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Entire district locked down

Entire district locked down

December 14, 2018

This story will be updated with information about the lockdown at individual schools. All nine of De...

Cross Country races through state meet

Cross Country races through state meet

November 7, 2018

The Decatur boys’ and girls’ cross country teams finished third and eighth on Friday, Nov. 2 at the 5A State Championships in Douglasville.

Political opening: Democratic and Republican clubs established at Decatur

Political opening: Democratic and Republican clubs established at Decatur

December 18, 2017

Decatur welcomed politics into the list of official school clubs on Dec. 13 and 14. In the second-to-last week of the first semester, not just one, but two new clubs held their first meetings: Young Democrats and Young Republicans. “I want to have these clubs help people feel accepted for their ideas and political ideologies,” junior Ibrahim Mahmoud said.

Math program divides into club and team

Math program divides into club and team

September 10, 2017

Decatur’s first-ever math club went to four competitions in the 2016-17 school year, but struggled with commitment, according to senior Chiara Darnton. “Some people who went said, ‘This is very cool, I love this,’ and some people said, ‘This is really stressful I’m not going to do that,’’’ Darnton said. “But that’s the point of separating math club from math team because a lot of people know that competitions aren’t for them.”

A Jewel at Jackson State

A Jewel at Jackson State

May 12, 2017

Senior Sapphire Simpson’s older sister, Diamond, and her mother both played volleyball. So, at the age of seven, Sapphire rolled right into the family tradition. “It’s an advantage to have a coach as your mom because she can push you and then you push yourself,” Simpson said.

Rock v Hatfield

Rock v Hatfield

March 17, 2017

Jackson Rock and Wesley Hatfield occasionally play pickup basketball against each other, but never in a 1v1 game. In mid-February, however, Rock proposed playing a future match-up in front of a much bigger audience: the Decatur High School community.

Zoonique

Zoonique

January 18, 2013

He stands at 42 inches, weighs in at about 550 pounds, a fierce predator and the king of the jungle....

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