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FFA is an organization that helps teach students leadership skills and agriculture techniques.

Beyond the Barnyard

FFA gives students confidence, life skills
Torin Steil, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

The National Future Farmers of America Organization, or FFA, is a nationwide program hosted at many high schools around the country. Members of FFA are taught valuable leadership and career skills and...

Starting 8 a.m. Sept. 13, sophomores will take the PSAT here at DHS.

Prepping for the PSAT

Students slated to test tomorrow
Allie Tribe, Editor October 12, 2021

Aimed at sophomores and juniors, the PSAT gives students a glimpse into what the real SAT is like. By quizzing the test takers in four different areas, it allows students to see where their strengths lie...

With September coming to a close, seniors focus their attention on applying to colleges. Whether that be in or out of state, seniors are weighing their options and completing the application processes.

College Craziness

Applications put stress on seniors
Allie Tribe, Editor October 7, 2021

When the school bell rang in August, freshmen were thrown into a new school, with new classes and a sea of people. While freshmen just focus on navigating their first year, seniors start off their fall...

Homecoming King, Hayden Philpot, and Homecoming Queen, Libby Ragsdale, pose during half-time after being crowned.

Blue and White

Homecoming brought new traditions, school spirit
Allie Tribe, Editor October 1, 2021

Homecoming brought themed days, new traditions and blue on every corner. The anticipated week took place Sept. 13 to 17 and saw the return of the class hall decorating contest and community bonfire. Student...

Annie JR. starring Izzy Kissinger opens Thursday night. Tickets cost $10 online and $15 at the door.

It’s a Hard Knock Show

Decatur Theatre to bring “Annie” to stage
Torin Steil, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

This week, the curtain rises once again on Decatur’s newest production: Annie JR. Annie JR. is a shortened version of the famous musical Annie, with the same popular songs, such as “It’s a Hard Knock...

The new period has changed the original DHS schedule.

Eagle Time

New period changes DHS schedule
Allie Tribe, Editor September 20, 2021

Four weeks into the school year, Decatur High School experienced a schedule change. Between their third and fourth period, students now attend Eagle Time. The thirty minute block came after a year affected...

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