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Below is the Information Update for this week. 

Dover High School and Regional Career Technical Center Information Update

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


          The deadline for seniors to return graduation ticket order forms is tomorrow, Thursday, May 23rd by 2:30 pm.

     The Dover High School Athletic Leadership Council is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Students in grades 9-11 are welcome to apply.  The application is attached and can also be found on the DHS Athletic Department webpage.  All applications are due to Mrs. George via email ( on or before May 29th at 9:00 am.

     There will be no school on Friday, May 24th for a teacher workshop day and there will be no school on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

     The National Technical Honor Society and Career Technical Center Completer’s Program will be held on Thursday, May 23rd.  A reception will be held at 5:00 pm with the ceremony beginning at 6:00 pm in the auditorium.

      The Music Department’s Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:00pm in the auditorium.

     The World Language Department’s Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 pm in the auditorium.

     Underclassmen Awards will be presented on Friday, June 7th during Block 4 at 1:00 pm.  Parents and students will receive notification if a student is being presented an award.

Repeated Information



Seniors are encouraged to return graduation ticket forms as soon as possible.  The deadline to return this form is Thursday, May 23rd.  This date is established so we may determine further ticket availability. 


     All students should be clearing obligations.  Obligations include unreturned classroom materials, uniforms, library books, and lunch balances.  Seniors must clear up obligations before participating in senior activities.


     We ask that during events at the school that visitors and spectators parked in designated spaces.  Please do not park on the access road behind the school.


     The Barrington Public Library is looking for student volunteers this summer.


The office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen makes nominations for students interested in attending the United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Naval Academy and West Point. The deadline for applications for a 2020 nomination is October 4, 2109. Information can be found by visiting the nomination portal at



     The ASVAB follow up session has been moved to Thursday, May 23rd during Block 4.


     Earth Action will be holding a clothing swap on May 23rd.  Please bring gently used, washed clothing and accessories to room 240 or 242 for the clothing swap.

     NHHEAF will be hosting their popular Summer Boot Camp workshop series in July and August to help rising high school seniors embark upon the college admissions process. These small, relaxed, small-group workshops are offered at their Concord campus. Workshop cost is $25. These workshops do tend to fill up quickly. See attached flyers for details.  

     Students in grades 8 (or age 14 by 6/23/19) through 12 are invited to the 2019 4-H Teen Conference that will be held from Sunday, June 23rd through Wednesday, June 26th.  4-H membership is not required, and space is limited so students are encouraged to sign up as early as possible.


     Below is information concerning UNH’s Summer Tech Camp.  You will also find a flyer attached to tis email.


Do you want to excite your child’s interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)?

Would you like your child to learn, experiment, play, and explore in a hands-on way this summer, while having fun and learning what it’s like to be on a college campus? 

Would your child enjoy meeting like-minded kids and building new friendships with other youth who have an interest in STEM?

Extracurricular STEM activities are known to spark STEM career interest in youth, and

UNH Tech Camp has been offering a set of hands-on programs since 2007.

We offer immersive, full-week programs:

  • one for ALL GIRLS
  • another that’s CO-ED


This is an exciting opportunity for students entering grades 6-12. Here, they will learn to work and think like scientists and engineers, all the while developing the personal and executive skills—such as problem-solving, creativity, curiosity, decision-making, and flexibility--that are invaluable for a career in a STEM field.

This is a sampling of the kinds of activities that have been offered at UNH Tech Camp:


  • Designing a bridge and investigating structural engineering
  • Creating animations
  • Building and programming robots
  • Printing …in 3D
  • Experimenting with electrical engineering
  • Developing autonomous vehicles
  • Exploring the genetic engineering of bacteria and plants
  • Engaging in coding


Financial support is available for students in all programs.

For more information, contact Professor Carmela Amato-Wierda, faculty director of Tech Camp at or 603-862-2526.


     Students spend four days and three nights on the beautiful UNH Durham campus (4-H is part of UNH!), and have the opportunity sleep in the dorms, eat in the award-winning dining halls, and experience what it is like to be a college student. Participants gain leadership skills and knowledge as they actively engage in experiential workshops focused on personal growth, academic/career development, and recreation/leisure. We have a wide range of workshops: resume writing, money management, cooking, self-defense, civil discourse, ultimate Frisbee, and how to design your own app…to name a few. And there’s no shortage of fun, with a lip sync competition, banquet, dance, and a coastal service-learning project!


    Another reason to explore the Teen Conference is that the University of New Hampshire acknowledges that 4-H members are on a path to success, offering a $500 scholarship for each year of active NH 4-H participation, up to a maximum of $5,000 per year of UNH enrollment.  The conference is a great way to see all the possibilities 4-H has to offer.


Click here to find out more:


     Would you like to become a volunteer or chaperone in our School District?     If so, please contact Addison Russell at the SAU Office to schedule an appointment.  You can reach Addison at 603-516-6241 or by email  Addison works Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

     New Hampshire law requires that all volunteers and chaperones complete a criminal record check.  This process only takes about 15 minutes.  You will need to bring a photo ID and a check for $21.25 made out to State of NH – Criminal Records. If your student is part of the Free and Reduced Lunch Program, the Dover School District will cover the cost of the Criminal Record Check.


Yearbooks can be purchased for $70 online using the link below, or in room 219 with cash or a check payable to DHS Yearbook.  Order yours today!  Limited copies are available!