2021 Miss DHS Pageant
The Miss DHS Pageant will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 2021. There will be six divisions, for Pre-K through 12th grade. All pageants will be held in the DHS Convocation Center. The entry fee for all contestants is $35. For more information and to download the contestant application, click here.
**The deadline to register for the pageant has been extended to Friday, January 22nd.
Order Your Yearbook
Don't forget to order your 2020-2021 DHS Yearbook! They will be $60 from October 1st until January 29th.
Order your yearbook online by clicking here.
If you would like to purchase a recognition ad for your student, you can do that online as well. Click here to create your ad online, or let our yearbook staff create one for you. All online ad orders must be placed by February 11, 2021.
Click here for a sneak peek of the cover.
Senior Resume Contest
MidSouth Bank is sponsoring a resume contest for senior students at DHS. A $100 prize will be awarded to the winning student. County winners will be selected to compete at the Powersouth/Seal Works-sponsored contest in April, where scholarships will be awarded.
Entries must be received by Friday, February 12th, and the DHS winner will be announced by February 26th.
To view the flyer and for more information about the contest, click here.
DHS Cheer Tryouts
A Cheerleading Tryouts interest meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 9th, at 5:30 pm, in the DHS Convocation Center. The meeting is open to all students currently in grades 9 - 11.
Tryouts will be held on Saturday, March 20th, beginning at 8:00 am. Clinic will be March 15th, 16th, 17th, and 19th, from 4:00 until 5:30 pm. All will be held in the DHS Convocation Center.
DHS Golf Team
It's time to sign up for the DHS Golf Team! Interested students should contact Coach Spencer Pybus no later than Tuesday, December 22nd, to notify him of their intent.
Practices will begin Monday, January 25, 2021, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at Highland Oaks Golf Trail.
Students may pick up an information sheet from the Dothan High media center. The information is also available here. Please contact the appropriate coach with any questions:
Varsity: Coach Spencer Pybus email@example.com
Dothan Prep: Coach Wayne White firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors and Senior Parents,
Information about upcoming events and deadlines for seniors will be posted on the Senior Information page on the DHS website. It is under "Student Life" on the DHS homepage. You may also click here to access the page. We will update it as we receive new information.
Congratulations to Senior, Kaylen Hamilton. She is a finalist for the 2021 Freedom Speaks Contest. Kaylen was the 2020 winner of the contest, and we are so proud of her for being a finalist this year. Kaylen will compete in the finals on January 17, 2021, at Wiregrass Church. Good luck, Kaylen!
DCS Help Desk
In partnership with Wiregrass Foundation, Personnel Resources, and local colleges to provide assistance for students/parents attending virtually this year, Dothan City Schools (DCS) is pleased to announce the launch of their Technology Help Desk. Through this partnership, local college students will be employed as part-time technicians to provide free technical support for virtual students who are having trouble with the hotspots or Chromebooks that were provided by DCS.
Dothan City Schools Technology Help Desk
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 8 am - 3 pm CST
Please note: DCS can not support home internet or personally-owned computer issues as the configuration varies greatly and the resources to diagnose these systems/devices are not accessible by our technician(s).
Student Parking Permits
Junior and senior students who currently have a valid driver's license and are planning to drive to DHS this school year must purchase a parking permit. Click here to complete the form to register for a parking permit. Sophmore students who have a valid driver's license and wish to drive on campus should complete the online Google Form Parking Application and bring the $15 parking fee.
Majorettes & Color Guard Lessons
Baton and flag twirling lessons are being offered for students in 9th grade at Dothan Prep and 10th & 11th graders at Dothan High.
If you are interested in becoming a part of the DHS Marching Band Majorettes or Color Guard, please contact Ms. Hartline or Ms. Morrow.
Student Enrollment & Withdrawal Procedures
Due to Covid-19, our enrollment and withdrawal procedures have been adjusted slightly. Please click the link below to print and complete the enrollment forms and instructions. If you are unable to print the forms, please email the DHS registrar, Mrs. Waters, or the head guidance counselor, Mrs. Bratcher, to arrange a time to pick up the forms. Completed forms may be emailed to Mrs. Waters (email@example.com) or Mrs. Bratcher (firstname.lastname@example.org). A $20 technology fee is due at the completion of student enrollment.
Please print and complete the withdrawal form to withdraw your student from Dothan High School. If you are unable to print the form and instructions, please email the DHS registrar, Mrs. Waters, or the head guidance counselor, Mrs. Bratcher, to arrange a time to pick up the form. Completed forms may be emailed to Mrs. Waters (email@example.com) or Mrs. Bratcher (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please include a copy of the parent/guardian driver's license. After we receive a records request from the receiving school, we will withdraw your student and mail all paperwork to the receiving school. Please note that all outstanding fees must be paid before records will be sent.
*These forms and information can also be found on the DHS Guidance page.
Transcript Request Changes
Starting July 1st, transcript requests will be processed differently. Instead of e-SCRIP, in which you come to the school, fill out a request, and pay the processing fee, we are switching to a new process called Parchment.
With Parchment, you will visit the Parchment website (click here), pay their ordering fee, and we will send the transcript where you request for it to be sent. This link is also on our website under "Guidance."
Need a Reminder?
Dothan High's guidance counselors have created Remind accounts for each grade level.
Just create an account on Remind.com or download the app, then use the code from your student's counselor to get important updates and reminders delivered to you throughout the school year.
Seniors, click here to get reminders from Mrs. Bratcher & Mrs. Tyson.
Juniors, click here to get reminders from Mrs. McCarthy.
Sophomores, click here to get reminders from Mrs. Quattlebaum.