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Jazz I stands out at Duluth festival

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Jazz I stands out at Duluth festival

The DHS Jazz I ensemble traveled to UM-Duluth over the weekend and was chosen by clinicians as one of three outstanding bands at the festival. There were a total of 26 bands that participated. Individually, Sam Brown and Owen Dailey were selected as outstanding performers by the clinicians. Here are some photos, courtesy of the DHS Music Boosters. Read More

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Wrestlers are state academic champions

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Wrestlers are state academic champions

The 2018-19 wrestling season was an unprecedented success for the Tigers.  For the first time in school history, the team had four individual place-winners at the state tournament. Edward Hajas took third place at 220 pounds, Carson Tschudi took fifth at 132, Tanner Kroells took fifth at 145 and Reier Sjomeling was sixth at 120 pounds. Delano had three individuals earn places at state in 2018 and 2017. Even better, the Tigers were... Read More

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Tigers claim consolation championship

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Tigers claim consolation championship

The Delano boys hockey team claimed the state consolation title with a 2-1 victory over North Branch on Saturday morning, March 9, at Mariucci arena to finish the tournament with a 2-1 record. See coverage from the Delano Herald Journal here, and photos on the Read More

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Basketball section semifinals rescheduled

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Basketball section semifinals rescheduled

Poor weather forecast for Saturday has resulted in an updated schedule for the boys section basketball tournament. Now No. 1 Delano will face No. 4 Big Lake at 7:45 p.m. on Friday in St. Michael. Read More

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Awareness day a success at DHS

Posted on: March 5, 2019

Awareness day a success at DHS

A handful of students and staff members, with the aid of various community supporters, put on the fourth annual Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day at Delano High School on Thursday, Feb. 28. Speaker Terrence Talley addressed all 7-12 students with a message about how they matter, how they can make a difference, and how they should never give up.  Fourteen students in the DHS COMPASS class (Character, Opportunity, Mentorship,... Read More

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Wuerger is a National Merit Scholar finalist

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Wuerger is a National Merit Scholar finalist

After emerging as semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program last fall, DHS senior Gretchen Wuerger had already distinguished herself far beyond most of her peers around the United States. On Thursday, Feb. 14, she learned that she was a finalist. “It’s a very big deal,” said DHS Principal Steve Heil. “It’s nice to have one of our students accomplish this. We have one or two almost every year,... Read More

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Blood drive a positive service experience

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Blood drive a positive service experience

Students at Delano High School turned out to donate blood on Wednesday, Feb. 13. A total of 92 students volunteered, and 67 total units were collected. “A lot of these students, including me, hadn’t done anything like this before,” said junior Spencer Poll, who helped to organize the event along with junior Nathan Sladek and seniors Anna Blonigan and Lily Teig. “We’ve seen it done, but actually doing it was a completely new... Read More

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Slopes and rides on Winter Activity Day

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Slopes and rides on Winter Activity Day

Seventh- and eighth-graders enjoyed Winter Activity Day at Powder Ridge and the Mall of America yesterday. Here is a look at some of their adventures. Read More

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Pennies for Patients off and running

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Pennies for Patients off and running

After raising more than $95,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society over the previous 15 years, Delano students began their 16th Pennies for Patients campaign on Monday, Feb. 11. “It’s really about you caring about something bigger than yourselves,” DHS social studies teacher Marji Miller told students at a school-wide kickoff assembly Monday afternoon.  Miller knows firsthand the difference made by campaigns... Read More

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Audition Feb. 12-13 for spring musical

Posted on: February 6, 2019

Audition Feb. 12-13 for spring musical

We may still be mired in the depths of winter, but preparations have already begun for Delano High School’s spring musical. Auditions for “High School Musical” will be held after school and in the evenings on Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 12-13. Click here to sign up for an audition time. Callbacks will follow as needed. All students in grades seven through 12 are... Read More

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