Upcoming Events

Friday, December 19
9 weeks ends
2nd 9 weeks ends
End of 2nd 9-Weeks
One Hour Assembly Schedule
HAPPY HOLIDAYS PERFORMANCE
2:05-3:10
Jazz Band Rehearsal
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Band Room
Mon, Dec 22 - Thu, Jan 1
Winter Holiday

Daily Announcements

DFA Christmas Bazaar
Thursday, December 18th
5-7 p.m.In the Commons.

Clubs will be selling goodies and hand crafted items including ornaments, pizza, cookies, nacho's, cupcakes, artwork, hot chocolate, sodas, jewelry, scarves, Krisp Kreme Donuts certificates and other great items just in time for Christmas!
Items will also be available at the Messiah performance intermission and after the show!



The link to the new RCSS Magnet School and Special Program Application is found on the Application Process tab above (on the top navigation bar). It is best to click once on this tab instead of chosing from the pull down menu.  Applications must be received or postmarked by Wednesday,January 28, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. They do NOT come to the local School.



The Davidson Chorale will perform George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at First Presbyterian Church, 224 Barnwell Ave. N.W. Admission is free. Aiken performance

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The Metro Spirit Article on Concert

Davidson celebrates an increase our

 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)

                                2013                       2014

Middle School         97.6                        102.1

High School         93.4                        99

CCRPI is a comprehensive school improvement, accountability, and communication platform for all educational stakeholders that will promote college and career readiness for all Georgia public school students.







GMEA All-State Piano Competition
Held Saturday, December the sixth of 2014 @ Clayton State University.
Jiseok Choi, Tristian Nguyen-Tu, and Tho Van placed first for the 6-hand piece and will perform at the GMEA Conference held on January the thirty-first.

The following were selected as Alternates:
Jiseok Choi and Tho Van for their four hand piece.  Emma Liu, Tho Van, and Tristin Nguyen-Tu for their solo pieces.
Jiseok Choi received an honorable mention for his solo piece.



DAVIDSON FINE ARTS MAGNET SCHOOL, Drama teacher/ Directors,   Heather Davidson and Betty Walpert, have  achieved 2nd place nationally in the musical theater division of The American Prize competition, 2014, for their production of "The Music Man". This  production was selected from applications reviewed this summer from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings. The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually in many areas of the performing arts. Davidson Fine Arts 2014 production of "The Music Man" production involved over 180 student participants including actors, crew, orchestra and marketing and played to over 2000 people in our community.


The Davidson Chorale
has been selected to perform for the 2015 Georgia Music Educator’s Association Annual In-Service conference on January 30, 2015.
This peer-reviewed invitational performance will be our 6th appearance since 2004, which has to be a record.


DFA Drama takes the Region 3AAA Title
 and will go to State level competition
November 8th
Best Actress--Toni Gentry
All Star Cast---Ellen Everitt, Ezra Anthony, and Nigel Isaac!

 DFA High School Drama wins big

at the Georgia Theater Conference in Columbus, GA!

·         Best Play - Selkie

·         Best Actress – Antonia Gentry (Elin Jean)

·         Best Supporting Actor – Nigel Isaac (Tam)

·         All-Star Cast – Ellen Everitt (Margaret)

·         Best Special Effects


Georgia Theater Conference Technical Challenge Competition:

·         First place – Light hanging – Alex Bustos

·         First place – button sewing – Maddie Moses

·         First place – sound set-up – Logan McElroy

·         First place – OVERALL!!  (The first time ever that we have won this.)



We are proud of our 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year:
Carl Hammond-Beyer 









Please turn in Box Tops
weekly or at least once a month!



Dr. Kelly invites you to use
the REMIND 101  app.
to receive communication from her. Click here for instructions:
remind0001.pdf


School Transportation for DFA Students 

Under the Parent Tab above, click School Transportation for instructions on how to obtain bus information.



Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School received its national and state ranking
 by U.S. News and World Report.
Davidson is ranked #2 in Georgia's Best High schools,
 and #29th in the national ranks for magnet schools.
We were ranked in top one hundred schools
 in the Best High School category
 with our ranking at 73.
 
We are proud of our faculty and student body!
(Click on above graphic to view USNews and World Report or on the link to Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School to view the School information.


What is BYOT? 

Bring your own technology.

Your student should have brought home the attached letter for you to read. BYOT.docx


Tickets for all upcoming Davidson performances  are available by clicking on the
yellow tickets below.
Reserved seating prices 
 (Black History Show, Music and Dance Collaboration on April 26th & 27th & Senior Showcase). are indicated by your choice of seat location in the BJB Theatre.
No discounts apply.
General Admission prices are tiered by Adult, Senior Citizens & Military, Students & Children, & DFA Students Faculty, & Staff.





Tickets may now be  purchased online from home. They are to be printed AT HOME.

 Payment may be made by PayPal or credit card.

Tickets purchased at school will be printed at the ticket kiosk between the hours of 8AM and 2PM ONLY.

At school the option of payment by check or cash is also available. 

Click on the “Ticket” graphic above.

A window will open to the instruction page as well as to the link Davidson SellingTicket box office.





 



Raise money for PTO weekly by:

1.Georgia Natural Gas
Here is another easy way to raise funds for our school. If you are a customer of Ga Natural Gas Go to link below and sign up as a Davidson supporter. GNG will give the School $5 for every parent or teacher that signs up for their school. Sign up is simple the program will even locate your  account  number if you dont have it with you.

 http://www.trueblueschools.com/

 2.Collect Box tops  -  collection Box is in the office
Please turn in Box Tops by Friday, October 24 to meet Fall Collection deadline. 

3. Use your shopping card at Publix

In the News

Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.