Dover High School and Regional Career Technical Center Information Update
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Winter Recess will run from Monday, February 24th to Friday, February 28th. Students will return to school on Monday, March 2nd. All district and school offices will be closed on Monday, February 24th.
Students are in the process of entering their course selections for next year into Infinite Campus. Students should be scheduling appointments with their counselor to confirm their choices, resolve any issues and make sure their choices align with their post-secondary goals.
The link below will allow students to register for on an outstanding opportunity to connect with local businesses to learn about career opportunities. The event will be held in the Dover High School library on Wednesday, March 18th from 3:00pm to 5:30 pm. More information concerning this event is found below the link.
There has been heavy media coverage of the Coronavirus. In New Hampshire this year, Influenza A and B have been the issue. We ask that you remind your students of the importance of covering their cough with a tissue or sleeve, washing their hands for at least twenty seconds, and staying home if they are ill. Those seeking information about the Coronavirus outbreak can go to the following link provided by the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/2019-ncov.htm.
"Student Recognition Ads" which will be featured in the 2020 DHS Yearbook for graduating Seniors are available for purchase.
Go to www.jostens.com and enter Dover High School, Dover, NH and follow the instructions provided.
Upload photos and a message to create a unique memento for your special DHS 2020 Graduate!!
Prices vary based on the ad size. Place your order by February 13th!!
Questions?? Email the DHS Yearbook Staff
Destination College is now accepting registrations. This event is designed to help high school juniors and their families prepare for entry into college. This annual statewide college preparation convention is held every spring through collaborative efforts between The NHHEAF Network Organizations and New Hampshire colleges and universities. All the day's events are FREE to students and parents. Attendees will have access to a variety of free college planning workshops, hear from a student keynote speaker, participate in scholarship raffles, and attend a college fair. For more information, please click here: https://www.nhheaf.org/destination-college.asp
Apply to CTE Programs
CTE (Career and Technical Education) combines education and real-world skills! Dover CTC is taking applications now for our 21 programs. Apply now! https://tricity.enrolltrack.com/StudentPortal/#
Sophomores (current freshman) as well as Juniors and Seniors are welcome to apply!
Did you know that 95% of CTE students graduate high school, which is 10% higher than the national average, 78% of CTE graduates enroll in post-secondary education full-time and 81% of high school dropouts say real-world skills education would’ve kept them in school? Did you know that 1/3 of all high school dual enrollment credits come from CTE courses (600,000 total) and that the Dover Regional Career and Technical Center provides almost all of the Dual Enrollment opportunities for students in Dover?
Did you know 82% of CTE students say they’re “satisfied” with career opportunities, 80% of CTE students say CTE classes helped them “know where they were headed”, 70% of CTE students say entering a CTE program of study helped them get better grades and 45% of CTE students say it used real-world examples to help them understand classwork?
*****All CTE facts can be found at https://www.aeseducation.com/career-technical-education-facts-that-prove-its-awesome
Seniors are encouraged to visit the School Counseling Office to access scholarship opportunities. Students can also go to https://dhs.dover.k12.nh.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1424324&type=d&pREC_ID=1590585 for more information.
For students looking for employment, there is a job board with positions available between the Auto Technology and Auto Collision classes.
Dover High School yearbooks are now on sale. They can be purchased online by using the link below or by bring cash or a check payable to DHS Yearbook to Room 219. Yearbooks are currently priced at $65. Quantities are limited, order your copy today!
The graduation date for the Class of 2020 has been set for Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Change in state law allows the setting of a school’s graduation date based on the original school calendar not the calendar after snow days have been added. This change allows families to better plan for this important milestone. Because of renovations taking place this spring and summer at the Whittemore Center, graduation will be held at Lundholm Gymnasium.