Schools Building Schools Showcase on CJBN TV

Tune in to CJBN TV at 6:30 pm tonight, as the DHS Schools Building Schools group will be showcased on “Points North”. The footage was filmed at a Schools Building Schools training session here in Dryden and features images from Tierra Blanca as well as student interviews.

Schools Building Schools is a student-run initiative based out of schools across Northwestern Ontario that aims to raise enough funds to build a new Tierra Blanca School in E Asintal, Retalhuleu, Guatemala.

For more information on Schools Building Schools, check out their Facebook page.

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DHS Music Students at the Festival of Trees

Conductor Mr. Graham leads one of his bands at the Festival of Trees.

Conductor Mr. Graham leads one of his bands at the Festival of Trees.

DHS Music students performed Thursday night at the annual “Festival of Trees” event at the Centre.

An appreciative crowd enjoyed a selection of holiday music from the bands.

Three DHS bands performed, including a grade 9 band, a grade 10/12 band and a grade 11/12 band. Ethan Armit and Laura Cortens also perfomed as an acoustic duo.

Great job, musicians!

(you can check out a few more pics here)

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Morning Announcements – Nov. 19, 2009

Nov. 18 Grade 12 students applying to Ontario colleges –  there will be online training sessions on November 23rd & 24th .  For those applying to Ontario universities, the online training will be November 25th & 26th.  Sign up in the guidance office.
Nov. 18 Lakehead University is preparing for the “Realize Your Potential Fall Preview Day” on December 4th.  This is a great opportunity for students and their families to tour the university and check out the different departments.  For more information, stop by the guidance office.
Nov. 17 – 20 It is Cookie Time again.  Do you like cookies, subway cookies, but are sad when you can’t have them at home?  Then this is your time to get frozen, ready to bake cookies.  See a member of the Arts Council today, but don’t delay – this is the last week to order.  C is for Cookie, get them now.
Nov. 17 – 20 If you are interested in joining the DHS Ambassadors’ Tour of Russia in 2011, please attend  their information meeting on Tuesday Nov. 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the DHS Library.  Applications from DHS students will be received first come first served and will be screened on the basis of attendance, attitude, behaviour and effort.  You and a parent or guardian must attend  this meeting to qualify.  Please note that our travel dates do NOT conflict with OFSAA. 
Nov. 17 Dryden Atom Tournament organizers are looking for student volunteers to keep time for their tournament which is taking place December 11th – 13th.  Sign up is here in the main office.  This is a good opportunity to earn some volunteer hours.

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