DHS and the Relay For Life

Dryden High School hosted the Relay for Life for the third year last Friday and Saturday, and the level of involvement by DHS students and staff continues at a high level.

12 DHS student teams raised almost $10,000 in pledges towards cancer research. The grand total for the night was $57,000.

Teams had an average of 10-12 members. Musical entertainment was provided by performers from the community and from Mr. Grahams music class. Madame Lovenuk’s foods classes provided food for the survivors dinner. Mrs. Gardam’s leadership class and a group of student volunteers helped with organizing and keeping things running smoothly. In total there were close to 300 DHS students participating in this amazing event.

Thanks to all students and staff for the support and participation.

See you next year!

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54th DHS Conservation Camp

The 54th annual Conservation Camp is under way at Dryden High School. The camp started on Tuesday, June 1 with activities in Orienteering, Water Sampling, Site Mapping, Benthic Invertebrate identification, Tree Identification, Shrub and Forest plant identification.

Camp continues Wednesday with a visit to an active logging site and training from Dryden’s forest firefighters. Camp will conclude on Thursday with a culminating task at Aaron Park.

This year, Conservation Camp includes 24 DHS students and 12 Queen Elizabeth students, all from grade 10.

Conservation Camp is running for its 54th year. DHS thanks all of its industry partners for their support of this valuable educational experience.

For more information and a complete list of supporters, visit the Conservation Camp page here.

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