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Counselor Newsletter
Monthly counseling news
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Homeschool Newsletter
What is happening at DSIS Homeschool
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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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Distance Learning Resumes August 28
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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District News

Launch of Phase 4 Modified In-person Instruction on Monday, April 12
The launch of our Phase 4 Modified In-person instructional program on Monday, April 12 marks an important academic and social-emotional transition for DJUSD students, staff and families.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Those 16+ through UC Davis Health
If you are over the age of 16 you may sign-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through UCD Health.
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New On-Campus COVID-19 Testing Times Available for DJUSD Staff and Students
Beginning April 12, there will be new school site COVID-19 testing times available for DJUSD staff and students
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New In-Person Instruction Health and Safety Info for Families
Please review the following information on required health and safety training for families ahead of our return to in-person learning.
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DJUSD Moving to Phase 4: 5-Day/Week Modified In-Person Model April 12
Due to these improving conditions DJUSD will move past the Phase 3 Hybrid Model (shared with our community prior to spring break) and move directly to the Phase 4 Modified In-person Instructional Model on April 12.
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Regular Board of Education Meeting on Thursday, April 1.
The Board of Education will meet for a regular meeting on Thursday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss important revisions to the instructional models for our Return to Campus Plans.
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March 19 - DJUSD Springing Forward
Read Superintendent Bowes’ latest message to the DJUSD community for an update on welcome back activities, on-campus COVID-19 testing, 2021 graduations, mental health support and more.
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Verify Phase 3 Hybrid Model Instruction Choice in the Parent Portal
Please login to the DJUSD Parent Portal and verify your selection by Wednesday, March 17 at midnight.
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Spring Break Meal Box Reservations
DJUSD is offering a free 5-day meal box for the week of Spring Break for any child that needs it.
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New Process for Leaving Public Comment for the DJUSD Board of Education Meeting
The public is invited to call in and record their public comment for the upcoming Board of Education meeting on Thursday, March 18.
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Return To Campus - Family Selection Survey - Deadline March 14
In preparation for opening our campuses for in-person hybrid instruction, which is planned for the week of April 12, 2021, all families must select whether their child(ren) will return to school in the Phase 3 Hybrid model for in-person learning on campus or remain in Distance Learning.
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March 5 - DJUSD Plans to Open in Hybrid Model Week of April 12
Read Superintendent Bowes’ latest message to the DJUSD community for an update on the return to campus in a Hybrid instructional model, staff vaccinations, a new Return to Campus Family Guide and more.
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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.