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Safety profile app, Smart911, usage rises

Safety profile app, Smart911, usage rises

Alexis Siegler

February 12, 2019

In the past four years, since the Decatur Fire Department has implemented Smart911, a program that creates a safety profile for citizens, usage numbers have risen to 30 percent as well as people that are aware of the program.

Decatur City Dance prepares contemporary performance

Decatur City Dance prepares contemporary performance

Kai Watts

February 12, 2019

Behind the scenes of warmups, tech and dress rehearsals for Decatur City Dance's celebration of contemporary dance, entitled LIFT. The program took place on February 9th and 10th, and was produced by Daphanie Scandrick and Toya Willingham.

Randall Archer takes over as new Varsity head coach

Randall Archer takes over as new Varsity head coach

Julian Fortuna

February 8, 2019

The Decatur Boys varsity lacrosse team recently adopted Randall Archer as the new head coach after a five year interim period between permanent head coaches. Archer, who took over as head coach from Adam Pinsley, is one of the few head coaches to work at the school, a position which he feels has made it easier to connect with the team.

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

Caroline Putman

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 2, the Dekalb County courthouse was full of ongoing trials and debating high school students. Students played the role of attorneys, witnesses, time keepers and court artists as they argued against other schools and presented a case before a judge. After a make-up round took place on Wednesday the 6th, Decatur’s mock trial team won first place.

Decatur celebrates Year of the Pig

Decatur celebrates Year of the Pig

Zidia Gibson and Kheyal Roy-Meighoo

February 7, 2019

Decatur students welcome in the Chinese New Year with traditional foods, celebrations and superstitions.

The CDC experiences cuts in funding, reprioritizes

The CDC experiences cuts in funding, reprioritizes

Ella Witz and Alexis Siegler

January 7, 2019

Over four years ago, Congress approved large amounts in funding to help the global disease outbreak branch around the time of the Ebola epidemic. According to the Washington Post, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now decreasing their aid to 39 countries and decreasing disease prevention as a whole by 80 percent.

The PATH to transportation efficiency

The PATH to transportation efficiency

Julian Fortuna and Sydney Fessenden

January 7, 2019

Every day around 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Decatur’s main streets turn into epicenters of chaos. People driving to and from work create gridlocks, halting traffic. It can take up to five minutes for a single car to get through a single intersection. According to INRIX, a traffic analytics company, Atlanta’s tra...

Decatur resident creates “Decatur FM” radio station

Decatur resident creates “Decatur FM” radio station

Alexis Siegler

December 21, 2018

In August, Decatur resident Mike Johnson launched his station, Decatur FM, a place, where Decatur residents can listen to events happening in and around their community.

The Alliance

The Alliance

Erin Gaul

December 19, 2018

Mawuli Davis, a bow-tied, black attorney, sits at the head of the table during the Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights’ monthly meeting. Surrounding him is a room full of talkative parents and students, both black and white. He silences them and the activists take their seats in a circl...

Contestants to take the stage in Decatur’s Got Talent Auditions

Contestants to take the stage in Decatur’s Got Talent Auditions

Julian Fortuna

December 17, 2018

Update: Auditions have been moved until after Decatur High School's Christmas break. The story will be updated with more information closer to time. Tryouts for Decatur’s Got Talent will be held Wednesday after school in the Chorus room in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). Auditions will begin ...

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