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Doctors Charter School - Florida Gold School of Excellence

March 20, 2015

 
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               March 20, 2015
School News

Have a safe, restful Spring Recess. School resumes on Monday,March 30th.

Tennis Tournament a great success
The Ninth Annual Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday, March 14th at Miami Shores Country Club Tennis Center.  Attendees included DCS students, parents, and staff as well as members of our Miami Shores community.  All participants were treated to a pro tennis clinic as part of their entry prior to tournament play.  The 2015 Men's champion is Lionel Leger and the 2015 Women's champion for the second year in a row is Jennifer Quinton.  Congratulations to our winners and a special thank you to our generous sponsors: Biscayne Tennis, Tropical Chevrolet, Medi-Station, Harke Clasby Bushman, Alice Burch, Dr. Susan Dombrowsky, Kimberly OMahony, and Michele King.
 
 

Testing Begins April 13


 

April 13 -17 4/13
Science Gr 8
6th Grade ELA
4/14
6th Grade ELA
7th Grade ELA
4/15
7th Grade ELA
8th Grade ELA
4/16
8th Grade ELA
10th Grade ELA
4/17
10th Grade ELA
April 20-24 4/20
9th Grade ELA
7th Grade Math
4/21
9th Grade ELA
7th Grade Math
4/22
6th Grade Math
8th Grade Math
4/23
6th Grade Math
8th Grade Math
4/24
Civics EOC
April 27-May 1 4/27
Algebra 2 EOC
4/28
Algebra 2 EOC
4/29
Biology EOC
4/30
Early release
5/1
U.S. History EOC
May 4 - May 7 5/4
Geometry EOC
5/5
Geometry EOC
5/6 Algebra  EOC 5/7 Algebra 1 EOC  
           
  ELA= English Language Arts   EOC= End of Course    


   

Hawks Booster Club needs your support for the Golf Tournament on May 1

 
Donations of water and Gatorade are needed for both tournaments and can be dropped off in the office. To help, please click on the VolunteerSpot link.
 
Hawks Logo Sports Scoop
The boys middle school basketball team went 1-1 for last week, defeating YCCS 25-24 on Friday.  The game was tied as Joshua Partridge stepped to the line and hit one of two free throws to go up by one. YCCS' offense came down the court, but the Hawks defense stopped them for the win. Their next game is March 30th at Cushman at 4:15 p.m.
 
The boys and girls varsity tennis teams wrap up their regular season this week. The district tournament will be held at 9:00 a.m. on March 30th and 31st at Moore Park.
 
Exciting High School Travel Opportunity
 
Ms. Jadallah is sponsoring a trip to Dubai in March, 2016 (spring break next year). Students will attend a conference called "Leveraging Stem to Lead Change", studying renewable energy with international peers.
The ten day trip also includes indoor skiing, visiting markets, rafting, and a desert safari. Students must be in good standing in both grades and behavior in order to attend. For more information, contact Ms. Jadallah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
 
PTSA
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The next PTSA/Booster Club meeting is Wednesday, April 8th, at 6:30 p.m. English/Language Arts teachers will present information about the new FSA testing.  
 
Next Board Meeting: 
Thursday, March 19th, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center.
 
 
 

Important Dates

March 19
Grade 8 Math Training Test

Personnel Committee Meeting, 4:00 p.m. in the DCS conference room

Board Meeting, 
5:30 p.m.

End of 3rd grading period

March 20
Teacher Planning Day, no students in school

March 23 - 27
Spring Recess

March 30
School Resumes

Beginning of 4th grading period

U.S. History Practice Test (ePat)

March 31
Algebra 2 Training Test

April 1
Geometry Training Test

April 2
Biology Practice Test (ePat)

Senior Field Trip to Jungle Island

April 3
Teacher Planning Day; no students in school

April 6
Civics Practice Test

April 7
Algebra 1 Practice Test

April 8
Report Cards go home

PTSA Meeting - English/Language Arts Testing Presentation, 6:30 pm

April 10
Blood Drive

Honor Roll Recognition
Students of the Week
Science - Caroline Leckband 
 
Language Arts - Andrew Doddes
 
Math - Raymond Malanyaon
 
PE - Taryn Graves
 
Spanish - Richard Carvajalino
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