Next year, for the first time, DHS will offer a black history course.

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.

A student presents to the CSD Board of Education on behalf of the Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights, 2018.

Senior Stories, Episode 1: Kenya and Grace

March 7, 2019

Seniors Kenya Oliver and Grace Williams reflect on their experiences as members of the brand-new Black...

The Alliance

The Alliance

December 19, 2018

Mawuli Davis, a bow-tied, black attorney, sits at the head of the table during the Beacon Hill Black...

Community assesses racial inequity

Community assesses racial inequity

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.

Students Step Up at Board Meeting

Students Step Up at Board Meeting

September 25, 2018

On Sep. 11, the second Tuesday of the month, the City Schools of Decatur Board held their usual monthly meeting. Aside from the scheduled discussion between board members and issues raised by parents, something made this meeting different: students from Decatur heavily contributed to the talking points.

Decatur students support National Walkout

Decatur students support National Walkout

March 16, 2018

On March 14, over 400 students gathered outside the front of the Performing Arts Center (PAC) to remember the lives lost in the Parkland shooting and support gun reform.

'Know Your Legal Rights'

‘Know Your Legal Rights’

August 27, 2017

All around the country, police brutality is a major issue. The Beacon Hill chapter of the NAACP hosted a workshop and panel discussion to help teens be knowledgeable of their rights in their encounters with police.

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