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Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.

Welcome to DHMS, Home of the Dragons!

Click above for all you need to succeed for the 2020-2021 school year including information about student passwords, VERGE, and the Clever Launchpad. 

We are following our school's Regular Bell Schedule.  

DHMS Virtual Learning starts in VERGEUse the Clever Launchpad to get to DCSD online resources
Your school email is called Outlook. It's part of Office365. 

Use Infinite Campus to view Student Progress Online. Check grades, assignment details, schedules and attendance.

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Spring Concert
The music department will present a Spring Concert on Thursday, May 20th at 6:00 pm (student call time 5:30). We are so excited to play for you all! Due to COVID-19 we have the following precautions in place...

  1. Performance will be outside in the front of the school. Orchestra and chorus will be on gym side of the building, band will be by the cafeteria.
  2. Audience must be limited to 2 adults per student (children under the age of 12 do not count in that total). Feel free to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets! Audience members must be masked.  
  3. Concert will be live streamed for families to enjoy from their home or their car if you prefer to stay in the school lot. Please honk for applause!

Summer Learning Opportunities
DCSD is offering numerous summer learning opportunities. Please see the attached document for the full listing of MOSAIC of Summer Learning Programs.
Region 2 Town Hall
There was a Region 2 Town Hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m. The focus was on planning for the 2021-2022 school year. See the video here.
Free Meals
DCSD provides free meals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. DHMS is a pickup site. Please see the DCSD website for location information. Meals are provided when school is in session. 
Daily Dragon Logo The Daily Dragon
Students and parents—take a look at The Daily Dragon each school day to get all the news you need during our digital learning days. The password is our school mascot. 
Dragons Picking Up Books
We are checking out books to students and making them available in the book tubs in front of the school. Find out how to place a hold on specific books or request a "personal shopper" experience at our D-Pub Book Tub Hub
Ebooks and Audiobooks
Quarantine is hard, but a good book can help get you through. Click Here to find FREE audiobooks and ebooks for your reading pleasure.
Contacting Your School Counselors

Do you need to talk to a school counselor? Use these links to get in contact. Click here for more information. Counselors will reply to you using school email at
R. Henning - 6th Grade Counselor
K. Johnson - 7th Grade Counselor
S. Woodson - 8th Grade Counselor
Meal Service
Meals are available for pickup at Druid Hills Middle School and other school locations. 

Meal Service Days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Meals Service Times:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday: 2 Breakfast and 2 Lunch Meals
Wednesday: 2 Breakfast and 2 Lunch Meals
Friday: Breakfast and 1 Lunch and weekend snacks

Menus: Posted on the District web page under Meal Distribution
A bus will be near the cafeteria from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at DHMS (and other DCSD schools).
Parents and students may pick up meals at any DCSD location.
Student ID numbers are required for meal pick-up.
Only DCSD enrolled students are eligible to receive meals.
Parents are approved to pick up meals.

Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188. 

Sora Audiobooks and eBooks

DCSD students can read ebooks and listen to audiobooks with the Sora by Overdrive app! Download the free app for iPhone or android, or go to Clever and click on the Sora icon. Choose Dekalb County Schools and log on with your s number and password. The setup code is "dekalbga". You can also add Dekalb County Public Library to Sora using your school student number (no public library card number required!) and read thousands more free ebooks and audiobooks.

DHMS Parent Community Page

Learn all about how to get involved with DHMS at our PTSA Parent Community Page
The mission of Druid Hills Middle School is to develop engaged critical thinkers, with an intercultural view of the world, who are responsible, understanding, compassionate and free of stereotypes. By strengthening their foundation of reading, writing and problem solving, students will become self-motivated lifelong learners.

Druid Hills Middle School

3100 Mt. Olive Dr.
Decatur, GA  30033
Mrs. Jacqueline Taylor, Principal 


DHMS Regular Bell Schedule

District Events
Upcoming Events
Early Release Day
Thu May 27 2021
Early Release Day
Fri May 28 2021
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