Guidance and Counseling

Guidance Brag Board

Dayton's Dual Credit Students (Student enrolled in the Dual Credit Program
are taking classes at Gateway Community and Technical College which
count as high school as well as college credits).

Eden Rittenhouse, Jude Stitzel, Andrew Stewart, Priscilla Michaels,
Buddy Lukens,Jacqueline Blades, Katie Tillman, Noelle Brooks,
Phillip McDaniel, Sam Brewer

Dayton's Career and College Ready Students (These students have
achieved specific academic benchmarks as well as technical benchmarks).

From left to right:  Devin Bright, Alex Hayes, Krista Ackerson,  Michelle Eddy, Harvest Gifford, Caitlin McVey, Andrew Stewart, Kaitlyn Lowery, Phillip McDaniel,  Chris Miller, Danielle Hubbard, Kayla Johnson, Jacqueline Blades, Qing Zheng, Jazmin Kilgore, Elizabeth Masminster, Megan Tumler, Michaela Navarre, Katie Tillman, Cheyenne Foster, Haley McElfresh, Cheyenne Smallwood, Allison Blackburn.  NOT PICTURED:  Chris Foster and Lindsey Trimnell

Polly Carr has been named Dayton’s “University of Kentucky Rising Scholar!”  High School sophomores are awarded this honor based on academic success, demonstration of leadership, and community service.  As a UK Rising Scholar, Polly will be invited to an exclusive event at UK this summer. Congratulations, Polly!!

Jude Stitzel has been awarded the 2016 Timothy Crane Day Award. The Mercantile Library of Cincinnati presents this award to one student in the junior class who demonstrates superior writing skills.  Congratulations, Jude!!

Congratulations to Noelle Brooks who was named a 2016 Governor's Scholar.  Noelle has been accepted to the 2016 Governor's Scholar Program. The Governor's Scholar program is a 5 week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky studends completing their Junior year in high school.  Students are selected yearly based on a thorough application process detailing their academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, volunteerism, and personal integrity.  Congratulations on a Well-Deserved Achievement!

Emma Rogg has been selected as a member of the Regional Youth Leadership Class of 2017!  Since 1995, Regional Youth Leadership (RYL) has been preparing our community’s most important resource… our future leaders! RYL is a non-profit, leadership development program for high school juniors in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area. During the eight-month program, students explore complex issues and challenges faced by the region through interaction with leaders from businesses, government agencies, and civic organizations in the community. RYL uses the community as the classroom to provide participants new challenges and opportunities for intellectual, creative, social and personal growth. Graduates are motivated and empowered to assume leadership roles and influence the direction of our region’s future.  Congratulations, Emma!!


Congratulations to senior Katie Tillman who received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.  She was recognized at  a luncheon and received a certificate, a pin, and will receive money towards college tuition.    

 Congratulation to Jazmin Kilgore who received the "Against All Odds" award.  This award is given to a student who faces incredible odd, and perseveres.                                                            


Congratulations to the following students who received 2 free tickets to a Cincinnati Reds game for making straight A's in the second quarter:

7th grade                 9th Grade                  11th Grade

Angel Patterson                 Alexis Gardner                       Noelle Brooks

Brian Raleigh               10th Grade                 Priscilla Michaels

Amyti Stephens                 Traelyn Asher                           Jude Stitzel

Ciara Young                        Jessica Bell                              12th Grade

8th Grade                Pauline Carr                            Allison Blackburn

Kimberlie Ballard               Catherine Drake                     Jacqueline Blades

Trenton Downard              Mallory Michaels                   Cody Hess

Madison Gifford                Emma Rogg                            Phillip McDaniel

Chyanna Hollers

Brianna Holt

Basic Information

Mission Statement, Vision, and Goals


2016 DHS Scholarship Application

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions


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Additional Info

Meet Your Counselors


Casaundra Newsome, Guidance Counselor  (middle)

Lisa Hans, Registrar (left)

Lori Brinkman, Guidance Intern (right)



Guidance Department Newsletter

May 2016


College Connection


March 2016


Financial Aid Tip


April 2016

Upcoming Events


February 2016 Guidance Calendar


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Upcoming Testing Dates

May 5, 6, 9, 10, 11--KPREP

May 12, 13, 14,--KPEP Makeups

May 13--Compass

May 18 & 19--EOC

May 20--EOC Makeups 



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