DMS to Host Hollywood and History Event

The Dorseyville Middle School QUEST (gifted education) Department is hosting a newly created event for students of the member schools of the Northern Area Gifted Consortium March 18, 2015. The theme of the event is Hollywood and History. A speaker from Soldiers and Sailors, as well as Dorseyville Middle School social studies teachers, will be leading and teaching the sessions created around the theme. The main speaker will be a curator from Soldiers and Sailors who has worked as an advisor on the movies, "Cold Mountain" and "Gettysburg." The Dorseyville social studies teachers will also be teaching sessions on a variety of topics including Munich, The Alamo, the Holocaust, Populism, and "The Wizard of Oz." The sessions will incorporate technology and other hands-on activities.

Students scheduled to participate include eighth graders from Dorseyville Middle School as well as eighth graders from North Allegheny, Moon Area, Pine-Richland, and Avonworth.