Latinos In Action

  • Hello written in multiple foreign languages Our program develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the target language and demonstrates cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors in the target language.

Speech and Debate

  • Five middle school students holding colorful speech bubbles Speech and debate students learn research, logic, organization of ideas, manipulation of language, assessment of audience, self-esteem, and engagement in world events.

Environmental Wellness

  • students gardening

    Environmental Wellness is a part of a BCPS student-led initiative, a student-driven organization for those who share a passion for living sustainably to conserve our precious natural resources.  We will explore different types of wildlife and their ecosystems as we learn how to live with and love nature!
    Students will also be participating in environmentally conscious projects and activities around the school as well as in our community. The Environmental Wellness Class is designed to increase education, awareness, and green routines while promoting a positive social experience for all DMS students.


Physical Education (PE)

  • Middle school students in physical education class stretching Physical education emphasizes fundamental locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills through movement education, educational games, dance, and gymnastics.

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Male student and female teacher enjoy painting in a classroom Beginning, Advanced, Symphonic, and Jazz Bands are offered at Driftwood Middle. We are revered as one of the best middle school bands in the county. Learn more about Band.