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Intramurals is a free program for all students who attend DRMS.

> •    Basketball will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting on Wednesday, September 5th and end on Thursday,      September 27th. 

> •    Time: 7:30 am-8:20am.

> •    Students must be dropped off between 7:25-7:35am in the car rider lanes in front of the school. Students must remain in their car until a coach is present. We will not take early students or late students. No exceptions.

> •    Students need to arrive dressed to participate.

> •    The Intramural Permission Form must be turned in prior to participating in Intramurals. 

Permission Form

7th and 8th Grade Cheer Tryouts

Time for Cheer tryouts

Due to unforeseen events, the cheer dates are not starting after September break

Packet is due No later then Monday Sept. 24th completely filled out and signed.

Clinic is Monday, Sept 24 – Wednesday, Sept 26 from 4:20 – 5:15

Tryouts are Thursday Sept 27 starting at 4:20

Application for Cheerleading

Cheerleading Tryout Packet

Physical Forms - A complete physical packet must contain each of the following documents:

Cherokee County Athletics Site



Tentitive Cheer Calendar


8th Grade Trip to Savannah

WHEN: March 26th-28th, 2019
Student - $410 Parents - $450
All meals, lodging, and admission included
$150 Deposit Due: 9/28 Final Payment Due: 12/20

Contact Mr. Colvin or Mrs. West

Savannah Trip Flyer

Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Bonnie Jackson! Dean Rusk Middle School Teacher of the Year.

Bonnie Jackson: Teacher of the Year


Special thanks to all of the amazing teachers who were nominated for Teacher of the Year.

Teacher of the Year nominations

Yearbook Information


Link for Ordering Yearbook


August 2018-December 2018

Plain $40/Personalized $45

January 2019-February 2019

Plain $45/Personalized $50

March 2019

Plain $50/Personalized $55

On Distribution Day (May 2019)

$65 plain only

School Kiosk Annoucements

School Kiosk

Word of the Week: School Pride

Fall Book Fair: Sept 5-14

PTSA Fundraiser

Optimist Club Meeting

Art Club

Student Council

National Honor Society Meeting

Relay For Life Meeting

Savannah Field Trip

reading club

Open Lab at 8:15

School Store






Menchies for Sale on Wednesdays

Club Information

How do I know if my student’s club or activity is meeting?

Check the Student Activities Page. We try to list how sponsors communicate meetings, practices and rehearsals with parents. If nothing is listed, you may contact the sponsor by email.

Menchie's Wednesday

Wednesday’s is Menchie’s Day at Dean Rusk.  Students can buy a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt during their lunch period for $3.00.

Starts Wednesday August 8

CCSD School Nutrition Wins Top Award for Fresh and Healthy Meals! CCSD School Nutrition 2018 Golden Radish Award

The Cherokee County School District for the second consecutive year has earned Georgia’s top honor for preparing and serving fresh, healthy meals to students!

CCSD’s School Nutrition program, which serves 5 million meals each year in school cafeterias, earned the Golden Radish Award at the Platinum Level from the Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Public Health, Education and Georgia Organics.

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