Daviess County HS News

Attendance Zone Changes - Effective July 1, 2015

View this page to see Attendance Zone changes approved by DCPS Board of Education on March 19, 2015. 

Hour of Code

Computer science is the art of blending human ideas and digital tools to increase our power. Computer scientists work in so many different areas: writing apps for phones, curing diseases, creating animated movies, working on social media, building robots that explore other planets and so much more. The Hour of Code is an international effort to bring student awareness to computer science while having a little bit of fun. 

DCHS 1st Semester Finals Schedule

DCHS Finals Schedule for Thursday, December 18th & Friday, December 19th

Thursday, December 18th:

Algebra 2 & English 2 EOC Exams given

1st & 2nd Block Finals given

Friday, December 19th:

U.S. History & Biology EOC Exams given

3rd & 4th Block Finals given

Click here for more detailed information on the DCHS Finals schedule


DCPS Holiday Concert holidayconcert

AHS and DCHS bands present Holiday Concert at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the RiverPark Center 

Thanksgiving break

No school for students Nov. 26-28. Happy Thanksgiving!

DCPS receives Instructional Transformation Grant KDE

KDE grant to support Kentucky Core Academic Standards 

DCPS named District of Distinction

"Great Expectations" earns national recognition for student achievement 

Attendance Zone Information

Information about DCPS district enrollment/demograhics; "Listen and Learn" public forum documents and comments; survey results "in progress"; and link to survey. We want to hear from YOU! 

DCPS Veterans Day Programs

Contact schools for more information about these programs. We extend a special invitation to all Veterans and their families to attend. 

Election Day - Tuesday, Nov. 4 vote

No school for students

Fall Break - Oct. 6-10

Enjoy a safe and restful Fall Break! Schools will be closed Oct. 6-10. Classes resume Monday, Oct. 13.

Professional Day

No school for students - Friday, Sept. 26

High Attendance Day - Sept. 18

September is High Attendance Month! DCPS schools are celebrating with special events and activities. 

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.

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! 

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.

2014 9th District Softball Tournament Information

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

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.

2014 D-League Basketball Registration

Registration is now open for D-League Basketball for grades 2-6 through September 22nd.  Click here for a registration form.  Contact Panthers Basketball Head Coach, Pat Hume for more information.

3rd Region Boys Soccer Tournament Information

The Panthers vs. Owensboro game for the 3rd Region Soccer Championship has been moved to Saturday, October 25th starting at 3:00 p.m. at Apollo High School.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Coaches cards will be accepted as CARD HOLDER ONLY.

DCPS Customer Service Month

March is DCPS Customer Service Month. Please take a minute and complete the customer service survey by clicking on Read More, then scrolling down to complete survey.

DCHS SBDM Council Parent Representative Election Info

DCHS parents will be electing one parent to serve on the DCHS Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council on March 12th, 2015.  Please be informed and participate in this important election.  For more information, click here!

AP Exam Registration for Daviess County High School


Begins January 15th at 8:00 A.M. and closes on March 3rd at 8:00 A.M.
The cost is $91.00 per AP Exam. 
Once registration is complete, students will need to print a copy of the confirmation page. (This link is located at the bottom of the registration screen - Print and Save your Registration Confirmation Page (.pdf))
You will print the registration form and return it with parent/guardian signature and payment to Kris Shaw in Guidance. 

Please make checks payable to Daviess County High School.

Please contact Pat Hume, Pat.Hume@daviess.kyschools.us  or Kris Shaw, Kris.Shaw@daviess.kyschools.us if you would like to register for an exam not listed or any other questions.

3rd Region Girls Soccer Tournament Information

The Lady Panthers vs. Owensboro Catholic 3rd Region Soccer Championship game will take place on Friday, October 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Apollo High School.

Ticket prices are $5 for adult and $3 for students. Coaches passes will be accepted as CARD HOLDER ONLY.

2014 9th District Soccer Tournament Information

Ticket Information for both tournaments:



These passes will be accepted for the CARD HOLDER ONLY



First round games will begin Monday October 13th  

All games will be played at Apollo High School.



#2 SEED  DAVIESS CO.  VS   #3 SEED OWENSBORO                7:30 PM

Championship Game will be played Wednesday October 15th @ 7:00 p.m.



First round games will begin Tuesday October 14th 

All games will be played at Shively Park Field (hosted by Owensboro High School)




Championship Game will be played Thursday October 16th @ 7:00 p.m

DCHS Fall Open House set for Tuesday, September 9th at 6:00 p.m.

The DCHS Fall Open House is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. witht the PAWS organization meeting followed by the open house beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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.

2015 DCHS Youth Soccer Camp

For information or to register for the DCHS Youth Soccer Camp that will take place July 27th - July 31st at the Deer Park Soccer Complex, click here or contact Lady Panthers Soccer Coach, David Sandifer.

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.

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.

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.

DCPS celebrates National Arts in Education Week

Students enjoy variety of visual and performing arts activities throughout September. 

Help DCHS Win $100,000
The “Celebrate My Drive" campaign, sponsored by StateFarm, continues through October 24th and DCHS needs your commitment to safe driving to get to the winner’s circle!  DCH could win $100,000 and an amazing concert!  Drive over to www.celebratemydrive.com and make a commitment for our school today! Invite your friends and family to join us. Anyone age 14 and up can participate.
DCPS Attendance Zone Proposal

Information about the DCPS Attendance Zone / Redistricting process is posted here. This page has been updated. Please refresh your browser to ensure you are viewing the most recent information.

Focus Award nominations due Feb. 27

The Foundation for DCPS is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Focus Awards in the areas of Health, Literacy, Technology and Great Expectations.

Angela Gunter to serve on Teacher Leader Cohort angiegunter

Dr. Gunter honored by The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky

Community Leader Nominations due Sept. 15

DCPS is seeking nominations for community leaders to serve on a district Attendance Zone Committee. 

DCPS Welcomes New Technology Integration Specialists

Two DCPS faculty members have been selected to provide various levels of support to other teachers with integrating technology.

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).

DCPS celebrates record ACT scores

DCPS has announced record ACT scores for the graduating class of 2014. 

2014 9th District Volleyball Tournament Information

Daviess County High School will be the host site for the 2014 9th District Volleyball Tournament beginning on Tuesday October 21st.  First round games feature Apollo vs OHS at 6:00 p.m. and our own Panthers of DC vs Owensboro Catholic at 7:30 p.m. The Championship game is scheduled for Thursday, October 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Come out and support our Lady Panthers!


  • Adult General Admission - $5.00
  • Students   $3.00


  • Coach’s Pass (CARD HOLDER ONLY)
  • KHSAA Official’s Pass (CARD HOLDER ONLY)
  • Team Roster of each team for all levels (Freshmen, JV & Varsity and Coaches)
DCPS school closings and delays

Information about cancellations, delays and early dismissals is summarized in this important document: Click HERE.

DCPS earns Distinguished status

District achieves highest designation on state accountability system for second consecutive year

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

DCPS sets Attendance Zone public forums

Three public forums are scheduled in October to provide an opportunity for community input. 

DCPS 2015-16 calendar cal

The DCPS Board of Education has approved an instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year. 

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.

Summer Drivers Ed June 11 - July 3
DCHS Students and Teachers use KySTE Grant to Integrate Technology


DCPS Customer Service and Office Professional Awards 2015

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

DCPS State of the District Report OSflag

Click HERE to view DCPS State of the District report, presented to DCPS Board of Education by Supt. Owens Saylor on Nov. 20, 2014. 

Sit Down With Saylor

DCPS Superintendent Owens Saylor wants to meet YOU!

DCPS Teaching Excellence Awards 2015

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