Cub Scouts meeting today from 6-7:30 at the Dirks-Anderson Gym!! Come have fun with a great group!
You still have time to make it for kick off for Friday night football! Varsity plays at home beginning at 7:30 pm against the Sierra Blanca Vaqueros. Come out and support the Green and Gold!!
First Responders to be honored at tonight's home football game. Please join Fort Davis High School as we recognize and honor all First Responders at our first home football game this Friday night, September 14, 2018 at center field during half time of the varsity game.
Cookies with the Counselor 9/12/2018 This months' session of Cookies with the Counselor will address everything you may want to know about the importance of Class Rank and calculating your students' GPA. Please join FDHS Counselor Kaitie Nolan at 5:30 in HS Room 11 to understand more about the importance of your students' GPA and Class Rank in regards to graduation and college admissions.
Anyone interested in showing swine in the major stock shows need to contact Mrs. Chambliss at 432-426-4444. Tags must be ordered before September 26th.
HS Volleyball will play one game tomorrow, September 8th in Fort Davis. Varsity will be on the court against Marfa at 1:00pm. Come out and support Indian Volleyball!
Fort Davis ISD is need of substitute teaching staff. We pay $60/day for non-degreed and $75/day for degreed personnel. Interested persons should contact the Superintendent's office at 432-426-4440, x200.
It's Open House and Meet the Indians at Fort Davis High School tonight, September 6 at 6:30pm! We will begin with a brief parent information meeting in the HS auditorium at 6:30pm. Then we will move to the courtyard for the Open House to meet the JH and HS teachers. The Indian Booster Club will be selling $5 hamburger meals! We will end the evening with Meet the Indians on the Bart Coan Field, introducing the high school fall athletes. So come out and support the Green and Gold!
The high school football game vs. Dell City on September 7 has been cancelled. Our next home game will be against Sierra Blanca (JH and HS) on Friday, September 14.
It’s a new school year and time for Read Fort Davis to begin again at Dirks-Anderson Elementary School! The program, modeled on Read Marfa, the successful volunteer program at Marfa Elementary, brings the community, along with new books and materials, into the elementary school to help improve student literacy. A meeting for returning volunteers and community members interested in becoming reading volunteers will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Dirks-Anderson Library. The program will begin Monday, Sept. 17. Community members are invited to sign up as volunteers, committing to read to a small group of students for thirty minutes, once per week, for six weeks. The goal is to provide all Dirks-Anderson students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 5, with a regular read-aloud time each week. Read Fort Davis is made possible through grants from Still Water Foundation and Permian Basin Area Foundation and Ann Marie Nafziger, Read Marfa founder. Returning volunteers will receive an email with a link to sign up at SignUp.com for a reading spot, or they can sign up at the Sept. 13 meeting. To become a volunteer or for more information, email email@example.com or call Dirks-Anderson Elementary at 432-426-4454.
Save the Date!! Oct 27 is the annual Fall Festival from 4-7 pm followed by a Haunted House!! Thrills and fun for everyone! Sponsored by Environmental Science, Spanish Club, Cheer and OAP!!
Meet the Teachers is from 5-6 p.m. today at Dirks-Anderson Elementary. Stop by and meet the teachers, drop off supplies, and buy a burrito from the high school One Act Play Troupe. We are excited for the new school year!
Fort Davis ISD received a "Met Standard" rating from TEA for the 2017-2018 school year. Single campus districts will not receive "A-F" rating labels for the '17-'18 school year. FDISD also received "Distinction" for ELA, Science, and Academic Growth.
FDISD student Archer Ferguson has been accepted into the Marine Military Academy for 2018-2019 to pursue training in cyber warfare, as part of the Aerospace program. He will also be seeking his pilot's license prior to graduation.
Dirks-Anderson new and returning students and their family are invited to attend the school's annual Meet the Teachers night from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, August 23. Parents/guardians and students are invited to visit classrooms, meet teachers and staff, and drop off school supplies.
A new school year will begin soon and that means Read Fort Davis will start up soon!! Watch the Read Fort Davis Facebook page, Fort Davis Indian Facebook page and website, and the Mountain Dispatch for details. We can’t wait for another year of reading!
Indians will be on the court tomorrow in Fort Davis! Come out and support the volleyball team! Go Green!! Free admission. 10:00 Fort Davis JV vs Van Horn JV 11:00 Fort Davis varsity vs Van Horn varsity 12:00 Van Horn JV vs Crane JV 1:00 Van Horn varsity vs Crane varsity 2:00 Fort Davis JV vs Crane's other JV 3:00 Fort Davis vs Cranes varsity
New Student Registration for Grades PreK-5 is now open! For students in grades Pre-Kindergarten - 5 who are NEW to the district, registration will begin August 6 at Dirks-Anderson Elementary Office. Office hours are 8 a.m. -12 noon and 1-4 p.m. Please bring the following documentation: child’s birth certificate, social security card, and immunization records, precious school records (if applicable), parent/guardian picture ID, and proof of residency with physical address, such as utility bill, phone bill, cable bill. For questions, please call the elementary office at 432-426-4454.
Hey Fort Davis High School...are you ready for some football?!? High school football 2-A-Day practices begin tomorrow, Monday, August 6! 8am meeting at the Fieldhouse 9am walk through 11am weights 3pm practice Let’s go Indians! 💚🏈💛
Rise and Shout... Indian Volleyball is Out Tonight! High School Volleyball 2-A-Days will kick off with Midnight Madness at 12:01am and ending at 2:00am. Then volleyball will practice from 5:00-8:00pm on Wednesday evening. Thursday practices will be 7:00-9:00am and 5:00-8:00pm. Way to go Indians! 💚🏐💛
Athletic Physicals today and tomorrow! All students in grades 6-12 interested in athletics for this school year have the opportunity for FREE physicals at Dr. Luecke’s office in Fort Davis. Boys-Today, July 30 from 2:30-4:30 Girls-Tomorrow, July 31 from 9:00-11:00 Remember to bring your paperwork signed by your parent/guardian.
It's time for Athletic Physicals! Any student in grades 6-12 who is interested in athletics will need to have a current physical on file at the school. Athletic forms were mailed home at the end of June. In conjunction with Dr. Luecke's office in Fort Davis, we will offer FREE athletic physicals on July 30-31. You MUST bring the required form, with parent signature, to the doctor's office. Boys' physicals will be July 30 from 2:30-4:30pm. Girls' physicals will be July 31 from 9:00-11:00am. It is acceptable, at your own expense, to receive a physical by a doctor of your choice. For questions, please contact Seth Nolan, Athletic Director, or the high school office at 432-426-4444.
Student Schedules for Returning Students in Grades 6-12 Returning student schedules will be available on Tuesday-Thursday, August 21-23 from 1:00-3:00pm at the high school counselor's office. For questions, please call the high school office at 432-426-4444.
New Student Registration for Grades 6-12 For students in grades 6-12 who are new to the district, registration will be on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 7-8 from 1:00-3:00pm at the high school counselor's office. Please bring the following documentation: Child's birth certificate Child's social security card Child's immunization records Previous school records Parent/guardian picture ID Proof of residency with physical address, such as utility bill, phone bill, cable bill, etc. For questions, please call the high school office at 432-426-4444.
It's time for school supplies! Dirks Anderson School Supply List Pre - Kindergarten 1 box of 8 washable markers 1 box of crayons 24ct. 1 pair of 5” round scissors 2 plastic folders with pockets 1 spiral notebook (70 pages/wide ruled) 2 boxes of goldfish crackers (11 oz. or more) 2 boxes of baby wipes 1 box of Clorox wipes 1 regular size back pack Kindergarten 1 plastic school box 2 boxes of crayons 16 ct. 1 box of markers 10 ct. 2 bottles of white glue (Elmers) 1 pack of #2 pencils 2 pink erasers 1 pair small round scissors 3 large boxes of tissues 2 plastic pocket folder 1 small washable pillow/12”x12” 1 16 oz. water bottle 1 backpack, large enough for a folder & pillow 1 pack anti-bacterial wipes 2 composition notebook – primary lined 4 expo markers 1 set of headphones (no earbuds) First Grade 1 pair of small pointed scissors 1 bottle Elmer’s School Glue 2 boxes crayons 24ct. 5 #2 pencils 1 box colored pencils 1 pencil sharpener 1 large pink eraser 1 plastic school box 1 spiral notebook (70 pages/wide ruled) 4 plastic folders w/brads & pockets 3 composition notebooks – primary lined 1 box of washable colored markers 2 boxes of tissues 1 container antibacterial wipes 1 backpack 1 set of headphones Second Grade Clipboard Headphones 2 – 1 subject Spirals 4 Composition books 1 large bottle of glue Scissors 12 ct Markers 24 ct Crayons 1 pencil box 12 #2 pencils 1 large pink eraser 2 Red Pen 2 highlighter 2 folders with brads and pockets 1 ruler with inches and centimeters 2 EXPO markers 2 Large boxes of Kleenex 1 pack of antibacterial wipes Third Grade 1 pkg. WIDE ruled notebook paper 1 school box 1 pencil sharpener 1 pair of scissors 1 ruler (inches and centimeters) 1 small bottle of glue 4 pocket folders, assorted colors with brads and pockets 10 or more #2 pencils 1 large pink eraser 1 highlighter 1 box colored map pencils 1 box washable colored markers 2 boxes of tissue 1 box crayons 24 ct (for Fine Arts) 1 large container antibacterial wipes 2 lined composition books 3 spirals with 80-100 pages 1 set of headphones or earbuds 1 clipboard Fourth Grade 1 pkg. wide ruled notebook paper 1 school supply box 20 or more #2 pencils 1 large eraser 1 pair of pointed scissors 2 large glue sticks 6 folders, red, blue, green, purple, 2 yellow -with pockets & brads 1 box colored map pencils 1 package of dry erase markers 1 box 24 ct crayons 1 box washable markers 1 clipboard 1 highlighter 1 large container antibacterial wipes 2 large boxes of tissues 4 wide ruled spiral notebooks 1 set of headphones or earbuds Fifth Grade 1 school supply box 1 box of colored pencils 20 or more #2 pencils 2 red pens 2 folders with pockets and brads (red) 2 large boxes of tissues 2 anti-bacterial wipes 3 pkg. wide-ruled notebook paper 1 box of Quart Ziplock baggies 2 three ring binders 2” 1 packages of dividers 1 spiral notebook 1 set of headphones 1 highlighter
It's time for school supplies! 2018-19 Fort Davis Junior-Senior High School Junior High School Supply List General Supplies Pencils Pens, black, blue, red Notebook paper Composition book Junior High English (1) 3 ring binder (2) Composition notebook (the one that says Composition Book on the front) Colored pencils Markers Junior High Math (1) 2 inch 3 ring binder (for math only) Notebook paper Pencils Highlighters (optional) Ruler (optional) Protractor (optional) Junior High Science (2) plastic 2-pocket folder with prong fasteners (any color) (1) package notebook paper—wide ruled (100 count) (1) Highlighter (any color) (1) package #2 pencils (1) package colored pencils (12 count) (1) pencil pouch or plastic box (1) black Sharpie marker (1) solar calculator (4 function) (1) hand held covered pencil sharpener (1) ear bud headphones Junior High Social Studies (2) Composition notebooks (the one that says Composition Book on the front) (1) 3-ring binder Notebook paper Colored pencils (2) glue sticks Pencils Black pen Red pen Junior High School PE (non-athletic students) T-shirt Shorts Athletic shoes Deodorant Cleansing wipes Towel High School Supply List General Supplies Pencils Pens, black, blue, red Notebook paper English I, II, III, and IV (1) 1 ½-inch 3 ring binder Blue or black pen Red pen Pencils (1) pink eraser (3) highlighters (yellow, green, and pink) Composition notebook (the one that says Composition Book on the front) Notebook paper Colored pencils Markers (1) pencil box to keep supplies High School Math College-ruled notebook paper Notebook paper with gridlines #2 Pencils Black and blue pens Erasers Highlighter Box of crayons or colored pencils 2 inch binder Dry erase markers Geometry set-compass, protractor, etc. (geometry students only) High School Science (1) 1 inch 3 ring binder (1) package of dividers (1) box of colored pencils (1) box of Sharpie markers-assorted colors (1) box markers Ruler with inches and centimeters Pens Pencils High School Social Studies (1) 2-inch 3 ring binder (1) package dividers (2) spiral notebooks Ag Classes Spiral notebook for each Ag class Spanish Classes (1) 2-inch 3 ring binder with dividers (1) package college-ruled paper (6) glue sticks (1) pencil bag (1) scissors (1) package colored paper (NOT construction paper) High School PE (non-athletic students) T-shirt Shorts Athletic shoes Deodorant Cleansing wipes Towel
FDISD is looking for a campus custodian. Interested persons should contact the Superintendent's office at 432-426-4440.
Register now for the Coolest 5K on Wednesday July 4 in Fort Davis! Online registration at permianbasinevents.com or pick up a form at the administration office, Chamber of Commerce, JDC Library, or Stone Village. All proceeds benefit Fort Davis Education Foundation.
The Coolest 5K is July 4th! Thank you so much for the many people who have donated money to support Fort Davis ISD and Fort Davis Education Foundation including: First Baptist Church, Nancy O'Brian, Bencomo's Motorport, Fort Davis Lions Club, Lonn and Dedie Taylor, Leoncita Ranch, Fort Davis State Bank, and The Powers Family It's not too late to send a donation to the Fort Davis Education Foundation, P.O. Box 335, Fort Davis, TX 79734
STAAR test tutorials for summer testing Grades 5, 8 and high school: Grade 5 - June 20, 21, 25; Math 10:30-noon; Reading 1-3 p.m. at Dirks-Anderson Elementary. Grade 8 Math, June 25, 10 am-12 noon and 1-3 pm. Grade 8 Reading, June 22 & 26, 10 am-12 noon. English I, June 22, 10 am-12 noon & 1–2:30 pm. English II, June 22 & 26, 10 am-12 noon & 1– 2:30 pm. Biology, June 25, 8-9 am. US History, June 25, 10 am–12 noon and 1– 3 pm. Please call the campus for more information.
FDISD is looking for 2 special education aides for the 2018-2019 school year. Call the Superintendent's office if interested.
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STAAR test tutorials for summer testing Grades 5, 8 and high school: Grade 5 - June 20, 21, 25; Math 10:30-noon; Reading 1-3 p.m. at Dirks-Anderson Elementary. Grade 8 Math, June 25, 10 am-12 noon and 1-3 pm. Grade 8 Reading, June 22 & 26, 10 am-12 noon. English I, June 22, 10 am-12 noon & 1–2:30 pm. English II, June 22 & 26, 10 am-12 noon & 1– 2:30 pm. Biology, June 20, 1-3 pm. US History, June 25, 10 am–12 noon and 1– 3 pm. Please call the campus for more information.
Indian Basketball Camp BB camp for all girls & boys entering grades 6, 7, and 8 next year. June 5, 6, and 7 from 9:00am-noon. FDHS gym. $10 per camper. Camper will get basketball and water bottle.
Dirks-Anderson Final Week Activities! Late start Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 9 a.m. Tuesday - Free hot dog lunch for Kinder-Grade 5 on the front lawn at noon. Music Program at 6:30 p.m. at the high school auditorium. Students arrive at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday - Pizza Party for A Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance. Water Field Day for Kinder-Grade 5 from 1-2:30 p.m. on the school's front lawn Thursday - Awards Program 11 a.m. in the gym. Early release at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Graduating Class of 2018 will be honored at the annual baccalaureate service today at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. All are welcome. Graduates, please wear your graduation cap and gown
The Graduating Class of 2018 will be honored at the annual baccalaureate service today at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. All are welcome. Graduates, please wear your graduation cap and gown.
Tomorrow, Friday, May 18, the FDHS Student Council will host the annual Field Day on the football field! Just a reminder to the junior high and high school students - make sure each class brings PRE-filled water balloons. Also each class needs to wear their class colors: 12th - Grey 11th - Black 10th - Green 9th - Orange 8th - Red 7th - Blue 6th - Pink It will be a fun-filled afternoon!!
Fort Davis Junior/Senior High School will hosts its annual Spring Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m., Friday, May 18 in the high school auditorium. Students will be recognized for JH UIL Academic awards as well as Junior High and High School class awards. Come support our Indians!
We are excited to announce that our end of year music program will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, at the high school auditorium. This year’s program will feature music about kindness. Please dress your children in nice, dressy, or church-type clothing and bring them to the auditorium at 6:15 p.m.
Come join this coming weekend (May 12th) for our 4 on 4 Benefit Volleyball Tournament in honor of Revis Ward Daggett. Concession, T-Shirt sales and more. Donations appreciated. Let's fight for a cure!
JH Math Class at work...After choosing the subject of their sticky note project, each image had to be transferred onto grid paper, colors counted, background paper cut to size, and then the fun began! Students were surprised at the challenge required to keep everything lined up and straight to produce a recognizable image.
Dirks-Anderson Elementary will host its annual Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Round Up registration for the 2018-2019 school year from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 at the school library. Dirks-Anderson offers a one-half day pre-kindergarten program for children who will be 4-years-old on or before September 1, 2018. The child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunizations records, and parent/guardian identification and proof of residence are required for enrollment. For more information, contact the school at 432-426-4454.
Dirks-Anderson students will need to be dropped off in front of, and enter, the front doors tomorrow (Thursday). This will only be for one day. We will resume the regular drop off and entry on Friday.
FDISD is prepared to accept fire evacuees at the elementary gym. e will provide updated information as we receive it. You may call the Superintendent's office for more information at 426-4440.
FDHS wins the District 9-A academic meet in a dominant performance! 18 students advancing to the regional academic competition in San Angelo on April 14!
HS Boys win the District Tennis Title; 8 student-athletes advancing to regional competition in San Angelo on April 18!
JH District Track changes from Thursday, in Van Horn, to Friday, in Alpine
One Act Play Advances to Area, in Midland, March 31!