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Million Word Challenge Winners
Students who read a million words this year will go with Coach Ab to Raising Cane's this spring to celebrate!!
DeSoto Parish Middle School Student of the Year
Congratulations to Hunter on being named the DeSoto Parish Middle School Student of the Year!!
The 8th grade gifted students took a field trip to the Oscar award winning Moonbot Studios on November 15th. The students saw William Joyce, and learned about what happens behind the scenes in making animated movies.
Regional Social Studies Fair
Our students represented us well at the Regional Social Studies Fair!! Christy and Luke won 4th place. Trinity won 2nd place, and she will be going to state competition in Lake Charles. Great job, Griffins!!
Young Author's Contest
Congratulations to Kaylea Reeves on winning third place in the 8th grade nonfiction category at the State Young Author's Contest for her essay, "Fate's Strings".
Louisiana Teacher Leader Event- Lafayette, Louisiana
Congratulations to Hunter on being invited to speak at the Louisiana Teacher Leader Event held on April 18th in Lafayette, Louisiana. Hunter spoke about teachers that have had a dramatic impact on his life at the gathering of over 2,000 teacher leaders. He did a wonderful job representing North DeSoto Middle School!! Griffin Pride!!
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Lady Griffin Softball- State Champions
Louisiana Junior High
In the championship game, the Lady Griffins shut-out Caldwell by a score of 7-0. The team's head coach is Kristen Cole with assistant coach Jimbo Davlin.
Stonewall Retirement Community
4-H Club, Book Club, and CAPA partnered for a community service trip to Stonewall Retirement Community. The students square danced and completed an art project with the residents. Everyone had a wonderful time!!
NDMS 4-H Winners
Elyssa Coker's goat was named Reserve Champion Louisiana Bred Fullblood Doe, and Christina Cummings won in the 4-H Poultry Division! Congratulations, Elyssa and Christina!!
Physicals for incoming 7th and 8th grade spring/fall 2013 football participants will be held Tuesday, April 16th.
Sports Physical Form
TAP Founder's Award
North DeSoto Middle School won the Tap Founder's Award at Tap National Convention. The honor, the most prestigious given to any Teacher and Student Advancement School in the nation, was presented by U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and came with a $50,000 award for the school.
We are looking forward to an awesome second semester at North DeSoto Middle in 2013!! LEAP and iLEAP testing will soon be upon us this spring. Students and teachers have been diligently preparing for these assessments daily in the classroom. Please let us know of any questions or concerns.Thank you for the privilege of educating your young person!
Louisiana Art Contest
Congratulations to Tatum Beall and Justin Burr for winning the Louisiana Art Contest!! Their artwork will proceed to the parish level contest.
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North Desoto Middle School received a Value-Added Score of
This is the highest score a school can attain!
Great Job, Griffins!!
Focusing on academic excellence for all students
Quote of the Week
Accelerated Reader Report
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Golden Griffin Awards
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Check out our new website for the Golden Griffin Awards!!
The Golden Griffin Awards will be held this spring. If you are interested in entering a video in the contest, turn in your admission form in either Mrs. Acree or Mrs. Rockett's classroom. An after school workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 5th to introduce students to movie making software such as iMovie. Show your creativity, Griffins!
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State Superintendent of Education, John White, visited our school on Tuesday, October 2nd. He walked through several classrooms and was very complimentary of our students and staff.
Krewe of Centaur
The royal court from the Krewe of Centaur visited with our students about the history of Mardi Gras in Louisiana.
National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Shreveport Opera Express
The Shreveport Opera Express visited our school and performed with our students in an assembly. Everyone did a wonderful job!
DeSoto Parish Arts Council Gallery
NDMS student, Kaylone, stands with his mixed media art work, "The Lion King". Kaylone's art was a hit at the DeSoto Parish Arts Council Gallery in Grand Cane where he received numerous compliments. Kaylone's drawing will be entered into the DAC Art Rocks competition in April. Congratulations, Kaylone!!