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Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    School Closure Updates

    Check here for updates from the administration of DHS.

    SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE Governor Sisolak announced in a press conference on April 21 an extension to the school closure and continuation of distance learning for the remainder of this school year

    April 6, 2020 Update

    April 1, 2020: Per Governor Sisolak's mandate, schools will remain closed through April 30, 2020.  We will observe Spring Break April 13-17.

    March 17, 2020 Update

    March 20, 2020 Update

    Graduation Information

    Class of 2020 Graduation

    **Graduation Parade and Ceremony Checklist 5-22-20**

    Graduation Update 5-15-20

    Letter outlining the Graduation Ceremony for 2020

    Parents, there is a group of citizens in town that are having banners created for our seniors and working to have them hung on light posts in the town of Minden and Gardnerville.  If you would like your senior to be honored in this way you will need to email your graduates Senior picture to  no later than 5/18/2020 and put DHS 2020 Senior in the subject line.

    For those Seniors who were unable to get their signs Saturday, Jeanne has placed them outside her office at1320 US 395 in Gardnerville.  It is the stand alone building near the Subway on the south end of town and across the highway from Rite Aid!

    Caps and gowns will be here in middle May, 3 to 4 weeks away and then we will communicate with the kids the pick up process.

    ALL SENIORS! Join the Seniors Google Classroom to receive important information and updates.  Use the code:  wpijyxh

    Graduation: To be determined.  We will notify you when a decision has been made.   

    Senior Parent Checklist and Information

    Stay home for Nevada

    Stay Home for Nevada

    Collection of DHS materials

    Attached to this link are the instructions for the returning of materials (books, Chromebooks) and the distribution of items (caps & gowns) planned for next week.  Should you have any questions after reviewing this, contact us at 782-5136.

    Google Classroom for Parents

    How do parents check to see if their child is submitting work in Google Classroom? View the video for help.


    A message to our students

    The staff of DHS wants to let you know that we miss being with you and hope you are well.  Take a moment to watch the video we put together. 

    To the students of Douglas High School: We are joining schools from around the country and starting tonight April 10, 2020 and every weekday night from 8:00 to 9:00 pm we will burn our stadium lights for our students, teachers, community, and especially the class of 2020, as a symbol of hope and an assurance that you are on our hearts and minds.  Our buildings may be closed...however, we are always here!  #BeTheLight.

    DHS Master Calendar
    DHS Rated 5 Stars

    About Douglas County School District (information about our schools)

    DHS School Performance Plan for 2019-2020 can be found here.

    Douglas High School is accredited through the AdvancED Accreditation Commission 2018. View the executive summary here.

    Douglas High School has received a 5 Star Rating which recognizes the school as a superior school for academic performance and graduation rate. The full report can be found here. Congratulations!

    Updates For AP Students Affected by CoronaVirus (Covid-19)
    AP Exam Info

    April 29, 2020

    It is important that your student has joined the DHS AP Google Classroom and will join an AP Google Meet ​tomorrow afternoon (April 30) as scheduled in the DHS AP Google Classroom.  It is imperative all AP students are able to receive the information posted in this Google Classroom in order to be ready to take AP exams.  If you have any questions, please reach out to your student's AP teacher.

    AP Test Updates

    DMV Attendance Requirements

    DMV Attendance forms: Please allow 24 hours for the form to be generated. In order to receive a DMV Attendance form, you must have attended at least 90% of the Current semester class days. DMV will not accept faxed copies so please plan on picking up the form from the main office between 7:00-3:30.

    Lost and Found

    The school does not assume responsibility for lost, stolen, or confiscated items, which may include money, electronic equipment, PE clothes, or school-issued supplies. There is a lost and found box located at the end of the counseling hallway that should be checked for lost items.


    -We are not able to release students for pick up without a written request or a parent/guardian coming in to sign the student out.  You can email a request to

    -There will be a $25 fee assessed on any returned check.

    -Should you find anything that needs to be corrected or updated, please contact Karan Seelbinder at

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    DHS Courtyard