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Deland Middle

DELAND MIDDLE
1400 S Aquarius Ave
Deland, FL 32724
(386) 822-5678
    • WELCOME TO DELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL

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    VCS Schools Closed Until April 15. The Governor has declared that all schools will remain closed until April 15. State testing has been canceled this spring. All extra-curricular activities are and will be suspended until further notice.​  Click here for the most up-to-date information.  


    Climate Surveys - We need your input!​

    Volusia County Schools is engaged in an ongoing continuous improvement process, of which all stakeholders are a part. The survey window dates are February 18 through April 18. Your participation in the survey is greatly appreciated.

    ​Family Engagement Survey (also serves as Title 1 Family Survey – parents only need to complete one time).  Click the link below or scan the QR code.

    https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/130143/p620

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    Secondary Student Engagement Survey – given to students in grades 6 -12.  Click the link below or scan the QR code.

    https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/119462/p620

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    Student Inventory Secondary – given to all students grades 6 -12

    https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/130160/p620


    ​School Choice Application for SY 2020 - 2021

    The application period for school choice will open on March 1st.  The deadline for consideration for an appeal is the last day of school for students, May 29, 2020.  For more information please click the link VCS School Choice Application Information

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    ​Algebra EOC Retakes​

    Algebra EOC retakes will take place Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5.  For more information, please contact our Dean of Students, Ms. Arico Jones.


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    Order your DeLand Middle School Yearbook​

    Yearbooks can be purchased online at JOSTSEN.com or from Ms. Pogue's room (1006) before or after school.  ​​

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    FOCUS Parent Portal (Gradebook)​

    Students can now access FOCUS Parent Portal.​  Parent sign-up information is available here.​​  Parent letters went home that included your child's pin.   Please stop by the office (with your ID) if you need additional support accessing Parent Portal.  ​


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    Public Notice of DeLand Middle School SAC Meeting Dates

    • Are you interested in what goes on at school?
    • Are you one of our many working parents who cannot be at school during the day to help or volunteer?
    • Are you willing to commit to attending eight meetings during the school year for approximately 1 hour.

    If you answered yes to the above questions, then you are just the person we are looking for to serve on DeLand Middle's School Advisory Council.  

    The School Advisory Council (SAC) meets each month with the Principal and SAC Chair.  All parents and community members are invited to attend our meetings in the media center. If you are interested in becoming a member of our SAC this school year, please contact  Angela Arico​ Jones, Dean of Student Relations, at (386) 822-5678 or ​​amaricoj@volusia.k12.fl.us

     

    SAC Meeting Dates for 2019-2020 School Year @ 5:15 p.m

    August 26, 2019

    September 23, 2019

    ​October 21, 2019

    November 18, 2019

    January 27, 2020

    February 24, 2020

    March 23, 2020

    April 20, 2020

    May 18, 2020 (if needed)


    DeLand Middle School would like parent input for this year's School Improvement Plan.  Parents can stop by the office from September 17 - 20, to view the draft copy of the 2019 - 2020 SIP and provide input. The SIP and parent input forms will be in a folder in the front office.

    Please click the link below to review the School Improvement Plan for DeLand Middle School from last year.​  

    School Im​provement Plan 2019 - 2020

    AdventHealth eCare is Now Available

    We are excited to announce our partnership with AdventHealth eCare at our school. eCare allows sick students to have a face to face visit with a doctor using an iPad in the nurse's office! Please call the school if you have any questions.


    School Start Times for 2019 - 2020 School Year

    ​Here are the school start times as approved by the Volusia County School for this school year. 


    • Elementary will be 7:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.,
    • Middle will be 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.,
    • High School will be 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
       
    These times will be effective in August 2019, for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
    Attendance Counts

    Register for Before the Bell for Middle School Students

    ​Before the Bell will offer supervision, STEAM activities, homework time, games, sports and more for middle school students at participating schools from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on school days for the 2019 - 2020 school year.​  Contact the school for additional information.​


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    Online School Payments - Online School Store

    The Online School Payments portal is provided to parents to facilitate payment for school fees for a variety of products and services. ​Vie​​w​​​​​​​

    Emergency Situation Guide​​

    During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency.  School Emergenc​y Guide for Parents​​