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2019-2020 Parking Lottery Names Announced

The Parking Lottery names have been drawn for 2019-20 school year. Below are the lists of those selected:

Upper Parking Lot Student Names

Lower Parking Lot Student Names

For students selected, please print and complete the appropriate form below and bring it to school during registration with the required accompanying documentation.

Upper Parking Lot Permit Form – 2019-2020

Lower Parking Lot Permit Form – 2019-2020

NOTE: If you have problems accessing the Parking Permit Forms above, please contact the Main Office at 563/552-5500 for assistance obtaining a copy.

Class of 2020 – Submit your senior photo!

Now is the time for students in the Class of 2020 to start thinking about your senior yearbook photo.

Photos are due by 11:59 p.m. on December 6, 2019.

To submit your photo:

  • Attach your photo as a jpeg, place your name in the subject line, and email to dubuquesenior@gmail.com.
  • Please ensure your name is spelled/capitalized/etc. as you would like it to appear.
  • You will receive a confirmation email once we receive the photo. Please be aware that this email account is not checked over the summer. If you send a photo over the summer, your confirmation email will be sent at the beginning of the school year.
  • If we do not receive a photo, but an ID photo is available, the ID photo will be used. Photos do not need to be professional, but must follow the guidelines set forth in the Parent Student Handbook.

If you would like to order a 2019-2020 yearbook, cost is $50 and ordering will available on the district Online Payment Portal. Ordering will close at 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020 – NO EXCEPTIONS.

2019 Graduation Videos

We love watching a new group of Dubuque Community School District graduates walk across the stage at commencement – and we wish them much success in the future.

Below are the 2019 Dubuque Senior High School and Hempstead High School graduation videos so you can relive the excitement!

Art Gallery Featured Image Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Student Art Gallery Now Live!

The Spring 2019 Online Student Art Galleries are now live featuring art from the district’s elementary, middle and high school students!

View the Galleries

These galleries area a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.

2019 Fall Sports Check-in Dates

Check-in for fall 2019 sports will be held on the dates/times listed below.

The following forms (completely filled out and signed) will be collected at that time:

Athletic Participation Required Forms (PDF)

Consent for Cognitive Testing and Release of Information (PDF)

NOTE: Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) will be administered the same week as check-in. Please see below for dates and times. THIS TEST IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATHLETES!


Check-in Schedule

LOCATION: Activities Office

Monday, August 5
8 a.m. – Football (all levels)
11 a.m. – Cheerleading (all participating)

Tuesday, August 6
8:30 a.m. – Women’s Cross Country

Wednesday, August 7
8:30 a.m. – Men’s Cross Country

Thursday, August 8
8 a.m. – Volleyball (all participating)
9 a.m. – Men’s Golf
9:45 a.m. – Women’s Swimming

If you are planning to participate in a fall sport, please report at the times listed. Have physical forms, concussion form, and student information section, all completely filled out and signedNO ONE will be allowed to practice until the completed forms have been turned in to the Activity Office secretary either at the check-in date or in the Activities Office before the first practice. NO EXCEPTIONS! The physical will be kept on file in the office for one year.


ImPACT Concussion Test Schedule

THIS TEST IS REQUIRED BY ALL ATHLETES TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SPORT!

Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) will be administered the same week as check-in. Those athletes who need to take this test, please note the time of the test and have your consent form filled out and signed.

NOTE: The testing date MAY NOT be the same as your designated check-in date!

LOCATION: All testing will take place in D157

Monday, August 5
7 a.m. – ALL Football players ONLY
10:30 a.m. – Cheerleaders

Tuesday, August 6
7:30 a.m. – Women’s Cross Country

Wednesday, August 7
7:30 a.m. – Men’s Cross Country
9 a.m. – Volleyball

Thursday, August 8
8 a.m. – Men’s Golf
8 a.m. – Women’s Swimming

Friday, August 9
8 a.m. – any makeups needed

Monday, August 12
7:15 a.m. – any makeups needed

Twelve Angry Jurors, May 2-4 at 7:00 pm

DUBUQUE SENIOR TO PRESENT TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

Publicity Photo Jurors 2019

Dubuque Senior High School will present Reginald Rose’s courtroom drama,Twelve Angry Jurors. Performances will be May 2–4 at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 pm. Dubuque Senior’s production will be performed in the Lamb-Hedeman Auditorium with a cast and crew of more than 50 students.DESCRIPTION: A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors reveal their inner demons. This electrifying courtroom drama will have you on the edge of your seat.

WHAT: Twelve Angry Jurors –by Reginald Rose

WHERE: Dubuque Senior High School Auditorium

WHEN: Thursday, May 2 (7:00 PM)Friday, May 3 (7:00 PM)Saturday, May 4(7:00 PM)Sunday, May 5 (2:00 PM)

TICKETS: $6 in advance; $8 at the door Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.dbqsenior.booktix.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the door beginning one hour before the performance. Limited seating -you are encouraged to purchase your tickets in advance.RUN TIME:90 minutes with no intermission

TIDBITS:
Twelve Angry Jurors is adapted from the 1954 teleplay of the same title for the CBS Studio One anthology television series.
The original television show starred Henry Fonda, and the 1997 re-make featured Jack Lemmon in the leading role.
Dubuque Senior’s production will feature senior Brady Booth in the Fonda/Lemmon role.
TheBroadway debut of the play came 50 years after CBS aired the play, on October 28, 2004
Dubuque Senior’s production will be performed in arena-style (theatre-in-the-round), which will place the audience in the jury room for the action of the play.

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Winter 2018 Student Art Gallery

The Winter 2018 Online Student Art Galleries are now live featuring art from the district’s elementary, middle and high school students!

View the Elementary Gallery

View the Middle School Gallery

View the High School Gallery

This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.

Rams Booster Club Fall Auction and Bake Sale

HELLO Rams Supporters!

This Friday night, November16th, the Rams Booster Club Fall Auction and Bake Sale will be held at Happy’s place in Key West.

New this year is online silent auction bidding.  This seems to be the way to go with silent auctions in recent years so we thought we would give it a try.

Click on the link below to view our many silent and live auction baskets.  More items being added daily!  Please create a login and do some bidding!

Please spread the word about out yearly event.  We would like to pack the house Friday night!  Hope to see you there!

18 Booster Auction

Dubuque Senior to Present Footloose: The Musical

DUBUQUE SENIOR TO PRESENT FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL

Dubuque Senior High School will present the musical adaptation of the smash-hit movie, Footloose. Performances will be Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at 7:00pm, and Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm. Dubuque Senior’s production will be performed in the Lamb-Hedeman Auditorium with a cast, crew and orchestra of more than 100 students.

DESCRIPTION: Based on the hit 1980s musical, and featuring top songs from the era, Footloose is the story of a group of students triumphing over tragedy. Life in small-town Bomont is peaceful until Ren arrives from Chicago. Breaking every taboo, Ren and his fellow students bring dance back to the heart of a town struggling with the loss of one of their own. Footloose is a celebration of the power of young people – and the young at heart. Music is by Tom Snow, lyrics by Dean Pitchford and additional music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman.

WHAT: Footloose the Musical
WHERE: Lamb-Hedeman Auditorium at Dubuque Senior
WHEN: Friday, November 2 (7:00 PM)
Saturday, November 3 (7:00 PM)
Sunday, November 4 (2:00 PM)
TICKETS: $10 in advance/$12 at the door
Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.dbqsenior.booktix.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the door beginning one hour before the performance.
RUN TIME: 2 Hours 30 Minutes, with an 15 minute intermission
TIDBITS:

  • Footloose the Musical is based off the 1984 film of the same name starring Kevin Bacon.
  • The original Broadway production ran for 709 performances.
  • The Dubuque Senior cast features sophomore Gavin Hall as Ren McCormick in the iconic Kevin Bacon role. Junior Jackson Kates will play Reverend Shaw Moore, the role starring John Lithgow in the original film.
  • The musical includes songs from legendary songwriters Sammy Hagar and Kenny Loggins. Popular hit songs featured in the musical include “Holding Out for a Hero” “The Girl Gets Around” and “Footloose.”
  • Dubuque Senior has been selected to perform Footloose at the 2018 Iowa Thespian Festival on Friday, November 9 at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls. The full production, including sets, lights, costumes, and props will be transported and re-assembled in order to be performed for 1,000 students from across the state of Iowa.

Parent Teacher Conference Information

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE INFORMATION
September 2018

Dear Senior High School Parents:

One of the best ways parents can help students succeed in school is to participate regularly in conferences with teachers. Please accept this invitation to attend conferences with your student to discuss your child’s progress with his/her teachers. When parents, students and teachers work together, we can assist each other in providing a positive experience for your son or daughter.

This year we will be offering two unique opportunities for conferences with teachers.
Tuesday, October 9th (evening) – teachers will be in the Nora Gym & Cafeteria to meet individually with parents and students. These are not scheduled and conferences should be limited to a maximum of 5 to 7 minutes.
Tuesday, October 16th (evening) – teachers will be in the Nora Gym & Cafeteria to meet individually with parents and students. These are not scheduled and conferences should be limited to a maximum of 5 to 7 minutes.
Thursday, October 18th (morning) – schedule a group conference where you can meet with all of your student’s teachers at one time. These will be scheduled in a 20 minute time slot.

The schedule for these three opportunities is:
Tuesday, October 9th      3:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m. Nora Gym & Cafeteria
Tuesday, October 16th    3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Nora Gym & Cafeteria
Thursday, October 18th  7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Scheduled in classrooms

You will not need to make an appointment for the conference format on either Tuesday night. An appointment IS necessary for the Thursday conferences. They can be scheduled by contacting the Main Office at 552-5500. We encourage parents and students to attend together. If you need more information, please call the Main Office.

The entrance for conferences will be through the new main entrance. Parking will be available in the main parking lot. Handicapped parking is also available and is marked.

Shared and Part-Time Staff: The following teachers work part-time at Senior High School. They will only be available at these times:

Tuesday, October 9 Tuesday, October 16 Thursday, October 18
Amanda Benson 4:15-7:15 4:15-7:15 8:30-11:30
Patty Cogan 3:00-7:00 3:00-7:00
Robert Hughes 3:00-6:30 3:00-6:30
Cassie McDonald 3:00-6:30 3:00-6:30 7:00-8:00
Greg Moklestad 3:00-7:00

IMPORTANT DATES
Thursday, October 18           No School (Morning Conferences)
Friday, October 19                No School
Wednesday, November 21   No School
Thursday, November 22       No School
Friday, November 23            No School