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Attention parents and DCHS Community!

Mr. DeFreese will give the first annual ‘State of the School Address’ in the DCHS Auditorium from 7-8pm on May 6.  This will be an informational night for the community to learn more about the changes that have occurred at the HS and some of the exciting  plans for  next year.




Excellence in education

Students, staff, parents and community are empowered to achieve excellence

To promote continuous personal growth for all, the MSD of Decatur Township is committed to being learner centered. Learning occurs in a safe, respectful and caring environment with high expectations for everyone. To meet the academic, social, emotional, physical, and developmental needs of all learners, we are committed to building relationships that foster collaboration and empowerment.

Achieved through learning and relationships




Photo of the Week

DCHS Show Choir performs in Branson, MO

On April 24 and 25, the DCHS Show Choirs performed in a national competition in Branson, MO. 
 It was a fantastic weekend representing the State of Indiana, the city of Indianapolis, and Decatur Township.  Click here for more details about this amazing group and weekend! 


News to Know

College and Career Readiness

Newsletter: Aspiration into Action

School Calendar


Athletics Calendar



Student Services Info

Guidance, college visits, etc.

 The Top 10 Tech Skills Your Teen Needs Now

From education.com

STOP Cyberbullying!

What’s the Parents Role in This?

From stopcyberbullying.org

 Teenagers and Reading

From rif.org



 Announcements/Important Dates:

DCHS Graduation is Saturday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. 

PROM IS MAY 2nd.*See Mrs. Everman in the Choice office for tux coupons!

Sports physical night for the 2015-16 school year will be May 14 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $20, enter door 16.  No registration is required. Physical forms available in the athletic office or at www.dchawks.com/forms


Video contest - Peace in the Streets video contest information may be found here.

Show Choir auditions for 2015-2016 will be April 27-30.  Signups will begin April 20th.  See Mr. Childs if you have any questions.


3D Camps this summer:  Dates - June 8 - 12 and June 15 - 19; Location - DCHS Media Center; Stop by the Media Center for more info.  Sign up at www.1stMakerspace.com and click "Camp and Workshop Registration".  Cost - $179.00 for one week, scholarship info coming soon.

The last day to get your 2014-2015 yearbook is April 30.  Sales are online only at www.yearbooksforever.com so get online and purchase your memories!


Need a tutor?

National Honor Society Tutoring

Monday through Thursday in the Media Center

Before School:  7:15 am – 8:00 am

After School:  3:45 – 4:30

During the day: In the media center

1st Period         M-T-W-Th

2nd Period        M, Th

3rd Period        M-T-W-Th

4th Period         T, W

6th Period         M-T-W-Th

7th Period         M, W, Th, F

8th Period         M-T-W-Th-F







School Events
•  Senior Top 10 Lunch
•  Prom

Organizations Events
•  SADD Meeting  (SADD)
Time: 2:50 PM
Recurrence: Weekly from 3/2/2015 to 6/1/2015
Show Choir Takes Branson, MO!
On Friday, the DCHS Show Choirs performed in a national competition in Branson, MO.  Both groups scored in the "superior"...







National Honors Society Inductee Ceremony



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