VISION: Danforth Middle School will be a model middle school for leadership, innovation and creativity in which students and staff members strive to reach their maximum potential.
Danforth Middle School is committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential. We will achieve this by providing rigorous standards-based instruction and assessment aligned to the Common Core and collaborative, high quality, inquiry-based STEM experiences that prepare students for their future. This will ensure that all students develop into critical thinkers and responsible global citizens.
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SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference:
A group of middle school girls from Danforth, Lincoln and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, intended to help encourage an interest in math and science.
Each year, 500 girls are selected from nationwide entries, and this year, all 75 SCSD students who were nominated for the conference lottery were selected to attend! At the conference, girls heard a keynote speech from a female scientist, attended workshops, learned ...
Teen Book Fiends visit OCPL Central Library to make videos:
Scholars from Ed Smith and Danforth Teen Book Fiends met at OCPL Central Library. Dragana Drobnjak and Rene Battelle taught everyone about stop-motion video. The scholars then created video based on books we have read and how they feel about choosing books they like. Visit here to see their videos. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMCq4AB1lxzTPGY8PWYap4Oervl_M2fIB
#SCSDGivesThanks for Our Vice Principals:
In celebration of National Assistant Principal Week (April 10-14, 2017), principals and secretaries nominated vice principals that they think are exceptional to be recognized!
Frazer Principal Wil Mecum wanted to celebrate his vice principals this week in celebration of National Assistant Principals Week! “I know this will sound a little over-the-top,” he said. “But all three of Frazer’s Vice Principals are truly exceptional, in the ...
Danforth & Ed Smith Students Become ‘Teen Book Fanatics’:
“Sometimes, reading makes me emotional,” a Danforth student shared.
“Oh, me too! I laugh… I cry,” an Ed Smith student responded.
“I cry all the time when I read,” another added.
Seventh and eighth graders at Danforth and Ed Smith came together and quickly realized a shared interest: reading!
As part of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , the group of ‘Teen Book Fanatics’ started reading ...
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Jaime Alicea, Superintendent
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