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Bulletin, Thursday, December 15, 2016


Davis Senior High School

Daily Bulletin                                                

Thursday, December 15, 2016    


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:    1978 - U.S. President Carter announced he would grant diplomatic recognition to Communist China on New Year's Day and sever official relations with Taiwan.


LUNCH CHOICES :  Daily Express Menu: Blue Devil Burger and Cajun Fries, Grilled Vegetable Sandwich w/Garlic Lemon Aioli and Pesto Pasta Salad, Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/ Cajun Fries  DAILY SPECIAL:  Steak Tacos w/Chimichurri and sour cream on Corn Tortillas w/Black Bean, Corn and Cilantro Lime Salad, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich w/Pesto Pasta, Yakisoba Noodles w/Chicken Teriyaki and Vegetables


ATHLETICS: Boys Basketball Les Curry tournament – North & South Gyms 

Girls Soccer vs Carondelet – 4:00JV-6:00V  dismissal: 2:30JV


TODAY:  Interested in traveling this summer?  AMIGOS offers cultural immersion experiences through summer volunteer and gap program in Latin America that promotes global consciousness and leadership.  Come learn more about the program at the Spanish Club meeting this Thursday in S-6 at lunchtime.


Join us in a fundraiser tonight at Chipotle (227 E. St. Ste.1, Davis) between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm to support the Davis High School Lady Blue Devil Basketball team!  Tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to DHS Lady Blue Devil Basketball!


Interested in Frosh or JV Baseball for the 2017 season? 9th & 10th grade boys are invited to attend a parent/player meeting on Thursday, December 15 at 6:00pm in the DHS library. Info on conditioning and the season will be shared.


ACADEMICS:  Hey sophomores! Link Crew will be hosting final study sessions on the 16th in L-23, Mr. Williams’ room, from 2:30-4:30.   You can study alone or with the help of Link Leaders.   


Finals are coming up and if you need help with your math and science finals, then you should come to MAST every day this week, except Thursday in Mr. Van Muyden’s room, S-9.  Also, if you would like to become a MAST tutor, applications will be open from 12/26 to 1/13/17.


Are you looking for a quiet place to study?  Do you need to use a computer?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to the Internet After Hours program at DHS Library.  We are open every Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p m – 7:15 pm.  All DJUSD students and their families are welcome.


Are you interested in biology?  If so, you may want to take the USABO Open Exam in February.  The USABO Open Exam is a 50-minute multiple choice exam available to all high school students.  It focuses on animal and plant anatomy and physiology, cell biology. Genetics and evolution.  Students who qualify could represent the United States in international competition.  Contac dhsusabo@gmail.com for more information.


SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS: Would you like to do research at UC Davis this summer?  The UC Davis Young Scholars Program offers a six-week summer research opportunity in biology and the natural sciences for high achieving high school students June 25 – August 5.  Students will stay in a UC dorm and conduct research, participate in lab work, go on field trips and earn 5 units of university credit.  Applications are due March 16th.  Come to the Career Center for information about the program, fees and financial assistance.


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS:  Join us this Sunday, December 18th from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for our 6th (or 7th? Who's counting?) Annual Caroling in the Nugget Plaza (between CVS and Nugget on Covell).  We'll have song books. You bring your voices, your holiday spirit and a few dollars to put in the basket.  All money raised will buy gift cards that will be distributed by the Davis High counseling staff to students in need. This is a chance to make the holiday brighter for deserving young people in our community.  If you can't sing, come by and drop a few dollars in our basket.  We can't wait to celebrate the season with you!  Courtenay Tessler, Head Counselor


Holiday Grams are being sold now through next Monday on the Quad at lunchtime.  Candy canes will be sold one for $1 or 3 for $2.  They will be delivered during 4th period on Monday of Finals Week.


Attention all DHS instrumental soloists announcing this year’s DHS Concerto Competition: The annual DHS Orchestra Concerto Competition will be held Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:00pm on stage in the DHS Brunelle Performance Hall. It is open to all DHS instrumentalist and free to the public to view. The winner of this competition will be given the honor of performing with the DHS Symphony Orchestra at the Mondavi Center in Jackson Hall at the Wennberg Music Festival on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 2:30pm as well as a check for $500.00. A sign-up sheet and informational flyer are now on the window of the computer lab in PA-3. Deadline to sign up is Friday December 23rd, 2016. Email Mr. Moreno if you have questions at amoreno@djusd.net


How To Form Happier, Healthier Relationships With Your Pre-Teens And Teens! SAVE THE DATE: January 9, 7-9pm!  Davis Parent University presents Lisa Damour, PhD, New York Times bestselling author of ‘Untangled.’  Visit www.davisparentuniversity.com for more information, to reserve FREE tickets, and to watch past speakers. Come listen, laugh and learn with DPU!


CLUBS:  Come to our Interact meeting Friday, December 16 in L-28 at lunch (food provided!)  Join Interact and be a part of our UC Davis Mentor Program.  Join Interact and make an impact!


Transgender is a broad term for identities and experiences of people whose gender differs from expectations based on their assigned gender.  Want to learn more and eat some free snacks?  Come to the last GSA meeting of the semester this Friday (12/16) at lunch in L-20, above the library.


Join the DHS Unicef Club! Help make a difference around the world one student at a time by fighting for children in need.  Meetings are in Room L-23 every other Monday at lunch.  Hope to see you there!


Black Student Union is running its winter holiday sock drive!  Please come by Mrs. Bruch’s room (P14) and drop off your donation in the sock box.  All socks will be donated to Davis homeless shelter.



12/15    Frosh or JV Baseball parent/player meeting 6:00 pm, DHS Library

12/16     “Learn to be Financially Savvy” Yolo Federal Credit Union                    presentation 11:55 am, Career Center

12/20-12/23 Finals Week

12/23     Quarter 2/Semester 1 Ends

12/23     DHS Idol applications due in PA-8

12/28-1/6/16 Winter Break

1/9         DHS Teacher Workday -  No School

1/9         Lecture by Lisa Damour, Ph.D., author of ‘Untangled, How to               Form Happier Healthier Relationships with Your Teens’ 7-9:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/10       School Resumes

1/11       Concerto Competition 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/12       Drama Soiree – Drama Class 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/13       Friendship Day

1/16       Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No School

1/20       Academic Center Awards, lunchtime Academic Center

1/20       DHS Idol 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/21       DHS Idol 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/21       Folsom Jazz Festival – DHS Bands Folsom High School






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December 23

Regular Monday schedule

1st   Per Final

8:15 – 10:20

2nd   Per Final

8:15 – 10:20

3rd   Per Final

8:15 – 10:20

6th  Per Final

8:15 – 10:20


10:20 – 10:35


Period 2

10:35  ̶  11:12


10:20 – 10:35



10:20 – 10:35



10:20 – 10:35


Period 3

11:18  ̶  11:55



4th Per Final

10:35 - 12:35*


5th  Per Final

10:35 - 12:35*


7th  Per Final

10:35 - 12:35*


Period 4

12:44  ̶  1:21


Period 5

1:27  ̶  2:04


Period 6

2:10  ̶  2:47


Period 7

2:53  ̶  3:30

 *Bag lunch available at 12:35 on Wednesday, Thursday, & Fri

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:12/14/16
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