DHS Broadcast

March 22, 2018

A message from Mr. Finkle!

Happy Second Day of Spring? It's hard to believe that after yesterday's storm that Spring has begun!


Please be reminded that the District adopted a school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year that utilizes Spring Recess as make up days in the event of school closure. Due to school closings the district will be open for classes on April 4, April 5 and April 6, 2018. Any day absent during the make-up days will follow the same rules and regulations as with any school day per New Jersey Administrative Code.



Due to having three snow days during the third grading period, we have moved the end of the third marking period to Friday, April 6, 2018. The three testing days will be March 27, 28, and 29.


In other calendar news... for the Class of 2019! Senior portraits have been scheduled with the photography company! The dates are August 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24. This is a departure from previous years where pictures were taken during school hours. We believe that having the portraits taken during the end of the summer will be less disruptive to our school day and student learning. The company will be in touch with each family to let them know when they have been scheduled for their sitting.


If you ever have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at dfinkle@delranschoo ls.org or 856-461-6100 x3005.

Freshman-Sophomore Formal!

Our Freshman-Sophomore Formal will be held Saturday April 14, 2018 from 7:00 - 10:00. HERE is the promise form that must be completed for every participant. This form and a payment of @20 per ticket is due by Thursday April 12, 2018. Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

Teacher of the Year

Delran HIgh School is proud to announce its Teacher of the Year..Mr. Brian Brzozowski.


Mr. Brzozowski is a consummate professional, working each day to inspire his students to achieve greatness. He is described by his students as an excellent teacher filled with enthusiasm and energy. He has the innate ability to motivate the unmotivated students through perseverance and having a never-give-up attitude. He truly believes and embodies the concept that every child can learn and he ensures that it occurs at a high level. Mr. Brzozowski is completely accessible to his students, nurturing and encouraging through every academic exercise. He also participates in many activities outside of the classroom, believing that being a part of student’s lives must extend beyond the four walls of the classroom.


Congratulations Mr. Brzozowski!!!!

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PTA Corner

Graduation Lawn Signs

Honor your graduate with a Graduation Lawn Sign. Signs are $25 each and include the lawn stake. They are available for both 8th & 12th grade graduates. Orders are due by March 29th. No late orders can be accepted. Click HERE for additional details.


Senior Stars

Senior Stars are on sale for $5.00. Let your imagination run wild as you decorate a star in honor of your Class of 2018 graduate. Stars will be displayed at the Gift Basket Extravaganza and Project Graduation. Contact Theresa Heisler at jetmheis@comcast.net for additional information. Click HERE for additional details.


Gift Basket Extravaganza

Our annual Gift Basket Extravaganza (GBE) will be held on Saturday, April 21st. Our theme is SPRING IS IN THE AIR! Doors will open at 5:00 pm and calling begins promptly at 8:00 pm.

Proceeds from this event directly benefit Project Graduation. Come out and enjoy a night out while supporting a great cause.


Gift Basket Extravaganza Donations

Do you have new items lying around your house taking up space? Perhaps you received something for Christmas that you don’t like or have no use for. Why not donate it to the GBE? We will take those items and make a basket out of them.


Donations of new items and/or completed baskets for the GBE can be dropped off at the Senior Parent Trip Meeting on February 13th. Please be sure to include a Basket Donation Form with all donations. Parents who drop off a completed basket before March 30th will be entered into a drawing to win VIP parking at graduation. Questions? Contact Denise Klein, Delran.mshs.pta@gmail.com.

Math Calculator Reminder

Every student at Delran High School is required to have his/her own graphing calculator and bring it to class daily. Calculators were assigned to students who did not purchase their own or requested a loaner. Parents of affected students were mailed a letter explaining the policy and the loaner process. With standardized test season approaching, students will need to bring their own graphing calculator for math testing dates.

Alumni Walk

Alumni Walk Update- We are paving the way to celebrate Bear Pride! The Advisors from the Class of 2017 are working on their inlay design. We are very hopeful this year’s Senior Class will buy a brick and cast their permanent legacy on DHS. It looks like we have established a new tradition of not only allowing a platform for individuals, but also each graduating class as a whole, to leave their mark. Please consider purchasing a brick in order to pave the entire walkway. The link for purchasing a brick is below. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Best Cut Lawn-care and Landscaping for installing our bricks. They have donated their time and talents to DHS and provided their work free of charge. Thanks you Phil Velo and Best Cut.


Click HERE for more information.

Career Workshop at RCBC May 24th

Registration now open for JA’s Career Success Workshop at RCBC on May 24. Registration is free but space is limited (click here for registration). Students will:

· Connect with mentors from area business and industries who share their experiences, stories, and career advice.

· Participate in small group interactive activities that prepare them for success in college and the workplace including a STEM teambuilding activity, business communication techniques, and mock job interview.

· Explore education and career paths in high growth industries while spending the day on RCBC’s campus.

· This program aligns to NJ Student Learning Standard 9 for 21st Century Life and Careers and SEL Competencies.

Counselor's Corner

Seniors

Go to Student Acceptance days before committing to affirm your choice. Seniors are allowed 3 excused days for college visits with documentation from the admissions office.

Did you know that there are many scholarship opportunities listed on the guidance webpage? This list is constantly updated.

Click HERE for scholarship opportunities!

Here is a guide that breaks down the components of financial award letters. https://www.collegecovered.com/AwardLetterHandout?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS1


Juniors

Community Service must complete 15 hours by June 1, 2018. Click here for the Community Service Packet .

Build and Maintain a list of colleges that you are exploring in the “thinking” list of Naviance.

Get your college testing completed.

SAT in May, June, Aug www.collegeboard.org

ACT in April, June, July www.act.org

Update Resume in Naviance

Project your activities for senior year

Identify career/academic goals under Objective

Enhance what your role is within the activities

Emphasize LEADERSHIP, HONORS, RECOGNITIONS

Make sure you Save a Printable Format


Course Selection for 2018-19 school year

Students have met with their counselor and they should have brought a form home for final review and parent signature. Please remind your student to return this signed form to the guidance office. Waivers will no longer be accepted.

OPEN HOUSE EVENTS:

· Rowan University is hosting a Spring Open House Event for prospective students interested in studying foreign languages and cultures on Saturday, March 24th. Here is further information and registration information.


College Planning:

● Students at all grade levels are encouraged to begin exploring colleges. Build colleges of interest in Naviance and plan campus visitations.

● Investigate Summer Enrichment Programs. This is a great way to explore career interests, enhance your college applications, and often get insight to the college campus experience.

● Seniors and their families can begin filing their FAFSA as of October 1, 2017. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to create an account. Click here for FAFSA preparation and help information in ENGLISH or SPANISH . Check to see if your college requires the CSS profile in addition to FAFSA. https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/

Yearbook 2018

It’s not too late to order your 2018 yearbook!

A limited reserve of books has been made available for late sales.

The book is $90.00.

online: jostensyearbooks.com
by mail:
Click here for order form
by phone: |
1-877-767-5217
or see Ms. Carey in guidance

DHS Nitty Gritties

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