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Daily Bulletin Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Thought for Today: Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” – Dr. Mae Jemison


Notes from History:  Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.







Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday








8:30 AM

9:20 AM

Nutrition Break

9:20 AM

9:26 AM


9:30 AM

10:20 AM


10:24 AM

11:14 AM


11:18 AM

12:08 PM


12:08 PM

12:43 PM


12:47 PM

1:37 PM


1:41 PM

2:31 PM


2:35 PM

3:25 PM



EVENTS FOR TODAY:             Games Club in L-67

Harper 8th Grade Basketball @ Lee – Boys dismissed at 2:55pm






Harper Soccer players, please turn in all paperwork to play for the school team by Friday. Ask Mr. Dunsworth or Mr. Tobey if you have questions.


 Hello 9th grade singers! Audition applications are now open for next year’s Davis High School Choirs. There are 4 choirs to choose from. Concert Choir is open to all students interested in singing simply by choosing it as an elective in your counseling planner for next year.

     Advanced Treble Choir, Jazz Choir, and Madrigal Choir are open by audition. You can apply at any of the choirs’ websites. Information about application and upcoming DHS choir activities is available in the front office. See your counselor or school choir director.

    Audition applications are due Monday, February 26th. Auditions will be held at Davis High March 5th through 9th.


Frosh Diving Team: Interested in the DHS Diving Team? If you plan to participate this spring, please contact Diving Coach Allie Autrey at arautrey@ucdavis.edu by Monday, Feb. 5. First day of practice will be Tuesday, February 20 at UCD Schaal Aquatic Center from 4-6pm. Practice will continue every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4-6pm.


Community News


Academic Talent Search: If you are still interested in taking the Academic Talent Search Qualifying Exam, please come pick up a yellow application form in the front office, fill it out and return it to the Front Office by Tuesday, February 6th.  The test will be proctored at Harper on Wednesday, February 14th at 8:15am in the MPR. 


Frosh Girls Badminton: Davis High Girls Badminton tryouts will start at 3:45 in the North gym on Monday Feb. 12th. If you are interested in trying out you must have signed up on athleticclearance.com, received your clearance email, and provide this clearance to the coach on the day of tryouts. You can contact Coach McBurney via email @ Justin.mcburney@djusd.k12.ca.org







The Davis Senior High School counseling staff cordially invites you to our Incoming Sophomore Parent Information Night at Brunelle Theater on Thursday, February 8, at 7pm.  We will be presenting a PowerPoint that will be shared with the 9th grade students at each junior high school the following week.  Counselors will be available to answer questions at the end of the presentation.  We hope to see you there!


A Night at the Coconut Grove

The 26th Annual Davis High School Band Boosters Concert benefiting ALL DHS Band Programs will take place on March 3rd from 6-9pm at the DHS All Student Center.

The Harper Jazz Band will be performing along with the DHS Jazz Band and Emerson/DV, Holmes Jazz Bands. Tickets are $45 for adults and $25 for students 

To buy tickets visit:  http://groups.dcn.org/dhsbandboosters/paypal-page




You have probably noticed its influenza season.


Here are some simple steps you and your students can take to prevent influenza:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or clothing
  • Wash or sanitize your hands after using a tissue
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Clean surfaces and objects often
  • Stay home until you are fever-free for at least 24 hours


Signs and symptoms of influenza: fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue


For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/index.html




Jazz Choir Cabaret - February 10, 11 & 17

Enjoy a great dinner and jazz at the 30th annual DHS Jazz Choir Cabaret - the choir’s most elaborate production and largest celebration of the year. Dinner shows will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb 11 at Emerson Junior High. A final show-only performance will be held on Saturday, Feb 17 at the DHS Brunelle theater. Visit jazzchoir.net for show details and to buy your tickets. This event is a great way to introduce your students to the DHS performing arts!


Shop and Drop Your “Box Tops,” Because Education Rocks at Harper!

Box Tops can be found on many items that you commonly purchase at grocery and discount stores, and they add up to equal an easy fundraiser to benefit your child’s Harper experience!  Please take a moment to clip the coupons before the discarding the packages, save them in a baggy, and deliver them regularly to the collection box in the Harper office.  The next Box Top deadline is Thursday, February 15.




Dear Community Members,

We are in need of individuals to volunteer on our Career Day, Thursday, February 15th

We ask that you come to campus at 9:45 for a light breakfast and be willing to stay until noon. You can forward this email to interested parties and ask that they sign up through the link below. More information will be provided to volunteers as the date approaches. 


Other FAQ about Career Day:
What should I discuss with students?
Here are possible topics: an explanation of your job, typical work day, the work environment, education/training needed to pursue this career, salary range, your interest in this field, an interesting story or experience related to your work.

 How long should I present?
You will be part of a panel of adults (generally 2-3 total) and will each have approximately 7-10 minutes to present. There will also be time for Q & A.

 Will I be able to use PowerPoint or other tech?
Yes, many presenters in the past have brought a flash drive to campus with a presentation to show students. Please let me know if you need any special accommodations (

 You can always forward any other questions to: ngallaudet@djusd.net or phassan@djusd.net

Thank you,

Nick Gallaudet and Pernia Hassan


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February 6    Jazz Band/Choir Field Trip – Sanchez/Zinn (40)

February 8    DSHS Incoming 10th Grade Parent Night (DSHS Brunelle)

February 8    Site Council 8:30-10 AM (A3)


February 12-16   Kindness Week

February 13  7th and 8th Grade Soccer Begins

                    PTO Meeting 7:00pm (Library)

February 14  ATS Testing 8:15am (MPR)

                    Advisory Schedule


February 15  Advisory Schedule

                    Career Day 9:30 – 8th Graders Only

ELAC Family Night 5:00PM-8:00PM (Library)

February 16  DaVinci Road Show 9th Only – MPR

                    DSHS 9th Grade


February 21  Band Sweet Notes Rehearsal 6:00pm

February 22  DSHS Open House

February 23  Sweet Notes 6:00pm – Sanchez (MPR) Required for 7th Graders

                    Quarter 3 Progress Reports

February 27  8th Grade Field Trip to Exploratorium



March 1     Minimum Day Schedule

March 3     Jazz Band Coconut Grove (Emerson Indoor Commons)

Elementary Orchestra Workshop-8th/9th Advance Orchestra Students (Emerson Indoor Commons)

March 6     PTO – Library at 7 pm          

March 8-9-10      Harper Musical-3 performances

March 10   Friends of Frances

March 13   AVID/College Night 6:00PM-8:00PM (Library)

March 14   8th/9th Grade Incoming Parent Night – 6:45PM-8:00PM

March 16   DSHS/DVCA Pick-up Planners

March 17   Orchestra Field Trip – Golden Empire Council

                 Choral Field Trip- Golden Empire Council

DJUSD Band Festival, 8th Grade Band & 8/9th Concert Band (Brunelle)

March 20   RTI 8:00 - 10:00AM (B-9)

March 21   Jr High Choral Concert

March 22   Open House 6:45- 8:00 PM

Incoming 7th Grade Parent Night 6:00PM MPR

March 24  Friends of Frances


Posted by: Marjorie Britton Published:2/5/18
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