News Stories

View a recording our Virtual Information Night!
Join us for more information regarding our Virtual Academy, as well as our existing hybrid and homeschool programs.
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Important Info & Dates at DSIS
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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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2021 Commencement Ceremony Recording
The DSIS Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 was livestreamed during the ceremony at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
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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

Apply Today for the National School Lunch Program
This program benefits our students, families and other school programs!
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Welcome Back to School!
Interim Superintendent Matt Best welcomes our students, families and staff to the new school year!
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Children Ride Free with Unitrans
Children 18 and younger can ride Unitrans for free!
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What Happens When There is a Positive COVID-19 Case on Campus?
In the event there is a confirmed COVID-19 case or exposure, here is what you can expect
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Health and Safety Updates for the First Day of School
Visit www.djusd.net/covid-19 for additional information and resources.
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Getting Started with Canvas as a Family Member
Parents/guardians will assume the role of an "observer" and access your student's info.
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Canvas 101 for Students and Families
Join us on Monday, August 23 to learn more about our learning management system.
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Welcome, Interim Superintendent Best
The DJUSD Board of Education has appointed Matt Best as Interim Superintendent.
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Farewell from Superintendent Bowes
Read Superintendent Bowes’ last message to the DJUSD community. Beginning August 9, he will begin serving as the Superintendent of Manhattan Beach USD.
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2021-22 Bell Schedules
Bell schedules will follow the same routine used during the 2019-20 school year.
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High School Grade Changes to Pass/No Pass with AB 104
AB 104 provides guidance on student retention options, grade change requests and graduation coursework requirements as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DSIS Virtual Academy Info Night - August 4
Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, August 4 at 5:00 p.m.
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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.