April 19th Update

Posted on 04/19/2024

Rising 6th Graders- Course Placement for Honors and Accelerated Math

You should receive a placement letter for courses in Math, ELA and Social Studies by Monday 4/22 through digital document delivery. If you are in agreement with the placement selection, then no action is needed. The letter will have details about steps to take if you are interested in an additional review. If you do not receive this letter by Tuesday, 4/23 please contact [email protected].

District Only Laptops for Testing 

Parents, please remind your student that they need to make sure their district issued laptops are charged and ready to go for state testing which will take place from 4/29 – 5/24.


  • Looking to prepare your 5th graders for middle school math over summer? Encourage them to work through Khan Academy resources
  • Use this link to find information on:
    • How students sign in
    • How to access the “Getting Ready for 6th Grade” course
    • Best practices for families

Last Day of Homework Club

Wednesday, April 17th was the last day of Homework Club for the 2023-24 school year.  

Special thanks go to our many Homework Club teachers who contributed their time and expertise to assisting our students with their homework!

2024-25 LCFF Income Survey 

San Diego Unified is launching the 2024-25 LCFF data collection on April 19 and will be using PowerSchool Parent Portal and SurveyMonkey. Parents may submit a response via either method, and note that an email from “[email protected] via surveymonkey.com” is legitimate. If you have questions, please contact [email protected].

Purchase your Yearbook!

Parents!  Please register with School Cash Online using this link SchoolCashOnline.com: Welcome

SchoolCash Online is an easy to use and safe way to pay for your children’s school fees. Now, with a few clicks, you can pay for your child’s yearbook, class trips and so much more from your own home.  All you have to do is register an account, attach your children’s names and in no time you will be able to make payments online.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Dana School Counselor, Ms. Cox, is hosting an after-school counseling group, "Talk & Take Care," for Dana students during the month of May.  Students can choose to be in the Tuesday or Wednesday small group and are required to attend all four sessions.  The session topics are self-esteem, family, coping skills, and anxiety.  After four sessions, students will have practiced active listening skills, communication skills, empathy, self- care, mindfulness exercises, self-reflection, and self-awareness. At every session, students will earn a fidget toy and snacks will be provided!

Parents, please complete this form if your student is interested in participating in Talk & Take Care Counseling Groups and Ms. Cox will reach out to you with more information.  Limited space available.

Tuesday Sessions (Group A)

Session 1: Tuesday, May 7 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 2: Tuesday, May 14 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 3: Tuesday, May 21 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 4: Tuesday, May 28 @ 2:45-3:45

Wednesday Sessions (Group B)

Session 1: Wednesday, May 8 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 2: Wednesday, May 15 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 3: Wednesday, May 22 @ 2:45-3:45

Session 4: Wednesday, May 29 @ 2:45-3:45

Talk and Take Care

Upcoming Dates in the Next Month

Postponed to May 8 April 24  SSC School Site Council Meeting at 3:00 pm

April 24  SGT Site Governance Team Meeting at 3:00 pm (New Time)

April 24  Free Mental Health Webinar Series for Parents and Caregivers:  Cultivating School-Life Balance to Support Academic Success

April 29 - May 3  English Language Arts Testing Window

May 2  Principal’s Coffee at 9:00 am

May 2  School Tour at 3:00 pm

May 2  Community Fundraiser at Menchie’s (See FoDaC flyer below for details)

May 6 - 10  Math Testing Window

May 8  SSC School Site Council Meeting at 3:00 pm

May 13 - 24  5th grade Science Testing Window

From our Friends at FODAC



Join us May 2nd for a Kid Friendly All Day Event!  Menchie's has partnered with Friends of Dana & Corriea  and will donate 20% of sales of Froyo Cups & Cake purchases.  Just inform the team member that you are with Friends of Dana & Corriea!  Point Loma Location Only.  3225 Sports Arena (Near Target Shopping Center)

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