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  • CITY PAVING PROJECT MAY AFFECT COMMUTES TO SCHOOL: Paving of L Street began Monday, April 15.  They will be working in phases/work zones.  Based on the construction schedule, Holmes and Da Vinci will be impacted. Vehicle access during working hours (Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) will be very limited. L Street will be closed, in both directions, in the work zone.

    Vehicle/Bike/Pedestrian detours are noted on the following map and will be marked with signage onsite.

    L Street Road Closure and Vehicle Detour Map

    The Bike Pedestrian Coordinator has put together a guide to help students bike to school.  The two links below may be particularly helpful for students who ride between school sites throughout the day.

    Biker/Pedestrian Detour Plans

    L St. Crossing Locations By Date

    Pedestrian and bike traffic coming from the north or south on L St. can use the sidewalk on the west or east side of L St, whichever is open at the time. Pedestrian and bike traffic needing to cross L St. in the east to west direction, can use a safe moving crossing zone that by day will direct residents across L St. at one of three locations depending upon where construction activity is currently taking place. Moving crossing zones are located at Drexel, Alice and 8th St. Additional crossing guards are in place.

    Visit the City of Davis L Street Improvement Project News for more information and updates.
  • Davis Senior High travelers can sign in at the office for period 4 on Wednesday, April 24th due to the Davis High test schedule.  Students should travel to all periods on Thursday, April 25th.
  • College and Career Technical Education Information Night: All juniors and their parents are invited to attend Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the All Student Center at Davis Senior High School.  Informational Flyer
  • Are you ready to cheer for DHS?  Try-outs are coming for next year and we want you on the sidelines with us!  Try-outs will take place the week of April 29-May 3rd, from 4:00-6:00pm daily.  Join DHS cheerleading for information nights on Monday, April 15 OR Tuesday, April 16th to get all of the details on the 2019-20 season!  It is mandatory to attend at least one of these meetings with a parent in order to try out.  Meetings will begin at 6:00pm in the DSHS library, and both girls and boys are welcome!  If you have questions, please email  
  • Are you interested in a career in nursing?  Trellis Moore, a retired nurse who has both worked in the field and served as an instructor is coming to talk with interested Da Vinci students.  We will meet on Wednesday, May 1 at lunch in Mrs. Kirby’s office.  Please let me know if you’re planning to attend so I can make sure we have enough space for everyone.
  • Learn How to Become an Innovative Entrepreneur Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UC Davis Genome and Biomedical sciences facility.  Flyer
  • Sports Physical Clinic! Saturday, June 1st 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sutter Family Medicine 2030 Sutter Pl., Suite 2000. Athletes in grades 7-12 are encouraged to complete their sports physicals this spring for the 2019-20 school year. $20 donation benefits DSHS Athletics. Please bring a Sports Physical Examination Form completed, signed by a parent/guardian in order to participate in the clinic. Available on Athletics page, forms folder:
  • Grad Night tickets can be purchased at
  • Every Thursday at lunch through the end of March, Ms. Strand and Mrs. Roper will be in the presentation room to offer support and information about scholarships and summer opportunities. We’d love to see you there. 
  • Young Composer's Summer Workshop is July 29 through August 9 and August 12 through August 23, 2019. More Information
  • New Homework Club hours starting Tuesday 2/19. Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm and Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30pm in room 20 with DeRobbio and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm in room 24 with Lanni. Please come get extra help on assignments or just have a quiet space to work. Look forward to seeing you there. 
  • Auditions for the 2019/20 DHS Symphonic and Jazz bands are available for everyone interested. Please contact Mr. Slabaugh in PA-3 to receive the audition requirements and sign up for an audition time. 
  • Future Day - Do you want to be a veterinarian? Join us for a day of interesting case studies and hands-on wetlabs on Saturday, April 20! Activities may include interpreting radiographs, tying basic sutures, animal training exercises, learning CPR, examining bone specimens, learning about exotic animal care, and more! Register beginning February 15.  Flyer
  • Breakfast/Snack is available in the cafeteria after 2nd period M, T, W, F and Th after 1st.
  • The Vitruvian is Da Vinci Charter Academy's student-run publication. Student journalists cover news regarding the school and the Davis community at large. In addition, reporters write about national news and how it relates to the student body. Visit their website at and pick up their printed issues in the office. 
  • SENIORS! Do you know about the tradition of Davis Grad Night?  Davis Grad Night is a fun, safe and sober all-night celebration for graduating seniors from the four DJUSD high schools.  The party is held at Emerson Junior High School, with the entire campus transformed into a night club filled with activities, hundreds of raffle prizes and an all-night cafe.  The decorations theme changes every year and is top secret until it is revealed at Grad Night. About 90% of the graduating class attends the event.  Buy your Grad Night ticket now for the lowest price of the year!  Prices go u p in January!  For financial assistance, please visit your counselor. 
  • Purchase the Da Vinci Yearbook at
  • Please use the ONLINE SCHEDULER to make an appointment with your counselor. You must enter your counselor's email address as part of the schedule process. You may wish to copy the email address for your counselor (see list below) before entering the ONLINE SCHEDULER. Ms. Roper ( Last Names A-K; Ms. Strand ( Last Names L-Z
  • SpeakUp - Share concerns about classmates or school safety by emailing or calling/texting (530)359-8658).  
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  • Attn: 2018-19 Davis High Athletes! DV students participate in athletics through the Davis Senior High Athletics Department. The registration window is open for the 2018-19 school year. Go to to complete your registration and upload your sports physical. Reminder: sports physicals must be dated June 1st or after to cover the entire school year.
  • The college visit schedule at Davis High is posted here, in the Davis High Career Center windows, and in Naviance. The schedule will be updated as new visits are added.  Students must sign up on Naviance prior to attending a college visit and should sign out at the attendance office with a note from a parent/guardian.

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