ALL 8th grade students must meet the following requirements in order to walk at Continuation and receive their Continuation certificate at the end of the 2018-2019 school year:

  • Students must have Ds or higher in all classes.

  • Students must have at least 90% attendance.

  • Students may not have any suspensions.

Students must meet these requirements 3 of the 4 grading periods. They will automatically lose the Continuation experience if they do not meet the requirements for the 4th and final grading period. Restitution opportunities will be provided once during each grading period. All final decisions are left to the discretion of Principal Contreras.

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Community Letter 6/8/18

Dear DCISM Families,

It is with a heavy heart we share with you that former DCISM student, Otis Mills, passed last night.

Each of us will react to this loss of life in our own way, and we need to be respectful of each other. Feeling sad is a normal response to any loss. We know that many of you, or your student/s, may have previous experiences which may have healed to varying degrees. This may open or deepen those wounds for you or your student/s. We have counselors available to help our school community deal with this sad loss today, Friday, June 8th, from 12:00 to 2:00pm. 

During these times of grief, it is important we become even more aware of the actions of ourselves and others. It is important that, as we grieve together, we are aware of signs of stress and emotional difficulty that can look like:

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DCISM's New Principal

After a thoughtful and thorough principal search process, we are excited to announce that Julio Contreras has been selected as the new principal of DCIS Montbello beginning the 2018-19 school year! We are confident that Principal Contreras can and will carry on the mission and vision of DCISM to create a diverse, respectful, and socially responsible community of learners where students and teachers are challenged and honored as individuals.

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DCISM Spring Newsletter

Spring is a very busy time of the year, with High School Graduation and 8th Grade Continuation coming up, AP Testing, and Senior Checkout. See below for links to these events and more information about dates and times. 

We've revamped our website to make it more user friendly and easier to navigate! We've also upgraded our newsletter/mailing systems to make it easier to get notifications to your inbox. 

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