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Week of October 14-18, 2019


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DATA welcomes our new school counselor Mrs. Durkee

Mrs. Durkee has been a school counseling intern within Ventura Unified for the last two years working at Buena High School and Cabrillo Middle School. She recently graduated from Cal Lutheran University and is a Ventura native. She is very excited to be working with our students.

She will be working with our students with the last name M-Z. Although Mrs. Durkee is not bilingual, she has teamed up with our Family Liaison, Marcela De La Cruz to assist our Spanish speaking parents and students.

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We would like to congratulate two of our students Giancarlos and Jovanny for their participation in the 1st Annual Ventura County Latino/Indigenous Student Speech Competition.

Check out our DATA Choir along with Balboa Choir singing the National Anthem at Middle School Night at the Varsity Buena High School Game last week. They did an amazing job!

Announcement for 8th grade parents

8th grade parents, please be advised: In order for your 8th grader to participate in the final Promotion Ceremony, they must have at least a 2.0 CUMULATIVE 8th grade GPA. This means, that all quarter grades must be above a 2.0. With the end of the quarter near (10/25/19) have your students turn in all the necessary assignments and continue to study for their quizzes and exams. Other requirements are detailed in the counseling website:

Events for this week

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DATA Girls Volleyball Bronze vs VMS

Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 6-8pm

5415 Ralston Street

Ventura, CA

DATA Girls Volleyball Team Gold vs Matilija

Friday, Oct. 18th, 5pm

5415 Ralston Street

Ventura, CA

Upcoming Events

Our RED RIBBON/ANTI-BULLYING Week is coming up October 21st-25th. Please prepare for an amazing week of spirit and activities!

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Other Resources and Events

Secondary Math

Tuesday, Oct. 15th, 6-7pm

255 West Stanley Avenue

Ventura, CA

A fun-filled, informational, hands-on Family Math Night!

African American Parent Committee

Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 5:30-6:30pm

255 West Stanley Avenue

Ventura, CA

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

At our meeting we will take time to build community, collaborate around the goals and expectations of the committee and connect with various resources for our families and students. Childcare and light snacks will be provided. If you are able to join us on October 16th, please respond to or at 805-641-5000, ext. 1084.

Future meetings are from 5:30-6:30pm on:

· November 13

· December 18

· January 22

· February 19

· April 1

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Make sure you are registered!

Ventura County has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency notification system that may be used to deliver time sensitive emergency alerts to residents when there is a threat to your health and safety.

Residents can register multiple contact methods and request to be alerted to a home phone, cell phone, business phone, email and/or hearing-impaired receiving device. Residents can also register up to five different addresses such as a home address, work address, school address or business address.

Individuals who need additional assistance can register by calling the VC Alert Hotline at (805) 648-9283 or via email at

Asegurese que este registrado

El Condado de Ventura ha implementado un sistema de notificación de emergencias usando la tecnología más avanzada para enviar alertas de emergencia a los residentes cuando existe una amenaza para su salud y seguridad.

Los residentes pueden registrar múltiples métodos de contacto y solicitar que se les avise sobre un teléfono residencial, un teléfono celular, un teléfono comercial, un correo electrónico y / o un dispositivo de recepción para personas con problemas de audición. Los residentes también pueden registrar hasta cinco direcciones diferentes, como la dirección del hogar, la dirección del trabajo, la dirección de la escuela o la dirección comercial.

Las personas que necesitan asistencia adicional pueden registrarse llamando a la línea directa de Alerta VC al (805) 648-9283 o por correo electrónico a

Q Parent Connect App

Q ParentConnect provides convenient, real-time access to your student's information like grades, behavior, attendance, food service, assignments and many other areas shared by your school or district.

In addition to access to your student's data the Q ParentConnect mobile app allows you to:

• Update your contact information

• Complete online re-enrollment when enabled by your district

• Report attendance to your school

• Receive push-notifications from your student's teacher(s), school and district

• Make online payments against Food Service and Student Body Accounting accounts

• View your student's data in your native language

Steps to download Parent Connect Application

Step 1: Go to the app store or google store.

Step 2: Search Q Parent Connection, select the first one on the list it should look like the above icon.

Step 3: Download the app.

Step 4: Log in with your information or come into the DATA office to access your pin and password.

ASES-After School Education and Safety Program 2019-2020

DATA ASES has open spaces so if you are interested in your child attending we encourage you to come to our office to get an application!
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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.