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The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk


Tuesday, November 7

Today Celebrates: Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day and U.S. General Election Day!

Lunch for today includes: Rotini with Meat Sauce and Garlic Toast, Italian Sub, Steamed Corn, Steamed Green Beans, Applesauce Cup, Fresh Fruit, and Milk.

ATTENTION CHESS CLUB FANS! For anyone interested in participating in the Chess Club, we will hold four upcoming After School sessions in the Media Center classroom with Dr. Hill. The first meeting will take place TODAY, with the other meetings taking place on Tuesday, November 14th, 28th, and December 5th. Students must register with the After School Academy to participate.

There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting this Thursday at 7:10 am in D-153, Mr. Drahiem’s room. See Mrs. Fenzel-Mergott or Mrs. Kolluri if you have any questions. All are welcome!

Anyone interested in joining the Students Against Destructive Decisions, the next meeting will take place this Thursday, November 9th in Señora Cassino’s room, A126. Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend!

The Key Club will be holding its first blood drive event THIS Friday, November 10th from 8:00 until 1:30. Students aged 16 and older are allowed to donate this year. If you are 16, you will need a signed parent permission slip. Please see Mrs. Saullo or Mrs. Kalchthaler for a permission slip. Signs with QR codes are located around the building to register.

Calling all Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors! Decatur is now accepting applications to be nominated for the Carson Scholarship Program. Applications are located outside of the CRT Office and posted on the Schoology message page. Only one person will be chosen to represent SDHS for the 2023-24 Carson Scholar Program, so pick up an application today! They are due back on Friday, December 1st!!

Attention Juniors and Seniors! You’ve asked for it and now it is here…. the National Science Honor Society. Stop by and see Ms. Kinsler in room D-154 if you are currently enrolled in an AP science course for this year or have already completed an AP science course and are interested in getting an informational letter about joining the National Science Honor Society. Applications are to be completed by 3:00 pm Monday, November 30th in order to be considered as a member for the 2023-24 school year. If you already applied at the end of last school year there is no need to reapply.

This is a friendly reminder that TOMORROW is a half-day for students, with periods 4 and 5 taking place, therefore NO morning announcements will be broadcast tomorrow. DNN will return again on Thursday.

For Sports:

There is an open gym today from 6:00 until 7:30 pm. This is open to girls wanting to play basketball but closed to parents and spectators. All paperwork and physicals are due to Coach Tracy this Thursday, November 9th!

If you are interested in joining the Winter Cheer team, please come to Coach Johnson’s room to collect important information for this upcoming tryout. Make sure you sign up on FamilyID, the QR code is located at Coach Johnson’s room, C129. Tryouts starts on November 15th until the 17th . Please make sure you have your physical completed by November 14th. We are excited for another great season!

Congratulations to our Varsity Cheerleaders who made Stephen Decatur history this weekend by placing 3rd at Regionals and have advanced to compete for a State title at States this Saturday! Way to go and best of luck team!

Remember to base your decisions on the Decatur Way Principles. Pride, Achievement, Respect, and Responsibility. Have a Terrific Tuesday Decatur!

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