Posts tagged with "Decatur High School"

Decatur Schools responds to questions and concerns regarding threat response

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2015

City Schools of Decatur received many inquires from parents after it was revealed that someone had threatened to “blow up” an unidentified school. The threat, received two days after school officials found a bullet on the boys locker room floor at Decatur High, led to an increased police presence on campus and precautionary actions by […]

DeKalb School of the Arts, Decatur High rank on best high schools list

Posted by Dena Mellick August 20, 2015

Two area schools are on a list of the best high schools in Georgia. “U.S. News & World Report” ranked DeKalb School of the Arts in Avondale Estates in fourth place in the state. It also came in at 108 in the national ranking. The report said of the school, “Dekalb School Of The Arts […]

Decatur High seniors honored for good grades

Posted by Dena Mellick May 27, 2015

Members of Decatur High School’s Senior class are being honored for their strong grades. The Decatur High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) sent out an email which said 74 members of the Class of 2015 have had “consistently strong academic achievement.” The email goes on to say, “These seniors have been included in the A/B […]

Decatur High School preps for possibility of rain during Thursday’s graduation

Posted by Dena Mellick May 26, 2015

It’s been a rainy start to the week, and Decatur High School is preparing for more rain during Thursday’s graduation. Principal Noel Maloof sent out an email detailing the rain plan for Thursday evening. If it rains, the graduation will move from Decatur High’s stadium to the gym. Maloof said in the email, “We will hand […]

Sydney Rhame playing Eddie’s Attic tonight for DHS PTA benefit

Posted by Dena Mellick May 13, 2015

Decatur High School’s own Sydney Rhame is performing tonight at Eddie’s Attic to raise funds for the DHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA). The 16-year-old junior will be headlining Eddie’s Attic for the fifth time. Nashville singer-songwriter Keelan Donovan is opening the show. If you aren’t familiar with Rhame, check out Decaturish’s review of her […]

City Schools of Decatur cancelling construction contract for High School

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 2, 2015

City Schools of Decatur is in the process of terminating a contract for a $12 million expansion and renovation of the Decatur High School. CSD awarded the contract in July of last year, which includes $950,000 in construction management fees. Superintendent Phyllis Edwards briefed School Board members on the matter in an executive session held April […]

Decatur High Community Garden moving

Posted by March 18, 2015

The Decatur High Community Garden is moving its plots this weekend because of plans to turn the garden into a parking lot. Volunteers are needed for a work day to transfer plots to the Sugar Creek Garden, run by the Wylde Center, on East Lake Drive in Oakhurst. The work day starts at 9 a.m. and goes […]

Do good this weekend: Tour deCatur, tennis, planting trees

Posted by March 13, 2015

By Dena Mellick If you want to have some fun this weekend while giving back, there is no shortage of events. Decatur: The 13th annual Tour deCatur 5K race is happening Saturday morning, rain or shine. The 5K or one-mile race Saturday (it also happens to be Pi Day) benefits the Decatur Education Foundation. You […]

Could proposed DeKalb County relocation provide space for Decatur schools?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 26, 2015

There are many unanswered questions about DeKalb County CEO Lee May’s proposal of moving the county’s administrative offices out of Decatur to Memorial Drive. But one question immediately rises to the surface. What happens with the property left behind? Could it be used to help with Decatur’s rapidly expanding school system? Or would it be […]

Meeting planned over high school renovations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 2, 2014

City Schools of Decatur wants the public’s input about its plan to add classrooms to its increasingly crowded high school. There will be a master plan community forum at Decatur High at 6:30 pm, Monday Nov. 3. According to a consultant’s power point presentation School Board on Oct. 29, CSD is considering four site plans for […]

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