Monday, March 20


Today Celebrates: International Day of Happiness, Proposal Day, and Extraterrestrial Abductions Day!

Lunch for today includes: Spaghetti and Meat Sauce with Garlic Toast, Chicken Chunks with Roll, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Steamed Corn, Pineapple Bits, Fresh Fruit, and Milk.

The LGBTQ+ Fact of the Week, sponsored by GSA is: March 26, 1973 was the first meeting of “Parents and Friends of Gays”, which went national as “Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays” in 1982.

Attention Seniors: You have three big dates coming up – Please make sure that you mark your calendars! First up is the Senior Class Meeting TODAY at 10:15 AM and 1:15 PM. Second up is the Senior Panoramic Picture this Wednesday, March 22nd at 8AM in the gymnasium. Third item is the Permission slip and money for the Senior Class Trip to Hershey Park is due this Friday, March 24th.

Attention all students: Registration for the spring session of the After School Academy is now open. Be sure to check out all course offerings. In order to participate, you must register, even if you have participated in the past. Use the QR code printed on the posters posted throughout the building or visit the After School Academy page on the school website. See Mrs. Berquist if you have questions.

Decatur Nation! Now is your chance to get some writing support. Every Tuesday through Thursday, writing tutoring will be available to students in Mrs. Tracy’s room, A-118, from 7:15 until 8:00 a.m. Be sure to bring your writing assignment, expectations, and or required rubrics. All academic writing will be targeted.

Wanted! National English Honor Society members! Do you love English? Do you like organizing and participating in SDHS community service events? National ENGLISH Honor Society may be for you! Applications for membership in NEHS are now available from any English teacher or use the QR code on signs around the school. All applications must be completed and handed in by March 24th by 3 pm.

NEHS is sponsoring the 10th annual Peggy Hevel Memorial Writing Competition. Entry forms are available at the media center or from any English teacher. CASH prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in short story and poetry. All entries are due by 3:00, Friday, March 24th.

There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting this Thursday and every Thursday until spring break beginning at 7:15 in Mr. Drahiem’s room, D-153. See Ms. Fluty or Mrs. Fenzel-Mergott if you have any questions. All are welcome!

The pet food drive, sponsored by K.A.A.A.T. club is in full swing! 5th period classes are in competition to see who can bring the most pet food by this Thursday, March 23rd. Please bring in dry cat, dog, and rabbit food to your 5th period class. All food will be donated to Kenille’s Cupboard, Worcester County Humane Society, and Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue. The 5th period class that collects the most canned food will receive a pizza party!

Let the Decatur Cheerleaders Egg your House! You can surprise your neighbors or friends with some easter fun! The Decatur Cheerleaders will deliver candy filled eggs to your house! You can buy 25 eggs for $20 or 60 eggs for $45. You can choose to have your eggs delivered on your porch or scattered in the yard! The deadline to order is March 31. Please see Ms. Johnson in room C-129 if you have any questions. The Eggs will be delivered on April 7th!

Remember to base your decisions on the Decatur Way principles. Pride, Achievement, Respect, and Responsibility. Have a Magnificent Monday Decatur!