Author: Senator Staff

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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Solomon starts as New AP at DHS

Hello D-High family, my name is Shawndell Solomon and it is my sincere pleasure and honor to join this amazing team at Dover High School. It is with great confidence that I can say that my commitment to DHS is strong. Before assuming the role of Assistant Principal, I came up through the ranks of William Henry Middle School, first as a 5th grade math and science teacher, then as Math Lead Teacher and Mentor, and finally as an RtI Math Interventionist. I have served on numerous committees, such as the Instructional Leadership Team, District Discipline Committee, and served...

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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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