DDHS Announcements: 4/20/2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

DDHS Lunch Menu:                                                   

Soft Shell Tacos, Chicken Pattie, Meatball Sandwich, Grilled Cheese, Mixed Greens, Soup, Corn, Refried Beans, Pears, Fruit, Milk


Attention Students: Yearbooks are on sale now and can be purchased on Infinite Campus or in the main office. They are $40.00, get yours today!

Summer School 2017: Summer school will begin Monday, June 19, and run for 7 weeks, through August 4. Registration closes Friday, May 12.  You can view and print summer school information and registration sheets here. Summer School packets are also available for pick up in the Main Office, AP Office, Student Services, and AD Office. We are offering the following programming for summer school: * PE (.5 credit) * Health & Wellness (.5 credit) * Online Business & Personal Finance (.5 credit) * Credit Recovery (for classes failed with a 50-59%) * Beginner & Advanced Chess Club * High School Band Camp * Summer Orchestra. Summer School Packets should be turned into the AP Office.

Attention Seniors: Graduation is right around the corner.  Please make sure you have all your fees and fines paid. This includes lunch fees, any equipment or library materials that have not been returned. You can make payments in the main office or your parent/guardian can make payments online through your Parent Portal.  Payments can be made anytime. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Daniels or Mrs. Pelnar in the main office.

A Representative from U.W. Platteville will be visiting DDHS on Thursday, April 20th from 9:00 – 10:00 in the Student Services Conference room. Please stop by Student Services to sign up. You must have your teachers permission to attend.

Community Service Opportunities: St. Andrew’s – Children’s Clothing Sale April 19th 3pm – 6pm  You will be helping set up for the clothing sale Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23rd 9am -1pm.  These are the days of the event.  They need help bookkeeping, selling clothes and keeping things organized. Sunday, April 23rd 1pm – 3pm – They will need help cleaning up and taking things down. If you are interested, no need to sign up.  You can just go when you can.

Community Service Hours Opportunity: Community Service Hours – Turtle Creek needs some help with babysitting on April 27th from 6 – 7:30pm.  If you are interested please sign up in Student Services.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser: From now until Friday, April 28th, your first hour teachers will be collecting donations from you to go towards funding blood cancer research, as well as helping patients get the treatment they so desperately need. We are asking each person to donate $1 (staff members included).  If we can do this, we should be able to meet our goal of $800 raised. The first hour class that has the highest $$ to student ratio will earn a pizza party!THIS FRIDAY (4/21) students will be standing in the parking lot and on the sidewalks before school with big bins for you to “CHUCK YOUR CHANGE.”  We will gladly take any of those pesky coins that are cluttering your consoles and backpacks.NEXT FRIDAY (4/28) we will be hosting an OPEN MIC NIGHT at 6pm.   Please contact Ms. Metten if you would like to participate in the event. Baked goods will also be for sale at this time.

Attention Seniors: The graduation committee is in the process of putting together the senior slide show. Drop off pictures in the front office or send pictures via email to Tamika Robinson at robinsontm05@stu.ddschools.org. Please submit 5-7 pictures, including baby pictures, little kids pictures, group pictures, and high school pictures. The deadline to bring in pictures is April 30th.

Community Service Hours Opportunity: Babysitting at Turtle Creek Library during PTO meeting. Tuesday, May 9th from 5:30 – 6:30 Sign up in Student Services

Community Service Hours Opportunity: Lakeland School Fest:  Saturday, May 13th from 9am – 12pm and/or 12pm – 3pm.  At Lakeland’s School Fest you will be helping run activities and booths.  You can sign up all day or for one of the shifts.  Sign up in Student Services by May 11th.

Attention Students: The DDHS Track Team is collecting shoes to be donated to the “Soles 4 Souls” nonprofit organization, who will then send them to people who need them worldwide. There are drop off locations at all the Delavan Public Schools, Focus Sports, Impreza Salon, The Hair Company, and here at school (in the main office and the athletic office). Our goal is to collect 900 pairs of shoes by May 12th, which is the day of our home track meet. Please show your support by donating!

Attention Students: Preparing For College Event When:  Monday, May 15th Where:  Delavan – Darien High School Library Who:  High School Students (9-12) and their Families What:  Learn about projected college costs, basics of financial aid, academic strategies to best prepare you for college, ways to make you stand out during the admission process, and financial tips for parents and students.  **This event is put on by Jim Pfeil of Thrivent Financial.  No products will be sold.

Graduation Speech Guidelines: Prepare a one-page outline highlighting the points of your speech.  Speeches should be either about the past or the future.  Turn in one on each topic if you would like to be considered for either or.  Do not include your name on your outline.  Attach a separate piece of paper to your speech that includes your name and homeroom teacher.  This should be turned into Mrs. Daniels no later than Friday, April 28th at 3:00 pm. The Graduation Committee will be selecting speeches from those submitted by administration.  If your speech is selected, the Graduation Committee may ask the candidates to come in to present a portion of their speech in front of the group before selecting the two speakers for the Graduation Ceremony. Final speeches must be turned in to Ms. Martin by Thursday, May 18th so that copies can be made available to the ASL interpreters. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Martin

Co-Curricular Activities:

1:00pm Golf: Boys Varsity Rain Date Major #2 vs. Badger High School, Burlington, Elkhorn Area, Union Grove, Waterford, Westosha, Wilmot @ Twin Lakes Country Club

3:00pm Golf: Boys JV1 Match vs. Badger High School, Burlington, Elkhorn Area, Union Grove, Waterford, Westosha Central, Wilmot Union  @ Evergreen Golf Club

4:15pm Tennis: Boys JV1 Match Waterford @ Waterford High School

4:15pm Tennis: Boys Varsity Match Waterford @ Waterford High School

4:30pm Baseball: JV1 Game vs. Burlington @ West Park, Darien Hwy. 14

4:30pm Baseball: Varsity Game vs. Burlington @ Veterans Field Hwy. 11

4:30pm Softball: JV1 Game vs. Westosha Central @ West Park, Darien Hwy. 14

4:30pm Softball: Varsity Game vs. Westosha Central @ West Park, Darien Hwy. 14

4:30pm Tennis: Boys JV1 Match McFarland @ Bob Renslo Tennis Courts – McFarland

4:30pm Tennis: Boys Varsity Match @ Bob Renslo Tennis Courts – McFarland

5:00pm Soccer: Girls Varsity Match Lakeside Lutheran @ Lakeside Lutheran HS

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