Midweek Update – Thanksgiving, Makeup Picture Day, & More!

Posted on Wednesday / November 9

Typically DPAC provides the Family Update weekly on Sunday afternoons, but this week there is so much taking place that it requires a second notice to be shared with families!  In this Midweek edition of the Family Update you’ll receive a copy of the annual calendar, notice of makeup photos for scholars, invitation to a community Thanksgiving dinner, and more! dpac_info@democracyprep.org

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DPAC Calendar: Family Teacher Conferences / Upcoming No-School and Half-Day Dismissals
Title 1A Right to Know Notice
Makeup Photo Day: Monday, Nov. 14
Community Thanksgiving Dinner: Please RSVP

DPAC Calendar

Family Teacher Conferences

One important element of your scholars well-rounded educational experience is regular communication and cooperation between families and the classroom teachers.  You are invited on Thursday November 10th from 1:30pm – 6:30pm to receive your scholar’s report card and meet your teachers for an in depth discussion about your scholars academic and behavioral progress. Nov. 10 will be an early dismissal half-day at 12:30pm, with Family Teacher Conferences running from 1:30pm – 6:30pm.  To schedule your meeting(s) please reach out directly to your scholars’ advisory teacher. 

Upcoming No School and Half Day Dismissals

For a copy of the full year calendar outlining all half days and no-school days please follow THIS LINK:

  • November 14 – 18: No School on Wednesday, Nov. 16th. Data Day for Teachers.
  • November 21 – 25: No school on Wednesday 23, Thursday 24, or Friday 25 for Thanksgiving.
  • November 28 – December 2: Full week regular dismissal.

Title 1A Right to Know Notice

Right to Ask for Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualifications

In compliance with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Democracy Prep at the Agassi Campus would like to inform you that you may request information about the professional qualifications of your student’s teacher(s) or instructional paraprofessional(s). To review the full letter and learn what types of information is available per request, please follow THIS LINK. Thank you! 

Makeup Photo Day: Mon. Nov., 14

Free School Pictures!

Makeup school pictures can be taken on Monday, November 14th.  We are excited to share that all school pictures are free to families this year!  Due to our new partnership with Content Collaborate, they have agreed to provide free digital copies of all photos to families at no cost! Please arrive in normal DPAC uniform for school pictures.


Community Thanksgiving Potluck

Thanksgiving Potluck

All DPAC families and friends are welcome to join in the DPAC Potluck Thanksgiving. Special thanks to SLA, our new food service provider who is partnering with us to create this year’s menu! If you are interested in attending please RSVP HERE. We are excited to share in this amazing annual tradition with you all! DPAC will provide the food, but families will be asked to  provide desserts, drinks, plates, etc. based on grade level. Please RSVP for this event so we can ensure to provide enough food for all!