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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


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). You can also have all this information set up in the parent preferences to be emailed to you.  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

DMS Fall Conferences November 10 and 12, 2015

 Delta Middle School will hold the fall conferences on November 10 and 12, please look for the appointment form to set up an appointment or call the guidance office for an appointment. 419.822.9118 ext 1106 or 1107.  Time slots are available between 3:30 - 6:45 on both nights.

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 7th grade students are required by the State of Ohio to have a booster dose of  the  Tdap 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.


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.

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

5th Grade Girls' Traveling Basketball League

Any 5th grade girl that is interested in playing on the travel basketball team needs to meet in Mrs. Smith's room during your Academic Assist today to pick up information. Mrs. Smith's room is 203.

November 23 fundraiser tumblers will be sent home with the students who had orders

Nov 25, 26 and 27  No School for PDY

Dec 2  After school detention 3 - 4pm

Dec 7  DMS Health Screenings

Dec 14   FCC 8th grade program during 3rd period, Deputy Simon and his K-9 partner

Dec. 14 MS Choir and Band Christmas Concert 7:30pm HS gymnasium

Dec 16  Joel Penton Assembly at noon

Dec 16  7th grade Walleye field trip

Dec 16  Board of Education meeting at 6:30pm at the board office

Dec 17  Q2 Fifth grade Musical at 2:10pm in our Cafeteria

Dec 18  Magazine sale winners Minion Movie reward

Dec 21 - Jan 1  Winter break, school resumes Jan 4, 2016

Jan. 14 Current 8th graders visit Four County Joint Vocational School.

Jan. 15 No School PDY Students-Staff Inservice.

Jan. 25 Freshman Orientation at High School at 6:30pm in Auditorium.

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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