Mount Dora High

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  • UPCOMING TEST DATE REMINDERS

    Parents and Students, please be aware of these upcoming test dates: March 27 - PERT Math Retakes (for Algebra graduation requirement) March 28 - ASVAB Career Exploration April 1-2 - Grade 9 FSA English Language Arts, Writing April 3-4 - Grade 10 FSA English Language Arts, Writing April 9 - School Day SAT (All 11th grade students)

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  • Beta Release of New 2017-18 School and District Report Cards.

    The FLDOE is excited to announce the release of the beta version of Florida’s education reports portal, EduData (http://edudata.fldoe.org), which includes the 2017-18 School and District Report Cards. Redesigned to meet the requirements outlined in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the report cards will serve as a valuable resource for understanding important information about Florida’s districts and schools, and we look forward to this opportunity to receive input on their usability. Please click the link to the reports at https://edudata.fldoe.org/. Help to improve the side by completing the form at https://edudata.fldoe.org/

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  • Earth Day Event and Poster Contest

    The City of Mount Dora will celebrate EARTH DAY MOUNT DORA on Saturday, April 13th 2019 in partnership with the Mount Dora Friends of the Environment, Inc. and the City of Mount Dora.  This event, on Sat., April 13th will be held in Donnelly Park, please save the date!  CONGRATULATIONS to MDHS student, Paris Chambliss, for winning the poster design contest for this event!

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  • Student Schedules for 2019-2020 School Year

    Attention Parents and Students!!! Registration paperwork for next year was sent home with your child today, March 7th. Please review the teacher recommendations printed on the top of the page and help your student make informed decisions about their elective choices. Directions are printed on the form. The program guide and placement charts are located on the MDHS website. Forms are due to guidance no later then March 14th! Click this heading for more information and to view the documents.

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  • Educational Choice Open Enrollment

    Educational Choice Open Enrollment for Lake County is February 1 - April 30th, 2019. Open enrollment for Out-of-County and Lake is from June 1 - June 30th, 2019

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  • Chromebooks Coming Soon!

    Mount Dora High School is proud to announce that we will be one of Lake County’s first Digital Discovery Schools during the 2018-19 school year. Every MDHS student will receive a Chromebook for use at school and at home to help support their learning. Please click the chromebook quick link above for more information.

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  • "A Parent's Guide to Helping your Child Succeed in School"

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  • Athletic Boosters

    Please join the Athletic Boosters for the monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

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  • 2017-18 School Improvment Plan

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  • Office Depot 5% to School Program

    When you shop at Office Depot, select Mount Dora High School for the 5% back to school program and 5% of the purchase will be donated to Mount Dora High School!

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  • In an effort to engage stakeholders in a system of continuous improvement, Stakeholder's Surveys are online and open from April 1st to May 3rd @ 5 pm. These surveys provide parents and students the opportunity to provide input and feedback.

    Parent Stakeholder Survey Spring 2019
    https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/105383/p2577
    Student Stakeholder Survey Middle and High School Spring 2019
    https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/105385/p2577

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  • Hairspray

    Cane Drama at Mt Dora High School is please to present "Hairspray" April 4-6th at the Cane Auditorium. "Welcome to the 60's" and to the town of Baltimore where dance is hip and hair is big. Come join Tracy Turnblad as she shakes things up and shows this town what love and acceptance are.
    Show Dates/Times
    April 4th - 7pm
    April 5th - 7pm
    April 6th - 1pm

    Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. You can pre-order your tickets by emailing Mrs. Laird at lairdm@lake.k12.fl.us or can purchase them at the box office 1 hour before show time.

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  •  The 12th Annual Gala presented by the Architectural Drafting and Culinary Arts students will be held at Stanley Pond Farms, 15426 CR 48 in Astatula, on Saturday, April 27th from 6 - 8 pm.  Come out and enjoy an amazing dinner and have the opportunity to see all of the amazing things the Architectural Drafting and Culinary students are doing at Mount Dora High School. This is an annual FUNDRAISER for these programs and is a fabulous annual event.  Get your tickets today!!!Gala

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    Congratulations to the City of Mount Dora's Earth Day Poster contest winner,

    Paris Chambliss from Mount Dora High School.

     

    Earth Day

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  • Mount Dora High School Congratulates the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year and School Related Employee of the year!  

    Dee Dailey-Griffin

    Congratulations to Mount Dora High School's Teacher of the Year, Dee Dailey- Griffin, Social Studies Teacher

     

    Paige Barton

    Congratulations Rookie Teacher of the year, Paige Barton, English Teacher 

    Deb Pfiffner

    Congratulations School Related Employee of the Year, Deb Pfiffner, School Secretary

     

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  • 700 North Highland Street
    Mount Dora, FL  32757
     
    352-383-2177
     
    WELCOME BACK CANES!
    MDHS Administration
     
    MDHS Administration
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  • MOUNT DORA HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
    Dr. Rhonda Boone, Principal
    Kimberly Walker-Updike, Vice Principal
    Dr. Catherine Slack - Vice Principal
    Kyle Bracewell - Vice Principal

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Announcements

  • Active shooter drills will be held at least twice a year at every Lake public school. Starting this month, in collaboration with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, we will begin teaching students with age-appropriate materials how to safely respond in an active shooter emergency. The drills will begin shortly after the training. 

    Fore more information, please read the attachment Active Shooter Drills Information

    Thank you.

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  • Chromebooks link

    Mount Dora High School is proud to announce that we will be one of Lake County’s first Digital Discovery Schools during the 2018-19 school year. Every MDHS student will receive a Chromebook for use at school and at home to help support their learning. Please click the chrome

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  • A message from MDHS Principal, Dr. Rhonda Boone...

    Welcome to Cane Country! It has been an action packed first nine weeks of school. We set a record number of over 1125 for student enrollment. Students have met new friends, joined clubs, and many are participating in our fall sports, band and JROTC. Our students enjoyed a week of homecoming activities led by our class officers and SGA. New to our campus this year is Hurricane READY Time and the launch of Mount Dora High School as a Lake County Digital Discovery School.

    I am pleased to announce the following teachers that are new to MDHS and have joined us here in Cane Country. The English/Language Arts Department welcomes Mrs. Rigby and Mrs. Rainear; joining the Social Studies Department is Mrs. Kemmet, Mrs. McMillan and Mr. Watkins; Intensive Reading is Mrs. Romano; our Spanish classes will be taught by Mrs. Santiago and Mrs. Bou; Science greets Mrs. Leese; in Math Mr. Morrison; in Theatre Ms. Laird; and in Art joining us is Mr. Nisbeth. Our new Guidance Counselor is Dr. Clinkscales.

    We are excited to share with you that MDHS is among one of the first Lake County High Schools to have Chromebooks for our students. Please visit our website to read about this fantastic program, complete the Student Electronic Device Agreement and pay your Technology Fee on line.

    Hurricane READY Time allows our students additional time during the school day to get extra help, work on projects, complete homework or attend meetings with their teachers. This initiative will enable each student at MDHS not only to achieve academically but strive for excellence in everything they do.

    Parents I encourage you to take an active role in your student’s education. Lake County has an online program in Skyward that you can monitor your student’s progress and successes throughout the school year. If you are not familiar with this online program, please contact the guidance office and they will be happy to walk you through the set up process. We encourage all of our students to take the opportunity to become involved in the various activities, clubs and sports offered at MDHS.

    My sincerest thanks goes to our students, parents, faculty, staff and the community of Mount Dora for the support you continue to give to Mount Dora High School. We look forward to continuing our upward academic trend in Cane Country and having a great year while we do it!

    Sincerely, Dr. Boone, Principal

     

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  • Skyward Family Access

    http://lake.k12.fl.us/grades

    Parents and guardians of students who attend Lake County Schools are encouraged to create a Family Access account. Through the Family Access portal, parents and guardians will have the ability to view their child’s grades, attendance and other data. Click this link for Skyward Family Access,  https://www.lake.k12.fl.us/familyaccess ,  for a tutorial on how to create an account.

    Lake County schools will no longer print and mail report cards.  Parents are urged to sign up for Family Access to see report cards online when they are published at the end of the school year.

    Enrolling in Skyward Family Access not only links parents to their children’s report cards, but it also gives parents the ability to monitor attendance records, assignments and test scores, and to receive important notices from the school or district.
    Enrolling is easy:
     Download the enrollment form at www.lake.k12.fl.us/FamilyAccess , print it and complete it.
     Bring the completed form and ID to the school and sign the form in front of a witness there.
    OR…
     Have the completed form notarized and turn it in at the school.
    Parents who don’t have access to a computer at home can link to Skyward Family Access from a smart phone or other mobile device – a link is available on the Lake County Schools app, which can be downloaded through Google Play or the Apple App Store. They also have the option of using computers for free at public libraries in Lake. Those who still want a paper copy of their child’s report card can come to the school and have one printed and given to them on the spot.
    For more information about Skyward Family Access, see the Frequently Asked Questions at www.lake.k12.fl.us/FamilyAccess

     
     
     
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  • Health Sciences

    Health Science Academy Two-year educational progam for incoming 11th graders who have an interest in health careers to dual enroll their junior and senior year.  Please read Information on the Program here.

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  • Educational Choice gives students greater access to schools outside of attendance zones

     

    Educational Choice Open Enrollment

     

     

     

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  •  Bus Transportation Information

    Click here for  Bus Transportation Information.                         
     

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