Hey new fifth graders, this is your first year in Delano Middle School and we hope you are excited about all the new experiences that are ahead of you. You'll have your very own locker with a combination. Some of you will learn how to play a new instrument in Band. We will learn about making wise decisions when it comes to drugs and alcohol in a special class called D.A.R.E. You'll dress up as early settlers and pretend to settle a homestead on the prairie in a unit we call Homesteading. In May we will all pack up and spend three days at Long Lake Conservation Center. These are just a few highlights of what promises to be another great year of learning! We'll see you soon!