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DeKalb New Tech World Bio students met with community experts in DeKalb High School’s first ever National History Day Think Tank. Students and community experts worked together in brainstorming possible topic ideas for the students to research and present at the regional National History Day competition to be held February 27th at St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana. If successful in the regional round, students may have the opportunity to travel to Indianapolis for the State National History Day Competition. The National Competition will be held June 12th through June 16th at The University of Maryland.
DeKalb World Bio students are currently working on a project called The Three E’s: Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange mirroring the National History Day theme with the driving question How has the exploration, encounter, and exchange of science and history impacted us today? National History Day is an event that allows students to compete with over 500,000 other students ranging in grades 6-12. DeKalb students enjoyed getting the chance to brainstorm with area community members. Dr. C.J. Hathaway, Dr. James Farlow, Dr. Amy Alexander, Dr. William Sluis, Lisa Conrad, Jenny Kobiela Mondor, Darcy Davidson Armstrong, Chelsea Molin, Galen Eberhart, Julie Page, Megan Moss, Bob Wilder, Ann Green, John Bry, and Cathy Vick shared their passions and wealth of knowledge with DeKalb’s World Bio class generating numerous topic ideas that not only increased their excitement but will also unveil many aspects of DeKalb County’s local history.
DeKalb’s World Bio students will be hosting a DeKalb History Day to be held at DeKalb High School on February 24th to help prepare for the regional competition. All community members that are passionate about history and science are welcome to attend; please contact World Bio teachers Kelsey Pierce or Christina Lapham for more information.
Starting on November 27 through December 11th, DHS is hosting a Salvation Army Kettle Drive. DHS Student Government would like to request the help of DeKalb Central families to raise money to help those in need in our community.
The kettle drive will take place during school hours for student donations. The kettle will also be available at the November 28th and December 11th home basketball games for parents and community member donations.
Come out to DHS and support your Barons and the Salvation Army!
DeKalb High School’s Baron Brigade marching band presented individual awards to members at a season-ending banquet Thursday night.
Special awards were given to musicians in each grade level, auxiliary corps members and drum majors.
Drum majors — Hanna Fetter, Andrew Hartman and Cameron Bell.
8th Grade — Sasha Norton, best musician; Sophia Riggs, best marcher; Tabitha Butler, best mental attitude.
Freshmen — Samatha Benbow, best musician; Jillian Lewis, best marcher; Amara Wiley and Noah Mondor, co-winners for best mental attitude.
Sophomores — Spencer Mohre, best musician; Josiah Somkit, best marcher; Jacob Haberly, best mental attitude.
Juniors — Bryce Wessly, best musician; Tori Pfafman, best marcher; Hanna Johnston, best mental attitude.
Seniors — Jacob Good, best musician; Maddie Hanes, best marcher; Alexis Darling, best mental attitude.
Auxiliary corps — Kelsey Aldrich, best mental attitude; Abby Chavis, best color guard performer; McKinzie Coleman, best color guard marcher.
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Give it up for the DeKalb High School Student of the Month winners for October based on the Baron Belief of Trust!
Back Row: Kaitlyn Rieke, Marie Burton, Alex Lumpkins, Josh Daniels
Front Row: Cloance Blasch, Allison Rumsey, Adrianna Castleberry, Jesse Curran
Not pictured: Lukas Hamman, Citoria Nester, Darianne Kimpel, Ethan Stacey, Josh Hicks
DHS Veterans Day Info