Check Out The Smarty Pants In 2nd Grade

Yesterday I observed our amazing 2nd graders learning about synonyms and similes.  There is incredible learning happening in our classrooms! Do you know the difference between a simile and a synonym?        
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Sweet Dreams Come True Fundraiser

The Help Kylie make Sweet Dreams Come True fundraiser ended right before spring bring and DECS raised over $4000 this year! The winning class raised $578.90! Way to go Ms. Jewell and all of her 1st graders!  
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The Greatest Staff in the World!!!

It cannot be denied that we have the most incredible staff in the world. Please check out the music video on our website and Facebook we made for our students! All of these people ROCK each and every day!
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Let The Testing Begin!

Hi wonderful families! Starting Monday, April 13th, all 3rd-6th graders at DECS will be taking the Smarter Balanced State Test. We have been working hard energizing our students to do their personal best and persevere! We would love for you to continue this same dialogue at home, be s
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We need your help to support Charters

We need your immediate support: The Assembly Education Committee is currently discussing AB 787 and I am asking our parents and all charter supporters to write and/or call local legislators and urge them to VOTE NO on AB 787 (Hernandez).  AB 787 is in direct contradiction to the essen
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Our school survey is up and running and your voice is critical!

Please be sure to visit our website or click on the link below and take our annual Parent Survey. This is the same survey we administered last Spring and was crucial in helping us develop a strategic plan for this school year. We at DECS strive to create the very best learning environ
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