View from Above: Dec. 15, 2017

Daily Verse: 

1 Samuel 12:24 NIV
But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.

December 18-20th will be minimum days and will follow our schedule for finals. Take a look at the following schedule:

  • Monday, December 18th - Periods 1 & 2
  • Tuesday, December 19th -Periods 4 & 5
  • Wednesday, December 20th - Periods 6 & 7

School will be dismissed at 11 a.m. 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. 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! Report cards will be both emailed and mailed home Friday, December 22nd.

Basketball Meeting (Boys & Girls)
A special meeting for all basketball players and their families is being held next Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. in room 306 with our coaches and head pastor. Please be aware that games will be held the first week of school after break - specific dates and times are noted below in “Mark your Calendar.”

High School Soccer
The soccer team will be holding 3 practices during the Christmas break: January 4th, 5th, and 6th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on our field. Games will begin the first week of school after break - specific dates and times are noted below in “Mark your Calendar.”

Toys for Tots
We will be distributing our Toys for Tots on Monday, December 18th in the small gym on the elementary campus. We appreciate your caution and patience as there may be some extra traffic during morning drop off.

Elementary Christmas Musical
The DCCS Christmas Musical, “JESUS MEANS CHRISTMAS TO ME,” will be held Tuesday, December 19th, at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  Kindergarten students should arrive at 6 p.m. and students in grades 1-5 should arrive at 6:15 p.m. Come support our amazing kids and see the fruit of all their hard work!

Desert Chapel “The Christmas Post” Musical
Remembering the days when The Saturday Evening Post found its way into American homes and hearts, this Broadway style musical is fast and fun, yet offers a clear message of the true meaning of Christmas in its entertaining dialogue and drama. The Christmas Post takes the audience into a world of ordinary Americans. Come see the last show of the season this Saturday, December 16th at 6 p.m.

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.
Last chance to order Monday, Dec. 18th by 6pm. Order will be available for pickup on Thursday, Dec. 22nd after 12pm.

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:
12/16                  Desert Chapel Church Christmas Musical
12/18 - 12/20    Finals (Minimum Days - dismissal @ 11 a.m.)
12/19                  DCCS Christmas Musical @ 6:30 p.m.
12/21 - 1/5        Christmas Break
1/5                      Boys Varsity Basketball Tournament (Home - time TBA)
1/8                      Varsity Soccer v. Redlands Adventist (Away @ 3 p.m.)
1/9                      Varsity Basketball v. Joshua Springs Charter (Home: Girls @ 5 p.m. & Boys @ 6:30 p.m.)
1/11                    Varsity Basketball v. Mesa Grande (Away: Girls @ 5 p.m. & Boys @ 6:30 p.m.)
                            Varsity Soccer v. Bloomington Christian (Home @ 3:30 p.m.)

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710 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92264

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