Mandatory Orientation Wednesday, August 24, 2016

posted Aug 9, 2016, 4:39 PM by Grace Kim

There is a mandatory Orientation on Wednesday, August 24

Middle School:  5:30 PM in Rm 7
High School:  6:00 PM in the MPR

Student and Parent/Guardian must attend.

Decoto Reading Challenge 2016

posted Mar 3, 2016, 6:35 PM by Grace Kim

It's time for the Decoto School for Independent Study Third Annual Reading Challenge!  This challenge begins March 7, 2016 and will run through the end of April.  ALL READING COUNTS (with the exception of Facebook and Twitter feeds) and can include articles, magazines, listening to audiobooks, graphic novels, blogs, text books, Edgenuity, etc., so EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE! Track your pages read for the duration of the reading challenge on this Google Form.  The student with the most pages read (personal and school reading) will win a Kindle Fire!  Second and Third places will win gift certificates.  There will be an additional prize for whoever beats the Decoto Staff person with the most pages read and everyone who participates will be recognized! If you would like reading suggestions or wish to share your recommendations, please contact Mrs. Thorne via email at or text at (510) 322-5813. Happy Reading!

Advisory Council/ELAC/Equity Council

posted Dec 11, 2015, 9:58 AM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 9, 2016, 4:40 PM ]

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30 in Rm 7.

Orientation August 26, 2015

posted Aug 3, 2015, 7:48 PM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 3, 2015, 7:51 PM ]

Mandatory Orientation Meeting for ALL Independent Study Students and Parent/Guardian.  
Grades 6 - 8:  5:30 PM in Rm 7.  
Grades 9 -12: 6:00 PM in the MPR.  
Students MUST bring their charged Chromebook to the Orientation

2015 Graduation Ceremony

posted May 22, 2015, 1:16 PM by Grace Kim

The 2015 Graduation Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 PM in the MPR.  Graduates participating in the ceremony should arrive by 6:30 PM.

Cap & Gown Delivery

posted May 22, 2015, 1:14 PM by Grace Kim

Caps & Gowns will be delivered to Decoto School at 1:30 PM at the MPR on Tuesday, June 2 right before graduation rehearsal.

2015 Graduation Rehearsal

posted May 22, 2015, 1:12 PM by Grace Kim

The 2015 Graduation Rehearsal is Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00 in the MPR.  You must attend the rehearsal to participate in the graduation ceremony.

SBAC/CAASPP Testing Schedule

posted Apr 3, 2015, 11:46 AM by Grace Kim   [ updated Apr 3, 2015, 11:48 AM ]

The SBAC California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) testing is coming up in April and May for Grades 3 -8, and 11.  The CST Science test for 5th, 8th, and 10th graders is also in April.  Students MUST Bring their Charged Chromebooks.  Please see the testing schedule here: SBAC/CAASPP Schedule

Advisory Council & Parent Support Workshop

posted Feb 19, 2015, 9:34 AM by Grace Kim   [ updated Feb 19, 2015, 9:35 AM ]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Rm 14
5:50  Advisory Council - learn more about Decoto School and provide input.
6:30  Student Success Parent Support Workshop - learn how you can better support your student be more successful in independent study.

Decoto Cares 2014

posted Dec 4, 2014, 12:13 PM by Grace Kim

Decoto cares is a donation drive for our community.  Students will be putting together “Decoto care(s) packages” which will be distributed to local organizations.  Here are some of the items we need by Friday December 12:

-individually wrapped soaps 


- toothpaste 


-antibacterial gel 

-sanitary napkins

-granola bars 

-wet wipes

-tissue packs -toothbrushes

-travel-sized lotions, shampoos, conditioners

Students will be putting bags together December 16-18 at DecotoSchool. Students who participate will receive community service hours.

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