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Friday, February 3

posted Feb 3, 2017, 10:24 AM by Barb Laing

There will be a CULINARY CLUB meeting Feb. 6 in 207 during seminar. (2/6)


It’s Winterfest time in Panther country!

Teachers, please count students dressed in spirit gear today, refer to Mr. DeLaCruz’s email, and fill out the tally sheet there as soon as you can. You’re the best. Thank you!

In current spirit standings, the Juniors lag behind with a measly 40 points -- come on, Juniors! -- while teachers are in third place with 90 more points at 130 points. The Freshmen and Sophomores are both in second place with 140 points a piece. So the Seniors are in first place with 150 spirit points! Well done, Seniors!

The fabled ROAR trophy will go on on a seminar tour of the winning class along with a grand prize! Woot!

TONIGHT Student Government is throwing DHS’s first ever WINTERBLAST! event right after Friday’s basketball game from 10pm to 2am! Only a $5 entry for games, movies, competitions, raffles and more! The last tickets will ONLY be sold during TODAY’s lunches, so get yours ASAP. Please show your spirit and support with your attendance! Have a great week and go panthers! Grrrowl! (2/3)

Meditation Monday- The next Meditation Monday will be next Monday February 6th during seminar in Mr. DelaCruz’s bio room. If you are interested in finding a way to relax, destress, and prepare for the week’s challenges among other great benefits then you should check it out! Come to Mr. DelaCruz’s room for a pass on Friday or Monday before seminar. You must have a pass for admittance and there will only be 25 passes available. (2/3-6)

LINKS-- There is a LINKS meeting today in Ms. Huff’s room. We are planning our Valentine’s Day party.(2/3)

ART Club Meeting today(Monday) in room 301.  Bring your ideas that we discussed on Friday, and your calendars/planners!!   (2/6)

ART projects from the last nine weeks drawing and sculpture classes are ready to be picked up in Ms. Schultz’s room. Please stop by as soon as possible to take them home. (2/3-2/8)

Stand and Deliver tickets will be on sale today during lunch and all of next week, however, seating is limited so get your tickets early. Ticket are $7 for students and $10 for adults. Student from previous Acting classes and those of you interested in taking an Acting class next year are highly encouraged to attend.

The play is based on the 1988 film which follows the true story of a group of inner city students at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles and the journey of the famous Calculus teacher Jaime Escalante, which will be played by Mr. Croley. The show is very much relevant to many pressing issues facing our schools, communities, and country. Stand and Deliver is for anyone who believes in the power of possibility and the limitless pursuit of happiness.The play is an emotionally packed roller-coaster that speaks the common language we all share...one of laughter, tears and love.

Note: There will be a post show discussion following each performance discussing issues of diversity, inclusion, and ways we can work together to create psychologically safe learning environments. (2/3)

All cast members of Stand and Deliver should bring all costume items and accessories to rehearsal this Saturday as there will be a final costume parade and inventory starting at 11:00.

Japanese Club Members:  We will have a club meeting next Monday, Feb. 6th during seminar in sensei’s room.  (2/6)

Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  If you turned in a scholarship request form, your scholarship applications can be picked up in Student Services.

Athletics / Recognitions

Freshman boys basketball:  Raised their record to 9-0 with wins last week over Charlotte 58-25 and Last night over St. Johns 60-31.  Mason Gilbert led the panthers in scoring with 13 points and 6 rebounds and Mikhail Sacla added 9 points. Against St. Johns, Caileb Brown had 17 points, Mason Gilbert 10 points, and Cooper Phillips had 7 assists.  The boys are playing great team defense holding opponents to an average of  only 29 points per game.  The freshman play 2 home games next week.. Portland on Tuesday at 4:00 and Waverly, for the league championship, on Thursday at 5:30.

Jv Boys basketball:  Won a thrilling game at St. Johns last night 45-44.  Trailing 44-42 with just under 4 seconds left, Thomas Brannan inbounded the ball to Collin Mccrackin.  Mccrackin took one dribble and found Issac Hungerford open for a long 3 pointer… NBA range… Issac hit the 3 pointer as the buzzer sounded for the win. Great job by the junior varsity to hang in there and get the DUB.