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  • DMUSD Wellness Policy

    As we celebrate the holidays, please be reminded that the District’s Wellness Policy includes the following requirements for food brought on campus for students. Check here for district nutrition guidelines.

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  • Welcome our New Art Specialist: Keri White

    I am very excited to join the Del Mar Heights team as your new Art specialist! Art is incredible in that it helps children to make meaningful connections with projects that encourage critical and creative thinking, collaborative learning, and hands on engagement in the classroom. My goal is to expose students to artistic experiences that they will keep for a lifetime. I will be at Del Mar Hills on Mondays and Tuesdays, and here at Del Mar Heights on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. This is my ninth year teaching Art in an elementary school setting. I most recently taught Art at Heritage Trails Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma, and also at a contemporary art gallery with artists of all ages. I am excited to be able to continue my passion right here in my new hometown of San Diego. My door is always open, so please come check out the wonderful things our students are doing in Art this year! We are thrilled with the addition of Keri White to our extraordinary STEAM+ team.

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  • Winterfest - 12/15 at 1:00 pm

    Join us on Thursday, December 15 at 1:00pm for an afternoon of singing and celebration. If you are unable to attend our Winterfest Performance you are invited to join us at our Dress Rehearsal on Wednesday, December 16 at 10:15am. Parents please plan to stay for the entirety of the program. Teachers will not be able to release any students early. This is one of only two school wide celebrations during the year, so it is a special event for our school community.

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  • Pajama, Read-in, & Stuffed Animal Spirit Day - 12/16

    Wear your pajamas, bring a favorite book and don’t forget to bring a stuffed animal friend!

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  • Computer Science Education Week - 12/5 through 12/11

    Computer Science Education Week is from December 5-11. The students at Del Mar Heights will be participating in Hour Of Code during technology lab class with Mrs. Moran. The annual global campaign is an effort to ensure all students are equipped with valuable 21st century critical thinking and problem solving skills. All week long, students will engage in fun, collaborative activities and, best of all, they will learn key programming concepts that our students will build on in the future.

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  • KHTS News

    Click the title to watch the latest edition of KHTS News featuring Harvest Fest, the Innovation Lab, DASH the Robot, Halloween Parade, & our most recent Dolphin Leadership Spirit Day.

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  • Superintendent's November Message to the Community

    Just recently in mid conversation with a colleague, I was confronted with a simple, yet quite thought-provoking question that has made me stop in my tracks. Why do we control so much of the lives of our little people? I am guilty of this myself. When I was a teacher and principal, I made sure to tightly control much of children’s days to maintain a sense of order and productivity. As a parent, I monitor much of my child’s world, often jumping in too soon, when he would have remembered to say thank you on his own…or telling him exactly which writing tool he needs to use when he could have made that decision himself.

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