Activities

Updates:

Summer Basketball Open Gym: Mondays 9 am- 10:30 am @ DMS gym for students going into 7th, 8th and 9th grade in 24-25 school year.- contact Coach Hirvela if interested. [email protected]

 

 Summer Conditioning Program: Physio program is offering summer conditioning for Douglas students.  The link for registration is (https://bhphysio.com/douglas-highmiddle-school-).  The cost is $200 or $150 for early registration.  Please contact Mr. Batteen if you need assistance with a "scholarship" to help pay for this program.  See flyer below for details.

Parent Information:
Insurance: (If needing coverage for the school year)
 
Pre-Participation Packets and Physicals are required for:
6th-8th Cross Country
6th-8th Grade Volleyball
7th-8th Grade Football
6th-8th Wrestling
6th-8th Grade Basketball
7th-8th Cheer
7th-8th Track
 
Pre-Participation Packets are required for:
Knowledge Bowl
Drama
Robotics
E-Sports
Team Managers
 
Packets:  NEW LINK COMING SOON!
Year Round
Newspaper 
Advisor:
 
 
1st Quarter
Volleyball
6th Grade Intramural- Head Coach: TBA
Signups
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Festival Dates: 9/18/24, 9/25/24, 10/2/24
 
 
7th Grade- Head Coach: Brook Clark  Asst. Coach: Tori Nielsen
First Day of Practice: 8/22/24
Last Day to signup:  8/30/24
Parent Meeting: 8/26/24  Time TBA
Practice Time: 6:00 am - 7:30 am
App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials, search 7th Grade Volleyball 2024
 
8th Grade- Head Coach: Megan Steiger  Asst. Coach: Shae Weber
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Football
7th Grade- Head Coach: Robert Rath
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8th Grade- Head Coach:TBA     Asst. Coach: Nick Ferguson
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App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials, search DMS Football
Cross Country 
6th, 7th, 8th Grade- Head Coach: Travis Miller  Asst Coach: Eric Elder
First Day of Practice: 08/19/24
Last Day to signup: N/A
Parent Meeting: 09/28/24 @ 4:45 pm in DMS Cafeteria
Practice Time: 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials, search DMS Patriots Cross-Country
Knowledge Bowl
6th, 7th, 8th Grade- Advisor: Matt Howard
Student Signup Meeting: 
First Day of Practice: 
Last Day to signup: N/A
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2nd Quarter
Wrestling
6th, 7th, 8th Grade Head Coach: TBA
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App: Download the Stack Team App, create credentials, search DMS Patriot Wrestling
Girls Basketball
6th Grade Intramural- Head: Brook Clark
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Festival Dates: 11/13/24, 11/20/24, (11/6 or 12/4 TBD)

 

7th Grade- Head: Tori Nielsen   Asst: Jace Caldwell
Interest Meeting: 10/15/24 @ 7:35 AM in the DMS auditorium
First Day of Practice: 10/22/24
Last Day to signup: 10/31/24
Parent Meeting: 11/01/24 @ 5:00 PM
Practice Time: 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
App: Download the Stack Team App, create credentials, and search: 7th grade girls bball DMS 2024
 
8th Grade- Head: TBA  Asst: Danielle Hirvela
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App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials and search DMS 8th Girls Basketball
Drama
6th, 7th, 8th Grade- Director: Cassie Hamer 
Sign up and student information meeting: 
Auditions: 10/23/24 & 10/24/24 - 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Rehearsals Start: TBA
Parent Meeting:  TBA
Fall Performances:  12/5/24 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM, 12/6/24 7:00 PM, 12/7/24 2:00 PM
 
3rd Quarter
 
Boys Basketball
6th Grade Intramural-  Head:     Asst: Abraham Wheeler
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Festival Nights- 2/5/25, 2/12/24, 2/19/24
 
7th Grade- Head: Kaitlin Heier   Asst: Robert Rath

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8th Grade- Head: Jace Caldwell   Asst: TBA

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App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials and search DMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball

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Spirit Squad
7th & 8th Grade- Coach: TBA
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Drama
6th, 7th, 8th Grade- Director: Cassie Hamer 
Student Interest Meeting:
Auditions: 1/09/25 & 1/10/25 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Spring Performances: 2/27/25 4:00 pm & 7:00 PM, 2/28/25 7:00 pm, 3/01/25 2:00 PM
 

4th Quarter
Track 
7th & 8th Grade- Head Coach: Eric Elder
Student Interest Meeting: Signup through Social Studies Teacher
First Day of Practice: 03/18/24
Last Day to signup: 03/29/24
Parent Meeting: 03/26/24 @ 5 PM in DMS Cafeteria
Practice Time: 3:05 - 5:00 PM
App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials and search: Douglas Middle School Track
Track Pictures: April 23rd @ 3:15 PM
Year-round Activities-6th, 7th, 8th Grade
 
Student Council
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School Dance Dates 2023-2024:
Friday October 27, 2023 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM - (ALL GRADES)
Friday February 9, 2024 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM - (ALL GRADES)
Friday May 3, 2024 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM -  (PBIS INCENTIVE- HAS TO BE EARNED- CRITERIA TBA)
Monday May 20, 2024 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM - (8TH GRADE FORMAL)
Robotics- 2nd and 3rd Quarter
First Day of Practice: 10/18/23
Last Day to signup: 11/01/23
Parent Meeting: 10/16/23 from 3:30 PM- 5:00 PM in Room 707 at DMS
Practice Time: Each Monday and Wednesday that school is in session- 3:30 PM- 5:00 PM, Room 707 at DMS
App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials, search DMS Robotics
 
Robotics Information:
Students will compete in the Vex Robotics Competition or VRC to design and build a robot to complete a task more efficiently than their competitors.  They will work collaboratively with different partners chosen at random at their events.  Students will need to use their imaginations as well as their knowledge of science and technology to think outside the box and overcome new and exciting challenges.  No experience in robotics or coding is needed, give it a shot!!  
Band
Concert Dates:
12/16/24 6 PM in DMS Auditorium
*Concert starting at 6 PM for 6th grade, 6:20 PM for 7th grade, and 6:40 PM for 8th grade.  To make room for all parents, please only attend the grade-level performance of your student.  Parents can form a line in the cafeteria prior to their student's performance.
 
05/13/25 6 PM in DMS Auditorium
*Concert starting at 6 PM for 6th grade, 6:20 PM for 7th grade, and 6:40 PM for 8th grade.  To make room for all parents, please only attend the grade-level performance of your student.  Parents can form a line in the cafeteria prior to their student's performance.
 
Choir
Director: Lindsay Scott
Concert Dates:
12/09/24 6 PM in DMS Auditorium
 
05/08/25 6 PM in DMS Auditorium
E-Sports- 1st, 2nd and 3rd Quarter

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App: Download Stack Team App, create credentials, search DMS Esports

 

E-Sports Information:

This sport takes and interest that many students have, playing video games, and incorporates it into a competitive environment.  Students compete against their peers from throughout our region using a virtual competition environment.  Some game titles available for students to compete are in solo games like Chess, while others are team-based like Rocket League.  E-Sports is a rapidly expanding sports in middle and high school, and also at the collegiate level.  Universities and other entities are even providing scholarships to E-Sports players to attend school.  Competitions will be structured and take place on certain days at set times.  There will also be times available for practice and team building activities on a student's non-competition days.  Game titles, expectations, goals and more will be discussed during the initial parent meeting listed above.

Garden Club: Fall and Spring (As weather permits)

First Day of Practice: 04/16/24 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Room 707

Last Day to sign up: N/A

Meeting Times: TBA

 

Garden Club Information:

Students will plant, grow and harvest fruits and vegetables from our school garden.  They will learn how to care for the plants as well as the agricultural science behind gardening and how to grow more efficiently and in different media and environments.