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Daily Bulletin Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


Thought for Today: Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.


On This Day in History: 2017 – The Lamborghini Urus is the world's fastest SUV. Reaching speeds of 190 miles per hour.






Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday








8:30 AM

9:20 AM


9:24 AM

10:20 AM


10:24 AM

11:14 AM


11:18 AM

12:08 PM


12:08 PM

12:43 PM


12:47 PM

1:37 PM


1:41 PM

2:31 PM


2:35 PM

3:25 PM






EVENTS FOR TODAY:              7th Grade Basketball @ Winters: Boys are dismissed at 2:45pm, Girls play at 5pm

                                                Frosh Girls Basketball 2:00pm dismissal







Coat Drive: Hey Huskies, this Friday is the last day to bring in a coat to donate. Please check your closets and drop of any gently used coats you wish to donate to the office. Thank you so much for the support!


Freaky Friday Musical: Auditions for this year’s musical are next week, Monday, December 10th, and Tuesday, December 11th. Be sure to pick up an audition from the front office. See Mrs. Simon-Carlson if you have any question.


Hey Huskies! Got a twin? Want to be featured on a yearbook page? Bring your twin over to the computer lab at K-63 during lunch to have your photos taken. We'll be available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday so come on by!


Thank you to all who pledged to buy trees during Tree Harper’s Fund Razor III. Tree Harper received $320 in pledges! With an overwhelming victory, the winning beard style is… drum roll please… the Question Mark Beard! Mr. McKim will wear it during all school hours on Tuesday 12/4/18. Once again, Tree Harper thanks you!



Community News:






Book and Coat Drive: The Counseling Office is collecting new or gently used books and coats to benefit members of the Davis community. Donations can be dropped off to the Counseling Office now through Friday, December 7th.


Tree Harper: Thank you to all who pledged to buy trees during Tree Harper’s Fund Razor III. Tree Harper received $320 in pledges! Send all donations to Harper’s front office – checks made out to Tree Harper and cash placed in a labeled envelope. With this amount, Tree Harper will be able to buy 3 or 4 trees! With an overwhelming victory, the winning beard style is… drum roll please… the Question Mark Beard! Mr. McKim will wear it during all school hours on Tuesday 12/4/18. Pictures will be taken for the yearbook. While it is too late to affect the beard contest results, Tree Harper welcomes any donations at any time. Once again, Tree Harper thanks you!


Davis Parent University: SAVE THE DATE - January 9th, 2019, 7 - 9 pm

Reserve your FREE tickets NOW for renowned educator Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH, author of Born To Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe.  For more information and tickets starting December 2, please visit www.davisparentuniversity.com




Adopt a Child or Family


The holidays are almost upon us, and although we have much to be thankful for, we cannot forget the significant needs of so many families and children in our Harper community. This year, we have identified many Harper families, or individual students, who can really use our help. We have families that range from just one child to five school age children, including some children who are homeless or living in Shelters.


For the past many years we have been blessed to have numerous classrooms and Harper families, “Adopt a Family” or “Adopt an Individual Child”.    This year we are once again seeking individuals or families, or classrooms, to once again, “Adopt a Family.” With this in mind, we are also considering a number of different ways you may assist or get involved.




Please let Ms. Kerin Kelleher or Ms. Liza Lopez know, through email or a phone call, as soon as possible, if you would like to participate as a donor in one of the options listed below:

1.     Adopt-a-Family:  Provide the entire family with some food, basic household items and gifts.  (We will provide the sizes and a general list of needed food items.)

2.     Adopt-a-Child: Collect gifts, clothing, and/or money that could be used to purchase gifts/clothing for just one child.  (Food and household items will not be needed.)

3.     Adopt-a-Family with another group:  example, two or more families might join together to adopt a single family.  (We will provide the sizes and a general list of needed food items.)

4.     Collect food or household items to be donated to a local family or the local food bank. (These items could be organized into a gift basket to be given to a family.)

5.     Donate a gift card from Save Mart, Target, Safeway or Walmart, or? 



If you choose to participate, items will need to be brought to Harper between Nov. 26, 2018 – Dec. 10, 2018.   Please bring gifts wrapped and labeled.   Our goal is to collect all contributions and deliver them by Friday, December 14, 2018.


If you elect to “Adopt- a Family,” will provide you with a description of the family, without naming names, and a list of suggestions.  Please email Kerin Kelleher and Liza Lopez to let us know that you are interested. 

Thank you so much for your consideration!       

-Kerin Kelleher   




Dear Community Members,

We are in need of individuals to volunteer on our Career Day, Thursday, February 14th

We ask that you come to campus at 9:45 for a light breakfast and be willing to stay until noon. You can forward this email to interested parties and ask that they sign up through the link below. More information will be provided to volunteers as the date approaches. 



Other FAQ about Career Day:
What should I discuss with students?
Here are possible topics: an explanation of your job, typical work day, the work environment, education/training needed to pursue this career, salary range, your interest in this field, an interesting story or experience related to your work.


 How long should I present?
You will be part of a panel of adults (generally 2-3 total) and will each have approximately 7-10 minutes to present. There will also be time for Q & A.


 Will I be able to use PowerPoint or other tech?
Yes, many presenters in the past have brought a flash drive to campus with a presentation to show students. Please let me know if you need any special accommodations (ngallaudet@djusd.net


You can always forward any other questions to: ngallaudet@djusd.net


Thank you,

Nick Gallaudet







December 4     7th Grade Basketball @ Winters: Boys are dismissed at 2:45pm, Girls play at 5pm

December 5     Title 1 Meeting

December 6     7th Grade Basketball @ Winters: Boys are dismissed at 3:00pm, Girls play at 5pm

December 7     Last Day of the Coat and Book Drive

December 10   Spring Musical. “Freaky Friday.” Auditions

December 11   Spring Musical. “Freaky Friday.” Auditions

7th Grade Basketball vs. Holmes: Boys play at 4:00pm, Girls play at 5pm

Band Boosters Meeting-All Parents Invited! 7:00PM (C-16)

December 12   DJUSD Jazz Extravaganza (Jazz Band) 7:00PM (Brunelle)

December 13   Advisory Schedule-#4

7th Grade Basketball vs. Emerson: Home Game – Boys play at 4:00pm, Girls play at 5pm

December 14   Quarter 2 Progress Reports

December 18   Harper Bands Winter Concert (All Bands) 7:00PM (Brunelle)

December 19   Winter Orchestra Concert 7:00PM (Brunelle)

December 20   JHS Choral Winter Concert 7:00 PM (Brunelle)                    

December 24 – January 4 - WINTER BREAK – NO SCHOOL



January 7     SCHOOL RESUMES

                    8th Grade Basketball Begins

January 8     PTO Meeting 7:00PM (Library)

January 11   Assembly- period 2 for 7/8, period 6 for 9th graders

January 14-18 Culminating Exams& Projects

January 15   Band Boosters Meeting-All Parents Invited! 7:00PM (C-16)


January 18-20     North Bay Honor Band - All Day (Select Roster) (Pioneer HS in Woodland)

January 25   Quarter 2 Ends / First Semester Ends

January 27   Harmony in Our Lives Choir Concert 7:00PM (Brunelle)


January 29   Second Semester Begins

7th grade Band w/Elementary Band Concert 7:00PM (Brunelle Hall)

January 31   INT ORCH Field Trip to Lodi/Stockton Symphony, UOP. All Day.

Posted by: Marjorie Britton Published:12/3/18
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