• Orange Team
    Welcome to the Orange Team's space on the Lower Dauphin Middle School Web site.
    We hope you enjoy your visit.
    Orange Team Teachers:
    Lori Goncalves, English Language Arts (lgoncalves@ldsd.org)
    Kimberly Grimard-Levis, Social Studies and Math (klevis@ldsd.org)
    Kristina Nissel, Science and English Language Arts (knissel@ldsd.org)
    Mike Masorti (mmasorti@ldsd.org)
    Guidance counselor:
    Mrs. Lori Schaefer (lschaefer@ldsd.org)
    Important Things to Know
    *If you have a concern for the entire team, please email the TEAM. 
    *If you have a concern about a specific class, please directly email the teacher of that class.
    1. Please Sign up for Orange Team text message reminders.
         -Send a text message to this number (number to be announced)
         -We use REMIND for school-related information like picture days, spirit weeks, etc.
         -We also use REMIND for special team announcements like field trip reminders.
    2. Power School is our district platform for grading.
         -You can access your child's grades by clicking on the word GRADES at the top of the district web page, www.ldsd.org.
         -If you have not received your username and password, please contact the middle school office @ 717.566.5300.
    3. CANVAS is our district platform for course content and assignments.
         -Students use CANVAS on a daily basis. They have a username and password.
         -The most important parts of CANVAS include the CALENDAR and MODULES within each course.
    4. Tutoring is known as Academic Academy here at the middle school.
         -It is offered Wednesdays after school from 2:45 - 4:30 pm.
         -Transportation home is provided by the district @ 4:30 pm.
    5. 6th grade participates in several field trips throughout the year.
         -J.A. BizTown in York, PA for our culminating simulation about economics
         -LDHS in Hummelstown to preview the HS musical
         -DCTS (Dauphin County Technical School) in Harrisburg, PA to begin thinking about career options
         -Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberrry, PA for our annual science celebration 
         -Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance)
         -Act 34 (Criminal Background Check)
    7. Parent Conferences
         -Fall dates
         -Spring dates
Last Modified on August 23, 2021