Volume 7  Number 33                                                 April 13, 2017
General News
Summer Uniform 
A reminder that the summer uniform (polo shirts and Flynn O'Hara shorts) begins this Monday, April 17. 
Squire Picnic (3rd, 4th, 5th graders) - Sign up by April 21!
Delone Catholic High School Student Council will be hosting their annual Squire Picnic for students in third, fourth and fifth grades on Sunday, April 30. The day begins at 1 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. on J.T. Flaherty field. There will be games, hamburgers, hot dogs, and prizes.  Students do NOT have to attend a Catholic School to participate. 

Click here for more details and the registration form. Please register no later than April 21. Contact Miss Pinkos at 717-637-5969 x344 with questions. 
Sleepout for the Homeless
The Interact Club of Delone Catholic High School will hold its annual "Sleepout for the Homeless" overnight April 28-29. Students will be collecting donations from motorists and pedestrians in front of Delone Catholic on South Oxford Avenue in McSherrystown from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, April 28. The students will then spend the night outside to raise awareness of the homeless situation in our community.

All proceeds will be donated to the Hanover Area Council of Churches for the benefit of its homeless shelter. Everyone is encouraged to "drive by" Delone Catholic on Friday, April 28 to make a donation. Donations may also be sent to Delone Catholic Interact Club, Attn.: Sleepout, 140 South Oxford Avenue, McSherrystown Pa. 17344. For more information contact Mrs. Patricia Marrocco at 717-637-5969 x303.
DCBN Future Planning Meeting
Anyone interested in the future planning of DCBN for the 2017-18 school year is 
invited to a meeting on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Please park in the Delone Ave. lot and someone will  greet you at the doors in the breezeway. 

Attending does not obligate you to anything! If you have an interest in Delone Catholic athletics, broadcasting, or just want to help, come check it out! 
Dress Down THIS MONDAY, April 17, to support Kayla Repasky and the Children's Miracle Network 
Students may dress down on Monday, April 17 for $5 (to be collected in homeroom). 
Advisory for Friday, May 5
Please remember that on Friday, May 5, the Juniors and Seniors will attend classes in the morning and then be dismissed for prom at 11:42 a.m.  The Sophomores will attend a workshop and then be dismissed at 2:45 p.m.  Sophomores are encouraged to sign-up in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations to help serve the alumni Ladies' Spring Tea from 1-3 p.m. They will be excused from the workshop if they sign up. This is also an opportunity to earn school works of mercy hours. Sophomores will need to bring a bag lunch. The Freshmen will attend an all-day retreat (click here for more information), returning to school in time for the regular 2:45 p.m. dismissal. Buses will run as usual at 2:45 p.m.
Sophomore Workshop


8th Grade Scholarship Competition - MUST REGISTER by APRIL 19
The Spring Open House will be held Sunday, April 23 from 12-3 p.m. Tours from current students will be available and all are welcome! 

The 8th Grade Scholarship Competition will take place at 1 p.m. during  Open House. Students may compete in a Jeopardy-style game or a timed essay. For more details or to register, please click here. Students must register by April 19 to be eligible to participate. 

International Day April 27
All students and families are invited to take part in an International Day celebration on Thursday, April 27.  There will be an assembly that afternoon and all students are welcome to participate by sharing a cultural performance.  You are also invited to share a dessert from another culture during lunch so students can taste food from all over the world.  If you are interested in performing or sharing a dessert, please contact Jen Lawrence.
Deadlines for Returning Students
Re-registration of current students is taking place this Spring. All returning students need to see their guidance counselor with completed course selection sheets, and to receive the registration packet. They will also receive directions to register for their courses online from their counselor. 

Each student's completed course selection and online verification sheet, as well as the registration packet, and the registration fee must be turned into Mrs. Williams by the following date:
Class of 2019 - Monday, April 17
Class of 2018 - Monday, May 1

If a student is not returning, you must submit a letter (printed or e-mailed) to Mrs. Williams, by the date listed above. 

From the Spiritual Life Office
Baccalaureate Liturgy - Submit by April 24
Seniors are invited to send into the Spiritual Life Office the names of family members and friends who have passed away so that they can be included in the Baccalaureate program. If there is someone you would like remembered, please e-mail Mrs. Phenicie

Please include the name, the relation to the graduate, and whether or not they graduated from Delone Catholic. 

Names should be submitted by April 24.
From the Athletics Department
 Athletic Association Mattress Fundraiser
Click here for additional details on how the mattress fundraiser benefits DCHS Athletics!
2017 Mason Dixon Linemen Clinic Presented by Pat Flaherty '74
The Mason Dixon Linemen Clinic is back for 2017! Jacksonville Jaguars 
Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty '74 will once again personally run drills and teach offensive line techniques on Saturday, June 24 at J.T Flaherty Field. 

Registration is due by Friday, June 9. Please click here to download a registration form. 
Annual Basketball Golf Outing
Delone Catholic Boys and Girls Basketball teams are hosting their annual 
golf outing on Friday, May 5 at Quail Valley Golf Course. It's a 1 p.m. shotgun start, rain or shine, with  captains choice format. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $80/player or $340/team. Sponsors are also needed for the event. Please register by April 28. Contact Coach Gerry Eckenrode  via email or by calling 410-596-8989 with questions.   Click here to download a registration or sponsorship form
Wrestling and Boys' Soccer Coaching Opportunities 
Delone Catholic is seeking candidates for head coach of  Varsity Boys' Soccer for the Fall of 2017, as well as for a Varsity Wrestling Coach.  Please contact Dave Lawrence  at 717-637-5969 ext. 222 if interested.
Athletic Schedules Online
A complete schedule of sporting events, times and locations can be found at ArbiterLive.com or under the Athletics tab on  www.DeloneCatholic.org. 

From Our Schools and Parishes
Annunciation BVM, McSherrystown

St. Francis Xavier,Gettysburg
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School presents 
Helicopter Golf Ball Drop Friday. May 19 at Xavier Center at 12:30 p.m.
Up to a maximum of 1000 sequentially numbered golf balls will be dropped onto the Drop Zone following the family lunch at Field Day, May 19, at 12:30 p.m. outside Xavier Center on the SFX Campus on Table Rock Road, Gettysburg.  The ball to land closest to a prize flag, wins! 
Purchase as many balls (tickets) as you would like at $20 each and you may be the winner of one of 9 cash prizes!
$5,000; $2,000; $1,000; $500; 5 @ $100.
Secure your winning golf ball! 
Contact the school at 717.334.4221 or email .

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Golf Open
Join us on  Thursday, May 4, 2017  for a great day of golf at the new Carroll Valley Golf Course at Liberty Mountain.   We will be featuring a 2 person scramble.  So grab a friend or a foursome and enjoy a great day of golf, refreshments, BBQ lunch, Prime rib dinner and prizes.

Check out Carroll Valley Golf Course  here.

Click here to register or email Kelly

St. Joseph, Hanover
Third Annual 5K Run/Walk
Twenty student volunteers are also needed this day from approximately  7:30-10:30 a.m . If interested please email

St. Joseph's 24th Annual Golf Tournament
You don't want to miss our 24th Annual Golf Tournament to be held at the Hanover Country Club on  Friday, April 28. Come join us for a great time golfing, eating, and possibly winning some fabulous raffle prizes! All fundraising profits goes to support our continuous technology enhancements for our students. We hope to see you at this year's event!  Your support means so much. Please visit our school website to view some pictures from last year's tournament. Click here to download the registration form

St. Vincent de Paul, Hanover

Mission Statement
Delone Catholic High School exists to educate and challenge students 
spiritually, academically, physically, socially and aesthetically, 
within the traditions and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. 
This challenge will inspire students to experience Jesus Christ personally and 
to "Be Doers of the Word."

Delone Catholic High School
140 South Oxford Avenue
McSherrystown, Pa. 17344

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