Druid Hills High School
Community Week at a Glance November 13-18
EOC Mid Month thur 11/17
V Wrestling Decatur/Columbia @ Decatur 5:30p
PTSA Financial Aid Completion Night Media Center 6:30p
V Bball vs Clarkston @ DHHS 5:30/7p
Swim Meet @ Chamblee vs Tucker, Stephenson, Miller Grove 5:30p
Departmental Meetings 3:30p
JV Bball @ Clarkston 5p
Wrestling Weigh-Ins Cafeteria 4P
Progress Reports Distributed
V Bball vs Towers @ DHHS
V Bball Pre-Thanksgiving Shootout @ Upson Lee HS 10a
V Wrestling Tillery Duals @ Redan 9a
11/20-11/24 - Thanksgiving Break Schools Closed
The Druid Hills debate team will be traveling to Drew Charter High School this Saturday for their third debate tournament of the season.
The Druid Hills team had a great day at their second tournament at Campbell High School. All three Druid Hills teams won team awards:
Out of 38 competing teams,
19th place - John Higgins and Aamir Surani
18th place - Elias Mast and Lemuel Maimoo
and winning the tournament in 1st place was William Wainwright and Matt Gilroy.
Druid Hills also won the following speaker awards:
Out of 75 total speakers:
Elias Mast - 21st place
Matt Gilroy - 8th place
Aamir Surani - 4th place
and the best speaker of the tournament,
William Wainwright - 1st place!
Congratulations Druid Hills Debate Team for a job well done! Good luck this Saturday!!
NEWS FROM THE COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
- Schedule change requests for second semester will be available the week of November 22-December 1st. Students will receive their second semester schedule upon returning from Thanksgiving and a google form will be utilized for course change requests. Course change requests will be due through the google form by December 1st.
Upcoming Event for Senior Families--FAFSA Completion Night November 14th at 6 PM in the Media Center. Students should sign up in the counseling office if you plan to attend.
NEED HELP COMPLETING YOUR FAFSA?
November 14th from 6-7PM in the Media Center Georgia Student Finance representatives will be here to help students and parents complete the FAFSA Application.
What to bring?
- Your FSA ID (You must create this at fsaid.ed.gov PRIOR to November 14th)
- Parental 2016 Tax information including 1040, 1040A, or 1040ez along with the W2
SENIOR INFORMATION FROM COUNSELING
- November 14th at 6 PM is the FAFSA Completion Night at Druid Hills in the media center.
- Make sure your parents are aware of this opportunity if they need help completing the FAFSA. You must create your FSA ID (student and parent) on www.fafsa.ed.gov prior to attending.
- If you plan on attending, please sign up in counseling.
- November is Scholarship Month! Check out Twitter weekly as new scholarships are posted daily. https://twitter.com/DHHScounseling
- Other Scholarship Tips:
- Check out our scholarship bulletin on the Counseling Website
- Follow these companies on Twitter: @cgreenlight,, @PayingForSchool,, @scholarships360 and @FAFSA
- Check the admissions site for scholarships for any college that you are planning to apply. Note the scholarship deadlines!
STAY IN THE KNOW: https://twitter.com/DHHScounseling