Delaware Community Schools is asking our alumni and community to “Play it Forward.” As a district, we are taking on a $2.9 million project that will include a new look and improved safety for many of our athletic facilities.
If you are interested in reading more about the project and how to become involved, please follow this link to the DelCom Foundation Website.
Offers 9 Scholarships
The Del-Com Foundation has announced the
availability of nine college scholarship
opportunities for current seniors in the Class
of 2014. The scholarships will be one for
$2,000; four for $1,000; and four for $500.
An application for the scholarships is available here. Seniors also can see Mrs. Stinson in the guidance office for more information. Deadline to apply is April 15.
The University of Delta High School saves students (and parents) money and time!
School was closed the entire week of January 6 due to snow and cold. Two of those days will not have to be made up due to a ruling from the Indiana Department of Education. One of the other three was made up on Presidents Day (February 17). The two days left will be made up on Friday, April 18 and Wednesday, May 28.
School was closed on January 20 and 21 due to snow and cold. Those days will now be made up on Thursday, May 29 and Friday, May 30.
School was closed on Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 28 due to cold and snow. Those days will now be made up on Monday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 3.
School was closed on Wednesday, February 5 due
to snow. That day will be made up on
Wednesday, June 4.
The new date for the end of the Third Nine-Week Grading Period is March 20.
Safety Tip Line
Delaware Community School is reopening the Safety Tip Line. The new tip line is being provided by Com Net. If you would like to report school safety concerns, please contact Delta High School at 288-5597 and ask for an administrator or you can call the tip line after school hours to report your general school safety concerns. In case of an immediate emergency, patrons would always call 911. The phone number for the Safety Tip Line is 747-1632.
Teachers Offer Tutoring
Tutoring is available in all subjects after school from 3:35 to 4:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the library. Teachers are volunteering to staff the tutoring.
Online orders for the 2014 Deltonian yearbook are available immediately by clicking on the logo above. Orders can be made with a credit card.
Be sure to type in the school code, 40285.
The 2014 Deltonian yearbooks are on sale
both online and at school. Cost is $47 per
If buying at school, you can select a payment plan. The first payment of $15 will reserve a book for you with additional payments due in February and April.
Currently,the book remains on sale at $47.
Approximately 25 students are involved in making this year's book, which is 184 pages and full color. The books are distributed at an all-school picnic in May. The theme of this year’s book is “IMPACT.” Top editors are seniors Grant Gibbs, Jalen Hammond, and Michelle Savage and junior Gracie Hollars. For more information, contact journalism teacher Tim Cleland at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 288-5597.
Bradley Wuthrich Named Mental Attitude Award Winner
At the conclusion of the state tennis finals, the IHSAA Executive Committee named Delta high School's Bradley Wuthrich as this year's winner of the Mental Attitude Award.
From his number 2 singles spot, Wuthrich helped guide Delta to its second state finals appearance in four years and a 24-2 record this year.
Academically, Wuthrich ranks second in his senior class of 188 students, has served as class treasurer all four years and is a member of the National Honor Society and Student Council. He also serves as a manager for the girls tennis team in the spring.
Bradley is the son of Steve and Ann Wuthrich of Muncie and plans to study pharmacy at Purdue University next fall.
Each year the IHSSA Executive Committee selects a senior player who was nominated by his principal and coach and was determined to have best demonstrated mental attitude, scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability. The Committee presented $1,000 to Delta High School's general scholarship fund in the name of Wuthrich.
Coach Tim Cleland joins Bradley Wuthrich and his parents Steve and Ann in receiving the Boys Tennis Mental Attitude Award
Earns National Honor
U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Honor
Delta High School’s Teaghan Dishman as
Award for Excellence Finalist
National Program Recognizes excellence in academics, athletics, and community involvement
On Tuesday, October 15 Teaghan Dishman was presented her U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence Finalist award. Representatives from the U.S. Army, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Richard Dent were on hand to present Teaghan with her award.
This is the second year for the award. Ten Finalist are chosen from all over the country. Each will attend the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The winner of the Award for Excellence will be announced during the Bowl’s Awards Ceremony on Jan. 3, 2014.
Delta High School, with the hard work and dedication of Agriculture teacher Nancy Kunk received a $10,000 grant from the Monsanto Company for the second consecutive year. Monsanto awards grants to rural schools to help them upgrade technology in the agriculture, science, and mathematics areas. Each award requires a matching grant. For the 2013 grant, the DelCom Foundation awarded Delta High School with the matching $10,000.
University of Delta HS
Ceremony Goes Well
Delta High School hosted a ceremony Monday, Dec. 17 for the formal announcement of the new
University of Delta High School partnership.
You can watch a video of the ceremony here.
Delta is partnering with Ball State University and Ivy Tech to offer this opportunity for our students to get a big head start on college credits, potentially saving thousands of dollars in higher education expenses.
Representatives of Delta, Ball State and Ivy Tech were joined by state legislators at Monday's ceremony in the auditorium.