Volume 7  Number 34                                                 April 21, 2017
General News
 Open House

Graduation Fee Due 
Beginning Monday, April 24, the graduation fee of $50 is due in the Main Office. 
Seniors will not receive their allotted 5 Baccalaureate tickets or your 8 Graduation tickets if:
1)       The student has not successfully completed the required 25.25 academic credits
2)       The student has failed any one of the required courses within the senior year
3)       The student has failed two or more elective courses within the senior year
4)       The student has not completed the 80 service hours by the first day of senior exams
5)       The student has not met all disciplinary obligations,
6)       The student or his/her family have not met all financial obligations (tuition, cafeteria account, overdue Library fines, Lost of Damaged textbook costs, art fees, religion books, Tech Ed. Fees, computer fees, or any other monetary debts).
The above criteria also includes your participation in any and all graduation activities - Practices, Baccalaureate Liturgy, Senior Awards, and Graduation.
Your son/daughter will receive 8 Graduation tickets and 5 Baccalaureate tickets in a sealed envelope.  He/she will sign verifying reception of the tickets.  Cap and gown will also be distributed at that time.
Any questions, please speak personally (not through e-mail, mail or texting) with Dr. Thiec or Mrs. Williams.  Please refer to your  handbook/planbook. All seniors and their parents should also read  Delone Catholic's Commencement Philosophy and Expectations.
Any graduating senior who has a guest who requires accessible seating should submit a written request to  Mrs. Noel in the Business Office immediately. Requests will be accepted through May 12.

Also, any graduating senior who has a grandparent that graduated from Delone Catholic High School in 1967 should inform  Mrs. Noel in the Business Office right away. Mrs. Noel will need the name of the student and grandparent, including maiden names where appropriate. Please submit this information on or before  Friday, May 5. 
Maryland and Upper Adams Transportation Forms; Shuttle Registration 
The transportation rates, payment plans and forms for 2017-18 are now available here. This information is for students utilizing the E&B Bus Service to Maryland or Upper Adams. 

The shuttle registration for St. Teresa of Calcutta and St. Joseph students is available here
Job Opportunity - Technical Education 
Delone Catholic High School is seeking a certified or pending certified teacher to continue our technical education program that includes, engineering drafting, architectural drawing, electronics and woodshop.  The existing curricula has been in place for over 26 years but can be adapted to meet the needs of the students and instructor.  Experienced candidates willing to work toward certification may apply. A cover letter and resume may be sent to  Dr. Maureen Thiec, Principal .  Applications will be accepted through  May 15 .
Job Opportunity - Athletic Director
Delone Catholic High School is seeking an Athletic Director who understands all sports, shows an affinity for the student athlete, works within a flexible schedule and emulates the mission of Delone Catholic High School.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Maureen Thiec .  The deadline to apply is May 19.
Job Opportunity - Technology Coordinator - Extended Deadline
The position of Technology Coordinator requires a person who is both technically trained and able to adjust to new situations and technologies. The Technology Coordinator should have an Associates or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related program with 5-7 years of experience. Individuals with other majors, but appropriate background experience may also be considered.
The primary skills required are a good working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Server 2012, Active Directory, Group Policy settings (MCSA or better is preferred), Microsoft Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 10, VMware, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2016, wireless networking, troubleshooting and repair of intel based computers and Chromebooks, MMS Generations, GoGuardian, Cisco SG-200 and SG 300 switchgear, Google Apps for Education (especially the Administrative Console). 

Applicants should have or be able to prove the equivalent of a Comp TIA A+ and Network+ certification, and should possess a basic understanding of fiber optic cable and networking using fiber optics.  Prior use of Lightspeed content filter and Sophos Anti-Virus is a plus.
Other valuable skills include interpersonal, writing, project management, budget, and the ability to work independently and take on new assignments. The Technology Coordinator must be able to use hand tools, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces.
All Delone Catholic employees must be able to pass and maintain clearances as required by the Diocese of Harrisburg. The Technology Coordinator must also abide with and communicate Diocesan Policies concerning technology.

The position is currently part-time with the possibility of becoming full-time. Hours are flexible but primarily during the school day of 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Interested applicants should submit their resume to Principal Dr. Maureen Thiec  or mailing to the school at 140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown Pa. 17344. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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.
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


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.

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
Squire Sports Camps this Summer
Sign up for a Squire Sports Camp this summer! 
Pre-registration by May 19 guarantees a T-shirt. 
 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
Additional Coaching Opportunities 
Delone Catholic is seeking candidates for head coach of Varsity Boy's Basketball, Varsity Boys' Soccer, 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
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Conewago


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

From Our Community

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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