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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.

Global Village Project support refugee girls with annual walk

Global Village Project support refugee girls with annual walk

Izzy Beeson

November 6, 2019

On Nov. 2, 2019, The Global Village Project (GVP) hosted their seventh annual Welcome Walk. This is a tradition at GVP that honors community building and fundraising, where community members walk along students, staff and parents of GVP to support refugee girls’ education. This Welcome walk is 4.8...

“Almost, Maine” thrives from Decatur Performs partnership

“Almost, Maine” thrives from Decatur Performs partnership

Nayeli Shad and Sophia Holland

October 30, 2019

With the drama department now part of Decatur Performs, Decatur High School’s fall play “Almost, Maine” has benefitted from newfound collaboration and recognition.

UPDATED: DHS Black Student Union plans to make significant changes

UPDATED: DHS Black Student Union plans to make significant changes

Halle Gordon

October 23, 2019

The Decatur High School Black Student Union (BSU) was created in 2002 to provide a safe space and support system for African American students. This year's co-presidents Liza Watson and Daxton Pettus plan to make significant changes to the historical club, making the BSU bigger and better than before.

UPDATE: Class Color Day shirts lose their color

UPDATE: Class Color Day shirts lose their color

JP Lockwood

October 15, 2019

Interim principal Wesley Hatfield made the decision to change Class Color Day shirts from different colors for every grade to all gray for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. The class shirt for seniors will remain blue. The refashioning comes as part of a continuation of efforts by school administration over the past few years to crack down on “bullying” that occurs as a result of upperclassmen “tagging” underclassmen with class colors on Class Color Day.

DCSD to host a hazardous waste recycling event

DCSD to host a hazardous waste recycling event

Finn McWhirter

October 11, 2019

The Dekalb County Sanitation Division (DCSD) is holding a Household Hazardous Waste recycling event on Oct. 12, 2019. The event will take place at the DCSD’s Central Transfer Station at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur. The event will last from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Decatur anticipates a new Fiber Optic Network

Decatur anticipates a new Fiber Optic Network

Finn McWhirter

October 9, 2019

The city started the installation of the new Fiber Optic Network on Aug. 19. The construction is supposed to end in about 12 to 14 months. The change will allegedly make maintenance problems easier to solve and save the school district money. “Fiber Optic Network is a lot of really rapidly blinking laser...

Learning Connections become a time for learning

Learning Connections become a time for learning

Finn McWhirter and Adrien Tirouvanziam

October 9, 2019

Learning Connections have been a part of Thursday block day at Decatur High School for around a decade. In the past, Learning Connections were a time for recreation and relaxation, like walking club, lawn games, and watching “The Office." This year, they will be a time for finishing classwork, getting one-on-one teacher help, and working on general projects. 

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