Druid Hills High School

Week at a Glance - March 20

Reminder CLGs Wednesday - 1st - 200A 2nd - 108A 3rd - 108C 4th - 507C

Progress Reports distributed during 4th period Friday, March 24

Weeks of 3/27 and 4/10 are Critical Weeks - Prior Approval and Documentation Required

Custodian Shortage

For the next week or so, there are two known custodians that will not be on site unless substitutes are provided to fill in during their absences. We are appreciative of our remaining custodian staff for really working above and beyond over the next month.

Going forward, please ask students to leave your areas debris free as much as possible to allow the few custodians to cover as much of the buildings as possible.

Thank you in advance.

3rd & 4th Period Reminders

This week, our administrative and security teams are stepping up our lunch patrols. We have closed off the outdoor lunch areas and are working to keep all students in the cafeteria during lunch.

We need your assistance in limiting hallway traffic during lunch:

  • Please release your students on time to lunch. Do not dismiss students early.
  • Please do not send students to the gym or other teachers. The exception would be for students who are on an administrative-approved plan.
  • Please give your students a detailed pass if they are leaving your class for any reason (specifically, we need to see the teacher name, destination, and time). This will enable us to focus solely on those students out-of-pocket.

Additionally, please note the following during 4th period:

  • Please do not release your students prior to the bell.
  • Please do not send students to the gym or other teachers. The exception would be for students who are on an administrative-approved plan.
  • Please give your students a detailed pass if they are leaving your class for any reason (specifically, we need to see the teacher name, destination, and time). This will enable us to focus solely on those students out-of-pocket. Avoid providing passes to students (unless there is an emergency) after 2:55pm.

Thank you for your diligence and commitment to a safe Druid Hills!

Parent-Teacher Conferences 3/30

Our last parent-teacher conference will be held Thursday, March 30 from 4-6pm. Please begin visiting and using your MyConferenceTime calendar to schedule appointments.
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Spring 2017 Testing Schedule

Please see the dates and schedules (as applicable) for our Spring assessments.

March 20-24--EOC Mid-Month

April 10-21----CTAE End of Pathway Assessment

April 24-May 2----GA Milestone EOC (We are testing GA Milestone EOC totally online, Please disregard the paper testing options on the EOC schedule)

May 1-12---AP Exams

May 1-19 ---IB Exams

May 17 ---Senior Final Exams (1st and 3rd Periods)

May 18 ---Senior Final Exams (2nd and 4th Periods)

May 24---Final Exams (1st and 3rd Periods)

May 25---Final Exams (2nd & 4th Periods)

* No ISS during EOC testing week (April 24-May 2).

Please contact the following coordinators with questions:

Tuskegee Airmen Aviation Career Training

ACTAI is an education and community service organization dedicated to maintaining the rich traditions of the Tuskegee Airmen.

One of our goals is to provide youth programs that are centered on aviation careers and education. This summer, June 5-9, will be the fifth year that ACTAI has conducted its TAACT program. Our mission specifically regarding TAACT, is to motivate and excite youth to learn about the aerospace industry. The program endeavors to instill in high school aged students an appreciation for the academic skills, moral character, proper conduct, dedication and discipline necessary to succeed. At no cost to parents, TAACT offers comprehensive training in the various aviation disciplines and actual flight training is also provided.

Information regarding this program can be downloaded from our site, www.atlantatai.org.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute R2L Next Gen

R2L Next Gen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement opportunity for current high school juniors. CHCI will bring a group of students to Washington D.C. to learn how the Federal Government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation. The program, which will take place July 23- 28, 2017, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants. The application deadline to April 3, 2017.

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Parent University on Anxiety, Depression, or ADD

Chamblee Charter High School Parent University Presents:

“Anxiety, Depression or ADD – How can you tell and how can you help?”

By: Dr. Holly Middleton, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Knowing how to help our children comes from recognizing what is wrong. Is that irritability just being a “teenager” or could it be depression? Does your child have no interest in joining a team or club or could it be anxiety? Is your student just not trying in school or could it be a problem with attention control (ADD)? Join us as we explore these questions and more and find out how parents can help their teen experience more happiness, confidence, and focus every day.

Sponsored by Chamblee Cares – A nonprofit organization providing training and education to the CCHS community to promote mental health wellness and help prevent suicide.

Thursday, March 23rd, 6:30-8:00pm, Chamblee Charter High School Auditorium

All are welcome and admission is free.

Voluntary donations will be accepted to further the cause of Chamblee Cares.

Holly Middleton, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked in the Atlanta area for over 20 years. Her practice includes therapy and psychological evaluations for patients of all ages. Dr. Middleton enjoys sharing with parents her experience on ways to approach the challenges of raising children in a modern age. She holds degrees from both Duke University and Georgia State University. She is a board member of Chamblee Cares and a former Chamblee Charter High School parent. When she is not working, Dr. Middleton and her husband are raising two daughters of their own, and visiting family in her home state of Texas.

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This Week

Monday, March 20

EOC Mid-Month Thru 3/24
V Baseball vs N Clayton @ DHMS 5p

9th Grade Baseball vs Drew @ DHMS 5p
JVB Soccer @ Tucker 5:30p

JVG Soccer vs Tucker @ DHMS 5:30p

Tuesday, March 21

Fifth Period & Study Hall
Free Teacher YOGA Outside Media Ctr 3:30p

V Lacrosse @ Meadowcreek 6p

VB Soccer vs Clarkston @ Hallford 7:30p
Golf @ Henry Co 4p

Ultimate Frisbee 6p
Tennis vs Chamblee @ DTC 4p

Wednesday, March 22

PLC during Planning
SAT Tutoring 4p

JVB Soccer @ DHMS 5:30p (Ingram)
DCSD JV Track Championships @ Buck Godfrey 5p (Cunningham)
Ultimate Frisbee 7p

V Baseball @ N. Clayton 5:30p (Alexander)

Thursday, February 23

Tutorials: Emory Dream, ESOL, 5th Period, Study Hall
Nathan's Drivers Ed Classes 3:30p

Golf vs Chambleee @ Stone Mtn Park 4p
JV Baseball v N. Clayton DHMS 5p (Cunningham)

V Lacrosse vs Fayette Co @ DHHS 6p (Ingram)
IB Information Session Theatre 6p

Friday, March 24

Issue 9 week progress reports

V Baseball vs N Clayton @ DHMS 5p (Jackson)
V Soccer vs Luella @ Adams 6/8p (Alexander)

Saturday, March 25
Mock ACT Cafeteria 9a (Bracewell)

IB Information Session Theatre 10a
JV Baseball County Tournament @ 10am vs Tucker @ DHMS (Joyner)
DCSD V Track Championships @ Godfrey Stadium 9a (Alexander)

Disc Devils Terminus Tournamnet Georgia Soccer Park thru 3/26

Coming Soon

March 26 - G/B Basketball Banquet
March 29 - Parent Teacher Conferences, Druid Hills Cluster Arts Festival

Duty Assignments

AM Duty/PM Bus Duty
Cafeteria: Mosses
Cafeteria: Pinckney
Science Bldg: Knight
Gym: Henery
Gym: Renfro
Bus Duty: Gray
Bus Duty: S. Miller

Lunch Duty
A Lunch: Lucas
B Lunch: Reiss
C Lunch: Hart
D Lunch: S. Brown

Tardy Table
1st: Robinson
2nd: Salama
4th: Robinzine