David W. Dennis Intermediate School

Student PBIS Survey

 

     Latest News          

The Intermediate Swim meet scheduled for September 16 has been rescheduled to next Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 am.

Friday, September 15 - End of 1st 6-week grading period. Progress reports will be given to students to bring home the following week.

Monday, October 9 - Parent/Teacher Conferences; NO SCHOOL for students

Monday, October 9-Friday, October 13; PTO Scholastic Book Fair

Wednesday, October 11; Picture Day

Monday, October 16-Friday, October 20 - NO SCHOOL; Fall Break

  • If you are new to our Dennis Family, please consider following us on Facebook through the link above. Our PTO also has a page, in addition to several of our teachers. Those links can be found on the "PTO," and "Teachers and Staff" tabs at the upper left of this page.
  • Fall sports (volleyball, swimming and diving, football, and cross country) are underway. Many of our intermediate teams have Facebook pages to follow. Be sure to "like" them for the most current information as our school Facebook page and website may not receive last minutes changes. Also check www.RichmondRedDevils.com for schedules and additional stories about our teams.

     School Information     

Dennis Intermediate School
serving grades 5 through 8

Principal: Nicole VanDervort

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, try to adjust your route to drop off and pick up students on the school side of the street so they do not have to cross traffic. Vehicles should not be using the parking lot or bus lanes for dropping off students.
 
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.