Welcome to Decatur Central High School

Home of the HAWKS!



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




Talent show tryouts are September 10th   The deadline to turn in your application is Sept. 5th.  Pick up an appoication in Mrs. Chandler's room - 204 ICE

School picture re-take will be October 8th.



Representatives from a variety of colleges will be coming to DC.  Go to the Student Services page to learn more and see your counselor if you have questions. 

Girls basketball call-out meeting:  Wednesday, August 27 in room 230.  The meeting time:  3:45 - 4:15.  Any girl interested in playing this season should attend the meeting.  If you have questions, see Coach Sabol in his office.


The Ultimate Frisbee Club will be having its inaugural meeting Thursday, August 28, after school. Beginners and Pros are welcome to meet in Ms. Branson’s room 409Q. Bring a change of clothes appropriate for play.  Rides should be here by 5:00.


Attention Seniors-Follow the Senior class Twitter at dc_2015seniors to get updated info and news about all things DC Senior!



The senior class will be selling these t-shirts September 2 - 5 ONLY.  Cost?  $10.  Purchase the t-shirts from Mrs. Wilson or Mr. Dixon.

 Buy your PRE-SALE Varsity football game tickets & season passes in the Spirit Shop FRIDAY during lunch shifts OR all day in the athletic office! Single admission tickets are $5, adult passes are $75, student passes are $50, and returning Letter Winner passes are $30! 



Blood Drive - September 5.  Sign up times:  August 26 - 29, click the link for more info.


The Ben Davis Area 31 Career Center is having a Back to School Night August 28 at 7:00 pm.  Current students can bring parents to meet the teachers, pay fees, and see the facilities.


The Decatur Township Educational Foundation is hosting a Log House Run 5k the weekend of Homecoming (September 20). There will also be a 1K Fun Run for children. The proceeds from this run will help fund our small grant program, which in turn directly benefits the students of Decatur Township.

Please see the flyer attached in the event forms section of the website for more information.

Come run with us!!  Register at www.dtef.net.


The DCHS PTSA Holiday Craft Fair will be held November 1st from 9 am – 3 pm.  Booth space is available for $50 or $25 for school clubs/organizations/athletic teams.  Reserve your space today!  Click here to download this year’s registration application.


The Spirit Shop will be open on Fridays during lunch! New items arriving daily!! Get your Hawk Spirit On!!