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City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

September 14, 2018

On July 16, Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss announced her retirement from the City of Decatur effective Dec. 31. Merriss began working for the city in 1983 and became City Manager in 1993.

UPDATE: Courtyard closes due to student misuse

UPDATE: Courtyard closes due to student misuse

September 12, 2018

Ever since construction in the school began early last year, students and have looked forward to the idea of having a courtyard in which they could eat lunch while taking in the sun and fresh air of the outdoors.

‘A Dancer’s Heart’

‘A Dancer’s Heart’

September 9, 2018

A Dancer's Heart is an organization started in memory of Imani Thompson-Twine, who was a DHS rising senior when she passed away in June of 2010. During the past seven years they have partnered with the Decatur Education Foundation to provide a scholarship to a graduating female senior at DHS and provide other leadership and life skill workshops on mental illness, staying safe, financial literacy, and college help.

Student center to add mental health seminars to advisement

Student center to add mental health seminars to advisement

September 4, 2018

There are a multitude of different mental health seminars that are being added to advisement this year to help guide students through high school. Administrators, counselors and other faculty members unanimously made the decision to add these lessons so that students will have another outlet to be more aware about their own mental health.

Short film tackles HIV stigma

Short film tackles HIV stigma

August 29, 2018

On Aug. 29, 2018 community public health employees, HIV clinicians, and activists took a stand against HIV in black communities at the screening of the short film “90 Days." The film follows a young couple and takes on HIV stigma and love, while highlighting biomedical prevention strategies.  

Decatur Imperial to host #FamiliesBelongTogether Fundraiser

Decatur Imperial to host #FamiliesBelongTogether Fundraiser

August 23, 2018

A fundraiser to support Kids In Need of Defense will be held at the Imperial this Thursday. KIND provides legal representation for children facing deportation proceedings, with a focus on children from Central America, and advocates for policy changes that will better protect unaccompanied children in the US.

Teaching in a tumultuous time

Teaching in a tumultuous time

May 24, 2018

Refugee Family Literacy (RFL) is an organization that represents cultural tolerance. With years of experience teaching previously as an APUSH teacher at DHS, Susan Brown joined RFL to teach refugees from around the world how to read and write.

Nation faces another school shooting; 10 dead

Nation faces another school shooting; 10 dead

May 18, 2018

At 10 a.m., this morning, our nation was subject to another school shooting. 8 people were reported dead and more injured at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas.

‘An American Elegy’

‘An American Elegy’

May 17, 2018

Decatur High School band commemorates national school shooting victims through American composer Frank Ticheli's 'An American Elegy'

H&M files lawsuit against street artist

H&M files lawsuit against street artist

April 26, 2018

H&M is a multimillion-dollar brand known for their affordable clothes. Recently the brand launched an ad campaign for their new athletic line called “New routine.”  The campaign featured models posing in front of street art. One of these murals included work done by Jason Williams a.k.a Revok, a well-known street artist.

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