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Bulletin, Tuesday, 1/24/17


Davis Senior High School

                                             Daily Bulletin                                                

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:  1848 - James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter's Mill in northern California. The discovery led to the gold rush of '49.


LUNCH CHOICES: Blue Devil Sandwich w/Pesto Pasta Salad, Chicken Fajita Taco w/Black Bean, Corn and Cilantro Lime Salad, Chicken Adobo over Rice


TODAY:  The DMAC photo contest is meeting on 1/24 to vote for picture entries for the cash prize.  Visit DHSDMACwordpress.com for more information.


ATHLETICS: Girls Basketball vs Monterey Trail – 5:30JV-7:00V

Boys Soccer vs Grant – 3:30V-5:00JV                                                  dismissal: 2:15V

Girls Soccer @ Grant – 3:30V-5:00JV                                                   dismissal: 1:0V-2:45JV


9th-12th grade girls interested in trying out for Girls Lacrosse this spring should contact Head Coach Jenn Morris: jennmorris22@gmail.com prior to tryouts.  Tryouts begin February 6th.  All players must have completed physical packet on file with the Athletic Office to participate.


Girls in grades 9-12:  Interested in Badminton this Spring? Preseason conditioning will be every Monday and Tuesday 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 Thursday, January 26 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.


Are you looking for a quiet place to study? Need to use a computer?  If you answered yes to these questions, come to the Internet Afterhours program at DHS Library.  We are open every Monday through Thursday from 5:00-7:15 pm.  All DJUSD students and their families are welcome.


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:  Next Friday, January 27th is the last day to pre-order your yearbook! All pre-ordered yearbooks are $100.  Make sure to visit the Blue Devil Online Store to place your order.  There will be a limited amount of yearbooks after the pre-sale deadline.


It's College Tour time!  The City of Davis is offering its annual So-Cal Safari College Tour trip for high school students.  Colleges on the tour are UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, and USC.  The trip will take place March 27-30.  Cost is $515, which includes transportation, college tours, breakfast, dinner and hotels.  Come to the Career Center for more information. 


Applications are now available for the annual UC COSMOS four-week summer program for students in grades 8-12.  Students live on a UC campus, attend classes and labs and work with renowned researchers to explore STEM-related fields in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


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 will be found on our instagram@dshsbestbuddies.com.


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!


SENIORS:  This is the time of year to apply for financial aid to help you pay for college!  To be considered for federal and state financial aid, you must apply by March 2. Come to the Career Center for information about the financial aid process.


Juniors interested in learning what it’s like to be an FBI agent can now apply for the FBI’s spring 2017 Sacramento FBI Teen Academy on Friday, April 7 at the Sacramento FBI headquarters.  Students will participate in hands-on activities and hear presentations on terrorism, cyber, public corruption, polygraphs, SWAT, and the day-to-day operations of an FBI office.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


CLUBSBSU is meeting this week on January 25th.


Hey Key Clubbers, current and future! We are having registration for new members (please bring $6) during lunch from now until 1/31/17.  Current members, don’t forget to turn in your hours sheets too! We hope to see you at our table in front of S-12!


Attention NHS members: there will be an NHS meeting next Monday, January 30th.  The meeting can count for the first or second semester.  We will talk about general information, community service events and registration details.  Hope to see you there!




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

2/16       Orchestra Outreach Concert 10:00 am & 12:00 noon, Brunelle Theater

2/17       Academic Center Awards

2/18       Cabaret Concert Version – Jazz Choir 7:00 pm, Brunelle Theater

2/23       Open House at DHS!

3/2         Secondary Articulation – Early Release

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:1/23/17
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