November 20 - Return to Campus Update/ Roadmap to Phase 3
11/20/2020
Today, Superintendent Bowes shares a new message with the DJUSD community. Included is information on the results of DJUSD’s Staff and Family Return to Campus surveys, implementation of Phase 2 of our Return to Campus Plan and planning for Phase 3- Hybrid Model.
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October 28 - Return to Campus Survey
10/29/2020
A new message with important updates on ways to stay informed, calendar items and our new DJUSD Return to Campus Family survey.
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October 2- Return to Campus Begins with Phase 2
10/02/2020
During last night’s Board of Education meeting, an important presentation and discussion took place about our Return to Campus planning.
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Reopening Guide for Families / August 18 Board of Education Meeting
08/14/2020
Here you will find another important update with information on the Restart DJUSD Guide for Families.
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August 7 - Online Re-Enrollment/Student Schedule Preview/Canvas
08/07/2020
Please read another important update with our DJUSD community with info on the upcoming Restart DJUSD Guide for Families, a preview of student schedules, online re-enrollment and more.
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7/24 - DJUSD to Open 100% Distance Learning with Phased Return to Campus
07/24/2020
Information on a phased Return-to-Campus Plan with details on the restart of school and specifics about the phases of returning to in-person instruction.
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Trustee Vacancy / Budget / Fall Planning/ Athletics / Meal Service
06/26/2020
Superintendent Bowes shares more information on the DJUSD Budget, community input for the Trustee Vacancy, fall planning, athletics and the continuation of Summer Meal Service.
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June 19- DACA Decision/Trustee Outreach/Budget and DJUSD Restart
06/19/2020
Our weekly message includes a statement on this week’s DACA decision, information on the Board of Education Trustee Vacancy and community outreach, preparations for DJUSD Restart and updates on the DJUSD budget and school athletics.
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June 12- Superintendent End of the Year Message- A Truly Memorable School Year
06/12/2020
Here you'll fing information on the Board of Education Trustee Vacancy, preparations for Fall 2020 and an update on school athletics.
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June 5 - Fall Planning Update / Trustee Vacancy
06/05/2020
Please find information on the upcoming Board of Education Trustee Vacancy, preparations for Fall 2020 and how COVID-19 is affecting the DJUSD budget outlook.
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June 2 - Board of Education and Superintendent Statement on Racial Injustice
06/02/2020
The DJUSD Board of Education and Superintendent issued the following statement on the killing of George Floyd and the role public education and our schools can play in bringing communities together.
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May 29 - Fall Opening Planning and Survey
05/29/2020
Find information on our Return to School Family Survey, how COVID-19 is affecting the DJUSD budget outlook and reminders about virtual graduations and end-of-the-year celebrations.
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May 22 - DJUSD Budget and Fall Planning 2020
05/22/2020
We have lived in a time of increasing uncertainty over the last three months as we have individually and collectively worked to flatten the COVID-19 pandemic curve. Thank you for your daily efforts to keep our community safe as we have weathered our public health challenges together. The pandemic has greatly affected our economy and has serious implications for the DJUSD budget. I recently shared some of this information with DJUSD employees and today I want to provide some important updates for our broader community.
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Celebrating our Graduates- Virtual Graduations and Community Pride
05/15/2020
Graduations and end-of-year celebrations are always a highlight of the school year and mark the culmination of grade level achievement or, in the case of our seniors, an entire school career. With our current shelter-in-place orders, and much to everyone's disappointment, our end-of-year graduations and promotions will not be able to take place in-person, in our traditional manner.
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DJUSD Weekly Update from Superintendent Bowes, May 8
05/08/2020
As we become more established in our Distance Learning routines and practices, I want to be sure we continue to provide weekly updates on the progress we are making in determining how DJUSD will operate in the months ahead. Like every school district around the country, DJUSD has been engaged this week in planning for the next school year. We also have a few announcements to share from this week.
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What We Have Learned - A Look Ahead
04/30/2020
As we close out week three of Distance Learning, I would like to offer thoughts on our experience thus far with Distance Learning, and provide you with a look ahead to what may be on the horizon for DJUSD.
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Distance Learning Family Survey
04/24/2020
Thank you to those who have already taken time to share thoughts with principals, our communications staff and our Board of Education. Ongoing monitoring and a focus on a continuous improvement cycle will be critical to ensuring our Distance Learning program meets the needs of all students, staff and families.
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Launching Distance Learning in DJUSD
04/10/2020
I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well. I understand the disappointment and heartache it caused for many of you to hear that our campuses will not reopen and our students will not return to their classrooms before the end of this school year due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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DJUSD to use Distance Learning for Remainder of Academic Year
04/03/2020
Today I am sharing with you my announcement made at last night’s Board of Education meeting to close DJUSD school campuses for the remainder of the academic year, while continuing student instruction through a Distance Learning Program.
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March 31 - DJUSD Schools to Remain Closed Through May 1
03/31/2020
Today, in order to continue efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, I am announcing that Davis Joint Unified School District schools will remain closed until May 1.
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Superintendent Message: Moving Toward Distance Learning - March 27, 2020
03/27/2020
Anticipating that our schools may remain closed for a longer duration, DJUSD has shifted efforts from providing Phase 1 Learning@Home resources to the development of our Phase 2 long-term Distance Learning Program.
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DJUSD Continued Learning Plan- March 20, 2020
03/20/2020
Yesterday Governor Newsom ordered all of California’s 40 million residents to stay at home with exceptions for essential work, food or other needs. Once again, the COVID-19 outbreak proves to be a rapidly evolving situation, generating a tremendous amount of news and information to which we must individually and collectively adapt.
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Superintendent Message- COVID -19 UPDATE- March 18, 2020
03/18/2020
We continue to adapt to the many changes that affect our community and our schools during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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COVID-19 Response- March 17, 2020
03/17/2020
Last week, you received the update regarding the decision to close schools Monday, March 16, through Spring Break, with the current plan for students to return on Monday, April 13, 2020. As we begin this period of closure, the following are additional details about preparations, meal service, public health reminders and instruction.
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URGENT: All DJUSD Schools Closed Monday, March 16, 2020 through Sunday, April 12, 2020
03/13/2020
Today, in an effort to proactively slow the spread of COVID-19, I am announcing that all Daviis Joint Unified Schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16, through Sunday, April 12, 2020
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Superintendent's Update on the Coronavirus - March 4, 2020
03/04/2020
At this time, the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve around the world. I want you to know that this is an issue of top concern for myself and my team.
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An Exciting Start to the New Year
02/25/2020
The start of a new year and decade brought some important updates to Davis Joint Unified. January showcased important efforts to make our classrooms and campuses safe and comfortable environments for everyone.
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Join Us for Parent Engagement Night 2020
01/10/2020
On behalf of Davis Joint Unified School District, I invite all parents and family members, staff and Davis community members to attend our Annual DJUSD Parent Engagement Night on Tuesday, February 25
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Holiday Tidings
12/18/2019
With the Winter Break almost upon us, we are looking forward to a much anticipated time of rest. Schools and offices are closed from December 21 through January 5, providing an opportunity for all of us to reconnect, recharge and enjoy the special people in our lives.
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Learn about the DJUSD transition to By-Trustee Area Elections
10/15/2019
The District is transitioning to a By-Trustee area election system, in which the District’s area of service is divided into trustee areas or districts.
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Superintendent’s Welcome Back to School Message
08/27/2019
Superintendent Bowes' welcomes the DJUSD community into the 2019-20 school year!
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Superintendent Holiday Message 2018
12/21/2018
As 2018 draws to a close, I wish you and your loved ones a peaceful and restful winter break in whatever way you may choose to celebrate this time of year.
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Thank you for passing the Measure M School Facilities Bond
11/08/2018
Thank you! Voter approval of the $150 million school facilities bond ensures that we will be able to begin our upgrades for safety and 21st century learning.
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Message from the City of Davis - Mace Blvd. Improvements and Safety Measures
10/03/2018
It has come to our attention that the City’s planned road improvements at the intersection of Mace Blvd and Cowell Ave in south Davis has created safety concerns for our students walking and biking to school. A letter from the City, which includes the addition of a second crossing guard, is provided below and please review those updates and recommendations with your family.
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End of Year Message
05/31/2018
Highlights from the 2017-18 school year!
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Student Activities Planned for April 20
04/20/2018
Student Activities Planned for April 20- Space for all Views
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