October is just around the corner! Student Led Conferences will be held during Week 8 (October 7-10). Students will be dismissed at 1:30 pm on those days. Be on the lookout for sign-up links and information sent out by your student’s grade level team. This is an opportunity for students to lead a discussion of their academic progress and goals.
Dana Middle School is looking for student volunteers for their “Spooktacular” event that will take place on Friday, October 25. If you are interested, please click on the following link to register: Dana Spooktacular Event
Below is the schedule for Week 7 and reminders/events for the upcoming weeks:
Huggable Supermom Scholarship is designed to help students with single mothers or students who have closely been impacted by single mothers. Huggable is giving high school scholarship winners $1,000 toward the cost of pursuing their degrees.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the requirements below. Please read the requirements carefully to ensure you meet eligibility before applying.
– Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.
– Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.
– Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.
– All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.
The link for the application and more information will be posted below.
You can find your student’s photo by clicking on the last name of his/her advisory teacher. After selecting an image, you can pay for the digital download of the image ($21) or printed copies of the image (starting at $10). If you have any questions, please contact Stacee Lianna (DVD Photographer) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacee will be here next Tuesday (10/1) to do makeup photos for any students who missed picture day or for students who’d just like a re-take.
This is a friendly reminder that the deadline to register for our Puerto Rico Spring Break is this Monday, Sept 30. There are only 10 spots left! For all the tour details, including price and to enroll online, please: Click Here
You can also enroll by calling 888-333-9756 Monday – Friday before 3pm PST. You will need our group’s specific tour code: 2288762KA. Please be aware that of the prices increase on October 1st, 2019
LAist/KPCC’s annual open house (read: free daytime hang) is Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a great way to see the inner workings of a news operation, get some goodies, meet the team of actual human people who write articles for you and your community, and ask us questions IRL.
Spend the afternoon touring the newsroom, participating in a mock-editorial meeting, indulging in food truck gluttony, and being thanked for supporting local journalism. To RSVP you can click on the link provided.
We are thrilled to announce that ATLAS, our travel club, will be traveling to Europe during Winter of 2020, and would like to invite you to learn more about this opportunity! Please join us for a mandatory meeting for parents and students interested in the 2020 Winter trip to France and Spain with EF Educational Tours.
The meeting will begin tomorrow Tuesday, September 24th at 6:15 pm in the Black Box Theater on the first floor of our campus.
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) 2019 Youth Awards educational grants program is now accepting applications! The Youth Awards will award students who are the graduating Class of 2020 with up to $3,500 in educational grants to fund their higher education or to fund a community-based project.
Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Recipients will be celebrated at 10 regional ceremonies across the country including: Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern CA, Phoenix, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. (eligible students should apply to the region nearest to their area of residence).
Applicants and recipients will become part of HHF’s network of 100,000+ professionals and funneled into its cycle of leadership pipeline, where we meet America’s priorities in the classroom and workforce.
To be considered, student’s must meet the following criteria:
• Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2020
• Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
• Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
• Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
• If selected, attendance to regional ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
• Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under DACA