This Week @ DATA

October 2 - 6, 2017 Vol. 3 Week 6

Dance Volunteers and Donations are Needed

Link to Volunteer your time for the dance:

Link to sign up to donate food items for the dance:

This Week

Monday, October 2

Cross-Country practice 3:30-4:30

Volleyball practice 3:30-5:30

Tuesday, October 3

Wrestling practice 3:20-5:00

6th Grade Volleyball Game @ Colonia Gym 6:00

Varsity Volleyball Game @ Rio Vista 7:15

Wednesday, October 4

Cross-Country practice 3:30-4:30

Volleyball practice 3:30-5:30

Wrestling Match at @ Fremont 5:30

Thursday, October 5

Wrestling practice 3:20-5:00

JV Blue Volleyball Game @ Rio Vista 7:15

Friday, October 6

DATA Cross-Country Meet @ Fillmore 4:00

JV Red Volleyball Game @ Rio Vista 7:15

Navigator News

FREAKY​ ​FRIDAY​ ​Dance! Our first dance of the year is coming up on Friday the 13th! It will be a fun afternoon of music, dancing, food, games and a haunted hallway! The dance will take place after school in the cafeteria from 1:45- 3:30. Tickets will go on sale at the end of the week! A dance ticket is only $3. Upgrade to a party pack for $5, which includes food/drink.

Box Top Collection Please support DATA by collecting Box Tops. See below for two easy ways to collect.

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It's Not too late to donate! Please write your name, your student's name, address and phone number in the comments to receive a tax receipt. These will be mailed out the week after the fundraiser.

Fundraiser News

Fall​ ​Fundraiser​ ​is​ ​Coming​ ​to​ ​an​ ​end! SELL,​ ​SELL,​ ​SELL!​ ​The last day to turn​ ​in​ ​your​ ​orders​ ​and​ ​money​ ​is​ ​WEDNESDAY​ ​the​ ​4th​!!! Remember the more you sell, the more YOU earn in prizes! Thank you to all who have participated so far-Great job!

"Drop in the Bucket" Don't want to sell anything? Make a cash donation in ANY amount. Every little bit helps! Donate below.


Win​ ​Prizes​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Library! Our first contest of the year is on! Stop by and guess the number of acorns, pine cones, and leaves in our display. Closest guess wins. We’d also like help naming our coin eating machine. If you’re good with names, submit your idea. Cleverest name wins.

DATA​ ​Book​ ​Review​ ​Club Thanks to everyone who showed up for our meeting Wednesday. If you missed it, it’s not too late. We’ll see you in the Library at lunch, this Wednesday.

Imagination​ ​Station​ ​Makerspace​ ​opens today. This week and next, we’ll be creating with Lego. Stop by and see what you can make today.

Scholastic​ ​Book​ ​Orders October book orders are due Friday, 10/20, the day before fall break. Catalogs are available in the library, but you can also order online using the code: DND47.

Book​ ​Checkouts​ ​and​ ​Fines If you got a overdue book notice last week turn your book in ASAP. If you receive a notice this week, that means you may also owe money or books to DATA or another school, so please handle those fines right away, or you won’t be able to attend the dance.

Wanted:​ ​Poets Are you a poet and you don’t know it? (Or maybe you do know it.) If you like to write poetry, or just want to try your hand at it, the Ventura County Arts Council and the Avenue Library are hosting a poetry contest. Prizes include Visa gift cards. Submissions are due October 31st, and there is a poetry workshop at Avenue Library on October 11. If you’re interested, stop by the DATA Library for more info about the theme and submission guidelines.

Technology News

Responsible​ ​Use​ ​Reminder The laptop is a tool for school. Already we have seen inappropriate use of laptops on campus such as games, streaming videos, and attempting to get to non-school web sites. You need to practice responsible use of student technology.

Laptop​ ​Goods If you are a 7th or 8th grader and your case is in bad shape, you can purchase one of the brand new 6th grade cases for $25. Don’t forget, you can get 6th grade straps for $2 and wireless mice for $10-12.


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.