Welcome to Decatur Central High School

Home of the HAWKS!

 

 

 

Mission

Vision

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

 

Attention Seniors: 

There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting for all parents on 2015 Seniors on February 3rd at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Parents must attend if their student intends to participate in the graduation ceremony.

 Immediately following, we will have  FAFSA informational session for any interested parents in the cafeteria.  The FAFSA meeting will start at 7:00. 

 

News to Know

College and Career Readiness

Newsletter: Aspiration into Action

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

 

Photo of the Month

Shelby Messick of the Choice Academy shows off her lava lamp demonstration during the DCHS Science Night.  To see more images from that amazing evening, click here.

 

 It is GREAT to be a Decatur Central HAWK!

 

Announcements:

Snowcoming Spirit Days:

  • Monday- 60's Day (Hippie)
  • Tuesday's- 70's Day (Retro)
  • Wed.- 80's Day (Rock n' Roll)
  • Thurs.- 90's Day (overalls, Flannels, Tommy Hilfiger, slap bracelets)
  • Friday- Blue & Gold Day

Snowcoming Shirts will be on sale in Room 300E and during lunch with Ms. Hart starting on Monday 1/26/15! The shirts are long sleeve Blue and gold shirts. The cost for the shirts are $15.00 (Any questions see Ms. Hart)

Class Competitions:

This year we will be having 2 class competitions!

1. Grocery Cart Decorating Contest (winner will be announced at the Pep Session!)

Each Grade level will have a grocery cart that they are responsible for decorating to show their class spirit! The carts will be wheeled out for judging during the Pep Session on Friday (1/30/15)

2. Class Spirit Banner- each class will be given a banner that they are to decorate the banners will be hung in the gym during the pep session and will be judged at this time!

The students who would like to help decorate the Cart and Banner for their class will be able to work on this during lunch/star starting on Tuesday (1/27/25) in the following designated areas per the Class Sponsor:

9th Grade: Choice LGI Room with Ms. McClleland /Mr. Hofer

10th Grade: Room 300 E with Ms. Hart THIS FRIDAY BEFORE SCHOOL AT 7:45 there will be a meeting for ANY Sophomores who would like to plan for the decorating in Room 300E.

11th Grade: Room 305E with Ms. Sanders THIS FRIDAY BEFORE SCHOOL AT 7:45 there will be a meeting for ANY Juniors who would like to plan for the decorating in Room 305E.

12th Grade: See Ms. Wilson for details on where you will be decorating

Snowcoming Court: Voting will take place in the Café with Ms. Hart on Wed. (1/28/15)

                             The only class that will then Vote again will be the Seniors on Thursday (1/29/15) in the café

                              with Ms. Hart! The winner of the Senior class (King and Queen) will be announced at the game

                              on Friday Night!

 Pep Session- Friday 1-30-15

Basketball Games: Boys and Girls BB Teams will play Friday Night against Plainfield!

 

Attention Seniors: 

There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting for all parents on 2015 Seniors on February 3rd at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Parents must attend if their student intends to participate in the graduation ceremony.

 Immediately following, we will have  FAFSA informational session for any interested parents in the cafeteria.  The FAFSA meeting will start at 7:00.   

 

 

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

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School Events
1/31/2015
•  DCHS Expressions - ISSMA Ensemble Contest
•  DCHS Solo and Ensemble Recital Night
Time: 7:00 PM
2/3/2015
•  DCHS Mandatory parent meeting for senior parents
Time: 6:30 PM
•  DCHS FAFSA Informational Session
Time: 7:00 PM


Organizations Events
1/12/2015 to 3/20/2015
•  Prom Dress Program Dress Collection  (SADD)
2/2/2015
•  Meeting  (SADD)
Time: 2:50 PM
Recurrence: Weekly from 12/1/2014 to 6/8/2015
DCHS Science Night a Great Success!
The students of Aimee Hawley, Amy Haywood, Meaghan Krukemeier, and Pete Berg did an impressive job hosting and presenting at...

"Little Me" Theater Production @ DCHS   

Veterans Day Convocation   

Safe Halloween   

Choice Day of Service   

Marching Band Trailer   
EXTREME MAKEOVER!

National Honors Society Inductee Ceremony   
National Honors Society Inductee Ceremony

Hawks vs. Franklin Central Game Summary   

Sports Scrimmages   

School Pictures   
Say Cheese!