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8th Grade Orientation

posted Jan 31, 2013, 4:35 AM by webmaster dhs   [ updated Feb 19, 2013, 11:57 AM ]

8th Grade Orientation Agenda
Feb 14th 6:30-8:30 in the H.S. Auditorium and Commons


Parents and students of a DeKalb Middle School student: you are invited to an informative meeting for you and your 8th grade student.  Freshman Orientation night will be on Thursday February 14th at 6:30 at DeKalb High School. Families should enter the building at Door #25 which is located on the north side of the building, with parking in the large lot located between DHS and DMS. 


Please note that the groups of students and families are separated by middle school team names.  Students should sit with their families and accompany parents to the Commons to view exhibits and receive information about freshman opportunities.  Students will receive their Course Description Handbooks and will have a thorough presentation concerning freshman class offerings including New Tech and traditional high school options.


6:30-7:10      Group A – Life Team Presentation in Auditorium

Group B – Page Team Open Forum in the Commons for clubs/organizations/athletic teams

7:10-7:20      Transition (Swap places/Restroom Break)

7:20-8:00      Group B – Page Team Presentation in Auditorium

Group A – Life Team Open Forum in the Commons for clubs/organizations/athletic teams

8:00                Dismissal (Everyone is free to leave)

8:00-8:30      Question and Answer Session in the Auditorium


We look forward to seeing all current 8th graders and their parents on the 14th of February.  If you have questions please call the DeKalb High School Guidance office at 920-1603 for details.