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Students deal with a temporary handicap

Students deal with a temporary handicap

March 8, 2012

For senior Maddy Howland and sophomore Sarah Stubbs getting strange looks in the hallway quickly became...

Students have disagreed with the wireless password change, but the media center staff assures Decatur that the change is only temporary.

Wireless change leads to complaints

March 8, 2012

It is not uncommon at Decatur to see students in class with their laptops and iPads. Even though cell...

Star musician receives STAR student recognition

Kelsey Martin, Carpe Diem staff

March 8, 2012

Senior Eron Smith was recognized as the STAR student for Decatur High School in January which she had received for being in the top 10 percent and having the highest SAT score of the entire senior class. “I felt wonderful when I was awarded,” she said. “I wasn’t sure that I was going to get awarded, but I knew I was...

For the sake of doughnuts

For the sake of doughnuts

March 8, 2012

Chocolate glaze is poured in a thick stream over a warm freshly baked doughnut. Beside it sits it’s...

Selection Sunday for March Madness starts on March 11. Two days later, the real action begins, as the first round starts up.

March Madness – the winners, the losers and the underdogs

March 8, 2012

As selection Sunday approaches, college basketball teams all across the country are preparing for the...

Donate with purpose

Colleen Suratt, Carpe Diem staff

March 8, 2012

The Red Cross collects an average of 16 million blood donations every year. However, a whopping 320,000 of those go unused, because they must be discarded. This gap lies in reason for giving, not willingness to give. There are countless editorials that encourage donation, so there’s no need to add to the chatter. Willingness...

Laxdawgs sport new helmets to lower head injuries

Jake Rodgers, Carpe Diem staff

March 8, 2012

Concussions remain a serious concern in the world of sports, with star players like Sydney Crosby, Kyle Irving and DeSean Jackson riding the sideline because of a concussion. Crosby’s concussion, which he sustained last season, is still keeping him off the ice. Head injuries are now in the focus of sports medicine. The...

Collins prepares the girls for the first game of the season against Grady.

New JV coach hopes to lead girls to victory

March 6, 2012

During practice the JV soccer girls scramble to stay where ever the sun hits to keep warm, but new coach...

The Wonder- Nerds rocking out at Battle of the Bands. “We did it because it was a gig and we love to play music,” Ritter said.

The Battle of the Wonder-Nerds

March 6, 2012

You feel the sweat on your hands. The crowd is cheering your name. You hear the drum beat you have been...

A big change for Studstill was the way her education changed from being more individual to being more group centered. “When you're home-schooled you can decide how long you're going to spend doing a subject,” Studstill said. “In  [public] school you have a set number of things you have to do.”

Junior reflects on past homeschooling

March 6, 2012

Junior Natalie Studstill was home-schooled for seven years before she made the move to Renfroe in eighth...

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