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                                                             Weekly All School Announcements October 12, 2018 
                   Weekly Scripture Verse​​  You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you. Psalm 86:5 

Monday, October 15: MS/HS​:  ​Spirit Week​​ begins (see details below)

Tuesday, October 16: MS/HS:​  ​ASB Lunch

Wednesday, October 17: All School​:​ Early Release, ​​1:00 p.m. dismissal

Thursday, October 18: MS/HS​:​  Mario’s Pizza Lunch

Friday, October 19: All School​:  ​End of First Quarter​​ - ​Report Cards, ​Pep Rally, ​​10:00 a.m., ​Minimum Day​​, 11:30 a.m. dismissal, ​        Homecoming Football Game​​, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20: High School​:  ​Homecoming Trip​​ to Belmont Park, San Diego, 8:30 a.m.

Sunday, October 21: Elementary​:  ​Elementary students sing in church​​, 9:00 & 11: 00 a.m.

TU-TH, October 23-25: All School​:  ​Parent Teacher Conferences, ​​Minimum Days-11:30 a.m. dismissal

Thursday, October 25: All School​:  ​School Pictures Make-up Day 

* Remember to check the Desert Chapel Christian School calendar at:  ​ 

Renweb Changes Just a reminder that, effective October 12, Renweb will now be FACTS. Login credentials will remain the same; however, the website to log into will be:  ​​. 

All School Pep Rally On​Friday, October 19th, we will be having an​All School Pep Rally at​10:00 a.m. (in lieu of chapel). We will                     meet in the big gymnasium on the high school side. Join us and get in the Homecoming Spirit! We will be entertained by our DC Pep Squad, enjoy some fun competition, honor our Homecoming Court, and celebrate with our elementary Accelerated Readers, as they receive recognition for their reading successes. Parents and family, please do join us! 

 2018 Homecoming Mark your calendars! An exciting night of​Homecoming is scheduled for ​Friday, October 19th​​! Please plan to join us for     a thrilling evening of football, as well as reconnecting with friends and DC alumni.  
● Football Game Kick-off @ 7:00 p.m. ● Homecoming King & Queen Presentation @ Half-Time 
There will be carne asada burritos, Sno Cones, popcorn, and face painting! We will be honoring our Homecoming Court and crowning our   Homecoming Queen and King. 
Our Homecoming Court includes: ​Melissa Spoelder​​, Princess​⭒ ⭒​Eva Yuting​​, Princess​⭒ ⭒​Harry Dinh​​, Prince​⭒ ⭒Colin Mann​​, Prince ​⭒ ⭒​​ ​     Matthew Sutton​​,​ ​​Prince. 
At half-time, the Homecoming Princesses will be escorted by their dads on the red carpet to center field. Dads, please make sure to wear a suit jacket, suit, or tuxedo to escort your daughter. Moms will escort the Princes to center field.  Please wear your son’s alternate game jersey and jeans. 
Report Cards Friday, October 19th is the ​end of the first quarter and ​report cards ​​will be mailed home. Please ensure that we have updated contact information for your family, especially your mailing address. 
Parent Teacher Conferences Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, ​October 23rd​​, Wednesday, ​October 24th​​, and             Thursday, ​October 25th​​. 
Elementary teachers will be sending home ​scheduled appointment dates and times. Please respond promptly so that the optimal time slot may be reserved for you. On the day of your appointment, please do communicate with the school office or teacher if you are running behind or are unexpectedly going to miss your scheduled conference. 
 Middle and high school conferences will be ​unscheduled​​. Teachers will be available in their classrooms for parents to drop in each afternoon from ​12:00 to 2:30 p.m​​. Teachers will try to maintain 15 minute discussions with each parent, allowing for all parents to get time to meet and interact with the teachers. If you arrive to find the teacher occupied with another parent, you may visit other teachers in their         classrooms, or relax and mingle at the sitting area that will be available for parents. 
Make Up Pictures Make up pictures for elementary through high school are scheduled for​Thursday, October 25. You may pick up a form in the school offices. 

Correction Minimum Day dismissal ​​for the elementary, middle, and high school is ​11:30 a.m.​​ (not 11:35 a.m.). 

Box Tops Monday, October 15th ​​is the last day to turn in Box Tops for participation in the Class Ice Cream competition! 
Upcoming Events Elementary students will ​sing in both Sunday services​​ on ​October 21st​​ (9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.). 

Red Ribbon Week is scheduled for​October 22 - 26​​. As we promote healthy choices, students will have the opportunity to dress up each day. Monday -​ Sunglasses Day ⬧ Tuesday -​ Crazy Socks Day ⬧ Wednesday - Red Day​​ ⬧ Thursday - ​Neon Day​​ ⬧ Friday - ​Crazy Hair Day ​​(with DC polo for chapel)  

The Desert Chapel​Harvest Festival is scheduled for​October 31st​​. It will be a​Minimum Day with an 11:30a.m. dismissal time.  

ASB An ASB meeting will be held on ​Monday, October 15th at 12:20 p.m. in Room 301. The focus of the meeting will be preparations for Homecoming, as well as ideas for the All School Pep Rally on Friday. 
Spirit Week Spirit Week is open to all middle and high school students. Please demonstrate your school spirit by participating in Spirit Week.  Students who dress up will receive donuts!  The daily themes are: ● Monday - Pajama Day ● Tuesday - Teacher Twin Tuesday ● Wednesday - Sports Day (Wear your favorite team jersey and apparel!) ● Thursday - Greasers v.s. Surfers ● Friday - Superhero Day 
Please be appropriate in your dress, as well as kind and positive. Superhero Day is for superheros, and not villains.  

 ASB BBQ Lunch Remember your cash!  These lunches are delicious and nutritious.  Yum! 
ASB Weekly Lunch Special: ● Nacho bar and a drink -  ​$4  
Mario’s Pizza Mario’s pizza will be available for lunch on Thursday. Drinks include: water, small Gatorade, Arizona Iced Tea.  A large Gatorade is $0.50 extra. ● Personal Pizza & Drink:  ​$4 ● Personal Pizza Only:  ​$3.50 

Monday, October 15: MS​​ ​Girls Volleyball​​ @ Desert Chapel (v.s. Sacred Heart), 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17: MS Girls Volleyball​​ @ Desert Adventist Academy, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, October 19: Varsity Boys Football ​​@ Desert Chapel (v.s. Riverside City), 7:00 p.m. (Homecoming game)
Sports Sign Ups There are sign up sheets in the office for the following sports: ● Varsity High School Coed Soccer ● Varsity High School Boys’ Basketball  ● Varsity High School Girls’ Basketball 
*Please regularly check the Desert Chapel Master Calendar for important dates, as unexpected changes do occur.  ​ 
  THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS​​.. Wishing our Desert Chapel friends a great birthday, and God’s good blessings in the year ahead! 
Students​​: 10/15 Chris Durazo ​​(10th grade) and 10/15 Aliya Rapolla​​ (3rd grade)