Posts tagged with "Decatur High"

Decatur High community mourns 2015 grad

Posted by May 30, 2016

By Mary Margaret Stewart, contributor Joe Bodine, a 2015 Decatur High School graduate, died unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, May 25. His sister, Lia Bodine, is a rising junior at Decatur High. A memorial service was held in the DHS Performing Arts Center  on Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m., where community members celebrated Joe’s life. Many […]

Decatur High girls, boys soccer teams make state semifinals for second year

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 9, 2016

The Decatur High boys and girls soccer teams are making another championship run. Both teams are in the state semifinals for the second year in a row. The girls team will play Blessed Trinity at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at Decatur High. The boys will play Oconee County High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday […]

Decatur Ethics Committee will hold its first meeting

Posted by April 26, 2016

By Mary Margaret Stewart, contributor  The Decatur Ethics Committee will meet for the first time on Tuesday, May 3, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in the City Commission Meeting Room at City Hall, located at 509 N. McDonough St. The Ethics Committee was first appointed in 2001, but since no complaints have been […]

Eddie Fowlkes, Decatur High’s historian, passes away

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 10, 2016

This story has been updated.  Eddie Fowlkes passed away on April 1, 2016 after battling brain cancer. Fowlkes, 62, was a part of Decatur High School and vice versa. He graduated from the school. His siblings went there. One brother, David, basketball and baseball at DHS from 1971 to 1976. Fowlkes’ wife, Anne Wyche Fowlkes, was an art […]

Decatur High students show “alarming rates” of risky behavior

Posted by March 29, 2016

By Mariann Martin, contributor Decatur High School seniors say they use alcohol at higher rates than students in DeKalb County, in Georgia and across the rest of the country. In a self-reported survey, about 45 percent of 12th graders said they had at least one drink in the last 30 days, compared to 35 percent […]

Decatur High holding “risky behaviors” forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 28, 2016

Decatur High and City Schools of Decatur officials will be holding a forum tonight, March 28, to discuss the “risky behaviors” of students. The forum will be held at 7 p.m. at the Decatur High performing arts center. “Come tonight to learn about what’s going on with Decatur teens related to fighting, posting fights to […]

(UPDATE) Decatur High community in an uproar over firing of longtime media clerk

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 27, 2016

Update: On Sunday, Superintendent David Dude announced he was revisiting his decision. For the full story, click here. Here is our previous story, published on Feb. 27.  Susan Riley, a popular media clerk who worked at Decatur High School for 19 years, was abruptly fired from her job on Friday, Feb. 26 and no one knows […]

Decatur School Board considers $750,000 amendment to construction contract

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 23, 2016

The Decatur School Board is tackling a late addition to its Feb. 23 agenda: the approval of a $750,000 contract amendment for expansion of the city’s high school. The board meets at 7 p.m. at City Schools of Decatur’s central office, located at 125 Electric Avenue. All meetings are open to the public. The contract is […]

Police report accuses Decatur High seniors of videotaped assault of Atlanta student

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 10, 2016

A group of female Decatur High seniors are being accused of participating in an assault on a younger female student from Atlanta that was captured on video. Decaturish, which first reported on the alleged assault, obtained new details about the incident after filing a records request According to the report, on Sunday, Feb. 7, a […]

(UPDATE) Decatur High will close Friday due to plumbing issues

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 17, 2015

Decatur High will be closed on Friday, Dec. 18, due to a “plumbing issue,” according to City Schools of Decatur. All other CSD schools will be open and operating as usual, a message to parents says. The plumbing issue caused the school to send students home early on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 12:45 p.m.. A […]

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