Author: Senator Staff

Seat belts check out

From the desk of Driver’s Education and Officer Stevenson “There were 1,972 teen drivers of passenger vehicles involved in fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2015.” This, a startling statistic from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the driving organization behind National Teen Driver Safety Week. May teens probably think this will never happen to them or friends, but 99,000 students were also injured in motor vehicle crashes last year, which is why the NHTSA encourages schools to participate in seat belt checks during this important week. Dover High School supported the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, National Teen...

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Stranger Things is a nostalgic thriller worth your time

By: Mai Gibson – Senator Staff Reporter Stranger Things comes to us in a time when everyone’s racing to get the newest iPhone, download the coolest app, or buy the most ‘innovative’ pie ce of tech. It’s easy to say we want to move forward and as quickly as we can. So maybe that’s why Stranger Things attracted so many people-more than the creator’s highest expectations.  Set in the early 80’s of the quaint, fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, the show establishes a longingly nostalgic feel for itself right off the bat. From the kids riding on their bikes through...

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Korean Festival this weekend

By: Elaine Powell In this generation, all everyone knows is what’s on the screen of their phone. We don’t spend much time getting to know one another, let alone one another’s culture. There are plenty events in your very backyard that allows you experience a different culture for a day. At 10:30 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, the Korean Baptist Church will hold their fifth annual Korean festival at the church. At the festival, you get the chance to taste authentic Korean food, watch dance routines and skits by the church’s youth group, and see traditional...

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College application questions answered!

By: Maggie Talamantes The time for college applications is quickly approaching but the seniors of Dover High School still have many questions about the process. Q: What is FAFSA and how do I apply for it? FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form determines students’ eligibility for financial aid. To apply, first you must make a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID. This allows you to fill out the online form and access information on your financial aid and student loans. After making your FSA ID, gather the necessary documents for applying, this includes: social...

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Kim and Schier named Commended Students

The principal, Dr. Courtney Voshell, of Dover High School announced today that Soohan Kim and Hayley M. Scheir have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2018 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6...

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