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Science Olympiad having
a good year!
DHS Counseling
Peer Leadership Selection
2014-15 Timeline
 Applications available in Couseling Office & Online
2.7 Applications due
2.10-14 - Interviews with qualified applicants
2.19 - Post list of Selected Peer Leaders @ Counseling Office
Attention Seniors!


Balfour will keep the on-line purchases for Grad Supplies open past the February 21st  deadline.  However, there is an increase in price on packages & items for orders placed from February 22 - March 23.  Orders will only be accepted online at during this time.


Senior dues are $100. Dues include: tickets to graduation; cap; gown; tassel; stole; diploma; cover; sunglasses; lanyard. Senior dues have nothing to do with Junior dues.


Dues paid by April 1, 2014 - no late fee. Dues may be paid at - 

 Staying Connected to DHS  


Important Dates @DHS


Feb. 17 -
    Academic Planning Night
Feb. 24 -
     Rising 9th Grade
        Meet & Greet
Feb. 25th -
     Elective Registration 


Prom 2014!


Junior fees are due - deadline for $100 dues extended to

February 14th.

Dues go up to $115 after the 15th and must be paid by the deadline date of April 1st
School Calendar
GCPS officially issued added a day to the school calendar -
May 22nd.
All the snow days built into the 2013-14 school calendar have officially become school days for teachers & students - Feb. 17th, March 14th & May 22nd.
Official graduation dates are yet to be determined.
 Quick Links...
DHS Science Olympiad

After a 1st place finish at the Rockdale Invitational in the fall, Duluth High School's  Science Olympiad teams finished 4th and 10th at the January 18th  Brookwood Invitational Science Olympiad Tourney where  50 teams competed in the year's largest & most competitive Olympiad. Duluth's A team had 12 top ten places in the 18 events and medaled in 4 events. Duluth's B team medaled in 3 events.


DHS Mock Trial


Congratulations to the Duluth Mock Trial team who placed 2nd at their regional competition this past weekend.

A special shoutout to Ashima Gauba, Brittney Mills & Abhi Ramachandiran who won Outstanding Attorney awards and

Hayden Brewer & Mary Lorenson for their Outstanding Witness awards. The team competes at the District Competition on February 22.

Fine Arts 


 DHS Visual Arts

Student Winners


The visual arts department had 4 young ladies place in the Scholastic Art & Writing competition.

"This is a very competitive art competition and I am very proud of these ladies," says Mrs. Brooke Adamson, DHS Fine Arts Department chair. 


 Ellie Song - 2 Gold Keys

 Naomi Baek - Silver Key

 Claire Hu - Honorable 


 Eugena Jeon - Honorable 



For more information about the national organization presenting these awards, go to



     Mr. DHS is Coming!
Are you the man for this year's contest?   

Sponsored by Relay for Life 

Saturday, March 1 

@ 7:00 p.m.

Join in on the fun  

Come support your friends

Raise money for

Relay for Life 

Make a contribution & vote for your favorite contestant as part of the

"People's Choice Award."  

$8 Tickets sold at the door  




  DHS Swim & Dive Finish Strong Season

Congratulations to the DHS Swim & Dive team for their performance at the County Championships. They had an outstanding championships with 47 swimmers & divers attending the meet.  Of the 43 swimmers in the prelims, 30 made it back for finals.

The boys finished with 582 points & brought home a trophy for the 3rd straight year by finishing 6th.

The Girls scored 508 points, finishing 7th,

just 8 points out of 6th place. 

Special Congrats to

 Boys 100 Breaststroke CHAMPION

Joseph Portillo


DHS Area Wrestling Results


Rodney Jones placed 2nd at the 170 pound weight class & Alex Brown placed 1st in the 220 pound weight class in the Area 7 wrestling tournament. Both qualified for the sectional tournament next weekend.