Don Ross Middle School

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Highlights from Don Ross

Read our DON ROSS WEEKLY Sept 9 2017

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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

Vancouver Chinatown

Vancouver Chinatown

Grade 9 Annual Field Trip to Chinatown serves up history and culture!

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Guided tour deepens our understanding of the historical and cultural significance of Vancouver’s Chinatown.

Humour and Creativity in the Kitchen

Student video challenge – Can your recipe be successfully reproduced?

Nicholas and Mason decide to add humour to this project and were successful with bringing laughter to the class while meeting their project criteria.  Click on the photo below to watch their hilarious video.

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Ice Cubes?!

For more student videos follow the Don Ross YouTube Channel

Don Ross Middle School

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