Friends of Dana & Correia Middle

Parent Newsletter for all things Dana and Correia - 11/9/21

Mathnasium of Point Loma

"Give Thanks" to Mathnasium of Point Loma for their support of our organization! In the month of November, FODaC will receive a $20 donation from Mathnasium for every new Dana & Correia student enrolled in their program. Check it out TODAY!!

Annual Giving Campaign Kick Off - We Can't Do This Without You!

Hello Dana and Correia Middle School Families! The Friends of Dana and Correia Middle Schools parent association is gearing up our annual giving campaign, and we hope this year will be our biggest fundraiser ever for our schools. The annual giving fundraiser kicks off Monday, November 1st and runs through Monday, November 29th and our goal is to raise $30,000!

We will have some great give-aways for donations of all levels and no amount is too small! This year we will have an online donation platform available in addition to the completed donation form and check. Look for mailings coming home soon, or Click here to donate today!!

“Home Alone” Movie Night November 12th

Friends of Dana and Correia would like to invite you to the first fun community event! Dana Movie Night!

  • When: Friday, November 12 at 5:00pm
  • Where: Dana Middle School Blacktop
  • What: Fun Family event! With movie snacks and socializing (at 6 foot distance, of course)

Important Note: THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. We ask you to limit 3 Children per adult. We need kids to be supervised, please.

  • Food & Drink: Pizza (Gluten Free Option available), Popcorn, Candy, and Drinks will be available to purchase to support the Friends of Dana and Correia. So, plan to join us for dinner!

Bring your chairs or blankets and come to enjoy a movie under the stars with your friends!

Dana Logo wear will be available for purchase at Movie Night. Correia Logo wear coming soon!

SAVE THE DATE - November 18, 2021 Parent's Night Out in OB!

Help us fundraise for FODAC!

Therapie Day Spa on Voltaire St. has offered to donate 25% of each service to FODAC when you book a service for use on the 18th. Not able to visit the spa on the 18th? If you purchase a gift certificate anytime before then they will donate 25% of the value to FODAC (Great Christmas gifts!). Just let them know you are a Dana or Correia parent when you call to book an appointment or purchase a gift card. They have blocked out times on the 18th for our group but won't last long so call soon!

Not into the spa scene but still want to participate? We have you covered. Also this evening we are partnering with Voltaire Beach House for food and drink specials on their outside patio area. 15% of all sales to Dana and Correia parents this evening will go to FODAC! They are extending their food happy hour specials from 5-8pm for us and drink happy hour specials until 6pm. We'll congregate outside with plenty of tables. Hope to see you there!!


World Expeditions of San Diego has begun registration for their Spring tour, tentatively scheduled for June 18-25, 2021. This tour is for eligible 8th grade graduates from Correia.

Right now, there are enough students to fill one bus and several students are already on the "wait list" for a second bus. If there are not enough additional students to fill the second bus the wait listed students will not be able to take the trip, but there is still time to register!!! This is such an amazing experience for your child, DON'T MISS OUT! Help us get YOUR student and the students on the wait list a seat on a second bus!

Follow this link to see the tour details, information and registration paperwork

If you have any questions about the tour, please see below for contact information

Steve Ewalt

World Expeditions of San Diego

4312 Witherby St.

San Diego, CA 92103

619 692-0106

NEW Dana Logo Wear On Sale Now!!

Use this link to purchase items on line and they will be delivered to your student’s ELA classroom next week. Stay tuned for information on school events where Logo Wear will be sold in person this Fall.

Dana Yearbooks For Sale Online!

Dana Middle has implemented a new online program for purchasing school-related items such as yearbooks and lost textbooks. The system is called School Cash Online and is approved by the SDUSD Finances Department. Parents must register for a School Cash Online account. The account will follow the student as they matriculate to Correia and Point Loma High School.

Dana families can reserve their copy of our 2021-22 yearbook using this system. Yearbooks are on sale for $32.00. Click this link for more information!

Parents wishing to use a traditional method for ordering yearbooks can contact Finance Secretary Theresa Jordan at for information on paying with cash or a check. Checks should be made payable to Dana Middle School ASB. Students can also use this system to pay for lost textbooks. Please contact Theresa Jordan ( or Marta Thiele ( with questions.

Dana ASB Update - November Word of the Month: GRATITUDE

The word of the month for November is GRATITUDE. Please take a moment to view the Dana Mariner Broadcast for November

Follow this link for the November Mariner Monthly newsletter for parents, created by Dana Technology students

Correia ASB Update

The Correia ASB is up to all kinds things! Please check back again soon for updates on events sponsored by Correia ASB

Meeting Dates for FODaC - 2nd TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Our next meeting will be held on November 9, 2021 in the Dana Library at 6:00 pm!

Please remember to bring a mask. In the event you cannot make our meeting, please join us via Zoom!

Follow this link for the log in details..

2021-22 FODaC Executive Slate

Our Executive Board members were voted in over the summer and I am so pleased to introduce them here! Please reach out to anyone on this list if you are looking for more information about our organization.