DUHS Adjusted Schedule: 1/18/21-No School Staff PD, 1/19/21 Regular School Day, 1/20/21 Credit Recovery Assessments hours 1-4, 1/21/21 Credit Recovery Assessments hours 5-7, 1/22/21 No School Records Day. Credit Recovery will take place in lieu of exams for students who failed.
Reminder-Anyone interested in learning about dual enrollment, Early Middle College, Career Academies, or Van Buren Tech Center are invited to join us at 6:00 tonight for a virtual meeting. Please check your email for a link. This meeting will be posted on our website as well.
DUHS Chieftains - Face to Face (In-person) instruction resumes on Monday, January 11, 2021 with first hour classes starting at 7:18 A.M. Remember to charge your computer so it will be ready to use in class Monday morning. We can't wait to see you. Have a great weekend!
Happy New Year DUHS!!!! Reminder: Students will be engaged in remote learning this week 1/4-1/8/2021
DUHS students, parents/guardians: With the MDHHS extension, distance learning will continue for High School Students. Schedule looks like this Dec 9-Dec 18 distance learning Dec 21st - Jan 1 Winter break Jan 4 school resumes
DUHS Word of the Day: intrepidity: noun The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely: No matter the challenges of this school year, Chieftains show intrepidity of their character. They know that failure is not an option.
DUHS will follow the distance learning schedule 11/18-12/8/20. In person instruction is slated to resume on 12/9/20. Reminds students to take their belongs, chromebooks, and chargers home at the end of the day Tuesday. All work will count toward earning credit in a class.
DUHS Distance Learning Update-Distance learning will continue Thursday and Friday of this week. We will resume face-to-face, in person instruction on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 @ 7:18. Remember to communicate with teachers, do assignments, and earn credits. Do your part.
Please visit the DUS Covid Page to read the memo from Superintendent Whan on the temporary closure of Dowagiac Union HIGH SCHOOL. http://bit.ly/duscovid
Please visit the DUS Covid Page to read the updated memo from Superintendent Whan on a case at DMS and DUHS for the 10/28/2020 memo. http://bit.ly/duscovid
Please visit the DUS Covid Page to read the memo from Superintendent Whan on a case at DMS and DUHS. http://bit.ly/duscovid
Early Morning Reminder for DUHS: Please remember to social distance while outside. The bus drop off time is 7:05. This is the busiest time at the entry door. If you drive, walk, or are dropped off, please consider coming a bit later. 3 minutes can make a huge difference.
DUHS Students-Schedules, locker numbers, and combinations were sent to your DUHS student account. You may see a schedule or hour change. This was done to optimize class size and space for the entire building. See you on Monday. Doors open at 7:05. First hour starts at 7:18.
Be sure to do your part to stop the spread of germs. This video is a fun reminder of how you can help. Check it out. It is guaranteed to make you smile. Thanks for sharing Dr. Lee! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeAN8Xxz0q4&feature=youtu.be
Are you worried about opening your locker? Can't remember your combination? No worries. Schedules with locker numbers and combos will be emailed to your student account before Monday, 10/12/20. Watch this video to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKlENc414RA
Proper hand washing is important for all of us at DUHS. Visit the link to see Mr. Sperling in action. Thanks to him for his help. He is a great assistant principal! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ay_E1n-qBE
Wondering about DUHS expectations for wearing a mask? Play along with Mr. Sperling to learn more about mask expectations at DUHS. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDrrS-BQ0-0
DUHS Link to Parent Information Letter for Return to Face to Face Learning on 10/12/20: https://5il.co/lvm0
Please visit DUHS's website under the "News" section for important information about return to face-to-face instruction on 10/12/20. Please read the letter, click the link for the new class schedule, view the map for classroom and locker locations, and watch some fun videos.
P/T Virtual Conferences tonight from 4-7 PM and Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 12-3 PM. These are virtual events. To sign up for a conference time and Google Meet code, please contact the teacher via email or call the main office at 269-782-4420. It's not too late.
Reminder-Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held using the Google Meet virtual format on Wed., 10/7/20 from 4-7 PM and Thurs., 10/8/20 from 12-3 PM. To schedule a time email the teacher or call the office at 782-4420. You or your child will be emailed a Google Meet access code.
Hello Chieftain Families, Face-to-face learning starts on October 12, 2020. Here are some links: Letter to Families for Return to F2F Learning Information/ Links Virtual Tour and Expectation Video to Accompany Building Map DUHS Bldg Map w/Locker Locations
DUHS Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held virtually on Wed., 10/7/20 from 4-7 PM and Thurs., 10/8/20 from 12-3 PM. To schedule a conference with the teacher on Google Meet, please send them an email or call the main office at 269-782-4420. Meet access codes will be emailed.
Friendly Chromebook and Conferencing Reminder-The camera might just be on :) Kids are joining virtual classes each day. Remember that Chromebook cameras have a pretty wide view lens. Don't get caught in an awkward situation. Look behind you. Warn those around you. Be aware.
DUHS classes start Tuesday, Sept 8, 2020 w/distance learning. Here is the basic schedule: 7:30 Help Time 8:00 1st hour (be logged in and ready to go) 8:45 2nd hr 9:30 3rd hr 10:15 4th hr 10:55-11:25 Lunch 11:30 5th hr 12:15 6th hr 1:00 7th hr 1:45 Help/Intervention
Need Chromebook Help? Call DUS' Help Desk Mon.-Thurs. 3-7 P.M. @ 269-815-8488.
This is the website to get to DUHS' Schoology page. bit.ly/dusonline Parents choosing to use their own device for distance learning... Remember, login using the student's Google account. We recommend student log into their Gmail account before going to this link.
Chromebook Help Desk-Chromebook Help Desk hours are between 3-7 PM and begin on Wed. It will also be available Mon-Thurs next week . It is designed to support students getting signed in and to answer general questions regarding use. Call 269-815-8488 for tech assistance.
Remember- VBTC starts on 9/1/20 for the programs utilizing in person instruction. Please refer to the groups assigned by VBTC to determine which days, if any, you need to attend VBTC. On your assigned day, meet at DUHS at 11:30 to board the bus. Riding the bus is required.
Students will be able to pick up their 2020 yearbook at the Chromebook/material distribution on August 31-September 4th. This includes members of the Class of 2020, all of whom will be able to take home a book. Thank you to our generous Yearbook Angels for making this possible!
ALL students will receive chrome books to use this school year. Prior to pick up, students need to be registered . Please click on the link and register your child today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe2GYLLmnSc4IPQrFMWNIxeBGpBrkgDCXhBIJU1VoPB_oMppQ/viewform
Dowagiac Community: Due to a recent resignation on the Board of Education, the Dowagiac Union Schools is seeking interested applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Education. Applicants must submit a letter of interest to the attention of the Board President (mailed or delivered to Administration Office.) Letters must be received by 4 pm., on Wednesday, August 12th. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in serving on the Board of Education, please submit your letter of interest to the Board by August 12th. Thank you!
Reminder 2020 Graduates-Any graduate who was participating in Celebration Graduation Night and had reserved their spot can pick-up their t-shirt and check on Sunday, July 26 1:00-2:30 PM at the Image Specialties Print Shop at 111 W. Prairie Ronde St, Dowagiac. Congratulations!
Graduates-Any 2020 graduate who was participating in Celebration Graduation Night and had reserved their spot can pick-up their t-shirt and check on Sunday, July 26 1:00-2:30 PM at the Image Specialties Print Shop at 111 W. Prairie Ronde St, Dowagiac. Congratulations!
The deadline to purchase a 2019-2020 yearbook is JULY 1st. This has been a year to remember, so don't miss out! Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com to reserve yours today.
Summer School: Due to low numbers, we are not offering Algebra I, geometry, or Gr 8 math support. We will refund registration fees. We are able to offer summer English classes via Google Meet and online Edmentum classes as planned. Material distribution is 6/15/20 @ 7:30 AM.
Reminder DUHS summer school starts Monday, June 15 with material distribution and live Google Meet classes on June 16. Sign up 8-noon at the HS main office. This is a great chance for credit recovery. Summer school runs June 15-July 23 offering 2 sessions 7:30-10 and 10-12:30.
SENIOR SURVEY! We would like to request that all members of our Class of 2020 fill out the following Google Form: https://forms.gle/2JUBp6pYCxq24qbC8