• March 8, 2013

DVTV 05/14/12

BROOKE: Today on this Monday… May 14th 2012…there was a line at the bookstore as many students hurried to buy parking passes and yearbooks… or to return last minute items such as their textbooks… before the year finally comes to a close…

BROOKE: I’m Brooke Serack… Thanks for joining us for our final DVTV this school year…

BROOKE: Even though the end of the year is drawing to a close…and some of you seniors have seen their faces around for four years… many of you still don’t know some of the incredible back stories of the DV Security Guards. Take a look…


BROOKE:  Thank you to all of our fabulous security guards. If you are interested in purchasing Tom Lambke’s book Spirit, Courage and Resolve stop him in the hallway and you can get a signed copy for only 20 dollars. If you see Darryl Elston wish him luck as he competes for a spot on the US olympic team in London. And thank you to all the other security guards we could not mention as well.

BROOKE: Although this is our last show… we have quite a few announcements for DV.

BROOKE: Asian student union t-shirts are on sale now! Come to room C272 after school today because you will be electing officers for next year and this will be the last meeting of the year

BROOKE: There will be a mandatory Thunder Buddies meeting tomorrow during your lunch.  4th hour lunch will meet in the career center and 5th hour lunch will meet in C-155.

BROOKE: With the end of the year coming up please make note of a couple of very important items for those of you who will be coming back to Desert Vista next year…

BROOKE: First…check out the summer newsletter on the SchoolFusion website at the beginning of June. It  has very important information including book distribution days… potential schedule changes… and updates to the school calendar.

BROOKE: There are important dates for Seniors on there as well…check out the SchoolFusion website under Seniors-Important Information.

BROOKE: Please remember there is a mandatory graduation meeting as well…next Monday the 21st… at 8:30am in the Dr. Joe McDonald Auditorium and a mandatory graduation practice on Thursday May 24 at 7:45am. Please contact Mrs. Barela if you have questions about these dates.

BROOKE: And do not forget your cap and gown for graduation… there are still a ton of packets that have not been picked up in the book store. Cash only for balances due.

If you still don’t have your cap and gown there are extras in the bookstore as well…for only $41.25 cash only.

BROOKE: Grad Night is just around the corner… DV Grad Night Committee will be on campus at the Mandatory Senior Meeting next Monday May 21 to sell tickets & collect paperwork for this special event. Cost is $100 but after May 21 the cost goes up to $125.

You can send in your paperwork & payment to Pam Espinosa at 1413 E. Desert Broom Way, Phoenix, AZ 85048…

BROOKE: Renaissance Gold Card Holders…

Final exam exemption forms are now available in the library. You must show your GOLD CARD and a Picture I.D. to get a form. No Exceptions.

BROOKE: Seniors your exemption forms are due today at 3:30 PM in the library. Underclassmen forms are due this Friday, at 3:30 PM in the library. But remember… the library will be closed during all class periods and both lunches for AP testing!

BROOKE: What an incredible year for DV! From being the 5A State Football Champions… to having the first band in Arizona to win state two years in a row… to winning State for Speech and Debate for the 9th time in a row… all coupled with National Merit Finalists… scholars… and talented young athletes… DV has endless things to be proud of. Here’s a glimpse back on the 2011-2012 school year from Rachel Gosselin.


BROOKE: On a serious note… thank you Desert Vista for allowing me the opportunity to anchor for DVTV for the past two years. It’s given me such an incredible glimpse into the lives of our students…faculty…and community members and I’m honored to have told your stories.. and I look forward to pursuing this career in college and in life. Have an incredible summer DV and congratulations to the Class of 2012!


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