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DBHS Key Club District Conference Recognition
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 22, 2020
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International Key Club logo.DBHS Key Club placed in three of the six club awards categories for the 2019-2020 school year.

We are pleased to announce the following winners from the contests and award submissions received.  We do sincerely appreciate all the hard work and effort that went into the 2019-2020 Key Club year.

Great job Key Club! We are so proud of our students and their advisor, Mrs. Jennie Elliott.

CLUB LEVEL CONTEST WINNERS, 2019-2020 year:

1)      Distinguished Club recognition:  Award based on points achieved, donations made, service projects, etc.

        • Douglas Byrd High School
        • Jack Britt High School
        • Spring Valley High School

2)      District Project Award:  Kiwanis One Day at the Boys & Girls Home in Lake Waccamaw

  • 1stPlace: West Forsyth High School
  • 2ndPlace: Corinth Holders High School
  • 3rdPlace:  Douglas Byrd High School

3)      Kiwanis Family Relations Award-Cape Fear Kiwanis Club Pancake Sale

  • 1stPlace: Fuquay Varina High School
  • 2ndPlace: West Carteret High School
  • 3rdPlace:  Douglas Byrd High School  

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2019-2020 Honor Unit with Distinction
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 22, 2020
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Image of the Douglas Byrd High School JROTC marching in a parade.DBHS JROTC program received the Honor Unit with Distinction recognition 2019-2020 School Year.  We are honored to have our students under the leadership of Colonel Memminger and 1SG Freeman.  Thank you for leading and mentoring our students who aspire to serve in the armed forces.  Great Job, DBHS JROTC students!!!

        
NFHS School Honor Roll Recognition
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2020
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The National Federation of State High School Associations is pleased to announce that Douglas Byrd High School has earned Level 1 status within the NFHS School Honor Roll Program.
Image announcing NFHS School level 1 Douglas Byrd High School 2020-21 Recognition... "Always Lead"

Great job coaches, athletic director, Mrs. Neal, and Ms. Edwards!!! Submitted by Dr. Zoletta Taylor

*Please read the quoted information from the NFHS website:
“The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has created the NFHS School Honor Roll, a national recognition program designed to promote professional development for high school coaches through the completion of specific courses through the NFHS Learning Center.”

“Education-based programs provide ongoing learning for participating students, and the NFHS School Honor Roll program provides a pathway for coaches within schools to be honored for their involvement in professional development,” said Dan Schuster, NFHS Director of Educational Services.

“After filling out an online application, schools can achieve three levels of merit within the NFHS School Honor Roll, which are obtained once 90 percent of a school’s coaches – excluding volunteer coaches – complete various course combinations. Participating institutions that earn Level 1, 2 or 3 distinctions receive a large display banner commemorating their accomplishments and their dedication to professional development and education-based athletics.”
        
DBHS Parent’s Corner
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 14, 2020
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“Finishing Strong”

To finish strong there must be a focus on the outcome or the prize.  There must be:

  • a strong determination to see it through
  • perseverance to stay on course
  • a willingness to commit

Parents of Seniors, encourage your graduate to finish the race, to engage online for their studies, and to obtain the prize (diploma). We are close to the end. Stay focus on the end goal. We at Douglas Byrd High School are confident that you can!!!!

Sharon Bailey, DBHS Parent Facilitator

        
DBHS 2020-2021 Rising 9th – 12th Grade Registration
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 14, 2020
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Please complete the appropriate attached form below for selecting your classes for next school year as soon as possible.

Current 8th grade students need to complete the Rising 9th grade form
Current 9th grade students need to complete the Rising 10th grade form
Current 10th grade students need to complete the Rising 11th grade form
Current 11th grade students need to complete the Rising 12th grade form

Rising 9th GradeRegistration Form
Your core course requirements will be automatically added.

  • You will take a total of eight (8) classes consisting of English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Health & PE, and Electives.

Rising 10th GradeRegistration Form
Please select at least one course from every category below.

  • Special circumstances, such as NCVPS etc. will be reviewed by your counselor individually. By selecting your courses first, and checking the appropriate boxes for your situation, you are speeding up the process.
  • Please remember that all course placements will be determined by the administration after review of final grades, as well as NCFE and End-of-Course testing data. If you fail any of your classes, your schedule will be automatically adjusted to reflect your needs.

Rising 11th GradeRegistration Form
Please select at least one course from every category below.

  • Special circumstances, such as Early Grad, FTCC, NCVPS etc. will be reviewed by your counselor individually. By selecting your courses first, and checking the appropriate boxes for your situation, you are speeding up the process. Courses listed as “online only” may or may not be made available through the county and may be based on the number of registrations.
  • If the course you need is not listed, please add this in the notes at the bottom.
  • Please remember that all course placements will be determined by the administration after review of final grades, as well as NCFE and End-of-Course testing data. If you fail any of your classes, your schedule will be automatically adjusted to reflect your needs.

Rising 12th GradeRegistration Form
Please select at least one course from every category below.

  • Special circumstances, such as Early Release, Early Grad, FTCC etc. will be reviewed by your counselor individually. By selecting your courses first, and checking the appropriate boxes for your situation, you are speeding up the process. Courses listed as “online-only” may or may not be made available through the county and may be based on the number of registrations.
  • If the course you need is not listed, please add this in the notes at the bottom.
  • Please remember that all course placements will be determined by the administration after review of final grades, as well as NCFE and End-of-Course testing data. If you fail any of your classes, your schedule will be automatically adjusted to reflect your needs.

PLEASE read the directions on the form carefully before you complete it. If you have any questions, email your counselor BEFORE you submit the form. They will respond to your email as soon as possible.
(Last Names: A-Espinoza) – Ms. Thea – theakraljevic@ccs.k12.nc.us
(Last Names: Eu-Lev) – Dr. Wilson-Jones – lindawilson-jones@ccs.k12.nc.us
(Last Names: Lew-Roberts) – Ms. Matthews – melissamatthews@ccs.k12.nc.us
(Last Names: Robinson-Z) – Ms. Walls – templewalls@ccs.k12.nc.us

 

        
GOT QUESTIONS? DBHS Eagles Check-in!
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 13, 2020
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Checking in is NOT just for Places

Good morning Eagle Family, We miss you!! The adjustments we have had to make during this time can be difficult for some and we want to be sure that you all continue to get the support you need. Attached you will find a ‘Check-In’ Form that can be used to let us know how you are doing and to request additional support if needed. Please use the form as often as you need.  DBHS Eagles Check-in Form

Stay safe!

Ms. Walls, School Counselor
Ms. Thea, School Counselor
Ms. Matthews, School Counselor
Dr. Wilson-Jones, School Counselor
Mrs. Revels, School Social Worker

        
SENIOR NEWS
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 13, 2020
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Image of a graduation cap and diploma

CLASS OF 2020  It’s almost graduation time! We need your help in completing the attached Senior Exit Survey. The information requested in the form is very important and should be completed accurately and in its entirety. If you are planning to attend a college or university in the Fall please make sure you list the school so we know where to send your final transcripts when the time comes.  Let us know if you have any questions about the form. We really appreciate you helping us gather this information!  Senior Survey
Senior Search for College $$$ Should Resume — As seniors adjust to learning at home, they should not forget to spend some time searching and applying for scholarships! CCS’ Counseling Office has suggested the following resources in their search:

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2020 Wells Fargo Outstanding Educator Award Recipient 
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 7, 2020
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Image of Denise Renfro and a helicopter.Congratulations to Denise Weinhoeft-Renfro
2020 Wells Fargo Outstanding Educator Secondary Teacher Award Winner – Denise Weinhoeft-Renfro, Director of the Academy of Green Sciences at Douglas Byrd High School, will implement the “The Future of Energy” project. Grant funds will be used to purchase Snap Circuits and a Kelvin Grid activity. High school students will use these to learn about renewable and non-renewable energy. Students will then use the snap circuits as a hands-on activity with elementary students at their local Earth Day Fair.
        
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 1, 2020
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Slide image titled May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in blue font on a washed-out white strip with the CCS logo and an image of students ready to race on a track wearing blue shirts

        
Announcing AP Testing
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 1, 2020
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AP testing will take place May 11 – 22, 2020
Makeup testing for AP exams will be June 1 – 5, 2020
If you have questions, email Ms. Johnson-Goodson