Important Announcements - please read


    DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS    (these are read to students each day)



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  • Upcoming important dates:   Depoali Calendar     



    If your student is in 7th grade next school year, please make sure they have the immunizations required.

    Information about immunization requirements, including religious exemptions, visit the Student Health Services website.   



    contains information regarding: 
    Virtual Summer Learning Camp
    Food Distribution for the Summer
    Registration 2020-2021 school year
    Reopening Plans
    Talking about Race with our Children
    Anyone interested in ACE High School can find their 2020-2021 Flyer HERE, and their 9th Grade Application form HERE.    
    Friday, July 31 - Depoali Days for 7th and 8th graders - planners, ID's, schedules, pay fees, purchase Depoali Gear 
    Monday, August 3 - Depoali Days for 6th graders - planners, 6th grade fall pictures, ID's, schedules, pay fees, purchase Depoali Gear 
    Monday, August 10 - First Day of School 
    Thursday, August 13 - Fall Picture Day for 7th/8th grades (and any 6th grader who still needs a fall photo taken) 
    Monday, August 17 - Cross Country Practice Begins after school 
    Thursday, August 27 - Cross Country Meet at Depoali, 3pm 


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  • 6th Grade Orientation 

    If you weren't able to attend Orientation night on March 12th,
    you can fill out the *Course Selection Form 
    and watch the video from that night 
    *the course selection form will automatically be forwarded to Depoali upon completion. 

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  • 8th Grade Lunch Account Balances - End of Year 


    For those 8th grade students who have a credit in their lunch account at the end of the school year, the balances will automatically transfer to the students' 9th grade school provided the student is still within the Washoe County School District.  If you wish to request a refund for any reason, you must contact Nutrition Services at (775)353-5930  Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm.  Refunds are not processed at the individual school site. 



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  • Dangerous Apps and how to monitor kids phones on Apple 


    Depoali families,  

    The counselors at Depoali have put together a list of apps that some of our students are using. We thought this information might be good to share with parents as well as aunts, uncles, friends, etc.  It is pretty scary what is out there and hard to stay on top of them because it seems like a new app comes out every day.  We're also including how to monitor kid’s phones on Apple.  Please see the following attachments. 

    Dangerous Apps            Apple phone monitoring 



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    Create thoughtful and lasting custom creations from stationary, award-winning photo books, cards, announcements, invitations, gifts, home decor, beach towels, travel totes and even pet products with Tiny Prints and Shutterfly. Anyone can shop! Share with parents, teachers, family, colleagues, friends and neighbors, and encourage them to spread the word!  By ordering through DEPOALIMS.SHUTTERFLYSTOREFRONT.COM you will be helping Depoali to raise money for our school as we earn 8% on each Storefront purchase.   



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  • Attendance...

    When your student is absent from school please call the attendance secretary at (775) 327-3828
    ...or have the student bring a note to the office within 3 days explaining the reason for the absence (note must be signed by parent), be sure to indicate students' first & last name and grade on the note.
    ...or you can email the attendance secretary HERE.

    Homework requests:  Students and parents can email teachers to request work.  Teacher email addresses can be found in the Staff Directory or in Infinite Campus.   

    Three or more days of absence:  

    If you know that your student will be absent for three or more days, the student should bring a parent note detailing the dates of the absence and the reason for the absence to the office.  The student will be given a PRE-ARRANGED ABSENCE FORM to take around to all of his/her teachers who will fill in the form with any homework to be completed during the absence.  The form then needs to be reviewed and signed by the student, the parents, and the office.  Please note: depending on the length of the absence, this process takes time and should be started at least one week in advance of the absence.


    Progressive Discipline Plan  

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Questions & Answers

  • Q. Costs for 2019-2020 


    A.  Please refer to our FALL NEWSLETTER for Back to School information. 

               A combo lunch meal costs $3.15 and consists of an entree, a side dish, juice and milk, and a dessert. 

               Breakfast is served daily for $1.85 and available to all students. 


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  • Q.  Does Depoali accept debit or credit cards?


    A. No.  Sorry, we are not able to accept cards.  We do accept cash, checks or money orders.


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  • Q. How do we pay for lunches? 

    • Use the online payment service "My School Bucks" (see Quick Links above)  MySchoolBucks is an online payment service that provides parents with the ability to securely pay for meals, monitor student cafeteria purchases, and receive email notifications for low account balances. This service allows you to pay for school meals online using a credit or debit card.
    • Students can bring a check, money order or cash in an envelope to their advisory teacher who will allow them to take their payment directly to the Nutrition kitchen manager.  Checks should be written to NUTRITION SERVICES. 
    • Payments can also be dropped off at the front office.  Please be sure students full names are on checks or envelopes with cash to avoid errors in posting.



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  • Q. Can I pay Nutrition Services and class fees using the same check?  


    A. No.  Nutrition Services is a separate department operating within each school.  Please make checks for lunches directly to Nutrition Services and be sure to write your child's full name on the check or envelope containing cash.  


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  • Q.  Does "My School Bucks" online payment service have a mobile ap? 
    A. Yes.   You can check their website for links to APP STORE, GOOGLE PLAY or WINDOWS PHONE STORE

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  • Q. What if my student becomes ill while at school? 


    A. Should a student become ill while at school, the proper procedure is for the student to obtain a pass to the clinic.  Once at the clinic either the student or the clinical staff will phone a parent/guardian if pickup is necessary.  If you receive a text from your student saying they are ill, please instruct him/her to go to the clinic.   



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