Don Ross Middle School

Terry Fox Day

Terry Fox Day

Student leaders stepped up to the plate and ran several Terry Fox initiatives this year.

  • Terry Fox Bulletin Board – Lots of facts about Terry and an eye catching display
  • Bring a Toonie for Terry – Colour Houses are being challenged to raise the most in donations for Indoor Track Meet Points
  • Terry Fox Trivia Contest – Chance to win a Terry Fox T-Shirt – Congrats to Gurdeep and Kanika!

  • An  inspiring assembly for the entire school – including a slide show and video

 

  • Hosting & Route marshals – Welcoming, leading the way, cheering, and keeping everyone stay safely on the right trail

Thank You Student Leaders!

Thank You DRM Students and Staff!

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Don Ross Colour Houses

RED, BLUE, GREEN & YELLOW

Colour HousesGetting to know our communities!

Read our DON ROSS WEEKLY Sept 16 2017

Don Ross Updates

Highlights from Don Ross

Read our DON ROSS WEEKLY Sept 9 2017

First Days at Don Ross!

First Days at Don Ross!

Don Ross Updates

What’s New at Don Ross Middle School?

 

Click here to view DON ROSS Highlights Sept 2 2017

 

 

Opening Day – September 5, 2017

Opening Day – September 5, 2017

Reunite with Friends!

 

 

 

 

Receive your Lock and Locker!

Find your Homeroom and Class Schedule!

Frequently Asked Questions…

  1. What time should I come to school?
    • Grade 9 – Arrive at 8:25am and Depart at 11:15am
    • Grade 8 – Arrive at 8:25am and Depart at 11:15am
    • Grade 7 – Arrive at 10:15am and Depart at 1:30pm
  2. How will I find my homeroom?
    • Upon arrival, go to the school gym and find your name on the posted homeroom lists. Staff and student leaders will be there to help you!
  3. What are we doing on the first day?
    • Grade 9 – You will receive your timetable, Student Handbook, Lock and Locker, and Forms to take home for your parents/guardians.  You will take part in a Welcome Back assembly.  You will have Nutrition Break.  You will learn some key school expectations. You will participate in a mini Block Rotation of your classes.
    • Grade 8 – You will receive your timetable, Student Handbook, Lock and Locker, and Forms to take home for your parents/guardians.  You will take part in a Welcome Back assembly.  You will have Nutrition Break.  You will learn some key school expectations. You will participate in a mini Block Rotation of your classes.
    • Grade 7 – You will be welcomed by teachers and student leaders.  You will get to know your teacher and classmates.  You will have a tour of the school and school grounds.  You will learn some key school expectations.  You will have a lunch break.  You will receive your Student Handbook, Lock and Locker, and Forms to take home for your parents/guardians. You will take part in a Welcome Back assembly.
  4. Should I bring a snack and/or lunch?
    • Grade 9 – Bring snack for Nutrition Break
    • Grade 8 – Bring snack for Nutrition Break
    • Grade 7 – Bring lunch for Lunch Break
  5. Will the School Bus take me to and from Don Ross Middle School?
    • Grade 9 – YES – take your regularly scheduled bus and return trip transportation is provided
    • Grade 8 – YES – take your regularly scheduled bus and return trip transportation is provided
    • Grade 7 – YES – Bus pick up in the morning is 1 hour and 45 minutes later than your regularly scheduled pick up times and return trip transportation is provided
      • EXCEPT – Grade 7 students from Upper Squamish, Cheakamus, Klahanie and Britannia there is no later pick up.  You are welcome to ride the earlier bus or make alternate arrangements.
  6. When and where do I get my bus?
  7. What if I am new to Don Ross Middle School?
    • If you are new to Squamish and registered before July 6, 2017, come at your Grade specific time (above)
    • If you are new to Squamish and did not register before July 6, 2017, follow this link for Student Registration Form  
    • If you are coming from Grade 6 at an SD#48 Elementary School, you are already registered, come with Grade 7s at 10:15am
    • If you are coming from Ecole Les Aiglons or a private school in Squamish and you registered before July 6, 2017, come at your Grade specific time (above)
    • If you are coming from Ecole Les Aiglons or a private school in Squamish and you did not register before July 6, 2017, follow this link for Student Registration Form 

Second Day – September 6, 2017

*School buses are operating on the regular schedule

*All students report to their homeroom class for attendance upon arrival and then regular classes begin at 8:30am

*The Block Rotation commences with blocks 1, 2, 3, 4

Thurs. & Fri. – Sept. 7 and Sept. 8, 2017

*School buses are operating on the regular schedule

*The day begins again with attendance in homeroom followed by regular classes.

*The Block Rotation continues: Thursday is 5, 6, 7, 8 and Friday is 1, 2, 3, 4

Don Ross Middle School Community News

Click on this link to view our DRM Community News – Aug 2017

 

Recognition and Honours

Recognition and Honours

We were treated to another display of student talent and achievement at our Recognition Assembly.  Our Band was simply superb! Mrs. Wallace our Band Teacher and Director was given a standing ovation.  Shoya U. and Isaac M. presented this year’s grade 9 tribute video: “Why Do You Love Don Ross?”.  Many of our athletic teams were recognized. Amalthea S. was given a round of applause for being the honorary musician at the Grade 9 Awards Ceremony.  Chess Tournament trophies were awarded to: 1st – Josh C., 2nd – Sharon Y., 3rd – Eiji W.  District Student Council members: Jon G., Alex L., Trina F., Sukhdeep S., and Claire T. were gifted with a framed photo to recognize their contributions to our school and district.  The Honour Roll and Principal’s List were presented. And, the major Grade 9 Award Recipients were applauded with enormous enthusiasm. Congratulations!

Click on the photo below to hear our Band.

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District Student Council: From Left to Right – Claire, Alex, Trina, Jon, Sukhdeep

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Major Grade 9 Award Recipients

Academic Achievement – Principal’s List

Academic Achievement – Honour Roll

Don Ross Middle School

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