View from Above: Dec. 1, 2017

Daily Verse: 

Mark 10:45 NIV
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

Christmas Spirit Days
Students in grade 6-12 are encouraged to participate in our Christmas Spirit Days.

  • Tuesday, December 5th - Crazy Christmas Sock Day
  • Thursday, December 7th - Crazy Christmas Hat Day
  • Tuesday, December 12th - Red & Green Day
  • Thursday, December 14th - Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

All students who participate will be entered into a raffle for miscellaneous prizes. The winners will be announced Friday, December 15th during chapel. Candy Cane Grams will also be sold December 5th-12th and will be delivered Friday, December 15th.

1st Semester Finals
December 18-20th will be minimum days and will follow our schedule for finals. Students will attend periods 1 & 2 on Monday, December 18th, periods 4 & 5 on Tuesday, December 19th, and periods 6 & 7 on Wednesday, December 20th. School will be dismissed at 11 am all three days. Please ensure that your child is picked up by 12 pm. If you know your child will need to miss school during that week, please contact the office to make arrangements for makeup testing prior to their absence. Study hard, turn in homework, make up assignments, and make sure you end this semester well!

Christmas Break
Our Christmas break will begin Thursday, December 21st through Friday, January 5th. We look forward to seeing you January 8th, 2018 for the start of a new semester!

DC Scrip
Looking for stocking stuffers or easy Christmas gifts? Gift cards are available for purchase with part of the proceeds going toward the school. This is a year-round fundraising program.

Please see below for the special holiday schedule:

Order Date        Order Pick-up
Mon. 12/4          Thu. 12/7
Wed. 12/6          Mon. 12/11
Mon. 12/11        Thu. 12/14
Wed. 12/13        Mon. 12/18
Mon. 12/18        Thu. 12/21

Here's how to order:
• In Person - fill out the order form in the school office. Must be received in the office by 3pm on the order day to be included in the order.
• By Phone/Text - Contact Christy West @ 760-219-5542 to place your order.
• By Email to
• Online - Go to, register as DC family with the Code: 8L4C687C33551 and place your order.

Mark your Calendar:

12/18 - 12/20    Finals (Minimum Days - Dismissal @ 11 am)
12/21 - 1/5        Christmas Break

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(760) 327-2772

710 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92264

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