All School View From Above 10/13-10/19

                                                                            Weekly All-School Announcements
                                                                                      October 14 - 18, 2019

Weekly Scripture Verse

"I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."   John 16:33 (NIV)

IMPORTANT DATES..
Monday, October 14: Middle School MS Volleyball Game, 3:30 p.m.
Middle School: MS Flag Football Game, 3:30 p.m.
MS/HS: Spirit Week: Pajama Day/Bring a Stuffie

Tuesday, October 15: MS/HS: ASB Lunch

Faculty: Elementary Faculty Staff Meeting, 2:45 p.m.
High School: Senior Night, 5:00 p.m.
High School: Varsity Volleyball Game, 5:00 p.m.
MS/HS: Spirit Week: Dynamic Movie Duo or Group Day

Wednesday, October 16: All School: Panda Lunch (Pre-Ordered)

High School: PSAT/NMSQT Testing - 10/11th Grade
Middle School: MS Volleyball Game, 3:30 p.m.
MIddle School: MS Flag Football Game, 3:30 p.m.
MS/HS: Spirit Week: Monster University College Day

Thursday, October 17: MS/HS: ASB Pizza Lunch

High School: ASB Meeting, 12:20 pm. in Room 306
MS/HS: Spirit Week: Decade Day
Friday, October 18: All School: No Chapel - Minimum Day
All School: All School Pep Rally, 11:00 a.m.
All School: HS Volleyball Showdown, 11:30 a.m.
All School: 2019 DCCS Homecoming, 6:30 p.m.
All School: Varsity Football Game, 6:30 p.m.
MS/HS: Spirit Week: Class Color Day

Saturday, October 19: High School: Homecoming Disney Trip, 7:45 a.m.
* Minimum Day = 11:30 a.m. Dismissal
* Remember to check the Desert Chapel Christian School calendar at: www.dceagles.org

 ALL SCHOOL NEWS..
DCCS SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER
Please join us on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m. for the annual Desert Chapel Christian Schoolm Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children (under 12 years of age). Tickets may be purchased from Desert Chapel Christian School students. This is a fun evening of food, fellowship, and raffles.
END OF FIRST QUARTER
Friday, October 18th marks the end of the First Quarter! It will be a Minimum Day (MS/HS - Periods 1, 2, 3, & 4). Please ensure that you are studying diligently, turning in your assignments, and making smart choices in the classroom.
Final grades will be entered by faculty on Friday afternoon. Report cards will be mailed and emailed on Tuesday, October 22!
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, October 22 - Thursday, October 24th. These will be Minimum Days, with 11:30 a.m. dismissal.
● Elementary Parents: Your student’s teacher has scheduled a time for you to meet for a parent-teacher conference. Please contact your teacher or the school office if you need to reschedule due to unforeseen events, or are running late.
● Middle/High School Parents: Your student’s teachers will be available each day between the hours of 12:00 - 2:30 p.m. You may drop in to visit with the teacher in their classroom.
HOMECOMING
Please join us on Friday, October 18th for the Desert Chapel Homecoming 2019. Spread the news ... invite alumni ... bring family and friends!
● All School Pep Rally: 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

● HS Dudes v.s. Dudettes Volleyball Showdown: 11:30 a.m.
● Varsity Football Game, Desert Chapel v.s. Bloomington Christian, 6:30 p.m.
● Revealing of the Homecourt King and Queen at half-time
DESERT CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SOCIAL MEDIA
The official DCCS Instagram is: @DCEagles. Keep up with the latest news!
The official DCCS Facebook is: https://www.facebook.com/mydceagles/

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL NEWS..
HOMECOMING 2019 SPIRIT WEEK
All middle and high school students are invited to participate in Homecoming Spirit Week. The theme for Homecoming this year is a movie theme, and our Spirit Week dress days reflect that theme.
MONDAY: Sleeping Beauty Pajama Day

○ Wear your pajamas & bring your favorite stuffed animal

TUESDAY: Dynamic Movie Duo or Group Day

○ Dress as your favorite movie duo or group of characters

WEDNESDAY: Monster University College Day

○ Dress in college attire (logo shirts, hoodies, hats)

THURSDAY: Decade Day

○ 6/7th Grades - 1960’s
○ 8th/9th Grades - 1970’s
○ 10/11th Grades - 1980’s
○ 12th Grade - 1990’s

FRIDAY: Class Color Day
○ 6th - Red
○ 7th - Orange
○ 8th - Yellow
○ 9th - Green
○ 10th - Blue
○ 11th - Purple
○ 12th - Rainbow (Any choice of color or as many colors as possible)

PSAT/NMSQT TESTING
On Wednesday, October 16th, tenth and eleventh grade students will be writing the PSAT/NMSQT Test. Student Guide and Practice Booklets were passed out to students several weeks ago. It is recommended that students practice and study in preparation for the testing. PSAT scores are communicated to colleges and universities, creating scholarship and admittance opportunities.
The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. If you need a replacement Student Guide and Practice Booklet, Mrs. Ingram has extras in the office.
HOMECOMING TRIP
This year’s Homecoming Trip will be to Disneyland on Saturday, October 19th. The itinerary is:
● 7:45 a.m. - Meet in at the high school parking lot
● 10:00 a.m. - Arrival at Disneyland
● 10:00 p.m. - Departure from Disneyland back to Desert Chapel
● 12:00 a.m. - Pick up from Desert Chapel High School parking lot
All Desert Chapel students who attend are expected to abide by Desert Chapel Christian School expectations and guidelines, as listed in the Student Handbook. No use of alcohol, tobacco, Vape pens, drugs, or cursing will be tolerated. No public displays of affection between male and female students are permitted. Please be polite and appropriate in your conversations and actions.
ASB WEEKLY LUNCH
ASB offers a delicious meal each Tuesday for $5. This week’s delicious lunch is:
● Chili Cheese Dog, Chips, & Drink
ASB PIZZA LUNCH
Pizza is available for lunch on Thursday.
● Pizza & Drink: $5
● Pizza Only: $4

ATHLETICS
GAMES
Monday, October 14: MS Volleyball @ Desert Christian Academy, 3:30 p.m.
MS Flag Football @ Raymond Cree 2, 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 15: Varsity Volleyball @ Desert Chapel v.s. Riverside County Ed,, 5:00 p.m.

Senior Night, 5:00 p.m.
- We will honor our Senior Volleyball and Football players.
Wednesday, October 16: MS Volleyball @ Desert Chapel v.s. Sacred Heart, 3:30 p.m.

MS Flag Football @ Sacred Heart, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, October 18: Varsity Football @ Desert Chapel v.s. Bloomington, 6:30 p.m.
Please regularly check the Desert Chapel Master Calendar for event dates and times, as unexpected and last minute changes do occur. www.dceagles.org

ACADEMICS
SAT & ACT TEST DATES
Register NOW! The SAT and ACT tests are required for application to universities. Seniors are writing these this fall, and Juniors will begin writing these in the Spring
SAT Test Dates: November 2, 2019 Registration Deadline: October 3, 2019
December 7, 2019 Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019
March 14, 2020 Registration Deadline: February 14, 2020
May 2, 2020 Registration Deadline: April 3, 2020
June 6, 2020 Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020

ACT Test Dates: October 26, 2019 Late Registration Fee

December 14, 2019 Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019
February 8, 2020 Registration Deadline: January 10, 2020
April 4, 2020 Registration Deadline: February 28, 2020
June 13, 2020 Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020
July 18, 2020 Registration Deadline: June 19, 2020

Register for the SAT at: www.collegeboard.org Register for the ACT at: www.act.org

UCLA FALL OPEN HOUSE
UCLA Fall Open House for prospective students is on Saturday, October 12th. UCLA has over 125 majors and 90 minors, and has well over 1,000 clubs and organizations. For more information, go to: www.admissions.ucla.edu/events.

BIRTHDAYS >
Wishing you the happiest of birthdays!!
STUDENTS
➔ 10/15 → Aliyah R. (4th Grade)
STAFF
➔ 10/14 → Jimmy Donaldson