High School Category

'Jookalorum!' opens Nov. 12 at DHS

Posted on: November 9, 2020

'Jookalorum!' opens Nov. 12 at DHS

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, dedicated students from grades 6-12 are proceeding with a fall play that opens this week. Eleven students, along with Director Jack Neveaux, set designer Mike Stoudt and costume coordinator Kerrie Olson, will present “Jookalorum!” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. In-person audiences will be limited to 50 people to... Read More

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Schroedl honored as Commended Student

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Schroedl honored as Commended Student

Academic success is not new to Delano High School senior Liliana Schroedl, but she reached a new level of achievement last week when the National Merit Scholarship Program identified her as a Commended Student.  To qualify for that honor, Schroedl scored among the top 3 percent of roughly 1.5 million students nationally who took the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test last October.  “The... Read More

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Unique school year now underway

Posted on: September 8, 2020

Unique school year now underway

The 2020-21 school year began Tuesday, Sept. 8, with some students distance learning and others physically present in the classroom.  Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 8-9, are orientation days at the elementary school, but starting next Monday all K-6 students who have not opted for distance learning will be in person, and 7-12 students who have not chosen distance learning will be using a hybrid model with two days per week on site.  Read More

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Fall sports season update

Posted on: August 4, 2020

The Minnesota State High School League announced today that the high school football and volleyball seasons have been moved to the spring.  Cross country, tennis, soccer and swimming/diving will start Monday, Aug. 17, with a 30% reduction in competitions. The process to alter schedules to accommodate fewer competitions is currently underway. The MSHSL does not govern middle school sports and activities, so... Read More

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Family guidance for 2020-21

Posted on: July 16, 2020

We are hard at work planning for the start of school in the fall, and more information will be coming in the next few weeks. As a reminder, the state will announce the week of July 27 whether school begins in person, as distance learning, or as a hybrid mix of the two. In the meantime, here is some information for families to consider from the MN Dept. of Education: Read More

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TAC re-opens with new procedures

Posted on: June 18, 2020

TAC re-opens with new procedures

The Tiger Activity Center re-opened on Wednesday, June 17, with some new rules and procedures as a result of COVID-19. See the details here.   Read More

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MDE seeks input on distance learning

Posted on: June 18, 2020

MDE seeks input on distance learning

The Minnesota Department of Education wants to hear from parents about their distance learning experience as the department plans for the 2020-21 school year. Take this survey to share your experience.   Read More

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DHS Graduation 2020

Posted on: June 7, 2020

DHS Graduation 2020

The commencement ceremony for the Delano High School Class of 2020 took place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 7. A pre-recorded program including student and faculty speeches, video features and more, is available to view again at the following links. After the video portion of the ceremony, most graduates came to campus for an in-person stage crossing to pick up their diplomas. View the commencement ceremony video on Read More

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Unique graduation ceremony planned

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Delano High School will conduct a unique graduation ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, that combines a virtual program followed by an in-person stage crossing on the school campus. Viewing information will be posted to this page on Friday, June 5, along with additional details about the ceremony.   Read More

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Virtual Senior Awards Ceremony planned

Posted on: May 13, 2020

Virtual Senior Awards Ceremony planned

Delano High School will conduct its annual Senior Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 13. The event has been recorded and will air on the Delano Public Schools YouTube channel at 7:30 p.m. It can also be viewed at that link as a regular video after the initial airing of the ceremony. The program for the evening can be viewed here. ... Read More

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