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Welcome to Destrehan High School

  • 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 nearly 1,300 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 2017-2018 school year motto, "MAKE EVERY MOMENT COUNT."


  • Follow us on Twitter through the official account: @dhswildcats

    The VFW is sponsoring the Voice of Democracy patriotic audio-essay competition. The Grand Prize is $130,000. If you wish to participate, please see your English teacher or Mrs. Baltazar in L-206 for details. The deadline to enter is October 24th.

    Yearbooks have arrived!! Please come to media 2 DURING YOUR LUNCH only to pick up your yearbook if you ordered one. Now is a great time to order this year's book too! Order early and get the lowest price! 


    All students interested in wrestling @ DHS, please prepare to attend an interest meeting October 6th immediately after school in the Cafeteria.

    If you did not attend Jacket Night, you may receive your jacket at 2:30 on the afternoon of October 6th in the administration office.

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has a scholarship opportunity for all college-bound, high school seniors. This is an International High School Essay Contest. Four College Scholarships will be awarded. Contest Closes on October 20, 2017. If you are interested in this scholarship opportunity, please pick up a form in the administrative office.

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