There are 6 different seating areas for groups of different sizes.

Student Center Reopens and Honors the Life of DHS Graduate

Carly Collins, Writer May 13, 2021

Last year, if a student needed time alone, someone to talk to, a nap, a change of clothes, or a snack, they could get a pass to go to the Student Center. However, instead of finding a nurturing space,...

DHS Administration Establishes Teacher Salad Bar

DHS Administration Establishes Teacher Salad Bar

Joe Burke May 10, 2021

At the end of spring break, a salad bar was established for teachers in the cafeteria. Teachers who wish to benefit from the service are required to fill out a form for cafeteria staff in the morning,...

Yearbook Adjusts to Online Schooling

Yearbook Adjusts to Online Schooling

Joe Burke May 3, 2021
In a normal school year, students working on the yearbook would work on sections determined at a meeting run by the program’s editors. After attending and taking pictures at relevant school events, they would eventually come together and combine their work into a 300-page product. But in a school year marked by COVID-19 and online learning, they’ve lost many of their usual opportunities to document important events. Faced with an unpredictable timetable and an increased reliance on technology, students have been forced to find new ways of gathering information for the yearbook.
Decatur players jump for joy after Rosselot's goal in the final 3.8 seconds of the regular-time game.

Clay Rosselot scores with 3.8 seconds left, leading boys soccer to State Playoffs

Alexis Siegler April 13, 2021
With a mere 3.8 seconds left on the clock, Decatur goalkeeper, senior Clay Rosselot, makes a shot from kickoff in a last chance effort to tie the game against Cross Keys. The team is energized as they enter overtime, and score within the first 10 minute period, cementing their place in the State Playoff Tournament.
Photo from Asian Culture Club Instagram

Asian Culture Club hosts Campus Connections event

Adrien Tirouvanziam March 28, 2021

On Mar. 17, the Decatur High School Asian Culture Club (ACC) paired up with another Asian Culture Club at Emory’s Oxford campus. The meeting was a Campus Connections event where college students spoke...

CSD announces the Decatur Virtual Academy

CSD announces the Decatur Virtual Academy

Joe Burke March 26, 2021
City Schools of Decatur recently announced that plans were being made for a long-term online learning option for students. This system of education, called the Decatur Virtual Academy, would allow students who have thrived in an online environment to continue their studies virtually and serve as a replacement for in-person school. 
Hundreds gather at Liberty Plaza to show solidarity for Asian lives

Hundreds gather at Liberty Plaza to show solidarity for Asian lives

Finn McWhirter March 23, 2021

On Mar. 20, hundreds of men, women, children, adults, politicians and citizens gathered at Liberty Plaza outside of the Georgia capitol to demonstrate support for Asian American lives and protest against...

Berry Gordy: Triumph and Success

Berry Gordy: Triumph and Success

Alexander Benoit March 22, 2021

  Decatur High School held a Black History month assembly in the PAC on February 23 and February 26, 2021. The Assemblies, also known as Motown, is a story about “triumph, aspiration and influence”...

CSD Announces Changes to In-Person Learning

CSD Announces Changes to In-Person Learning

Molly Peisner March 19, 2021

On March 17, 2021 an email sent out by City Schools of Decatur announced that the two separate groups of in-person 6-12 students would be combining, and in-person learning would be open to a larger...

The winning mural design for the Student Center,

Student Center remodels, incorporating student art

Alexis Siegler March 9, 2021
As some students opt to return to in-person school at DHS, they will encounter a renovated, remodeled Student Center as compared to the one they left behind almost a year ago. The design of the center is inspired by students, whose vision was unleashed within focus groups, surveys and, especially, artwork. They wanted the center “to look like no other space in the building, they didn’t want to feel like they were in school,” Diane Andree, the Student Success Coordinator, said.
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