Dorris Intermediate School 5th grader Margot Schusky can’t decide if she wants to study medicine or political science when she gets older. A project she did as part of her school’s enrichment program gave her an inside look at what it’s like to be Collinsville’s mayor – and led her to invite the mayor to […]
Dorris Intermediate School
Winter weather on February 28 caused the annual Dorris Intermediate School Black History Month Living Museum to be postponed – but didn’t impact the spirits of the students in Ms. Rawls’ and Ms.Gruber-Cigliana’s classes who created this year’s museum. The rescheduled museum took place on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The lesson incorporates multiple education goals: […]
Congratulations to Dorris Intermediate School for collecting 3,944 pounds of textiles in the 2018 America Recycles Day Challenge. This was the third highest amount in Illinois. The school earned $100 from USAgain. USAgain collects used clothes to protect the environment and provide affordable secondhand clothing options. Clothing recycling is an ongoing project at DIS, there is […]
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 […]
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.