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For Freshmen

Freshman Academic Planning Click Here

Freshmen Registration PowerPoint Click Here

How to Play High School Click Here


Freshmen Calendar and Checklist

Parents-- Step by step, you can help your child make informed decisions about his or her education, do well academically, learn about colleges, and find the best possible opportunities for a college education. Following is a checklist that is designed to help you and your child throughout the freshman year. The list speaks directly to your child, although he or she may need your help.


  • Consider taking honors courses.
  • Review your 4 year plan developed at your middle school.
  • Familiarize yourself with DHS graduation requirements and courses available in upcoming year.
  • Attend the Freshman Orientation to help familiarize yourself with the new school and class.
  • Come up with a list of colleges/universities that interest you; academic or vocational. Familiarize yourself with the requirements for acceptance.
  • If you are an athlete looking to compete at the college level, look into eligibility requirements through the NCAA at: www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
  • Start a pattern of working hard and studying.
  • Take the most rigorous courses available.
  • Get to know your counselor; discuss post high school plans.
  • Look into joining clubs and organizations. See the complete list in your student planner.
  • Start community service/volunteer work. Begin a file that contains hours and activities documented.
  • Monitor your progress toward earning the Millennium Scholarship and understand what is needed to remain qualified. http://nevadatreasurer.gov
  • Review your 4 year plan and begin looking into academic and elective courses to prepare you for your goals after high school.
  • Review course selection with your counselor during the registration process.
  • Start to think about what you will do during summer. Consider internships, jobs, or volunteer activities. See the Programs and Opportunities listed in the DHS counseling website for a variety of summer opportunities. www.dhs.dcsd.net
  • Enjoy! Relax.
  • Read books, journals, magazines‚Ķ anything that appeals to you.
  • Consider visiting a college/university that is on your list.