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Bulletin, Thursday, January 19, 2017


Davis Senior High School

Daily Bulletin                                                

Thursday, January 19, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:   2006 - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft was launched. The mission was the first to investigate Pluto.


LUNCH CHOICES: Steak Tacos w/Chimichurri and Sour Cream on Corn Tortillas w/Black Beans, Corn and Cilantro Lime Salad, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich w/Pesto Pasta Yakisoba Noodles w/Chicken Teriyaki and Vegetables


TODAY:  Auditions for “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays” are today at 2:45 in P-11.


Attention all student-athletes interested in participating on the Davis High School Track and Field team.  There will be a mandatory informational meeting on Thursday, January 19 in the Davis High library.  The meeting will begin at 6:00pm.  Coach Elliott will communicate the rules and expectations, answer your questions, and take you through the steps necessary to get on the 2017 roster. 


Boys in grades 9-12 interested in trying out for Boys Golf this Spring: there will be an informational meeting this Thursday, January 19 @ 7pm in DHS room N-05. Questions? Email Coach Ronning at kronning@djusd.net


ATHLETICS: Boys Soccer vs Pleasant Grove – 3:30V-5:00JV           dismissal: 2:15V

Girls Soccer @ Pleasant Grove – 2:00JV-3:30V                                  dismissal: 12:00JV-1:00V


Girls in grades 9-12:  Interested in Badminton this Spring? Preseason conditioning will be every Monday and Tuesday starting January 23 at 4:10pm at DHS. Meet outside of the weight room. You must have received your athletic clearance card from the DHS Athletics Office prior to any participation. Season begins in early February. Questions? Email Coach Brown at tyjzori03@yahoo.com  


Want to join Blue Devil Swimming? Season starts February 6th! No experience necessary. 

Any 9-12th graders can join. Join us on January 31 at 7pm in the DHS library for the pre-season parent/athlete meeting. 

Questions? Email bluedevilswimming@gmail.com or visit the team website davishighschoolswimming.com


Interested in playing Boys Volleyball this spring? Join us at preseason lifting and conditioning currently underway on Tuesdays &  Thursdays at 4pm at the DHS weight room.  Bring your Athletics Clearance Card.  Tryouts will begin Feb 6th. Questions? Contact Coach Liz  at liz.serrahsu@gmail.com


ACADEMICS:  PSAT scores: Students can pick up their PSAT scores during lunch at the Career Center starting Tuesday January 17th.


AP exams are available for purchase in the Webstore now!  $98 per test.  Online and in-person sales: now until 2/28 @ https://BlueDevilOnlineStore.myschoolcentral.com.  In-Person: DHS lunch time only at the Finance Office outside window.  If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact your counselor. 


Are you a Latino student wanting to earn a college degree?  If so, you should attend the annual Steps to College Fair to learn about college opportunities and financial aid available to Latino students. The event will take place on Saturday, February 4 from 8:00 - 3:00 at the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


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.  Contact dhsusabo@gmail.com for more information.


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS: Come to the Best Buddies fundraiser at Panera Bread on January 24 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.  Best Buddies promotes the inclusion of students with disabilities.  Make sure to show a flyer to the cashier which can be found on our instagram@dshsbestbuddies.com.


Seniors and Parents! Yearbook senior ads are due Friday, January 20th.  Upload text and high-quality photos to the link on the school website.  Prices range from $70 for 1/8th page to $280 for a full page.


Come to Agape (pronounced Ah-gah-pay) Spring Kickoff!  There will be free pizza lunch, fun games and engaging discussions! Spring Kickoff is this Friday, January 20th at lunch in Mr. Miller’s room, S-7.


Come to the National Art Honor Society information meeting at lunch in Room A-1 on Friday.  The National Art Honor Society is a nationwide recognized organization where members have the opportunity to receive scholarships, participate in art competitions and events.


It’s Idol Time!  This Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm in the Brunelle Theater.  See your favorite singers!  Carolina Hernandez, Angelique Ballard, Wesley Romer, Christian Hunter, Shaleigh Thompson, Abbi Vemulapti, Andrea Pincilotti, Amy Fang, Lauren Duan, Simone Gamble, Xavier Yubeta, Stella Jee and many more will be performing!  Buy tickets in PA-8!


Do you like debating international topics?  Come join Model UN on Thursdays in P-25, Mr. Haws’ room.  We will be going over important information for the upcoming Berkeley MUN Conference, so make sure you come if you are interested in attending!


Do you want to volunteer?  If so, Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor needs volunteers to help set up his annual “Soup’s On” community fundraiser from 3:30 – 5:00 on Thursday, January 26 at St. James Church.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


It is time to sign up for this month’s free Financial Literacy class that will take place in the Career Center on Friday January 20 at lunch.  Pizza will be provided!  The Yolo Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the PTA, will discuss “Identity Theft and Debit and Credit Card Fraud.” The class is limited to 30 students, so sign up soon in the Career Center.


CLUBS:  No BSU meeting this week. Next week’s meeting is January 25th.


Come to the Asian Student Union in Room L-14 this Friday at lunch to see our Spicy Noodle Challenge! Bring your friends!


Wanted: A few good chess players! North Davis Elementary -- just down the street from DSHS -- is starting a chess club and is looking for high school students to serve as assistant coaches. The Chess Club will meet on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:30, with actual chess beginning at 1:50. The "season" will last January 25th-end of March or so.

We have a main coach, just need some helpers to watch over games and give tips to the kids. The kids will be all ages up to 6th grade. If you are interested in helping to start this club, please contact North Davis parent Bobbi Avery at bobbiavery@gmail.com.



1/20       Academic Center Awards, lunchtime Academic Center

1/20       Financial Literacy Class lunchtime Career 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

1/28       Davis Idol Finals 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

1/30       Elections Assembly – Assembly Schedule

2/2         9th Grade Parent Night for incoming 10th Grade students                  ,  7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

2/3         Quarter 3 Progress Period ends

2/3         Spring Dance 7:00 South Gym

2/9         Catalina Parent/Student pre-Trip Meeting 6:30 pm Library

2/10       Friendship Day

2/11       Jazz Choir Cabaret 6:00 Emerson JHS

2/12       Jazz Choir Cabaret 6:00 Emerson JHS

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:1/18/17
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