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Student Bulletin

Daily Bulletin

Deer Valley High School


Daily Bulletin


May 24, 2017


General Info


IDs must be worn at all times while on campus, on a lanyard, around your neck.  This is a safety issue.  If you are caught without your lanyard and ID on at any time, you will be required to pay $5 for a replacement.


Just a reminder:  Deer Valley is a strictly CLOSED CAMPUS for lunch.  No students are allowed to leave the campus during lunchtime.


DV’s library is now open for extended hours. The library is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until 5 pm. Come on in and discover this great place to work, study and learn!


Student Activities


Congratulations to the Class of 2017!  This year’s senior class won the Class of the Year competition this year, and will be going to the Antioch Waterpark TOMORROW, Thursday, May 25th!  Seniors – please pick up your permission slips from your senior English teachers today or tomorrow.  Information about the trip is attached.

  • What’s 2+2?
  • What’s the capital of the United States of America?
  • What does PEMDAS stand for?
  • What is the Capital of Uzbekistan?
  • What’s the square root of x squared?
  • How many Lowe’s could Rob Lowe rob if Rob Lowe could rob Lowe’s?

Fourth annual Quiz Bowl:  Teachers vs. Students.  3 pm in the theater.  TODAY, Wednesday, May 24th.  FREE admission.  Be there!


Attention all DV students!  Yearbooks will be distributed TODAY, Wednesday, May 24th after school in the East Cafeteria.  You must have your current student ID to pick up your pre-purchased yearbook.  If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, you can bring $85 (cash only) to the East Cafeteria on yearbook distribution days and take one home.  However, this year’s edition is almost completely sold out, so don’t wait!


Hey Deer Valley!  Are you gay, lesbian, bi, pan, trans, unsure...? Do you have questions about where to find or how to access LGBTQ activities and support?  Come see Kevin Martin, from Center for Human Development's Empowerment Program, in the House 2 Office on Wednesdays between 11:00am- 3pm.  Stop in during lunch or ask a teacher or your counselor about meeting with him. All meetings are CONFIDENTIAL.   For more information about Empowerment, contact Mr. Martin at or (925) 753-1004 ext. 102


Senior Scene


Seniors!  Plan on joining your fellow graduates from all Antioch high schools in celebrating Baccalaureate.  This is a student-directed, non-denominational appreciation program for graduating seniors, honoring their contributions to the community.  Music and motivational speakers will be from among peers and the faith community.  It will be held Sunday, June 4th at 7 pm at Most Holy Rosary Church, 1313 A Street in Antioch.  Please wear your cap and gown.


Junior Jazz


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Freshman Facts




Math tutoring is available for any student that needs it on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4 pm in room 304.  All are welcome.




Hello student body! Deer Valley Key Club is having a fundraiser for the Pediatric Trauma Program and the Elimination Project.  The Pediatric Trauma Program reduces childhood death from traumatic injuries.  Our fundraising supports community outreach, education, medical equipment and training for nurses and doctors.  The Eliminate Project works to eliminate MNT, a deadly bacterial disorder, by purchasing vaccines for mothers and their babies.  Please support these causes by buying ribbon leis and chocolate kisses along with message grams during both lunches in front of House 3 TODAY, Wednesday, May 24th through Tuesday, May 31st. This is a great way to end the school year and say goodbye to your friends and teachers!


Mark your calendars for a special celebration – Black Student United! This gathering will take place TODAY, Wednesday, May 24th from 3:45 – 5:00 pm in the West Cafeteria.  Members of Black Student Unions from the local area will meet to discuss disunity in the black community.  There will be performances, a raffle and food.  All are welcome.


Key Club meets in room 221.

Thespian Club meets in room 401.

Scholastic Chess Club meets in room 511.

Hispanos Unidos meets in room 307


After School Programs


3-on-3 Basketball meets every day from 3-5 pm on the outside blacktop basketball courts, next to the tennis courts.  All are welcome!


Looking for a great way to spend time with your friends after school?  Come on out and challenge the Ping Pong Masters at the after-school Ping Pong program!  Meetings are every Monday and Wednesday from 3-4 pm in room 118.  All are welcome!






DV Spring Football is here!  Practice continues TODAY, Wednesday, May 24th through TOMORROW, Thursday, May 25th from 5:00 – 7:30 pm in Wolverine Stadium.  All participants should wear a spirit pack – get yours now for only $35!  Come by the table that will be out during both lunches all this week for more information.


Counseling, College and Career Center


Graduating Seniors: LMC will be hosting our 2nd STEM Jam this July 24-27.  It is a four-day prep program for incoming recent high school graduates interested in pursuing STEM majors at LMC. The STEM Jam program can take up to 30 students.  They will bring in guest speakers, have STEM team building activities, provide free lunch, and more. Students have shared that this prep program has prepared them for their first semester at LMC, and to not underestimate the challenges of science courses. For more information about LMC’s STEM programs:  To Sign up:


The East Contra Costa County Republican Women Federated is taking applications until Friday, June 30th for their Scholarship/Leadership Award.  Applications are available in the College & Career Center and online at the Career Center DVHS site. 

The Sutter Delta Medical Center Auxiliary is taking applications for their scholarship from students who are interested in a career in the medical field.  The deadline is Saturday, May 27th and applications are available in the College & Career Center and online.


All high school students: there is a wide variety of LMC classes being offered this summer specifically high school Students and recent graduates.  These include: Intro to Business, Personal Finance, Music Literature, Welding, Film as an International Art Form and more!  Go to for more information or stop by the College and Career Center.


If you have NOT completed the FAFSA, it’s not too late!  The priority deadline was March 2nd, but there is still aid out there for students through the federal and state governments, and the college you will go to!  Go online to ASAP to complete the FAFSA and make yourself eligible for aid from all those organizations that want to help you!


Scholarship of the Week!  You can get daily scholarship opportunities e-mailed to you by creating a profile at or one of the other scholarship search engines found under the “College” tab on the DVHS webpage.  The Scholarship of the Week and all scholarships that have been sent to DVHS can be found on this site or in the College and Career Center.

For more job opportunities, fairs and college fairs, please check us out under the “College” tab on the DVHS webpage. 


Upcoming College Visits/Informational Sessions – please see Ms. Proznick in the Career Center to sign up.


Upcoming College Fairs


Students can sign up in the Career Center or online at the Counseling and Career Center Facebook Page.  Just search “DVHS Counseling and Career Center”.