News Stories

Watch An Informational Video On Our NEW Virtual Academy And All our DSIS Programs
Join us for more information regarding our Virtual Academy, as well as our existing hybrid and homeschool programs.
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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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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

Parent Engagement Night 2021
Join us for this annual event - held virtually this year - on Wednesday, May 12 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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April 30 - Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Harper and the Launch of DJUSD Summer Enrichment
A new message from Superintendent Bowes was shared with the community today.
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April 23 - New DJUSD COVID-19 Dashboard, Educational Equity, 2021 Graduation Info and more
A new message from Superintendent Bowes was shared with the community today.
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Yolo County Virtual Youth Empowerment Summit (YES!)
High school students are invited to participate in the 2021 Yolo County Youth Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 24.
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Regular Board of Education Meeting on April 22
The public is invited to call in and record their public comment for the meeting on Thursday, April 22.
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On-Campus COVID-19 Testing Available for DJUSD Staff and Students
On-campus COVID-19 testing available for DJUSD staff and students
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Phase 4 Modified In-person Instruction Underway
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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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 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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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.