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. 

Decatur's Got Talent saw a wide variety of acts in last years show, from dancing to juggling to spoken word poetry.

Contestants to take the stage in Decatur’s Got Talent Auditions

December 17, 2018

Update: Auditions have been moved until after Decatur High School's Christmas break. The story will be ...

Preparing for the Upcoming PSAT

Preparing for the Upcoming PSAT

October 9, 2018

With the PSAT to be held on Wednesday, October 10, students share their opinions on the importance of the test. Significant aspects, such as the National Merit Scholarship, are discussed.

SGA changes election process

SGA changes election process

April 23, 2018

In response to the recent Student Government administrator change, the Student Government Association or SGA is continuing to adjust their policies and organization. These adjustments include a brand new election process to improve the overall process.

'Enough is enough.'

‘Enough is enough.’

March 16, 2018

  Photos by Niki Gajjar, Ellie Butterfield, Adelaide Taylor, Isis Amusa and Molly Weston. ...

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.

Sophomore raises awareness for breast cancer

Sophomore raises awareness for breast cancer

December 19, 2017

Emily Miranda wore breast cancer awareness shirts at least once a week for all of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Students' artwork at the Decatur Library.

Sophomore participates in local art exhibit

December 18, 2017

On Dec. 1, the annual art exhibit highlighting artwork from Decatur students began at the Decatur public library. The exhibit features stunning drawings and abstract works created by students in the Decatur High School art program.

Valerie Vansweden (left) and Dave Quam (right), married at the time, hold one-year-old Eden (center) at a Russian orphanage. This was the very first moment her adoptive parents met her.

Searching For Her Motherland

November 10, 2017

Junior Eden Quam struggled to find her biological mother after being adopted from a small town in Russia. Her biological mother was potentially missing.

Levin painted an androgynous black woman for the pop-up show using a model for reference. “I just liked the kind of vibe she gave off from the paper,” she said.

From Anime to Acclaim

October 22, 2017

Aspiring artist Maria Levin is only 12 years old, but her work is already featured in the High Museum of Art.

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