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December 6th Parent Update

December 6th Parent Update
Posted on 12/04/2020

1st Grading Period For Quarter 2 Ends December 4th - 1st Grading Period For Quarter 2 Ends December 4th - Progress Reports available December 11th. Final grades for Q1 will be made available at this time. Progress reports are viewed using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Click this link to learn how to access and interpret a progress report.

District Grading Policy Update - It was announced the SDUSD School Board adopted a new grading policy on October 20, 2020. Please follow this link for more information. Two elements that were implemented starting Q2 (November 2nd) were:

  •  Remove non-academic factors from academic grades
  •  Provide opportunities for retakes and revisions

There are deadlines and parameters associated with these two items. Follow this link to view our Grading FAQ for more information. It is important you view the dates and deadlines for each class and share this information with your student. A link to a district-generated FAQ for parents is included in our Grading FAQ.

December 9 Pajama Day - Make Cookies

For Pajama day you can wear your pajamas to school. Everyone will wear them throughout the day so we will be cozy. We are also having people build forts out of blankets and pillows. You can make it wherever you want, however you want. 

Photos: Take a selfie of you and your fort and upload it to the photos page Here on the ASB website.

LUNCHTIME ACTIVITIES ON PAJAMA DAY

Click HERE to join The Zoom At 12:00 pm 


Baking Cookies Ingredients:    

2 cups of oats

3 bananas  

1/4 of any type of peanut butter

1/4 cups of chocolate chips (Optional) 


Drawing reindeer: All you will need to draw the reindeer is something to draw on and write with. We will have a video playing during the zoom for step by step instructions.

The Dana Counseling Team is introducing Mariner Meetup! - We are offering a social space for all students to make connections with each other. Mariner Meetups will be on zoom every Tuesday during lunch (at 11:50). Students can join the Zoom to hang out, play games, and socialize with other Dana students! Visit this page for more information

Quarter 2 Digital Curriculum Night Update - We have developed a digital curriculum night to allow parents an opportunity to:

  •  Visit your child’s classroom and meet your child’s teacher
  •  Learn about the curriculum and instructional goals for the school year

Parents can learn about Quarter 2, 3, and 4 classes. Our asynchronous events are available today. Please follow this link for more information.

LCFF Survey For Parents - Dana needs your help by completing your LCFF survey form by December 8th. The urgent request to help complete the LCFF survey will gather information that could increase the amount of state funding Dana and the district will receive. The information you provide will be kept confidential and used for no other purpose. You can complete this task using two different methods. Directions for both methods are below:


Support Our School By Using AmazonSmile When Doing Your Holiday Shopping This Year!  - Funds raised by the Dana Parent Association are used to fund our elective programs, support classroom teachers, and upgrade our school equipment and facilities. How can you support us? Use AmazonSmile when doing your holiday shopping this year!  


Simply sign in to your Amazon account online and select Dana Association as your charitable organization to support. Every time you shop, Amazon will donate money back to Dana!  It's really easy and a great way to raise money for our school. Follow this link to learn more and sign up for AmazonSmile


The Dana Association is a group of parents who raise money to support our students. Follow this link to visit our website

Dana Association Meeting - December 8th 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Please join us with this Dana Association Meeting zoom link.

Meeting ID: 842 5614 1232

Passcode: 901929

May your holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill; and may the year ahead be full of health and joy. Enjoy the holiday season. December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021. School resumes January 4.

Phase 2 Reopening Update - The San Diego Unified School recently released an update to parents regarding the status of Phase 2 reopening of schools. Please click this link to read a letter to parents. 

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