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Entire district locked down

Entire district locked down

Christopher Rosselot and Julian Fortuna

December 14, 2018

This story will be updated with information about the lockdown at individual schools. All nine of Decatur City Schools were placed on lockdown for the second time in three weeks. Today’s lockdown, on Friday Dec. 14, was a system-wide soft lockdown. In the latest message on City Schools of Decatu...

City Schools of Decatur Live Twitter Feed

City Schools of Decatur Live Twitter Feed

JP Lockwood

December 11, 2018

On December 11th, 2018, 3ten will be live tweeting the City Schools of Decatur Board Meeting. The live tweet will be on the Convergence Media Twitter page, @DecaturMedia. It will begin at 6:30 and students from Decatur High School will be tweeting out updates from the meeting. Issues on the docket w...

Community assesses racial inequity

Community assesses racial inequity

Adelaide Taylor

November 27, 2018

After an equity study found significant disparities between black and white students in disciplinary actions and academic placings, Decatur intends to be the first school district ever to tackle and achieve racial equity.

Trump Administration changes policy on birth control insurance coverage

Trump Administration changes policy on birth control insurance coverage

Genesis Reddicks

November 24, 2018

The Trump Administration and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quietly passed two interim final rules allowing businesses with “religious or moral objections” to opt-out of providing birth control and other contraceptives in female employees’ health insurance plan. This plan will ...

Update: James and the Giant Peach Tech Week and Preparation for Opening Night

Update: James and the Giant Peach Tech Week and Preparation for Opening Night

Sydney Fessenden

November 21, 2018

With Thanksgiving around the corner and opening night soon after, the cast and crew of Decatur’s newest musical production, James and the Giant Peach, is hurrying to get the show ready for viewers.

Decatur practices first code red drill in two years

Decatur practices first code red drill in two years

Ella Witz

November 16, 2018

Decatur had its first hard/soft lock-in in two years on Friday, Nov. 2. Administrators advised first period teachers and students to close and lock classroom doors, turn off lights and sit in concealed corners or use desks to hide themself.

Decatur City Dance Company hosts fall performance

Decatur City Dance Company hosts fall performance

Maddie Weisbecker

November 16, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11, the Decatur City Dance Company (DCD) hosted a fall performance titled “Classic 2 Contemporary” at the Uhry Theater of Druid Hills High School.

DHS Implements New Spirit Points System

DHS Implements New Spirit Points System

Jasmine Barnes-Diaz

November 15, 2018

Instead of the usual cheers, Decatur’s four classes performed in the “In My Feelings” challenge at this year’s second pep rally. The seniors, who won, received Spirit Points, a new system implemented by SGA to increase school spirit. During Homecoming week, classes received points by winning the ...

Agnes Scott Muslim Association raises money for Yemen

Agnes Scott Muslim Association raises money for Yemen

Ella Talmadge

November 14, 2018

On Nov. 8 Muslims and allies gathered at an annual unity banquet hosted by the Agnes Scott Muslim Student Association (MSA) and raised money for impoverished Muslims in Yemen. The banquet had speakers from the Muslims of the World organization and the Islamic Speakers Bureau to bring in attendees.

Candlelight vigil held in honor for Kennedy Segars

Candlelight vigil held in honor for Kennedy Segars

Marcus Douglas

November 9, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, family, staff, friends and former classmates gathered in the Decatur Stadium for a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life of Kennedy Segars. Segars graduated from DHS in 2018. She passed away in the hospital on Monday, Oct. 22, after being hit by a drunk driver near Stonecrest ...

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