Monday, April 16, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Congratulations to all of the DSHS musicians on their performances at the Iowa High School Music Association State Solo/Ensemble Contest this past Saturday.  Many of the DSHS musicians were scored at the highest level of achievement and awarded a divisional I rating.  Three entries were recognized at the highest level of achievement winning the "Best of Center" award including Alexis Doremus, Oboe/Clarinet Duet - Alexis and Jackson Kates, and Samuel Day. Dubuque Senior High School was the only school to receive these honors.

 In addition, for the first time in IHSMA history, Judge Wayne Lu gave honorable mention to the following soloists including Paige Kizer, Emily Tigges, Justin Nowack, Jackson Kates, Jamal Cheaham, and Neil Butler.  Congratulations to all of our DSHS musicians on a fantastic job!
Attention Sophomores!!! There will be a Sophomore Class meeting on Wednesday, April 18th during A & D study. Sophomores should sign up in FlexiSCHED and attend the meeting during THEIR Support Time. Please bring a pen!!! See you then.

Want to earn money by doing math? Consider participating in the Trig Star math contest on April 18th from 9am - 11am. See Mrs. Goranson in A321 for more information


Prom tickets are on sale NOW!!  Tickets can be purchased beginning today in the business office.  Senior student Only tickets are $15 when purchased in advance or $20 at the door.  Guest tickets must be purchased before 3pm this Wednesday, April 18th and are $30. 


Any senior playing for the Senior High baseball team this summer can pick up a Scott Althoff Scholarship application from Mr. Fleming inn room A-211. This is a $500 scholarship in honor of former Ram Scott Alhtoff who was killed in a hit and run accident. Applications are due back to Mr. Fleming by April 24.

Are you interested in going out for Baseball or Softball this summer?  If so, make sure you get signed up in the Activities Office and attend the following Player/Parent Meetings (even if you are in a spring sport):

 Baseball – Tuesday, April 17th, 6:00 pm in the cafeteria

Softball – Monday, April 30th , 6:30 pm in the cafeteria


SENIORS! Check your school issued email!! There is a request to let us know your after graduation plans. This will be used to advertise within our school and celebrate your accomplishments!! Please have that done this week!!

The School Counseling Office will be hosting another Future Ready Talk this Thursday during A or D study time. This week's topic will be Career Discovery: How to find the Best Option for you! Please schedule yourself through FlexiSched.

 This session is best suited for Juniors, but Sophomores are welcome!


Swiss Colony in Peosta is looking for summer help.  You must be 16 to be a lineworker and must be 18 to be a forklift driver.   Wages are between $11 and $16 an hour depending on the job.   Apply by calling 80048SWISS.

Do you like to work outside in the construction field?  Would you like "on the job training" while earning money?  If so, Evergreen Construction Co is seeking individuals 16 or older who are responsible, willing to learn, and are ambitious.  They will train you how to assemble building materials used for construction. No prior experience necessary - just the right attitude and work ethic.  If this sounds like something, you would like to do - stop in the counseling office - in D152 for more information.