Bulldog Bulletin for


Dear Parents, Guardians, and Concerned Citizens,

In an attempt to better inform parents and the public of resources that were available to the school, the Florida Legislature enacted Senate Bill 1546, which requires the distrubtion of an annual school financial report to the public. Figures are compiled by the Department of Education using the district's 2012-2013 financial data. Click on each picture icon to view the letter sent to parents and the financial report of DeLand High School.

"Bulldogs Coming Home" Homecoming 5k Run

You are invited to join us in the first annual "Bulldogs Coming Home" Homecoming 5k Run on Sunday, October 5th, 2014. This event will take you on a beautiful DeLand route starting and finishing at the DeLand High School campus. Runners, walkers, alumni, students and all are welcome. By participating in this event, you are benefiting the DeLand High School Booster Club. GO Bulldogs!

Date, Time & Location:
Sunday, October 5th, 2014
5k (3.1 miles): 7:00 am

DeLand High School
800 N. Hill Ave., DeLand, FL 32724 

For more information and to register online, click here.

To print a registration form, click here

2014-2015 Program of Studies/Curriculum Guide

MyTime Schools App for your iPhone and/or Android Phones! 

Evacuation Information

Bring Your Own Technology at Deland High School will be implemented in selected departments and/or courses.  Please review the following documents:
DeLand High's BYOT Policy   |    Volusia County Schools' Parent & Student Guide

Vote for Renaissance's October Teacher of the Month by clicking here.

DHS is proud to present a new dance team called Fusion. This innovative dance team will showcase during the halftime performance at all football games, several basketball games, and community events. Click here to view DHS Fusion's website.

D2, DeLand High’s only breakdancing club, will be meeting Thursday, September 4 in the dance room from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. If you want to see what this club can do, make sure you watch D2 breakdancing in the dog bowl Friday, August 29 during 2nd lunch.

The Bulldog Wrestling Club is up and running! Anyone interested in learning how to wrestle, now is the time to start. The wrestling club is open to both boys and girls. Come out and get in the best shape of your life-become a Bulldog wrestler. For detail please see Coach Baker in the science building 15-104.

All freshmen interested in joining SGA, petitions are now available in 8-106. You will need to attend a mandatory lunch meeting on September 4th during either lunch in 8-106 with your signed petition and dues.

Anyone interested in running for Homecoming Royalty, applications are now available in the bookshelf outside of the Activities office. Mandatory lunch meeting will be in 8-106 on Friday September 5th. See Camacho with any questions.

The Model United Nations club will be having its first meeting Thursday September 11th right after school in room 7-203. If you are interested in world events and debate please come check out the Model UN Club. See Ms.Brinkmann in 7-203 with any questions.

Are you interested in helping to keep your school clean? What about our planet?! Well then come on out Thursday, September 4th to 15-101, Mr. Spencer’s room to find out more about joining the DHS Eco Club!! This is an OPEN MEETING.

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY!!!! Don’t forget to audition to be in the Hill Street Theatre Fall production of The Addams Family! You do not have to me in Drama, Chorus or Dance classes to audition! Just come to the Black Box Theatre (13-103) at 3pm on Friday, Sept. 5. Make sure to bring a short part of a Broadway song to show off your voice and a funny monologue or joke. (School appropriate, please!) Performances are in the auditorium on Oct. 22, 23, 24 at 7pm.

Attention all juniors and sophomores
If you have a job - LISTEN UP.
You can earn up to 3 High School Credits for working at your job!
How? Let your counselor know that you want to Join OJT (On The Job Training)
See Mr. Tua’one in building 18-105 for more information. Space is limited so Sign up TODAY!

Yearbooks may be purchased for $65.00 in the activities office until Sept 30.

Parents and Students,
Volusia County Schools is delighted to offer the PSAT to interested High School Juniors on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. This is an excellent opportunity for your student to gain valuable information and experience related to College Admissions Testing. It also serves as a great way for students to qualify for National Merit Scholarship Programs. The PSAT is being offered at a nominal fee of $14.00 to all High School Juniors. Interested students must contact Mrs. Foxworth in the Activities Office by September 5, 2014. PSAT Applications can be picked up at the front desk of the Main Office. Checks can be made out to DeLand High School.
Non DHS Students,
FCAT Retake will begin the week of October 6-10. Students not enrolled in DeLand High must complete an FCAT Retake form. FCAT Retake forms can be picked up at the front desk of the Main Office from 8-4 PM. Please bring your photo ID.

Parents and Students,
DeLand High will celebrate Open House on Thursday, September 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Student schedule distribution will begin at 5:00 PM in front of the cafeteria. As always, we encourage all parents and other guardians to come out to meet your child’s teachers during Open House. DeLand High’s goal is to have the most parents and students present for Open House in our school district. Help us to accomplish our goal. Join us for what is and will always been your moment to put a name with a face and to walk in your child’s shoes for a day. We hope to see you there!

Teachers and Students,
Are you up for the Challenge? What Challenge you might ask? The Open House Challenge. DeLand High teachers have been challenged to have the highest percentage of parents and students to attend Open House on Thursday, September 4. The three teachers with the highest percentage of parents and students present will be recognized. Help your teachers! Have your parent to attend Open House.

There will be a Senior Parent/Student Information Meeting on today from 7:00pm-8:30pm in the auditorium.

Seniors! Order your senior shirt for $15 from Ms. Bennett in room 11-105 or in the Activities office.

Senior ad forms are available in the front office, room 8-200 and in your English classroom. The deadline for senior ads is September 26, so be sure to pick up your contract today.

Do you want to be in the yearbook? Have you had your senior portrait taken? If you haven’t had your personal photo shoot, call Simoneau photography and set up an appointment to have your senior portrait session. All senior portraits must be taken by September 15, 2014.

College visit this week The University of South Florida St. Petersburg will be here Friday at 1:15 in the Guidance Office. Please come to Guidance for a pass if your gpa is a 3.0 or higher.

Please stop by the Guidance Office for new and updated scholarship opportunities.

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