Druid Hills High School

Week at a Glance 2/08

Critical Week This Week (2/9-2/11) & Next Week (2/16-2/18)

Parent-Teacher Conferences 2/11

Please make sure to visit My Conference Time to review your current schedule. I would strongly encourage you (if you have not already done so) to invite at 2-3 parents of your Terrific Ten list to Conference with you. Please let me know immediately if you will need interpretation services.


Any significant conflicts should be communicated to me no later than tomorrow.

No School 2/12 & 2/15

Building hours for 2/12 will be from 9am - 2pm. DHHS will be closed on February 15.

GHP Semifinalists

Good luck to the following students participating in the semifinal rounds of the Governor's Honors Program:

Jordan Bates - Communicative Arts

Kylie McArthur - Mathematics

Peter Lee - Science

Makenna Pierce - Science

Seaira Lett - Spanish

Max Tinter- Social Studies

Dean Hottel - Visual Arts

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Congratulations Hakeem Enis

Congratulations to Hakeem Enis for signing a Letter of Intent to attend Kent State University during last Wednesday's National Signing Day.

This Weekend's Sports Action

Congratulations to Jordan Page and DeShaun Baker for placing 7th in the weight divisions at last weekend's Wrestling Sectionals. Both students qualified for this weekend's State Championships.


Congratulations to the Boys Basketball team for advancing to the 2nd Round of the 6-5A Region Tournament after defeating MLK. The Red Devils will take on Mays Wednesday at 5:30pm at Banneker High School. Winner of the game advances to the State Playoffs.

Common Core & Literacy Resources

EngageNY: Curricular modules for English and Math

Newsela: Nonfiction leveled articles for Science, English, and Social Studies

ReadWorks: Leveled texts and activities to build comprehension across the curriculum

AchieveTheCore: Common Core resources (lesson plans, writing exemplars)

The Atlanta Sickle Cell Summer Research Training Program

The Atlanta Sickle Cell Summer Research Training Program is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and conducted by Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory University Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, and Georgia Institute of Technology.


Successful candidates will participate in an eight-week experience in a medical center research laboratory environment this summer. Each student will be assigned a faculty mentor and work in his or her laboratory.


For more information, see the attached flyer and link to the website at: http://www.msm.edu/Education/PipelinePrograms/SickleCell.php.

Rhame Foundation Scholars

Druid Hills, in partnership with Emory Health Sciences Research Center, has created the Rhame Foundation Scholars program. Rising junior and senior students with a high aptitude and interest in the sciences will have the opportunity to participate in a paid summer research internship program alongside some of Emory's finest researchers.


The official application, consisting of an essay, transcript/GPA, test scores, and a teacher evaluation form, will be available later this month. Please contact Ms. Rebecca Brown or Ms. Carrie Helton if you are interested in learning more about the program.

Emory Division of Animal Resources Summer Program

The Division of Animal Resources (DAR) of the School of Medicine of Emory University in partnership with Druid Hills High School brings forward a twelve-week, half-time paid summer employment opportunity. They are looking for highly motivated high school rising seniors interested in pursuing a career after graduation from high school in the care of laboratory animals. This experience is a gateway for a future permanent hire into an entry level career position with DAR. Please contact Ms. Cunningham with any questions.

This Week

Monday, February 8

ESOL Tutorial

Progress Reports Distributed


Tuesday, February 9

5th Period & Study Hall

Community Engagement Meeting - GaDOE Flexibility Options @ Lakeside 6pm


Wednesday, February 10

Classified Staff Meeting 1:30p Media Center

Faculty Meeting 3:30p

IB Jr./Parent Meeting Theatre 3:30p

Boys Bball v Mays @ Banneker 5:30pm (Cunningham) (Bus Req 27426)


Thursday, February 11

The Museum School Rising 9th Grade Visit 9-11:15

V Wrestling AAAAA Traditional State Tournament through 2/13 @ Infinite Energy Center

Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00p - 6:00p

JVG Soccer vs MLK @ DHMS 5:00p (Jackson)

Boys Soccer @ Woodward 5:30p/7:30p (Alexander) (Bus Req 25659, 60)

Cross Keys Cluster Redistricting Meeting @ Cross Keys 6pm


Friday, February 12

February Break - No School


Saturday, February 13

V Baseball vs Riverwood @ DHMS 1p (Cunningham)

Coming Soon

2-15 February Break - No School
2-16 PTSA General Meeting

2-17 Department Meetings, BSU Poetry Slam

2-18 IB Symposium

Duty Assignments

AM Duty/PM Bus Duty
Cafeteria: Heard
Cafeteria: McIntosh
Science Bldg: Lucas
Gym: Duncanson
Gym: Adams

Bus Duty: Pinckney

Bus Duty: Boone


Lunch Duty
A Lunch: Palmer
B Lunch: Hardnett
C Lunch: Brooks

D Lunch: Bartlewski


Tardy Table
1st: Johnston

2nd: Walton-Mouw
4th: Reiss