Thursday, February 27


Today Celebrates: Polar Bear Day, No Brainer Day, and National Strawberry Day!

Lunch for today includes: Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Spaghetti With Breadsticks, Baked Tater Tots, Steamed Broccoli, Chilled Mixed Fruit, and Milk.

All drivers are advised that this Friday, there will be an Army National Guard BlackHawk Helo landing at the school. It will be landing in the practice football field across from the tennis courts. If you park in the lot between the tennis courts and that field this Friday, you are parking there at your own risk. When the helo lands and takes off, there is a chance of dirt, grass, and other debris being blown into that parking lot area and hitting the vehicles. For more information or questions, contact the Senior Naval Science Instructor, Lieutenant Commander Stewart.

Each day a few more heroes sign up for the March 3rd blood drive. Please consider donating next week by signing up today. There are 22 spots available between 11:00 and 12:30. See Ms. Malone or Ms. McIntosh or any Key Club member for a form. Thank you.

Do you like pizza and pie? Then come to the Pi Day celebration on March 10th starting at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria. It’s only one dollar to enter. Sign up for team and individual pie eating contests outside of room A129, Mrs. Ebelein’s room. Its $20 per team of four and $5 per individual. There will be food games, and you could be the one to pie an administrator.

If you enjoy writing or are working on the next best seller, then come out to the Creative Writing Cafe. Held on Thursdays, the Creative Writing Cafe is a place to spend time writing while also working with peers to develop your ideas. This drop in style gathering is open to all and our next meeting will take place TODAY, after school in the DNN studio.

Hungry for some Chipotle? Support the Decatur Relay For Life Team by eating at Chipotle in West Ocean City on Tuesday, March 3rd from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Eat some delicious food while helping the fight against cancer!

This is the last week to bring in sports equipment and shoe donations to your first period class for the chance to win donuts! Don’t miss out on this delicious opportunity sponsored by Atlantic Athlete Outreach!

Seniors! It’s that time of year when we begin collecting those baby pictures for the graduation video. DNN will begin collecting photos next week, March 2nd. Please email photos to [email protected] with your name in the subject line, or drop off hard copies to the DNN studio with your name on the back. These photos will be scanned and returned to you. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Thompson.

Attention academic team members! Next week’s tournament is coming up fast and we need everyone to attend the three remaining practices. Our next practice is scheduled for TODAY, Thursday, February 27 at 3:00pm. And don’t forget to turn in your permission slips ASAP!

For Sports:

Attention any girls interested in playing softball this year. If you missed the interest meeting but are planning on trying out, see Coach Kurtz as soon as possible.

This Friday, Decatur will host the girls and boys basketball regional quarter final games. The girls game will begin at 5:30pm, the boys at 7:00pm. The cost is $6 per person and passes are NOT valid. Again, athletic and family passes are NOT valid for playoff games. All who enter must pay $6.

Boys Lacrosse tryouts will be this Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 until 11:00 A.M. and from 1:30 to 3:30 P.M. Then again on March 2nd at 3:15 p.m. Please arrive an hour early for sign-ins and jersey handouts. Please make sure you are signed up for Family ID and also have a current physical turned in or you will be unable to tryout for the team.

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