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Don't forget to deliver your CIFC gift to your Advisory class no later than 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2!

Fill the CIFC food donations bin by Dec 2, also 
(in DMS foyer).
See below for suggestions for food and household items 
(no glass containers, please).
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DO YOU SHOP AT AMAZON.COM??
Now you can earn $ for DMS while shopping!  
Shop at Amazon via AmazonSmile (Amazon's Charitable Foundation) website.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will automatically donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to George Dawson Middle School.  To get started, click on the link to the AmazonSmile website ABOVE, register with AmazonSmile (using your current Amazon log-in), designate George Dawson Middle School PTSO as your charity and shop as usual (your shopping experience with AmazonSmile will be identical to  Amazon.com).  Be sure to use the AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) website EVERY time you shop! 

Thank you to our generous DMS PTSO Membership!  
We were able to approve more than $14,000 in teacher wish list items (disbursements) this fall.  Exciting items include 
squid and sheep eyes, 3D printer, cheerleading mat, 
digital walkie talkies, sugar gliders (yes, the animal!), 
and much more.  
See below for the complete list!
2016-2017 PTSO Registration
Pay dues and donations, make directory requests, and complete volunteer sign ups...all in one easy place.  

Directories have already been ordered and distributed
but you can still support the DMS PTSO by becoming a member!  A few extra directory copies are available.  
Contact cayteehale@gmail.com with directory questions.
CISD Volunteer Application:

Don't forget to complete the annual CISD Volunteer Program background check and application.  You must complete this at the beginning of EACH year.  You only need to complete it once per person to cover all CISD campuses.  It's quick and easy!  CLICK HERE to apply.

Did you know DMS PTSO Has a Facebook Page?
Click on the Facebook picture 
(to the right) to go to the DMS PTSO Facebook page, or you can click on the Facebook link on the left of this page.  Share our Facebook page with all of your Facebook friends and tell any other parents who have kids attending Dawson.

It is a great place to go to get information about Dawson activities, Dawson information, and pictures of our Dawson kids!

Another Social Media Option-- TWITTER
Follow us on Twitter for another option of communicating information on our DMS and CISD community.



DMS Counseling  Department Blog

Parents & Students:
Did you know Mrs. Hurlburt & Mrs. Tatum update their blog with a lot of helpful information throughout the school year?  

Right now, they have helpful articles and information about the following topics: 
cyber-bullying, popular social media sites, study skills, study apps, stress, and suicide. Our counselors update the blog regularly, and want to make sure that you are aware of this resource! Here is the link: http://dmscounselingdepartment.edublogs.org/