Join Our Mailing List                         February 11, 2014
Time to make Advanced Placement choices!
 DHS Counseling
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.
  Look for additional changes in the school calendar with the increase in the number of snow days from this week.

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...

Academic Planning Night


When: Monday, Feb.17th 

            6:00 - 8:00pm

Where: DHS Theater

Who: All current DHS students   

            & their Parents


Scheduled Presentations:


6:00 - 6:30pm (DHS Theater)  Advanced Placement Program

Learn more about the Advanced Placement program at Duluth High School from current students and teachers.


7:00 - 7:30pm (DHS Theater)  Paying for College - Georgia HOPE, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

Learn more about ways to pay for college from a doctoral candidate from the University of Georgia.


7:30 - 8:00pm   

Breakout sessions from our DHS Counseling Department:


Dual Enrollment -Room 6-215 


Catching up/Getting ahead on Graduation Requirements -Room 6-215 


During the entire evening, take advantage of the

Advanced Placement/ Elective Fair

in the Atrium of 600 building.  Teachers will be available to answer questions regarding the various AP courses & Elective Courses available for students  during the 2014-2015 school year.


Fine Arts 


 Strings Students make all state selection


Congratulations the following Orchastra students selected by competitive audition to the Georgia Allstate Orchestra & the Georgia Statewide Honor Orchestra. These students are considered among the top string players in the state of Georgia. Each student went through 2 separate rounds of auditions to be selected. Duluth HS had the highest number of students selected in Gwinnett County.

Allstate Orchestra:

Lindsey Sharpe

     (1st chair cello statewide)

Nick Pelletier (viola)

Daniel Kim (bass)


Statewide Honor Orchestra:

Suk Joon Na (violin)

Ethan Kim (viola)

Emily Backer (violin)

Surya Narayanan (violin)

Vivyen Vu (violin)

Moyna Ghosh (viola)

Joel Katz (cello)

Alex Helfrich (cello)

Hyunwoo Kim (viola)


"The amount of personal dedication and practice that these students put in everyday is extraordinary, and we are very proud of them!," stated Ms. Morton, Orchestra teacher.


     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.

$8 Tickets sold at the door  




  Congratulations to DHS Signees

Amari Barrett - a linebacker &

defensive end is signing with Amherst College

Blaise Burroughs - a Left Tackle is signing with Tuskegee University

Rick Hardrick - a Right Tackle is signing with Tuskegee University.

Everett "EJ" Hill - a Cornerback and Safety is signing with Dardt College (Iowa) to play running back.

Cedric Long - a Linebacker and will be signing with North Carolina Central University

Bryant Pinkney - a cornerback is signing with Valdosta State

Evan Ubakanma -a defensive

lineman is signing to play with Reinhardt College.  


DHS Sectional Wrestling Results


Congratulations to Rodney Jones & Alex Brown for qualifying for state by placing 3rd in their respective weight classifications. 

Good luck @ state!!