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DJAMS is a California Distinguished School

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26278 Wood Canyon Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949) 362-0348

Sick Line: (949) 360-9581

Fax Line: (949) 362-9076

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Last Day of School Minimum Day

The last day of school will be a minimum day - 8:45-12:47

8th graders purchasing yearbooks

Eighth graders will have an opportunity to purchase yearbooks if they would like June 6th before leaving for the Knott's trip at Mr. Nargizian's room. 

Yearbooks to be sold during Homeroom - June 6th

Sixth and Seventh graders will have the opportunity to purchase a yearbook during Homeroom on June 6th. They will be sold for $60 until we sell out. 

ASB Events

Friday, May 25th - 8th grade dance will take place from 7-9. 

Wednesday, June 6th - 8th grade Knott's trip

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All NEW 2017-2018 BRONCO GEAR

The New 2017-2018 BRONCO GEAR is here!

Shirts & Sweat Shirts

Check out our new styles

CLICK HERE to check out the New Gear and Order Form

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2017-2018 Elective Rotations

Elective Rotations for 2017 – 2018


6th Grade Quarter Wheel Rotation Dates

1st Quarter      August 22        to         October 13, 2017

2nd Quarter      October 15     to         December 21, 2017

3rd Quarter      January 8        to         March 16, 2018

4th Quarter      April 9              to         June 7, 2018


Art                   next quarter class is       Computers

Computers      next quarter class is       Drama

Drama             next quarter class is       Home Arts

Home Arts       next quarter class is       Art


7th and 8th grade semester classes 5th period:


2nd semester begins January 8

Computers   next semester class is    Home Arts

Home Arts    next semester class is    Computers


2nd semester begins January 8

Drama         next semester class is    Art

Art               next semester class is    Drama


7th and 8th grade semester classes 6th period:


2nd semester begins January 8

Art                 next semester class is    Computers

Computers    next semester class is    Forensics

Forensics      next semester class is    Art


Shortly, you will be receiving your child’s SBA (Smarter Balanced Assessment) score from last spring. The new computer-based tests measure student knowledge of California’s English language arts ...more

Bronco Pride

If you are interested in joining or rejoining BRONCO PRIDE, email Mr. Backal @ wrbackal@capousd.org . BRONCO PRIDE is our community service recognition program. When students care about their ...more

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DJAMS Communications

CUSD schools have transitioned away from traditional listserv emails. We will be sending messages through School Messenger, and only those who do not currently receive School Messenger messages ...more

Don Juan Avila Middle School: Named a State Academic Honor Roll School

 California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE)


Link to CBEE

Link to DJAMS Statistics and Information

Today: 7/20/18

7th Grade Students MUST Show Proof of Tdap


7th Grade Students MUST show proof Tdap Vaccine to attend school.

Physical Education Modification Request:

If your child will be out for a specific period of time due to illness or injury, we require a  doctor’s note.  Please download the form from the References and Forms located on this web page, have the physician fill out the appropriate information, and bring it back to school. 

Student Fees

Note to Parents and Guardians:

The Constitution of the State of California requires that we provide a public education to you free of charge. Fees for field trips and excursions in connection with ...more

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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