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Bulletin, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Blue Devil

 

Davis Senior High School

                                           Daily Bulletin                                                

Thursday, February 16, 2017

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1923 - Howard Carter unsealed the burial chamber of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen. The next day he entered the chamber with several invited guests. He had originally found the tomb on November 4, 1922.

 

LUNCH CHOICES: 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

 

TODAY: Attention all Spring Sport Athletes who wish to enroll in Independent Lifetime Sports: There will be a mandatory meeting today, Thursday, February 16th during 7th period block in the small gym.  We will begin promptly at 1:00 pm.  Do not be late.  You must attend this meeting to sign up for the course and then you will be officially enrolled in the ILS course for your Spring Sport.  If you have questions, email Ms. Crawford, jcrawford@djusd.net.

 

ATHLETICS: Boys Soccer @ Grant – 3:30V-5:00JV                            dismissal:  1:30V-3:00JV

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

 

Davis Senior High has secured a diving coach.  If you are interested in participating on the diving team please come to the athletic office and sign up.

 

ACADEMICS: SENIORS:  It’s scholarship time! If you would like free money for college, then you should apply for scholarships! Twenty-one local community scholarships are now available for seniors graduating from a Davis high school.  You can find these local scholarships and many more in the Career Center’s Scholarship Bulletin or on Naviance.  Come to the Career Center to apply for scholarships!

 

AVID applications are available in the front office.  Applications are due to Ms. McInturf in N-1 by Friday, March 3rd

 

Attention Juniors and Sophomores: Are you looking for that perfect class to complete your 2017-2018 Schedule? Join the LEAD Class!  If you want to plan Devils Be Nice, build campus morale, and promote goodwill and friendship in your school and community then LEAD is the class for you! Pick up applications in L27 or e-mail Mrs. Butler (cbutler@djusd.net) for an application and information.

 

SENIORS:  March 2 is the deadline to apply for federal and state financial aid for college.  Don't miss out on getting free money for college!  If you have any questions about completing financial aid applications, come to the Career Center.

 

DHS will offer the SAT on March 11th instead of May.  You can register at www.collegeboard.org.  If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact your counselor.

 

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:   Davis FFA is running the annual Kiss the Animal Fundraiser this week.  Look for the plastic jar in your teachers’ rooms.  Whoever has the most money in their jar at the end of the week will have to kiss a lamb, on the mouth, next week at lunch.  Participating teachers are: Mr. Moore, Ms. Swanstrom, Mr. Elliott, Mrs. Wilkerson, Mr. Kevein Williams, Mrs. Bruce, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Whittall and Mr. Hess!

 

Students interested in a career in a health profession are invited to attend the first ever UC Davis High School Pre-Health Symposium on Sunday, April 9 from 8-4 p.m.at UC Davis.  The event will feature speakers, hands-on workshops, and information about careers in the health fields.  Come to the Career Center for more information.

 

Interested in civic engagement?  Would you like to shadow the mayor, police or fire chief or other officials for a day?  Apply for Youth in Government! Come to N-1A or the Front Office to pick up an application .  There will be an informational meeting this Friday, February 17th in Room N1-A.

 

Applications are now available for next year’s Student Government class!  Make some posters, throw a dance, increase school spirit and fulfill your practical art requirement.  Application packets are found in N1-A or in the Front Office.  Applications are due February 22. 

 

Madrigal Pizza Night! It is that time of year again!  If you would like to AUDITION for Madrigals, come to Steve’s on Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 pm and personally hear from current Mads about their experiences.  Ask questions and audition! We hope to see you there!

 

Love to sing? Come audition for the DHS Choral Choirs: the Madrigal Singers, Jazz Choir and Advanced Treble Choir.  Audition applications are due Tuesday, February 21st.  Audition dates are March 6-8th.  There are opportunities to explore the different choirs as follows:

  • DHS Jazz Choir will present its Cabaret Concert “Let Me Be That Star!” on Saturday, February 18th, 7:00 pm in the Brunelle Theater on the DHS Campus.  www.jazzchoir.net

 

To apply, please go to any of the choir websites or http://tinyurl.com/ogemg7j Pre-Audition Meeting is Wednesday, March 1st, 4:00 in DHS Room TBD.

 

Students interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine are invited to attend UC Davis Veterinary School’s “Future Day” on Saturday, April 1 from 8:00-3:00.  Future Day will focus on careers in veterinary medicine and offer hands-on Activities and interactive labs.  The event is free and includes a light breakfast and lunch.  Come to the Career Center to sign-up.

 

If you plan to attend community college in the fall, you should attend the Sacramento City College Application Workshop on Thursday, February 23 from 9:00 – 10:30 in the library computer lab.  Representatives will help you complete the Los Rios online application, which is the first step in the registration process.  Your application will allow you to enroll at any of the four Los Rios community colleges.  Come to the Career Center to sign up.

 

Time to sign-up for this month’s Financial Literacy class!  On Friday, February 17 at lunch in the Career Center, the Yolo Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the PTA, will hold another free Financial Literacy class.  Pizza will be provided.  This class will be presented by Sue Westwood, a CPA with Carbahal & Co., and will be on employment taxes, W-2’s, and payroll deductions. This is a great class for students who work or are planning to get a job.  The class size is limited to the first 30 students who sign-up, so sign up in the Career Center soon.

 

Hey CSF! Spring registration will be now through February 17th at lunch times in Room P-13.  Bring your hours sheets, $5 and a pink sheet.  Pink sheets are in Room P-13, the DHS Front Office carrousel and the library.

 

The DHS PTA presents a Gap Year Fair Tuesday 2/28/17 for students to learn more about gap-year options. The fair will run from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St., with speakers presenting in the theater from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. and the fair is taking place in the multipurpose room from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free but space is limited. Pre-register at www.eventbrite.com.Visit usagapyearfairs.org/fairs for more information.

 

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. 

 

CLUBS: Do you know the difference between poly sexual and polyamory?  We talk about stuff like that at GSA!  Come to our meeting this Friday at lunch in L-20, Mr. Wheeler’s class above the library.  We also have free snacks! 

 

Attention NHS members: Registration ends this Friday, February 17th.  Come to Mr. Richardson’s room during lunch.  Bring $5, your report card and your hour sheet if you are a returning member.  Hope to see you there!

 

IMPORTANT DATES

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

2/17       Financial Literacy class 11:55 am Career Center

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!

2/23       Sacramento City College Application Workshop, 9:00-10:30                 DHS Computer Lab

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

3/2         Secondary Articulation – Early Release

3/2         Deadline to apply for state and federal Financial Aid

3/3         ‘A Tribute to Tony Fields’ 7:00 Brunelle Theater

3/4         ‘A Tribute to Tony Fields’ 7:00 Brunelle Theater

3/5         Coconut Grove – DHS Bands Emerson JHS

 

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:2/16/17
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