Congratulations to junior Meagan Smith, who won the Class A girls 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs last weekend at the state track and field meet in Louisville. She adds these wins to her cross country championship this year. For more on this story, click on the photo.
Congratulations to the Student Council Officers for the 2013-14 school year: President (Student Council) – Cloe Anderson; Vice President (Student Council) – Emma Jackson; Senior Class 2014: President - Meagan Smith; Vice President – Taylor Walker-Smith; Treasurer – Alivia Harris; Junior Class 2015: President – Mary Scott-Bugg; Vice President – Hibah Siddiqui; Treasurer – Laura Couzens; Sophomore Class 2016: President - Joseph Alcorn; Vice President – Zane Arnold; Treasurer – Monica Jackson; Class of 2017: President – Daniel McAllister; Vice President – McCallum Morley; Treasurer – Cole Verhoven.
The DHS choirs, advanced poetry students, visual art students, and theater techies will present a Multi-Artistic Spring Performance on Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. in Gravely Hall. Teachers Shari Stewart, Shelly Lawrence, Mark Hayes and Collette Jones are putting together what promises to be a very appealing presentation of multiple art forms.
Alexis Finley was presented with a scholarship check for $1000 from Papa John’s today, May 6. Finley applied for the Papa John’s scholarship a few months ago to help with her tuition to Asbury in the fall. Today, she and her class celebrated with pizza, compliments of our local Papa John’s. English teacher Cassie Dickison said, “I can’t think of anyone more deserving of the celebration!”
The Log recently won third place in General Excellence and its staff won several individual awards in the 2013 Kentucky High School Journalism Association Contest (KHSJA). KHSJA recognized The Log and its staff in these categories: News Writing: first place, Josh Witt; News Writing: second place, Cayla Cress; Sports Writing: third place, Jody Raispis and Heather Grizzell; Column Writing: second place, Kayla Breitenbach; Column Writing: third place, Brianna Walls; Editorial Cartoon: first place, Mistaya Mingo; Page One Design: third place, Amanda Roberts; Two Page Layout: second place, John Thompson and Max Searcy; Two Page Layout: third place, Max Searcy; Overall Newspaper Design: second place; Illustrations/Graphics: second place, Mistaya Mingo. The Log competed in Class A; entries dated between March 2012 and March 2013 were entered in the contest.
May 14--Senior Recognition and Slide Show, Baccalaureate practice at 9 a.m.; May 28--Class Picture at 6 p.m., Baccalaureate at 7 p.m.; May 29--Gather at fountain for picture 10:45 a.m., Graduation practice at 11 a.m.; May 30--Dress rehearsal at 11 a.m., Graduation at 8 p.m., Project Graduation from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Eight JSA members and sponsor Shari Stewart spent the weekend of April 26-28 in Columbus, OH, attending Ohio River Valley's Spring State. Among the highlights: Best speaker awards: Andrew McKinney, Calvin Steber, and Austin Barringer; Outgoing Director of Debate: Calvin Steber; Outgoing Mayor of the Southern Interior District: Andrew McKinney; Newly-elected Mayor of the Southern Interior Distrsct: Austin Barringer; Delegation leader: Fariha Siddiqui; and 2012-13 Ohio River Valley Chapter of the Year Award: Danville JSA. The award is based on several criteria including community involvement, chapter activities, political activism, participation in JSA conferences, a presentation, and an essay. DHS had stiff competition from schools much larger, but DHS’s JSA prevailed.
7:00 PM Baccalaureate Service
10:45 AM Graduation rehearsal
11:00 AM Graduation dress rehearsal
8:00 PM Commencement Exercise
11:00 PM - 6:00 AM Project Graduation
11:00 PM - 6:00 AM Project Graduation
6:00 PM Board of Education Work Session
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Experience Danville
6:00 PM Board of Education Meeting