Volume 9 Number 6                                               September 21, 2018
General News
Fall Open House - Sun., Oct. 21
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Powder Puff Games - Sunday, Sept. 23
Powerpuff Boys' Volleyball games will be held in the Lawrence B. (Sonny) Sheppard, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium beginning at 12:00 p.m. Admission costs are $3 for adults and $2 for students age 6 and older. Delone Catholic HS students attend for free with Student ID. Concession stand will be open.

Powderpuff Girls' Football games will be played on J.T. Flaherty Field at 4:30 p.m. Admission costs are $3 for adults and $2 for students age 6 and older. Delone Catholic HS students attend for free with Student ID. Concession stand will be open.

Spirit Week is Sept. 24 to Sept. 28
Here are the daily themes for this year's Spirit Week.

Monday: Pajama Day
Students may wear appropriate pajamas. Sweatshirts, sweatpants, pajama pants, onesies, slippers, and fuzzy socks will be accepted. Pajamas must be school appropriate. Normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
 
Tuesday: Matching/Group Day
Students may pair up or join a group to match with. Groups may wear the same exact outfit (such as a white shirt and jeans) or dress like a well-known group (such as the seven dwarfs, the Powerpuff Girls, crayons, or superheroes). Appropriate group characters from movies will be accepted; normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no pajamas; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
 
Wednesday: City Vs Country
Students may choose to wear country clothes or city clothes.
Country- cowboy hats, cowboy boots, overalls, denim, flannel, bandannas, vests, bolo ties. Normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no pajamas; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
City- preppy clothes/ high fashion, suits, blazers, joggers, athleisure, layered outfits, sweaters, button-ups, cardigans, ties, beanies, skinny jeans. Normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no pajamas; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
 
Thursday: Jersey Day
Students may wear a sports team jersey, either professional, collegiate, or local. Appropriate shirts that represent a team/organization with a number on the back will be accepted. Powderpuff jerseys, prison ball jerseys, and Delone Catholic team jerseys will also be accepted. Normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no pajamas; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
 
Friday: Class Color Day
Wear class colors. Your class must be the dominant color. Jeans and sneakers are permitted. Hats, wigs, and bandanas are permitted but are to be removed upon teacher request. Normal dress down day rules apply, except for clearly stated exceptions. No flip-flops; no pajamas; no torn pants and shirts; no unnatural hair coloring or overly long hair; no overly revealing clothing; no excessive jewelry.
  • Freshman- Green
  • Sophomores- Orange
  • Juniors- Purple
  • Seniors - Black and Gold; Red and Blue
Any questions, please contact Mrs. Lori Heberling or Mrs. Diane Scanlon.

Homecoming Directives and Tickets
The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, Sept. 29 from 7-10 p.m. at Delone Catholic High School. Juniors and Seniors enter the dance through the gym entrance on South Street. Freshmen and Sophomores enter through the gym entrance on Delone Ave. Students are not permitted to leave the dance early unless they have parental permission. Students will need their school ID and ticket to enter the dance. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Monday, Sept. 24. The cost is $15 per ticket. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Squire Picnic - Grades 3rd, 4th & 5th - Sun., Oct. 28
Delone Catholic HS Student Council is hosting the annual Squire Picnic for students in grades third, fourth and fifth at J.T. Flaherty Field on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1-4 p.m. This is a fun-filled afternoon with lots of games, crafts, hamburgers, hot dogs and prizes. This is a great way for area grade school students to experience our Delone Catholic family and meet students from other area schools. Students do not have to attend a Catholic school to participate. We encourage your son or daughter to bring his or her friends. Please read and complete the parent letter and permission form. Extra forms are available on the school web site at www.DeloneCatholic.org or can be picked up in the main office. For more information, please contact Mrs. Lori Heberling at 717-637-5969 x209

Teachers Addressing Student Concerns
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2017-18 Delonian Yearbooks
The 2017-18 Delonian has been delivered. Graduates may pick up their copy at the Main Office during normal business hours.  A limited number are still available for purchase for $79. Checks may be made payable to Delone Catholic HS. Please contact Miss Beth Sneeringer to purchase yours.  The extra yearbooks will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Delone Catholic Speech and Debate Team
Calling all students interested in joining the Speech and Debate Team. Our practices will be held on Mondays and the second and fourth Wednesdays each month from  3:00-5:00 p.m.  in the library. See Mrs. Knechtmann in room 205 or email her at  jknechtmann@delonecatholic.org   if you have questions. If you are interested in joining, but these meeting times do not work for you, still contact Mrs. Knechtmann.

New to the Delone Catholic Dress Code
This half-zip pullover had recently been added to the Delone Catholic dress code. For the link to the online Flynn and O'Hara uniform store, click here.
Instructional Support / Special Interest Study Sessions
After school study sessions are provided as an opportunity for Instructional Support (IS) or Special Interest (SI) students to stay after school to work on any homework or missing assignments. They can also receive additional help from subject teachers, if they are available, or receive assistance from the Instructional Support Specialist.  The sessions are held, as needed, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Please return this form with your e-mail address and phone number for our records.  

Please click here if you would like your student considered for Special Interest. 

If you have any questions regarding Instructional Support or Special Interest, please contact Mrs. Kim Cook at kcook@delonecatholic.org.

2018-19 Voluntary Student Insurance Information
Please click here to read the details from the Diocese of Harrisburg regarding voluntary student insurance.

College and Career Night
The Rotary Club of Hanover and South Western High School are hosting Hanover Area College and Career Night on Tues., Sept. 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at South Western High School. All high school students and their families are invited to attend. 

Diocesan Women's Conference
Just 20 more days to register for this year's October 20th Diocesan Women's Conference, which is being held at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg.  The Women's Conference is being keynoted by renowned Catholic speaker, best-selling author, and popular radio personality, Jennifer Fulwiler, from Austin, Texas. 

The current issue of the diocesan newspaper, The Catholic Witness, has a big article on this upcoming conference, which last year drew 900 women. There is a link to register and a YouTube invitation from Bishop Gainer. 
 
 

Job Opportunity - Custodian
Delone Catholic HS has an immediate opening for a full-time custodian. Duties include responsibility for the daily operations and custodial maintenance of buildings and grounds for Delone Catholic HS under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Principal. External maintenance may include trimming bushes, mowing, shoveling as necessary. Must be team oriented and comfortable working in an environment where discretion is necessary and able to work with custodial supplies and equipment in addition to opening, closing and preparing areas for use as needed. This position requires a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, medical examination/TB test as per Pennsylvania law, all necessary PA and Diocesan Youth Protection clearances which are the responsibility of the applicant and do not ensure employment. Interested applicants may call the main office at 717-637-5969.

Senior Class Sponsors Blood Drive
Please contact Doctora Brown to make an appointment to support our blood drive.


From the Spiritual Life Office
Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. John Newmann - Nov. 2
The Spiritual Life office has planned a pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. John Neumann in Philadelphia on Nov. 2. Students are invited to sign up in the Spiritual Life Center. Spots will be given to the first 50 students who sign up, but preference will be given to Juniors and Seniors. The cost is $35, which includes admission to the Shrine and transportation on a coach bus. See below for the schedule.

7:30 a.m. - leave Delone
10:30 a.m. - arrive at the Shrine, have tours of the Shrine and crypt
12:15 p.m. - Mass
1:15 p.m. - lunch (pack your own)
2 p.m. - depart
4:45 p.m. - arrive back at Delone

In addition, we are looking for parents to chaperone. Please contact Mrs. Kate Phenicie for more information.

Works of Mercy Opportunities
Holiday Mailer in the Chapel of the Mission - Oct. 6 & 8
Volunteers will be seated at tables, folding the holiday newsletter and stuffing the envelopes to be sent out to the public. Please contact Heidi Ackers to volunteer at  heidi_erin23@hotmail.com
 
Spaghetti Dinner - Nov. 16
Auction Registration ( 1 person  4 - 6 p.m. , 1 person  6 - 8 p.m. )
To- Go Station (  4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Check out for Auction ( 7:30 -9 p.m.
Bussing for table (  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. )
Cake Table
Clean- up team  ( 4 people  8:00- 9:30 p.m.)
Please contact Jaime Keller at  rescuemission30@gmail.com to volunteer.

Intentions for Adoration
Every Friday, the Mary, Queen of Peace Chapel is open for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and our students would like to use that time to pray for your intentions. Please use this form to submit any intentions that you have so that a student can choose an intention to pray for specifically during their time at Adoration. 

SportsLeader Virtue of the Week
One pillar of the SportsLeader program is a weekly virtue that we incorporate into our athletic practices and throughout our school community. Every week, we will share them here to encourage the students to take the virtue into their homes as well!

Our virtue this week is RESPONSIBILITY - The strength to always do what I was given to do or do what is expected of me due to my decisions. What does it mean to be a RESPONSIBLE athlete? What are some examples of athletes being irresponsible?

From the Office of Advancement
Homecoming 2018
Homecoming 2018
Homecoming 2018


Our Homecoming game is Friday, September 28th at 7 pm. at J.T. Flaherty Field versus the Biglerville Canners. At halftime, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Undefeated Season by honoring members of the team at halftime. Please visit the school web site at www.DeloneCatholic.org

Alumni Mass and Breakfast
Please join us for the 11th Annual Delone Catholic Alumni Association Mass to be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30 in the Old Gymnasium. There will be a breakfast immediately following the Mass in the school cafeteria. Tickets are required. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-10. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sunday, Sept. 23. You may purchase tickets online by  clicking here  or by calling the Office of Advancement at 717-637-5969 x211. We look forward to seeing all of our alumni friends and families.

From the Athletics Department
Boys' Lacrosse Mum Sale
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Protocol for Delone Catholic Football Games
To further promote the safety of all of our guests at Delone Catholic during football games, ball play will be restricted to the area next to the home bleachers closest to the intersection of South Street and S. 6th Street.  Please note, rough play is not permitted and young children must be supervised by a parent or guardian.

As a reminder, the only entrances to the stadium are located along Delone Avenue and the ticket booth next to the concession stand along side of South  Street.

Thank you for your cooperation.  Go Squires!

Black and Gold Season Passes Available
The Delone Catholic Athletic Association is selling Black and Gold season passes to athletic events. These season passes are a real value for anyone who attends Delone Catholic athletic events and are a terrific gift idea for family and friends of our students and alumni.

Please note: All students enrolled at Delone Catholic are admitted to athletic events for free with their school ID card. YAIAA, District 3 and PIAA playoff games are not included.

Gold Passes are available for all regular season, home games for fall, winter and spring.
$35.00       One Student Pass (grades 1-12)
$65.00       One Adult Pass
$45.00       One Senior (over age 55) Pass
$80.00       One Adult, One Student (grades 1-12) Pass
$110.00     One Adult, Two or More Students Family Pass
$120.00     Two Adults, Two Students Family Pass
$140.00     Two Adults, Three or More Students Family Pass
 
Black Passes are available for purchase for all regular home games for the fall season only.
$20.00        One Student Pass (grades 1-12)
$35.00        One Adult Pass
$30.00        One Senior Pass (over age 55)
 
Black and Gold pass orders can be mailed or dropped off to the school office. Please make checks payable to the Delone Catholic Athletic Association.

Squire Football Spirit Cards Now Available
The football team is selling Squire Football Spirit Cards for $10 each. Discounts are available  from August 1, 2018 to August 1, 2019. There are great deals at Arooga's, Bridges Golf Course, Brothers Pizza, Bruster's Ice Cream, David's Massage Therapy, Domino's Pizza, Doug Myers' Taxidermy, Famous Hot Weiner, Golden Dragon, Green Horizon Grill, Hardees, Kona Ice, Littlestown Auto Care, Longhorn Steakhouse, O'Rourkes Spirits & Eatery, Persona Day Spa, Sweet Frog, Texas Roadhouse, The Pike Restuarant, Center Square Brewing and Utz Factory Outlet. The card also entitles you to $1 off admission to home varsity football games.

Please see a football coach or player to get your spirit card.

Guidelines for Spectators
As we begin our fall sports season, we ask that you review the Guidelines for Spectators. We appreciate your support and are looking forward to a great season!

Assistant Baseball Coach
Delone Catholic is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Athletic Director at tbonitz@delonecatholic.org or  140 S. Oxford Ave., McSherrystown, Pa. 17344 .

Boys' Lacrosse Apparel Sale
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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 Partner Schools and Parishes
Job Opening
St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School is currently seeking a part-time Director of Development & Fundraising. The Director of Development & Fundraising is responsible for coordinating, implementing and managing all major fundraising events for the school so as to provide funds necessary for the school's budget.  These events include, but are not limited to, Craft Beer and Wine in the Woods Festival, Christmas Bazaar, Annual Appeal and Race for Education.  Interested candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, a working knowledge of both Microsoft Office products and Google Suite, and the ability to network in the local community.  Candidates should also have a strong belief in Catholic education  and obtain/update all Youth Protection Clearances through the Diocese of Harrisburg. Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Mrs. Crystal Noel, Principal, no later than October 1st.  Email: principalmc@stck8school.org or  Mail: St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School, Business Office, 316 North St., McSherrystown, PA 17344.

Calendar Raffle 
St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School
Home and School Association
Match Evening PA Pick 3 Calendar Raffle

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School Home and School Association is selling calendar raffles beginning now through September 30, 2018.  The cost is $25 per raffle which gives you 100 chances to win! You can win more than once!

You can pick up calendar raffles at the school offices or from any St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School family.  Thank you for your continued support of St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School.

From Our Community
Purse Bingo - Sun., Oct. 14
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Carroll County Life Chain of Prayer
The 27th Annual Carroll County Life Chain Of Prayer for the protection of Human Life from conception to natural death-including an end to abortion-will be held, rain or shine, on Sunday, October 7th in two locations:
 
Taneytown, MD:  Main square at Baltimore & Frederick Streets, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Contact: Vincent Perticone, 410-756-4886
 
Westminster, MD:  St.John's Life Chain, Corner of Sullivan RD.and Rt.140 across from Plum Crazy Restaurant ,2:30-4 p.m. 
Contact:Sarah Baugher:443-605-9695.

Department of Emergency Services Open House
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Medication Take Back
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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."