Decorah Middle School


Justin Albers, Principal

Jake Nimrod, Associate Principal and Activities Director

Lee Stock, Guidance Counselor (mobile 563-380-4058)

Paula McIntyre, Administrative Assistant

405 Winnebago Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101

Phone (563) 382-8427 • Fax (563) 387-4052

Decorah Middle School, in partnership with its parents and community, will strive to instill in its students high standards for learning, integrity, leadership and citizenship.


Wednesday One (1) Hour Late Starts

Reminder - Each Wednesday, beginning Wednesday, August 28, will begin with a one (1) hour late start due to Professional Development for DCSD staff.

Important Dates

February 4--Reading MAP Testing
February 5--Hearing Re-checks
February 6--Math Counts Regional Competition
February 6--Student Led Conferences 5:00-8:00 pm
February 10--Student Led Conferences 5:00-8:00 pm
February 11--Math MAP Testing
February 14--No School; Comp Day
February 17--No School; President's Day
February 28--7th Grade Band Concert; HS Auditorium 6:30 pm
February 28--8th Grade Band Concert; HS Auditorium 7:30 pm
February 29--Regional NHD Competition at the Middle School

March 6--MS/HS Jazz Band Coffeehouse; HS 7:00 pm
March 12--7th & 8th Grade School Plays; Carrie Lee Auditorium 7:00 pm
March 16--6th Grade Science Fair; 5:30-7:00 pm
March 16 - April 9--ISASP Testing
March 17--Reading Games Competition at the MS; 3:15-4:30 pm
March 20--7th & 8th Grade Activity Night at the MS; 3:30-7:00 pm
March 27--End of 3rd Quarter

April 10--No School; Spring Break
April 13--No School; Spring Break
April 16--6th Grade Musical; Carrie Lee Auditorium 7:00 pm
April 17--6th Grade Musical; Carrie Lee Auditorium 7:00 pm
April 18--6th Grade Musical; Carrie Lee Auditorium 1:30 pm

Informational Resources

Parent Letter - Student Behavior Expectations

19-20 5th Grade Brochure

19-20 6th Grade Brochure
19-20 7th Grade Brochure
19-20 8th Grade Brochure
19-20 Music Brochure

9th Hour Information for Parents

Bullying Intervention Form
Safe School Reporting Form - NEW Online Form!

DMS Digital Learning Environment (DLE) Expectations
DMS Attendance Policy
DMS Bell Schedule (19-20)
DMS Classroom Schedule
18-19 Nurse Information
2019- 2020 DMS Student Handbook
2019-2020 School Supply List

Physical Form for Athletics (grades 7-12)

19-20 DMS Impact Letter & Consent Form
(for 7th grade & any new 8th grade athletes)

It is the policy of the Decorah Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator. Call the Central Office at 563-382-4208 for more information.
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