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. 

The shows attracted a larger crowd than what was expected, adding to the nerves of some of the newer performers.

Musical theater class closes year in dramatic fashion

May 18, 2017

The Decatur musical theater class concluded their first year in grand fashion on May 5 with their production of “Broadway: Then & Now”, a two-hour revue showcasing musical numbers from throughout Broadway’s history. Numbers from shows such as “The Lion King”, “Les Miserables” and “Hamilton” were all used in the show.

Musical Theater taps their way into a new year

Musical Theater taps their way into a new year

February 22, 2017

The musical theater kids are going out into the community and reflecting the hard work and positivity that musical theater represents

Turning a new page

Turning a new page

October 28, 2016

Creative Writing has been a popular class at Decatur for over 20 years, but recently there have been changes in the programs.

Heroes in Disguise!

October 27, 2016

Throw on your capes and superhero costumes as you check out how Decatur High celebrated their 115th Homecoming week.

More than just a class: JROTC

More than just a class: JROTC

October 18, 2016

To some, the students that walk the halls clad in camouflage uniforms are a mystery. They can be found raising the flag in the morning and running obstacle courses after school, but there’s much more to Decatur's ROTC program than what you see might see at first glance.

AP stats exam rescheduled

AP stats exam rescheduled

May 11, 2016

“[Rescheduling] isn’t ideal, but students will still be able to get feedback before they do the real exam, and that's what matters to us the most,” AP Statistics teacher, David Custer said. “This actually affords students a bit more time to review in earnest before taking the mock exams, so it's not exactly a bad thing. I'm just sorry that we had to change the plan at the last minute.”

The bleachers fill up on the near side of the stadium. Students waited outside for nearly an hour while the problem was resolved.

“This is not a drill”: Decatur evacuates building during bathroom fire

March 23, 2016

Around 10:30 a.m., the Decatur fire alarm went off. As students filed out of their classrooms, principal Arlethea Williams immediately warned over the intercom that it was not a drill.

“I’ve always liked art and being crafty and stuff,” Reed said. “My dad’s an architect and my granddad’s really good at art too, so I guess that’s where I get my artiness from.”

Art: No longer a joke

January 23, 2013

Most students have had that easy class that we never really had to work in. For many, that class was...

Administration enforces controversial policy

Administration enforces controversial policy

September 5, 2012

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Isn’t that what everyone thinks? Because Decatur changed...

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