Delran High School Broadcast

March 7, 2019

DHS Mission Statement

Delran High School, an inclusive learning community, provides educational opportunities for intellectual development, while valuing the importance of cultural diversity and tradition.

Mr. Finkle's Message

It's the beginning of March and we hope that it goes out like a lamb! There are lots of happenings here at DHS so make sure you read the broadcast closely so you don't miss anything.


Hopefully everyone received a text and an email reminding you that Progress Reports were posted to the Parent Portal. I will continue to do so at the close of the marking period as well!


This weekend you are cordially invited to our Spring Musical, Seussical, which will be held on March 8th and 9th at 7:00 and the 10th at 2:00. The cast did a great job at the BOE meeting and at 3 assemblies today at DIS! They are awesome and I look forward to seeing it tomorrow evening! I hope to see you all there tomorrow as well. For tickets, please see the link below!


I will miss the Class of 2019 as they depart for Florida next week. Please bring the sunshine back for all of us here in NJ! More information for the Class of 2019 is listed below.


The Delran MS/HS PTA’s Gift Basket Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, April 13th at DHS. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 11th at 5:45 pm in the DHS Lobby. Additional information is posted below in the PTA News section.


The following evening, March 12th, the PTA March meeting will be held at 7:00 pm in the DHS Media Center. Come find out what is happening in our schools! All are welcome!


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact me at dfinkle@delranschools.org or (856) 461-6100 x3005.

Calendar of Events

  • 3/7 Qtr. 3 Interims Grades on Portal
  • 3/8 Spring Musical, 7pm
  • 3/9 SAT
  • 3/9 Detention
  • 3/9 Spring Musical, 7pm
  • 3/10 Spring Musical, 2pm
  • 3/11 Gift Basket Extravaganza Ticket Sales, 5:45pm
  • 3/11 Senior Trip Luggage Check, 6pm
  • 3/12-3/16 Senior Class Trip
  • 3/12 PTA Mtg., 7:30pm
  • 3/14 College Planning Part II
  • 3/18 BOE Mtg., DMS, 7:30pm
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Spring Musical - Seussical

DHS presents Seussical on March 8th and March 9th at 7pm and March 10th at 2pm in the Performing Arts Center! Reserved seating is available. Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $10.00 for seniors and children under the age of 10. Tickets can be purchased here. You can also purchase tickets in person beginning 1 hour before each performance.

Qtr. 3 Interim Grades on Portal

The 3rd marking period interim reports will be posted on the Parent Portal on Thursday, March 7th.

STEAM CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

Started in 2016, Delran Public Schools entered into a STEM Ecosystem model, allowing for higher education, business, industry and community partners to collaborate on resource sharing and collaboration to increase STEM learning for ALL students. Exposure to STEM learning provides a pipeline to college and career competencies for the 21st Century learner. In addition, “summer slide” is reduced and deeper levels of learning occur in a less restrictive environment than the traditional class day schedule. In a state of the art facility at Delran High School, campers experience the real work of researchers, scientists and engineers.


STEAM ACEDEMY Farm to-Fork Experience enrollment is now open! A one week STEAM Academy for secondary students, provides a unique sustainability, horticulture, and culinary arts farm-to-fork experience. Students engage in farming practices through field trips throughout South Jersey. Transportation is provided. Harvested foods are cooked within the Delran High School Culinary Arts classrooms. Click HERE to register your child! Partial Scholarships are available for those students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch. For more information email steamcamp@delranschools.org. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.


Would you like to volunteer for Steam Camp? Click HERE to apply!. For those who are thinking about education as a career, this is a great way to interact with younger children and support their learning.

COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT PART II

Please join us on Thursday, March 13th at 6:00pm in the DHS Media Center for a continuation of our College Planning Series. This evening will show parents and students a road map of the college planning process. Our goal for the evening is to offer clear direction on what steps need to be taken in the coming months to ensure that the Class of 2020 specifically, and others generally, is prepared to submit their college applications at the start of their senior year. We will cover the Junior Year Timeline, Standardized Testing, Naviance, the Common Application, Admission Jargon, NCAA Eligibility, Student Special Interests, COllege Myths, and Stress Management. We look forward to seeing you all next Thursday!

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

The United States Coast Guard, Recruiting Office Atlantic City we will be hosting their Annual Recruiting Open House on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Training Center Cape May located at 1 Munro Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204.


For information please click HERE. To RSVP, Click HERE.


The Training Center Cape May will also be open to the Public from 10:00am to 4:00pm for the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Festival.


Ship Tours: Walking tours of Coast Guard ships. Please Note: Ship tours include steep steps, and require proper footwear. No open toed shoes or heels. Baby strollers are not allowed.

Trolley tours of Training Center Cape May: The Trolley Tours are the best way to get acquainted with the military base.


Cultural Exhibits, Community Organizations and Vendors: Extensive cultural, historical, and Coast Guard exhibits; Photo booth; displays; vendors. Food and beverages


USCG Static Helicopter Display: Meet with the crew of a Coast Guard helicopter.


Live Demonstrations: Check out special Coast Guard demonstrations and performances throughout the day. Visit the information tent at the festival entrance for times and locations.

CLASS OF 2019 HEADQUARTERS

SENIOR CLASS MESSAGE

The countdown to Disney is on! All seniors going on the trip must drop off their luggage and carry-ons for inspection and tagging in the hallway outside the PAC from 6-7 PM on Monday, March 11th. Please review the TSA rules for liquids in carry-ons as you pack. All luggage and carry-ons will remain at the school overnight. Small purses will be inspected Tuesday morning before we board the buses.

On Tuesday, March 12th, students on the Southwest flight must report to school at 3am and students on the Frontier flight must report to school at 4:30am. Do not be late, as the travel company will not hold coach buses and risk missing a flight for students who are not at school on time.

Senior Calendar of Events

  • 3/11 Senior Trip Luggage Check, 6-7pm
  • 3/12-3/16 Senior Trip
  • 3/22 Senior Big Picture Outdoors
  • 5/1 Academic Awards Evening, 6:30pm
  • 5/2 Mr. Delran Contest, 6:30pm
  • 5/31 Junior/Senior Prom
  • 6/4 Senior Night, 6pm
  • 6/6 Scholarship Night, 6:30pm
  • 6/19 Graduation Rehearsal, 12pm
  • 6/20 Graduation Rehearsal, 9am
  • 6/20 Graduation, 7pm
  • 6/20 Project Graduation, 9:30pm

Alumni Walk

We are paving the way to celebrate Bear Pride! 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. Click HERE for more information. All order are due by Friday, April 5, 2019.

Yearbook Information

Time is running out to purchase a 2019 Delran High School’s “Spirit”!

  • Regular sales now until Saturday, February 23rd at $80.00. This is the best way to guarantee a book is available to purchase.
  • Late sales (based on availability) through Saturday, April 27, 2019 for $90.00.

Ordering is easy:

1. Online: www.jostens.com

2. Phone: 1-877-767-5217

3. See Ms. Justine Carey in guidance; jcarey@delranschools.org or x3012.

Customize Your Yearbook - Class of 2019

The deadline to CREATE A CUSTOM YEARBOOK RECOGNITION FOR YOUR STUDENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED!!!!!! This is a great opportunity to celebrate your student’s success and milestones and reflect on the person your student has become.


For more information on how to order and page pricing, download the flyer or go to jostensadservice.com. Final deadline is February 15th. ORDER A FULL PAGE AD and your senior’s book is FREE!

ATHLETIC NEWS

Mr. Guidotti's Update

The Winter 2018-2019 season has come to an end and we are so proud of the effort that was shown by the teams that remained.

The Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball teams both played their first round game away on Monday, February 25th. Even though both teams were eliminated from the tournament, the students who participated showed great energy and made our community proud by playing until the final whistle.

The Delran Wrestling team had an exciting end to their season. Some of the students placed in the various post season tournaments. Zachary Zuckerman, Berkant Haliloglu, Zachary Bohn and Bryan Miraglia were a District 24 Champion. Bryan Miraglia was a Region 6 Champion and posted a 3-2 record at the NJSIAA state championships in Atlantic City last weekend. Bryan Miraglia has been a great role model for the Wrestling program and has ended his wrestling career at Delran High School as the winningest wrestler in school history. Emma Matera was a runner up at the Girls Region Tournament and was awarded 4th place at the NJSIAA State Championships. Emma is only a freshman so we are excited to see her wrestling career unfold in front of our eyes.

The Spring 2019 season began on Friday, March 1st with snow. The teams are trying their best to get outside in the freezing temperatures but the students and coaches are excited and the Delran community looks forward to watching our students compete at a high level once again.

Go Bears!


Please click here for the Athletic Department's web page!

PTA NEWS

Gift Basket Extravaganza

Join us for our big event of the year! The Delran MS/HS PTA’s Gift Basket Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, April 13th at DHS. Doors will open at 5pm and calling begins promptly at 8pm. The theme is “UNDER THE BIG TOP”. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 11th at 5:45pm in the DHS Lobby - First Come, First Serve! Tickets are $25.00 per person and 1 table seat 8 or 10 (maximum of 2 tables can be bought by one person)! Yes, we had to raise the price a little due to inflation. You can purchase 1 or 2 tickets and you do NOT need to purchase a table! For $25.00 per ticket, you get admission, a sheet of 26 Regular bidding tickets, 1 door prize ticket, 1 food ticket and 2 water tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased during the event plus 50/50, Big, Premium & Mega Tickets. If you have any questions, please email Denise@delran.mshs.pta.

Graduation Yard Signs on Sale

The Delran MS/HS PTA is selling personalized yard signs for any 2019 graduate for both 12th grade and 8th grade. The yard signs are approximately 18” X 24” and include yard stakes. The cost is $25.00 per sign and you may order as many as you like. Please click here to order your sign! Deadline to order your sign is Wednesday, March 27th!
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HERSHEY PARK TICKETS

The Delran ELEMENTARY PTO is selling HERSHEY PARK TICKETS to be used from June- September 2019!


Click HERE for details

Deadline is March 18th!

Join the PTA

It only costs $5.00 to join and the money helps the students directly! Please send in the membership form with your money to your child's school in an envelope marked PTA.

DELRAN HIGH SCHOOL NITTY GRITTIES

COMMUNITY NEWS

Relay for Life - Moorestown

Relay for Life of Moorestown will be held on Friday, June 7th at 6pm at Moorestown High School. Please see the flyer for additional information.
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