Delran High School Broadcast

November 16, 2018

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.

A Message from Mr. Finkle

This is my last broadcast for the month of November. May you have a wonderful time this Thanksgiving with family and friends. Enjoy. Safe travels. Happy Thanksgiving! Just a friendly reminder that we are having an early dismissal on Wednesday, November 21st and no school on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd!


In an effort to feed the hungry this holiday season, DHS is participating in "Can The Principal". The Peer Leaders and the National Honor Society are encouraging students and staff members to collect enough canned or boxed goods to fill my office from floor to ceiling. Beginning on Monday, November 19th, we are asking every student and staff member to bring in canned or boxed goods. The food drive will end on Thursday, November 29th. The top 10 first period classes that collect the most goods will be treated to a movie during a school day Periods 1-4. Donations will be given to the Preston and Steve's Camp Out For Hunger. We will deliver our donations on Friday, November 30th. Let the games begin!!!!!!


Congratulations to Delran High School's 2018 Inductees into the National Honor Society. The evening was a memorable occasion, and we are very proud of our scholars! Please enjoy the pictures and a video of the ceremony posted below!


Congratulations of our first marking period Principal's List and Honor Roll students. Our Principal's List students enjoyed a delicious breakfast yesterday morning as a reward for their efforts and accomplishment. Lists and pictures are provided below.


As the fall sports season comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of our fall athletes for their hard work and dedication to our program. Each and every player represented DHS with pride and dignity. We are very proud of you and we look forward to the winter season. The football team will play their last game against Cinnaminson on Wednesday, November 21st at 7pm.


You are cordially invited to our Fall Play which will be held on Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th. Detailed information is posted below. We are looking forward to our students' performances!


Please join us for our Financial Aid Information Session on Thursday, November 29th at 6:30pm in the DHS Media Center. This session will provide families with information on all of the Federal and State grants, scholarships and loan programs available through the FAFSA. Key information and requirements on filing the FAFSA are covered.


Come out and enjoy the MS/HS PTA's Holiday Craft Fair and then join the Class of 2019 for Lunch with Santa on Saturday, December 1st. Two seatings are available at 11am and 1pm. Please complete and return this form to your child's teacher by Wednesday, November 21st!


Due to the boy's soccer game, we needed to reschedule the Homecoming Forum continuation meeting from last month. We will reconvene on January 15, 2019 at 6pm as a precursor to the regularly scheduled PTA meeting. I hope to see everyone there!


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

Financial Aid Night

This Financial Aid Information Session will be held on Thursday, November 29th at 6:30pm in the DHS Media Center. This session will provide families with information on all of the Federal and State grants, scholarships and loan programs available through the FAFSA. Key information and requirements on filing the FAFSA are covered. The presentation is approximately one hour in duration and includes materials.


2019 - 2020 Financial Aid High School Presentation

New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

Presented by: Mr. Wil Casaine

Executive Director of Financial Aid

Tutoring & The Center for Student Success

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

ABC News' technology correspondent Becky Worley led a group of 10 girls from Northern California aged 13 through 14 through a social media detox, 10 Girls. 14 Days Without Any Social Media which broadcasted on Good Morning America! Click here to see how these young ladies fared!

Calendar of Events

  • 11/16 & 11/17 Fall Play
  • 11/17 Detention
  • 11/19 BOE Mtg., DMS, 7:30pm
  • 11/21 Early Dismissal
  • 11/22 School Closed - Happy Thanksgiving
  • 11/23 School Closed
  • 11/29 Financial Aid Night, 6:30pm
  • 11/30 Bear Day 2 - Blood Drive Assembly
  • 12/1 Detention, SAT & Lunch w/Santa
  • 12/7 Activity 3 - Hour of Code
  • View Full Calendar

DHS HAPPENINGS

National Honor Society Inductees

Congratulations to the following 2018 National Honor Society Inductees: Sabih Ali, Hayley Anderson, Brennadette Beebe, Sophia Cascsa, Ethan Chou, Lynelle Clervil, Kendal Coldren, Alessandro Gonzaga, Trinity Governa, Brooke Hennegan, Emily Jellison, Reagan Kennedy, Colin Kremus, Mia Lanzilotta, Anthony Lavery, Sera Lukens, Justin Ma, Riann Matela, Kaitlyn Mesisca, Thomas Murphy, Christopher Pappas, Khushi Patel, Kylie Pietras, Adriana Puleo, Connor Shanahan, Abigail Stiglich, Kesandu Ucheya, Ryan Wachter, Brooke Wachter and Simone Williams!
https://youtu.be/b4_zkJE2zEY
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Congratulations Principal's List & Honor Roll Students

Congratulations to all the students who achieved Principal's List and Honor Roll List for the 1st marking period. Principal's List students enjoyed a wonderful breakfast in recognition of their achievement. Both sets of students and their parents received a special pass that will provide free admission to athletic events and activities held during the 2nd marking period.

Principal's List Breakfast

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Fall Play

On Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th, come join the Delran High School Players as they present the Fall Play "UTBU - It's Unhealthy to be Unpleasant." Find out what happens when famous actor J. Francis Amber is investigated after reports are made to the UTBU organization that he is unpleasant. Shows begin each night at 8pm in the Morris Burton Performing Arts Center at Delran High School. Tickets are $10.00 and will be on sale each night before the show.

SAT/ACT Prep Course at DHS

Staffs Prep will be offering a SAT/ACT Prep class on 11/6, 11/13, 11/15, 11/20, 11/27, and 11/29 from 6:00 - 9:00pm in preparation for the December 1st SAT test. The course will be held here at DHS at a bargain basement price! All DHS students will be able to take this course for $250 when it normally costs $699. Students/parents can visit www.staffsprep.com/register, search for "Delran High School" and follow the steps to register.


Staffs Prep will also be offering a free mock SAT or ACT for Delran High School students. They will be given on Saturday, November 17th here at DHS. Students/Parents can visit www.staffsprep.com/mockexam to register! Can you beat free?


A testimonial from a DHS parent: My son, as well as my husband and I, could not be more pleased with the program as well as appreciative of Mr. Jain's commitment to student success. At the College Night presented by the Guidance Department, I wanted so much to encourage other families to have their children enroll in this program. Due to conflicts, my son had to postpone taking the SAT until a later month. The Staffs Prep instructor, Paras Jain, graciously allowed him to sit in on two additional classes this session to serve as a review before he takes this exam.


If you have any questions, please reach out to the Staffs Prep orgainization at contact@staffsprep.com.

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

Don't forget to order the 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

CREATE A CUSTOM YEARBOOK RECOGNITION FOR YOUR STUDENT. 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. ORDER A FULL PAGE AD and your senior’s book is FREE!

ATHLETIC NEWS

Mr. Guidotti's Update

Another exciting Fall season is about to come to an end. What better way to end this great season than to play a Thanksgiving Eve football game at Cinnaminson on Wednesday, November 21st at 7pm. A DHS football victory would give the Bears a share of the division title. The Bears have had a wonderful season so far. They are currently 8-1 and the community is so proud of all of their hard work and effort all season.


The boys’ soccer team had another wonderful season which ended with a Group 2 South Championship, the fourth time in a row for this accomplishment. The boys grew as a team and played some of their best games during the playoffs. The senior class will be missed. Thank you for the great season!

Members of the boys’ and girls’ cross-country team competed in the sectional championships at Thompson Park in Monroe a couple of weeks ago. Both teams had a successful season because they continued to improve with every meet. We are very proud of both programs.


The girls’ soccer team qualified for the state tournament as a 4 seed. The Lady Bears played very hard until the last whistle. The program continues to improve, and we look forward to seeing more success in the future from our Lady Bears.

The field hockey team and the girls’ tennis team ended their season weeks ago, however, we cannot forget the exciting games and matches that they were involved in. Thank you for the great memories and keep working hard in the off season.


Having trouble getting to Delran High School winter events? Subscribe to the Delran page on www.nfhsnetwork.com. Once you are subscribed, you can register to watch all basketball games and wrestling matches from the comfort of your home. The subscription is $10.00 a month or $40.00 for the entire winter season. If you cannot watch the games live, they become an on-demand option a few hours after the contest. If you have any questions, please contact Anthony Guidotti, Director of Athletics at aguidotti@delranschools.org.


Burlington Township High School is offering a free workshop for high school athletes and their parents on Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30pm at BTHS (Performing Arts Center) for the purpose of providing information concerning NCAA preparation. This year, BTHS is incorporating a segment concerning the physical and mental preparation for high level competition. If parents and students would like to attend the workshop, you will need to reserve a seat online via https://burltwpsch.tix.com.


FamilyID is open right now for any students who are interested in participating in a Winter sport at Delran High School. Please log in and complete all sections of the registration. If you experience any issues, please contact Sue Jordan, ext. 3003 in the main office. If you need to turn in a new valid physical, please drop it off in the main office. A physical can take up to two weeks for approval from the school physician so do not wait to turn the forms in. If your child has been diagnosed with Asthma or uses an inhaler for any reason, you must complete an Asthma Treatment Plan with your doctor during your scheduled physical. If your vision is less than 20/40 in either eye you must get clearance from your eye doctor that you are cleared to participate.


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

Congratulations DHS National Letter of Intent Athletes!

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PTA NEWS

Lunch with Santa

Shop for a special someone at the PTA's Holiday Craft Fair and then join the Delran High School Senior Class of 2019 for Lunch with Santa on Saturday, December 1st! Please click here for additional information. Sign-up forms must be submitted to your teacher by Wednesday, November 21st!
Due to the boy's soccer game, Mr. Finkle needed to reschedule the Homecoming Forum continuation meeting from last month. We will reconvene on January 15, 2019 at 6pm as a precursor to the regularly scheduled PTA meeting at 7pm.


The December PTA meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 11th at 7pm.

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

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