Future Warriors
Academy Deadlines
  • Shadowing is open Oct 21 - Jan 31
  • MCPSS Academy Application closes December 31
  • All students applying to IB or Both Academies must attend one of the on-site writing samples & pay the $25 application fee to complete your application. You do not have to reserve a seat; simply report to the lobby upstairs through the main entrance. Students applying to only EPIC, do not need to complete a writing sample. 
    • Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm
    • Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm
    • Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm
  • You will be notified of your admission status via email & in the application portal between Jan 21 and 24
  • Complete the Intent to Enroll in the application portal by Jan 31 (this also secures your transfer with MCPSS)
  • All students accepted into a DHS Signature Academy will receive instructions for academic advising & next steps in the mail (via USPS).


Important Dates for class of 2024
EventDatesContact Email
Last Writing SampleJan 9, 2020 semartin@mcpss.com


Academic Advising/Course Selection 2020-2021 school year

For the 9th grade course selection sheet, click here.

For the 9th grade EPIC course selection sheet, click here.

For the 9th grade DHS Pre-IB course selection sheet, click here.

Need more information?

If you still have questions about our Signature Academies, join us in a small group setting for "Coffee with the Coordinators." These informal Q&A sessions will be held from 9:30 - 10:15 am in our Digital Cafe on the following dates. It is not necessary to make a reservation. Please enter through the main entrance upstairs. 

October 24

November 7

November 21

December 12

January 9


If you would like a tour of the campus, our student ambassadors are available each morning prior to the Coffee with the Coordinators. Please reserve your spot on the tour by clicking here.


Preview Day

We enjoyed seeing so many new families at the Preview Day! If you would like to view the presentation again or you were unable to attend, see the link below.

To view the presentation from Oct 20, 2019 click here.