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  •   Picture Day - October 21 & 22

    School Pictures will be taken on 10/21 (VLA and Preschool Students) and 10/22 (On Campus Students).




    On Wedenesday, October 21 all VLA students will take their pictures. The schedule for VLA Picture Day is attached. Please follow the guidelines outlined on the schedule, and do not bring your student if they have a fever, symptoms of illness, and/or have had fever medication within the last 24 hours prior. For families not feeling confident attending picture day at school, please register your student with Sumner Photography (see link below) and fill out this Google Form. You will then receicve an individual link from Sumner with instructions on how to take and upload your pictures to their server.




    All On Campus students will have their picture taken on Thursday, October 22. Schedules went out to the teachers, and students will go to the MPR in their cohort.




  •   Welcome Back On Campus Learners!

    Hello Deer Canyon Families!
    We are excited to welcome our on campus learners back to school on Monday! A reminder that session 1 students may arrive between 7:30-7:45am. Session 1 begins at 7:45am and dismisses at 10:20am. Session 2 students may arrive between 11:05-11:20am. Session 2 begins at 11:20am and ends at 1:55pm. Attached is a map showing the single directions for our hallways. Please take a moment to talk with your students about the location of their on campus classroom and the path they will take to reach their class. We will have lots of adults guiding students next week as they enter campus as well.
     We have also attached helpful information for our students on how they can do their part to keep Deer Canyon safe, happy and healthy. Please check out our guides below:

  •   Welcome to Deer Canyon

  •   School Reopening Plan for Learning, Health and Safety

    Deer Canyon Elementary School Reopening Plan for Learning, Health, and Safety

  •   District Communications

    District Reopening Information: View the Reopening Updates here  . 
    School Closure and COVID-19 Updates:  PUSD CORONAVIRUS UPDATES  

  •   Welcome Back to School 2020

    WELCOME BACK DEER CANYON - Principal's Message

  •   Deer Canyon Learning Schedule 2020-2021

    Deer Canyon Learning Schedules 2020-2021

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