View from Above: Feb. 9, 2018

Daily Verse: 

John 12:46 NIV
I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.

Progress Reports
We’re halfway through the 3rd quarter! Progress reports will emailed home and given to students during the school day today. Remember you can check your student’s progress on RenWeb at any time. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

ASB Meetings
All ASB members will be meeting today at 2:35 p.m. in Mrs. Donaldson's room (301). Please plan on being there until 2:50. ASB members will also be required to help assemble valentine grams Monday and Tuesday of next week (2/12 & 2/13) after school. If you know you cannot stay after school due to sports, please plan on helping during lunch.

Varsity Baseball & Golf
Baseball practice will be held today in preparation for our scrimmage against Desert Hot Springs. Golf practice will be held on Monday at 3 p.m. at Tahquitz Creek. All golf players must wear a collared shirt.

ASB will be selling teriyaki chicken & noodle bowls with a drink for $5 next Wednesday, February 14th during both lunches.

Special Dress Day
Wednesday, February 14th, will be a special dress day for students in grades K-12.  It is a Valentine’s Day dress attire – red/pink/white. Please remember that modesty guidelines still apply.

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 6-8 will be participating in our school’s math olympics next week during their regular math classes. Elementary will be participating on 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 contact Debbie Bergman at or calling the office to give us height and weight measurements so we can order correct sizes . Any additional items you would like to order may be ordered online at Measurements for caps & gowns due by February 28th.

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.  Be sure and read your packet for the details, download the packet here or get more information online at

Have a business - be a sponsor. Deadline for sponsors is Monday, February 12th. Click here to download the form.

Online donations are being accepted on our website at

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.

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:
2/12 MS Basketball v. St. Theresa (Home @ 3:30 p.m.)
2/15 MS Basketball v. Kings (Away @ 3:30 p.m.)
2/16 Lincoln’s Birthday - No School
2/19 President’s Day - No School
2/22 Varsity Basketball & Soccer Sports Dessert @ 6 p.m.

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(760) 327-2772

710 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92264

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