Beginning of Year Family Update

Posted on Thursday / August 4

Over the next week we have some important events occurring in preparation for the new school year. Please read this information carefully, it is relevant for all DPAC families. If you have any questions please feel free to email us at Thank you and we look forward to a fantastic school year!

Uniform Sales and High School Tech Pickup: Friday, August 5th from 5:00 – 7:00pm.

Parent University: Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 – 11:00am

  • Parent Universities are a brief presentation outlining expectations for the upcoming school year and sharing important changes to our schedule, calendar, and policies. 
  • All families are required to attend one Parent University.  This is the final option of the Summer.
  • For families who registered late or were unable to attend we will record this final presentation and send to families via email. 

Car Wash Fundraiser for Football: Saturday, August 6th from 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • The DPAC Blue Knights Football Team is inviting you to a fundraising car wash event.
  • The location will be across the street from the DPAC parking lot. 

Prep Academy: Monday August 8th – Thursday, August 11th from 8:00am – 12:00pm

  • Prep Academy is an opportunity for scholars to meet their teachers, experience the rhythms of the school day, and learn the expectations of being a DPAC scholar.
  • Please wear your DPAC school uniform.
  • There is no before or after school care for Prep Academy.
  • All scholars Kindergarten – 9th grade are invited to attend all four days.
  • 10th-12th grade scholars should have been called by their respective teachers inviting them to their relevant days. 

First Day of School: Monday, August 15th 7:30am – 2:50pm

  • The south gate opens at 7:15am to welcome scholars on campus.
  • Scholars are recorded tardy if they are not in class at 7:30am.
  • Regular school days dismiss at 2:50pm Monday – Friday 
  • We will no longer have half day dismissal on Wednesdays.