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Dallas High School

Mount of the Month

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Awarded on a monthly basis to a student, staff or faculty team member who exemplifies outstanding achievement and/or has taken a leadership role in improving Dallas High School. The recipient will be recognized for his/her accomplishments and provided the premier parking space.

Dallas High School is proud to announce Matt Metzloff as the March Mountaineer of the Month. Matt, a junior at DHS, exemplifies an engaged high achieving student involved in much more than the classroom. Matt serves as captain of the Dallas High School Lifesmarts Team, helping the squad capture the Pennsylvania Team title. In addition, Matt recently scored a perfect 800 on the Mathematics section of the SAT's. We are proud to announce Matt Metzloff as our Mountaineer of the Month!


Dallas High School Science Olympiad

The Dallas High School Science Olympiad recently competed at Penn State Wilkes Barre on March 8. Dallas students competed in 23 different events against 28 other schools. The team is shown in the above picture.

Individual Awards:

Chemistry Lab - 1st place - Sarah Strazdus & Ann Metzloff
Microbe Mission - 1st place - Ann Metzloff & Matt Metzloff
Invasive Species - 1st place - Matt Metzloff & John Macey
Experimental Design - 1st place - Sarah Strazdus & Ryan Cohen & Michael Quinnan
Write It Do It - 2nd place - Jessica Stuart & Shayla Stuart

2017 Regional Science Olympiad

Congratulations to Ian Atkinson, Liliana Carredo, and Hannah Wolfe, Dallas High School Freshmen who competed on the Dallas Middle School Science Olympiad team. The team ranked in 3rd place overall, earning medals in 13 out of 22 events, and will be going on to state competition at Juniata College. Hannah Wolfe won 1st place in Food Science, 2nd place in Science Crimebusters, and 2nd place in Anatomy and Physiology. Ian Atkinson won 1st place in Road Scholar and 3rd place in Wright Stuff. Congratulations and Good Luck to the Middle School Science Olympiad Team. The Dallas Middle School Science Olympiad Team is Coached by teachers Christie Meyers and Dan Flynn and volunteer Audrey Ide.

Real-Life Challenges Bring Science to Life for STEM Students

Sixth Annual Looking Forward Conference
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The Luzerne Intermediate Unit is pleased to announce the sixth annual Looking Forward Conference that is being held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Luzerne County Community College. The career and academic planning event is for 8th-12th grade students and their parents and is provided free of charge. Last year’s event included approximately 400 participants from Northeastern PA.

Dallas High School Mock Trial

The Dallas High School Mock Trial team recently competed at the Luzerne County Courthouse in regional competition. Congratulations to the team and advisers!

Marywood Festival

The following students were chosen to participate in the Marywood University Senior High Honor Band. The students had the chance to work with renowned composer Samuel Hazo. The students selected to participate were: Grade 11 - Scott Alexander, Michael Huntington, and Matthew Pehala; Grade 12 - James Vitale.

Congratulations to the Dallas High School Cheer Squad

Congratulations to the Dallas High School Cheer Squad and Coach Sorber on their second place win and national bid to Florida at the UCA Kutztown competition.

Dallas High School and Middle School Cheer Teams

The Dallas High School and Middle School cheer teams raised $350.00 through a bake sale during the Wyoming Area vs Dallas football game. A check was presented to Candy's Place in November.

Williams Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant

Dallas High School has been recently named as a recipient of the Williams Atlantic Sunrise community grant. The grant will allow the purchase of cutting, welding and ventilation equipment to allow for the expansion in course offerings, including ‘Welding 101’.

Grandfather Clock

As the culminating project of his junior prototyping coursework, DHS student Justin Thompson, working under the guidance of teacher Mr. Mark Golden, created a magnificent Grandfather Clock. Justin is displaying his masterpiece for all to enjoy in the front entrance of DHS.

DHS is proud to announce Zachary Charlton and Ann Metloff have been named semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations!

Summer Letter
Summer Letter

Dallas High School hosts United States Representative Lou Barletta

Dallas High School was proud to host United States Representative Lou Barletta to our school. While at Dallas High, the Representative ate lunch with students and discussed the federal Healthy Food Guidelines; discussed the process of developing legislation with AP United States Government and Politics students (as pictured); discussed Special Education mediation procedures with district representatives and hosted a Service Academy presentation.


2015 NFHCA / Keith Waldman - Optimal Performance Associates High School National Academic Squad

Members of the Dallas Field Hockey Team were named to the 2015 National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad.

The National Academic Squad program recognizes those high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year.

Seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.9 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year have been recognized as Scholars of Distinction* on the press release.

The athletes honored were Sarah Strazdus*, Mikaila Chakon, Rachel Habib*, Morgan Clark, Maddie Kelley, and Zoe Stepanski.

Dallas High School Students Participate in Wilkes Amazing Race

Students from Dallas High School recently participated in the Amazing Race at Wilkes University. The event is sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers to encourage female students to consider careers in STEM-related fields. Students from area schools competed in science and problem-solving games that were run by Wilkes engineering students.

Academic All America

There are over 289,700 students involved in aquatics in high school in over 14,000 programs for boys and girls. Approximately 2% of these students are recognized as high school All Americans. Not only are our athletes talented in the pool but in the classroom as well. To qualify for this award the athlete must have

1. Minimum GPA 3.750 on 4.0 scale or 93.75% on the grade scale the school uses for 7 semesters.

2. GPA may not be rounded up.

3. Be a graduating senior and letter in senior year.

We are proud to announce our student/athletes named to the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.

Connor Motley; Krista Vivian; Joy Nave; Lauren Finnegan; Samantha Rinehimer; Jared Krawetz

Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Dallas High School students participated for the first time in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science on March 5. Over 600 students in Grades 7 through 12 from 40 different schools in 7 counties participated in the event held at Wilkes University. Matthew Metzloff received a First Place Award and will be moving to state competition at Penn State Main Campus. Second Place awards were won by Michelle Leonard, Christina Schuler, and Allison Stallard.

One Call Now system to place calls to absent students’ households
Consistent school attendance is a crucial determining factor in student success. As such, Dallas High School is committed to students being to class on-time on a consistent basis. Beginning October 12th, Dallas High School will utilize the automated One Call Now system to place a call to absent students’ households on a daily basis. The calls will begin at approximately 9:30 AM. These calls are intended to improve communication between the school and families to both reduce truancy and to assist students upon their return to school. If there is a concern or what you believe to be an errant call, please contact the DHS’ main office at (570) 674–7251. In addition, please refer to the school website for the school’s absence policy and excuse forms. If you have any questions regarding this new procedure, or wish to opt out of the One Call Now system, please contact Principal Jason Rushmer directly. Thank you.


Upcoming Events

2/27/2017 - 7 PM

Curriculum and Course Selection Assembly - Grades 8 -11 students and families

2/28/2017 - 2 PM

Young Scholars - Juniors, and families, information on dual enrollment to receive college credit next year


Noon Dismissal - 1 - 3 PM parent/teacher conferences

3/10/2017 - 3/12/2017

Lock-In rummage sale at DMS

3/11/2017 - 1 - 3 PM

Looking Forward at LCCC


Sophomore Career Field Trip

3/24/2017 - 3/25/2017 - 8:00 PM

Dallas Drama club will present the musical review "That's Broadway" in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5.00.

Dallas High School 2000 Conyngham AvenueDallas, PA 18612 570-675-5201
Last Modified: Monday, Mar. 13, 2017