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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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Enrollment News

  • The 2017-18 Tuition Assistance Application Available

    The 2017-18 Tuition Assistance Application through FACTS is now available here: https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3NG3Y

    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.

    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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  • 8th Grade Scholarship Contest at April Open House

    Delone Catholic High School is offering students a chance to earn scholarship dollars at their Open House on Sunday, April 23. The competition will begin promptly at 1 p.m. School tours are available during Open House from 12-3 p.m.

     

    All current eighth grade students are eligible. There are two options to participate:

    1)       A Jeopardy-style game with categories including math, science, English, Social Studies, and Religion. The winner will be announced that day at the conclusion of the game. All questions have been analyzed by current department chairs of Delone Catholic faculty. 

     

    2)     An essay on the topic “Open Letter to God” or “Why is worship an integral part of your life?” typed within 30 minutes during the event. Students may not bring any notes with them. The essay will be evaluated by former English faculty of Delone Catholic, based on rubrics utilized in Delone Catholic’s English department. The winner of the essay contest will be announced on May 1, to allow time for scoring.

     

    One winner will be provided for each of the two options and the scholarship will be paid out over the course of four years.

    In order to participate in either option, students must pre-register by April 19.

    Registration is available here:

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdD0GMivYhv63yyF9RO8jDAon1V5XVJif0ooW0riNkXBscXTA/viewform?usp=send_form

     

    Please contact Ms. Katie Mahoney, Director of Enrollment and Marketing, with questions at kmahoney@delonecatholic.org or 717-637-5969 x206.

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  • 2017-18 Registration Now Open!

    The first step in the enrollment process for the Class of 2021 is the attached Student Application for Admission.

    The complete enrollment packet will be available shortly. 

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Enrollment Events

  • New Student Tours

    All new students (incoming 9th graders and transfer students) are invited to become familiar with their schedule at Delone Catholic. Students do not need to sign up. Current DCHS students will be available to help walk through the schedule, show students their homeroom and locker, and answer any questions. Please come to the Main Office anytime from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m. 

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  • New Student Tours

    All new students (incoming 9th graders and transfer students) are invited to become familiar with their schedule at Delone Catholic. Students do not need to sign up. Current DCHS students will be available to help walk through the schedule, show students their homeroom and locker, and answer any questions. Please come to the Main Office anytime from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m. 

    Prospective Families
  • New Student Tours

    All new students (incoming 9th graders and transfer students) are invited to become familiar with their schedule at Delone Catholic. Students do not need to sign up. Current DCHS students will be available to help walk through the schedule, show students their homeroom and locker, and answer any questions. Please come to the Main Office anytime from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m. 

    Prospective Families
  • New Student Tours

    All new students (incoming 9th graders and transfer students) are invited to become familiar with their schedule at Delone Catholic. Students do not need to sign up. Current DCHS students will be available to help walk through the schedule, show students their homeroom and locker, and answer any questions. Please come to the Main Office anytime from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m. 

    Prospective Families
  • Cafeteria

    Freshmen Parent Orientation

    All freshmen parents are required to attend. This is optional for transfer parents. Students do NOT need to attend. Used uniforms will be available for purchase. 

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Contact the Enrollment Office

Contact Ms. Katie Mahoney, Director of Enrollment and Marketing at 717-637-5969, Ext. 206.