Volume 9 Number 40                                               May 24, 2019
General News
Congratulations Class of 2019

Underclassmen Exam Schedule
Thursday, May 30  
English 8:15 to 9:30 a.m.
Mass from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
Science 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Friday, May 31
Math 8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Religion 9:45 to 11 a.m.

Monday, June 3
Social Studies 8:15 to 9: 30 a.m.
Foreign Language 9:45 to 11 a.m.

Congratulations to These Creative Writing Contest Winners
Delone Catholic HS held its first annual Library Creative Writing Contest. We are proud to present the following student winners: 

Honorable Mention:
Giovanna Jiang for her nonfiction piece "Great Wall of China"
William Zhang for his poem "Last Night I Went to Pack my Old Things"

Prize Winners:
3rd Place-- Hannah Poppek for her poem "The Disconcerting"
2nd Place-- Sam Dolecki for her poem "Orange"
1st Place--Sophia Gilbart for her short story "The Cabin"

The honorable mention and prize-winning pieces will be archived in the library.

Students are pictured here with Sister Jackie and Mr. John Fournie. From left: William Zhang, Samantha Dolecki, Giovanna Jiang, Sophia Gilbart and Hannah Poppeck.



Finals Study Session
The National Honor Society will host a study session for finals after school on Tuesday, May 28 from 3-5 p.m. in the cafeteria. Snacks will be provided.

Math SAT Study Sessions
Mu Theta Alpha (Math Honor Society) is hosting a Math SAT study session in Room 19 on Wednesday, May 29 from 3-4 p.m. Students should bring their chromebook and any math SAT prep materials.

English SAT Abbreviated Summer Prep Course 
This two-day course reviews the necessary skills assessed as important to the English portions of the redesigned SAT including reading comprehension and writing. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the SAT format through sample questions and practice. The registration fee is $65 and will be accepted with a completed registration form through June 7. There is a late registration fee of $75. 

Tickets Available for the Delone Catholic Music Association Carnival
Bring the family to Delone Catholic Music Association's Annual Carnival to be held June 10-15, 2019 at Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown, Pa. from 6-10 p.m. Admission costs $1. No outside food or drink is permitted on carnival grounds.

Discounted Ride-All-Night bracelets ($15 each, a savings of $15) and discounted ride tickets (25 for $10, a savings of at least $10). can be ordered online with this link by June 7 and picked up at the carnival.


Parent Testimonials Wanted
Do you have a good news story you would like to share? Mrs. Jennifer Hart is collecting parent testimonials to use in marketing efforts, on social media and on the school's web site. Please call or e-mail her if you have a story to share. Help us promote our wonderful school!

Accepting Admissions for New Students for the 2019-20 School Year
Delone Catholic HS is accepting admission applications for new students for the upcoming school year. Delone Catholic has much to offer high school students, and we are excited to tell you all about it. We offer personal school tours, Squire shadow days and Welcome Wednesdays from 9 -11 a.m. Please contact  Mrs. Jennifer Hart , Director of Marketing and Admissions to schedule a tour, shadow day or to get more information on our curriculum, programs and services. The 2019-20 New Student Admissions Application is available  by clicking here. 

From the Alumni and Advancement Office
Help Us Reach Our Delone Catholic Fund Goal
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Delone Catholic Fund in 2018-19! Your gift is already at work helping our students grow in faith, knowledge and experience. Click here to find out how you can help us get to our $210,000 goal. 


Henny Noel Memorial Golf Tournament - Sponsors and Adult Volunteers Needed
The 26th-Annual Henny Noel Memorial Golf Tournament is being held on Saturday , June 8 at Cedar Ridge Golf Course, Gettysburg Pa. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Adult volunteers are needed to help at the event from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We welcome volunteers for part of the day, or for the entire day. Any help is greatly appreciated. Please call the Advancement Office at 717-637-5959, Ext. 211 or email Mrs. Ginger Slagle.


From the Spiritual Life Office
Works of Mercy Hours Reminder
Please be mindful that Works of Mercy hours for the 2018-19 school year should be turned in by the last day of school. Freshmen need a minimum of 20 hours, Sophomores need a minimum of 40 hours, and Juniors need a minimum of 60 hours. If you are unsure of what you owe, please contact Mrs. Phenicie or your Guidance Counselor. Any hours completed after June 1, 2018 are eligible to be turned in for credit.

Quo Vadis and Fiat Days
Attention all Catholic young men and women ages 15-25. Our Lord Jesus Christ has a great plan and mission for you! 

Young men are invited to attend the Diocese of Harrisburg's Annual Quo Vadis Days vocation discernment retreat to spend time with other young men your age as you listen to the Lord's call in your life while having fun. Activities include - Holy Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, sports, games, great food, talks and more. Quo Vadis Days will be held from June 23-27, 2019 at Mount St. Mary's Seminary. There is a $50 registration fee; all other expenses are funded by the Diocese of Harrisburg. Registration forms can be found with Mrs. Phenicie, Fr. Morelli, or on the Diocese's website at  www.hbgdiocese.org. You may also contact the Office of Vocations at (717) 657-4804, ext. 282 or email  vocations@hbgdiocese.org with questions or for a registration packet. Deadline for registration is June 14, 2019. 

Young women are invited to attend the Diocese of Harrisburg's Annual Fiat Days vocation discernment retreat to spend time with other young women your age as you listen to the Lord's call in your life while having fun. Activities include - Holy Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, sports, games, great food, talks and more. Fiat Days will be held June 30 - July 3, 2019 at Mount St. Mary's University and Seminary. There is a $50 registration fee, all other expenses funded by the Diocese of Harrisburg. Registration forms can be found with Mrs. Phenicie, Fr. Morelli, or on the Diocese's website at  www.hbgdiocese.org. You may also contact the Office of Vocations at (717) 657-4804, ext. 282 or email  vocations@hbgdiocese.orgwith questions or for a registration packet. Deadline for registration is June 21, 2019.  

From the Diocesan Vocations Office
From the Diocesan Vocation Office - "By this everyone will know you are my disciples." How will you manifest your discipleship? Consider living the Lord's new commandment of love as a priest, deacon, sister, or brother. Talk to Mrs. Phenicie, Fr. Morelli, or Fr. Brian Wayne, Director of Vocations, at 717-657-4804/ frbwyane@hbgdiocese.org  or check out  www.diocesanpriest.com .

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 theme this week is LEADERSHIP - The strength to serve others without seeking to be served yourself. Every single of us has the potential to be a great  LEADER  because we are all capable of serving.
From the Athletics Department
Athletic Information Packet and Sports Physicals Paperwork Available
The annual sports screenings for the 2019-20 school year will be held at Delone Catholic High School on Thursday, June 6 from 4-6 p.m. We offer this annual screening to meet the requirement of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association. This is for all athletes, grades seven to twelve who plan on participating in the sports offered at Delone Catholic. If you choose to get a physical through your primary care physician, it must take place after June 1 to count for the 2019-20 school year.

The cost of the screening at Delone Catholic is $15 per athlete. Please make the check payable to Delone Catholic Athletic Association. Please return the completed Athletic Information Packet to the athletic office at Delone Catholic by May 31, 2019. We will process the paperwork and have your athlete's folder updated for the screening. Please enter through gym lobby on the South Street side for the screening.

Player/Parent Fall Sports Meeting
The Player/Parent Meeting for students interested in a fall sport will be held on Mon., July 15 at 6 p.m. in the Sheppard gym.



State Sports Apparel Sale - EXTENDED



Sign Up for a Squire Summer Sports Camp
Don't miss the chance to up your game this summer with one of our Squire sports camp. Click on these links to print a brochure: Cross Country Camp, **new this year** Field Hockey Camp, Girls Basketball Camp, Soccer Camp, Tennis Camp and Volleyball Camp.



Coach Pat Flaherty Presents the Fifth Annual Mason Dixon Linemen Clinic
Join us as we welcome Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty back to Delone Catholic.
Coach Flaherty will personally run drills and teach offensive line techniques. After completing his second season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Coach Flaherty is heading to Miami as the Dolphins offensive line coach. He spent one year with the San Francisco 49ers and the previous 12 years (2004-15) in the same role with the New York Giants. A veteran of more than 35 years of coaching, Flaherty's tenure with the Giants includes their Super Bowl wins in 2007 and 2011. This is an excellent opportunity for hands-on skills and technique training with one of the NFL's finest OL coaches. Also returning this year is East Stroudsburg Coach Mike Santella. For a printable version of this flyer, click here. For the registration form, click here.  Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information.


Second Annual Tommy Laudani Delone Dash
The Delone Dash has been renamed to the Tommy Laudani Delone Dash in honor of our courageous alumnus who lost his battle with cancer in 2018. Come out and run the home course of Delone Catholic's Cross Country Team on the beautiful trails of Codorus State Park. 100% of profits will go to three great groups. 60% to The Tommy Laudani A.C.E. Award. A.C.E- stands for Accepting the Challenge of Excellence; 20% to Runners with a Reason XC Camp, and 20% Delone Catholic Athletic Association. For a copy of the flyer, registration form, sponsorship opportunities and release waiver, please click here


Basketball Fundraiser 
The Delone Catholic Boys' and Girls' Basketball Teams will once again hold their Annual Golf Outing at Quail Valley Golf Course on Friday, August 9. The basketball teams are grateful for the generosity of our sponsors and golfers. Please complete the form below to enter a foursome. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please click here

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 .

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
Life, Love and the Theology of the Body



Craft Beer and Wine in the Woods Festival


From Our Community
ReadyPA Monthly Newsletter - May 2019
Click here to read this month's issue with tips on hurricane preparedness, small business readiness and safety around dams.

May Health Enews 
Click here to read the May edition of Health Enews, which has extensive information on health fraud.

Summer Camps for Kids



Career Academy Camp



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."