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Daviess County HS

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Summer Drivers Ed June 11 - July 3
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Spring Break springbreak

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

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 May 1, 2014.

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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

DCPS Graduation Schedule

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

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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.

June 11 session CANCELLED cancel

A "Sit Down With Saylor" session originally set for 6:30 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, has been CANCELLED. 

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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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9th District Tournament Baseball & Softball Information


The schedules have been completed for the upcoming KHSAA 9th District Baseball & Softball Tournaments.  The softball district will be hosted by Daviess County while Apollo shall serve as the baseball district host.


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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. 
2013 Panther Softball Camp Registration & Information

Sign up now for the 2013 Panther Softball Camp.  The camp will be held at the DCHS Softball field from June 17th - June 20th.  There will be two sessions.  The first session is for students in grades 4th-6th and will run from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. The second session is for students in grades 7th - 9th and will run from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Click here for more information.

Important Information for the 2013-2014 School Year

Tuesday, July 30 thru Friday, August 2, 2013 is DCHS fee week. Parents/students can pick up schedules and pay fees from 8am-noon on any day during fee week, however students may only get a locker and/or obtain a parking tag on the designated date (see schedule below). NOTE: School fees for the 2013-2014 school year are $220.00 and at least $75 should be paid when schedule is picked up unless arrangements are made with the DCHS bookkeeper. Families who qualify for reduced fees must pay $85 and those who qualify for free lunches will have school fees waived. Fees include computer rental cost.

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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.

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 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. 

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.
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.

DCPS Food Services wins state awards ksna

Kentucky School Nutrition Association honors lunchrooms with Gold and Silver Seal of Excellence Awards

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DCHS Senior Videos Ready

If you ordered a Graduation, Awards Night, or Senior Awards Night video, they are ready for pick-up in the Front Office.  There are a few extra videos available for purchase.

13-14 Rising Seniors Schedule Senior Pictures

Click here to schedule an appointment for upcoming Senior pictures.

DCPS Back-to-School Events backtoschool

We are looking forward to welcoming students and families to the 2013-14 school year. Mark your calendar and plan to attend these important events.

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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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DCPS Board revises calendar

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

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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 Customer Service Survey GE

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

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 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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DCPS Teachers of the Year ToY

Congratulations to our 2012-13 Teachers of the Year!

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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. 

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.

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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DCPS Customer Service Presentation

Watch DCPS "Customer Service" presentation delivered at state conference!

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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.

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.

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 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 Teaching Excellence Awards

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

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DCPS Snow Day Procedures

DCPS procedures for school cancellations, delays and early dismissals.

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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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    • 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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