Beacon Hill organizes event honoring Indigenous People's day, protesting cannon monument

Beacon Hill organizes event honoring Indigenous People’s day, protesting cannon monument

October 11, 2020

At 6 pm on Oct. 11, Decatur community members will fill the Decatur Square, wearing masks, to celebrate Indigenous People’s day through a cultural education event and protest organized by Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights. The community will hear music, poetry and stories by people of color, part of Beacon Hill’s artistic approach. The Square is home to a cannon monument commemorating the genocide of the Indigenous Muscogee Creek people in the 1836 “Indian War.” Protesting this is a focal point of the event.

Decatur Education Foundation hosts online Tour deCatur

Decatur Education Foundation hosts online Tour deCatur

April 28, 2020

Gail Rothman, the Executive Director of the Decatur Education Foundation (DEF), announced on Mar. 12 the cancellation of the outdoor Tour deCatur, which was scheduled to happen on Mar. 14. Instead, the DEF is sponsoring a virtual version of the annual Tour deCatur, which will take place all during the month of April due to COVID-19 complications. 

Decatur kicks-off Strategic Planning Process

Decatur kicks-off Strategic Planning Process

January 29, 2020

The Marriott Courtyard’s Conference Center was full Jan 23, 2020, as the City of Decatur with t...

Decatur High School addresses vaping addictions in student assembly

Decatur High School addresses vaping addictions in student assembly

September 30, 2019

A brand new assembly about vaping has been shown to all students at DHS. The assembly brings awareness to the dangers of addiction and suggests alternative options.

The theme of German Convention 2019 was important cities in Germany. Dachl Städte means Roof City.

Decatur High School German Club participates in German Convention 2019

February 13, 2019

On Feb. 1 and 2, the Decatur High School German Club participated in German Convention 2019, an annual statewide competition for high school German students.

Decatur's Got Talent saw a wide variety of acts in last years show, from dancing to juggling to spoken word poetry.

Contestants to take the stage in Decatur’s Got Talent Auditions

December 17, 2018

Update: Auditions have been moved until after Decatur High School's Christmas break. The story will be ...

Georgia is among the top three states with the most amount of school shootings. 
Information courtesy of www.ballotpedia.org. Infographic created by Ella Witz.

Decatur practices first code red drill in two years

November 16, 2018

Decatur had its first hard/soft lock-in in two years on Friday, Nov. 2. Administrators advised first period teachers and students to close and lock classroom doors, turn off lights and sit in concealed corners or use desks to hide themself.

Many of these dancers dance at the local Decatur Ballet dance studio. The dancers pictured were Camille King, Lily Medlock, Ella Talmadge, Lydia Hamby, Caroline Pursele, Isabelle Enloe, Dayana Paz, Stella Williams, Isabel Hanna,  Lucy Culpepper, Macyory Calderon and Sandra Martinez-Trueba.

Spanish department holds inaugural cultural heritage event

October 31, 2018

Spanish music echoed throughout the cafeteria on Oct. 26, 2018 as the Decatur Spanish department held the first Spanish Heritage Performances. The event featured Decatur musicians, actors and athletes as they came together to create shows honoring Latin American culture.

German actor visits Decatur

Maddie Smith

October 10, 2018

A German-Austrian actor visited Decatur High School and talked to students while temporarily in Decatur to film a new Disney movie.

“Little Women” inspired art show opening this weekend

October 5, 2018

On Oct. 5, the Sycamore Place Gallery will host the Little Women Collaborative Altered Book Project from 7-10 p.m. The project, conceived by Jess...

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