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Daily Bulletin Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Thought for Today: “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

Moments in History: John Mercer Langston was the first black man to become a lawyer in Ohio when he passed the Bar in 1854. When he was elected to the post of Town Clerk for Brownhelm, Ohio in 1855 Langston became one of the first African Americans ever elected to public office in America. John Mercer Langston was also the great-uncle of Langston Hughes, famed poet of the Harlem Renaissance.






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:             Green Team meets in G-43

Tree Harper meets in G-49

Harper Soccer Begins afterschool

Frosh Boys Basketball 2:30pm dismissal

Girls JV Soccer 1:00pm dismissal






Soccer: 7th and 8th grade soccer season begins today. Anyone planning on playing this season should meet at Mace Ranch Park at 3:45 dressed and ready to play. Contact Mr. Tobey with any questions. 

Student Gov’t- Attention 9th grade students! If you are interested in taking Student Government next year at Davis High, be sure to stop by and pick up an application from Mrs. Simon-Carlson sometime this week or next week.


Kindness Challenge- This week is “Kindness Week.’ Every day this week we will have a challenge action for the day. Today’s Kindness Challenge is to say “please” when asking for something and “thank you” when receiving it. These small gestures make a big difference.


Battle of the Books: Harper Junior High's annual Battle of the Books registration has begun. Come by the library to pick up your registration form. The Battle will be held on March 23rd. 


"Attention all Freshmen. Advisory days are Weds and Thurs of this week. All 9th graders should prepare for advisory this week by planning to bring or access 3 pieces of sample work that they want to use in their Freshmen Digital portfolio. One piece of work may be from 7th or 8th grade, but 2 must be from this current year. Try to choose sample works that show achievement, growth or work you are proud of. The portfolio will be due in several weeks on Tuesday March 6th. Questions please see your advisory teacher."


Football: “Hello potential Davis High School Football Stars. There will be a mandatory football players meeting on Wednesday Feb. 14th at 12:36 pm. Come meet your future coaches and get information about the Davis High Football Programs. All interested parties are invited to attend whether you have played football before or not. We are looking for people who want to be part of something special and who want to strive to be the best person, student, son/daughter, community member, athlete and student that they can be.”



Community News


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


DHS Football: Hello Big Blue Football Nation. It is time to start thinking about the greatness that awaits you if you have the courage and integrity to join the DSHS football program. It will be the greatest experience you have during your high school years and will leave you with shared memories for the rest of your life. So that your parents can share in your journey to be the best student, community member, leader, teammate and player that you can be we ask them to attend our first parent/student information night. The date is Thursday Feb. 15th. The time 7:00 pm. The place: DSHS Library. Parents will meet the coaches, learn about what we stand for, get necessary significant date and contact information and be introduced to the blue print for success as well as the parent handbook. The meeting is mandatory for parents of 2018 players.


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. 


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.




Harper Athletics – If your student wants to play soccer and has already turned in a Physical Form for another sport earlier in the year they do not need a second form. They need to sign up for soccer on the Harper Athletics webpage. Sign up for Soccer or Track & Field here. Students must have a physical form on file before they can participate. If your student is interested in Track & Field, it will begin April 9th. We will put an announcement in the Daily Bulletin when Track & Field is closer to beginning.


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


There will be an informational FOOTBALL INFO MEETING for parents on Thursday, February 15th at 7pm at DHS in the Library. The meeting is mandatory meeting for parents. Come meet the coaches and learn about the exciting upcoming season. This is for the 2018 football season. So 8th and 9th parents of interested students must attend.


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 12-16   Kindness Week

February 13  7th and 8th Grade Soccer Begins

                    PTO Meeting 7:00pm (B-9)

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

February 14  ATS Testing 8:15am (MPR)

                    Advisory Schedule













9:40 AM

10:15 AM


10:19 AM

10:54 AM


10:58 AM

11:33 AM


11:37 AM

12:17 PM


12:21 PM

12:56 PM


12:56 PM

1:28 PM


1:32 PM

2:07 PM


2:11 PM

2:46 PM


2:50 PM

3:25 PM




February 15  Advisory Schedule

                    Career Day 9:30 – 8th Graders Only













8:30 AM

9:13 AM

Nutrition Break

9:13 AM

9:21 AM


9:25 AM

10:08 AM


10:12 AM

10:55 AM


10:59 AM

11:42 AM


11:46 AM

12:29 PM


12:29 PM

1:04 PM


1:08 PM

1:51 PM


1:55 PM

2:38 PM


2:42 PM

3:25 PM

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:2/9/18
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