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DASD E-News Weekly 
September 14, 2018   

 
Go Wildcats!
 
Dallastown Area School District provides sports opportunities including football, cheerleading, soccer, cross-country, field hockey, swimming, diving, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, track, baseball, golf, lacrosse, softball, and tennis.
 
Schedules are found on the district's online  athletic calendar .
HS Semi-Formal Dress Drive & Sale

SEMI-FORMAL DRESS DRIVE & SALE
For the fourth year, Dallastown Area High School Mini-THON is sponsoring a Semi-Formal Dress Drive & Sale of more than 400 new and gently used dresses at $25 each. There is also a $10 clearance rack as well as $5 accessories. Proceeds will be donated to Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital, with an objective to conquer childhood cancer.

DONATE
We will accept any formal dresses (long or short), purses, shoes or accessories suitable for a semi-formal dance. Donations can be delivered to the Main Office at Dallastown Area High School or delivered during the shopping dates and times noted below.

SHOP
From 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 16th, and Sunday, September 23rd, in the front lobby of Dallastown Area High School, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown.
IS Chrome 101
 PARENT CHROME CAMP

Dallastown Area Intermediate School Parent Chrome Camp will be held Tuesday, September 18th, from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the library.

DAIS parents and guardians are invited to attend and learn about:
  • Chromebook care
  • Google Drive access and tools
  • Google Classroom
  • Office 365 and student email
Open Sesame
HOMECOMING 2018  
 
This year's Homecoming theme, Arabian Nights, will transport Dallastown Area High School students on a magical escape through palaces and nighttime cityscapes.

The HS Student Council kicks off the week by hosting the highly-anticipated Powder Puff game at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3rd, when roles are switched and the high school girls play football while the high school football players cheer them on at Wildcat Stadium at the Dallastown American Legion Field. Some of the admission fee proceeds for this event benefit the HS Volunteer Club and its 2018 Support the Troops campaign.

Then, on Friday, October 5th, the community is invited to join students and families as festivities continue with the annual Homecoming football game when the Dallastown Wildcats host the New Oxford Colonials beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the stadium.

The week concludes on Saturday, October 6th, with the Homecoming dance and crowning of the queen and king. Family, friends, and community members are invited to view the decorated areas of the high school lobby and gymnasium from 6:00 p.m. to 6:35 p.m. Those observing the student promenade must be seated in the gymnasium by 6:40 p.m.; public events conclude at 8:00 p.m. 
17th Annual Night of Science 

Dallastown Area High School's 17
th Annual Night of Science will be  held Wednesday, October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Attendees will be treated to an hour of engaging science experiments performed by the high school faculty, include exploding balloons, a vacuum cannon, genie in the bottle, and much more.
The Dallastown community is invited to attend this free event. For additional information, contact Mark Ilyes at mark.ilyes@dallastown.net 
Pathways Explorer Program

The Dallastown Area Intermediate School Pathways Explorer Program (P.E.P.) is designed to offer students a unique opportunity to explore, create, and grow through curricular and non-curricular classes. The program strives to offer new experiences to students that contribute to their development within three pathways: STEAM, Health & Human Services, and Arts & Communication.

For details, access: Explore, Create and Grow
School Board Schedule 
 
Finance Committee Meeting
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 20
Administration Board Room
 
Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, September 20 
HS Theater Room

Board Workshop: Team of 10 Retreat
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, September 24
Administration Board Room

Community Outreach Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday, October 1
Administration Board Room

Board Meeting

7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 4
HS Theater Room

Building & Capital Projects Ad-Hoc Committee  Meeting
7:00 p.m., Monday, October 8
Administration Board Room

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 11
HS Theater Room 
Calendar Reminders
  
HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL/FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
Friday, September 21

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL
ES FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
HS/MS/IS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Thursday, October 4

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL
HS/ES FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
MS/IS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Friday, October 5

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