Football Update: Varsity Football’s game Friday at Three Rivers has been cancelled. JV Football will host Three Rivers Thursday at 6PM as scheduled.
Reminder: Tomorrow, 9/21, is the first of four community forums that are being held as part of the Board of Education’s Strategic Planning process. All parents, guardians, and community members are invited to attend one or all of the forums to be involved in the strategic planning for Dowagiac Schools. Jack Tempsey from the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) will be conducting the community forums on the following dates: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 ALL forums will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at Dowagiac Middle School and last approximately an hour. Please plan on attending to give your input!
The Board of Education will hold its Regular Meeting, Monday, September 20, 2021 @ 7 p.m. in the PAC at Dowagiac Middle School. The meeting is open to the public.
As part of the Board of Education’s Strategic Planning process, there will be four (4) community forums held. Community members are invited to attend one or all of the forums to be involved in the strategic planning for Dowagiac Schools. Jack Tempsey from the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) will be conducting community forums on the following dates: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 ALL forums will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at Dowagiac Middle School and last approximately an hour. Please plan on attending to give your input!
Please click on the link to view the Building Start/End times that will go into effect on Monday, September 13, 2021. https://5il.co/ym9m Please note that with the change of times, bus transportation will be affected, and starting next week bus stops will be five (5) minutes earlier for grades 6 -12, and K-5 bus stops for Justus Gage, Kincheloe, and Patrick Hamilton will be 18 minutes earlier. Sister Lakes will be 10 minutes earlier.
New Posting: Kindergarten Aide - Justus Gage Elementary https://5il.co/y8g9 Several positions still available. Please check out our Human Resources page on our website. https://www.dowagiacschools.org/page/human-resources
The Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, August 31, at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC at Dowagiac Middle School for the purpose of return to school plan and negotiations. This meeting is open to the public. https://5il.co/y1t3
New Posting-Title I Aide at Kincheloe Elementary. https://5il.co/y1il
Football Update: Use the following link to purchase your online ticket for tonight's game vs Vicksburg at St. Joseph HS. 7PM kickoff. https://vicksburgschools.hometownticketing.com/embed/all #gochieftains
New Posting: EL/Migrant Paraprofessional - Sister Lakes Elementary. https://5il.co/xptj
Attention Dowagiac Middle School Parents- DMS Athletics practices start this week. The following is a list of practice times on school-sponsored sports. DMS Football- Monday 8/23, 5:00 PM at DMS Football Field DMS Cheer- Tuesday 8/24, 2:30 PM at DUHS Auxiliary gym DMS Volleyball- 7th Grade Wed 8/25, 2:30 PM DMS GYM 8th Grade Thursday 8/26, TBA DMS GYM Reminder that ALL athletes MUST have a current MHSAA Sports Physical in order to practice.
Dowagiac Union School has several openings for Breakfast/Lunch aides, utility aides, and health aides. All job openings can be viewed on our human resources page. https://www.dowagiacschools.org/page/human-resources
The District's 31st Annual Report is available to view. This report is a summary of the past school year (2020-21) You can view the report here: https://5il.co/x4y3
CHANGE OF VENUE: The venue for the Board of Education meeting on Monday, August 16, 2021 will be in the PAC at the Dowagiac Middle School, not at City Hall. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m.
Strategic Planning Survey: To take the survey please follow this link: surveymonkey.com/r/Dowagiac2021SP
It’s hard to believe that back to school is already right around the corner! With that comes registering your student for busing. All students need to register every school year if bus transportation is needed. All requests should have been completed in July but must be completed by August 13, to ensure your child is able to ride for the start of school. New details, including our transportation app, and a link to the online bus registration request form can be found on the transportation page of our website. dowagiacschools.org/page/transportation
The Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the PAC at Dowagiac Middle School for the purpose of meeting with MASB to discuss the Strategic Planning Process. This meeting is open to the public.
Letter from Superintendent Whan with information for the upcoming 2021-22 school year. Click this link to view: https://5il.co/wl5b
New posting: UTILITY CUSTODIAN View posting here: https://5il.co/whep
NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION. If you have a Kindergarten aged child that has not registered for the upcoming school year, please call the Administration Office at 269-782-4400 for enrollment information. Also, if you are NEW to the Dowagiac district for any grade level, please call for registration information.