In an attempt to better inform parents and the public of resources that were available to the school, the Florida Legislature enacted Senate Bill 1546, which requires the distrubtion of an annual school financial report to the public. Figures are compiled by the Department of Education using the district's 2012-2013 financial data. Click on each picture icon to view the letter sent to parents and the financial report of DeLand High School.
Today’s Students – Today’s Challenges: Parents and Community Matter.” is a proactive effort to reach out to families of school age students and the community on the national issue to end the “conspiracy of silence.” Attendees will come away with tips on how to assist children in making the right choices and advice on raising children in challenging times. The discussion will outline the problematic things that students face including bullying, technology, alcohol abuse, teenage driving, divorce and the pressure to perform academically.
is proud to present a new dance team called Fusion. This innovative
dance team will showcase during the halftime performance at all
football games, several basketball games, and community events. Click here to
view DHS Fusion's website.
DeLand High School recently was presented by The Sanctuary in DeLand for the DHS Donation Center. The Donation Center has school supplies and everyday items so that students can attend school. Sanctuary has added canned and dry food goods. This program is run at DHS by Marylea Lueth.
Left to right:
Marylea Lueth, John Fratacci and Becky Wilson
TEAM Fitness will work out on Wednesday after school in room 8-104.
Interact is having an open meeting this Thursday April 17th and that we will have rush week the following week April 21-25?
Please come out on Tuesday 4/22 from 5:30-7 to enjoy some amazing artwork from our DHS seniors. There will also be snacks and drinks served.
The Renaissance Academic Rally is Thursday Apil 24th at 7pm in the auditorium. Invites were delivered to your 5th period class. To be invited you needed at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA OR you raised your GPA by .5 points from the 1st semester to the 2nd.
Seniors, PERT testing will begin April 28 - May 2. All seniors in both English and Math for College Readiness will take the PERT exam.
Underclassmen, The PERT exam will be administered April 28 - May 2. If you want to take the PERT, be sure to stop by the Main Office and sign-up. Please provide your First and Last Name, Alpha ID, and check to indicate which parts of the PERT you need to take. The deadline to register is April 23rd.
Thursday night, April 17th, DHS will host its’ Annual Student/Faculty Basketball game. There will be 2 games. The times are 6 and 7:30. Ticket prices are $1.00. Come cheer on the faculty as they attempt to keep up with our Athletes.
The National Drowning Prevention Alliance will be sponsoring a Water Safety Day at the Chisholm Center in DeLand on May 4, 2014. Students who would like to earn community service hours are encouraged to volunteer for this event. If interested, please contact Becky at (386)490-2190 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Report cards have been distributed so it’s that time again to take them to Daytona Dodge Chrysler for the Excellence in Education contest. The last nine weeks, a Senior from DeLand High School won a laptop. The grand prize will be at the end of the school year with one lucky student winning a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. So don’t delay and get more entries in for this report card. If you haven’t entered yet, see Mrs. Q. in Athletics for the Registration form before you go.
Deland Sr. FFA will be hosting a “Kiss a Pig” fundraiser April 9th – April 22nd. Students can pay to have your favorite teacher “KISS A PIG”. The following teachers will be participating: Mr. Davenport, Ms. Rorrer, Mr. Casey, Ms. Adams, Ms. Brinkmann, Ms. Rosso and Ms. Sniffen. Please stop by the main office and put your donation in the jars at the front desk.
Gentlemen: Are you planning on going to the prom? Stop by the activities office and pick up a coupon for $40.00 off of your tux rental from Men’s Warehouse.
Attention 9th and 10th Graders: FCAT Reading begins this week (April 14-17) for 10th graders and April 21-25 for 9th graders. FCAT Reading Lists are now posted online. Be sure to check the lists to see which days you are scheduled and where to report. All teachers have a copy of the lists. See Mr. Scott is your name is not on a list.
AP Students: The AP Exam list is now posted on our school’s website. The list includes information about testing dates, times, and where students are to report. Be sure to check the online list.
Senior AP Students: This is a reminder that all Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction applications are due to Mr. Scott on May 13th. Applications must include all required documents.
Prom tickets are sale in the activities office for $50.00. Last day to purchase a ticket is Thursday, April 24th.
PERT Scores are available in the Activities Office. Please stop by at your convenience and pick them up.
Yearbooks are currently selling for $85.00. Purchase your yearbook in the student activities’ office. Don’t delay – there is a limited supply.
DeLand High School would like to recognize seniors who have received scholarships from colleges/universities and/or other community resources at the Senior Scholarship Ceremony on May 7, 2014. Please bring documentation of these financial awards indicating the total scholarship value to Ms. Beaty in the Activities Office by May 1, 2014 so that you may be invited to the ceremony. We look forward to recognizing our seniors for their outstanding accomplishments!
Attention seniors, Applications for the Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction can be found online using our DHS website www.delandhs.org <http://www.delandhs.org>. The Superintendent’s Diploma of Distinction honors students who have successfully completed a series of rigorous Advance Placement courses, have taken the SAT and/or ACT, and have completed a number of community service hours. All applications are to be completed and returned to Mr. Scott in the Main Office. Award recipients will be recognized for their accomplishment at our Graduation Ceremony. (run thru May 10)
Applications for The Tommy Lawton Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Two $350 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who have demonstrated leadership and scholarship in high school. Completed applications are due to Lisa Carter in Guidance by April 29, 2014.
Are you a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in medicine? If so, you may wish to apply for the Harriet P. Friend Medical Scholarship. Two $500 scholarships will be given to deserving seniors who intend to work in the medical field. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and are due to Lisa Carter in Guidance by April 29, 2014.
Announcing the Elsie Seller Reed Trust Scholarship for graduating seniors who are residents of DeBary. Applicants must have a minimum 2.90 GPA on total credits since 10th grade and must complete the application fully. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be in the possession of the Elsie Reed Scholarship Committee by April 30, 2014. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to (4) qualified applicants.
The Rotary Club of DeLand is pleased to award four scholarships in the amount of $500 each to graduating seniors from DeLand High School. Applicants must have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA, demonstrate evidence of community service, and be of good character and citizenship. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and are due to Lisa Carter in Guidance by April 29, 2014.
Are you a graduating senior who plans to major in the field of automotive or motorcycle repair? Do you aspire to becoming a mechanic? If so, then you may wish to apply for The DeLand Area Cruisers Car Club Scholarship. Applications for this $200 scholarship are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and are due to Mrs. Carter by April 25, 2014.
Applications for the Alicyn Bouie Educational Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Seniors who plan on majoring in the field of education in college are eligible to apply for this $250 scholarship. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Carter in Guidance by April 23, 2014.
Please stop by the Guidance Office for new and updated scholarship opportunities.