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Discovery Canyon Campus High School

 A Look Ahead

Important Dates:


THUNDER ROAD CLOSURE:

On 4/18 and 4/25 there are multiple outdoor High School and Middle School events.  Thunder Road will be blocked off for student and pedestrian safety.

Please park in the school parking lot.


SO MANY MEMORIES...SO FEW YEARBOOKS

Discovery Canyon Campus High School has ordered a limited number of extra yearbooks for late purchases.  Act fast as these will go quickly. Follow the attached link to order!

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Date

Events

Friday 4/19

Senior Service Day!

On April 19th, we will be having our final Senior day in addition to the choice mornings during testing.  This will be the final service day to help offset the numerous snow days this year. After volunteering in the morning, we are have organized a Senior Lunch Cookout.  We will provide the hotdogs! Please use the signup if you can bring other items to make it a great day! .https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0d45aea72ca4fa7-april

Monday 4/22

Senior Luncheon - Monday, April 22, 2019

Antlers Hotel

4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 955-5600

Time: 11:00-1:00 pm

Tuesday 4/23
Junior Assessment make up day!  Juniors who missed the SAT, make up day is Tuesday, April 23.  This is the only make up day, so students must make every effort to be there.  The test will take place in room 508. Bring a calculator. Students will be excused from the classes they miss during testing.

Cheap Date Improv is back with our Prom Week show!

Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00pm in the HS Theater and the cost is $5.
Wednesday 4/24

Peach Fuzz Boys Volleyball Tournament:

Come watch the 9th - 12th grade boys bump-set-spike their way to a championship title.  6:30 in the DCC Main Gym.
Friday 4/26
Juniors who missed CMAS testing will make up during the school day.  We will try to ensure students miss as little class as possible, but students must make them up by April 26.

Saturday 4/27

Prom 2019: Forest of Lights - Spruce Mountain Ranch, 8:00pm - 11:00pm. (more details below)

Sunday 4/28

After Prom: PTO is excited to offer another amazing After Prom event that will be held at Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl on 4/28/19 from Midnight to 3AM.  There will be bowling, games, a photo booth, and pizza, chicken tenders, soda, & donuts for the students, all included in their Prom ticket price.  

And yes, you can join the fun too, as we appreciate any & all contributions to make this a success night!  Please see the sign up genius below and thank you in advance! Questions can be directed to Carrie Smith, at smithincolorado@hotmail.com or 719-330-9137.  Click here for sign-up genius

Tuesday 4/30

Mandatory Senior Meeting - Tuesday, April 30 at 6:00pm

This meeting is go over the rules and expectations of graduation for Discovery Canyon Campus High School as well as Academy District 20.

The senior and (1) parent/guardian must be in attendance if you are going to participate in graduation.  Please email, Mrs. Holsinger with any questions. bonnie.holsinger@asd20.org

Thursday 5/9

Senior Awards Night - May 9, 2019.


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News and Updates:


DCCHS is going to Europe! (Summer of 2020)

If you missed the meeting on Tuesday, April 16  Click here for more information!


Advanced Placement Testing

All current AP students must attend one of three Pre-Administration (Pre-Bubbling) Sessions to prepare for the AP exam weeks.  The Pr-Bubbling Sessions will be held in Room 508 and will start promptly at 2:50 and should end before 3:30.  Students should attend the session that corresponds to the first letter of their last name. Coaches are aware that students must be at one of these sessions.


A-G: Tuesday, April 23

H-P: Wednesday, April 24

R-Y: Thursday, April 25


Courses offered next school year

It’s hard to believe that it is already time to begin thinking about next school year! Please click here to access our course guide book for next year! We are also excited to host the District wide Teacher Cadet Program! If you have questions about selecting courses or scheduling, please contact your Alpha Counselor:


Mr. Jake McBride -  A - D

(jake.mcbride@asd20.org)

Mrs. Sandra Breeden - E - K

(sandra.breeden@asd20.org)

Mrs. Staci Wayant - L - R

(staci.wayant@asd20.org)

Mr. Eric Baxter - S - Z

(eric.baxter@asd20.org)

Mrs. Laurie Derickson - College & Career

(laurie.derickson@asd20.org)


Prom 2019: Forest of Lights

Spruce Mountain Ranch

Saturday, April 27, 2019

8:00pm - 11:00pm


Prom Tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online via www.PayForIt.net or at school from Business Services or from Mr. Jameson (Room 332: before/after school or during A lunch). Any student receiving a discount for working football concessions must purchase tickets directly from Mr. Jameson.


Ticket Price Windows:

$45 per person -- April 1 – 12

$55 per person -- April 13 – 25 (April 26: in-school ticket purchases only)

$70 per person --April 27 (at the door)

Tickets purchased online via www.PayForIt.net between April 1st and April 12th will be delivered to the student on April 15th. Tickets purchased online between April 13th and April 25th will be delivered to the student on April 26th.



College & Career Announcements at DCC:

Check Out The DCC College & Career Website For Info and Important Links

*Please refer to https://tinyurl.com/DCCCandC for forms and additional information.                                                                  

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Teacher Cadet @ DCC:

The Teacher Cadet pathway connects talented high school students to a career in teaching by helping them engage in experiential learning about the art of teaching, educational strategies, and the critical issues affecting the quality of education in America’s Schools.  Teacher Cadets can earn college credit for UCCS while in the program at DCC HS. Please stop down in College and Career for application for 2019/2020 SY.

Interested in becoming a teacher?  We have a program for you. 

Teacher Cadet_Flyer - DCCHS.pdf

Teacher Cadet - Student Application.pdf

Teacher Cadet - Recommendation Form.pdf



From the Athletic Department  

Thunder Talk - https://youtu.be/mg7uiVwjwiY

See the Week at a Glance Sports Schedule

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Volleyball Spring Open Gym

Every Wednesday from 5:00 - 6:30 pm starting April 3 - May 15.  Bring your signed waiver for out of season play (copies in the folder on Coach Bravo’s door).


Remember to check pikespeakathleticconference.org for all schedules and lets cheer positivity for our athletes and DCC!


Booster Announcement

Website:https://dccboosters.bigteams.com/

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Contact us at Dccboosters@gmail.com


Donor Spotlight

We would personally like to give a huge Thunder Thank You to TIMBERVIEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL AND DR. WYNN for being a long time supporter, donor, and friend to DCC. They are currently a Silver Level Thunder Club member and Boosters would not be able to assist our 22 sports teams and hold the annual Boots and Bling Sports Gala without their continued support.


Please give them a huge THUNDER THANK YOU when and if you see them. THANKS TIMBERVIEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL AND DR. VICKI WYNN for your generosity and all you do!!!


Upcoming Meetings:

April 15 - Cancelled

May 6 - HS Library, 6:30pm - Elections


PTO News


The final PTO General Meeting of the school year will be held on May 7 from 6:30-8pm in the HS Upper Level Library.  We will be voting on executive board members for next year. Our nominating committee chair is Kim Fisher. Please email her at Kjofish@gmail.com if you would like to join the committee to recruit candidates or to run yourself.   Nominations may also be taken from the floor during the meeting. To review available positions, please see our Job Description list.  



2019 Graduation Info:

Tuesday, May 14 - Graduation Rehearsal, 8:00 - 10:00am, Clune Arena, USAFA

*If you are going to participate in Graduation, you must be present at graduation rehearsal.

Thursday, May 16 - Graduation Day! , 6:00 - 8:00pm, Clune Arena, USAFA *Seniors need to report at 5:00pm

Please check this page frequently to give you up-to-date information about the Senior Class.


Student Accounts / Financial Obligations:

2018-19 course fees for spring second semester classes are now posted to student accounts.  

Please review your student’s account for any fees that may be due.

  • Navigate to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal (http://mycampus.asd20.org).

  • Log in with your username and password.

  • Click the Fees option on the left side of the webpage.

  • If you have multiple students, you may use the filter to narrow the results.  (It is recommended that you leave the year as “All Years” to reflect an accurate balance.)

Payments are accepted:

  • Students/parents should deliver cash and checks to Business Services.

  • It is acceptable to write one check for multiple fees and multiple students.  Please include student name(s) on memo line.

Any questions regarding student accounts may be referred to Mrs. Regina Kucharski (DCC Bookkeeper) by calling 234-1852 or email regina.kucharski@asd20.org


Creating New IC Password: If you are unable to sign into your IC account follow these directions.

Click here - Directions for changing your Infinite Campus password


If your student is leaving DCC,  be sure to contact the DCC registrar:

Mrs. Brigger (PreSchool-8th grade) 234-1849 or lisa.brigger@asd20.org

Mrs. Todtenhagen (High School) 234-1848 or donna.todtenhagen@asd20.org

Contacting the registrars will help in coordinating information with your student's new school.

Please contact DCC at (719) 234-2800 with any questions.



Coffee Break

DCC has their very own coffee blend from Serrano's Coffee!  Get yours for $13 at the Thunder Store.  Available light or dark roast,

whole bean or ground!


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All proceeds go to teacher grants!!

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719-234-2801

If leaving a message please include the following:

  • Student's name and grade

  • Reason for absence or time student will be checked out

  • Guardian's name and number

Main DCC Information Line

719-234-1800


 College Entrance Examination Board Code

​060244

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