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The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk


Friday, November 10

Today Celebrates: United States Marie Corps Day and Forget-Me-Not Day!

Lunch for today includes: Big Daddy’s Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Hot Dog with Bun, Oven Baked Crinkle Fries, Steamed Kale, Pineapple Tidbits, Fresh Fruit, and Milk.

Teachers and Staff, if you signed up to donate blood, please remember the time slot you signed up for and head down to the front hallway, Broadway, at that time to donate. The blood drive, sponsored by Key Club is located down the front hallway, broadway this year.

Decatur Nation! Next week is American Education Week! The Future Educators of America club would love to encourage SDHS students to give our teachers some love! Fill out the link on Schoology to complete a Shout out to a teacher who has made a difference for you. Your responses will be read anonymously on the morning announcements all next week.

It’s that time of year again when YOU can nominate your favorite teacher for Teacher of the Year. Who will be named Decatur’s Teacher of the Year for the 2023-24 school year? Visit our schools website, to nominate! Nominations are now open and will remain open until December 1st.

Attention all those students who are participating in the field trip to New York City to see the Broadway production of Hadestown on Wednesday, November 15th. Remember, you must arrive at school by 6:45 a.m. at the bus loop. The bus will depart at 7:00 and will return at 10:00 p.m. Students are to bring money for purchasing both lunch and dinner or pack. Any questions, please see either Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Tignor.

Give a can man! Decatur’s annual canned food drive is taking place all next week! As always, this is a first period competition, meaning that breakfast will be awarded to the three classes that bring in the most food per pound! Help those in need this holiday season and bring in those cans all next week!

Anyone interested in joining the Students Against Destructive Decisions, the next meeting has been moved to next Wednesday, November 15th in Señora Cassino’s room, A126. Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend!

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 Decatur, so pick up an application today! They are due back by Friday, December 1st!!

Tis the season to show some gratitude! (Roll Leo Club Card video 0:11:10) Buy your cards during all lunch shifts next week!

Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Are you interested in a career in plumbing? Want to learn a trade, and get paid? If so, attend the interest meeting with Seaside Plumbing on Thursday, November 16th, at 10:00 am in the cafeteria.

After School Academy Participants – this is an early reminder that there will be NO after school academy programs during the week of Thanksgiving. Again, no after school programs on November 20th and 21st.

For Sports:

If you’re interested in trying out for the Boys Basketball team, please pick up your packet from Coach Johnson in room C-164. All paper work is due before or by November 13th.

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!

Today’s Sports:

At 6:00 PM Varsity Football tackles Queen Anne’s at home in the Region Semifinals.

Remember, if you plan on attending tonights game, the fee is 6 dollars and no sports or season passes are accepted due to it being the playoffs.

Remember to base your decisions on the Decatur Way Principles. Have a Fantastic Friday Decatur!

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