School Site Council Meeting - Wednesday, March 25 @ 3:45-4:30 p.m. in room 508.  Contact Serina Strange - serina.strange@desertsands.us for more information. 

Band Concert: Wed, March 25, 6:00pm – 7:30pm - MPR
Choir/Mariachi Concert  - Thursday, March 26 - 6:00- 7:30 p.m.

Attention Parents of Current 6th Graders: If your child is in need of the Tdap immunization, please contact your private physician or the Riverside County Public Health Department Immunization Clinic (760-863-8283). Please do not delay the start of your child’s 2015-16 school year.



Mr. C's Blog - Week 27- March 23-27

March Madness!!!!

* Spring Break is during the week of March 30th – April 3rd!!!  Have a great break!!!

* School will resume on Monday, April 6th.

* The eighth grade panoramic photo will be on Tuesday, March 24th!  It is important and special for all 8th graders to be at school on this day.  We will also be taking photos of all clubs for the Yearbook!  Students must wear their polo shirt to school, but can bring their club shirt to put on for pictures.  We are asking that all 8th graders wear a blue polo shirt for the panoramic picture!

* This is the last week of the third quarter!!!  Check your H.A.C. account today!!!  Please make sure you are communicating with your children and teachers before it is too late!

* Students are not allowed to call/text parents/guardians on their cell phones during school hours.  Students must ask their teacher or come to the office if they need to call home.

* After Spring Break, we are no longer going to allow students to wear hoodies, flannel shirts, vests, and other articles of clothing over their uniform.  Students have been taking advantage of our flexibility and are wearing these items to disguise the uniform.  We will still allow students to wear button up or zipper sweatshirts that DO NOT contain graphics.  Students may also wear a long sleeve under the polo shirt.  In addition, students must remove sweatshirts and accessories at a staff member's request.

* Students are receiving referrals for any type of "physically aggressive" games during lunch and morning play.  Game such as "bulldogging", tackle football, rugby, tag, etc. are NOT allowed on campus.  Safety is our first priority.  Students will be cited for disrupting school environment and attempting/causing physical injury to another student.  Students who receive a referral may receive a warning, phone call home, after school detention, suspension, and/or a ticket issued by Officer Osmond from Indio Police Department!  We are done warning students and I am not accepting, "It was an accident" or "We were just playing" as an excuse. 

* Dressing out for P.E. is NOT an option. Dressing out is part of students' grade.

* Sharpies and permanent markers are not allowed on campus! Please check your child's backpack at least once a week and remove items that are not needed or allowed at school.

All current DSUSD students entering 7th grade must provide proof of a Tdap immunization booster to their child’s school before the start of the 2015-16 school year. All new students entering grades 7-12 must provide the same proof. Students who do not meet this requirement will not receive their school registration packet and school schedule and will not start school. Parents are advised to start presenting their child’s Tdap immunization record to the school site as soon as they have received the vaccination.

 

If your child is in need of the Tdap immunization, please contact your private physician or the Riverside County Public Health Department Immunization Clinic (760-863-8283). Please do not delay the start of your child’s 2015-16 school year.

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School Information

Office Hours:  8:20 - 3:40 - Monday - Friday

Dress Code:  School Uniform: Polo tops in school colors only. Bottoms any color, no gym shorts allowed. Students wear lanyard/ID at all times while at DRA or on school bus.

SCHOOL COLORS: Royal Blue, Gold, Orange

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