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Responsible Use Agreement & Chromebook Contract for Students & Parents


This Responsible Use Agreement (RUA) fully outlines the expectations and guidelines when using district technologies or personally owned devices while on campus and/or school-provided devices.  The Chromebook Contract is for high school students and parents taking part in the Chromebook 1:1 Initiative.

RUA Policy and Chromebook Contract on the Technology page

 

Bullying and Harassment


The district prohibits bullying, including cyberbullying, as defined by state law. Use the STOPit App to instantly and anonymously report a school safety or bullying concern. 

The district prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any student on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. 

STOPit   |   Bullying & Harassment Policies on Police Department page 

 

Calendars


Links to District Calendars (PDF)

2020-2021   (Revised – Board Approved  6/15/2020)   |       2019-20  (Board Approved 2/11/2019)    

 

Code of Conduct


The Code provides methods and options for managing students in the classroom and on school grounds, disciplining students, and preventing and intervening in student discipline problems.

Student Code of Conduct         English       Spanish

 

College Resources


Information on colleges/universities, financial aid, scholarships, and entrance exams.

Link to College Resources page

 

Counselor Services


Counseling Referral Form    |    Permission for Counseling – English   |   Permission for Counseling – Spanish

 

COVID 19 Response


TEA posted the Education Rights and Responsibilities During COVID documents. The two-page documents are required to be shared with parents. They are available in English and in Spanish

English                   Spanish

 

Demon Connect Application


We are using Demon Connect App to keep everyone informed and involved in what is going on at our schools and in our district. Demon Connect is available free for Apple and Android devices in the app stores. Search for Demon Connect and download, and then follow your school!

Google Play Badges – Googleapple-store-button - MEDSURETY

 

District E-Notes


Parents can sign up for Text, Voice, and/or email notifications from the District by using our E-Notes program. The link below will take you to the signup and manage page to create an account.

E-Notes Sign Up and Manage

 

Dress Code


Students are expected to adhere to the dress code at all times with the exception of designated days. Campuses may designate special days where changes to the dress code may be allowed in accordance with district guidelines.

Student Dress Code (English/Spanish)

 

Enrollment & Registration


Enrollment for all schools in the district is conducted through the enrollment center. Students who are seventeen years of age or younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to enroll. 

District Enrollment Center page

 

Food Menus and My School Bucks


The entire cafeteria staff at each school and the district food service office takes pride in everything we do. Our main concern is taking care of your children. We go above and beyond to make sure each child is taken care of when they come into the cafeteria. We offer online account payment options through My School Bucks.

Food Menus   |   My School Bucks

 

Health Services


The school’s health services program is designed to assure a safe, healthy environment that is conducive to learning and to provide professional care for those who become ill or injured while at school.   

Health Services page

 

Library Link


Library services provided by Harrington Library Consortium

Harrington Library

 

Parent Involvement Newsletter


Statewide parent and family engagement initiative provided through Region 16 service center. Home & School: Together We Can Make a Difference.

Parent and Family Engagement Connection Newsletter

 

Parent Involvement Policy


We want to establish partnerships with parents and the community. Everyone gains if school and home work together to promote high achievement for our children.

Parent Involvement Policy PDF       |      Dumas ISD Family Engagement Plan for High Quality Pre-Kindergarten

 

Parent Portal


Keep up to date with your child’s progress through Ascender TxConnect Parent Portal where you can view attendance, assignment grades, and cycle averages.

Ascender TxConnect Parent Portal 

Ascender Parent Guide –    English          Spanish

 

School Supplies


Each school (K-8) has a list of school supplies that the students are needing to bring in the first week of classes. Teachers will notify you if more supplies are needed during the year.

Links to supply lists by school:                                                                                                                                                    Junior High   |  Intermediate   |   Cactus   |   Green Acres   |   Hillcrest   |   Morningside   |   Sunset

 

Special Programs


See the Special Programs page for information on the following programs: Dyslexia, Gifted and Talented/PEGS, Reading Recovery, Section 504, and Transition.

Special Programs page

 

Student Handbooks


Students handbooks are designed to provide basic information about each campus that you and your child will need during the school year.  The handbooks are written to be in harmony with board policy and the Student Code of Conduct.

Student Handbooks on District Information page

 

Testing


Texas’ student assessment program is designed to measure the extent to which a student has learned and is able to apply the defined knowledge and skills at each tested grade or course level. Students in grades 3-12 take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams. The state also offers the STAAR Alternate 2 assessment for students who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services and the Texas English Language Proficiency System (TELPAS) assessment for limited English proficient (LEP) students.

For questions concerning testing contact Nikole Foote, District Testing Coordinator, by phone at (806) 935-6461 or email: nikole.foote@dumasisd.org.

Texas Assessment Management System

 

Weather


We want to assure our district that the safety of your children is our upmost concern.  Please refer to the these attachments in regard to procedures and our multiple communication platforms.

Inclement  Weather           Tornado Warnings

 

District Calendar

This Week's Events

Current Weather

clear

Temperature: 86˚F

Current Condition: Clear

Wind Speeds: 12.39mph

Chance of Precipitation: 0%

5-day Outlook

Tuesday:
rain
Temperature: 94/65
Rain overnight.
Wednesday:
clear
Temperature: 92/66
Clear throughout the day.
Thursday:
rain
Temperature: 97/76
Windy overnight.
Friday:
windy
Temperature: 97/73
Windy in the morning.
Saturday:
clear
Temperature: 98/73
Clear throughout the day.

Contact Information

Dumas ISD
421 W. 4th Street
P.O. Box 615
Dumas, Texas 79029
Phone: (806) 935-6461
Fax: (806) 935-6275

Notification Center

E-Note Notification Center