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Bulletin, Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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                                           Daily Bulletin                                                

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1953 - In a Cambridge University laboratory, scientists James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick discovered the double-helix structure of DNA.


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


ATHLETICS: Lacrosse Varsity Boys @ University (SF) – 5:30           dismissal: 2:00V

Lacrosse Girls vs Dougherty Valley – 6:00JV-7:30V

Softball @ Will C Wood – 4:00                                                                 dismissal: 2:15V/JV

Tennis Varsity Boys vs Monterey Trail – 3:45                                         dismissal: 3:00


All interested in participating in the Fall 2017 Football program should attend the parent/player info meeting Sunday, March 19 at 3:00pm in the DHS library. Come learn about the summer/fall schedule and what is planned for the program this year.


TODAY: Hello DHS! Come to the photography room, A-7 at lunch on Tuesday, 2/28 for the judging of our “water” themed photo contest.  Submissions are due Monday, 2/27 to our email at dhsdmac@gmail.com.  One photo submission only.


Hey Link Leaders! We have a meeting this Tuesday, February 28th at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, L-23.  We will discuss our March event and talk about senior participation and graduation cords.  Remember, you need two meetings per semester to be an active member.  See you there!


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.


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


Are you interested in a health-related career, such as Nursing, Physical Therapy, Dental, Nutrition or Biology?  If so, come to the Career Center at lunch on Tuesday to hear a presentation about the many health-related career programs at Sacramento City College.  Come to the Career Center to sign up!


SENIORS:  Thursday, 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: The Red Cross Club is planning our second blood drive of the year on Monday, March 13th in the North Gym.  It takes approximately one hour from start to finish and is safe and easy.  You must be at least 16, weigh at least 110 and be free from cold/flu symptoms for at least 48 hours to give blood.  If you are interested, please sign up on the quad this week at lunch or in the nurse’s office by Friday, March 10th.  Parent permission slips are required for 16-17  year olds.  18 year old students may walk-in to give blood.  For more information, see Ms. Youtsey, the school nurse.


If you are planning to attend college this fall, come to the Sacramento City College’s Orientation Program in the Career Center on Thursday, March 2 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am.  Orientation is required for all new students and is where you will learn how to choose classes, find college resources and get help signing-up for the fall semester.  Come to the Career Center to sign up!


Interested in shadowing the police chief, fire chief, US Congressman or a local government official?  Youth in Government applications are now available in Room N-1A, the Front Office, or the Career Center.  The applications are due Wednesday, March 1st.


The Yearbook team is looking for hard-working, organized and/or creative people to create next year’s book! Applications are available outside of L-28 and in the Front Office.  Completed applications are due Friday, 3/3. 


Join the award-winning HUB!  Applications are available for graphic artist, photographer, webmaster and business manager positions.  Pick up an application in the Front Office or from a Hubster.


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. 



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

3/2                         Secondary Articulation – Early Release

3/2                         Sac City Orientation Workshop 9:00 – 10:30 am                                   Career Center

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

3/4                         Coconut Grove – DHS Bands Emerson JHS

3/5                         Coconut Grove – DHS Bands Emerson JHS

3/6-3/8                  Choir Auditions

3/8-3/9                  Jazz Band Auditions

3/9,3/10,3/11         Drama ‘Standing on Ceremony’  7:00 pm Brunelle                                Theater

3/10                       Friendship Day

3/12                       Drama ‘Standing on Ceremony’ 2:00 pm Brunelle                                 Theater

3/13                       Blood Drive DHS Campus

3/17                       Band Festival – Jr. and Sr. High School Bands All                                 Day Brunelle Theater

3/18                       Band Festival – Jr. and Sr. High School Bands All                                 Day Brunelle Theater

3/24                       Quarter 3 Ends

3/27-3/31               Spring Break

4/3                         School resumes

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:2/27/17
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