Today is Tuesday May 1st and it's going to be a partly cloudy day with a high of 65 degrees. Here are your morning announcements brought to you by the Leadership class:
Seniors - If you need help enrolling in your college of choice, please see a college advisers in the college and career center this week! Deadline to commit to a 4-year college or university is today!!
Prom is this coming saturday and tickets are still on sale. Guest passes will be available at the cashier’s office or in Ms. Wengler’s room. The last day to turn in Guest pass forms are no later than May 3rd.
Sign ups for Prom Royalty for Junior Duke and duchess Senior Prince and princess, and Senior queen and king are in Ms. Wengler’s room.
Looking for a way to spice up your prom look? Support the De Anza Times and book an appointment to get a henna tattoo. Stop by at lunch in the quad today through Wednesday to book your appointment. Come get your henna done and wow the crowd at the Last Waltz!
With May just starting also comes the ending of our Pennies for Patients fundraiser. Everyone still has the opportunity to make any donations before it is too late. You can contribute to the greater cause of the leukemia and lymphoma society by sparing loose change to the boxes in each of your classes. Thank you.
If you are planning to participate in the West Contra Costa Unified School District African American Graduation go and see Mr. Edwards in room 7-213. He is available before and after school, and during lunch. The deadline to turn in all paperwork is May 2nd. Again, if you wish to participate in the African American Graduation go and see Mr. Edwards in room 7-213 and the deadline to submit all paperwork is Wednesday May 2nd.
If you have a Student Empowerment Center Application and haven’t turned it in, don’t worry. The deadline has been pushed to Wednesday May 2nd. Make sure to turn it in to Ms Shetterly’s in room 3-102.
"Seniors, make sure to complete the two senior surveys that were shared in the theater on Monday the senior assembly. You will need to complete these prior to receiving your tickets for graduation. The links to these surveys can be found on the bottom right corner of the home page on the dacounselingcorner.com"
"Seniors, Did you commit to SF state? UCSD? CCC? Share your decision and post your name on the college bound bulletin board in the counseling hallway. Let your counselor or college and career adviser know where you are headed and post your name on the board"
These are only a few of our successes, but it seems more important now than ever to remind ourselves that our students and teachers are achieving every day. Our leadership class has decided to dedicate next weeks spirit week to the idea of community. It is our goal to continue to grow and learn as a community - and to make sure that our school is a place where every student feels accepted and included.
15 high school seniors from De Anza, El Cerrito, Kennedy, Middle College and Richmond high school awarded over $100,000 in scholarships by the Ed Fund.
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Pinole Valley High School's and Stewart's Eric Radkiewicz, Mira Vista's Joanne Chen, De Anza's Elizabeth Sanders, Verde's Rachel Ricker, and Montalvin's Jessie Welcomer were honored by the
De Anza unit named a Distinguished Unit with Merit, one of just 44 out of 870 AFJROTC units worldwide to receive the award.
For the past two weeks, WCCUSD students from Middle College, Adult Education, De Anza, Kennedy, and Richmond have completed their K-12 education and graduated high school. We have tracked them all. Check out photos, videos, and find out what is next for some of our graduates.
More than 100 special needs students from Crespi, DeJean, Hercules, Korematsu, and Pinole middle schools, and De Anza, El Cerrito, Hercules, Kennedy high schools and Transition school participated in a morning of basketball and celebration.
De Anza High School Spanish teacher Paula Raj is among four teachers chosen as a Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year (TOY) Program finalist, the Contra Costa County Office of Education recently announced.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District in partnership with the Black College Expo will host the 2nd Annual HBCU College Recruitment Caravan on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.at Richmond High School for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing higher education at a historically black college or university.
Grant's Tiffany Chieudjui, El Cerrito's Jessy Kronenberg, Korematsu's Sarah La Due, and De Anza's Paula Raj recognized by the Ed Fund