High School Category

Three named National Merit Commended Students

Posted on: September 23, 2021

Three named National Merit Commended Students

Three Delano High School students have been named Commended Students by finishing in the top 50,000 students nationally on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. They are Katherine Baker, Jaxon Duberstein and Ashton Esco. The top 50,000 scorers nationally are divided into 34,000 Commended Students and 16,000 semifinalists in the competition for National Merit scholarships. DHS senior Campbell Logan was a... Read More

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Logan named National Merit Semifinalist

Posted on: September 22, 2021

Logan named National Merit Semifinalist

Fewer than 1% of high school seniors in the United States have managed to become National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists, but one of those outstanding students hails from Delano High School. Campbell Logan is among 16,000 national semifinalists who qualified for the distinction through exceptional performance in the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  Three more DHS students were named... Read More

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Homecoming candidates announced

Posted on: September 21, 2021

Homecoming candidates announced

Delano High School will celebrate Homecoming from Saturday, Sept. 25, through Friday, Oct. 1.  Homecoming royalty candidates were recently announced. They include, front from left, Cody Thomas, Peder Bjorklund, Austin Kramp, Saul Streachek, Chase McClay, Chris Johnson and Dillion Mrnak. In the second row, from left, are Kaiya Merritt, Harper Betlach, Madison Mittelstaedt, Lydia Smith, Kaylee Gillette, Louisa Stowman and Katie Wegman. ... Read More

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Homecoming gear available

Posted on: September 17, 2021

Delano High School's Homecoming week is Sept. 27-Oct. 1, and apparel for the event is now available for purchase. Check out the inventory here. More information about Homecoming will be coming soon.   Read More

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Students to present 'Little Mermaid'

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Students to present 'Little Mermaid'

The school year starts with a splash for Delano students in grades 5-8, who will present “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.” during the first week of classes. Show times in the Delano High School Performing Arts Center are 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 9-10, and a 2 p.m. matinee follows on Saturday, Sept. 11.  The production includes familiar tunes from the classic animated movie, along with a few... Read More

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District welcomes new staff members

Posted on: August 26, 2021

District welcomes new staff members

Each school year brings new faces to the Delano Public Schools staff, and new teachers have been getting oriented this week.  New staff members this fall include, front row from left: Madeline Kenney (9-12 math), Brittany Carlen (9-12 math) and Kate Foster (9-12 language arts).  In the middle row, from left, are: Autumn Huju (7-8 language arts), Amanda Anjorin (9-12 family and consumer science), Ryan Ward (7-12 physical... Read More

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Vieaus leave legacy of relationships

Posted on: August 17, 2021

Vieaus leave legacy of relationships

In addition to important roles in the classroom and at the administrative level, Joe and Karla Vieau have been among Delano students’ biggest fans. This summer, the couple retired after more than 20 years of service to the district.  “It’s been a pleasure to be here, to serve our community and our kids and our staff,” said Joe. “We have had an awful lot of laughs. Some crying too. I... Read More

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Thomas, Hedtke retire from DHS office

Posted on: June 30, 2021

Thomas, Hedtke retire from DHS office

In ways both salient and subtle, administrative assistants Dolly Hedtke and Marie Thomas kept the academic world going ’round at Delano High School over the past number of years. With both retiring this summer, co-workers said their contributions to the school could not be overstated. “As we all know, our administrative assistants run this school,” Assistant Principal Shane Baughman said at a year-end... Read More

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Soderberg reflects on Delano career

Posted on: June 16, 2021

Soderberg reflects on Delano career

The road to Melody Soderberg’s teaching career was neither short nor direct, but after 23 years in Delano she retires with the appreciation of her students, the esteem of her colleagues and the satisfaction that results from meaningful work done well. What did she most enjoy about teaching seventh- and eighth-grade students? “What I have loved is that they are on the threshold of being a young adult. And they keep... Read More

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DHS releases fourth quarter honor roll

Posted on: June 14, 2021

Delano High School recently released its fourth quarter honor roll for grades 7-12. To see those named to the Scholars Honor Roll, A Honor Roll and B Honor Roll, click here.   Read More

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