DGS Open House - August 31, 2017

DGS Open House - August 31, 2017

The South High School Parent Open House is set for Thursday, August 31, 2017. The purpose of the program is to give parents an opportunity to visit the school, attend your student’s classes, meet teachers, learn about the curriculum, and experience the school climate.  It is a great opportunity to establish communication links between parents and teachers.

We will hold opening sessions hosted by administrators, deans, and counselors to share information specific to each class. These sessions will run from 6:15 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. The topics and locations are listed below.

Freshmen – The Freshman Experience: Academics, Athletics, Activities (Large Gym)
Sophomores – Career Exploration and Evaluating your Four Year Plan (Cafetorium)
Juniors – College and Post High School Planning (Auditorium)
Seniors – The Senior Year: Decision Making Process for Post High School Planning (Cafeteria)

Following the opening sessions, the format allows you an opportunity to follow your student’s daily schedule. We recommend that parents ask their student to copy his/her schedule, log on to our Home Access Center and print it, or have it available on your mobile device. If none of those will work, a member of our staff will be available to print schedules on Open House night in room A102.

Open House Schedule

Early Bird             6:50 – 7:00 p.m.
Period 1                7:05 – 7:20 p.m.*
Period 2                7:26 – 7:36 p.m.
Period 3                7:42 – 7:52 p.m.
Period 4                7:58 – 8:08 p.m.
Period 5                8:14 – 8:24 p.m.
Period 6                8:30 – 8:40 p.m.
Period 7                8:46 – 8:56 p.m.
Period 8                9:02 – 9:12 p.m.

*5 minutes added to period 1 to explain evening format

During the times in your student’s schedule when they normally have lunch or study hall, there are a couple of meaningful ways to fill your time. You may choose to visit with counselors, deans and administrators. The counselors and deans will be available in their offices. Additionally, you may want to visit the library where you can get assistance in logging into the Home Access Center (HAC) and/or get information on your student’s use of the Chromebook. You may also see overviews of some of the technological tools that your students will use such as Google Drive and Google Classroom.

With the number of people that we will be hosting, parking always is an issue on Open House night. Please carpool with a friend if possible and arrive early in the event you must park off campus.  Additional (but very limited) parking is available at the Administrative Service Center at 6301 Springside Drive, just north of the athletic stadium.