Water Park Trip 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians

The end of the school year is upon us and we will be having our annual end of year expedition. This year we will be going to the Water Park at Coconut Beach in Picard, Portsmouth.

The Water Park is owned and runned by Mr Eustuce Joseph and he has been informed of our visit carded for Tuesday 4th July, 2017.

The total cost for the trip is $40.00 E.C.

  • $20.00 – Bus Fee
  • $20.00 – Water Park

Our point of departure is the Botanical Gardens – close to the Health Centre. We leave at 8:00 am sharp.

A consent form will be given to each student to be filled out and signed by you. Your permission is needed to allow your child/ward to bathe and enjoy the water park. Please provide the requested necessary information; sign and return the consent form with payment to the assigned teacher no later than Monday, 26th June, 2017.

Below is a link to a copy of the consent form

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Ministry of Health (Dental Unit), Healthy Snack Competition

The Healthy Snack Competition organised by the Ministry of Health is an annual event which we take part in always. The event was held on the 18th May, 2017 at the Roseau Health Centre located in the Botanical Gardens. The Healthy Snack Competition was part of the activities held to observe Dental Health Week.

Although the subject Food and Nutrition is not taught at the Dominica Community High School, we encourage and demonstrate to our students how to eat and prepare healthy meals.

The 4th Form students, under the direct tutelage of Ms Dublin and Mrs Scotland, coupled with support from the principal and Mrs Benjamin, office attendant of  Dominica Association of Teachers, propelled the school to victory.

The students made fruit juice, fruit bowls, vegetable sticks and grilled ripe plantains with local fish.

The school copped the first prize: a Sankey microwave.

It is the third time the school has been victorious in this competition.

Congratulation to all.

PTA Meeting

Dear parents and guardians,

Please be advised that there will be a PTA Meeting on Wednesday 24th May 2017.

The meeting will be held at the Dominica Community High School. We start  at 4:15 pm. There will be a guest speaker!

There will also be items including eggs on sale. Bring along the egg boxes or trays that are at home! Please support our effort.

 

 

 

Running Towards the Stars!

Chester Durand continues to be an aspiring athlete for the Dominica Community High School. He has won medals in almost all the events he has competed in.

Most recently, on Saturday 13th May, 2017, he attended a regional event called RUN in Martinique.

Chester took part in the 1000m race for the first time and won his first regional gold medal.

Continue running towards the star! DCHS is proud of you!!!!

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Chester with his gold medal from RUN in Martinique

 

Donation to the school by the Dominica Cooperative Societies League Limited

Mr. Phoenix Belfield, Manager of the Dominica Cooperative Societies League, along with Mrs. Kytura George Nation, Training and Field Officer, visited the Dominica Community High School to make a financial contribution on May 9th, 2017.

The league has adopted the Dominica Community High School since Mr. Kenneth Richards, of happy memory, was at the helm. This contribution which is done annually at the School’s Leaving Ceremony was presented to the school’s Principal, Mrs Celia Nicholas.

The school always looks forward to this annual donation. We take this opportunity to offer our gratitude to the members and employees of this prestigious organization.

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School Leaving Ceremony 2017

On Monday 8th May, 2017, the Principal and staff bid farewell to sixteen (16) 5th form students. The theme for this year’s School Leaving Ceremony was ‘Education is not only to inform but to transform’. The ceremony was well held at the school and was attended by Education Officer and other Ministry of Education personnel. The Honorable Petter Saint-Jean, benefactors and guests all graced us with their presence and participation in the ceremony.

The Exhortation was done by Pastor Randy Rodney who applied the theme and informed the school leavers that education is not only about obtaining information but education can be a form of transformation.

Deserving students received awards and prizes in different categories and for specific subjects. Here is the list of awardees:

Prizes and Awards

General Prizes

  1. Tenacity Award (Sign Man)………………. Dontae Adams
  2. Leo Club of Dominica Award for Public Spirit, Cooperation and Leadership………………………………………… Leslie Bell and Annahkizzie Webster
  3. Award for Contribution to School’s Co-curricular ……. Dontae Adams and Leslie Bell
  4. Deportment …………………………………….. Annahkizzie Webster
  5. Commitment and Responsibility ……. Dontae Adams
  6. Steady Application (Jays Limited) …. Andel Horsford
  7. Most Improved Student (Julian “Mally” Eloi Esq. Award) ………. Dontae Adams

Subject Awards

  1. English Language (Hortensia Adrien Award)…………. Andel Horsford
  2. Speech & Drama, Health and Family Life Education (Dominica Planned Parenthood Association) ……….. Leslie Bell
  3. Caribbean History …………… Leslie Bell
  4. Social Studies ………………….. Annahkizzie Webster
  5. Integrated Science (Lime) ……….. Carmal Cuffy
  6. Spanish (La Embajada de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela) ……… Annahkizzie Webster
  7. John McIntyre Award for Excellence in Agricultural Science Practical ………. Annahkizzie Webster
  8. Lambert Telemacque Award for Excellence in Geography ……. Annahkizzie Webster
  9. Human and Social Biology (Arturo’s Sports and Trophy) …….. Annahkizzie Webster
  10. Principles of Business (Dominica Cooperative Society League Limited) ….. Leslie Bell
  11. Mathematics (DOMLEC) …… Andel Horsford

Subject Prizes

  1. French ………………….. Dhanique Bruno
  2. Speech & Drama, Health and Family Life Education (Dominica Planned Parent Association) Keiandra Vital
  3. Caribbean History (Dominica Cooperative Societies League Limited) …….. Annahkizzie Webbster
  4. Social Studies ……………………. Andel Horsford
  5. Integrated Science …………… Jermal Joseph
  6. Human and Social Biology (Arturo’s Sports and Trophy) ……. Andel Horsford
  7. Principles of Business …………… Annahkizzie Webster
  8. Mathematics ……………. Josiah Cadeau
  9. Agricultural Science ………….. Andel Horsford

The feature address was given by Mrs. Leana Edwards, Assistant Superintendent of the Dominica Police Force. Mrs. Edwards is a former student of the Dominica Community High School.

At this year’s School Leaving Ceremony, the wife and siblings of the deceased Julian ‘Mally’ Eloi esquire (July 4th, 1961 – August 7th, 2016) made a special presentation to Dontae Adams – a fifth form school leaver. Dontae was presented with this award for being a committed and responsible student, always working hard and never giving up. These qualities the late Julian ‘Mally’ Eloi admired and nurtured in his students. The family has promised to make this an annual contribution to a deserving school leaver.

The ceremony ended with a blessing by Pastor Rodney, the saying of the National Pledge, the singing of the School Song, and the National Anthem.

All were invited to refreshments donated by Standardz. We thank all our benefactors. May God bless you always.