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Week of November 18-22, 2019

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This Week

DATA Parents please note today is the last day of parent conferences. We will be back to our regular schedule for the rest of the week with dismissal at 3:13pm and Friday as usual dismissal of 1:35pm.

Volunteers Needed for Renaissance Celebration

DATA Parents,


Come and help us celebrate the academic success of our students! Eligible students will be treated to a special extended lunch with activities, games and prizes.


In order to make this celebration a success we need DATA parents to help supervise the game stations during Renaissance.

DATA Safety Plan Community Input Meeting-DATA Families and Staff Welcome

Thursday, Nov. 21st, 3:45-4:30pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

We hope DATA Families and Staff are able to join us during this important meeting so that your input is heard regarding safety planning at our school and community. The meeting will be held in Room C3. We hope to see you there.

DATA Community Service Day Saturday School Invitation

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 8am-12:30pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

This is our first Saturday School this school year for students who have missed one or more days of school this year. Students who attend Saturday School will have one absence cleared. Your students were given the flier attached as a pdf below to register.

Upcoming Events

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Winter Fest Silent Auction-Items Needed

If you are a business owner or know a business owner please consider donating an item or gift certificate to our Winter Fest Silent Auction. If you would like to donate a silent auction item we would greatly appreciate it. DATA has a Tax ID number that we could provide, once the donation has been received. Thank you for your help! We will be sending out Winter Fest fliers shortly.
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2019-2020 Yearbook For Sale!

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LOWEST PRICE OF THE YEAR ENDS!

Friday, Dec. 20th, 11:45pm

2060 Cameron Street

Ventura, CA

DATA Sports

Volleyball Games

Friday, Nov. 22nd, 5-8pm

5415 Ralston Street

Ventura, CA

DATA Bronze Team Finals-5-6pm

DATA Silver Team Finals-6-7pm

DATA Gold Team Finals-7-8pm

Other Events

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 8-10am

255 West Stanley Avenue

Ventura, CA

Ventura Unified School District to provide input on our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Your involvement gives you an opportunity to learn more about the current plan, see how activities are making a difference for students, and share ideas for ongoing improvement.

Junta de PLAN DE CONTROL LOCAL Y RENDIMIENTO DE CUENTAS (LCAP)

Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 5:30-7pm

573 Sheridan Way

Ventura, CA

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Ventura proporcionará información sobre nuestro Plan de Responsabilidad de Control Local (LCAP). Su participación le brinda la oportunidad de aprender más sobre el plan actual, ver cómo las actividades están marcando la diferencia para los estudiantes y compartir ideas para la mejora continua.

A message from Ventura Unified School District regarding Antonio Calderon

We have received many messages from Ventura Unified families who have expressed a desire to help the Calderon family. Antonio is remembered as a respectful, joyful, peacemaker, who was an excellent role model for his siblings and the other students at Ventura High School. We are committed to helping the family through this devastating loss.


Funeral arrangements for Antonio have been made, and the family has asked us to share the information; all are welcome.


On Sunday, November 24, there will be a public viewing from 4-8 pm with a rosary at 7 pm at the Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home located at 757 East Main Street, Ventura CA 93001.


On Monday, November 25, there will be a funeral mass held at 11 am at the San Buenaventura Mission, located at 211 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001.


Antonio’s family has requested financial assistance in covering the cost of funeral expenses. If anyone would like to contribute, they may either drop their donation off at the front office of any of our VUSD schools or send a check, payable to VUSD, placing the name Antonio in the memo section and mailing it to:


Ventura Unified School District

Attn: Betsy George

255 W. Stanley Ave.

Ventura, CA 93003


The family also has a private GoFundMe page that can be contributed to if you would prefer to do so. https://www.gofundme.com/f/nfjqfq-raising-money-for-my-brothers-funeral?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet


We are strongest when we work together to support one another. As we move forward, we will continue to have counselors, psychologists, and administrators ready and available to work with our students and staff who find themselves feeling anxious, want to talk or have questions.

Un mensaje departe del distrito escolar unificado de Ventura sobre Antonio Calderon

Esperamos que todos estén bien. Hemos recibido muchos mensajes de familias del Distrito Escolar de Ventura quienes han expresado el deseo de ayudar a la familia Calderón. Todos recordamos a Antonio como un estudiante pacifista, respetuoso y alegre, quien era un excelente ejemplo a seguir para sus hermanos y para los demás estudiantes de la Preparatoria Ventura. Todos tenemos el deber de ayudar a la familia Calderón durante esta pérdida tan devastadora.

Ya se han hecho los arreglos para el funeral de Antonio y la familia nos ha pedido que compartamos la información con ustedes. Todos están invitados a asistir.


El domingo 24 de noviembre habrá un rosario de cuerpo presente de las 4:00 a las 8:00 de la noche en la casa funeraria Joseph P. Reardon localizado en el 757 East Main Street, Ventura, California 93001. El rosario comenzará a las 7:00 de la noche.

El lunes 25 de noviembre se realizará el servicio funeral a las 11:00 de la mañana en la misión San Buenaventura, localizada en el 211 East Main Street, Ventura, California 93001.

La familia de Antonio ha solicitado ayuda financiera para cubrir los gastos funerarios. Si alguno de ustedes desea contribuir, por favor entreguen sus donaciones en la oficina principal de cualquier escuela del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Ventura, o envíen un cheque escrito a VUSD, y escriba el nombre de Antonio en la línea “Memo” al fondo del cheque. Favor de enviar por correo a:

Ventura Unified School District
Attn: Betsy George
255 W. Stanley Ave.
Ventura, CA 93003


La familia también ha creado una cuenta “Go Fund Me” para la recaudación de fondos por internet donde donde usted puede hacer sus donaciones si usted lo prefiere. https://www.gofundme.com/f/nfjqfq-raising-money-for-my-brothers funeral?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

Nuestro esfuerzo es más sólido cuando trabajamos unidos para apoyarnos unos a otros. En los siguientes días continuaremos contando con la ayuda de consejeros, psicólogos, y administradores quienes estarán listos y disponibles para trabajar con los estudiantes y empleados que tal vez sientan alguna ansiedad, deseen conversar o si tienen preguntas.


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