Davenport School of the Arts • 4751 North CR 547 • Davenport, Florida • 33837 • 863-420-2557

DSA Welcomes New Principal, Cindy Braaten

From Mr. Brian Kier, retiring Principal:

"Dear Family,

Please join me in congratulating Cindy Braaten, newly appointed principal of Davenport School of the Arts!  Cindy is very excited, and I know you will support her, as together, you will take DSA to new heights.  Enjoy your summer and be ready for an exciting 2019-20 school year. "

Plan Now for Orientation: New Times this Year

Student orientation day is August 8th. Students and parents may visit their classroom and get paperwork either in the morning from 9:00am-11:00am, or in the evening from 4:00pm-6:00pm.

ATTENTION parents of incoming 7th graders: Please be sure to turn in your documentation for Tdap immunization BEFORE the first day of school. Seventh graders without documented immunizations WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND the first day of school. Turn documentation in to Mrs. Varney in the front office or at orientation.


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Avoid standing in line at orientation by purchasing your uniform shirts/sweaters/jackets before Orientation Day, August 8. Shirts are $15, sweaters $15, and jackets $30. Don't wait for it to be cold to get our sweaters/jackets as they sell out quickly. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 8am-4pm.

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Tyson A+ LogoDid You Know Tyson Offers Funds for Schools?

DSA can earn money if you save labels this summer! In your grocer’s freezers section, look for Tyson Products that display the Project A+ logo. The label you save is easily identified by looking for the simple 1, 2, 3 program steps. Each label is worth 24¢ cash!Tyson Label Guide
There are more than 30 eligible Tyson product labels from items available in the frozen foods section of every grocery store chain. Eligible products include chicken nuggets, chicken wings, chicken strips, and their Any’tizers selection of various frozen appetizers.

Bring your labels to school in August and give them to Nurse Sottilaro in the clinic.



news and notes...Fuel Up to Play 60

Students Fueled up with Tampa Bay Bucks!

To learn more about our students' participation, see the Fuel Up Page.

Congratulations Students!

Congratulations TSA Students! For results and pictures go to the TSA Page.

Congratulations to Middle School Poetry Winners. To read the poetry click here.

Leader in Me Great Happens Here



See what your student is learning about being a leader. The new 7 Habits page is HERE!

Teacher of The Year

This year's teacher of the year is Ms. Gotshall and employee of the year is Mr. Diego; congratulations to both of them!

Did You Know We Have a Little Library?

The little library is located in the garden. Give a book, get a book! More info.

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  • Extended School day To Achieve Results is in place for before-school and after-school student registration. For more on ESTAR, a brochure and registration form, click on the icon here: