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Deer Park Jr./Sr. High School Wildcat Weekly: May 19, 2024

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A Message from the Principal

Hello Deer Park Families!

Our graduation day was truly remarkable, filled with joy as we celebrated the Class of 2024. The stands were full of enthusiastic family members and friends, creating an atmosphere of warmth and celebration. Thank you to the faculty, staff, and maintenance team for their dedicated efforts in making this day memorable for our seniors and their loved ones.

John Vander Meer
Principal
Deer Park Jr./Sr. High School


Building Spotlight

End of Year Award Ceremonies

The end of the school year marks a variety of celebrations for all of our grade levels. Over the past two weeks, we've celebrated the seniors, underclass, and junior high school students. Take a look at each of the galleries below to view the highlights of the events!

    Senior Awards    

Underclass Awards

Junior High Awards


Building News

Exam Week

Please make sure to carefully review all the details provided about exam week. This includes the exam schedule as well as the criteria for student exam exemptions. It's essential to fully understand the process for students who wish to leave after their exams are concluded. Please let us know if you have any questions


Important Information on Final Exam Exemptions for Deer Park High School Students

We are pleased to inform you that students in grades 9-11 who maintain an “A” average for each quarter of a yearlong course and have an “A” average for the fourth quarter up to the last week of school will be excused from the final exam for that course. This exemption applies exclusively to year-long courses. Students have been notified if they are exempt from exams. 

If your student qualifies for this exemption, they will have the option to arrive late or leave early according to their specific exam schedule. However, students will only be permitted to leave early/arrive late if the Exam Exemption permission slip (linked below) is signed by a parent or guardian.

Exam Exemption Permission Slip

To view the Spring Exam Schedule, please click the link below.

Link to Spring Exam Schedule

Please note, regardless of the time your student enters the building next week, they must use the front entrance of the school.


Important Information on Final Exam Exemptions for Deer Park Junior High School Students

We are pleased to inform you that certain students in grades 7 and 8 can be exempt from taking final exams. These are students taking a high school credit course as a 7th or 8th grader or select students in the H3 Academy, who maintain an “A” average for each quarter of a yearlong course and have an “A” average for the fourth quarter up to the last week of school. This exemption applies exclusively to year-long courses. All students have been notified if they are exempt from exams. 

If your student qualifies for this exemption, they will have the option to arrive late or leave early according to their specific exam schedule. However, students will only be permitted to leave early/arrive late if the Exam Exemption permission slip (linked below) is signed by a parent or guardian.

Exam Exemption Permission Slip

To view the Spring Exam Schedule, please click the link below.

Link to Spring Exam Schedule

Please note, regardless of the time your student enters the building next week, they must use the front entrance of the school.


Grade 9 Students who completed a state End of Course Assessment in April received their test scores in classes this week. Any grade 9 student who did not receive a copy of their test score should notify their teacher.

All other students who completed a state End of Course Assessment in grades 7-12 will receive a copy of their test scores through their classes next week.


Counselor's Corner

Check out important info from the guidance office by clicking the link below.

Counselor's Corner


Looking Ahead

Please mark these important dates on your calendar:

  • Board of Education Regular Meeting: Tuesday, May 21 | 4:30 p.m.
  • Last Day of School (Student Half Day): Thursday, May 23

In Case You Missed It

Deer Park Youth Summer Camps

Summer Camps


News From The Nurse

Please make arrangements to pick up student medications from the school nurse no later than 3PM on Thursday, May 23. Medications will be discarded after this date. Email the school nurse at c.scholl@dpccsd.org or call 513-936-4682 to arrange a pickup.

Medications for the 2024-25 School Year

Please see the attached form should your teen require medication to be given at school for the next school year. The form below needs to be completed by your student's medical provider and the medication form and medicines should be delivered to the nurse at back to school time.

Authorization Form

Thank you!
Christie Scholl MSN, RN


25th Annual Deer Park Golf Scramble

It’s time to register for the 25th Annual Deer Park Wildcat Boosters Golf Scramble! We expect everyone to be in top golf shape by Saturday, June 8th!

We are currently fielding this year's foursomes. To register, simply click the link below and fill out the Google form. 

Register Here!

Registration for the event starts at 7:30 AM and it costs $100 per golfer, with four people per team. Every golfer will receive the following items for their $100 entry fee:

Green fee/cart
Boxed Lunch
Two (2) Drink tickets

This is sure to be another successful event, but we need your help! Please contact your foursome partners and send in your registration with payment to:

Deer Park Wildcat Boosters
ATTN: 2024 Golf Outing
8351 Plainfield Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Or, you can pay online at: 

Pay Here

*Teams must pay prior to the event in order to participate. 

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For additional information, please contact Deer Park Wildcat Boosters at dpaboosters@gmail.com

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Who:
Teams of four
All community members, family, & friends

When:
Saturday, June 8
Event Registration: 7:30 AM
Shotgun start: 8 AM

Where:
Avon Fields Golf Course
4081 Reading Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Why:
All proceeds go to the DPHS Wildcat Boosters!

Golf Scramble


CLASS of 2025 - Important Health Advisory

Class of 2025 Juniors and Families:

Are you aware of the immunization requirements that are required to begin the 2024-2025 school year?

12th grade students (Class of 2025) must submit documentation that they have received at least 1 dose of MCV4 (meningococcal vaccine (Menactra/Menquadfi) administered on or after their 16th birthday.

Please contact your teen's physician  to obtain this vaccine or verify that their immunization status is up-to-date. Forward all updated vaccination records to Christie Scholl RN, school nurse (c.scholl@dpccsd.org) or drop off to the clinic. Updated vaccine records are accepted anytime.

For more information about Ohio’s required school vaccinations and waiver options, please refer to the following:

Ohio Immunization Summary for School Attendance, 2024-2025

Local Vaccine resources:

  • Norwood Health Department 513-458-4600
  • Cincinnati Health Department Immunization Office 513-352-2901

Christie Scholl MSN, RN
c.scholl@dpccsd.org
Office: 513-936-4682
Fax: 513-891-3845


Attention rising juniors and seniors:

If you are interested in preparing for the SAT, sign up for the SAT bootcamp this summer! The SAT is free for all juniors each school year in the spring. Get a jumpstart on some practice! Here's the link to sign up. 

See Mrs. Beck for additional questions.


Host an International Exchange Student 

AFS Graphic


Paying School Fees

Please remember to pay your student fees for the 2023-2024 school year. Fees can be paid in the front office during regular office hours or by using PaySchools. You will need a student ID to set up a PaySchools account. These are found on fee forms and are the same number your student uses for their lunch account. If your student doesn’t know this number, please feel free to reach out to us with questions at 513-891-0010.


Staying Connected

There are multiple ways to stay connected to Deer Park Jr./Sr. High School. Please see the links below for ways to stay connected through Email, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 

  • Newsletters: All parents who have completed FinalForms should receive Wildcat Weekly Newsletters. If you are not currently receiving them, please register for the e-mail communication. To register, simply go to https://www.deerparkcityschools.org/ and click on the button on the bottom of the page that says “Subscribe to District News”.
  • Twitter: Follow Deer Park Jr./Sr. High School for the most up-to-date news and happenings! @DeerParkHS, @DeerParkSchools and @dpcounselor.
  • Facebook: follow us at Deer Park Community City Schools and Deer Park Jr/Sr High School
  • Instagram: follow us at DPHS Principals

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