This Week at Dickinson

Four vocal music students auditioned and were selected to the 2013 all-state choir. This talented group includes seniors Richard Gantt and Patrick Tang, junior Laniya Thompson, and sophomore Frederik Sturm.

Junior Amanda Birowski had her work published in the January edition of Teen Ink magazine. Birowski wrote a positive music review on the pop-punk band Cartel and their album Cycles.

Advisors Latanya Ford and Jim Miro chaperoned a college visit to the University of Delaware for a number of students on Wednesday, January 9. In attendance were: Daniela Arteaga-Rosas, Jermaine Banner, Khadia Baptiste, Kezia Benson, Clint Borja, Yat Tung Chan, Mac Ferguson, Janai Garrett, Davashaye Jones, Destiny Lee, Steven Mai-Le, Jasmine Miller, Ronald Murray, Alexis Romeo, Max Stankiewicz, Asha Swanson, Vince Tang, Laniya Thompson, Adreahna Thornton, Luis Vazquez, Jenayah Williams, and Ami Yovoh.

There is still time to register for the January Coffee Series. Prospective parents and students can tour Dickinson in real-time between 8am and 10am this Tuesday. Call the main office at 302-992-5500 to reserve your place. Refreshments will be served.

It is not too late to donate blood. The Student Government Association-sponsored annual blood will take place this Wednesday at 8am in the auxiliary gymnasium. See a SGA officer or advisor Jennifer Short to register.

Tickets for this year’s Winter Ball are on sale during lunches for $5 per student. The semi-formal dance will be held in the cafeteria on Saturday, February 2 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm and the theme is “A Yin-Yang Affair”.

Matt Jufer has been hired to be the new vocal and instrumental arts teacher, replacing the retired Sheila Cassidy. Student teachers Dominick Mancari and Marie Tuttle have begun their placement this month. Mancari will be working in the Social Studies department with Anthony Swierzbinski and Tuttle will be teaching Biology with Craig Stephenson.

Jostens will visit during the lunch periods on Friday, January 25 to take cap & gown orders. This is the last chance for seniors to order their graduation materials.