Druid Hills High School

Community Week at a Glance - February 6

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Druid Hills High is fortunate to have an awesome counseling team. Please share your appreciation with Ms. Brodie, Ms. Holmes, Ms. Wesley, and Ms. Robinson!

Donors Choose Request for Chromebooks

Mr. Patel, DHHS Math Teacher has classroom project request - Bring Math to Life - through DonorsChoose.org, an award-winning charity.

Donations of any size will help our students. For the first week, any contribution you make to the project will be doubled by Google.org. Your donation will brighten the school year, and you'll get heartfelt thank yous from Mr. Patel's class and photos of your gift in action.

Thank you in advance!

Summer Emory Science Internships

  • The Atlanta Sickle Cell Summer Research 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. For more information, see the attached flyer and link to the website at: http://www.msm.edu/Education/PipelinePrograms/SickleCell.php. The application link will be accessible beginning next week 2/1/17, and application will be accepted until 3/31/17.
  • 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. We are looking for highly motivated high school students who will be seniors in the autumn of 2017 and are 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.

GHP Semi-finalists

Congratulations to the ten Red Devils who have advanced to the semi-final stage of Governor's Honors Program:

  • Jasmine Hollender (Communicative Arts)
  • Gerald Hudspeth (Mathematics)
  • William Housworth (Music)
  • Yolian Zerom (Music)
  • Sabina Iqbal (Science)
  • Julia Bartlewski (Social Studies)
  • Matthew Dacey-Koo (Social Studies)
  • Stella Biesel (Visual Arts)
  • Ella Harris (Visual Arts)
  • Ermias Genet (World Languages)

These students will participate in the final interview round later this month.

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Sports Updates

  • Basketball: Congrats to Jordan Foote, Region All-Star 2nd Team, and Dillan Hall and Elijah Durham, Honorable Mention. Region Tournament action begins today for the boys, who travel to Eastside @ 6pm and the ladies, traveling to N. Clayton tomorrow @ 7:30.
  • Football: Congratulations to Isaiah Dawson for accepting a scholarship to Berry College during 2017 National Signing Day!
  • Swimming: Congrats to Lee Haber for placing 6th in state in the 200 IM and 7th in the 100 breast stroke.
  • Wrestling: Congrats to Artavis Brown (10th), DeShaun Baker (4th) and Demarco Mosley (2nd) for placing at this weekend's Sectionals. DeShaun and Demarco qualified for the State Championships.

Congratulations Nick Williams

Congratulations to Nick Williams. Over 250,000 works were submitted to Scholastic Art this year, and Nick received a Silver Key Award for the Georgia Art region for his comic art submission.

Congratulations Dr. King-Rogers

Dr. King-Rogers poem "The Grind" won third place in the 2016 Edna St. Vincent Millay Poetry Prize sponsored by The Tishman Review.

It's published on their home page (if you click Read Me, scroll down to p. 13).
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This Week

Monday, February 6

Screen Play Auditions Uhry Theater 3:30p

V B Bball v Woodward @ Eastside 6pm

Tuesday, February 7

Screen Play Auditions Uhry Theater 3:30p

Tennis v Lakeside 4pm DeKalb Tennis Center
V G/B Soccer vs N. Atlanta @ Godfrey 5:30/7:30p

V G Bball @ N. Clayton

Wednesday, February 8

End of 4.5 Weeks
Museum Shadow Day
JVB Soccer Paideia @ Python Park 5p

Thursday, February 9
Wrestling State Tournament thru 2/11 Macon, GA

Friday, February 10
SAT Normal Registration Deadline
V G/B Soccer vs Chamblee @ Adams 5:30/7:30p

Coming Soon

2/15/17 - Issue 4.5 Week Progress Reports
2/16/17 - Parent/Teacher Conference
2/17 - 2/20/17 - February Break