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Weekly Update 4/13/18

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Dear eDCSD Families,
Welcome to classic springtime in Colorado; Sun one day and snow the next!  Enjoy your weekend and some sunshine if you can catch it. Please read this week’s announcements below.
Announcements
Fundraising Event for Ellie, our therapy dog (All Students) Love having Ellie, our therapy dog, at blended to greet you and love on you when you need a hug?  We are required to maintain insurance for her and in order to cover that cost, we are asking for your support.  We are selling pizza by the slice on April 18 (THIS WEDNESDAY) and May 9 and all proceeds for these events will go towards Ellie’s insurance.  Remember to bring your cash on these days so we can support our favorite 4 legged staff member!
Course Requests for the 18/19 School Year (Returning Full Time Students) eDCSD Students: Please click on this link to request courses for the 2018-19 school year.   Instructions are listed in the link. If you have questions, please contact your counselor.
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4/6/28 Weekly Update

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Dear eDCSD Families,
State Testing week is upon us.  As a reminder, VC and blended schedules have been adjusted so check with teachers for schedules.  A link to testing dates/locations can be found HERE.  If you have any questions about testing, please call the office at 303-387-9465. Please read this week’s announcements below.
Announcements
State Testing Begins Next Week! (Full-time eDCSD Students) State Mandated Testing is underway!   A detailed schedule can be found HERE.  Students should arrive at 8:45 for testing to begin promptly at 9 am.  Please bring headphones, a water bottle, and a sack lunch with you on each day of testing.  Please make sure you note these testing dates on your calendar and plan to bring your student to Castle Rock for testing.  As a reminder, we do not have blended on Wednesday, April 11 due to state testing. If you have any questions about testing, please call the office at 303-387-9465.
Fundraising Event for Ellie, our therapy dog (All Students) Love havin…

Weekly Update 3/30/18

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Dear eDCSD Families,
Welcome back!  We hope you had the opportunity to relax and recharge.  Fourth quarter is here and we only have 8 more weeks of school!   We have some wonderful things planned to finish this year strong. Please read this week’s announcements below.
Announcements Arapahoe Community College- Art and Design Program Visit (All Students) On Wednesday, Apr 4, students are invited to join us for a field trip to Arapahoe Community College.  We will be touring the Art and Design program, meeting with admissions reps, and looking into opportunities that ACC has to offer.  Transportation is available! To sign up, please fill out this form.  If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Wanda Wilson at wbwilson@dcsdk12.org.
Virtual Parent Orientation: On Thursday, April 6th from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, we will be holding a virtual parent orientation.  We will cover technology tools that parents can use to support their student, tips for online student success, and have an open question…

Weekly Update 3/16/18

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Dear eDCSD Families,
Spring break has arrived!  We hope you have the opportunity to relax and recharge.  As a reminder, the eDCSD office will be closed March 19-23 but many office staff will be accessible via email and phone if you need support.  Our teachers are off for the week. Quarter 4 courses will open on March 26th at 8 am. Please read this week’s announcements below.
Announcements Extension Policy (All Students) Not happy with how your grades for quarter are looking?  We get many requests for extensions at the end of each grading period.  Please see the Extension Policy to determine if an extension is possible.  The fee for this extension is $25 per course requested. All fees must be made via Mailed check (to our office), or Revtrak (credit card online).  Note that the deadline for registration and payment is Thursday, March 22nd at 3 pm. Payment MUST be received by our office and/or verified as paid online by the registration due date and time, no exceptions (this includes mail…

Weekly Update 3/9/18

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Dear eDCSD Families,
This Sunday at midnight, students must have all regular coursework from the quarter turned in.  Next week, Monday, March 12 - Thursday, March 15, is finals week. All finals are due by Thursday, March 15th at midnight.  Friday, March 16th is a teacher work day and there is no school that day followed by spring break March 19 - 23. Don’t forget that we also spring forward this Sunday so remember to change those clocks!  Please read this week’s announcements below.
Announcements
End of the Quarter Notice (All Students) eDCSD is on a quarterly grading period system.  The end of the grading period is Thursday, March 15th, for the third quarter. All regular work is due by SUNDAY, March 11 AT MIDNIGHT and the next week is final exams. At the high school level, a passing grade (D or above) at the end of the quarter is equal to .25 credits added to their transcript.  Quarter 3 and quarter 4 grades are not averaged. They are individual terms and are posted separately. If …