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Bulletin, Friday, March 17, 2017

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                                           Daily Bulletin                                                

         Friday, March 17, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On March 17, 1762, in New York City, the first St. Patrick's Day parade took place. The parade was held by Irish soldiers serving in the British army.


LUNCH CHOICES:  Taqueria Chicken Sandwich w/Salsa and Cajun Fries, Banh Mi Dog w/Cajun Fries, Spicy Pepperoni w/Garlic Toast


ATHLETICS: Badminton vs Napa – 4:00                                              dismissal: 3:00

Lacrosse Girls vs Las Lomas – 5:30JV-7:00V

Lacrosse Boys @ Petaluma – 6:00JV-7:30V  dismissal: 2:30JV 

Tennis Boys JV @ Freedom Tournament – all day                    dismissal:  all day - select roster


Davis Senior High School Athletics announces online registration. Say goodbye to the 10-page paper packet! Beginning June 1st, the athletic department will be rolling out the new system for the 2017-2018 school year.  Athletes in grades 9-12 will submit their sports paperwork via the new online system. Detailed instructions are available on the DSHS website Athletics page  http://dshs.djusd.net/athletics  Questions? Contact the Athletics Department 757-5400 x125


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.


Attention girls’ basketball players in current grades 6th-11th: Varsity coaches Heather Highshoe and Darius Liggett are expanding their summer program into a spring AAU circuit program, called NorCal Press. Our goal is to have multiple teams, based on age and skill level. This program will include strength and conditioning, skill training and practices, and competitive tournaments. The program will run April through June. This is a great opportunity to get exposure to what the high school program is about, play with potential teammates, as well as play and learn from the DHS coaching staff. Please contact Coach Heather Highshoe at hhighshoe@djusd.net for more information. 


TODAY:  Yolo Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the PTA, will hold another free Financial Literacy class on Friday, March 17 at lunch in the Career Center.  Pizza will be provided.  James Ritchie with the Yolo Federal Credit Union will discuss the basics of credit, credit cards, establishing credit history and understanding loans.  The class is limited to 30 students so sign up soon in the Career Center!


Gray gender describes a person who barely experiences gender or is not really attached to the concept of gender.  Want to know more and have free snacks? Come to the GSA meeting this Friday in Wheeler’s room, L-20 at lunch.


Attention all NHS Seniors! If you believe you qualify for a NHS Senior cord, please go to Ms. Neagley’s room, L-21 by Friday, March 17th and initial next to your name.


SATURDAY EVENT: Blue Devils! World Language Fair will take place Saturday, March 18th in the South Gym, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.  International Cuisine, Music, Arts and Crafts, Dance as well as a food competition will highlight this year’s celebration.  All are welcome with their friends and family.  Ask your world language teacher about extra credit passports!


ACADEMICS: Sacramento City College has reserved special Assessment Exam dates for high school students who want to take the assessment exam at the Davis Campus.  Students must take the assessment Exam before enrolling at Sacramento City College, and it must be taken before April 1 to receive priority enrollment.  Come to the Career Center for the list of special exam dates and to make an appointment.


SENIORS:  If you are planning to attend UC Davis, have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and you worked at a paid job during high school, you may qualify for the $14,001 Beeghly-Merritt Scholarship!  The deadline to apply is April 7.  Applications are available in the Career Center. 


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS: Coming next week!! The Career Center’s Annual Summer Activities, Scholarship and Job Fair! If you looking for something to do this summer, need a job or extra money for college, you won’t want to miss this event!  The fair will feature job applications, scholarship applications and information about volunteering and summer activities.  The fair will take place outside the Career Center on Tuesday, March 21 at lunch.  See you there!


The DHS Car Club is hosting the Davis High Car Show on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 am-1:00 pm in the DHS stadium parking lot.  Come to spectate, or bring a cool car if you got one!  If you are bringing a car, please arrive at 9:30 am.  No application is required and food will be available for purchase.  Follow us on Instagram@dhscarclub.


Davis Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is offering free tax preparation for low-income families.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


We want to thank the members of the Red Cross Club who worked on our recent blood drive.  We also want to thank each of the students and staff who came to donate blood.  On Monday, we registered 98 participants and collected 73 pints of blood.  We also had 47 first time donors.  What a great way to help save lives!


Wednesday, March 22nd, is the deadline for submitting information and articles for the April edition of the Davis High School PTA newsletter. Please send news, announcements, etc. to the DHS PTA Media Listserve at DHSPTAmedia@mailman.dcn.org and include your name, email address and phone number in case the newsletter editor has questions about your submission. Please note that not every submission is automatically included. Inclusion is at the discretion of our communications committee and is subject to timing, the appropriate venue(s), and frequency of the request(s).


Seniors, the 2017 Graduation Speech Applications are now available!  If you are interested in speaking at the 2017 Graduation Ceremony, please see Carmen Schnathorst to pick up an application.  Applications are due Friday, April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm.  No late applications accepted.


Seniors, if you ordered a 2017 panoramic class picture and have not picked it up, please go the Career Center this week to get your picture. 


The City of Davis has two part-time summer jobs available, for a lifeguard and a swim instructor.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


Sports Physical Clinic will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 8:30 – 11:30 am, Sutter Family Medicine, 2030 Sutter Pl., Suite 200, Davis.  Athletes in grades 7-12 are encouraged to complete their sports physicals this spring for the 2017-2018 school year.  A $20 donation for participation in the clinic will be donated to benefit DHS Athletics.  Bring your Sports Physical Exam form filled out and signed by a parent to participate in the clinic.  Physical forms are available in the DHS Front Office or on the Athletics page of the DHS website, forms folder: https://dshs.djusd.net


CLUBS:  Attention CFS Seniors: Check the list posted in the window of P-13.  It lists all seniors who are graduating as either lifetime or active lifetime members.  Verify your status and spelling by initialing next to your name.  Deadline to do this is April 7.  Don’t forget!



3/17                       Academic Center Awards Lunchtime Academic                                   Center

3/17                       Financial Literacy Class Lunchtime Career Center

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

3/18                       World Language Fair 11:30 – 2:00 pm South Gym

3/19                       Football Program 2017 Player/Parent Meeting 3:00                               DHS Library

3/24                       Quarter 3 Ends

3/24                       Momentum Dance Concert 7:30  pm Brunelle                                       Theater (free to public)

3/27-3/31               Spring Break

4/3                         School resumes

4/8                         Wennberg Concert Mondavi Center

4/13                       DHS Jazz Invitational 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

4/14                       Mr. Blue Devil 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

4/17                       Day of Silence

4/19,4/20,4/21       CAASSP Testing

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