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Dress Code Breakdown

Dress Code Breakdown

Reasonable rules make for a better learning environment
Torin Steil September 17, 2021

After the dress code changed this year, interests spiked in what the dress code really needs to look like. From what students say, the majority of the school likes this year’s dress code more than previous...

Senior Says Goodbye to Time on The Journal Staff

Senior Says “Goodbye” to Time on The Journal Staff

Lindsay Gogniat May 26, 2021

     Wow. Where do I even begin? These past three years, four including the interesting journalism class, have taught me so much about myself, and life in general. Having the opportunity...

Senior Says Goodbye to Time on The Journal Staff

Senior Says “Goodbye” to Time on The Journal Staff

Jada Boner May 26, 2021

I can’t believe it's actually time to leave. Time really does fly in high school and my past 3 years as a journalism staffer have been so amazing. I will always treasure the things I’ve learned...

Senior Says Goodbye to Time on The Journal Staff

Senior Says “Goodbye” to Time on The Journal Staff

Magen McMillian May 26, 2021

After being on newspaper staff for three years, it’s going to be tough to say goodbye to everyone. Although each year was wildly different, each one had such good memories that I’ll cherish forever....

A Letter From Your 2021 Valedictorian

A Letter From Your 2021 Valedictorian

Magen McMillian May 25, 2021

Dear students, Hi! My name is Ainsley Boyd, and I have gone to school in Decatur since kindergarten. I have lived here my whole life and love this town and school district with my whole heart. Over...

A Letter From Your 2021 Salutatorian

A Letter From Your 2021 Salutatorian

Magen McMillian May 25, 2021

Hello fellow friends, peers, and everything in between. I’ve attended Decatur schools starting my kindergarten year and have never left the Decatur community, which has been a blessing being able...

Books Offer Escape From Reality

Books Offer Escape From Reality

Tales tell readers stories that stick with them forever
Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

  Growing up, books progressively became my only consistent friends because of keeping to myself and my quirky personality. I had two escapes from my reality: reading and school work. During...

Signal Needed to Improve Traffic Flow

Frequent accidents at the same intersection spark safety concern 
Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

    Within the same month, two car accidents happened outside of Decatur High School. The same thing happened in both incidents. One driver pulled out of the school driveway, while another...

Old versus New

Filmmakers miss the mark as they continue to remaster, reimagine old movies
Magen McMillian, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

    Over the years since the invention of film, movie producers have made long strides to make movies better in different ways. They added sound, color, computer-generated imagery (CGI),...

Everyone Needs A Goal

Aspirations lead to calmer lifestyles, provide useful skills in long run
Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

    When preparing for a big adventure that requires long periods of time, it becomes important to create goals to stay inspired and motivated. Small goals keep people moving forward and...

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