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  • GOOD MORNING DE ANZA HIGH SCHOOL!! Today is Thursday, January 29th, 2015!  Today’s weather is partly cloudy with a high of 65 degrees. Now here are your announcements brought to you by the leadership class.

    → It's time for 2015 talent show in the theater!  If you’re interested in participating in the talent show this year, try outs will be next Tuesday and Thursday, February 3rd and 5th, after school. Come to whichever one is most convenient. There will also be a short meeting in Mr. Melis' room, 7-214, today during lunch. The actual talent show will be on February 13th, just in time for Valentine's Day.  See Mr. Melis for more information!

    → The Swim Team will have their first meeting Monday, February 2nd with our coach and the swim season will start February 9th. Those who want to join the swim team make sure you go to the meeting

    → The Freshman House is proud to announce the February students of the month.  These students are being recognized for being responsible, having positive attitudes, working hard, and setting a strong example of what it means to be a Don.  The February students of the month are Abril Estrada for her sense of caring and responsibility and Jay-Dee Mendoza for showing strong citizenship, responsibility, and trustworthiness. Please congratulate them when you see them and look for their faces in the freshly redecorated Freshman House Student of the Month display in the main hallway by the end of next week.  Great work Abril and Jiedee!

    → There will a HOSA meeting in Mr. Mcduff's room today at lunch.

    → Tonight, the De Anza mens varsity soccer team celebrates Senior Night at their last home game of the regular season against St. Joseph's. Come out and support all of the Dons at 4pm for the JV's last game and at 6pm for varsity where all seven of this year's graduating seniors will be honored. De Anza wants to thank and to congratulate Alex Basulto, Jeremy Wilson, Raul Vasquez, Christopher Medrano, Naviel Ocegueda and captains Juan Garcia Lopez and Jonathan Astorga for the extraordinary dedication and commitment to De Anza soccer that they have displayed over the past four years. We love you seniors, and we wish you the best! Go Dons!

    → Prom tickets are now on sale at the cashier’s office during lunch and after school. They are 70 dollars per person when bought in a pair, and 75 dollars per single person.  This year’s Prom theme is “Under the Sea”, and will be at The Galleria in San Francisco. Make sure to buy your tickets early as prices will increase. Don’t miss out!

    → Coming in March the BSU Club will be hosting a 90’s Dance Party here at De Anza High School!  Tickets will be on sale soon!

    → Seniors!  See your counselor on how to apply for scholarships through the EdFund!  The school with the highest percentage of seniors applying will win a prize.

    Dance Production Club - Goodwin

    Anime Club - Wengler - Lunch

    BitBite Studios - Ms. Miller’s Room @ Lunch

    BSU - Fabun - @ Lunch

    Beyond - Braun’s Room -after school

    Hip Hop Club - Hansen/Headington - After School (Rm 7-215)

    Improv Club - Melis - @ Lunch

    Yoga Club - Dean - 430pm in Dance Studio

    French Club - Al-Zahrani - @ Lunch

    Cinematography Club - Ms. Headington - @ Lunch 
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  • Today (9/11/14)begins the two-week contest to create this year's new Rich City T-Shirt Design. Come to Hip Hop Club today in 7-215 at lunch. All students are welcome and all design ideas will be considered. The winning Designer gets a free shirt! (Per Ms. Hansen & Mr. Headington).
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De Anza High School Principal’s Message

Hello everyone,

I want to welcome you to a new school year on our new De Anza High School Campus. This is a beautiful, state-of-the-art academic institution, and we are so proud to have all of you as a part of our learning community that will strive for success here. This year, along with our new gyms and theater, we have implemented new classes and programs to further enhance your high school experience. Within these pages you will find all the information you will need to navigate yourself successfully through the year here at De Anza High School. You will find information regarding procedures about athletics, academies, expectations for your behavior, extra and co-curricular activities, graduation requirements, and, most importantly, the names of those on campus that are here to support you. Teachers, staff, and administrators are here at De Anza High School because we care about helping students. We all have involved ourselves in activities both in and out of the classrooms in order to provide a special high school experience for you. We believe that we can make a difference during your high school years. We hope you will take advantage of the many opportunities provided for you here on campus.  Get involved in the many clubs, teams, programs, and activities we have for you. Getting involved and getting to know others on campus, both adults and students will strengthen your life experiences and prepare you for future years. This planner is designed to help you to prepare yourself, to stay organized, and to understand the procedures of our campus. This will be an exciting year. I am excited about it, and look forward to all that is ahead. I hope you do as well.


Robert Evans, Principal


Vision Statement

De Anza is a rigorous and engaging educational environment in which all students achieve academic and personal success as they become lifelong learners and productive citizens.


Mission Statement

De Anza provides quality teaching, a caring and safe environment, promotes learning, and prepares all students for graduation and the career path of their choice.


Expected School–Wide Learning Results (ESLRs)

De Anza High School Students will:

Think: Critically and Creatively

Communicate: Respectfully and Effectively

Contribute: Locally and Globally