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  • Deadlines for Returning Students

    Re-registration of current students is taking place this Spring. All returning students need to see their guidance counselor with completed course selection sheets, and to receive the registration packet. They will also receive directions to register for their courses online  from their counselor. 
    Each student's completed course selection and online verification sheet, as well as the registration packet, and the registration fee must be turned into Mrs. Williams by the following date:
    Class of 2020 - Monday, April 3
    Class of 2019 - Monday, April 17
    Class of 2018 - Monday, May 1
    If a student is not returning, you must submit a letter (printed or e-mailed) to Mrs. Williams, by the date listed above. 
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  • Spring Open House and 8th Grade Scholarship Competition April 23

    The Spring Open House will be held Sunday, April 23 from 12-3 p.m. Tours from current students will be available and all are welcome!
    The 8th Grade Scholarship Competition will take place at 1 p.m. during  Open House. For more details or to register, please click here. Students must register by April 19 to be eligible to participate. 

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  • Students Participate in York County Science and Engineering Fair

    Five Delone Catholic students recently participated in the York County Science and Engineering Fair (YCSEF) held at Penn State York.  This is the first year that Adams County schools have participated in this fair instead of the Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair (CASEF).  The statewide fair directors made this change so CASEF could be expanded northward to ensure that all school districts in PA were able to participate in a regional fair.

    Lucy Rogers ‘20 and Madison Sieg ’20 took a third place award with the team project “How Do Aerosols Vary in Different Regions?”

    Lanquin(Michelle) Cao ‘18  also took a third place award for “The Effect of Different Carbohydrates on Type 2 Diabetes Patients.” 

    Kristen Landsman ‘18 received Honorable Mention for “How Does Music Affect Blood Pressure and Heart Rate?”

    Clayton Hillson ‘19 received a first place award for “Does Scholastic Performance Influence Health Among Children?” Clayton also received a special fair-wide award for use of mathematics in his research. This is the second year in a row that he has been called back for a second day of interviews to contend for Grand Champion.


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  • Tuition Assistance Application - Deadline is April 15

    The 2017-18 Tuition Assistance Application through FACTS is now available here:

    All Pennsylvania AND Maryland residents will use the FACTS program.
    In previous years, Maryland families were directed elsewhere, but that is no longer the case.

    For Pennsylvania Families - Attached is a guide for the Neumann Scholarship through the Diocese of Harrisburg. Your application is still entered through the link posted above, but this guide provides more details. This is for Pennsylvania residents only. 

    The deadline to apply is April 15.

    All reports are available online in real time. Preliminary assessment results for online applications are available immediately upon submission by the parents. Final assessments results are updated once FACTS receives the supporting tax documents for an applicant. Please allow a two week processing time once all applications and applicable tax documents have been submitted.

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  • Job Opportunity - Technology Coordinator

    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 no later than April 18 by emailing or mailing to the school at 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown Pa. 17344.

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  • Music Association Mulch Sale

    The annual Music Association Mulch Sale will be held Saturdays April 1, April 8 and April 22 from 9 a.m. - Noon. Deliveries and curb sales are available. Free delivery for 10 bags or more is available to the McSherrystown-Hanover area. The cost is $5 per 3 cu. ft. bag. For questions or to place an order please contact Kim Lowire at 240-217-7570 or 

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  • Dress Code Agreement and Guest Form for Prom - Due April 12

    As we prepare for Prom this Spring, please review the Dress Code for Formal Dances (Prom) available below. The guidelines are the same as last year, and include sketches for clarification. 


    Just like last year's Prom, and this year's Homecoming, there is a dress code agreement that needs to be signed by both parent and student. If you are bringing a guest, that student and their parent need to sign the dress code agreement and guest permission form. Both forms are available in this Prom Packet available below. 


    All forms (dress code agreement, and guest forms) are to be turned into your class moderator. Moderators are Doctora Brown for seniors; Mrs. Heberling for juniors; Mr. Staub for sophomores; and Mr. Hatez for Freshmen. The deadline to turn in forms is Wednesday, April 12, the last day of class before Easter break. Tickets will go on sale the following Tuesday, April 18 and be available until Friday, April 21. 
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  • Delone Catholic Music Department Presents "Disney's The Little Mermaid"

    The Delone Catholic Music Department is proud to present the Broadway musical, "Disney's The Little Mermaid" on stage March 31 and April 1 at 7 p.m. and April 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children and DCHS students are free with ID. Advance ticket sales are available online here

    "The Little Mermaid" is originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and the book by Doug Wright. Based on Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman and John Musker and written and directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. "Disney's The Little Mermaid" is presented with special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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  • 2017 Mason Dixon Linemen Clinic Presented by Pat Flaherty '74

    The Mason Dixon Linemen Clinic is back for 2017! Jacksonville Jaguars Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty '74 will once again personally run drills and teach offensive line techniques on Saturday, June 24 at J.T Flaherty Field. 
    Registration is due by Friday, June 9. The registration form is attached. 
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  • "Under the Sea" Tea Party with Ariel & Friends

    Join us before the Sunday showing of "Disney's The Little Mermaid" on April 2 for an "Under the Sea" Tea Party with Ariel and Friends!

    From noon to 1:30 p.m., guests will enjoy lunch, autographs and photos with the cast before the show begins at 2 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP by March 24. For more information or to RSVP, please email and include name, phone, number of adults, and number of children. 

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Library News

  • Featured Content: Heroes

    Need something inspirational or exciting to read? Come see the new Featured Content display on Heroes at the DCHS Library! We've got biographies, graphic novels, myths, and scholarly works!

  • New Books Have Arrived!

    Be sure to stop by the library to get your hands on our new books. Many great reads!

  • Missing Item!

    Please come by if you are missing a pencil sharpener. Once you describe it, it's yours!

  • DCHS Recommended Reading

    Megan Jones says: "Emmy & Oliver is a book with the perfect mix of drama and romance. The struggles that Oliver goes through are intense but the support and love that Emmy gives him truly show their love for each other."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

    Sophia Gilbart says: Six of Crows is the kind of book you don't want to put down, with a lot of twists and turns, a really cool plot, and characters that you love to like--even if  they are dangerous criminals.

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

    Tara Noel says: "This book will make you feel grateful for the many things you have in life. But it will also show you the possibility of change in people's lives that will change them for better or for worse."

    Jessica Xiao says: "Most people don't like their life and the things that they have. But for some people, they don't even have a chance to 'dislike'. This book tells you the world of a 'special' girl. All she wants is a normal life. You should never waste your life."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Slammed by Colleen Hoover

    Brianna Spory Says: "This book is a part of a trilogy. It takes you on an emotional roller coaster, all while being put together in a way that feels real and relatable. The Slammed series combines poetry [with prose], which portrays the characters emotions within the book and gives them life. If you like romance, heartache, suspense, and life lessons, then this series is right for you.

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Anna Martz says: "I would definitely recommend 'The Giver' for its unique picture of what a painless, loveless world would look like and its story of a rebellion to find meaning and joy. It's a book that I will come back to again and again."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

    Briana Spory says: "This book encompasses both science and romance to create a very suspense-filled story. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys science fiction and action-filled titles."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Tara Noel says: "I highly recommend this book. It was very interesting to read and provided a lot of action and adventure."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

    Sister Jackie says: "This book is a great read! Malala is an ordinary teen who has had extraordinary experiences."

  • National History Day at the DCHS Library

    Come see the DCHS National History Day projects in the Library! Students have made some great projects focusing on the theme of "Taking a Stand in History". Learn about the Battle of Little Bighorn, the Underground Railroad, the Vietnam War, as well as many other significant events in American history! Some students even created fantastic documentaries! The exhibit will be on display at the DCHS library through Tuesday, January 24th. You don't want to miss it!

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

    Sophia Gilbart says: "I would recommend 'Made You Up' for its many colorful characters as well as  the fact that it keeps you guessing exactly what's real and what's not."

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: The Anatomical Shape of a Heart

    Samantha Lowrie says: "Amazing, non-cliched romance. Artsy and so much fun. The ending is so awesome!"

  • DCHS Recommended Reading: Legend by Marie Lu

    Erica says "This book was full of action, and the story of Day and June has lots of twists and turns!"

  • Check Out the New Arrivals Before You Leave for the Holidays!

    The DCHS library just received a new shipment books! Take a peek before you leave for break. We've got great books about a dystopian world populated by genetically engineered creatures, about women and their groundbreaking contributions to science, about the most infamous prison riot, and about con men among others!

  • Attention Residents of York County!

    Did you know that libraries offer much more than books? They provide many great resources and programs for people of all ages. In fact, Guthrie Memorial hosts a video game club, chess competitions, and a Dungeons and Dragons meetup. Be sure to check these groups out! For more information, go to the York County Libraries events calendar at

  • Spoken Word Performance Events

    Did you know that Midown Scholar Books in Harrisburg hosts weekly spoken word performance event from 7-9pm on most Fridays? It's a great opportunity to hear what local writers and poets are working on, and perhaps read your own work! For more on Midtown Scholar Books' events, go to Regardless of whether you read in public, keep writing!

  • Recommend Books in the DCHS Library Collection

    Have you read a book from the DCHS library collection that you can't wait for a friend or classmate to read? If so, fill out one of our recommendation cards! It's easy: write your name at the top and a sentence or  two about why you loved the book. Help the library spread good reading!

  • DCHS Library Book Vote Winners Are In!

    The DCHS library has just received the shipment of the DCHS Library Book Vote winners! Swing by the library to check them out! (11/16/16)


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    Featured Content: Heroes

    This display showcases great reads of contemporary, flesh-and-bone heroes alongside some of the mythic heroes from classical history.

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Saintly Reading: Books to Bring You Closer to Sainthood

Round two of "Saintly Reading" focuses on prayers and ideas to reflect on during Lent, rather than focusing on one particular saint. This library display will feature a saint or theological topic of the month along with the books in the library's collection examining the saint or topic. In this collection, we have a collection of daily prayers for teens, reflections on the meaningfulness and inspiration of the saints for a Jesuit priest, stories of tremendous compassion and courage including providing opportunities of new life for gang members in Los Angeles, among other things. Check out any of the DCHS library's books to help you prepare for the coming Easter Season!


1. Tattoos on the Heart by Fr. Gregory Boyle

2. My Life with the Saints by James Martin, SJ

3. To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide fo Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood by Fr. Brett A. Brannen

4. Small Miracles: Heartwarming Gifts of Extraordinary Coincidences by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal

5. Small Miracles of Love & Friendship: Remarkable Coincidences of Warmth and Devotion by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal

6. A Teenager's Daily Prayer Book ed. by Crystal Kirgiss and Christopher Lyon

7. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

8. Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom

9. Champions of Faith: Catholic Sports Heroes Tell Their Stories by Thomas O'Toole

10. She Said...He Said... Teens Speak Out on Life and Faith ed. by Laurie Delgatto

11. Practice Makes Catholic: Moving from a Learned Faith to a Lived Faith by Joe Paprocki

Saintly Reading: Lent

Featured Content: Graphic Novel & Myth

Featured Content: Recommended Reading at the DCHS Library


Whether they are mythological, flesh-and-blood, literary, or historical, we all need heroes. This collection of heroic figures ranges from real-life contemporary figures to saints to Civil Rights activists--those who have sacrificed their lives for others and those who continue to struggle for people today. Not your thing? Check out the mythological heroes from centuries past or the literary ones from great American writers!

Featured Content: Real-Life Stories

DCHS Book Vote: Fiction Winners!

DCHS Book Vote: Nonfiction Winners!

Library Services at Delone Catholic

The Delone Catholic High School Library exists to provide materials and services which support, supplement and enhance the quality of the educational environment of the school. These resources aid in the spiritual, intellectual, social and personal development of the students and the professional enrichment of the faculty and staff.

As a vital component in the educational environment in a Catholic high school, we are committed to the spirit of the philosophy of Delone Catholic High School. To that end we:

  • Provide resources which integrate the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church with the challenges of contemporary society
  • Provide a functional and effective library program which meets the needs of the curriculum as well as the personal needs and interests of students and faculty
  • Provide library resources which stimulate and promote the development of critical thinking, ethical decision making and responsible citizenship
  • Provide informed guidance in the use of library resources, including print and nonprint materials and technology
  • Provide resources, which contribute to the enjoyment of reading and the belief in a lifelong love of learning