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                                                                                             Weekly All-School Announcements
                                                                                                         January 13 - 17, 2020

Weekly Scripture Verse

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord Himself, is the Rock Eternal.” Isaiah 26:3-4 (NIV)

IMPORTANT DATES..
Monday, January 13: High School: Varsity Girls’ Basketball, 5:00 p.m.
High School: Varsity Boys’ Basketball, 6:30 p.m.
 

Tuesday, January 14: MS/HS: ASB Lunch: Baked Potatoes

Faculty: WASC Committee Meetings, 2:45 p.m.
High School: Varsity Coed Soccer Game, 3:00 p.m.
High School: Varsity Boys’ Basketball, 5:00 p.m.
All School: Panera Dinner Fundraiser, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 15: All School: Panda Lunch (Pre-Ordered)
Elementary: Western Dress Day
High School: Sports Pictures (Soccer & Basketball), 2:45 p.m.
High School: Parent Baseball Meeting, Room 304, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 16: High School: ASB Meeting, 12:20 p.m.

High School: Varsity Coed Soccer Game, 3:00 p.m.
High School: Varsity Girls’ Basketball Game, 5:00 p.m.
High School: Varsity Boys’ Basketball Game, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, January 17: Elementary: Elementary Chapel, 8:30 a.m.
MS/HS: MS/HS Chapel, 10:00 a.m.

Monday, January 20: All School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL

* Minimum Day = 11:30 a.m. Dismissal
* Remember to check the Desert Chapel Christian School calendar at: www.dceagles.org

ALL SCHOOL NEWS..
WELCOME MISS VARGAS
It is our pleasure to welcome Miss Vargas, our new third grade teacher. We are excited to have Miss Vargas join our Desert Chapel family, and we are confident that her students are going to be greatly blessed by her experience and preparation. We are sad to have Mr. Hoffman leave our school, but he is needed by his family and has returned to Ohio. Please remember Miss Vargas and Mr. Hoffman in your prayers, and be sure to extend a warm welcome to Miss Vargas.

PANERA FUNDRAISER
Enjoy dinner as a family on Tuesday, January 14th from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Panera Bread (5200 Ramon Rd., Palm Springs). Bring the attached flyer and Panera will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase to Desert Chapel Christian School.

NO SCHOOL
Monday, January 20th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, commemorating an important man in our American history. There will be NO SCHOOL.

SAVE THE DATE
We will be having an All-School Chapel on Friday, January 24th at 10:00 a.m. to recognize our Honor Roll students. Parents, if your schedule allows, please do join us.

DESERT CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SOCIAL MEDIA
The official DCCS Instagram is: @DesertChapelChristianSchool. Keep up with the latest news!
The official DCCS Facebook is: https://www.facebook.com/mydceagles/

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS..
SPECIAL DRESS DAY
All elementary students are invited to participate in Western Dress Day on Wednesday, January 15th. Cowboy hats and playground-safe boots are allowed. Please make sure that all outfits meet DC Dress Code Guidelines (see Student Handbook). Please no sleeveless shirts, tank tops, short shorts, leggings, or sagging bottoms. We look forward to seeing y’all dressed in your best Western wear!

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL NEWS..
CJS/CJSF FORMS AVAILABLE
The application forms for the California Scholarship Federation (CSF) and California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) are available in the office. You will need a copy of your report card, which will need to be attached to the form. The application forms are due on Wednesday, January 31, 2020. The California Scholarship Federation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to recognize and encourage academic achievement and community service among middle and high school students
in California. Eligible students become members by submitting applications based on their report card grades. Membership is for one semester. Application for each semester is encouraged. Students who are eligible each semester of their high school career receive special recognition at graduation and on their transcripts.

ASB LUNCH
ASB offers a yummy meal each Tuesday for $5. This week’s delicious lunch is:
● Baked Potato with Toppings & Drink

MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Beginning on Monday, January 13th, at 4:30 p.m. the Middle School After School Care will join the students and staff on the elementary side of the school. Parents, AFTER 4:30 p.m., please plan to pick up your middle school student on the elementary side. A cell phone number will be shared with you, so that you can call the staff directly to pick up your student. The REMIND app continues to be an option, as well. Thank you for your adjustment to this change.

ASB MEETING
ASB will be meeting on Thursday, January 16th in Room 306 (The Basement) at 12:20 p.m. We will be discussing Prom, Valentines’ Grams, and a fundraising opportunity. Please join us as quickly as you can.

ATHLETICS
GAMES
Monday, January 13: Varsity Girls’ Basketball @ Redlands Adventist Academy, 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Boys’ Basketball @ Redlands Adventist Academy, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 14: Varsity Coed Soccer @ DC v.s. Bloomington, 3:00 p.m.
Varsity Boys’ Basketball @ DC v.s. Joshua Springs, 5:00 p.m

Wednesday, January 15: HS Sports Pictures (Soccer & Basketball), 2:45 p.m. Bring both jerseys!

Parent Baseball Meeting, Room 304, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 16: Varsity Coed Soccer @ DC v.s. Palm Valley, 3:00 p.m.
Varsity Girls’ Basketball @ Mesa Grande, 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Boys’ Basketball @ Mesa Grande, 6:30 p.m.

Athletes, be certain to communicate with your tutor if you have a game and will miss tutoring! 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: 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: February 8, 2020 Late Registration Fee will apply.
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

BIRTHDAYS >
May you have a wonderful birthday!
STUDENTS
1/13 → Gabriel B. (1st Grade)
1/15 → Nova V. (1st Grade)
1/15 → Devon S. (Kindy)
1/16 → William B. (4th Grade)

1/16 - Nubia P. (1st Grade)
1/19 → Luke B. (3rd Grade)
STAFF
1/13 → Tiffany Steinlechner
1/17 → John Lorenzini
1/17 → Matthew Ruzicka