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It's A Great Day To Be A Redbird!

A generation ago, legendary De Pere High School teacher, Hall of Fame coach and Athletics Director Rod Kowalczyk coined the phrase, “It’s a great day to be a Redbird!” De Pere's athletes, coaches and fans continue working to make every day a great day for our community. 

We are proud members of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association (WIAA) and the Fox River Classic Conference (FRCC), and we compete with our rivals for championships in football, cross country, soccer, girls swimming, basketball, hockey, wrestling, golf, tennis, volleyball, track and dance. We offer numerous other clubs and activities as well. If a student is willing to look and apply herself/himself, s/he will find a place to thrive at De Pere High School!

We believe the purpose of interscholastic athletics is to develop students to be contributing citizens through positive mental, moral and physical development in the spirit of competition. 

As a Redbird, we expect the same character traits that any family expects of its members: Act responsibly and with great sportsmanship. Represent the Redbirds with class and pride. Practice and compete HARD. Care for each other. Give more than you take. Be humble. AND, enjoy the journey of your high school athletics career!

De Pere High School is truly a great place to live, work and learn!

We hope this website provides you the information you're looking for, no matter your level of involvement.

Jeff Byczek, Athletics Director

Handbooks

Forms

All student-athletes must have completed the following forms before participating in a DPHS sport:

  • Co-Curricular Code of Conduct Authorization 
  • Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Parent/Athlete Agreement
  • DPHS Athletics Participation Form

** These 3 forms are part of the student's annual online registration, completed by a parent/guardian. If completed online, there's no need to sign a paper copy.**

In addition, student-athletes are required to submit a completed Sports Physical form to the high school office. For the 2024-25 school year, a student must have had a physical exam after April 1, 2023 to be eligible. 

If you are unsure whether your student has a physical on file with DPHS, please contact athletics secretary Kerry Guyette at kguyette@depere.k12.wi.us.

Concussion/Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information

Athletics News

Kerry Guyette

Aurora BayCare is offering comprehensive sports physical exams for student-athletes on several dates this summer. Cost is $25 and all fees collected will be donated back to the school. Pre-registration required. See flyer for details. 

Share Alumni News With Us!
Kerry Guyette

Calling all DPHS alumni! Our graduates are doing great things at home and around the world. If you know an outstanding alum, please share your story suggestions here. Or share via the District website here

Kerry Guyette

A frequently-requested item over the years, Redbird parkas are now available for purchase from Team Apparel at this link

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DPHS Athletics Director Jeff Bycaek

Jeff Byczek
Athletics Director
(920) 337-1020 ext.4012

DPHS Athletics Secretary Kerry Guyette

Kerry Guyette
Athletics Secretary
(920) 337-1020 ext.4013

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DPHS Fight Song

Hail to De Pere High
Hail to sons of fame and glory
Never to forget
All the joyous times we've had
U rah rah
Fight, fight with all your might
Fight to keep the colors flying
Hail to our school so dear
We pledge ourselves to thee!