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Deltona High School For the parents, students, & community supporters of Deltona High School.


Dear Wolves’ Families, Happy New Year and welcome to the second semester. Teachers and students have been very focused on their academic courses where teachers are giving many opportunities for the students to meet the standards in all academic areas. Testing is right around the corner. Students will take a variety of tests this year to show proficiency in a course or to meet graduation requirements. Please review the school website and stay abreast of all testing information. We will keep you informed closer to time regarding detailed testing information. Please encourage your students to focus on the outstanding teaching and learning that is taking place to prepare them for these exams. Encourage your students to take advantage of the many tutoring opportunities we have before school, during lunch, and after school. We also will continue to offer several EOC boot camps for additional assistance in these areas. Please continue to watch the calendar of events and our DHS website (dhswolves.com) to stay informed of the many activities taking place on the Deltona campus. Did you know: • We Improved our school grade from a B to a B+ (Highest scoring high school in all Volusia County). We are the highest ranked high school regarding school grade. We are only 3% points from an A. This is the Deltona Way.

Improved our graduation rate again this past year with a 4.7% increase. This is nearly a 12% increase in two years. We are proud to say our graduation rate is 88% which is higher than both district and state average! • Recognized by Volusia County Schools as a school of Excellence in Attendance where we receive the highest recognition for all grading periods. • And many other school and student recognitions! We are truly “on our way to an A”! I hope to see you at our remaining SAC meetings on February 18th, March 10th or April 21st @ 6:00 in the Learning Commons. We would love your support! Until next time……………Go Wolves!, Carolyn Carbonell Principal


“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.”


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: March 25th (3rd quarter) School’s Website: www.dhswolves.com

Howling News Inside

Wolf Pup News, Art, Theatre . . . 2 Congratulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Calendar, Testing & more . . . . . 4 Senior News, FFA, & more . . . . . 5 The Learning Commons . . . . . . 6 Sport Schedules . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Inside This Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

“Wolf Tales” Deltona High School February 2020 Published 4 Times Per Year 100 Wolfpack Run Deltona, FL 32725 Issue # 3

February 2020



Administrative Staff

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

Ancillary Support

Cory Flickinger, Athletic Director Jackie Hirsch, Activity Director Cathy Knowles, Cafe Manager Abaco Rayner, Counseling Dir. Amanda Forsythe, Principal’s Secretary Deputy Garcia, School Resource Deputy

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Wolf Pup Preschool has had an amazing year so far. We are currently taking names for our upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Children must be between the ages of 3-4. If you are interested please call Mrs. Carlisle at (386)575-4153 ext. 44075 or email ccarlisl@volusia.k12.fl.us. Our First Annual Polar Bear Express Parents Night Out was a HUGE success. Parents were able to drop off their children and go enjoy an evening out.


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 Early Childhood 44075 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


Congratulations to 11th grader, Siennah Cruz for winning the “Best in Show” Award for the Patriotic Art Contest.


Our Theatre students competed at the District level and received Excellent ratings for our One Act Show and Individual Events. We are so proud!


Congratulations to Deltona High who was recognized as a Best and Brightest School from the Department of Education due to our increased student achievement! In addition, Principal Carolyn Carbonell was named as a recipient of the Best and Brightest Principal Award for her leadership in the academic growth of our students. Deltona High will also have teachers who will be recognized for this achievement. Teachers who are recognized will be noted in the next newsletter. On our Way to an A is the Deltona Way!

3 SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES! A BIG THANK YOU TO DELTONA HIGH BUSINESS PARTNERS: • Advent Health • Air America Service • American Property Solutions • B & B Underground Drilling, Inc. • Boston Coffee House • Burger King • Certus Senior Living • 911 Claims • Cora Physical Therapy • Discount Propane, Inc. • Dunkin Donuts of Deltona • Family Health Source • Forever Snowie, Shaved Ice • GraceLife Church • Graphic Source • Lane-Lennon Commercial • Lisa Latham CPA, PA • Marco’s Pizza • Mel Himes Insurance • NAPA of Deland • Nolands Roofing, Inc. • Nurse 4 Rent • Parks Toyota of Deland • Peek-A-Boo Window Cleaning • Poppell Orthodontics • S & K Hydraulic Repair • Stony Sixma • Storaway Self Storage of Deltona • Subway • West Volusia Family & Sports Medicine

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Staff of the Month: Terry Tetzlaff (Sept), Kim Boger (Oct), Matthew Scott (Nov/Dec) Classroom of the Month: Maegan Graves Webster (Sept), Kim Krupinsky (Nov/Dec) Most Spirited Teacher: Joy Burke (Sept), Jeremiah Johnson (Oct), Samantha McElhaney (Nov/Dec)

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH Athlete for Oct.: Carlos Pineda Citizen for Oct.: Javier Dividu Scholar for Oct.: Chelsea Wall Wolf for Oct.: Omayra Sanchez Athlete for Nov.: Legend Day Citizen for Nov.: Emily Rodriguez Ogando Scholar for Nov.: Krisalyn Wilson Wolf for Nov.: Kenneth Laureano Athlete for Dec.: Molly Woerner Citizen for Dec.: Lioned Carrasquillo Scholar for Dec.: Sarah Barrett Wolf for Dec.: Yarielis Velez


Let’s congratulate 4 students in the Cambridge Program for being recognized with their top performance on the Cambridge examinations for June 2019: • Jillian Acosta earned the Cambridge Merit Award • Samantha Grant earned the Cambridge Scholar Award • Kenniece Harris earned the Cambridge Scholar Award • Alicia Rodriguez earned the Cambridge Scholar Award

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January 30 & 31: Student Directed One Acts 5pm March 11: Mr. & Miss DHS 6pm March 31: Talent Show 6pm April 10: Spring Theatre Show 6pm April 16 & 17: Spring Chorus Concert 6pm April 27: Spring Band Concert 6pm


Feb. 17- Presidents Day Holiday March 13-Teacher Duty Day March 16-20-Spring Break May 25- Memorial Day Holiday May 29- Last Day of School

Early Release Days: Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29 Feb. 12, 19 & 26 (Feb. 5-NO EARLY RELEASE) March 4, 11 & 25 April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 May 20 & 27 (May 6 & 13-NO EARLY RELEASE)


Greetings from the School Counseling Department and welcome to the second semester! January begins with an opportunity for Juniors & Seniors to register for the NON-college reported test administration of the ACT. This test administration can be used for obtaining a concordant score used to meet the FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC test requirements for a standard high school diploma. Eligible students received letters in December and must respond by January 8th if they wish to take the test on February 25th. Also, in January, counselors will be reviewing 1st semester grades and meeting with at-risk students to prepare a plan for success in the 2nd semester. During the months of February and March, seniors should be finalizing plans for graduation and post-high school pursuits as well as completing financial aid applications (FAFSA & FFAA) and applying for scholarships. College-bound Juniors are encouraged to take the standard ACT and/or SAT (required for college admissions and scholarships) as they continue their college search. Underclassmen will be selecting courses for the 2020-2021 school year and are encouraged to challenge themselves to select rigorous classes. Counselors have open office hours mornings before school and daily during student lunch to assist students in selecting courses. Counselors are also available by appointment throughout the school day. With post-secondary planning in mind, counselors strongly advise students to meet with college representatives visiting our campus and to sign up for on-campus college presentations being offered this Spring. Representatives are here to answer any questions as well as highlight their many academic programs from vocational certifications to Bachelor’s degrees. Visit the Counseling Office to learn more about these opportunities. As always, your DHS counselors are here to assist and support you. Go Wolves! Ms. Kara Kauffman, Director of Counseling


FSA ELA / FSA EOCs / PERT - Test Dates Feb 10, 2020 – Feb 14, 2020 PERT Grades 9-12 Feb 24, 2020 – Mar 12, 2020 FSA ELA Retake (Grades 10R–12) FSA Algebra 1 Retake Apr 1, 2020 – Apr 2, 2020 FSA ELA Writing Component Grades 9 and 10 Apr 13, 2020 – Apr 24, 2020 PERT Grades 9-12 May 4, 2020 – May 7, 2020 FSA ELA Reading Component Grades 9 and 10 May 4, 2020 – May 29, 2020 Spring EOC Administration (FSA Algebra 1 and Geometry/NGSSS US History and Biology 1) AP Exams – 5/4/2020 to 5/15/2020 – Testing location to be announced Date Morning Session Afternoon Session Mon – 5/4 United States Government and Politics Tue – 5/5 Calculus AB Human Geography Calculus BC Wed – 5/6 English Literature and Composition European History Thu – 5/7 Chemistry Physics 1: Algebra Based Spanish Literature and Culture Fri – 5/8 United States History Art History Computer Science A Mon – 5/11 Biology Environmental Science Tue – 5/12 Spanish Language and Culture Psychology Wed – 5/13 English Language and Composition Microeconomics Music Theory Thu – 5/14 Comparative Government and Politics Macroeconomics World History: Modern Fri – 5/15 Computer Science Principles Statistics French Language and Culture

2020 SAT

Test Date Mar 14, 2020 May 2, 2020 June 6, 2020

Registration Deadline Feb 14, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 May 8, 2020

2020 ACT

Test Date Feb 8, 2020 Apr 4, 2020 June 13, 2020

Registration Deadline January 10, 2020 Feb 28, 2020 May 8, 2020

5 SENIOR NEWS BACCALAUREATE Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the Deltona Alliance Church, 921 Deltona Blvd. in Deltona. Seniors: please arrive by 5:30 PM and wear your cap and gown. SENIOR AWARDS CEREMONY Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the DHS auditorium. All senior recipients (of scholarships, awards, medals, recognition) will be notified a week to ten days prior to the ceremony and should make a special effort to be in attendance to receive scholarships, awards, etc. This ceremony is open to the public with no limit to the number of guests. Seats are ample and admission tickets are NOT required. Please wear caps and gowns this evening. Seniors will be seated in the center section of the auditorium. Seniors must be in the auditorium classroom (Theatre) by 6:00 PM and wear your cap/gown. SENIOR BREAKFAST Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM at the Debary Golf and Country Club. An invitation will be sent home for this event, please make sure to RSVP by the appropriate date. You must return your RSVP slip in order to attend. The breakfast will start PROMPTLY at 8:00 AM, so please be at the Country Club on time. GRADUATION REHEARSAL Thursday, May 28, 2020 Ocean Center, Daytona Beach at 10:00 AM The rehearsal is MANDATORY for all seniors participating in the Graduation Ceremony. Seniors are to arrive at the Ocean Center by 9:00 AM and the rehearsal will begin at 10:00 AM SHARP! Seniors arriving at the graduation rehearsal late may not be allowed to participate in the Graduation Ceremony - this will be determined by the principal. Casual attire is to be worn at the rehearsal (no cap/gown). Parking is available on the South Lot (West side of Peabody). 2020 GRADUATION Sunday, May 31, 2020 Ocean Center, Daytona Beach at 12:00 PM All participating seniors are to be at the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach on Sunday, May 31, 2020 by 11:00 AM and go to the same entrance used for graduation rehearsal. REMEMBER: Your families should be respectful to hear their student’s name and other students’ names called at the ceremony. Tickets are needed for the graduation ceremony for family, friends, or relatives. Also, parking passes will be for sale along with the graduation tickets. Prices and sale dates TBA later. SENIOR GRAD BASH When: Friday, April 24th, 2020 Where: Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure Time: 5:00 pm- 2:00 am Ticket Price: $115 Tickets will go on sale in the middle of February through March 1st. Your ticket price includes admission into both theme parks & transportation on a charter bus. YOU CANNOT DRIVE YOURSELF. Ticket sales will be at the Student Activities Office window, Mrs. Hirsch’s Office before, after school & during lunch only- for $115 (Cash, check or credit cards are accepted). To purchase a ticket, you must have: • YOUR STUDENT ID • SIGNED PERMISSION SLIP • Make sure all obligations are paid to Ms. Gilley prior to purchasing your ticket. *** Yearly passes are NOT allowed to be used for this event; you must purchase a ticket. ***

PROM 2020

April 18th, 2020 The Westin Lake Mary Hotel 7-11 PM Tickets are $65 per person and include a formal sit-down dinner and prom keepsakes.


Congratulations to our FFA students for doing an awesome job at their Sub District Competition! • 3rd Place in Extemporaneous Public Speaking • 2nd place in Parliamentary Procedure


Dancing with the Wolves took place on December 17th, as always it was a fun evening for the dancers as well as the audience. The winners for the evening were: • 1st Place: Mrs. Meadows with Kaliyah Graham, Matilyn Million & Adriana Stump-Frias • Runner-up: Mrs. Burke with Kaliyah Graham, Yelitza Accius, Chris Jean Baptiste and Jodi-Ann Taylor • Audience Vote: The Preschoolers with Mrs. Carlisle, Zayra Lopez, Elyse Estridge, Yarelis Mercado, Alexandra Perez, Khloe Suarez, and Katie Wilson


We continue to do the work that is needed to make the Learning Commons a central location for all to explore and enjoy. Expect the Learning Commons to be a HUB that provides our students with a diversified collection of books and an environment that embraces the many ways we live and learn. In the next couple of months our fiction collection will be rearranged and displayed differently on our shelves. Instead of looking for and/or finding books alphabetically by the author’s last name, students can quickly go to the genre and/or subject of interest, (i.e. Action and Adventure, Drama, Historical Fiction, Horror, etc.). The goal is to get students to read what they like, love, and enjoy reading with as few barriers, as possible.

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CELEBRATING LITERACY WEEK (January 27th to 31st) It’s 2020 and you should resolve to READ, because… research shows that: • It helps you get a better job • It’s a workout for your brain • It develops communication skills • It helps you be a better leader PAWS2READ BOOK CLUB believes that you should, “READ what you love and you’ll read for life.” Join us for the following Literacy Week activities in the Learning Commons: MONDAY: Sign-up for Racing to Read (Begin the week of January 13th) Note: 600 pages of independent reading will get you a ticket to the races. TUESDAY: Join Project Lit Community via Wolves are Lit! (Earn a brag tag) Read what you love and share on Thursdays during lunch. WEDNESDAY: 100 BOOK CHECKOUT CHALLENGE (help us meet this goal) and you’ll be entered in a drawing THURSDAY: PAWS2READ Reading Games during lunch FRIDAY: Breakout or Break into Reading during lunch Participants can WIN PRIZES! PROGRAMMING AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN THE LEARNING COMMONS FEBRUARY Blind Date with a Book: (Feb. 10th to 14th) You don’t judge a book by it’s cover. Read the description, upwrap it, and get to know it. Let the rest of us know about your date with the book. Participating students are entered in a drawing. Black History month featuring Afro-Latinx culture (Week of Feb. 17th) Join us for activities celebrating this multicultural event including the book, When Julia danced Bomba by Dr. Raquel M. Ortiz. Digital Learning Day (February 27th) One day to focus on fun and engaging activities featuring small robotics, circuitry, 3D Printing, and more. Activities to be announced. MARCH March Madness (Week of March 9th) Basketball and reading featuring R. Ribay’s book After the Shot Drops. Get your Community Brag Tag. Spring into Reading Don’t forget to check out a book for leisure reading, wherever you may go during the break. When you get back, share out with Book Club and get your Project Lit Community Brag Tag and an invite to the Community celebration. The FINISH Line Seniors, consider visiting the Learning Commons to work on scholarships, college applications, essays, or use the time to do the research. Study for the ACT or the SAT in a designated space. See you in the Commons! Mrs. O’Brien Media Teacher


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Date 2/18 JV 4pm V 7pm 2/20 JV6pm 2/25 JV4pm V7pm 2/26 JV4pm V7pm 2/28 JV4pm V7pm 3/4 JV4:30 3/5 JV 4pm V7pm 3/10 JV4pm V7pm 3/13 JV 4pm V 7pm 3/14 JV11:00a 3/14 JV1:00p 3/28 JV11:00a 3/28 JV1:00p 4/1 JV4pm V7pm 4/3 JV4pm V7pm 4/8 JV5pm 4/10 V7pm 4/14 V4pm 4/17 V4:30pm 4/21 V7pm 4/22 V7pm


Opponent Matanzas (Palm Coast, FL) Location: Deltona High School @ Spruce Creek (Port Orange, FL) Location: Spruce Creek High School @ Taylor (Pierson, FL) Location: Taylor High School Seabreeze (Daytona Beach, FL) Location: Deltona High School Father Lopez (Daytona Beach, FL) Location: Deltona High School Mainland (Daytona Beach, FL) Location: Deltona High School @ Seabreeze (Daytona Beach, FL) Location: Seabreeze High School DeLand (DeLand, FL) Location: Deltona High School @ DeLand (DeLand, FL) Location: DeLand High School New Smyrna Beach (New Smyrna Beach, FL) Game Details: Game 1 New Smyrna Beach (New Smyrna Beach, FL) Game Details: Game 2 University (Orange City, FL) Game Details: Game 1 University (Orange City, FL) Game Details: Game 2 Mount Dora (Mount Dora, FL) Location: Deltona High School Pine Ridge (Deltona, FL) Location: Deltona High School @ Flagler Palm Coast (Palm Coast, FL) Location: Flagler Palm Coast High School Trinity Location: Deltona High School Mainland Location: Mainland High School University, Orange City Location: University High School Spruce Creek Location: Deltona High School Eustis Location: Deltona High School/SENIOR NIGHT


Feb 19th Mar 4thth Mar 11th Mar 25th Apr 1st 5 Star TBD Apr 11th Apr 16-18th May 1st

@ New Smyrna Beach @ Seabreeze @ University @ Atlantic @ Deland

4pm 4pm 4pm 4pm 4pm

Districts @ Deland 8:30-10 weigh in, 11am lift Regionals @ TBD States @ Arnold High School (Panama City)



Head Coach: DaTayven Thornton Assistant Coach: Joe Roberts Day Tue Thu Tue Thu Tue Thu Tue Tue Thu Tue

Month Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr Apr

Head Coach: Lindsay Ingram Assistant Coach: Chris Ramer, Madison Lankford, Abagaile Killian Day Month Date Opponent Location Time Sat Feb 15 Lake Howell Pre-Season Lake Howell TBD Thu Feb 20 @Deltona Trinity(V) @Dupont Lake 4:00 Fri Feb 21 @Hagerty @Hagerty 5:00 & 7:00 Tue Feb 25 @Atlantic*(V) @Atlantic 4:00 Thu Feb 27 Oviedo Home 4:30 & 6:30 Tue Mar 3 Mainland* Home 4:30 & 6:30 Wed Mar 4 Lake Howell(V) Home 6:00 Tue Mar 10 Pine Ridge* Home 4:00 & 6:00 Thu Mar 12 Seabreeze Home 4:30 & 6:30 Tue Mar 24 @Flagler @Flagler 5:00 & 7:00 Thu Mar 26 @Lake Mary @Lake Mary 5:00 & 7:00 Tue Mar 31 @New Smyrna @NSB Complex 4:30 & 6:30 Thu Apr 2 @Pine Ridge @Pine Ridge 4:00(V) & 6:00(JV) Wed Apr 8 Titusville(V) Home 5:00 Thu Apr 9 Lake Mary Home 5:00 & 7:00 Tue Apr 14 @Mainland @Mainland 4:00(V) & 6:00(JV) Thu Apr 16 Timber Creek Home 4:30 & 6:30 Fri Apr 17 @Astronaut(V) @Astronaut 6:00 Tue Apr 21 Deltona Trinity(V)Senior Night Home 5:30 Thu Apr 23 Taylor*(V) Home 6:00 M-F Apr/May 27-1 District Tournament Daytona State TBA

Date 3 5 10 12 24 26 31 7 9 14

Opponent Atlantic Mainland University Deland Taylor Bye Week Seabreeze Spruce Creek Matanzas Pine Ridge

Location @Atlantic Home Home Home Home

Time 6:00 6:00 6:00 6:00 6:00

@Seabreeze @Spruce Creek @Matanzas Home

6:00 6:00 6:00 6:00




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