Early Dismissal - Liturgy - Final ExamsDelone Catholic High School
All-School Liturgy for the Solemnity of the AscensionSpiritual Life
Religion ExamDelone Catholic High School
LiturgyDelone Catholic High School
English ExamDelone Catholic High School
Last Day of School - 12pm DismissalDelone Catholic High School
Completion Date for All Underclassmen Works of Mercy HoursSpiritual Life
All Works of Mercy hours need to be completedDelone Catholic High School
Hanover Memorial Day ParadeDelone Catholic High School
Snow make up day if neededDelone Catholic High School
Athletic Association MeetingMonthly meetingAthletic Association
AA Vera Bradley BingoDelone Catholic High School
Athletic Assocaition Vera BingoAthletic Association
Soccer CampDelone Catholic High School
Report Cards MailedDelone Catholic High School
Tennis CampDelone Catholic High School
Sports Physicals 4 to 6 pmAthletics
Sports Physicals for grades 7-12Delone Catholic High School
Music Association MeetingDelone Catholic High School
Due Date for All Works of Mercy Hours for the 2016-17 school yearSpiritual Life
Delone Catholic High School News
May 30, 2017 Jr. High Football 7 to 8 p.m.
Football signups for those interested in playing 7,8 and 9 grade football in the fall will be in the cafeteria.Athletics
2017 Summer Reading Assignments
Please find attached the summer reading assignments for each grade level.
- 2017 Summer Reading Assignment Sophomore_Academic Honors(1).pdf
- 2017 Summer Reading Assignment Freshmen(2).pdf
- 2017 Summer Reading Assignment Juniors(1).pdf
- 2017 Summer Reading Assignment Seniors(1).pdf
- 2017 Summer Reading Assignment Sophomore Fundamental(1).pdf
- SOAPSTone Organizer for Rhetorical Analysis(2).pdf
Please Welcome the Next Principal of Delone CatholicThe Diocese of Harrisburg and the Delone Catholic High School Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard V. LaRocca as the school's new Principal effective July 1. Mr. LaRocca has over 30 years of experience in education."Praised be Jesus Christ! What a blessing to learn this Easter season that I have been chosen as the next principal of Delone Catholic High School," commented Mr. LaRocca who continued,"I am looking forward to getting to know and work with the families, staff and extended DCHS community as we collaborate in educating the next generation of 'Doers of the Word.' I humbly request their prayers for God to provide me with the wisdom to be an effective leader on all levels. Go, Squires!"Mr. LaRocca currently serves as the Assistant Principal at Poolesville High School with Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. He will succeed Dr. Maureen Thiec who has served as Principal for the past 25 years and will be retiring at the end of this school year.Father Edward J. Quinlan, the Secretary for Education of the Diocese of Harrisburg formally appointed Mr. LaRocca to the position. The Board of Directors of Delone Catholic High School recommended him for appointment following interviews conducted at the diocese and by the local search committee for the Board."I am excited that Mr. LaRocca will be joining the Delone Catholic family. Working with our parents, faculty, students and all our stakeholders, I feel confident he will lead our school to continued success in the future," stated Douglas A. Little, PhD, President of the Delone Catholic Board of Directors and Class of '81 alumnus. He added, "With his extensive experience and ability to easily connect with others, he is well qualified to continue and expand on Delone Catholic's great traditions in ensuring the outstanding preparation of our students for their future endeavors."Mr. LaRocca began his teaching career at Monroe Catholic High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, served as Instructor at The Catholic University, University of Maryland and Hood College, and since 1985 has been with Montgomery County Schools teaching languages and later in school administration.Mr. LaRocca holds a BA in History and Spanish from Cornell University, STB in Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Rome), MA in Spanish from The Catholic University of America, and an STL in Theology from the University of Navarre (Spain). He also holds Teaching and Administrative Certification from the State of Maryland.Mr. LaRocca and his wife of 31 years have five children and are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren.Delone Catholic welcomes him to our school, community and family.Delone Catholic High School
ImPACT Test for 2017-18
Mrs. Sherdel, our Athletic Trainer, is going to have the athletes complete the ImPACT Test (baseline for concussion) at home this year (2017-18 school year). Any athlete who will be in seventh, ninth or eleventh grade and any first year athlete is required to complete the test. The test is required and must be completed before you are allowed to practice. If you have any questions or concerns you can reach Jenn Sherdel at firstname.lastname@example.org.Athletics
Delone Catholic Sports Physicals June 6, 2017
The sports physicals are at Delone Catholic from 4 to 6 pm. Enter through the gym lobby. Attached is the packet for the physical. Please return the completed packet to Delone Catholic.Athletics
Delone Catholic Basketball Golf Outing
The Delone Catholic Basketball Golf Outing has been postponed until Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. Please see the attached flyer and registration form for details.Delone Catholic High School
Sophomore Class Fundraiser - Chick-fil-A!
The Sophomore Class Chick-fil-A fundraiser is underway. If anyone is interested in purchasing a meal package please see any member of the sophomore between now and May 12. Meal vouchers will be delivered by May 19 and must be redeemed during the week of May 22. Kids' Meal digital offer cards do not not expire until Dec. 31, 2017.
Reminder to sophomores: your goal is to sell seven boxed meal plans or contribute $20. Anyone who does not participate may be subject to higher prices to attend Junior and Senior prom. The fundraiser will run through Friday, May 12. All orders and monies should be turned into Mr. Staub in room 17.Delone Catholic High School
Carnival Tickets Now On SaleThe Delone Catholic Music Association Carnival is scheduled for June 12-17, 2017. Once again this year, both a “Ride-All-Night” bracelet (valid on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights) and reduced price ride tickets (valid on any night of the carnival) are available for pre-order online. Orders can be picked up in the lobby of the Lawrence B. (Sonny) Sheppard, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium on any night of the carnival between 6-9:30 p.m.If you would prefer to pay by cash or check, please use the mail-in order form and return with payment by Friday, June 9, according to the directions on the form.Delone Catholic High School
Friday's Freshman Retreat - Important!
The Class of 2020 will attend their "Body of Christ" themed retreat on Friday, May 5 at the Challenge Course at Ski Roundtop. The weather forecast is calling for rain in the morning, so please be sure that the students are dressed appropriately for the weather (ponchos, boots, etc.). Any changes to the day will be announced closer to the date. Please refer to the information that was sent home previously and included in Squire Wire for additional information. Pray for the students and for a rewarding experience!Delone Catholic High School
Summary of the Feb. 16 Meeting of the Board of Directors
The fourth meeting of the Board of Directors for the 2016-17 school year was held in the school library beginning at 7 p.m.
- The meeting was opened with prayer.
- Approval of the Minutes of the Board Meeting of January 19, 2017
- Minutes were approved with no changes
- Development Update
- 2015-16 was by far the best giving year in DCHS history; more than doubling every previous year except for 2010-11.
- With four and a half months remaining in the 2016-17 fiscal year, we have received 76.30 percent of our $170,000 goal.
- The Hall of Honor Class of 2017 Induction will be held on Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 p.m. in the DCHS Cafeteria.
- The Class of 2017 Alumni Association Welcome Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 18th at 8:30 a.m. in the DCHS Cafeteria.
- Final Financial Report for the 2015-16 School Year
- The 2015 - 16 final financial reports were presented for the school, cafeteria and international studies.
- The financial reports were approved as presented.
- Enrollment and Marketing Update
- Currently there are 96 incoming Freshman registered for the 2017-18 school year
- The Class of 2017 has 113 seniors; it is always the goal to bring in as many students who are graduating.
- The current Grade 9 has 93 students.
- Principal Position Recruitment
- Applications will be accepted until Feb. 28, 2017. Applications must be sent to the Diocese.
- The Diocese will review the applications and conduct the first interviews.
- A committee will be formed to conduct the interviews locally.
- Principal’s Report
- Will be advertising for a French/Spanish teacher for the 2017-18 school year.
- Filming will be here this weekend to finalize the "The Order of Rights.”
- Lyons closed the meeting with a prayer.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Submitted by: L. Hoffman
Next Meeting: Thursday, April 20, 2017Board of Directors
Summary of the Jan. 19, 2017 Meeting of the Board of Directors
The third meeting of the Board of Directors for the 2016-17 school year was held in the school library beginning at 7:00 p.m.
- The meeting opened with prayer.
- Approval of the Minutes of the Board Meeting of November 17, 2016
- Approved with a minor adjustment.
- Technology Policy
- The proposal will replace all IT-related policies currently in use effective upon passage.
- The proposal was approved with two adjustments.
- Freshmen Quarter Courses
- A proposal to adjust academic requirements for freshmen was proposed as well as a related change to graduation requirements.
- The proposal was approved.
- Enrollment Incentive/Tuition Adjustment
- A proposal was made to allow referrals for students not in Deanery schools.
- The proposal was approved.
- Online Course Offerings
- Online course offerings are being expanded next year.
- Principal Position Recruitment
- The guidelines for recruitment for the position of Principal from the Diocese were discussed.
- Principal’s Report
- The Hall of Honor induction ceremony is scheduled for March 26.
- Hatez is the Golden Apple nominee this year.
- Msgr. Lyons closed the meeting with a prayer.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:55 p.m.
Submitted by: D. Little
Next Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017Board of Directors
Job Opportunity - Athletic Director
Delone Catholic High School is seeking an Athletic Director who understands all sports, shows an affinity for the student athlete, works within a flexible schedule and emulates the mission of Delone Catholic High School. Please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Maureen Thiec at email@example.com. The deadline to apply is May 19, 2017.Delone Catholic High School
Job Opportunity - Technology Coordinator - Applications Still Being Accepted
The position of Technology Coordinator requires a person who is both technically trained and able to adjust to new situations and technologies. The Technology Coordinator should have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related program with 5-7 years of experience. Individuals with other majors, but appropriate background experience may also be considered.
The primary skills required are a good working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Server 2012, Active Directory, Group Policy settings (MCSA or better is preferred), Microsoft Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 10, VMware, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2016, wireless networking, troubleshooting and repair of intel based computers and Chromebooks, MMS Generations, GoGuardian, Cisco SG-200 and SG 300 switchgear, Google Apps for Education (especially the Administrative Console).
Applicants should have or be able to prove the equivalent of a Comp TIA A+ and Network+ certification, and should possess a basic understanding of fiber optic cable and networking using fiber optics. Prior use of Lightspeed content filter and Sophos Anti-Virus is a plus.
Other valuable skills include interpersonal, writing, project management, budget, and the ability to work independently and take on new assignments. The Technology Coordinator must be able to use hand tools, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces.
All Delone Catholic employees must be able to pass and maintain clearances as required by the Diocese of Harrisburg. The Technology Coordinator must also abide with and communicate Diocesan Policies concerning technology.
The position is currently part-time with the possibility of becoming full-time. Hours are flexible but primarily during the school day of 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Interested applicants should submit their resume to Principal Dr. Maureen Thiec by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing to the school at 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown Pa. 17344. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Delone Catholic High School
Delone Catholic High School is seeking a certified or pending certified teacher to continue our technical education program that includes, engineering drafting, architectural drawing, electronics and woodshop. The existing curriculum has been in place for over 26 years but can be adapted to meet the needs of the students and instructor. Experienced candidates willing to work toward certification may apply. A cover letter and resume may be sent to Maureen Thiec, Principal at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted through May 5.Delone Catholic High School
Squire Sports Camps Available this Summer!
Sign up for a Squire Sports Camp this summer! Pre-registration by May 19 guarantees a T-shirt.
See forms below for Girls' Basketball, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.Delone Catholic High School
2016-17 DCHS Music DatesMusic
Summer SAT Prep (Abbreviated)English Department
The Interact Club's Annual “Sleepout for the Homeless”
The Interact Club of Delone Catholic High School will hold its annual “Sleepout for the Homeless” overnight April 28-29. Students will be collecting donations from motorists and pedestrians in front of Delone Catholic on South Oxford Avenue in McSherrystown from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, April 28. The students will then spend the night outside to raise awareness of the homeless situation in our community.
All proceeds will be donated to the Hanover Area Council of Churches for the benefit of its homeless shelter. Everyone is encouraged to “drive by” Delone Catholic on Friday, April 28 to make a donation. Donations may also be sent to Delone Catholic Interact Club, Attn.: Sleepout, 140 South Oxford Avenue, McSherrystown Pa. 17344. For more information contact Mrs. Patricia Marrocco at 717-637-5969 x303.Delone Catholic High School