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Learning at Home
DJUSD has been working to develop an equitable, accessible, and innovative solution to serve all of our students’ academic growth and social-emotional needs through a Distance Learning model.
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Important Dates at DSIS
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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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District News

March 27 - DJUSD IS Preparing for Distance Learning Program- set to launch April 13, If needed
Anticipating that our schools may remain closed for a longer duration, DJUSD has shifted efforts from providing Phase 1 Learning@Home
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March 26 - Chromebook Check-Out Extended Until April 3, 2020
Chromebook check-out has been extended so all students can be ready to learn.
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March 25 - Chromebook Check-Out: So All Students Can Be Ready to Distance Learn
Chromebook check out is directed first to our families in need, who do not have a connection to the internet or a device at home for their students
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March 24 - Translate our website to fit your language needs!
Did you know that the DJUSD website, and all school websites, can be translated into dozens of languages?
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March 23 - DJUSD Chromebook & Internet Access
Davis Joint Unified School District will loan Chromebooks to DJUSD families who do not have an internet connected device at home.
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DJUSD continues to serve meals during closure
DJUSD will continue to serve meals to children from Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3.
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March 20 - Learning Continues During School Closure
Now Live- DJUSD COVID-19 Learning@Home website resources
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March 19 - DJUSD to Launch Home Learning
On Friday, March 20, DJUSD will launch a new Home Learning website.
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March 18 - We Will Continue to Update
Update: New March 18 Message from Superintendent Bowes
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March 17 - School Closure Info: Medicine Pick-Up
Information on how parens can pick up essential student medication.
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Superintendent Closes Schools March 16 - April 12
In consultation with Yolo County Public Health Department and legal counsel, the Davis Board of Education reaffirmed the Superintendent's authority to effectuate school closures in light of COVID-19.
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March 12 - Coronavirus Update
Have you seen Superintendent Bowes' latest update to the DJUSD community?
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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.