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Student announcements: Thursday, March 23


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Reminder about student parking

  • Students who park in the student parking lot MUST have a parking permit properly displayed on the car’s windshield. Parking permits MUST be purchased for $60, and a completed application must be submitted.  Forms may be obtained in your Level Office and completed with payment to the Safety Advocates office. Additionally, all fines must be paid in full before any school/class event tickets can be purchased.  This includes both the Junior and Senior proms. Thank you for your cooperation.

General announcements

  • College visit in the Career Center: Period 4, today, March 23, Lincoln College of New England.

 

  • The Student Tutoring Center will be closed on Monday, March 27, periods 1-8. If you are normally scheduled to report there, please go to the Library/Media Center instead.
  • Attention all chess players, there is NO chess clinic today, March 23, after school.
  • Mr. DHS applications will now be accepted through tomorrow. The deadline has been extended and applications can be picked up in any level office.
  • If there are any freshmen who have not yet handed in their 9th grade physical, please do so as soon as possible to the Nurse’s Office.
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, March 23, from 2:10 p.m. – 4 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • La próxima sesión de estudio para estudiantes de ESL que se inscribieron para tomar el examen de Español de nivel avanzado como un estudio independiente está programada para el Jueves, 23 de Marzo, de 2:10 a 4:00 p.m. en D371. Todos los estudiantes deben asistir. Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, March 22

Reminder about student parking

  • Students who park in the student parking lot MUST have a parking permit properly displayed on the car’s windshield. Parking permits MUST be purchased for $60, and a completed application must be submitted.  Forms may be obtained in your Level Office and completed with payment to the Safety Advocates office. Additionally, all fines must be paid in full before any school/class event tickets can be purchased.  This includes both the Junior and Senior Proms. Thank you for your cooperation.

General announcements

  • College visit in the Career Center: Period 4, Thursday, March 23, Lincoln College of New England.
  • The Winter sports award night will take place this Wednesday March 22nd at 6:00 in the cafeteria. All winter athletes should attend. Food will be served. Please be prompt.
  • Mr. DHS applications will now be accepted thru Friday. The deadline has been extended and applications can be picked up in any level office.
  • Attention all Unified Basketball Players: Our Spring Sports Awards Banquet is tomorrow, Wednesday, March 22, in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. Please see Mr. Boucher or Ms. Macey with any questions.
  • If there are any freshmen who have not yet handed in their 9th grade physical, please do so as soon as possible to the Nurse’s Office.

Monday, March 20, 2017

  • College visit in the Career Center: Period 4, Thursday, March 23, Lincoln College of New England.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today in D268. New members welcome.
  • As a reminder to students in grades 9, 10, and 11, Please go into your PowerSchool account  and register for next years classes. Registration closes TODAY, March 20th.
  • Applications for Mr. DHS can be picked up in the level offices. Winners will receive a crown, a trophy, and bragging rights. Applications for Mr. DHS are due TODAY.
  • Monday detentions will begin Today. Mondays will be in addition to Wed and Thurs and will be for 1 or 2 hour detentions only. As a reminder, the late bus is not for students serving detention.
  • Boys tennis, todays practice will be in the new gym from 4:30-6:30.
  • JV and FR softball will practice tonight at 6:30 in the Old gym.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Athletic events for Saturday

V Cheerleading AWAY @ the New England Regionals in Providence, R.I. – 10:30 a.m.

College visit in the Career Center

Thursday     3-23-17        Lincoln College of New England      Period 4

General announcements

  • Applications for Mr. DHS can be picked up in the level offices. Winners will receive a crown, trophy, and bragging rights. Applications for Mr. DHS are due Monday, March 20.
  • The girls track & field team will be holding tryouts on Saturday March 18th from 7:50 am-11:30 am. Please meet in the old gym. All who are trying out need to have an up to date physical as well as all family ID forms filled out. The team is also holding conditioning sessions everyday this week right after school in the old gym.  
  • All boys interested in trying out for the Varsity or JV baseball team, tryouts will be on Saturday March 18th at 2:30pm and Sunday March 19th at 11:00 am in the big gym. Tryouts are for V and JV only.
  • As a reminder to students in grades 9, 10, and 11, Please go into your PowerSchool account and register for next years classes. Registration closes on Monday, March 20th.
  • Are you interested in playing tennis?  If so come join the Danbury Tennis Team. Tryouts are this Saturday, March 18th.  Girls tryouts will be from 10am- 12 noon and boys tryouts will be from 12pm to 2pm.  If the tennis courts are still covered in snow, tryouts will be held in the new gym.
  • Monday detentions will begin on March 20th. Mondays will be in addition to Wed and Thurs and will be for 1 or 2 hour detentions only. As a reminder, the late bus is not for students serving detention.
  • The Animal Rights Club will be meeting after school today, March 17th in Dr. Bogart’s room C430. New Members are Welcome!
  • It’s time again for March Mascot Madness. Last year, we made it to the Final Four. Once again we will take part in a battle of high schools in Connecticut and New York to see who has the most popular mascot. This year Connecticut schools get to vote starting TODAY, March 13, and compete for the coveted two spots in the Final Four. Voting will last for one week. The top two Connecticut mascots will be entered into the Final Four and after N.Y. teams are chosen we will vote again, and the 2017 March Mascot Madness winner will be announced on Monday, April 3. Go to 1055.com and vote.

Thursday, March 16

Spring sports tryouts

  • All boys interested in trying out for the Varsity or JV Baseball teams: Tryouts will be Saturday, March 18, at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 19 at 11 a.m. in the big gym. Tryouts are for V and JV only.
  • The Girls’ Track & Field team will hold tryouts Saturday, March 18, from 7:50 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Please meet in the old gym. All who are trying out need to have an up-to-date physical and have all family ID forms filled out. The team is also holding conditioning sessions all this week, right after school in the old gym.
  • Boys’ Track and Field  today will have a final meeting in regards to the upcoming season, immediately after school in the cafeteria.  Come by if you are interested in joining us.
  • Are you interested in playing tennis?  If so come join the Danbury Tennis team.  Tryouts are this Saturday, March 18.  Girls’ tryouts will be from 10 a.m. – noon and boys’ tryouts will be from noon – 2 p.m.  If the tennis courts are still covered in snow, will will hold tryouts in the new gym.

General announcements

  • College visit: On Thursday, March 23, during Period 4, a representative of Lincoln College of New England will be in the Career Center.
  • Important message from Ms D’Auria, for students going to the conference tomorrow: Our meeting spot is in front of the Auto Shop no later than 6:45 a.m. We are leaving at 7 a.m.. Also, all permission slips must be handed in to me signed by teacher/parents. If you do not hand in you are not going.
  • As a reminder to students in grades 9, 10, and 11: Please go into your PowerSchool account  and register for next year’s classes. Registration closes on March 20.
  • NHS applications are due TODAY, March 16
  • Applications for Mr. DHS can be picked up in the level offices. Winners will receive a crown, a trophy, and bragging rights. Applications for Mr. DHS are due March 20.
  • Twilight Program will take place today.
  • The Animal Rights Club will meet after school Friday, March 17, in Dr. Bogart’s room, C430. New members are welcome.
  • Monday detentions will begin on March 20. Mondays will be in addition to Wednesday and Thursday detentions and will be for 1-or 2-hour detentions only. As a reminder, the late bus is not for students serving detention.
  • It’s time again for March Mascot Madness. Last year, we made it to the Final Four. Once again we will take part in a battle of high schools in Connecticut and New York to see who has the most popular mascot. This year Connecticut schools get to vote starting TODAY, March 13, and compete for the coveted two spots in the Final Four. Voting will last for one week. The top two Connecticut mascots will be entered into the Final Four and after N.Y. teams are chosen we will vote again, and the 2017 March Mascot Madness winner will be announced on Monday, April 3. Go to 1055.com and vote.

Monday, March 13

Athletic events for today

  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Finals at Wesleyan  6:00pm – bus leaves at 4:15.

Sports update

  • Congratulations to the girls’ Track and Field team. Over the weekend, Bridget Chiaravalle ran 9.00 in the 60 hurdles, a school record. The Sprint Medley Relay team of Chiaravalle, Zyniah Bunn, Olivia Turk and Leah Sarkisian ran 4:08.84 — the No. 3 time in the nation.
  • Congratulations to the varsity cheerleaders. The team won the State Open Cheer Championships this past Saturday and were named the Ct. State Cheerleading Team of the Year! Next up for the team is the New England Regionals being held in Providence, R.I .this weekend.
  • The boys’ Track and Field team placed 7th in the nation yesterday at the New Balance Indoor Track and Field Championship in New York City.  The 4x400m relay team of Sean-Michael Parkinson, Terrell Cunningham, Daniel Campbell and Malcolm Going ran the No. 2 time in state and school history with a time of 3:22.

General announcements

  • As a reminder to students in grades 9, 10, and 11, Please go into your PowerSchool account  and register for next year’s classes. Registration closes March 20.
  • There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing softball this year TODAY, March 13, at 2:15 in the cafeteria.
  • There will be a meeting for all those interested in playing for the Girls’ Tennis team TODAY at 2:15 in E295.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today in D268. New members welcome.
  • Due to the snow days, NHS applications are now due Thursday, March 16.
  • Applications for Mr. DHS can be picked up in the level offices. Winners will receive a crown, a trophy, and bragging rights. Applications for Mr. DHS are due March 20.
  • The boys’ outdoor Track & Field team is conditioning this week after school; meet in the old gym.  There will be a final meeting about the upcoming season Thursday after school in the cafeteria.  Come by if you are interested in being part of the team.
  • It’s time again for March Mascot Madness. Last year, we made it to the Final Four. Once again we will take part in a battle of high schools in Connecticut and New York to see who has the most popular mascot. This year Connecticut schools get to vote starting TODAY, March 13, and compete for the coveted two spots in the Final Four. Voting will last for one week. The top two Connecticut mascots will be entered into the Final Four and after N.Y. teams are chosen we will vote again, and the 2017 March Mascot Madness winner will be announced on Monday, April 3. Go to 1055.com and vote.

Thursday, March 9

Sports update

  • The boys’ basketball team advanced in the CIAC Class LL state tournament yesterday in Milford. In the second-round game, the Hatters outscored Notre Dame-West Haven in the 3rd quarter, 21 to 14, which proved to be key in the victory. The score: Danbury 70, Notre Dame-West Haven 64. Next game: No. 17 Danbury plays at No. 8 Kennedy in the quarterfinals, 7 p.m. Friday.

General announcements

  • Attention Seniors: We have put up a senior bulletin board in the cafeteria. The top 10 colleges our students apply to are there with a picture of each school’s logo. If you know you are going to that school, get a scroll or hat from  Ms. Trocola in the Career Center, write your name and the college on it and color if you want. Your scroll or hat will be put next to the logo of your college, going from left to right. If you are going to a college not listed, we have the big fish bowl for you. Get a fish from the Career Center, put your name and college on it and color if you want. Ms. Trocola will then put your fish in the bowl. Also, those of you going into the service, have a job lined up, or traveling please fill out a fish and let us know what you are doing. The thermometer tells how many of our DHS students have filed the FAFSA for federal aid.
  • Attention Baseball players: The final pre-season meeting will take place TOMORROW, March 10, from 2:10-3:15 p.m. in the Library Media Center. There will be a guest speaker.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY, 3/9 in D268. New members welcome.
  • GSA –  Mandatory meeting TODAY after school in room  D277 regarding the field trip to True Colors on March 17. All Must attend for information and workshop schedules.   
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for TODAY from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students should attend. For information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing softball this year on Monday, March 13, at 2:15 in the cafeteria.

Art Show winners

 

  • Congratulations to all our Brookfield Craft Center Art Show winners. Danbury won NINE awards all together. Check out all the artwork at the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery in Brookfield. The exhibition will be held until March 26.
3rd Place Clay/Ceramic Alessandra Incorvaia Clay/Ceramic
3rd Place Drawing Kristi Ferry Drawing
1st place Multimedia 2D Ben Summerhays Multimedia 2D
2nd Place Multimedia 2D Matthews Almeida Multimedia 2D
1st Place Multimedia 3D Harrison Partenio Multimedia 3D
3rd Place Multimedia 3D Gabriel Pauta Multimedia 3D
1st Place Painting Anjeli Joseph Painting
2nd Place Painting Madison Albano Painting
3rd Place Painting Allison Fiddner Painting

Wednesday, March 8

Athletic Events for today:

Varsity Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Notre Dame of West Haven in the C.I.A.C. Class LL 2nd round – 7:15 – game is being played at Jonathan Law HS in Milford – bus leaves at 4:45.

Unified Basketball AWAY @ Bethel – 2:45 – bus leaves at 2:10

Tickets will go on sale this morning at 9:00 am to attend the Boys Basketball CIAC 2nd round game vs. Notre Dame of West Haven. This game is being played at Jonathan Law HS TONIGHT at 7:15pm. There will be limited tickets sold and they expect a capacity crowd. Tickets will only be sold this morning from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the main entrance area of DHS. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and senior citizens, and children under 5 are free.

COLLEGE VISITS:

Thursday    3-9-17          Albertus Magnus College           Period 4

  • DHS it’s time again for March Mascot Madness !Last year, we made it to the final 4! Once again we will take part in a battle of High Schools in Connecticut and New York to see who has the most popular Mascot. This year Connecticut schools get to vote starting on March 13th and compete for the coveted two spots in the Final Four. Voting will last for one week. The top 2 CT mascots will be entered into the Final Four and after NY Teams are chosen we will vote again. The 2017 March Mascot Madness winner will be announced on Monday Morning April 3. So, which school has the most spirit? Who can get out the vote? Who’s going to take home the 2017 March Mascot Madness Trophy? Let’s show our Hatter Pride and vote to win! Stay tuned for more info on where and how to vote!
  • Attention Baseball Players: The final pre-season meeting will take place on Friday March 10th, from 2:10-3:15pm in the Library Media Center. There will be a guest speaker.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TOMORROW, 3/9 in D268. New members welcome!
  • It’s baaaaaack!  The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Annual Dodgeball tournament will be held on Friday, March 10th immediately after school in the main gym.  Gather your friends and form a team – participation forms are available in Room C339 – Prizes will be awarded!
  • There will be an informational meeting for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip TODAY  in C537 at 5 pm. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • The boys track and field team starts conditioning for the upcoming spring season after school in the old gym at 2:15pm.  All are welcome.  See coach Murray in the PE locker office for questions
  • Interested in joining the boys tennis team?  There will be a meeting right after school TODAY in Coach Ascone’s room (E293).
  • Any junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher should have received an invitation via mail to apply to the National Honor Society. You must attend  the mandatory meeting immediately after school TODAY in D272 in order to pick up application materials if you are a junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and wish to apply to NHS
  • GSA –  Mandatory meeting on Thursday after school in room  D277 regarding the field trip to True Colors on March 17 All Must attend for information and workshop schedules.   
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for Thursday, March 9, from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students should attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.

* * *  ART SHOW WINNERS!! * * *

  • Congratulations to all our Brookfield Craft Center Art Show winners!! Danbury won NINE awards all together! Check out all the artwork at the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery in Brookfield! The exhibition will be held until March 26th.

 

3rd Place Clay/Ceramic Alessandra Incorvaia Clay/Ceramic
3rd Place Drawing Kristi Ferry Drawing
1st place Multimedia 2D Ben Summerhays Multimedia 2D
2nd Place Multimedia 2D Matthews Almeida Multimedia 2D
1st Place Multimedia 3D Harrison Partenio Multimedia 3D
3rd Place Multimedia 3D Gabriel Pauta Multimedia 3D
1st Place Painting Anjeli Joseph Painting
2nd Place Painting Madison Albano Painting
3rd Place Painting Allison Fiddner Painting

Tuesday, March 7

  • Danbury High School’s competitive Vex robotics team 5150 had a truly outstanding showing at the Southern New England Regional Tournament held this weekend in Worcester, Mass. Out of the top 94 Vex teams in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, F finished 37th after preliminary rounds, E finished 36th, H finished 23rd, D finished 14th, G finished 7th, and J finished in 1st place. The three team alliance of G and two Masuk High School teams went on to take Tournament finalist. The alliance of J, D and H ended up taking Tournament Champion. As a result, 5150D, G, H and J are now qualified for the Vex World Championship to be held in Louisville, Ky., in April. 5150H was also awarded the Service Award, recognized by the judges as the team that went above and beyond to assist other teams at the event.
  • Attention Baseball Players: The final pre-season meeting will take place on Friday March 10th, from 2:10-3:15pm in the Library Media Center. There will be a guest speaker.
  • College on campus: On Thursday, March 9, an Albertus Magnus College representative will be available Period 4 in the Career Center.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday, 3/9, in D268. New members welcome!
  • Attention all Unified Basketball players.  We have an away game TOMORROW at Bethel. Bus leaves at 2:15pm. Please see Mr. Boucher if you have any questions
  • The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Annual Dodgeball tournament will be held on Friday, March 10th immediately after school in the main gym.  Gather your friends and form a team – participation forms will be available on Monday in Room C339 – Prizes will be awarded!
  • There will be an informational meeting for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip TOMORROW, March 8 in C537 at 5 pm. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • The Boys’ Outdoor Track and Field team starts conditioning for the spring season after school in the old gym at 2:15 p.m.  All are welcome.  Questions? See coach Murray in the PE locker office.
  • GSA Club – True Colors Conferences attendees: All money and permission slips must be in TODAY.
  • Interested in joining the Boys’ Tennis team?  There will be a meeting right after school TOMORROW, March 8, in Coach Ascone’s room (E293).
  • Any junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher should have received an invitation via mail to apply to the National Honor Society. You must attend  the mandatory meeting immediately after school on Wednesday in D272 in order to pick up application materials if you are a junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and wish to apply to NHS

Monday, March 6

Athletic events for today

  • Varsity Boys Basketball AWAY @ Amity in the 1st round of the CIAC Class LL playoffs – 7:00 – bus leaves at 4:45
  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Lyman Hall/Haddam Killingworth/Coginchaug in the 1st round of the CIAC Division III tournament at Northford Ice Pavilion – 6:00

 

Sports update

Congratulations to the Girls’ Indoor Track & Field team. The 4×200 team of Bridget Chiaravalle, Zyniah Bunn, Natalee Seipio, Erika Regus ran 1:44.77 in the 4×200 and earned All New England honors. Leah Sarkisian ran 1:36.22 in the 600 and was All New England, Bridget Chiaravalle was All New England in the 55 Hurdles. The 4×400 Team of Olivia Turk, Natalee Seipio, Cassandra Sturdevant, Leah Sarkisian ran 4:02.96 which was the #3 all time performance in school history.

Congratulations to the Boys’ Indoor Track & Field team for their New England Championship victory this past Saturday in Boston.  The 4×800 relay team of Trevor Reed, Malcolm Going, Daniel Campbell and Terrell Cunningham won with a time of 7 minutes and 57 seconds which qualified them for the National Championship.  The 4x400m relay team of Sean-Michael Parkinson, Malcolm Going, Daniel Campbell and Terrell Cunningham won with at time of 3 minutes and 22 seconds which was the #2 time in school history.   

Congratulations to the Wrestling team, for winning the New England Championship. The Hatters had one individual champion in Jakob Camacho, followed by Ryan Jack finishing second, AJ Kovacs, 3rd, Michal Gabordi, 4th, and Gino Baratta, 6th.  This was the first time the Hatters have won the New England Championship since 1990.  

Congratulations to the Varsity Cheerleading team.  With a score of 178 out of 200, the team won the Class LL State Championship on Saturday, and had the highest score out of all five classes, which included LL, L, M, S and Co-Ed. The team will now compete at the State Open this Saturday and at the New England Regional Tournament on March 18

General announcements

  • College on campus: On Thursday, March 9, an Albertus Magnus College representative will be available Period 4 in the Career Center.
  • There is a mandatory National English Honor Society meeting for all members today, Monday, March 6th, in C336.
  • Attention all Unified Basketball. We have an away game on Wednesday at Bethel. Bus leaves at 2:15 p.m. Please see Mr. Boucher if you have any questions.
  • It’s baaaaaack!  The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Annual Dodgeball tournament will be held on Friday, March 10th immediately after school in the main gym.  Gather your friends and form a team – participation forms will be available on Monday in Room C339 – Prizes will be awarded!
  • There will be an informational meeting for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip on March 8 in C537 at 5 pm. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • The boys’ Outdoor Track and Field team starts conditioning for the upcoming spring season after school in the old gym at 2:15 p.m.  All are welcome.  See coach Murray in the PE locker office for questions
  • GSA Club – True Colors Conferences attendees: All money and permission slips must be in by Tuesday.
  • Interested in joining the Boys’ Tennis team?  There will be a meeting right after school on Wednesday March 8th in Coach Ascone’s room (E293).
  • Any junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher should have received an invitation via mail to apply to the National Honor Society. You must attend one of the mandatory meetings offered immediately after school this Monday or Wednesday in D272 in order to pick up application materials if you are a junior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and wish to apply to NHS

Friday, March 3

Athletic events for today

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the New England Championships in Providence, R.I.

Athletic events for Saturday

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the New England Championships in Providence, R.I.
  • V Cheerleading AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. Class LL State Championships at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven – 4 p.m.; bus leaves at 1:15 p.m.
  • Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ the New England Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

General announcements

  • College on campus: On Thursday, March 9, an Albertus Magnus College representative will be available Period 4 in the Career Center.
  • The Animal Rights Club will meet TODAY, March 3, in C430 from 2:15 to  p.m. New members are welcome.
  • Attention all Unified Basketball. We have an away game Wednesday, March 8, at Bethel. Bus leaves at 2:15 p.m. Please see Mr. Boucher if you have questions
  • There is a mandatory National English Honor Society meeting for all members on Monday, March 6, in C336.
  • It’s baaaaaack!  The Future Business Leaders of America Annual Dodgeball tournament will be held Friday, March 10, immediately after school in the main gym.  Gather your friends and form a team; participation forms will be available on Monday in Room C339.  Prizes will be awarded.
  • There will be an informational meeting 5 p.m., March 8, in C537 for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • Join our talented Art students at the 2nd annual Brookfield Centers Art show. Join us at the opening reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow, March 4. Seventy students from six local high schools will display their work in a range of media including ceramics, painting, photography, and more. The exhibition in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery will run through March 26.

Thursday, March 2

General announcements

  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for TODAY, March 2, from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • The Animal Rights Club will meet Friday, March 3, in C430 from 2:15 to 3:00. New members are welcome.
  • For all National English Honor Society members who are interested: today there is a meeting in Ms. Costello’s room after school to work on the poster for the open house. It is not mandatory, but hours will be given.
  • There is a mandatory National English Honor Society meeting for all members on Monday, March 6, in C336.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school  TODAY  in D268.  New members welcome!
  • All those interested in trying out for the Boys’ Lacrosse team – there will be a meeting TODAY, March 2, at 2:15 in Room E293.
  • There will be an informational meeting 5 p.m. March 8 in C537 for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • Anyone interested in trying out for the VARSITY BOYS’ Golf team please attend a brief meeting TODAY, March 2, in room E295 at 2:15pm.
  • Join our talented Art students at the 2nd annual Brookfield Centers Art show. Join us at the opening reception with refreshments on Saturday March 4, from 5-8 p.m. Seventy students from six local high schools will display their work in a wide range of media including ceramics, painting, photography, and more. The exhibition to be held in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery will run from March 4 to March 26

Wednesday, March 1

Athletic events for today

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY vs. Lyman Hall in the SWC DIII Semifinals – 8 p.m. @ Milford Ice Arena

Sports update

  • CONGRATULATIONS to the girls’ track team. Bridget Chiaravalle broke her own school record in the 55 hurdles, running 8.29; the Distance Medley Relay team of Leah Sarkisian, Cassandra Sturdevant, Olivia Turk and Lauren Moore qualified for the National Championships and broke the school record with a time of 12:19.85.
  • The boys’ basketball team fell to Ridgefield last night, in double overtime. The Hatters lost 67-63 in the  run for the FCIAC title this year. In the other semifinal game, Wilton knocked off Trumbull, so it will be the Warriors vs. Tigers in the championship game. The Hatters will now prepare for states.
  • The girls’ basketball team lost to Hall, 49-30,  in the first round of the FCIACs.

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 3/2 in D268.  New members welcome!
  • All those interested in trying out for the Boys Lacrosse team – there will be a meeting this Thursday, March 2nd, at 2:15 in Room E293
  • There will be an informational meeting for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip on March 8 in C537 at 5 pm. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • Anyone interested in trying out for the VARSITY BOY’S Golf team please attend a brief meeting on Thursday, March 2 in room E295 at 2:15pm
  • Any girl interested in trying out for VARSITY girl’s golf please attend a brief meeting TODAY, March 1st in Coach Boucher’s room – D 482.  The meeting will be from 2:10 – 2:30.  
  • The boys outdoor track and field team will have a pre-season meeting TODAY, March 1st after school from 2:10-2:30 in the cafeteria come find out about this springs outdoor team.  All are welcome.  See Coach Murray in the PE office if you have questions.
  • There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in joining the Girls Outdoor Track & Field team TODAY, March 1st from 2:00-2:20 outside the old gym. If you cannot make it please see Coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • Join our talented Art students at the 2nd annual Brookfield Centers Art show. Join us at the opening reception with refreshments on Saturday March 4th from 5-8pm. Seventy students from six local high schools will display their work in a wide-range of media including ceramics, painting, photography, and more. The exhibition to be held in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery will run from March 4 to March 26, 2017.

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Athletic events for today:

  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ the FCIAC Semi Finals vs. Ridgefield at Fairfield Warde HS – 6:00 – bus leaves at 3:45
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the Eastern States Championships – 4:00 – bus leaves at 1:15
  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ the FCIAC Trials at Greenwich HS – 4:30 – bus leaves at 3:00
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL first round vs. Hall – 7:00 – bus leaves at 5:00

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 3/2 in D268.  New members welcome!
  • All those interested in trying out for the Boys Lacrosse team – there will be a meeting this Thursday, March 2nd, at 2:15 in Room E293
  • There will be an informational meeting for students and parents regarding the Iceland trip on March 8 in C537 at 5 pm. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Gurney in C537 or Mrs. Aaron in D480.
  • Anyone interested in trying out for the VARSITY BOY’S Golf team please attend a brief meeting on Thursday, March 2 in room E295 at 2:15pm
  • Any girl interested in trying out for VARSITY girl’s golf please attend a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 1st in Coach Boucher’s room – D 482.  The meeting will be from 2:10 – 2:30.  
  • The boys outdoor track and field team will have a pre-season meeting this Wednesday March 1st after school from 2:10-2:30 in the cafeteria come find out about this springs outdoor team.  All are welcome.  See Coach Murray in the PE office if you have questions.
  • There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in joining the Girls Outdoor Track & Field team on Wednesday March 1st from 2:00-2:20 outside the old gym. If you cannot make it please see Coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • All those interested in playing Boys Volleyball, please attend a meeting after school on Tuesday, February 28th at 2:15 in Room E295.

Monday, Feb. 27

Sports update

  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team for winning the CT State Open Championship over the weekend. The Hatters broke three state records enroute to their victory with the most individual finalists (seven)  in state history, the most individual champions (six), and the most team points ever scored (212.5). Next stop, the New Englands.
  • Congratulations to the Boys’ Track & Field team and its Sprint Medley team of Malachi Lorick, Aaron Agosto, Sean Parkinson and Terrell Cunningham who ran the No. 2 time in the USA over the weekend with a time of 3:32, which qualified them for the New Balance Indoor National Championship.
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team, which competed  at the pre-nationals in New York City over the weekend. The 4×200 team of Bridget Chiaravalle, Zyniah Bunn, Natalee Seipio and Erika Regus ran a season best time of 1:44.35, which qualified them for the National Championships. This is the No. 2 time in the state so far. Also, Chiaravalle broke the FCIAC record in the 200, running 25-55 (the previous record stood since 1995). Emily Souza also broke the FCIAC record in the triple jump with a 34-4 jump. The previous record was held by last year’s team captain Saintphanie Porcenat.

Athletic events for today

  • Ski Race team AWAY @ Mt. Southington vs. Guilford, Gilbert, Amity, Greenwich and St. Lukes – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:30.

General announcements

  • Anyone interested in trying out for the VARSITY BOY’S Golf team please attend a brief meeting on Thursday, March 2 in room E295.  at 2:15
  • Any girl interested in trying out for VARSITY girl’s golf please attend a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 1st in Coach Boucher’s room – D 482.  The meeting will be from 2:10 – 2:30.
  • The boys outdoor track and field team will have a pre-season meeting this Wednesday March 1st after school from 2:10-2:30 in the cafeteria come find out about this springs outdoor team.  All are welcome.  See Coach Murray in the PE office if you have questions.
  • There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in joining the Girls Outdoor Track & Field team on Wednesday March 1st from 2:00-2:20 outside the old gym. If you cannot make it please see Coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • All those interested in playing Boys Volleyball, please attend a meeting after school on Tuesday, February 28th at 2:15 in Room E295.

College visits

  • A Naugatuck Valley Community College representative will be in the Career Center on Thursday, March 2, from 8:15 a.m. until 1 p.m. for their On-site Acceptance Day.  Come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview appointment.

Friday, Feb. 24

Athletic events for today

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC State Open Championships – 5 p.m.

Athletic events for Saturday

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC State Open Championships
  • V Boys Basketball AWAY @ the FCIAC Quarterfinals vs. Darien – 2:00 – bus leaves at 11:00
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the North Shore Pre National Invitational – bus leaves at 2:30
  • JV Cheer AWAY @ the NECA Cheer Championships – bus leaves at 7:30 a.m.
  • The Varsity Boys Basketball team will play Darien in the FCIAC Quarterfinals on Saturday at 2 p.m. The game will be played at Fairfield Warde, and ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

General announcements

  • On Monday, the Black Lives Matter Club asks that you wear hoodies. February 26th marks the 5-year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. We ask that you join us Monday and wear a black or dark-colored hoodie in memory of Martin, who was unarmed and wearing a hoodie when he was shot. The man who shot him was acquitted of murder charges. We ask that you refrain from wearing your hoodie up as this would be a violation of the DHS discipline code.
  • Come join or find out about the spring outdoor Track and Field boys’ team Wednesday, March 1, after school in the cafeteria.  If you have any questions see Coach Murray in the boys’ PE office.
  • Juniors: If interested in a voluntary, free practice test session for the SAT, sponsored by C2 Education Center, one will be offered to the first 50 students who sign up in the Media Center. The practice test will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, DHS Media Center. Test score results will be sent to parents via email in a Score Report. The sign-up sheet is on the front desk of the Media Center.
  • The SAT prep class will meet Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. in rooms D 179 and D 181. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.
  • The Sophomore class is hosting a Chili Cook-off  today, Feb. 24, at 2:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Come and enjoy the amazing creations of your teachers who are cooking and vying for your votes. There will be prizes so come taste and vote for your favorite chili! The cost is $5.

Wednesday, Feb. 23

Athletic events for today

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Trumbull – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45
  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Sheehan – 7:30

Sports update

  • Congratulations to the Boys’ Indoor Track and Field team in winning its second consecutive Connecticut State Open Championship on Monday.  The team scored in nine of the 15 events.  The 4x400m team of Sean Michael-Parkinson, Malcolm Going, Daniel Campbell and Terrell Cunningham captured first place with at time of 3:27.  
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Indoor Track and Field team, which finished runner up in the Connecticut State Open Championship on Monday. The team was led by Leah Sarkisian, who won the 600.
  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team on its first-place finish at LL Championship.  The team will send 11 wrestlers to the State Open this weekend at Hillhouse School. 

SAT message for all juniors

  • If interested in a voluntary, free practice test session for the SAT, sponsored by C2 Education Center, one will be offered to the first 50 students who sign up in the Media Center. The practice test will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, DHS Media Center. Test score results will be sent to parents via email in a Score Report. The sign-up sheet is on the front desk of the Media Center.

General announcements

  • Youth Alive will meet tomorrow after school in D361; don’t miss it and bring a friend!
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, from 2:10 – 4 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • There will be a meeting for all students who are traveling to Costa Rica in April. The meeting is TODAY, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in D276. Please look in your emails, or stop by D276, to see what you must bring with you to the meeting.
  • There will be a meeting for the Black Lives Matter Club TODAY in D371a from 2:10-3:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.
  • The Sophomore class is hosting a Chili Cook-off this Friday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m., in the cafeteria. Come and enjoy the amazing creations of your teachers who are cooking and vying for your votes. There will be prizes so come taste and vote for your favorite chili!
  • Attention juniors and seniors: Lord and Taylor is looking for male and female models for their Prom Fashion Presentation on March 4.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Gurney in C537.

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Athletic Events for today:

  • Wrestling AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. Class LL State Championships at Trumbull HS – 5:00 – bus leaves at 1:30pm

Athletic Events for Saturday

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. Class LL State Championships at Trumbull HS – bus at 8:00am
  • V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the Battle at St. Joe’s – 11:00 – bus leaves at 9:30am
  • V Girls Basketball AWAY @ the FCIAC Quarterfinals at Ridgefield HS vs. Stamford – 5:00 – bus leaves at 3:15pm
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ New Canaan – 5:20pm
  • Boys Ice Hockey HOME @ Danbury Ice Arena vs. Masuk – 8:20pm

College Visits:

2/17/17    Friday          Paul Mitchell the School         Period 2

General Announcements 

  • There will be a meeting for all students that are traveling to Costa Rica in April. The meeting will be Wednesday February 22 at 6:00pm in D276. Please look in your emails, or stop by D276, to see what you must bring with you to the meeting.
  • Congratulations to the DHS Chess Team. They bested Joel-Barlow and Newtown on Wednesday to win back the Chess League Championship from Taft. In a few weeks you’ll be able to view the traveling league trophy in the display case by the main office. Well done chess champions !
  • There will be a meeting for the Black Lives Matter Club next Wednesday in D371a from 2:10-3:30pm. All are invited to attend.
  • Attention all current and future London 2018 travelers. We will have a quick meeting TODAY, 2/17 in C336 after school. The meeting will be held to discuss fundraising options. All are welcome. If you have any questions, please speak with Ms. Fischer or Ms. Costello in C3.
  • The Sophomore class is sponsoring a Chili Cook-off! Friday 2/24 in the Cafeteria at 2:30pm. Teachers will be vying for your vote as they do their best to tempt your taste buds with their best creations. Come out and try some chili and vote for your favorite!
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors, Lord and Taylor is looking for male and female models for their Prom Fashion Presentation which will be on March 4.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Gurney in C537.
  • From the Nurse’s Office:If you plan on participating in a spring sport, please be sure your physical is up to date.  In order to try out, your physical must be valid for the entire sports season.  
  • The final deadline to order a yearbook is TODAY, Friday, Feb. 17. Please go online to order your book through the DHS website. The publisher will accept credit cards, checks or money orders. Don’t be left without a yearbook in June!

Thursday Feb. 16

Athletic events for today

  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. Darien – 2:10
  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Bridgeport Central – V 5:30 JV 3:45
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Bridgeport Central – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30
  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ WCSU vs. Bethel – 5:30

Sports update

Congratulations to the Girls Track & Field team for winning their second consecutive class LL state championship. They were led by winning performances from Bridget Chiaravalle in the 55 Hurdles, Leah Sarkisian in the 600 and an amazing effort by the 4×400 team of Olivia Turk, Natalee Seipio, Cassandra Sturdevant and Leah Sarksian to seal the victory for the lady Hatters.

Let’s go! The indoor Boys Track and Field team captured their fourth consecutive Class LL State Championship last night.  The team scored 116 points and outdistanced themselves from the second place team by 70 points.  Event state champions were Terrell Cunningham in the 300m, Nathaniel Llanos in the pole vault and the 4x400m team of Sean Michael-Parkinson, Malcolm Going, Daniel Campbell, and Terrell Cunningham who broke the Class LL meet record by running 3 minutes and 28 seconds.  

College visits

  • 2/17/17    Friday          Paul Mitchell the School         Period 2

General announcements

  • There will be a meeting of the Fight Child Hunger Club today after school in D372; volunteer hours will be discussed.
  • Attention all current and future London 2018 travelers. We will have a quick meeting Friday, 2/17 in C336 after school. The meeting is to discuss fundraising. All are welcomed. If you have any questions, please speak with Ms. Fischer or Ms. Costello in C3.
  • The Sophomore class is sponsoring a Chili Cook-off! This Friday afternoon in the Cafeteria at 2:30pm. Teachers will be vying for your vote as they do their best to tempt your taste buds with their best creations. Come out and try some chili and vote for your favorite!
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for this TOMORROW, February 16, from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • Attn Juniors and Seniors, Lord and Taylor is looking for male and female models for their Prom Fashion Presentation which will be on March 4.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Gurney in C537.
  • Attention Students, on TODAY, February 15th all study halls period 1, 2 and 3 in the cafeteria will be moved to the auditorium for AMC testing.  Thank you for your cooperation.
  • From the Nurse’s Office:If you plan on participating in a spring sport, please be sure your physical is up to date.  In order to try out, your physical must be valid for the entire sports season.  
  • The final deadline to order a yearbook is TOMORROW, Friday, February 17. Please go online to order your book through the DHS website. The publisher takes credit cards, checks or money orders. Don’t be left without a yearbook in June!
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Athletic Events for today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Greenwich – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45
  • Boys Ice Hockey HOME @ Danbury Ice Arena vs. NFI – 7:40
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Greenwich – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45 – buses leave at 2:15 & 3:30
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Championships – 4:00 – buses leave at 1:15
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Stamford-Westhill-Staples – 5:30
  • The Sophomore class is sponsoring a Chili Cook-off! It will take place this Friday afternoon in the Cafeteria at 2:30pm. Teachers will be vying for your vote as they do their best to tempt your taste buds with their best creations. Come out and try some chili and vote for your favorite. 
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow, Feb. 16, from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. 
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors: Lord and Taylor is looking for male and female models for their Prom Fashion Presentation which will be on March 4.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Gurney in C537.
  • Attention Students: TODAY, Feb. 15 all study halls period 1, 2 and 3 in the cafeteria will be moved to the auditorium for AMC testing.  Thank you for your cooperation.
  • From the Nurse’s Office:If you plan on participating in a spring sport, please be sure your physical is up to date.  In order to try out, your physical must be valid for the entire sports season.  
  • The deadline to order a yearbook is this Friday, Feb. 17. Please go online to order your book through the DHS website. The publisher will accept credit cards, checks or money orders. Don’t be left without a yearbook in June!
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.

Tuesday Feb. 14

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Athletic events for today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Bridgeport Central – V 5:30 JV 3:45
  • Boys Swimming HOME @ WCSU vs. Trumbull – 5:00
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Bridgeport Central – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30
  • Congratulations to Jakob Camacho and Lexi Lucas for being named the HAN Network Athletes of the Week for week 5 of winter season! Jakob pinned his opponent at 120 pounds in 51 seconds to lead the Hatters to a 57-16 victory over rivals Fairfield Warde. Lexi helped lead the Danbury Hatters cheerleaders to an FCIAC championship, defeating 2x defending champion Fairfield Ludlowe by a score of 175.9 – 175.6. Lexi was the top scorer at the 2017 FCIAC Cheerleading championship and was also selected to the All-FCIAC cheerleading team for this season. Great job by both athletes!
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for this Thursday, February 16, from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • Attn Juniors and Seniors: Lord and Taylor is looking for male and female models for their Prom Fashion Presentation on March 4.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Gurney in C537.
  • Attention Students: On Wednesday, Feb. 15 all study halls period 1, 2 and 3 in the cafeteria will be moved to the auditorium to allow for AMC testing.  Thank you for your cooperation.
  • From the Nurse’s Office: If you plan on participating in a spring sport, please be sure your physical is up to date.  In order to try out, your physical must be valid for the entire sports season.  
  • The final deadline to order a yearbook is Feb. 17, this Friday. Please go online to order your book through the DHS website. The publisher takes credit cards, checks or money orders. Don’t be left without a yearbook in June!
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.


Wednesday, Feb. 8

Sports update

Winter sports teams of DHS continue to dominate. Over the weekend, the wrestling team and the varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams chalked up victories:

  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team for its resounding win Saturday. The Hatters beat New Milford, the No. 2 team in Connecticut, 42-16, to remain undefeated in the state.
  • Congratulations to the DHS Cheerleaders. Both the Varsity and JV teams took home 1st place trophies at the FCIAC League Championships on Saturday in Wilton, The varsity team also took home the grand champion trophy, awarded to the highest-scoring team of all divisions. In addition, the varsity team placed three cheerleaders on the All FCIAC team, which is comprised of the 20 highest scoring individuals out of all teams: Lauryn Menzie came in 6th, Sydnei Brimage came in 4th and Lexi Lucas took first place.

Athletic events for today

  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ Darien – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe/Warde – 3:30
  • FR Girls Basketball AWAY @ Wolcott – 4:15 – bus leaves at 2:30

College visits in the Career Center:

  • Wednesday         2-8-17           Post University                        Period 3
  • Friday                  2-10-17          Paul Mitchell the School      Period 3
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 2/9 in room D268.  New members welcome.

 

  • From the Nurse’s Office:If you plan on participating in a spring sport, please be sure your physical is up to date.  To try out, your physical must be valid for the entire sports season.  
  • The SAT Prep Class will meet Saturday morning at 9 a.m. in D179 and D181.  Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt. Students need to sign up for Remind and the code is on the registration sheet. This is how you will be notified of weather cancellations.
  • It’s time to order your yearbook. All orders must be placed online. Go to the DHS webpage and the link is on the bottom left of the page. The price keeps going up, so the sooner you buy, the better. The final deadline is approaching, so buy now.
  • The Media Center will be closed all week for testing. Students should report to study hall and lunch periods this week.
  • The Key Club will hold a Carnations for Appreciation flower sale. Proceeds benefit children’s charities. Pre orders will be taken this week, Wednesday thru Friday, in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Flowers will be delivered first period on Valentine’s Day.
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.

Help Wanted

LAST CALL for YPP workers

  • Any students interested in working in the Main office as a YPP, there are still openings periods 4 and 5. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.
  • I.S.S. is looking for Y.P.P. workers periods 2 & 3 for the second semester. Please see Mrs. Stavola in the I.S.S. room A302a.

 

  • Ms D ‘Auria is looking for a YPP for 8th period. Clothing And Textiles. Please stop by D277 if interested.

Monday, Feb. 6

Sports update

Winter sports teams of DHS continue to dominate. Over the weekend, the wrestling team and the varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams chalked up victories:

  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team for its resounding win Saturday. The Hatters beat New Milford, the No. 2 team in Connecticut, 42-16, to remain undefeated in the state.
  • Congratulations to the DHS Cheerleaders. Both the Varsity and JV teams took home 1st place trophies at the FCIAC League Championships on Saturday in Wilton, The varsity team also took home the grand champion trophy, awarded to the highest-scoring team of all divisions. In addition, the varsity team placed three cheerleaders on the All FCIAC team, which is comprised of the 20 highest scoring individuals out of all teams: Lauryn Menzie came in 6th, Sydnei Brimage came in 4th and Lexi Lucas took first place.

College visits in the Career Center

  • Wednesday           2-8-17            Post University                        Period 3
  • Friday                     2-10-17          Paul Mitchell the School      Period 3

General announcements

  • Peer leaders Alasandra Primavera, Lexi Lucas and Sarina Gersten, for their community change project, are planning a boutique and scholarship program for teens at 5:15 p.m. March 23 at Family and Children’s Aid. The boutique and scholarship program will be for prom attire. Bring your unwanted formal items to add to the boutique and a $20 donation to go toward the scholarship. RSVP at [email protected]
  • It’s time to order your yearbook, if you haven’t already. All orders must be placed online. Go to the DHS homepage and the link is on the bottom left of the page. The price keeps going up, so the sooner you buy, the better. The final deadline is approaching, so don’t get caught without one.
  • There is a mandatory National English Honor Society meeting for all members today, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. in C336.
  • The Media Center will be closed all week for testing. Students should report to study hall and lunch periods this week.
  • ATTENTION  SENIORS: The DHS Student Recognition Awards Application is in the career center.  Packet is due to your counselor before March 10.
  • MEDICAL CAREERS CLUB needs your used, beat up jeans.  We will be cutting them up to make shoes for people in Uganda.  Please drop off your used jeans in C537 or in the Library.  Thank you for contributing to a great cause.
  • The Key Club will hold a Carnations for Appreciation flower sale. Proceeds benefit children’s charities. Pre-orders will be taken this  week, Wednesday through Friday, in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Flowers will be delivered first period on Valentine’s Day.
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in D460.

Help wanted

  • Any students interested in working in the Main office as a YPP, there are openings periods:  3 and 4. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.
  • I.S.S. is looking for YPP workers periods 2 & 3 for the second semester. Please see Mrs. Stavola in the I.S.S. room A302a.
  • The Level 2 Office is looking for YPP workers for Periods 1 and 3.  Please stop by if you are interested.
  • M.s D ‘Auria is looking for a YPP for 8th period. Clothing And Textiles. Please stop by D277 if interested.

Friday, Feb. 3

Athletic Events for Friday:

Boys Basketball HOME vs. Norwalk – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45

Girls Basketball AWAY @ Norwalk – V 5:30 JV 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

FR Girls Basketball AWAY @ Sacred Heart – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:15

Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Trumbull-St. Joseph – 5:30 pm

Athletic Events for Saturday:

V Wrestling HOME vs. New Milford – 2:00

FR Girls Basketball HOME vs. Pomperaug – 10:30

Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. Trumbull-St. Joseph – 8:50 pm

Cheerleaders on HAN: V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships at Wilton HS – 10:30 – bus leaves at 7:45. This event will be televised live on the HAN Network. Go to http://live.han.network/ or you can watch it on Frontier’s Vantage Sports Network, channel 600.

College Visits in the Career Center:

Wednesday           2-8-17            Post University                        Period 3

Friday                     2-10-17          Paul Mitchell the School      Period 3

Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field Team for winning the FCIAC Championship. The team scored an amazing 122 points and were led by Bridget Chiaravalle who won the hurdles, the 55-dash and the 300 meters. The entire team did a tremendous job and represented their school with sportsmanship as well as a fierce competitive spirit.

Congratulations to the Boys’ Track Team, which won the Indoor Track & Field FCIAC Championship last night.  The team dominated the field of 16 teams with 130 points.  FCIAC champions individually included Terrell Cunningham in the 600m, racing to a 1 minute and 24 second time. and Nathanal Llanos in the pole vault leaping 12-6. The 4×400 team of Sean Michael Parkinson, Malcolm Going, Daniel Campbell and Cunningham set a meet record with a time of 3:30.

  • Peer leaders Alasandra Primavera, Lexi Lucas and Sarina Gersten, for their community change project, are planning a boutique and scholarship program for teens at 5:15 p.m. March 23 at Family and Children’s Aid. The boutique and scholarship program will be for prom attire. Bring your unwanted formal items to add to the boutique and a $20 donation to go toward the scholarship. RSVP at [email protected]
  • There is a mandatory National English Honor Society meeting for all members on Monday, Feb. 6, in C336.
  • The School-Based Health Center would like to announce our Dine and Discover WINNER from our “Don’t Text and Drive” contest. The winner is LINDA MUNOZ PERLA, Grade 10.   Thank you to all participants. We hope to see more students at our next Dine and Discover!
  • The Media Center will be closed all next week for testing. Students should report to study hall and lunch periods next week.
  • ATTENTION  SENIORS. The DHS Student Recognition Awards Application is in the career center.  Packet is due to your counselor before March 10.
  • \MEDICAL CAREERS CLUB needs your used, beat up jeans.  We will be cutting them up to make shoes for people in Uganda.  Please drop off your used jeans in C537 or in the Library.  Thank you for contributing to a great cause.
  • The Animal Rights Club will meet TODAY in Dr. Bogart’s room, C430. The meeting will be from 2:15 to 3 p.m. New members are welcome.
  • The Key Club will hold a Carnations for Appreciation flower sale. Proceeds benefit children’s charities. Pre orders will be taken next week, Wednesday through Friday in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Flowers will be delivered first period on Valentine’s Day.
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors. Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.

HELP WANTED

  • Any students interested in working in the Main office as a YPP, there are openings periods:  3 and 4. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.
  • I.S.S. is looking for Y.P.P. workers periods 2 & 3 for the second semester. Please see Mrs. Stavola in the I.S.S. room A302a.

 

  • The Level 2 Office is looking for YPP workers for Periods 1 and 3.  Please stop down if you are interested.

 

  • Ms D ‘Auria is looking for a YPP for 8th period. Clothing And Textiles. Please stop by D277 if interested.
  • The SAT Prep Class will meet TOMORROW morning at 9:00am. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.

Thursday, Feb. 2

Athletic Events for today:

Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships at the New Haven Athletic Center – 4:30 – buses leave at 2:15.

You can watch the 2017 FCIAC Indoor Track Championship Meet live on the HAN Network, today, Feb. 2, at 4:30 p.m.

All of the HAN Network’s FCIAC sports content streams live (and is available on-demand within 20 minutes of the meets completion) at http://HAN.Network/ . There is no cost to watch.

  • There will be a meeting of the Fight Child Hunger Club after school TODAY in room D372, all members are expected to attend.
  • The Media Center will be closed all next week for testing. Students should report to study hall and lunch periods next week.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school in D268 TODAY.  New members welcome!

 

  • ATTENTION  SENIORS: The DHS Student Recognition Awards Application is in the career center.  Packet is due to your counselor before March 10.
  • MEDICAL CAREERS CLUB needs your used, beat up jeans.  We will be cutting them up to make shoes for people in Uganda.  Please drop off your used jeans in C537 or in the Library.  Thank you for contributing to a great cause.
  • The Animal Rights Club will be meeting this Friday the 3rd in Dr. Bogart’s room, C430. The meeting will be from 2:15 to 3:00pm. New members are welcome.
  • The Key Club will be holding a Carnations for Appreciation flower sale. Proceeds benefit children’s charities. Pre orders will be taken next week, Wednesday thru Friday in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Flowers will be delivered first period on Valentine’s day.
  • Do you want a parking permit? Are you interested in going to prom? You must pay your class dues to do so. Class dues are $25 per year. All dues must be paid to your class advisors.n Junior Class Advisors are: Ms. Teel in room D361 and Mrs. Pardalis in room D460.

HELP WANTEDAny students interested in working in the Main office as a YPP, there are openings periods 1, 3, 4,and 5. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.

  • I.S.S. is looking for Y.P.P. workers periods 2 & 3 for the second semester. Please see Mrs. Stavola in the I.S.S. room A302a.

 

  • The Level 2 Office is looking for YPP workers for periods 1 and 3.  Please stop down if you are interested.

 

  • Ms D ‘Auria is looking for a YPP for 8th period. Clothing And Textiles. Please stop by D277 if interested.
  • The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)  is sponsoring a field trip to AMC Theatres this Friday, February 3, 2017 to see the movie, The Founder, starring Michael Keaton.  The film chronicles the creation of the fast food franchise, McDonald’s – the cost is only  $ 10.00 and includes the movie and transportation.  Permission slips are available in Room C 339 – we will be departing right after school.  Please grab your friends and join us.
  • The SAT Prep Class will meet this Saturday morning at 9:00. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.

Monday, Jan. 30

  • Congratulations to the Boys’ Track & Field team in winning the FCIAC Western Division Championship indoor track and field championship this past weekend.  The relay team of Aaron Agosto, Sean Michael-Parkinson, Malachi Lorick and Malcolm Going set a school record in the 4 x 240 sprint relay with a time of 1:58.  Brandon Gotwals won the pole vault with a jump of 12 feet and Chase Nalley won the hurdles with a time of 7.28 seconds.
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team in winning the FCIAC Western Division Championship at Staples High School this past weekend. Bridget Chiaravalle won the hurdles, 50-meter dash and the 300. Also, Elhlie Sangweni and Celyna Custodio finished second and third, respectively, in the shot put. The Lady Hatters are in action next at Thursday’s FCIAC Championship.
  • Congratulations to the Varsity and JV cheerleading teams. Both teams competed this past Saturday at the Quinnipiac Cheer Challenge, with JV taking 1st place in its division and Varsity taking 1st place in the All Girl Small division. Varsity also took home the Grand Champion award, given to the team with the top score of the day out of all of the divisions.
  • There will be open gym for volleyball players at 6:30 tonight in the New Gym.
  • Due to last Tuesday’s inclement weather, Post University has rescheduled to come to the Career Center TOMORROW, Jan. 31, period 3.
  • ATTENTION  SENIORS: The DHS Student Recognition Awards Application is in the career center.  Packet is due to your counselor before March 10.
  • There is a mandatory Science National Honor Society and Science Club meeting in c529 on Tuesday, 1/3, from 2:10 to 3 p.m.
  • MEDICAL CAREERS CLUB needs your used, beat up jeans.  We will be cutting them up to make shoes for people in Uganda.  Please drop off your used jeans in C537 or in the Library.  Thank you for contributing to a great cause.
  • HELP WANTED: Any students interested in working in the main office as a YPP, there are openings periods: 1, 3, 5, 7 or 8. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.
  • The Future Business Leaders of America is sponsoring a field trip to AMC Theatres Friday, Feb. 3, to see the movie, The Founder, starring Michael Keaton.  The film  chronicles the creation of the fast-food franchise, McDonald’s; cost is $10 and includes the movie and transportation.  Permission slips are available in Room C 339; we will depart immediately after school.  Please tell your friends and join us.

Friday, Jan. 27

Athletic Events for today:

Girls Basketball HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45

Boys Basketball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor – 8:30 pm

Athletic Events for Saturday:

Boys Ice Hockey HOME at Danbury Ice Arena vs. Newington – 3:00 pm

Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ Staples at the Western Division Championships – 10:00 – buses leave at 7:45

V Wrestling AWAY @ Timberlane – 10:00

JV Wrestling AWAY @ the Highlander Invitational in Portland – 9:00 – bus leaves at 6:00

V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the Quinnipiac Cheer Challenge – 12:00 – bus leaves at 10:00

Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Wilton-Norwalk-McMahon – 7:00 pm

  • Due to Tuesday’s weather, Post University has rescheduled to come to the Career Center Tuesday, January 31st, period 3.

 

  • Medical Careers Club needs your used, beat up jeans.  We will be cutting them up to make shoes for people in Uganda.  Please drop off your used jeans in C537 or in the Library.  Thank you for contributing to a great cause.
  • Any students interested in working in the Main office as a YPP, there are openings periods: 3, 5, 6, 7 or 8. Please contact Mrs. Domingos.
  • The SAT prep class will take place TOMORROW, Saturday, January 28. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt. Class starts at 9:00am.
  • The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) organization is sponsoring a Friday afternoon movie event to see the newly released  film, The Founder, starring Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc, the CEO of McDonalds.  The cost is $ 10.00 and includes the movie and bus  and will leave right after school – permission slips will be available on Monday, in Room C339 – all are invited – all materials (permission slip and money) are due by Thursday noon.
  • TO ALL 9th GRADE STUDENTS: Are you looking for an Academic setting with smaller class sizes? A setting where you can create a personalized learning plan? Then ACE (the Alternative Center for Excellence) may be the place for you. Please see your counselor in the Level 4 office to schedule a visit and obtain an application.
  • This week is The Purple Project, sponsored by Stand Together, Make a Difference. The week long observance has been dedicated to Opiate Abuse Awareness. The Herren Project created the purple initiative to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making. Today is the last day of the contest. We ask that you take pictures of your purple pride in front of the purple bulletin board in the cafeteria. Post your pictures on twitter and @DanburyBOG with the hashtag #GOpurple to participate. Prizes will be given out at the end of the week.

Monday, Jan. 23
Athletic Events for today:

Boys Ice Hockey HOME @ Danbury Ice Arena vs. Masuk – 3:20 pm

JV Wrestling AWAY @ New Milford – 4:30 – bus leaves at 3:30

College Visits in the Career Center:

Tuesday        1/24/17       Post University              Period 3

  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team for its performance at the Yale Classic this past weekend. The distance medley relay team of Samantha Vasquez, Olivia Turk, Leah Sarkisian ran 12:42 ,which broke the school record. Valerie Fox ran the No. 4 all-time performance in school history in the 3000, Bridget Chiaravalle broke the school record in the 55 hurdles. Her time of 8.30 ranks 27th in the nation. Leah Sarkisian ran 2:19 in the 800, which ranks 39th in the nation.
  • TO ALL 9th GRADE STUDENTS: Are you looking for an academic setting with smaller class sizes? A setting where you can create a personalized learning plan? Then ACE (the Alternative Center for Excellence) may be the place for you. Please see your counselor in the Level 4 office to schedule a visit and obtain an application
  • This week is The Purple Project, sponsored by Stand Together, Make a Difference. The week long observance will be dedicated to Opiate Abuse Awareness. Please wear purple on Wednesday January 25th to show your support. The Herren Project created the purple initiative to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making. To show your support, wear purple next week. A contest will be taking place all next week. We ask that you take pictures of your purple pride in front of the purple bulletin board in the cafeteria. Post your pictures on twitter and @DanburyBOG with the hashtag #GOpurple to participate in the contest. Prizes will be given out at the end of the week.
  • Attention All Juniors! Are you excited for prom? If you are, come join us at our next prom Committee meeting Wednesday, January 25th at 2pm in D460. We hope to see you there!
  • Auditions for next year’s Madrigals will be held on Friday, January 27. See Miss Russell in A306 to pick up audition materials.
  • Class rings and jackets will be distributed during all lunch periods on January 25 and 26 in the cafeteria for all students. Please make sure you pick up your purchases during those days.
  • Peer Leadership is sponsoring a “Kindness is Timeless” Shoe Drive.  Please donate your shoes of any size or condition. These shoes will be repaired and sent to less developed countries through Soles for Souls. Please bring your donations to B222, C536 or 7-11 on Clapboard Ridge Road.  The shoe drive will run through the month of January.

Friday, Jan. 20

Athletic Events for today:

Boys Basketball HOME vs. St. Josephs – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45

Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ the Yale Classic – buses leave at 10:00

Boys Swimming AWAY @ Westhill/Stamford – 5:30 – bus leaves at 3:45

Girls Basketball AWAY @ St. Joseph – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Mercy/Northwest Catholic – 7:00 pm

Athletic Events for Saturday:

JV Wrestling HOME in the Patton Tournament – 9:30

Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. New Canaan – 8:50 pm

Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ Wilton – 9:30 – buses leave at 7:30

Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ the Yale Classic – bus leaves at 6:30 am

V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the West Haven Victory Crusades cheer competition – 11:00 – bus leaves at 9:30

College Visits in the Career Center:

Tuesday        1/24/17       Post University, CT               Period 3

  • TO ALL 9th GRADE STUDENTS: Are you looking for an academic setting with smaller class sizes? A setting where you can create a personalized learning plan? Then ACE (the Alternative Center for Excellence) may be the place for you. Please see your counselor in the Level 4 office to schedule a visit and obtain an application
  • Next week is The Purple Project, sponsored by Stand Together, Make a Difference. The week long observance will be dedicated to Opiate Abuse Awareness. Please wear purple on Wednesday, January 25th to show your support. The Herren Project created the purple initiative to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making. To show your support, wear purple next week. A contest will be taking place all next week. We ask that you take pictures of your purple pride in front of the purple bulletin board in the cafeteria. Post your pictures on twitter and @DanburyBOG with the hashtag #GOpurple to participate in the contest. Prizes will be given out at the end of the week.
  • Attention All Juniors! Are you excited for prom? If you are, come join us at our next prom Committee meeting Wednesday, January 25th at 2pm in D460. We hope to see you there!
  • Youth Alive will be meeting TODAY, Jan 20th in D361. We will be having a guest speaker so don’t miss it!
  • The Animal Rights Club will be meeting TODAY, Jan 20th in Dr. Bogarts’ room, C430. The meeting will be from 2:15-3pm. New Members are welcome!
  • Auditions for next year’s Madrigals will be held on Friday, January 27. See Miss Russell in A306 to pick up audition materials.
  • Class rings and jackets will be distributed during all lunch periods on January 25 and 26 in the cafeteria for all students. Please make sure you pick up your purchases during those days.
  • The next session of drivers education through The Next Street begins on January 23rd. Classes are offered at DHS at 3:15 pm. Flyers are available in the main office.
  • Attention all JUNIORS! Peer Leadership applications are due TODAY in C338 or your level office.
  • Peer Leadership is sponsoring a “Kindness is Timeless” Shoe Drive.  Please donate your shoes of any size or condition. These shoes will be repaired and sent to less developed countries through Soles for Souls. Please bring your donations to B222, C536 or 7-11 on Clapboard Ridge Road.  The shoe drive will run through the month of January.
  • TOMORROW is the first SAT Prep Class. The class will meet in D 179 beginning promptly at 9:00am. Please enter through the gym doors only.
  • Today’s AP Spanish independent study session for ESL students is canceled/La sesión de estudio independiente de AP Spanish de hoy para los estudiantes de ESL es cancelada.
  • ConnCAP 9th and 10th grade students have an after school meeting TODAY.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Athletic Events for today:

Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. Stamford/Westhill/Staples – 3:30 pm

Wrestling HOME vs. Ridgefield – 4:30

Boys Ice Hockey HOME @ Danbury Ice Arena vs. Amity – 7:40 pm

  • Reminder, there will be a short meeting for Boys Tennis in Coach Ascone’s room, E293 right after school today.
  • The next study session for ESL students who registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for Thursday, January 19th from 2:10 – 4:00 p.m. in D371. All students must attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • The Animal Rights Club will be meeting this Friday, Jan 20th in Dr. Bogarts room, C430. The meeting will be from 2:15-3pm. New Members are welcome!
  • The Science National Honor Society is sponsoring an electronics recycling drive in the cafeteria during all lunches Wednesday and Thursday.  Please donate your old earphones, chargers, mp3 players and cell phones.  Each item donated will receive an entry into our contest for Bagelman, iTunes and amazon gift cards.
  • Black Lives Matter will be having a meeting TODAY in D371A until 3:30pm. New members welcome.
  • Auditions for next year’s Madrigals will be held on Friday, January 27. See Miss Russell in A306 to pick up audition materials.
  • Class rings and jackets will be distributed during all lunch periods on January 25 and 26 in the cafeteria for all students. Please make sure you pick up your purchases during those days.
  • Attention All Juniors! We will have another prom committee meeting on TODAY after school in D460. We want to hear your voice, don’t miss it!
  • The next session of drivers education through The Next Street begins on January 23rd. Classes are offered at DHS at 3:15 pm. Flyers are available in the main office.
  • Attention all JUNIORS! Peer Leadership applications are now available in Google classroom. If you are a junior and wish to apply for Peer Leadership, go to Google classroom: code fkkcpkh and obtain an application.  REMEMBER: Applications are due in C338 or your level office, no later than FRIDAY.
  • Peer Leadership is sponsoring a “Kindness is Timeless” Shoe Drive.  Please donate your shoes of any size or condition. These shoes will be repaired and sent to less developed countries through Soles for Souls. Please bring your donations to B222, C536 or 7-11 on Clapboard Ridge Road.  The shoe drive will run through the month of January.
  • Registration is still open for our spring SAT Prep class which begins this Saturday, January 21 and runs for five sessions. The cost is $75 which includes the book. The class is open to the first 60 students who register. Forms, which include additional information, are available now in the Main Office. The class will meet in D 179 beginning promptly at 9:00am. Please enter through the gym doors only.

Jan. 17

Athletic Events for today:

Girls Basketball HOME vs. Darien – V 5:30 JV 4:00

Boys Basketball AWAY @ Darien – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 3:45 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

  • Congratulations to the girls track & field team for their performances at this past weekend’s Stanner Games. The Hatters were led by Lauren Moore in the 1600 who ran the number two all time performance in school history with a 5:17 and Valerie Fox who ran the number six time in school history with a 5:30 in the 1600.
  • Black Lives Matter will be having a meeting Wednesday, January 18th in D371A until 3:30pm. New members welcome.
  • Auditions for next year’s Madrigals will be held on Friday, January 27. See Miss Russell in A306 to pick up audition materials.
  • Class rings and jackets will be distributed during all lunch periods on January 25 and 26 in the cafeteria for all students. Please make sure you pick up your purchases during those days.
  • Attention All Juniors! We will have another prom committee meeting on Wednesday after school in D460. We want to hear your voice, don’t miss it!
  • Have any empty plastic water bottles? The City to City Club will be collecting them during lunch and in D480
  • The next session of drivers education through The Next Street begins on January 23rd. Classes are offered at DHS at 3:15 pm. Flyers are available in the main office.
  • Attention all JUNIORS! Peer Leadership applications are now available in Google classroom. If you are a junior and wish to apply for Peer Leadership, go to Google classroom: code fkkcpkh and obtain an application.  Applications are due in C338 or your level office, no later than January 20th.
  • Peer Leadership is sponsoring a “Kindness is Timeless” Shoe Drive.  Please donate your shoes of any size or condition. These shoes will be repaired and sent to less developed countries through Soles for Souls. Please bring your donations to B222, C536 or 7-11 on Clapboard Ridge Road.  The shoe drive will run through the month of January.
  • Registration is now open for our spring SAT Prep class which begins Saturday, January 21 and runs for five sessions. The cost is $75 which includes the book. The class is open to the first 60 students who register. Forms, which include additional information, are available now in the Main Office.


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