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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 6/7/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 6/5/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 6/1/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/29/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/22/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/18/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/17/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/15/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/11/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/10/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/8/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/4/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/3/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 5/1/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/27/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/26/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/24/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/20/18




Audience: AYALA, Adrianna, Karen Rush, Our School, Our School, Staff, Students, Staff, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, AYALA, Adrianna, Students, Parent Faculty Club, Resources, Homepage, Departments, Counseling, Departments, Karen Rush, Counseling and Homepage
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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/19/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/17/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/13/18




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To all incoming 6th grade parents that students received the approved Intra District Transfer Letter for

 Diablo View Middle:

 

Please bring your letter and your address verification items shown below during the hours of

  9:00 am to 12:00 pm only to the school office.

 

 

 

1. Parent Picture ID:

2.     ONE of the following ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS with parent/guardian's name and

address:

3.     ONE of the following ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS with parent/guardian's name and

address:

  1. _Current California State Driver's License
  2. Current California ID Card

C _Valid Passport or Consulate-

Issued Picture ID

d              Statement of Residence e       _Military ID/Orders

  1. _Current valid vehicle registration
  2. -      State or Federal Tax Return (computerized or copy of original)

filed within the past 12 months with W-2 forms (a) attached. Business returns do not meet residency requirements.

C       _Current voter registration receipt

d       -      Other forms of identification or communication from a government

agency

  1. _Property Tax Bill with parents name and property address indicating home owner's exemption
  2. _Rental/Lease Agreement with parent's name, student's name and address, as well as manager or owner's name and phone number (verification required)

C _Payroll stubs/checks.

Utility (PG&E, water, etc.) P. 0. Box, telephone bills, or deeds are NOT VALID residency verification documents.

 

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Posted by: Erin DeMartini
Published: 4/12/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/12/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 4/11/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/29/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/27/18




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REMINDER! School will be closed on Friday, March 30 for the Cesar Chavez holiday.
 
Additionally, school will be closed April 2-6 for Spring Recess. School will reopen on Monday, April 9th.
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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 3/25/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/23/18




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8th Grade Families,

Please see the below link for information on the CA Science test your students will be taking in May. 

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/documents/cast-pgtu.pdf

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Posted by: Erin DeMartini
Published: 3/22/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/22/18




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Hello Families:

 

The 5th Grade New Parent Information Meeting will be this Wednesday at 7PM in the MUR.

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 3/20/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/16/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/15/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/9/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 3/1/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/27/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/23/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/22/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/20/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/16/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/15/18




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Published: 2/13/18




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Reminder that school will be closed on Monday, February 12 for a teacher in-service day.
 
School will also be closed on Monday, February 19 for the President's Day Holiday. 
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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 2/11/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/9/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/8/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/6/18




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Hi there DVMS families: Tonight, viewing of the sky on the field by the Gym - 6:30pm. Extra credit for science.

Friday, spirit wear is Mardi Gras colors (green, purple, gold).

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 2/5/18




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 2/2/18




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Welcome back DVMS families.  We hope you are settling back in after break.  Please note the following upcoming events:

 

* PFC meeting on 1/18/18, rescheduled from Thursday, January 11th.  Calendar has been updated.

 

* There will be a Spirit activity this coming Friday.  It will be a day to wear attire from your favorite college and there will be a collage mascot guessing game in the amphitheater at lunch.

 

*  School will be closed on Monday, January 15th to observe the Martin Luther King Holiday.

 

*  The talent show is scheduled for Tuesday, February 27th.  Please see the dispatch for auditions dates/ times.

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 1/9/18




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Hello DVMS families:  Just a reminder that this coming Friday, December 22nd is the last day of school before Winter break.  School will resume on Monday January 8th.

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 12/17/17




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DVMS Parents, 

PLEASE click the below link to complete the CA School Parent Survey. It is very important we get as many families as we can to complete this. We appreciate your time and value your feedback! Please contact the office with any questions or concerns. 

surveys.wested.org/csps/JE766JQ

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Posted by: Erin DeMartini
Published: 11/27/17




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Just a reminder that fall break is the week of 11/20

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 11/15/17




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Attention DVMS families, there will be no school this coming Friday in honor of veteran's day.   Please take this time to remember those who have served our country.

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 11/7/17




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Don't forget that DVMS Dine and Donate is today! Eat at the following restaurants and help raise money for campus inhancement:

 

Chipoltle (Oak Grove Road) 2-7PM

Carl's Jr. (Kirker Pass Rd.)  today and tomorrow

Skipolini's (Diablo Street) 4-9:30PM

Ice Monster (Oak Grove Road) 12:10PM

Spaghetti Factory (Mt. Diablo Street) 12-9PM

 

Mention DVMS and save your receipts.  Receipts wil be turned in in homeroom class and the class that donates the most money will win a donut party!

 

 

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 11/1/17




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This Friday, October 27th, will be a minimum day. School is dismissed at 12:35 p.m.

Report cards will be sent out this Friday so please expect them next week.

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 10/24/17




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Posted by: Karen Rush
Published: 10/5/17




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This year we are celebrating our 25th anniversary!  Our yearly Dollar a Day campaign is in full swing and we need your help.

 

Did you know that if each student/family at DVMS contributed at least $25 in honor of the 25 year anniversary, we would have over $15,000 in additional funding for technology, special programs and/or projects like improving the campus grounds?  Right now, 35% of families have donated to our Dollar a Day and Academic Boosters funds.  Unfortunately, without a higher level of participation we will need to cut programs that we have traditionally funded for DVMS such as two math classes that have afforded us the opportunity to reduce class size for 7th and 8th grade.

 

We are making our final push for fundraising through October 6th in order to finalize the 2017-2018 programs that the PFC will be able to support.  We suggest $180 for Dollar a Day and $75 for Academic Boosters but ANY amount is very much appreciated.

 

We want to thank all of those families who have already donated towards our campaign and ask those who have not had a chance to donate to consider doing so.  Donate today and help celebrate 25 years of DVMS!

 

Dollar a Day PayPal link:https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=C25B2DAHDBE5U

 

Academic Boosters PayPal link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8Z7EQ89YAT894

 

(Donations can also be turned into the office with checks payable to DVMS PFC.)

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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 10/3/17




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Intradistrict Transfer for the 2018-19 School Year (Transfers to schools within MDUSD)

Mt. Diablo Unified School District is going Online for Intradistrict Transfer Request for the

2018-19 school year.

 

  • Beginning October 17, 2017, the Online application can be found at mdusd.org, select Parent and Community and you will find the Intradistrict application link in General News.

  • For students currently enrolled in grades K-11 Online applications must be submitted October 17, 2017 thru November 17, 2017 for the 2018-19 school year. No applications will be accepted after the November 17, 2017 deadline.

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Posted by: Erin DeMartini
Published: 10/2/17




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We are making our final push for fundraising through September 30th in order to finalize the 2017-2018 programs that the PFC will be able to support. Right now, 38% of families have donated to our Dollar a Day and Academic Boosters funds. Unfortunately, without a higher level of participation we will need to cut programs that we have traditionally funded for DVMS. Our goal is to get 100% participation from DVMS families for whatever amount they are able to contribute. We suggest $180 for Dollar a Day and $75 for Academic Boosters but ANY amount is very much appreciated. Each dollar given will go toward meeting our goal of increased percentage of family participation.

The DVMS PFC is a 501(c)3 non-profit education organization (federal tax ID #68-0304947). Many employers offer an employee donation-matching program, which could double your contribution to the Dollar A Day fund. Please contact your human resources department to determine if your employer participates and obtain any necessary forms required to request the gift.
Donations can be made at https://dvms-mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com/ or turned into the office with checks payable to DVMS PFC.
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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 9/27/17




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The DVMS PFC is hosting a special presentation with guest speaker Richie Contartesi on Wednesday October 11 at 7 p.m. at DVMS. Motivational speaker and former professional football player, Richie Contartesi, will be give a special nighttime presentation to parents and students to tell his story of how he fell into a depression and almost took his own life.  As suicide and depression are on the rise among teens today, learning more about what might lead a teen to suicide, and how to help others, may help prevent further tragedies.  

Instead of pounding his audiences with facts and bullet points, Richie shares his personal story of how he was diagnosed with ADHD, dyslexia, his parents divorced, he failed the 5th grade, and was no longer allowed to do the only thing he loved to do, play football.  So what is the solution?  Richie knows the biggest impact is always made after an audience is fully engaged with emotion, so Richie shares the adversity and struggles that he faced when the odds were stacked against him to help teens overcome their own challenges in life whether they are depression/suicide, bullying, drug and alcohol abuse, or other issues. 

By the end of the night, parents and students will learn...

  • How to recognize the signs of suicide in yourself and your peers
  • What to do when you are having the thoughts and depression
  • What to do when someone else is having the thoughts
  • Signs that someone else is feeling suicidal and what to do about 
For more information please see his webiste:  http://richiecontartesi.com/ or 
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Posted by: Jen Lauricella
Published: 9/27/17