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Daily Bulletin, Tuesday October 3.



Davis Senior High School

Daily Bulletin

     October 3, 2017


THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1863 - U.S. President Lincoln declared that the last Thursday of November would be recognized as Thanksgiving Day.


DAILY MENU: “Korean Style” Chicken over Brown Rice with Asian slaw. Super Beef Nachos.


TODAY: Social Justice for Every DHS Student, Every Day!!  Join the DHS Climate Committee meeting, today during lunch in the Library's W. Conference room to ensure social justice for EVERY DHS Student. All students are encouraged to attend this important committee’s work.  In addition, we ask all DHS club to send one representative to join the meeting to look at equity issues at our school, evaluate youth truth results and seek ways each club contributes to social justice and equity at Davis High School. See you at Lunch!


Are you interesting in studying abroad over the summer?  If so, come to the Career Center today at lunch to hear a CIEE Global Navigator representative talk about the life-changing experience of a studying abroad.  See you in the Career Center at lunch!


Girls Varsity Tennis vs Elk Grove, 3:45                                             dismiss: 2:30V

Boys’ Water Polo vs Franklin (V) 3:45V

Girls Varsity Water polo vs Franklin (V), 5:00


Interested in playing Davis High Softball? Girls in grades 9-12 and their parent should plan to attend the info meeting on Tuesday, Oct 10th in the DHS library at 6:00 pm. Coaches will discuss fall conditioning and the upcoming spring season. Questions? Contact varsity coach Lyn Christopulos at lyndo@stewartsac.com   

Boys JV soccer informational meeting will be held on Monday October 9th at 6:00 pm in the Davis High Library. This meeting will provide players and parent’s information regarding upcoming tryouts for two possible boys JV teams. Season information will also be given about practices/ games and expectations of the players. It is very important that you attend this meeting if you plan on trying out for Boys JV Soccer.


Hey Blue Devils: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the disease! Come support girls Volleyball in their DIG PINK night, Wednesday October 4th vs. Grant. Show your support for the cause by wearing your best Pink outfit!!



DSHS will offer the PSAT/NMSQT on Saturday 10/14!! The cost is $24.00. There are NO Refunds and no transfers. Sales end 10/3. There are a limited number of tests available. If you feel this is a financial hardship, please contact your counselor immediately. A PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide containing further information regarding the test, scholarship, and sample questions is available to any student who purchases the test. Come to the Testing Coordinator office in the admin office for a copy.

Juniors only: Online purchasing is available 9/5-10/3 @ dshs.djusd.net

Sophomores: Online purchasing is available 9/18-10/3 @ dshs.djusd.net and is subject to availability.

In-person sign-ups will be held during lunch only, 9/25-10/3 at the Finance Office outside window.

Students or parents can pay in person via credit card, cash or check payable to Davis High School or DHS.


SENIOR: College Application Workshops are:

October 5 - California State University - 7 - 8:30 pm - IPAB

October 12 –Financial Aid Workshop – 7 – 8:30 pm – IPAB

Community Reminder: The deadline to apply DACA renewal is October 5, 2017. Resources about where to access

Free legal services and USCIS application fee assistance for DACA renewals is available on the DJUSD We All Belong website under updates. Link: www.djusd.ne/belong


Interested in going to Costa Rica during spring break? Information will be given about the trip on Friday, October 6 at lunchtime in Mr. Williams’s classroom (P14).


ON-CAMPUS JOB: The lunchtime Food Truck is seeking two students to work during lunches.  They would be paid AND receive free lunch. A California ServSafe Food Handler card is required. Any interested student should see Miss Pettigrew in S-4 to get the details. You may send an email to her at jpettigrew@djusd.net.   


Volunteer opportunity at Holmes Jr. High:  Marci Montanari, counselor, is looking for three kind-hearted students to assist her in developing a program on mistreatment to present to junior high students. You would have to miss some school during the two days of presentations.  If interested, email Ms. Tessler at: ctessler@djusd.net

Seniors, Prestige Photography will be on campus on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 to take senior photos. If you have not taken your senior photos please make sure to let Marlen Cabrera, VP Secretary know right away. If you want to appear in the senior section of the yearbook, you must take your senior photo through Prestige. The cost is $20 if you wish to purchase proofs and select your yearbook photo, or free if you do not wish to purchase proofs.


Attention writers, artist, and photographers. The deadline for spoke Literary Magazine is coming up. If you are interested, make sure to submit by October 6th at spokesubmissions100@gmail.com


Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment and noticing the thoughts and sensations that arise. Who should practice mindfulness? Everyone who would like to feel calmer, more connected, and generally happier. Mindfulness training will be held in room O-5 every Wednesday from 2:45 to 3:15 in. For more information contact Ms. Tabor in O-5.

DHS students are invited to learn about Restorative Practice and how it helps build community. Join DHS student discussion in the DHS Library October, 11th @ 2:30 pm. During the 2017-2018 school year…DHS is offering student Health & Wellness Events. Each month special presentations and workshops that support our student’s health and wellness will be held during and after our school day. After School Events- Students attending an event after school should arrive at the location and time indicated on the flyers, in the bulletin, or on the counseling web page. During School Events student should sign-up on the counseling web page under Health and Wellness and sign-in at the event to get their class absence excused. Stay Healthy and Strong DHS!


The new DHS Philosophy Club’s first meeting will be on Wednesday, October 4th at lunch in room P-22. Come to take your first step on an intellectual journey, during which you will spot fallacies in political speeches and discuss liberty, ethics, and morality in a peaceful, philosophical environment, as well as get a sneak peek into college philosophy!


The first ultimate Frisbee Club meet this Friday at lunch in S-10. This club will provide an opportunity for students to learn and play ultimate Frisbee together. This club is open to anyone. No experience necessary.


Hey Decathletes! The late registration for academic Decathlon is this Tuesday. In T-3 during lunch. Please bring your signed cover letter and register online!


Do you like playing video games? Gamer’s Society is a new club where you can play Super Mario games or battlefield. Come every Wednesday after school from 2:30 – 3:30 to P-21 to have fun! Bring your friends too!


Do you know you’re made of dust? If you’re interested in the universe, join the Astronomy Club this Wednesday at lunch in room S-11. 



10/5   Special Schedule- early release: Secondary Articulation 1:30-3:30pm

10/5    7:00pm-CSU College Workshop (Brunelle Theater)

10/9    Homecoming Rally/ Assembly (North Gym)

10/11  LINK Crew Commissioner Meeting, lunch time - L-20



Posted by: Laura Osorio Published:10/2/17
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