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About Dana

Dana Middle School is a 2013 California Distinguished School and a 1997-1998 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.  The Dana Middle School community holds high expectations for all of its members. Our purpose is to create responsible citizens with a lifelong passion for learning and excellence. Through a variety of educational experiences, we strive to develop self-reliance, integrity, and respect for others.

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Wellness Summit

Check out this website for information about the Alive and Aware Wellness Discovery Summit. Here you will find resources and info for parents, students, and staff!
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Special Schedule Week of 2/22 - 2/26

Due to Wellness Day on 2/25, Dana students will be on a special schedule all week. Monday will be periods 1-3, Tuesday, 4-6, Wednesday 1-3, Thursday will be Advisory all day, and Friday will be periods 4-6. Click on the headline to view the schedule!
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Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring is starting on Tuesday, 10/1! Students can get online help from a high school student on Tuesday afternoons and from a fellow Mariner on Thursday afternoons. Click on the headline for the details and links!
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Our Purpose:
To challenge and inspire students to make a positive and profound impact on their world.