Category Archives: DeForest Area Middle School

Parents share immigration stories with 7th grade students

by Trent Rasmussen, 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher On Tuesday, May 16th, DAMS 7th grade students had the opportunity to learn about immigration and diversity from Iman Alrashid and Chadi Alhaj Kadour, parents of three students in the district.   … Continue reading

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First middle school PTO DeFo Dash a success

The DeForest Area Middle School PTO raised over $11,000 at their first annual DeFo Dash, held on Saturday, May 6. The successful fundraiser from the 5K walk/run helped the PTO reach their goal of $25,000 to complete renovation of the … Continue reading

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Middle school students attend State Leadership Conference

DAMS Student Council members attended the Wisconsin Association of Student Councils leadership conference May 7th and 8th in Madison. Over 100,000 Wisconsin teens have experienced the energy and education of the WASC State Conference since it’s inception.  During the two-day conference … Continue reading

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Middle school students host egg hunt at public library

Students in the middle school’s FACAS (Family and Consumer After School) Club hosted an egg hunt for children at the DeForest Area Public Library during their story time program.  The DAMS club advisor is Jessica Ceplina.

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Students attend Government Youth Day thanks to local American Legion

On April 5, 2017, twenty 8th graders from DeForest Area Middle School attended the 51st Annual Dane County Youth Government Day at the courthouse in Madison.  Rich Hankins and Wayne Noltemeyer from the DeForest American Legion also joined the students. … Continue reading

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First annual DeFo Dash 5K Run/Walk is May 6th

The DeForest Area Middle School PTO is sponsoring their first annual DeFo Dash, which is a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser benefiting the DAMS library renovation. Join them for this fun family and community event on May 6th beginning at 9:00 am.  … Continue reading

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Wilson and Fischer qualify for National History Bee in Atlanta, Georgia

Six students competed in the National History Bee’s Regional Finals in Milwaukee on March 23. Pictured above are (L-R): Thomas Hanson, Logan Wilson, Mason Kirchberg, Sam Fischer, Elizabeth Reynolds, Ainsley Swenson. According to their website (www.historybee.com), the National History Bee’s … Continue reading

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