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    Senior All Nighter – Parents – We’re Looking for You!

    Dear Parents/Guardians of the 2015 Senior Class
    The tradition of celebrating high school graduations has been going on since we ourselves graduated. It has also been a tradition for many years to keep our kids safe the night of graduation with a party, better known as the “Senior All-Nighter”, or “The Grad Night Party”. This is meant to keep our kids out of harms way of unsupervised parties, which we all know can sometimes be tragic the night of graduation.
    With that being said, the Senior class of 2015 needs their parents/guardians to help plan the best “Grad Night Party” yet. So we need your help/ideas whether big or small with planning and moving forward with our “Grad Night Party”.
    Please plan on attending our meeting on Tuesday October 21st, in the Student Commons (cafeteria) at 6:30 p.m.
    Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.
    Thank you for your time,
    Dallas Cartee – Senior Parent
    Headed to San Francisco April 2015!

    Band & Choir Students – Heritage Festival Invite!

    Our high school choral and band students will attend the Heritage Wordstrides Performance Program in San Francisco next April 2015.  Choral and band students are have begun doing various fundraisers for this trip.

    One of the fundraisers the band boosters is doing is a 50/50 raffle as well as a New Driver basket at the football game Friday, October 10th.

    Proceeds for band and choir proceeds will help send the band to the Heritage Festival in San Francisco in April – so thank you for your contributions!


    National College Fair

    It’s time for the National College Fair again.  It’s Nov. 5.  DPHS students will travel to the College Fair downtown Spokane for the morning and then return to DPHS by 2:00.

    Please contact Catherine Oviatt, Counselor for additional information at 468-3528 or visit the National College Fair website at

    No School – Friday, October 10

    Students will have a non-school day, Friday, October 10.

    EWU Invites to to Attend Four Evening College Fairs

    EWU has extended an invitation to all DPHS students and their families to attend our very first Spokane College Fair Circuit in the Spokane County in September 29 through October 3, 2014. We have four evening college and career fairs schedule for you during this week. With over 50 institutions from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and Idaho participating at these college fairs.  Click Here for More Info:


    PSAT Test – October 15

    Deer Park High School will be administering the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 15 for all Juniors.  Cost for Deer Park High School students to take PSAT test is “waived.”  Any student outside Deer Park High School is welcome to take the PSAT test at DPHS on October 15 … cost for non-Deer Park High Schooler’s is $15.00.  Pay at the cashier window with Kristi.  For additional questions, see Ms. Oviatt in the Counseling Center or contact her at 468-3528.


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