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2011-2012 Senior Information

Important Dates

Wed May 16 Senior Final Exams
4th block
4th block
Thurs May 17 Senior Final Exams
1st & 3rd
1st & 3rd block
Fri May 18 Senior Final Exams
2nd block

Senior Luncheon

2nd block

3rd block

Tues May 22 Senior Letterman's Banquet 6:30 Commons Area
Wed May 23 Senior Slideshow & Graduation Practice 8:00 a.m. (Aud.)
Thurs May 24 Baccalaureate Ceremony begins at 7:00 pm at First Baptist Church; Seniors arrive at 6:30 pm
Sat May 26 Graduation Ceremony begins at 8:30 in the Tiger Stadium
(Seniors will need to arrive at 7:30)

Senior Graduation Sign Sales
Y-Club is selling Custom Screen Printed Yard Signs with "Congratulations Class of 2012" and your graduate's name. The 18" x 24" signs are $25 each. Order Form

Senior Graduation Pictures
Strawbridge Studios photographers will be at graduation and will take a picture of each senior receiving his/her diploma. If you would like to order these pictures, go online to www.strawbridge.net, click order online, click miscellaneous events, and enter the code 108104.

Graduation DVDs
DVD video recordings of Baccalaureate and Graduation will be on sale at graduation. The DVD for Graduation is $25 and Baccalaureate is $20. Bring this order form and payment to graduation.


Seniors:
If you received any scholarships at Honors Night, including Big Canoe, please be sure to write thank you notes to each organization. If you need help with the addresses, please see your counselor.


Attention Graduating Seniors
If you are not planning on going to college, a major tractor company in Gainesville will be interviewing on Tuesday during lunch. See Ms Fodor in the library to reserve your time slot.


Senior Group & Individual Pictures

The Senior 2012 picture was taken on April 10 on the football field. The cap and gown senior group picture will be taken on April 20. Seniors may order a group shot of either of these pictures. 8x10s are $12.00 and 10x13s are $18. Checks should be made payable to Strawbridge Studios. Order forms may be picked up in the front office or from Mrs. Hamby in E10. Online orders may be placed at www.strawbridge.net using the code 5787714. Please turn in orders to Ms. Hamby by April 24.

Students may also order individual cap and gown pictures. Package prices range from $29 to $69. Order forms may be picked up from the front office or from Mrs. Hamby in E10. Payments should be given directly to the Strawbridge photographer when the pictures are made on April 20. Online payments may be made at www.strawbridge.net using the code 5789331.

Senior Cap & Gown Payments

Cap and gown costs are $40 and may be paid during lunch April 11-13. Checks should be made to DCHS. Caps and gowns will be distributed on Monday, April 16. (Bring them back for your pictures on April 18.)

 

SAT/ACT Info

DCHS is now an approved SAT and ACT testing center.

*Students now have to take the ACT or SAT to attend a 2 year college, such as Gainesville, in Fall 2011.

Juniors and Seniors, it is important that you take the SAT and/or the ACT as soon as possible.

ACT Test Dates
Test Date Registration Date AT DCHS? Site #
October 22, 2011 Sept. 16, 2011 no  
Dec. 10, 2011 Nov. 4, 2011 yes 241-020
Feb. 11, 2012 Jan. 13, 2012 yes
April 14, 2012 March 9, 2012 yes
June 9, 2012 May 4, 2012 yes

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SAT Test Dates
Test Date Registration Date At DCHS? Site #
October 1, 2011 Sept. 9, 2011 no  
Nov. 5, 2011 Oct. 7, 2011 no  
Dec. 3, 2011 Nov. 8, 2011 yes 11-682
Jan. 28, 2012 Dec. 30, 2011 yes
March 10, 2012 Feb. 10, 2012 yes
May 5, 2012 April 6, 2012 yes
June 2, 2012 May 8, 2012 yes

Dawson County High School Code is 111035

Visit to College Board or ACT to register.



FAFSA

Seniors: Do you need help paying for college?

Rebecca Hammond from the Educational Opportunity Center will be here one more time on April 18 and May 2to help parents and students complete the FAFSA application. The is a free, confidential service that is offered here at the school. To schedule your appointment, please contact Connie Jennings at cjennings@dawson.k12.ga.us or 706-265-6555 ext. 1404.

What to Bring:

  • 2011 Tax Return for parents and students
  • 2011 W-2s for parents and students
  • Your FAFSA Pin (Parent and student must BOTH apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov to submit online)
  • Note: If either the student or the parent has married since filing the 2011 Tax Return, please bring the 2011 Tax Return and W-2s for the spouse.

    Click here to visit the FAFSA page.

Scholarships

Check back here for 2013 Scholarships as they become available.


Senior Profiles

All seniors must complete a senior profile sheet and senior resume in order to be eligible for any local scholarships. Senior profiles may be downloaded below. Senior profiles and yearbook information sheets are two very different documents and are not interchangeable. Senior profiles are due to the counselors by Monday, October 31, 2012.

Blank Senior Profile
Sample Senior Resume


2013 Senior Ads

Honor your 2013 senior with an ad in the yearbook. Ad prices are deadlines are as follows:

Size Pictures and full payment due by Aug. 31, 2012 Pictures and full payment due by Oct. 1, 2012
Full page $350 $400
1/2 page $225 $275
1/4 page $135 $185
All ads include one yearbook with namestamping

2013 Senior Ad Order Form (Word)
2012 Senior Ad Order Form (PDF)

Senior Ads will be available for purchase online beginning in August. Check back here for the link.

For more information on senior ads, please contact Beth Hamby at bhamby@dawson.k12.ga.us

Yearbooks

2013 Yearbooks will be on sale beginning in August. Order forms will be distributed in students' first day of school packets. Books will also be sold at open house. Prices are as follows:
2013 Yearbook Prices
Now - August 31, 2012 $55
Sept 3 - Oct. 31, 2012 $65
Nov. 1 - Dec. 14, 2012 $75
Add $5 to any order for namestamping
After Dec. 14, books will be sold based on availability only.

You may reserve your book at the lowest price with a $25 deposit. We will bill you for the remainder before the books are distributed in May 2013.

Return order forms and payment to room E-10 at the high school (before school, during focus or lunch, or after school).

Yearbooks may also be ordered online by clicking this link (beginning in Aug. 2013)

Download a printable yearbook order form here:
Yearbook Order Form (Word doc)
Yearbook Order Form (PDF)
For more information email Beth Hamby at bhamby@dawson.k12.ga.us

2013 Senior Pictures
Strawbridge Studios will be at the high school on Tuesday, May 22 to meet with the junior class regarding their senior pictures. The first round of pictures will be taken at the high school on June 4-5. Appointment times are as follows:

Monday, June 4, 2012
Abbott - Burt 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Byrd- Darnell 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Day - Fitzgerald 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Florentine - Grey 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Griggs - Jenkins 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Johnson - Martin 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Mathews - Parker 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Partington - Reidling 11:00 - Noon
Richmond - Shirley 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Smith - Walker 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wallace - Yarbrough 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Session Fees are as follows:

Elite - $55 - Up to 8 poses taken at each background.
Premier - $35 - Up to 8 poses taken at the yearbook background and up to 6 poses at all other backgrounds.
Yearbook Only - $15 Up to 8 poses taken on the yearbook background only.
Session Fees may be paid at the time of your appointment with check, cash or credit card. Online payments may be made by going to www.strawbridge.net, Order Online, Session Fee. Use "SR3T1555" as the code.

Helpful Hints:

  • Bring 2-3 outfits along with props such as letter jackets, uniforms, instruments, etc.
  • Your session will include formal yearbook portraits (tux & drape provided) and other contemporary backgrounds.
  • Bring accessories to complete your look such as jewelry (class rings), belts, ties, shoes and anything that expresses your personality.
  • Ladies, show off your nails with complete manicures. Gentlemen, shave closely to avoid 5 o'clock shadows.

Your portrait session should take about an hour. Proofs will be mailed for all session within 3-4 weeks.

All students should plan to be photographed by Strawbridge to be included in the formal section of the yearbook. Makeup days are July 18-19, 2012. You may submit your own casual photo for the yearbook. Please submit casual photos to Mrs. Hamby by Oct. 1, 2012.

For questions, you may contact Strawbridge Studios at 866-624-6229 or www.strawbridge.net.






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