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Superintendency Message

Try Something New

By Asst. Superintendent Dr. Logan Toone

As a parent of young children, I often need to encourage my kids to eat certain foods at dinnertime.  The conversation goes something like this:

Me:   “Hey buddy, can you eat your salad?”
Child:   (Silently wonders if ignoring me will work)
Me:   “C’mon bud, we’re in a little bit of a hurry.  Eat your salad please.”
Child:   (Unwilling to give up on quiet resistance, pretends to eat his fruit and chicken — which he’s already eaten)
Me:   “Son, you need to eat your salad, it’s good for you!”
Child:   (Reluctantly realizing the futility of his previous methods), “But I don’t like this salad.”
Me:   “You haven’t even tried it yet.  How do you know you don’t like it?”
Child:   “I didn’t like salad last time we had it.” ...

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You don’t just luck into things. ...You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.Barbara Bush

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What's Happening at Davis

Congratulations go out to four Davis School District high schools ranked among the top 15 high schools in Utah.
 
Davis High was recognized as the second best high school in the latest rankings from the U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, Viewmont High was ranked No. 6 and Bountiful High ranked No. 9.
 
Also worth mentioning is Woods Cross High which ranked No. 11 in the state.

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Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

Davis By The Numbers

72,000 students enrolled in 92 district schools

94% graduation rate

$67M in education and athletic scholarships earned by the Class of 2018

33,250 credits earned toward college through Concurrent Enrollment

7 times on the AP Honor Roll

21immersion schools offering French, Spanish or Chinese

$3M raised by Davis Education Foundation for classroom and innovative grants