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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.

“The school’s black sheep”

“The school’s black sheep”

January 22, 2018

Decatur holds records for impressive sports teams, such as wrestling, soccer and softball. But this team goes a little unnoticed.

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.

On the fence

On the fence

December 15, 2016

Hear the voices of three culturally diverse students as they call for cultural visibility.

Blue & Gold game showcases basketball talent

Blue & Gold game showcases basketball talent

November 13, 2016

Decatur’s basketball program tipped off the season Wednesday, Nov. 9 during the first-ever, public Blue & Gold game.

Cat, dog and human brains- oh my!

Cat, dog and human brains- oh my!

September 6, 2016

On Wednesday, Aug. 30th, AP and IB psych classes got to experience something few can say they ever have. Brought by Georgia State neuroscience PhD researchers, Decatur students got to hold and study real human brains.

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