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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 Ann Metzloff as the December Mountaineer of the Month. Ann, a senior at Dallas High School, exemplifies a committed and high achieving student. Coupled with multiple Advanced Placement courses, Ann recently scored a perfect 800 on the SAT's. Ann's dedication and perseverance for academic excellence demonstrate her commitment to ensuring DHS' primary focus is academics; we are proud to announce Ann Metzloff as our Mountaineer of the Month!



Services, including transcripts and letters of recommendation are available - please contact the Guidance Office or Mr. Rushmer for assistance.

Students will not receive instruction during the current strike.

Future opportunities for seniors to receive instruction may be made available following the return to school.

Dallas High School graduation is still projected to be June 9, 2017.

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!

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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.

Dallas High School Economics Club

The Dallas High School Economics Club met with Representative Karen Boback in Harrisburg for a first-hand experience in the budgetary process.

Dallas High School Mock Trial

The Dallas High School Mock trial culminated a highly successful year at the Luzerne County Mock Trial Championships. The members were involved as both the plaintiff and defendant in a highly charged civil court action. Congratulations to the team and a special acknowledgment to the work of Mr. Gilroy, Ms. Drayer and Attorney DeLuca.

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


School will be held on January 16th, 2017

1/17 - 1/20, 2017

Keystone Algebra I Exams


Financing Higher Ed Workshop - 6 PM - LGI

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