Timeline

Tiger Timeline

1901
September 1

First Football Team

The first Dover High School Football game was played in 1901.  The first game was against Morristown, resulting in a 16-0 Dover victory!
1924
August 29

Hamilton Field Opens

This picture shows the Opening Day at Hamilton Field. Many of the houses still proudly stand!
1964
April 22

New Dover High School Opens

After a year of construction, the new Dover High School is constructed in its present location on Grace St.
1998
September 1

First Dover Public Schools Website Launched

2006
March 9

New High School Media Center is Constructed

New Dover High School Media Center is completed.
December 1

New High School Wellness Center Completed

2013
May 1

National Blue Ribbon School Award

Dover High School receives the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award from the Department of Education.
2015
May 5

2015 Best High School By US News and World Report

Dover High School has once again be designated a Silver Award Winner by U.S. News and World Report. Congratulations to the staff, students, and parents whose efforts have contributed to this valued designation. Dover High School has received this award every year since the inception of the award. Outstanding!
2016
May 3

2016 Best High School By US News and World Report

Dover High School has once again be designated a Silver Award Winner by U.S. News and World Report. Congratulations to the staff, students, and parents whose efforts have contributed to this valued designation. Dover High School has received this award every year since the inception of the award. Outstanding!
October 1

Hamilton Field Renovation

Hamilton Field continues to be transformed.  After a 10 year phase in, the facilities are complete with renovated stands, renovated Fieldhouse, Turf Football Field, and Track and Field facilities.  Even the 1929  Fieldhouse has been renovated into a snack bar, preserving the pride in our past while meeting the needs of today!
2017
May 11

2017 Best High School By US News and World Report

It has just been announced that Dover High School has once again be designated a Silver Award Winner by U.S. News and World Report. Congratulations to the staff, students, and parents whose efforts have contributed to this valued designation. Dover High School has received this award every year since the inception of the award. Outstanding!