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Decatur Youth Council Co-Hosts Concert on The Square

Decatur Youth Council Co-Hosts Concert on The Square

Julian Fortuna

September 16, 2019

On Saturday, September 5, the Decatur Youth Council (DYC), a local organization of teenagers who organize community events, hosted its third community Concert on the Square. The event was co-hosted in partnership with the Decatur Business Association (DBA), a conglomerate of businesses in Decatur. T...

International Overdose Awareness Day observed in Decatur

International Overdose Awareness Day observed in Decatur

Aly Yamamoto

September 10, 2019

Every year on Aug. 31, people around the world gathered to observe International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). The event is held in order to reduce the stigma surrounding drug-related deaths as well as to recognize the strain overdoses has had on people’s lives. In Decatur, Terrie Moore, along with the Decatur Prevention Initiative (DPI), held a candlelight vigil in front of the Decatur Presbyterian Church to honor this day. 

Math club and team transform into Mu Alpha Theta

Math club and team transform into Mu Alpha Theta

Nayeli Shad

September 9, 2019

After struggling with attendance and membership, math club and team sponsor Rachel Seasholtz decided to replace the club with Decatur High's inaugural Mu Alpha Theta chapter.

Decatur hosts Truth Racial Healing Circle

Decatur hosts Truth Racial Healing Circle

Adrien Tirouvanziam and Luke Novak

September 4, 2019

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, Decatur High School hosted its first Racial Healing Circle in the media center. The meeting featured several speakers who highlighted the necessities of diversity and the importance of respectfully participating when speaking about racism.  DHS media specialist Ifeude Hill organized a...

Jewish Student Union joins Decatur High School

Jewish Student Union joins Decatur High School

Zidia Gibson

August 29, 2019

Jewish Student Union (JSU), Decatur's newest club, has its first meeting Sept. 4. The organization, created by seniors Halia Reingold and Sam Cooper, aims to provide a place where Jewish students can meet one another and openly talk about their struggles and non-Jewish students can learn about Judaism. 

Rally in Decatur Square protesting congressional inaction for gun reform

Rally in Decatur Square protesting congressional inaction for gun reform

Alexis Siegler

August 21, 2019

Hundreds of people gathered in the Decatur Square on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 17, for a rally protesting congressional failure to enact gun reform policies. 

“Not a cure-all”

“Not a cure-all”

Taylor Dowdy and Sarah Ozio

May 24, 2019

“I couldn’t sleep when the baby slept because I felt like they might stop breathing. I didn’t really go anywhere because I felt like I wouldn’t enjoy going anywhere. Everything was just overwhelming and going anywhere felt unsafe.” After the births of her first two children, Nikki Reeves’ p...

‘Lost Planet’ EP is a pleasant surprise

‘Lost Planet’ EP is a pleasant surprise

Andrew Hagberg

May 22, 2019

South Florida rapper Smokepurpp released his new project Lost Planet just in time for Coachella. The EP was announced back in March, but he did not share its release date or official tracklist until recently. Lost Planet is eight tracks and includes features from Gunna, NLE Choppa, and Lil Pump. The young ar...

Seniors Organize Model UN Conference

Seniors Organize Model UN Conference

Caroline Putman and Mary Ryan Howarth

May 21, 2019

On Saturday, April 27, Decatur High School hosted a Model UN conference bringing in students from a variety of other schools.

Students protest Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill

Students protest Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill

Zidia Gibson

May 13, 2019

In response to the recent six week abortion ban signed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp last Tuesday, Decatur High School juniors Liza Watson and Isabel Staton have organized a protest to oppose the bill.

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