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Eagles Soaring High

Eagles Soaring High

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Rolling through the season with a 9-0 record, the Eagles refuse to slow down anytime soon. Tonight at Eagle Stadium they put their undefeated record on the line against the 8-1 Gainesville Leopards.  “I’m excited to play because we are having a really good season,” sophomore Karter Houchin said...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Taryn Holmes, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Across America, students and teachers annually participate in a ‘Red Ribbon Week’ with efforts to dissuade drug use. Started in 1985 by California to honor the death of a Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent murdered by drug traffickers, the week long awareness continues to affect peopl...

Fears – A Walk and Talk

Lindsay Gogniat, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Lindsay Gogniat discovers the fears of Decatur students and staff

Wise County Boo Bash

Wise County Boo Bash

Eden Jones, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The 2019 Boo Bash took place on Sunday, October 27. Many people in the community participated by dressing up and handing out candy. While walking around, photographers took pictures of everyone wearing a costume, including the dogs. Many ‘characters’ attended the boo bash, including Cleopatra,...

Judging Kindness

Judging Kindness

Eden Jones, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Everyone feels lost sometimes. Everyone suffers from long, stressful days. Everyone feels afraid. However, it makes for a dangerous mix when all three of these come together at one time. This happened in the case of Amber Guyger, formerly a Dallas police officer. Guyger sat in the courtroom fighting...

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

With fall sports happening in full force at DHS, swim continues to show success in their season. The swimmers compete in another meet today at 6:00  “I’m really excited about district and regionals coming up this season,” sophomore Christian Rodarte said. “Getting to compete alongside my teamm...

Bring on the Scare

Bring on the Scare

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

As Halloween approaches, darkness hangs around during the month of October. The scary critters come around and people jump at the sudden sounds around the corner. Halloween excites people with the love of everything spooky and creepy. Though fears exist out there that people find totally normal, fear...

New Push for Free College

New Push for Free College

Nathan Martin, Assistant Editor

October 18, 2019

The old notion that all public universities need to accept students free of tuition remains popular in American society, yet there lacks a real push by lawmakers and politicians, until now. Historically speaking, people began the push for free public education since the establishment of the United S...

Football Update:

Football Update:

Garrett Rodgers, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

After a 5-0 start, Eagle football heads to Wichita Falls to play Hirschi tonight for the first district game of the year. Decatur, comes off a bye week, while Hirschi is coming off of three straight wins after a season opening loss. The game begins at 7 pm.  “I think it will be a tough game, but ...

Crowning Juuls

Crowning Juuls

Magen McMillian, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The crude memes taped to the bathroom walls. The smell of something strangely sweet coming from the last locked stall. The room looks hazy. In high schools across the country, this description of public restrooms remains common. Other school districts in Texas took a stand, creating more severe punishment...

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