Red Ribbon Week 2019

We are “REDy” to celebrate Red Ribbon Week at DVA, October 28-November 1. Our motto for the week is, “Do the right thing even when no one’s looking”.

  • Monday, October 28          Neon Dress Day: “Too Bright for Bullying and Drugs”
  • Tuesday, October 29          Super Heroes Dress Day: “I Have the Power to be Bully and Drug Free”
  • Wednesday, October 30    Crazy Hair/Hat & Crazy Socks Day: “Wild to be Bully and Drug Free”
  • Thursday, October 31         Team Jersey/DVA Shirt and Jeans Day: “Team Up, We’re Bully and Drug Free”
  • Friday, November 1            Red Shirt and FREE Jeans Day: “REDy to be Bully and Drug Free”

Red Ribbon Celebration: Friday, November 1
Third, Fourth, & Fifth Grades: 11:45AM-12:30PM
First & Second Grades: 12:45PM-1:30PM
Kindergarten: 1:45PM-2:30PM

Get REDy, DVA Eagles, to do the right thing even if no one is watching you!

Parent Orientation SY19-20

Parent Orientation is Tuesday, August 6, from 6-7 PM. Orientation is a time to connect with your child’s teacher and learn the expectations for SY19-20. Classroom sessions will last 15 minutes and will be repeated to allow parents the opportunity to attend orientation in multiple classes.
Session 1: 6:05-6:20 PM
Session 2: 6:25-6:40 PM
Session 3: 6:45-7:00 PM
Please plan to attend a session in your child’s classroom. We look forward to connecting with you!

Back to School Safety/Traffic

Welcome Back, DVA Eagles! We are looking forward to s fantastic year! Many of our new families are becoming acquainted with traffic flow at DVA. Here is a diagram, with helpful tips, for onsite traffic flow.

Also, you may have noticed some newly appointed school zone signs in the area. DVA partnered with Crane Schools, YUHS District, and the City of Yuma to designate school safety zones. We are grateful for the added attention to traffic and pedestrian safety around schools.

Just a reminder, gates open at 7:15 AM for student drop off, and at 2:40 PM for student pick up on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, and 12:05 PM for student pick up on Thursday and all early release days.

Start Times:
First Bell: 7:45 AM
Tardy Bell: 7:55 AM

Dismissal:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 2:50 PM
Thursday and all early release days: 12:15 PM