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Daviess County HS

4255 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: 270.852.7300
Fax: 270.852.7310

School News
DCHS Back-to-School Information

DCHS Student Fees, Parking, Lockers

ALL GRADES may pick up schedules and pay fees on these dates:

Tuesday, August 5th through Friday, August 8th

8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Evening of August 7th, 5:00-7:00 p.m. 


Parking Tags:

Seniors, August 5th, 8-12

Juniors, August 6th, 8-12

All prior year obligations and current year fees must be paid before parking can be obtained.

- The fee for 2014-15 is $220 and it includes laptop rental.
- P.E. Uniforms are $20 and are paid in class.
- Driver's Ed fee of $25 is collected in class. 

 

Lockers are obtained by seniority 8:00-12:00

Seniors-August 5th

Juniors-August 6th

Sophomores-August 7th

Students must have a locker partner in order to receive their lock and locker during schedule pick up. Both students do not have to be present to obtain lock and locker. One student must be assigned as the responsible person.


Freshman lockers and partners will be assigned.

Freshman Orientation Monday, August 4th.


Back-to-School events

Parents and students are encouraged to attend these events.


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Apply for Free & Reduced Meal Benefits Online!

Daviess County Public Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals online!  The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!


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2014 Fall Sports Season Ticket Sales

Reserved and Season Tickets for the 2014-2015  Daviess County High School Fall Sports Events will go on sale Monday August 4th 9:00 a.m. during Freshman Orientation. We will continue to sell tickets throughout fees week running through August 8th . After August 8th, tickets will be on sale during regular school hours.  Click here for season ticket prices.


DCPS Teachers of the Year

DCPS is proud to honor our 2013-14 Teachers of the Year. These outstanding educators have demonstrated Great Expectations for ALL! 


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No school for students - Tuesday, May 20 vote

DCPS schools are closed for students on Tuesday, May 20, for primary election day. 


DCPS Board of Education meeting time CHANGED

The DCPS Board of Education will meet at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Central Office. This is a CHANGE from the original meeting time of 6 p.m. The DCPS Finance Corporation will meet at 4:30 p.m.


Spring Break springbreak

DCPS schools are closed for Spring Break - April 4-11. Classes will resume on Monday, April 14.


DCPS Board approves revised calendar Calendar

The DCPS Board of Education has approved a revised instructional calendar for the 2013-14 school year. The last day of school for students is Friday, May 30.


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DCPS Board to host Community Conversation comcon

The DCPS Board of Education is hosting a “Community Conversation” forum at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway.

These events are scheduled twice a year, providing all members of the community a special opportunity to address the Board with any questions or comments you might have.

Please feel free to join us!

Community Conversation

DCPS Board of Education – Central Office

1622 Southeastern Parkway

5 p.m. Thursday, March 20


DCPS schools in session Friday march7

March 7 is a make-up day. School will be in session for students on Friday, March 7.


DCPS schools CLOSED Monday, March 3

No school for students. Teachers and instructional assistants will NOT report for work on Monday, March 3.


Boys 3rd Region Tournament Information

The Daviess County Panthers basketball beam will play Muhlenberg County on Saturday, March 8th @ 1:45 p.m. at the Owensboro Sportscenter in a first round match-up of the 3rd Region Basketball Tournament.

Tickets will be on sale in the front office at DCHS when school is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

General Admission Tickets are $6 and chair back seats are $8.

No passes will be accepted for this event.

The game will be aired live on the radio 90.3 FM.


DCPS schools CLOSED Monday, Feb. 17 PT-C

Daviess County Public Schools are closed Monday, Feb. 17, for Parent-Teacher Conferences.


DCPS dismissed one hour early

DCPS will dismiss one hour early today - Friday, Feb. 14.
Elementary schools will be dismissed starting at 1:15 p.m.
Middle and high schools will be dismissed starting at 2:15 p.m.


DCPS closed Friday, Feb. 7

Last day of school is now Monday, June 1. Revised DCPS 2013-14 calendar with additional make-up days is now posted at www.dcps.org


All DCPS events cancelled for Feb. 5

All games, practices and events for Wednesday, Feb. 5, are CANCELLED at all Daviess County Public Schools.


All activities related to DCHS are canceled for Monday, February 3rd, 2014

All activities related to DCHS are canceled for Monday, February 3rd, 2014.


DCPS closed for MLK Jr. Day / Day of Service MLK

DCPS schools are closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Day / National Day of Service.


DCPS schools CLOSED Tuesday, Jan. 21

Last day of school is now Friday, May 23. Click on "Calendars" in blue menu bar at top of home page for complete list of make-up days, which should be avoided when scheduling appointments etc.


All DCHS Events Cancelled for Saturday, December 7th

All DCHS events are cancelled for Saturday, December 7th.  The Boys/Girls Basketball Doubleheader with OHS that was supposed to be played Friday, December 6th will be made up at a later date.


DCPS schools CLOSED Friday, Jan. 17

Make-up day is Thursday, May 22.


All Activities related to DCHS are canceled after 6:00 p.m. for Thursday, December 5th

Due to the threat of inclement weather,  all activities related to DCHS that are planned for 6:00 p.m. or later have been postponed or canceled for Thursday, December 5th.


DCPS Celebrates the Season with ARTS!

DCPS schools are celebrating the season with a variety of visual and performing arts events.


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DCHS Winter Open House - Tuesday, November 19th

The DCHS Winter Open House will be held on Tuesday, November 19th starting with a PAWS Organization meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center followed by classroom visits starting at 6:05.  Click here for a schedule and we hope to see everyone here!


DCHS Nickel Wars Continues & Thanksgiving Food Drive (November 18th - 22nd)

The Daviess County High School Student Council is collecting money this week for as its annual Nickel Wars continues.  Remember all funds collected help DCHS students in need.

The Daviess County High School Key Club is collecting canned goods and household supplies for it's annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations of canned goods will be collected this week while DCHS students are encouraged to bring donations of paper products, laundry supplies and hygiene products.


 


Fall Break fallbreak DCPS schools are closed for Fall Break - Oct. 7-11. Classes will resume on Monday, Oct. 14.
DCPS - Distinguished District! DCPS celebrates K-PREP scores - district earns distinguished status on state accountability system
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No school for students Friday, Sept. 27 - Professional Day pd
DCHS vs. Muhlenberg Co. Football Game (Postponed)

The DCHS vs. Muhlenberg County football game scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Saturday, September 21st @ 6:00 p.m. due to the threat of serve weather.


High Attendance Day! schoolhouse

Wednesday, Sept. 18, is High Attendance Day! All DCPS schools are hosting special activities and incentives.


DCPS schools CLOSED Tuesday, March 4

No school for students. Teachers and Instructional Assistants report at 10 a.m.


DCPS schools CLOSED Wednesday.

Schools are closed Wednesday, Feb. 5. Last day of school is now Thursday, May 29.


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AP Exam Registration To sign up to take an AP Exam, click here.  Registration closes on Thursday, March 21st.  For more information, see Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Shaw in Guidance. 
Academy of Young Leaders Now Accepting Applications
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DCHS Fall Open House - Thursday, August 29th

DCHS Fall Open House is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th.  There will be a PAWS Org meeting at 5:30pm in the Media Center followed by classroom visits at 6:05pm.  ALL CONCESSIONS will be $1 each (grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, soda, etc.).  Click here for the DCHS Open House Agenda.


Friday Night Field Goal Challenge

FRIDAY NIGHT FIELD GOAL CHALLENGE:  Enter for a chance to kick a 40 yard field goal to win a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Brought to you by: Don Moore on 54. Tickets on sale now in the DCHS Athletic Office and Don Moore’s GM Center on highway 54. Tickets will also be available for purchase at each home game prior to and during the September 6th game vs Apollo. Students $1 / Non Student $5   Winners will be drawn September 6th during the 1st Quarter of the game and attempt the field goal at halftime. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.


Fall Trimester Make-up Final Exams Make-up exams for the Fall Trimester will be on Saturday, November 2nd, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Media Center.  Please remember to bring a valid school I.D. in order to be admitted to take make-up exams.
Owensboro Health Orthopedics Holiday Classic

Click here to find the teams and schedules for all games for the 2013 Owensboro Health Orthopedics Holiday Classic Tournament hosted by Daviess County High School and Owensboro Catholic High School.


Parent Informational Night regarding Possible Schedule Change Meeting

There will be a parent informational meeting regarding a possible schedule change, starting with the 2014-2015 school year, in the DCHS cafeteria on Monday, January 13th, starting at 5:30 p.m.


DCHS AP Exam Registration

AP Exam registration for Daviess County High School will begin on Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and end on Friday, March 21st at 3:00 p.m.

Click here to register.  For more information, see the DCHS Guidance department.


Panthers Baseball - KHSAA State Baseball Tournament Info

Our 3rd Region Champion Panther Baseball Team will be competing in the first round of the 2014 KHSAA STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT on Monday June 2nd @ 12:30 CST at Whittaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington.


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2014 9th District Softball Tournament Information

For information about the 2014 9th District Softball Tournament, click here.


2014 DCHS Youth Cheer Clinic

To register and for more information on the 2014 DCHS Youth Cheer Clinic that will be held at DCHS on July 22nd - 25th, click here.


9th District Basketball Tournaments Information

Apollo High School will host both the Boys and Girls 9th District basketball tournaments. The Lady Panthers are the # 2 seed in the district and will play the #3 seed Apollo Eagles, Monday, February 24th @ 7:45 p.m. The Girls Championship game will be played Thursday, February 27th @ 7:00 p.m.

The Panthers are the #4 seed and will play the #1 seed Apollo Eagles, on Tuesday, February 25th @ 7:00 p.m. The Boys Championship game is set for Friday, February 28th @ 7:00 p.m.  Click here for the boys bracket.  Click here for the girls bracket.

All tickets will be $5.00 each and tickets are currently on sale in the Front Office.


DCPS students return to school Jan. 2

Classes resume on Thursday, Jan. 2. Happy New Year!


DCHS After Prom Party Registration & Information

After Prom Party Registration forms are now available in the office or by clicking here.   Each person from DCHS that is attending APP needs to complete a separate form – only use the area for “date” at bottom if the date doesn’t attend DCHS.  All Junior and Senior students are encouraged to attend APP – even if they aren’t attending prom. Students who want a free APP t-shirt must turn in their APP registration form by noon on April 18.


DCHS Spirit Wear Store Just in time for Christmas shopping… introducing the DCHS Online Spirit Store! 
- Easy shopping!  You order, pay online, and the items will be delivered to DCHS! http://dchsapparel.com/
- Items may be purchased through November 15.  After November 15th the store will be closed. 
-Please direct any questions regarding the website or the items offered to the available contact information located on the website.
- All items are expected to arrive no later than December 6th.
- Items will be delivered to DCHS and you will be notified on the procedure for picking up  your order. 
- HAPPY SHOPPING!

Informational DC Wrestling Meeting

There will be an informational meeting for parents and players interested in participating in Wrestling this year on Friday August 30th at 5:00 p.m. in the DCHS media center.


2013-2014 Panther Basketball D-League Information Information is now available for the 2013-2014 Panthers Basketball D-League.  Click here for more information or contact DCHS Head Basketball Coach Pat Hume for more information.
DCHS Technology Information Nights

Thank you to all parents and students who came to the Technology Information Night on Thursday, August 15th. DCHS will be holding monthly trainings for parents/students/teachers.  More information to come.  For more information, click here.


DCPS Honors Veterans DCPS schools will commemorate Veterans Day with a variety of programs. All veterans are invited to attend as our honored guests. Contact the schools for more information.
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REVISED 2014-2015 school calendar

The DCPS Board of Education approved a REVISED calendar for the 2014-2015 school year to include required make-up days. Families are reminded to avoid potential make-up days when scheduling appointments, vacations etc. Click HERE to view or download REVISED 2014-2015 DCPS instructional calendar.


Winter Trimester Final Exams Schedule

The Winter Trimester Final Exams Schedule is as follows:

- Thursday, February 27th:  4th, 5th, & 1st
- Friday, February 28th: 2nd & 3rd

***Make-up Exams will be held in the Media Center on Saturday, March 1st from 8:00a a.m. - Noon


DCPS Board revises calendar

Additional make-up days added to 2013-2014 instructional calendar


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2014 Lady Panthers Youth Volleyball Camp

For information and to register for the 2014 Lady Panthers Youth Volleyball Camp that will be held at DCHS on June 12th & 13th, click here.


2014 Lady Panthers Softball Camp

To register and for information on the 2014 Lady Panthers softball camp that will be held at the DCHS Softball field on June 17th - 20th, click here (for page 1) and click here (for page 2).
 


Drawing for Owensboro Convention Center Grand Opening Gala

Join the Foundation's Founders Society by making a donation of $1000 and your name will be placed in a drawing for 2 sets (2 tickets in each set) to the Owensboro Convention Center Grand Opening Gala - being billed as the BIGGEST party in Owensboro!

For additional details, click HERE


DCPS Customer Service Survey GE

Click HERE to complete brief Customer Service survey for DCPS district and/or schools. We want to hear from you!


DCPS 2014-15 Calendar

The DCPS Instructional Calendar for the 2014-15 school year is now available.


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Order your 2013-2014 DCHS Yearbook

Be sure to order your 2013-2014 DCHS Yearbook by clicking here. For more information, please contact the DCHS Yearbook advisor, Mrs. Amber J. Hall.


DCPS celebrates AP scores! ap

District announced record-high number of students earning national recognition


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3rd Region Freshmen Basketball Tournament Information

Click here for more information on the upcoming 3rd Region Freshmen boys basketball tournament that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 15th at McLean County Middle School and Calhoun Elementary.


2014 DCHS Youth Soccer Camp

For information or to register for the DCHS Youth Soccer Camp that will take place July 28th - August 1st at the Deer Park Soccer Complex, click here or contact Lady Panthers Soccer Coach, David Sandifer.


2014 Panthers Youth Football Camp

For information and to register for the 2014 DCHS Youth Football Camp that will be held July 10th & 11th, click here for page 1 of the brochure and click here for page 2 of the brochure.


DCHS Softball Appearl Online Store

The Lady Panthers softball team is selling DC Softball appearl.  Click here to see everything that is for sale from the the online store.


Student Accident Insurance Available accident

Optional insurance packages available to DCPS families


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May Day 5K Registration

The DCHS May Day 5K, sponsored by the DCHS Student Council, will be held on Saturday, May 17th.  The race will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the DCHS football stadium.  To register online, click here.  For more information and a registration form, click here.  The cost is $15.00 to register (until May 12th).  After May 12th, then the cost goes to $20.00.


DCPS honors Great Expectations Award winners GE

Teaching Excellence Awards, Customer Service Award and Office Professional Awards presented at Opening Day Ceremony


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DC Wrestling to Start Youth Wrestling League

We at DC Wrestling are putting together teams for each elementary school in East Daviess County to compete against one another for a 5 to 6 weeks starting March 1 through Mid-April. The following schools: Whitesville, East View, Meadow Lands, Country Heights, Highland and Deer Park will all have the chance to be represented each week. There will be two different levels K-3rd grade and 3rd – 6th grade and will also be divided up by weight classes. It is for all kids’ boys and girls alike so whether your kid is 25 or 150 pounds there will be someone for them to wrestle. Every week your kid will have 2 practices one during the evening during the week and one Saturday morning then have a match afterwards. They will be coached by the Daviess County High School Wrestlers and Coaches. So come enjoy the best and most challenging sport around. Your kids will learn the fundamentals of wrestling as well as teamwork and get some great exercise and fun.  For more information click here.  For a registration form, click here.


K-Prep Testing Dates

K-Prep testing dates for grades 3-8 and grades 10-11 are May 12-16. Click HERE to view or download Kentucky Department of Education parent guide to testing.


DCPS Spring Sports Schedules Available

Spring sport schedule wallet cards are available at Apollo High School, Daviess County High School and the DCPS Central Office. To request cards to be mailed to you, send name and address to contact@dcps.org


2014 Lady Panthers Youth Basketball Camp

For information and a registration form for the 2014 Lady Panthers Basketball Camp that will be held on July 14-17th, click here.


Summer Drivers Ed June 11 - July 3
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2014 Panthers Youth Basketball Camp

Daviess County High School Basketball Camp 2014 June 9-12 (2013-2014 Grades 1-7)

Daviess County High School Panthers men’s basketball team will conduct a basketball camp this summer for boys and girls. Head Coach Pat Hume, his coaching staff and several of his players will serve as camp instructors.  The sessions are designed as teaching camps that emphasize the fundamentals of the game of basketball. Click here for details and a registration form.


Online Registration for "Bring Your Own Device" Program Now Available


Parents /Guardians of students currently in grades 8-11 should complete the online registration form by no later than June 30, 2014.


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Digital Driver's License

ALL DCPS high school students must complete federally required Internet safety training. It is the student's responsibility to complete these trainings on personal time or as teachers allow in class. Please bring your earbuds/headphones to class to watch the video training.

 

Click here to complete the Digital Driver’s License program. Please let you advocates know when you have completed your training.


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DCPS Graduation Schedule

Graduation ceremonies for the DCPS Class of 2014 have been announced.


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DCHS Year-long Centennial Celebration Planning Information

DC Graduates, please provide your information by clicking here so we may contact you for our year-long centennial celebration that are in the planning stages. 


DCHS Class of 1984 Reunion Information

The DCHS Class of 1984 is planning their 30 year reunion for the weekend of June 6th-8th, 2014.  For more information or to register to attend, click here.


DCPS Teaching Excellence Awards

Nominations for Teacher of the Year and Great Expectations Teaching Excellence Awards accepted through March 1


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DCPS State of the District Report - 2013-2014

DCPS Supt. Owens Saylor presented the State of the District report on Nov. 22, 2013.


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DCPS Customer Service and Office Professional Awards

Nominations for DCPS Great Expectations Customer Service and Great Expectations Office Professional Awards accepted through May 1


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DCPS Snow Day Procedures

DCPS procedures for school cancellations, delays and early dismissals.


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    • Daviess County Public Schools
    • Owens Saylor, Superintendent
    • 1622 Southeastern Parkway
    • Owensboro, KY 42303
    • Phone: 270.852.7000
    • Fax: 270.852.7030
    • Email: contact@dcps.org
    • Office Hours 8am - 4:30pm
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