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Bulletin, Thursday, May 11, 2017

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     Davis Senior High School

                                         Daily Bulletin                                               

Thursday, May 11, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:  1934 - A severe two-day dust storm stripped the topsoil from the great plains of the U.S. and created a "Dust Bowl." The storm was one of many.


DAILY EXPRESS MENU:  ¨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 AP Testers!  Thursday, May 11 – Morning:  7:30 am – Comparative Govt. & Pol@ Lib West & World History @ Vets Memorial** 11:30 am – Statistics @ Vets Memorial** YOU MUST BRING PHOTO ID FOR ENTRY.  NO EXCEPTIONS!


ATHLETICS: Girls Swim Team @ Section Meet All Day – Select Roster


Life of an Athlete presentation: On Tuesday May 16th, at 7:00 pm, internationally recognized human performance expert, John Underwood, will be speaking at Davis Senior High School Brunelle Theatre.  Underwood developed the “Life of an Athlete” program with one goal in mind; educate athletes to live safe and healthy lifestyles to be successful.  His presentation underscores four topics as they pertain to athletics and performance: chemical abuse, recovery, sleep and character.  All DJUSD athletes grades 7-12 and parents are invited to attend. Only 500 seats available. For more information about John Underwood visit:  http://www.lifeofanathlete.us/


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS: Congressional Art Exhibit: Every year, congressmen across the nation select one high school artwork to be displayed at the Capitol in D.C.  This year, our congressman, John Garamendi selected Alison Rubin’s work, “Innocence” as the winner.  Alison will receive two tickets to Washington, D.C. to attend the reception this summer.  Congratulations!


Attention Blue Devils!  Going into the military after high school?  Please join senior Justin Ghazal (Air Force!) in being recognized for your future service to your country by submitting your name, the military branch you are entering, your career objective and your recruiter’s name and phone number.  Your name and military branch will be listed on a wall plaque that will be on display in the Front Office. Application forms are available in the Front Office as well as a drop-off box for completed forms.


Looking for a fun event on Friday night?  The AP ART Studio students are having an opening reception for their art show at the Davis Arts Center this Friday, May12.  It is free from 6-7:30. Awards will be presented at 7:00.  Come and support your friends!


Support a good cause while getting some pizza!  At Blaze Pizza this Saturday, May 13th from 5:00-8:00 pm, there will be a fundraiser for the Davis LGBT and Youth Center.  Flyers are online and on Instagram.  Just show it to the cashier when you are paying.


The Yolo Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the PTA, will hold the last free Financial Literacy class of the school year in the Career Center at lunch.  Pizza will be provided.  The class will focus on investing (as requested by students) and “What is a W-4 form?” which will be helpful for students planning to work this summer.  Come to the Career Center soon to sign up – the Financial Literacy classes fill up quickly.


Please come to the Brunelle Theater on Tuesday, May 16th, at the beginning of lunch to hear Jim Zwerg speak.  Mr. Zwerg was an exchange student at Fisk University in Nashville and worked closely with both Diane Nash and John Lewis.  He was one of the original Freedom Riders and the photo of him after he was beaten is an iconic American image.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from a civil rights giant.


Volunteer Opportunity: The Madison Migrant Center near Esparto is looking for volunteers to help with their after school migrant youth summer camp.  Volunteers will play games and read books to 6 – 14 year old migrant youth.  No Spanish is required.  Come to the Career Center for more information.


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 Athletic Dept. 757-5400 x 125.


Seniors! Grad Night countdown is here!  Don’t forget to buy your tickets! Tickets are $85 until May 30: http://www.davisgradnight.org/graduates/tickets/ if you have a financial hardship, please contact your school's counseling office to discuss scholarship options to help cover the cost of your ticket. Check out the Grad Night website to see the list of who has already signed up: http://www.davisgradnight.org/updated-ticketed-student-list.


Davis Kids Klub Recreation Camp at North Davis Elementary school is accepting applications for summer recreation leaders. The job runs from June 12 til August 18th. Please e-mail us at:  daviskidsklub@aol.com or call us :  530-220-4731 if you are interested in applying.


Putah Creek Council offers paid summer internships on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings June 20-August 9.  Participants work in a native plant nursery and learn about habitat restoration, native plant landscaping, nursery management and more.  Interns receive a $575 stipend at the end of the internship.  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: Hey CSF! There will be a meeting in room P-13 on Friday, May 12 during lunch.  There is only one more meeting after this one, so make sure you attend at least two meetings this semester to become an active lifetime member.  Hope to see you there!



5/10-5/13                    AP Testing Schedule (DHS Website)

5/11                             Drama Soiree – Drama Class 7:00 Brunelle                                          Theater

5/13                            Senior Ball Sacramento Hyatt Hotel

5/15-5/31                    Graduation 2017 tickets go on sale, Blue Devil                                      Online Store or Finance Office @ lunch

5/16                             Renaissance Awards 6:00 DHS Library

5/18                             AP Late Exams

5/19                             Academic Center Awards Finale! Lunchtime in                                     the South Gym

5/24,25,26                   CAASP Testing Mathematics 11th grade

5/25                              DHS Finale Concert 7:00 pm Brunelle Theater

5/25                              Powderpuff 5:00 DHS Stadium

5/29                              Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL

5/30                              Senior Awards Night

5/31                              Last ‘Late Start’ Wednesday

5/31                              Last day of Graduation ticket sales

5/31                              CST/ELA/Math makeup

6/1                                Schedule Change (block schedule 1,3,5,7)

6/2                                Schedule Change (block schedule 2,4,6)

6/3                                Jazz and Pops Concert – Jazz Choir 7:00                                            pm Brunelle Theater

6/5-6/8                          Finals Schedule - Schedule change 8:15 am-                                       12:35 pm


Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:5/11/17
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