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Bulletin, Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Blue Devil


     Davis Senior High School

                                           Daily Bulletin                                               

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY:  1929 - The first Academy Awards were held in Hollywood.


DAILY EXPRESS MENU:  ¨Grilled Chicken Tacos w/Black Bean, Corn and Cilantro Lime Salad¨Honey BBQ Chicken w/Cajun Fries¨Chicken Fried Rice Bowl¨


ATHLETICS: Tennis Varsity Boys @ Section Individual tournament – all day all day:  select roster


TODAY: 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/


Please come to the Brunelle Theater on Tuesday, May 16th, at the beginning of lunch to hear Jim Zwerg speak via phone interview.  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.


ACADEMICS: Attention: Next year’s APUSH students! There will be a required meeting at the beginning of lunch in the library on Tuesday, May 23rd for all students enrolled in AP US History for 2017-2018.  We will be discussing the Summer Assignment and also checking out the textbook.  Please make sure to bring your Student ID.  See you there!


Important announcement:  Attention juniors enrolled in the English Literature and Composition, AP, course for 2017-18:  Mandatory meeting Thursday, June 1, at lunch in the Library regarding the required summer reading assignment.  Please bring ID’s.


OPPORTUNITIES/EVENTS/MISCELLANEOUS: Extra graduation tickets are on sale now through May 31.  Purchase during lunch in Finance Office or at Blue Devil Online Store, myschoolcentral.com.  Each ticket is $8.00.  Checks are payable to DSHS.  See Graduation tab on DSH website for more information.


Check out the High School Art Show at the Davis Arts Center.  The Art Department had the awards ceremony last Friday.  Skylar Mikalson took 1st place, Fox Conner 2nd and Esther Wang 3rd place.  Isabel Alvarez received an Honorable Mention.  Congratulations to these talented students.


All Student Center Update for Students and Staff: This Thursday, students and staff will have a special opportunity to see our All Student Center up close before it is closed for construction this summer.  Please come to the All student Center from noon to 2:00 pm this Thursday to learn more about our new facility and take a behind-the-scenes tour.


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.


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



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

5/31,6/1                          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

6/5                                  Period 1 Final Exam 8:15-10:20 (abbreviated                                        periods 2-7 thereafter)

6/6                                  Period 2 and Period 4 Final Exam (8:15-                                                10:20 AND 10:35 – 12:35 pm)

6/7                                  Period 3 and Period 5 Final Exams (8:15-                                              10:20 AND 10:35 – 12:35 pm)

6/7                                  Locker Clean Out Day

6/8                                  Period 6 and Period 7 Final Exams 8:15-                                                10:20 AND 10:35-12:35

6/8                                  LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! End of 4th Quarter                                         and 2nd Semester

6/9                                  GRADUATION 2017

Posted by: Christine Treece Potts Published:5/15/17
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