For Families

Dover High School Family Information Update

June 13, 2018

If you can’t make it to graduation, not a worry!  The Dover High School Broadcasting Team has you covered!  They will be broadcasting the entire event live on YouTube at 7:00 pm this Thursday.  To watch, visit the Dover High School Homepage and click the “watch broadcast link” or visit   

     Underclassmen exams will be held June 18th through June 22nd.  The schedule has been attached.  

     Juniors with a parking permit may park in the Senior Lot beginning Friday, June 15th. 

    Attached is the schedule for Fall Sports Start Dates/Times/Location.

     Credit Recovery is available during Summer School this year.  Students can recover 0.5 or 1 credit in English, Math, Science, Social Studies or Health.  Space is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. 

Dates: Monday July 9 – Friday August 3.   Time:  7:45 – 12:15 pm.   Registration forms are available at:

     Planet fitness is offering a Teen Summer Challenge for teens 15 – 18.  See the attached flyer for more information on this free program.

   We ask that you do not stop to drop off or pick up students on Alumni Drive.  We only want students crossing the street in crosswalks.  This practice is dangerous and negatively impacts traffic flow.

     Arts in Reach (AIR) is still accepting applications for SummerWorks, a COST FREE summer arts programs for teen girls. This summer AIR is offering three different programs in the performance, visual, and musical arts.  The programs are open to teen girls aged 13-18 in the seacoast area of NH​. All of the services are free, and they help families with transportation. AIR offers high quality arts programs that value community building and personal development. For more info or a link to the application go to:

     Great Bay Community College is going to be offering ‘Commit to College’ days for seniors that don’t have plans after graduation.  Students can attend on June 26th, 27th, or 28th from 9-3pm to get on their way to start at Great Bay.  Any senior that plans on attending should bring their transcript. For more information contact: 603-427-7600.


Yearbook News:

It's the Final Countdown for Yearbook Sales....

there are only 40 copies left, with ongoing sales every day!

Reserve your copy of Dover High School's 2018 Yearbook today!!  Order online at

or pay cash/check in Room 328.  


Attention DHS Alumni....
There is a limited inventory of yearbooks from past years that are available for purchase, ranging in dates from 1967 - 2016.   
Please contact Chris Stewart at for additional information.

     As the warm weather returns we ask that students review and adhere to the dress code.  Please pay particular attention to parameters around appropriate tops and shorts.  Shirts must cover the entire torso, shoulders are not to be bare, and straps need to be wider than spaghetti straps.  Please make sure that shorts and skirts are appropriate in terms of coverage.

Repeated Information

     The Dover School Board approved Friday, June 22nd as the last day of school for students.  The last day for teaching staff will be Monday, June 25th.

     The Dover High School Hockey Booster’s Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 22nd at The Links at Outlook in South Berwick, Maine.  An informational brochure with a registration form is attached.

     The New Hampshire Higher Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) will be hosting Summer Boot Camp workshops, led by college counselors, to help rising high school seniors embark upon the college admissions process in a relaxed, small-group setting with the support of college counselors. Registration is required (see dates on flyers) and all workshops are held at NHHEAF’s Concord campus.  The cost is $25 per workshop.

     The University of New Hampshire’s Tech Camp has a set of summer programs for students entering grades 6 through 12 designed to increase STEM literacy. The programs engage young people in interactive, hands-on, problem solving activities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). UNH Tech Camp is offered by the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire and makes available the benefits of the UNH research campus to the community-at-large. The Tech Leaders program runs from July 16 through July 27, and a girls only week runs July 9 through July 13th.   This is a wonderful program to inspire and support girls who are thinking of or are already in the STEM pathways.   See the attached flyers for more information.

     The Dover Police Department wishes to pass along a friendly reminder to both students and parents that the use of any handheld mobile electronic device while driving is against the law.  The use of handheld electronic devices while driving causes significant distractions to the driver and increases your chances of being involved in an accident.  The Dover Police Department strictly enforces all laws pertaining to the Use of Mobile Electronic Device While Driving.



Peter Driscoll
Dover High School Principal

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