Volume 7  Number 37                                                May 12, 2017
General News
Registration Open for the 24th Annual Henny Noel Memorial Golf Tournament 
presented by Smith & Company Certified Public Accountants 
Click here to download more information, and to register! 
Underclassmen Final Exam Schedules
Please remember that final examinations will be given on May 23, 24 and 25. Note that there is a special schedule on Thursday, May 25 for Liturgy for the Solemnity of the Ascension. Students should report to homeroom at 8 a.m. if they have an 8:15 a.m. exam. Students who do not have an exam until 9:45 a.m. should enter through the Main Entrance on S. Oxford Avenue and remain in the lobby until 9:30 a.m. 

Students are dismissed each day after their last exam. For most students, the second exam ends at 11 a.m., though instructional support students and those students who have more than one class in the same department may be dismissed later. Please ask your student what time they will be finished testing each day. 

The exam schedule is as follows:

May 23: 
Mathematics: 8:15-9:30 a.m.
Foreign Language: 9:45-11 a.m. 
Doubles: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

May 24: 
Social Studies: 8:15-9:30 a.m.
Science: 9:45-11 a.m. 
Doubles: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

May 25 *SPECIAL SCHEDULE: 
Religion: 8:15-9:30 a.m.
Liturgy: 9:45 a.m. 
Foreign Language:11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
 

Gettysburg School District has announced that it will bus students from school to St. Francis Xavier Catholic School and Gettysburg Middle School on exam days,. On May 23 and 24 the bus will be leaving at 11:15 a.m. and on May 25 the bus will be leaving at 12:30 p.m. The Delone Catholic bus service to Maryland will ONLY RUN AT 2:45 p.m. on exam days. 

Other Pennsylvania bus riders should check with their bus drivers and should make other transportation arrangements if necessary. Any student who needs to wait for a 2:45 p.m. bus pick-up should pack a lunch that day and must notify Mrs. Williams so supervision can be arranged.
Vaccinations
SENIORS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Seniors and families: please review the two very important documents below as we approach graduation!
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).
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. 
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. 

From the Spiritual Life Office
Attention Parents of the Class of 2019
 
This week in homerooms, all current sophomores received a letter with information about their junior retreat for next year, including their assigned date and location. Please check with your son/daughter for that information and save the date. Please contact Mrs. Phenicie with any questions.
 REMINDER: Works of Mercy Hours Online
A reminder that all volunteer opportunities that come in through the Spiritual Life office are posted online here
Diocesan Youth Council 
Delone Catholic is seeking two students who would be interested in serving as our representatives on the Diocesan Youth Council (DYC). Members who serve on DYC are responsible for attending meetings, communicating necessary information between the high school and the Diocese, and planning events such as the World Youth Day Celebration on Palm  Sunday  and the Catholic Youth Experience. Representatives serve a one-year term, and then can be re-nominated if interested in continuing. Please see Mrs. Phenicie for an application if you are interested in being nominated.
Underclassmen Works of Mercy Hours
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
Annual Sports Screening - June 6
Please click here to download the packet  for the Annual Sports Screenings held 
AT DELONE CATHOLIC on June 6. 

The packet must be turned into the Athletic Office by May 25

Volunteers are also needed, please email Jenn Sherdel





Squire Sports Camps this Summer
Sign up for a Squire Sports Camp this summer! 
Pre-registration by May 19 guarantees a T-shirt. 
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. 
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.
 
Premise
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
Purchase as many balls (tickets) as you would like at $20 each and you may be the winner of one of 9 cash prizes!
 
Prizes
$5,000; $2,000; $1,000; $500; 5 @ $100.
 
 
Secure your winning golf ball! 
Contact the school at 717.334.4221 or email .

From Our Community
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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
717-637-5969
 

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