Weekly Update




Dec. 22nd                    Early Dismissal at 12:30pm

                                      Lost & Found Items Donated

Dec. 25th-Jan. 5th       Winter Break-- No School

Jan. 15th                       Martin Luther King Day No School

PARENTS:  Please remember to always bring an ID with you if you are picking up your student early from D39C.  Only parents, legal guardians, and people who have been authorized in advance, and in writing by the parent with custody, may pick up a child.  IDs will always be checked to ensure your student’s safety.  Thank you for your support as we continue to provide a safe learning environment for your children. 

2017 NATIONAL SPEAK UP TECHNOLOGY SURVEY:  Parents, please take a moment to participate in a very important survey regarding technology usage.  This free national survey helps districts and schools with annual and long-term planning by gathering input from all stakeholders.  Please click here for the survey.  It is open now until January 19, 2018.   Speak up survey results for the district and individual sites will be available in February 2018. 

TechTalk TUESDAY: Thank you to the 200+ people who attended our Screenagers showing!  We hope you enjoyed the documentary and thoughtful discussion.  As a follow up, please join us for TechTalk Tuesday, December 12th, in the Showcase from 9am-10am.  You can post comments and questions that we will draw from for that discussion here:  https://padlet.com/jerpelding/g6c6horah8o1.  Finally, if you attended the Screenagers event, please help us plan future events by filling out this brief survey.

Parent Connection Corner - Please join us for our first Parent Discussion Group this  Friday, December 15th from 9:00am - 10:00am in Room B101 (Bridge Room).   Topic: “The silent tragedy affecting today’s children” by Victoria Prooday, Occupational Therapist Please read this short article before the gathering and come to discuss the information.  This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with other D3C9 parents and to discuss our universal goal… your children’s success.  We look forward to meeting you!  Please sign up here, if you are attending. Please note this is an adult only event, no childcare will be provided.   ~Your School Counselors, Mrs. House and Mrs. Sage

CORPORATE CONNECTIONS: Do you love our school?  Are you connected to local businesses?  Do you have time to volunteer?  We are looking for one or two volunteers to support our corporate sponsorship program by helping us connect with the business community.  If you are interested, please contact Heather Wolfson, Fundraising Chair.   

SCIENCE FIELD DAY UPDATE: Thanks to the 4/5/6 parents for attending the information night. The next step is to review Science Field Day events details with your child here. Then, fill out this form to sign up for events using this link. After your child has selected the events, write a check payable to “The D39C Collaborative” for $40 per child and drop if off at the Welcome Center. Write “Science Field Day and your child’s name” in the memo area of the check. Drop off at the Welcome Center no later than Friday, December 22nd.

ADOPT-A-FAMILY: A huge “THANK YOU” to all the wonderful families who participated in the PUSD adopt-a-family drive. Your support makes a huge difference in the lives of these families.  

STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK (SAW): Let’s get ready to celebrate our LEDs and Staff next year! We are looking for volunteers to help SAW a success! If you would like to get involved, please contact Carrie Lozano at carrie.lozano@design39collaborative.org.

AMAZON SMILE: Let the holiday shopping/fundraising begin! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The D39C Collaborative whenever you shop on AmazonSmile using this link. Feel good about shopping while helping to raise funds for D39C!

GRANT39: Are you an LED, Student or Parent looking to expand on an Exploration? Do you or your student have a GIANT Idea that impacts grade spans or the entire campus? Apply for a Collaborative Grant today! The next deadline is January 1, 2018.   
D39C SPIRITWEAR:  You can still buy your gear online now HERE!  Wear your D39C pride! They make great presents during this holiday season.