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29Nov/14

DHS Tech Students team up with Second Chance Pet Network

photo 3 (1)DHS Communications Technology students have teamed up with the Second Chance Pet Network to create a fundraising calendar. The grade 11 students designed, photographed and produced the 2015 calendar as a community project to benefit the Second Chance Pet Network.

100% of funds raised go to the Second Chance Pet Network in support of the work they do. Calendars are $10 and are available at Triple F Pet Supply on King St. in downtown Dryden.

A great gift for the pet lover in your life!

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27Nov/14

Winter Sport Seasons commence

teskyAs the days grow shorter and the temperature remains constantly below freezing, the action is hot in the arenas, gymnasia, and nordic skiing trails of Dryden.  Seasons currently underway are Cheerleading, Boys and Girls Hockey, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Wrestling and Nordic Skiing.

Our first home opener was last night, with the Girls Hockey team hosting Queen Elizabeth from Sioux Lookout.  The girls won 16-0.

For action photos from DHS athletes, view the 2014 collection on flickr.

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27Nov/14

DHS aerial view

unobs_cropWith the cold weather upon us, It's nice to be reminded of the great facilities we have here!

Thanks to local pilot and DHS alumni Stephen Ford for sharing photos he captured before the snow arrived.

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20Nov/14

3D Printing at DHS Tech

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Brodie watches the new 3D printer create the first print in the DHS manufacturing lab. 3D printers allow users to design 3D objects and then print them in a plastic extrusion process.

An exciting addition to our DHS Technical Education program! Our students will surely create some interesting objects!

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17Nov/14

DHS proudly hosting the 2014 OFSAA AA Boys’ Volleyball Championship

16 teams from across Ontario, Including DHS, will be competing in the Provincial Volleyball Championships, hosted here in Dryden.  Game play will take place at Dryden High School, Open Roads Public School and New Prospect Public School.

Click Here to view a full schedule of game play as a Microsoft Word Document.

Click Here to visit the official OFSAA AA Boys' Volleyball website

Click on the image below to see where these teams are coming from.  "AA" is a classification of schools that typically have 501-900 students.  In Northern Associations, this classification is 601-950 students. "Northern" includes NEOAA, NOSSA, NWOSSA and schools within Muskoka - Parry Sound (part of GBSSA).

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17Nov/14

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16Nov/14

Morning Announcements – Nov 17th, 2014

Nov. 17 Are you an Aboriginal youth living in north-western Ontario?  Are you interested in a challenging summer experience that delivers hands-on skills development, encourages teamwork, provides physical fitness and promotes cultural awareness?  Bold Eagle is the program for you! It is a unique summer employment program that combines Aboriginal culture and teachings with military training. For more information head to the Four Directions Room # 119 on Friday, Nov. 28th at 11:30 am and lunch is included.
Nov. 17 Please come to our garage sale at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 6th to help send the French Immersion class to Quebec.  There will be lots of great items to buy.
Nov. 17 Student cards can be picked up at the office if your student fees are paid.
Nov. 17 This message is for Grade 12 students - for the latest scholarship and bursary information, please check out the DHS website or stop by the Guidance office for more information.
Nov. 17 Grade 12 students it is time to start applying to university and college.  If you need help, please stop by the guidance office.
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13Nov/14

Honouring Aboriginal Veterans

Students made this nice informational display about Aboriginal Veterans for Remembrance Day. Take a look outside the big gym!

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9Nov/14

Fall Court Sports NorWOSSA

team collageThe regional court sport season came to an end last friday with the NorWOSSA Championships.  Beaver Brae secondary school in Kenora did a great job of hosting the championships, and we thank them for a great day.

Dryden won gold in 3 of 4 contests.  The dedication and passion of all players and coaches was well on display.

The results are as follows:

Junior Girls Basketball - Dryden defeats Fort Frances Muskies 31-19 to win the gold medal.

Junior Boys Volleyball - Dryden defeats Fort Frances Muskies 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 27-35) to win the gold medal.

Senior Girls Basketball - Dryden defeats Beaver Brae 29-27 in the Semifinals.  Dryden loses to Fort Frances 51-18, earning the silver medal.

Senior Boys Volleyball - Dryden defeats Fort Frances Muskies 3-2 (25-20, 25-15, 24-26, 23-25, 15-8) to win the gold medal.

 

To view full videos of the games, click on the following links :

Junior Boys Volleyball final - full video

Junior Girls Basketball final - full video

Senior Boys Volleyball final - full video

Senior Girls Basketball final - full video

Senior Girls Basketball semi-final - full video

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6Nov/14

Morning Announcements – Thursday, November 6th

Nov. 6 Reminder to staff of the yoga class after school at 3:45 at Carly’s studio.
Nov. 6 Football players are asked to come to a brief year end meeting today at 11:30 in Room 138.  Items to be discussed include topics for last season and next.
Nov. 6 If there are any students who would like to write the intermediate or senior University of Waterloo math contest on November 20th, please see Mr. Carter in room 216.  It is open to all students.
Nov. 6 Are you an Aboriginal youth living in north-western Ontario?  Are you interested in a challenging summer experience that delivers hands-on skills development, encourages teamwork, provides physical fitness and promotes cultural awareness?  Bold Eagle is the program for you! It is a unique summer employment program that combines Aboriginal culture and teachings with military training. For more information head to the Four Directions Room # 119 on Friday, Nov. 28th at 11:30 am and lunch is included.
Nov. 6 Salut DHS!  Come eat at the Trans Canada restaurant tonight to help support our grade 11 & 12 french class Quebec trip.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to funding our voyage! Merci beacoup!
Nov. 6 “The Dryden Ski Club is currently in the process of hiring students as lifties, rental shop technicians and instructors for the upcoming season.  All interested applicants, including past employees must email a short cover letter and resume to: ski.dryden@hotmail.com.  For more information, check the webpage at www.drydenskiclub.com or our facebook page.”
Nov. 6 There are a few seats left for the spectator bus travelling to the court sports playoffs in Kenora tomorrow.  Permission sheets are available in the phys ed office.
Nov. 6 Student cards can be picked up at the office if your student fees are paid.
Nov. 6 This message is for Grade 12 students - for the latest scholarship and bursary information, please check out the DHS website or stop by the Guidance office for more information.
Nov. 6 Grade 12 students it is time to start applying to university and college.  If you need help, please stop by the guidance office.
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