Druid Hills High School

Community Week at a Glance - May 1

Congratulations 2017 DHHS Valedictorian Kylie McArthur and Salutatorian Peter Lee

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Congratulations Mr. Gray!

Mr. Gray has been offered a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to Greece. He is one of approximately 35 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in 2017-2018. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.

Athletic Updates

Track:

The track team is headed to the State Championship Meet! The following athletes qualified for state and will compete in their respected events:

  • Ermias Tewolde - 1600m, 3200m
  • Carter Rathur - 1600m, 3200m
  • Genevieve Ferrara - 800m, 3200m
  • Lyric Yarber - 100m
  • DeShaun Baker - shot put
  • 4x400 relay - Ruben Taylor, Kenyon Blackshear, Demeraki Moore, Shavar Bernard, Clark Sheppard


Job well done!! The state meet will be held May 11- 13 @ Berry College. Please come out and show your support!!


Baseball:

Congratulations to the baseball team for a strong showing against West Laurens High School in the 1st round of the 4A playoffs. Isiaih Dawson homered and Harrison Aiken pitched 6 1/3 strong innings in a 3-2 victory in the second game of the series. However, Druid Hills lost the decisive third game to end their season.


Soccer:

In a very tight battle, Druid Hills Girls lost to Howard 0-1 last Tuesday in the 1st round of the 4A playoffs. On Wednesday, Druid Hills Boys defeated Spalding 5-0 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. Druid Hills will host N.W. Whitfield Wednesday at 7:30pm at Adams.

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Senior Final Exam Exemption Form

Senior exams take place on Wednesday, May 17 (odd periods) and Thursday, May 18 (even). Please review the final exam exemption form and complete it if your student is eligible to be exempt from at least one final exam. Form are due to the Attendance Office by May 15. Please note that all listed criteria must be met before an exemption is granted, including teacher permission.

This Week

Monday, May 1

AP Exams thru 5/12


Tuesday, May 2

Nathan's Drivers' Ed 3:30p


Wednesday, May 3

VB Soccer v N.W. Whitfield 7:30p Adams


Thursday, May 4

Career Fair Gym All-Day
IB Exams thru 5/19
Spring Concert - Orchestra Uhry Theater 6p

Coming Soon

5/8-12 DHHS Teacher Appreciation Week