March 6th Dana Update

March 6th Dana Update
Posted on 03/05/2022

Watch The Dana March Dana Marriner Broadcast

Here is a link to the Dana Mariner Broadcast for March. It is 11 minutes long and includes:

  •  School News
  • ASB Minute
  •  ASB Recap
  •  Word of the Month: Respect
  •  Principal’s Message: Respect
  •  Pick One: Unlimited Money or Unlimited Happiness
  • Student Drawing Challenge
  •  Way to Be Winners

Pick Up Lost & Found Items Before March 9th

The Dana Lost & Found is overflowing with jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles, and other items. Stop by the cafeteria to pick up your lost items before Wednesday, March 9th. All remaining items will be donated to charity.

March FoDaC Meeting on 3/8 @ Correia Middle

Join us for the March meeting of the Friends of Dana and Correia Middle School Foundation. This in-person meeting will occur on 3/8 at 6:00 PM in the Correia Middle library.

Progress Reports Available March 11th

1st Grading Period for Semester 2 Ended March 4th. Progress Reports available March 11th. Progress reports are viewed using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Click this link to learn how to access and interpret a progress report.

PLCSF - No March Meeting

The next meeting of the PLCSF will be held via Zoom on Monday, April 11 at 4:30. Sharon Rubalcava, Program Manager in the Counseling and Guidance Department will join us to discuss the California Healthy Kids Survey. More information to follow.

March 16th - Save The Date For FAST Data Parent Preview Night

This in-person event scheduled for Wednesday, March 16th at 6:00 PM in the Dana library will give parents an opportunity to learn how to interpret their child’s FAST literacy score. Parents will:

  •  Gain an understanding of their child's reading ability
  • Understand the importance of literacy
  • Learn how they can support their child’s literacy skills

We will provide your child's most recent reading scores and discuss best practices for supporting reading and literacy. Parents MUST pre-register for this event. Click this link to pre-register prior to Monday, March 14th. A digital version of this presentation will be made available to parents who cannot attend this in-person event at a later date.

Save The Date For Parent Internet Safety Night - March 22nd

We are offering an informational parent presentation regarding Internet safety.  The Internet is an amazing place where kids spend a lot of time socializing and exploring.  Unfortunately, there are risks involved when having access to so many digital platforms and cyber communities.  It's really important for parents to stay informed about child cyber safety.  The San Diego Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (SD-ICAC) and the San Diego Police Foundation are providing tools to help families manage their online lives.  Learn about cyberbullying, social networking, gaming, sexting, and online predators.  Parents and guardians are invited to attend this important community event on March 22, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM.  The presentation will be on Zoom and the link will be sent out closer to the date.

Visit Chipotle Mexican Grill March 12th & Support FODAC

Chipotle Mexican Grill - 3680 Rosecrans St., San Diego - March 12, 4-8 pm

Visit Chipotle Mexican Grill on Saturday, March 12, between 4-8 pm for indoor, outdoor dining, or place an order to go. Mention Dana and Correia Middle Schools when placing your order, upon pick-up, or present the printed flyer. Delivery orders and gift cards do not qualify. Order online and use the code NXHGHCL. Chipotle will donate 33% of sales directly back to the schools. Thank you for your support. 

2022-23 PrimeTime Online Application will be available beginning Monday, March 7th

2022-23 PrimeTime Online Application will be available beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, at 6:00 a.m. Please download the 2022-23 PrimeTime Application flier for more information: English|Spanish. A PrimeTime Application Parent Virtual Meeting Schedule is available as well.

6th Grade Sexual Health Education Preview Opportunity

In San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), Sexual Health Education is required for students in 6th grade. This 10-lesson curriculum includes information on a variety of age-appropriate instruction and medically accurate information on several general topics including puberty, reproductive anatomy, gender, sexual harassment, child abuse, personal safety (including internet/cyber-safety), and refusal skills. Please click this link to view an informational letter to parents with an FAQ and points of contact.

TDaP Vaccine Booster Update For 6th Grade Families

It's a requirement for your student to have a TDaP vaccine booster before entering 7th grade. If your student needs the booster, please schedule an appointment with their doctor. If your student does not have a doctor or health insurance, please contact the Dana Health Office for assistance. Nurse Whitaker - [email protected]

FODAC-Let's GiveBIG Campaign!

Donate to the annual campaign between March 1-31 and be entered to win one of three amazing prizes.

  •  First prize: $100 to Fiddler’s Green
  •  Second prize: $100 to Cesarina’s
  • Third prize: $75 to Raglan Public House

Enter for a chance to WinBIG and support the Point Loma middle schools. No amount is too small, and every dollar counts for our students. One entry per person. Only donations made between March 1–31 qualify for the drawing. Thank you for your support!

Click this link for more information.

District Changes COVID General Notification Policy

Update From the SDUSD Nursing and Wellness Office - Starting on Monday 3/7/22 schools will no longer need to send out the general notification letter to all staff and students each time there is a new Covid case identified on campus. Instead, this notice will be posted on the district’s COVID-19 Info blog and FAQ alerting families and staff to consult our district Covid 19 dashboard for information around cases at sites. Close contacts will continue to be identified and notified separately. Please contact the SDUSD Nursing and Wellness Office directly with questions regarding district COVID protocol.

Keep Track Of Events - View Our Online Event Calendar

Use our online calendar to keep track of events and happenings on campus. Bookmark this link today!

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