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Del Norte High School Dance Rules

● A DNHS ID is required to purchase tickets for a school sponsored dance.

● Guests attending DNHS dances will be required to return a signed permission form to attend this function.  ABSOLUTELY no older than 20 years of age.  VALID ID’s are required.

● Only ONE guest is allowed per DNHS student sponsor.  Guest must be, at minimum, Freshmen, and ,at most, can be ABSOLUTELY no older than 20 years of age.  VALID ID’s are required.

● Proper attire is required for dances. NO Jeans.

School IDs/VALID ID’s are required for entry.

● Homecoming and Prom are formal / Winter-Military ball are semi-formal.

● ALL dances require DNHS dress code to be followed.

Once inside the dance, no re-entry will be allowed.

APS/DNHS Discipline Policy is in force during all dances.

Students may be subject to testing from an alcohol breathalyzer.

Students may be subject to minimally intrusive searches.

DANCE CODE:

Disobeying the following rules will result in immediate removal from the dance.

 

This is your warning!

 

● No contact of any part of your body other than your feet with the floor.

 

● No grabbing of any “bathing suit region” body parts.

 

● No imitating sexual acts of any kind.

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 4/4/18




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Please have your guest (who is at least 9th grade and NO older than 20 years) print out this form at their school so that an Administrator there may sign if they are in good standing.

 

Bring the form with your guests ID to check in at the Prom.

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 3/23/18




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Del Norte students "walked out" during Nation School Walkout day and honored the victims of the MSDHS shooting by hosting a moment of silence.

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Posted by: Aaron Armijo
Published: 3/15/18




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Posted by: Aaron Armijo
Published: 2/28/18




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Del Norte Community,

 

It has been a challenging week for all of us.  Our hearts go out to the community of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and we are aware of the many social media messages our students and families are seeing.  Our primary goal at Del Norte High School is to keep all students and staff safe.  I want to share with you our daily security practices at Del Norte High School.

 

  • We have 5 security personnel:  1 APS PD officer, 3 security resources officers and 1 campus security aide.
  • We have 58 security cameras being monitored live every day.
  • Security serves a variety of roles throughout the day:  monitoring cameras, roaming the campus and halls and they are available to students and staff as needed.
  • I meet with our security team daily to review events, plan for crowd control and to address campus concerns.
  • All classrooms have emergency call buttons which access our front desk and administration.
  • All administrators, security personnel, nurse, front desk staff and several others communicate by radio.  Our APS PD officer, Chris Marquez, communicates with APS and APD police departments by radio and cell phone. 
  • We have one entrance open during the school day to our main building.  The first floor doors are locked after school starts and remain locked during the day.  Our gym doors and cafeteria doors are also locked after school starts and remain locked during the day. 

In addition to the daily systems we have in place, we have practiced and performed lockdowns and fire drills.  Our students are always very respectful and cooperative during our drills.  After our last lockdown in January, APD complimented our administration on the great job we did of locking down and securing our school.  We are required to have fire drills monthly and before our next monthly fire drill, I will announce that it is a drill. 

 

Del Norte’s Administration, Security Team and Staff are dedicated to maintaining a safe environment for our students and we are regularly reviewing security procedures and areas of need.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions of concerns.

 

Sincerely,

 

Principal Jo Sloan

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Posted by: Aaron Armijo
Published: 2/21/18




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UPDATE: As of 2:55 pm, the lockdowns for nex+Gen and Del Norte have been lifted.


As of 2:42 pm, nex+Gen and Del Norte have been placed in a lockdown due to shots fired. Police are investigating.

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Posted by: Brian Beeler, District Admin, Albuquerque Public Schools
Published: 1/19/18




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The Academic Letter application is attached.

 

Hard copies are also available on the shelf outside room 112 or at theReception Desk.

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 1/11/18




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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 11/28/17




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December 6th - 5:30pm - 8:00pm 
 
Doors open at 5:30pm for drawing. Painting begins promptly at 6:00pm.
Cocoa, coffee, and cookies provided.
 
Sponsored by DNHS Art Honor Society and DNHS AVID
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Published: 11/22/17




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Get connected! Do great things and reap the benefits…P.S. colleges love this stuff!

 

Join the DNHS Community Outreach Opportunity Group!

 

The first meeting will be Wednesday November 1st during lunch in room #261 don’t be late…we have dessert!

 

Contact Ms. Westbrook in the counseling office for more information and to find out how you can become a part of this amazing opportunity to get involved and to make a difference in your community!

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Posted by: Heather Westbrook
Published: 11/1/17




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On Friday at 2:20, as a precautionary measure, all Del Norte High School students were held in their classes, Shelter In Place, due to police activity in the area.  Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown.  DNHS was directed by APS Police to release students at 2:35pm.  APS Police were dispatched to DNHS to monitor student dismissal.  Due to continued police action in the neighborhood, all outdoor activities were moved into the building and all other students were directed to leave campus or remain inside the buildings.  
 
As of 3:38pm, APS Dispatch made the decision to allow student activities to resume practice.
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Posted by: Aaron Armijo, Sys Admin, Del Norte High School
Published: 10/20/17




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Del Norte High School has received a grant from the Sprint Foundation to provide qualified students with a tablet and monthly data service to bridge the "homework gap".

Parent/Guardian Consent Forms were sent home, with the students, on October 3rd & 4th. These forms need to be returned by Friday the 6th in order to participate in the program.

 

A date for distribution of the devices has yet to be determined but is expected to take place during the month of October, on campus.

 

Please visit the DNHS website for updates.

 

 

Mr. Armijo

aaron.armijo@aps.edu

883 - 7222 x66105

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Posted by: Aaron Armijo
Published: 10/4/17




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Dance rules are also attached:

 

Del Norte High School Dance Rules

● A DNHS ID is required to purchase tickets for a school sponsored dance.

● Guests attending DNHS dances will be required to return a signed permission form to attend this function.  ABSOLUTELY no older than 20 years of age.  VALID ID’s are required.

● Only ONE guest is allowed per DNHS student sponsor.  Guest must be, at minimum, Freshmen, and ,at most, can be ABSOLUTELY no older than 20 years of age.  VALID ID’s are required.

● Proper attire is required for dances. NO Jeans.

School IDs/VALID ID’s are required for entry.

● Homecoming and Prom are formal / Winter-Military ball are semi-formal.

● ALL dances require DNHS dress code to be followed.

Once inside the dance, no re-entry will be allowed.

APS/DNHS Discipline Policy is in force during all dances.

Students may be subject to testing from an alcohol breathalyzer.

Students may be subject to minimally intrusive searches.

DANCE CODE:

Disobeying the following rules will result in immediate removal from the dance.

 

This is your warning!

 

● No contact of any part of your body other than your feet with the floor.

 

● No grabbing of any “bathing suit region” body parts.

 

● No imitating sexual acts of any kind.

 

 

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Published: 9/11/17




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Procedure: (the form is attached)

 

Have your "guest" download this form at their school.  They have an Administrator there sign it indicating they are in good standing to attend our event.

 

Bring the form along with your "guests" ID to the check-in table at the dance.

 

Your 'guests" ID will be kept at the check-in table and MUST be retrieved prior to leaving the dance.

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 9/11/17




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Sign ups are still open for King Candidates. Eligibile Seniors ONLY.

 

Please click the link below:

 

2017 Homecoming Court

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 9/1/17




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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

April 17, 2018

Tuesday

 

Attention Seniors!! The list for fines, fees and library books is now posted outside the counseling office listed by ID number. Your parents can now pay online with a Credit Card through ParentVue. There is a transaction fee. If you are paying in person, Exact cash or Money order ONLY! The list DOES NOT include textbooks. Please see Ms. Rodriguez the bookroom clerk in counseling office Room 208.

 

Seniors who have NOT completed their final exam by April 23rd will need to come to eCademy (5300 Cutler) on April 24th or 25th between the hours of 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to take their final. All senior classes will close April 25th at 5pm. Please see Mr. Gentry in Room 212 during lunch if you have any questions.

 

  • Graduating Seniors, it is imperative that you complete the Senior Exit Survey, which is posted on the DNHS Website/College & Career page.  Please list the survey as a High Priority, on your "To Do List."
  • Seniors & Juniors, there are only two ACT Exam dates (June 9th & July 14th) left for the 2017-2018 school year. If you haven't taken the ACT Exam, please take advantage of sitting for the exam in June or July. Mr. Lindsay will be available to assist you with registering for the ACT Exam.
  • Sophomores & Juniors, if you're planning to enroll in a dual credit course or courses during the Summer or Fall 2018 term, you must complete the Accuplacer Test. If you do not complete the Accuplacer, you will not be permitted to register for a dual credit courses. To schedule a time to take the Accuplacer, please see Mr. Lindsay, College & Career Office (Rm #310).

 

DNHS Drama and Thespian troupe # 2776 proudly present Ken LudWig's  "Lend Me A Tenor". This Hilarious world famous comedy runs begins Wednesday April 18th at 7:00 PM and runs through Saturday April 28 in The Black Box Performance space near the PAC. Two weeks of great theater! Tickets for all performances are $7.00 and  are on sale now in the theater. Seating is limited and shows will sell out! Come see this side splitting comedy and shake off that PARCC testing Stress.

 

  (► And now it’s time for America’s favorite game show “Today’s Lost ID’s”!  Today’s lost ID’s are:            So come to the Reception desk to claim your prize…and by prize we mean your ID.)

 

► Come support Band as they host Knights-A-Pizza this week.   Next week Boys Track will host.

 

 

And now from the sports desk

 

 

 

TODAY:

-Baseball & Softball vs. Capital at DNHS at 4:00pm

THURSDAY:

-Girls Tennis vs. Los Alamos

FRIDAY:

-Boys & Girls Track at Academy The Harper Meet at 9:30am

-JV Baseball

SATURDAY:

-Track continues at Academy at 10:00am

-Baseball & Softball at Academy at 10;00 & 12 noon.

-Boys & Girls Tennis vs. Capital at DNHS at 10:00am

You can always access the announcements in the binder at the reception desk or by visiting delnorteknights.aps.edu.

 

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/31/17




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Here's the link to vote:

 

KRQE Spirit Stick

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/31/17




Audience: Cross-Country, Library, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Student Body Officer Contract, Senior Countdown to Graduation, Cross-Country, Tone Word Project, Counselor, Senior Page, Swimming / Diving, Alumni, Dance / Drill, College / Career, Title XI, Dance / Drill, Girls Soccer, Registrar, School Meals, Alumni, Tennis, Golf, Athletics, Contact Us, Football, Contact Us, Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, Title I Documents, Football, Track, Our School, Homepage, Title XI, Alumni, Golf, School Meals, For Staff, Softball, Volleyball, Volleyball, Library, Soccer, SCOTT GOFF, Nurse, Wrestling, Swimming / Diving, Baseball, Title I Documents, Baseball, Basketball, Tone Word Project, Track, Basketball, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Tennis, Athletics, Girls Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, For Staff, Wrestling, Registrar, Cheer, Homepage, Boys Soccer, Tone Word Project, Our School, Counselor, Alumni, Cheer, Softball, Tone Word Project, Boys Soccer, Nurse and College / Career

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Aug 24th, 2017

Thursday

 

► Attention Seniors!  The Homecoming Court Candidate sign-ups have opened.  It’s a 2-step process.  Go the school website at delnorte.aps.edu and find the sign-up link in the NEWS section.  Then, pick up a packet from room 112.  You are not signed up if you don’t complete both steps.  Sign-Ups will close soon.  Applications due soon.

 

► Senior Sunrise, brought to you by Senior Senate is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug 29th at 6:30am.

 

Hey, Del Norte Knights! Do you enjoy video games? Card games? Board games? Nerd games? What about Dungeons and Dragons? Come join Gamers UKnight for their first meeting of the year TODAY at 2:30 in Ms. Williams’ room 331. See ya there!

 

Attention Del Norte Students! ANY student interested in joining the Job Mentorship Program, we will be meeting at lunch all week in room #306. This program offers opportunity to participate in Government Day with the City of Albuquerque, Paid Job Shadowing, Paid Summer Job Internships, Elective Credits, Scholarships and much, much more. All students who participated late year are welcomed to join again. Come see Mr. Garcia in Room #306 at lunch.

 

► MESA, MESA, MESA

…are you interested in Math, how about Science or maybe even computers? Well MESA is the club for you!!! We will have our first meeting on Friday August 25th during lunch in room 326. See you there!

 

The GSA will meet every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch in room 302, come join us!


Student ID’s MUST be worn and displayed prominently by all students while on campus.

 

► And now it’s time for our new segment called “Today’s Lost ID’s”!  Today’s lost ID’s are:

So come to the Reception desk to claim your prize…and by prize we mean your ID.

Come to the Welcome Back Dance this Friday night. August 25th from 7:00-10:00pm.  You must buy a ticket beforehand.  Tickets will be sold in the foyer outside of the administration office for $7 each.  There are a limited number of tickets, so get yours today.

 

Please remember that lunch Off-Campus privileges are for Seniors with displayed ID ONLY.  All other students WILL remain in campus.

 

► Papa Johns Pizza will be sold again at lunch at the windows in the Student Commons area.  It’s been selling out so get there FAST…FAST…FAST!  So get there…FAST! 

 

 

 

And now from the sports desk

 

 

DNHS Cheer will be having tryout clinics on Saturday, August 26th. Hope to see everyone there!

 

All girls & boys interested in coming out for Cross Country please see Coach Polich in the Varsity Office just north of the Main Gym.

 

TODAY:

-Girls Soccer vs. West Mesa at 6:45pm

-Football vs. West Mesa at Community Stadium at 7:00pm

FRI:

-Football Welcome Back Dance at 7:00pm in the Aux Gym

SAT:

-Boys Soccer vs. Sandia at 9:00am

-Girls soccer vs. Eldorado at 11:45am

 

 

You can always access the announcements in the binder at the reception desk or by visiting delnorteknights.aps.edu.

 

Be nice today and think positive thoughts

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/21/17




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To sign up to be a candidate for the 2017 Homecoming Court (Seniors ONLY), please click the link below:

 

2017 Homecoming Court Candidate Sign-Up

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Cross-Country, Library, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Student Body Officer Contract, Senior Countdown to Graduation, Cross-Country, Tone Word Project, Counselor, Senior Page, Swimming / Diving, Alumni, Dance / Drill, College / Career, Title XI, Dance / Drill, Girls Soccer, Registrar, School Meals, Alumni, Tennis, Golf, Athletics, Contact Us, Football, Contact Us, Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, Title I Documents, Football, Track, Our School, Homepage, Title XI, Alumni, Golf, School Meals, For Staff, Softball, Volleyball, Volleyball, Library, Soccer, SCOTT GOFF, Nurse, Wrestling, Swimming / Diving, Baseball, Title I Documents, Baseball, Basketball, Tone Word Project, Track, Basketball, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Tennis, Athletics, Girls Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, For Staff, Wrestling, Registrar, Cheer, Homepage, Boys Soccer, Tone Word Project, Our School, Counselor, Alumni, Cheer, Softball, Tone Word Project, Boys Soccer, Nurse and College / Career
Para acceder al Manual del Estudiante 2017-2018, abra el archivo adjunto.
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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/15/17




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To access the 2017-2018 Student Handbook please open the attachment.

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Published: 8/15/17




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For information on DN Girls Soccer Tryout please click on the following link

 

https://dnhs-aps-nm.schoolloop.com/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1470215653511

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Posted by: David Candelaria
Published: 8/10/17




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Dear DNHS sophomores, juniors, and seniors -- and parents: 


Apply for CNM Dual Credit admissions on Wednesday, August 9th in the Del Norte Library, from 8:30 A.M. to 11 A.M. Remember to bring your Social Security Number. Students, you must also submit the CNM "Dual Credit Agreement Form for Student and Parent/Guardian."  

IMPORTANT: You must be enrolled in your CNM DC courses prior to 8/28/2017 (if your class start date is 8/28/2017). CNM DC Running Start courses begin 9/18/2017 (and 9/11/2017 for Preparation for Medical Laboratory Sciences).
 

You can find the following forms at http://delnorte.aps.edu/college-career-center in the IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS section in folder "CNM Dual Credit." 

 

For more CNM Dual Credit info, please visit www.cnm.edu/dualcredit


Sincerely, 

Ms. Cordova -- DNHS College and Career Counselor
celena.cordova@aps.edu

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Posted by: David Candelaria
Published: 8/3/17




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Boys Soccer practice starts 08/07 5:00pm -7:00pm every night.

 

Tryouts are 08/14 - 08/16 from 5:00pm -7:00pm.

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/1/17




Audience: Cross-Country, Library, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Student Body Officer Contract, Senior Countdown to Graduation, Cross-Country, Tone Word Project, Counselor, Senior Page, Swimming / Diving, Alumni, Dance / Drill, College / Career, Dance / Drill, Girls Soccer, Registrar, School Meals, Alumni, Tennis, Golf, Athletics, Contact Us, Football, Contact Us, Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, Title I Documents, Football, Track, Our School, Homepage, Alumni, Golf, School Meals, For Staff, Softball, Volleyball, Volleyball, Library, Soccer, SCOTT GOFF, Nurse, Wrestling, Swimming / Diving, Baseball, Title I Documents, Baseball, Basketball, Tone Word Project, Track, Basketball, Alumni Association Calendar Site, Tennis, Athletics, Girls Soccer, Alumni Association Web Site, For Staff, Wrestling, Registrar, Cheer, Homepage, Boys Soccer, Tone Word Project, Our School, Counselor, Alumni, Cheer, Softball, Tone Word Project, Boys Soccer, Nurse and College / Career

July Summer Boy's Soccer Program starts July 10th. Please email for dates and times or with any questions.

R. Clay Szenasi, M.A., NBCC, LPCC
Del Norte High School Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
szenasi@aps.edu
 

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 7/5/17




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After 5-25-2017

 

APS City Center

6400 Uptown Blvd. NE

87110

 

Saturday:  6-3-2017 9:00am-1:00pm

(For 1st Semester Clases)

 

Saturday:  6-24-2017  9:00am-1:00pm

(For 2nd Semester Classes)

 

For more information, please call:'

APS Summer School Office at 505-855-9899 or 505-855-9870

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 5/25/17




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Welcome to English 10 Honors!

Summer Reading:  It is suggested that during the summer, Pre AP students should select and read one book from the attached Advanced Placement reading list.  These books are available at the Del Norte bookroom, the public library, bookstores, or can be ordered online.

For more information, download the attached file. 

 
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Published: 5/19/17




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Attached are 3 maps to help you navigate through the 2017 Graduation Ceremony:

 

- Drive through Gate 7 off Lomas or Gate 8 off Lousiana.  Park in the Horse Race Track Infield.

 

- Enter Tingley Coliseum through Main Entrance beginning at 5:30pm.  All bags will be screened upon entry.

 

- When ceremony concludes please exit Tingley Coliseum and go directly to the Meet & Greet site (You cannot reunite with your Graduate EXCEPT at the Meet & Greet Site.).

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 5/15/17




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Freshman Football Practice 

All Summer At Del Norte High School

Monday Thru Thursdays 5-7 p.m.

Head Freshman Coach Dallas Peterson

Cell 505 234 5522

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 5/11/17




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The Graduation Class of 2017

 

Dear Class of 2017, Graduating Seniors and Parents.  Please read and understand the following...

 

Final Senior Class Meeting:          

ŸMay 18, 2017: 12:00pm in PAC.

 

Cap & Gown Distribution:  Ÿ

May 18, 2017:  1:00pm in the Del Norte Bookroom.

 

Honors Assembly:               

May 19, 2017/.  DNHS Main Gym (Time: 9:48am-subject to change)

Graduates must be in their seats at 7:30am (in full cap & gown).

 

Governor Bent Honor Walk            Ÿ

May 20, 2017 immediately following the Honors Assembly (DNHS to Gov. Bent)

 

Graduation Date:                  Ÿ

May 20, 2017 - 6:30pm at Tingley Coliseum   

Graduates must be in their seats by 4:30pm.

 

Mckinley “Graduation”:     Ÿ

May 24, 2017 - Mckinley Middle School Promotion Ceremony 6:00pm

           

Textbook return:                   Ÿ

Seniors are responsible for returning books directly to the bookroom.

 

Fines:                                                

ŸIt is your responsibility to clear all fines prior to picking up your cap and  gown.  Cap and gown will NOT be issued if you are carrying any fines.

 

Non-Graduating Seniors:          Ÿ

Those not participating in the commencement ceremony may pick up their diploma in the main office on May 22, 2017.

 

Expected Dress (required):

                 

 

Men

Light colored (white preferred) dress shirt. 

Tie

Dark Slacks (black preferred) NO JEANS!

Dark dress shoes or dress boots with hard sole

NO ATHLETIC SHOES!

 

            Women

Dress-any color:  Not longer than “Tea-Length” or

Dress slacks or Dress Capris (Black ONLY)

NO JEANS!

Dress Shoes: A sensible walking heel is advised.

NO ATHLETIC SHOES or Flip-Flops!

 

 

Correct Graduation Ceremony Cap & Gown Attire:

Black Gown with Teal Stole (worn longer portion down the back), black “mortarboard” cap (worn flat on head, parallel to the floor-NOT on back on head), tassel.  Ladies, do not wear the white collar included with cap & gown (this will make sense when you receive your cap and gown).

 

ONLY honor cords and medals received as senior awards or at the honors program are allowed to be worn on cap and gown.   No altering of the cap or gown is allowed at all.  No decorations, adornments, or slogans of any type are allowed on cap or gown, including but not limited to flowers, leis, buttons, balloons, signs, sayings, slogans, decals, stickers, etc.

 

ALL graduates will be “screened” as they enter Tingley Coliseum.  No bags, purses, cameras, cell phones, food, drinks, beach balls, flowers, etc are allowed past the “Student Entrance”.  Please be prepared to secure all items (especially cell phones) outside of Tingley Coliseum as you will NOT be allowed to bring those items in and will be turned away at the door.  Please leave these items with family member or guest.  Do not bring them in!

 

All graduates planning on participating in this year’s graduation ceremony will be required to open (unzip) gown and prove that no unauthorized items are being brought into Tingley Coliseum.  Please understand, those seniors carrying any unauthorized items will be turned away at the entrance.  Graduates may be asked to empty pockets.  It will be their responsibility to adequately secure these items.  To answer a question before you ask it, “No.  We will not hold your purse, cell phone, camera, etc”.  Any graduate found to be in possession of any of the above-mentioned items while in their ceremony seat will be removed and, depending on time constraints prior to the start of the ceremony, may forfeit their opportunity to participate in this years’ graduation ceremony.

 

IF you DO NOT attend the Senior Honors Assembly

YOU WILL NOT have a seat at graduation.

 

PLEASE - Be On Time for all events!!!

 

Campus Specialties is the official vendor selected by Del Norte High School to provide graduation announcements and caps & gowns to our graduates.   

 

2017 GRADUATES who plan to borrow a cap & gown may only borrow from ‘13, ’14, ’15 or ’16 graduates.  If you borrow a cap & gown you will need to purchase a ’17 tassel in May.  It is a possibility that in May you will need to purchase a Teal collar and/or a cap that correctly fits your head.

 

Frequently asked questions about Graduation:

 

“Isn’t it my right to attend the graduation ceremony?” 

 

            Actually, no.  The Albuquerque Public Schools is responsible for making sure you have met the minimum requirements determined by the State of New Mexico needed to graduate.  Once those requirements have been met you will receive your diploma and records will indicate that you have successfully graduated.  APS and NMPED are not required to provide you with a graduation ceremony.  We are more than pleased to offer a graduation ceremony that you are welcomed and encouraged to attend…PROVIDED you observe the rules and policies that have been set for this event.

 

“So, we want to get a little silly.  We earned this graduation.  Is there really any harm done if we get a bit rowdy?”

 

            Honestly?  Yes.  This is a dignified and auspicious event.  There are some graduates that will have family and friends who travel great distances and incur great expenses to attend.  There are faculty and staff who have worked hard and have given of their personal time to see that this graduation is the event that you deserve.  You do NOT have the right to determine whether or not to ruin or interfere with the magnitude and importance of this ceremony for someone else.

 

“Can we throw our caps at the end of Graduation?”

 

            No.  The throwing of caps is specifically not allowed.  If nothing else, this is a safety issue, especially since there have been eye injuries experienced at a graduation ceremony in years past.  In fact, the throwing of caps has not been allowed at DNHS graduations for many…many…many years….decades in fact.  Follow this basic guide:  NO CAP-NO DIPLOMA.  If you throw your cap your diploma will be pulled and will not be given to you at the ceremony, and you can arrange how to pick it up.  This was even discussed at this year’s UNM Graduation!

 

“You may threaten, but you wouldn’t really throw me out of the ceremony for sneaking in a beach ball, etc. would you?”

 

            To be perfectly truthful…yes!  Whether or not certain items or behaviors are appropriate for this ceremony is not open to negotiations and will NOT be debated.  The graduation ceremony for the Class of 2017 is a special, formal, dignified and auspicious event.  You will be expected to rise to the occasion.  Any deviation from the expectation in decorum and behavior will result in not being allowed to participate or continue in the participation of the event.

 

This is Del Norte’s 52nd graduation, and you are invited to attend.  This is a ceremony NOT a party, and it will be treated with the respect that a ceremony such as this deserves.  The graduation ceremony WILL be a dignified and auspicious event.  If you’d like to participate, please adhere to all the rules, policies and procedures that have been and will be presented.

It is true that the right way IS the Knight way.  How will you conduct yourself at this graduation ceremony? 

 

That’s easy to answer.  “The Knight way…”

 

The adventure continues…

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Published: 5/3/17




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To sign-Up to audition to deliver a speech at Senior Honors or Commencement, e mail to address below:

 

Provide name and e mail address (open to graduating seniors only) to the following address:

 

scott.goff@aps.edu

 

 

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Published: 5/1/17




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2017 Senior Exit Survey is now available. The information is self-reported by seniors and will be used for the Senior Honors Assembly in May 2017. Seniors, if you want to be recognized for your scholarship awards, you must complete the Senior Exit Survey. If any information changes after you have submitted the form, please contact Ms. Cordova for the scholarship updates.

 

2017 Senior Exit Survey

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Published: 4/4/17




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Beginning Monday April 3rd, all Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors (enrolled in English 9,10, & 11 and Algebra I, Geometry, & Algebra II) will take the PARCC exam.

 

Students should bring a writing device, headphones, and a novel to the testing locations. Students will test within their ELA and Math classes.

 

Bell Schedule:

 

Testing B (4/4-13)

1st: 7:25-7:57

2nd: 8:04-9:54

4th: 10:01-11:51

Lunch: 11:58-12:28

6th: 12:35-2:25

Testing A (4/4-13)

1st: 7:25-7:57

3rd: 8:04-9:54

5th: 10:01-11:51

Lunch: 11:58-12:28

7th: 12:35-2:25

Special B (4/17-21 only)

1st: 7:25-9:15

2nd: 9:22-10:46

4th: 10:53-12:17

Lunch: 12:24-12:54

6th: 1:01-2:25

Special A (4/17-21 only)

1st: 7:25-9:15

3rd: 9:22-10:46

5th: 10:53-12:17

Lunch: 12:24-12:54

7th: 1:01-2:25

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Published: 4/3/17




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ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS! 

Do you need high school credit recovery to get back on track with graduation requirements? High School Summer School is gearing up for 2017.  Please visit us at http://www.aps.edu/summer-programs/2017-high-school-summer-school- for consultation and enrollment procedures with your school counselor, as well as summer sites and semester dates, course offerings, tuition rates.  We also have new community supports and outreach for tuition payments with new Summer School Office hours April - June and special payment events at summer school campuses during the month of April.  Please see our web site for more information, dates and hours of operation.  Thank you!

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Published: 2/22/17




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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 16th, 2017

Tuesday

 

 

► Please go to the school website for a detailed bell schedule for this week and next.

 

► Round Table Student Senate, including Senior Senate, our next meeting will be this Thursday after-school in the Main Gym.  Bring 2 friends and remember that attendance plays a huge part in your final grades.

 

SENIORS, bookroom fines/fees list will be posted outside the counseling office. This list is listed by your student ID Number.  Payment of fees and/or fines must be CASH ONLY.

 

► Seniors, graduating seniors, please remember we will have our final senior class meeting on Thursday, May 18th at noon in the PAC.

 

► Cap & Gown distribution will start at 1:00pm in the Bookroom immediately following the senior class meeting.

 

► The annual senior honors assembly will be on Friday, May 19th at 9:50am in the Main Gym.

 

Yearbooks are ON SALE during LUNCH only in the main lobby area.  $65 gets you a full color book bursting with photos of all of you.  Get yours today!

 

 

And now from the sports desk

 

 

 

Congratulations to Del Norte State Champions Malakah Martinez, Sarah Smyth, Royale Hayes, Ashton Reyes and Savannah Romero. They were winners of the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays and also finished second in the 4x200 relay at the state track and field meet. The 4x400 also broke the school record. Malakah Martinez won the 400, Sarah Smyth finished third in the 200, Royale Hayes was fourth in the 100 and Savannah Romero was fifth in the 400. Also competing in the medley relay were Marilyn Puebla, Makayla Clark, Ariana Castillo and Trinity Yazzie. Del Norte girls track team finished fifth as a team. Great job Lady Knights! 

 

Boy’s Soccer mandatory player and parent meeting Wednesday, May 17th at 5:30pm on the field behind NexGen.

 

We are going to sell "DELICIOUS" grilled Cheeseburgers on Wednesday during lunch for $3 on the patio.  You will also receive a free soda. 

 

 

 

 

 

You can always access the announcements in the binder at the reception desk or by visiting delnorteknights.aps.edu.

 

Be nice today and think positive thoughts

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Published: 8/19/16




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Seniors, please join the FREE Class of 2017 messaging service to receive important senior information including news about Graduation 2017 by clicking the link below:

 

CLASS OF 2017 MESSAGING SERVICE

 

Parents of seniors, please join as well!

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/16/16




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To access the 2016-2017 Student Handbook, please click the link below:

 

2016-2017 Student Handbook

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Posted by: Scott Goff
Published: 8/8/16