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Justin  Messer
Assistant Principal

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Use the links below to learn more about student life at Detroit Lakes High School. 



Course Registration and Scheduling


Every Spring students are able to register for classes for the following school year. We take student registration very seriously as registration is an important communication tool that allows students to tell us which classes they find and the scheduling process is work on the many aspects of scheduling throughout the year. 


Many important decisions are made using the data gathered from student registrations. It is very important students complete their registrations accurately and on time. Students are not guaranteed to be enrolled in the classes they register for, but we do our best to ensure that the courses students request are available. Enrollment is done based on student seniority, which means students may need to wait until they are in 11th or 12th grade before they can enroll in certain elective courses.



Laker Pride

We are proud of our student who continue the Laker tradition. 

  • Leadership
  • Attendance
  • Kindness
  • Excellence
  • Respect 


DLHS Attendance: Privileges, Interventions, and Procedures

The process of monitoring and encouraging good attendance at DLHS changed beginning with the 2017 school year. Use the links below to read quick summaries of our attendance process or view the entire document in the Student Handbook. 






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