Message from Jonathan Davis, MS Principal

 

Greetings Middle School Families,

We are working on the finishing touches in preparation to host all of you this week.  Middle School Back to School Night is Thursday, September 20. Please come, meet your student’s teachers, and get a small sampling of what life is like in the Middle School.  This event, intended for parents/guardians only, is also a great way to connect with your fellow parents/guardians.  You need to know your student’s HomeBase advisor, but we will have all of the other needed information and directions.

Please plan to arrive a bit early: There will be light appetizers and drinks starting at 6:00 in the Schenck Auditorium Lobby.  Also at 6:00 in Umpleby Hall, Mr. Egan will be presenting on the D-E 360° International program’s Spring Break 2019 Peru trip that is open to all interested 8th graders. Then, as part of a “soft start” at 6:15 in the Auditorium, Grade 8 Dean Mr. Aitken will also be presenting on the Discovery classes. For a Back to School Night parking map click here; additional details are noted below, and we’ll look forward to seeing you this Thursday evening! 

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Back to School Night: Thursday, Sept. 20
Our annual MS Back to School Night is this Thursday, September 20, from 6:00 – 9:15 PM. Join us for the evening to meet your child’s teachers, learn more about the curriculum, and discover how we bring the School Mission to Life.

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Returning Books
If you would like to return any books that were ordered from MBS Direct, you may bring them to the School Store (first floor of Klein Building) by Wednesday, September 26. We will ship them to MBS and a refund will be issued on your credit card. Please include the packing slip that accompanied your order. Contact Joan Millien at 201-227-3130 or millij@d-e.org if you have further questions.
Parent Ed. Event Wednesday, Sept. 26
In this dynamic talk by Child Psychiatrist and D-E Parent, Dr. Patricia Brown, you will gain tools to understand, talk with, and build relationships with your teenager. Dr. Brown will share secrets from several parenting books and her clinical work with tweens/teens and families that will be eye-opening yet extremely helpful.

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