Rising 6th Grade/New Student Information



Rising 6th Graders, we are SO excited that you will soon be Dickerson students and wanted to share the following information with you and your families! Below you will find several videos and slideshows with LOTS of helpful and interesting details about 6th grade and middle school. Updates will be happening over the next few months, so please check back for new information!

Advanced Content Placement - AC placement criteria is evaluated annually and is available on the school website.

Gifted Program Information This document will answer many of your questions about the gifted program and gifted eligibility.

IEP and 504 Information This document will provide an overview of IEP and 504 support at Dickerson.

How to join the PTSA and order Spirit  Wear Be sure to join the PTSA in order to stay up to date on school events/information and pre-order spirit wear!  

Summer Work Packets Learn more about optional summer work packets available to students. They are not required, will not be collected, and will not be for a grade.  
Click on the links for each grade level. 

CONNECTIONS CLASSES: Learn all about DMS Connections classes including Band, Chorus, Orchestra, Art, Business, Health, Music Technology and PE. 

Music Information and Videos

Music Department FAQs


•  Class Placement: Valerie Johnson (Assistant Principal) 

•  ParentVue Support: Mary LeFevre

•  StudentVue or student login issues: Mary LeFevre

•  Gifted Eligibility: Beth Berry (Gifted Lead)

•  Special Education/Existing IEPs: Rachel Bloom (Student Support Administrator)

•   6th Grade Counseling/Existing 504s: Katharine Hamer (6th Grade Counselor) 

•   Band: Will Grimes (Band Director)

•   Orchestra: Tricia Hardy (Orchestra Director) 

•   Chorus: Luke Roberson  (Chorus Director)