, October 14 - Progress Report Trimester I

Thursday, October 20 - No School, MEA 

Friday, October 21 - No School, MEA

Monday, October 24 - No School, Teacher Inservice

Tuesday, October 25 - DLMS Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, October 27 - DLMS Parent Teacher Conferences

Friday, October 28 - Middle School Party 3:30-5:30

November 2016


Friday, November 11 - Opening night of Fall Musical Performance-MS Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 24 - No School

Friday, November 25- No School

December 2016

Wednesday, December 22 - Winter break begins



January 2017


Tuesday, January 3, 2017- Classes resume 







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