Volume 7  Number 35                                                 April 28, 2017
General News
Summer SAT Prep for English and Math 
Two SAT Prep courses will be offered at Delone Catholic this summer. An abbreviated SAT English Prep will be held June 19 and 20 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The $60 fee includes instruction and a prep book. The English Prep will be an introduction to the re-designed test, some practice work, and setting students up on Kahn Academy. Registration is due June 8.

SAT Math Prep will be held on June 20-22 and June 27-29 and 19-21 from 9-11 a.m. Registration is due May 31. The $165 fee includes instruction and a prep book.

Registration forms are available in the Main Office. For more information contact Miss Noel or download the brochure (for English) and Mr. Groft  or download the brochure (for Math).
Little Squires
PTO Meeting May 1
This is just a friendly reminder that our next PTO meeting is Monday, May 1  at  7 p.m.  in the faculty dining room next to the cafeteria.  What a great way to check us out and see if PTO is a fit for you.  All are welcome!
Parents & Friends of Delone Catholic Rosary
On the first Tuesday of every month, parents and friends of Delone Catholic will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Our Lady, Queen of Peace chapel to say a rosary for our students, faculty, staff and administration.  On May 2, we will be praying for all mothers, that they will receive special graces through the intercession of the Blessed Mother.   Everyone is welcome. If you have a special intention we can pray for, but you cannot attend, feel free to send a note into the office. We will be keeping everyone in our Delone Catholic community in our prayers. Take a brief moment out of your week to join in asking Our Lady to intercede on our behalf. If you have any questions, please call Annie Kilkelly at 717-637-0993.
Advance Sales for Carnival Bracelets!
Ride-All-Night bracelets for the Carnival can be purchased in advance from the Music Association for $12 each and allow unlimited rides for one night (valid Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday only). Purchasing bracelets at the carnival will cost $25.
Advance purchase tickets may be used on any rides during the entire run of the carnival and can be purchased at 25 tickets for $10. Purchasing 25 tickets at the carnival will cost $20 in bulk or $1 each.
To place an order, or for more information, please use  this form. Orders will be accepted until Friday, June 9. 
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


From the Spiritual Life Office
Works of Mercy Due Date Reminders
Seniors: Please remember that any remaining Works of Mercy hours that 
are owed are due by 3p.m. on May 11 in order to fulfill the graduation requirement. Please see Mrs. Phenicie or your guidance counselor to find out what you owe.

Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen: Please remember that your Works of Mercy hours need to be completed by  May 26, the last day of school. You have until  June 9 to turn the forms in to Mrs. Phenicie, but after that date, no hours completed during the 2016-17 school year will be accepted. Freshmen need a minimum of 20 hours as their cumulative total, Sophomores need a minimum of 40 hours as their cumulative total, and Juniors need a minimum of 60 hours as their cumulative total. Please see Mrs. Phenicie or your guidance counselor to find out what you owe.
Make-Up Retreat Reminder
If you missed your class retreat during the 2016-17 school year and have not yet completed it, please remember that it needs to be completed before the end of the school year to fulfill this graduation requirement. Please see Mrs. Phenicie for more information.
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

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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