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November 22nd Parent Update
11/20/2020
Word Of The Month Is Gratitude & Life Skill Of The Month Is Showing Gratitude / The Dana Counseling Team is introducing Mariner Meetup! / The Dana Mariner Broadcast is Live, Monday, November 23rd. / Support Our School By Using Amazon Smile When Doing Your Holiday Shopping This Year! / November 23rd - 27th - Thanksgiving Vacation / 1st Grading Period For Quarter 2 Ends December 4th
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The Dana Counseling Team Is Introducing Mariner Meetup!
11/20/2020
We are offering a social space for all students to make connections with each other.
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Support Our School By Using AmazonSmile When Doing Your Holiday Shopping This Year!
11/20/2020
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?
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November 15th Parent Update
11/16/2020
Letter To Parents Regarding Phase 1 Expanded / November 23rd - 27th - Thanksgiving Vacation / Quarter 2 Textbook & Materials Distribution Dates / Parent Education Series - Establishing Routines for Remote Learning
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Letter To Parents Regarding Phase 1 Expanded
11/16/2020
San Diego Unified School District Leadership will meet with site Principals on Tuesday, November 17 to share plans for a gradual reopening of schools.
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November 7th Parent Update
11/05/2020
ASB Spirit Day 11/13 - Decorate Your Zoom Background Day / Dana Mariner Broadcast October Edition / First Report Card Distribution Dates / Quarter 2 Textbook & Materials Distribution Dates / Parent Education Series / Establishing Routines for Remote Learning
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Dana Mariner Broadcast October Edition
11/05/2020
Stay in the know! Click this link to view the latest news and information from our journalism, ASB, and media production programs
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First Quarter Report Card Distributed in December
10/30/2020
Academic and citizenship grades for first nine weeks available after December 4th
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October 31st Parent Update
10/30/2020
Quarter 1 Ends Friday, October 30. / Quarter 2 Starts Monday, November 2nd - Student Schedules Will Change / First Report Card Distribution Dates / Quarter 2 Textbook & Materials Distribution Dates / Dana Mariner Broadcast October Edition / Parent Education Series / Establishing Routines for Remote Learning / A Message from the Dana Counseling Team
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October 24th Parent Update
10/26/2020
Quarter 1 Ends Friday, October 30. Grades available on PowerSchool November 6th / Halloween ASB Spirit Day October 30th / Dana Master Schedule To Be Adjusted November 2nd - Some Student Schedules May Change / Q2 Elective Change Requests Accepted / Reopening Update / SDUSD Implements New Grading Policy / A Message from the Dana Counseling Team / Quarter 2 Textbook / Materials Distribution Dates / Broken Laptop Procedures / Free Flu Clinics / Supporting our Military Families
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Dana Master Schedule To Be Adjusted November 2nd - Some Student Schedules May Change
Dana Middle has been asked to reduce our teaching staff by two positions as a result in declining enrollment. As a result, we must shift teaching assignments to meet our updated staffing numbers and credential requirements.
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When does helping a student actually hurt a student?
When does helping a student actually hurt a student? I recently observed a classroom when I noticed a parent accidentally hindering the academic growth of their child. What happened and what can we do to improve?
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Oct. 17th Parent Update
Distribution of Textbooks for qtr 2 / Counseling Team Message / School Pictures 10/19 / When does helping a student actually hurt a student? / Supporting Military Families / Federal Survey Cards coming to you soon / Choice Window Opens 10/5 / Broken Laptop Procedures
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10/10/20 - School Re-Opening Update
Point Loma Cluster Principals update families regarding the implementation of Phase 1 reopening. Click to learn more.
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October 10th Parent Update
1st Grading Period Ends October 2nd, How are citizenship grades determined? 10/10/20 - School Re-Opening Update, Contact Your Counselor, Federal Survey Cards coming to you soon! ELAC Parent Rep Wanted, Library drive-thru days are now Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Dana Association Meeting 10/12, Supporting Military Families, Choice Window Opens 10/5
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October 4th Parent Update
School Re-Opening Letter To Parents, Ignore email from district regarding “Universal Form”, Federal Survey Cards coming to you soon!, Home / School-Parent Compact / Family Engagement Policy / Uniform Complaint Procedures, ELAC Parent Rep Wanted, Progress Reports available October 10th, How are citizenship grades determined?, The Counseling Department sent an email to your child this week with a survey link, Students from Journalism, TSS, and ASB have created a monthly broadcast for students, ASB SPIRIT DAY: October 7 is Pet day!, PLCSF Parent Rep Selected, New Library drive-thru hours
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10/2/20 Letter To Parents Regarding Reopening Of School
San Diego Unified School District Leadership met with site Principals on Tuesday, September 29th to share plans for a gradual reopening of schools. This letter provides a brief overview of the process and timelines for implementation.
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Sept. 27th Parent Update
Complete your online back to school packet, 2020/21 SSC/SGT members, 1st Grading Period Ends October 2nd, PowerSchool Parent Portal information sent to parents next week, Point Loma Cluster Schools Foundation parent reps wanted, Dana Parent Association needs your support for 2020/21, Materials distribution Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12 to 4 PM, Virtual Student STEM Day for military families, Zoom and laptop help
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Progress Reports available October 10th
Progress reports are viewed using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Learn how to access and interpret a progress report.
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Sept. 20th Parent Update
Complete the Back To School Packet by 9/27, Vote for SSC & SGT Members, Curriculum Night 9/23, Attendance expectations, Reporting absences, Zoom help
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Please complete the online Back To School Packet by September 27th!
Every year families are asked to complete a Back To School packet and return it to school via their child’s teacher. This year we have made it easier for families by creating a digital version of this packet.
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Curriculum Night Sept. 23rd
Event date was changed from 9/17 to 9/23. Learn about the format and schedule.
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Sept 13th Parent Update
Curriculum Night DATE CHANGE TO 9/23, online learning expectations for students, limited student email accounts, SSC/SGT nominations, reminder to parents regarding Zoom.
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Sept. 6th Parent Update
Week 2 schedule, materials distribution, attendance policy, Zoom help, virtual health & counseling offices
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Zoom Help
Having difficulty logging into your zoom session? Click this link to find the solution.
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Materials Distribution Sept. 3rd-9th
We will distribute materials to students beginning Thursday September 3rd. Read this article to learn more about the process, the schedule, and options available to families.
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Resources for Parents
Need help with technology, meals, setting up a learning environment, and more? Visit our parent resource guide.
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School Re-Opening Update
This past Tuesday, August 25th, San Diego County released a statement saying that schools can reopen as of September 1st. Learn what this means for Dana Middle.
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First Day of School Aug. 31st - Let's Get Started!
School starts Monday, August 31st at 9:45 AM. Learn how to read your schedule, login to classes, and what to expect.
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Visit Our Virtual Orienation on Aug. 28th!
We encourage you to attend our 2020-21 Virtual Student Orientation. Start off by listening to a welcome message from Principal Irwin and Vice Principal Lepetri. Then meet your teachers and explore your virtual classrooms. Discover what to expect during the first week of school and learn how to login to your classes.
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Student Orientation
Student Orientation, First Day of School & More
Our staff has been focused on developing a meaningful online educational experience for your child. We are excited to provide you with an update on our work. This letter will contain important dates for you and your child. Please pay attention to information related to material collection dates scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, 8/24 and Tuesday, 8/25.
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student schedules
Student Schedules & Materials Distribution
Learn how our school day will be structured and our plan to distribute materials to students.
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enroll now
Online Enrollment Available Now
Enroll your student today with our easy to use online tool!
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Welcome Back
2020-21 Welcome Back Letter To Parents
Welcome Dana family members! Learn more about the 2020-21 school year.
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