D.A.R.E. [Drug Abuse Resistance Education
Find information about drugs and drug abuse here. For more information, contact DARE Officer Keenan Cook.
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Activities & Clubs
DISC -Dover Intermediate Service Club is a PTA-sponsored club open to all DIS students. Students have the opportunity to engage in monthly service activities that promote character development and civic-mindedness. Projects include May Dugan, Box Tops, campus beautification, Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve and more. Read our recruitment flyer and join our Facebook group.
Westlake Ski Club Information
Ski & Snowboard Club is a five-week program offered to students grades 6-12 and takes place at Brandywine Ski Resort.
** Our location changed from Boston Mills to BRANDYWINE for the season. We will be traveling to BRANDYWINE for our Friday trips**
The following refund policy will be adhered to:
- Once your money is collected, there will be NO REFUNDS for any reason, including student removal from the Club due to disciplinary reasons invoked by the school advisor, BMBW Ski Patrol or management.
- If an injury should occur you can apply for a refund from BMBW. Restrictions apply. See their website for details.
Start date for the season is Jan. 10, 2020 weather permitting. The Club will guarantee five (5) FRIDAY trips. Scheduled dates: January 10, 17, 24**, 31 & February 7.
**January 24, 2020 the students do not have school but we will be going. The DIS & LBMS busses will depart from our regular pickup location: the back parking lot of DIS/LBMS, and the high school bus will depart from the regular pickup location: the back of the school by the gym loop.
TRANSPORTATION: ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
Students will be transported from school by charter bus leaving at the time indicated for each school.
Middle School and Dover Intermediate School students will be on the bus and ready to leave the back parking lot by the football field at 2.55. Buses WILL NOT WAIT for stragglers so if you have a problem, see your advisor or chaperone. Please do not drop off food in the school office.
High School students will be on the bus and ready to leave the High School at 3:15. The bus will be located in the bus loop in the back of the school outside of Door 5 (by the History wing) across from the back gymnasium entrance.
The students will be called off the slopes at 8:15. They will need to return their rental equipment and board their bus by 8:45. If we have inclement weather or an injury, your child will call you to update you on our arrival time. Upon returning to their home school the students will wait outside for their rides. Students are not permitted in the buildings. Parents are requested to pick up their student at 9:30 p.m. If a student is not picked up within 15 minutes of arrival at the school, the student will be given a warning—two warnings and they will not be permitted to attend the next trip. If a student is not picked up within 30 minutes of arrival at the school they will not be permitted to go the next trip.
PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PICK YOUR STUDENT UP ON TIME
RULES & REGULATIONS
Failure to follow these rules could cost you the loss of skiing/snowboarding for one week or possibly the remainder of the season, without the refunding of any money. Following is the list of club rules:
- Any violation of the Club rules or those set by BMBW could result in punishment, consequence or removal from the club—without a refund
- All students will follow the rules set by Brandywine as it relates to equipment, lessons, use of lifts, and behavior.
- Students must KNOW THE CODE and ski/snowboard only on the hills they have qualified for, unless they are in the presence of their ski/snowboard instructor
- All school rules and policies pertaining to conduct will be enforced
- All students will travel to and from Brandywine in assigned modes of transportation that the Ski and Snowboard Club provides
- All students will take a 1 (one) hour lesson each week. Once Black is achieved lessons are available but optional.
- You and only you are permitted to ski/snowboard under your name. Under NO circumstances will someone else be allowed to ski/snowboard in your place.
- Students will not deface or cause destruction to bus company property
- Students will not stand while the bus is moving
- Students will not stand on the seats of the bus
If any problem arises while at Brandywine, the advisors and/or your chaperone can be contacted through the Information Office in the lodge or found upstairs in the snowboard rental area.
SNOWBOARD SPECIAL RULES--DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE FALLS IN LEARNING TO SNOWBOARD, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT A HELMET BE WORN. Wrist guards should also be considered for the safety of the student. Helmets can be rented at Boston Mills for $10 per visit.
For more information on ski and snowboard safety, visit the Boston Mills/Brandywine website
If you have questions, please contact YOUR SCHOOL ADVISOR:
High School: Mrs. Bower (Ms. Kruse) @ Bowerp@wlake.org
Lee Burneson: Ms. Dawson @ DawsonD@wlake.org
Dover Intermediate: Mrs. Pado @ PadoK@wlake.org
Student Council helps students share ideas, interests and concerns with teachers and administrators. Students often help raise funds for schoolwide activities, including community projects and assisting individuals in need. Rpresentatives from each homerom are nominated by classmates at the beginning of each school year.
A Demon Leader is a Dover Intermediate student who has a desire to serve their school in a positive manner and help create a positive school climate. They work on a volunteer basis to serve as liaisons between the current DIS community and prospective students and families. Their main job is to be a helpful, friendly face for the new students on their first day of school and for the remainder of the school year. Demon Leaders are invited to participate in the program by former homeroom teachers because they have proven to be positive, responsible, and respectful students.
- Can you see yourself on stage?
- Do you have a desire to be in the spotlight?
- Would you like to learn about Theater?
- How would you like to be a better public speaker?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, then DIS Drama Club is for you!
D.I.S. Drama Club will be offered in a way that will provide all students interested in participating with the opportunity to participate.