Honeywell Alert Information

Please click on the attachment below to view the Honeywell Instant Alert initial registration instructions which are available in English and Spanish!
Registration Instructions.pdf

Daily Announcements

The DMS Drama Club Proudly Presents...
Two performances of "The Invisible Man." Opening night is Thursday, April 23rd and the final performance will be Friday, April 24th. Both shows begin promptly at 7:00 P.M

Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

Seventh Grade Field Trip News
This year's 7th grade field trip will be to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Students will tour the two attractions including going up to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. A behavior contract will run from April 13th to May 28th for students attending the trip. The trip costs $35, which includes a free t-shirt!

Signed permission slip and full payment are due by May 1st
.  Please contact Ms. Kirby or Mr. Ricadela with questions regarding the trip.

FlapJack Breakfast
You are invited to an Applebee's FlapJack Fundraiser Breakfast on Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Breakfast is only $10.00 and includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, and a beverage.  Breakfast will be served by our students between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM at the Applebee's on Route 46 in Dover.

Tickets may be purchased in the main office of the Middle School.  All proceeds will benefit the Grade Eight Dinner Dance.

The Academic Assistance Center is Open!
Do you need extra help? A quiet place to study? Assistance in organizing your binder or assignments?  Help is here! Visit the Academic Assistance Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school in room 211 (7:25 - 7:55 A.M.) or after school in room 224 (2:35 to 3:35 P.M.).

Delayed Opening Schedule
On days when Dover Public Schools is operating on a delayed opening schedule, the following is the schedule for DMS:
 9:00 A.M.
School Opens
 9:30 A.M.
Homeroom Begins
 9:35 A.M.
Students who arrive after 9:35 AM will be considered tardy.

Bus Schedule
Additionally, please be advised that when DMS has a 90-minute delayed opening, all buses will run on a 90-minute delayed pick-up schedule.

Download the current Menugram: April 17, 2015

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to access the archived Menugrams from the 2014-2015 school year.

Athletes consult rschool for updates and weather related changes.

From the Principal

Mission Statement

The Dover Middle School student, with the support of district staff, family and community, will engage in a diversified learning environment that emphasizes the development of strong character, social responsibility and skills necessary for academic success as well as personal growth.

Vision Statement

Students, Families, and Faculty
Learning, Growing, Succeeding Together

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 22
Math/Science Meeting

Thu, Apr 23 - Fri, Apr 24
DMS Play

 7:00 P.M. in the gym
Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

Friday, April 24
End of the Third Marking Period

Tue, Apr 28 - Wed, Apr 29

PARCC Testing
Grades 7 and 8
End of Year Assessment

Friday, May 1
7th Grade Field Trip

Signed permission slip and full payment of $35.00 are due by today.


Today, 4/19/2015
High: 59 Low: 42
Partly sunny
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2015
High: 56 Low: 45
Chance rain showers
50% chance of precipitation.