DGS baseball and softball practices are both now open to students in grades 4-8. Practices will be at the park at the following times: Baseball: Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-4:45 Softball: Tuesday-Friday 4:30-6:00 Students must have a current physical on file in the office. If you know of anyone in grades 4-8 that might be interested in playing please spread the word!
Baseball and softball practices beginning Monday August 2 will be OPEN TO ANY STUDENT IN GRADES 5-8. Practices will be at the park at the following times next week: Baseball: Monday-Thursday 3:30-4:45 Softball: Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00 All students must have a current physical on file in the office.
DGS is looking for a Junior High Math teacher! Interested applicants, please send a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com or mail it to the school: 311 Hurst Road, DeSoto, IL 62924.
Here is the link for tonights board meeting. The meeting will start at 7pm. https://meet.google.com/wmq-pjwz-wjr?hs=224
Attention Jr. High Baseball and Softball Players: "Open Field workouts" will begin next week for students in grades 6-8 interested in playing baseball or softball. These workouts are not mandatory, but it is a great time to get out, meet the coach and start working on skills. It also allows us to know how many kids are planning on playing this year. Workouts will be at the following times: Baseball: Monday (7/26), Tuesday (7/27), and Wednesday (7/28) from 4-6pm. Softball: Monday (7/26), Wednesday (7/28), and Thursday (7/29) from 3-4:30. Make sure you have a current sports physical!
DeSoto Grade School registration reminder times are listed below: Tuesday, July 13th: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 14th: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Location: Grade School Cafeteria Thank you!
Here is the link for tonight's board meeting. https://meet.google.com/gpm-qkbs-rmn
Reminder, if your child is planning to participate in athletics this year, they must have a valid physical on file. Summer is a great time to get physicals done. Please do not wait until the start of the season as your child might miss out on practice or game time while waiting to get a physical.
Mark your calendars! Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will take place July 13 from 7-11am and July 14 from 2-6 pm in the cafeteria.
2020-2021 Yearbooks are available for pick-up in the office. We have a limited number of copies for sale for $14.00. First come first serve. We accept checks, or cash only in the office.
Family Vaccination Clinics at Jackson County Schools
Tonight's 8th grade graduation will be live streamed on Facebook. The ceremony will begin at 7pm. Reminder that you may view the 8th grade video prior to the start of graduation. It will be posted at 6pm on the following platforms: School website: www.desoto86.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dgsrangers86 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/.../UClvIh19CE44q8HAHQBy.../featured
The Class of 2021 8th Grade video will be posted tomorrow night (5/21) at 6pm. We hope you are able to view the video before the start of graduation. Mrs. Clough and members of the 8th grade class have worked hard on this video and we hope you enjoy it. The graduates will receive a DVD copy of the video with their diploma. You can find the video on the following platforms. School website: www.desoto86.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dgsrangers86 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/.../UClvIh19CE44q8HAHQBy.../featured
The DeSoto Grade School 2021 Academic and Athletic Awards Virtual Ceremony will be posted this evening (5/19) at 6pm. You can find the video on the following platforms. School website: www.desoto86.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dgsrangers86 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClvIh19CE44q8HAHQBy1sgg/featured
See the information below regarding 8th grade graduation. Also, the academic/athletic awards video will be posted to Facebook, YouTube, and the school website Wednesday evening at 6pm.
Mrs. Crews' 6th grade class created Middle Age Siege Weapons. They did great! Sophia was the winner based on accuracy and distance. Great job to all!
Parents of students in grades 5 and 8, please see the letter below about science testing that will take place next week.
See the attached flyer for information regarding summer camps at SIU.
Good luck to our track team as they travel to Pinckneyville 204 for today's meet.
Tonight's board meeting can be joined with the following link: meet.google.com/mmb-frbz-nxr