Welcome to DeWitt School District, offering excellence in education for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.


  • October 27-31
    Red Ribbon Week
  • October 30
    GearUP STEM, DMS
  • October 31
    DES Fall Parties
    GES PTA Halloween Party
    DHS Costume Contest
    DHS Pep Rally, 2:40
    Deadline: Softball Sign-ups
    Football: Dragons vs Star City
  • November 2
    Fall Back!
  • November 3
    GearUP Tutoring, DHS
    November 4
    Election Day
    GearUp Tutoring, DMS
  • November 5
    GearUP Tutoring, DHS
  • November 6-10
    FBLA National Conference
  • November 6
    GearUP STEM, DMS
    Senior Night
    Football: Dragons vs Monticello
  • November 7
    Deadline: December ACT Reg
  • November 10
    GearUP Tutoring, DHS
    Red Cross Blood Drive, DHS
  • November 11
    Veterans Day
    GearUP Tutoring, DMS
    Basketball vs Lonoke
    School Board Meeting
  • November 12
    GearUP Tutoring, DHS
    Career Fair, PCCUA
    SkillsUSA Meeting
  • November 13
    GearUP STEM, DMS
  • November 17
    GearUP Tutoring, DHS
    Band Parents Meeting
    Basketball vs White Hall
  • November 18
    GearUP Tutoring, DMS
    Basdketball vs Stuttgart

Visit the District Calendar for more information and upcoming events.

Fall Back!

Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night! Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 am Sunday, November 2.

Although DST has only been used for about 100 years, the idea was conceived many years before. Ancient civilizations are known to have engaged in a practice similar to modern DST where they would adjust their daily schedules to the Sun's schedule. For example, the Roman water clocks used different scales for different months of the Year.

American inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin is often credited with being the inventor of DST, even though it was never put into practice in his lifetime. In his 1784 essay "An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light" he proposed the idea, although a little jokingly, to economize the use of candles by getting people out of bed earlier in the morning, making use of the natural morning light instead.

Modern DST was not proposed until 1895 when an entomologist from New Zealand, George Vernon Hudson, presented a proposal for a two-hour daylight saving shift. However, Germany was the first country to implement DST on April 30, 1916 when the clocks were set forward at 11:00 pm.
{Source: timeanddate.com}




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DeWitt School District
1841 S. Grandview Drive
P. O. Box 700
DeWitt, Arkansas 72042
Phone: 870.946.3576
Fax: 870.946.1491