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27Sep/16

2016-09-27 Court Sports live stream

Please view the first embedded video for Girls Basketball, please view the second embedded video for Boys Volleyball.

Schedule -

12:00pm Central time - Senior Girls Basketball, Senior Boys Volleyball

1:30pm - Junior Girls basketball, Junior boys volleyball

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23Sep/16

Homecoming football game

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19Sep/16

Adult Education information – Dryden Area

Adults looking at earning or upgrading their High School Diploma.  Please contact Adult Education, 2nd Floor at the Dryden Regional Training and Cultural Centre

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19Sep/16

Monday, September 19 Morning Announcements

Sept 19 Tomorrow is Neon Day!  Be sure to wear your brightest colours to light up the pep rally!
Sept 19 The Jr girls basketball team travelled to Thunder Bay for a series of exhibition games and won the 1st game 42 – 33, unfortunately lost the second game, but the weekend was topped off by a victory over Superior High School 41 – 30.  Congratulation Jr. girls!
Sept 19 The girls golf team continued their winning ways in Red lake last week, Lindy Leclerc finished 1st with Maya Nickle in 2nd position. The boys team has a good showing with Jacob Lugli finishing in 3rd position, Keith Wrolstad 9th and Graham Szmon in 18th.
Sept 19 Boys hockey tryouts will be from Sat. Oct 1 to Monday Oct. 3, tryout times and signup sheet is in the main office. Cost is $20.
Sept 19 The final photography workshop will be on Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the Dryden Gov’t dock.  All are welcome!
Sept 19 Picture day will be next Wednesday, September 28th.  The forms are in the office.
Sept 19 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness” on Sun. Sept. 25th.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 19 Grade 12 students, a list of upcoming university and college presentations has been posted outside of the guidance office.  The list will be updated periodically as we hear from more schools.  Also, check out our website for the latest scholarships and bursaries.
Sept 19-23 Grade 11 & 12 students the Ontario College Information Program will be here on Monday, September 26th from 1:00 – 2:30.  Recruiters from several colleges from across Ontario will be here to answer questions and give out information.
Sept 26-29 Grade 11 & 12 students the Ontario University Information Program will be here on Tuesday, October 4th from 2 – 3:30.  Recruiters will be here from all Ontario universities to answer questions and give out information.
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15Sep/16

ANNOUNCEMENTS-Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Sept 15 The Gay Straight Alliance group will have their first meeting today at lunch in the food’s room.  Bring your lunch, bring a friend and see what we’re all about!
Sept 15 Students interested in new media and broadcasting should sign up in the main office for the DHS Audio-Visual club.  Students in the AV club will be assisting with videotaping and web casting DHS court and field sports.
Sept 15-23 All girls interested in trying out for the girls hockey team can sign up in the main office-deadline is Friday, Sept. 23rd.  See posters throughout the school or the main office for dates and times.
Sept 15 Picture day will be on Wednesday, September 28th.  The forms are in the office.
Sept 15 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness” on Sun. Sept. 25th.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 15 Grade 12 students, a list of upcoming university and college presentations has been posted outside of the guidance office.  The list will be updated periodically as we hear from more schools.  Also, check out our website for the latest scholarships and bursaries.
Sept 19-23 Grade 11 & 12 students the Ontario College Information Program will be here on Monday, September 26th  from 1:00 – 2:30.  Recruiters from several colleges from across Ontario will be here to answer questions and give out information.
Sept 26-29 Grade 11 & 12 students the Ontario University Information Program will be here on Tuesday, October 4th from 2 – 3:30.  Recruiters will be here from all Ontario universities to answer questions and give out information.
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13Sep/16

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Morning Announcements

Sept 13-14 There will be a New York meeting Wednesday at lunch in the music room for all registered and interested travelers.   Want to join us on our trip, here is your chance to find out how.  See you there.
Sept 13 Grade 12 students, a list of upcoming university and college presentations has been posted outside of the guidance office.  The list will be updated as we hear from more schools.  Also, check out our website for the latest scholarships and bursaries.  All information will be updated periodically, so make sure to check often.
Sept 13-14 Reminder to Mr. Wilkinson’s Outdoor Ed class are to meet in Room 137 right away at lunch for the next 2 classes.
Sept 13 The art class is having a Starbucks cup challenge and voting will begin this afternoon, if students want to vote they can stop by the art room between classes and vote for their favourite cup”.
Sept 13-14 If any students have a spare this term and would like to help out and earn volunteer hours, the Elementary School Hockey Academy is looking for on ice helpers and it can be occasional or all semester & Mr. Zilkalns will explain in detail to those interested.  Sign up at the main office.
Sept 13 The first cheer team meeting will be held today @ 3:15 pm in Room 119.  Anyone interested in joining the team is welcome to attend.
Sept 13-14 Mr. Zilkalns is looking for people interested in running the clock & keeping score for basketball and volleyball this season.  Also required are lines people for volleyball.  Training can be provided.  Sign up at the main office or see Mr. Zilkalns this week.
Sept 13 Any members of the weight room club from previous years are eligible to use the room again this year.  New student wishing to join the list, please see Mr. Zilkalns.
Sept 13 The photography work shop last week was a success.  The next workshop will take place tomorrow @ 7:30 pm at Flat Rock park.
Sept 13… Sign up for the visual arts association is happening in the Art Room, room 130. The first VA association meeting will be determined by the end of this week.
Sept 13 Students interested in new media and broadcasting should sign up in the main office for the DHS Audio-Visual club.  Students in the AV club will be assisting with videotaping and web casting DHS court and field sports.
Sept 13-23 All girls interested in trying out for the girls hockey team can sign up in the main office-deadline is Friday, Sept. 23rd.  See posters throughout the school or the main office for dates and times.
Sept 13 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness” on Sun. Sept. 25th.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 13 Picture day will be on Wednesday, September 28th.
Sept 13 The small gym will be open Mon – Fri from 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm.
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12Sep/16

Monday, September 12, 2016 Morning Announcements

Sept 12-14 Reminder to Mr. Wilkinson’s Outdoor Ed class are to meet in Room 137 right away at lunch for the next 3 classes.
Sept 12 The art class is having a starbucks cup challenge and voting will begin this afternoon, if students want to vote they can stop by the art room between classes and vote for their favourite cup”.
Sept 12-14 If any students have a spare this term and would like to help out and earn volunteer hours, the Elementary School Hockey Academy is looking for on ice helpers and it can be occasional or all semester & Mr. Zilkalns will explain in detail to those interested.  Sign up at the main office.
Sept 12 The first cheer team meeting will be held tomorrow @ 3:15 pm in Room 119.  Anyone interested in joining the team is welcome to attend.
Sept 12-14 Mr. Zilkalns is looking for people interested in running the clock & keeping score for basketball and volleyball this season.  Also required are lines people for volleyball.  Training can be provided.  Sign up at the main office or see Mr. Zilkalns this week.
Sept 12 Any members of the weight room club from previous years are eligible to use the room again this year.  New student wishing to join the list, please see Mr. Zilkalns.
Sept 12 The golf team kicked off their NORWOSSA league play at Eagles Landing in Dryden Friday with the girls team placing first and the boys in 3rd place.

Lindy Leclerc lead the way for the girls placing 1st overall followed by Maya Nickle in 3rd.  Jacob Lugli placed first in the boys division carding an 81, with Noah Brunton in 3rd and Keith Wrolstad 4th.  Good effort team.

Sept 12 The photography work shop last week was a success.  The next workshop will take place this Wednesday at 7:30 pm at Flat Rock park.  The moon will be at 96% waxing gibbous with a moonrise of 6:24pm. These conditions will create great photo opportunities.  All are welcome to attend.
Sept 12… Sign up for the visual arts association is happening in the Art Room, room 130. The first visual art’s association meeting will be determined by the end of this week.
Sept 12 Dryden Dolphins is pleased to present Martha McCabe’s Canadian Drive. She is a top Canadian female swimmer.  She will be at the pool and fitness centre tonight from 4 – 5:45 pm to share her journey.  Everyone is welcome to attend and there will be a fee of $10.
Sept 12 Students interested in new media and broadcasting should sign up in the main office for the DHS Audio-Visual club.  Students in the AV club will be assisting with videotaping and web casting DHS court and field sports.
Sept 12-23 All girls interested in trying out for the girls hockey team can sign up in the main office-deadline is Friday, Sept. 23rd.  See posters throughout the school or the main office for dates and times.
Sept 12 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness”.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 12 Picture day will be on Wednesday, September 28th.
Sept 12 The small gym will be open Mon – Fri from 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm.
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9Sep/16

Friday, September 9 2016 Morning Announcements.

Sept 9… Sign up for the visual arts association is happening in the Art Room, room 130. The first visual art’s association meeting will be determined by the end of next week.
Sept 9 Dryden Dolphins is pleased to present Martha McCabe’s Canadian Drive. She is a top Canadian female swimmer.  She will be at the pool and fitness centre on Monday from 4 – 5:45 pm to share her journey.  Everyone is welcome to attend and there will be a fee of $10.
Sept 9 Students interested in new media and broadcasting should sign up in the main office for the DHS Audio-Visual club.  Students in the AV club will be assisting with videotaping and web casting DHS court and field sports.
Sept 9 All girls interested in trying out for the girls hockey team can sign up in the main office.  See posters throughout the school or the main office for dates and times.
Sept 9 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness”.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 9 Picture day will be on Wednesday, September 28th.
Sept 9 The small gym will be open Mon – Fri from 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm.
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7Sep/16

Wed. Sept 7th Announcements

Sept 7 All girls interested in trying out for the girls hockey team can sign up in the main office.  See posters throughout the school or the main office for dates and times.
Sept 7 Autism Ontario is hosting the first “Walk with Me for Autism Awareness”.  They are looking for volunteers to assist with the event.  Sign up in the main office or Guidance office if you are interested in some volunteer hours.
Sept 7 Picture day will be on Wednesday, September 28th.
Sept 7 The small gym will be open Mon – Fri from 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm.
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30Aug/16

August 30, 2016 Morning Announcements podcast

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29Aug/16

New faces at DHS – 2016-17

Judy Barratt, Teacher/ Mentor/ Tutor

Judy is a teacher with Keewaytinook Okimakanak (KO) board of Education and KPDSB, and is at Dryden High school as teacher/mentor/tutor for incoming KO students.  Judy has experience as a classroom teacher in Fort Severn and Bearskin communities, as well as First Nations student success positions KERC and KNET in Sioux Lookout.  Judy moved to Dryden in 2013, and is excited to be at Dryden High School.

 

 


 

Kristin Meadows, Classroom Teacher

Kristin is returning to DHS, having taught in both Dryden and Sioux Lookout over the past 7.5 years.  Kristin is at Dryden High School as a classroom teacher of Geography and History.  Kristin is a lifelong resident of Dryden, along with her husband and three children.  “Of course I’m excited to be here” says Kristin on her new role here at DHS.

 

 

 


Greg Wilson, Classroom Teacher

Greg comes to Dryden High School with experience teaching in Ontario and the Northwest Territories. Greg will be teaching Math and Computer Science at DHS.  Greg moved to Dryden with his wife and children in August, and he is excited to start working at Dryden High School.

 

 

 


Andrew Quistberg, Head of Maintenance

Andrew comes to DHS from Crolancia School in Pickle Lake.  With the job, Andrew is moving back to Dryden, as he was a student at Dryden High School before graduating from Lakeview HS in Thunder Bay.  Andrew is re-joining some of his extended family here in Dryden. Andrew is absolutely excited to be here, and meeting all of the great staff at DHS.

 

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22Aug/16

2016-17 Remind 101 information

For information on the upcoming 2016-17 school year,

 

text @dhs20162 to 1-807-788-1952

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24Jun/16

Graduation Photos 2016

Graduation Photos are available here  -  Flickr Album

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23Jun/16

Friday, June 24 – Graduation 2016

Look back here starting at 12:00 pm central time, Friday, June 24 for a webcast of the 2016 Dryden High School Graduation.

Graduation will start at 1 pm, Friday, June 24.

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23Jun/16

Thursday, June 23 – The Grand March

Look back here at 4:30 pm central time, Thursday June 23, for a webcast of the 2016 Graduating class grand march.

The grand march will start at 5:00 pm, Thursday, June 23.

The Grand March

Grand March pre-show stream :

 

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16Jun/16

Thursday, June 16th Announcements

June 16 Lockers must be emptied out by Wednesday so the caretakers can begin cleaning the lockers.  You will be assigned the same locker next year so please bring your lock home and bring it back in the Fall.
June 16 The Safe Grad guest sign-up sheet is now in the office.  If you are bringing a guest that is NOT a DHS student, you must sign their name on the sheet.
June 16 Grad 12’s please stop by the office and pick up the yearbook grad information sheet and fill it out and return no later than June 23rd!
June 16 Safe Grad Committee is looking for three Grade 11 Students to volunteer at the Grand March on Thursday, June 23rd from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm in the big gym.  This will earn you points for next year or volunteer hours. Please contact Kelly Sutton 938-7429.
June 16 The Dryden Public Library will be opening at 9:00 am the week of exams – June 20 – 23rd for students who would like to study for exams.  Tim Hortons will be providing coffee and donuts.
June 16 Any students that are not using their netbooks, chrome books or books, please start returning them to the Library.
June 16 2017 Grads, if you are interested in Safe Grad driving for the upcoming year (starting June 1st) please contact Carmen Moody via Facebook or text 938-7522. Upcoming driving events will be posted on the DHS Safe Grad 2016 Facebook group, for the time being, so pls join this group. In order to make this fundraiser successful for your grad we need your support.
June 16 If you are looking for volunteer hours, the walleye masters is this weekend and you’ll get a free supper Saturday night and the Teddy Bear picnic is in July. Please see the Guidance or main office for more information.
June 16 Lakehead University is offering “fast pass” to students who will be attending there this fall.  This is a pre-orientation program designed to help incoming students learn about course registration, program details and university life.  For more information and dates, please visit the Guidance Office.
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16Jun/16

Conservation Camp photos

Conservation Camp photos - Click Here!

Thank you to Dianne Loewen for the great photography!

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14Jun/16

Tues. June 14th Announcements

June 14 Reminder to staff that there will be a mandatory Trillium update at 4 pm today.  Please log out of Trillium before leaving today.
June 14 Safe Grad Committee is looking for three Grade 11 Students to volunteer at the Grand March on Thursday, June 23rd from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm in the big gym  Please contact Kelly Sutton 938-7429.
June 14 The Dryden Public Library will be opening at 9:00 am the week of exams – June 20 – 23rd for students who would like to study for exams.  Tim Hortons will be providing coffee and donuts.
June 14 Any students that are not using their netbooks, chrome books or books, please start returning them to the Library.
June 14 Summer school options are open for registration!  You have an opportunity to take coop, paid coop, independent study, and French immersion courses.  If you have already signed up for Civics and Careers this summer, you must pick up a registration letter in the Guidance office.  Please come to Guidance for more information.
June 14 2017 Grads, if you are interested in Safe Grad driving for the upcoming year (starting June 1st) please contact Carmen Moody via Facebook or text 938-7522. Upcoming driving events will be posted on the DHS Safe Grad 2016 Facebook group, for the time being, so pls join this group. In order to make this fundraiser successful for your grad we need your support.
June 14 The gym will be open Monday, Tuesday & Friday from 12-12:25.
June 14 If you are looking for volunteer hours, the walleye masters is this weekend and you’ll get a free supper Saturday night and the Teddy Bear picnic is in July. Please see the Guidance or main office for more information.
June 14 Lakehead University is offering “fast pass” to students who will be attending there this fall.  This is a pre-orientation program designed to help incoming students learn about course registration, program details and university life.  For more information and dates, please visit the Guidance Office.
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8Jun/16

Wednesday, June 8th Announcements

June 8 The Ministry of Natural Resources & Forests is looking for a summer student to work in the biology lab this summer for 8 weeks and you must be at least 17 years old.  Please go to Guidance for more info.
June 8 Students using SEA technology (iPads and laptops) are asked to return them to Mrs. Jones in the Resource Room as soon as possible or by June 14.

Those students using technology for the math EQAO test are asked to bring their Chromebook to Mrs. Jones by tomorrow and those using technology for their exams are asked to bring the technology (chromebook, laptop, and/or iPad) to Mrs. Jones as soon as possible or by next Tuesday, June 14.

June 8 The Dryden Public Library will be opening at 9:00 am the week of exams – June 20 – 23rd for students who would like to study for exams.  Tim Hortons will be providing coffee and donuts.
June 8 Any students that are not using their netbooks, chrome books or books, please start returning them to the Library.
June 8 Grand march tickets must be picked up by the end of the day on Monday (remember Friday is a PD day). The safe grad members will then see how many extras are available at the meeting on Tuesday evening and will then make a decision as to giving out extra tickets.
June 8 Summer school options are open for registration!  You have an opportunity to take coop, paid coop, independent study, and French immersion courses.  If you have already signed up for Civics and Careers this summer, you must pick up a registration letter in the Guidance office.  Please come to Guidance for more information.
June 8 If you are interested in taking a dual credit course this summer in either welding or digital photography, please sign up in the Guidance Office.  If you complete this course you will get a high school and a college credit!
June 8 2017 Grads, if you are interested in Safe Grad driving for the upcoming year (starting June 1st) please contact Carmen Moody via Facebook or text 938-7522. Upcoming driving events will be posted on the DHS Safe Grad 2016 Facebook group, for the time being, so pls join this group. In order to make this fundraiser successful for your grad we need your support.
June 8 The gym will be open Monday, Tuesday & Friday from 12-12:25.
June 8 If you are looking for volunteer hours, the Amesdale Cemetery Committee is having a work day on Sunday, June 12th beginning at 9:00 am. Please see the Guidance Office for more information.
June 7 Lakehead University is offering “fast pass” to students who will be attending there this fall.  This is a pre-orientation program designed to help incoming students learn about course registration, program details and university life.  For more information and dates, please visit the Guidance Office.
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2Jun/16

Principal Ralph McNaughton

Dryden High School remembers and honours the passing of the 5th principal of Dryden High School, Mr. Ralph McNaughton. Mr. McNaughton was principal of DHS from 1970 until his retirement in 1987. Mr. McNaughton will always be remembered as an administrator who was sincerely concerned for the wellbeing of staff and students. He would always go out of his way to ask you how you were doing and he would always ask about your family. He passed away in August 2015.Ralph

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