Deltona High School For the parents, students, & community supporters of Deltona High School.
Volume 24 Issue 1 PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
Welcome back DHS Wolves and Wolves’ Families, I am very excited and looking forward to another great year. Last year we had many outstanding accomplishments as presented in the newsletters throughout the year. In addition, state testing results showed much improvement in our student scores! This is good news as each year our students continue to improve and excel at Deltona High. I am looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year working with the best students and families in the county to continuing achieving academic success. I am asking that the parents and students assist us in working together on our path making Deltona High the best school in Volusia County. We are pleased to announce that Deltona High had a successful charter year with our new Cambridge Program. This program has been so successful that our second class of Cambridge International students has increased in size. For more information regarding this highly prestigious program, please see our DHS Wolves website (dhswolves.com). Please welcome our newest assistant principal who has joined the Wolves’ Family. Dr. Eidie Velez will oversee the Exceptional Student Education Department and transportation. She comes to Deltona High with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Exceptional Student Education programs. The rest of our administrative team will remain the same. Mrs. Grieve oversees the conduct management office, safety and security and facilities on campus; Dr. Christina Lapnow will continue to oversee Curriculum and Testing; Mr. Michael Micallef will oversee the DATA, Athletics and the scheduling office and Mr. Ky Cowan will continue as Dean of the Conduct Management Office. Once again, we have been recognized and received both the Gold and Silver Award designations in volunteerism and community involvement. We are very proud of the students, faculty, staff, and parents who worked together to make this possible.
We do know that growth is always needed in all academic and accountability areas. We believe that if we work together and push each one of us to the next level that anything is possible. We will continue to improve our FSA scores, end of the course exams, and all other assessments given throughout the year as we teach rigorous standards in each of our courses. As we begin the school year, each student will be receiving a folder with very important information. Please review the student planner and review the policies, procedures and Wolf expectations for all students. Students will be required to follow the dress code and Uniform Policy. Please note the detailed information in all newsletters and on our website so that you can keep up to date on the latest information at Deltona High. In addition, please continue using the VIMS system this year. This gives you up to date information on the progress of your son/daughter. Any questions, please contact the school counselor. Please become an active member in our SAC (School Advisory Council). We need your input to help achieve excellence! SAC meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month @ 6:00 in the Media Center. As always, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to contact me. Together we can make sure that students reach their highest potential. Sincerely, Carolyn Carbonell Carolyn Carbonell, Principal
DELTONA HIGH SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
“Believing all students will learn, Deltona High School empowers students by providing challenging educational experiences in a caring environment.” “Con la certeza de que todo estudiante aprendera, Deltona High School capacita a los estudiantes a traves de experiencias educatives retadoras dentro de un ambiente alentador.”
VOLUSIA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT VISION STATEMENT Ensuring all students receive a superior 21st century education. Mission: Volusia County Schools will ignite a passion for learning by providing a challenging, creative curriculum in a safe, supportive environment where students reach their highest potential.
INFORMATION This information is based on the most accurate information available at the time of publication. Please check the school for changes during the year.
Report cards: Pick up now at the front office School’s Website: www.DHSwolves.com
Howling News Inside
New Student Orientation . . . . . . 2 Emergency Procedures . . . . . . . 3 School Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Uniform Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Senior News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Parental Monitoring . . . . . . . . . . 7 FFA News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
“Wolf Tales” Deltona High School July 2018 Published 4 Times Per Year 100 Wolfpack Run Deltona, FL 32725 Issue # 1
2 FRESHMEN/NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
ASSISTANCE DIRECTORY (386) 575-4153
Carolyn S. Carbonell, Principal Bobbie Jo Grieve, Asst. Principal Dr. Eidie Velez, Asst. Principal Dr. Christina Lapnow, Asst. Principal Michael Micallef, Asst. Principal Kiheme Cowan, Dean Alisha Zarbo, Testing Coordinator
Jim Gawriluk, Athletic Director Jackie Hirsch, Activity Director Amanda Forsythe, Principal’s Secretary Deputy Garcia, School Resource Deputy Abaco Rayner, Counseling Dir. Cathy Knowles, Cafe Manager
44006 44010 44083 44022 44016 44084 44101 44106 44018 44006 44102 44095 44399
Activity Office 44018 Agriculture Office 44081 Art Department 44077 Athletic Office 44106 Attendance Office 44091 Band 44073 Bookkeeping 44109 Cambridge 44086 Chorus Department 44072 Clinic 44398 Culinary Department 44076 Data Office 44092 Deans’ Office 44100 ESE Office 44085 ESOL Office 44101 Fine Arts Department 44111 Foreign Language Department 44090 Health Academy 44082 Industrial Arts Department 44078 JROTC 44039 Math Department 44042 Media Center 44396 Obligations 44109 Physical Ed. Department 44068, 44069 Registrar/Records 44087 Science Department 44061 School Counseling Office 44397 Social Studies Department 44045 Volusia County School Board 734-7190 Yearbook 44080 Cady Studios 1-800-547-6237 Balfour 1-800-704-7464
Mark your calendars! We will be holding our Deltona High School Freshmen/New Student Orientation on August 2nd at 6:30pm. This event is a great opportunity to meet your administrative and school staff, learn more about what Deltona High has to offer, and get an overview about requirements for graduation from high school. We will meet you in the DHS Auditorium. We hope to see you there!
WOW DAY FOR FRESHMEN
For the fourth consecutive year, Deltona High School will be having our freshmen only first day on August 13, 2018. This is a valuable opportunity to our freshmen students to learn about our campus, academic programs and requirements, policies and procedures, and participate in a campus wide effort to increase academic performance. Throughout the day students will receive class schedules, meet their teachers, attend an extracurricular activities showcase, and learn best practices for success in high school. Buses and lunches will function as a normal day. This is a required school day and all first year freshman are expected to be in attendance. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Dr. Lapnow at 386-575-4153. Please remember that on Monday, August 13th only first year freshman students should attend. All other grade levels will report for classes on Tuesday, August 14th.
OPEN HOUSE: THURSDAY, AUGUST 30TH, 6-8PM Hope to see you all there!
HOMECOMING WEEK: MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
October 8th-13th, football game on October 12th against Pine Ridge and Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 13th. Theme and events TBA at a later date.
Upcoming Seniors-Senior portraits will be taken over the summer by Cady Studios. For more information about the senior portraits, please visit the website www.cadystudios.com or call 800-547-6237. You should be receiving an e-mail and flyer from Cady Studios informing you on how to make your sitting appointment.
UNDERCLASS PICTURE DAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 Information packets will be handed out closer to the date.
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS FOR SUPPORTING OUR STUDENT AND STAFF RECOGNITIONS! • Chinchor Electric Inc. • Air America Services • Davila Law Group • Discount Propane Inc. • Family Health Source • GraceLife Church • Graphic Source • Heart Heating Air • Mel Himes Insurance • Nolands Roofing Inc. • Peek A Boo Window Cleaning • Poppell Orthodontics • Top Shelf Car Wash • Spa Nail Salon • Winn Dixie • West Volusia Family & Sports Medicine
YOU FOR YOUR
3 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES… PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Parents, in the event there is an emergency on our campus which requires that our school be placed on lock-down or evacuation our procedures will be as follows: Lockdown Students and staff will be required to remain inside classrooms and offices until an all clear is given. There will be no movement allowed on campus. All gates will be closed and locked until an all clear is given. Visitors will not be allowed to enter or leave. Our security team will monitor the situation continuously. Parents will be notified via Connect Ed or via our district media contact should the situation warrant. Evacuation If there is need to evacuate our campus, transportation will be contacted and ALL students and staff will be transported by bus over to Galaxy Middle School, including students who drive onto campus. If an additional evacuation site is needed we will also transport over to Pine Ridge High School. Students will be released to a parent/guardian; only from one of these designated locations…please do not come to the Deltona High campus to pick up your student. Parents will be notified via the Media and Connect Ed if an evacuation is warranted. Once the situation has been resolved, students and staff will be allowed to come back to the campus to retrieve their vehicles. Parents, it is vitally important that we have accurate contact information in the event we need to notify you of an emergency or if your student is ill. If you are not receiving regular Connect Ed messages from us there is a good chance that we do not have your most recent contact information on file. Please contact us immediately to update your student’s information so that we can effectively communicate with you.
Parents requesting early check-out of their student can complete a Pre-Arranged check-out pass (located in the front office) and return it to the Attendance Office a few days before the appointment. This alleviates any wait time for you when you come to pick up your student. If you call or come in, please understand that we need some time to get your student for you. Please allow 30 minutes. This will allow the school the opportunity to look up the student’s schedule and send for them to meet you at the Attendance Office. Parents/guardians, it is important that we check the driver’s license of anyone picking up your student early from school. This will be done to ensure the safety and well-being of your child.
If you are absent from school, phone calls or written excuses from the parent/guardian are required to be given to the Attendance Office the same day of the absence (Ext.44091). The information should include the student’s name, alpha code, the date and reason for the absence, the parent/guardian’s name and phone number. When a student has missed 15 or more excused/ unexcused days of school, further absences cannot be excused without a doctor’s note. NOTE: The Florida Legislature has enacted requirements that schools report to the Department of Highway and Motor Vehicles the names of students who fail to satisfy the attendance requirements. This refers to students who accumulate 15 unexcused absences (excludes out-of- school suspensions) within 90 calendar days. Students who fail to satisfy attendance requirements will be INELIGIBLE for driving privileges.
Students who are not in class after the tardy bell are considered to be late. Parents/guardians will NOT be able to excuse any student without a doctor’s note. Excessive tardiness will result in the following: Afterschool detention, work detail, in-school suspension or out-of-school suspension. Your sons or daughters academic success is our number one goal. We believe academic performance begins with being in class on time and ready to learn. Students will receive a disciplinary consequence for not following the expectations at DHS. As you know, punctuality is an important career skill, so please encourage your student to be on time to each class.
4 2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR
2018-2019 SGA BOARD & CLASS OFFICERS SGA Board • President-Karl Kinner • Vice-President-Tiffany Lambeth • Treasurer-Anthony Dunca • Secretary-Kiara Carrera • Public Relations-Katie Drescher • Parliamentarian-Yashira Sanchez Senior Class • President-Shawna Mann • Vice-President-Karla Garcia • Treasurer-Jacob Zuluaga • Secretary-Katherine Cintron • Public Relations-Alejandra Irizarry Junior Class • President-Kaliyah Graham • Vice-President-Katelyn Polcyn Sophomore Class • President-Ryan Helms • Vice-President-Rebecca Helms • Secretary-Brianne Clark • Treasurer-Sandy Persad **There will be elections for the reminder of the Junior Class and Freshmen Class at the end of August. *
Test Date October 6, 2018 November 3, 2018 December 1, 2018 March 9, 2019 May 4, 2019
Registration Deadline September 6, 2018 October 3, 2018 November 1, 2018 February 8, 2019 April 4, 2019
Test Date September 8, 2018 October 27, 2018 December 8, 2018 February 9, 2019 April 13, 2019 June 8, 2019
Registration Deadline August 3, 2018 September 21, 2018 November 2, 2018 January 4, 2019 March 8, 2019 May 3, 2019
Aug 13 (Mon) Aug 14 (Tue) Sep 3 (Mon) Sep 17 (Mon) Oct 15 (Mon) Nov 12 (Mon) Nov 19 (Mon)
Nov 26 (Mon) Dec 20 (Thu) Jan 7 (Mon) Jan 21 (Mon) Feby 18 (Mon) Mar 15 (Fri) Mar 18 (Mon) Mar 25 (Mon) May 27 (Mon) May 31 (Fri) June 4 (Tue)
First Day of School for Freshmen ONLY First Day of School for 10th, 11th & 12th graders Labor Day Holiday Prof. Development Day/Student Holiday Teacher Duty Day/Student Holiday Veterans Day Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday Begins (Nov. 19th & 20th will be used as makeup days for inclement weather if needed) Classes Resume Teacher Duty Day/Student Holiday/Winter Break begins Classes Resume Martin Luther King’s Birthday Holiday Presidents’ Day Holiday Teacher Duty Day/Student Holiday Spring Break begins Classes Resume Memorial Day Holiday Last Day of School for Students Last Day of School for Teachers
EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS MONTH DATES Aug 15,22,29 Sep 5,12,19,26 Oct 3,10,17,24,31 Nov 7,14,28 Dec 5,12,19 Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27 Mar 6,13,27 Apr 3,10,17,24 May 29
Parking Permits are required to park on campus. Parking on campus is reserved for juniors and seniors who abide by school rules and procedures. All students who wish to drive to school must purchase a $40.00 parking permit. Students must provide the school with a copy of their driver’s license, insurance card, and vehicle registration to purchase the permit. Any student with an obligation will be unable to purchase a parking permit. Once a student’s obligation is paid in full he/she may purchase a permit. All vehicles must be registered and school permits placed on rear view mirror to have the privilege of parking in the student parking lot. Seniors get first priority, then juniors.
PARKING LOT REGULATIONS
The privilege of parking on campus is reserved for those who abide by school rules and procedures. Consequently, noncompliance with rules and procedures may result in having your parking privileges suspended or revoked. • All cars parked on the school grounds must have a visible Deltona High School parking permit for the current year, available for purchase in the Media Center. Please place all parking permits on rear view mirror. Student must present a valid driver’s license, current registration, and proof of insurance in order to obtain a parking permit. • Parking permits will be confiscated if found in another student’s car and will result in disciplinary consequences. • Students must park in designated student parking only. You must park in a legal parking spot. Do not park on grass, hills, curbs, etc. If you park illegally, a parking violation will be issued and left on your car. The 2nd offense will result in the loss of parking privileges. After parking your vehicle make sure you lock your door then proceed to building sites immediately. No loitering in the parking lot. Sitting in cars in the parking lot is not permitted at any time. Under no circumstances are students allowed to park in the faculty/visitor parking lot parallel to Wolf Pack Run. Failure to follow student parking lot policies and procedures will result in disciplinary consequences. • Students participating in extracurricular or athletic events must leave their vehicles parked in the student parking lot. DO NOT move it around to the faculty or gym area parking lots. • Reckless driving will not be tolerated on school grounds (speed limit is 5 mph). The driver and any front passengers must wear seat belts when a vehicle is in gear. • Students are not permitted in the parking lot during school hours unless they have a valid pass from the Dean’s Office or an Administrator. Leaving school materials and/or textbooks in the car is not a reason for going to the parking lot during school hours. • The student parking lot is locked at 10:00 PM nightly when there are evening activities, and reopened at 6:00 AM. Students being picked up after school or dropped off in the morning must use parent pick up, not the student parking lot. Deltona High is not responsible for the safety, security, or contents of your vehicle, even though the parking area is monitored.
Please use this website http://myvolusiaschools.org/student-health-services/Pages/Health- RelatedAuthorizationForms.aspx to access the new medication forms and procedure forms for next school year, which begins on August 13, 2018. Medication forms, procedure forms, and emergency care plans must be renewed by the parent/guardian, at or before the beginning of each school year in order for your child to receive medication or procedures during school hours. Students carrying their own epi-pen, inhaler or diabetic supplies, are also required to have a medication form on file at the school. Have a wonderful, safe and healthy summer. I look forward to seeing you all in August!
5 PURCHASE LOCKERS, PARKING TAGS, ATHLETIC PASSES AND SCHOOL ID’S IN THE CONDUCT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (BUILDING 6) Date/Time July 30, 2018 (Monday) 2:00PM-5:00PM July 31, 2018 (Tuesday) 2:00PM-5:00PM Aug. 1, 2018 (Wednesday) 2:00PM-5:00PM Aug. 2, 2018 (Thursday) 4:00PM-6:00PM Freshmen/New Student Orientation to follow at 6:30pm in auditorium.
Items Student ID Locker Parking Tags Senior Decorated Parking Spot DHS Student Athletic Pass
Grade Level Seniors Juniors
Price $5.00 $10.00 $40.00 $25.00 (Additional to the parking tag) $30.00 (All home games for ALL sports during regular seasonplayoff games excluded) Adult Athletic Pass $40.00 (All home games for ALL sports during regular seasonplayoff games excluded) Middle School students & $25.00 Senior(60+) Athletic Pass (All home games for ALL sports during regular seasonplayoff games excluded)
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Solid white collared, polo-style shirt or oxford-style button down shirt; and polo-style dresses (short- or long-sleeved; small logo acceptable) Deltona High shirt colors are white, black, gray and royal blue. Solid navy blue, black or tan pants, shorts, capris, skorts or jumper, including black and blue denim (small logo acceptable, no decorations) Clothing must be of a length and fit that are suitable to the build and stature of the student. Shirts must be long enough to clearly overlap the beltline or stay tucked in. Middle and high students must wear a belt if belt loops are visible. The waistband must be worn and secured between the hips and waist. Jumpers, skirts, shorts and polo-style dresses must be at least midthigh or below in length. Clothing must not be see-through or have tears. Hats, sunglasses and hoods on sweatshirts may not be worn inside school buildings.
2018-2019 HOSA OFFICERS
President-Arielle Robinson Vice Presidents- Allyssa Dessoye & Kaliyah Graham Treasurer-Ashley Wilson Secretary-Layla Owens Ambassador-Yashira Sanchez Student Advisors-Da’Vayziah Fleming & Ryan Helmes Competitive Event Coordinators-Haley Melvin & Brandon Ochiuzzo Co-Historians-Lirisbelle Romero & Jacob Zuluaga Reporter-Kelly Drescher Competitive Event Coordinator-Hayley Melvin Parliamentarian-Ashley Wilder Design Coordinator-Katie Drescher 12th Grade Representatives- Maheen Ali & Anthony Dunca 11th Grade Representative-Julia Wilson
6 YOUTH PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (YPP)
Stay tuned for purchasing and painting your Senior Parking Spot. Specialty spaces are limited, they are purchased on a first come, first serve basis, and the cost will be an additional $25 to the $40 for your parking tag. Calling on those with artistic talent. We are looking for a design for the Senior 2019 t-shirts. Stay tuned in August to submit your design. If you have not yet signed up for your senior portraits, please do so at this time. Go to Cadystudios.com to register and pick a session time. Senior sessions start at the beginning of August, prior to school starting. Cady will be on campus for a few days takings pictures in our auditorium. You must have an appointment to have your senior pictures taken.
Information-Student Volunteer Program Students will need to attend a volunteer workshop as soon as possible next year in order to log volunteer hours on their transcript. Student volunteers must only attend one workshop all throughout high school, but hours cannot be logged until they attend the workshop. If students have been doing volunteer service and they attend a workshop next school year, hours can only be accepted retroactively as of June 8, 2018. Volunteer hours must be performed at a public, non-profit organization. Hours that are performed as part of a class requirement may not be counted as volunteer hours. Also, please be aware that students CANNOT receive volunteer hours if they have a Teacher Assistant position at school as part of their class schedule. Students are encouraged to check the volunteer bulletin board across the hall from Dr. Lapnow’ s office in Building 6 to find out some volunteer opportunities in our community. They can also go on the Volusia County School website to find out volunteer locations. Students must get pre-approval from Mrs. Rayner, Youth Partnership Program Coordinator, in Building 6 to do community service hours outside the State of Florida. Students must turn their hours in continuously throughout the school year and all hours performed during the year must be completely turned in by the end of that year. The deadline to turn volunteer hours in for seniors is May 3, 2019. However, please turn in your hours as soon as possible so that your record can be kept up to date and accurate for Bright Futures scholarships, which now require volunteer hours, college applications, Health Academy requirements and for community scholarship purposes. Please contact Mrs. Rayner if you have any questions. Volunteer Workshops – The YPP training is undergoing revisions. More information will be available in the Fall as to how students can complete this requirement. Volunteer Workshops will be held in the Media Center from 10:45 – 11:15 (beginning of lunch) during the first Wednesday of each month. They will be held on: 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/9, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3 & 5/1. **All freshmen students will receive the volunteer training on their first day of school, during WOW Day. **
DELTONA HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL-JV & Varsity Head Coach: Larissa Maloney Day Month Opponent Location Tuesday August 21 Seabreeze Home Thursday August 23 Pine Ridge Away Tuesday August 28 Palm Coast Home Thursday August 30 Mainland Away Tuesday Sept. 4 NSB Home Thursday Sept. 6 Atlantic Home Tuesday Sept. 11 Father Lopez Away Thursday Sept. 13 Seabreeze Away Monday Sept. 17 Pine Ridge Home Tuesday Sept. 25 Mainland Home Thursday Sept. 27 NSB Away Tuesday October 2 Atlantic Away Thursday October 4 Father Lopez Home Saturday October 6 Mainland Tournament Tuesday October 9 Palm Coast Away Wednesday October 10 Taylor Home District Tournament: October 15-19th
Time 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5:30 & 6:30pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm TBA 5 & 6pm 5 & 6pm
FOOTBALL Head Coach: Allen “BJ” Johnson Day Month Opponent Friday August 17 Lake Minneola Friday August 24 University Friday August 31 Spruce Creek Friday Sept. 7 Deland(“Battle of the Bone”) Friday Sept. 14 New Smyrna** Friday Sept. 21 Open Friday Sept. 28 Mainland** Friday October 5 Flagler-PC Friday October 12 Pine Ridge(Homecoming)** Friday October 19 Seabreeze** Friday October 26 Matanzas** Friday November 2 Chiles (Senior Night)
Location Home Away Home Home Home
Time 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm
Away Home Home Away Away Home
7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm
Location Away Away Away Home
Time 6pm 4:30pm 6pm 6pm
Home Home Away
6pm 6pm 6pm
** Denotes District Game JV FOOTBALL Head Coach: Allen “BJ” Johnson Day Month Opponent Thursday Sept. 6 Deland Thursday Sept. 13 New Smyrna Thursday Sept. 20 Spruce Creek Thursday Sept. 27 Mainland Thursday October 4 Open Thursday October 11 Pine Ridge Thursday October 18 Seabreeze Thursday October 25 University
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Serving all chapters in Volusia and Flagler Counties for 2018-2019: • District VI President- Nicole Polcyn • East Coast FFA Federation Vice-President- Kathleen Root • East Coast FFA Federation Reporter- Taylor Huggins • Sub District Co-Chairmen- Luis Franco Deltona Sr. FFA Officers for 2018-2019: • President- Nicole Polcyn • Vice-President- Kathleen Root • Secretary- Luis Franco • Treasurer- Taylor Huggins • Reporter- Fallyn Fidance • Sentinel- Faith Peltier At the 90th State FFA Convention in Orlando, Deltona Sr. FFA was well represented. 6 members participated in the state parliamentary procedure competition. Taylor Proctor retired as our Area 3 State Vice-President, 2 members earned their State FFA Degree, Cody Martin was selected as the Outstanding District Officer and our chapter was recognized as a Premier Chapter and one of Florida’s Finest. Our National Chapter Application will be forwarded for National consideration. Mary Moss was also awarded the Outstanding Alumni Member and Crisi Proctor was elected as our new District Alumni Director.