Category Archives: Delta High School

DHS Holiday Concert ~ Dec 11

The Delta High School Holiday concert will be held on Tuesday, December 11th at 7:00 P.M. in the small gym.

Admission is free but donations will be accepted at the door.

The program will include holiday favorites for everyone of all ages.

The band and choir along with several ensembles will be performing under the direction of Mrs. Stebbins.

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DHS Graduation Orders Due ~ Nov 19

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DHS Picture Retake Day ~ Nov 14

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DHS – Work Keys Test Retakes ~ Nov 13

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Delta High School Student/Parent Senior Night ~ Nov 14

Come join Mrs. Pinkelman, Delta High School Counselor, Patrick Mayer, High School Principal, and Jack Detzel, Ft. Greely School Liaison Officer from 6:30- 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 14th.  We will present you with a comprehensive information session about college and career planning for seniors. There will be lots of freebies including handouts and planning materials for students! Topics during this presentation include:

·         Important Upcoming Deadlines

Each college has their own deadlines for admission, financial aid, housing, etc. Make sure your student stays on top of these.

·         College/ Job/ Careering Planning Tools

Learn about different websites and resources for researching schools, majors, and jobs in the state.

·         Senior year checklists

Make sure your student is following through with necessary responsibilities including finishing correspondence courses, submitting scholarship application, college applications, etc.

·         Your partnership in the Annual Ft. Greely Spring Career Day for Seniors

Learn about this 2nd annual event, guaranteed to be bigger and better!

·         Financial Aid/ Scholarship searches

Wonder how your student is going to pay for college or post secondary training? Come learn about scholarship searches, FAFSA, and budgeting resources!

We look forward to seeing each student and family in Mrs. Pinkelman’s room on Wednesday, November 14th!  Food will be provided by the DHS Close Up group.  If you have further questions, you can visit http://huskycounseling.weebly.com or call the high school at 895-4460.

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Boys Basketball Player/Parent Meeting ~ Oct 29

6:00 pm in Mr. Vanden Boom’s room

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ACT test ~ Oct 27

8:00 am in Ms. Pinkelman’s room

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DHS College & Career Day ~ Oct 24

Eligible Juniors & Seniors will be traveling to UAF to visit with representatives from all University of Alaska campuses & various lower-48 west coast schools at the Carlson Center

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DHS Band and Choir Fall Concert ~ Oct 23

Rachelle Stebbins, Director
7:00 P.M.
Free admission

The Delta High School Music Department presents it’s Fall Concert This concert marks the return of Rachelle Stebbins as the music teacher at Delta High School.

Students have been prepared a wide variety of music and are ready to entertain everyone of all ages! Come out to support the music program in our schools.

After the program you can take a look at the brand new music room at the High School.

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DHS Volleyball Tournment Admission Gatekeepers Needed

The DHS Eighth Annual Delta Invitational Volleyball Tournament is Oct. 19-20 at the high school.

We are looking for admission gate volunteers for both the large & small gym from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Friday, Oct. 19 and 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, Oct. 20.

Work sessions will be in 2 hour timeslots.

Please call the high school office at 895-4460 or email Mary St. Peter at mst.peter@dgsd.k12.ak.us Thanks for your help!

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HSGQE Retakes ~ Oct 2 – 4

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DHS Open House ~ Sep 26

Delta High School will be holding “Open House” Wednesday, September 26th from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Parents, students, and the public are invited to come and explore the new construction at the high school and meet the outstanding staff.

A friendly reminder to parents that this is not conferences, but rather a chance to visit with the staff at Delta High School.

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DHS Bonfire ~ Sep 22

6:00 pm

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DHS Spirit Week Dance ~ Sep 21

8 – 11pm
Senior Lobby
Casual dress & refreshments will be sold

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DHS Spirit Week ~ Sep 17 – 21

Monday – Neon Day
Tuesday – Fashion Disaster Day
Wednesday – Mr. Klein Day
Thursday – Fake an Injury Day
Friday – Husky Spirit Day!

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ACT Registration Deadline ~ Sep 21

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DHS Women in the Trades Career Day ~ Sep 19

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm at the Career Advancement Center

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DHS – Close-Up Parent meeting ~ Sept 13

6:00 pm in room 48

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DHS Open House ~ Sep 11 – POSTPONED

6:00 – 7:30 pm

We will let you know when they reschedule the Open House.

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DHS Cheerleading Fundraiser

Free Car Wash

Join us for a free car wash at the Delta Petro Wash car bay!

Saturday, September 1st from 10 – 4pm

Donation from the Delta Industrial Service goes to support the DHS Cheerleaders.

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DHS Registration and Class Scheduling

*** New student registration for Delta High School has begun!  All students new to the district can stop by the high school between 8:00 am – 3:30 pm to pick up a registration packet and other information.

Class scheduling with the counselor for all students will be held during the following days and times:

Thursday, August 9         1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday, August 10             8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, August 13         8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, August 14         3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*** 9th grade Orientation will be Tuesday, August 14 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the high school.  There will be a BBQ from 6:00 – 6:30 pm, followed by staff introductions, sports & activities, a simulated class schedule and other information.

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Volleyball season starts on Monday, August 6th!

Athletes MUST have a current physical in order to practice.

On Aug 6th practice will be held at the Delta Career Advancement Center (Trades Building across the road from the high school) from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

All athletes need to bring their physical with them that day unless the high school office already has a current one on file for them.

From 6:00 – 6:30 there will be a mandatory parent meeting. Please bring all medical/insurance information so that the rest of the paperwork can be filled out and turned in before leaving.

From Tuesday, August 7th – Friday, August 10th practices will be held at Fort Greely School. Athletes not living on base need to meet at the high school at 7:30 am to be driven out to base. Vans will return at 10:00 am.

Starting on Monday, August 13th practices will be at DHS in the big gym as follows: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:15 pm and Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:15 – 7:45 am.

This volleyball season should be very exciting as it includes JV/Varsity tournaments in Cordova and at West Valley and Varsity tournaments in Valdez, Delta, and Barrow. The popular Delta tournament will be held October 19th and 20th this year. We are also planning a phenomenal Europe trip over Christmas break for volleyball girls that are interested in playing in tournaments in Slovenia and Austria against teams from Italy, Slovenia, Bosnia, Austria, Germany, and the Czech Republic.

If you have any questions please feel free to call Holly Stewart at 895-1043 ext 28 or email at hstewart@dgsd.k12.ak.us

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Class of 2012 Receives Scholarships From The Local Community

Thirteen Delta Greely School District Seniors took the time to fill out multiple scholarship applications for an opportunity to participate in the traditional local community scholarship interview night which took place on May 8th. Representatives from the organizations praised these students for their preparedness and detailed plans for furthering their education. These scholarships are going to students who intend to pursue careers in Engineering, Nursing, Medical Field, Anesthesiology, Education, Marine Biology, Psychology, Photography, Medical Assistant, Culinary Arts, and Child Development   The scholarship recipients were announced at graduation on May 18th. Here is a recap:

Delta High School Boosters supports activities and its participants within the high school. This organization required an additional essay addressing the importance of involvement in school activities. The responses as well as recommendations were the most heavily weighed. The Booster club awarded Jay Byam and Chance McLaren scholarships in the amount of $500. The Booster club also awarded a $1,000 Kiwanis Scholarship to Jay Byam.

The Buffalo Chapter of the Alaska State Employees Association awarded their recipients $500 because of their outstanding performance and exceptional achievements. The two scholarships went to Chance McLaren and Brittany Palmer.

Bering-KAYA Support Services (BKSS)  Ft. Greely is the sponsor of two scholarships exclusively for Delta High School National Honor Society members.  This year two scholarships in the amount of $1250.00 were awarded to Chance McLaren and Sydney Kelderman. These two students best represented the qualities of an NHS member: scholarship, leadership, service and character.

Pioneers of Alaska was formed in early territorial settling days for social purposes and to “collect and preserve the incidents of Alaska’s history, and to promote the best interests of Alaska”. Igloo #1 was formed in Nome in 1907. The Pioneers of Alaska Men’s Igloo #35 and Women’s Igloo #19 required the scholarship recipient to be related to a member of either Igloo and has maintained a GPA of 3.0. Amanda Terry received this scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Dr. Jamie McNabb at Arctic Chiropractic awarded $500 to Brittany Palmer.

Delta Chamber of Commerce was looking for applicants who were interested in pursuing a business related field and planned on returning to Delta. Criteria were also based on community service activities.

The recipient of $1,000 was Igor Koval.

The Delta Clearwater Senior Citizens awarded a scholarship in the amount of $500 to Brittany Palmer.

Delta Concrete awarded Jay Byam $1,000.

The Delta Greely Education Association awarded Amanda Terry a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

The Delta Greely Educational Support Personnel Association awarded Heather Yearty this year’s scholarship in the amount of $500.

Chance McLaren and Korina McDavid each received $1,000 from the Delta Lions Club.

Delta’s IGA Food Cache awarded Jacob Schultz, Brittany Palmer, and Mallory Rush scholarships in the amount of $500. The Gary Frederick Memorial Scholarship awarded by the IGA was given to Richard Gardner in the amount of $1,000.

The Delta Skating Association awarded the Linda Sorensen Memorial Scholarship to Jacob Schultz and Chance McLaren in the amount of $250.

Korina McDavid and Brittany Palmer received the Women of the Moose scholarship in the amount of $500. Valentina Kurilchenko received the Women of the Moose Adele Woodruff Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500.

Jacob Schultz and Grace Ellis both received the Faith Denali Lutheran Preschool scholarship in the amount of $300.

Best of luck to these students and the rest of the Class of 2012 as they begin to pursue their future plans!

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DHS Graduation Friday ~ May 18

8:00 pm in the large gym

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DHS Finals Week ~ May 14-16

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DHS ~ Parents Meeting – Football Cheer ~ May 17

2012 Football Cheer Try-outs we already held earlier this month.

There will be a Parent Meeting Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 pm in room 81. See Mrs. Dvorak for more information

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DHS End of Year Activities ~ May 16 & 17

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DHS Talent Show & Awards Ceremony ~ May 15

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School Sports ~ May 5 – 12

May 5 – DHS Softball – 2pm, Hutchison at Delta, Location: Delta
4pm, Hutchison at Delta, Location: Delta  – Double Header

May 7 – DHS Baseball – 5pm, Delta at Lathrop, Location: Arco

May 9 - DHS Baseball – 4:30pm, Delta at West Valley, Location: Marlin Region VI Championships Host: Lathrop at Lathrop

May 11 – DHS Track & Field – Running Events 3pm, Field Events 3:30pm

May 12 – DHS Track & Field – Field Events 9:30am, Track Events 10:30am

May 12 – DHS Softball – 12pm, Eielson at Delta, Location: Delta
1:45pm , Eielson at Delta, Location: Delta – Double Header

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DHS Music State ~ May 11 & 12

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