View from Above: Feb. 15, 2018

Daily Verse: 

John 13:34 NIV
A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

No School
There is no school Friday, February 16th and Monday, February 19th in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday and President’s Day. Enjoy the 4-day weekend!

Winter Sports Awards
The winter sports awards dessert for varsity basketball and soccer will be Thursday, February 22nd at 6 p.m. in the high school drama room.

ASB Meeting
All ASB members will be meeting Friday, February 23rd at 2:35 p.m. in Mrs. Donaldson's room (301). Please plan on being there until 3 p.m.

Lunch BBQ
ASB will be selling burgers, chips, and any drink for $4 next Wednesday, February 21st during both lunches.

Mario’s Pizza Day
Thursday is our Mario’s Pizza Day with a personal pizza and a drink for $4 ($4.50 w/ Gatorade).

Math Olympics
Grades 3-5 will be participating in the school’s Math Olympics Thursday, February 22nd. Regional Math Olympics will be held Friday, March 9th.

Senior Cap & Gowns
The cost of the cap and gown for all seniors is included in the package purchased at the beginning of the year. The school will be doing one order for all seniors. Please make sure to give Debbie height and weight measurements so we can order correct sizes. Deadline for measurements is February 28th. Any additional items you would like to order may be ordered online at

Free Haircuts
Agape Salon in Rancho Mirage is offering free haircuts to all middle and high school students at Desert Chapel. Make sure to mention that your student goes to DC when you call to make an appointment 760-321-1023 and Rebecca or Arlen look forward to helping you. Don’t forget to bring money for a tip and your student ID. The salon is located at 69930 Hwy 111, Rancho Mirage, CA.

Rock the Walk
Our annual Walk-a-thon will be Friday, March 2nd from 8:30am – 12:00pm. We are asking each student to raise $100 or more.  Prizes will be awarded.  More information is available online at  Online donations are being accepted on our website at Deadline to turn in money is February 21st.

The walk will be Friday, March 2nd from 8:30am – 12:00pm (MINIMUM DAY).  Students are expected to be at school at the normal time. Volunteers are needed, please contact Grace via email at

Church Services
Please note that church service times have been altered due to the repairs in the sanctuary.  Saturday night service will continue to be at 6 p.m., while Sunday services will be held at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Mark your Calendar:
2/16    Lincoln’s Birthday - No School
2/19    President’s Day - No School
2/20    MS Basketball v. Sacred Heart (Home @ 3:30 p.m.)
2/22    MS Basketball v. Sacred Heart (Away @ 3:30 p.m.)
2/22    In-House Math Olympics (Grades 3-5)
3/2      Rock the Walk (Minimum Day - dismissal @ 12 p.m.)
3/9      End of 3rd Quarter (Minimum Day - dismissal @ 11:30 a.m.)
3/16    Teacher In-Service Day (Minimum Day - dismissal @ 11:30 a.m.)

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(760) 327-2772

710 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92264

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