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30Sep/09

Court Sports Results – Wednesday, Sept. 30th

The Dryden Eagles traveled to Kenora for league play on Wednesday.

In volleyball, the Senior Boys fell in 3 sets, 10-25, 15-25, 21-25. The Junior boys came out on top, winning in three sets 25-11, 25-15, 25-18.

In Basketball, both girls teams picked up their first wins of the season. The Senior girls edged out the Broncos 38-35 and the Junior girls pulled off a 31-26 victory.

Keep up the great work, Eagles!

Another busy weekend for Eagles sports as the football team travels to Winnipeg to play the Murdoch McKay Clansmen.

Senior Girls basketball are hosting a tournament at DHS starting on Friday and continuing on Saturday.

Junior and Senior boys volleyball teams head to Winnipeg for tournament play.

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30Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 30, 2009

Sept. 30 & Oct. 3 Buy-in tickets for Friday’s University basketball game period 3 go on sale today at 11:30 in the student square & cafeteria for $3.00 ea.  Reminder to all students to bring your pledges & money to your Block B teachers for the Terry Fox Walk.  This event will now happen on Monday next week.
Sept. 29 Attention all students interested in Thrive Group, the group meeting will now be today, block D (10:15 – 11:30) in room 131.
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 Rotary International is offering a program for qualifying grade 11 & 12 students that are interested in Agriculture.  This opportunity includes an all expenses paid trip to Regina from November 25 – 29.  Deadline is October 16th.  See Mr. Desautels in the guidance office for more details.
28Sep/09

Scooping, Rolling and Pinching their way to the UK!

Friday and Saturday saw the DHS Food and Nutrition room transformed into a perogie making factory as the DHS Ambassadors took part in their yearly fundraising effort.

Over 2600 dozen perogies were produced (that’s over 31000 individual perogies) in a weekend that saw ambassadors, parent volunteers and friends pitching in to raise funds for this year’s trip.

World Travellers Staff Advisor Mme. Lovenuk, who has been co-ordinating perogie fundraisers since 1987, was very happy with the results, saying that “Considering that many participants have never seen a perogy being made before, the project was a complete success.  The dough was soft, the filling was tasty and the pinching was of good quality. Everyone was meticulous in their food handling practices.   Hair bonnets and rubber gloves were the style of the day!  Friday evening’s production broke our previous record.  In 4 hours we made more than 900 dozen…exceptional!”

28Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 28, 2009

Sept. 28 The Eagles football team persevered Friday in a hard fought Homecoming game, winning 9 – 6.  The team now looks ahead to a road trip on Friday to face the Murdoch McKay Clansmen.
Sept. 28 There will be a golf team meeting today at 11:30 in room 129.  (Coop office)
Sept. 28 The Terry Fox Walk scheduled for today is postponed to a future date.  Students are still asked to bring your pledges & donations to your block B teachers.  Stay tuned for an update.
Sept. 28 – Oct. 2 Attention all students interested in Thrive Group, the group meeting will be on October 2, block D in room 131.
Sept. 28 University of Manitoba representatives will be here on today, from 2:00 – 3:00 in the library.  Interested students should sign up in the Guidance Office.
Sept. 25 – 28 A reminder to staff and students that the College Information Program Tour will be here Tuesday, Sept. 29th from 9:00 to 10:00 in the small gym.  Approximately 16 colleges from across Ontario will be available to answer questions.  For more information go to the Guidance Office.
27Sep/09

Homecoming Victory!

Jake Berrey maneuvers around a St. Johns defender

Jake Berrey maneuvers around a St. Johns defender

(game pictures: slideshow or gallery)

The DHS Eagles put on a great show for an appreciative hometown crowd at this years homecoming match.

The Eagles fought the St. Johns Tigers to a 9-6 finish in an action-filled game at Harry McMaster field. Jamie Mesics brought in the lone Eagles touchdown with Adam Swientek adding the extra point. Swientek latter added a rouge to bring the Eagles to 9 points.

Thanks to all the fans who came out to support the Eagles for Homecoming!

The Eagles travel to Winnipeg this Friday to take on the Murdoch McKay Clansmen. The next home game for Football is also the last one of the season, October 23 vs the Oak Park Raiders. Come out and cheer on your Eagles!

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25Sep/09

Football Homecoming Game Today!

Come out to the Harry McMaster field today for the Eagles Homecoming game!

The homecoming parade will be starting at 10:50.

Football kickoff is 2:00.

Class time schedule for today:
Pd. 1 = 8:50 - 9:45
Pd. 2 = 9:55 – 10:50
Lunch = 10:50 – 11:50 -- Parade Around Town, and BBQ Lunch at Back of School
Pd. 3 = 11:50 – 12:45
Pd. 4 = 12:55 – 1:55
Football Game = 2pm

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25Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 25, 2009

Sept. 25 Homecoming Parade will start @ the end of pd. 2 today from the back of the school.  BBQ lunch selling hotdogs and cold drinks will also occur @ lunch today in the front of the school.
Sept. 24, 25 Mrs. Jones Leadership & Peer Support (GPP 300) students who are not in approved placement are to meet in room 136.
Sept. 18 - 25 Attention all students interested in Thrive Group, the group meeting will be on October 2, block D in room 131.
Sept. 25 University of Manitoba representatives will be here on Monday, Sept. 28th from 2:00 – 3:00 in the library.  Interested students should sign up in the Guidance Office.
Sept. 25 – 29 A reminder to staff and students that the College Information Program Tour will be here Tuesday, Sept. 29th from 9:00 to 10:00 in the small gym.  Approximately 16 colleges from across Ontario will be available to answer questions.  For more information go to the Guidance Office.
24Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept 24. 2009

Sept. 24 Improv at lunch.  That’s right! Stop by the drama room today at lunch and play some drama games.  There is fun for everyone; those who want to play and those who want to watch.
Sept. 24 A big thank you to all the staff and students who came out to play and watch the dodgeball game at lunch yesterday.  Look for more games to play in the future.
Sept. 24 Reminder to all athletes on the football, cheerleading, girls basketball & boys volleyball teams – please come to the big gym right after pd. 3 today.
Sept. 24, 25 Mrs. Jones Leadership & Peer Support (GPP 300) students who are not in approved placement are to meet in room 136.
Sept. 18 - 25 Attention all students interested in Thrive Group.  Due to the shortened day on Friday, Thrive group meeting will be changed to October 2, block D in room 131.
23Sep/09

Tuesday Sports Recap

Sr. Girls Basketball Slideshow

Jr. Girls Basketball Slideshow

Sr. Boys Volleyball Slideshow

Jr. Boys Volleyball Slideshow

It was a busy Tuesday for DHS athletes. All four court sport teams played their home openers, and the golfers were at Eagle's Landing for NorWOSSA golf.

The golfers had a great day, with the girls winning the NorWOSSA Gold medal and the boys bringing home Silver. Amanda Wheatley defended her title to win the Individual NorWOSSA girls championship with Brett Getson finishing 5th overall in the boy’s division. The teams now travel to Fort Frances next week for the NWOSSA final.

In volleyball, the Senior boys took out the Fort Frances Muskies in four sets, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20 and 25-18. The Junior boys played hard but came up a bit short, falling to the Muskies in three, 25-20, 25-21, 25-17.

On the basketball court we had two close games, with the Senior girls falling 25-19 against the Muskies. Melissa Felske made 9 points to lead all scorers. Jessica Skillen added 6.

The Junior girls turned up the heat late in the game, but were unable to catch up to the Muskies, finishing down 14 for a 30-26 final score. Morgan Church scored 13 points and Emile Gardam made 6.

Congrats to all Eagles Athletes for your efforts!

Eagles Court sports travel to Kenora to take on Beaver Brae on September 30th. Look for a rematch against Fort Frances at home on October 6th.

Don't forget to come out to the Eagles Football homecoming match this Friday, September 25th at 2:00 pm.

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23Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 23, 2009

Sept. 23 It was a good day on the course for the boy’s and girl’s golf team yesterday with the girls winning the NorWOSSA Gold medal and the boys bringing home Silver.  Amanda Wheatley defended her title to win the Individual NorWOSSA girls championship with Brett Getson finishing 5th overall in the boy’s division.  The teams now travel to Fort Frances next week for the NWOSSA final.
Sept. 18 - 25 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
22Sep/09

Eagles vs. Fort Frances today!

Come out and cheer on your DHS Eagles today!

At 12:00 we'll have the senior girls basketball team in the big gym and the senior boys volleyball team in the small gym. Our juniors take the courts at 1:30, with girls basketball in the big gym and boys volleyball in the small gym.

Come back to dhseagles.com for game pictures and updates.

Good luck teams!

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22Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 22, 2009

Sept. 22 Everyone is invited to attend our school’s first SAVE meeting of the school year.  If you are interested in helping us keep our school violence free, please come to a meeting in the library today at 3:30.  Hope to see you there!
Sept. 22 All interested wrestlers for this season are to be at a brief meeting at 11:30 in Room 113.
Sept. 18 - 25 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
21Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 21, 2009

Sept. 21 Everyone is invited to attend our school’s first SAVE meeting of the school year.  If you are interested in helping us keep our school violence free, please come to a meeting in the library on Tues. Sept. 22 at 3:30.  Hope to see your there!
Sept. 21 Strange as it sounds, the football team played better in week 2 than in week one, but fell to the West Kildonan team 28 – 7.  The Eagles look to put all the pieces together this Friday at homecoming vs. St. Johns.
Sept. 18 - 25 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
21Sep/09

Weekend Sports Wrap-up

(click here to view a slideshow of volleyball pics)

It was a busy weekend for Eagles Athletes, with the Football team traveling to Winnipeg, Junior and Senior Volleyball in Kenora for tournament play and the Senior Girls Basketball team in Thunder Bay for a tournament.

The football team was unable to hold back the West Kildonan Wolverines as they fell 24-7. Jake Berry brought in the lone Eagles touchdown. The team is seeing steady improvement and should put on a good show at this Friday's homecoming game.

In basketball, the Senior Girls won their first and then dropped the next two for an eventual 7th place finish overall.

In volleyball, the Senior Boys finished up in the quarter finals against Portage la Praire in a very exciting 3 set match. They played well and will continue to improve as the season goes forward. They ended the weekend with a 3 and 2 record and a tie for fifth place overall.

The Junior Boys team was split, with the grade 9 team placing 4th. The grade 10 team placed 2nd overall, losing in the championship round in three sets.

Congratulations to all Eagles athletes for their outstanding effort!

This week the Eagles court sport teams kick off regular season play Tuesday against the Fort Frances Muskies. Games start at Noon and continue all afternoon. Drop into the large or small gyms to cheer on your Eagles.

The football homecoming game is this Friday vs. the St. Johns Tigers. Come out and pack the stands with blue and gold for what is sure to be an exciting homecoming game.

Thanks to Mr. Paul Darling and his players for snapping the pics at the volleyball tournament.

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18Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 18, 2009

Sept. 18 If you signed up for boys hockey tryouts, please check out the list posted on the bulletin board by the trophy case  & the window of room 210.  If you have concerns or questions, please see Mr. Oltsher.
Sept. 18 - 25 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
17Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 17, 2009

Sept. 17 Attention All First Nation Students.  A rep from Western University will be in room 131 at 10:15 today to provide information on First Nation services offered at Western.
Sept. 17 Mrs. Moline’s Social Science class, please meet in room 116 at 11:30 today.
Sept. 17 There will be a cheerleading tryout today at 5:00 p.m. in the small gym.
Sept. 14 - 17 If you are interested in trying out for the boys hockey team, sign up in the main office before this Thursday.  First session is on Sunday.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Oltsher.
Sept. 17 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
Sept. 17 Signup for boys hockey tryouts ends today!  If you are interested, sign up in the main office before 3:30.  A list with specific groupings will be posted on the bulletin board by the trophy case on Friday morning.
Sept. 17 Just a reminder to staff of the Alzheimer Coffee Break today in the upstairs staffroom.
17Sep/09

Northwestern Health Unit Dental Screening

During the school year, a Dental Professional from Northwestern Health Unit will check the dental health of students up to and including 17 years of age. This involves a quick look in the mouth with a flashlight or with a sterilized mirror, explorer and vinyl gloves.

The screenings will help us plan the school dental health program, measure the effects of water flouridation, build a postive dental attitude in children, identify and follow-up children who have urgent dental needs. Screenings do not replace regular visits to the dentist.

16Sep/09

DHS Green Eagles Battery Disposal Drive

batteriesBatteries contain heavy metals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, and nickel. When these batteries are deposited in a landfill, these heavy metals have the potential to slowly leach into our soils, groundwater, and surface water. This is a huge environmental concern.

The DHS Green Eagles are now collecting batteries for recyling. Students and staff can bring their old household batteries to the drop off box in the main office to ensure that they will be disposed as hazardous waste.

The Green Eagles meet every Tuesday at 11:30 in room 107.  All interested students and staff are welcome.

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16Sep/09

DHS Eagles Cards on sale now!

ecardDHS Athletes are now selling the yearly Eagles Discount Cards. For $15 you can get special deals and discounts at a range of local businesses while helping to support the Eagles Athletic Program.

Participating businesses include Domino's Pizza, Subway, Ristorante Pizzeria, Eagles Landing Golf, Casey's Clothes Closet, Time Out Sports, Barrett's Sporting Goods, Dryden Florist, Voxcom, Fabutan, Enterprise Rent a Car, Footlocker.com, Casually Hip and IGA.

See an Eagles Athlete or contact Geoff Zilkalns (geoff.zilkalns@kpdsb.on.ca) to purchase your Eagles Card today!

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15Sep/09

Morning Announcements – Sept. 15, 2009

Sept. 15 Note to Coop Students – Highway Clean-up will be on Wednesday.  Lunch will be provided.
Sept. 14 - 17 If you are interested in trying out for the boys hockey team, sign up in the main office before this Thursday.  First session is on Sunday.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Oltsher.
Sept. 15 There is a meeting today at 11:30 in the music room for pit band and jazz band.  Future practice times will be discussed.