Family Update for the Week of August 22nd

Posted on Sunday / August 21


The DPAC Family Update is available at the beginning of each week to share important events and opportunities for families in the upcoming 7 days.  Our commitment to you is that we will only share relevant and important information in this weekly communication.  We ask that all DPAC families take the time to read this each week so you are up to date with important information to help your scholar succeed!  Thank you for taking the time to learn what is on the horizon the next 7 days.

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Welcome Back to School Family Party!  – Saturday
Action Item: Family Handbook
Action Item: Photo/Video Release
Volunteer Interest Form
Blessings in a Backpack – Free Food over the Weekend
Football for K-5 
Free Papsmears & Mammograms – Complete Family Care

Welcome Back to School Family Party!  – Saturday

All DPAC families are invited to come this Saturday, August 27th from 11am – 1pm for a Welcome Back to School Ice Cream Social Party! You will able to experience:

  • campus tours
  • free food samplings from SLA, our new food service provider; you can sample actual meals scholars receive during the school year
  • live music
  • cheers from DPAC Blue Knight Cheer Team
  • ice cream
  • face paintings and more!

We hope to see you this Saturday for a great kickoff event to the new school year!

Action Item: Family Handbook

We ask that every DPAC family follow THIS LINK to the 2022/2023 DPAC Family Handbook. Every family should fill out the brief Google Form recognizing you have received a copy.  The Family Handbook and the Google Signature Form can be found by following THIS LINK

Action Item: Photo/Video Release

Please take a moment to fill out this two question media release form. We are excited to share the many great things happening on campus, and by filling out this form it allows us to share some amazing highlight videos and photos with you all!  Most recently we created an amazing “First Day of School” highlight real and hope to share it with you soon! If you want to see these great photos and videos please fill out the media release form here, thank you!

Volunteer Interest Form

Come be part of the DPAC experience!  Fill out this Volunteer Interest Form and DPAC staff will contact you by the next business day to follow up. Join us and show your scholar that you too are living the mission of Democracy Prep. Sign up HERE and become a volunteer today. Please contact the school at dpac_info@democracyprep.org if you have questions. Thank you for your support of the DPAC community!

Blessings in a Backpack – Free Food over the Weekend

For families in Kindergarten – 12th grade, please fill out THIS FORM if you are interested in your scholar receiving grocery support. The mission of Blessings in a Backpack is to mobilize communities, people, and resources to provide weekend meals to elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. They currently feed 92,700 students from 1,064 schools in 47 states! Through our partnership with this organization, DPAC Elementary will be able to provide weekend bags of food to students who need it most. Through our own efforts on campus and other partnerships we are also able to support some grocery needs for scholars in 6th – 12th to ensure all scholars have an opportunity to nutrition. All you need to do is fill out THIS FORM to show your interest in participating.  Thank you!

Flag Football for K-5 

We are excited to partner with Doolittle Community Center and the City of Las Vegas in order to be able to provide football to scholars in grades Kindergarten – 5th.  Scholars in Kindergarten – 2nd are invited to learn more and register online HERE. Scholars in 3rd – 5th grade and their families are invited this Tuesday, August 23rd to an informational meeting from 3:30 – 4:30pm in the DPAC Cafeteria. There will be a flag football clinic on Wednesday and Thursday and then tryouts on Friday, August 26th.

Free Papsmears & Mammograms – Complete Family Care

We are excited to share a free service from our DPAC Health Office Provider, Complete Family Care.  Please call 702.747.7770 for more information and to schedule your appointment. We hope that many in our community are able to take advantage of this special offer to DPAC families!