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May 7, 2020

#TogetherWeNavigate

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WEB APPLICATION EXTENSION

WEB, which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs” is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 6th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, the program trains mentors from your 8th grade class to be WEB Leaders. As positive role models, WEB Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the 6th graders to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to middle school and help facilitate 6th grade success.




This program is an awesome way to help the 6th graders navigate through our school and we need DATA students to help create their first year amazing!


If you think you would make an awesome WEB Leader and want to join our team, please fill out the form below! Applications are due: May 22nd.

WEB APPLICATION

For information about WEB, please reach out to Mrs. Durkee via email Jennifer.Durkee@venturausd.org

8TH GRADERS WHO ARE HEADING TO VENTURA HIGH SCHOOL- IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

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INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

WHEN: 5/12/20 @6pm.


Click the links provided below.


Additional Counseling information from VHS: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VsCx9NqmZo-QsFL4B22rAu7C0UKiRjNv/view

8TH GRADERS- HIGH SCHOOL TRYOUTS

VHS Cheer Meeting/ Tryout

Monday, May 11th @6:30 p.m.
Any 8th graders interested in cheer please send your school email addresses to kari.robinson@venturaedu.org. You will then be invited to the parent/athlete meeting via email.
Any questions? Please reach out to kari.robinson@venturaedu.org​.

VHS Dance Team / Hip Hop Team

Come be a part of the VHS dance family! PERFORM at Football, Basketball games, pep rallies, showcases and talent shows. All interested students need to do is email brittney.nevison@venturaedu.org.


You must email Brittney by May 11th and you will added them to tryout list.

VIRTUAL ​Auditions will be held on the following dates.

  • Dance Team auditions will take place May 18th-22
  • Hip Hop Team auditions will take place May 25-29

DATA TEACHER OFFICE HOURS

Please click the PDF below to see each teacher's office hours. Feel free to reach out to them. Their contact information is also below.

TEACHER CONTACT INFORMATION

Click the link below. PLEASE CLICK STAFF NAME FOR EMAIL

ATTENDANCE

Student attendance is being tracked based on student Edgenuity/Canvas participation. Please contact the school main line if you are in need of assistance.

READ180 EXPCTATIONS FOR EDGENUITY

Parents, please make sure your child is completing the following requirements:

Independent Reading for 20 minutes and Student Application for 20 minutes per day Monday through Friday.

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE- We're here to help!

The process below will allow us to get your student's Chromebook up and running as soon as possible.


For technical issues related to: powering up, charging, wifi, website access, mouse/touchpad, keyboard, etc.; please call the VUSD Helpline at 805-641-5000 x1450 or email vusdparenthelp@venturausd.org. Leave your first and last name, description of the issue, and a call back number. Your student can also email Ms. Johnson (cece.johnson@venturausd.org) to get help with troubleshooting. If it is determined you need a replacement device, please contact a DATA administrator 805-641-5165 ​to let them know that you have spoken with a VUSD tech and to set up a time to exchange the device. You will need to return the malfunctioning device when you receive your replacement.

For physical damage such as: cracked screen, missing keys, broken charger or charger port, please speak to a DATA administrator at 805-641-5165 to set a time to return the device to school for assessment and repair. At school, you or your student will need to fill out an incident report. After assessment, we will let you know about any charges that may be incurred for replacement of the damaged parts.

TECH CHECK

COUNSELING RESOURCES

Mrs. Durkee & Mr. Gonzales have provided useful information that could help you through COVID-19. Click the RESOURCES button below.

Other Resources to Support the Community during C0VID-19

The resource page below was created by County of Ventura. Click the button below to access.

READ FROM HOME

Hey Navigators! Are you in need of new reading material? Don’t forget you can find ebooks in our school library catalog as well as online at the Ventura County Library and at several other spots. Checkout this link to the our Read from Home resources. You can also email Ms. Johnson for questions or help at cece.johnson@venturaedu.org. If you want to see more information on ebooks or to talk about what you’ve been reading, join our We Love Reading! Google Classroom Code: krzrgwc

IF YOU NEED UPDATES & INFORMATION DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE...

Follow this link- CLICK HERE. This VUSD site is useful to assist with community notices, the school closure hotline, Food & Nutrition services, Edgenuity & Canvas tips and expectations, and much more!

YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE!

Limited quantities still available for purchase online. Click the JOSTENS link below.
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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.

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