Dover Area High School

October 2022

October Calendar

  • October 7 - Homecoming Game 7 PM & Homecoming Court Procession 6 PM
  • October 8 - Homecoming Dance 7-10 PM
  • October 10 - No School
  • October 11 - JA Real Life Event (11th Grade)
  • October 12 - PSAT Testing (Must Be Pre-registered)
  • October 12 - Senior Portrait Make-Ups (By Appointment Only)
  • October 14 - Class of '23 Stadium Picture 10:50 @ Stadium
  • October 15 - Saturday School 8-11 AM
  • October 17 - Senior Portrait Make-Ups (By Appointment Only)
  • October 18 - Rain Date for Class of '23 Stadium Picture 10:50 @ Stadium
  • October 22 - Dover Band Show 6 PM
  • October 27 - Trunk or Treat 6-9 PM
  • October 28 - October Student of the Month Celebration 7:05 AM (By Invitation Only)
  • October 29 - Saturday School 8-11 AM
  • October 31 - End of Marking Period 1
  • November 3 - 3 Hour Early Dismissal for Parent Conferences 12:30 - 5:45 PM
  • November 4 - High School in Session

Be sure to bookmark the DAHS Announcements website for the most updated information regarding DAHS. This page is updated on a weekly basis for all students and families to be in tune with the happenings at the high school.

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Student Drop Off & Pick Up Reminders

Please refer to the High School Drop Off Procedures for a map of the entrances and more information. As a reminder, the loop around the student parking lot is ONE WAY during student arrival and dismissal times. This is for the safety of all of our families.

Students are not to be picked up in the Staff Parking Lot, which is located inside the Bus Loop. Again, this is for the safety of all students and staff. Starting on Tuesday, 10/11, the buses will block the entrance and exit to the staff parking lot. Vehicles will not be able to enter the bus loop or the staff lot. Officer Shaffer will be monitoring this area. Any vehicle in the lot will not be able to exit until all buses have left the school.

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After School Tutoring

Free tutoring for any student will occur from 2:45-4:00 PM through the year.

Math - Mondays in ILC

Science - Tuesdays in ILC

English - Wednesdays in ILC

Social Studies - Thursdays in ILC

Special Education - Tuesdays & Thursdays (Room 103)

College Visits

Throughout the fall semester, colleges and some trade schools will be coming to Dover to provide students with information about their school, programs, and requirements. It is a service provided to students as they investigate and plan their post-secondary goals. Below is a list of schools scheduled so far this fall. The list will be sent out periodically as more schools are scheduled. Students may attend these meetings only by signing up with Mrs. Phoukieo in the Guidance Office.

Dickinson College - 10/13 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Millersville University - 10/14 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Lebanon Valley College - 10/18 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Kutztown University - 10/19 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Penn State York Campus - 10/20 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Elizabethtown College - 10/20 (1:30 - 2:00 PM)

Shippensburg University - 10/25 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Messiah University - 10/26 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Moravian University - 10/27 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Waynesburg University - 10/27 (1:30 - 2:00 PM)

Penn West University - 11/1 (10:47 - 11:17 AM)

Indiana University of PA - 11/8 (10:47-11:17 AM)

HACC "Medical Assistant Program" - 11/10 (10:47-11:17 AM)

Alvernia University - 11/11 (10:47-11:17 AM)

Geisinger School of Nursing -11/15 (10:47-11:17 AM)

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology - 11/22 (10:47-11:17 AM)

Red Ribbon Week

RED RIBBON WEEK, which is celebrated annually October 23-31, is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. DAHS will be celebrating this week with spirited days in order to help students pledge to be drug free.

  • Monday - Dress Like a Rock Star
  • Tuesday - Wear As Many Colors As Possible
  • Wednesday - Pajama Day
  • Thursday - Wear Clothes From Your Favorite Country
  • Friday - Wear Red

*As a reminder, hats and hoods may not be be worn, and dress code must be followed.*

Food Services Update

Good afternoon, Dover Area School District families.

We would like to share some news about the school nutrition program for the 2021/22 school year. All of this information may also be found on the “District Nutrition and Wellness” tab on the district website.

  • Starting on October 1, 2022, all student breakfasts are free of charge.
  • Want to see your child's account balance? Scroll down to Meal Accounts and click make a payment. This will guide you to School Café where parents will create an account to be able to track meals, check balances, make payments and complete the F/R meal application.
  • Be sure to complete your free and reduced meal applications to assist the district with receiving financial aid from the state based on these applications. This is NOT limited to school meals.
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Tricks & Treats at the Eagles Nest!

First Capital offers many tips and TRICKS to help our members save money! With checking accounts that help our members earn TREATS as well each month! To learn more about how to earn the treats from First Capital not just this month but EVERY month ask Kayla or Enes! Stop by to open an account in branch or visit and click on the “Become a Member” button to become part of the Credit Union family. You will also be rewarded for opening an account. You will be entered to win a $25.00 Visa Gift Card or other fantastic treats!

And, don’t forget about the exclusive Dover Dollar$ stamp card program. Students who open an account will receive a Dover Dollar$ stamp card. Then, for every $20 deposit or cashed check, the student will receive one stamp. Once the student has collected 20 stamps, he/she will receive a $20 deposit into his/her account.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about First Capital and the Eagles Nest, please reach out to Kayla Decker, School Branch Coordinator, at, call (717) 767-5551 ext. 1550, or stop by the Eagles Nest which is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.