• First and foremost, everyone stay safe and healthy!

    Dorchester School District Two schools will be closed for students the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  We will continue teaching and engaging students via Distance Learning. 

    Office Hours: During the workweek, I will be checking and returning emails in the order that i receive them from 10am to 11am and 2pm to 3pm.  I will reply as quickly as I can based on the volume of emails that I receive.  You may receive my reply outside of the office hours given above. 

    ALL MATH ASSIGNMENTS will continue to be posted to our Class Teams, Remind and Unified Classroom... 

    if you are not part of our Remind texts, please follow the directions below:

    GATE: text @gtmath703 to the number 81010.

    Grade Level: text @glmath703 to the number 81010.

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  • Students may access digital programs from home through a single sign-on process with Clever.

    Login at https://clever.com/in/dorchester2

     To get started, follow these three steps:

        1. Navigate to the address above.

        2. Log in with Active Directory.

    Active Directory Login Credentials

    Sign-in: STUDENTUSERNAME@dorchester2.k12.sc.us


    *Although students have an email address, they do not have access to district email at this time. They are not able to send or receive email.

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Mr. James Plymel

Phone: 843-871-3150 (GMS)


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. James Plymel

Hello, my name is James Plymel, and I am the 6th grade math teacher for the Wranglers Team.  I graduated from Summerville High School in 1984.  Then I enlisted in the United States Army.  Upon returning from Operation Desert Storm in Iraq where I served as an Infantry Squad Leader conducting combat operations with the 101st Air Assault Division, I completed my military enlistment and enrolled at the College of Charleston.  There I received my Bachelor of Science, Cum laude, in Elementary Education.  I was honored to be selected the GMS Teacher of the Year for the 2006-2007 school year.  I am currently a member of the GMS Academic Achievement and Awards Night Committee. 

I love hiking with my two daughters, kayaking and gardening on my family's farm. My two beautiful daughters, Emma and Olivia, are both entering their Junior year.  Emma is in the School of Nursing Program at Clemson University.  She is a member of Clemson's Rock Climbing Club.  Olivia is in the Early College Program at Summerville High School.  She enjoys reading and lifeguarding in her free time. 

The Mountains are Calling and I must Go.     John Muir