The Demon Tale

March 2-6


Students of the week:

9th  Cami Velasquez

10th  Emma Hartman

11th  Amelia Smith

12th  Gilbert Pena

Teacher of the week:  Randy Ray and Austin Spain

Monday – DHS Pre UIL Concert @7pm

Thursday – Demon Strong  AND Grades Due

Friday – Blood Drive in the Cracker Box Gym – Sign up in the office to give blood.     BLOOD DRIVE– Friday, March 6 at  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the crackerbox gym. You must be 17 years old or 16 years old with a parent permission form. You MUST bring your ID.  Sign up in the front office by Thursday, March 5.  Talk to Mr. Bates or Ms. Ashley for more information.  Thanks for giving the gift of life!

Art Contest – Visual Arts Scholastic Event – 28 students attended with 45 projects  Saturday. Out of those 45 paintings, drawings & sculptures 38 of those received the top score of a 4. A very deserving Mason Anderson advanced to State VASE in April with his colored pencil and watercolor piece. These kiddos have put in so much time & energy- we are so proud of all of them!

Robotics at lunch in the Atrium!  Everyone is invited to stop by the robotics arena in the Atrium during lunch to see the additions to the DHS bot.  They will be adding grabbers, claws, arm extensions and more to the bot each week.  The robotics team is reconfiguring the design to make the bot better and better.  CHECK OUT THE DHS BOT IN THE ATRIUM!

DHS Powerlifting:   Highland Park Powerlifting Results from February 29 – Boys – 1st place

1st – Bryan Ordaz – 123

1st – Damian Mendoza – 148

1st Karlo Sanchez -220

1st Chris Delatorre -242

1st Omar Hernandez -275

2nd Uriel Ibanez – 132

2nd Mark Hernandez – 198

3rd Jose Zamora – 114

3rd Emmanuel Ibanez – 132

3rd James Bednorz -165

3rd Gael Davila – 220

4th Jose Chavira – 148

4th Hector Borunda 165

4th Cannon Speck – 181

4th Lucas Martinez -SHW

DEMON BASEBALL went 3-1 this weekend.
DEMONETTE SOFTBALL went 3-3 this weekend in a tough tournament.
DEMON SOCCER won two big games this week.

UPDATE!! DHS Art club Fundraiser-   Saturday, March 7 at noon at McDade park .  Salsa Taste Test Competition  $20 for your first entry.  $10 for additional entries and $2 per taste.

Band:  On Wednesday March 11 both the Concert and Symphonic Bands will be traveling to Panhandle HS to participate in UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest.  Good luck!

Demon Strong March 5

Spring Break March 16-20

Walk to End Epilepsy.  April 25 at 8 a.m. at Amarillo Thompson Park.  Contact Ms. Crunelle for more information.

Foreign Language Club  every Wednesday in room 175 with Ms. Aguillon during lunch. Bring your lunch! (Not Tuesday)

Good luck to tennis at the Caprock tournament Friday March 6!

Track meet Friday, March 6.  Good luck.

Good luck to powerlifting girls at your tournament!  Bring it all home ladies!!!

Good luck to baseball, softball, tennis, golf, track, and girls powerlifting!  Go get ’em!

Wednesday, March 11 Texas Department of corrections will be in the commons area to with information  for seniors interested in jobs in the corrections field after high school.

Summer Jobs:  It’s time to start applying for summer jobs!  

Dumas Aquatic Park is taking applications for lifeguards and Gate/Concession Staff.  Applicants must be 15 years old. Starting pay is $7.25 per hour. Pick up an application in the counselor’s office or at Dumas City Hall at 124 W. 6th.

City of Dumas is taking applications for Park Department staff and Solid Waste Department staff.  Applicants must be 16 years old. Starting pay is $7.25 per hour.  Pick up an application in the counselor’s office or at Dumas City Hall at 124 W. 6th.

Dumas Independent School District –   More information will be posted as it becomes available.

JBS at Cactus –  Swift is hiring 60 summer temp workers in Cactus. Must be 18 or older, and it is a 10 week program from June to August.  Pay rate is $16.20/ hour and they will give UP TO 40 hours per week.  You will be working in an area that does not involve knives or heavy equipment.


Counselors-QR code and contact information : Counseling and Testing information

Sports: Please check the DHS Athletic calendar for up to date information on sporting events.


Seniors:  Be sure to read the senior announcement page.  It has more specific information for you