Druid Hills High School

Week at a Glance - 2/13

Reminder - 4.5 Grades Must be Posted by End of Day Today (2/13).

Winter Sports Pep Rally - Thursday, February 16 2:30pm. Wear your DHHS Spirit Wear (with your jeans)!

Building Hours for 2/17 8am-2:30pm. DH is Closed 2/20

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Welcome Mr. Satterwhite

Jeremy Satterwhite is Druid Hills High's new Bookkeeper! He comes to us with bookkeeping experience from Clayton County. Ms. Thim will be working alongside Mr. Satterwhite this week to orient him to all things Druid Hills.

AP Test Updates

The Board of Education will be considering this evening whether to approve The District paying fees for one AP test for every DCSD test-taker. This is in addition to the test fees for one AP test for students on Free and /or Reduced Lunch paid for by the GaDOE.


We will provide related follow-up information shortly.


The registration deadline for AP tests has been moved to Monday, March 6. Test takers must register through this link: https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/110162. All payments must be made online using a credit or debit card - you will not be able to pay in-person at Druid Hills High.


We do have limited funding for students taking multiple tests with financial need. Please contact Mr. Alexander for more information.

English, Math, Science, Social Studies Teachers - RtI Webinar Completion Reminder

As DCSD continue to build academic supports through Response to Intervention (RTI), the District purchased Skills Navigator to help with progress monitoring. We will use Skills Navigator as a progress monitoring tool to assess students' response to supports in areas of academic skill deficits. Below you will find a links to the required District Webinar that you are required to watch and the electronic sign off for the webinar. The webinar is less than 5 mins in length. Please complete this task by Thursday, 2/16.


Google Drive Link

http://bit.ly/24T1LAw

Webinar Link

https://dekalbcsd.adobeconnect.com/p4wkzbugw8c/

Required Verification Link

https://dekalb.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5aTgKuTi7Mkt2Tj

If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact Ms. Darden.

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Congrats to Harrison Aiken on his commitment to the University of Mt. Olive for baseball!

Athletic Accolades

  • Congrats to DHHS Wrestlers DeShuan Baker (5th) and Demarco Mosley (4th) for placing in this weekend's State Wrestling Tournament.


  • Congrats to our boys' basketball team, 2017 Region 4-4A Tournament Runner-Up. The Red Devils will host Perry in the first round of the state playoffs Saturday, February 18.

Congrats, Ms. Robinson!

Ms. Robinson has been awarded the Atlanta Branch, English-Speaking Union, Teachers Learning Abroad Scholarship for study in the United Kingdom this summer. This is the most prestigious award given by a branch. She is awarded up to $5000 for her trip to England.

Congrats, Kylie!

Congratulations to Kylie McArthur for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Kylie will be honored at an award ceremony later this month.

ACT-SO Competition

The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

ACT-SO includes 29 competitions in STEM, humanities, business, and performing, visual and culinary arts. Almost 300,000 young people have participated from the program since its inception.

Please see the workshop schedule and packet for more information.

P.R.I.D.E. Driver Education Classes

P.R.I.D.E. is a free, two-hour course from the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) designed to help parents and their new teen drivers, ages 14-16, learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time (40) hours of supervised practice driving time is required, if the teen successfully completes driver’s education.


Please see the flyer and registration form for more information.

Study Hall & PM Bus Reminders

Druid Hills currently offers Study Hall in the Media Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:20. Study Hall students have the opportunity to complete homework and utilize Media Center computers for instructional purposes.


Druid Hills offers a 5:20 sweep bus for students participating in 5th Period, Study Hall, or Teacher tutorials on Mondays (usually departs at 5:00), Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Students will need a pass from their teacher to board.

Update - Mr. Patel

Thank you to all who supported Mr. Patel's DonorsChoose request. His request for 10 chromebooks was fully funded on February 10!


DH teachers have been very successful in receiving supplies and equipment through DonorsChoose. Feel free to reach out for more information.

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QuestBridge - please encourage students to apply!

This Week

Monday, February 13

Screen Play Rehearsal Uhry Theater 3:30p

V Baseball vs Cedar Grove @ DHMS 4:30p (Joyner)

Tuesday, February 14
GSU/GPC Information Session for ELL Students 2pm Theatre

Free Teacher YOGA 150D 3:30p
V G/B Soccer vs Paideia @ Adams Stadium 5:30/7:30p (Ingram)
JV Baseball vs Chamblee @ DHMS 4:40p (Joyner)

Wednesday, February 15
Issue 4.5 week Progress Reports
Department Meeting 3:30p
JV G/B Soccer vs Grady @ Grady 5/7p (Alexander)
Tennis vs Stone Mtn @ DeKalb Tennis Center


Thursday, February 16
Pep Rally 2:30p Gym

Parent/Teacher Conference 4p
V G/B Soccer vs N. Oconee @ Hallford 5:30/7:30p (Palmer)
JV Baseball vs Miller Grove @ DHMS 4:40p (Jackson)

Track @ Parkview (Ingram)

Friday, February 17
February Break - Schools Closed


Saturday, February 20

Track @ Westlake (Alexander)

VB Bball v Perry TBD (Cunningham)

Coming Soon

2/20 - Presidents Day - Schools and Administrative Offices Closed
2/21 - EOC Mid-Month thru 2/24
2/22 - CLG during Planning

2/23 - Chat & Chew

2/24 - Black History Month Pep Rally

Duty Assignments

AM Duty/PM Bus Duty
Cafeteria: Burton
Cafeteria: Ponta
Science Bldg: Fullerton
Gym: Renfro
Gym: Edmondson
Bus Duty: Rice
Bus Duty: Jeffrey


Lunch Duty
A Lunch: Pirone
B Lunch: Duncanson
C Lunch: Bartlewski
D Lunch: Roode


Tardy Table
1st: Miller
2nd: Lewis
4th: Pauling