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Ethics team qualifies for nationals

Ethics team qualifies for nationals

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

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.

Look Away from Iowa

Look Away from Iowa

February 7, 2020

Democratic caucuses took place across Iowa on the evening of Feb. 3, 2020, but official results could not be released to the public until 5 p.m. EST on Feb. 4. The mishap may have caused more people to bat their eyes at the results of the election, but it did little to diminish how much American people and the media value the Iowa caucuses. The weight placed on the results of the Iowa caucus is misguided as the state is unrepresentative of the nation and operates under a flawed caucus system.

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, SAT score, and the average...

Decatur students protest for 100% renewable energy

Decatur students protest for 100% renewable energy

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

January 29, 2020

The Marriott Courtyard’s Conference Center was full Jan 23, 2020, as the City of Decatur with t...

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

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

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

January 24, 2020

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

Time Out with the Teachers: Episode 1: Ms. Coffin

Time Out with the Teachers: Episode 1: Ms. Coffin

January 24, 2020

Ms. Coffin chats about growing up in Monroe, GA, her journey to where she is today, and the advice she would give her high school self (who may or may not have had a key to her high school). Get ready to laugh and cry along with her as she recounts her high school triumphs and tribulations.

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. 

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