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STUDENT SCHEDULES

Your child's 1st period class will be posted on the DATA Cafeteria windows the first day of school. Their schedule will be given to them in their 1st period homeroom.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 8/21/19

We will be on a Traditional Schedule: Periods 1-6 for the first two weeks of school. Block Schedule will begin September 4th.


ZERO PERIOD WILL NOT BE IN SESSION ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. ZERO PERIOD BEGINS ON 8/22/19. Zero period begins at 8am.

A LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL


DATA Parents, Students, and Community Members:


It is with great honor that I prepare for the arrival of the 2019-2020 school year and I cherish this opportunity to welcome you to a new school year. Positivity and excitement are in the air. As you know, DATA values our instructional programs, academic achievement, school safety, facilities, and staff. DATA is the place to be with exceptional programs that offer 21st century curriculum including technology supported by Project-Based and Universal Design Learning, S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Arts and Music. The Ventura Unified School District’s promise is to help children in our schools find their passion-academically and personally-believing that each child has a brilliant future; thus, we work diligently to make this vision a reality at DATA with creative and innovative ideas for the needs of ALL children.

My vision for DATA is to provide equitable access to all students and celebrate “Small” and “Big” victories collaboratively with parents, staff, and our community. We set high expectations for ourselves as educators, our students, and each other by creating a culture that promotes growth in an environment rich with resources.

DATA is rooted with pride in teamwork and uses this powerful force to create a safe learning environment that promotes academic excellence and social development. We appreciate your efforts as you help us create future-ready, responsible, successful, caring citizens. Please know that parents, guardians and friends of DATA are always encouraged to get involved in all DATA organizations, including ELAC, School Site Council, Parent Workshops, and Volunteer opportunities.

I look forward to meeting and positively interacting with all DATA connected individuals as we work to become the best middle school in Ventura County with model programs that honor and celebrate our victories.


Respectfully,

Marissa Cervantes

Principal

De Anza Academy of Technology & the Arts

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IMPORTANT LINKS

DATA DRESS CODE POLICY


  1. Shoes must be worn at all times. Sandals must have heel straps. Flip flops (thong sandals) or backless shoes or sandals are not acceptable.
  2. Clothing, jewelry, and personal items (backpacks, fanny packs, gym bags, water bottles etc.) shall be free of writing, pictures or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane, or sexually suggestive, which bear drug, alcohol or tobacco company advertising, promotions, or likenesses, or which advocate racial, ethnic or religious prejudice.
  3. Hats, caps and all other head coverings shall not be worn indoors.
  4. Clothing shall be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. See-through or fishnet fabrics, halter tops, off the shoulder or low cut tops, bare midriffs and shirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh are prohibited.
  5. Gym clothing may not be worn in classes other than physical education.
  6. Hair shall be clean and neatly groomed. Hair may not be sprayed by any coloring that would drip when wet.

Picture Day- 8/28/19. Click below for the order form!

Drop off & Pick Up Tips

SAFETY FIRST!

In our continuing effort to ensure the safety of our students, parents, and other community members in and around our school, we need everyone to adhere to the rules of the road, including driving, parking, and pedestrian movements.

The front of the school is not a pick up or drop off zone. Use the main parking lot (near the baseball fields) as a drop off and pick up area.

SAVE THE DATE: Back to School Night!

Wednesday, Aug. 28th, 5pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

COUNSELOR CORNER

DATA Counselors will not be available for meetings on the first day of school, they will be out of their office greeting the students and helping with their first day of school. If your child is placed in the wrong academic courses (math, science, language arts, social studies) please make an appointment online, send an email, or leave a voicemail for them to contact you. If your child did not receive any of their selected electives, please fill out the schedule change form available in the office or their counseling website. Elective changes will not be made without this form. As a friendly reminder, students are not guaranteed their first choice elective and changes will not be made after the second week of school.

Basilio Gonzales, School Counselor

Students with last names beginning A-L

Angelica Espinoza, School Counselor

Students with last names beginning M -Z

EXPERIENCED WRESTLING COACH NEEDED!

We are in need of a volunteer wrestling coach for the 19-20 season. This would require hosting after school practices twice a week and a weekly evening match at various locations. If you are interested, please call the office @ 641-5165.


Thank you!

De Anza Academy of Technology & the Arts

Anza Academy of Technology & the Arts (DATA) is a high achieving and innovative magnet school where students, community, and staff collaborate in authentic learning experiences. Together, we support an inclusive environment focused on relationships in order to develop skills for a global society.