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  • Pokémon Go Sweeps the World with Mixed Reaction

    Pokémon Go Sweeps the World with Mixed Reaction

    Nate Carr, Staff Writer

    October 19, 2016

    On July 1 of this year, the Pokémon Company in collaboration with Niantic released their long awaited mobile game, Pokémon Go. It was met with a reaction even the developers didn’t anticipate. It surpassed Candy Crush as the number one downloaded app within the first week. However, even with ... READ MORE »»

    Photgrapher- Faith Myers

  • New Club at DHS

    New Club at DHS

    Alejandra Ruiz, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2016

      Lauren Smith, the AVID advisor, is leading more and more students to the path of success. Last year, Smith introduced Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, to Decatur ISD with the help of Principal Jeff Russell. Throughout the past year, this program has proven to be helpful to many students... READ MORE »»

    AVID Students Hard at Work

    Photographer- Anahi Pacheco

  • Small Traditions for Small Town Living

    Small Traditions for Small Town Living

    Carson Read, Editor-in-Chief

    October 18, 2016

      The woodpile is stacked, firefighters and policemen are in position, hot dogs are fresh off the grill, cheerleaders, Eagle Dolls and football players stand ready to begin one of the most anticipated nights of the year. The Battle of Big Sandy bonfire. It’s a tradition, and it’s a big one.   ... READ MORE »»

    DHS Bonfire

    Photographer- Morgan Lamance

  • Community Comes Together

    Community Comes Together

    Taylor Durham, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    October 4, 2016

    Blue Ribbons tied around mailboxes, car antennas, light posts, and even strips of masking tape forming a blue line across a rear window flood the visions of those running around town with their family and friends.  Some citizens never notice those blue strips of cloth, while others, aware of them, never... READ MORE »»

    Pictured- State Trooper, Adam Lawson

    Photographer-Faith Myers

  • Long Time Cheer Sponsor Retires from Position

    Long Time Cheer Sponsor Retires from Position

    Madison Scroggins, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2016

    Cheers and sounds of beans clanking against tin cans fill the air, and each class fights to be the loudest. The band plays the school and fight songs while the Eagle Dolls dance. The cheerleaders chant on the gym floor, but someone is missing. Kanetha Hicks, Decatur cheer coach of 7 years, recently... READ MORE »»

    Pictured- Kanetha Hicks

    Photographer- Faith Myers

News

Playing It Smooth

Playing It Smooth

Rachael Ussery, Editor-in-Chief

After many months of practicing, making sure every note, rhythm and dynamics are on beat and correct, ten students will advance to the State Solo and Ensemble contes...  Read More »

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  • From Wall to Masterpiece April 12, 2016
  • Debate Team Soars High March 4, 2016
  • Interpretation Team Steps Up Game March 2, 2016

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New Club at DHS

New Club at DHS

Alejandra Ruiz, Staff Writer

  Lauren Smith, the AVID advisor, is leading more and more students to the path of success. Last year, Smith introduced Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, to Decat...  Read More »

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Sports

Spring Sports are Homeruns

Spring Sports are Homeruns

Maclaine Lowery, Staff Writer

Baseball coach Brian Tickell and softball coach Carly Cloud have their teams prepped and ready for the upcoming season. Tickell is starting his second season as h...  Read More »

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Opinion

College 101

College 101

Nancy Torres, Previous Editor-in-Chief

Hello, seniors! I hope you are all enjoying your last few months of high school before moving onto the next chapter of your life! Take advantage of these last few months in...  Read More »

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