Daily Announcements for Monday, May 20, 2013
We have handed 90% of the pre-ordered yearbooks out, and the rest we will deliver 1st hour Monday.
Extra copies of the 2013 Yearbook will be available for purchase at Trader Crow's before school starting at 7:20am all days next week (May 20th through the 24th). Bring $60 cash or check (written out to DHS). If you have questions, see Mr. Gregory.
All Badminton equipment must be turned in this week & information on badminton camp is available in the AD office along with open gym schedules.
DHS is proud to announce the Barb Sparkles Cheer Team – Through guidance provided by The Sparkle Effect (thesparkleeffect.org) DeKalb is the 93rd team to join this very important effort. This innovative student-run program empowers teens to include students with disabilities in school-based cheerleading. This team is truly inclusive: typically-developing students and students with disabilities practice and perform as one team at school sporting events.
Seniors: It’s time to request your final transcripts for college from Ms. Stellatos. Please stop by her office and pick up the form. Make sure you do this before you leave for the summer.
Attention DHS Eco-Buds, don’t forget our last meeting of the year this Wednesday- May 22nd; please meet in the Forum Room, at 1:45pm.
Senior Awards Night will be on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the DHS auditorium. You will be notified by letter if you will be receiving an award.
The DHS Outdoor Adventure Club's upcoming trip is called 'The Amazing Race'. The amazing race is a bike ride and scavenger hunt around DeKalb. Students will use a GPS to bike around DeKalb and find clues. Students can learn more about it by talking to Mr. Petrov or Steven McMaster or Kerry Campagna.
Kishwaukee Family YMCA - Lifeguard Class Dates
May 22nd – 25th
Wednesday 4 – 10pm
Thursday 4 – 10pm
Friday: 4 – 10pm
Saturday: 8 – 8pm
The fees for the certification class are:
- $225 for YMCA Members
- $250 for Non-Members
Please call the Y (815-756-9577) or stop by to register for the classes. Please contact Ryan Smith, Aquatics Director (815-756-9577 ext. 26) for information about the certification training.
The Kishwaukee Family YMCA is currently hiring certified lifeguards. Any currently certified lifeguard who is interested in working at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA can contact me or go to our website for an application. Proof of current Lifeguard/First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification is required.
Do you know the 5 D's of dodge ball? The staff vs. students dodge ball game is Friday, May 24th. Be sure to earn golden raffle tickets and turn them in to the dodge ball box in the main office for your chance at a spot on the student team. Team members will be announced by May 22nd.
Last day of Senior attendance is Thursday, May 30, 2013.
Baccalaureate is a Non-denominational ceremony for graduating seniors and their families. Please plan on attending Sunday, June 2, at 7:00 pm (seniors should arrive at 6:45) in the DHS auditorium. Graduates are requested to wear their gowns, however not their caps. Any questions please contact Kelly Thompson at email@example.com
2nd Semester Final Exam Schedule –
Day 1 – Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Day 2 – Wednesday, June 6, 2013 Day 3 – Thursday, June 6, 2013
Period 1 – 7:45 – 9:00 Period 4/5 or 5/6 – 7:45 – 9:00 Period 8/9 or 9/10 – 7:45 - 9:00
Period 2 – 9:10 – 10:25 Period 6/7 or 7/8 – 9:10 – 10:25 Period 12 – 9:10 – 10:25
Period 3 – 10:35 – 11:50
The Senior Class picnic will be on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Katz Park. If it rains, the picnic will be moved into the cafeteria.
MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE is on Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Convocation Center from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Students who do not participate in this mandatory practice will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony on June 8, 2013.
DeKalb High School Graduation is set for June 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Convocation Center on the NIU Campus. Students must arrive at the Convocation Center at 9:00 a.m. and meet downstairs in the Victor E. Gymnasium. There is no need for tickets to attend graduation as it is being held at the Convocation Center; there is plenty of seating.
The Kishwaukee United Way is having their 9th Annual Day of Caring VOLUNTEER DAY on June 20, 2013. In this community-wide event, volunteers are matched with non-profit organizations that can use some help with projects such as baking, gardening, serving and delivering meals, crafts, reading, bingo and others.
The DeKalb High School Volleyball Program's Summer schedule has been released! We will once again be running a High School Camp and will have various open gym and lifting times throughout the month of July. Camp registration forms, informational letters, and July calendars are now located in the DHS Athletic office and are available on the DHS Athletic Homepage too. Make sure you get all the information soon!
Save the Date: Friday, August 2, 2013. The 12th Annual DeKalb Barb Booster Golf Outing at River Heights Golf Course, 1020 Sharon Drive, DeKalb, IL
• Registration & Hot Dog lunch – 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
• Shot Gun start at high noon
• Scramble format will be played
• Great Golf! 18 holes with cart
• You may prearrange your own foursome
• Catered Dinner at 5:30 p.m.
• Silent Auction
• Prizes and Raffles
• More information will be available soon on the Barb Boosters website http://www.barbboosters.org/
Attention Class of 2014: Root Studios will be taking Senior Portraits. You should receive your portrait session information in the mail. If you do not receive a session appointment, please contact Root Studios. See the attached informational letter from Root Studios or check with the main office.
Are you behind on credits? Or do you just want to get ahead? Ombudsman summer school could be the program for you! You can attend for 4 to 8 weeks and earn up to 2.0 credits this summer! We offer credit in everything from core classes to electives through our individualized, computer-based curriculum! For more information, please speak with your counselor or contact the center directly. You can call us at 815-754-5106 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Space is limited – act NOW!
It’s time to stock up on your favorite Market Day food for the summer. The DeKalb High School Music Department offers Market Day monthly. Sheets are available in the main office and by calling Angel Smith at 815-754-2120. You can order online using code #21072 for DeKalb High School Music. The cut off for the next sale is orders in by May 24th and pick up is May 28th 3:00 to 4:30 in the DHS Music area.
Anyone graduating seniors interested in becoming an IHSA official should stop by the athletic office and see Dr. Houy. The IHSA is looking for graduating seniors that wish to stay active in athletics following their high school careers.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to remind everyone that the prayer box in front of Trader Crow's is available to throw your prayer requests in and they will pray for you on Thursday mornings.
All football players: We have started workouts after school on Monday Tuesday and Thursday for those of you not in a spring sport. Attendance is being taken. Workouts start at 3:10, be early. If you are not able to make afternoon workouts we also have Tuesday and Thursday morning available at 6 am. Reminder: Start turning in your football camp registration forms in as soon as possible to Coach Weckler or the athletic office.
The only potential course offerings available through the 2013 DHS summer school program are algebra (semesters 1 & 2) and geometry (semesters 1 & 2). Registration packets are available in the main office.
When the school district has late buses as we sometimes do, Brenda Jergens in Transportation, as a rule, calls the schools directly affected with the bus information and approximate time of arrival. She also posts the LATE BUS information on the district website under the transportation link in the “announcements” section. If you do not have access to the computer and need bus route information, you can call Brenda directly at 815.754.2199 or First Student at 815.748.2901.