Dallas Center - Grimes Community School District http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=34&Itemid=739 Mon, 25 May 2015 06:55:58 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb bchadwick@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Dallas Center - Grimes Community School District) Last Day of School http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=490&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=490&catid=34&Itemid=739 The last day of school will be Thursday, May 28th.]]> jmotz@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Jeff Motz) Front Page Fri, 22 May 2015 13:13:24 +0000 2015-2016 Calendars http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=489&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=489&catid=34&Itemid=739 2015-2016 District Calendar (Traditional)

2015-2016 District Calendar (Color)

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jmotz@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Jeff Motz) Front Page Fri, 01 May 2015 15:23:04 +0000
School Facilities Special Election Results http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=488&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=488&catid=34&Itemid=739 Both measures of the School Facilities Special Election held Tuesday, April 7th passed.  DCG had a successful vote on the Bond Election to approve funding for a $13.8 million dollar elementary building to be built in Grimes with 79.13 % approval with a total of 786 votes. The Physical Plant and Equipment Levy also passed with 80.90% approval with a total of 780 votes. DCG would like to thank our patrons for all the support that is given to our schools!

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jmotz@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Jeff Motz) Front Page Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:40:45 +0000
2015-2016 PPEL Bond Special Election http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=483&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=483&catid=34&Itemid=739 2015-2016 PPEL Bond Special Election Information

2015-2016 PPEL Bond Special Election Information (PDF document)

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jmotz@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Jeff Motz) Front Page Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:50:57 +0000
Burnett Fund http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=420&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=420&catid=34&Itemid=739 The Burnett Scholarship committee has changed the method for which recipients are paid funds from the Burnett Charitable Trust. Below you will find our new procedures and the application for payment.

Click here to download

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bchadwick@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Super User) Front Page Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:09:41 +0000
Silver Cord Award Update http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=419&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=419&catid=34&Itemid=739 Click here to watch a video on the Silver Cord Program

New: The final project is now a presentation. 

Remember: Each student may do no more than 15 hours of service in one place in one calendar year


Final Presentation:

During the month of May of the graduating year, seniors will deliver a 3-5 minute video presentation (individually or in pairs) to the 8th grade advisories. The goal of the final presentation is to deliver a positive message about the benefits of service to others in and around our community.

You can pick up a Silver Cord From in the Dean's office at the High School or Meadows front office. 

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bchadwick@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Super User) Front Page Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:52:20 +0000
Grades and Grading – Frequently Asked Questions http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=418&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=418&catid=34&Itemid=739 What is the purpose of grades? To communicate the learning to others. Grades must be:

  •  Accurate – The grade must reflect the academic performance of the student when the summative grade is given. Behaviors such as attitude, effort, late work, etc. should not affect the academic grade. DCG is considering a separate behavior or ‘employability’ grade to address this need.
  • Fair – The grade must not be influenced by factors unrelated to academic performance, such as gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, etc.
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bchadwick@dc-grimes.k12.ia.us (Super User) Front Page Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:57:45 +0000
Costa Rica Science Trip http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=412&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=412&catid=34&Itemid=739 An exciting new opportunity is open to DCG high school students for next summer 2015.  From June 14 to June 20 2015, Mr. Mangler will bring a group of students to experience science in the biodiversity hotspot of Costa Rica.  This trip is scheduled to include zip-lining through the canopy of a tropical rain forest, white water rafting down a mountain river, visiting one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, and experiencing unique and amazing flora and fauna.

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matthew@assignitapp.com (Burket) Front Page Wed, 21 May 2014 03:55:00 +0000
Large Group Speech All-State - The Locker http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=411&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=411&catid=34&Itemid=739 Congratulations to the following students involved! ]]> matthew@assignitapp.com (Burket) Front Page Thu, 08 May 2014 01:42:25 +0000 Campus Mobile Portal App http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108&catid=34&Itemid=739 http://www.dcgschools.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108&catid=34&Itemid=739 Campus Mobile Portal App Announced ]]> matthew@assignitapp.com (Burket) Front Page Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:51:48 +0000