Druid Hills High School

Week at a Glance May 9

This Week is Druid Hills High's Teacher Appreciation Week!

Senior Information

  • Graduation invitations and t-shirts were distributed during lunch on May 5 and 6. Please contact Ms. Allen, senior sponsor, if your student did not receive theirs.
  • Yard Signs can be picked up in Ms. Petersen's room (001D)
  • Senior Finals: May 11 and 12
  • Senior Breakfast/Graduation Practice: Morning of May 13
  • Pre-Commencement: Saturday, May 14 3pm Glenn Memorial (seniors to report at 2pm)
  • Graduation: Saturday, May 21 10am Georgia Dome (seniors to report at 8am)

Note: There is no ticket policy for Graduation due to the size of the Georgia Dome. Seats are available first come, first served beginning at 9am.

Testing Calendar


The E-SPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) vote is May 24, 2016.


Key Dates:

  • May 2: Start of early voting
  • May 10: Public Meeting for Secondary School Facility Planning & Feasibility @ 6:30p Dunwoody HS
  • May 12: Public Meeting for Secondary School Facility Planning & Feasibility @ 6:30p McNair HS
  • May 14: Saturday early voting
  • May 24: Election Day

2015 CCRPI Results

Congratulations to DCSD for our noteworthy growth in CCPRI (state report card) scores.

Druid Hills High School received a score of 77, which is above the DCSD & GA average and over a thirteen-point increase from 2014 CCRPI scores.

Please see this link for more information on CCRPI and how to access DHHS' Report Card

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DeKalb County Leadership Opportunities

DeKalb County is looking for talented Rising Juniors for its Youth Leadership Academy. Participants receive a stipend at the completion of the 2-year commitment.

Applications are also available for DeKalb County Teen Court volunteer program.

Please contact Ms. Cunningham with any questions.

Congratulations Lauren!

Congratulations to Lauren Ford for her selection to the Swim Across America Junior Advisory Board. Lauren will be leading the Druid Hills community to Make Waves Against Cancer at next September’s Open Water Swim.

Twenty students from ten private and public high schools were nominated by their swim coaches and will represent their high schools as ambassadors of Swim Across, America which has raised over $60 million dollars for Cancer Research through swim-related events from Coast to Coast.

Lauren Ford is flanked by Junior Board Advisors (l to r) Dr. Julie Granger and 3X Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Weir (Photo Credit Ashton Kenny).

Congratulations Keaghan & Airian

Congratulations to Keaghan Peppers and Airian Riddick for placing 5th in the state in their respective disciplines (200m and discus). Airian set a school record at last week's State Championships in Albany.

Good luck to the boys track team, competing this week in their State Championships in Jefferson, GA.

This Week

Monday, May 9

EOC Administration Make-up

V/JV Volleyball Try-outs Gym 4:30pm

Tuesday, May 10

V/JV Volleyball Try-outs Gym 4:30pm

Soccer Banquet Uhry Theater and Cafeteria 6:00pm

Public Meeting for Secondary School Facility Planning & Feasibility @ 6:30pm Dunwoody HS

Wednesday, May 11

Title I Carryover Meeting 8am (Ms. Bouer's office)

School Advisory Council 8:30am (Ms. Bouer's office)

Senior Finals - Odd

Dekalb County Parks/Rec Senior Olympics DHHS Track 8:00am

Baseball Banquet Cafeteria 6:30pm

V/JV Volleyball Try-outs Gym 4:30pm

Thursday, May 12

Senior Finals - Even

Track Boys' State Championship Jefferson, GA (through 5/14)

DHHS Art Show 5:30pm (533 W. Howard Ave)

Public Meeting for Secondary School Facility Planning & Feasibility @ 6:30p McNair HS

Friday, May 13

Senior Breakfast Cafeteria 8:30am

Senior Graduation Practice Gym following breakfast

Saturday, May 14

Pre-Commencement Glenn Memorial 3:00pm (senior reporting time is 2pm)

Basketball Spartan Shootout Smyrna, GA Time TBD

Coming Soon

5/16/16 - Jr. Meeting Cady Studios Uhry Theater 8:30am

5/17/16 - Rising Jr. IB Meeting Uhry Theater 8:15an

5/18/16 - Departmental Meetings, IB Pinning Ceremony 6pm

5/21/16 - Graduation Ceremony GA Dome 10am