Organization Contact Information

  • Athletics Department: Sonny Ponce (Boys Head Coach) | Lissette Browning (Girls Head Coach)

    National Junior Honors Society: Deidra Raney

    DMS Band Director: Andrew LaRusch Band Director | Assistant Band Director: Juan Carrera DMS Band Website

    DMS Choir Director: Matthew Graves Choir Director | DMS Choir Website  

    Academic UIL Sponsor: Chloe Stevens

    The Academic UIL Team competes against other PfISD middle schools in speaking, writing, and tested events. Practices are typically twice a month and vary based on what event a student participates in. Speaking events include: Modern Oratory, Impromptu Speaking, and Oral Reading. Writing events include: Ready Writing and Editorial Writing. Tested events include: Science, social studies, spelling, mathematics, calculator applications, chess puzzle, listening comprehension, number sense, and maps, graphs, and charts. The practice competition takes place in December, and the district competition will take place Saturday, February 10, 2024 at Hendrickson High School. Practice times are announced on the Dessau Academic UIL Canvas page.

    DMS Gamma Sigma Girl Scouts Sponsor: Jean Darnell

    The Gamma Sigma GS chapter meets monthly in the library on Wednesdays immediately following dismissal (3:35-4:15 pm). It's completely FREE to join our chapter. We will sell GS cookies Spring 2024, so please contact ΓΣ member or Ms. Darnell to place your order. 

    DMS Garden Club Sponsors: Cindy Maroquio and Zachary Wilborn

    Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month immediately after dismissal in Rm B108. The campus garden is outside the "B hallway." This spring, the garden club is growing some vegetables that we enjoy eating.  At the end of the year- we will have a salsa party made from the tomatoes and peppers that we grow. 

    DMS Junior Thespian Troupe 10450 Sponsor: Kayla Ehrlich Theater Arts Director

    DMS is the only middle school in PfISD with this Theater Arts Honor Society! Students must have earned 10 thespian points (have dedicated 100 hours work in Theater Arts) in order to qualify for membership. The induction ceremony is held at the end of each school year. The Thespian Troupe will be hosting a talent show tentatively planned for May 15th! 

    DMS Step Team Sponsor: Telesa Hester