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Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

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. 

Jana Johnson-Davis elected and sworn in as school board member

Jana Johnson-Davis elected and sworn in as school board member

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 12, Jana Johnson-Davis was sworn in as the new school board member, replacing six year board member Annie Caiola, who annouched her resignation effective Aug. 1 with 29 months left in her second term. 

Black History becomes newest class at Decatur High School

Black History becomes newest class at Decatur High School

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.

Atlanta to host the next democratic debate: Predictions and Thoughts

Atlanta to host the next democratic debate: Predictions and Thoughts

November 19, 2019

The debate is likely to focus on common topics of the first four debates, such as healthcare reform, immigration, gun control, and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Decatur boys’ cross-country team wins state championship

Decatur boys’ cross-country team wins state championship

November 11, 2019

The Decatur High School boys’ cross-country team won the 5-A state championship in Carrollton, Geo...

Global Village Project support refugee girls with annual walk

Global Village Project support refugee girls with annual walk

November 6, 2019

On Nov. 2, 2019, The Global Village Project (GVP) hosted their seventh annual Welcome Walk. This is a...

UPDATED: DHS Black Student Union plans to make significant changes

UPDATED: DHS Black Student Union plans to make significant changes

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

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.

DHS graduate fundraises for gender transition

DHS graduate fundraises for gender transition

October 14, 2019

At first, Grayson Maxwell, a 2018 DHS graduate, wanted to raise money for his transition on his own. But during 2018 Pride, Maxwell found himself fundraising with his friends. Offering one dollar kisses, he was pleasantly surprised to find a community happy to help.

Decatur anticipates a new Fiber Optic Network

Decatur anticipates a new Fiber Optic Network

October 9, 2019

The city started the installation of the new Fiber Optic Network on Aug. 19. The construction is suppose...

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