High School News and Events
May 11, 2013
Please remember that all student fines and un-returned materials must be paid or returned by 3pm on May 30th in order to walk on graduation day! All fines can be paid to Mrs. Weldon in the HS Office.
May 13: Deadline to notify Mrs. Rusch of your post-graduation plans. Bring in or email a picture of your college/military acceptance letter
May 14, 15, and 17: Senior Exit Interviews with Mrs. Hodgson, Mr. Willard, Ms. Dupuis and Mrs. Akers. Each senior will meet with the team to discuss high school experience and post-secondary plans
May 16: Last day to purchase Senior Breakfast tickets. Students attend for free and may bring up to 3 additional guests, at $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Rusch.
May 23rd and 24th: Senior Final Exams, Cap/Gown Handout.
May 24th: Seniors last day of school – Senior Walk 11:15 am which starts in the elementary and ends in the high school. Students should wear their caps and gowns during this celebration.
May 30: Senior Breakfast at El Dorado Golf Course 9:00 a.m. Business casual dress, tickets must be purchased by May 13th!
May 30: Noon mandatory graduation practice at DHS, meet in the high school gym (please do not arrive at the high school earlier than 11:45 a.m). Report directly to the gym.
June 2: Baccalaureate at DHS 1:30 p.m. Baccalaureate is an optional non-denominational religious service to honor graduates. Tracy Baldwin (Katelyn’s mom) is in charge of Baccalaureate and will be able to answer any questions for you, students who have role in Baccalaureate should be at school by 1:00. The service will take place on Fuller Field unless weather moves it indoors to the high school gym.
June 2: Commencement at DHS 3:00 p.m. Dress code for males: pants required, no denim, collared dress shirt, dress shoes (no sandals or tennis shoes)* Dress code for females: pants, shirts or skirts required, no denim, no flip flops, no tennis shoes*. Words of advice: white gowns are fairly transparent, so think about what you are wearing underneath, stiletto heels are difficult to walk in grass with, if ceremony is outside. Students need to arrive by 2:15 p.m and must check in with Mrs. Rusch. Students must have a minimum of 28 credits completed by May 31 at 3:00 p.m. in order to participate in Commencement. Participation in Commencement can be denied to students who have discipline issues up to the beginning of the ceremony . Graduation will take place on Fuller Field, weather pending. There is no charge for tickets. There is no limit on seating, however, space is limited if graduation takes place indoors in the high school gym.
*Students who need assistance with appropriate dress clothes for commencement are asked to contact Mrs. Akers or Mr. Willard by May 29th. We look forward to seeing everyone on June 2nd as our students complete this milestone. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Rusch, Mrs. Akers, or myself if you have any questions.
May 3, 2013
I have three important messages for you. The first one is that I wanted to let you know that your student was sent an email today with a letter from me explaining some assemblies that will be taking place next week. I have also put in on the high school website for you to view.
The second announcement is that all students in grade 9, 10, and 11 received their scheduling information for next year. These forms are due back to Mrs. Akers by Friday May 10th. The course guides and resources can be found on the counselor page on the high school website.
The last announcement concerns Senior Breakfast. All seniors received in their email invitations to the Senior Breakfast that will be held on May 30th. Money for tickets to the Senior Breakfast are due May 16th. Please check the invite for more details. The invite will also be posted on the high school website.
April 26, 2013
An information session was held on April 24 to help parents and students interpret ACT PLAN score reports and to understand what scores mean for future education programming. ACT PLAN score reports were distributed to students on April 25, if they did not attend the evening program. More information is available here: 2013 UnderstandingPlan Scores