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Announcements: Friday, Jan. 12


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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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