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  • Spirit Week is February 23rd - 26th
    Tuesday - Sunglasses Day
    Wednesday - Hat Day
    Thursday - Virtual Backgrounds
    Friday - Dino Day
  • The Davis Scholastic Chess Club (DSCC) will be holding
    a tournament on 2/28 (Su) @ 1:00 -4 p.m.  The event will take place on chess.com and we will also utilize the Zoom platform. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate.  Details are included on the attached flyer.  Please feel free to share with parents who may be interested in this opportunity for their children.  Thank you!  Flyer
  • Calling All Gamers! Do you want to compete on the official DJUSD Raptors eSports Team against some of the toughest schools in the state? The team is currently looking for Madden21 (ps4) players to join the squad for the upcoming Spring Season. Grades 9-12 are eligible to participate.  Preseason matches start February 16. Official season begins March 2.  For any questions regarding the meeting or eSports, please contact Mr. McBurney at jmcburney@djusd.net  
  • Seniors:  MARCH 2 is the deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). By submitting the FAFSA, you are applying for federal and state grants, loans, work-study, and aid from your student’s college as well. Colleges use the FAFSA to award their own grants and scholarships.  Even if you think you are not eligible, you should still apply. Many factors besides income are taken into account to determine eligibility, and submitting the FAFSA will ensure you are considered for every type of financial aid possible!  Go to www.fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA application.  Go to https://dream.csac.ca.gov to complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA). For help completing your application, register for a California Student Aid Commission webinar or workshop at https://cash4college.csac.ca.gov/, You can also go to the Career Center’s website for more information:  https://dshs.djusd.net/counseling/career_center.
  • Blue Devil Swimming starts Monday March 8th! Please visit the team website at https://dshs.djusd.net/athletics/spring_sports/swim___dive to sign up for the newsletter and REMIND text alerts to receive all updates throughout the season. Email head coach John Varley with any questions: jvarley@djusd.net. See you at the pool!
  • GIRLS LACROSSE: All 9th-12th Grade girls interested in participating in Davis High Girls Lacrosse this spring should contact Head coach Jenn Morris. Socially distanced pre-season practices begin this week. We will be following all county and DJUSD Covid-19 guidelines. Athletes must be cleared by the DHS Athletics Department before participating. Please email Coach Morris for more information. jmorris@djusd.net
  • 9-12 grade athletes:  For the latest info on Davis Senior High Athletics, please visit the website at https://dshs.djusd.net/athletics  Please email head coaches for info on preseason conditioning plans. All athletes must be cleared with the DSHS Athletics Department before they may start participation. Register at www.athleticclearance.com and provide an updated signed/dated sports physical. 
  • Buy a Yearbook now.  Watch Ms. K's yearbook ad.  Purchase your yearbook at yearbooksforever.com.
  •  Need help completing your FAFSA? Fafsa before FebruaryConnect with Mrs. Roper or Ms. Strand! Your FAFSA is required to receive two years of FREE community college! 
  • Scholarships are a great source of free money for college! Click this Scholarship Bulletin link for a variety of current scholarships. In January and throughout the spring, the Bulletin will list local Davis community scholarships that are only offered to Davis seniors. The Bulletin is updated every two weeks, so check it often for new additions. You can find the same list of scholarships on Naviance by clicking on Colleges, then click on Scholarship List.
  • Need some new DV Shirts or Sweatshirts?? Maybe you need a cool new DaVinci Lanyard? Check out the New DV Gear in theDV Gear Webstore! We’ve got all sizes and a few different choices in style and colors. ALL proceeds go to ASB Student Activities, so buying a shirt supports the DV students as well!
    Sweatshirts are $35
    T-shirts are $15
    Lanyards are $5
    Get that gear Dinos, and support your school!
  • Purchase a Da Vinci High yearbook or senior ad at yearbookforever.com.  Click to view the yearbook flyer, which includes prices and deadlines.
  • This Fall, SWE is hosting a 10 week long mentorship program to support female and non-binary high school seniors who are interested in applying to engineering majors. There will be weekly sessions with UC Davis College of Engineering advisors, faculty, current students, and alumni, as well as smaller group mentorship sessions with current engineering students to help answer questions and provide individualized support. The program will run from September 24th to November 22nd and is open to high school seniors who identify as female or non-binary. 
    The registration form can be found here: http://bit.ly/swe-prospective
  • The leadership class has put together a website specifically designed to help you during this time of distance learning. Here you can find Daily Announcement recordings, DVTV episodes, and Upcoming events (including all links). This is a great resource for you and as we get further into the year it, will have more and more information so be sure to check it out! 
  • The Learning at Home webpage has launched. Find supplementary learning lessons and resources for students affected by the COVID-19 closure at Learning@Home.
  • DJUSD will continue to serve meals to children age 18 and under. Breakfast and lunch service will be available Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the following sites: Montgomery Elementary, Harper Junior High, Davis Senior High, Patwin Elementary. Click for school addresses.
  • The Vitruvian is Da Vinci Charter Academy's student-run publication. Student journalists cover news regarding the school and the Davis community at large. In addition, reporters write about national news and how it relates to the student body. Visit their website at davincivitruvian.com and pick up their printed issues in the office. 
  • SpeakUp - Share concerns about classmates or school safety by emailing speakup@djusdstudents.org or calling/texting (530)359-8658).  
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