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  • More Diversity Desired

    More Diversity Desired

    Nathan Martin, Staff Writer

    September 20, 2018

    During the summer, I enrolled in an intensive French course at L’Alliance Française de Dallas. This institute was my only access to a reliable language course. After weighing the pros and cons, I decided not to continue once school started, due to the distance and the time it takes up during the ...

    Photo courtesy of Nathan Martin Pictured: French Textbook provided by Nathan Martin

  • School Security Updates

    School Security Updates

    Magen McMillian, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2018

    As of this school year, many things around DHS continue to change. Along with the cafeteria makeover, the doors remain locked at all times and students must ring a bell to enter the school. These changes, made mostly for safety purposes, make up the ones most obvious to students. Many students find...

    Photo courtesy of Magen McMillian Featured: Lindsey Gogniat

  • Opportunities Emerge in AVID

    Opportunities Emerge in AVID

    Lindsey Gogniat, Staff Writer

    September 14, 2018

    In the 2015-2016 school year, Decatur schools introduced the AVID program. AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, focuses on the future of the students. This program created a chance for students to gain further knowledge about college and even a chance for them to get into college.  Even through limited resources, some find help ...

    Photo courtesy of Lindsey Gogniat

  • Wired for the Future

    Wired for the Future

    Eden Jones, Staff Writer

    September 10, 2018

    Bells became popular during the Industrialization era. In the early 1900’s the government decided to use bells in schools. This way, children became well acquainted with the bells early on, rather than later when they entered factories as workers. These bells, commonly referred to as the “fa...

    Photo courtesy of Eden Jones

  • Blasting to New Heights

    Blasting to New Heights

    Taryn Holmes, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    September 7, 2018

    Entering the 2018-2019 school year, many changes occurred on the high school campus. From the physical appearance of the cafeteria to an expansion of courses, DHS continues to grow. Intro to Engineering, taught by Mickey Morgan, seems like a promising addition to the school. Students jumped at the ch...

    Photo courtesy of Taryn Holmes

More Diversity Desired

Nathan Martin, Staff Writer
September 20, 2018

Magen McMillian, Staff Writer
September 18, 2018

Lindsey Gogniat, Staff Writer
September 14, 2018

Eden Jones, Staff Writer
September 10, 2018

Taryn Holmes, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2018

Opportunities Emerge in AVID
  • Blasting to New Heights September 7, 2018
  • 2018 Baseball and Softball Seasons March 7, 2018
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Steeler to Teacher
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  • Student Shares Spy Story May 23, 2017
  • Teenager Leads Debate Team March 7, 2017
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School Security Updates
  • The Great Spring Break Debate May 2, 2018
  • Deciphering the Wacky Weather March 27, 2018
  • Time for a change March 7, 2018
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  • Basketball Update February 3, 2015
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More Diversity Desired
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  • To Infinity and Beyond September 4, 2018
  • Deciphering the Wacky Weather March 27, 2018
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