Dardanelle Public Schools

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2306 North State Hwy. 7
Dardanelle, AR  72834
Phone (479) 229-4550 | Fax (479) 229-1697

John David Keeling, Principal
Bobby Rehm, Assistant Principal

DMS Mission Statement:

Dardanelle Middle School’s mission

is to create life-long learners and globally responsible citizens

through a partnership of students, families, staff and community.

We want to inspire all students to apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary

to become creative problem solvers, to achieve personal success

and to contribute to our diverse and dynamic world.




Lizards LEAD

Lifelong Learners

Empower and Inspire to Apply Knowledge

Achieve Personal Goals

Develop Responsible Global Citizens





Have a safe and fun summer break!!


School resumes at

8 am on August 13, 2018!!




Summer Enrichment Camp Dates - Tuesday, May 29 to Friday, June 1

from 8:30 am to 3 pm - Registration for this camp has ended.

Please pick up your student promptly at 3 pm. 











Check out the following opportunities to read this summer


 The DMS Summer Reading - open on June 28, June 29, and July 12. Students can check out up to three books – see Mrs. Huelle in the library for information!!!


Book Swap – May 14, 15 and 16. Paperback books = 1 ticket or 25 cents Hardback books = 2 tickets or 50 cents. Will also have silent auction for three baskets. Money for that and the quarter tube will go to Heifer International - which is currently tripling donations!! So one quarter would be the same as giving three!! 


https://audiobooksync.com/ – FREE AUDIO BOOKS DURING THE SUMMER!! Two new audio books every Thursday. 


  1. Access thousands of books right now by going to http://mycapstonelibrary.com/login/index.html and entering:
                      Username: summer18
                      Password: lovetoread


Don't forget to use the Regional Library this summer - they will be having a lot of activities!! 





The Arkansas Department of Education granted the Dardanelle School District five (5) “Alternate Method of Instruction” (AMI) days for the 2017-2018 school year. The plan will allow students to continue learning at home when conditions prevent school from being in session.


Please click HERE to access more information about AMI and the grade level assignments.






















Middle School News

Monthly School Board Meeting

The Dardanelle School Board will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Parent Center at 209 Cedar Street Dardanelle, AR 72834. For additional information, call 479-229-4111.

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