SFD Summer Camps

Looking For Something Fun To Do This Summer?

Sign up for a Stallion Camp (or two!)

Our camps are a great way to meet new friends while improving your skills, whether it is in the classroom or on the athletic field. Check out the camps taking place this summer at SFDHS!

Check out the list of great camps that St. Francis DeSales has to offer by clicking here!

 

2018 Alumni Awards of Distinction

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Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of the St. Francis DeSales High School Alumni Awards of Distinction!   We will celebrate the accomplishments of this outstanding group on Friday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

Click here to view past recipients of the Alumni Awards of Distinction


Sr. Sharon Goodburn Award
This award is given to alumni who have actively shown their dedication to St. Francis DeSales High School after graduation by volunteering their time and efforts to their alma mater.

2018 recipient:  Kathi Haywood, Class of 1984


Msgr. James Berendt/Patrick Rossetti Award
This award is given to two alumni who have excelled in their professional careers and exemplify the DeSales mission to live a positive, productive life. The recipients of this award are examples of how the lessons learned at St. Francis DeSales High School promote continued excellence after graduation.

2018 recipient:  Sonny D'Andrea (Posthumously), Class of 1969


Barbara O'Riordan Award
This award is given to individuals who did not graduate from DeSales but have given his/her continued dedication and support to DeSales in a variety of ways.

2018 recipients:  Tom & Mary Kay Mulligan and Ruth Seggerson


Forest "Treeze" Sharrock Award
This award is given to alumni who have brought honor to St. Francis DeSales High School through their dedication to serving the community which they live through special projects and volunteer work, and by setting an example for others in their community.

2018 recipients:  John Reiner & Sheila (Richison) Reiner, Class of 1967 and Matt Mnich, Class of 1979


Young Alumni Award
This award is given to recent graduates of St. Francis DeSales High School, 10 years out or fewer, who have taken the values learned during their high school career to serve his/her community and share their commitment to excellence in all aspects of their daily life.

2018 recipients:  Natalie Cole, 2009 and Anthony Stranges, 2013


Event Date
Friday, May 18, 2018
St. Francis DeSales Cafeteria
6:30 PM

LINK FOR TICKETS

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Blood Drive, April 11

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Blood Drive
St. Francis DeSales High School

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Parent walk-ins are welcome! Students - please contact Abbey Dop or Greta Cargin, student Blood Drive Coordinators, to sign up. You must be 16 years old with a parent permission slip/17 years+ without a permission slip, and meet the weight/height requirements. Click here to learn more.

Schedule a Stallion for a Day Visit

Stallion For A Day

An opportunity for rising 8th grade students to experience a day in the life of a Saint Francis DeSales Stallion!

  • Observe and participate in classes

  • Meet our award winning faculty and staff

  • Tour the school with a DeSales student guide

Stallion for a Day visits are held every Wednesday and Friday.  The day starts at 7:30 AM, includes a complimentary lunch, and concludes at 1:30 PM. 

To schedule a Stallion for a Day visit, contact Tim Jewett, Admissions Counselor at Jewett@DeSales.co.

If you are interested in being a Stallion for a Day, please take a moment to RESERVE A SPOT TODAY!

Co-Curricular Night for the Class of 2022 (3/22)

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Co-Curricular Night
Thursday, March 22
7:00pm

Come meet with coaches, club advisors and directors to learn about the many opportunities that await you!  Walk through our club fair to discover student organizations that match your interest, meet athletic coaches and learn about upcoming open gyms and training sessions, or discover the arts!  This night is designed just for you and your parents!

Co-Curricular Night Agenda:
7:00-7:30 PM General Meeting in SFDHS Gymnasium
7:30-8:30 PM Club Fair AND Informational Sessions (Athletics and Arts)

Casino Royale (3/24) Registration is Open!

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REGISTER TODAY!
Tickets are $75. Admission price includes open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and casino money. Plus enjoy live music from the Street Players Band, and an opportunity to bid on great live and silent auction items. Proceeds from this event provide financial support to our co-curricular programs including athletics, band, drama, and over 30 scholastic and interest-based clubs. Online registration is now open. Click here to purchase your tickets.

VOLUNTEER TO HELP

To help with the planning or on the day of the event, click here!

WHAT IS CASINO ROYALE?
It serves as one of the three event fundraisers for St. Francis DeSales High School co-curricular programs while at the same time provides a fun social gathering with friends. The evening offers a live and silent auction, great food, and casino games; plus live music from the Street Players Band!  Click here for more information.

2017 PICTURE GALLERY

2017 Casino Royale

Spring Musical Information

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St. Francis DeSales High School's Drama department presents Godspell on March 23 at 7pm and March 25 at 3pm in the SFD Little Theatre. This musical, based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, brings some of Broadway's hit songs to the stage. Godspell deals with the last days of Jesus' life and includes dramatized versions of several well-known proverbs. Leading the show are junior Isaac Steiger as Jesus and freshman Skyla Blumenscheid as John the Baptist/Judas. A team of dedicated and talented students round out the cast. Tickets are $10, and go on sale March 19 during all lunch periods (10:20am-12:45pm) outside the cafeteria. Contact Ms. Arnett at arnett@desales.co with questions or to arrange a time to purchase tickets before or after school. 

The registration deadline for the 2018-19 school year is March 15, 2018

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Parents: In an effort to improve communications as well as efficiently bundle paperwork collection, we are updating our Parent Portal on PowerSchool.  St. Francis DeSales High School is excited to announce these updates will be available for Spring of 2018.

Through the PowerSchool Parent Portal you have the opportunity to complete your registration for the 2018-19 school year.

Also included in the registration process through the PowerSchool Parent Portal, you can complete the following:

  • SFDHS Scholarship Applications

  • SFDHS Tuition Assistance Applications

  • Transportation Requests

  • School Choice Applications

Once your student has scheduled classes with their guidance counselor, the counselor will send you (parents/guardians) information via email on how to complete the registration form. The registration form will need to be completed by March 15, 2018 for every student enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year.

If your student is planning to apply for SFDHS Scholarships, and would like to begin working on the required essay questions before their scheduled time to meet with their counselor, essay questions can be viewed here.  

Take part in a special screening of Paul, Apostle of Christ on March 23

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St. Francis DeSales High School has the opportunity to partner with St. Michael for a special premiere of PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST (PG-13) on Friday, March 23 at 4:00 PM at the Marcus Crosswoods Cinema. 

Tickets are $8 each. Payment for tickets is due by noon on Friday, March 9 in the SFD Main Office. Cash or checks payable to "St. Francis DeSales High School." *PLEASE NOTE: Tickets can be picked up in the SFD Main Office, starting Wednesday, March 14. 

In PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST, Luke risks his life to visit Paul, who is held captive in a Roman prison under Nero’s rule. Together, they struggle against a determined emperor and the frailties of the human spirit in order to live out the Gospel of Jesus Christ and spread their message to the world.

PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST will be in Theaters Nationwide Easter Wednesday, March 28, 2018. 

 

Women of DeSales Mass and Breakfast moved to March 10

The Women of DeSales Mass and Breakfast has been moved to Saturday March 10, due the passing of Sister Sharon Goodburn and out of respect for her 40-plus years service to the SFD community.  

All women associated with St. Francis DeSales are welcome to join us for mass, followed by a complimentary breakfast on starting at 9:00 AM. Julie Barber, 1988 SFD alumna, Director of Enrollment, and Head Softball Coach, will be the keynote speaker. This is a free event and a great way to start your day. There will be a collection for Holy Family Soup Kitchen during Mass.

Click here to register for the Women of DeSales Mass and Breakfast!

Also, all men associated with DeSales are welcome to attend on Saturday, March 10!  Join us for mass, followed by a complimentary breakfast. Domenic Romanelli, 1983 SFD alumnus and Head Boys Soccer Coach, will be the keynote speaker. This is a free event and a great way to start your day. Please note: there will be a collection for Holy Family Soup Kitchen during Mass.

Click here to register for the Men of DeSales Mass and Breakfast!

 

2018 Mother / Son Dance, February 11

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Registration is now open for the 2018 Mother / Son Dance, which will be held on Sunday, February 11 at Villa Milano from 5:30PM-8:30PM.  The cost is $25 per person and includes dinner, desert, dancing and prizes!  

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Eucharistic Adoration on Friday, February 2

Friday, February 2, we will celebrate Eucharistic Adoration at the school. The day will begin with Mass at 7 a.m. in the chapel followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for the entire school day. Eucharistic Adoration will close with Benediction at approximately 2:45 p.m . We would like to invite parents to sign up for a holy hour during the day to come and pray for the students, faculty, and staff. If you care to just drop in and make a visit to the chapel during the day, you may do that as well. 

Contact Bill or Mary Beth Hinger at bill.hinger@gmail.com or call 614-560-1555 with any questions. 

The intention of the upcoming Eucharistic Adoration is to pray for the members of our senior class as they discern their final post-secondary education plans, and in light of growing divisiveness in our world may our Church serve as a sanctuary for those who are fleeing political or religious persecution.

Visual Arts Department 2019 Spring Break Informational Meeting

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This Thursday, January 25, 2018, the Visual Arts Department will be hosting an Informational Meeting regarding their 2019 Spring Break Trip to New York City.  The meeting will be held in the Library at 6:30 PM.

See below for additional information.

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St. Francis DeSales High School named CBUS Top Pick!

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For the second straight year, St. Francis DeSales High School received the CBUS Top Pick award for Best Private School.   Watch for the Winners Guide in The Columbus Dispatch on Friday, December 22

Engineering Symposium, November 16

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
SFD CAFETERIA
7PM

The following engineering careers will be represented:

  • Aeronautical 

  • Architectural

  • Biomedical

  • Chemical

  • Civil

  • Computer / Software

  • Electrical

  • Industrial

  • Material

  • Mechanical

  • Robotic

  • Welding

This Friday is Homecoming!

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Join us for the 2017 Homecoming Game on Friday, October 20!  

All Alumni are invited to join us in the Alumni Tent, located in the North End Zone.   You can enjoy food, beverages and fun with your classmates starting at 6:00 PM.  

Stay and enjoy the game from a field-level view as you root the Stallions onto victory against Winton Woods starting at 7:00 PM!

2017 Homecoming
October 20
6:00 PM Alumni Tent Opens
7:00 PM Kickoff (DeSales vs. Winton Woods)


Attention SFD Alumni Band Members!

The St. Francis DeSales High School Marching Band is inviting all past marching band members to join them on the field during the Homecoming Game on October 20. Mr. Steller would like those interested to meet in the Band Room at 6PM.

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