This Week @ DATA

April 9-13, 2018

This Week

Tuesday 4/10/18 6:00-8:00pm

PIQE Planning Session and Class I

Teacher Appreciation

Dear Parents.

Our DATA Teachers and Staff make school so wonderful for our kids and give so much!

Please join us April 16-20 in letting our DATA Staff know how much we appreciate them.

We are planning some fun and simple treats and a lunch on Friday April 20.

Please click and sign up to help! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0549a5ae28a0f85-staff


Thank you!!

Madhu

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School Dance - April 20, Donations and Volunteers Needed

Upcoming Saturday School Opportunity

There will be an opportunity for Saturday School on April 28, 2018, so mark your calendars.

8th Grade News

Important letter from the DATA Admin to all 8th grade parents:

Click Here


T-Shirts and Sweatshirts! Class of 2018 8th grade t-shirts can be ordered now! All shirts have the names of all 8th graders on the back. Please go to the following website to see the different styles and order your merch! They will be delivered to the school for you to pick up. All orders due April 16th.

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Navigator News

Incoming 6th grade Welcome has been POSTPONED until 4/25/18. More information to follow.


8th grade parents-It is very important that you provide 2 proofs of your address to your child's future high school. Please provide these to us or your 2018-2019 school ASAP. The high school counselors will be visiting tomorrow, please give these proofs of address to your child to bring with them! The following items are acceptable: pay stub, lease agreement, utility bill, W2, or any county or state mail.


Spring Picture Turn in- Please turn in any pictures that you are not purchasing. Any pictures that are not paid for, or not turned in will result in an obligation. Obligations will prevent you from walking the line at promotion.


6th grade parents-The Health Office needs proof of your students Tdap booster given after the 7th birthday in order to attend 7th grade next August. Without this proof on file, your student will not be registered for classes. A new law SB277, effective January 1, 2016, no longer allows for personal belief exemptions for any immunizations. Please consult with your physician and bring in proof as soon as possible so that we can update the students’ health information.


Student Store - Did you know there is a Student Store and it closed two years ago? We would love to have our Student Store open at lunch for students to purchase school supplies, dance tickets, yearbooks and other fun stuff. If you are interested in taking a day each week and running the store during lunch, please contact Graciela Legliu at gLegliu3@yahoo.com. Proceeds will benefit the ASB which funds things like school dances, lunch DJs, assemblies, Renaissance Parties and the Magic Mountain field trip.


DATA-fest - Parents, there is a fun year end event called DATA-fest that will be on Friday, June 1st from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Please sign up to be on the planning committee by e-mailing Lori at francoln@twc.com. DATA-fest is a 2 hour event where families can enjoy a celebration of the year. And it has been a YEAR! The art students will have art on display and for sale in the cafeteria. The music students will have small group performances and teachers will have fun booths to make a little extra money for their classrooms. Games, music, dinner, volleyball, frisbee, and more, all in the quad. Jennifer Johnson will be the Chair. Who is going to join us?


VHS 2018-2019 CHEER TRY-OUTS

MANDATORY PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATIONAL MEETING

**For all NEW prospective cheerleaders!**

TUESDAY APRIL 10th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.

FOR QUESTIONS EMAIL:

Russian_dl@hotmail.com

Calling all Landscapers!

Take a look at this beautiful irrigation plan! We will be working to install irrigation in May with the help of a local landscape contractor and landscape architect. We have state of the art supplies supplies donated by Hunter Industries. If you have expertise in irrigation, we can really use your help to complete the next phase of our DATA School Garden. If you're available, please contact CeCe Johnson in the DATA Library. We are planning a garden serve day on May 19.

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DATA Supplies Drive is Back Now through April 20


The first round of the supplies drive brought in many much needed items, but there is still a need for more donations. Please help us update and replenish school supplies, including first aid supplies. Funds for these items usually come from very limited school site funds or out-of-pocket for our teachers. Thanks for your support! You can email madhubajaj@gmail.com with any questions.


You can check out the needs, purchase and ship directly to the school HERE on our AMAZON WISHLIST. If you prefer to buy elsewhere and drop off at the school that works too. Please click the "Buying this gift elsewhere?" link and update the quantities.


And, if you would rather make a donation towards needed supplies

CLICK HERE

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Make it a Great Day!

DATA

De Anza Academy of Technology and 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.

Greetings Kellogg Park Supporters

After years of hard work and collaboration we are excited to personally invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration of Kellogg Park on Saturday, April 14, 10 am-noon.

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Rising Entrepreneur Program

The Rising Entrepreneur Program is an online, self-directed entrepreneurship course that guides teams of one to four students through the process of transforming their ideas into successful businesses over the course of a few weeks. Teams that finish their business plan by April 13 can apply to present their business idea at the 7th Annual New Venture Challenge on May 5 for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes. It's a great resume builder for college and career and we strongly recommend that you encourage students with entrepreneurial potential to participate in this program

For more details, students can check out @aspire_3 on Instagram and watch this video.

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