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  • Steeler to Teacher

    Steeler to Teacher

    Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer, Webmaster

    October 24, 2017

    He sits at his desk with two blue and white colored Decatur baseball jerseys hanging to his left, and today, in the drawer to the right sits a gold and black ring, with clear white diamonds made into the band. “From an early age, I’ve always felt like and wanted to be a professional athlete, and...

    Pictured: Tommy Maddox wearing his Super Bowl ring and Steelers team jersey Photo by: Faith Myers

  • Changing Traditions

    Changing Traditions

    Harper Lowery, Staff Writer, Social Media Guru

    October 24, 2017

    Homecoming, often abbreviated as “hoco,” has existed since the 18th century. To celebrate homecoming, most high schools elect a homecoming court, organize a parade, and host a dance. Additionally, students ask someone to accompany them to the game and/or dance via a “promposal” and gift them...

    Pictured: Travis Rhodes and Kallie Boner Photo by: Andrea Salazar

  • Apple’s Newest Creation

    Apple’s Newest Creation

    Cate Young, Staff Writer

    October 24, 2017

    Apple announced their new iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, on September 12.  The release of the iPhone 8 and 8S occurred on Friday, September 22, and many ordered theirs immediately.  Pre-orders of the iPhone X begin on October 27, and then release November 3.   This year marks 10 years of...

    Kylie Fitzgerald pictured with her brand new iPhone 8+ Photo by: Cate Young

  • DHS Population Skyrockets

    DHS Population Skyrockets

    Taryn Holmes, Staff Writer

    October 24, 2017

    Students probably noticed that after the summer of 2017, the halls shrank. Rather than walking freely throughout the campus, movement now involves shoulder to shoulder contact. Students began taking a seat on the floor due to a lack of desks, and teachers became overwhelmed with how to handle so...

    Photo by: Taryn Holmes

  • Secrets of the Apparel Industry

    Secrets of the Apparel Industry

    Nathan Martin, Staff Writer

    October 24, 2017

    Many people in Decatur stay blind to what goes on in the factories that make their clothing. Mass production fails to consistently follow ethical standards, causing people in other countries work to make a living in horrific situations. Companies need to stop their ways of exploiting people’s rights....

    Photo by: Nathan Martin

Steeler to Teacher

Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer, Webmaster
October 24, 2017

Harper Lowery, Staff Writer, Social Media Guru
October 24, 2017

Cate Young, Staff Writer
October 24, 2017

Taryn Holmes, Staff Writer
October 24, 2017

Nathan Martin, Staff Writer
October 24, 2017

Apple’s Newest Creation
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Steeler to Teacher
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Secrets of the Apparel Industry
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