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Monday, September 24

posted by Barb Laing

CLASS OF 2022: ATTENTION FRESHMEN-- Your seminar teachers have information for you to sign up for REMIND messages for class activities and important reminders. Please sign up THIS WEEK so you won’t miss out on important information.


Homecoming dance request forms are in the office on pink paper they are due by the end of the day Wednesday.(9/26)


Book Club - We are reading Girl on the Train - see Mr. B if you need a copy - room 224 (9/24)


Renaissance Club - Meet in Marble’s room (128) today during seminar.


D & D club - Meeting today in Lab #2 right next to Mr. Battaglia’s room today. (9/24)

TODAY is the “Chalked UP-DHS” event in the patio area after school.  You can still take part in the event.  See us outside after school and register yourself and friends.  


Japanese Club Members:  We will have a meeting during seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 26th in Lab 1. (9/26)  

Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor.


Upcoming College Visits to DHS: University of Michigan is visiting today during seminar, Albion College and Kalamazoo College on Wednesday.  

Athletics / Recognitions

Varsity Basketball: Gentlemen interested in playing varsity basketball during the 2018-2019 season should meet Coach Flannery next Monday, October 1st in the library.


The Girls Varsity golf team played at College Fields on Tuesday, the Panthers were led by Morgan Colby carding a 37, followed by a 40 from Alexa Beyer, a 44 from Olivia Brya, and a 47 from Kaitlyn Lawver. The girls finished with a team total of 168 which finished 2nd overall. Great job girls!!


Monday, September 17

posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:19 AM by Barb Laing

This Wednesday the Friends of the Looking Glass and RIvertown Adventure will be offering a FREE program for anyone interested in learning more about kayaking. It will include water safety, paddling skills, and experience of the river. The FREE workshop takes place at RIverside Park this Wednesday from 4:30 - 6:00. Whether you already own a kayak and want to brush up on your skills or if you would like to discover the enjoyment of a relaxing sport that embraces nature, head to Riverside Park this Wednesday and enjoy all the river has to offer.  (9/19)


Homecoming Court Nominations!  Reminder Homecoming Court Nominations are live.  You may vote until the end of the day today, Monday, September 17th at 3pm. (9/17)


Homecoming Court Announcement Assembly: Will be held Friday, September 21st during seminar.  Remember to check in at seminar before you head to the gym for a fun kick off to Homecoming week! We will reveal who made homecoming court and several other fun surprises for the week! (9/19)


Class Hallway Decorating: Will be held Friday, September 21 after school until 6pm and on Sunday the 23rd after powder puff from 3-6pm.  Come help your class decorate your hallway in your class color! Bring donations of balloons, streamers, paint, paper and much more in your class color to make your hallway show your class spirit! Bonus - if you have ordered a Class Color Spirit Shirt there will be snacks provided for you on Friday! If you have any questions contact your Class President, class advisor, or student government. (9/21)


DHS ART DEPARTMENT is having its first annual sidewalk chalk art competition.  The event will be held on Monday, September 24th. Squares will be sold during both lunches for only $10 a square.  YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A GREAT ARTIST TO JOIN IN ON THE FUN AND WIN PRIZES!!  You can create by yourself or get a group of friends to work together.  Cash prizes and more will be given out.  Let’s kick off homecoming week with some creative fun!!  SIGN UP AT LUNCHES THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK! (9/21)


Video Game Club: There is a Video game club meeting Friday 9/21, right after school in Mr Phillips’ room.  Room 202. Anyone interested in being involved with VGC should attend this meeting. All should attend. We are looking for officers for the club. (9/21)


Powderpuff Game: The powderpuff game will be held this Sunday, September 23rd from 2-3pm at the Stadium - weather permitting.  Come cheer on the class of 2019 and 2020 in their duel for a powderpuff win! This will be a great way to get our Homecoming spirit started! (9/21)


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson. (9/19)


CLASS OF 2020: ATTENTION JUNIORS-- You have received a very important email from Grace Sheaffer regarding upcoming events. If you have not already opened and read the email, do so ASAP!!! (9/19)


CLASS OF 2022: ATTENTION FRESHMEN-- Your seminar teachers have information for you to sign up for REMIND messages for class activities and important reminders. Please sign up THIS WEEK so you won’t miss out on important information.


Homecoming dance request forms are in the office on pink paper.  


Book Club - We are reading Girl on the Train - see Mr. B if you need a copy, he has more - rrom 224 (read through 9-24)


D & D club - This Friday 9-21, we will meet in the

Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.


Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Week of September 17th - Davenport University, Hope College and Kettering University.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.


Athletics / Recognitions


Attention all girls trying out for basketball in November: If you are not currently playing a Fall sport, Coach Uyl may be wondering why she has not seen you at the off-season conditioning workouts every Monday and Thursday right after school. These workouts are for Varsity, JV and Freshman prospects. (9-17)


The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team finished 5th at the Comet Cup invitational on Saturday. Jordyn Shipps took first in the 100 Butterfly.  Allison Flannery qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the 100 Backstroke. Jordyn Shipps qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the 200 Individual Medley.  The team set 20 personal records. (9/17)


Friday, September 14

posted Sep 14, 2018, 7:41 AM by Barb Laing   [ updated Sep 14, 2018, 7:42 AM ]

Homecoming Court Nominations!  All students please check your email for a ballot to nominate representatives to homecoming court 2018.  Nominations will close Monday, September 17 at 3pm.


Business Professionals of America.  If you are interested in learning more about BPA, please join us TODAY in the presentation room for an information meeting.  Applications are due next week at our 1st membership meeting.


Today there will be an Improv Troupe meeting in Mr. Croley's room -- All students interested in learning more about the power of adaptability, collaboration, and the art of improvisation are highly encouraged to attend. If you are a fan of Saturday Night Live , Who's Line Is It Anyway? or the original sketch comedy shows then you should definitely come down for a good laugh and meet new people who will "have your back" -  Skills such as adaptability, communication, and creative problem solving are quickly becoming prerequisites for success regardless of your interests or field of study. After announcements head down to the Improv Troupe meeting and ensure you get a head start on the essential skills that continue to be in high demand (9/14)


FCCLA members:Please get your membership forms in as soon as possible. (9/14)


DHS ART DEPARTMENT is having its first annual sidewalk chalk art competition.  The event will be held on Monday, September 24th. Squares will be sold during both lunches beginning today for only $10 a square.  YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A GREAT ARTIST TO JOIN IN ON THE FUN AND WIN PRIZES!!  You can create by yourself or get a group of friends to work together.  Cash prizes and more will be given out.  Let’s kick off homecoming week with some creative fun!!  SIGN UP AT LUNCHES THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK! (9/21)


Video Game Club: There is a Video game club meeting next Friday 9/21, right after school in Mr Phillips’ room.  Room 202. Anyone interested in being involved with VGC should attend this meeting. All should attend. We are looking for officers for the club.


Spanish Club: Our first meeting is today during seminar in the library.  Current and New members, come see what we’re doing this fall! Gracias (9/14)

Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room TODAY!  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd.  To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid. (9/14)


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson. (9/19)


CLASS OF 2020: ATTENTION JUNIORS-- You have received a very important email from Grace Sheaffer regarding upcoming events. If you have not already opened and read the email, do so ASAP!!! (9/19)


CLASS OF 2022: ATTENTION FRESHMEN-- Your seminar teachers have information for you to sign up for REMIND messages for class activities and important reminders. Please sign up THIS WEEK so you won’t miss out on important information.


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone. (9/14)


D & D CLUB:  meeting in Mr. Battaglia’s room next Friday, Sept. 21- room 224 (9-14)


Book Club - make sure you have signed up for REMIND - see Amyah Seybert. In case you are not on REMIND yet, we will be reading Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins. If you are interested in this novel, stop by Mr. Battaglia’s room, #224. The 7 copies are out, but he will order more, let him know TODAY (9-14)


Homecoming Dance  is on September 29th.  The pink guest request forms are in the office.  

Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.


Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Week of September 17th - Davenport University, Hope College and Kettering University.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.



Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations Mens Jv Tennis: the JV tennis team moved its record to          3 and 0 yesterday, defeating Holt here in Dewitt.  The match score was 6-2. Singles winners for the panthers were Zach Freeman, Will Crist, and Brock Schaberg.  The double teams of Ethan Fogel and Sean Page, Charlie Schager and Brian Koski, and Billy Matt and Logan Freeman sealed the win for Dewitt.  Next Monday the team will be home versus Haslett at 4 pm.


Wednesday, September 12

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:40 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is accepting applications for membership. See the bulletin  board outside Panther Pause Cafe for information on how to become a member. New and interested members should plan to attend the Informational Meeting on Fri., September 14 (note this is a date change). Applications are DUE by Fri., September 21. (9/21)


This Friday there will be an Improv Troupe meeting in Mr. Croley's room -- All students interested in learning more about the power of adaptability, collaboration, and the art of improvisation are highly encouraged to attend. If you are a fan of Saturday Night Live , Who's Line Is It Anyway? or the original sketch comedy shows then you should definitely come down for a good laugh and meet new people who will "have your back" -  Skills such as adaptability, communication, and creative problem solving are quickly becoming prerequisites for success regardless of your interests or field of study. This Friday head down to the Improv Troupe meeting and ensure you get a head start on the essential skills that continue to be in high demand (9/14)


FCCLA members: If you are interested in being a NEW FCCLA member please come to our NEW member meeting on TODAY! PLEASE sign UP and RSVP outside room 132 and get a pass from MRS. Blake TODAY during seminar. Remember, you MUST have taken an FCS class (Parenting, Nutrition and Foods, Personal Living or Family and Society) to be an FCCLA member.. If you are unable to come to the meeting please get a membership form from Mrs. Blake.

Our first chapter project will be  a focus on Suicide prevention month. (9/12)


DHS ART DEPARTMENT is having its first annual sidewalk chalk art competition.  The event will be held on Monday, September 24th from 2:30 - 5:30pm on the front patio/sidewalk area of the high school.  See the posters around school for times, or see the ART Teachers. Squares will be sold during both lunches beginning today for only $10 a square.  You can create by yourself or get a group of friends to work together.  Cash prizes and more will be given out.  Let’s kick off homecoming week with some creative fun!!  Any questions, please see Ms. Norman or Miss Schultz. SIGN UP AT LUNCHES THIS WEEK! (9/21)


Video Game Club: There is a Video game club meeting next Friday 9/21, right after school in Mr Phillips’ room.  Room 202. Anyone interested in being involved with VGC should attend this meeting. All should attend. We are looking for officers for the club.


Renaissance Club: Our first meeting is TODAY during seminar in the library.

Renaissance is a club dedicated to making sure that DeWitt High School is an awesome place for ALL students. We host the annual Haunted Trail and we sponsor the Blue and Gold Student Recognition programs. If you would like to join Renaissance, we’ll see you today in the library! (9/12)


Spanish Club: Our first meeting is this FRIDAY during seminar in the library.  Current and New members, come see what we’re doing this fall! Gracias (9/14)

Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room by Friday, September 14th.  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd. To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid. (9/14)


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson. (9/19)


CLASS OF 2020: ATTENTION JUNIORS-- You have received a very important email from Grace Sheaffer regarding upcoming events. If you have not already opened and read the email, do so ASAP!!! (9/19)


CLASS OF 2022: ATTENTION FRESHMEN-- Your seminar teachers have information for you to sign up for REMIND messages for class activities and important reminders. Please sign up THIS WEEK so you won’t miss out on important information.


Attention Robotics teams we will be having our first meeting is TOMORROW, September 13th after school. If you are interested in joining Robotics or finding out more information stop by Mr. Bush’s room or come to the meeting! (9/12)


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone. (9/14)


Attention Japanese Club members or those interested.  We will have our first meeting today during seminar in the Presentation Room. (9/12)


DeWitt Creativity Group  All students interested in working with the DCG should come to the first meeting of the year in Mr. Croley’s room today during Seminar. We will be discussing several initiatives for the upcoming year (9/12)


D & D CLUB:  meeting in Mr. B’s room today - room 224 (9-12)


Book Club - Will the co-presidents of Book Club please see Mr. Battaglia during seminar today (9-12)


Homecoming Dance  is on September 29th.  The pink guest request forms are in the office.  


Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.


Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Today is MSU and Sept 21, Hope College.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.

Seniors - Please turn in the Consent for Access to Student Transcripts form to your seminar teacher if you haven’t already done so.  This form is now due. We will not send out your transcript to colleges until we receive this form. This applies to athletic recruiters as well.



Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations Mens Jv Tennis: the JV tennis team moved its record to          2 and 0 yesterday, defeating a very good Okemos team here in Dewitt.  The match score was 5-3. Singles winners for the panthers were Zach Freeman, Jacob Orth, Will Crist, and Sam Guilaume.  The win by the number two double team of Ethan Fogel and Sean Page sealed the win for Dewitt. Great job men! The JV tennis program will be in action this Thursday at home versus Holt at 4pm.  Come out and check out the team.


Monday, September 10

posted Sep 10, 2018, 7:45 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is accepting applications for membership. See the bulletin  board outside Panther Pause Cafe for information on how to become a member. New and interested members should plan to attend the Informational Meeting on Fri., September 14 (note this is a date change). Applications are DUE by Fri., September 21. (9/21)


LINKS-- There is a LINKS meeting for students enrolled in the class today. This is only for the students take it as a class this nine weeks in Ms. Huff’s room. (9/10)


FCCLA members:

NEW MEMBER MEETING

If you are interested in being a NEW FCCLA member please come to our NEW member meeting on Wednesday September 12th (please note date change). PLEASE sign UP and RSVP outside room 132 and get a pass from MRS. Blake TODAY during seminar. Teachers..there will be a sign up sheet and I will send that list out after the meeting is over. Remember, you MUST have taken an FCS class (Parenting, Nutrition and Foods, Personal Living or Family and Society) to be an FCCLA member. Applications will be accepted until the end of October. If you are unable to come to the meeting please get a membership form from Mrs. Blake.

Our first chapter project will be  a focus on Suicide prevention month. (9/12)


DHS ART DEPARTMENT is having its first annual sidewalk chalk art competition.  The event will be held on Monday, September 24th from 2:30 - 5:30pm on the front patio/sidewalk area of the high school.  Registration will be held from 2:30-3, with creation time from 3-5, judging immediately after, with awards presented by 6pm.  Squares will be sold during both lunches beginning this wednesday for only $10 a square. You can create by yourself or get a group of friends to work together.  Cash prizes and more will be given out. Let’s kick off homecoming week with some creative fun!! Any questions, please see Ms. Norman or Miss Schultz. (9/21)


Renaissance Club: Our first meeting is this WEDNESDAY during seminar in the library.

Renaissance is a club dedicated to making sure that DeWitt High School is an awesome place for ALL students. We host the annual Haunted Trail and we sponsor the Blue and Gold Student Recognition programs. If you would like to join Renaissance, we’ll see you Wednesday in the library! (9/12)



Spanish Club: Our first meeting is this FRIDAY during seminar in the library.  Current and New members, come see what we’re doing this fall! Gracias (9/14)

Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room by Friday, September 14th.  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd. To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid. (9/14)


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson. (9/19)


Attention Robotics teams we will be having our first meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school. If you are interested in joining Robotics or finding out more information stop by Mr. Bush’s room or come to the meeting! (9/12)


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone. (9/14)


Attention Japanese Club members or those interested.  We will have our first meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 12 during seminar in the library. (9/12)


DeWitt Creativity Group  All students interested in working with the DCG should come to the first meeting of the year in Mr. Croley’s room on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 during Seminar. We will be discussing several initiatives for the upcoming year (9/12)


Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.

Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Sept 12, MSU and Sept 21, Hope College.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.

Seniors - Please turn in the Consent for Access to Student Transcripts form to your seminar teacher if you haven’t already done so.  This form is now due. We will not send out your transcript to colleges until we receive this form. This applies to athletic recruiters as well.


Athletics / Recognitions


Tennis:  Girls interested in playing tennis in the Spring there will be a brief meeting on Tuesday September 11th in Room 101 after school with Coach Hitchcock. This meeting will talk about hitting this fall. (9/10)


The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team finished 4th at the DeWitt Invitational on Saturday.   Allison Flannery took first place in the 100 Backstroke.

Jordyn Shipps, Monique Jackson, Allison Flannery, and Lisette Fenneuff qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the 400 Freestyle Relay. Jordyn Shipps qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the 200 Freestyle, the 100 Butterfly, and the 100 Freestyle.

Lisette Fenneuff qualified for the MHSAA Finals in the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Breaststroke. Overall the girls set 24 Personal records. (9/10)


Congrats to the Lady Panther Cross Country Team. The team took 4th place out a 16 team Division 1 teams at the Bath Invitation this past Saturday.

Leading the panthers were Ashley Shipps, Sofia Perez, Kaitlyn Hynes, Elsa Rusthoven, Delaney Kirinovic, Elise Snyder, and Grace Hungerford. Also, a huge shout out to Linh Dang one of our exchange students who completed her first 5K. (9/10)


Friday, September 7

posted Sep 7, 2018, 8:03 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is accepting applications for membership. See the bulletin  board outside Panther Pause Cafe for information on how to become a member. New and interested members should plan to attend the Informational Meeting on Fri., September 14 (note this is a date change). Applications are DUE by Fri., September 21.


FCCLA members: Returning FCCLA members...please come to room 132 during  seminar today september 7th. We are working on our first project for september which is “suicide prevention awareness”

If you are interested in being a NEW member please come to our NEW member meeting on Monday September 10th. PLEASE sign UP and RSVP outside room 132 and get a pass from MRS. Blake. Teachers..there will be a sign up sheet available and I will send that list out after the meeting is over. Remember, you MUST have taken an FCS class (Parenting, Nutrition and Foods, Personal Living or Family and Society) to be an FCCLA member. Applications will be accepted until the end of October.


Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room by Friday, September 14th.  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd. To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid.


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson.  


Attention Robotics teams we will be having our first meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school. If you are interested in joining Robotics or finding out more information stop by Mr. Bush’s room or come to the meeting!


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone.


Attention Japanese Club members or those interested.  We will have our first meeting next Wednesday, Sept. 12 during seminar in the library.  


DeWitt Creativity Group  All students interested in working with the DCG should come to the first meeting of the year in Mr. Croley’s room on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 during Seminar. We will be discussing several initiatives for the upcoming year (please read 9/7, 9/10, and 9/12)


Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.

Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Sept 10, MI Tech, Sept 12, MSU and Sept 21, Hope College.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.

Seniors - Please turn in the Consent for Access to Student Transcripts form to your seminar teacher if you haven’t already done so.  This form is due by Friday, September 7th. We will not send out your transcript to colleges until we receive this form. This applies to athletic recruiters as well.


Athletics / Recognitions


Tennis:  Girls interested in playing tennis in the Spring there will be a brief meeting next Tuesday September 11th in Room 101 after school with Coach Hitchcock. This meeting will talk about hitting this fall.


Outdoor Adventure Club meeting today in Mr. Acres room.  room 226 after announcements in Seminar. (9/7)


Men’s JV Tennis  defeated East Lansing last night at home.  Winning 7 matches and losing only one. Singles Jacob Orth, Will Crist, Sean Page, Sam Guillaume, and Doubles Teams of Joe Perry and Colton Smith, Logan Freeman and Billy Matt, Brock Schaberg and Jake Wieferich all won matches.  Great job team.

The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team  lost a close meet to Holt 87-99.  Allison Flannery, Elise Snyder, Jordyn Shipps, Lisette Fenneuff, and Shelby Satkowiak all won first places.  The Medley Relay qualified for the MHSSA Finals. Jordyn Shipps qualified for the MHSSA Finals in the 50 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke.

The team set 21 personal records.


Wednesday, September 5

posted Sep 5, 2018, 7:35 AM by Barb Laing   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 7:36 AM ]

Business Professionals of America is accepting applications for membership. See the bulletin  board outside Panther Pause Cafe for information on how to become a member. New and interested members should plan to attend the Informational Meeting on Fri., September 14 (note this is a date change). Applications are DUE by Fri., September 21.


Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room by Friday, September 14th.  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd. To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid.


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson.  


Book Club: If you are interested in book club, come to the first meeting this Friday in computer lab #2 during seminar (read thru 9-7)


The first art club meeting of the year is taking place in Ms. Schultz’s room, room 302, today during seminar.  If you plan to be in art club this year, attendance is required.


Attention Robotics teams we will be having our first meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school. If you are interested in joining Robotics or finding out more information stop by Mr. Bush’s room or come to the meeting!


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone. There are also 8 extra yearbooks from last year that we are selling for $50.



Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.

Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Sept 10, MI Tech, Sept 12, MSU and Sept 21, Hope College.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.

Seniors - Please turn in the Consent for Access to Student Transcripts form to your seminar teacher if you haven’t already done so.  This form is due by Friday, September 7th. We will not send out your transcript to colleges until we receive this form. This applies to athletic recruiters as well.



Athletics / Recognitions

The Boys Tennis team won the Big Rapids Tennis Tournament last Thursday.  This is their third tennis tournament in a row this season that they have taken home the Championship.


Tennis:  Girls interested in playing tennis in the Spring there will be a brief meeting next Tuesday September 11th in Room 101 after school with Coach Hitchcock. This meeting will talk about hitting this fall.


Monday, June 4

posted Jun 4, 2018, 8:37 AM by Barb Laing

If you are registered for AP Lit next year,  please come to Mrs. Anderson’s room - 221 to pick up your summer reading assignment.  Both fall and spring sections are required to complete the summer reading assignment by August! Don’t forget to stop in!


If you have a library book, please return it A.S.A.P! All books were due on May 18th!! Please see Mrs. Sheridan if you have any questions. (6/4)


Grease Cast: There will be a meeting and read-through today after school in the choir room. If you have not checked your email for the google calendar, please do it now. All upcoming events and the rehearsal schedule are available now (6/4).


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Guys Cross Country: We will have a meeting Wednesday June 6th in Mr. Byars room during seminar. Any interested should attend. (6/6)


Congratulations to the Varsity Softball Team on winning Back 2 Back District Titles on Saturday.  In the championship game against Charlotte, the panthers broke a 1 to 1 tie in the bottom of the 9th inning following a Kilee Way-Walton double, a Camryn Bekkering sacrifice and a Karly Rothwell walk-off single that scored Kilee Way-Walton for the win.  Paige Maltby recorded another dominant performance on the mound with 20 strikeouts, earning her third win in district play. After winning the CAAC Red and a District Championship, the panthers will play for a regional crown this Saturday in Fowlerville against Owosso.  (6/4)


Congrats! To the the Lady panthers that participated in the Honor Roll Track meet this past Tuesday: The 4x800 team: Katie Vitou, Hannah Adler, Kaitlyn Hynes and Sofia Perez placed second.  In the 1600 meter run Kaitlyn Hynes placed 11th. In the 3200 meter run Elsa Rusthoven places  ninth. Katie Vitou, Hannah Adler, Ashley Shipps and Sofia Perez will compete in the State meet this Saturday.  Good Luck Ladies!


Congratulations! To the Girls State Qualifiers that participated in this past Saturday's Division 2 State Track Meet.

Our 4X800 Relay (All State) was 3rd. overall.  Katie Vitou, Hannah Adler, Ashley Shipps and Sofia Perez. 1600 Meter Run: Katie Vitou (All State) was 7th overall with a time of 5:06.72. 3200 Meter Run: Ashley Shipps (All State) was 6th overall with a time of 11:14.06. 3200 Meter Run: Hannah Adler was 20th overall with a time of 11:46.06. 800 Meter Run: Sofia Perez was 16th overall with a time of 2:23.71.

Great Season Lady Panthers!


Wednesday, May 30

posted May 30, 2018, 10:11 AM by Barb Laing

NEXT YEAR’S AP LANG STUDENTS: Mrs. Caler has your summer reading information available. Stop by during seminar Wednesday, May 30 or Monday, June 4th to pick up the sheet.


If you are registered for AP Lit next year,  please come to Mrs. Anderson’s room - 221 today or Friday, June 1st during seminar to pick up your summer reading information.  Summer reading is required for the course so don’t forget! (6/1)


If you have a library book, please return it A.S.A.P! All books were due on May 18th!! Please see Mrs. Sheridan if you have any questions.


Grease Cast: There will be a meeting and read-through on Monday, June 4th after school in the choir room. If you have not checked your email for the google calendar, please do it now. All upcoming events and the rehearsal schedule are available now (6/4).


Student Services


Athletics / Recognitions

Congrats! Go to the the Lady panther track team for a great finish in their CAAC Red Division League meet held last night at Haslett High School.

Individual place winners were:

1st 4x800 Sofia Perez, Hannah Adler, Kaitlyn Hynes and Katie Vitou.

2nd in the 1600 Meter run Hannah Adler

3rd 4X100 Virtue Nicholson, Devyn Ruiz, Elise Snyder and Megan Pozgai.

1st 3200 Meter run Katie Vitou.

3rd in Shot Put and Discus Bailey Yonkman.

Great Job Ladies!

Last night at the boys League track meet.  Justin Anwar took first in the 200 Meters.  Zach Rollis was first in the 800 Meters. The 4 x 400 Relay team of Chambers, Rollis, Daley, and Pozsgai were 3rd.   Justin Anwar was 4th in the 100 Meters, Sam Mellor was 8th in the 100 Meters, Jacob Chambers was 6th in the 400 Meters and Cam Daley was 5th.  The 4x200 Relay team of Anwar, Fogel, Mellor, and Chambers was 3rd. Teddy Samra was 3rd in the Shot put and Michael Joseph was 2nd in the Discus.  Zach Myers was 4th in the high jump and George Pozsgai was 4th in the long jump.


Wednesday, May 23

posted May 23, 2018, 7:55 AM by Barb Laing

Students working on the murals please report to Mr. Croley’s room now.


To all students who will be on the yearbook staff next school year -- there is an important meeting in Mr. Croley's room today during Seminar right after announcements. Please make plans to attend as there are a few important items that need to be discussed (5/23 only).


CHANGE IN PLANS FOR AP LANG: Mrs. Caler will be waiting until your schedules are finalized to hand out the summer reading information. You will get the information before school is out. There will be another announcement soon to give you the dates to stop by.


If you are registered for AP Lit next year,  please come to Mrs. Anderson’s room - 221 on Wednesday, May 30th or Friday, June 1st during seminar to pick up your summer reading information.  Summer reading is required for the course so don’t forget!


Student Services


Athletics / Recognitions


Congratulations to the Boys Golf team: The boys won the CAAAC Red title yesterday in impressive fashion. All six players broke 80, led by Charlie DeLong with an incredible 8 under par 64. Joey Croley and Brody Sigmon shot 78 while Anthony Joseph, Jack Horan and Parker Dietzel all shot 79.  Well done!


Attention Volleyball Players!  DeWitt volleyball camp is right around the corner! Please talk to you parents and sign up for camp through the Community Education office. Camp runs June 18-20th.


Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Soccer team won its third straight CAAC Gold Cup  Championship beating Okemos 3-2. THREE PEAT!!!!!  Goals from Kendra Brown, Shelby Sims, and Teresa Ashbrook.  Assists by Isabelle Gilmore and two from Lily Stephans. Kennedy Pugh with 9 saves in goal.  The Panthers are 16-1-4 going into districts next week.


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