Davis A&M Family Newsletter

February 23, 2022

Principal's Message

Davis Students & Families,

We are rapidly approaching the end of the third quarter. Please remember, on our block schedule, quarterly grades all go to student transcripts. Please log into Schoology with your child to make sure they are earning as high marks as they are capable. We want all students to excel here at Davis.

In response to the recent safety-related incidents at our school, I met with each grade level in an assembly to discuss the safety of our community and gather student input. A lengthy description of the results of the assembly can be reviewed here. I will be working with my teachers and staff to implement new ways to allow students to bring safety-related concerns to us in a manner that is confidential and anonymous. I appreciated the honesty from our community members, and am confident we are moving our school in the right direction when it comes to our collective safety.

If you have questions about any of the announcements, please call the school at 216.838.2500

In this Newsletter, you will find information about:

  • SAT Test Day - Impact on Students' Schedule
  • Help your 11th grader earn the trip to BGSU!
  • College Now Update: Class of 2022 - Complete the FAFSA
  • Summer Jobs Opportunities
  • After-School Academic Support - EVERY DAY
  • Counseling Corner: End of 3rd Quarter is Approaching
  • Captain's Log: PHASTAR Update
  • Community Resources & Announcements
  • Update Contact Information with Davis A&M
  • Year-Round School Calendar Dates

Preparing for SAT Test Day & Impact on ALL Students' Schedule

11th Grade students will take the SAT on Wednesday, March 2nd. 11th graders will be the only students to report to Davis that day. All 11th graders should arrive at 7:45 AM. A catered breakfast will be served.

11th graders received the SAT School Day Participation in College Planning Options Consent form. Parents must select if they want their child to opt in to Student Search Service and to participate in the student questionnaire. This form must be returned TOMORROW, Thursday 2/24.

11th graders can visit the Student Digital Test Preview at digitaltesting.collegeboard.org/for-students ahead of test day to become familiar with the tools and navigation in the secure browser.

9th, 10th, and 12th graders will stay home on Wednesday, March 2nd and will have an asynchronous learning day. For students' attendance to be counted as "present" for each class, they must turn in the assignments given by their teachers for that day.

Help your 11th grader earn the trip to BGSU!

If you have an 11th grade student, please encourage him/her to complete the FIVE REQUIRED hours of Khan Academy SAT prep to earn the field trip on 4/5 to Bowling Green State University.

College Now Update for Class of 2022 Parents

SENIOR PARENTS: It is not too late to submit the FAFSA! We are currently at about 25% of seniors having submitted the form, so there's no where to go but up! As a reminder, the FAFSA determines financial aid eligibility and is a REQUIREMENT for the Say Yes to Education scholarship; if you are counting on Say Yes money and have not yet done your FAFSA, you need to do so ASAP. You can submit the form at home or work with our College Now advisor, Mr. Markusic, to get it done.

You can contact Mr. Markusic by email at mmarkusic@collegenowgc.org or by call/text at 216-507-1768.

Summer Jobs with PHASTAR and other organizations

Does your student want a 6 week summer job with PHASTAR...or another organization that will look great on their resume?

Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) is looking for high schoolers to apply to their Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)! We will help interested students with this at school, but you can also assist by:

-Applying online at: www.youthopportunities.org/syep;

-Calling for more info: 216.776.3900; or

-Emailing Mr. Hatfield at thatfield@phastar.org.

After-School Academic Support

Support is available on EVERYDAY 3:15 - 4:15 in the 5th floor atrium. Snacks are provided.

Encourage your student to stay after to stay on top of schoolwork, get organized, receive extra help on assignments, complete make-up work, or complete homework.

Counseling Corner

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Diversity Day at Cleveland State University

If your student is interested in learning more about Cleveland State University, please plan to attend the CSU Diversity Day on Saturday, February 26th. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FLYER to register. Email Mr. McCain (RMcCain@DavisAM.org) if you have any questions or concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your child's progress, schedule, or grades, please contact Mr. McCain at 216.838.2500 or through email at RMcCain@DavisAM.org


Through the generous support of United Airlines, four Davis A&M students will be flying to Dallas, Texas in April to attend the MRO Americas 2022 conference. While at the conference they will be able to observe the Aerospace Maintenance Competition. In 2019, the winning team was from right here at Hopkins International Airport and our partner, United Airlines-CLE. Check out the video to learn more: https://youtu.be/o9z9BsdcejE.

Community Resources & Announcements

Parent Café Virtual Experience

What is a Parent Café? A parent café is a place where parents and guardians of all types can gather and share their stories, their experiences, their worries, their fears, their wisdom, and find community and strength together. Through open communication, parent cafés become places of affirmation where parents can learn that they are not alone in their struggles with managing their families and households.

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Place: Zoom Registration is required for participation:


Confirmation: After registering, the participant will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Here is a brief video (5 minutes), informing of the great impact the cafes can have on our families: The Parent Cafe Experience - https://youtu.be/JEJ3tJtPEMM

Latina Leadership Program

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Stay Connected With Davis

A lot of important messages from the district and the school are being announced. Make sure your contact information is updated so that you receive the latest information.

*To update your address or phone number, please call the school. 216.838.2500

*To receive our school texts, please email LBowen@DavisAM.org with your cell # and your student's name

*For the latest updates: Follow us on Instagram @therealdavisam

Year-Round School Calendar Dates:


  • 2nd: SAT exam in school for 11th graders; Asynchronous (at home) school day for 9th, 10th, 12th graders
  • 14th - April 3rd: Spring Break - No School for Students


  • 5th: 11th grade field trip to BGSU for eligible students
  • 15th: Good Friday - No School - CMSD Facilities Closed


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