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Decatur Mayor Issues Stay At Home Order

Decatur Mayor Issues Stay At Home Order

Erin Gaul

March 24, 2020

Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett has issued a Stay At Home Order in order to circumvent the spread of COVID-19 in Decatur. The Order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 25, 2020, and is expected to stay in effect, unless extended or rescinded, for 14 days until 11:59 p.m. on April 7, according to the Ci...

Decatur High School’s Literary Team and The Effect of COVID-19

Decatur High School’s Literary Team and The Effect of COVID-19

MaryRyan Howarth

March 23, 2020

The newfound literary team is grabbing everyone's attention at Decatur High School (DHS). The team was created by seniors Jared Witz. Witz asked IB literature teachers Shelby Coffin and Erika Leach to coach the team.  “I was honored that Jared considered me, and was so excited to be a part of i...

CSD cancels extracurricular activities, students cope

CSD cancels extracurricular activities, students cope

Alexis Siegler

March 23, 2020

Alongside the cancellation of City Schools of Decatur (CSD) on March 12 stemming from concerns regarding COVID-19, all student extracurricular activities, including sports, were cancelled.

NCAA cancels National Track & Field Championships due to COVID-19 concerns

NCAA cancels National Track & Field Championships due to COVID-19 concerns

Alexis Siegler

March 21, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released a statement announcing the cancellation of the National Indoor Track & Field Championships. They cited this decision as stemming from concerns regarding COVID-19. Sam Ellis, Princeton runner and Decatur alumni, was in Albuquerque, New Mexico when he discovered his event was cancelled, and was "frustrated."

A Guide to COVID-19

A Guide to COVID-19

JP Lockwood and Nayeli Shad

March 17, 2020

The most frequently asked questions about the disease and pandemic, answered.

Testing impacted by COVID-19

Testing impacted by COVID-19

Caroline Putman

March 16, 2020

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, state and college preparedness tests such as the ACT and SAT have been suspended or postponed.

Georgia postpones presidential primaries over COVID-19 concerns

Georgia postpones presidential primaries over COVID-19 concerns

Aidan Rogers

March 16, 2020

On March 15, the state government of Georgia canceled the state's presidential primaries due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary, which was formerly scheduled for March 24, has been postponed to May 19 in order to avoid large groups in public.

Decatur High School releases plan for online learning, meals for students

Decatur High School releases plan for online learning, meals for students

Julian Fortuna

March 14, 2020

In an update released on March 13, City Schools Of Decatur (CSD) and Decatur High School (DHS) outlined their plans for online education, assessment and a food service for students for students.

Bloomberg sets up campaign office in Decatur, but efforts fail

Bloomberg sets up campaign office in Decatur, but efforts fail

Alexis Siegler

March 14, 2020

As the presidential primary elections approach in Georgia on March 24, former candidate Mike Bloomberg attempted to expand his reach by setting up a campaign office in downtown Decatur, neighboring Fleet Feet Sports and Dancing Goats Coffee Bar. Despite his efforts, Bloomberg dropped out of the presidential race on March 4. 

UPDATE: City Schools of Decatur cancels school indefinitely over COVID-19 fears

UPDATE: City Schools of Decatur cancels school indefinitely over COVID-19 fears

JP Lockwood

March 12, 2020

City Schools of Decatur announced that schools will be closed indefinitely beginning Friday, March 13.

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