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Dover High School Family Information Update

April19, 2017 

     A fundraiser for Project Graduation will be held at the Ninety-Nine Restaurant on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  15% of your check will support Dover High School’s Project Graduation.

     Class of 2017 cap and gown payments can be made in the School Store. The cost is $25 and can be made in the form of cash, check, or credit/debit card. The School Store is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:30 - 12:45. Contact Ms. Cancellieri @ 516-6994 or if you have any questions.

     The Class of 2020 is having a fundraiser on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Margaritas from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.  20% of your check will support the Class of 2020.

     April vacation is Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28.  All school offices will be closed on Monday, April 24.

Repeated Information 

     Juniors and seniors are reminded that all obligations, including lunch balances, must be taken care of before you can purchase prom tickets and participate in senior activities.     

     Juniors who did not take the SAT on April 5, 2017 or in the April testing window will be required to take the test on the make-up day of Tuesday, May 2, 2017. 

     All juniors will take the Science NECAP on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 during Blocks 1 and 2

     Project Graduation will take place aboard the Spirit of Boston.  Students will enjoy dinner, dancing, and a cruise of Boston Harbor.  Attached to this email you will find information on how individuals, organizations, and businesses can support this traditional activity that helps our students celebrate graduation safely.  We appreciate your support.  

     Students interested in attending the United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, and West Point require a nomination by a member of Congress.  Senator Shaheen’s office has an October 6, 2017 deadline to apply to her office for consideration to be a 2022 service academy nominee.  Her office will be hosting a Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the New Hampshire Army National Guard Regional Training Institute located at 772 Riverwood Drive in Pembroke, New Hampshire.

     LIBERTY MUTUAL will be hosting APRIL VACATION CODE DAY on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at 225 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth, NH. This event is for motivated high school juniors and seniors who are interested in learning basic website design coding skills and want to learn more about technology careers. Students will need to sign a permission slip provided by Liberty Mutual prior to the event. Students should expect to attend the event unaccompanied by teachers/parents. RSVP BY APRIL 7, 2017 by email to if you are interested and qualify (see attached brochure).

      The Dover School Board has made the following adjustments to the 2016-2017 School Calendar.  The last day is based on our current snow day total.

            *Friday, May 26, 2017 will be a student day.  It will not be a teacher workshop day.

*The last day for underclassmen will be June 21, 2017 and it will be a half day.  We have not set the exam schedule for Second Semester.

     College-Bound Seniors: all the scholarships listed on the Scholarship Wall in the Guidance Office are also posted online on the Guidance Webpage.  The link is:

     There is still time to order a 2017 Dover High School yearbook! It's on the link below to order online...OR......Bring cash, or check (payable to DHS Yearbook) to room 328. Order your yearbook today....$65.00

     Would you like to be more involved in your child's school? Maybeth Anderson, Dover High School librarian, would love to have your help in the library this year.  There are many tasks for you to choose from: entering magazine and book data on a computer, compiling library attendance statistics, creating signs, shelving books, repairing books and much more. Choose the day and time that work best for you.  No experience necessary! Please contact Maybeth for more information:;  603-516-6973.



Peter Driscoll
Dover High School Principal 


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