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Doctors Charter School - Florida Gold School of Excellence

December 19, 2014

 
Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores Doctors Note
 
 
                December 19, 2014
School News

IT'S OFFICIAL...WE ARE AN "A" SCHOOL AGAIN!

               School resumes Monday, January 5th.
                          
Evening in the Courtyard
Plan to attend this annual event on Friday, February 6th. Our courtyard is transformed and the ambience is magical...enjoy gourmet food, wine, music, a silent auction, and great company, sponsored by the DCS PTSA.  Tickets are $50.00 each and sponsorships are also available.
You can purchase tickets, make a donation, and/or become a sponsor by visiting the Evening in the Courtyard page of our website.
Donations needed for Basketball Concessions
There are several basketball games scheduled over the next few months and our Booster Club needs donations for the concessions.
 
It's easy to sign up to help. Click this link: http://vols.pt/qJWSgg. Enter your email address (you do NOT need to register), and sign up. You will get an automated confirmation and reminders.
 
Hawks take the Fairchild Challenge
Ten of Ms. Thomas's science students participated in the Exploring Environmental Sciences (Fairchild Challenge 3). Their mission: apply classroom learning to real-life actions. Students participated in authentic research at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden alongside environmental experts, scientists, and researchers from the community.
 
Jonathan Everett, Ms. Sharon Thomas, and Melanie Wharton
 
Jonathan Everett, Manouchka Alcide, Dessorie Osse, Sadrynie Myrtil, Majesta Levy, Junelle Saint-Sauveur, Grace Benson, Melanie Wharton, Jossie Louis, and Chelsey Ameda
 
For more pictures, please visit the Gallery page of our website.   
      
PTSA
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The PTSA sponsored their annual holiday toy drive that resulted in the collection of ninety toys!  Sixty-five students participated in the toy wrapping party, enjoying refreshments provided by Bob Bourne; the toys were delivered to Miami Shores Elementary School.
 
The next PTSA/Booster Club meeting is Wednesday, January 14, at 6:30 pm.
 
Winter Concert Delights
Our music department's annual Winter Concert never fails to spread holiday cheer, and Tuesday's event was no exception. A standing room only crowd was entranced by the sounds of the DCS beginning band, advanced band, orchestra, and chorus classes led by the talented Mr. Sal Vinciguerra. 
 
Next Board Meeting: 
Thursday, January 15th, at 5:30 pm in the Media Center.
 
 
December 22 - January 2
Winter Recess

January 5
School Resumes

January 7
EESAC Meeting, 3:45 pm in the Media Center

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting, 4:30 pm in the conference room

Homecoming Spirit Week - Decades Day

Evening in the Courtyard Planning Meeting, 6:30 pm in the Media Center

January 8
Homecoming Spirit Week - Fancy Day

January 9
Homecoming Spirit Week-Color Day

January 12
District Writing Post-test, grades 6 - 11

Homecoming Spirit Week - Sports Day

January 13
Homecoming Spirit Week - Celebrity Day

Homecoming Pep Rally

Homecoming Game, Pepper Park

January 14
Finance Committee Meeting, 7:30 am in the DCS conference room

PTSA/Booster Club Meeting, 6:30 pm in the Media Center

January 15
End of 2nd grading period

Personnel Committee Meeting, 4:00 pm in the conference room

Board Meeting, 5:30 pm in the Media Center

Homecoming Dance, 7 to 10 pm

January 16
Teacher planning day; no students in school

Finance Committee meeting, 7:30 am in the conference room

January 19
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; school is closed
Students of the Week
Chemistry Honors - 
Naji Jadallah
 
Intro to  Writing - Elijah Vaudreuil
 
Math  - Allyson Capati
 
PE - Michael Michot
 
Social Studies - Vershon Charles
 
Spanish - Faella Bell
 
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