New Test Date: April 21
Due to state computer technology issues, the SBAC test scheduled for Monday, March 17 has been postponed until Monday, April 21. This test will be administered to all juniors. This test does not affect graduation requirements.
Writing (3/18-19) & Reading (3/20)
DPHS will be administering the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) March 18-20. HSPE Writing will be March 18 & 19 and HSPE Reading will be March 20. Click here for schedule.
Students taking the HSPE Exam will begin at 8:15 a.m. and it will go till 10:42. A list of students and locations they will take HSPE exam will be posted on the Library window shortly.
Students NOT Taking HSPE will begin school at 10:47 a.m. (class time) each test day provided they have transportation. Students not taking HSPE who ride the bus and arrive at school for the 8:15 a.m. start time will report to the commons area to check in for attendance. Supervision will be provided for students not taking HSPE who arrive on their regular bus for 8:15 a.m. start time.
Buses will run on REGULAR SCHEDULED BUS ROUTES AND TIMES ONLY! Read below for information from OSPI website. (more)
Monday, March 17 all juniors will participate in the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test. Juniors will report to their first period class for attendance and then report to the theater for testing. Mr. Feist will meet with the junior class on Thursday, March 13 during their advisory time to explain details on SBAC test day. This test does not impact graduation requirements.
There will be a list posted outside the library window letting all juniors know the location they will go to for the SBAC ttest on Thursday, March 17. Read on for room assignments.
Deer Park wrestlers wrapped up another successful season , winning a 6th 2A State Championship with another phenomenal performance at the Tacoma Dome; that’s dominating 6 state titles in the last 7 years (the Stags finished 2nd in 2013)! What an amazing accomplishment! Congratulations to the whole team, as well as Coach Jorgensen, Coach Stamps. and Coach Leliefeld. Here is how the wrestlers finished in Tacoma:
- Aaron Klauder – 2nd (113)
- Matt Miller – 1st (152)
- Joe Grable – 1st (145 – 2 time champion)
- Jason Aebischer – 6th (170)
- Trevor Eicher – 1st (182)
Several of our DPHS Band & Choir students competed in our region’s Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday. They all earned Excellent and Superior ratings and performed very well! Morgan Erwin and Karli Zeik were named state alternates for their vocal duet, Bobby Parker was named a state alternate for his snare drum solo, and Eryn Smith was a 1st place State Winner! Eryn will be moving on to the next level of competition in Ellensburg.
Congratulate these students when you see them!
Plan to attend the DPHS Jazz Band Dessert Concert, Saturday, February 8 from 6-8pm at the 1st Street Bar & Grill. Tickets can be purchased from any band student in advance or at the door. Tickets are $10 per person. Silent Auction! Plan to Attend!