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The Superintendent's Office Has Moved! 

Find Dr. Timmis at Bates School, 2704 Baker Rd. Dexter MI 48130, effective 2/18/2020.


February 7, 2020

Dear Dexter Families and Staff,

While the kids all wanted a snow day this week, mother nature gave us a reprieve from what was forecasted to be much worse.  It was great having a full week of school!  

State law requires all school districts to review our reproductive health and sex education curriculum on a regular basis through our reproductive health committee. The committee is comprised of parents, students, teachers, administrators, local clergy, and health care professionals.  After years of review, the committee is recommending a full curriculum adoption for our 7th - 12th grade curriculum.  As part of this process, the DCS Board of Education will consider the proposal over multiple hearings and meetings.  In order to provide the best avenues for families to review curriculum materials, ask questions, and understand the proposal, we've scheduled a Community Information Night on Thursday, February 27th at 6:00 p.m. in Creekside Room 311.  Please remember that parents are given the option to opt-out of any reproductive health lesson prior to teaching of the lesson.  If you have any questions or would like a copy of the full lessons, please let us know.  A copy of the lesson overviews is available on our website. 

We have hundreds of DHS graduates who attend Washtenaw Community College (WCC) after graduating from DHS.  WCC has an operating millage proposal on the March 10th ballot.  On the ballot is a proposal to renew and restore Washtenaw Community College’s operating millage, which was originally approved in 2008. The 1.00 mill proposal represents approximately 15% of the College’s entire operating budget. If you would like more information, please visit .

Thank you for your continued support, have a great weekend, and Go Dreads!


Christopher Timmis, Ed.D.


Previous Superintendent Messages

2018-19 School Year Superintendent Letters

2017-2018 School Year Superintendent Letters

2016-17 School Year Superintendent Letters

2015-16 School Year Superintendent Letters

2014-15 School Year Superintendent Letters

Christopher Timmis

DCS Superintendent Chris Timmis

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