Mrs. Mamer's Range Science Class took a field trip in mid-April to Big Cottonwood Creek area to plant sagebrush as a restoration project with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. There was a fire there in 2012, Fish and Game is trying to help with improving the habitat for sage grouse.
The Declo FFA Chapter headed to CSI this past month where they competed and succeeded at the State Competition. The Parliamentary Procedure team took 5th place, Jakeb Garrard placed 4th in Extemporaneous Speech, and Kenyon Christopherson placed 3rd in Creed. Well Done!
(3/18/17) Our Declo cheerleaders and dance teams capped another wonderful season at the Idaho High School State Dance and Cheer State Championships in Nampa. The cheerleaders finished in 3rd place overall, placing 2nd in both Sideline and Show routines. The dancers also finished in 3d place overall, placing 2nd in Prop and 3rd in Military, Hip Hop, and Dance. The dancers were also recognized as the Academic State Champions. Congratulations on your success ladies, you make us all proud!
The Business Professionals of America State Competition was held this past weekend at Boise State University. Declo students competed in a variety of events where many medaled and five placed high enough to qualify for the BPA National Leadership Conference and Competition in Florida in May. To qualify for the national competition, students had to place in the top two in team events or top three in individual events. Congratulations Declo Business Professionals!
Qualifiers for the national competition include:
Global Marketing Team, 1st place - Hazel Thomander, Jakeb Garrard, Shaeley Silcock, Sam Slusser
Prepared Speech, 2nd place - Jakeb Garrard
Administrative Support Research, 3rd place - Kaylee Teagan
Medalists (Top Six)
Economic Research Team - Kaylee Teagan, Dallan Christinsen
Adminitstrative Support Team - Gretchen Pirtle, Bridy Chritchrield, Keirra Koyle, Carlyn Osterhout
Small Business Management Team - Jayci Murdock, Jessica Lewis, Eliza VanLeuven, and Kenzie Darrington
Others in the Top Ten
Graphic Design Promotion - Carlyn Osterhout
Advanced Interview Skills - Dallan Christensen
Fundamental Word Processing - Ella Sharp, Brooklyn Hoopes
Integrated Office Applications - Brooklyn Hoopes
Digital Publishing - Bridy Chritchfield
"These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess." ~ Kobe Bryant
Declo High School is looking for a few good teachers and coaches. Current job openings are:
See the School District Employment Page or call Principal Roland Bott (208) 654-2030 for more information.
Our Hornet Cheerleaders & Dancers recently competed in their respective district competitions where they both did extremely well. The dancers placed first in all 5 dance divisions were crowned District Champions. The cheerleaders placed first in Show, Sideline, and Pom, second in stunt, and were also crowned District Champions. Both teams were also recognized this year as State Academic Champions. Way to go girls!
Both squads will be headed to Nampa in three weeks to compete in the 2017 Idaho High School Dance and Cheer State Championships at the Ford Idaho Center. The dancers compete on Friday, March 17th and the cheerleaders compete on Saturday, March 18th. Here is tournament information for Dance or Cheer.
The Declo Boys Basketball Team won the District IV 2A Championship Wednesday night, throroughly thrashing the Trojans. The boys head to the State Tournament at Capital High School next Thursday, March 2nd where they will play at 6:15pm. You can find more detailed information, including brackets, here.
Declo's bowlers excelled at the State Tournament held in Burley. Individual placers were:
Alex Moss 3rd
Hunter Oppe 4th
Ty Blauer 5th
Dillon Johnson 6th
The honor roll for second quarter has been posted on the website. Find it on the academics channel above.
Miss Mamer and her Ag Students attended the 212/360 Leadership Conference offered by the FFA in Pocatello this week. The students stayed in Pocatello, attending leadership workshops, taking part in a service project, and meeting FFA members from all around Idaho.
Also, the students were visted by guest Jake Powell from Idaho Fish And Game. He talked to the students about trapping--demonstrated setting traps and laws for it. The students also were able to see various pelts.
Monday: Deli Sandwich.
Tuesday: Sloppy Joe.
Wednesday: Oriental Rice and Tangerine Chicken.
Thursday: Taco Salad.
Friday: Baked Potato Bar.
Seniors: Please get your baby pictures turned into Mrs. Kidd ASAP. She has only 16 of 67 seniors so GET THEM TURNED IN.
Yearbooks: There will be a list posted of those who have purchased yearbooks. If your name is not on the list and you would like a yearbook, please bring $50 to Mrs. Young.
Nominations: Young Automotive Group is sponsoring Teacher of the Year. Forms for nominating your teacher are in the office. They are due to Young Automotive by May 1st. The winning teacher will get to use a Fiat for one year.
Scholarship: Ms. Kirkpatrick has the Glen Anderson scholarship available in her office. This scholarship is for only Declo High School students.
Plato: Senior PLATO courses are to be completed May 1st which is next Monday. This includes all online work and offline assignments.
Petitions: Class Officer Petitions will be available today from the office. They will need to be returned to the office by Wednesday.
Girls: If any female students 14-18 (as of January 2018) are interested in the Miss Idaho Teen USA competition to please come and see Ms. Kirkpatrick.
Softball: There were some items left on the softball bus and they are in the office.
Trendsetters: You need to be dressed and at the Elementary school today ready to perform at 11:45 due to the shorten day.
Cheer: Cheer tryout workshops begin on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 6:45am in the gym.
Monday: Early Dismiss at 12:40pm.
Monday: Golf at Twin Falls at 1pm. Bus leaves at 11am.
Tuesday: SB at Wendell at 4pm. Bus leaves at 1:55pm.
Tuesday: BB at home vs Buhl at rpm.
Wednesday: SB at home vs Gooding at 4pm.
Thursday: Track at Wendell at 2pm. Bus leaves at 11:40am.
Friday & Saturday: Band Spring Tour.
Welcome To A New School Year!
6:45 AM - 7:45 AM Cheer
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BB v Buhl
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM SB @ Wendell
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Jaxx
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Babe Ruth
6:45 AM - 7:45 AM Cheer
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Softball v Gooding
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Jaxx
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM TR @ wendell
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Babe Ruth
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM AD Mtg
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cheer Tryouts