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February 24-28, 2020



All students must follow dress code, behavior protocols, cellphone/ earphone, healthy food snack policies.


Mariachi Club

Monday, Feb. 24th, 6-7:30pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

Mariachi classes have begun. All are welcome and no experience is necessary. All instruments are provided for FREE.

Mariachi Classes will take place on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30pm in Room C3.

Spring Picture Day

Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 9am-3:30pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

We will be on traditional bell schedule for picture day periods 1-6.

Pictures will be taken during student's physical education class.

PIQE Class 2

Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 6-8pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

PIQE Classes will take place in the cafeteria.

PIQE is a program based out of Los Angeles that provides parents the opportunity to learn various skills to help their student be successful. A nine-week program that will meet on Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm. The topics will include learning about the connection between academic success and positive self-esteem, overcoming obstacles to school success, motivating teenagers to read, creating an atmosphere of success for adolescents and learning about resources to support your middle school student. If we have more than 50 parents participate, participating parents will receive special workshops regarding strategies to support their student in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) classes.

PIQE es un programa basado en Los Ángeles que dan la oportunidad que padres aprendan varias estrategias sobre cómo ayudar a su hijo a ser exitoso. PIQE es un programa de 9 semanas que se reunirá cada miércoles de 6-7:30pm. Los temas de los que hablaran incluyen la conexión entre el éxito académico y la auto estima, como superar obstáculos al éxito académico, como motivar a su estudiante para que lea, como crear un ambiente de éxito para su estudiante, y recursos para apoyar a su estudiante en la secundaria. Este año si tenemos 50 padres que se escriban PIQE ofrecerá clases sobre STEM- ciencias, tecnología, ingeniería, y matemáticas y como apoyar a su estudiante.

Announcement for 8th Grade Parents

8th grade parents! Stay informed about 8th grade events and expectations. We will be sending a special update via email later this week.


DATA Basketball vs Balboa

Thursday, Feb. 27th, 4pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

Girls Basketball at 4:00pm

Boys Basketball at 5:00pm

DATA Announcements

Animal Shelter Donations

From February 25th to the 28th, DATA students have decided to give back to the community by sponsoring an Animal Shelter Donation Drive. Please consider donating blankets, animal beds, different types of animal food, treats, toys, water bowls or food bowls, litter boxes, poop bags, cat litter, old leashes, diapers for animals, and collars. Thank you for your support!

DATA Yearbook Information-get your yearbook now at $40 price will go up after 2/29/2020!

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Help us meet our goal! Turn in your BoxTops by this Friday, 2/28! All BoxTops can be turned into the front office.

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Please call the Health Office if you have any questions or need clarification.


Important message for parents from VUSD

The District is updating parent information in Q Parent Connection in advance of an upgrade to its mass notification system.

We are encouraging all parents/guardians to do the following:

Log into Q before Friday, March 6, 2020 and do the following:

  1. Click on your student
  2. Click on My Information in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Click on the plus sign next to each contact. Please review the information for each person
  4. Ensure emails are spelled correctly.
  5. Ensure that the correct type of phone is selected (cellular vs. work vs. residence) and make sure that the box for Text Msg is clicked if you can accept text messages to that phone.
  6. If you need to change anything, click edit.
  7. If you change anything, click the submit button and it will then update the system.

If you do not have a Q pin and password, please reach out to your school’s front office for assistance. If you are having issues with a Q pin and password that had already been set up, please contact Technology Services at 805-641-5000 x1340.

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District Wide- Parent Info Night: "VAPING: What Your Child Thinks They Know

Thursday, Feb. 27th, 6:30-8pm

100 South Mills Road

Ventura, CA

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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.