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Dr. Fred Abernathy and DHS PST Team Highlighted in ALSDE Newsletter

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Fred Abernathy and his team for being recognized in the Alabama State Department of Education's "Monthly Telegram" for their work with the Graduation Tracking System and our at-risk students! At DHS, we believe in helping all students, and all means all! Kudos to Dr. Abernathy and his team! Yet another example of the special things that happen at DHS on a daily basis!

DHS Curriculum Fair

Curriculum Fair 2018
DHS hosted our annual Curriculum Fair in historic Morris-Smith Gymnasium on Monday, March 5th. Great turnout by our parents to receive information on our 2018-19 school year!

Congratulations to DHS Student of the Month!

Student of the Month Picture
Congratulations to Olivia Coggins who was honored for DHS Student of the Month! Thank you to Patrick Johnson for sponsoring this event! Thank you Mrs. Busby for coordinating the monthly luncheons!

DHS Career Tech Week!

Career Tech Week at DHS!
Students at Decatur High will be looking at all of the career choices available to them! Some of the areas of study are Culinary, Engineering Design, Medical Studies, and more!

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost Featured Photo
Thanks to the generous donation of $30,000 from Indorama Ventures, Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center (WEEC) is able to continue a free, nationally recognized outdoor classroom experience for 8,600 students of Decatur City Schools.

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package Featured Photo
Our two new high schools are going up around town! You may have seen renderings of what the outside of the buildings will look like, but now you can see more of what it will be like inside through the furniture package that's planned.

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In The Spotlight

New Decatur High School


The new Decatur High School is under construction!  Every day we see more updates and changes to the building!  This picture is a view of the new construction as seen from the sky bridge connected to the other side of DHS, which will be Decatur Middle School!  
Red Raiders water tank

DHS Info

DHS offers a variety of Advanced Placement classes, athletics, fine arts, robotics, engineering, drama, band, JROTC, and leadership opportunities for our students in grades 9-12! 
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