Author: Senator Staff

Meet a Teach – ROTC Instructors

By: Cadet Michael McClain  This is Major John Murphy, he has been teaching at Dover High School since 2001. Out of all the years of teaching AFJROTC at Dover High School, he says “The hardest part of each year is getting more than the 20 percent of students in the Corps to do something.” Major Murphy has worn the uniform for a consecutive 43 years, four years in ROTC in college, joined the military and stayed in for 17 years. He has been a JROTC teacher for 21 years. For high school, Major attended Shape High School in Belgium...

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The Million Father March at DHS

From the desk of Mr. McCullough September 19th will be a very special day at Dover High School. We will be participating in the Million Father March! This is an opportunity for men to show their commitment to the educational lives of their children throughout the school year. The Million Father March began in 2004, fathers and other significant male caregivers across the United States and around the world have gathered to accompany their children to school each year. The Million Father March is not only for fathers but Grandfathers, foster fathers, stepfathers, uncles, cousins, big brothers, significant male...

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Dover High Schools?

By Dominic Morrell Dover High School is a fairly common name; there are Dover High Schools in Ohio, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, New York, and Oklahoma, but do they have anything in common with our Dover High? Ohio Ohio Dover High School, Ohio is a small, urban school. They use a 7-period-per-day schedule, offering 8 AP courses and Honors courses, as well as post-secondary courses at a nearby university. Language courses include Spanish and Chinese. Their band, choir, and drama groups are award-winning. Just like Dover High School, Delaware, their most popular sport is football, followed closely...

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All about lunchtime

From the desk of Dr. Lane Carter We’re listening! This year, the DPBS committee responded to several requests involving our lunch times. First, perhaps you didn’t realize, you may qualify for a “Complimentary Lunch Pass,” making it easier to return to a teacher at lunch. Ask your 3rd block teacher about it. Second, we understand from many students that that the cafeteria is very loud. It’s no secret that some people need some Quiet, Please! Check out our new R.A.P. café in the glassed in section at the rear of the cafeteria, which was formally the senior cafeteria.   Final...

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From the desk of Mr. Turner

Shoo!  That went fast.  A summer full of new experiences mixed in with yet another successful session of summer school support.  We experienced very few discipline and/or transportation issues, facilitated the secondary  summer school needs for the entire district, earned hundreds of credits and added 13 more students to our 2017 graduating class.  A very fruitful four weeks indeed. I spent a week in Philadelphia with Dr. Voshell, Dr. Pinkett and Ms. Sharpe attending my first National Principals Conference.  I targeted time management, best instructional practices and special education initiatives during the conference.  I was happy to take away some...

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