View from Above: Jan. 26, 2018

Daily Verse: 

Philippians 4:8 NIV
Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things.

Honor Roll
We will be recognizing all students in grades 6-12 that earned honor roll during today’s chapel). Students that received a GPA of 3.0 or higher earned honor roll. Congratulations to all of those whose hard work paid off!

CSF (grades 9-12) and CJSF (grades 6-8) applications are available in the office. Students must re-enroll each semester to maintain their membership status. Grades reported on the application should be from the first semester of this year. If you need a copy of the latest report card, please see Mrs.Bergman in the office. All applications are due by Wednesday, January 31st to Mrs. Donaldson.

ASB will be holding a BBQ next Wednesday, January 31st during both lunches. 2 chicken tacos, chips, and a drink will be $5 (Gatorade $0.50 extra) or a buy a single taco for $1.50.

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

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 will 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.

Senior Graduation Information
There will be a senior parent & student night Monday, January 29th at 6 p.m. in the drama room.  Herff Jones will be presenting all available options for graduation gowns, class rings etc. Seniors will be measured for their gowns at this meeting. In addition, after the Herff Jones presentation, parents need to stay for a quick conversation about Prom and graduation. 

Team Sports Pictures
Sports pictures for middle school basketball, varsity basketball (boys &girls), and varsity soccer will be next Wednesday, January 31st at 2:45 p.m. Picture forms will be distributed on Monday, and available in the office. Please make sure students have their uniforms for their pictures.

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

Valentine’s Day Grams
Valentine’s Day Grams will go on sale on February 1st through February 9th. There will be two options, the V-Day Gram for $3, includes a small stuffed animal and Hershey’s chocolates and the Deluxe Gram for $5, includes a medium stuffed animal and “fun-size” chocolates.  Orders for V-day grams can be place in the office. Don’t miss this great opportunity to make your friends feel special.

Desert Chapel 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.

ASB Meeting
There will be an ASB meeting on Friday, February 2nd at 2:30 pm in Mrs.Donaldson’s room.


Mark your Calendar:

1/29   Senior Parent & Student meeting (6pm, drama room)

1/29   Varsity Basketball @ Redlands Adventist (Girls @ 5pm, Boys @6:30pm)

1/30   Varsity  Basketball v. DCA Home (Girls @ 5pm, Boys @6:30pm)

1/30   Varsity Soccer v. Bloomington Away @ 3pm

1/31   Sports Pictures @ 2:45pm (Varsity Basketball & Soccer,Middle School Basketball)

2/1     Varsity Soccer@ Palm Valley @ 3pm

2/1     Varsity Basketball @ Joshua Springs (Girls @ 5pm, Boys @6:30pm)

2/16   Lincoln’s Birthday - No School

2/19   President’s Day - No School

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710 S. Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92264

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