Month: January 2018

Capital needs our help to pick the Teacher of the Year!

As we welcome 2018, the time has come to pick a new teacher of the year (ToY) for Dover High School. This year, the nomination process has undergone major changes which will allow students, teachers, parents, administration, and community members to nominate our teachers for this honor. Every year a teacher from each school is selected to be ToY and to represent the school at the district level competition. The nominations for the teacher of the year used to come from just teachers in each individual building until a review of the process was requested by the The Instructional...

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AFJROTC exceeds in National Inspection

By Cadet Michael McLain Cadet Public Affairs Officer The Dover High School AFJROTC did an outstanding job with their unit inspection Tuesday, 9 January 2018. They received Exceeds Standards in 22 out of the 23 categories, and received a Meets Standards in the 23rd category resulting in an overall rating of Exceeds Standards. For the cadet staff in the program, it has been a long and challenging process to prepare for this inspection. This inspection from the AFJROTC Headquarters happens every three years as a part of the process to oversee 120,000 cadets, in 900 plus AFJROTC programs around...

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Midterms and more!

Midterm exams are near, are you ready?  Midterm exams begin on Friday, January 12th and run through Thursday, January 18th. Midterm exams count for 10% of a student’s final course average.  While the grade will not affect marking period averages, it does impact final course grades (and projected grades) which are utilized in calculating GPA, Honor Roll & credit promotion to the next grade level.  Final exams will also count as 10%, with each marking period grade counting as 20%. The mid-term exam schedule is as follows: Day Date Exam Time Friday January 12 1B & 2B Exam 1:...

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PGC welcomes freshman and families for a fun night

Peer Group Connection (PGC) is a program that evidently creates a successful transition from middle school to high school for incoming freshman. The program started at Dover High School two years ago, and continues to have a rewarding impact on not only these freshman, but the juniors and seniors who lead them. These upperclassmen have enrolled in a year long leadership course, taught by school faculty in regular school hours, in which they learn the importance of how to strengthen relationships and bridge the gap between the grades of high school. Nadeem Boggerty, Senior class president and PGC leader...

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