If you are interested in Dual Enrollment starting with the Summer Term, you must RSVP to take the PERT test. See Mrs. Patterson - Hankerson, in the School Counseling Department. Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, Jan 28th. The test is planned for Tuesday, FEB 3rd. You must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA, and at least 9.5 credits as of the day of the test. All present and new dual enrolled students must have all registration documents completed no later than February 18th. Please see your grade level counselor for registration forms starting Tuesday, Jan 27th.
Are you always thinking about making your toaster move? Do you upgrade your own RAM just because the computer could go a little faster? When actually turn the computer do you spend your time doodling? Or perhaps you look at the code of websites and personalize famous sites?
Dillard Center of Technology's Emerging Computer Technology is the place for you. Come to our Open House, Meet our talented teachers and students. January 29, 2015 6-8 pm.
Your input matters to us. Please take a few minutes to participate in our Annual Survey for parents. To access the survey please visit the District’s website, browardschools.com, and click on the Annual Surveyicon. The survey takes place from January 5 – February 13, 2015, and is your opportunity to share your opinions and ideas about your child’s educational experience at Dillard High 6-12. To access the survey, you will need your child’s student ID number and date of birth. If you do not have your child’s student ID number (which is printed on school report cards) or if you do not have internet access at home, please call (754) 322-0800 and we can assist you.
Thank you in advance for taking the time to participate in this important survey and for partnering with us in your child’s education.
Dillard Center for the Arts is inviting uniquely talented and gifted students (and their parents) that are deeply interested in studying in the visual and performing arts to attend our Magnet Open House on January 21 beginning at 6:30 PM.
This event is designed to share the amazing opportunities that lie ahead for students that wish to study within either of our four themes which includes Music, Dance, Theatre or the Visual Arts.
The evening will begin with showcase performances from our Orchestra, Jazz Combo, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Theatre Department and our nationally renowned Jazz Ensemble. Our Visual Arts Department will also have en exhibit on display in our very own 25oo sq. ft. Art Gallery.
Students and parents will then be given a tour of the World Class DCA Performing Arts Center which includes our state of the art Theatre, Black Box Theatre, Recital Hall, Recording Studios and Ensemble Rehearsal Spaces.
The open house will also feature a short presentation about the magnet program covering application, entrance and audition requirements and procedures as well as one on one Q&A's with instructors representing their respective programs. For more information you may contact the V&PA office at 754-322-0838 or you can email Artistic Director Israel Charles directly.
Anthony Hervey (left, on trumpet) performing at in NYC at the Ellington Jazz Festival. (May 2014)
Dillard High senior Anthony Hervey is one of 32 students from across the United States selected for positions in the 2015 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session. Their selection launches them into the spotlight surrounding the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, and provides them with unparalleled opportunities to perform for some of music's biggest names. The students, representing 31 cities and 13 states, will travel to Los Angeles for a weeklong musical adventure under the direction of Justin DiCioccio of the Manhattan School of Music, Dr. Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music. Hervey is also a member of the nationally renowned and award winning Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble.
"Since 1993, GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session has been gathering the top high school jazz singers and instrumentalists for an extraordinary GRAMMY Week experience where young people have the opportunity to play with their peers and with GRAMMY-nominated and GRAMMY-winning artists at a range of events," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy®. "When we look back at the students who have participated over the years, it really is the best and the brightest in the genre and this year's group is no exception."
The selected students will perform at various GRAMMY Week events, including — for the sixth year— an appearance at GRAMMY In The Schools Live! — A Celebration Of Music & Education,sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. This special evening, which is open to the public, will showcase the selectees, along with special guest artists, on Feb. 4, 2015, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. The group will offer more public performances with special guest artists at Spaghettini & the Dave Koz Lounge in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Spaghettini Fine Dining & Entertainment in Seal Beach, Calif., on Feb. 3 and Feb. 5, respectively. GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session members will also attend the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 8 as guests of The Recording Academy and will perform at the GRAMMY Celebration after-party.
On Feb. 5–7, the young musicians will again record at the legendary Capitol Studios & Mastering in Hollywood, Calif., courtesy of the EMI Music Group. GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session albums from 2007–2014 are available for purchase at online music outlets such as Amazon, iTunes and Rhapsody.
The GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session selectees are eligible for more than $2 million in college scholarships made possible through the GRAMMY Foundation's college partners: Berklee College of Music, Manhattan School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and USC Thornton School of Music.
6 Seniors To Showcase Their Works In The First Of Two Art Shows
You don't want to miss the impressive works of 2015 Senior Class Visual Arts Majors, who are presenting their works at the DCA Art Gallery THURSDAY, December 4, 2014. The opening night reception begins at 4PM and will last until 6:30 PM. Each artist will be on hand to not only meet and greet you personally, but their respective art work will be available for purchase.
Featured artist include seniors Key-Shawn Austin, Kendy Calixte, Ayssa Camacho, Elizabeth Clark, Rasi Moore and Cynthia Tejada. Although the exhibit last through December 12, all artist will be in hand on THURSDAY the 4th to sale and showcase their works personally.
Each year countless arts patrons are amazed at the high quality of work our visual arts majors exhibit. Under the exceptional guidance of Ms. Stacey Jenkins, Mr. Celestin Joseph and Mrs. Barbara Mazur, our students produce work that is well beyond their years. So here is your chance to experience it yourself. We invite you to not only come out and enjoy an incredible artistic experience, but also support our young artist of tomorrow.
Admission is complimentary and refreshments will be served.