District Announcements

  • Let’s Kick-Start the New Year!

    back to school fair is august 17

    Before CCS heads back to the classroom, join us for one of the largest back-to-school celebrations in the city! The CCS Back-to-School Family Resource Fair. Join us Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the campus of Fort Hayes, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd. 

    RSVP Today for the CCS Back-to-School Fair. 

    We've partnered with amazing organizations like NBC4, Making a Difference Foundation, The American Red Cross of Central Ohio, Columbia Gas, the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks, and many more to make this event unforgettable. You don't want to miss this incredible opportunity to kick-start the school year. 

    So, mark your calendars and join us on August 17 for an afternoon packed with essential info, valuable resources, and tons of fun for everyone! Let's make going back to school an absolute blast.

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  • Bus Routing Information is Moving to Parent Portal!

    yellow bus graphicBeginning this school year (2024-25), the District's transportation department will no longer mail bus route information to families' homes. Transportation eligible families will now receive their child's bus routing information through the Parent Portal.

    Click here for more information.

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Dominion Announcements

  • School Supply Lists for 2024-25

    Attention families, all school supply lists for the 2024-25 school year can be found here!

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    Course scheduling for rising 6th grade students for the 2024-25 school year has begun! 

    Our mission is to ensure safety and equity are a daily reality for each child, to create a positive school climate and strong school culture where your child can flourish through their middle years and deliver relevant instructional tasks designed to tap into your child's creativity, individually leveled to stretch student learning. 
    To that end, completing the form below will assist us in scheduling your child in an Encore course they prefer for the 2024-2025 school year. We are not able to guarantee enrollment in each course your child prefers, however, having student preferences will provide options should preferred courses be at capacity.

    Please complete the scheduling/information form by Friday, May 10, 2024. 


    6th Grade Courses:
    Core Courses (All Students):  English Language Arts 6, Social Studies 6, Science 6, Common Core Math 6, and College Career Readiness.
    Encore Courses: (Student Choice): 
    Students may take four semester long courses or two year long courses or a combination of one year long course with two semester courses. There is no high school credit attached to 6th grade encore classes. 
    Full Year Courses - Choose 1 or 2: Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Orchestra, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination - An in-school academic support program to prepare students for college eligibility and success)
    Semester Courses - Choose 0 if two full year courses are chosen, 2 if one full year course is chosen or 4 if zero full year courses were chosen: Art, Project Lead the Way Design and Modeling, Computer Awareness, Drama, Physical Education, Introduction to World Language - Spanish, Introduction to World Language - American Sign Language, General Music and AVID Elective Course.
    We have added a new Encore course this school year! As we work toward receiving our AVID credentialing, we have added the AVID Elective Course. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a framework for learning designed to teach scholarly habits through engaging our students in community service and partnerships. Please see below for more information.
    Please click below for a list of Encore Course descriptions: 


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  • Back to School Information


    As we prepare for the opening of school in August, please review the following information to assist you in preparing your family for the school year. 

    The following is a list of important opening dates:

    6th Grade Orientation, Resource Fair & Ice Cream Social - Thursday, August 15 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    7th & 8th Grade Orientation, Resource Fair & Ice Cream Social - Monday, August 19 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    First Day Students - Aug. 21, 7:30 - 2:30 PM

    Labor Day No Classes, Sept. 2

    School Supply Lists

    "Back to School" Social Media Slide

    "Back to School" FAQs for Parents

    2023 - 2024 Guide to Student Success (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY - INCLUDES DRESS CODE)

    Preguntas frecuentes de "Regreso a la escuela" para padres

    School Choice Fair Slide Show

    Virtual Building Tour

    Safe Routes to School: Walking and Biking Map



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Contact Us

  • Phone: (614) 365-6020
    Email: dominionms@columbus.k12.oh.us
    School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Dominion Middle School

Notice to Parents