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DOORS OPEN 7:45 AM
FIRST BELL 8:30 AM
CLASS BEGINS 8:40 AM
DISMISSAL 3:45 PM
PICK-UP BY 4:00 PM
 
If your child is coming in for tutoring or extra help between 8:00 and 8:30am, they must have a note either from you or their teacher.








FEBRUARY

February 26
Early Release at 12:40pm


MARCH

March 2
Spring Picture Day (during social studies class)

March 12
3rd Grading Period Ends
Early Release at 12:40pm

March 14
Daylight Savings Time

March 15-19
Spring Break

March 22
4th Grading Period Begins

March 31
Faculty Meeting (no tutorials)


Don't Forget!!!
Friday,
February 26th
-12:40 Dismissal


Sack Lunches
will be available to students at DIS on our
early release day, February 26,
with a pre-order system.

Parents/Students should pre-order no later than 8:30am on February 26
with the link below. 
You may place your order by clicking on the
menu day, making a selection,
and then checking out the cart. 
Funds will not be charged to the
student’s lunch account
until February 26.
 If you have any questions,
call Child Nutrition at (817) 949-8240
Friday, February 26
-Wear your favorite
striped clothing in support of
Show Your Stripes Day


Show Your Stripes Day
takes its cue from the zebra,
mascot of the rare disease community, which is known for its distinctive stripes.
Showing your stripes means expressing support for those families in our community living with rare diseases.

The window is now open to change the instructional platform
for your child from DVA to F2F or vice versa
for the 4th and final grading period of the 20-21 school year.

The window will close on Monday, March 1st at 4:00PM.

Note: This is only for those wanting to make a change.
If you complete this form, but then change your mind prior to the deadline, 
email michael.wyrick@southlakecarroll.edu to delete your request.  


Check out the link below to check out the online Book Fair starting March 1st!


Thank you to all students who applied to our DIS Ambassador program. 
Students who applied should have received an email
Thursday, February 11th to their school email.
 
Thank you for all of the interest in the program and the
wonderful applications we received.
 
-DIS Ambassador Sponsors


NOT SURE IF YOU HAVE ORDERED YOUR YEARBOOK?

Please click HERE for a list of yearbooks ordered as of 2/3/21!
CMS/DIS Winter Virtual Choir Concert

What dedication our students have shown whether in-person or virtual, to be a part of the choir concert this year. Thank you to all our choir families and to CMS and DIS staff for supporting Dragon Choir students!!!

 
Note: The first four songs are performed by CMS and the next three songs are DIS. There is one final combined performance song with CMS and DIS treble choirs. 
We are excited for you to join us on
Monday, March 1st at 9:30am.
We will have an update from Mr. Wyrick, discuss and vote on spring disbursements, and hear from Officer Petrie about cyberbullying.
Please register for the call HERE and you will receive
a confirmation email with the Zoom instructions.
Leave your mark on Durham Intermediate School!
DIS PTO is starting a new 6th grade tradition
to leave your lasting memory at Durham for years to come.
All current 6th grade families and past DIS Dragons
can purchase a personalized 4"x 8" brick marker
to be placed at the entrance of Durham.
Click HERE to order!
Click HERE for DIS PTO 2021-2022 Board Positions

(Form will remain available until February 26, 2021)
CLICK HERE TO


CLICK HERE to check out the counselor's website and sign up for updates.

If your student would like to speak to their counselor CLICK HERE to complete a Counseling Request Form.  This is mostly for our virtual students, but our Face to Face (f2f) students are also welcomed to sign up using this link. F2F students can stop by the counseling office at any time during the day.


Please see your counselors below:
5th: grade: Susan Hester/ email: SUSAN.HESTER@southlakecarroll.edu
6th grade: Andrea Ragnow/ email: ANDREA.RAGNOW@southlakecarroll.edu


DIS Student Hotline: Temporarily unavailable.
Please call 911 if you are concerned for yourself or a friend.
Suicide and Crises Center of North Texas 214-828-1000
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741741

Click HERE for
 Life in the Library
March Edition! 
EXTENDED DAY

Tuesdays & Thursdays
3:45 - 4:45 in the library

Free help with your homework, a quiet place to work, and a great time to make up any missed assignments.

PARENTS MUST PICK UP STUDENTS IN FRONT OF DIS AT 4:45 PM

CLICK HERE for all the
KDUR news by DIS students!
Click HERE for a list of DIS teachers that tutor outside of school!
Attendance FAQs
CISD Curriculum and Instruction Department has added a document to their web page to help clarify commonly asked attendance questions. 

DIS doors open at 7:45 am. Do not drop off students prior to 7:45 as they will be standing outside. And please remember your mask!
 
Please contact the Attendance Office if your student is going to be late or absent. 

Phone: 817-949-5390

Email: susan.sapp@southlakecarroll.edu OR robin.webb@southlakecarroll.edu
 
Please email Mr. Wyrick if your student has a planned absence of 2 or more days.