All School View From Above 10/21/18


                                                     Weekly All School Announcements  October 22 - 26, 2018 
Weekly Scripture Verse​:

Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.  1 Peter 1:8-9 (NIV) 

 Monday, October 22: Elementary:  Red Ribbon Week​,​ Monday through Friday  

Tuesday, October 23: All School:  Parent Teacher Conferences - Minimum Day  

Tuesday, October 23: MS/HS:  No ASB Lunch  

Wednesday, October 24: All School:  Parent Teacher Conferences - Minimum Day  

Thursday, October 25: All School:  Parent Teacher Conferences - Minimum Day  

Thursday, October 25: MS/HS: No Mario’s Pizza Lunch  

Thursday, October 25: All School: School Pictures Make-Up Day  

Thursday, October 25: All School: Seniors’ Night ​at the Varsity Boys Football Game, 5:30 p.m.   

* Minimum Days = 11:30 a.m. dismissal  

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

Report Cards  

Please watch the mail for your student’s First Quarter Report Card!    

Parent Teacher Conferences  

Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for:  ● Tuesday, October 23rd  ● Wednesday, October 24th   ● Thursday, October 25th    

All three days are ​Minimum Days​ (11:30 a.m. dismissal)    

Elementary Parents: ​You have a scheduled appointment with your student’s teacher. As a courtesy to the teacher, if you are going to be late or miss your appointment, please contact the teacher or school office as soon as possible.  Thank you. 

Middle and High School Parents: ​The middle and high school conferences are Open Housestyle. Teachers will be available in their classrooms each afternoon from ​12:00 to 2:30p.m​.for parents to drop in and meet. 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 wait in the courtyard until the teacher is free to meet with you. 

Seniors’ Night 

Please join us for ​Seniors’ Night on ​Thursday, October 25th at​ 5:30p.m. We will be cheering on our DC football team for their last game of the season; munching on yummy food from the concession stand; and celebrating our football seniors at half-time. 

Make-Up Pictures 

Make-up pictures for elementary through high school are scheduled for ​Thursday, October 25. You may pick up a form in either school office.    

Christmas Tree Fundraiser  

Desert Chapel Christian School will be participating in a ​Christmas Tree & Garland fundraiser​. Information will be sent home with your student on Monday, October 22nd! Please check your student’s backpack! This is an exciting and unique opportunity to raise much needed funds for the school.    

Harvest Festival 

Desert Chapel’s annual ​Harvest Festival is scheduled for ​October 31st​. It will be a ​Minimum Day with an 11:30 a.m. dismissal time. Donations of candy, and volunteers for the event,are greatly appreciated! Sign up with Pastor Jesse in the church office.    


Box Tops  

The class ​winner of the ​Box Top Competition will be announced this week! Thank you for all of your contributions!    

Red Ribbon Week  

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)  



First grade​ will be leading the ​chapel​ on Friday, October 26th at 8:30 a.m..  Please plan to join us!   


An ASB meeting will be held on ​Monday, October 22nd at 12:20 p.m. in Room 301. The focus of the meeting will be preparations for Seniors’ Night thisThursday. Thank you so much for all the hard work and time invested in making it a wonderful Homecoming event!    

ASB & Mario’s Pizza Lunches 

There will be ​no ASB or Mario’s Pizza lunches this week due to Parent Teacher Conferences Minimum Days (11:30 a.m. dismissal).    

Minimum Day Schedule  

This week’s minimum day schedule is:  

Tuesday, October 23: Periods 5, 6, 3, & 7  

Wednesday, October 24:  Periods 1, 2, 3, & 4  

Thursday, October 25: Periods 5, 6, 3 & 7    


Monday, October 22: ​MS​ ​Girls Volleyball​ @ Desert Chapel (v.s. Desert Christian Academy), 3:30 p.m.  

Wednesday, October 24: MS Girls Volleyball​ @ OLPH, 4:00 p.m.  

Thursday, October 25: Varsity Boys Football ​@ Desert Chapel (v.s. Calvary Baptist), 5:30 p.m.    

Sports Sign Ups  

The ​deadline​ to sign up for the following sports is ​Wednesday, October 24​.  Practice will commence soon!  

● Varsity High School Coed Soccer  

● Varsity High School Boys’ Basketball   

● Varsity High School Girls’ Basketball  

● Varsity High School Cross Country    

*Please regularly check the Desert Chapel Master Calendar for important dates,as unexpected changes do occur.  ​     


Wishing our Desert Chapel friends a very happy birthday, and God’s good blessings in the year ahead!    


10/22 Marcus A. ​(2nd grade)  

10/22  ​Natalie J. ​(6th grade)  

10/22 Arthur J. ​ (10th grade)   
☆☆☆ ☆☆☆ Congratulations to our Homecoming King & Queen ☆☆☆ ☆☆☆  

                                           Colin M. & Melissa S.   
  A special thank you to Lilies of Palm Springs   for the generous donation of bouquets, corsages, & boutonnieres!    

We are grateful for the loan of two Camaro convertibles by Jessup Auto!