Monday, October 15, 2018

Tuesday, October 16th


REMINDER:  Registration for the next session of Driver’s Ed is going on now.  You may pick up registration forms in the business office.  Registrations will not be taken after 24th. 

Congratulations to the women’s swim and dive team on their performance at the MVC Supermeet on Saturday.  The team finished as divisional runners-up and in 6th place overall.  Leading the way was Anna Pfeiffer with two conference titles in the 50 and 100 Free and earning conference athlete of the year.  Other all-conference honors went to Maci Boffeli, Izzy Gile, Taylor Kremer, Tabby Monahan, Delaney Noel, Grace Pope, Catherine Schueller, Hannah Trimble, and Claire Wedewer.  Great job to all the swimmers and divers. 

DUBUQUE SENIOR GIRLS' XC:   Congratulations to the Ram Varsity Girls' Cross-Country team for defending their conference championship!  The Rams' conference dominance was solidified on Friday at the Dubuque Soccer Complex as the Rams placed three runners in the top five.  Individual champion and MVC Athlete of the Year Claire Edmondson paced the Rams, while Lillian Schmidt was close behind, finishing as runner-up.  Izzy 'Gazpacho' Gorton cruised to a 5th  place finish, as well.  All three ladies earned 1st team all-conference honors.  Ashley Donovan in 11th and Lucia Nelson  in 12th raced very well, earning 2nd team all-conference honors.  Senior Olivia Kruse finished in 15th to garner honorable mention all-conference honors. Freshman Lucy Tompkins Garroute and Lily Balayti both ran well, finishing inside the top 30 of their first ever conference meet!

Tomorrow:  Frosh-Soph and Junior Varsity Results Announced.
Keep it rocking, ladies!  Districts and State are on the horizon!

Hey guys! Do you sing? The Dubuque Senior Men’s Ensemble is looking for any guys that want to sing (and maybe eat a donut). Be a part of something new and exciting for musical men at Dubuque Senior! Beginning Thursday morning October 25th in the choir room we’ll meet at 7 and sing a few tunes and enjoy a donut. See Mr. Chesher for details. There will probably be donuts there too. 

Students and Staff – Have you noticed a lock of Rampages in your classrooms?  That’s because we’ve gone fully online!!  To check out our stories, visit !  Be sure to follow us on Twitter as well to be alerted of new stories as soon as they are posted.  Follow us at   @DSHSRampageEcho

Regardless of which branch of the military a veteran served on, we know that they made a great sacrifice to protect our country.  During conferences this fall, National Honor Society is giving a way to thank them for their bravery.  

Please bring non-perishable food items or paper products with you to conferences on Tuesday, Oct. 16, or Thursday, Oct. 18.  All items will be donated to the veterans association to help veterans in need. 

On Wednesday, November 7th 14 Senior students will have the opportunity to compete in the University of Wisconsin Platteville Math Contest.  Please let your math teacher know if you are interested in competing for the Rams. 




Men’s Swimming Informational Meeting-  There will be a men’s swimming informational meeting on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:10 AM or 2:30 PM.  All returning and interested swimmers should plan to attend one of these meetings.  If you are unable to attend a meeting, please see coach Huff in room B142. 

Are you interested in Cheerleading?  There will be a Mini-Tryout to fill some vacant spots on the Winter Cheer Team for the 2018-19 Basketball Team!  The tryouts will be held on both Monday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 23rd in the Wrestling Room from 3:30 – 5:30 pm.  There is a MANDATORY packet of information that needs to be filled out and turned in before you can tryout.  These packets are available at the Activities Office.  So, if you’re interested in being a cheerleader and didn’t have the opportunity to tryout last spring, now’s your chance!

STUDENTS – are you interested in going out for a WINTER SPORT?  If so, get signed up today in the Activities Office.  You will need to make sure you have all the required paperwork on file.

Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s Swimming, and Women’s Basketball start on November 5th and Men’s Basketball and Wrestling start on November 12th.  Don’t wait to get signed up!  Go to the Activities Office to learn more!


The Justice store at the Kennedy Mall is looking for part-time employees – Stop in the counseling office for more info.

Other businesses looking or ambitious individuals include:  Target, Shopko, Colony Brand, Kohls, Hy-Vee, Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Queen, and Grand Harbor. 


October 16th           8:25a.m.                 St Ambrose
                               10:05a.m.                Cornell

October 17th           8:25a.m.                 U of Iowa
                               9:15a.m.                  Simpson
                               12:45p.m.               Iowa Central

October 23rd           8:25a.m.                 UW Platteville
                                12:45p.m.                Clarke

October 31st            9:15a.m.                 NICC