Summer Jazz Workshop Registration Open

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Summer Jazz Workshop Registration Open

2nd Annual Summer Jazz Workshop Registration Now Open

The Summer Jazz Workshop is an exciting two week intensive youth oriented program that focuses on the fundamentals of jazz music for young musicians.

The Summer Jazz Workshop is open to middle school and high school students. Students must have their own instruments to participate in the program. Sessions are conducted by experienced faculty musicians who expose the students to various subjects and concepts not fully covered by private and/or traditional public school systems.

The workshop’s curriculum includes the subject areas theory, improvisation, ear training, practice, understanding forms and composition, leadership, and performances.  Students enrolled in the workshop are given the opportunity to perform at Arts Park in Hollywood as a part of the culminating performance. Become a part of this exciting summer program now.

Register for the Summer Jazz Workshop

Application Window Open For New Magnet Students

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Application Window Open For New Magnet Students

 Apply Now For 2016 - 2017

The application window for the 2016 - 2017 school year is open for either of our two award winning magnet programs in the Visual & Performing Arts or Emerging Technology.Click here to learn more about our award winning Visual & Performing Arts Magnet Program.

Click here to learn more about our award winning Computer Technology Program

Click here to learn more about how to apply to Dillard Center for the Arts & Technology

Baigorria and McThay Advance To Final Round

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Baigorria and McThay Advance To Final Round

Mariangela and Reginald competed in the NFTE Regional Entrepreneurship Challenge last Thursday and advanced to the final round where they earned $500.  Congratulations to both students and Ms. Savage their instructor for making Dillard proud!

Senior Textbook News

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Senior Textbook News

Please return all textbooks to Student Affairs, Ms. Mathews ASAP. Senior Exams are quickly approaching and Senior textbooks need to be returned to school to avoid any obligations. Make sure that you are being responsible and taking care of all requirements and obligations for a successful graduation. Finish Strong Seniors!

Super Testing Information

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Super Testing Information

Dillard High 6-12 is having Super Testing on April 19, 20, 26, 27, May 3, and 4th.

School hours will be from 7:40 until 11:30 on these days. Students must attend school on their scheduled test days. On any days that a student is not scheduled to test, we will have academic camps available to prepare them for upcoming tests.

Forms listing the student’s specific testing schedule and the academic camps were sent home on Thursday, April 7th. Students were to return the forms to their English teachers by Monday, April 11th.

There will not be activity buses on these days.

Turn Up Tech Shirts Now For Sale

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Turn Up Tech Shirts Now For Sale

***All apparel comes in unisex sizes***

Please complete form and include payment in the form of Cash, Check or Credit to Ms. Swanson in room 802. Check should be made out to Dillard High School in care of National Technical Honor Society.
If possible, please include the name of the National Technical Honor Society member who sold you the apparel. Download The Pre-Order Form OR Order Online at the DHS E-Store.

 

Free ACT/SAT Resources Available

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Free ACT/SAT Resources Available

Free SAT/ACT Resources

The following chart contains online 􀁕􀁈􀁖􀁒􀁘􀁕􀁆􀁈􀁖􀀃􀁉􀁒􀁕􀀃􀁖􀁗􀁘􀁇􀁈􀁑􀁗􀁖􀀃􀁖􀁓􀁈aimed at providing assistance with preparation for the SAT and ACT college entrance exams. All of the resources listed are free for student use and can be accessed from school or home.

Contained within these sites are study guides, practice tests, tutorials, detailed lessons, videos, and college planning tools. This is in no way 􀁄􀀃􀁇􀁈􀃀􀁑􀁌􀁗􀁌􀁙􀁈􀀃􀁏􀁌􀁖􀁗􀀃􀁒􀁉􀀃􀁕􀁈􀁖􀁒􀁘􀁕􀁆􀁈􀁖􀀃􀁉􀁒􀁕􀀃􀁗􀁋􀁈􀀃and ACT exams, but should serve as a strong starting point for students seeking additional assistance with preparation for these important assessments.


 

Brainfuse  (SAT & ACT) - http://tinyurl.com/htpjjwo

Provides free tutoring and skills-building aligned to the SAT and ACT. Tutors and students communicate in real time in an online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content.


Chegg (SAT & ACT) - www.chegg.com/test-prep

This online test preparation resource provides practice tests and quizzes, lessons in each area of the tests, and online tutors. Covering both the SAT and ACT assessments, this site provides learning platforms as videos, text guides, and problem/solutions. The ACT section covers English, mathematics, reading, science, writing, and an overview of the assessment. The SAT section covers mathematics, critical reading, writing, and an overview.


Khan Academy (SAT only) - www.khanacademy.org

This online test preparation resource provides practice tests and quizzes, lessons in each area of the tests, and online tutors.  Covering both the SAT and ACT assessments, this site provides learning platforms as videos, text guides, and problem/solutions. The ACT section covers English, mathematics, reading, science, writing, and an overview of the assessment. The SAT section covers mathematics, critical reading, writing, and an overview.


Number2.com (SAT & ACT) - www.number2.com

Free resource that provides students with SAT and ACT questions and monitors their progress. By creating an account students can access a customized course that includes user-friendly tutorials, practice sessions that dynamically adapt to each student’s ability level, and a vocabulary builder. A college planning tool is also available on the site.


Sparknotes (SAT & ACT) - www.sparknotes.com/testprep

Provides online practice test, flashcards for studying, and comprehensive study guides for both the SAT and ACT/  The site also gives overview information as well as what to expect on testing day.


Testing & Education Reference Center (SAT & ACT) - http://tinyurl.com/h82pxrm

Site contains over 300 practice tests and courses that includes SAT and ACT. In addition to dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material, the site also features information on over 4,000 accredited universities, a scholarship search, and a resume builder tool.


Union Test Prep (SAT & ACT) - www.uniontestprep.com

Provides online practice test, flashcards for studying, and comprehensive study guides for both the SAT and ACT/  The site also gives overview information as well as what to expect on testing day.

Summer Youth Employment Program: Apply Now

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Summer Youth Employment Program: Apply Now

Want to earn some extra $$$ this summer?

The Summer Youth Employment Program operates for 8 weeks from June 2016 - August 2016. Youth will work approximately 30 hours per week during the program, and will earn the current minimum wage per hour.

Who is eligible to apply?
Economically disadvantaged Broward County residents, ages 16-18.

When can I apply?
Apply online starting at 8:00 a.m. on Janary 4, 2016 at syep.careersourcebroward.com

When is the application deadline?
The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on January 15, 2016 - Slots are limited!

How can I get more information?
For more information, visit us at www.careersourcebroward.com