Thursday, November 7


Today Celebrates: Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day and Men Make Dinner Day!

Lunch for today includes: Chicken Patty Sandwich, Cheeseburger with Lettuce and Tomato, Baked Oven Fries, Steamed Mixed Vegetables, Chilled Mixed Fruit, and Milk.

Thank you all for participating in the dress days during Red Ribbon Week. Members of SADD and Ms. Tunnell really appreciate all the support. The Battle of the First Period winner’s are as follows:

In third place, winning Dunkin’ Donuts is Mr. Marx’s class.

In second place, willing Krispy Creme doughnuts is Mr. Coleman’s class,

And Tieing for first place and winning Fractured Prune Doughnuts are Mr. Krall’s class and Mrs. Sara Patrick’s class! Congratulations to the winning classes!

Attention all NJROTC students. There will be an All Hands Meeting for both semesters TODAY, Thursday, November 7th at 11:45. You must notify an instructor or cadet leadership if you cannot attend.

Attention all fall sports teams– please clean out your team lockers by 12 noon TODAY, November 7. Anything left in a team area locker-room will be taken to your coach or lost and found. Again, all team lockers cleaned out by this Thursday.

Decatur Relay For Life Team, we will be meeting next Monday, November 11th in the DNN Studio. We will be brainstorming fundraising ideas for this year and applications for leadership roles will be available. Elections will take place the following Monday, November 18th. Please see Mr. Thompson with any questions.

Do you enjoy writing creatively but never seem to have the time to spend writing? Are you stuck in the middle of writing the next great American Novel and need advice or suggestions? Join the Creative Writing Cafe, a relaxed space to spend time writing and working with peers. Our first meeting will take place on Thursday, November 14th in the DNN studio. Please see Mr. Thompson with any questions.

The next United As One meeting will be on Tuesday, November 12th right after school in Ms. Patnode’s room, C129 – located down crab alley hallway. This meeting will be the first official meeting of LGBTplus school-based organization and ALL ARE WELCOME!

Good morning SDHS heroes!! The Fall Blood Drive is right around the corner, on Tuesday, November 19th. The Blood Bank is frantic for donations right now. Reservations are due this week to secure a favored time for donating; we need 40 more sign ups by the end of this week. Please sign up today. Open appointments are from 9:15 to 12:30. Basic requirements are 17 years old, 110 pounds, healthy, and no piercings or tattoos in last 6 months. See any Key Club member, Ms. Malone or Ms. McIntosh for a form. Thank you.

Decatur is proudly participating in the Crayola ColorCycle recycling program. Bring in any old markers of any brand, highlighters, dry erase markers and more, then drop them in the recycle bin in the main office. Program runs until December 18. Again, recycle all plastic markers in the main office until December 18.

Decatur Nation! Continue to pre-order the 2020 Seahawk Yearbook for 60 dollars and enjoy the early bird special of 55 percent off! That price increases to 75 dollars in one week, on November 15th, and then to $90 on February 1st. Order early and save! Go to to order!

For Sports:

Attention girls planning on trying out for girls basketball. There will be open gym TONIGHT from 5:45 until 7:45.

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