Daily Announcements

June 7, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Sumner

All library books are due tomorrow.  If you still can't find them, maybe you left them at the doctor or dentist office? At a relative's house? At your friend's house? At your parent's workplace? At a restaurant? In any of your classrooms here at Duniway? If you can't find them you need to replace them.  Come talk to the library staff for options.

Kelsey Cobb

Hey Duniway! Are you starting to think about your summer plans? Well yearbook club is ready to help with one last raffle this year! We will be raffling off 3 awesome summer prizes at all lunches this Monday-Thursday. Raffle tickets are one for $1 or 6 for $5. You can enter for a chance to win a 10 admission pass to the pool or a $10 gift card to Dutch Bros or Serendipity! Come visit us at the Dragon Den at LUNCH!

Ms. Birdsall

8th Graders! Did you want to tryout for the Grizzlies Dance Team but missed tryouts in May? Well, we have a special offer for you! We have decided to have a one day only Dance Tryout Day for incoming freshman on Tuesday, June 12th, in the MHS Food Court 4pm-6pm! No dance experience is required, and we are a no cut team! You only need to audition! See you on Tuesday!

Kelsey Cobb

We still have yearbooks for sale. So if you would still like a Duniway Middle School 2017-2018 yearbook, bring your $15 down to the office.

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open today during lunch activity time.  Redeem your Dragon Fire tickets while supplies last!


May 31, 2018

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Sumner

Today is the exciting battle between the Final Four teams in Hooked to Books.  During A lunch, The Barneys vs. The Rebels. During B lunch, Slime vs. The Sleeping Dolphins.  Good luck to all four teams! Whoever wins today will be in our championship battle tomorrow during A lunch.

Sumner

Tomorrow is the last day for library check outs.  All books will be due back Friday, June 8. Please look now for super late books or take care of paying for lost books in the office.  We have an exciting opportunity for summer book checkout. Details coming soon!


May 16

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Birdsall

Have you thought about joining the Grizzlies Dance Team? Come to Open Gym this week to see what we are all about and get ready for next week’s tryouts! Bring a friend too! No previous dance experience required! Open Gym is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 4-6pm in the Dance Loft at the high school!  


May 15

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Announcement

Birdsall

Have you thought about joining the Grizzlies Dance Team? Come to Open Gym this week to see what we are all about and get ready for next week’s tryouts! Bring a friend too! No previous dance experience required! Open Gym is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 4-6pm in the Dance Loft at the high school!  

Sumner

Hooked to Books competition continues today in the library.  During A lunch, Slime vs. Frilled Dragons. During B lunch, La Latinas vs. Book.  Best of luck to all the teams!

Kelsey Cobb

Hey Yearbook Club,  Even though the end of the school year is fast approaching, our work isn't done yet! Come join Ms.Cobb after school today to continue our yearbook duties!

Rosemary Rice

Classified staff - just a reminder that time sheets are due today.  Please turn them in to Rosemary asap!


May 10


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Dr. Palacios

Please remember to lock up your bike when you park it in the school bike rack. Although we lock the gate, a chain or cable with a lock through the frame of the bicycle will ensure it's safety during the day. Additionally, several bikes have been stolen this year when left over night. Please make sure that you take your bike home at the end of the day.

Birdsall

8th graders! Have you thought about joining the High School Dance team? Now is your chance! Bring a friend and come to Open Gym tonight to see what we are all about! Open Gym is 4pm-6pm at the high school. There is a Parent and Dancer Tryout Meeting TONIGHT at 6:30pm too! Come meet the coaches and learn what it means to be a part of this amazing team! There are flyers in the Main Office for more information!

Sumner

Hooked to Books competition continues today in the library.  During A lunch, Mario Bros. vs. The Sleeping Dolphins. During B lunch, Doomsday vs. The Rebels.  Best of luck to all the teams!


May 8, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Ms. Birdsall

8th graders! Think about joining the 2018-2019 Grizzlies Dance Team! Open gym starts THIS week, May 7th to May 17th on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-6pm at the high school. We will get you ready for tryouts and show you what we are all about! There are flyers in the Main Office for more information.

Jeremy Hurl

Running Club is back! Come join Mr. Hurl Monday, Wednesday's, and Friday's at 3 pm for fun runs around McMinnville. Running Club will run until school is out and is a great way to stay or get in shape! Stop by Room 209 if you have any questions!

Gwen Silva

Please bring small, empty tuna cans to the 6th grade wing before May 31!  Thank you!

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open this Friday during lunch activity time!  Please sign your Dragon Fire tickets!


May 7, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Ms. Birdsall

8th graders! Think about joining the 2018-2019 Grizzlies Dance Team! Open gym starts THIS week, May 7th to May 17th on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-6pm at the high school. We will get you ready for tryouts and show you what we are all about! There are flyers in the Main Office for more information.

Jeremy Hurl

Running Club is back! Come join Mr. Hurl Monday, Wednesday's, and Friday's at 3 pm for fun runs around McMinnville. Running Club will run until school is out and is a great way to stay or get in shape! Stop by Room 209 if you have any questions!

Ms. Aspholm

Congratulations to Anna Gerber for submitting the winning Dragon Board Design!   Anna's Dragon was choice number 3 on the 8th grade voting ballot.


May 4, 2018

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Ms. Birdsall

8th graders! Have you thought about how you can be involved next year in high school? Think about joining the 2018-2019 Grizzlies Dance Team! It is a team where you can be yourself, have fun, learn great dance skills and be a part of something amazing! Open gym will be May 7th to 17th on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-6pm at the high school. We will get you ready for tryouts and show you what we are all about! There are flyers in the Main Office for more information.

Jeremy Hurl

Running Club is back! Come join Mr. Hurl Monday, Wednesday's, and Friday's at 3 pm for fun runs around McMinnville. Running Club will run until school is out and is a great way to stay or get in shape! Stop by Room 209 if you have any questions!

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway Track Athletes:  It's been a great season and now it's time to celebrate!  Our Track Team party will be Friday at 3:10 in the Commons.  Please bring your uniform to turn in.

Ms. Aspholm

Congratulations to Anna Gerber for submitting the winning Dragon Board Design!   Anna's Dragon was choice number 3 on the 8th grade voting ballot.

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open today during lunch activity time!  Bring your signed Dragon Fire Tickets!!


April 26 2018


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Announcement

Mrs. Guerra

Student Aide Applications are now available in the Counseling Center. If you are interested, please complete and return the application by Friday, April 27th.

Wendy Buhler

Volleyball open gyms will begin next week at MHS for any 8th grade girl interested in playing high school volleyball. Open gyms will be in the high school Red Gym every Tuesday and Thursday in May from 3:45 to 5:30. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Buhler in room 209.

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open this Friday!  Keep earning those Dragon Fire tickets!

Gwen Silva

Winners of this year's Duniway Writing Contest will be announced tomorrow!  The sixth grade winners will be announced 6th period in the library. Seventh and eighth grade winners will be announced 7th period in the library.  


April 25 2018


Teacher's Name

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Mrs. Guerra

Student Aide Applications are now available in the Counseling Center. If you are interested, please complete and return the application by Friday, April 27th.

Ms. Aspholm

Calling all 8th Grade Artists!  Enter your Dragon Design for the Duniway Dragon Gallery!    Requirements are posted in the hallways. Designs should be submitted to Ms. Aspholm, and will be voted on by the entire 8th grade class. Entries are Due April 27!

Mrs. Denney

Remember that each Chromebook is checked out to one student who is responsible for it. Students should NEVER use someone else's or allow someone to use theirs. If a device has a dead battery or unusable, a loaner must be checked out from the library. Please do not take another out of a class cart.

Wendy Buhler

Volleyball open gyms will begin next week at MHS for any 8th grade girl interested in playing high school volleyball. Open gyms will be in the high school Red Gym every Tuesday and Thursday in May from 3:45 to 5:30. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Buhler in room 209.

Sumner

The book fair is over and we have prizes to give away.  Any student that visited the book fair was eligible to enter the contest and answer the question, "How many books have been checked out of the Duniway library THIS school year?" We had dozens of entries and chose the closest 40 as winners. If you receive a winning ticket, come to the library to claim your free book or poster.  Congrats to Adan Alvarado who was the closest to the real answer which was 9,481.

Gwen Silva

Poet and Linfield Professor, Jose Araguz, will be the guest presenter at the Duniway Writing Contest awards ceremonies in our library THIS Friday!  The 6th grade ceremony will be 6th period, the 7th and 9th grade ceremony will be 7th period!


April 19 2018


Teacher's Name

Announcement

Mrs. Guerra

Student Aide Applications are now available in the Counseling Center. If you are interested, please complete and return the application by Friday, April 27th.

Ms. Aspholm

Calling all 8th Grade Artists!  Enter your Dragon Design for the Duniway Dragon Gallery!    Requirements are posted in the hallways. Designs should be submitted to Ms. Aspholm, and will be voted on by the entire 8th grade class. Entries are Due April 27!

Ms. Aspholm

Due to Conferences this week, there will be NO Homework Helpers or After School Clubs on Thursday, April 19.  

Sumner

Today is the final day for our Scholastic Book Fair.  We will be open during lunches and after school. Additionally, we will be open during conferences from 4:00-8:00 PM.  So bring your parents and come check out the great deals in the library before they're gone!


March 6, 2018


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Brett Landman

Attention boys' intramural basketball players.  There will be an end-of year party after school in the commons on Wednesday, March 7, at 3:00.  Please bring your washed jerseys with you to turn in to us. We will be done by 3:30, so please arrange for rides at that time.

Mrs. Denney

Hey, Dragons, the Duniway website has a new look! Check it out. You can view the morning announcements every day, and take a look at the new school news section. You might even find yourself there! If you know of an news event that needs to be posted, send Mrs. Denney an email.


February 28, 2018

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Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Hey Duniway, Track and Field starts in exactly ONE WEEK!   This is it!  This is your LAST week to turn in paperwork!    We will not be able to accept late registrations, so get it done this week!   We can't wait to see you on the Track!  Practice starts Monday, March 5th, at 3:15 in the A Gym.    If you have any questions or concerns, please talk to Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. Jensen, or Mr. Sloan.   

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open this Friday!


February 27, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Sumner

Today is the Battle of the Books Final Four showdown.  During A lunch, Undecided vs. Ninja Cats.  During B lunch, Anonymi vs. Wormy Bookworms.  Best of luck to all 4 teams!

Jessica Sloan

Hey Duniway, Track and Field starts in exactly ONE WEEK!   This is it!  This is your LAST week to turn in paperwork!    We will not be able to accept late registrations, so get it done this week!   We can't wait to see you on the Track!  Practice starts Monday, March 5th, at 3:15 in the A Gym.    If you have any questions or concerns, please talk to Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. Jensen, or Mr. Sloan.   

Gwen Silva

The Olympics may be over, but the Duniway writing competition is in full swing!  Turn in your entries today!  


February 26, 2018

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Jessica Sloan

Hey Duniway, Track and Field starts in exactly ONE WEEK!   This is it!  This is your LAST week to turn in paperwork!    We will not be able to accept late registrations, so get it done this week!   We can't wait to see you on the Track!  Practice starts Monday, March 5th, at 3:15 in the A Gym.    If you have any questions or concerns, please talk to Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. Jensen, or Mr. Sloan.   


February 23, 2018

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Jeremy Wilson

Reminder for all Wrestlers.  If you have not yet turned your uniform, you need to do so ASAP!!!  Please bring your uniform and any equipment that has been checked out to you, to the main office.  

Jessica Sloan

Hey Duniway Athletes, don't let a few snowflakes fool you!  Track and Field starts in just 2 Weeks!    Get your paperwork in the main office and sign up today.  The last day to sign up is Friday March 2nd, so don't put it off.   If you have questions, talk to Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. Jensen, or Mr. Sloan.  

Sumner

Just another reminder for the Battle of the Books.  The Final Four teams include Anonymi, Undecided, Ninja Cats, and Wormy Bookworms.  They will battle next Tuesday. All the teams worked hard reading and studying content. A high five and thank you to all who participated!


February 21, 2018

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Announcement

Jeremy Wilson

Reminder for all Wrestlers.  If you have not yet turned your uniform, you need to do so ASAP!!!  Please bring your uniform and any equipment that has been checked out to you, to the main office.  

Gwen Silva

Thousands of Dragon Fire tickets have been turned in to the student store so far this year!  Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders have been and continue to be recognized for being focused, respectful, empathetic, and having integrity!  Way to be, Dragons!!  The student store will be open this Friday during lunch activity time.

Gwen Silva

Don't delay!  Turn in your writing contest entries!  Paper Garden contest entries are due March 1 and Duniway Writing Contest entries are due April 5.  

Jessica Sloan

Hey Duniway Athletes, don't let a few snowflakes fool you!  Track and Field starts in just 2 Weeks!    Get your paperwork in the main office and sign up today.  The last day to sign up is Friday March 2nd, so don't put it off.   If you have questions, talk to Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. Jensen, or Mr. Sloan.  


February 15, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway students!    Track and Field Season is right around the corner!    There’s something for everyone -  Sprints, Distance, Hurdles, Relays, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.   Track Practice starts on March 5th, so get your paperwork from the main office and sign up soon!    Track and Field is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.    For more information, see Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Sloan, or Mrs. Jensen.   

Sumner

Just a reminder to please check for your name on your chromebook EVERY morning you pick it up.  Many students are accidentally grabbing the wrong one.    If you are interested in submitting poetry or prose to the Yamhill County Paper Gardens contest, the deadline is March 1, less than 2 weeks away.  Entry information can be found in the library.    Come check out our heart-filled bulletin board in the fiction section of the library.  Several students and staff members have written on hearts "What book made them fall in love with reading." We'd love to have you add your name!


February 15, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway students!    Track and Field Season is right around the corner!    There’s something for everyone -  Sprints, Distance, Hurdles, Relays, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.   Track Practice starts on March 5th, so get your paperwork from the main office and sign up soon!    Track and Field is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.    For more information, see Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Sloan, or Mrs. Jensen.   

Gwen Silva

Raffle prizes will be drawn this Friday!  Turn in your unused deadline extension slips during lunch!

Gwen Silva

The student store will be open this Friday during lunch activity time!  Bring your signed Dragon Fire tickets!

Sumner

Battle of the Books schedule for today:  During A lunch, Book Strategists vs. the Panda Nerds.  During B lunch, Beauty and the Books vs. the Hippos.  Best of luck to all the teams!


February 14, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway students!    Track and Field Season is right around the corner!    There’s something for everyone -  Sprints, Distance, Hurdles, Relays, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.   Track Practice starts on March 5th, so get your paperwork from the main office and sign up soon!    Track and Field is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.    For more information, see Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Sloan, or Mrs. Jensen.   

Gwen Silva

Raffle prizes will be drawn this Friday!  Turn in your unused deadline extension slips during lunch!

Sumner

To celebrate Valentine's Day in the library today and the rest of this month, drop by the library to fill out a heart for our bulletin board.  We ask that you write down on a paper heart the title of "What book made you fall in love with reading?" We ask for students AND teachers to come participate.  Can't wait to see your responses!


February 14, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway students!    Track and Field Season is right around the corner!    There’s something for everyone -  Sprints, Distance, Hurdles, Relays, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.   Track Practice starts on March 5th, so get your paperwork from the main office and sign up soon!    Track and Field is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.    For more information, see Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Sloan, or Mrs. Jensen.   

Gwen Silva

Raffle prizes will be drawn this Friday!  Turn in your unused deadline extension slips during lunch!

Sumner

To celebrate Valentine's Day in the library today and the rest of this month, drop by the library to fill out a heart for our bulletin board.  We ask that you write down on a paper heart the title of "What book made you fall in love with reading?" We ask for students AND teachers to come participate.  Can't wait to see your responses!


February 13, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Jessica Sloan

Attention Duniway students!    Track and Field Season is right around the corner!    There’s something for everyone -  Sprints, Distance, Hurdles, Relays, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and Javelin.   Track Practice starts on March 5th, so get your paperwork from the main office and sign up soon!    Track and Field is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.    For more information, see Mrs. Sloan, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Sloan, or Mrs. Jensen.   

Kelsey Cobb

Attention Yearbook Members! We have a special guest coming to our Yearbook club today! This is a meeting you don't want to miss! See you at 3pm in room 234.


Morning Announcements

February 7, 2018

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Jeremy Wilson - Wrestling Coach

Attention Wrestlers.  It is time to turn in all of your wrestling gear.  If you could please bring your uniform and any other equipment such as headgear, shoes, etc. that was checked out to you, to the main office.   Coach Wilson will be collecting the gear from the office this week.    Thank you, and congrats on your season!

Kelsey Cobb

Would you or someone you know enjoy a 3 foot tall teddy bear this Valentines day? Yearbook club is raffling off (2) of those giant teddys this week at lunch.  If you want a chance to win this "Beary" awesome prize, purchase one raffle ticket for 50 cents, or get 3 for a dollar. On FRIDAY of this week we will contact the winners and they could take their bear home or have it delivered on Valentines day to a special someone.


Morning Announcements

February 5, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Sumner

Anyone interested in submitting creative writing or poetry in the county Paper Gardens competition?  The entry forms are in the library.  All entries are due by March 1.

Sumner

Overdue library notices will be sent home with report cards.  If you have late books, please return or renew them as soon as possible!

Jeremy Wilson - Wrestling Coach

Attention Wrestlers.  It is time to turn in all of your wrestling gear.  If you could please bring your uniform and any other equipment such as headgear, shoes, etc. that was checked out to you, to the main office.   Coach Wilson will be collecting the gear from the office this week.    Thank you, and congrats on your season!


Morning Announcements

January 30, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

Sumner

Battle of the Books start today at lunch.  "Ninja Cats vs. Loading" during A lunch and "Undecided vs. Anonymi" during B lunch.  If it's your lunch time, bring your lunch to the library.  If it's not your lunch, go directly to the library during your scheduled time. Best of luck!

Birdsall

Reminder there is no Dance Club Practice today after school.


Morning Announcements

January 26, 2018

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HURL

Running Club is back!   Get in shape for Track Season.   Running Club will start again on February 5th and be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays--3:00-4:30 pm!!  See Coach Hurl if you have any questions.

Gwen Silva

Stop by the student store this Friday with your signed Dragon Fire tickets!   

Mrs. Denney

Students, please remember your Chromebook is YOUR responsibility. You must make sure it is shut down, plugged in, and charging at the end of the school day. Also, make sure you check the name label on your device when you pick it up in the morning and throughout the day. It is critical that you are only using your device and charging it properly. We do not have many loaners in the library, and those are for students whose device is being repaired. Thank you!

Mrs. Guerra

Student Aide Applications are now available for 3rd quarter in the Counseling Center.


Morning Announcements

January 25, 2018

Teacher's Name

Announcement

HURL

Running Club is back!   Get in shape for Track Season.   Running Club will start again on February 5th and be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays--3:00-4:30 pm!!  See Coach Hurl if you have any questions.

Mrs. Denney

Students, after you submit a Chromebook Repair Request Form, please check your email several times. This is how we will communicate with you about your device and what you should do next. Thanks!

Mrs. Guerra

Student Aide Applications are now available for 3rd quarter in the Counseling Center.

 

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