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Parents and Students - School Loop no longer holds any of your class information.  Logging in will not get you any information about your classes.  SRCS is in the midst of switching our systems over to a powerful new product: Infinite Campus.  Stay tuned for announcements from the school about when Infinite Campus will be ready for student and parent access.

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Visiting Davidson

Family School Tours:

We have completed our final Family tour for the 2013-14 school year.  Please check back in Fall 2014 for more Family Tour opportunities.

Community shadow days:

We have completed our final shadow day for the 2013-14 school year.  Please check back in Fall 2014 for more Shadow Day opportunities.

Full Schedule and Details of Tour and Shadow Days

Common Core Resources for Parents

Here are some resources to help families support their students in the transition to common core. They are here.

Today: 8/29/14

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School Safety Plan

Davidson's School Safety Plan is available here .

Mission and Goals

Davidson Middle School will prepare students for adult life through a quality education that emphasizes academics, health, morality, diversity, hard work, cooperation and problem solving.

 

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Important Upcoming dates

August 28: Picture Day

August 28: Back to School Night -- See flyer here

August 29: Minimum Day: 12:05 Dismissal

September 1: Labor Day -- No School. 

September 26: First Quarter Progress Reports Mailed

September 27: Summer Fest

 

Welcome back!

Our brand new handbook is available here en aqui

Emergency Cards!

No student can receive schedule for the 2014-2015 school year unless a signed emergency card is turned in at either Cougar Kickoff or Camp Cougar.  Students/parents unable to attend these events can pick class schedules in the office on Wednesday August 20th from 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., or the first day of school Thursday August 21st. The emergency card must be submitted in order to receive a class schedule.

Superintendent's Message re: Program Improvement

Recently you may have received a letter regarding Davidson MS being identified as a Program Improvement school. I hope the additional information I have provided in the attached letter can answer questions and ease any concerns you may have regarding Program Improvement status.
 

Please read the full text of the letter here: English   Spanish

Free after-school soccer clinics

Free after-school soccer clinics are available through the LEAP office. You do not need to be a part of LEAP to participate.  See Mr. Jake Pollack in the LEAP office to sign up.
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Important information about e-cigarettes

Dear families, recently there  have been several instances of students at Davidson using hookah pens  or e-cigarettes. Please know that possession or use of hookah pens and e-cigarettes is grounds for suspension, as per California Education Code. More information on these products can be found here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/05/business/e-cigarettes-under-aliases-elude-the-authorities.html?_r=0

protocol for taking students out of school during the instructional day / El protocolo para sacar a los estudiantes de la escuela durante la hora de clases

The protocol for taking students out of school during the instructional day is as follows:

1. Write a note for your student to turn into the office first thing in the morning.  The note should state what time the student needs to meet you in the office and the reason for leaving OR You may call 485-2400 ext. 212 to inform the school that your student needs to leave school during school hours.  If you do not get a “live” person, leave a message stating the name of the student and the time the student needs to leave.  A message will be delivered to the student so he/she may be excused from class.

2.  In all cases, parents/guardians MUST meet and sign students in the front office.   This is imperative; it is for the safety of our students.  Any student who leaves school without properly signing out will be considered truant.


El protocolo para sacar a los estudiantes de la escuela durante la hora de clases es el siguiente:

1. Escriba una nota (aunque sea en español)  que su estudiante debe traer a la oficina temprano en  la mañana.  La nota debe indicar a qué hora va a venir usted a la oficina a recoger a su estudiante  O  Puede llamar al 485-2400 ext. 212 para informar a la escuela que su estudiante necesita salir      de  la escuela durante el horario escolar.  Si no le contestan deje un mensaje, indicando el nombre completo del estudiante  y la hora a la que necesita irse. Un mensaje será entregado al estudiante para que él/ella pueda ser excusado/a de la clase.

2. En todos los casos, los padres/tutores DEBERÁN recoger y firmar por su estudiante en la oficina. Esto es imperativo; por la seguridad de nuestros estudiantes.  Cualquier estudiante que deje la escuela sin firmar correctamente se considerará con falta injustificada.

Independent study procedures

For families planning on extending the Thanksgiving or Winter Recesses, please follow the posted guidelines for independent study here. In Espanol aqui

Mrs. McCamey named Outstanding Educator of the Year

Congratulations to our own Mrs. McCamey, 7th grade English teacher, for being named the California League of Middle Schools, Region 4 Outstanding Educator of the Year!

Common Core for Parents

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Daily Bulletins

daily bulletin 8-28-14
Posted by: Jenette Erven
Published: 8/28/14

HeadsUP supports San Rafael Schools!

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THANK YOU!!

Click on the logo to learn more about how HeadsUp, the foundation for San Rafael City Schools, supports our students!

News

All Schools Open - Monday August 25, 2014
Dear San Rafael City Schools Families:

We know that Sunday’s earthquake centered in nearby Napa may have caused some anxiety and fear. 

Aftershocks are expected for days and weeks following this major earthquake. Each of our sites... Continue
Posted by: Dr. Michael Watenpaugh
Published: 8/24/14