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31Aug/11

DHS Court Sports Tryouts Starting Today + Highlights

If you are interested in playing Boys Volleyball or Girls Basketball, tryouts are being held now. Tryout schedules are posted in the student square. All are welcome!

The DHS Runners first practice is today at 3:15 at the bleachers.

For some inspiration, here is a video with highlights from the 2010/11 Eagles Athletics season.

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31Aug/11

Morning Announcements – August 31, 2011

Aug. 31 If you are interested in joining the DHS Cross Country team, please attend the signup and first practice today at 3:15 at the DHS Bleachers.
Aug. 31 Are you interested in joining the DHS Ambassadors on their tour of Portugal in March?  If you are, you are invited to bring an adult to ONE of the information meetings on Tuesday, September 6th OR Thursday, September 8th at 6:30 in the school library.  If you have any questions regarding these meetings, see Mr. Markham or Mme Lovenuk.  The trip is open to all DHS students.
Aug. 31 The 2011 football season opens this Thursday with an exhibition game against the Kenora Broncos at 3:00 p.m.  Last year Kenora beat the Eagles twice.  Come see if Dryden can turn the tables.
Aug. 31 There will be a meeting on Friday at 11:30 for those interested in joining the weight room club.  Be prompt at 11:30 in the weight room.
Aug. 31 Try-outs for girls basketball & boys volleyball teams start today.  See the signs posted in the student square for the times.
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30Aug/11

Morning Announcements – Tuesday, August 30

Aug. 30 Are you interested in joining the DHS Ambassadors on their tour of Portugal in March?  If you are, you are invited to bring an adult to ONE of the information meetings on Tuesday, September 6th OR Thursday, September 8th at 6:30 in the school library.  If you have any questions regarding these meetings, see Mr. Markham or Mme Lovenuk.  The trip is open to all DHS students.
Aug. 30 Try-outs for girls basketball & boys volleyball teams start tomorrow.  See the signs posted in the student square for the times.
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24Aug/11

“The Ultimate Dream Job” Contest for Grade 9 Students

Do you have a son or daughter starting grade nine this year?  Do you know someone starting grade nine? If you answered “yes” to either of those, pass this email right along!

It’s time again to get grade nines thinking early about career paths and their favourite dream jobs. The Learning Partnership, in partnership with Scotiabank®, is launching the 2011 Ultimate Dream Job Contest on Monday, August 29. This national online photo contest is designed to get teens thinking about their futures, in an exciting way.

Grade nines have a chance to:

  • Win one of 18 weekly prizes – three winners each week
  • Win the Grand Prize trip to Ottawa on The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day
  • Help their schools win $1,000 courtesy of Scotiabank®

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24Aug/11

DHS Ambassadors Portugal Information Meetings

Are you interested in joining the DHS Ambassadors on their tour of Portugal in March?  If you are, you are invited to bring an adult to ONE of the information meetings on Tuesday September 6th OR Thursday September 8th at 6:30 pm in the school library.  If you have any questions regarding these meetings, see Mr. Markham or Mme Lovenuk.  The trip is open to all DHS students.

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10Aug/11

2011/12 Timetable Pickup

Tuesday August 23 10-2:00 "Grade 9 Day" - Only grade 9 timetables are available.

Wednesday August 24 - Friday August 26 - All students can pick-up timetables between 10:00-2:00.

Timetable Changes

Once students pick-up their timetables changes can be discussed with a guidance counselor.

Meeting with guidance counselors between timetable pick-up and September 2 is on a first come first served basis.

No appointments will be scheduled between the timetable pick-up and September 2 (first-come first-served only).

DHS guidance has identified students that have timetabling issues that were not the student's fault. These students will be contacted and will be seen on August 22-23.