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Athletic events today

  • None.

General announcements

  • The Hatters Cafe will be CLOSED Periods 5 and 6 Today for a private group.  
  • Due to unfortunate circumstances the annual GSA Dance is canceled. Please stop by D277 for a full refund. Keep the spirit and plan to attend next school year.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding a 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3PM. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play. Attendees not playing must pay $2 at the door, or $1 with a student ID.
  • Seniors: You must have any cafeteria balance, outstanding library fines, parking fines and class dues paid in full in order to receive your cap and gown for graduation.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today, today, in D268. New members welcome!
  • Students, please make sure you return all library books by tomorrow, Friday, June 8.
  • Yearbooks are still available in the main office while they last for $85 cash only. See Mrs. Jakobson.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • Thursday, June 14th is the last day for after school credit recovery and is the last opportunity for students to take their final in credit recovery courses.  
  • Sports physicals are required to try out for DHS teams. The physical needs to be current for the whole season and may not expire during the season. Physicals are available in the School-Based health Center during the following weeks: July 2-6,  July 16-20 and July 23-27. Please call 203-790-2886 to schedule an appointment. There is no out of pocket cost to the family.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. A special presentation is scheduled today after school in room D371 for ESL students who took the AP Spanish exam as an independent study. Students will learn about the AP Computer Science class offered at Danbury High School. All ESL students are encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): Una presentación especial está programada para después de la escuela en la sala D371 para los estudiantes de ESL que tomaron el examen de Español AP como un estudio independiente. Los estudiantes aprenderán sobre la clase de Informática AP ofrecida en Danbury High School. Todos los estudiantes de ESL son animados a asistir. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, June 5

  • Girls Golf AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. Girls Golf Championships at Tashua Knolls – 8:30 – bus leaves at 6:30

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls’ track & field team for their third place finish at the State Open Championships yesterday. Lauren Moore was second in the 1600 running 4:59 and Celyna Custodio was second in the shot put. The 4×800 team of Cassandra Sturdevant, Alex Chakar, Olivia Turk and Leah Sarkisian placed third with a season best time of 9:22. Erika Regus was also 6th in the long jump with a personal best of 17-4.
  • A big congratulations to our boys’ track and field team who captured the Connecticut State Open Outdoor Track and Field Championship yesterday.  The team was lead by State Open individual event champions Nathaniel Llanos in the pole vault, Dan Nichols in the 2 mile, and the 4×400 relay team of Glenroy Ford, Phillip Melo, Malcolm Going, and Sean Michael Parkinson.  The team heads to New Hampshire next for the New England Championships.
  • Attention all spring athletes – the Spring Awards Night will take place this Wednesday, June 6th, at 6:00 in the cafeteria. All spring athletes should attend. Food will be served.
  • Come find out about this falls boys Cross Country team this Wednesday in the cafeteria after school at 2:30pm.  If you need more information see Coach Murray in the boys PE locker room office.

General announcements

  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding a 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3PM. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play. Attendees not playing must pay $2 at the door, or $1 with a student ID.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 6/7 in D268. New members welcome!
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Students, please make sure you return all library books by June 8.
  • Yearbooks are still available in the main office while they last for $85 cash only. See Mrs. Jakobson.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • GSA has rescheduled their  “Get your Groove on 70’s Dance” to June 8th, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 pm in the Tutoring Center Dinner and dancing for $20.00. Tickets are on sale in Room D277 and next week in the cafeteria Monday – Wednesday. All are welcome.
  • Thursday, June 14th is the last day for after school credit recovery and is the last opportunity for students to take their final in credit recovery courses.  

Monday, June 4

Athletic events today

  • Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. State Open Championships at Willowbrook Park – 1:30 – bus leaves at 10:15

Sports news

  • Attention all spring athletes – the Spring Awards Night will take place Wednesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. All spring athletes should attend. Food will be served.
  • Come find out about this fall’s boys’ Cross Country team this Wednesday in the cafeteria after school at 2:30 pm.  If you need more information see Coach Murray in the boys PE locker room office.
  • Varsity Cheerleading tryouts start today at 6:30pm in the old gym. You must have a current physical on file with the school nurse. See Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297 with any questions.

General announcements

  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding a 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3PM. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play. Attendees not playing must pay $2 at the door, or $1 with a student ID.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Students, please make sure you return all library books by June 8.
  • Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 cash in the main office.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • GSA has rescheduled their  “Get your Groove on 70’s Dance” to June 8th, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 pm in the Tutoring Center Dinner and dancing for $20.00. Tickets are on sale in Room D277 and next week in the cafeteria Monday – Wednesday. All are welcome.

Friday, June 1

Sports news

  • Varsity Cheerleading tryouts start this Monday, June 4th at 6:30 in the Old gym. You must have a current physical on file with the school nurse. See Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297 with any questions.

General announcements

  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding a 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3PM. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play. Attendees not playing must pay $2 at the door, or $1 with a student ID.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Students, please make sure you return all library books by June 8.
  • Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 in the main office.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • GSA has rescheduled their  “Get your Groove on 70’s Dance” to June 8th, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 pm in the Tutoring Center Dinner and dancing for $20.00. Tickets are on sale in Room D277 and next week in the cafeteria Monday – Wednesday. All are welcome.

Thursday, May 31

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team for winning the state class LL championship. The team was led by Lauren Moore’s double win in the 1600, 3200. Lauren smashed her own school record running 4:58 in the 1600. Celyna Custodio also got second place in the discus and shot put. The team is in action next at the state open championship on Monday June 4th.
  • The boys Track and Field teams captured the State Class LL Championship last night.  The team scored 83.50 points to beat Manchester and Staples who tied with 64. Individual State Champions were Sean Michael Parkinson in the 200, Dan Nichols in the 2 mile, and the 4×400 team of Phillip Melo, Glenroy Ford, Malcolm Going and Sean Michael Parkinson.  The 4×400 set a Class LL State record. Congratulations to all of our team members.
  • Varsity Cheerleading tryouts start this Monday, June 4th at 6:30 in the Old gym. You must have a current physical on file with the school nurse. See Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297 with any questions.

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY in D268. New members welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding its 2nd Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3pm. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Students, please make sure you return all library books by June 8.
  • Yearbooks were distributed only to seniors last week through English classes. All other yearbooks for freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be distributed today. Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 in the main office.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  

Wednesday, May 30

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball AWAY @ Staples in the C.I.A.C. Class LL 2nd round – 3:30 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the C.I.A.C. Class LL Championships at Willowbrook Park – 3:00 – buses leave at 10:50 and 11:45
  • V Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Trumbull in the C.I.A.C. Class L 1st round – 6:00 – bus leaves at 4:15

Sports news

  • Varsity Cheerleading tryouts start this Monday, June 4th at 6:30 in the Old gym. You must have a current physical on file with the school nurse. See Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297 with any questions.

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 5/31 in D268. New members welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding its 2nd Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3pm. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Yearbooks were distributed only to seniors last week through English classes. All other yearbooks for freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be distributed tomorrow. Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 in the main office. If anyone has any questions, please see Mr. Porcelli in room C331 before or after school.
  • The Class of 2021 will be hosting a Field Day for all students on Friday, from 2-5pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and are available during all lunch periods.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • Seniors, if you have not completed your Graduation Survey on Naviance, you need to see your school counselor.  Danbury High School is unable to send your final transcript to colleges and universities if this survey is not completed. 
  • Key Club Members: Join us TODAY right after school for our club meeting and End of Year Party in the Cafeteria. Anyone with free time period 8 who would like to help set up, email or see Mrs Glintenkamp in C342.

Tuesday, May 29

Athletic events today

  • V Softball HOME vs. Fairfield Warde in the CIAC Class LL 1st round – 4:00
  • V Baseball AWAY @ Darien in the CIAC Class LL first round – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Fairfield Warde, Greenwich and Darien – 1:30 – bus leaves at 12:00
  • B Golf AWAY @ the Holohan Tournament – 12:00 – bus leaves at 10:15

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 5/31 in D268. New members welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding its 2nd Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3pm. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Yearbooks were distributed only to seniors yesterday through English classes. All other yearbooks for freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be distributed Thursday, May 31. Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 in the main office. If anyone has any questions, please see Mr. Porcelli in room C331 before or after school.
  • The Class of 2021 will be hosting a Field Day for all students on Friday, from 2-5pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and are available during all lunch periods.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • Seniors, if you have not completed your Graduation Survey on Naviance, you need to see your school counselor.  Danbury High School is unable to send your final transcript to colleges and universities if this survey is not completed. 

Friday, May 25

Athletic events today

No events scheduled.

Athletic events Saturday

  • V Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Fairfield Prep in the CIAC Class L qualifying round – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:00
  • V Boys Tennis AWAY @ Yale in the CIAC Class LL Tournament – 9:00 – bus leaves at 6:30

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the boys’ tennis team.  For the first time in school history, the Hatterss qualified for the CIAC state tournament. 
  • The boys’ track team qualified 2 relays team last night on the Hatters home track. The Swedish Relay team of Chris Cledera, Jaden Cazorla, Nathaniel Mensah-Simms and Sean Michael Parkinson qualified.  The other relay team that qualified was the Sprint Medley team of Malik Thomas, Phillip Melo, Malachi Lorick and Glenroy Ford.

General announcements

  • All health classes will meet in the auditorium today.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club will be holding its 2nd Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament in the gym on Friday, June 8th at 3pm. Pick up and drop off your registration form and $5 for each player in the cafeteria or room D371a with Mr. Shafer to play.
  • Any student that has an elevator key that they do not need to use anymore, please return it to the nurses office.
  • Yearbooks were distributed only to seniors yesterday through English classes. All other yearbooks for freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be distributed next Thursday, May 31. Anyone who still needs a yearbook can buy one for $85 in the main office. If anyone has any questions, please see Mr. Porcelli in room C331 before or after school.
  • The Class of 2021 will be hosting a Field Day for all students on Friday June 1st, from 2-5pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and are available during all lunch periods this week.
  • Summer School brochures and registrations forms are in the level offices and main office.  If you are interested in signing up for summer school courses are $140. If you register before June 22nd, there is a $20 early registration discount.  
  • Seniors, if you have not completed your Graduation Survey on Naviance, you need to see your school counselor.  Danbury High School is unable to send your final transcript to colleges and universities if this survey is not completed. 
  • The Minority and Bilingual Teaching Pipeline is recruiting students for their 2018 cohort. Upcoming Danbury High School (DHS) juniors and seniors who have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 and who are interested in pursuing a career in Education are encouraged to apply online no later than Wednesday, May 30th 2018 by midnight. Students will earn 3 college credits as well as elective high school credit upon the completion of the program. If you have any questions, please contact your school counselor or come to the Upward Bound office located next to the safety advocate’s office. Assistance in Spanish is also available.

Thursday, May 24

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. Ridgefield – 6:30
  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Greenwich – 3:15
  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Staples – 4:30
  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Newtown – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • JV Softball HOME vs. Ridgefield – 6:30
  • FR Softball HOME vs. Newtown – 4:00
  • V Baseball AWAY @ Cubeta Stadium vs. Staples in the FCIAC Semifinals – 7:45 – bus leaves at 5:30
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Abbott Tech – 3:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Trumbull – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • V Softball AWAY @ St. Joes in the FCIAC Quarterfinals – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • The library will be CLOSED all day TODAY for AP testing; there will be no access to printing or copying on Wednesday for staff or students.
  • Juniors interested in learning more information about the banking internship being offered this summer should attend an informational meeting after school TODAY in room C341.  Come learn what it takes to work in a bank!
  • The Class of 2021 will be hosting a Field Day for all students on Friday June 1st, from 2-5pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and are available during all lunch periods this week.
  • The Key Club meeting this week is postponed due to AP exam makeups. The meeting will be rescheduled to Wed May 30th. This will be our end of the year party.
  • The Minority and Bilingual Teaching Pipeline is recruiting students for their 2018 cohort. Upcoming Danbury High School (DHS) juniors and seniors who have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 and who are interested in pursuing a career in Education are encouraged to apply online no later than Wednesday, May 30th 2018 by midnight. Students will earn 3 college credits as well as elective high school credit upon the completion of the program. If you have any questions, please contact your school counselor or come to the Upward Bound office located next to the safety advocate’s office. Assistance in Spanish is also available.
  • The League of Women Voters will be in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today and Thursday. Stop by their table to register to vote.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 5/24 in D268. New members welcome!

Tuesday, May 22

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball AWAY @ Cubeta Stadium vs. Staples in the FCIAC Semifinals – 7:30 – bus leaves at 4:45
  • JV Softball HOME vs. Newtown – 4:00
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ New Canaan and Staples – 3:15 – bus leaves at 2:00
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Wilton – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • V Softball AWAY @ St. Joseph in the FCIAC Quarterfinals – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • The boys’ track team won the FCIAC Championships yesterday scoring 136 points over 15 teams.  This was the team’s 5th outdoor FCIAC championship in a row and 17 of the past 20 years. The team competed hard in all 18 events and were lead by Sean Michael Parkinson winning the 200m, Dan Nichols winning the 3200m and Nathaniel Llanos winning the pole vault. 
  • The girls’ track and field team won its third consecutive FCIAC Championship in outdoor track and field. The team was paced by Celyna Custodio’s double wins in the shot put and discus, Meilee Kry’s runner up performances in long and triple jump. Also the 4×100 won and the 4×800 relay placed second as did Shanell Stewart in the 100.

General announcements

  • Senior Prom is Friday, May 25 from 7 pm – midnight at the Amber Room.  The theme is Arabian Nights. Today is the last day tickets will be sold. They can be purchased in D460 per 1-3 and in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Ticket price is $75 and that includes appetizers, a full dinner, dessert, a french fry bar and drinks for the night.  There will be fire-eaters/ fire breathers and Arabian Dancers. To buy a ticket, your dues must be paid. Dues are $25 for each year you attend DHS and also cover the cost of your cap and gown.
  • The library will be closed all day Wednesday for AP testing; there will be no access to printing or copying on Wednesday for staff or students.
  • Juniors interested in learning more information about the banking internship being offered this summer should attend an informational meeting after school on Wednesday in C341. Come learn what it takes to work in a bank.
  • The Class of 2021 will host a Field Day for all students on Friday June 1, from 2-5 pm in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and are available during all lunch periods this week.
  • The Key Club meeting this week is postponed due to AP exam makeups. The meeting will be rescheduled to Wednesday, May 30. This will be our end of the year party.
  • The Minority and Bilingual Teaching Pipeline is recruiting students for their 2018 cohort. Upcoming juniors and seniors who have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 and who are interested in pursuing a career in education are encouraged to apply online no later than midnight Wednesday, May 30. Students will earn 3 college credits as well as elective high school credit upon the completion of the program. If you have questions, contact your school counselor or come to the Upward Bound office next to the safety advocate’s office. Assistance in Spanish is also available.
  • Members of the League of Women Voters will be in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today throughThursday. Stop by their table to register to vote.

Monday, May 21

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. St. Joseph in the FCAC Quarterfinals – 4:00
  • FR Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Wright Tech – 3:45
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Norwalk – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:45
  • FR Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Stamford – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships at SCSU – 1:30 – buses leave at 10:00
  • V Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Trumbull in the FCIAC playdowns – 5:30. Bus leaves at 3:45
  • Girls Lacrosse AWAY @ Hall – JV 4:30 V 6:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • The Freshman softball team will play at Hatters Park today. The shuttle bus will bus #60. 

General announcements

  • The preliminary meeting for seniors interested in auditioning for graduation speeches is now Wednesday, May 23, at 2:15 in main office conference room. The auditions will now be Wednesday, May 30, starting at 2:15 in the main office.
  • Senior Prom, May 25, from 7 pm – midnight at the Amber Room in Danbury.  The theme is Arabian Nights and tickets will be sold May 21, 22 in the cafeteria.  Ticket price is $75 and that includes appetizers, a full dinner, dessert, a french fry bar and drinks for the night.  There will be fire-eaters/ fire breathers and Arabian Dancers. To buy a ticket, your dues must be paid. Dues are $25 for each year you attend DHS and also cover the cost of your cap and gown.

Tuesday, May 15

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Greenwich – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:00
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Staples – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. New Fairfield – 3:30
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Wright Tech – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:15
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Trinity Catholic – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:45
  • V & JV Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Greenwich – 5:30 – bus leaves at 3:45
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ New Fairfield – 3:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V & JV Girls Golf AWAY @ Darien – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:30

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team who beat Ridgefield 95-50 yesterday. The team finished the regular season undefeated for the third year in a row. Congratulations, ladies!
  • The boys track team beat Ridgefield yesterday 106 to 44 to finish the regular season undefeated at 9 wins.  The team was lead by Captain Nathaniel Llanos who won the pole vault with a jump of 14 feet and Nathaniel Mensah who won the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles.  

General announcements

  • Attention any Senior who is interested in auditioning for the  senior speeches should stop by the Main Office Conference room for an information sheet tomorrow Wednesday May 16th right after school. If you can’t make the meeting, please see any of the 4 assistant principals and give them your name. The auditions will be next Wednesday, May 23rd.
  • The 4th Annual 70’s theme GSA Dance is coming! The dance is May 18, 2018 at DHS from  6-10PM. There will be dinner and dancing.Tickets for the GSA Prom for May 18 are on sale this week during cafeteria hours or room D277 $20.00 in advance,  $23.00 at the door.
  • Senior Prom is May 25th from 7pm – midnight at the Amber Room in Danbury.  The theme is Arabian Nights and tickets will be sold May 15-18 in the cafeteria and on May 21 in room D460.  Ticket price is $75 and that includes appetizers, a full dinner, dessert, a french fry bar and drinks for the night.  There will be fire-eaters/ fire breathers and Arabian Dancers. To buy a ticket, your dues must be paid. Dues are $25 for each year you attend DHS and also cover the cost of your cap and gown.
  • Any senior with 4 years of perfect attendance in high school, please stop in to the main office by Wednesday May 16th.

Monday, May 14

Athletic events today

  • Boys Outdoor Track HOME vs. Ridgefield – 4:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Trumbull – 4:00
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Trumbull – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Westhill – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Ridgefield – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:45
  • Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ Ridgefield – 3:15 – buses leave at 1:10
  • JV Softball AWAY @ Newtown – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • The fishing club had its first tournament event of the season Saturday.  Co- captains Ryan Dilillo and Tony Abrantes placed third out of 21 other high schools competing in the event opener.  With a maximum of 5 fish, their combined total bagged weight was 15 lbs 11 ounces. Their next fishing event in the tournament will be in June. 
  • The Student Tutoring Center will be open to students and faculty on Tuesday, May 15.
  • Hattersherald.com has fresh stories for your reading pleasure: a look at why some student bathrooms are locked, plus an editorial on the topic, prom previews, sports profiles and International Night slideshow. Let our reporters know what you think, and don’t forget to follow us @hattersherald on Twitter and our new Instagram account, dhshattersherald.
  • Attention Juniors: This is your last chance to sign up for the Post University trip. Please visit your counselor for permission slips. The trip is Friday, May 18.
  • Any senior who has four years of perfect attendance in high school, please visit the main office by Tuesday, May 15.
  • The 4th Annual 70’s theme GSA Dance is coming! The dance is May 18 at DHS from  6-10 p.m. There will be dinner and dancing. Tickets are on sale in the cafeteria during all lunch periods Tuesday and Wednesday for $20.
  • Senior Prom is May 25 from 7-midnight at the Amber Room in Danbury.  The theme is Arabian Nights and tickets will be sold May 15-18 in the cafeteria and on May 21 in D460. Ticket price is $75 and that includes appetizers, a full dinner, dessert, a french fry bar and drinks for the night.  There will be fire-eaters/fire breathers and Arabian Dancers.To buy a ticket, your dues must be paid. Dues are $25 for each year you attend DHS; dues also cover the cost of your cap and gown. SPANISH TRANSLATION: Senior Prom es el 25 de mayo de 7 hasta la medianoche en el Amber Room en Danbury. El tema es “Las mil y una noches” y las entradas se venderán del 15 al 18 de mayo en la cafetería y el 21 de mayo en la habitación D460. El precio del boleto es de $75 y eso incluye aperitivos, una cena completa, postre, un bar de papas fritas y bebidas para la noche. Habrá tragafuegos / respiradores de fuego y bailarines árabes. Para comprar un boleto, sus cuotas deben estar pagadas. Las cuotas son de $25 por cada año que asista al DHS y también cubre el costo de su toga y birrete. PORTUGUESE TRANSLATION: Senior Prom é 25 de maio a partir das 7 da meia-noite no Amber Room, em Danbury. O tema é Arabian Nights e os ingressos serão vendidos de 15 a 18 de maio no refeitório e no dia 21 de maio no quarto D460. O preço do bilhete é de US $ 75 e inclui aperitivos, um jantar completo, sobremesa, um bar de frituras e bebidas para a noite. Haverá comedores de fogo / respiradores de fogo e dançarinos árabes. Para comprar um bilhete, suas dívidas devem ser pagas. As quotas são de $ 25 por cada ano que você frequenta o DHS e também cobre o custo do seu gorro e bata.

Friday, May 11

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Greenwich – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • FR Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ St. Joseph – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Athletic events Saturday

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Greenwich – 12:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Greenwich – 12:00
  • Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Bethel – V 12:00 JV 1:30
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Greater Hartford Invite – 9:00 – bus leaves at 6:10
  • V and JV Softball AWAY @ Greenwich – 12:00 – bus leaves at 10:00

General announcements

  • Hattersherald.com has fresh stories for your reading pleasure: a look at why some student bathrooms are locked, plus an editorial on the topic, prom previews, sports profiles and International Night slideshow. Let our reporters know what you think, and don’t forget to follow us @hattersherald on Twitter and our new Instagram account, dhshattersherald.
  • Attention Key Club Members: Tonight is the dance at AIC Magnet School. Those helping out should plan to be there at 7:20 pm. If you are assisting TOP Soccer, meet Saturday at Kenosia Park, Field 1 at 3:45pm. Monday we need helpers pds 4 and 5 to work on campus on the Kiwanis clothing drive. And Tuesday, Ben’s Bells activities at King St. Primary needs six helpers. Stop by C342 for details and check your remind.com
  • The 4th Annual 70’s theme GSA Dance is coming! The dance is May 18, 2018 at DHS from  6-10PM. There will be dinner and dancing. Tickets are on sale in the cafeteria during all lunch periods next week on Tuesday and Wednesday for $20.

Thursday, May 10

Athletic events today

  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Trumbull and Staples – 3:15
  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Stamford – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • Girls Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. New Canaan – 2:30
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Brien McMahon – JV 4:30 V 6:00
  • FR Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Newtown – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. New Fairfield – 3:30
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ New Fairfield – 3:30 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • Hattersherald.com has fresh stories for your reading pleasure: a look at why some student bathrooms are locked, plus an editorial on the topic, prom previews, sports profiles and International Night slideshow. Let our reporters know what you think, and don’t forget to follow us @hattersherald on Twitter and our new Instagram account, dhshattersherald.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY in D268. New members welcome!
  • Come join us to learn about a potential banking internship this summer. The meeting will be held at 2:15pm in C341 on Thursday, May 17th. This is a 4 week program where you train for 2 weeks and then work as a bank teller for 2 weeks. You would be paid for the 2nd two weeks of the experience. Students should have a GPA close to a 3.0 and be able to get 2 letters of recommendation. The NRWIB’s Future Bankers’ Camp is slated to begin July 16, 2018 and conclude August 10, 2018. 100% attendance is required. RSVP to Dr. Roy at [email protected].
  • Class officer applications for underclassmen and BOG officer applications are now available in all level offices, ones for incoming juniors are due TODAY, please turn in all applications on time to the BOG mailbox in the C3 mailroom. 
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. An important meeting for ESL students who took the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today Thursday, May 10 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. All are strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): Una reunión importante para los estudiantes de ESL que tomaron el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy Jueves 10 de Mayo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Todos son fuertemente alentados a asistir. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con la Ms. Bilbao.
  • The after school tutoring program will meet in the student tutoring center this week.

Wednesday, May 9

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. Wilton – 4:00
  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Westhill – 3:15
  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Stamford – 4:30
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Westhill – 4:30
  • Girls Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Ridgefield – 2:30
  • Softball HOME vs. Wilton – 4:15
  • Baseball AWAY @ Wilton – JV 4:00 V 6:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 4:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Staples – V 4:00 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • JV Softball AWAY @ New Milford – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • The boys’ track team remains undefeated with 8 wins with wins of previously undefeated Trumbull 93-57 and against Stamford 150-0.   The team was lead by Eric Collado winning the 2 mile in 10 minutes and 14 seconds. Nathaniel Mensah won both the 110 high hurdles and 300 intermediate hurdle races and anchored the winning 4×400 relay team.

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 5/10 in D268. New members welcome!
  • Come join us to learn about a potential banking internship this summer. The meeting will be held at 2:15pm in C341 on Thursday, May 17th. This is a 4 week program where you train for 2 weeks and then work as a bank teller for 2 weeks. You would be paid for the 2nd two weeks of the experience. Students should have a GPA close to a 3.0 and be able to get 2 letters of recommendation. The NRWIB’s Future Bankers’ Camp is slated to begin July 16, 2018 and conclude August 10, 2018. 100% attendance is required. RSVP to Dr. Roy at [email protected]
  • Did you miss buying a Nutmegger during Wordfest? Don’t worry! There is still a chance to buy one. They cost $10 and you can buy one from Ms. Costello in C336.
  • Class officer applications for underclassmen and BOG officer applications are now available in all level offices, ones for incoming juniors are due TOMORROW, please turn in all applications on time to the BOG mailbox in the C3 mailroom.  
  • ​Attention Seniors. If you attended Pembroke Elementary School, they want you back!  Wearing your DHS cap and gown, you are invited to join fellow graduates for a Walk of Fame as Pembroke salutes you and how your success motivates their young learners. For more info, contact Mrs. Glintenkamp in the mailroom area, or Mrs. Shields at Pembroke or through school email.
  • Attention Football Players: Today is the last day to turn in scholarship applications and your camp forms are due by May 15th. See Mrs. Jakobson in the main office with any questions.
  • Attention Seniors! It’s your lucky day! There are 6 extra spots for the senior trip! Please see Ms. Teel in room D361 or Mrs. Pardalis in room D460 to purchase a ticket. Also, if you haven’t turned in your permission slip, please do so ASAP.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. An important meeting for ESL students who took the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, May 10 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. All are strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): Una reunión importante para los estudiantes de ESL que tomaron el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana Jueves 10 de Mayo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Todos son fuertemente alentados a asistir. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con la Ms. Bilbao.
  • The after-school tutoring program will be meeting in the student tutoring center this week.

Tuesday, May 8

Athletic events today

  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Greenwich – 4:30
  • Boys Outdoor Track AWAY @ Trumbull and Stamford – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V and JV Girls Golf AWAY @ Staples – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • FR Softball AWAY @ Norwalk – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Greenwich – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:45

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls’ track and field team, which improved to 8-0 on its senior day. The Lady Hatters beat Stamford 130-15 and Trumbull 96-46. 

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 5/10 in D268. New members welcome!
  • Come join us to learn about a potential banking internship this summer. The meeting will be held at 2:15pm in C341 on Thursday, May 17th. This is a 4 week program where you train for 2 weeks and then work as a bank teller for 2 weeks. You would be paid for the 2nd two weeks of the experience. Students should have a GPA close to a 3.0 and be able to get 2 letters of recommendation. The NRWIB’s Future Bankers’ Camp is slated to begin July 16, 2018 and conclude August 10, 2018. 100% attendance is required. RSVP to Dr. Roy at [email protected]
  • Did you miss buying a Nutmegger during Wordfest? Don’t worry! There is still a chance to buy one. They cost $10 and you can buy one from Ms. Costello in C336.
  • Class officer applications for underclassmen and BOG officer applications are now available in all level offices, ones for incoming juniors are due this Thursday, please turn in all applications on time to the BOG mailbox in the C3 mailroom.  
  • ​Attention Seniors: If you attended Pembroke Elementary School, they want you back!  Wearing your DHS cap and gown, you are invited to join fellow graduates for a Walk of Fame as Pembroke salutes you and how your success motivates their young learners. For more info, contact Mrs. Glintenkamp in the mailroom area, or Mrs. Shields at Pembroke or through school email.
  • Attention Football Players: Tomorrow is the last day to turn in scholarship applications and your camp forms are due by May 15th. See Mrs Jakobson in the main office with any questions.
  • Attention Seniors! It’s your lucky day! There are 6 extra spots for the senior trip! Please see Ms. Teel in room D361 or Mrs. Pardalis in room D460 to purchase a ticket. Also, if you haven’t turned in your permission slip, please do so ASAP.
  • International Night. Thank you so much for attending and showing support to the International Night!  We are really excited for this display of culture and art from many parts of the world  at DHS. It was a big success, and your participation meant a lot to performing students and Latino Club.Thank you for coming!

Monday, May 7

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Bridgeport Central – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Bridgeport Central – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Girls Outdoor Track HOME vs. Stamford and Trumbull – 4:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Wilton – 4:00
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ the NFA Wildcat Invitational – 12:30 – bus leaves at 10:00
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Wilton – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Greenwich – V 4:30 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • V & JV Softball AWAY @ Bridgeport Central – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • Congratulations to Sarah Johnson for breaking the school record in the 5,000 meters at Friday night’s Amity Midnight Invite. Sarah ran 19:25 for the 5,000. Valerie Fox and Vivian Mendez also broke the school record, running times of 19:50 and 20:10, respectively. The Lady Hatters are in action today vs. Stamford and Trumbull at home.
  • Attention football players: Please remember to turn in scholarship applications by May 9 and your camp forms by May 15. See Mrs. Jakobson in the main office with questions.

General announcements

  • Attention Sophomores: if you are interested in running for a class officer position for your junior year, applications can be picked up in all level offices. They are due in the BOG mailbox on May 10. If you have questions, see Ms. Calafiore in C340.
  • ​Attention Seniors: If you attended Pembroke Elementary School, they want you back!  Wearing your DHS cap and gown, you are invited to join fellow graduates for a Walk of Fame as Pembroke salutes you and how your success motivates their young learners. For more info, contact Mrs. Glintenkamp in the mailroom area, or Mrs. Shields at Pembroke or through school email.
  • Attention Juniors: The School Counseling Department will take a group of students to Post University on Friday May 18. This is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please see your school counselor for a permission slip.
  • Attention Seniors: It’s your lucky day! There are 6 extra spots for the senior trip! Please see Ms. Teel in D361 or Mrs. Pardalis in D460 to purchase a ticket. Also, if you haven’t turned in your permission slip, please do so ASAP.
  • International Night: Thank you so much for attending and showing support to the International Night!  We are really excited for this display of culture and art from many parts of the world  at DHS. It was a big success, and your participation meant a lot to performing students and the Latino Club. Thank you for coming!

Friday, May 4

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. Wright Tech – 4:00
  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – 4:30
  • V & JV Baseball AWAY @ Trinity Catholic – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Amity Midnight 5K Invite – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ St. Joseph – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – V 4:00 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Lacrosse AWAY @ Norwalk – JV 4:30 V 6:00 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • FR Softball AWAY @ Weston – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Westhill – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:45

Athletic events Saturday

  • JV Baseball HOME vs. Pomperaug – 1:00
  • Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. St. Joseph – V 2:00 JV 3:30
  • V Softball AWAY @ Ridgefield – 11:00 – bus leaves at 9:15

General announcements

  • Attention Sophomores, if you are interested in running for a class officer position for your junior year, applications can be picked up in all level offices. They are due in the BOG mailbox on May 10th. If you have questions, see Ms. Calafiore in C340.
  • Junior Prom Tickets will be sold May 1st – 4th in the cafeteria.  Bring your $65 and buy your Prom Ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom! Make sure your dues and your library and parking fines are all up to date!
  • Attention Juniors: The School Counseling Department will be taking a group of students to Post University on Friday May 18th. This is on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please see your School Counselor for a permission slip.
  • Love the 70’s? Get your groovy on!  The GSA is sponsoring their 4th Annual Dinner Dance. Friday, May 18th  from 6:00 – 10:00p at DHS. Tickets are $20 in advance and $23 at the door. Tickets are available in D277.
  • Attention Seniors! It’s your lucky day! There are 6 extra spots for the senior trip! Please see Ms. Teel in room D361 or Mrs. Pardalis in room D460 to purchase a ticket. Also, if you haven’t turned in your permission slip, please do so ASAP.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!

Thursday, May 3

Athletic events today

  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Fairfield Ludlowe and Fairfield Warde – 3:15
  • Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Brookfield – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Bridgeport Central – 4:00
  • Girls Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Wilton – 3:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Bridgeport Central – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • The City of Danbury Cultural Commission is proud to announce the winners of the 47th Annual Poetry Contest. Join us in congratulating: Kazi Begum for taking third place, Jasmine Gotch for taking 4th place, and Kevin Patino for being named the first place winner! Honorable mentions go to Jose Machado, Tulio Pires, and Coleen Rondael. Winners will be celebrated during an awards ceremony at West Conn on May 10.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY in D268. New members welcome!
  • Freshman Executive Council Meeting in C537 today after school. Come help plan our spring event.
  • Attention Sophomores, if you are interested in running for a class officer position for your junior year, applications can be picked up in all level offices. They are due in the BOG mailbox on May 10th. If you have questions, see Ms. Calafiore in C340.
  • Attention all those who are interested in trying out for the Varsity cheerleading team – there will be an informational meeting for candidates and their parents on Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 in Room E295. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297.
  • Junior Prom Tickets will be sold May 1st – 4th in the cafeteria.  Bring your $65 and buy your Prom Ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom! Make sure your dues and your library and parking fines are all up to date!
  • The after school student tutoring will be located in the Media Center today. Students should report directly to the media center after school.
  • Love the 70’s? Get your groovy on!  The GSA is sponsoring their 4th Annual Dinner Dance. Friday, May 18th  from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at DHS. Tickets are $20 in advance and $23 at the door. Tickets are available in D277.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The last study session of the year for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, Thursday, May 3 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La última sesión de estudio del año para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Colocación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy Jueves, 3 de Mayo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, April 2

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. Norwalk – 4:00
  • V Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Westhill – 4:00
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. New Milford – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • V Softball HOME vs. Norwalk – 4:00
  • JV Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Norwalk – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • V & JV Baseball AWAY @ Norwalk – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • JV Girls Golf AWAY @ Darien – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • The boys’ track and field team remains undefeated by beating Staples and Westhill yesterday.  The sprint and hurdle areas dominated the meet. Tommy Cafarelli won the shot put and placed 2nd overall in the discus.
  • Attention all those who are interested in trying out for the varsity cheerleading team: there will be an informational meeting for candidates and their parents on Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 in Room E295. If you have questions please see Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297.

General announcements

  • The Student Tutoring Center will be closed TODAY,  May 2. The tutoring center services will be relocated to the Library Learning Commons.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday, May 3, in D268. New members welcome.
  • Attention Sophomores: if you are interested in running for a class officer position for your junior year, applications can be picked up in all level offices. They are due in the BOG mailbox on May 10th. If you have questions, see Ms. Calafiore in C340.
  • Junior Prom Tickets will be sold May 1st – 4th in the cafeteria.  Bring your $65 and buy your Prom Ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom! Make sure your dues and your library and parking fines are all up to date!
  • Attention Juniors: The School Counseling Department will be taking a group of students to Post University on Friday May 18th. This is on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please see your School Counselor for a permission slip.
  • The after school student tutoring will be located in the Media Center today and tomorrow. Students should report directly to the media center after school.
  • Are you interested in gaining leadership skills? Consider helping the immigrant community and join C4D Youth Power Club every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 pm in Mrs. Hankin-Williams room D279.
  • The DHS Marching Band and Color Guard is selling tickets for “Notable Night” a fundraising dinner and performance on Saturday May 12th. Tickets are $25 per person. Please see any marching band or color guard member for more information. Raffle tickets are also available for a music themed quilt. Tickets are $5 each. Thank you for your support.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The last study session of the year for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, May 3 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La última sesión de estudio del año para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Colocación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana Jueves, 3 de Mayo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, May 1

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Fairfield Warde – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Trinity Catholic – 4:00
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Stamford – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:45
  • Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Stamford – V 4:00 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Outdoor Track AWAY @ Staples vs. Staples and Westhill – 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Trinity Catholic – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Lacrosse AWAY @ Westhill – V 4:30 JV 6:00 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • V Softball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • Attention all those who are interested in trying out for the Varsity cheerleading team – there will be an informational meeting for candidates and their parents on Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 in Room E295. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297.
  • Congratulations to the girls’ track & field team for its wins over Staples 122-23 and Westhill 123-22. The team is now 6-0.

General announcements

  • The Student Tutoring Center will be closed periods 2-5 Wednesday, May 2.
  • Attention Sophomores: if you are interested in running for a class officer position for your junior year, applications can be picked up in all level offices. They are due in the BOG mailbox on May 10. If you have questions, see Ms. Calafiore in C340.
  • Junior Prom tickets will be sold May 1 – 4 in the cafeteria.  Bring $65 and buy your prom ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom! Make sure your dues and your library and parking fines are all paid.
  • Attention Juniors: The School Counseling Department will take a group of students to Post University on Friday May 18. This is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please see your School Counselor for a permission slip.
  • SENIORS!  Come to the Career Center and fill out a “HAT” for the College or University to which you’ve been accepted.  It will be put on the bulletin board outside the cafeteria.
  • Attention seniors! Today is the LAST DAY to purchase your tickets for the senior trip! The senior trip is Friday, June 15 @ Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • Are you interested in gaining leadership skills? Consider helping the immigrant community and join C4D Youth Power Club every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 pm in Mrs. Hankin-Williams room D279.
  • The DHS Marching Band and Color Guard is selling tickets for “Notable Night” a fundraising dinner and performance on Saturday, May 12. Tickets are $25 per person. Please see any marching band or color guard member for more information. Raffle tickets are also available for a music themed quilt. Tickets are $5 each. Thank you for your support.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!

Monday, April 30

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Stamford – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Stamford – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Girls Outdoor Track HOME vs. Staples and Westhill – 4:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Norwalk – 4:00
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Stamford – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Norwalk – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ New Canaan – V 4:00 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V and JV Softball AWAY @ Stamford – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls’ track & field team for its victory at the 38th annual O’Grady Relay this past weekend. The team was led by Meilee Kry’s state-leading performance in the long jump with a jump of 18 feet, 1.5 inches. The team also recorded wins in the sprint medley relay, shot put, long jump, and was second in the 4×100, distance medley relay. 
  • Attention all those who are interested in trying out for the Varsity cheerleading team – there will be an informational meeting for candidates and their parents on Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 in Room E295. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Tatarzycki in E297.

General announcements

  • The Student Tutoring Center will be closed periods 2-5 on Wednesday, May 2.
  • Junior Prom tickets will be sold May 1 – 4 in the cafeteria.  Bring your $65 and buy your Prom ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom. Make sure your dues and your library and parking fines are all up to date.
  • SENIORS!  Come to the Career Center and fill out a “HAT” for the college or university to which you’ve been accepted.  It will be put on the bulletin board outside the cafeteria.
  • Attention seniors! Tomorrow is the LAST DAY to buy your tickets for the senior trip! The senior trip is Friday, June 15, at Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun.
  • Are you interested in gaining leadership skills? Consider helping the immigrant community and join C4D Youth Power Club every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 pm in Mrs. Hankin-Williams room D279.
  • Attention Juniors: The Student Government Application deadline has been extended to TODAY, Monday April 30, at 2 p.m. in the BOG Mailbox. If you are interested in being a class officer your senior year please pick up an application in one of the level offices. Elections are Thursday May 3rd.
  • The DHS Marching Band and Color Guard is selling tickets for “Notable Night” a fundraising dinner and performance on Saturday May 12th. Tickets are $25 per person. Please see any marching band or color guard member for more information. Raffle tickets are also available for a music themed quilt. Tickets are $5 each. Thank you for your support.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4,  from 6:30 – 9 p.m. in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. All of you are cordially invited.

Friday, April 27

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Fairfield Warde – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track HOME at the O’Grady Relays
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Westhill – 4:00
  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Staples – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • FR Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Wright Tech – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V Softball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Westhill – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Athletic events Saturday

  • Boys & Girls Track HOME @ the O’Grady Relays – 9:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. St. Joseph – 11:00
  • Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Ridgefield – JV 4:30 – V 6:00 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • Girls Lacrosse AWAY @ St. Joseph – V 12:00 JV 1:30 – bus leaves at 10:15
  • JV Softball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 10:00 – bus leaves at 8:15

General announcements

  • Join the National Honor Society in crowning the 2018 Mr. DHS TONIGHT at 7pm. Tickets will be sold at the auditorium doors before the event for 5 dollars. All proceeds go to Smile Train.
  • Reminder that the Junior Prom Committee will be assembling centerpieces and favors in D272 today, Friday, at 2pm. So, come on down to D272 and help prep the Junior Prom.
  • Junior Prom Tickets will be sold May 1st – 4th in the cafeteria.  Bring your $65 and buy your Prom Ticket for “A Night in New York” and join the Junior Class for the Prom! Make sure your dues and your library fines are all up to date!
  • SENIORS!  Come to the Career Center and fill out a “HAT” for the College or University to which you’ve been accepted.  It will be put on the bulletin board outside the cafeteria.
  • Attention seniors! Today is the LAST DAY to purchase your tickets for the senior trip! The senior trip is Friday, June 15 @ Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • Attention Juniors: The Student Government Application deadline has been extended to Monday April 30th at 2PM in the BOG Mailbox. If you are interested in being a class officer your senior year please pick up an application in one of the level offices. Elections are next Thursday May 3rd.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!

Thursday, April 26

General announcements

  • A reminder to students: There are no outside deliveries of food allowed during the school day. All deliveries will be turned away.
  • Join the National Honor Society in crowning the 2018 Mr. DHS on Friday, April 27th at 7pm. Tickets will be sold at the auditorium doors before the event for 5 dollars. All proceeds go to Smile Train.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • Attention seniors! There are only two days left to purchase your tickets for the senior trip! The senior trip is Friday, June 15 @ Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • There will be a DECO fundraiser at The Outback Steakhouse today, April 26th, 4-9pm  The link to RSVP is https://www.groupraise.com/events/60302, but RSVPs are not necessary. Just mention DECO at the check out. People just come out to eat like normal and we will receive a portion of the profits. We are hoping to get at least 50 people to attend!  
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today in D268. New members welcome!
  • The after school tutoring program will be held in the Media Center today. All students who attend after school tutoring please report to the Media Center.
  • Attention Juniors: The Student Government Application deadline has been extended to Monday April 30th at 2PM in the BOG Mailbox. If you are interested in being a class officer your senior year please pick up an application in one of the level offices. Elections are next Thursday May 3rd.
  • The Model UN will be meeting today at 2pm in D382. New members are welcome.
  • International Night 2018. “The Latino Club is hosting the third “International Night” on Friday, May 4th,  from 6:30-9:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Latino Club has worked very hard to organize an evening of cultural performances, activities, and delicious food.  Please join us in celebrating DHS’ rich and diverse culture. Your support would mean so much to the students.”Ticket cost is $5.00 Food & beverages will be sold separately. ALL of you are cordially invited.  Thank you!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today Thursday, April 26 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. Spanish Translation: La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy, Jueves, 26 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, April 25

Athletic events today

  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Ridgefield – 4:30
  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Fairfield Ludlowe – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • Girls Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. St. Joseph – 3:15
  • Baseball AWAY @ Brien McMahon – V 4:00 JV 4:15 – bus leaves at 2:15. Postponed to tomorrow
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Ridgefield – 3:00 – bus leaves at 2:00
  • FR Softball AWAY @ Weston – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15. Postponed to May 4
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15. Postponed to May 2

Sports news

  • The boys’ track team secured a win yesterday as the team beat Darien 103-47.  The team was lead by strong performances by captains Nathaniel Llanos winning and clearing 13 feet 7 inches in the pole vault, Sean Michael Parkinson winning the 400m and 200m and Chris Cledera winning the 100m and Long Jump.  The team is now undefeated with 4 wins.
  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team who improved to 4-0. The lady hatters we’re led by Celyna Custodio who won the discus with a throw of 110-1 and the shot put with a throw of 41-6.

General announcements

  • Tutoring Center will be held in the Library Learning Commons today periods 4-7.
  • Just a reminder: There are no outside deliveries of food allowed during the school day. All deliveries will be turned away.
  • Join the National Honor Society in crowning the 2018 Mr. DHS on Friday, April 27th at 7pm. Tickets will be sold at the auditorium doors before the event for 5 dollars. All proceeds go to Smile Train.
  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team who improved to 4-0. The lady hatters we’re led by Celyna Custodio who won the discus with a throw of 110-1 and the shot put with a throw of 41-6.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • Attention seniors! There are only three days left to purchase your tickets for the senior trip! The senior trip is Friday, June 15 @ Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • There will be a DECO fundraiser at The Outback Steakhouse on Thursday, April 26th, 4-9pm  The link to RSVP is https://www.groupraise.com/events/60302, but RSVPs are not necessary. Just mention DECO at the check out. People just come out to eat like normal and we will receive a portion of the profits. We are hoping to get at least 50 people to attend!  
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 4/26 in D268. New members welcome!
  • The after school tutoring program will be held in the Media Center today and tomorrow. All students who attend after school tutoring please report to the Media Center.
  • Attention Juniors: The Student Government Application deadline has been extended to Monday April 30th at 2PM in the BOG Mailbox. If you are interested in being a class officer your senior year please pick up an application in one of the level offices. Elections are next Thursday May 3rd.
  • The Model UN will be meeting on Thursday, April 26th at 2pm in D382. New members are welcome.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, April 26 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 26 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, April 24

Athletic events today

  • Boys Outdoor Track HOME vs. Darien – 4:00
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – 4:00
  • V Softball HOME vs. Brien McMahon – 4:30
  • JV Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Brien McMahon – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Wilton – 3:15 – bus leaves at 2:00
  • V and JV Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Golf AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 3:00 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • Just a reminder: There are no outside deliveries of food allowed during the school day. All deliveries will be turned away.
  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team who improved to 4-0. The lady hatters we’re led by Celyna Custodio who won the discus with a throw of 110-1 and the shot put with a throw of 41-6.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • This years’ senior trip will be on Friday, June 15 at Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 beginning this week for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!
  • There will be a DECO fundraiser at The Outback Steakhouse on Thursday, April 26th, 4-9pm  The link to RSVP is https://www.groupraise.com/events/60302, but RSVPs are not necessary. Just mention DECO at the check out. People just come out to eat like normal and we will receive a portion of the profits. We are hoping to get at least 50 people to attend!  
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 4/26 in D268. New members welcome!
  • The after school tutoring program will be held in the Media Center today and tomorrow. All students who attend after school tutoring please report to the Media Center.

Monday, April 23

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. St. Joseph – 4:00
  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Darien – 3:15
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Shelton – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • V Softball HOME vs. St. Joseph – 4:30
  • JV Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. St. Joseph – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Brien McMahon – 4:00
  • V and JV Baseball AWAY @ St. Joseph – V 4:30 JV 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • FR Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Greenwich – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • V Boys Tennis AWAY @ Brien McMahon – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Trumbull – JV 4:00 V 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ Darien – 4:00 – buses leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 24, the LCC will be closed all day to ALL staff and students due to SAT Testing.
  • Attention All Students Registered to the Tutoring Center: Please report to the Auditorium tomorrow April 24th due to SAT School Day.
  • This is a friendly reminder that all juniors will be taking the SAT TOMORROW, APRIL 24TH. Please report to the gym area first thing in the morning and remember a calculator and #2 pencils.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • This years’ senior trip will be on Friday, June 15 at Six Flags Great Adventure. Tickets will be on sale in D460 and D361 beginning this week for $60. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Friday, April 13

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Fairfield Ludlowe – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Fairfield Ludlowe – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. New Fairfield – 3:30
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Bullis Bulldog Invitational in Potomac, MD.
  • V Softball AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Athletic events Saturday

  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. New Canaan – 1:00
  • V Softball HOME SCRIMMAGE vs. Greely, Maine – 10:00
  • V Baseball AWAY @ Pomperaug – 2:30 – bus leaves at 12:45
  • V Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Trinity Catholic – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Lacrosse AWAY @ Trumbull – JV 4:00 V 6:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Bullis Bulldog Invitational in Potomac, MD.

General announcements

  • This is a friendly reminder that all juniors will be taking the SAT TUESDAY, APRIL 24TH. Please report to the gym area first thing in the morning that day.
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.
  • Key Club Members: TOMORROW is our final bake sale to be held at Stop & Shop on Newtown Rd. Shifts are 10-12 or 12-2. Please be prompt, and TODAY is the last day to pick up paper copies of applications to be on your club’s ballot for officer elections. Stop by C342 before 2:10pm.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • The Youth Power Club in association with Connecticut Students for a Dream has a forum today to discuss with legislators how we can support our immigrant students in Danbury. This includes current proposals that would equalize access to higher education for immigrant students. If you are a student or teacher who would like to support these students in their mission to protect our immigrant students, please come to the meeting. There may also be an opportunity to share your perspective on how important this is to you, your students, or your family or friends.  The meeting will begin directly after school in the LLC today. If you would like more information about the meeting, please talk to Mrs. Williams in D279 or Mrs. Jarvis in D378, or feel free to email either teacher. Spanish Translation: El Club de Jovenes en Poder en asociación con Connecticut Estudiantes por un Sueno va a tener un foro educativo para charlar con los legisladores locales de Danbury sobre cómo podemos apoyar a nuestros estudiantes inmigrantes en Danbury. Esto incluye propuestas actuales que igualarían el acceso a la educación superior para estudiantes inmigrantes. Si usted es un estudiante o maestro que desea apoyar a estos estudiantes en su misión de proteger a nuestros estudiantes inmigrantes, venga a la reunión. También ud va a tener una oportunidad de compartir su perspectiva sobre lo importante que esto es para usted, para sus estudiantes o su familia o amigos. La reunión comenzará directamente después de la escuela en la biblioteca (LLC) hoy.

Thursday, April 12

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Masuk – 4:00
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Abbott Tech – 3:30
  • Girls Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Immaculate 3:15
  • FR Softball HOME vs. Norwalk 4:00
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Bojangles Track & Field Classic in Columbia, SC
  • V Softball AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • This is a friendly reminder that all juniors will be taking the SAT TUESDAY, APRIL 24TH. Please report to the gym area first thing in the morning that day.
  • Key Club members will be hosting a guest speaker today during Advisory. Key Club members will identify themselves to their classroom teacher by club t-shirt AND a specific pass. Kindly release those students a few minutes early to report directly to the auditorium. Questions can be directed to Carol Glintenkamp or Christine Riter.
  • Hey DHS students… Are you interested in a smaller learning environment? Are you interested in connecting with others in a smaller setting? MAYBE ACE IS FOR YOU! SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR FOR INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION.
  • There will be a mandatory girl’s soccer meeting today, Thursday, April 12th at 2:05 pm in room E295.  If you cannot attend you must see Coach Halas in the girl’s locker room.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today in D268. New members welcome!
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!!!
  • There will be a meeting of the Animal Rights Club right after school today in C430. New members are welcome.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: There is a mandatory meeting for ESL students who will be taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study. The meeting is scheduled for today Thursday, April 12 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. During the meeting, students will complete the official registration packet. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): Hay una reunión obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que tomarán el examen de Español de Colocación Avanzada como un estudio independiente. La reunión está programada para hoy, Jueves, 12 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Durante la reunión, los estudiantes completarán el paquete de inscripción oficial. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.
  • The Youth Power Club in association with Connecticut Students for a Dream has a forum to discuss with legislators how we can support our immigrant students in Danbury. This includes current proposals that would equalize access to higher education for immigrant students. If you are a student or teacher who would like to support these students in their mission to protect our immigrant students, please come to the meeting. There may also be an opportunity to share your perspective on how important this is to you, your students, or your family or friends.  The meeting will begin directly after school in the LLC this Friday, April 13th. If you would like more information about the meeting, please talk to Mrs. Williams in D279 or Mrs. Jarvis in D378, or feel free to email either teacher.  Spanish Translation:El Club de Jovenes en Poder en asociación con Connecticut Estudiantes por un Sueno va a tener un foro educativo para charlar con los legisladores locales de Danbury sobre cómo podemos apoyar a nuestros estudiantes inmigrantes en Danbury. Esto incluye propuestas actuales que igualarían el acceso a la educación superior para estudiantes inmigrantes. Si usted es un estudiante o maestro que desea apoyar a estos estudiantes en su misión de proteger a nuestros estudiantes inmigrantes, venga a la reunión. También ud va a tener una oportunidad de compartir su perspectiva sobre lo importante que esto es para usted, para sus estudiantes o su familia o amigos. La reunión comenzará directamente después de la escuela en la biblioteca (LLC) viernes, 13 de abril.

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Staples – 4:00
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Staples – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • FR Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Trumbull – 4:30
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Abbott Tech – 3:30
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V and JV Softball AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • This is a friendly reminder that all juniors will be taking the SAT on TUESDAY, APRIL 24. Please report to the gym area first thing in the morning that day.
  • Key Club members will host a guest speaker on Thursday, during Advisory. Key Club members will identify themselves to their classroom teacher by club t-shirt AND a specific pass. Kindly release those students a few minutes early to report directly to the auditorium. Questions can be directed to Carol Glintenkamp or Christine Riter.
  • Hey, DHS students: Are you interested in a smaller learning environment? Are you interested in connecting with others in a smaller setting? MAYBE ACE IS FOR YOU! SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR FOR INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION.
  • There will be a mandatory girls’ soccer meeting tomorrow, Thursday, April 12th at 2:05 pm in room E295.  If you cannot attend you must see Coach Halas in the girls’ locker room.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school tomorrow in D268. New members welcome!
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.
  • ATTENTION SENIORS: Have you pledged your collegiance yet? The DHS School Counseling Department would like to celebrate your college decisions in collaboration with college board’s #collegiance campaign! Make a short video clip or take a photo incorporating your college choice on instagram and use the #collegiance #dhshatters2018. The deadline to have this done is May 11th. Need help creating this video or have any questions? Visit your School Counselor or Career Center. Prizes will be up for grabs!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: There is a mandatory meeting for ESL students who will be taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study. The meeting is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, April 12 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. During the meeting, students will complete the official registration packet. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): Hay una reunión obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que tomarán el examen de Español de Colocación Avanzada como un estudio independiente. La reunión está programada para mañana, Jueves, 12 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Durante la reunión, los estudiantes completarán el paquete de inscripción oficial. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, April 10

Athletic events today

  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Fairfield Ludlowe – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • V Softball HOME vs. Joel Barlow – 4:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. New Canaan – 3:30
  • Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Brien McMahon – JV 5:00 V 7:00 – bus leaves at 3:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • This is a reminder that all juniors will be taking the SAT on Tuesday, April 24. Please report to the gym area first thing in the morning that day.
  • Hey DHS students: Are you interested in a smaller learning environment? Are you interested in connecting with others in a smaller setting? MAYBE ACE IS FOR YOU! SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR FOR INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION.
  • There will be a mandatory girlx’ soccer meeting this Thursday, April 12 at 2:05 p.m. in E295.  If you cannot attend you must see Coach Halas in the girls’ locker room.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 4/12 in D268. New members welcome!
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.

Monday, April 9

Athletic events today

  • FR Baseball HOME vs. New Canaan – 4:00
  • Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Immaculate – 5:00
  • V Softball HOME vs. New Canaan – 4:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. Ridgefield – 4:00
  • V & JV Baseball AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ Ridgefield – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Newtown – V 4:30 JV 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:45

General announcements

  • There will be a mandatory girls’ soccer meeting this Thursday, April 12, at 2:05 p.m. in room E295.  If you cannot attend you must see Coach Halas in the girl’s locker room.
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.

Friday, April 7

Athletic events today

  • JV Baseball HOME vs. Pomperaug – 3:45
  • FR Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. Wright Tech – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Staples – 4:00. Postponed.
  • V Softball HOME vs. Joel Barlow – 4:00; Postponed
  • V Baseball AWAY @ Pomperaug – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Ridgefield – JV 4:00 V 5:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15: Postponed

Athletic events for Saturday

  • JV Baseball HOME vs. Hamden – 11:00
  • Boys Lacrosse HOME vs. Staples – JV 4:30 V 6:00
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Joel Barlow – JV 11:00 V 12:30
  • V Softball HOME vs. New Fairfield – 11:00
  • V Baseball AWAY @ Hamden – 11:00 – bus leaves at 9:15
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Hamden – 11:00 – bus leaves at 9:15
  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track AWAY @ the Hammonasset Invitational – 9:00 – bus leaves at 6:45

General announcements

  • Any junior who did not do their NGSS testing yet, please report to the Seminar room first thing Monday morning.
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurse’s office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.

Thursday, April 5

Athletic events today

  • V Baseball HOME vs. Masuk – 3:45
  • JV Baseball HOME @ Rogers Park vs. masuk – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:10
  • Boys Golf HOME @ Richter Park vs. Brien McMahon – 3:15
  • Boys Tennis HOME vs. Fairfield Ludlowe – 4:00
  • Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Greenwich – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • FR Baseball AWAY @ Masuk – 3:45 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • The girls’ track and field team yesterday won its first dual meet of the season over New Canaan 124-12. The Hatters were led by triple winner Celyna Custodio in the Javelin, Shot Put and Discus. Also, Meilee Kry won the high jump at 4-8 and the long jump with a jump of 17 feet -2.75 inches. Sarah Johnson also won the 1600 with a time of 5:37 and the 3200 with a time of 12:22. Great job, ladies.

General announcements

  • Attention Juniors: If your last name falls between Si and Z, please report to the Media Center first thing tomorrow morning. If you missed your test date please report to the media center then as well.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today in D268. New members welcome!
  • The Science National Honor Society and Science Club will be meeting today in room C529 from 2:10 until 3:00.  All members are expected to attend. Refreshments will be served.
  • A Note From the Nurses: Attention 9th grade students. Connecticut Regulations require all 9th grade students to have a complete physical exam. To date, 350 students are not compliant with this requirement. Blue physical forms are available in the nurses office and on the DHS website. Click on “About Us, Nurses, Forms and Health Assessment.” If your physical is not on file in the nurse’s office by the last day of school, you will not get access to your schedule to start 10th grade. If you are not sure about the date of your last physical, please check with the nurses before 1st period or during lunch or a study hall. Thank you.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, Thursday, April 5 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy, Jueves, 5 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, April 4

Athletic events today

  • Boys & Girls Outdoor Track HOME vs. New Canaan – 3:00
  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Greenwich – V 4:30 JV 6:00
  • Girls Tennis HOME vs. New Canaan – 4:00
  • Boys Golf AWAY @ Stamford – 3:15 – bus leaves at 1:45
  • Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Norwalk – JV 4:30 V 6:30 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • FR Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Darien – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Boys Tennis AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • V Softball AWAY @ New Canaan – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • Attention Juniors: If your last name falls between R and Sh please report to the Media Center first thing tomorrow morning. If you missed your test date please report to the media center then as well.
  • Any student interested in being part of the yearbook team for next year’s book, there will be a planning and training meeting TODAY after school in room C331. This meeting will be short, and we are more than willing to train you to be a valuable member of next year’s staff. Come to the meeting or stop by room C331 and let Mr. Porcelli know you are interested.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be Closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 4/5 in D268. New members welcome!
  • The Science National Honor Society and Science Club will be meeting tomorrow in room C529 from 2:10 until 3:00.  All members are expected to attend. Refreshments will be served.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, April 5 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 5 de Abril de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, April 3

Athletic events for today

  • Boys Volleyball HOME vs. Joel Barlow – V 4:00 JV 5:30
  • Girls Tennis AWAY @ Staples – 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • FR Softball AWAY @ Greenwich – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:45
  • NOTE: Boys & Girls Outdoor Track HOME vs. New Canaan has been postponed to tomorrow – 3:00
  • NOTE: Boys Tennis HOME v. Staples today postponed to Friday 4/6 – 4:00pm

General announcements

  • Attention Juniors: if your last name begins with O,P, or Q, please report to the Media Center first thing tomorrow morning for NGSS Testing.
  • Any student interested in being part of the yearbook team for next year’s book, there will be a planning and training meeting on Wednesday, April 4, after school in room C331 with Mr. Porcelli. This meeting will be short, and we are more than willing to train you to be a valuable member of next year’s staff. 
  • The Library Learning Commons will be closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 4/5 in D268. New members welcome.
  • Thank you all who participated in the School Based Health Center Dine and Discover on Thursday.  We have a winner, Filipe Gaspar. Please stop by our office to collect your prize. Thank you.

Friday, March 30

Athletic events for Saturday, March 31

V Baseball HOME vs. Fairfield Prep – 11:00

JV Baseball HOME @ the Westerner Field at Rogers Park – 11:00

Girls Lacrosse HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – V 11:00 JV 12:30

V Softball HOME vs. Westhill – 11:00

JV Softball HOME @ Hatters Park vs. Westhill – 11:00

Boys Lacrosse AWAY @ Trumbull – V 6:00 JV 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Boys Volleyball AWAY @ Masuk – V 12:00 JV 10:45 – bus leaves at 9:00

General announcements

  • Attention all juniors with a last name starting with M or N: Please report to the Media Center for NGSS testing first thing on Monday morning. If you have any questions please see Mr. Boucher or Ms. Gencarelli.
  • Any student interested in being part of the yearbook team for next year’s book, there will be a planning and training meeting on Wednesday April 4, after school in room C331. This meeting will be short, and we are more than willing to train you to be a valuable member of next year’s staff. Please be sure to come to the meeting or stop by room C331 and let Mr. Porcelli know you are interested. Thanks.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be Closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Attention Juniors: Are you interested in a career in banking? A limited number of students are offered a 2 week summer experience which includes a week of training and a week of work experience in a local bank. You will also receive certification to be a bank teller. Contact Dr. Roy by email for more information and to sign up.
  • There will be an informational meeting for any student that is interested in traveling to Panama in Summer 2019. The meeting will take place on Thursday March 29th @ 6:00pm in Room D276.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, Thursday, March 29 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy, Jueves, 29 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, March 28

General announcements

  • The Library Learning Commons will be closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites Danbury High School students in grades 9 through 12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Attention Students: Unified Prom is being held by Peer Leaders at the Ethan Allen on April 13th. Full menu and dancing. If you are in need of a prom dress or a tie, please go to C338. More information is available in your level office.
  • Attention Juniors: Are you interested in a career in banking? A limited number of students are offered a 2 week summer experience which includes a week of training and a week of work experience in a local bank. You will also receive certification to be a bank teller. Contact Dr. Roy by email for more information and to sign up.
  • Attention all winter athletes – the Winter awards night will take place TONIGHT, Wednesday, March 28th, in the cafeteria at 6:00. Food will be served. Please be prompt.
  • There will be an informational meeting for any student that is interested in traveling to Panama in Summer 2019. The meeting will take place on Thursday March 29th @ 6:00pm in Room D276.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, March 29 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 29 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, March 27

General announcements

  • The Library Learning Commons will be Closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites Danbury High School students in grades 9 through 12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Attention Juniors: TODAY we will begin taking the NGSS Science Field Test. All juniors must take this. Testing will be done by alphabet in the Media Center or Seminar Room. This will not take longer then 2 periods. Schedules will be posted outside each level office. Please see Mr. Boucher or Ms. Gencarelli with any questions.
  • Attention Students: Unified Prom is being held by Peer Leaders at the Ethan Allen on April 13th. Full menu and dancing. If you are in need of a prom dress or a tie, please go to C338. More information is available in your level office.
  • Attention Juniors: Are you interested in a career in banking? A limited number of students are offered a 2 week summer experience which includes a week of training and a week of work experience in a local bank. You will also receive certification to be a bank teller. Contact Dr. Roy by email for more information and to sign up.
  • Attention all winter athletes – the Winter awards night will take place this Wednesday, March 28th, in the cafeteria at 6:00. Food will be served. Please be prompt.
  • There will be an informational meeting for any student that is interested in traveling to Panama in Summer 2019. The meeting will take place on Thursday March 29 @ 6 pm in Room D276.

Monday, March 26

General announcements

  • Congratulations to the following Future Business Leaders of America  members who competed in the State Leadership Conference last Friday and earned the following awards:
  • Amy Cordova – 1st Place in Computer Applications Kymberly Rodas – 2nd Place in Accounting 2Nathan Gottwals – 2nd Place in Coding & ProgrammingSoumya Sikder – 4th Place in Business EthicsWe would also like to congratulate Lucio Bellantoni who was re-elected as state vice president. Thank you to all members who competed and represented DHS.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be Closed for NGSS testing periods 1, 2 & 3 all week. Please make a note that the printers and copiers will not be available to students or staff during those periods. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites DHS students in grades 9 through 12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Attention Juniors: TODAY we will begin taking the NGSS Science Field Test. All juniors must take this. Testing will be done by alphabet in the Media Center or Seminar Room. This will not take longer then 2 periods. Schedules will be posted outside each level office. Please see Mr. Boucher or Ms. Gencarelli with any questions.
  • Attention Students: Unified Prom is being held by Peer Leaders at the Ethan Allen on April 13 for a night of dinner and dancing. If you are in need of a prom dress or a tie, please go to C338. More information is available in your level office.
  • Attention Juniors: Are you interested in a career in banking? A limited number of students are offered a 2-week summer experience that includes a week of training and a week of work experience in a local bank. You will also receive certification to be a bank teller. Contact Dr. Roy by email for more information and to sign up.

Friday, March 23

General announcements

  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites Danbury High School students in grades 9 through 12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11 – the course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please go on and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out!! Course registration on PowerSchool closes TODAY.
  • Are you interested in a medical internship? Would you like to see a surgery or behind the scenes in a pediatrician’s office?  Do you have interest in being a veterinarian? How about being a nurse that delivers babies? Or maybe your interested in being an athletic trainer? Come to B220 on TODAY at 2pm to learn more about the medical internship program.  See Mrs. Tong for more details.
  • Attention Juniors: On Monday we will begin taking the NGSS Science Field Test. All juniors must take this. Testing will be done by Alphabet in the Media Center or Seminar Room. This will not take longer then 2 periods. Schedules will be posted outside each level office. Please see Mr. Boucher or Ms. Gencarelli with any questions. Here is the schedule:
3/26 A-B Seminar/LLC
3/27 C-Dh Seminar/LLC
3/28 Di-G Seminar/LLC
3/29 H-L Seminar/LLC
4/2 M-N Seminar/LLC
4/3 O-Q Seminar/LLC
4/4 R-Sh Seminar/LLC
4/5 Si-Z Seminar/LLC

Thursday, March 22

Sports news

  • The freshman girls’ softball team will practice from 4:30-6:30 today in the new gym.

General announcements

  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites DHS students in grades 9-12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11: The course registration page is open in PowerSchool. Please sign in and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out. Course registration on PowerSchool closes on Friday.
  • Are you interested in a medical internship? Would you like to see a surgery or behind the scenes in a pediatrician’s office?  Do you have interest in being a veterinarian? How about being a nurse that delivers babies? Or maybe your interested in being an athletic trainer? Come to B220 at 2 p.m. Friday, March 23, to learn more about the medical internship program.  See Mrs. Tong for more details.
  • Remember to wear a college or university Future Friday tee or sweatshirt to promote a college-going culture at DHS during March Madness. Keep reaching higher to achieve your future goals. Let’s see your school spirit this Friday!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today Thursday, March 22 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy, Jueves, 22 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, March 21

  • The SAT — originally scheduled to be administered today — will now be administered on April 24. This day is no longer early release for the district and department meetings will be held at 2:20 p.m. after regular dismissal.  April 25 will be the SAT makeup day and so Instructional Rounds will be canceled. We are rescheduling the NEASC presentation that was originally scheduled for April 24th during early release and will let everyone know the new date once we receive it.
  • The Danbury Cultural Commission invites Danbury High School students in grades 9 through 12 to enter the 47th Annual Poetry contest. Poems can be any theme or form and $800 in prizes will be awarded. Students wishing to enter the contest can submit up to two poems to Mrs. Hanrahan by Friday, March 30. Mrs. Hanrahan can be reached in D483 or by email to answer any questions.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11 – the course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please go on and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out!! Course registration on PowerSchool closes on Friday.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: Thursday, March, 22 at 7pm, Friday, March 23 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 24 at 1pm AND 7:30pm.  Tickets are on sale in the Main Lobby from 10am-3pm. Student tickets (K-12) are $10 and adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • Come join the girls track & field team this week. We meet for practice in the old gym each day at 2:15-5:00. There are different events to choose from like sprinting, jumping, hurdling, throwing, middle distance and distance running. Any questions please see coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • If you have an interest in a career in the fashion industry, or want to develop a design portfolio, come this Friday, and every Friday after school to A211 and be a part of the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising Club!
  • Tomorrow, in an effort to raise awareness of the national opioid crisis and alarming growth of accidental prescription overdose, DHS has the honor of hosting Mrs. Box from the Austin Box Foundation. She is flying in for this special presentation, please be respectful. See the bulletin board in the cafeteria for more information.

Tuesday, March 20

Sports news

  • Attention all winter athletes: The Winter Awards Night will be held Wednesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Please be prompt. Food will be served.
  • Come join the Girls’ Track & Field team this week. We meet for practice in the old gym each day at 2:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.. There are different events to choose from, such as sprinting, jumping, hurdling, throwing, middle distance and distance running. Please see Coach Fraticelli in D474 if you have questions.

General announcements

  • The Latino Club will meet Wednesday,  March 21, in D370 at 2:05 p.m. All are welcome. Latino Club se reunirá el próximo miércoles. Todos son bienvenidos.
  • Attention juniors: Wednesday, March 21, you will take the School Day SAT.  There is no cost and you are all registered to take the test. Please report to the gym area by 7:20 a.m. for your assignments. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CALCULATOR  AND NO. 2 PENCIL AS WE WILL NOT PROVIDE THEM. VISIT THE COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR ACCEPTABLE CALCULATOR.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11: The course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please sign in and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets are on sale in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are accepted.
  • If you have an interest in a career in the fashion industry, or want to develop a design portfolio, come this Friday, and every Friday after school, to A211 and be a part of the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising Club.
  • This Thursday, in an effort to raise awareness of the national opioid crisis and alarming growth of accidental prescription overdose, DHS has the honor of hosting Mrs. Box from the Austin Box Foundation. She is flying in for this special presentation, please be respectful. See the bulletin board in the cafeteria for information.
  • Please note that the Library Learning Commons will be closed for secure SAT testing Wednesday, March 21.  Staff and students who are NOT involved with testing will not be allowed in. Printing and copiers will not be accessible. Teachers please do not send your YPP workers to the Library Learning Commons on Wednesday. Only staff and student involved with testing will be allowed in. Thank you for your cooperation.

Monday, March 19

Sports news

  • Attention all winter athletes: The Winter Awards Night will be held Wednesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Please be prompt. Food will be served.
  • Attention all those interested in playing football: Please come to a meeting today, March 19, at 4:45 p.m. in the weight room. Meet new coach Augustine Tieri.
  • Come join the Girls’ Track & Field team this week. We meet for practice in the old gym each day at 2:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.. There are different events to choose from, such as sprinting, jumping, hurdling, throwing, middle distance and distance running. Please see Coach Fraticelli in D474 if you have questions.

General announcements

  • Attention juniors: Wednesday, March 21, you will take the School Day SAT.  There is no cost and you are all registered to take the test. Please report to the gym area by 7:20 a.m. for your assignments. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CALCULATOR  AND NO. 2 PENCIL AS WE WILL NOT PROVIDE THEM. VISIT THE COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE FOR ACCEPTABLE CALCULATOR.
  • Here is the revised schedule for School Day SAT on Wednesday, March 21:

Pd 8 – 7:20 – 8:20

Pd 1 – 8:25 – 9:20
Pd 2 – 9:25 – 10:20
Pd 3 – 10:25 – 11:20
Pd 4 – 11:25 – 12:00
Pd 5 – 12:05 – 12:40
Pd 6 – 12:45 -1 :20
Pd 7 – 1:25 – 2:00
  • Students in grades 9,10,11: The course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please sign in and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets are on sale in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are accepted.
  • If you have an interest in a career in the fashion industry, or want to develop a design portfolio, come this Friday, and every Friday after school, to A211 and be a part of the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising Club.

Friday, March 16

Sports news

  • Attention all those interested in playing football: Please attend a meeting Monday, March 19, at 4 p.m in the cafeteria to meet new coach Augustine Tieri.
  • Are you interested in playing boys’ tennis?  Tryouts start Saturday, March 17, from 11-1.  Please make sure all paperwork is complete on Family ID and your physical is submitted to the nurse.
  • Tryouts for the JV and Varsity baseball team are Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m. in the big gym.
  • The first day of girls’ and boys’ spring track and field begins Saturday, March 17. Meet in the old gym at 7:40 a.m.  All family ID and physical requirements need to be completed by Saturday. Please see Coach Murray in the boys’ PE locker room office for information, questions or concerns.

General announcements

  • Attention juniors: On Wednesday, March 21, you will take the School Day SAT. There is no cost and you are all registered to take the test. Please report to the gym area by 7:20 a.m. for your seating assignment.
  • National Honors Society applications are due TODAY, March 16, and can be dropped off in Ms. Mesanovic’s mailbox on C3. No late applications will be accepted.
  • Attention Key Club Members: Tonight we are helping Hillside Food Outreach. We still need four or five helpers from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Matrix.  Check your Remind account or see Mrs. G. in C342.
  • Time to use your head. Come to the cafeteria today to sign a pledge to be more concussion aware. Look for the Peer Leaders in blue to win a prize and pledge.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14, in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • We would like to represent the different cultures at DHS with a talent show at this year’s International Night on Friday, May 4.  If you would like to represent your home country, or a country that is special to you with music, dance or another performance, please let Mrs. Hankin-Williams know in D279 during period 4, immediately after school, or feel free to email. All performers must be confirmed with Mrs. Hankin-Williams by Tuesday, March 27.

Thursday, March 15

Athletic events today

  • Unified Basketball AWAY @ Bethel – 3:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

Sports news

  • Are you interested in playing boys’ tennis?  Tryouts start Saturday, March 17, from 11-1.  Please make sure all paperwork is complete on Family ID and your physical is submitted to the nurse.
  • Girls’ softball will have a meeting Thursday, March 15, at 2:10 p.m. in the cafeteria.
  • Tryouts for the JV and Varsity baseball team are Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m. in the big gym.
  • The first day of boys’ spring track and field begins Saturday, March 17. Meet in the old gym at 7:45 a.m.  All family ID and physical requirements need to be completed by Saturday. Please see Coach Murray in the boys’ PE locker room office for information, questions or concerns.

General announcements

  • National Honors Society applications are due Friday, March 16, and can be dropped off in Ms. Mesanovic’s mailbox on C3; no late applications will be accepted.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11: the course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please go on and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14, in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • We would like to represent the different cultures at DHS with a talent show at this year’s International Night on Friday, May 4.  If you would like to represent your home country, or a country that is special to you with music, dance or another performance, please let Mrs. Hankin-Williams know in D279 during period 4, immediately after school, or feel free to email. All performers must be confirmed with Mrs. Hankin-Williams by Tuesday, March 27.
  • There will be a model UN meeting today, March 15, after school in D382. New members are welcome.
  • Our last SAT prep class is Saturday, March 17, in D 179 and 181. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.
  • Congratulations to junior Elizabeth Hadden, a hattersherald.com reporter who won recognition for her story on science teacher Jameson Parker and his work in helping those diagnosed with Kennedy’s Disease. Her story was selected for Best of SNO, which is a national showcase of the top student work being produced by members of the SNO Network (the hattersherald.com hosting site).
  • Mandatory meeting today for all students who are attending the True Color Conference with Ms D in D277. All signed permission slips must be handed in.
  • Attention Key Club Members: Friday night we are helping Hillside Food Outreach. We still need four or five helpers from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Matrix.  Check your Remind account or see Mrs. G. in C342.
  • Would you like an opportunity to speak with a former Army Ranger and corrections officer? Join us 5th and 6th periods TODAY. Go to the Career Center or see a Peer Leader in C338 for information.
  • Remember to wear a “Future Friday” college T-shirt or sweatshirt to promote going to college. Keep reaching higher to achieve your goals. Let’s see your school spirit tomorrow and every Friday throughout March Madness.
  • Time to use your head! Come to the cafeteria today and tomorrow to sign a pledge to be more aware of the effects of concussions. Look for the Peer Leaders in blue to win a prize and pledge.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, March 15, from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in D371. For information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 15 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, March 14

Athletic events today

  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Finals at Wesleyan University – 1:30 – bus leaves at 11:30

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the varsity Cheerleading Team, which took 2nd place at the State Open on Saturday with a score of 93.1 out of 100.
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team that competed this past weekend at the New Balance Indoor National Championships in NYC. The Distance Medley Relay team of Cassandra Sturdevant, Olivia Turk, Leah Sarkisian, and Lauren Moore finished 13th in the nation with a time of 12:17. The 4×800 also ran a season-best time of 9:34. The Sprint Medley Relay team of Natalee Seipio, Meilee Kry, Leah Sarkisian, Cassandra Sturdevant finished 13th in the country with a state best time of 4:11.71. The 4×200 team of Erika Regus, Natalee Seipio, Meilee Kry, and Jessica Glowacki finished 31st in the 4×200 with a time of 1:47.45.
  • The Boys’ Track & Field team won the Sprint Medley on Saturday during the New Balance Indoor National Championships in NYC. The team consists of Malachi Lorick, Glenroy Ford, Sean-Michael Parkinson and Malcolm Going. Their time was a school-, FCIAC- and Connecticut State-record. Going also finished 8th in the country in the 800m, running a school- and FCIAC-record. Dan Nichols ran the 5000m race, running the No. 4 time in school history.
  • Come be part of the Boys’ Track & Field outdoor team. There will be a mandatory meeting Wednesday after school in the cafeteria.  We will complete all necessary requirements to be part of the program. There are a variety of events to go out for — from sprinting, throwing, jumping and distance.  Be part part of the excitement.
  • There will be a meeting for all interested in Girls’ Track & Field after school Wednesday in the cafeteria. The meeting will last until about 3 p.m. Conditioning will take place after the meeting concludes.
  • Are you interested in playing boys’ tennis?  Tryouts start Saturday, March 17, from 11-1.  Please make sure all paperwork is complete on Family ID and your physical is submitted to the nurse.
  • Girls’ softball will have a meeting Thursday, March 15, at 2:10 p.m. in the cafeteria.

General announcements

  • National Honors Society applications are due Friday, March 16, and can be dropped off in Ms. Mesanovic’s mailbox on C3; no late applications will be accepted.
  • Students in grades 9,10,11: the course registration page is open in PowerSchool.  Please go on and request next year’s courses. Don’t get shut out.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14, in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • We would like to represent the different cultures at DHS with a talent show at this year’s International Night on Friday, May 4.  If you would like to represent your home country, or a country that is special to you with music, dance or another performance, please let Mrs. Hankin-Williams know in D279 during period 4, immediately after school, or feel free to email. All performers must be confirmed with Mrs. Hankin-Williams by Tuesday, March 27.
  • There will be a model UN meeting on Thursday, March 15, after school in D382. New members are welcome.
  • Our last SAT prep class is Saturday, March 17 in D 179 and 181. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.
  • Congratulations to junior Elizabeth Hadden, a hattersherald.com reporter who won recognition for her story on science teacher Jameson Parker and his work in helping those diagnosed with Kennedy’s Disease. Her story was selected for Best of SNO, which is a national showcase of the top student work being produced by members of the SNO Network (the hattersherald.com hosting site).
  • Interested in business? Join us 5th and 6th period today to speak with the president of Caldwell and Walsh Construction and Contracting Co. See Peer Leaders in C338 for information.
  • Mandatory meeting Thursday for all students who are attending the True Color Conference with Ms D in D277. All signed permission slips must be handed in.
  • Attention all chess players: there is no chess clinic after school today.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, March 15, from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 15 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Monday, March 12

Athletic events today

  • V Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Notre Dame of Fairfield in the CIAC Division 1 Quarterfinals being played at Trumbull HS – 7:00 – bus leaves at 4:45; The Hatters are playing No. 2 state-ranked Notre Dame of Fairfield.  Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students and can be bought online at https://gofan.co/app/school/CIAC
  • Unified Basketball AWAY @ Fairfield Ludlowe – 3:00 – bus leaves at 2 p.m.

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the varsity Cheerleading Team, which took 2nd place at the State Open on Saturday with a score of 93.1 out of 100.
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team that competed this past weekend at the New Balance Indoor National Championships in NYC. The Distance Medley Relay team of Cassandra Sturdevant, Olivia Turk, Leah Sarkisian, and Lauren Moore finished 13th in the nation with a time of 12:17. The 4×800 also ran a season-best time of 9:34. The Sprint Medley Relay team of Natalee Seipio, Meilee Kry, Leah Sarkisian, Cassandra Sturdevant finished 13th in the country with a state best time of 4:11.71. The 4×200 team of Erika Regus, Natalee Seipio, Meilee Kry, and Jessica Glowacki finished 31st in the 4×200 with a time of 1:47.45.
  • The Boys’ Track & Field team won the Sprint Medley on Saturday during the New Balance Indoor National Championships in NYC. The team consists of Malachi Lorick, Glenroy Ford, Sean-Michael Parkinson and Malcolm Going. Their time was a school-, FCIAC- and Connecticut State-record. Going also finished 8th in the country in the 800m, running a school- and FCIAC-record. Dan Nichols ran the 5000m race, running the No. 4 time in school history.
  • Come be part of the Boys’ Track & Field outdoor team. There will be a mandatory meeting Wednesday after school in the cafeteria.  We will complete all necessary requirements to be part of the program. There are a variety of events to go out for — from sprinting, throwing, jumping and distance.  Be part part of the excitement.
  • There will be a meeting for all interested in Girls’ Track & Field after school Wednesday in the cafeteria. The meeting will last until about 3 p.m. Conditioning will take place after the meeting concludes.
  • Are you interested in playing boys’ tennis?  Tryouts start Saturday, March 17, from 11-1.  Please make sure all paperwork is complete on Family ID and your physical is submitted to the nurse.  
  • Girls’ softball will have a meeting Thursday, March 15, at 2:10 p.m. in the cafeteria.

General announcements

  • Attention Seniors: the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by the end of the day TODAY.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14, in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • We would like to represent the different cultures at DHS with a talent show at this year’s International Night on Friday, May 4.  If you would like to represent your home country, or a country that is special to you with music, dance or another performance, please let Mrs. Hankin-Williams know in D279 during period 4, immediately after school, or feel free to email. All performers must be confirmed with Mrs. Hankin-Williams by Tuesday, March 27.
  • There will be a model UN meeting on Thursday, March 15, after school in D382. New members are welcome.
  • Our last SAT prep class is Saturday, March 17 in D 179 and 181. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.

Friday, March 9

Sports news

  • No athletic events today
  • The Boys’ Basketball game has been postponed from tonight to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, here at home. Come cheer on the Hatters as they face Trinity Catholic in the second round of the CIAC State Tournament. Gates open at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students.
  • All boys are welcome to join the Boys’ Outdoor Track & Field team this spring.  Events include sprinting, jumping, hurdling, distance and throwing. See Coach Murray in the boys’ PE locker room for information.
  • Girls interested in joining the Girls’ Outdoor Track & Field team should see Coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • The final Baseball meeting will at 2:15 p.m. today in the gym area. All players please attend.

General announcements

  • Attention seniors: The DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 1.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents “Disney’s High School Musical”  at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14, in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Student tickets (K-12) are $10; adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • It’s not too late to join the Stage Crew for the musical. Crew is still open to new members. If you are interested please come to our meetings today after school in the auditorium.
  • Juniors: The prom is right around the corner. Have you paid your dues? You need to have paid at least $75 to attend prom. Bring your cash or check to Mr. Samaha in D467 or Ms. Tobin in D272. Pay your $75 in dues before the Junior Prom rolls around.
  • We would like to represent the different cultures at DHS with a talent show at this year’s International Night on Friday, May 4.  If you would like to represent your home country, or a country that is special to you with music, dance or another performance, please let Mrs. Hankin-Williams know in D279 during period 4, immediately after school, or feel free to email. All performers must be confirmed with Mrs. Hankin-Williams by Tuesday, March 27.

Tuesday, March 6

Sports news

  • No athletic events today
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • All boys come join the boys Outdoor Track and Field team this spring.  There are sprinting, jumping, hurdling, distance and throwing events. See coach Murray in the boys PE locker room for more information.  All are welcome.
  • Any girls interested in Track & Field please see coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • The final Baseball meeting will be Wednesday, March 7th at 2:15 in the gym area. All players please attend.
  • Attention all those interested in playing Girls Lacrosse – there will be a pre season meeting on Thursday, March 8th, in Room E295 at 2:15

General announcements

  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • Danbury High School Productions presents DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: Thursday, March, 22 at 7pm, Friday, March 23 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 24 at 1pm AND 7:30pm.  Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14th in the Main Lobby from 10am-3pm. Student tickets (K-12) are $10 and adult tickets are $12. Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • It’s not too late to join the Stage Crew! Crew is still open to new members. If you are interested please come to one of our meetings, Tues. Wed or Friday after school in the auditorium.
  • Juniors! The prom is right around the corner. Have you paid your dues? You need to have paid at least $75 to attend prom. Bring your cash or check to Mr. Samaha in D467 or Ms. Tobin in D272. Pay your $75 in dues before the Junior Prom rolls around in D272 or D467!
  • Starting, Monday, March 5th, detentions can be served on Mondays, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Detentions served on Monday and Wednesday are for one and two hours. Detentions served on Thursdays are for one, two and three hours.
  • Exploring the idea of going into nursing? Join us 5th and 6th period TODAY to speak with retired nurses from our community in the Career Center. Learn about past experiences working at Danbury Hospital. Sign up in the Career Center or see Peer Leaders in C338 for more information.

Monday, March 5

Sports news

  • No athletic events today
  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team on its 3rd place finish in New Englands with Ryan Jack winning an individual title, AJ Kovacs took 3rd and Gino Baratta 4th.
  • Congratulations to the Boys’ Track team and Malcolm Going, who won the New England Championship 600m this weekend in a new school record time.  The 4×400 team of Going, Malalchi Lorick, Glenroy Ford and Sean Michael Parkinson also won.  
  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track team, which competed in the New England Championships this past weekend in Boston. The team was led by Lauren Moore’s school-record performance in the mile. Lauren ran 5:05.31 and finished 4th. Leah Sarkisian was 6th in the 600. The two earned All-New England honors in the process. Also, Cassandra Sturdevant finished 14th in the 1000 running 3:03, which was a personal best. Meilee Kry competed in the long jump, jumping 16-6.
  • All boys come join the Boys’ Outdoor Track and Field team this spring.  There are sprinting, jumping, hurdling, distance and throwing events.  See Coach Murray in the boys PE locker room for information.  All are welcome.
  • The final Baseball meeting will be Wednesday, March 7, at 2:15 in the gym area. All players please attend.
  • Attention all those interested in playing Girls Lacrosse: there will be a pre-season meeting on Thursday, March 8, in Room E295 at 2:15 p.m.

General announcements

  • Danbury High School Productions presents DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m., Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 14 in the Main Lobby from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Student tickets (K-12) are $10 and adult tickets are $12.  Cash and checks (payable to DHS Productions) are acceptable forms of payment.
  • Juniors! The prom is right around the corner. Have you paid your dues? You need to have paid at least $75 to attend prom. Bring your cash or check to Mr. Samaha in D467 or Ms. Tobin in D272. Pay your $75 in dues before the Junior Prom rolls around in D272 or D467.
  • Looking to donate your old prom dresses or ties to a good cause? Introducing the Prom Essentials Drive. Please donate your gently used prom dresses, or ties by bringing them to C338. We will be collecting donations until March 9th. Thank you!
  • Attention DHS students and staff. If you own any denim you wish to discard, you can drop it off in any science classroom or C338 from March 5-29. The denim will be upcycled into insulation to reduce environmental waste.
  • If you missed the National Honor Society informational meeting this week you must see Ms. Mesanovic in room C437 by this afternoon at 2 p.m.
  • Join a raffle to win a free water bottle and Chick-fil-a meal by participating in Peer Leadership’s Ecological Awareness campaign. Stop by our table in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today.
  • Starting TODAY, Monday, March 5, detentions can be served on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Detentions served on Monday and Wednesday are for one and two hours.  Detentions served on Thursday are for one, two and three hours.
  • Exploring the idea of going into nursing? Join us 5th and 6th period Tuesday to speak with retired nurses from our community in the Career Center. Learn about past experiences working at Danbury Hospital. Sign up in the Career Center or see Peer Leaders in C338 for more information.

Thursday, March 1

Athletic events today

  • Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Trumbull in the FCIAC Championship game being held at Wilton HS – 7:00 – bus leaves at 4:45
  • Boys Swimming AWAY at the FCIAC Championships being held at Greenwich HS – 6:30 – bus leaves at 3:45

General announcements

  • Congratulations to Gustavo Barba who won 1st place in the chess blitz tournament this weekend.  Facing difficult competition, Gustavo showed that he was able to handle the face paced time pressure of blitz chess.  Well done Gus!
  • Attention all those interested in playing Girls Lacrosse – there will be a pre season meeting on Thursday, March 8th, in Room E295 at 2:15
  • Juniors! The prom is right around the corner. Have you paid your dues? You need to have paid at least $75 to attend prom. Bring your cash or check to Mr. Samaha in D467 or Ms. Tobin in D272. Pay your $75 in dues before the Junior Prom rolls around in D272 or D467!
  • The HVCASA (please pronounce- H.V. CASA) Teen Advisory Board is looking for new members. Join this multi-town, teen-driven, group if you’re interested in promoting healthy, substance-free living for teens in your community. Meetings held monthly. Please see Mrs. Lewis in the Level 1 office for more information.
  • The Senior Prom Committee will have a meeting after school today, March 1st in D460.
  • The last SAT prep class will be this Saturday, March 3, in rooms D179 and D181. Please enter through the gym doors and be here by 9:00am.
  • The Science National Honor Society and Science Club will be meeting today in C529 from 2:10 until 3:00.  All members are expected to attend. Refreshments will be served.
  • Attention Golfers: There will be a preseason meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Boy’s Golf team today, March 1st right after school in room E295.
  • Any current student interested in helping organize the March 14th Student Advocacy Activity & Memorial to support Marjory Stoneman Douglas High will meet TODAY in D380 after school. Follow us on Twitter @DHSAdvocacy.
  • Looking to donate your old prom dresses or ties to a good cause? Introducing the Prom Essentials Drive. Please donate your gently used prom dresses, or ties by bringing them to C338. We will be collecting donations until March 9th. Thank you!
  • ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR PEER LEADERSHIP APPLICANTS. Peer Leadership group interviews will be held TODAY during Advisory. All junior peer leadership applicants are to report to the Cafeteria for group interviews. Please see Google Classroom for detailed announcement or Mrs. Schullery in Room C338
  • Attention DHS students and staff. If you own any denim you wish to discard, you can drop it off in any science classroom or C338 from March 5th thru 29th. The denim will be upcycled into insulation to reduce environmental waste.
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • If you missed the National Honor Society informational meeting this week you must see Ms. Mesanovic in room C437 by Friday at 2pm.
  • Remember to wear a college or university shirt tomorrow for Future Friday. Let’s promote a college going culture at DHS during the month of March. Keep reaching higher to achieve your future goals. Let’s see your school spirit tomorrow!
  • Join a raffle to win a free water bottle and Chick-fil-a meal by participating in Peer Leadership’s Ecological Awareness campaign. Stop by our table in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today, tomorrow and Monday!
  • Starting Monday, March 5th, detentions can be served on Mondays, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Detentions served on Monday and Wednesday are for one and two hours.  Detentions served on Thursdays are for one, two and three hours.
  • All students attending True Colors conference  on March 16: Permission slips and complete payment is due immediately with Ms D’Auria room D277. $35.00 dollars,  including lunch.
  • The GSA is meeting after school on Thursdays in room D277.  All are welcome.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today Thursday, March 1 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para hoy, Jueves, 1 de Marzo de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Athletic events today

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ the SCC Division III Semi Finals vs. Lyman Hall/HK/Coginchaug being held at the Milford Ice Pavilion – 8:00

General announcements

  • Juniors! The prom is right around the corner. Have you paid your dues? You need to have paid at least $75 to attend prom. Bring your cash or check to Mr. Samaha in D467 or Ms. Tobin in D272. Pay your $75 in dues before the Junior Prom rolls around in D272 or D467!
  • Attention chess players, the chess clinic after school today is canceled.
  • The Senior Prom Committee will have a meeting after school on Thursday, March 1st in D460.
  • To win two FREE Senior prom tickets, T-shirt designs must be handed in to D460 by the end of the day TODAY.
  • The last SAT prep class will be this Saturday, March 3, in rooms D179 and D181. Please enter through the gym doors and be here by 9:00am.
  • The Science National Honor Society and Science Club will be meeting tomorrow in C529 from 2:10 until 3:00.  All members are expected to attend. Refreshments will be served.
  • February 25 through March 3 is Peace Corps Week. It commemorates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this week throughout the United States, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers share the traditions of the countries they called home during their service. To learn more about the Peace Corps, visit www.peacecorps.gov or speak with Ms. Bilbao in room D371.
  • Any students interested in joining Danbury High School’s first official fishing club, please plan to meet at 2 pm today in C331.
  • Attention Golfers: There will be a preseason meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Boy’s Golf team tomorrow, March 1st right after school in room E295.
  • The Latino Club is meeting today  Wednesday February 28, in room D370 at 2:05 p.m. All are welcome. Latino Club se reunira hoy miercoles, a las 2:05 p.m, 28 de febrero. Todos son bienvenidos”
  • Any current student interested in helping organize the March 14th Student Advocacy Activity & Memorial to support Marjory Stoneman Douglas High will meet tomorrow in D380 after school. Follow us on Twitter @DHSAdvocacy.
  • There will be a meeting for all boys lacrosse players at 2:15 in room E295.  If you cannot make the meeting, please see Coach Kersten in room D178 or Coach Purdy in the athletic wing.
  • \Looking to donate your old prom dresses or ties to a good cause? Introducing the Prom Essentials Drive. Please donate your gently used prom dresses, or ties by bringing them to C338. We will be collecting donations until March 9th. Thank you!
  • Your hattersherald.com staff has been busy this month. Visit the website to read our reaction story to the Parkland, Florida, shooting, plus our editorial demanding action from Congress, and participate in our poll. We also have stories on a course request from the Black Lives Matter Club, DonorsChoose, the ski team, school Wifi issues, the tutoring center, and a review of Vance Joy’s new album. Let us know what you think. Thank you.
  • ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR PEER LEADERSHIP APPLICANTS: Peer Leadership group interviews will be held TOMORROW during Advisory. All junior peer leadership applicants are to report to the Cafeteria for group interviews. Please see Google Classroom for detailed announcement or Mrs. Schullery in Room C338.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Athletic events today

  • V Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Trinity Catholic in the FCIAC Semi Finals being held at Wilton HS – 6:00 – bus leaves at 4:00
  • Boys Swim AWAY @ the FCIAC Swim Trials being held at Greenwich HS – 5:30 – bus leaves at 3:45

General announcements

  • The Latino Club will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28, in D370 at 2:05 pm. All are welcome. Latino Club se reunirá el próximo miércoles, 28 de febrero.  Todos son bienvenidos.
  • The last SAT prep class will be this Saturday, March 3, in rooms D 179 and D 181. Please enter through the gym doors and be here by 9:00am.
  • February 25 through March 3 is Peace Corps Week. It commemorates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this week throughout the United States, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers share the traditions of the countries they called home during their service. To learn more about the Peace Corps, visit www.peacecorps.gov or speak with Ms. Bilbao in room D371.
  • Any students interested in joining Danbury High School’s first official fishing club. That’s right, you heard it here first, Danbury High School now has a fishing club, please plan to meet in C331 tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb 28, at 2pm for a brief informational meeting.
  • Attention Golfers: There will be a preseason meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Boy’s Golf team on Thursday, March 1st right after school in room E295.
  • Any current student interested in helping organize the March 14th Student Advocacy Activity & Memorial to support Marjory Stoneman Douglas High will meet on Thursday in D380 after school. Follow us on Twitter @DHSAdvocacy.
  • There will be a meeting for all boys lacrosse players tomorrow, at 2:15 in room E295.  If you cannot make meeting, please see Coach Kersten in room D178 or Coach Purdy in the athletic wing.
  • Looking to donate your old prom dresses or ties to a good cause? Introducing the Prom Essentials Drive. Please donate your gently used prom dresses, or ties by bringing them to C338. We will be collecting donations until March 9th. Thank you!
  • Your hattersherald.com staff has been busy this month. Visit the website to read our reaction story to the Parkland, Florida, shooting, plus our editorial demanding action from Congress, and participate in our poll. We also have stories on a course request from the Black Lives Matter Club, DonorsChoose, the ski team, school Wi-Fi issues, the tutoring center, and a review of Vance Joy’s new album. Let us know what you think. Thank you.

Monday, Feb. 26

Athletic events today

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Newington – 6:45
  • V Girls Basketball AWAY @ Norwalk in the CIAC Class LL 1st round – 5:30 – bus leaves at 3:30
  • Unified Basketball HOME vs. Bethel – 2:30 in the New gym

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the Girls’ Track & Field team for winning the Dream Big Pentathlon. The team was lead by Leah Sarkisian’s winning performance in the 1000, running 3:06; Celyna Custodio won the shot put, and Cassandra Studevant was 4th in the 1500 with a time of 4:58.34. The team is in action again Saturday at the New England Championships. Any girls interested in outdoor track & field this spring should go to D474 to see Coach Fraticelli.
  • Congratulations to the Wrestling team for winning the State Open Championship this weekend. Ryan Jack and AJ Kovacs took home individual titles along with a 3rd place finish by Gino Baratta. The team had three additional place finishers. The Hatters outscored their opponents by more than 50 points. This weekend, four wrestlers will move on to the New England Championships.
  • Congratulations to the Boys’ Swim team on its win over Wilby on Friday — 74-70. The team won nine races with two 1st-place finishes each by Daniel Simmons, James Lukasik and Micah Chen, and a 1st by Nathan Gottwals. The team also won two relays with Lukasik, Chen, Daniel Simmons and Andrew Simmons leading the charge.
  • If you are attending the Boys’ basketball semifinals on Tuesday with Danbury vs Trinity Catholic at 6 p.m. and want to avoid the ticket lines you can buy online tickets at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fciac-basketball-semifinals-boys-danbury-vs-trinity-catholic-tickets-42636863005
    This ticket will be good for both semi-final games. If unable to go you can watch both games live on the HAN Network this Tuesday, February 27 at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm

General announcements

  • Any students interested in joining Danbury High School’s first official fishing club. That’s right, you heard it here first, Danbury High School now has a fishing club, please plan to meet in C331 on Wednesday, Feb 28, at 2pm for a brief informational meeting. Again, anyone interested in joining the fishing club, meeting is Wednesday, Feb 28th at 2pm in C331.
  • Any young lady interested in trying out for the varsity Girls’ Golf team please attend a brief meeting in Coach Boucher’s room, D 482, TODAY, from 2 – 2:30.  Any questions, stop by to see coach in her room, D482.
  • There will be a preseason meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Boy’s Golf team on Thursday March 1st right after school in room E295.
  • There will be a meeting for all boys lacrosse players on Wednesday, Feb. 28th at 2:15 in room E295.  If you cannot make meeting, please see Coach Kersten in room D178 or Coach Purdy in the athletic wing.
  • Looking to donate your old prom dresses or ties to a good cause? Introducing the Prom Essentials Drive. Please donate your gently used prom dresses, or ties by bringing them to C338. We will be collecting donations until March 9. Thank you!
  • February 25 through March 3 is Peace Corps Week. It commemorates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this week throughout the United States, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers share the traditions of the countries they called home during their service. To learn more about the Peace Corps, visit www.peacecorps.gov or speak with Ms. Bilbao in room D371.
  • After School S.A.Y. Yes! today is canceled. Students should be attending the Academic Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church instead.

Friday, Feb. 23

Athletic events today

  • Boys Swimming HOME @ WCSU vs. Crosby/WCA/Wilby – 5:30
  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC State Open Championships – 4:15

Athletic events Saturday

  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC State Open Championships – 9:00
  • Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Bridgeport Central in the FCIAC Quarterfinals being played at Fairfield Warde HS – 12:00 – bus leaves at 9:45
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the Dream Big Invitational – 9:00 – bus leaves at 6:00
  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ the FCIAC JV Championships at Greenwich HS – 1:30 – bus leaves at 11:30
  • JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the N.E.C.A. Championships – 9:00 – bus leaves at 7:15
  • Girls Gymnastics AWAY @ the CIAC State Championships at Pomperaug HS

General announcements

  • Danbury High School, West Side Middle School Academy, Huaxia Chinese School and local Chinese communities will host a celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of  Dog, on Saturday, February 24 in the High School auditorium.  The event starts at 2pm. We will begin with activities such as calligraphy, interactive games, chopstick competition, red Chinese envelopes with real money, and a raffle drawing. The performance begins at 3pm, featuring folk dance, singing, and traditional musical instruments.  Come and enjoy the spirit of the greatest Chinese holiday, XING NIAN.
  • Good morning DHS, remember to take a breath. Don’t stress over what you can’t control.
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • Any students interested in joining Danbury High School’s first official fishing club? That’s right, you heard it here first, Danbury High School now has a fishing team, please plan to meet in C331 on Wednesday Feb 28 at 2pm for a brief informational meeting. Again, anyone interested in joining the fishing club, meeting is Wednesday Feb 28 at 2pm in C331.
  • Any young lady interested in trying out for the Varsity Girls Golf team please attend a brief meeting in Coach Boucher’s room, D 482, on Monday, February 26th from 2:00 – 2:30.  Any questions, stop by to see Coach in her room, D482.
  • Attention Golfers. There will be a preseason meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Boy’s Golf team on Thursday March 1st right after school in room E295.
  • There will be a meeting for all boys lacrosse players next Wed., Feb 28th at 2:15 in room E295.  If you cannot make meeting, please see Coach Kersten in room D178 or Coach Purdy in the athletic wing.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture tonight in the DHS cafeteria. Come from 6-9pm tonight for good music and cultural appreciation. Tickets are $5 and can be bought at the door, see you there.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Weather announcement

Dr. Sal has announced that because of expected inclement weather today, all after-school activities are canceled.

Athletic events today

No athletic games/matches scheduled for today.

General announcements

  • Danbury High School, West Side Middle School Academy, Huaxia Chinese School and local Chinese communities will host a celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of  Dog, on Saturday, February 24 in the High School auditorium.  The event starts at 2pm. We will begin with activities such as calligraphy, interactive games, chopstick competition, red Chinese envelopes with real money, and a raffle drawing. The performance begins at 3pm, featuring folk dance, singing, and traditional musical instruments.  Come and enjoy the spirit of the greatest Chinese holiday, XING NIAN.
  • Good morning DHS, remember to take a breath. Don’t stress over what you can’t control.
  • There will be a girls tennis meeting for all those interested in playing this spring on today, Feb. 22nd at 2:15 in room E295.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today, Thursday Feb. 22nd, in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • Any young lady interested in trying out for the Varsity Girl’s Golf team please attend a brief meeting in Coach Boucher’s room, D 482, on Monday, February 26th from 2:00 – 2:30.  Any questions, stop by to see Coach in her room, D 482.
  • There will be a meeting for all boys lacrosse players next Wed., Feb 28th at 2:15 in room E295.  If you cannot make meeting, please see Coach Kersten in room D178 or Coach Purdy in the athletic wing.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture tomorrow, February 23rd. Come to the DHS cafeteria from 6-9pm tomorrow for good music and cultural appreciation. Tickets are $5 and can be bought at the door, see you there.
  • The after school study session for ESL students who are registered to take the AP Spanish exam in May is canceled for this afternoon.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Athletic events today

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Milford – 6:00
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ Eastern States – 4:00 – buses leave at 1:15

Sports announcements

  • Congratulations to the girls’ track & field team, which placed second at the State Open Championships on Saturday. The team was led by outstanding performances from Cassandra Sturdevant, who was second in the 1000 meters in 3:04.12; Leah Sarkisian, who was 5th in the 600 with a time of 1:37.21; Celyna Custodio, who was third in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet 8 inches; Meilee Kry, who was 5th in the long jump with a jump of 17 feet and one half inch; and Lauren Moore’s school record performance in the 1600 with a time of 5:07.21, which won the State Open Championship. Lauren also finished fourth in the 3200 with an outstanding time of 11:20.  
  • Congratulations to the Hatters Wrestling team, which won the State LL title this weekend with a team score of 275. There were 5 individual title winners as well as 6 additional place finishers. The boys move on to the State Opens this coming weekend with their eye on a second consecutive team title.
  • Congratulations to the boys’ indoor track & field team, which won the CT State Open team championship this past Saturday  The team was lead with Malcolm Going winning the 600m in a school record time, Nathaniel Llanos was 2nd in the pole vault, Dan Nichols was 2nd in the two mile.  Sean Michael Parkinson, Glenroy Ford, Malachi Lorick and Malcolm Going won the 4×400 relay and was 2nd in the 4×200 relay.

General announcements

  • Feeling stressed? Check the bulletin board across from the media center for information on coping methods, relaxation apps, and contacts to reach out to.
  • There will be a meeting for all those interested in trying out for the Boys Volleyball team on Tuesday, February 20th, after school in E295.
  • There will be a girls tennis meeting for all those interested in playing this spring on Thursday Feb. 22nd at 2:15 in room E295.
  • Girls’ track members competing at Eastern States championship will be dismissed after 7th period. Everyone else has practice at the normal time.
  • The boys’ Outdoor Track and Field team will have a pre-season meeting tomorrow, Wednesday Feb 21st after school from 2:05-2:30 in the cafeteria.  All interested in sprinting, jumping, hurdling and throwing stop by and see what we are all about.
  • There will be a meeting for all girls interested in Outdoor track & field on Wednesday, February 21st after school in D474. If you cannot make it please see coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • The weight room WILL be open after school today.

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17

Athletic events today

  • Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Championships @ Trumbull HS – 4:45 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. Wilton/Norwalk/McMahon – 2:20
  • Boys Indoor Track AWAY @ the North Shore Invitational – dismissal at 1:15

Athletic events Saturday

  • Wrestling AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Championships – 9:00 – bus leaves at 7:30
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the CIAC State Open Championships – 12:00 – buses leave at 9:15
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Darien – 5:00

General announcements

  • There will be a meeting for all those interested in trying out for the Boys Volleyball team on Tuesday, February 20th, after school in E295.
  • The GSA OPEN MIC night will be TONIGHT, Feb 16th from 5-8pm in the Seminar Room. Please join us for Poetry – Music and Dancing. There will be a potluck dinner and baked goods for sale. This event is a fundraiser for True Color Conference. There is a $2.00 entry fee – Sign up to perform in  Room D277  or see Ms D’Auria.
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.

Wednesday

Athletic events today

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Greenwich – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME at Winter Garden vs. Fairfield Ludlowe and Warde – 8:30
  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Lyman Hall/Haddam Killingworth/Coginchaug – 6:15
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ Greenwich – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:45

General announcements

  • Want to tell your special someone you care? Buy a rose for them today in the cafeteria. Just $2.00!  Yellow for friendship, Red for love. Roses will be sold during all lunch periods TODAY.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school tomorrow, Thursday 2/15 in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Latino Club is meeting today, Wednesday, in room D370 at 2:05 p.m. All are welcomeLatino Club se reunira hoy miercoles, a las 2:05 p.m. Todos son bienvenidos.
  • All girls interested in playing field hockey this fall are requested to attend a meeting today at 2:15, in Room C340 – no experience is required – if you have additional questions, please stop in to Room C339 – hope to see you there!
  • Want to get Leadership skills? Interested in helping the immigrant community? Join C4D Youth Power Club. Every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 pm in Mrs. Hankin-Williams room D279. ¿Quieres obtener habilidades de Liderazgo? ¿Estas interesado en ayudar a la comunidad inmigrante? Únete a C4D Youth Power Club. Todos los lunes de 2:15 -3:15 pm en D279.
  • The GSA OPEN MIC night will be this Friday, Feb 16th from 5-8pm in the Seminar Room. Please join us for Poetry – Music and Dancing. There will be a potluck dinner and baked goods for sale. This event is a fundraiser for True Color Conference. There is a $2.00 entry fee – Sign up to perform in  Room D277  or see Ms D’Auria.
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, February 15 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao. La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 15 de Febrero de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Athletic events today

  • Girls Gymnastics HOME @ New Milford HS vs. Oxford – 5:00

General announcements

  • The Tutoring Center will be closed periods 6 and 7.  Students should report to the LLC.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 2/15 in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • The Latino Club will be meeting on Wednesday,  in room D370 at 2:05 pm. All are welcome. Latino Club se reunira el Miercoles, alas 2:05 pm en el salon D370. Todos son bienvenidos.
  • All girls interested in playing field hockey this fall are requested to attend a meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 in Room C340. No experience is required. If you have questions, please stop in to Room C339. Hope to see you there.
  • Want to learn leadership skills? Interested in helping the immigrant community? Join C4D Youth Power Club, which meets every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. in Mrs. Hankin-Williams’ room, D279. Spanish Translation: ¿Quieres obtener habilidades de Liderazgo? ¿Estas interesado en ayudar a la comunidad inmigrante? Únete a C4D Youth Power Club. Todos los lunes de 2:15 -3:15 pm en D279.
  • The GSA OPEN MIC night will be this Friday, Feb 16, from 5-8 pm in the Seminar Room. Please join us for Poetry, Music, and Dancing. There will be a potluck dinner and baked goods for sale. This event is a fundraiser for True Color Conference. There is a $2 entry fee; sign up to perform in D277  or see Ms. D’Auria.
  • Want to tell your special someone you care? Buy a rose for them on Valentine’s Day in the cafeteria. Just $2. Yellow for friendship, Red for love. Roses will be sold during all lunch periods tomorrow.

Monday, Feb. 12

Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Wilton – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Boys Swimming HOME @ WCSU vs. Brien McMahon and Norwalk – 5:30
  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME vs. Northwest Catholic/Mercy @ Winter Garden – 4:30
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Wilton – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

Sports announcements

  • The wrestling team continues their FCIAC dominance with their 8th straight title! Congratulations go to the whole team led by individual title holders, Gino Baratta, AJ Kovacs, Ryan Jack, Ben LeBlanc and Liam Knight. 
  • Congratulations to the girls track & field team on their second place finish at the State Class LL championship on Saturday. The team was led by Lauren Moore’s victories in the 1600, 3200 in times of 5:10, 11:13.  
  • The boys Indoor Track and Field team ran, hurdled, jumped and threw their way to the State Class LL Championship Saturday.  This was the 5th consecutive title for our track program!  Malcolm Going won the individual 600m tittle, Sean Michael Parkinson, Malcolm Going, Glenroy Ford and Malachi Lorick won both the 4×200 and 4×400 relays.  
  • All girls interested in playing field hockey this fall are requested to attend a meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 in Room C340 – no experience is required – if you have additional questions, please stop in to Room C339 – hope to see you there!

General announcements

  • Want to get Leadership skills? Interested in helping the immigrant community? Join C4D Youth Power Club. Every Monday from 2:15 – 3:15 pm in Mrs. Hankin-Williams room D279. Spanish Translation: ¿Quieres obtener habilidades de Liderazgo? ¿Estas interesado en ayudar a la comunidad inmigrante? Únete a C4D Youth Power Club. Todos los lunes de 2:15 -3:15 pm en D279.
  • The GSA OPEN MIC night will be this Friday, Feb 16th from 5-8pm in the Seminar Room. Please join us for Poetry – Music and Dancing. There will be a potluck dinner and baked goods for sale. This event is a fundraiser for True Color Conference. There is a $2.00 entry fee – Sign up to perform in  Room D277  or see Ms D’Auria.

Friday, Feb. 9

Athletic events today

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Bridgeport Central – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ BCR – 8:10
  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ Staples – 5:00 – bus leaves at 3:15
  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships at New Canaan HS – 4:30 – bus leaves at 1:30
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ Bridgeport Central – V 5:30 JV 4:00
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Avon/Southington/E. Granby/RHAM – 4:30

Athletic events Saturday

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Newton/Lenape Valley, NJ – 6:00
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the CIAC Class LL Championships at the Floyd Little Center in New Haven – 10:00 – buses leave at 7:15
  • V Wrestling AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships – bus leaves at 8:00
  • V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ Watertown – 11:00 – bus leaves at 7:30
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Trumbull/St. Joseph – 8:00 pm

Wrestling on TV

  • You can watch the FCIAC wrestling tournament live on the HAN Network this Friday, February 9 at 4:30 pm  for the trials and on Saturday, February 10 at 4:00 pm for the finals. All of the HAN FCIAC sports content streams live (and is available on-demand within 24 hours of the game’s completion) at www.FCIAC.net  There is no cost to watch live broadcasts.

Player of the Week

  • Lauren Moore, Danbury Track. Moore wins this week’s Athletic Gaines-Ruden Report Female Player of the Week after winning the 1,600 and 3,200 at the FCIAC Championships.

General announcements               

  • HELLO DHS!  Today marks the final day of the Start with Hello – Week of Inclusion. Thank you to all who helped make this project come true, it was a great success. A take away that we hope everyone gets from this event is that even when the week of inclusion is over, the act of including doesn’t cease. We challenge everyone to carry on the positive, inclusive attitude that was on display this week for the rest of the year. Thank you DHS!
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • The SAT prep class is this Saturday, February 10 at 9:00 am. Please enter through the gym doors and go to either D 179 or D 181.

Thursday, Feb. 8

Athletic events today

  • Ski Team AWAY @ Mt. Southington vs. Cheshire Academy, Farmington, Darien, Lauralton Hall, Staples, Southington and Fairfield – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Gymnastics HOME @ New Milford HS for the SWC Championships – 5:00

General announcements     

  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • The SAT prep class is this Saturday, February 10 at 9:00am. Please enter through the gym doors and go to either D 179 or D 181.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY, Feb 8th in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Science National Honor Society and Science Club will be meeting today in room c529 from 2:10 until 3:00.  All members are expected to attend. Refreshments will be served.
  • “On Feb. 23rd Black Lives Matter  is hosting their first annual celebration in the DHS cafeteria
  • Black History Month: Lincoln University in Pennsylvania was the first institution of higher education founded for African-Americans. It paved the way for the 104 other historically Black colleges, which have produced distinguished alums like Thurgood Marshall, Spike Lee, and Oprah. Happy Black History Month!”
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for this Today, February 8 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.( Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para este Jueves, 8 de Febrero de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, Feb. 7

Snow day

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Trinity Catholic – V 5:30 JV 4:00
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Trinity Catholic – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

AMC Test inclement weather schedule

  • Due to a possibility for snow tomorrow the following are contingency plans for possible changes in the AMC testing times:
  • Delayed Start: AMC will run from period 1 to period 3.  Students will report directly to the cafeteria for period 1.
  • Emergency Early Dismissal: AMC will be cancelled for this year
  • No School: AMC will be canceled for this year
  • Contact your math teacher or Mrs. Erhartic if you have questions.

General announcements           

  • The Animal Rights Club will have a table in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today. Please stop by and learn about the club and what we do.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 2/8 in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for this Thursday, February 8 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para este Jueves, 8 de Febrero de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Monday, Feb. 5

Athletic events today

  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME at Winter Garden vs.Suffield/Enfield/Housy/Ellington/MLC – 4:30pm

General announcements

  • Hey DHS! I mean, Hello! – “Start with Hello” begins tomorrow in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Tomorrow you will be asked to say “hey” and join fellow students and faculty in transforming the cafeteria bulletin boards into a wall of positivity. In addition, name tags will be handed out for those who wish to participate in “Hey-Day.” Make sure you stop by our table for further information!
  • Congratulations to the Varsity cheerleading squad! The team won the FCIAC cheerleading championship this past Saturday and had the highest score out of all divisions, earning them the grand champion award. In addition, congratulations to Sydnei Brimage, Lauryn Menzie and Aryanna DaSilva for making the All-FCIAC team, which is comprised of the top 20 cheerleaders from all of the teams combined.
  •  Three DHS Band students were named to the All-State Band over the weekend. After competing with thousands of students from throughout Connecticut, juniors Jacob Laham and Micah Chen as well as sophomore Brady Callaghan will perform in the All-State concert this May.
  • Reminder to all students attending the Post University Trip tomorrow: Please report to the auditorium after 1st period tomorrow morning. The bus will leave promptly at 8:15 a.m. If you have yet to hand in your permission slip, please turn in to Mr. Boucher or Mr. Dittmar by the end of the day.
  • AMERICAN MATHEMATICS COMPETITION (AMC). The AMC will take place on Wednesday, February 7th during periods 2 and 3 in the cafeteria. Students will be circulating with field trip forms to inform you they will be out of your class. Study halls period 1-3 will be in the auditorium that day.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors: The School Counseling Department is sponsoring a trip to Post University TOMORROW, February 6th Periods 2-6. If you are interested please stop by to see Mr. Boucher or Mr. Dittmar. There are limited spots available so act quickly.
  • Feb. 5th, 1994, white supremacist Byron de la Beckwith was convicted of civil rights activist Medgar Evers’ murder, more than thirty years after he was shot in the back from ambush. Evers was the state’s field secretary for the NAACP. He recruited members throughout Mississippi and organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations, and economic boycotts of white-owned companies that practiced discrimination. He also worked to investigate crimes perpetrated against blacks, most notably the lynching of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy who had been killed for talking to a white woman.
  • On Feb. 23rd Black Lives Matter  is hosting their first annual celebration in the DHS cafeteria

Friday, Feb. 2

Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Norwalk – V  7:00p JV 5:15p
  • FR Girls Basketball HOME vs. Pomperaug – 3:45p
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Norwalk – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30
  • JV Boys Ice Hockey vs. Joel Barlow @ the Danbury Ice Arena – 4:30p
  • Girls Gymnastics @ Joel Barlow and Foran – 5:30p

Athletic events for Saturday

  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Enfield/East Granby/Stafford – 4:00
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ Staples – 10:00 – buses leave at 7:45
  • V Wrestling AWAY @ New Milford – 2:00 – bus leaves at 12:00
  • V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships at Wilton HS – 11:00 – bus leaves at 7:45

Sports announcements

  • Congratulations to the girls track and field team for their runner up finish at the FCIAC Championship. The team was led by winning performances from Lauren Moore in the 1600 and 3200, and Celyna Custodio in the shot put.

General announcements

  • The SAT prep class will meet on Saturday morning, February 3, at 9:00. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt.
  • AMERICAN MATHEMATICS COMPETITION (AMC). The AMC will take place on Wednesday, February 7th during periods 2 and 3 in the cafeteria. Students will be circulating with field trip forms to inform you they will be out of your class. Study halls period 1-3 will be in the auditorium that day.
  • HELP WANTED: The Main Office is looking for YPP students for periods 3 and 5.  If you are a detail oriented, customer service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.
  • The Department Head Office is looking for a YPP period 2. Please see Mrs. Jennings if you are interested.
  • I.S.S. is looking for a YPP student for period 8. Please see Mrs. Stavola or Mrs. Cole in A302 if you are interested.
  • Attention Class of 2019. Peer Leadership applications are now available and due by Monday. Go to Google Classroom… write this down   1XHLF6L or go to your level office or see Mrs Schullery in C338.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors: The School Counseling Department is sponsoring a trip to Post University Tuesday, February 6th Periods 2-6. If you are interested please stop by to see Mr. Boucher or Mr. Dittmar. There are limited spots available so act quickly.
  • Today, Feb. 2nd, 2009, Eric Holder becomes the first black person to be confirmed as U.S. Attorney General. Holder serves on a number of philanthropic boards, including the Columbia University board, the Save the Children Foundation, and Concerned Black Men, a group that seeks to help troubled youth in D.C.
  • On Feb. 23rd Black Lives Matter  is hosting their first annual celebration in the DHS cafeteria.

Thursday, Feb. 1

Athletic events today

  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ the FCIAC Championships in New Haven – 4:30 – buses leave at 1:15. Watch on HAN Network.
  • Boys Swimming HOME @ WCSU vs. Darien – 5:00
  • Ski Team AWAY @ Mt. Southington vs. Cheshire, Ridgefield, Hopkins, Litchfield, Glastonbury – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • AMERICAN MATHEMATICS COMPETITION (AMC) The AMC will take place on Wednesday, February 7th during periods 2 and 3 in the cafeteria. Students will be circulating with field trip forms to inform you they will be out of your class. Study halls period 1-3 will be in the auditorium that day.
  • On Feb. 1st, 1960 America was introduced to its first ever sit-in. It was demonstrated by four Black college students, Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain, and Joseph McNeil. On this date they sat at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina and refused to give up their seats, after being denied service. In the summer of 1960 many southern restaurants were integrated because of this first ever national sit-In.
  • *On Feb. 23rd Black Lives Matter  is hosting their first annual celebration in the DHS cafeteria
  • HELP WANTED: The Main Office is looking for YPP students for period 5.  If you are a detail oriented, customer service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.
  • The Department Head Office is looking for a YPP period 2. Please see Mrs. Jennings if you are interested.
  • I.S.S. is looking for YPP students for periods 1, 2 and 8. Please see Mrs. Stavola or Mrs. Cole in A302 if you are interested.
  • The School-Based Health Center currently has a Dental Hygienist at Danbury High School on Mondays.  All are welcome!  Please stop by to schedule your appointment.
  • Attention Class of 2019: Peer Leadership applications are now available and due by next Monday. Go to Google Classroom… write this down   1XHLF6L or go to your level office or see Mrs Schullery in C338.
  • Attention Juniors and Seniors: The School Counseling Department is sponsoring a trip to Post University Tuesday, February 6th Periods 2-6. If you are interested please stop by to see Mr. Boucher or Mr. Dittmar. There are limited spots available so act quickly.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for today, Thursday, February 1 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para mañana, Jueves, 1 de Febrero de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

Athletic events today

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Stamford – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Boys Swimming HOME @ WCSU vs. Ridgefield – 5:30
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ Stamford – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:45

Sports announcements

  • Watch the FCIAC 2018 Indoor Track Championships live on the HAN Network at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb, 1All of the HAN Network’s FCIAC sports content streams live (and is available on-demand within 24 hours of the game’s completion) at www.FCIAC.net.  There is no cost to watch live broadcasts.

General announcements

  • The Main Office is looking for YPP students for periods 1, 3, 4 and 5.  If you are a detail-oriented, customer-service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.
  • Attention Seniors: the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9.
  • Want to win two tickets to prom? The Student Council is hosting a contest for the design of Senior Prom shirts. The winner will have their design on the prom shirts and receive two free tickets. The deadline for design submissions is Feb. 28; you can pick up your application in the Main Office.
  • I.S.S. is looking for YPP students for periods 1, 4, 6, 7, and 8. Please see Mrs. Stavola or Mrs. Cole in A302 if you are interested.
  • The School-Based Health Center currently has a dental hygienist on staff Mondays. All are welcome.  Please stop by to schedule your appointment.
  • Attention Class of 2019: Peer Leadership applications are now available and due by next Monday. Go to Google Classroom and write this down: 1XHLF6L or go to your level office or see Mrs Schullery in C338.
  • Students, please note that room numbers are visible on your semester 2 schedule by accessing PowerSchool online. Room numbers are not currently available on the Mobile App.

Monday, Jan. 29

Athletic events today

  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Greenwich – 5:30 p.m.

Sports results

  • The Girls’ Indoor Track & Field team won the FCIAC Western Division Championship Saturday. The team was led by strong performances in all event groups. The Lady Hatters are in action next at Thursday’s FCIAC championship meet.
  • The Boys’ Indoor Track & Field team won the FCIAC Western Division Championship Saturday.  The team was lead by individual events winners: Nathaniel Llanos winning the pole vault, Sean Michael Parkinson winning the 300m, Nathaniel Mensah-Simms winning the 55 hurdles, Jaden Corzorla winning the 55m, and Malcolm Going winning the 600m.

General announcements

  • The Library Learning Commons will be CLOSED for LAS testing today. Students should report to their study hall room and lunch.
  • The Seminar room/Student tutoring center will be closed periods 7 and 8 today for LAS testing.The Main Office is looking for YPP students for Semester 2. If you are a detail oriented, customer service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.
  • Attention seniors: the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9.
  • Want to win two tickets to prom? The Student Council is hosting a contest for the design of Senior Prom shirts. The winner will have their design on the prom shirts and receive two free tickets. The deadline for design submissions is Feb. 28; you can pick up your application in the Main Office.
  • Today’s Unified Basketball game vs. Bethel has been canceled. The game will be rescheduled. Practice will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 26

Athletic events for Friday

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Fairfield Warde – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Boys Swimming vs. Bethel @ WCSU – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

Athletic events for Saturday

  • V Wrestling HOME vs. Timberlane , Xavier, and Nashoba Valley Tech – 10:00
  • V Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Horace Greeley, NY – 6:15
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ Staples for the FCIAC Western Division Championships – 10:00 – buses leave at 8:00
  • JV Wrestling AWAY @ the Highlander Tournament at Portland HS – 10:00 – bus leaves at 6:15
  • V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ the Quinnipiac Cheer Challenge – 12:30 – bus leaves at 10:15

General announcements

  • Come support Hoops 4 Hope tonight during the boys’ basketball game to help the people of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. There will be a Bake Sale and Raffles at the game. See you at 7 pm in the gym.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be CLOSED for LAS testing today, January 26 and Monday, January 29. Students should report to their study hall room and lunch on those days.
  • HELP WANTED: The Main Office is looking for YPP students for Semester 2. If you are a detail oriented, customer service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.
  • Attention Seniors, the DHS Student Recognition Awards application is now available on Naviance. The application must be submitted to your counselor by March 9th.
  • The SAT prep class will meet Saturday morning. Please enter through the gym doors and be prompt. Class starts at 9:00.
  • Congratulations to Reiley Perrault! You are the winner of the School-Based Health Center prize drawing. Please come to the School-Based Health Center to pick up your prize.
  • Want to win two tickets to prom? The Student Council is hosting a contest for the design of Senior Prom shirts. The winner will have their design on the prom shirts and receive two free tickets! The deadline for design submissions is February 28th, you can pick up your application in the Main Office.
  • Monday’s Unified Basketball game vs. Bethel has been canceled. The game will be rescheduled. Practice will be held on Wednesday at 2 pm

Thursday, Jan. 25

General announcements

  • No games or events are scheduled for today. Practices are on as scheduled.
  • The Library Learning Commons will be CLOSED for LAS testing on Friday, January 26 and Monday, January 29. Students should report to their study hall room and lunch on those days.
  • HELP WANTED: The Main Office is looking for YPP students for Semester 2. If you are a detail oriented, customer service focused person, please stop in for an application.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • The Leo Club and Key Club have teamed up with the athletic department to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Come support “Hoops 4 Hope” at the varsity boys basketball game this Friday, 7 pm. There will be a bake sale and raffle! Donated funds will go to UNICEF. Join us and help make a difference!
  • There will be a meeting of the Animal Rights Club TODAY. Please join us after school in C430.
  • True Colors is March 16, 2018 at UCONN. If you are planning on attending please see Ms. D no later than TODAY, Jan 25, 2018. Early registration deadline is Jan 26th for $30.00 per student. After that the fee goes up to $45.00, not including the bus.
  • Level 2 Office is in need of YPP’s for second semester.  Please see Mrs. Kulbieda in the Level 2 Office if interested.

ESL AP Spanish Independent Study

  • The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are registered to take the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for TODAY, Thursday, January 25 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que están registrados para tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para HOY, Jueves, 25 de Enero de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

 Athletic events today

  • Boys Swimming AWAY @ Trumbull – 5:00 – bus leaves at 3:15
  • Ski Team AWAY @ Mt. Southington vs. New Canaan, Westhill and Weston – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY @ Stamford/Westhill/Staples/Trinity Catholic – 5:40

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 1/25 in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Leo Club and Key Club have teamed up with the athletic department to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Come support “Hoops 4 Hope” at the varsity boys basketball game this Friday, 7pm. There will be a bake sale and raffle! Donated funds will go to UNICEF. Join us and help make a difference!
  • There will be a meeting of the Animal Rights Club on Thursday, January 25th. Please join us after school in C430.
  • True Colors is March 16, 2018 at UCONN. If you are planning on attending please see Ms. D no later than Thursday Jan 25, 2018. Early registration deadline is Jan 26 for $30.00 per student. After the fee goes up to $45.00, not including the bus.
  • Attention all chess players, the chess clinic after school today is canceled, again; there is no chess after school today. Our next meeting is Monday the 29th.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Brien McMahon – V 5:30 JV 4:00
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Brien McMahon – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30
  • Girls Gymnastics AWAY @ Pomperaug, Nonnewaug and Joel Barlow – 6:00

General announcements

  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 1/25 in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • Auditions for the 2018-2019 Madrigal Ensemble will be held on Friday, February 2nd. See Miss Russell in A306 for audition materials.
  • The Leo Club and Key Club have teamed up with the athletics department to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Come support “Hoops 4 Hope” at the varsity boys basketball game this Friday, 7 p.m. There will be a bake sale and raffle! Donated funds will go to UNICEF. Join us and help make a difference!

Monday, Jan. 22

Athletic events today

  • JV Wrestling @ the New Milford JV Duals – 4:30 – bus leaves at 3:30

Sports news

  • Congratulations to the girls’ Track & Field team for its performances at the Yale Classic last weekend. The Distance Medley relay team of Alex Chakar, Olivia Turk, Cassandra Sturdevant, and Lauren Moore finish fifth and ran the No. 10 time in the country this season. Celyna Custodio finished third in the shot put and the 4×200 meter relay team of Erika Regus, Meilee Kry, Natalee Seipio and Jessica Glowacki finished second and ran the No. 2 time in the state.

General announcements

  • Auditions for the 2018-2019 Madrigal Ensemble will be held on Friday, February 2nd. See Miss Russell in A306 for audition materials.
  • The College of Westchester will be having an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Career Center.  Please come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.

Friday, Jan. 19

 Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. St. Josephs – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. Darien – 3:30
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ St. Joseph – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30
  • Boys & Girls Indoor Track AWAY @ Yale – bus leaves at 10:00

Athletic events Saturday

  • Boys Ice Hockey HOME @ Danbury Ice Arena vs. Shepaug/Litchfield/Thomaston/Nonnewaug – 8:00 pm
  • JV Wrestling HOME in the Patton JV Tournament – 9:30
  • Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ Staples – 10:00 – buses leave at 7:45
  • Boys & Girls Track AWAY @ Yale – bus leaves at 6:00 am
  • V and JV Cheerleading AWAY @ Seymour – 10:00 – bus leaves at 7:30

General announcements

  • Auditions for the 2018-2019 Madrigal Ensemble will be held on Friday, February 2nd. See Miss Russell in A306 for audition materials.
  • The College of Westchester will be having an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Career Center.  Please come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.
  • The first class for the SAT Prep class will be this Saturday, January 20th, at 9:00 am. Please enter through the gym doors and go to D179.
  • Attention Students: Today, the Seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture on Friday, February 23rd. Come for good music, great food and beautiful art created by DHS students. Tickets are $10 and will be for sale in February. See you there.

Thursday, Jan. 18

Athletic events today

  • Wrestling AWAY @ Greenwich 4:30 pm – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • The College of Westchester will be having an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Career Center.  Please come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.
  • Join Speech Arts and Acting students for Movement to Music tonight, at 7pm in the auditorium. This year’s theme is diversity and empowerment. You will also have the chance to see a sneak preview of High School Musical and our Modern Rock Band. There is a $2 suggested donation to benefit the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury.
  • The first class for the SAT Prep class will be this Saturday, January 20th, at 9:00 am. Please enter through the gym doors and go to D179.
  • There will be a short meeting of the Fight Child Hunger Club today right after school in room D372, please attend as volunteer hours will be discussed.
  • Attention Students: January 8th thru 19th, the Seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture on Friday, February 23rd. Come for good music, great food and beautiful art created by DHS students. Tickets are $10 and will be for sale in February. See you there.
  • ECMC Meeting has been cancelled today. Next meeting will be next Thursday, January 25th right after school in the Hatters Cafe. Please see Mr. Boucher, Ms. Chance, or Mrs. Demoura with any questions.
  • The ESL AP Spanish Independent study session is canceled for this afternoon.

Friday, Jan. 12

Athletic Events Today:

Boys Ice Hockey vs. Newtown at the Danbury Ice Arena – 4:30

Boys Swim HOME @ WCSU vs Westhill and Stamford – 5:30

V Wrestling AWAY @ Eastern States Classic

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

Athletic Events for Saturday:

V/JV Cheerleading HOME @ Hatter fest Cheer Competition 10:00

Boys and Girls Track AWAY @ Wilton – 9:30 bus leaves @ 7:45

Boys Track AWAY @ the Molloy Stanner games – 9:00 bus leaves @ 6:30

Girls Track AWAY @ the SCC Invitational – 9:00 bus leaves at 6:15

JV Wrestling AWAY @ the Trumbull Duals – 10:00 bus leaves at 7:00

General announcements

  • The College of Westchester will be having an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Career Center.  Please come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.
  • Join Speech Arts and Acting students for Movement to Music on Thursday, January 18th at 7pm in the auditorium. This year’s theme is diversity and empowerment. You will also have the chance to see a sneak preview of High School Musical and our Modern Rock Band. There is a $2 suggested donation to benefit the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury.
  • Attention all Students and Staff of Danbury High School. Chipotle will be holding a fundraiser this Saturday, January 13th, from 5 to 9 pm at the Danbury Fair Mall in support of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) organization at Danbury High School. Stop by C339 to get a flyer in order for your purchase to count or simply inform the cashier that you are here for the FBLA Fundraiser!  Thank you for your support!
  • It’s not too late: You can still register for the SAT prep class. The first class is January 20th. Please pick up a form in the main office.
  • Attention AP students: money for the AP exams needs to be in by this afternoon.  Please see Mrs. Aikman in room D462 with any questions.
  • Attention Students: January 8th thru 19th, the Seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture on Friday, February 23rd. Come for good music, great food and beautiful art created by DHS students. Tickets are $10 and will be for sale in February. See you there.

Thursday, Jan. 11

Athletic events today

  • Boys Basketball HOME vs. Westhill – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Girls Gymnastics HOME @ New Milford HS vs. Trumbull – 5:00
  • Ski Team AWAY @ Mt. Southington vs. Amity, Guilford, Gilbert, Greenwich and St. Lukes – 4:30 – bus leaves at 2:15
  • Girls Basketball AWAY @ Westhill – V 5:30 JV 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:15

General announcements

  • Attention chess team members: Chess matches are scheduled after school today. The orange team is playing Taft and the blue team is playing Joel Barlow. Please see Mr. Parker and confirm you will be playing today.
  • The College of Westchester will have an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Career Center.  Come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.
  • During today’s advisory, the Class of 2019 will vote on its prom theme. If you haven’t joined the Remind for the Class of 2019, be sure to listen to your advisory teachers for the class code. The Class of 2019 prom theme survey will be sent at 10 a.m. during advisory.
  • Chipotle will host a fund-raiser Saturday, Jan. 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Danbury Fair Mall in support of our Future Business Leaders of America chapter. Stop by C339 to get a flyer to show so your purchase will count; or simply inform the cashier that you are here for the FBLA fund-raiser. Thank you for your support.
  • You can still register for the SAT prep class. The first class is Jan. 20. Pick up a form in the main office.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school today, Thursday, Jan. 11, in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • The Future Business Leaders of America chapter will meet today, Thursday, Jan. 11, at 2:15 in C339. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.
  • Attention AP students: Exam money needs to be in by Jan 15.  Due to the 15th being a day off, please make sure money is handed in by Friday, Jan. 12.  See Mrs. Aikman in D462 with questions.
  • From Jan. 8-19, the Seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.
  • An Animal Rights Club meeting will be held today, Jan. 11, in C430 immediately after school. All are welcome.
  • The Black Lives Matter Club presents “In Your Element,” the first annual celebration of Black History and Culture on Friday, Feb. 23. Come for good music, great food and beautiful art created by DHS students. Tickets are $10 and will be on sale in February. See you there.
  • A Model U.N. club meeting will be held today, Jan. 11, after school in D382. New members welcome.
  • Science National Honor Society and Science Club will have a meeting today, Jan. 11, from 2:10-3 p.m. in room C529.  If you cannot attend the meeting, see Mrs. McClelland in C529 or check the agenda on Google Classroom.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Athletic events today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Ridgefield – Varsity 7:00pm JV 5:15pm  Freshmen 4:00pm
  • Girls Gymnastics HOME @ New Milford HS vs. Newtown and Oxford – 5:00p
  • Boys Basketball AWAY @ Ridgefield – Varsity 7:00pm JV 5:15pm  
  • Freshmen 4:00 – buses leave at 2:15 and 3:30

General announcements

  • The College of Westchester will be having an On-site Decision Day, Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Career Center.  Please come to the Career Center and sign up for an interview.
  • It’s not too late: You can still register for the SAT prep class. The first class is January 20th. Please pick up a form in the main office.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday, January 11th in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The boys tennis meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 10th directly after school in E293.
  • There will be a Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) meeting this Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:15 — Refreshments will be served – all are welcome!
  • The Library Learning Commons will be CLOSED for testing tomorrow, January 10th. Students should go to their study hall rooms and lunch.
  • Attention AP students: money needs to be in by Jan 15th.  Due to the 15th being a day off please make sure money is handed in by Friday, January 12th.  Please see Mrs. Aikman in room D462 with any questions.
  • DHS Teaching Fellows, please check your school email for an important announcement that requires your immediate response. Thank you.
  • Attention Students: January 8th thru 19th, the Seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.

Monday, Jan. 8

General announcements

  • There are no athletic events today
  • The boys tennis meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday 1/10 directly after school in E293.
  • There will be a Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) meeting this Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:15 — Refreshments will be served – all are welcome!
  • Join us for Movement to Music tonight,  Monday, January 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Students from Speech Arts and Acting will be presenting original choreography focused on the theme of diversity and empowerment. There will also be a short sneak peek of Danbury High School Productions’ High School Musical.  A suggested $2 donation will be collected at the door.
  • Attention AP students: money needs to be in by Jan. 15.  Due to the 15th being a day off please make sure money is handed in by Friday, Jan. 12.  Please see Mrs. Aikman in room D462 with questions.
  • Attention Students: Jan. 8-19, the seminar room will be closed for LAS testing.  The Tutoring Center will be relocated to the Library Media production room, periods 4-7.  The main doors to the library will be closed off so there will be an entry sign outside of the library door to the production space.

Friday, Dec. 22

Weather alert

  • Due to expected inclement weather conditions all after school and evening activities are canceled.

General announcements

  • A navy blue jacket was left in the nurse’s office, please go there to claim it!
  • The Danbury High School National History Honor Society will have their induction ceremony on Jan. 4th from 6:30-8:00pm at the Danbury Museum.  All club members, please pick up your invitation in the Department Head office by the end of the week.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6th and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students. Deadline is today.
  • BAS Clothing and Textiles are selling Holiday ornaments and Hair Clips in cafeteria during lunch. Come and support!
  • The next session of drivers education with The Next Street will begin on January 3rd. Informational flyers are available in the main office.
  • Danbury staff and students have access to a free New York Times subscription. Please see the link for instructions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYih4no8BM41A22KcqkJTsHWgbDhxTfcrqAwlw4YX9s

Thursday, Dec. 21

Athletic events today

  • FR Girls Basketball @ Pomperaug 5:30

General announcements

  • A winter coat was left in the nurse’s office, please go there to claim it!
  • The After School Tutoring Center will be closed this afternoon.
  • The Danbury High School National History Honor Society will have their induction ceremony on Jan. 4 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Danbury Museum.  All club members, please pick up your invitation in the Department Head office by the end of the week.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter Club is selling new shirts for $20. You can bring cash to pay for the shirts to Mr. Shafer in room D371a.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6th and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students. Deadline is Dec 22nd.
  • BAS Clothing and Textiles are selling Holiday ornaments and Hair Clips  in cafeteria during lunch. Come and support!
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for TODAY, Thursday, December 21 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que estén interesados en tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para Jueves, 21 de Diciembre de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.
  • Congratulations to Jef Smith! Winner of 2 tickets to see PILOBOLUS on January 6th.
  • The next session of drivers education with The Next Street will begin on January 3rd. Informational flyers are available in the main office.
  • There will be a meeting of the Model U.N. TODAY after school in D382. If you would like more information, please see Mr. Steady in D382, or speak with Kayla Downs or Roshni Vasudevan.
  • Danbury staff and students have access to a free New York Times subscription. Please see the link for instructions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYih4no8BM41A22KcqkJTsHWgbDhxTfcrqAwlw4YX9s

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Athletic events

  • V Boys Basketball HOME vs. Immaculate in the News Times tip off tournament – 8:00
  • FR Boys Basketball HOME vs. Bethel – 4:15
  • JV Boys Ice Hockey HOME vs. NFI @ Danbury Ice Arena – 5:30
  • Boys Swim HOME at WCSU vs. New Canaan – 5:30
  • Wrestling AWAY @ Fairfield Warde – 5:00 – bus leaves at 3:15
  • Girls Ice Hockey HOME @ Winter Garden vs. New Canaan – 3:30

General announcements

  • There will be a meeting after school today at 2:15 in the weight room for all those interested in playing football in 2018. Off season weight lifting and conditioning will be discussed.
  • Attention Winter Athletic Captains: the winter meeting of the Captains Council will take place today during 5th period in the Hatters Café. Please stop by the Athletic Office for your letter.
  • The Danbury High School National History Honor Society will have their induction ceremony on Jan. 4th from 6:30-8:00pm at the Danbury Museum.  All club members, please pick up your invitation in the Department Head office by the end of the week.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 12/21 in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter club is selling new shirts for $20. You can bring cash to pay for the shirts to Mr. Shafer in room D371a.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6th and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students. Deadline is Dec 22nd.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for TOMORROW, Thursday, December 21 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que estén interesados en tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para Jueves, 21 de Diciembre de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.
  • There will be a Stage Crew meeting after school today. Please meet in the auditorium.
  • The next session of drivers education with The Next Street will begin on January 3rd. Informational flyers are available in the main office. The Next Street will also have a representative in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today.
  • There will be a meeting of the Model U.N. on Thursday after school in D382. If you would like more information, please see Mr. Steady in D382, or speak with Kayla Downs or Roshni Vasudevan.
  • Danbury staff and students have access to a free New York Times subscription. Please see the link for instructions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYih4no8BM41A22KcqkJTsHWgbDhxTfcrqAwlw4YX9s

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Athletic events for today

  • Girls Basketball HOME vs. Trumbull – V 7:00 JV 5:15 FR 4:00
  • Boys Ice Hockey AWAY @ Pawling NY – 4:30

General announcements

  • There will be a meeting on Wednesday after school at 2:15 for all those interested in playing football in 2018. Off season weight lifting and conditioning will be discussed.
  • Attention Winter Athletic Captains: the winter meeting of the Captains Council will take place this Wednesday, December 20th, during 5th period in the Hatters Café. Please stop by the Athletic Office for your letter.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday 12/21 in room D268. New members are welcome!
  • The Black Lives Matter club is selling new shirts for $20. You can bring cash to pay for the shirts to Mr. Shafer in room D371a.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6th and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students. Deadline is Dec 22nd.
  • There will be a Stage Crew meeting after school on Wednesday, December 20th. Please meet in the auditorium.
  • Danbury staff and students have access to a free New York Times subscription. Please see the link for instructions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYih4no8BM41A22KcqkJTsHWgbDhxTfcrqAwlw4YX9s

Monday, Dec. 18

Athletic events for today

  • V Boys Basketball HOME vs. Bethel in the News Times Tip Off Tournament – 8:00pm
  • JV Boys Basketball HOME vs. Bethel in the News Times Tip Off Tournament – 4:15pm

General announcements

  • Attention Winter Athletic Captains: the winter meeting of the Captains Council will take place this Wednesday, December 20, during 5th period in the Hatters Café. Please stop by the Athletic Office for your letter.
  • The Black Lives Matter club is selling new shirts for $20. You can bring cash to pay for the shirts to room D371a.
  • There will be a girls Tennis meeting for anyone interest in playing this spring, on Monday December 18th,  2:15 in Room E295. All are welcome!
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6th and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students. Deadline is Dec 22nd.
  • On Average, 500,000 babies are born prematurely in the U.S alone and around 80% of those babies run the risk of developing a disability. Would you like to do something to help them? If so, FBLA will be hosting a table in the cafeteria today, Monday December 18,2017, where you can donate money to March of Dimes. A non-profit organization that works to fight the birth of premature babies. Come and donate today!
  • Danbury staff and students have access to a free New York Times subscription. Please see the link for instructions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nYih4no8BM41A22KcqkJTsHWgbDhxTfcrqAwlw4YX9s

Thursday, Dec. 14

General announcements

  • There will be a girls tennis meeting for anyone interested in playing this spring, on Monday December 18,  2:15 in Room E295. All are welcome.
  • Modern Music Masters is having a Celebrate the Season Coffee House after school TODAY, Thursday, December 14 from 2:15 to 3:30 in the Piano Room A302B.  All are welcome to come enjoy some seasonal music.
  • The ACT test that was canceled this past weekend is rescheduled for Saturday, December 16. ACT will email all testers with this new information.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school TODAY, in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6 and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study. The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for Thursday, December 14 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que estén interesados en tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para Jueves, 14 de Diciembre de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Athletic events

  • V Girls Basketball @ Pomperaug – 7:00 – bus leaves at 5:15

General announcements

  • There will be a mandatory Girls lacrosse meeting TODAY at 2:15 in Room E295.
  • Stop by Room C532 TODAY, December 13th, from 2:15- 3:45 to compete in this week’s Building Challenge – prizes for winners, snacks for all. After school bus available if needed.
  • The ACT test that was cancelled this past weekend is rescheduled for Saturday, December 16. ACT will email all testers with this new information.
  • Students can sign up for a free Danbury Public Library card TODAY, December 13th, from 10 a.m. to noon. Look for the table in the cafeteria and get your own Danbury Public Library card.
  • Reminder: Enter your name in a drawing for 2 free tickets to the Pilobolus Show on January 6 at DHS. The drawing is Friday and the entry box is in the Main Office.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school tomorrow, December 14th in room D268. New members are welcome.
  • Registration for the winter SAT prep class offered here at DHS is now open. Please pick up a registration form in the main office. The class begins on Saturday, January 6 and runs for 5 weeks. The fee is $75. and includes the book. Enrollment is limited to the first 60 students.
  • ESL AP Spanish Independent Study: The next mandatory study session for ESL students who are interested in taking the Advanced Placement Spanish exam as an independent study is scheduled for Thursday, December 14 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. in room D371. For more information, please contact Ms. Bilbao.
  • (Spanish Translation): La siguiente sesión de estudio obligatoria para los estudiantes de ESL que estén interesados en tomar el examen de Español de Ubicación Avanzada como un estudio independiente está programada para Jueves, 14 de Diciembre de 2:15 a 3:45 p.m. en la habitación D371. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Ms. Bilbao.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Athletic events

  • Girls Ice Hockey AWAY vs. Mercy/Northwest Catholic – 6:25 pm

General announcements

  • Stop by Room C532 on Wednesday, December 13th from 2:15- 3:45 to compete in this week’s Building Challenge – prizes for winners, snacks for all. After school bus available if needed.
  • The ACT test that was cancelled this past weekend is rescheduled for Saturday, December 16th. ACT will email all testers with this new information.
  • Seniors you need to complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for financial aid at the colleges and universities you are applying.  As of today only 231 seniors have completed their applications.  Once you complete your application, print out your Student Aid Report and show your school counselor and you will be given a gift card for either a chicken sandwich or nuggets at Chick-Fil-A.  
  • Students can sign up for a free Danbury Public Library card on Wednesday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. Look for the table in the cafeteria and get your own Danbury Public Library card.
  • Reminder: Enter your name in a drawing for 2 free tickets to the Pilobolus Show on January 6th at DHS! The drawing is December 15th and the entry box is in the Main Office.
  • The Young Republicans will meet after school on Thursday, December 14th in room D268. New members are welcome!

Monday, Dec. 11

  • A military representative, Sgt. Jose A. Gallegos, will be in the Career Center to talk with students on Tuesday, Dec. 12, period 5.
  • Seniors: You need to complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for financial aid at the colleges and universities you are applying.  As of today only 231 seniors have completed their applications.  Once you complete your application, print out your Student Aid Report and show your school counselor and you will be given a gift card for either a chicken sandwich or nuggets at Chick-Fil-A.  
  • If you are interested in lifeguarding for the Boys’ Swim Team, please stop by the Athletics office, E297, and talk to Mr. Salvestrini as soon as possible.

Monday, Nov. 20

No Athletic events for today

College visits in the Career Center

A cadet from the US Naval Academy will be in the Career Center Monday, November 20, 2017,  to talk with interested students, Period 6​.

Come to the Career Center and sign up for any of the On-site Decision days.

General announcements

  • The weight room will be closed this afternoon.
  • There will be a meeting for all interested in girls track & field TODAY, November 20th in the cafeteria from 2:00-2:20. If you cannot attend please see Coach Fraticelli in D474.
  • There will be a meeting for all those interested in joining the Boys Swim team TODAY, November 20th, at 4:00 p.m. in Room E295.

 

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