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

March 6--MS/HS Jazz Band Coffeehouse; HS Cafeteria 7:00 pm
March 7--Kennedy Honors Orchestra in Cedar Rapids
March 7--Tri-State MS Honor Band at the High School
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; 3:15-5:00 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
April 21--5th Grade watching Old Creamery Theater Performance; HS 12:30

May 6--Mini Courses (rain date is May 13)
May 7--7th & 8th Grade Band Concert; HS Auditorium 7:00 pm
May 8--5th Grade Field Trip to Norman Borlaug Farm
May 11--5th & 6th Grade Band Concert; CL Auditorium 7:00 pm
May 14--8th Grade Tree Planting (rain date is May 20)
May 18--5th & 6th Grade Orchestra Concert; CL Auditorium 7:00 pm
May 18 - 22--7th Grade Water Walk Week
May 19--5th Grade Field Trip to Mystery Cave/Forestville State Park
May 19--7th & 8th Grade Orchestra Concert; CL Auditorium 7:00 pm
May 21--7th & 8th Grade Pops Concert; HS Auditorium 7:00 pm
May 24--High School Commencement; 2:00 pm
May 25--No School; Memorial Day

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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