Best Things about Middle School

  • getting out at 2:15
  • eating lunch at 10:20
  • having days go by much faster than elementary school
  • switching classes
  • meeting Dover/Sherborn kids - making new friends
  • being in different rooms with different kids and different teachers
  • nice teachers and guidance people
  • you have a bunch of teachers so if you don't like one, you'll have lots of others
  • teachers all smile here
  • challenging teachers
  • becoming friends with the teachers
  • breaks between classes–let's you talk to your friends and gives you energy
  • homework that's not always long and hard
  • after-school classes – math, science, cooking, and painting
  • having a different schedule every other day
  • a different exploratory each term- art, music…
  • having gym every other day
  • being able to learn a foreign language, which is really fun
  • 8th period Help Session to get help and begin homework
  • spirit days
  • walking to lunch in all kinds of weather
  • cafeteria food choices – bagels, hot food, pizza, salad, etc…
  • out-running half the boys
  • PE – it's awesome
  • vending machines in the cafeteria
  • being able to stay after school
  • decorating the inside of your locker
  • having projects
  • being able to relax more
  • the late bus
  • all the hands-on things
  • the independence
  • the atmosphere
  • everything

The Dover Sherborn Public Schools do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness.

  • Dover-Sherborn Middle School
  • 155 Farm Street, Dover, MA 02030
  • Phone (508) 785-0635
  • Fax (508) 785-0796
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