Weekly Update

Dover High School and Regional Career Technical Center Information Update

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

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Library Cards

Student library cards will automatically be renewed on October 15 th. Students can ignore messages to the contrary.


Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Registration:

If your student is taking an AP class at DHS or VLACS, now is the time to register for the AP exam.  What you need to know:

  • Students must register for the exam through their MyAp Account (payment details below).
  • Students can pay from now until 10/27 in the DHS School Counseling Office. 
  • The fee is $98 and the check is made out to Dover High School.
  • If a student does not make their payment, their exam cannot be ordered - Fee waivers are available for those who qualify.

For more information contact Kyle Cote from the Dove High School Counseling Department at [email protected] or AP - Parent Resources

  • AP charges a $40 fee for any exam that is ordered but not taken (e.g. a student changes their mind).
  • Any exam that is ordered after the deadline will incur an additional $40 fee ($98+$40).


PSAT Information


  • A practice version of the College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), known as the PSAT/NMSQT, measures verbal, writing, and mathematical abilities important in college work.
  • The PSAT/NMSQT is recommended for sophomores and juniors who are thinking of going to college. For more information, see the Student Guide.


Test Day Location: Dover High School

Test Date: Wed, Oct 18, 2023

  Deadline to sign up: Friday, October 6th by 

      2:30pm (hard deadline, no exceptions)

 Cost: $25


  • Sign up: Students interested in taking the test should see Mrs. Graves in the Guidance Office to sign up. 
  • Payment: Due at time of registration, CASH or CHECK is accepted. Checks are to be made payable to Dover High School. There are Fee Waivers available for eligible Juniors, which is outlined HERE
  • Free resources to practice for the PSAT: 
  • PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide
  • Khan Academy Official SAT Practice


NAMI New Hampshire Life under Construction Mental Health Resource

Attached is a mental health resource from NAMI NH where you can find resources and supports for youth and young adults affected by mental health challenges.

Please click here to view the flyer


Important Information for Seniors and Their Families

College 101 Presentation

The School Counseling Department will be hosting a 'College 101 Presentation' for parents/guardians of seniors on October 11th at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium.  This presentation will go over the nuts and bolts of the college application process and financial aid. This will be the same presentation given to seniors during the week of 9/18/23.


NHHEAF Financial Aid 101 Presentation

New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) will present to seniors during the school day on Oct. 11 th at 10:30 am in the Auditorium. They will provide seniors with an overview of the financial aid process as it is now a requirement to graduate. Parents/guardians who can't make the evening presentation (College 101 on 10/11/23) are invited to attend.  


NEACAC College Fair

Elite Sports Academy in Epson, NH, will be hosting the NEACAC College Fair on Wednesday, October 18th from 5:30-7:30pm pm.  Over 100 college admissions representatives will be on hand representing their schools.  For more info visit: https ://www.neacac.org/fall-college-fairs-2023


Apply NH

Apply NH (formerly I Am College Bound) will be on Friday, November 3rd in the Dover High School library.  This statewide campaign supports students with college and career applications.  Students will be notified to sign up for the event in October.


FAFSA Information Session and Filing Events

New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) and the UNH Financial Aid Office will be offering support for seniors and parents/guardians on filing the FAFSA starting in January 2024.  The updated FAFSA will be released in December and announcements will be made on the various opportunities to support students and parents/guardians to file the FAFSA. 


Senior Caps and Gowns

Planning and preparations for graduation is a year-round endeavor. Please see the information and link below for the ordering of caps and gowns for members of the Class of 2024.

To the Class of 2024 Senior Parents,

The online store for ordering caps and gowns is now open.  Orders will be shipped to the school in the spring.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Ms. Cunio in the Main Office - [email protected] or 603-516-6922.  



Yearbook Senior Photos and Baby Pictures

The link to upload senior photos and baby pictures is provided below.  Please use this link and upload by October 27th. 

 If you have any questions, please reach out to Christine Stewart at [email protected]

Private photo submission link:               




Only seniors and juniors who have purchased a parking permit can park on campus. Students must have cleared all obligations, have all application information filled out and signed, a copy of their license and registration, and have met attendance/tardy requirements based on last year attendance to purchase a permit. Parking applications are processed in the Main Office.


Military Academy Appointments

The Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen wants to remind seniors that the deadline for applying for a nomination to the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and the United States Military Academy at West Point through her office is Friday, October 6, 2023. For more information on the process, you can visit http://www.shaheen.senate.gov and look under Academy Nominations.


United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)

The 62 nd United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Washington Week will be held March 2-9, 2024. Two students from each state will be selected to attend and each will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship. For further information and to download an application, please go to United States Senate Youth Program | Department of Education (nh.gov).  


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