Scholars can participate in the arts in a number of ways at DHHS. The art department offers a variety of classes in the visual arts from drawing and painting to clay and innovative form to digital arts. Digital Photography has been a popular course with many Scholars.
The Daniel Hand marching band has an impressive 150 members! They perform at every home football game with an impressive halftime show! (See the link below for the 2020 halftime show.) Each year the band, orchestra, and chorus have about 20 members who audition and are selected to perform in Regionals. A few students each year also audition and are selected to All State. Band, chorus, and orchestra put on a winter and spring concert. Daniel Hand also has a jazz band that meets after school. Scholars can take piano lessons and music theory as part of their coursework as well.
Daniel Hand also has a show choir group called Vibe. Vibe has won many titles in the last four years including 16 Grand Championships. Their titles also include 15 awards for Best Vocals, 13 awards for Best Choreography and 2 for Best Show Design. Daniel Hand has two a cappella music groups – Encore has a contemporary repertoire and Waes Hail performs madrigal music.
The theater department puts on a fall play as well as a spring musical where students have the opportunity to explore their acting talents. Additionally, a large number of students participate in stage crew, which is tasked with set design, lighting, and transitions during performances.