Druid Hills High School

Community Week at a Glance - 11/28

Coming Soon: End of Course Testing - December 6-14

Students currently taking the following courses will be taking End of Course Tests beginning next week:


  • 9th Grade Lit
  • American Lit
  • Coordinate Algebra
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Biology
  • Physical Science
  • US History
  • Economics


Here is the district exam calendar and the proposed DHHS EOC administration calendar. Please note that End of Course exams run two to three days. Students need to sit for all exam sections.

Druid Hills High will be on an adjusted bell schedule next week:


  • Monday (12/5)
Regular bell schedule

  • Tuesday (12/6) & Wednesday (12/7)
1st Period 8:10-11:22
3rd Period 11:30-3:10 (includes lunch)

  • Thursday (12/8) & Friday (12/9)
2nd Period 8:10-11:22
4th Period 11:30-3:10 (includes lunch)


Here's a resource on general test taking tips. Please contact Mr. Alexander with any questions.


Good luck to all testing!

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Good Luck Mr. Robinson

Enrico Robinson, our Instructional Technology Technician, will be retiring from the DeKalb County School District November 30. We truly appreciate his service to Druid Hills High and DCSD and wish him the best of luck in his journeys ahead.
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Congratulations Ms. Cunningham

Congratulations to Ms. Cunningham for being named 2016 DeKalb County School District's Principal of the Year during this month's Academy of Educational Excellence Awards.

Scholarship Information

Flax Dental, a cosmetic dentist in Sandy Springs, is investing in the next generation through the “Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile Flax Scholarship.” The “Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile Flax Scholarship” awards an annual $1,000 scholarship to be used for college tuition by a senior high school student in Georgia.


Dr. Hugh Flax, an Atlanta-based accredited cosmetic dentist, has dedicated his career to advancing the profession of dentistry and the care that patients receive by serving as an international lecturer, past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and founder of the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. His passion for education has inspired him to offer several scholarships, including the “Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile Flax Scholarship.” Here is a link to Dr. Flax talking about the scholarship program on CBS46.


ELIGIBILITY

To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a senior Georgia high school student in good academic standing with a cumulative minimum GPA of at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) who is on-track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two- and four-year college, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools) pending receipt of a high school diploma.


APPLICATION PROCESS

An applicant must write a 400-600-word essay answering the question “How has a specific teacher (past or present) positively impacted your life and made you smile?” The essay must be submitted in Microsoft Word format or PDF format. Essays will be judged on effectiveness in presenting a personal point of view, clear communication, and originality. Please include the teacher’s first and last name, grade taught and school, and email address. Students can submit an application beginning January 2 at http://www.flaxdental.com/teacher-makes-smile-flax-scholarship/.


DEADLINE

The call for submissions opens January 2. The deadline to submit an application is May 29.

This Week

Tuesday, November 29

Wrestling Cross Key /Towers/MLK @ DHHS

Swimming Chamblee/Paideia @ Chamblee 5:30p

Thursday, December 1

Swimming Lakeside/Tucker @ Lakeside 5:30p

9th Grade Basketball @ Eastside 6p

Music Department's Winter Concert Uhry Theater 7:00p

Friday, December 2
Wrestling vs Miller Grove/Cedar Grove @ DHHS 5p
V G/B Basketball @ Woodward Academy 6/7:30p


Saturday, December 3
Wrestling @ Walnut Grove 9a
JV G/B Basketball @ MLK 2:30p
V G/B Basketball vs Cedar Grove @ DHHS 5:30/7:30p