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  • Help Wanted: Study Hall Monitor

    Delone Catholic is seeking a Study Hall Monitor for the 2017-18 school year from 8:15-2:45 p.m. each school day. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Mr. Richard LaRocca, Principal, 140 South Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, PA 17344 or email rlarocca@delonecatholic.org.

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  • Mandatory Fall Sports Meeting

    The mandatory fall sports meeting for parents and athletes is July 17, 2017 in the school cafeteria at 6 p.m. for the football teams and 6:45 p.m. for all other fall sports.  

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  • Help Wanted: Varsity Golf Coach

    Delone Catholic is seeking a varsity head coach for Golf.  Please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Principal and the Athletic Director, 140 S. Oxford Avenue, McSherrystown, PA 17331.

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  • Help Wanted: Long-Term Substitute Math Teacher

    Delone Catholic High School is seeking a year long substitute math teacher for the 2017-18 school year. 
     
    Candidates are expected to be "Doers of the Word;" rooted in, upholding, supporting, and demonstrating the values of the Gospel, the Catholic Church and Delone Catholic High School; and inspiring students to do the same.
     
    Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education with an active Level 1 teaching certificate, clearances, and Pastor’s Recommendation. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with student, staff, parents and the community. Candidates must be in compliance with PA State clearance requirements.

    Applications are available at https://www.hbgdiocese.org/catholic-schools/employment-applications. Completed applications, cover letter, resume, and copies of state police, child abuse, and FBI clearances and certifications should be sent to Donna Tompkins, Vice Principal, Delone Catholic High School, 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, PA  17344.

    For more information, call (717) 637-5969 or e-mail dtompkins@delonecatholicorg.

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  • 2016-17 Insquire Literary eMagazine is Published

    The staff of Insquire, Delone Catholic's literary magazine has published the 2016-17 edition as an e-magazine. Please enjoy and share!

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  • Delone Catholic Names Interim Vice Principal

    Delone Catholic High School has announced Mrs. Donna Tompkins the Interim Vice Principal for the 2017-18 school year. 
     
    Mrs. Tompkins will be stepping down from her current position in the Math Department to assume this role for the school year. 
     
    A year-long substitute position is now available in the Math Department for the 2017-18 school year. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Mrs. Tompkins as soon as possible. 
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  • Please Welcome the Next Principal of Delone Catholic

    The 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. 
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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Graduation Information

    Seniors and families - please review the documents below:

    1) A preview of upcoming dates for the senior class

    2) Specific directions for seniors. 

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Athletics News

  • 2017 Fall Sports Sub Sale in progress

    Athletics
  • 2017-18 Coaching Vacancies

    Varsity head coach for the wrestling teams.

    Please contact Dave Lawrence at dlawrence@delonecatholic.org or 717-637-5969 ext. 222 if interested.

    Athletic Association
  • 2017 Fall Sub Sale

    The fall sports sub sale is in progress.  Please support the athletes by purchasing subs and/or pizza.   All orders are due back no later then August 1, 2017.  See the cover letter more information.   Order pick up is August 15, 2017 from 4:30 - 6 pm. in the cafeteria. 

    Athletic Association
  • Mandatory Fall Sports Meeting July 17, 2017

    Football players and parents meet in the cafeteria at 6 pm.  All other fall sport athletes and parents please meet in the cafeteria at 6:45 pm.

    Athletics
  • 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 jmsherdel@delonecatholic.org.

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  • April 6, 2017 The track meet at Fairfield Area High School has been moved to Monday, April 10.

    Boys' Track and Field
  • April 6, 2017 The track meet at Fairfield has been moved to Monday, April 10, 2017

    Girls' Track and Field
  • Spring Sports Apparel Sale

    Spring sports apparel is now on sale. Please turn orders in to the Athletics Office by Feb. 15. 

    Athletic Association
  • Steelers vs. Ravens Raffle Tickets

    START SELLING!!! :)

    Girls' Basketball
  • Baseball Meeting

    All interested baseball players who do not play a Fall sport are encouraged to attend a brief meeting at 3 PM in the cafeteria on Tuesday, August 30th to discuss our Fall workout schedule.  We will have workouts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:45 PM.  Hopefully we will have these workouts until mid-October or until weather tells us different.  All players should make arrangements to be picked up no later than 5:15 PM. 

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  • All are Invited to Join the Athletic Association

    The Athletic Association meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria. All interested parties are welcome to join the Athletic Association in providing for support for our student-athletes and coaches.

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Athletics at Delone Catholic

The Athletic Department at Delone Catholic High School plays an integral role in fulfilling the school`s mission "to challenge students spiritually, academically, physically, socially and aesthetically." Through athletics, our students condition both their bodies and their minds. They learn leadership skills, teamwork and discipline. Our coaches hold athletes to high standards of academic excellence and personal character. As a result, our student-athletes consistently experience success on and off the playing fields.

Delone Catholic student-athletes compete in the following sports: 

BoysGirls
BaseballBasketball
BasketballCheerleading
Cross CountryCross Country
FootballField Hockey
GolfGolf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Soccer
Softball
Swimming*
Swimming*
TennisTennis
Track and FieldTrack and Field
WrestlingVolleyball
*Delone Catholic is classified as a non-swim school by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association. Swimmers who meet qualifying standards are eligible to participate in postseason competition. 

Individuals with questions regarding athletics should contact the Athletic Department of Delone Catholic High School at 717-637-5969, Ext. 213 or the Athletic Director at 717-637-5969 Ext. 222.