November 29, 2018
ISD 709 School News
Gautam Mereddy earned perfect scores on the ACT and SAT college entrance exams. He takes AP and College In the Schools courses at Duluth East, is a member of the school's National Honor Society and is a recipient of the AP Scholar Award and Duluth East Academic Letter Award. Gautam's school activities include Math Team, Tutor, STEM Club and Knowledge Bowl. He plays guitar and is a Judo: Brown Belt through the Duluth Judo Club.
Denfeld, Duluth East Students Learn a Career Building Habitat Project
Denfeld & Duluth East Construction Technology students are working with students from Lake Superior College to build a home for Habitat for Humanity. The high school students are taking construction courses through ISD 709's Career & Technical Education program.
2018 Duluth Public Schools Annual Report for the Community
Citizens are invited to review the 2018 Annual Report, including student achievement and school climate strategies, cultural competence, staff development, exceptional learning opportunities, use of resources and student progress.
Video - Overview
Booklet - More Detail
Web Page - Plans & Reports
Thanks to all who contributed to this year's report and to the Annual Meeting & Newly Tenured Teacher Celebration - you helped make it a festive, informative evening!
The Denfeld Student Exec Board Thanksgiving Drive collected over 1400 pounds of food for donation to the local food shelf. Congratulations to Mrs. Mickle's class for gathering the biggest contribution. Love to see students giving back to their community!
Denfeld Ready to RockDuluth Denfeld varsity basketball starters wait to be introduced before home game against nonconference Carlton. Hunters starters, from left to right: sophomore center Tallie Boheim, junior forward Elizabeth Emmel, sophomore guard Zoe Nonnemacher, senior forward Alysha Volkenant and senior guard Gianna Torres.
Video created by students, with appreciation and support to educators and support staff at Denfeld High School.
Duluth News Tribune article: https://bit.ly/2KyfQ1K
Denfeld Alum CJ Ham: Beyond the Gridiron, Made in Duluth
Great video featuring CJ Ham, graduate of Denfeld High School, Augustana College and now starting fullback for the Minnesota Vikings.
Duluth East, Denfeld Musicians Featured on Christmas by the Lake CD
Featuring traditional holiday favorites as well as exceptional original tunes written by the performers. School groups from Denfeld, Duluth East, Hermantown and Northwestern High School all contributed to the CD as well as regional professional musicians Laura Velvet and the Bookhouse Boys, Lake City Smokin’ Section and many others. This year’s 2-CD set features a remake of the legendary Merv Griffen song “Christmas City” arranged and performed by Laura Velvet and the Bookhouse Boys and the winner of the Bentleyville song contest Tim Jacobson performing “Turn On the Lights.” Dane Schmidt, Kim Olson and Will Caesar, three native Duluthians who have gone on to acclaim in the national recording industry, have also contributed music.
Please support kids in the arts by picking up a copy of this CD at any Super One Foods Customer Service Counter, Hermantown Korner Store, Engwalls, Gary Milk House, Big Daddy's, Schmitt Music and more.