News Stories

Important Info & Dates at DSIS
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DSIS Virtual Back to School Night!
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Welcome Back to DSIS!!!
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Canvas LMS is live!
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DSIS 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony!!
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100% Online/Virtual opportunities in development now for 20-21 school year!!
DSIS is hard at work developing 100% online/virtual instruction opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year!
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Homeschool Newsletter
What is happening at DSIS Homeschool
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Counselor Newsletter
Monthly counseling news
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Distance Learning Resumes August 28
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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District News

October 29 - New Superintendent’s Message
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community for info on our new Return to Campus Family Survey, ways to stay informed and more.
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Return to Campus - Family Survey - Deadline November 8
In preparation for our next steps, we want to hear from our staff and families about what is important to you now and for the rest of this school year.
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Parents Can Opt-in for DJUSD Text Messages
Opt-in for DJUSD text message to receive alerts during an urgent situation and announcements during Distance Learning.
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Health and Safety, Steps to Return to Campus – Parent Training Videos
Learn about key factors to health and safety practices and what to expect when students return to campus.
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Fight the Flu with Yolo County
Fight the flu with a free flu shot - drive-thru event at Harper Junior High on October 17
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CalFresh Disaster Response- Food Benefits in Wake of Fires
In response to the wildfires burning across the state, Disaster CalFresh will be available to individuals and families who either lived or worked in Lake, Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano and Yolo counties and experienced a disaster related impact. Disaster CalFresh provides temporary food benefits to disaster victims who were not eligible for regular CalFresh benefits at the time of the disaster.
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DJUSD Receives $9 Million in Facilities Grant Funds to Improve CTE Facilities
We are proud to announce that Davis Joint Unified School District has received $9 million in facilities grant funds from the State of California
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October 2 - Return to Campus Begins with Phase 2: New Message from Superintendent Bowes
Read Superintendent Bowes’ latest message to the DJUSD community for info on our Return to Campus plan and more.
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DJUSD to host a Virtual Evening with Christine Sleeter, Ph.D, California State University Monterey Bay on Transformative Ethnic Studies in Schools
Wednesday, October 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Find out your Board of Education Trustee Area and School Boundaries!
Use our updated Trustee Area and School Attendance Area locator tool to find out your Trustee Area ahead of this year’s election season.
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Free and Reduced Meals- Apply Online for the 2020-21 School Year
Help your child and your school by applying for free and reduced priced meals.
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Provide Feedback on the District's Learning Continuity Plan.
Please provide all feedback by 5:00 p.m. on September 10.
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Our Mission

Davis School for Independent Study is a small, innovative school for students in grades K-12 offering differentiated, high-quality curricular pathways to pursue educational and career goals. We combine independent study, home school, on-site classes, access to other high school and community college courses, and community learning experiences all incorporating individually tailored, challenging and engaging curriculum. We value and prioritize in personal attention and strong relationships among staff, families and students.