Parents are invited to a Community Conversation to Learn About Adolescent Vaping on March 6 from 6-8PM at the Lancaster Opera House. Learn proactive approaches, meet School Resource Officers and see devices on display.
The Family Snowshoe Event scheduled for February 9 has been CANCELED.
The Tech Savvy Girl’s STEM Conference is coming up March 16 at UB. It’s only $5 and includes a full day of workshops, skills training, lunch and networking. Click here for more information. https://originaltechsavvy.org/
Sixth grade students at DMS participated in the first paper airplane challenge yesterday. Over 20 students built and flew their airplanes in a student organized competition,complete with prizes. #DepewSTEAM
Monday, February 11 will now be converted from a full day to a half-day for all students K-12. The Depew Teacher Organization will hold a required contract ratification meeting. High School and Middle School will dismiss at 11:18 a.m. and Elementary School will dismiss at noon.
Congratulations to the 2019 Depew Middle School Spelling Bee Champion, Dylan Thomas (grade 6), and Runner-Up, Lamyh Pugh (grade 7). Dylan and Lamyh were among the thirty top spellers at DMS who competed in the event on January 10.
Depew Junior, Jersey Phillips has been nominated for the Buffalo News Prep Talk Girls Athlete of the Week for Girls Ice Hockey. She plays for the Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew team in the Section VI Federation and is having a great year! Cast your vote here: https://bit.ly/2HdmBIt
Students in 8th grade ELA use Book Creator to culminate a nonfiction reading unit by demonstrating their knowledge on a topic they researched.
Middle School French students got to experience French culture today by sampling the BUCHE DE NOEL cake in class. This is not only a tradition in France, but also with Mrs. Harshany's French classes for over a decade.
Students in sixth grade participated in a Holiday Book Exchange. They were able to replace their already read books from home with other gently used books.
Students in Ms. Russo's Family and Consumer Science class particpated in the Hour of Code last week. They enjoyed activities such as The Grinch hour of code, Flappy code (writing your own game), Mine Craft, App lab (Design App & coding with blocks).
Mrs. Yelich's 6th grade music class experienced the hour of code by identifying notes played by selecting puzzle pieces for the correct answers on the hour of code site. Students also scanned QR codes to play music examples that show how music is everywhere and diverse.
Eighth grade students in Mr. Nolan's Technology classes are working on their Rube Goldberg machines. The idea is to create a complex machine to complete a simple task. These students are focusing on incorporating simple machines to raise a flag. #DepewSTEAM
Middle Schoolers celbrate National Computer Science week with the Hour of Code! Check out the hour of code at https://hourofcode.com/
Middle School students create and code Lego robots in sixth grade STEAM Exploration. #DepewSTEAM
Middle school students in Mrs. Pilon's English class collaborate in groups, using technology, to peer edit their writing.
DMS students have a scary good time racing the cars they designed and created in Technology class. #DepewSTEAM
Mrs. Marks' class introduced a coffee program to DMS called the Brew Brigade ! The "Brew" stands for Bringing Real Employment experiences to Wildcats. The skills that will be practiced and mastered include filling orders, speaking clearly, handling money, and problem solving.
Sixth grade students attended a field trip to Camp Tahigwa on October 3.