The start of a new year traditionally means a bright shiny new calendar. At Desert Sands Unified School District that calendar is already full of some important dates. We hope that the calendar below finds you marking down a number of events. To see a more complete listing of upcoming events, including those at individual schools, please visit our website at www.dsusd.us or consult your copy of The Beacon. (Dates are, of course, always subject to change.)

January 2:          Publication of the January edition of The Beacon. (You can find this edition and all previous editions at www.dsusd.us)

January 10:        District spelling bee held at La Quinta High School Theater at 5:00 pm

January 12:        Bailey & Coffee at Carl’s Jr. on Highway 111 in Indio, from 7:00-8:00 am. Come meet Superintendent Scott Bailey.

January 16:        Front & Center: Elementary and Middle School Sports from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

January 24:        District science fair held at the Taj Mahal Building at the Riverside County Fairgrounds beginning at 5:00 pm

February 6:        Front & Center CTE (career technical education): Elementary & Middle Schools from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

February 15:      TREC (trustees reaching every community) to see the Indio High School FFA students (Future Farmers of America) projects and then reboard the bus for a tour of the school’s CTE programs. Call 760-771-8504 to reserve your seat.

February 20:      Front & Center CTE (career technical education): High Schools from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

March 2:             Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss. Call your local elementary school to volunteer to read to students.

March 6:             Front & Center: Goldfish Bowl from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Learn about the new student-based competition. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

March 7:             High School Battle of the Books at a location to be announced soon at 5:30 pm

March 14:          TREC (trustees reaching every community) to see the Shadow Hills High School aviation students at Bermuda Dunes Airport and the Amistad High School automotive students in their state of the art facility. Call 760-771-8504 to reserve your seat.

March 17:          Elementary School Math Field Day at Shadow Hills High School from 8:00 am-noon

March 20:          Front & Center: 1st Annual DSUSD Attendance Film Festival from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

April 4:                Middle School Battle of the Books at a location to be announced soon at 5:30 pm

April 8:                Desert Sands Educational Foundation Hike for Education at Lake Cahuilla

April 17:              Front & Center: Science Fair from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom

April 21:              Bailey & Coffee at Dunkin Donuts in Indio, from 8:00-9:00 am. Come meet Superintendent Scott Bailey.

April 28:              TREC (trustees reaching every community) to Middle School Math Day at John Glenn Middle School in Indio from 8:30 am – noon (competition continues until 3:00 pm). Call 760-771-8504 to reserve your seat.

May 2:                Elementary School Battle of the Books at a location to be announced soon at 5:00 pm

May 15:              Front & Center: International Baccalaureate from 6:30-7:00 pm in the boardroom. Stay for the school board meeting at 7:00.

June 4:                Amistad High School graduation

June 5:                Palm Desert High School graduation

June 6:                Shadow Hills High School graduation

June 7:                Indio High School graduation

June 9:                La Quinta High School graduation

June 11:              Horizon School graduation and Summit High School graduation

 

 

Mary E. B. Perry

Mary E. B. Perry

Mary E. B. Perry is the public information officer for the Desert Sands Unified School District.