Principal Dunn Update - February 13, 2023
Posted on 02/13/2023

Happy 3-Day Weekend!

It is the time of year for all current DJUSD students in TK through 5th grades legal parent/guardian complete the Intent to Return Form process online. To complete this, log into the DJUSD Parent Portal ( and follow the simple instructions here. If you forgot your pin and password, you may select “Forgot your PIN?” or “Forgot Your Password?” links on the Parent Portal login page. The due date to complete this process is Friday, March 24, 2023.

Thank you for your cooperation with this!

Sra. Dunn


100 days of school

100th School Day at CCE

During the month of February, our CCE students celebrated the 100th day of school, this year it was Monday, February 6. Many students participated with fun art and math activities, while some completed a 100 day project which they presented to their peers, parents, and teachers.

winter concert

CCE 5th & 6th Grade Strings Assembly and Winter Concert

Congratulations to Sra. Cooley and the 60+ 5th and 6th grade students for their outstanding performances during our CCE Assembly and Monday, February 6 Winter Concert the first in our new MPR. Many thanks to the CCE parents who support their student/s in the Strings music program. CCE has the highest percentage of participation of eligible students in the strings program of all of the elementary campuses. Sra. Cooley is a phenomenal teacher and many of our students continue in the program through the junior and high school programs, too. Board of Trustee, Hiram Jackson, was in attendance and quoted, “…I was very impressed with the focus of the students, the quality of the performance, and the great energy of the event.”

new play structure

New Campus Play Structure & Recess Games

Our second CCE play Structure construction is almost completed! Meanwhile, our outdoor supervision staff continue to find alternative games for our students to play during recess times. Our library is open during for all recess and lunch breaks. We continue to offer arts, crafts and board games in the CARES center on MWF, if parents are interested in helping out at recess please sign up here.


CCE Kinder Tours for Rising Kindergarten Families

We are offering two scheduled tour visits for current DJUSD TK enrolled families as well as prospective families of rising Kindergarteners. Please register by emailing [email protected] or calling our School Office (530) 757-5490. Tours are scheduled for:

  • Tuesday, February 14: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Friday, February 17: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

parents engagement night

DJUSD Parent Engagement Night

The DJUSD Annual Parent Engagement Night will be held virtually on February 22 at 6:00 p.m. DJUSD Parents and Staff are welcome and encouraged to attend. More information can be found here.


CCE Climate Committee Meeting: Tues., February 21, 2:45-4:00 p.m., Rm 35

Please consider joining our in-person meeting this month to learn more about our school’s and counseling program goals and projects. All community members are welcomed.

CCE School Site Council Meeting: Wed., February 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Rm 22

All parents and staff are encouraged to join our parents, teacher and support staff who comprise our school site council. After our council meeting, we will host a potluck at 5:00 p.m. and attend the 6:00 p.m. virtual DJUSD Parent Engagement Night together in our library.

Important Dates & Events

Tuesday, February 14 – CCE Tour for Rising Kindergarteners, 9-10:00 a.m.

Friday, February 17 - CCE Tour for Rising Kindergarteners, 9-10:00 a.m.

Monday, February 20 – NO SCHOOL, DJUSD Holiday

Tuesday, February 21 – CCE Climate Committee Meeting, 2:45-4:00 p.m., Rm 35

Wednesday, February 22 – CCE School Site Council Meeting, 3:30p-5:00p, Rm 22

Friday, February 24 – Principal’s coffee, MPR

Saturday, March 4SIPAT Dinner & Auction, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Vet’s Memorial Center

M-F, March 13-17 – CCE Spring Safety Week

M-F, March 20-24 – CCE Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1st-6th 1:30 p.m. dismissal

Friday, March 24 – DJUSD Intent to Return Form Due

M-F, March 27-31 – NO SCHOOL, DJUSD Spring Break

Wednesday, April 19 – CCE Open House, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m