DHS Collegiate Academy Newsletter

November 13, 2020

Principal's Quote

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

- Colin Powell

Upcoming Events

November 2020

14 - FAFSA Workshop, 10am - Virtual

19 - FAFSA Workshop, 6:30pm - Virtual

23 - 27 - No School (MAIN CAMPUS ONLY) - Thanksgiving Break

26 - 27 - No School (MVC CAMPUS) - Thanksgiving Break

Saturday School Cancelled

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FAFSA Workshop

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Do you need help applying for FAFSA? Join Ms. Powers on November 14, 2020, or November 19, 2020, for more information!

Mobile Hotspots

Parents,

Duncanville ISD is distributing mobile internet hotspots for scholars who are in need of internet access. Please complete the form below and someone will contact you soon about distribution.

College Series

Scholars,

A variety of colleges and universities will be sharing information regarding admissions, degree plans, and scholarships. Please join using the meeting links. Thank you!


Texas A&M University

Monday, November 16th (B)

10:18 AM – 11:18 AM

Meeting Link


Lehigh University

Monday, November 16th (B)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Meeting Link


Wesleyan University

Tuesday, November 17th (A)

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM

Meeting Link


Pomona College

Tuesday, November 17th (A)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Meeting Link


University of Texas - Arlington

Tuesday, November 17th (A)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Meeting Link


Emory University

Wednesday, November 18th (B)

10:18 AM – 11:18 AM

Meeting Link


Colby College

Wednesday, November 18th (B)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Meeting Link


UT-Austin

Thursday, November 19th (A)

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM

Meeting Link


UT-Austin

Thursday, November 19th (A)

10:18 AM – 11:18 AM

Meeting Link


UT-Austin

Thursday, November 19th (A)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Meeting Link


University of Texas - Arlington

Friday, November 20th (B)

10:18 AM – 11:18 AM

Meeting Link


Stephan F. Austin

Friday, November 20th (B)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Meeting Link

#CollegiateGoesToCollege

We are super excited for our inaugural graduating class to show off their acceptance letters and scholarships! Tag us in your photos using #CollegiateGoesToCollege to show us where you’re going!!

Learning Method Changes

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All families will have the opportunity to change between in-person and virtual learning at the end of each nine-week grading period. The second nine-week grading period begins Monday, November 9, 2020. To make a learning preference change starting with the third nine-week grading period, parents can do so using the Learning Preference Change Form.

DCCCD Progress Monitoring

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Greetings Scholars and Parents,


Week seven of instruction has concluded. Please check eCampus for all college grades. It is important that we partner together to ensure the success of your scholar. Here are some helpful links on eConnect and eCampus. Please click the links below for specific topics.


eConnect Training:



For additional topics, visit eConnect Training Videos


eCampus “Blackboard” Training:



For additional topics, visit eCampus Training Videos (Scroll to the second half of the webpage)

Skyward

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Parents,

Please partner with us to ensure scholars are logging in at the appropriate time and completing all assignments in their high school and college courses. Teachers have communicated their distance learning expectations for scholars. Scholars will have at least two assignments per week in each class. Please support us in checking your scholar's grades in Skyward Family Access and eCampus ensuring they are completing their assignments by the established deadlines.

Technology Help Desk

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Spotlight

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The University of Texas at Austin Youth Engagement Center Dallas stopped by to drop off goodies for our inaugural class scholars who have been accepted to The University of Texas at Austin! APPLY APPLY APPLY for more great giveaways!!!