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No School March 16-March 27

Eagles: We have been continually following the advice of ADE and AZDHS regarding their recommendation to keep schools open. This afternoon, Gov. Ducey, along with Supt. of Instruction Hoffman, called for all schools in Arizona to close through March 27. Therefore, DVA will be closed for students through March 27, as advised. We will continue to keep in contact, via Remind and the website, throughout the school closure. Thank you for your continued support through this unique time. We love our DVA family!

Third Quarter Awards Assemblies Update

We all get excited about celebrating our Eagles! However, the health of our staff, volunteers, students, parents and guests is a top priority, and we are taking appropriate action to help prevent unnecessary exposure and risk in these uncertain days. Therefore, we are limiting our third quarter awards assemblies to “students only” at this time. Our team will do our best to share pictures and videos from classroom celebrations.

Additional limitations and/or prevention measures will be considered as we receive guidance from state and local health officials. Thank you for understanding and helping us do everything possible to keep DVA a “caring community where students excel”.

COVID-19 Update

Update: 3/13/2020 Eagles: We will continue to closely monitor updates throughout the weekend regarding COVID-19. As of this afternoon, there was no recommendation to close schools in Yuma County. Yuma County Health Department (YCHD) has set up a hotline, 1-844-542-8201, that will be staffed 24/7. Please know that we will continue to do our very best for the health and safety of all. Any new information will be shared via Remind and our DVA website. Thank you, DVA Eagles, for your amazing support as we journey through this together!

3/12/2020 Eagles: There are many questions regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). DVA is vigilantly monitoring and responding to new information about COVID-19. Our top priority is the health and safety of our students and staff. To that end, we are following the guidance of the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS) as well as the Arizona Department of Education (ADE), continually cleaning and sanitizing our campus. Eagles are reminded to wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer frequently throughout the day.

Being well informed is the first step in prevention.  Currently, there are 0 COVID-19 cases reported in Yuma County and ADE is not recommending any school closures at this time.  To access the most current information on COVID-19, please go to the AZDHS website; click here