David W. Dennis Intermediate School

 

 

     Latest News          

  • Tuesday, February 21-Friday, February 24; ISTEP Spirit Week. Tuesday is Pajama Day, Wednesday is Backwards Day, Thursday is Hat Day, Friday is Superpower Day
  • Thursday, February 23; Math Bowl at Civic Hall, 5:00-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 28; ISTEP testing begins
  • Yearbook orders and money ($16) are due Friday, March 3, 2017! Watch for flyers to come home with students or order online at YBPay.lifetouch.com.
  • Tuesday, March 14; Family Bowling Night at Richmond 40 Bowl, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • March 27-31; NO SCHOOL, Spring Break
  • Report Cards for 1st semester were mailed home the week of January 9. Contact the office if you did not receive it. Click HERE for additional information about ISTEP Perspective resources to assist your student(s) with important skills.
  • Good luck to all of our winter sports teams (Basketball, Wrestling) during their season! Check out the athletics page and the calendar page on this website for game schedules. Go Bulldogs!

     School Information     

Dennis Intermediate School
serving grades 5 through 8

Principal: Richard Bryant

Assistant Principal: Dawn Claghorn

Volunteer Background Checks are required for any adult wanting to help at school functions, including chaperoning field trips, mentoring, and other events. Please complete this form and turn it into the office as it takes several weeks for processing. (Español)

     Hours     

Building Opens: 7:45 am
Breakfast Served: 7:45 am - 8:15 am
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:15 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday (Early Release): 8:15 am - 2:49 pm
2-Hour Delay: 10:15 am - 3:30 pm
If Richmond Community Schools has a two-hour delay on a Tuesday, students will be dismissed at the regular time (3:30 pm).
 
     Meals     
 
Breakfast and Lunch are served free of charge to all Dennis students thanks to a federal grant.
Click here for monthly menus.
An additional slice of pizza on Little Caesar's/Domino's days may be purchased for $1.50
 
     Arrival and Dismissal     
 
For the safety of our students, please drop off and pick up on the school side of the street so they do not have to cross traffic.
 
Students enter the south end of the building at the cafeteria entrance (Door #4) from 7:45 - 8:15 am. After 8:15, please enter the front of the building (Door #1).
 
Car riders & walkers are dismissed at 3:30 pm (2:49 Tuesday) through Door #1.
 
     Positive Behavior Expectations (PBIS)     

Dennis Intermediate School staff is student centered and follows a standards based curriculum designed to meet the needs of all of our students. 

Dennis Intermediate School fosters:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Personal responsibility
  • Active listening
  • No put downs
  • And personal best each day
   
PAWS Power at D.I.S.
  • Practice Respect
  • Accept Responsibility
  • Work Together
  • Safety Matters
     Counselor's Corner     
 
  Check out the link below for Twenty-First Century Scholars! http://www.in.gov/21stcenturyscholars/index.htm

     Mission Statement     

Dennis Intermediate School fosters curiosity, academic achievement, responsible citizenship, a safe environment, parental and community involvement, and an interest in life-long learning.

La Secundaria Dennis fomenta curiosidad, exito academico, ciudadania responsable, un ambiente seguro, apoyo de los padres y la comunidad, y una interes en aprendizaje de por vida.