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    SENIOR Parent College Planning Presentation (before Mini School Night)

    DCHS Auditorium

    SENIOR Parent College Information Session with Student Services -

    Wednesday, September 1st

    6:00-6:25pm (before Mini School Night)

    Auditorium

    Come meet Mrs. Colleen Koppes, our new DCHS College & Career Coordinator! Parents will learn about college application timelines and information to help them better navigate senior year.

    Mini School Night

    Mini School Night Agenda

    All parents are invited to attend Mini School Night. This is an opportunity for parents to walk through their students’ schedules and meet all their teachers. That night, please park in the West/South student lots and enter the building through the West cafeteria doors or South gym doors.
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    Naval Academy Admissions Forum

    Des Moines Public Library Central Library 1000 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309 To register please email Leigh Mcneil at lmcneil@usna.edu Additional session from 7:30-9 pm
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    Freshman Parent/Counselor Night (Osborn/Stilwill)

    DCHS Auditorium

    This session is intended to help complete your family’s transition into Dowling Catholic through a short presentation and Q&A session with counselors and administration after the first few weeks of school.  We hope to see you there!

    Monday, 9/13  (Osborn & Stilwill) - 7-8pm in the Auditorium

    Parents of freshmen whose counselors are:

         *  Mrs. Osborn (Last names A-Fi) or

         *  Mrs. Stilwill (Last names Fj-Lo) or

    If you are unable to attend your student’s counselor’s night, please feel free to attend the other session.

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    Homecoming Week Dress Up Day

    Come to school wearing your favorite pajamas or sweats. All dress must be appropriate.

    Loras College visits DCHS

    Freshman Parent/Counselor Night (Schulte/Cooling)

    DCHS Auditorium

    This session is intended to help complete your family’s transition into Dowling Catholic through a short presentation and Q&A session with counselors and administration after the first few weeks of school.  We hope to see you there!

    Monday, 9/20  (Schulte & Cooling) - 7-8pm in the Auditorium

    Parents of freshmen whose counselors are:

         *  Mrs. Schulte (Last names Lp-R) or

         *  Mrs. Cooling (Last names S-Z plus all International Students)

    If you are unable to attend your student’s counselor’s night, please feel free to attend the other session.

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    Homecoming Week Dress Up Day

    Dress in your favorite rancher, western, or farmer wear. Be sure dress is appropriate.

    Luther College Visits DCHS

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    Homecoming Week Dress Up Day

    Dress as a smarty or wear your future college choice.
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    Homecoming Dress Up Day

    Wear all one color today and rock the monochromatic look.
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    Homecoming Dress Up Day

    Dress in your favorite Maroon/DCHS attire

    Homecoming Assembly

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    Homecoming Dance

    Football field- weather permitting
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    Golden Circle College & Career Fair

    Register here

    Event is at Prairie Meadows Conference & Event Center - Altoona

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    St. Olaf College (MN) visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    Macalester College (MN) visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    Grinnell College visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    University of Northern Iowa visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room
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    University of Chicago visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI) visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    Saint Louis University visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    Benedictine College (KS) visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    CSB-SJU (MN) visits DCHS

    Documents Needed to File the FAFSA/Options for DACA Students

    Register or stream on Facebook Live through Iowa College Access Network.
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    University of St. Thomas (MN) visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room

    University of Kansas visits DCHS

    Stu Serv Conf Room
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Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.