August 15, 2021
UPCOMING DATES
AUGUST 17-19 -- 9th & 10th Grade MAP Testing
SEPTEMBER 6 -- NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
SEPTEMBER 9 -- ONLINE Curriculum Night
DCSD Calendar -- DHAA Calendar
Learn more about the District's policies here.

As always, if your child is not feeling well, please keep them at home. DO NOT SEND SICK STUDENTS IN TO SCHOOL.

Please IMMEDIATELY call the school at 678-874-6302 if your child tests positive for COVID-19, which will allow the school to initiate its procedures for notifying close contacts.

  • All people age 12+ are eligible for free vaccinations -- the single best way to prevent infection, sickness, and hospitalization. Find a vaccine here.


  • In accordance with CDC guidelines, wear a mask consistently and correctly.

  • Let's work together to keep our children, families, and community as safe as possible
DHHS STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION NEEDS STUDENT INPUT


The Druid Hills High School Student Government Association (DHHS SGA) are the elected student leaders of the school. They plan and execute events, promote school spirit, and are valued advisors to the school administration and PTO.


The SGA is seeking STUDENT input on Homecoming 2021 plans. Parents, please encourage your child(ren) to fill out THIS SURVEY.


The SGA is also pairing up students for mentorships! Again, parents, please encourage your student(s) to join the SGA Mentors program:

  • Want to be a mentor? Sign up HERE

  • Want to be mentored? Sign up HERE
DHHS HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU!
DHHS Hospitality is the PTO committee focused on showing appreciation for our Teachers and Staff year-round. Each year, we provide meals and other treats for our teachers and staff, coordinate the annual cookie exchange, and work to facilitate Teacher Appreciation week. We also help support the annual Teacher Appreciation Party, which takes place in May of each year.

We welcome your participation. We are seeking people to help plan our activities; to serve as support volunteers to ensure our activities run smoothly - and clean up after them; to organize the annual cookie exchange, and to coordinate Teacher Appreciation Week activities. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, please sign up. More questions? Find us at dhhshospitality@gmail.com

Thank you for considering this way of supporting the DHHS PTO as we show year-round appreciation for our amazing Teachers and Staff! 

- Susan-Anne MacKenna, Hospitality Chair

The candidate declaration window for your school’s Principal Advisory Council (PAC) will be open through Friday, September 3rd.  Complete the form below to run for an elected parent/guardian position on your school’s Council. If you are a current PAC member whose term ends September 30, 2022, you do not need to reapply.  
 
Principal Advisory Councils bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance. 
 
What is the role of the Principal Advisory Council?
  • Act as a link between the school and the community
  • Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community
  • Work to increase student achievement through transparent operations and shared best practices
  • Review the Continuous School Improvement Plan and monitor progress toward goals
  • Participate in the selection of the school principal
 
To learn more about the work of Principal Advisory Councils, visit: http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/principal-advisory-councils.
Easy Ways to Make Easy Money for DHHS!
Publix has donated over $22,000 to DHHS through this program! Go to Publix Partners (create an account if you don't yet have one) and search for "Druid Hills High School PTO." Just give your phone number every time you check out at Publix!
Go to Kroger Community Rewards and (create an account if you don't yet have one) and search for "XL230" or "Druid Hills High School". DHHS will get a donation every time you use your card or phone number!
Shop through the AmazonSmile portal & Amazon donates a portion of your purchase to DHHS. Search "Druid Hills High School PTO" & set smile.amazon.com as your default page so all of your purchases count!
This DHHS PTO Newsletter is published weekly during the school year, usually on Sundays. To share school-related news or announcements, please EMAIL US. Any items sent by close of business Friday will be included in the following week's issue of the newsletter, unless you specify a different future publication date. The DHHS PTO reserves the right to decide whether submissions are appropriate for inclusion in the school newsletter. We also reserve the right to edit all submissions for clarity and brevity.
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