Declo High School

A Tradition of Excellence


  • Cheer & Dance Achieve Success!

    All The Way To State!

    Our Hornet Cheerleaders & Dancers recently competed in their respective district competitions where they both did extremely well. The dancers placed first in all 5 dance divisions were crowned District Champions. The cheerleaders placed first in Show, Sideline, and Pom, second in stunt, and were also crowned District Champions. Both teams were also recognized this year as State Academic Champions. Way to go girls!

    Both squads will be headed to Nampa in three weeks to compete in the 2017 Idaho High School Dance and Cheer State Championships at the Ford Idaho Center. The dancers compete on Friday, March 17th and the cheerleaders compete on Saturday, March 18th. Here is tournament information for Dance or Cheer.


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  • Hornet Hoopster Heroes!

    State Tournament Bound!

    The Declo Boys Basketball Team won the District IV 2A Championship Wednesday night, throroughly thrashing the Trojans. The boys head to the State Tournament at Capital High School next Thursday, March 2nd where they will play at 6:15pm. You can find more detailed information, including brackets, here.



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  • Wrestlers Grapple to Greatness!

    Fourteen Hornets Head to State.

    The Declo wrestlers won the District IV 1A/2A Championship last Thursday in Buhl. The wrestlers head to the State Tournament in Nampa next Friday, February 24th. The 3A/2A schools--including Declo, Oakley, & Raft River--wrestle from 9:00am until 2:00pm. On Saturday,  February 25th the wrestling for all schools begins at 9:00am. You can find more detailed information, including brackets, here.


    1. Declo 190; 2. Oakley 130; 3. Glenns Ferry 94; 4. Raft River 90 5. Wendell 48; 6. Shoshone 21; 7. Valley 19.


    106: 2. Jon Anderson

    113: 1. Caden Crider; 2. Austin Barker

    126: 3. Chandler Wells

    138: 3. Tony Marino

    145: 1. Brian Rios; 2. Rod Newman

    160: 2. Taythen Larson

    170: 2. Jacob Thompson

    182: 1. Tyler Mathews

    195: 1. Sy Osterhout

    220: 1. Dawson Osterhout

    285: 1. Bryson Robinson; 2. Koy Muir


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  • Cassia Schools Hiring Expo

    Ever thought about working in a school?

    The Cassia School District is hosting their first ever Hiring Expo on Friday March 10th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Burley High School King Fine Arts Center Little Theater. Click here for more information.


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  • Academic State Champions

    Talented AND Smart!

    The Idaho High School Activities Association is pleased to recognize the Declo High School 2016-17 Boys Basketball Team as the 2A Academic State Champion and the Declo High School 2016-17 Dance Team as the 3A/2A/1A Academic State Champion in their respective sport/activity. This award is presented to the varsity team in each classification that achieves the highest cumulative grade point average. The IHSAA and its official sponsor, The United Dairymen of Idaho, congratulate these student-athletes for their outstanding academic achievement and commitment to excellence through athletics.

    View the complete list of champions here.


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  • Early Dismissal & Closure

    Thursday & Friday, March 2-3

    On Thursday, March 2, all students in the three Declo schools and Albion will be dismissed at 12:30pm and on Friday, March 3 there will be NO SCHOOL at any of the Declo and Albion schools. The Cassia Regional Technical Center will be in session for the morning.

    On Thursday, the DHS Boys Basketball Team will be participating in the State Tournament at Capital High School in Boise. Their first game is at 6:15pm. Follow this link for Tournament Information.

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  • Bowlers Strike 'Em Down!

    State Championship Results

    Declo's bowlers excelled at the State Tournament held in Burley. Individual placers were:

    Alex Moss 3rd

    Hunter Oppe 4th

    Ty Blauer 5th

    Dillon Johnson 6th

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  • Honor Roll Posted

    The honor roll for second quarter has been posted on the website. Find it on the academics channel above.

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  • Declo Ag Leaders

    DHS Ag Attends Leadership Conference & Gets Visit From State Official

    Miss Mamer and her Ag Students attended the 212/360 Leadership Conference offered by the FFA in Pocatello this week. The students stayed in Pocatello, attending leadership workshops, taking part in a service project, and meeting FFA members from all around Idaho.

    Also, the students were visted by guest Jake Powell from Idaho Fish And Game. He talked to the students about trapping--demonstrated setting traps and laws for it. The students also were able to see various pelts.


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  • Free Application For Federal Student Aid

    To be considered for federal student aid for the 2017-2018 award year, you can complete a FAFSA between October 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018. Find more information on the DHS Counseling Center FAFSA Page.

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  • Dancers Dazzle!

    Sting Dance Team Attends Competition

    The Sting Dance Team traveled to Jerome this past Saturday to participate in the Tiger Rumble Dance Competition. Their routines placed either 1st and 2nd and their prop routine was recognized as the most memorable routine. Congratulations dancers!


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  • We Choose All of Us!

    February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month.

    We Choose All of Us is a campaign created by Idaho youth leaders under the direction of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence that envisions communities where everyone is valued, everyone is safe, and everyone can thrive. During the last few months, there has been significant public conversation about abuse, harassment, intimidation, bullying and sexual violence in Idaho's schools. The goal is to work together to create safe and inclusive school environments and prevent students against unlawful discrimination including abuse, harassment, intimidation, bullying, and sexual violence.

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  • College & Career Night

    The Cassia County School District is sponsoring the 2nd Annual College & Career Night: Set Your Future on Fire.

    • What: College & Career Night: Set Your Future on Fire
    • When: Tuesday, February 28 5:30p-7:30p
    • Where: Burley High School foyer and library
    • Who: All CCSD 7-12 graders and their parents

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  • Hornet BPA Rocks Regionals

    BPA State Qualifiers 2017

    Congratulations to this hardworking group of students. They spent countless hours before school, after school, and on weekends working on projects and studying for tests. Declo High School had 21 students who qualified to attend the state BPA Competition which will be held in Boise March 9-11. There is also a national competition which will be held in Orlando Florida in May should we have students qualify. We are hosting Mr. DHS on Tuesday January 31st @ 7:00 pm in the Declo High School Auditorium. 100% of the proceeds will go toward the expense of getting all of these students to the state competition. We have some super talented and amazing future leaders at Declo High School. 

    • 1st Place Economic Research Team
      • Dallan Christensen
      • Kaylee Tegan
    • 1st Place Administrative Support Team
      • Bridy Critchfield
      • Gretchen Pirtle
      • Kierra Koyle
      • Carlyn Osterhout
    • 2nd Place Fundamental Word Processing
      • Brooklyn Hoopes
    • 1st Place Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications
      • Brooklyn Hoopes
    • 1st Place Graphic Design Promotion
      • Carlyn Osterhout
    • 1st Place Support Research Project – Independent
      • Kaylee Tegan
    • 3rd Place Fundamental Word Processing
      • Ella Sharp
    • 1st Place Digital Publishing
      • Bridy Chritchfield
    • 2nd Place Payroll Accounting
      • Megan Smyer
    • 1st Place Prepared Speech
      • Jakeb Garrard
    • 1st Place Advanced Interview Skills
      • Dallan Christensen
    • 1st Place Small Business Management Team
      • Jayci Murdock
      • Jessica Lewis
      • Kensie Darrington
      • Eliza VanLeuven
    • 1st Place Integrated Office Applications
      • Megan Bronson
    • 1st Place Web Site Design Team
      • Emily Bronson
      • Katelyn Peterson
      • Megan Bronson
      • Layne Anderson
    • 2nd Place Intermediate Word Processing Skills
      • Layne Anderson
    • 1st Place Global Marketing Team
      • Sam Slusser
      • Jakeb Garrard
      • Hazel Thomander
      • Shaeley Silcock
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  • Declo Senior High School Bulletin for Feb 27- Mar 4, 2017



    Monday:  Chicken Burger.

    Tuesday:  Cowboy Delight.

    Wednesday:  Tornados.

    Thursday:  Chicken Nuggets.

    Friday:  Cheeseburger Salad Wrap.


    College and Career Night: Tuesday, February 28th at Burley High School Foyer and Library. There will be information from local and regional experts on careers and college opportunities. They will be giving away a laptop. Open to all Cassia School District students in grades 7-12th and their parents.

    BBB: C-Team needs to get their uniforms turned into Mr. Smyer ASAP.

    Hornet Hive Bakery: Will be selling Cinnamon rolls and bread sticks on Tuesday at lunch.

    Softball:  Try-outs will be after school on Monday at 2:30 in the Jr high gym.

    Drama: The Drama department will be presenting the play, Every Little Crook and Nanny, on March 6 - 9 at 7pm in the Auditorium. Costs are: Adults $5, Students and seniors $3. Family night will be on Monday and Tuesday with a cost of $15 for immediate family.

    BPA: Please get your BPA dues paid to Ms. Murdock.

    Golf: Practice in the nets after school today.

    Congratulations: Our Dance and Cheer teams did very well at Districts on Saturday. Dance placed 1st in Dance, Kick, Prop, Hip Hop, and Military. They were also Academic champions and overall District Champions. Cheer placed 1st in Show, Sideline, and Pom. They placed 2nd in Stunt. They were also Academic Champions and Overall District Champions.

    Our Wrestling team did great at State.  We had 2 place as State Champions, and one in 4th, 5th , and 6th place.

    Robotics:  The Tech Center Robotics team went to State Competition and placed 5th in the state.  We had one of our students from Declo High School participate on the team.



    Week's Activities:

    Thursday & Friday: School will be released at 12:40pm on Thursday and No School on Friday.

    Thursday - Saturday: State BBB at Capital High School. Game begins at 6:15pm.


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Welcome To A New School Year!

Welcome to Declo High School, home of the Mighty Hornets. Our school sits at the base of the East Hills and is the heart of our rural agricultural community. Our mission is to provide an education which is a bridge to a lifetime of learning. As a faculty we are excited to work with the students attending our school and welcome all who desire to help us accomplish this mission. GO HORNETS!
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