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The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk

The Student News Site of Stephen Decatur High School

The Hawk


Thursday, April 11

Today Celebrates: Barbershop Quartet Day, National Pet Day, and National Submarine Day!

Lunch for today includes: Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Croissant, Max Stix with Meat Sauce, Steamed Corn, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Fresh Fruit, Applesauce, and Milk.

Class of 2024! Make sure you vote for your class senior superlatives! You can access the voting link on the DNN Senior News course. You have until next Monday, April 15th to cast your votes! Additionally, the senior quote submission form will open next week, beginning on Monday, April 15th. See Mr. Thompson with questions.

Seniors! We are now accepting baby photos for the senior graduation video. Photos can be emailed to [email protected] or a hard copy can be dropped off to the DNN studio. If emailing your photo, please include your first and last name in the subject line. If dropping off a hard copy, please write your first and last name on the back of the photo. Photos are due by May 17th! See Mr. Thompson with any questions.

Lastly seniors, if you would like to purchase a copy of the senior panoramic that was taken on Tuesday, see Mr. Thompson for an order form. Copies of the photo are only 17 dollars, but the order forms are due to Mr. Thompson by Tuesday, April 16th.

Decatur’s chapter of the National English Honor Society is hosting a membership drive over the next two weeks until April 19th. We are looking for dedicated students who have interest in serving their community, a combined GPA of 3.5 or higher in all English classes, and experience in two English electives. If you’re interested, see any English teacher for an application. For more information on the Seahawk Lyceum, visit the school’s website under extracurricular activities or see Mrs. Terlizzi or Mr. Thompson.

Decatur Nation! Keep bringing in those items for the beach supply drive benefiting Believe in Tomorrow, an organization that treats children stricken with illness to a stress-free vacation at the beach. Bring in beach shovels, playing cards, sunscreen, coloring books, beach toys and more. Collection boxes are in the main office, the CRT Office, and Mrs. Thompson’s room A168. Let’s show them “there’s no place like the beach!”

Calling all writers! The National English Honor Society is holding the 11th Annual Peggy Hevel Memorial Writing Contest. NEHS is taking submissions in two categories, Poetry and Short Story, and monetary prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category, with first place receiving 100 dollars. Submissions are due to Mrs. Terlizzi by 3:00 pm on April 19th. See any English teacher for a submission form.

Attention Volunteers: The deadline for the Presidential Service Award is quickly approaching. All forms are due to Mrs. Thompson in A168 by 3:00 pm on Monday, April 22. Forms will not be accepted after this date. Please see Mrs. Thompson with any questions or for additional service forms.

Today’s Sports:

At 4:00 PM Boys and Girls Track compete at Kent Island – dismissal at 12:45

At 4:00 PM Varsity Softball takes on Sussex Central at home

At 4:00 PM Varsity Baseball battles Sussex Central at home

At 4:00 PM Unified Bocce takes on Pocomoke at home

At 4:15 PM JV Softball plays at Sussex Central – dismissal at 1:45

At 4:15 PM JV Baseball plays at Sussex Central – dismissal at 1:45

Remember to base your decisions on the Decatur Way Principles. Pride, Achievement, Respect, and Responsibility. Have a PARR-ific Thursday Decatur!

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