Activity Day is an exciting day for DCMS students. This reward day offers over 25 different activities for students to choose from ranging from a water park, to hockey, to arts and crafts, or even making beef jerky. Fourteen 5th-8th graders chose to spend their day completing acts of kindness. They began their day at Feed My Starving Children in Chanhassen. Along with 100 students from another school, these students packed 21,600 meals which will feed 59 children for a year. The meals packed this day are going to the Republic of Congo in Africa. After a lunch stop at Unhinged Pizza in Norwood Young America, the students went to the Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel to play bingo with the residents. These young people showed great compassion and kindness throughout the day and were excellent representatives of Dassel-Cokato Middle School.
Special thanks to the Cokato-Dassel Lions for the donation towards transportation.
Students involved in these volunteer activities were: Emmanuel Johnson, Sigrid Olsen, Adelle Anderson, Josie Utecht, Drake Stenberg, Jubal Nelson, Anna Holm, Tara Siltala, Gloria Siltala, Leif Forsman, Mackenzie Potter, Chelsey Potter, Michael Williams, and Jaydn Utecht.
Dassel-Cokato Middle School 6th graders recently went to Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement (part of the Three Rivers Park District) in Maple Plain. Students took part in several activities throughout the day. During one of the activities, they learned about raptors and then dissected owl pellets to try to identify what the animals had eaten. The 6th graders learned winter survival skills and got a chance to practice building shelters and fires. They spent much of their day outside on a winter hike learning about the attributes and behaviors of animals including feeding chickadees from their heads or hands!
On February 7, 2017 ten middle school students from DCMS traveled to St. Cloud State University to compete in a regional MathCounts competition. From our region, 119 students qualified to compete. The students took math tests that required them to problem solve using a variety of strategies and multi-step figuring.
Ben Smock, and 8th grader from DCMS placed 4th out of 119 students. This placement qualified him for the State MathCounts competition on March 11, 2017. The State competition will be held in Plymouth, MN at the Crown Plaza.
This is a great accomplishment! Our DCMS Math Department is extremely proud of Ben and we know he will represent our Dassel-Cokato community well.
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