Have a happy and safe summer!!!
School resumes on August 26, 2013
Our school wants all students healthy and ready to learn.
Our choice is to stay active....all day....every day!
De Anza Magnet is a Kinder-8th Grade School with a focus in
science, technology, engineering, and math!
We welcome all visitors!
7th-8th Grade Students
All 7th and 8th Grade students must complete 10 hours of community service as a promotion requirement. Hours must be completed by the end of May 2014.
Community service includes helping any non-profit organization. We have several opportunities for students to volunteer time here at De Anza School as well.
If you have any questions about community service please call our school office at 760-352-9811.
Mark Your Calendar for Important Dates!
School Resumes: 8/26/13
Labor Day Holiday: 9/2/13
End of 1st Qtr: 10/25/13
Parent Conference Week: 11/4/13 - 11/8/13
Veteran's Day Holiday: 11/11/13
Thanksgiving Break: 11/25/13 - 11/29/13
Winter Vacation: 12/23/13 - 1/3/14
End of 2nd Qtr: 1/17/14
Martin Luther King Holiday: 1/20/14
President's Day: 2/10/14
President's Day: 2/17/14
End of 3rd Qtr: 3/28/14
Spring Vacation: 4/18/14 thru 4/25/14
STAR Testing: Late April thru Early May
Memorial Day: 5/26/14
Last Day of School: 6/10/14 (Noon Dismissal)
8th Grade Promotion: 6/10/14 (3:00 p.m.)
Kinder-8th Grade: 8:10 am
Kinder: 12:45 pm-1:00 pm
1st-3rd: 9:45 am-10:00 am
4th-5th: 10:30 am-10:45 am
6th-8th: 10:15 am-10:30 am
Kinder: 10:30 AM-11:15 AM
1st-3rd: 11:15 am-12:00 pm
4th-5th: 11:30 am-12:15 pm
6th-8th: 12:30 pm-1:15 pm
Kinder-3rd: 2:05 pm
4th-6th: 2:30 pm
7th-8th: 2:45 pm
Our School Vision
De Anza Magnet School is committed to working collaboratively to increase student learning with the goal of all students achieving grade level proficiency or above. It is our goal to instill a love of learning in students in order to promote lifetime learners and productive citizens. As we move into the future, our students will be equipped to utilize technology as a learning tool.
De Anza Magnet School will develop a school culture to include:
De Anza Magnet School will enhance student learning by:
De Anza Magnet School is committed to increasing academic excellence and building character in all students.
Reporting an Absence
If your child is absent please call our school office at 760-352-9811 to report the absence or send a note with your child upon their return
Any absence of 3 or more days requires a doctor's note to excuse
All unreported absences will be considered unexcused
8th Grade Promotion Requirements
GPA of 2.0 or higher 4th Qtr
No "F's" in any content area
Community Service Complete (10 hours)
No behavior referrals during 4th Qtr
All text books and library books turned in to library
All sports jerseys turned in to office
A Message from the Principal
Welcome back after a much needed break! We still have a long way to go. We will continue to do everything within our power to provide a premier educational experience for your child. It is imperative that students remain focused and ready to learn each day. In addition, being in school and on time is essential. There is so much to learn and so little time before the end of the school year. We appreciate your support in providing the best for your child.
Listed below are our school rules. Be continue to encourage your child to be a PeaceBuilder. De Anza Magnet is a Bully-free Zone. The staff and I expect our students to follow school rules and to come to school ready to learn. Thank you in advance for your support:)
1. Follow directions
2. Be prepared and on time (tardy = lunchtime detention)
3. Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself
4. No bullying, teasing, or using bad language
5. Follow the dress code (shirts tucked in at all times)
* No short shorts
* Leggings do not count as pants
* Jackets should be solid colors without logos
* Shirts need to have collars unless they are De Anza t-shirts
* Hats should be solid colors without logos
In addition, please note that cell phones and electronic devices are not allowed at De Anza Magnet School without teacher/principal consent. If students bring cell phones to school, they need to be off and in their backpacks until they are off campus. If this rule is broken, the electronic device will be taken to the office for parent pick-up (24 hrs for the first offense, 1 month for second offense, remainder of the year for third offense (See Code of Conduct). If your child needs to use their cell phone, they may come into the office to do so. In addition, we are not responsible for any electronics that are damaged or missing. Please leave valuable items at home!
We appreciate your assistance. Our goal is to provide your children with a premier educational experience!
Phi Kappa Phi Young Scholars
Yr 1: Level of Discovery (depth)
Yr 2: Level of Integration (complexity)
Yr 3: Level of Application (novelty)
Yr 4: Level of Teaching (mentoring)
4th Grade: Environmental Science
5th Grade: Architectural Design
6th Grade: Solar Energy
7th Grade: Wind Energy
8th Grade: Geothermal Energy
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