Enrollment is projected to double at Decatur within the next five years. That means construction, and bulldozers have already broken ground for Oakhurst Elementary’s addition (see video). Architects have also proposed several options for the high school's renovation, which could be put into place as... Read more »
The Decatur Recreation Center opened on Feb. 4 after its multi-million dollar renovation. We got an inside look - here’s what’s new. [vimeo 60263312 nolink]
Decatur galleries regularly host art exhibits. The city’s music venues highlight local musicians. But dance shows? Decatur’s International Student Association produced the school’s first international dance show on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Teachers and students performed dances from countries including... Read more »
Ms. Newman has started the library on wheels, an initiative to make the Decatur High School library more accessible to students. [vimeo 54489029 nolink]
Lightroom’s headquarters were built across from the high school even before Decatur broke ground for the new stadium. Since then, Lightroom has moved forward with its work - literally. Bill Carpenter is currently building the third office for his architecture company right in front of the other two... Read more »
The summer is fast approaching, and students are itching for some time off. However, some might need to get some money before being able to go have fun in the sun. [vimeo 41288264 nolink]
[vimeo 38634314 nolink] Since the Rec is closed for now, maybe you can do a little shopping after school. We all love good deals and cheap places to shop. People know the go-to stores for saving money, but what happens when one store cashes in on another’s turf? You may want to go thrifting at Suburban... Read more »
[vimeo 38567352 nolink] Off season with no plans after school? What to do? There are plenty of cool places in Decatur, but one popular hang out spot won’t be available for quite a while.
[vimeo 38567347 nolink] Members of Decatur’s marching band traveled over 1300 miles to Chiapas, Mexico last spring. Next week, they’re returning the favor by hosting members of the Chiapas band.