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      February is the start of DFMS...Career Month!

      February 1st will start the month with Job Shadowing Day. 

      Students will have the opportunity to participate in On-Site Job Shadowing to introduce them to the world of work.  Students are highly encouraged to participate. The application & permission forms will be available via Google Classroom and are attached to this email.  These forms are due to Guidance no later than Thursday, January 26th, at 3:30 pm. Forms MUST be approved by the Career Specialist. Additional forms will be available in the Guidance Office.

      After the Job Shadow experience, students will need to turn in the Job Host Interview form, a Student Reflection Questions Form and a Thank-You note by Friday, February 3rd at 3:30 pm.

      Additional Career Topics for the month will include Virtual Job Shadowing and a video about the 16 Career Clusters.  

      Job Shadowing Packet


      ACTION News

      February 2 - Next Club Meeting (All Students Welcome)

      7:30 - 8:10 a.m. in Room 105

      February 16 - Coffee with a Cop (For DFMS Parents)

      Topic: Preventing Burglaries and Car Break-ins

      8:30 - 9:15 a.m. in the Media Center

      February 23 - 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration (Community Event)

      "Honoring the Journey: Past, Present, and Future"

      6-7:30 p.m. (Food Trucks Begin Serving at 5:15 p.m.)

      Aunt Pearlie Sue, Gullah Storyteller

      Ms. Sky Foster, BMW Corporate Leader, Community Educator

      Ms. Judi Gatson, WIS-TV Anchor, Host N-Touch

      Food Trucks: The Donut Guy, The Belgian Waffle Truck, Haute Dog Lady

      Admission: Free

      Guests are asked to bring a new pair of men's socks to be donated to a Columbia homeless shelter.


      District Choice Window

      The district choice window will open this week.  This is especially important for 8th graders considering their high school options.  Please be aware of the important Choice dates below.  For more information about District 5 Choices go to http://lexington.schoolwires.net/CHOICE.

      Student Application Window – January 23rd – February 3rd

      Notification Emails to Students/Families  - February 13th

      Student Acceptance Window – February 13th – 20th


      Upcoming Events

      Monday, January 23rd - Basketball vs. Carolina Springs 5:30 p.m. - DFMS Gym

      Thursday, January 26th - Basketball vs. Lexington 5:30 p.m. - DFMS Gym

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