District Athletic Events

Sports Physicals for 2016-2017

Physicals for athletes going into grades 7-12 next  year will be

Tuesday May 24th

6:00pm to 7:30pm

$15 per family regardless of the number of athletes in the family.  So 1, 2 or 3 athletes will still just cost $15.

Click here for the OHSAA Physical Form. 

All 6 pages must be filled out the night of the physical. 

Parents be sure and sign the forms.

If you have any questions, please call:

Delta High School Athletic Office


Parents / Guardians of current 6th grade students

DMS Digital Newsletter November 2015-January 2016

PDY Middle School Mission Statement

The Pike-Delta-York Middle School provides a quality education focused on the needs of youth in transition from childhood to adolescence.  A partnership exists between parents, staff, and the community to ensure the academic and personal growth of our students.

Delta Middle School Information


Daily Announcements and Events that are happening at the Middle School can be found on the website at www.pdys.org. under Middle School Announcement Archives.   The new student information system is the Parent Portal, found on our website, is an excellent way to stay informed of your child’s grades, attendance, events and daily bulletins (announcements).  If you currently do not have access to this Parent Portal system please call the office for assistance.  Please keep all your parent and student address, cell phone number and home number updated in the school office.

Regular School Hours 8:15 am – 2:55 pm.  If your student is absent please call the MS attendance phone extension line #1 to leave a message that includes your student's name and absent reason.  A parent/guardian or doctor note is required to excuse the student for the day, 5 absences are allowed per semester.  If an Advanced Absence is needed the form can be printed off the "District Forms" on our website or they are available in the school's office.

Calamity day announcement information is available on all local television and radio stations.

Contact information:

Delta Middle School

1101 Panther Pride Drive

Delta, OH  43515

419.822.9118 office

419.822.8490 fax

All visitors must report to the office and get a visitors pass.



DMS Important dates

The Daily Bulletin announcements can be sent to you email through the Powerschool Parent Portal parent preferences.  Please keep all cell phone, home phone and addresses up to date with the office so the School Messenger alert system will make


All parent/guardian of our current 6th grade students please note there is an informational immunization letter posted on our website from our school nurse.

All 7th grade students are required by the State of Ohio to have a booster dose of  the  Tdap and the Meningitis immunization or waiver on file.  Please provide proof of your student having this immunization to the MS Nurses office.  If you have any questions about childhood immunizations, please contact your family physician or the local health department at 419.337.0915.

Special “School Shot” clinics will be held at Fulton County Health Department:
• Thursday, April 28 3:00 to 6:00 pm – by appointment - Call 419-337-0915
• Thursday, May 12 3:00 to 6:00 pm – by appointment


Calamity Make-Up Plans:  PDY Local Schools is committed to maintaining a strong education program.  Beginning with the 6th day the school buildings are closed, make up time will be attained in the following order:

1.         January 15, 2016 will be a make up day (if available).

2.         February 12, 2016 will be a make up day (if available).

3.         After February 12, 2016, an extended school day (30 minutes) will be   implemented if necessary.

4.         If needed, days may be added to the end of the school year.

*The calendar complies with the ORC and exceeds minimum hours requirements for Grade K-5 (910 hours) and Grades 6-12 (1001 hours). For purposes of Section 3313.48, school hours are calculated as the time Pike-Delta-York Schools are open for instruction with pupils in attendance, including scheduled classes, supervised activities, and approved education options but excluding lunch and breakfast periods and extracurricular.



Powerschool gradebook updates every Wednesday to view student grades. Powerschool grades, attendance and announcements can be viewed daily through the Parent Portal.

Assignments can be found on the PDYS.org website under school - Middle School - assignments   Choose the Tab that is your student's grade at the top

DMS Online Newsletter is available on our website under School  -Middle School  - newsletter



After School Detentions are from 3 - 4pm.

St Gov't meeting every Wednesday at 7:40am in Mrs. Juby's classroom 204

Dress for Success on Wednesday

Current 6th grade students should have received a letter from the school nurse regarding the immunization requirements for grade 7. Please provide the school nurse with a copy of the immunization. Don't forget to schedule your child's immunizations. The Fulton County Health Department is having special shot clinics on April 28th and May 2nd from 3-6pm.  This year students must have both the Tdap and the Meningitis vaccine before entering the seventh grade.   Turn in a copy of your results when completed. 

Are you looking for the perfect gift to give your mom for Mother's Day - May 8th?  If so, the DI teams -Warning:  Deepfried Imaginators, The Fedorablez and To DI and Beyond are selling Chocolate Covered Strawberries and Buckeyes to raise money for their trip to DI Global Finals.  You can purchase 6 for $7.00 or 12 for $12.00.  Just contact one of the team members or Ms. Foor before Friday, May 6th, to order this delicious treat for your mother.

Boys Basketball Players in grades 6-8 going to the Wauseon Playing Camp this summer need to have their EMA, Registration Form, & money to Mr. Fox by 5/3/16.

Talent Show sign up and permission slips are available from Mrs. Juby

Delta Panthers girls basketball camp May 18 and 19 from 3:30 - 5:30 at the high school for grades 3 - 5


April 29 5th grade IOWA test after lunch

April 29 FFA high school Farm day  5/6 12:30 - 1:15pm and 7/8 1:15 - 2pm

May 4 and 5 Cheer practice 3:30 - 5:30 in the high school Auxiliary gym, forms are in the office

May 5 World Hand Hygiene Day learn to properly wash your hands from our own school nurse

May 6  Fifth and Sixth grade Wetlands Celebration, lunch provided by North Star

May 7  Band Garage Sale in Auxiliary gym 8 - 2pm, drop off donations May 3 - 5 from 3 - 7pm behind Aux gym

May 9  No charging will be allowed from this date to the end of the school year in the cafeteria

May 9  Start to return all library materials to the library

May 9 Cheer Try Out at 5pm in the HS auxiliary gym

May 9 - 13 St Gov't sucker sale during AA

May 10 SADD meeting  7:45am in Mrs. Roth's room

May 10  Spring Fling 4:30 - 7pm a lot of fun is planned Bingo, pizza, concessions, silent auction baskets

May 11 - 13  BOGO Bookfair in the cafeteria stage, parents are welcome to stop in and check it out

May 12  Grade 6 Mudhens field trip, includes a hotdog lunch

May 12 MS/HS Band concert at 7pm

May 12  MS rescheduled Track meet at  Patrick Henry

May 12  Internet safety with the 8th grade

May 16  Magazine reward prize Kalahari trip, students will return to DMS at 5pm. please arrange transportation home, include a pizza/pop lunch

May 16 Choir Concert 7pm at the high school

May 17  Field Day/Incentive Day

May 18  Field Day Rain date

May 19  Dodgeball Championship and Duct tape fundraiser at 2pm

May 18 Promotion practice after lunch

May 18 Detention 3 - 4

May 18 Board of Education meeting 6:30

May 19  Awards Day morning,  Talent Show after lunch

May 19  Annual Egg Drop for grade 5

May 20  8th grade Class Trip will return to the middle school at 7pm please have a ride for them

May 20 Fourth grade visit involves tour and lunch

May 23  8th grade promotion practice morning

May 24 8th grade Promotion at 11:30am

May 24  Last day of School Early Release at 12:55

May 24 All Sport Physicals at the High School at 6pm cost is $15 per family

Bell schedule DMS

 Regular School day:   2015/16 first day of classes  August 19, 2015

     8:05 am First Bell Rings (students dismissed to locker/class)

     8:15 am Tardy bell rings, students must be in the classroom seat

     Period 1   *8:15 - 9:00

     Period 2    9:03 - 9:43

     Period 3    9:46 - 10:26

     Period 4    10:29 - 11:09

     Period 5    11:10 - 12:23 lunch

                       Grade 5  11:10 - 11:40 lunch

                       Grade 5  11:43 - 12:23 class

                       Grade 6  11:10 - 11:40 lunch

                       Grade 6  11:43 - 12:23 class

                       Grade 7  11:12 - 11:52 class

                       Grade 7  11:53 - 12:23 lunch

                       Grade 8  11:12 - 11:52  class

                       Grade 8  11:53 - 12:23 lunch

     Period 6    12:26 - 1:06

     Period 7     1:09 - 1:49

     Period 8     1:52 - 2:32

     Period 9     2:35 - 2:55


2 hour delay bell schedule

 School bell schedule for 2 hr delay

  10:05 Bell to dismiss to locker and class

  10:15 Tardy bell, students must be in classroom seats

    Period 1  10:15 - 10:45

    Period 2  10:48 - 11:16

    Period 5  11:16 - 12:19 lunch

            Grade 5  11:16 - 11:46 lunch

            Grade 5  11:49 - 12:19  class

            Grade 6  11:16 - 11:46  lunch

            Grade 6  11:49 - 12:19 class

            Grade 7  11:19 - 11:49  class

            Grade 7  11:49 - 12:19  lunch

            Grade 8  11:19 - 11:49 class

            Grade 8  11:49 - 12:23  lunch

  Period 3  12:22 - 12:50

  Period 4  12 :53 - 1:21

  Period 6   1:24 - 1:52

  Period 7   1:55 - 2:23

  Period 8   2:26 - 2:55

Delta Middle School

1101 Panther Pride Drive

Delta, OH  43515

419-822-9118 office

419-822-8490 fax



Mr. Douglas J. Ford

Middle School Principal

419.822.9118 ext. 1104                                                          




Mrs. Debra Patterson                                                                      


419.822.9118 ext. 1102                                                          




Mrs. Sarah Fuerstenau                                                                      

Guidance Counselor                                                                

419.822.9118 ext 1107                                                            




Mrs. Wendy Nyquist                                                                        

Guidance Secretary                                                                

419.822.9118 ext. 1106                                                          



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