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    This retreat is rescheduled from Oct. 8.

    Spiritual Life
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    Christmas Concert Rehearsal

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    Attention Recent Alumni

    On Fri., Dec. 21, a special assembly is being planned to give our seniors a glimpse of college life through the eyes of recent Delone Catholic HS graduates. Delone Catholic invites any alumni who are currently enrolled in college, a trade school or enlisted in the military to join us and share their insights and/or advice on how to be better prepared for life after graduation. If you are an alumnus or alumna interested in participating, please email Mrs. Jennifer Hart
    (jhart@delonecatholic.org) by noon on Dec. 19. Please plan on arriving by 10:45 a.m. on Dec. 21. Specific details regarding parking and signing-in will be sent out via email prior to the assembly.

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    Snowball Dance, Sat., Jan. 5

    The student council is excited to announce that Delone Catholic will be having a Snowball Dance on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 from 7-10 p.m. The dress code for the dance is semi-formal/casual. If your student plans to attend the dance, please read and sign the Dresscode Agreement and have your student return it to their class moderator by Dec. 14. Tickets can be purchased from the student's class moderator from Dec. 17-21. The cost is $10 each. If your student would like to bring a guest that is not a Delone Catholic student, please complete the Guest Permission Form. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Lori Heberling or Mrs. Diane Scanlon.

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    Golden Apple Nominations Being Accepted

    The Golden Apple Award will be given to six teachers and one principal in the Diocese of Harrisburg. The award will consist of the following:

    • Cash award of $5000.00
    • Certificate of Achievement
    • Golden Apple
    • Individual photo with Bishop Ronald Gainer
    • Group photo with Bishop Gainer
    These will all be presented at the ceremony during the awards banquet, which will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Diocesan Center.

    The nomination and application forms are available on the diocese website under Resources.  The complete nomination packets are due in the Diocesan Education Office by February 22, 2019. If you have specific questions, contact Mrs. Livia Riley, Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Harrisburg.
    Delone Catholic High School
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    Request for Meditation Books

    Mary Furlong, former Delone Catholic teacher, is currently teaching at a seminary in Africa. The rector is looking for donations of new or used meditation books that the students can check out for a few weeks at a time for spiritual reading. Any donations would need to be dropped off at Delone Catholic the week of Dec. 17. Thank you for your consideration!

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Intentions for Adoration

    Every Friday, the Mary, Queen of Peace Chapel is open for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and our students would like to use that time to pray for your intentions. Please use this form to submit any intentions that you have so that a student can choose an intention to pray for specifically during their time at Adoration. 

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Mount 2000 Registration

    Applications for registration for the Mount 2000 retreat are now open. This retreat is a Eucharist-centered weekend, sponsored at Mount St. Mary's University by the seminarians from Feb. 8-10. Due to changes in regulations, our group will not be sleeping at the Mount; students will go home each night and come back to the Mount in the morning. Cost is $65. If there is enough interest, Delone Catholic will lead a group. Please contact Mrs. Phenicie if you are interested!

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Order Your 2018-19 Delonian Yearbook

    Forms are now available to place an order for the Delonian 2018-19 yearbook and to place your Ads for Grads. Yearbook orders are due by Mar. 11, 2019 and submissions for Ads for Grads are due by May 1, 2019. For a copy of the 2018-19 Yearbook Order Form, click here. For a copy of the Ads for Grads Order Form, click here. Yearbooks may be purchased online at www.YearbookOrderCenter.com and selecting Delone Catholic or using order number 4186.

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Assistant Baseball Coach

    Delone Catholic is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Athletic Director at tbonitz@delonecatholic.org or 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, PA 17344.

    Delone Catholic High School

In Other News

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    Attention Recent Alumni

    On Fri., Dec. 21, a special assembly is being planned to give our seniors a glimpse of college life through the eyes of recent Delone Catholic HS graduates. Delone Catholic invites any alumni who are currently enrolled in college, a trade school or enlisted in the military to join us and share their insights and/or advice on how to be better prepared for life after graduation. If you are an alumnus or alumna interested in participating, please email Mrs. Jennifer Hart
    (jhart@delonecatholic.org) by noon on Dec. 19. Please plan on arriving by 10:45 a.m. on Dec. 21. Specific details regarding parking and signing-in will be sent out via email prior to the assembly.

    Delone Catholic High School
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    Snowball Dance, Sat., Jan. 5

    The student council is excited to announce that Delone Catholic will be having a Snowball Dance on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 from 7-10 p.m. The dress code for the dance is semi-formal/casual. If your student plans to attend the dance, please read and sign the Dresscode Agreement and have your student return it to their class moderator by Dec. 14. Tickets can be purchased from the student's class moderator from Dec. 17-21. The cost is $10 each. If your student would like to bring a guest that is not a Delone Catholic student, please complete the Guest Permission Form. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Lori Heberling or Mrs. Diane Scanlon.

    Delone Catholic High School
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    Golden Apple Nominations Being Accepted

    The Golden Apple Award will be given to six teachers and one principal in the Diocese of Harrisburg. The award will consist of the following:

    • Cash award of $5000.00
    • Certificate of Achievement
    • Golden Apple
    • Individual photo with Bishop Ronald Gainer
    • Group photo with Bishop Gainer
    These will all be presented at the ceremony during the awards banquet, which will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Diocesan Center.

    The nomination and application forms are available on the diocese website under Resources.  The complete nomination packets are due in the Diocesan Education Office by February 22, 2019. If you have specific questions, contact Mrs. Livia Riley, Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Harrisburg.
    Delone Catholic High School
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    Placement Testing for Class of 2023

    Delone Catholic HS will be administering the High School Placement Test on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 9 Testing will take place in the school cafeteria. Please enter through the gym entrance on the South Street side. Arrival time is 8:30-8:45 a.m. Testing begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. Students are asked to bring #2 pencils and a calculator. Snacks and drinks will be available during the breaks. Students will be dismissed no later 1:15 p.m.
    There is no fee to take the test and it in no way binds you to enrollment at Delone Catholic. Please complete the registration form and return it to Mrs. Jennifer Hart by Dec. 14. 

    Prospective Families
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    Request for Meditation Books

    Mary Furlong, former Delone Catholic teacher, is currently teaching at a seminary in Africa. The rector is looking for donations of new or used meditation books that the students can check out for a few weeks at a time for spiritual reading. Any donations would need to be dropped off at Delone Catholic the week of Dec. 17. Thank you for your consideration!

    Delone Catholic High School
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    Challenge of the Week - 2nd quarter

    For the second quarter,  the Challenge of the Week will involve doing problems on Khan Academy to practice for the SAT.

    In order to participate, you will need to join the Khan Academy class called "Math Challenge" - class code is:  2VAMDW2W.  Upon joining the class, you'll need to allow your SAT achievement to be shared with me.  When you are ready to do practice problems, click on Courses (near the upper left hand corner), then select SAT under Test Prep (usually in the left most column).  Click on Practice, select Math, go down the page to the Heading "Problem Solving and Data Analysis".  

    Each week, you will be given one entry for the ice cream ticket drawing for each question that you answer correctly for the week's topic.

    Topics will be:

    10/28 - 11/3:  Ratios, rates, and proportions

    11/4 - 11/10:  Percents

    12/30 - 1/5:  Linear and exponential growth

    1/6 - 1/12:   Ratios, rates, and proportions

    1/13 - 1/19:  Percents

     

    If you have any questions, please stop by Room 19 to discuss them with Mrs. Sneeringer.  

    Mathematics Department
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    Grades needed for next math course

    As we begin to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year, we would like to  make sure that students and parents are aware of the grades that would need to be earned to qualify for math classes for the 2019-2020 school year.  In addition to minimum grade requirements,  other factors (work ethic, potential for success, teacher recommendation) are also considered.  If any changes are made to the  prerequisites, they would be published in the course catalog and noted in a post here.

    If you have any questions about these requirements, please contact the Mathematics Department chairperson, Candy Sneeringer, at csneeringer@delonecatholic.org.

     

     

    Mathematics Department
  • Assistant Cross Country Coach

    Delone Catholic is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Cross Country Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Athletic Director at tbonitz@delonecatholic.org or 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, Pa. 17344.

    Athletics
  • SportsLeader Virtue of the Week

    Our virtue of the week is RESILIENCE - The strength to be able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

    Athletics
  • Spring Musical Auditions

    All Delone Catholic HS students and all seventh and eighth graders of St. Teresa of Calcutta, St. Francis Xavier, and St. Joseph are invited to audition for Delone Catholic High School's 2018 spring musical, Disney's Beauty and the Beast  to be presented March 15-17, 2019. Audition materials are attached.

    Students may audition either Wednesday December 5 or Monday December 10, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Delone Catholic band room. Performances will be held March 15 & 16 at 7 p.m. and March 17 at 2 p.m. Rehearsals will be held on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m. beginning January 6. Questions can be directed to Brian Yealy at byealy@delonecatholic.org .

    Music
  • Intentions for Adoration

    Every Friday, the Mary, Queen of Peace Chapel is open for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and our students would like to use that time to pray for your intentions. Please use this form to submit any intentions that you have so that a student can choose an intention to pray for specifically during their time at Adoration. 

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Mount 2000 Registration

    Applications for registration for the Mount 2000 retreat are now open. This retreat is a Eucharist-centered weekend, sponsored at Mount St. Mary's University by the seminarians from Feb. 8-10. Due to changes in regulations, our group will not be sleeping at the Mount; students will go home each night and come back to the Mount in the morning. Cost is $65. If there is enough interest, Delone Catholic will lead a group. Please contact Mrs. Phenicie if you are interested!

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Order Your 2018-19 Delonian Yearbook

    Forms are now available to place an order for the Delonian 2018-19 yearbook and to place your Ads for Grads. Yearbook orders are due by Mar. 11, 2019 and submissions for Ads for Grads are due by May 1, 2019. For a copy of the 2018-19 Yearbook Order Form, click here. For a copy of the Ads for Grads Order Form, click here. Yearbooks may be purchased online at www.YearbookOrderCenter.com and selecting Delone Catholic or using order number 4186.

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Assistant Baseball Coach

    Delone Catholic is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Athletic Director at tbonitz@delonecatholic.org or 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, Pa. 17344.

    Athletics
  • Intentions for Adoration

    Every Friday, the Mary, Queen of Peace Chapel is open for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and our students would like to use that time to pray for your intentions. Please use this form to submit any intentions that you have so that a student can choose an intention to pray for specifically during their time at Adoration. 

    Spiritual Life
  • After school study sessions

    After school study sessions are provided as an opportunity for Instructional Support (IS) or Special Interest (SI) students to stay after school to work on any homework or missing assignments. They can also receive additional help from subject teachers, if they are available, or receive assistance from the Instructional Support Specialist.  The sessions are held, as needed, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Please return this form with your e-mail address and phone number for our records.  

     
    Please click here if you would like your student considered for Special Interest. 
     
    If you have any questions regarding Instructional Support or Special Interest, please contact Mrs. Kim Cook at kcook@delonecatholic.org.
    Instructional Support Services
  • Assistant Baseball Coach

    Delone Catholic is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Athletic Director at tbonitz@delonecatholic.org or 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, PA 17344.

    Delone Catholic High School
  • Gold Season Passes and Black Season Passes are now available

    The season passes are now on sale.  Please see the attachment for pricing.  The pass is good for all regular season home games.  It excludes all post season home games.   Please contact Mrs. Hefner khefner@delonecatholic.org with any questions.  

    Athletics
  • DCHS Music Dates 2018-19

    Music
  • Custodian

    Delone Catholic HS has an immediate opening for a full-time custodian. Duties include responsibility for the daily operations and custodial maintenance of buildings and grounds for Delone Catholic HS under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Principal. External maintenance may include trimming bushes, mowing, shoveling as necessary. Must be team oriented and comfortable working in an environment where discretion is necessary and able to work with custodial supplies and equipment in addition to opening, closing and preparing areas for use as needed. This position requires a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, medical examination/TB test as per Pennsylvania law, all necessary PA and Diocesan Youth Protection clearances which are the responsibility of the applicant and do not ensure employment. Interested applicants may call the main office at 717-637-5969.

    Employment Opportunities
  • Personal School Tours

    There are so many things that are inspiring here at Delone Catholic HS, and we would like to show you them personally. Learn more about Delone Catholic with a personalized school tour. This is an excellent opportunity to see our students and teachers in action. School tours are available by appointment during normal school hours. Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Hart, Director of Marketing and Admissions for to schedule yours today!

    Prospective Families
  • STEM Opportunities at Delone Catholic

    Every Delone Catholic student has many opportunities to explore and solve problems in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Courses offered include Engineering and Drafting, Basic Programming, Web Design, Algebra to Calculus, and a full spectrum of Science classes, all of which include hands on laboratory work. All 9th graders will complete a research paper and an independent research project as part of their Biology class.  Students who want to further explore or compete can choose from the following activities.

    Environmental Club - a student-generated club that is new for 2018-19
    Science Club - including teams that compete at Science Olympiad and the Robotics competition.
    YCSEF - Science Fair Note: the required 9th grade project can be used for Science Fair competition. Projects may be started now for competition next March. Dates and forms are attached.

    We want to encourage all students to participate in activities that help them pursue their interests and develop problem solving skills.  Please contact the following teachers with questions.

    Mrs. Gadow - Environmental club or YCSEF  jgadow@delonecatholic.org
    Mrs. Marrocco - Science club pmarrocco@delonecatholic.org

    Science Department
  • Squire Shadow Days

    Experience Delone Catholic High School first-hand with a Squire Shadow Day. Spend the day with a Delone Catholic student, where you can experience our classes and meet our teachers. Shadow days are a fun way to get to know the school and our students. From the cafeteria, to the gym to the tech ed class to English and Math, we feel there's a something here that will inspire any prospective student.  Contact Mrs. Jennifer Hart, Director of Marketing and Admissions, to schedule a Squire Shadow Day today!

    Prospective Families
  • Delone Catholic Squire Collector Tins

    Show your Delone Catholic pride with a purchase of a Squire Collector Tin. The tin costs $20 and is available at the Utz Outlet Store on Carlisle Street in Hanover, Pa. You get one FREE fill with select Utz snacks at the time of purchase. For a copy of the flyer, click here.

    Athletics
  • Links on the portfolio

    I understand that students cannot always access all of the links on the portfolio.  The forms attached to these links are attached.  To use them correctly, I think you need to download them first.  Once you are finished, remember to print to a pdf rather than saving, so that the information that you input will not be lost.  If you notice any that I am missing (other than "Log Directions", which I did not include, because the directions are at the top of each log), please let me know and I'll add it.

    Thank you!

    Mrs. Sneeringer

    Portfolio
  • Free online resources for SAT/ACT prep

     

    There are FREE online resources available to our students to better prepare for SATs and ACTs.  CollegeBoard has partnered with Khan Academy to provide preparation videos, instruction, problems, and sample tests for the SATs.  See www.khanacademy.org for access to these materials.  In addition, the free OpenEd "smart library" provides resources for preparing for the ACTs.  See www.opened.com for access to these materials.

    Mathematics Department
  • Opportunity for Students Interested in International Relations

    Registration for the 2018 Model G20 Youth Leadership Summit is now open! They're looking for high school students who are hard-working and eager to learn about politics and the global world. No prior experience in an extracurricular political club or specialized academic subject is necessary.  

    Students should have the capacity to think critically, work well in diverse groups, and be open to developing their own skills in public speaking, cross-cultural communication and negotiation.  A complementary 6-week online course culminating in a short preparation project will be provided upon student acceptance. Additional recommended courses, preliminary readings, and activities are provided as well.  

    Delegates will be selected through a two-step process: 1) Online Application 2) Phone Interview .

    The application form includes short essay questions which will assist in our student selection process. Click here for the online application.

    For more information log into the Model G20 website.

    Social Studies Department

Mission

Delone Catholic High School exists to educate and challenge students spiritually, academically, physically, socially and aesthetically within the traditions and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

This challenge will inspire students to experience Jesus Christ personally and to “Be Doers of the Word.”