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Dear Student & Parent/Guardians,

DACC students have continued to excel in regional competitions demonstrating the skills they have learned in their programs since the beginning of the school year. Students who qualified will compete at the state level in March. Please take a moment to check out results as well as important information regarding upcoming events.

With the unpredictable weather, please visit our web site for information on DACC's school delays and closings policy.

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Upcoming Events
February 18, 2019
Presidents' Day - Building Closed

February 20, 2019
ACT Testing

March 8, 2019
Student Exploration Day

March 12, 2019 | 7 p.m. | North Campus
National Technical Honor Society Recognition Ceremony

March 25-29, 2019
Spring Break

April 6, 2019

ACT Testing - February 20, 2019
State law requires districts to administer the state-funded ACT to all juniors in the spring of that school year. Delaware Area Career Center will be testing all  full day juniors at both campuses on  February 20, 2019 free of charge.   Read more about the event here.
Student Exploration Day - March 8, 2019
Student Exploration Day is a one-day meaningful job shadowing experience that provides students with the opportunity to observe and network with professionals, investigate a career field, clarify career goals and interests, and function within a work environment. The Student Exploration Day will take place for all DACC students on Friday, March 8, 2019.
National Technical Honor Society Recognition Ceremony
NTHS inductees were just notified in class and families will receive letters with more information about the ceremony which will be held at 7 p.m on March 12 at North Campus.
April 6, 2019, 8pm - 11pm | NorthStar Golf Club | Juniors and Seniors
Mark your calendars! Planning is currently underway for this year's prom. Look for more announcements to come soon!

Need a dress for Prom? We have two opportunities to check out. Both 'Pretty For Prom' and 'Fairy Goodmothers' help students find gently used prom dresses and accessories.....totally free! While these are not school sanctioned organizations or events, we wanted to provide the information to you in case your student could benefit. Links to upcoming events and information on registration are listed below:
College Credit Plus
Delaware Area Career Center Students have the opportunity to participate in College Credit Plus.  

Students must complete an assessment exam (i.e. ACT, SAT, Accuplacer etc.) to be determined ready for "college-level" courses. New this year, if a student's score is not "college-level," other conditions may be considered depending on the exam scores and if the student has: overall GPA (3.0) or can provide a recommendation form/letter. 

Students must complete the Intent to Participate Form which is due to their designated school counselor by April 1, 2019. 
DACC Community Job Board
Have you checked out DACC's online Community Job Board? The job board can be utilized by local employers to post full time, part-time, freelance, and internship positions. These postings are a great a resource for current DACC students, alumni, and community members who are seeking employment. Check out who is hiring in our area!
BPA Regional Competition Results
DACC students recently competed in the 2019 Business Professionals of America Regional Results. We are excited to be sending 23 students from Networking, App Development and Digital Design to the state competition in March.  Thank you to everyone who supported this competition!
More BPA Regional Results
Congratulations to the Delaware Hayes/DACC future business leaders and their Business Professionals of America (BPA) regional results from late January!

Students who qualify for the State contest will compete at the Columbus Convention Center in early March. 

Theme of the Month
Each month, DACC staff and students will be celebrating a positive theme in an effort to inspire a positive and collaborative environment.
This month's theme is Consistent Performance.

Monthly Themes for the 2018-19 School Year
o Positive Attitude - Sept
o Team Player - Oct
o Strong Communication - Nov
o Work Ethic - Jan
o Consistent Performance - Feb
o Continuous Learner - March
o Support Others - April
*Note: No theme for the month of December
Online Resources
Below are resources on the DACC web site that may be helpful to you. If you have questions that these resources do not answer, please don't hesitate to contact us at 740-548-0708.

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