Friday, April 12


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Today Celebrates: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, National Licorice Day, and Walk on Your Wild Side Day!

Lunch for today includes: Buffalo or Pepperoni Pizza, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Seasoned Spiral Cut Fries, Steamed Corn, Chilled Fruit, and Milk.

Decatur Nation! In celebration of the state-wide Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Weekend, the Ocean City Fire Department invites the public to their events on Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th – that’s this weekend! Saturday’s events will be held at Station 5 in West Ocean City while Sunday events will take place at the OCFD Headquarters. These two events will be opportunities for the community to interact with the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company. Recruitment information and fire prevention materials, fire extinguisher training, hands-only CPR training, and firefighter demonstrations will be provided, along with light refreshments. For more information, contact the Ocean City Fire Department.

Underclassman! Spring Portraits will take place TODAY in the front hallway; broadway! You will be called down by last name and grade – only those interested in purchasing pictures should attend. Please have your order forms ready when you come down. Extra forms are available in the main office. Please see Mr. Thompson with any questions.

Seniors! Keep bringing in those baby pictures for the 2019 Graduation Ceremony. Please submit ONE baby picture to Mr. Thompson with your name written on the back. If you have a digital photo to submit, please email it to [email protected] Pictures can be dropped off in the morning before the 7:57 bell, or in between classes. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Thompson.

Attention prom goers! The 2019 prom tickets are on sale now! Tickets are $50 this week but that price increases to $55 next week. Before you can buy a prom ticket you must fill out an “I’m Debtless” form. These forms are located outside the Media Center. You must get signed off that you have no Media Center, No school debt and your class dues are paid up.

Please note, class dues and school debts will be collected in the main office at this time. We will no longer be collecting money at lunch so again you must pay all debts in the main office.

Additionally, if you are bringing an out of school guest you must pick up a form and have it filled out and returned by the guest’s school before you can purchase a prom ticket. Those forms are also located outside of the media center. If you have any questions see Mr Greenwood in C174 inbetween classes.

Calling all writers! The Peggy Hevel Memorial Writing Contest happens during Poetry Month. Cash prizes awarded in Poetry, Short Story, and One Act Play categories. Pick up a rules and cover sheet from the media center or any English teacher. Write your way to some spring cash. All entries are due April 30, at 3:00 PM. Don’t forget the Creative Writing Cafe and the Seahawk Writing Center are there to help. Good Luck.

Would you like to see your favorite administrator in a Prom Dress? What about ALL the administrators in a Prom Dress? How much we raise determines who we see in a Prom Dress. Donate NOW during lunch shifts! Starting in increments of one hundred dollars, see Dr. Bunting, Mr. Green, Mr. Sites, Mr. Hill and Mrs. Cater dance through the cafeteria on April 26th. Sponsored by NEHS and SGA.

Atlantic Athlete Outreach is having a used sports equipment drive continuing today until Thursday, April 18. Each item is one point and the winning class gets doughnuts. NO SHOES! Any shoes donated will not count for points. Please contact Mrs. Purnell with any questions.

The Leo Club is having a bake sale after school at the concession stand. All items will be 50 cents. The Leos would love for you to bring your spare change, pick out a sweet snack, and support a good cause.

For Sports:

At 4:00 PM JV Baseball plays at Nandua – dismissal at 1:30

At 4:00 PM Varsity Baseball battles Nandua at home

At 4:00 PM Varsity Softball plays Nandua at home

Also at 4 Boys Varsity Lacrosse plays at Queen Annes – dismissal at 1:15

At 4:30 PM JV Softball plays at Nandua – dismissal at 1:30

At 5:15 PM Girls JV Lacrosse battles Queen Annes at home

At 5:30 PM Boys JV Lacrosse plays at Queen Annes – dismissal at 1:15

And at 6:30 Girls Varsity Lacrosse battles Queen Annes at home

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