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Ethics team qualifies for nationals

Ethics team qualifies for nationals

Adrien Tirouvanziam

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 12, the Decatur High School Ethics Bowl team competed via Skype against West Ashley High School in South Carolina, ultimately winning the round 3-0. The team will compete in the National High School Ethics Bowl (NHSEB) for the second time in only two years competing. 

UPDATE: SGA holds voter registration drive at Decatur

UPDATE: SGA holds voter registration drive at Decatur

Zidia Gibson

February 13, 2020

During all lunches on Feb. 14, the Student Government Association (SGA) will host a voter registration drive to assist eligible students in the voting process.

Decatur introduces new database for course selection

Aydin Toker

February 4, 2020

Decatur High School’s counseling department has introduced a new database to help sophomores decide their courses and pathways (IB Diploma, Dual Enrollment, etc.). The database shows which colleges past Decatur High students have attended and which pathway they took. It also shows the average GPA, ...

Decatur students protest for 100% renewable energy

Decatur students protest for 100% renewable energy

Finn McWhirter

February 3, 2020

On Jan. 23, 2020, Decatur High School students led a climate protest for Decatur to switch to 100% renewable energy. The students met at the Decatur Square and marched to the 2020 Decatur Strategic Planning Meeting to advocate for Decatur to rely on 100% renewable energy.

Decatur kicks-off Strategic Planning Process

Decatur kicks-off Strategic Planning Process

Erin Gaul and JP Lockwood

January 29, 2020

The Marriott Courtyard’s Conference Center was full Jan 23, 2020, as the City of Decatur with the aid of a local consulting firm “kicked-off” their Strategic Planning process.  The process occurs every decade to allow citizen input into the planning of the city’s “priorities, policies and...

UPDATE: DHS presents “The Laramie Project” to spark discussion and preach tolerance

UPDATE: DHS presents “The Laramie Project” to spark discussion and preach tolerance

Bridget Goodman

January 29, 2020

Decatur High School’s Advanced Acting Ensemble is putting on a production of “The Laramie Project” this week. The play revolves around a series of interviews by the Tectonic Theater Project with Laramie, Wyoming residents reckoning with the 1998 murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, who was killed for being gay. 

DHS creates new orchestra class for upcoming school year

DHS creates new orchestra class for upcoming school year

James Tribe

January 24, 2020

On Dec. 12, the school announced that there would be a new orchestra class available next year at DHS. 

Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

Alexis Siegler

December 20, 2019

Last year, junior Sophia Norton participated in the worldwide challenge “Dressember” alone, wearing a dress every day in December as a way to raise awareness and money to fight human trafficking. This year, she has formed a team, Decatur’s Dressy Dogs, with fellow juniors, Hally Laney, Mary Katherine Moore, Fiona Mcelroy, Elena Pawloski and Saja Mohammed, raising $1,938.35 as of Dec. 20. 

DHS Attendance Policies Grow in Effectiveness

DHS Attendance Policies Grow in Effectiveness

Max Tyler, Author

December 13, 2019

Since their implementation last year, the execution of DHS attendance policies has been increasingly effective in decreasing the number of infractions this school year. 

Black History becomes newest class at Decatur High School

Black History becomes newest class at Decatur High School

Adrien Tirouvanziam and Luke Novak

December 2, 2019

Black History has become the newest class at Decatur High School. Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) teacher Cassandra Black designed this class to come in place next year.

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