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CSU College Visit Day

posted Aug 27, 2015, 9:36 AM by Diana Gappa

​Colorado State University -
Fort Collins, CO

College Visit Day on Wednesday,
September 30, 2015.


Attention Juniors and Seniors!

  • Feel as if you still do not know what you may want to do after high school?
  • ​Want to know more about what college is like for a typical student?
  • Worried about college costs and if attending a four-year university, is it right for you?
  • Are you interested in attending CSU?


Join other DCSD students as they visit CSU on Wednesday, September 30, 2015!  This visit day will include a campus tour, discussion on admissions and financial aid, and lunch in a CSU dining hall! Transportation will be provided to and from CSU.  $10 participation fee is required, and please bring or $6.70 to buy your lunch in the dining hall.  Spots are limited, so please contact your Counselor, Janda Bliek by September 18, 2015!

Zoo Field Trip

posted Aug 17, 2015, 3:25 PM by Laura Sharp

Attention Students and Families!  

We have an all-school K-12 field trip to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!


 

When:  Friday, September 18

Time:  10:30 am- 2pm

(or whenever you want to leave)

 

Where:  Cheyenne Mountain Zoo:  
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906

 

Cost: 

Students/children:  $5.25 each (normal price $10.25)

Parents:  $12.25 each (normal price $14.25)

 

All children 2 and under are free

 

You are welcome to bring both family and friends.  To get this discounted price, please arrive by 10:15 am.  Checks most welcome.  Please make the payment out to eDCSD. 

 

We will meet at the overflow parking area (to the left side while facing the entrance to the zoo.  Entry will be between 10:40 and 10:45 am.

 

To give us an idea of how many are coming.. please RSVP by going to this link:

http://goo.gl/forms/CyhZB8uMDk

 

German Day in Colorado Volunteer Opportunity

posted Aug 8, 2015, 9:07 AM by Laura Sharp

We are hosting our 7th annual 'German Day In Colorado' event this year at Centennial Park on September 5th and 6th (Labor Day Weekend).  More information can be found on our website at www.GermanDayInColorado.org.

We are actively seeking volunteers for our upcoming event in any capacity ~ such as working bake booth, kids' game area, set-up, tear-down, picking up trash, etc.  We are looking for people to do between 3-4 hours shifts either on Saturday or Sunday or both.  In lieu of their volunteer time, they would receive a voucher for a free meal and drink given to them after their service is completed.  

Contact: 

Fall 2015 Student Orientation

posted Aug 4, 2015, 8:15 AM by Laura Sharp

Orientation for Full Time Students

Orientation will be held in the Cantril Building and will include an academic benchmark assessment (all grades) and social/emotional assessment (grades 7-12 only).  Orientation will also include developing connections with staff and students and building familiarity with successful online student practices.  Our goal is to leave our learners informed, motivated and equipped for success in the 2015-16 school year.  Students may bring a snack and water bottle to their sessions.  It is required for all full time students to attend orientation.

 

Grades K-6: Orientation for elementary students will be held in the Cantril Gym by appointment on Thursday, Aug 13th.  Appointments are 30 min and are available by signing up using the following link.

Grades 7-12: We will conduct secondary orientation in the eDCSD classroom by appointment using the following link.  Appointments for secondary students are on Aug 10, 11, 12 and 14th and are 2 hours in length.

Summer Update July 14, 2015

posted Jul 14, 2015, 2:54 PM by Laura Sharp   [ updated Jul 14, 2015, 2:57 PM ]

Dear eDCSD Families-

We hope you are enjoying a fun filled and recharging summer!  The staff at eDCSD is gearing up for another great year and I wanted to take the opportunity to give you some important information you may need before the school year starts.  Please contact our office with any questions.  The office is open from 7:30-3:30, M-F.

 

New Website!

We have updated our website and we hope it proves to be a useful tool to gather information.  Please check it out by clicking here.  Is there something you can’t find? Something you would like us to add?  Email laura.sharp@dcsdk12.org.

 

New Staff Members

We would like to welcome several new staff members to the eDCSD team!  All of our teaching staff from last year is returning and we are elated to be adding new team members so we can provide the best possible support system for our students.

  • Marcie Markle, Interventionist

  • Dan Metz, Art

  • Chris Phillips, Social Studies

  • Josie Pullium, Science

  • Luke Schnickel, English

For an up to date list of all eDCSD staff members, please visit here.

 

Communication

Communication in an online school can sometimes be a challenge.  In an attempt to streamline this process, you will receive weekly emails from me with important information regarding our school and school events.  Please read these weekly emails and follow up with either myself or our office with any questions you have.  You may receive additional communication through an auto generated blast from Infinite Campus.  These come mostly from your child’s teacher(s) and the district.  All contain valuable information you should read.   It is our goal to partner with parents and students to ensure every students gets a personalized education through eDCSD and communication is an important part of that.  Also, follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

 

Welcome Packets are on Coming Soon!

Please watch your mail for the 2015/2016 Welcome Packet that contains useful information and items requiring your immediate attention.  Please contact Diana.gappa@dcsdk12.org with any questions.

 

Orientation for Full Time Students

Orientation will be held in the Cantril Building and will include an academic benchmark assessment (all grades) and social/emotional assessment (grades 7-12 only).  Orientation will also include developing connections with staff and students and building familiarity with successful online student practices.  Our goal is to leave our learners informed, motivated and equipped for success in the 2015-16 school year.  Students may bring a snack and water bottle to their sessions.  It is required for all students to attend orientation.

 

Grades K-6: Orientation for elementary students will be held in the Cantril Gym by appointment on Thursday, Aug 13th.  Appointments are 30 min and are available by signing up using the following link.

Grades 7-12: We will conduct secondary orientation in the eDCSD classroom by appointment using the following link.  Appointments for secondary students are on Aug 10, 11, 12 and 14th and are 2 hours in length.

 

Picture Day: Thursday, August 13, 2015 (9:00AM to 2:00PM) - Lifetouch photography will be here and ALL students are encouraged to have their pictures taken for student ID’s.  They will also take pictures for you to purchase. Their flyer is enclosed in the Welcome Packet being mailed to you.

 

Parent Orientation: Frequently asked questions videos are available on our website for parents to become familiar with the policies and resources available to support students.  Please visit this link to access these videos.

 

Course Requests

If you/your student has not selected classes, please refer to the academic course guides located here (at the bottom of the page) and then complete the following:

Elementary:  All K-6 Students will take a technology course for one elective, and be given a choice for their second elective from Art, Music, PE, or Spanish.  Fill out your request HERE.

Grades 7-9: After determining which classes you would like to take, please email your course requests to your counselor at jenny.alsup@dcsdk12.org.

Grades 10-12: After determining which classes you would like to take or need to take to meet graduation requirements, please email your course requests to your counselor at janda.bliek@dcsdk12.org.

  • Failure to complete the course request process will delay access to courses.

 

Did you know…. eDCSD offers the largest variety of foreign language classes of any DCSD school?  The list includes AP Spanish, AP French, Sign Language, Chinese and many others.

 

Did you know… eDCSD offers some pretty awesome electives for middle and high school students?  The list includes Culinary Arts, ACT Prep, and a Theater course taught in partnership with the Colorado School of Acting.  These courses are offered at no additional cost!

 

Computer Check Out

If you would like to borrow a MacBook from our District they will be available from 8-3, during orientation (Aug 10-14).  We charge a $100.00 deposit that is refunded to you when we receive the MacBook back in good condition. The Computer Use Agreement form will be mailed home in the welcome packet.

 

If you are borrowing a student laptop, please complete the computer use agreement form and bring it to Orientation with you. If you pay fees prior to Orientation, print out your receipt and bring it with you to parent orientation, your process will be streamlined.

 

Your Partner in Learning,

Kristy Hart, Principal

DCEF - School Supply Needs Website

posted May 12, 2015, 1:26 PM by Laura Sharp   [ updated May 12, 2015, 1:31 PM ]

Below is a link to the DCEF website with information for requesting services for or donating to students of need.  

  • If you are a student in need of supplies click Student Request.
  • Teachers in need of classroom supplies click Classroom Supplies.
  • To donate supplies or funds click Donate.
  • To donate preboxed suppy kits click KITSFORKIDZ.
  • If you are interested in volunteering click Volunteer.
    **Volunteer Meeting on May 18, at Children’s Hospital.  Please call 303-387-0504 for information.**

All School Field Trip to Denver Zoo

posted Apr 23, 2015, 12:10 PM by Laura Sharp   [ updated Apr 23, 2015, 12:16 PM ]

Please see the attached flyer to view information about the all school field trip to the Denver Zoo on May 1st.  

All School Field Trip- denver zoo 2015


Preview CU Denver Day

posted Apr 14, 2015, 6:37 AM by Diana Gappa

Junior students are invited to learn more about college 'fit' at our junior Preview CU Denver undergraduate college visit day Friday, April 24th 8:30am - 4pm:
Preview the majors we offer
Preview our schools and colleges
Preview the tools we offer to help our students succeed!
Sign up NOW!>>
We hope to see your students there!



District Streaming of eDCSD:CO Cyber School Graduation Ceremony

posted Apr 14, 2015, 6:31 AM by Diana Gappa

Douglas County School District Communications department will be conducting a live stream of our graduation ceremony.  See details in this flyer.

CVHS will be hosting a Student Mental Health Night:Understanding Suicide Prevention

posted Apr 14, 2015, 6:23 AM by Diana Gappa

CVHS will be hosting a Student Mental Health Night:Understanding Suicide Prevention, on Thursday, April 23rd, from 6:30-8pm in the CVHS Auditorium. We have Matt Vogl from the Denver Depression Center speaking.

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