Reminder: Delavan-Darien High School is celebrating its Homecoming this week (Sept. 27-Oct.1). The community is invited to support our Class Competitions this Wednesday (9/29) for our annual Pig Roast (4:30-6), Powder Puff Football (4:30-6), and Volleyball (6:30-8).
The DDHS Orchestra had fun participating in the Cornfest Parade in Darien on Sunday, September 12th. A special THANK YOU to Lenny Brickner for making arrangements for a truck/trailer and driving the Orchestra in the parade!
Thanks to all of our Comet Mentors for helping support our DDHS Freshmen for the first day of school, and continuing to support them throughout the 2021-22 academic year!
During the first week of school at DDHS, students are already engaged in imploring their Chromebooks, building friendships with their peers, and actively participating in classroom discussions and the learning process.
DDHS is happy to celebrate the start of the 2021-22 academic year. Students and staff have been busy meeting one another and engaging in activities to build student/staff relationships.
The DDSD is looking to hire several people to fill full-time & part-time aide positions across the district. Call 262-233-6754 to inquire.
DDHS will be hosting Freshmen 1st Day on Monday, August 30, from 8-11:30 AM for any interested incoming freshmen. Parents may drop-off/pick-up their student at those times, or a bus will be provided at Wileman (7:28 pick-up/11:50 drop-off) & Darien (7:38 pick-up/11:40 drop-off).
The DDHS Class of 2021 Graduation Celebration will be livestreamed beginning at noon this Sunday, June 6, 2021. The music will begin at noon, with the actual ceremony beginning at 1 PM. Please tune in to witness the celebration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-rSaAEvqKQ
Honor your DDHS Graduate on 104.5, WSLD. Go to 1045wsld.com/honor-your-grad and submit their name and answer some questions to have them highlighted on Country 104.5.
The Annual FFA Plant Sale is back!!! The greenhouse will be open 3 pm to 5:30 pm Wednesday through Friday, and 9 am to 1 pm, Saturday. Dates of the sale are May 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15. PRICES ARE STILL REDUCED THIS YEAR $3.00 per pot, 10 or more $2.50. A flat of 18 3.5 inch pots is $42. 4-packs are $2, while a flat of 4-packs is $20. Welcome and American Flag 12” Planters are $15. Hanging Baskets are $12. Combination Pots are $12. Mixed Hanging Baskets are $15, 2 for $25, 4 or more $12 each. Vegetables are $1.50 per 3 in pot, or a flat of 18 is $22. Come out to see the entire selection of flowers & vegetables!
DDHS has rescheduled the sophomore ACT Aspire to occur Thursday, April 29. ONLY SOPHOMORES will be present and must be on-time that day as the only thing they will be doing that day is taking the mandatory ACT Aspire Exam. Students must bring their charged chromebook and charger. The exam will conclude around 2:30 PM, at which time SOPHOMORES will be permitted to go home (call for a ride or walk home). All FRESHMEN, JUNIORS & SENIORS will be Remote Learning through Schoology on Thursday, April 29, 2021. In order to not be marked truant, students must login, complete and submit coursework for each teacher by 2:43 PM. If a teacher does not receive the assigned work, the student will be marked absent for that period.
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams are Coming! DDHS and all high schools across the nation will be giving AP Exams, March 3-17. The College Board "drives" these exams and dates cannot be missed.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 will be the last Remote Learning Day for the 2020-21 academic year. ALL Sophomores are expected to attend school tomorrow to take the ACT Aspire, while all freshmen, juniors, and seniors will be remote learning. Please remember that homework and assignments must be completed and turned in prior to 2:43 PM for students to not be marked truant.
DDHS is hosting PROM 2021 face-to-face this evening! We are proud to announce that we also have a Senior Prom Queen & King this year since we were unable to host PROM 2020. Our Senior Prom Queen is Morgan Lock, and our Senior Prom King is Luke Freitag!
DDHS is hosting PROM 2021 face-to-face this evening! We are proud to announce our Junior Prom Queen is McKenna Williams and Junior Prom King is Erik Cesarz.
The Delavan-Darien Wellness Team put together a High School Staff Badminton Tournament. The champions were Mr. Herland & Mr. Karedes. 2nd Place was the team of Mrs. Zangl & Mr. Johnson, 3rd Place was Mr. Zeczkowski & Mr. Rick, and fourth place was Mrs. Carter & Mrs. Alter. Thanks to all staff that participated. It was a great time. Fin
DDHS is proud to share we successfully delivered our musical, The Musical of Musicals the Musical, this past weekend (March 12-14). Congrats to Mr. Drefs and the entire cast and crew for giving back this opportunity to our students and community!
The Musical of Musicals the Musical - LIVE - TONIGHT - @ DDHS 7 PM A few tickets ($7 each) are available for each show this weekend (7 PM Friday & Saturday, & 2 PM Sunday) for the community. No tickets will be sold at the door. Call Ms. Huerta at 233-6625 for tickets!
FBLA Supports United Way on Saint Patrick’s Day Delavan-Darien High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students will be providing individually wrapped treats for their upcoming fundraiser Wednesday, March 17th, benefitting United Way of Walworth County. FBLA will be selling individually packaged baked goods in-between class periods and after school on St. Patrick’s Day to raise money for our county’s United Way, in which funds are then dispersed to local organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters, Delavan Food Pantry & Human Concerns, Boys & Girls Club, Walworth County ARC, and more!
Delavan-Darien High School releases upcoming REMOTE LEARNING DAYS for Grade 9-12 Students: * March 5 - ALL Grade 9-12 Students will be Remote * March 9 - Grade 9, 10 & 12 Remote (Grade 11 Present for ACT Exam) * March 25 - ALL Grade 9-12 Students Remote (PROM) * March 26 - ALL Grade 9-12 Students Remote (day after Prom) * April 14 - Grades 10-12 Remote (Grade 9 Present for ACT Aspire Exam) * April 21 - Grades 9, 11, 12 Remote (Grade 10 Present for ACT Aspire Exam) Remote Learning for face-to-face students means learning through Schoology. In order for a student to not be marked truant, students must login, complete and submit coursework for each teacher on Remote Learning Days. If a teacher does not receive the assigned work, the student will be marked absent for that period. If parents/guardians have questions or concerns, please call or email your students teacher(s).