**Regents Exam Schedule Update**
Due to early dismissals and school closings caused by the storm, NYS is allowing schools to make up the missed Regents Exams.
Here is the updated Regents schedule as well at other important information due to school closures. All students are expected to report on Thursday, as it is a regular school day. The only Regents exams will be makeup exams.
Thursday - 8AM
Common Core Algebra Regents
Global History Regents
Thursday - 12PM
Friday - 8AM
US History Regents
Friday - 12PM
Earth Science Regents
*Thursday will be an A-day and the 1st day of semester 2 classes.
*Campus will be closed on both Thursday and Friday
*All Regents exams will take place at the HS, so as to limit travel.
Yearbooks and Underclassmen Pictures
Yearbooks are on sale at the following link - http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A05400500
Underclassmen pictures will take place during gym periods on Tuesday, October 7 and Wednesday, October 8.
View Slideshow from the Senior Parent Meeting here
To help facilitate the accuracy of orders and lessen the students’ time taken during prom, we encourage you to place your order online prior to prom by going to www.thorntonstudio.com and selecting “Pre-Pay Prom Order” under Prom Photography. Additionally, you will have the choice of paying by credit card and receive a confirmation e-mail.
Seniors Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program
Senior Aaron Zhang was recently named a 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program finalist, a prestigious designation given to only approximately 9,000 U.S. high school students annually out of a field of more than 2 million candidates. It will allow him to pursue one of 7,6000 National Merit Scholarships worth approximately $33 million, to be offered later this spring by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which has held the academic scholarship competition since 1955.
Also announced was recognition for fellow outstanding senior Jonathon Wagner, who was named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Winter Newsletter Now Available!
Free Night of Theater at HS
The Deer Park High School chapter of the International Thespian Society will present an evening of songs, scenes and dances on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Chapter members will sing selections from musical theater, perform monologues and scenes, and dance. Admission is free.
Science Students Win at Scallop Bowl
A team of young scientists from the high school recently won a sportsmanship award at the regional Bay Scallop Bowl at Stony Brook University, earning them a free trip to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. This was the 10th year that Deer Park’s team of young scientists has competed in the Bay Scallop Bowl, a rigorous competition in the marine sciences.
Zhang Tops in Math Again
High schooler Aaron Zhang finished in first place in the senior division at the Suffolk County Math Tournament, held Jan. 9 at Suffolk County Community College in Selden. More than 500 of the county’s top math students from grades 9-12 – including two squads from Deer Park – competed in individual and team competitions. This was the third straight year in which Zhang, Deer Park’s Class of 2015 salutatorian, has won his grade level at the tournament.