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Students wait in line at the Eagle Cafe to pick from their assortment of pastries, coffees and drinks. The Cafe is back this semester following a break during the first semester.

Back to Serving Students

The Eagle Cafe is open for business after a semester hiatus
Allie Tribe, Editor January 26, 2023

Broadening the options for breakfast and lunch, the Eagle Cafe is now open and back to serving the students of DHS.  The Eagle Cafe was originally opened following a remodel of the library and...

Decatur FFA LDE teams competed Nov. 4, with two of the teams advancing.

FFA Advances

Two LDE teams punch ticket to area competition
Allie Tribe, Editor January 6, 2023

Adding to the list of Eagle accomplishments, two FFA teams qualified for the Area Four Leadership Development Event contest in Abilene. Future Farmers of America, otherwise known as FFA, is an organization...

Ready for Break

Ready for Break

Thanksgiving gives students time for rest
Allie Tribe, Editor November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving comes with familiar comforts; from home cooked food to spending time with family, it’s a holiday known for thankfulness and fellowship. For students, the holiday brings a week off from school....

FAFSA, a confusing part of the senior year checklist, is a federal aid application. To help answer questions regarding the form, Weatherford College - Wise County is hosting a FAFSA Night at DHS.

Figuring out FAFSA

Informational session set to help seniors complete application
Allie Tribe, Editor November 1, 2022

As one of the graduation requirements, FAFSA is high on the list of priorities for high school seniors. While the application process can seem daunting, the benefits of filing for FAFSA go far beyond checking...

DHS Red Ribbon Week will take place Oct. 24 to Oct. 28.

Red Ribbon Week

Anti-drug week brings dress up days to Decatur ISD
Allie Tribe, Editor October 21, 2022

The summer heat fading to chilly mornings and bright green leaves starting to take on an orange hue means fall has arrived. With it comes Halloween treats and Thanksgiving gatherings, but until then, Decatur...

New Addition

New Addition

On Ramps gives students new choice
Allie Tribe, Editor October 18, 2022

Geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, statistics and calculus. While consisting of varied options, Decatur’s math offerings have remained largely unchanged over the years, but 2022 brought a new class to...

DHS Theatre plans to take the stage for their fall musical Into the Woods Jr.

Drama in the Woods

DHS Theatre prepares and rehearses for their upcoming production, Into The Woods Jr.
Torin Steil, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

♩“When you’re way up high and you’re on your own in a world like none that you’ve ever known, where the sky is lead and the earth is stone, you’re free… to do… whatever pleases you, exploring...

New to DHS, Decatur Student Council hosted a Homecoming dance Sept. 24.

New Addition to Homecoming Festivities

DHS adds a dance to their schedule
Makena Smith October 7, 2022

The Decatur Student Council planned a Homecoming dance for all DHS students. This is the first time DHS has ever had a Homecoming dance. This dance took place on Sept. 24 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the...

Seniors Cynthia Reyes and Kalvin Atonio were crowned 2022 Homecoming Queen and King.

Homecoming Pride

Dress up days and pep rallies fostered Eagle spirit
Allie Tribe, Editor October 4, 2022

Streamer-covered halls, Decatur blue and themed dress up days all acted as signs that Decatur’s Homecoming week had arrived. Taking place Sept. 19 to Sept. 23, the week brought a Homecoming parade through...

Aug. 28, students and their parents worked on painting their personal parking spots to kick off senior year.

A Tradition Returns

PTO, DHS brings back painted parking spots
Allie Tribe, Editor September 29, 2022

In the front rows of the DHS parking lot, color coats the pavement. Recreations of sunsets, Whataburger signs and fields of flowers, among other designs, all act as new parking spots for the Class of 2023.  Painted...

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