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DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 2, the Dekalb County courthouse was full of ongoing trials and debating high school students. Students played the role of attorneys, witnesses, time keepers and court artists as they argued against other schools and presented a case before a judge. After a make-up round took place on Wednesday the 6th, Decatur’s mock trial team won first place.

Decatur celebrates Year of the Pig

Decatur celebrates Year of the Pig

February 7, 2019

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

Not Your Ordinary Podcast

Not Your Ordinary Podcast

October 1, 2018

The popular high school story: a group of students, all attending the same school and living in the s...

Teachers at Sea

Teachers at Sea

April 16, 2018

For Chelsea O'Connell-Barlow and Kevin McMahon, science is not just what they teach and the classroom is not just a place to read textbooks. Taking various real life science experiences, these teachers have an innovative outlook on teaching.

Students gain new perspectives in the mountains

Students gain new perspectives in the mountains

March 13, 2018

During the first semester of the school year, sophomore Henry Yates was learning about global food economics instead of the American Revolution, and backpacking through the Blue Ridge mountains instead of walking to Chemistry. This was everyday life at the Outdoor Academy (OA).

Parkland shooting rekindles gun control debate

Parkland shooting rekindles gun control debate

March 7, 2018

On Feb. 14, 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

SGA proposes tentative walkout plan to Decatur administration

SGA proposes tentative walkout plan to Decatur administration

March 6, 2018

After 17 students died in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, schools have been organizing walkouts across the country, and our Student Government Association (SGA) set a tentative schedule for Decatur to join them.

Decatur Student Center begins ‘wraparound’ services

February 2, 2018

In December 2017, the Decatur Student Center held its first event: a stress and anxiety information session with Riley, a therapy dog. These sessions have continued every Friday since. “From what I’ve heard in students in my classes, [the sessions have] been really appreciated,” junior Scott Johnson said.

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

November 2, 2017

Many transgender and genderqueer students don't feel safe using sex-segregated restrooms, so the Gender-Sexuality Alliance proposed an all-gender restroom that would make students' lives easier.

Students spend summer volunteering at Children’s Heathcare of Atlanta

Students spend summer volunteering at Children’s Heathcare of Atlanta

September 24, 2017

While most students spent their summer vacationing, some were volunteering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and learning valuable lessons.

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