DHS Grade 9 Orientation

DHS Grade 9 Orientation
Posted on 08/19/2019
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Welcome to

Derby High School

Class of 2023!





You are invited to attend the Grade 9 Orientation. This is a great opportunity for students to get acclimated and prepare for their first official day of high school!


Who: All incoming Grade 9 students should attend

Where: Derby High School

When: August 22 and 23  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and reconnect with those they haven’t seen during the summer break! After this orientation, students will be ready to hit the ground running on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3rd!


This exciting and interactive two-day program is for all incoming 9th graders. Students will meet the administration, school staff, counselors and ninth grade teachers. They will tour the building, review their schedules, organize their lockers, receive their Chromebooks. They’ll also learn about the clubs, sports and extracurricular activities available.


Transportation and light refreshments will be provided! See the back of this sheet for bus stop and approximate times the bus will arrive.

BUS STOPS FOR ORIENTATION

The following bus stops will be used for the orientation program only. These are not the regular stops for the school year.  Bus stops and approximate times for the school year will be updated on our website,  www.derbyps.org, prior to the first day of school.



East Side
7:49 am ACADEMY HILL RD & MANSFIELD ST
7:50 am ACADEMY HILL RD & PAUGASSETT RD
7:52 am SENTINEL HILL RD & MCLAUGHLIN TER
7:54 am SENTINEL HILL RD & PLEASANT VIEW RD
7:56 am DAVID HUMPHREY RD & SUNSET DR
7:58 am DAVID HUMPHREY RD & O'SULLIVAN RD
8:01 am MARSHALL LN & BELLEVIEW DR
8:02 am MARSHALL LN & HOWARD AVE
8:07 am SODOM LN & WEST CT
8:11 am HOMESTEAD AVE & SHELTON ST
8:15 am NEW HAVEN AVE & BANK ST
8:25 am DERBY HIGH SCHOOL

West Side
7:55 am JOYCE AVE & DONNA AVE
8:00 am HAWTHORNE AVE & E ST
8:04 am ANSON ST & LAFAYETTE ST
8:05 am 5TH ST & OLIVIA ST
8:07 am CAROLINE ST & 5TH ST
8:10 am WATER ST & KURTYKA CT
8:13 am HAWKINS ST & 7TH ST
8:15 am HAWKINS ST & E 9TH ST
8:16 am 9TH ST & SMITH ST
8:18 am EMMETT AVE & FALL ST
8:20 am EMMETT AVE & BLUFF ST
8:21 am SEYMOUR AVE & SPRING ST
8:25 am DERBY HIGH SCHOOL

  • Please be at the bus stop approximately 5 minutes before the scheduled stop.

  • Any student being dropped off by a parent or guardian should plan to be at DHS by 8:25am. 

  •  If you have any questions, please call Derby High School at 203-736-5032.

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