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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."


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    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.

    Any student who attended the Close Up meeting last week should see Mrs. Matherne in room 202 ASAP (after class) or Mrs. Gagliano in the office. The date for the trip changed to the 1st week of summer. Please come by to get your new price breakdown.

    Mu Alpha Theta Mathletes: Be sure to submit your membership application along with your $20 membership fee if you have not previously paid it.

    Club sign up day will be held on Friday, September 15th during both lunches. Please stop by the tables in the commons area to become a member.

    Would you like to travel to Costa Rica during spring break? Do you want to improve your Spanish and learn about another culture? If you are interested, talk to Ms.Machio in room L-201 during your lunch or after school.

    Attn seniors with good discipline & attendance records: Deposits are now being accepted for the Disney Senior trip that will take place on February 13-18, 2018. Come celebrate with your friends as we spend four days in the Disney theme parks and enjoy many amenities and Disney hospitality. The cost of the trip is $915 and there are fundraising opportunities available. Please plan to attend the informational meeting on Monday, September 18 at 2:30 in Mrs. Jacobi’s room (L-216) or see Mrs. Jacobi or Ms. Fontenot for more details.

    Anybody interested in being a manager for the girls' basketball team needs to pick up forms from Coach Stock in D-1. These forms will need to be filled out and returned by September 22nd.

    There will be a mandatory robotics team meeting after school on Thursday, Sept.14. Please meet in Mr. Young’s electronics shop.

    Any girl or boy interested in playing golf this school year need to see Coach Waguespack in Tech Room 2 before school or during your lunch to sign up.

    Beat Hahnville shirts are on sale at both lunches for $10 until we sell out. Get yours today!!

    10th Grade Parent night is Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Please encourage your parents to attend so they can hear important information about things such as diploma pathways, TOPS requirements and educational opportunities offered here at DHS.

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