Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

DON’T FORGET…..  Driver’s Ed forms are now available in the business office.  There are still spots available and registration is on a first come first serve basis!

Men’s Soccer will hold open gyms on the following nights in December:

Dec 14, 715-900 pm in Nora Gym
Dec 21, 815-930 pm in Small Gym
Dec 28, 700-830 pm in Nora Gym
Dec 30, 700-830 pm in Nora Gym

The Discovery Club will be hiking at the Mines of Spain this Saturday from 12:30 to 2:30. Please come to the Thursday morning meeting at 7:15 in Ms. Pfohl's classroom, B-249, for more details and a permission slip.

Attention Students: The Key Club will be hosting a bake sale starting this coming Monday, December 14th. You’ll be able to find the Bake Sale in the cafeteria all lunch periods.

The suggested donation is $1.00. All donations will go to Covers for Comfort. Make sure to stop down before they run out of SWEETS!

Please help us recognize the students from the DSHS Band program who were selected for the North East Iowa Bandmasters Association Honor Band and the NEIBA Honor Jazz Band. Go Rams!!!


Eric Blum, Kirsten Lucy, Emily Tigges

Anna Brondyke, Bethany Manders

Kaitlin Hansen, Justin Nowack

Kizer Paige, Kristin Rasmussen

Emily Lemire, Macy Schmidt


Anna Brondyke, Paige Kizer
JaNiese Jensen, Melissa Olivares

The Senior Social Studies Department will be hosting a trivia night on Monday, December 14th. We will begin at 6:30 PM and go until approximately 8:00 PM in the cafeteria. Teams can be anywhere from 1 to 8 students and prizes will be awarded. It is free to attend but there will be a free will donation if you feel so inclined. A preview of rounds will be a general knowledge round and a bands by color round. We will see you then!

Seniors - The ECHO Yearbook Staff needs your Senior Photos. The January 15th deadline is drawing dangerously close and we only have about 30 photos. This is your year to really stand out! Don't miss your chance! Make sure you photo has been emailed to either dubuquesenior@gmail.com or sjackman@dbqschools.org by January 15th, 2016. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Jackman in room E45 or any ECHO staff member.

Registration forms are now available for the next session of Driver’s Ed. Driver’s Ed. begins on January 6th! Registration forms may be picked up in the business office or in guidance. Forms can be turned back in to the Business Office beginning next Monday, December 7th. Classes will be filled on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions, please stop by the business office and ask.

National Honor Society is collecting donations for Operation Warm to help purchase new winter coats for students in need at Prescott Elementary. Look for NHS members at home events this week and please drop a dollar or two into the coat -We are aiming at purchasing 36 coats, but need your help to make this happen!

RAMS Booster Club Apparel is NOW AVAILABLE in the Activities Office.

Just in time for the HOLIDAYS!

Do you have some last minute shopping to do? Do you have some RAM Fans on your list? NOT A PROBLEM!   RAMS Apparel is now available in the Activities Office.   The Booster Club has new styles of sweatshirts, t-shirts, leggings, hats, and even a nice comfy blanket!

Check out the display case across the hall from the Activities Office to see what’s available.

Items will be available to staff/parents any time during the day, however it will ONLY be available to students before or after school.

IM 5v5 Dodgeball
Dec. 16th 7:30 pm
Small Gym
No Sign Up required
Show up with team name and captain ready

Questions talk with Mr. Blaser

9th graders, check with the health office to see if your required dental form has been turned in. On Dec. 8th, there will be a dental screening in the small gym for all 9th graders who have not turned one in. Any questions see staff in the health office.

RENAISSANCE ALERT! RENAISSANCE ALERT! ID stamping is happening now in the AP office for Renaissance before and after school. If you had As, Bs and Cs, no Ds or Fs on your progress report, please stop in the AP office to get your ID stamped. You will need the second quadrant stamped Red or Blue if you plan to exempt a semester final.

Many businesses are looking for part-time workers - new ones just posted on bulletin board by guidance office are Tony Roma's, Grand River Center, and Dubuque Specialty Care. Dubuque Specialty Care is paying $9 an hour to start and jobs are evenings 4:15 - 7:15 and every other weekend. No late hours and great starting pay. Check these out in guidance!


December 9th              12:45p.m.                American Academy of Arts