The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk


Tuesday, November 28

Today Celebrates: French Toast Day and Red Planet Day.

Lunch for today includes: Pizza Crunchers, Popcorn Chicken with Roll, Whipped Potatoes, Steamed Brussel Sprouts, Diced Pears, Fresh Fruit, and Milk.

Students and Staff, this is a friendly reminder that Lifetouch is here TODAY to capture picture retakes for any student and staff member who missed pictures on October 30th. Pictures will take place down the front hallway, Broadway, and students will be called down for pictures. We will begin calling down students shortly after the announcements.

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far to Operation We Care. This will be the last week of our campaign to collect items for care packages for our troops overseas. Please bring all donations to Mrs. Thompson’s room, A168, by this Friday, December 1st. If you have any questions or need a shopping list, please see Mrs. Thompson ASAP.

Attention Seniors: Salisbury University will be here this Thursday, November 30th for ON-Site Admissions. If you would like to be considered for On-Site Admissions at Salisbury University, please stop by guidance and write your name on the list, TODAY is the final day to sign-up!

The Virginia Commonwealth University visit set for today has been cancelled. Continue to check the list posted outside guidance for all upcoming college visits.

Decatur Nation! TOMORROW, we will have a special message for you from former Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis. Tune in to tomorrow’s morning announcements for that special shout out and call to action!

Decatur Theatre would like to invite you to The Annual Children’s Theatre, now in its 47th year. This year’s production, The Ants and the Grasshoppers, a Comedy written by Roz Mihalko and Donna Swift, will be running evening performances December 1st and 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door or online at If there are any questions about tickets, touch base with Mr. Cater in the Black Box Theatre. We look forward to seeing you there!

Good News Decatur, Book Club season is back! Check in the library at the end of the day Friday for a brief meeting about the after-school Spinebreakers Book Club! Don’t have time Friday? That’s okay because meeting times are one of things to discuss: along with the next book of course! Please see Mr. vonRigler in the library during the week with any questions. The goal is to find that special book by next Friday the 8th.

As the Holiday season takes hold this year, be sure to hold on to those memories! Add the 2024 Seahawk Yearbook to your holiday shopping list this year. Purchase your copy online at Copies are 95 dollars each, but that price increases to 110 dollars on February 3rd, so don’t delay, pre-order today and save!

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 this Friday, December 1st.

For Sports:

Attention all students enrolled in unified strength and conditioning. We will meet at 3:00 TODAY in the Decatur performance center. Please make sure you are enrolled on Family ID and have an up to date physical. See Coach Owens or Coach Bone if you have any questions.

Want to support the SDHS Football team but can’t get all the way to Annapolis? Well we have the solution! Rho Kappa would like to invite you to the first ever SDHS Football Watch Party! Come out to the SDHS cafeteria to support our football team in the state championships on the big screen. The game will be live streamed for all students to watch. The cost is two dollars at the door. Pizza, snacks, and baked goods will be for sale! Hope to see you all there cheering on our 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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