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Steeler to Teacher

Steeler to Teacher

Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer, Webmaster

October 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

He sits at his desk with two blue and white colored Decatur baseball jerseys hanging to his left, and today, in the drawer to the right sits a gold and black ring, with clear white diamonds made into the band. “From an early age, I’ve always felt like and wanted to be a professional athlete, and...

Changing Traditions

Changing Traditions

Harper Lowery, Staff Writer, Social Media Guru

October 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Homecoming, often abbreviated as “hoco,” has existed since the 18th century. To celebrate homecoming, most high schools elect a homecoming court, organize a parade, and host a dance. Additionally, students ask someone to accompany them to the game and/or dance via a “promposal” and gift them...

Apple’s Newest Creation

Apple’s Newest Creation

Cate Young, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Apple announced their new iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, on September 12.  The release of the iPhone 8 and 8S occurred on Friday, September 22, and many ordered theirs immediately.  Pre-orders of the iPhone X begin on October 27, and then release November 3.   This year marks 10 years of...

DHS Population Skyrockets

DHS Population Skyrockets

Taryn Holmes, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Students probably noticed that after the summer of 2017, the halls shrank. Rather than walking freely throughout the campus, movement now involves shoulder to shoulder contact. Students began taking a seat on the floor due to a lack of desks, and teachers became overwhelmed with how to handle so...

Secrets of the Apparel Industry

Secrets of the Apparel Industry

Nathan Martin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

Many people in Decatur stay blind to what goes on in the factories that make their clothing. Mass production fails to consistently follow ethical standards, causing people in other countries work to make a living in horrific situations. Companies need to stop their ways of exploiting people’s rights....

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