Destrehan High School, home of the Fighting Wildcats, was established in 1926 and moved to its present location in 1976. Led by Principal Stephen Weber, the school is home to more than 1,400 students and 100 employees. It serves students in grades 9-12 from the eastbank of St. Charles Parish. Our school offers a comprehensive education for all students providing them with opportunities to reach their full potential by participating in numerous academic programs, the arts, extracurricular activities and athletics. With the community's support in placing education as a priority, we have been able to continually improve to reflect the ever-changing needs of the community. This is done by providing students with the best resources and educational experiences possible.
We continue to strive for excellence and to live up to our 2015-2016 school year motto, "GPA: Grit, Perseverance and Attitude."
College & Career Prep Night (Register online): This year our College & Career Prep Night will be held at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 6-7:30 p.m.. To avoid filling out a “Prospect Card” with your name, address, future major, and other information, you are encouraged to register in advance by going to www.lacollegefairs.com, click on LACRAO (all fairs) and provide all of your information online. You will then be able to print out a form with a bar code which can be used in place of the “Prospect Card” when you visit the representatives at College & Career Prep Night.
Attn Students: You must pay your fees before you can buy homecoming dance tickets. You can start paying fees now, so you don't have to worry about them next week. You can not buy a dance ticket for someone who hasn't paid their fees. We will not let them in at the dance and we will not give you your money back!!!
Attn Students: Need a boost in preparing for the ACT? Come to ACT Prep on Saturday, October 10 at The St. Charles Parish Public Schools Professional Learning Center (PLC) on Highway 90.. Get help in English or Math or Reading. Come in the morning. Come in the afternoon. Or come for both the morning and the afternoon to get help in two different areas. Cost is $10 and covers attending one or both sessions, the materials, and snacks. For more information, call Kiersten Granier at the St. Charles Parish School Board Office.
Attention: Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors School portraits are October 5th and 6th. Make sure you look nice! If you are absent, you will not get to take one nor will you be in the yearbook. Even if you don’t plan to buy them, you need to take one!
DHS Letterman Jacket Night will take place on Tuesday, October 13th @ 7:00 p.m. in the DHS Auditorium. A list of Jacket recipients is placed on the library window. Please "Dress to Impress"... No jeans please! Any questions please see Coach Dupepe.
National Honor Society meeting in L-206 after school on Tuesday, October 6th. Remember that dues must be turned in on this day.
Attn Students: TLC will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on October 5th - 7th to help students for exams. There will not be TLC on Thursday, October 8th.
Romeo and Juliet Auditions Auditions for the DHS production of Romeo and Juliet will be held Wednesday October 7th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Talented Drama Room. All roles are open to ANY DHS student. For more information on the auditions see Mrs. Santos in room L119.
ROTC Attention ROTC Juniors, please stop by the ROTC office to pick up your cookie dough fundraiser forms.
SADD Club please meet in D-5 on Monday, October 5th, after the 2:20 bell. Any questions contact Ms. Delaune.
Culture Club Members On October 7th we will be hosting our first women's empowerment lesson. Please see Mrs. Coleman either Monday, October 5th or Tuesday, October 6th for permission slips.
Attn Students: Do you want to be on the cover of the 2016 yearbook?? The first 200 students to turn in a photo, who have bought the yearbook will make it! It can be a casual snapshot, but can NOT have any hand signs. This includes peace signs, gang signs, etc.
Students Out of school date forms are now available in the bookstore. They must be completed and turned in by October 14th by the end of 2nd lunch.
Attn Seniors: All senior cheerleaders, destys, step team, and color guard members wishing to be part of the senior pep rally senior performance must contact Naomi Westbrook or Faith Ryan by October 9th in order to participate.
Attn Students: Congratulations to the new freshmen student council senators: Riley Zeringue, Danielle Feagley, Conner Fisk, Noelle Kelley, Kelly Dempsey and Chrystell Adams. Please see Mrs. Glass at your lunch for paperwork.
T-Shirts Savannah Sadaiappen is selling t-shirts to benefit the Louisiana Wildlife Foundation. Shirts are $10. Order forms can be found in the office, library, Mr. Zuniga’s room, and at both lunches.
The Interact Club will meet briefly this Wednesday in Mr. Zuniga’s room after school.