Author: Senator Staff

Dover High School students strive for gender equality

By: Becca Jawahar Copy Editor Ali Guckes is a rising senior at Dover High School who uses the app Charity Miles when she is logging bike rides. One particular day, she came across the worldwide organization known as She’s the First. After googling the organization, she fell in love with the mission and opportunity she saw within it. In the fall of 2016, Ali got a group of friends together and founded a chapter of She’s the First at Dover High School. This is where the story of the club begins. She’s the First is an organization to fight...

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Meet the school safety monitors

For the 2016-17 school year, security officers no longer patrolled the hallways of DHS, but were replaced by three School Safety Monitors or SSMs, all of whom were former police officers. All three constables have worked for 20 years or more in the police force. The officers are Charles Woodard, Berry Jones, and Vincent Green. Officer Woodard wanted to work here because of his previous experience in the Dover Police Department, and shared that “In Dover PD, I worked with juveniles and thought I would be a perfect fit.” Officer Woodard also has worked with the community and specialized...

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From the desk of Dr. Voshell

Senator Nation! I am so excited to be writing to you now as the newest journalist for our Senator newspaper!  Over the past two years, I have worked on trying to communicate in as may means as possible to share all of the exciting things happening daily at DHS.  For our school community I was posting items on twitter and facebook which is working well with most of our students and parents, but I knew I wasn’t really reaching the majority of our parents through my written monthly newsletter that would post to our website and be emailed out to those...

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That’s a rap – year two of the AP Yard Tour complete!

Teachers, staff, and administration returned for a second year to the front yards of Dover High School students to celebrate their achievements on AP exams. Last year 99 students were celebrated, but this 132 students scored a 3 or better on at least one exam for the 2016-17 school year. Sign posters met at Dover High School over the course of four days, mornings, afternoons, and evenings, to pile into a caravan of cars to deliver the good news. Ms. Beck, who teaches AP European History and AP Human Geography loves seeing and celebrating her students over the summer...

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