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Bulletin, Monday, January 30, 2017


Davis Senior High School

Daily Bulletin                                                

Monday, January 30, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:  1995 - Researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced that clinical trials had demonstrated the effectiveness of the first preventative treatment for sickle cell anemia.


LUNCH CHOICES: Grilled Chicken Tacos w/Black Bean, Corn and Cilantro Lime Salad, Honey BBQ w/Cajun Fries, Chicken Fried Rice Bowl


TODAY:  Like to write?  Do you want to talk to other people who like to write, discuss books and poetry, as well as eat yummy food?   Come to the Creative Writing Club on Mondays during lunch in L-28.


Attention NHS members: There will be an NHS meeting today in L-21.  The meeting can count for first or second semester.  We will talk about general information, community service events and registration details.  Hope to see you there!


ATHLETICS: Boys Basketball @ Jesuit 4:00F/5:30JV/7:00V

Girls Basketball vs. St. Francis 5:30/7:00

Ski Team Race-Slalom @ Alpine Meadows all day

Snowboard Team race SL#2 Boreal all day


Come support the Men’s Basketball team at their annual ‘Break the Record Night’ this Friday in the North Gym.  JV starts at 5:30 and Varsity starts at 7:00! Remember to deck out in white and stay silent until the 7th point is scored!  We are trying to break the record of 1020 people!  Break the Record Night will then be followed by Food Truck Mania and a free Blacklight Dance!


Break the Record Night shirts are on sale this week is the Finance Office.  We have blue shirts and white shirts on sale for $5 with ASB and $7 without.  Swing by at lunch!


Want to join Blue Devil Swimming?  Season starts February 6th!  No experience is necessary and any 9-12th grade student may join.  Join us on January 31 at 7:00 pm in the DHS library for the pre-season parent/athlete meeting.  Questions?  Email bluedevilswimming@gmail.com or visit the team website at davishighschoolswimming.com.


DHS Spring sports are starting soon! Reminder that an Athletic Clearance Card is needed in order to participate in conditioning and tryouts. Bring your completed sports physical packet to the DHS Athletic Office during school hours or on Sports Paperwork Night on Tuesday, January 31 from 6-8pm in the North Gym lobby. If you played a Fall or Winter sport, a copy of the clearance card is needed for your spring sport also. Questions? Call DHS Athletics at 757-5400 x125.


It’s not too late to join the 2017 Track and Field team.  If you are interested in joining, but you missed the informational meeting, there will be a makeup meeting in room L-25 during lunch on Wednesday, 2/1


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.


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: Any student wishing to take AP Art Studio during 2017-18 must turn in a portfolio to any Art Teacher by Wednesday, February 18th.  Please check in A-1 for further information.


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. 


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS:  Celebrate Jersey Day at the Wrestling Senior Night vs. Sheldon High School, Tuesday 1/31 at 5:00 in the Cage!  Show your Blue Devil Pride!


Blue Devil Pride Week (BDP) is here!  Monday – Prep Day, wear your preppie clothes to the girls’ basketball game vs. St. Francis, Tuesday – Jersey Day – Wrestling Match at 5:00 pm, Wednesday is Workout Wednesday and t-shirt wearing lunchtime activity, Thursday is BLACKOUT! Blackout women’s soccer game @ 5:00 pm, Friday is WHITEOUT! Boys Break the Record Night Basketball game @ 7:00 pm, North Gym.  For your weather report, next week will be cloudy with a chance of Blue Devil Spirit!


The Rotary Club is offering two all-expense paid camps in June for high school juniors. Camp Royal leadership-training camp is filled with information, ideas and strategies to help students become more effective leaders. Camp Venture is a motivational summer camp for students interested in pursuing a career in business, particularly as entrepreneurs. Come to the Career Center for camp applications.


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.


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


CLUBS: 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!



1/30       Elections Assembly – Assembly Schedule

1/30       Blue Devil Pride Week

1/30       White Out Boys Basketball 7:00 pm North Gym

1/31       Sports Paperwork Night 6:00 – 8:00 North Gym Lobby

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

2/13       President Lincoln’s Birthday – No School

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

2/20       Presidents’ Day – No School

2/23       Open House at DHS!

2/28       Gap Year Fair 6:00 – 8:30 Vet’s Memorial

3/2         Secondary Articulation – Early Release

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:1/27/17
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