Dorris Intermediate School 6th grader Elliott Schusky was awarded the 2017-18 Patriot’s Pen Award from Collinsville VFW Post 5691. Patriot’s Pen is a national essay contest open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students each year. The 2017-18 Patriot’s Pen theme was “America’s Gift to My Generation.” Collinsville VFW representatives James and Kathy Conn presented the […]
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Dorris Intermediate School students Mae Richardson, Emma Pope and Chloe Bradshaw attended the Tech 2018 Conference in Springfield along with DIS STEM teacher Jason Watts. Tech 2018 was hosted by Illinois Computing Educators (ICE). The students were greeted by Rep. Katie Stuart.
Members of the Collinsville Middle School National Junior Honor Society visited sixth graders at Dorris Intermediate School to tell them about what it’s like to be a CMS student and hopefully calm a few nerves about making the transition to becoming Trailblazers next fall. CMS students — along with NJHS co-sponsor and Library/Media Specialist Mr. […]
Dorris Intermediate School offered a special “Pop-up” STEM challenge giving students an opportunity to learn life saving skills. Forty-eight students chose to stay after school to earn CPR/AED adult/child/infant certification. The unique educational opportunity for 5th and 6th graders was presented In cooperation with CUSD #10 Lead Nurse Lisa Brown Sabatino. By completing the course, […]
Dorris Intermediate School students in Mrs. Darr, Mrs. Blaylock and Mrs. Weiss’ classes presented “Influential Women in History” for visitors to their classroom. The classes spent two weeks learning about women’s suffrage and rights. Each student chose one influential woman to research and present during the event. The project will culminate in a field trip […]