Just Like New

Just Like New

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
January 22, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Before the New Year, Decatur ISD renovated the theater’s look by covering the pit. “As far as I know, Decatur ISD decided to build the cover,” Theater Arts teacher, Mallory Bryant-Gawne said. After the school board members decided upon the construction of the cover, renovation... Read more »

Flying Through the County

Flying Through the County

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports News

Align. Throw. Score!! Disc golf, an “in the shadows” sport, is finally making its debut at DHS and becoming more popular in communities and schools. It is just what the name suggests; you play golf with a flying plastic disc, similar to a Frisbee. The object is to throw this disc into a basket while... Read more »

Fishing For More

Fishing For More

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

What started out as just a poll became the real deal this school year. The fishing team was more of a suggestion, but junior Ricky Dunkin helped make it a reality. “I couldn’t play football this year,” Dunkin said. “I got injured freshman year and got re-evaluated and they told me that... Read more »

All-Star Athletes Stormi Leonard

All-Star Athletes Stormi Leonard

Noehila Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under All-Star Athletes, Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories

Game Over

Game Over

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Last month, the school board voted on a new GPA program that allows students more freedom in picking their classes. “The feeling was that this is a better GPA program,” said Counselor Neal Hall. “We would’ve added everyone into this new program, but stopped at sophomores because they haven’t... Read more »

Australian student joins DHS

Australian student joins DHS

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

Full name: William Frances Bonham (everyone calls him Will)   How old are you? 16   Where did you live before you came to Decatur? Brisbane, Queensland, Australia   Why did you come to Texas?... Read more »

Eagle Strong

Eagle Strong

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

This preseason brought injuries to the Eagles. Starting off the beginning of eagle two a days, junior Chris Newberry fractured his kneecap. “All I was thinking was I wasn’t going to be able to play football next season either,” Newberry said. Newberry along with senior Rickey Roberts will... Read more »

College Night

College Night

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

College Night is today, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wise County Weatherford College campus. During that time Rene Fuller, DHS College and Career Readiness Specialist, will speak in room 112 about ACT, SAT, enrollment procedures and scholarships. Then Weatherford College representatives will speak... Read more »

A Hearty Camp

A Hearty Camp

Kobie Lunsford, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

The exhilaration of a morning run, followed by the adrenaline rush of administering CPR. That is what Camp Cardiac offers students over the course of an entire week. Camp Cardiac is a weeklong summer camp run by Doctor Development NFP, a non-profit organization. The camp teaches high school students... Read more »

A Change In The Game

A Change In The Game

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
April 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Starting with next year’s freshmen, new GPA calculations are put into effect. Elective courses, except for Spanish, will not affect a student’s GPA. The only classes that count are core classes and foreign language. “Your GPA is going to be determined on all the same courses that everybody... Read more »