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Students and staff share why they are grateful for DSST

As we prepare for Thanksgiving, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on this year so far and say thank you to the entire DSST community. This year has not been without challenges, and your support has shown your deep commitment to our students and education.

Our students and staff have also shown their appreciation for us, and we wanted to share some of those kind words with you.

Below you will see some quotes, photos and a short video with people sharing why they are grateful for DSST. We appreciate all of you, and we hope you have a wonderful break and get to spend time with loved ones.

Ivania - Elevate HS

Ivania Valiente, DSST: Elevate High School

"I’m grateful for DSST because teachers push you to do your best and show that they care about you and your education. That has helped make me who am today and given me courage and hope for my future."

Adam - CVHS

Adam Vu, DSST: College View High

"I’d like to give my gratitude to DSST and each individual who makes it work because they give me the ability to academically succeed, forge new connections and experience opportunities that usually aren’t given. I am thankful for my community at College View for always striving for the best for us and providing us with unique and diverse perspectives."

Julia Rocha - FO Assistant - CGHS

Julia Rocha, DSST: Conservatory Green High School Front Office Assistant

"I’m grateful for DSST because of the welcoming environment they have created for students, family and staff."

Watch the video below to see more staff and students sharing their gratitude.