Delta High School will be hosting a Freshmen Orientation Night on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and guardians should report to the auditorium and incoming freshmen students should report to the cafeteria. Parents will be provided contact information and administrators will be available to answer questions regarding Delta High School. Students will be able to interact with administrators and upperclassmen to develop a familiarity with Delta High School. Tours of the building will be available for students conducted by upperclassmen.
Delaware Community Schools…
Online School Registration
Beginning July 1, 2014
You will want to be ready to process your student’s registration from the comfort of your home or any Internet connected computer. (Or if you do not have access you may come to the school from noon to 7:00 p.m. on July 24th or 25th and we will assist you with the process.) To complete the registration process after July 1st, you will need to have a login for the Parent Portal of PowerSchool. If you already have a login for an older sibling in our corporation, you will just need to add the Kindergarten or new student to your group. If you do not have a login yet, please follow the directions below. You will not be able to use this login until the system has finished this school year and we have next year in place. That should be around June 23rd. Please login at least once that week so we can be sure you have access to your student’s information.
1. Visit your school’s office to obtain yourstudent’s UserID and Password to link the students to your parent account.
2. Go to https://ps.delcomschools.org/public and click Create Account.
3. Enter your information at the top of this screen including a new login ID and password for you to use to access all of your students’ accounts.
4. At the bottom of this page you will enter the information for each student to link to your account. The first blank will be the student’s name entered as first then last with a space in between. The Access ID and Access Password are those provided by the school office. (These are case sensitive and most were entered in all capital letters.) Follow with the relationship of this student to you (such as son or daughter.)
5. Once you have included all students, click enter. It should tell you that you have successfully created an account and may now login.
6. If you experience difficulty connecting or registering please feel free to contact your school’s office for assistance.
by Michelle Kinsey in the May 16, 2014, edition
of The (Muncie) Star Press detailed some amazing
statistics about Delta's early college program
(University of Delta High School).
Full article (pdf file)
This school year, Delta students will earn 1,232 college credits from Ball State University and 1,934 credits from Ivy Tech.
Seventy percent (140 of 201) of the graduating seniors at Delta have at least three hours of college credit. Fifty-eight percent (109 of 188) of the juniors have at least three hours of college credit.
Students graduating this year will leave Delta after saving more than $480,000 in college tuition.
The University of Delta High School is the clear leader in East Central Indiana with its early college program.
The University of Delta High School saves students (and parents) money and time!
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.
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.
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.