Daniel and his younger brother preparing dumplings.

Decatur celebrates Year of the Pig

February 7, 2019

Decatur students welcome in the Chinese New Year with traditional foods, celebrations and superstitions.

Georgia is among the top three states with the most amount of school shootings. 
Information courtesy of www.ballotpedia.org. Infographic created by Ella Witz.

Decatur practices first code red drill in two years

November 16, 2018

Decatur had its first hard/soft lock-in in two years on Friday, Nov. 2. Administrators advised first period teachers and students to close and lock classroom doors, turn off lights and sit in concealed corners or use desks to hide themself.

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.

According to the Red Cross Organization, more than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day. “So many people need the blood,” senior Rosalind Spell said,“so why wouldn’t I donate?”

Every drop counts

March 6, 2013

She looks at her arm as the needle pierces her skin. This is her third time giving blood, and each time...

Around 9,000 fans enter the UGA every game, but that doesn’t scare Moore, it only excites her. “My first game standing on the field and being cheered on by all those people was amazing,” she said.

Former DHS band member continues to march as a UGA Redcoat

November 2, 2012

Former Decatur student Chloe Moore lifts her instrument to her mouth as she gazes out into the crowd,...

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...

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