All McKinney ISD schools are closed due to inclement weather on Friday, 6 December 2013. Please be careful if traveling and stay safe and warm.
Canned Food Drive
18 November - 6 December
Other items needed include Aluminium Foil, Aluminum Turkey Pans, and Plastic Cutlery
Robotics Driving Competition
12 December 2013
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Honor Roll - Quarter 1
Student Reports Schedule - District Calendar
Progress Reports - 6 December
QTR 2 - 20 December 2013
QTR 3 - 7 March 2014
QTR 4 - 5 June 2014
Anyone with a cell phone can now send an anonymous tip to the MISD School Resource Officer (SRO) Unit by texting the unique identifier - DMSTIP - plus the tip information to 847411 (tip411). For more information click here.
Home Access Center 2013 - 2014
HAC will be activated for parents to review 2013 - 2014 grades on September 4, 2013
Check on your student's success from your own computer.
Bookmark the HAC page for easy access. The username is your student's ID number preceded by an "s" and the password is MISD generated. The password is the same as last year; however, if you do not have this information, it can be mailed to your home address of record or sent home with the student.
Save Your Box Tops
The Dowell Middle School PTO participates in the Box Tops for Education program. Dowell can earn $.10 for each Box Top turned in. This money is used by the PTO to purchase various items throughout the school year. Box Tops can be found on many items including cereal, yogurt, juice and plastic bags. Please consider taking a moment to clip the Box Top from an item and then send those Box Tops into school. By itself, each Box Top doesn't see like much, but once they are all put together, they really amount to something big!
Thank you for taking time to clip Box Tops and send them in to DMS. You may start sending in Box Tops anytime. Please watch for more information as the school year progresses. Participating products.
Voluntary Student Insurance Packet 2013-14
Under State Law, school districts are not liable for accidents, which occur in schools. It is important to understand the school/district “IS NOT” responsible for medical payments or bills for your child. If your child is injured during ANY SCHOOL, ATHLETIC OR UIL SPONSORED ACTIVITY, all medical charges are “YOUR RESPONSIBILITY”.
MISD 2013-2014 TEA / UIL Eligibility Calendar
Per McKinney ISD District policy, parent/doctor notes must be turned in within three (3) school days of the student’s return to school, a note signed by the parent that describes the reason for the absence must be delivered to the appropriate campus office for attendance documentation. Please contact your appropriate assistant principal if you have any further questions.
RACETRAC 5% BACK TO MISD
The RaceTrac/McKinney ISD partnership continues. When you purchase an item inside the store, RaceTrac will donate 5% of the cost of that purchase to benefit McKinney ISD Math and Fine Arts programs. This is at no extra cost to you, so at the register please don't forget to SAY "MISD".
Lion Pride Excellence Awards
The Lion Pride Excellence Award will honor students who:
The Engineering & Tech Systems class is in need of your unwanted Legos. Your donations are appreciated and can be dropped off at the front office.
Take Charge of Education with Target
Since 1997, Target has donated over $324 million to K - 12 schools. Please support Dowell Middle School by enrolling today.
How it works: Visit Target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate Dowell Middle School, ID:448, then use your REDcard whenever you shop, and Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to our school! It's that simple!
“We choose to overcome the gravitational pull of the status quo so that we will be an Exemplary middle school in McKinney ISD, not because it is easy, but because it is hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone and one in which we intend to win!"
Adapted from President John F. Kennedy’s September 12, 1962 Speech