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Gifted Student

of the Year -

Ebuka Imachukwa

 Time to Request a Transcript 
Requesting a transcript to be sent to your college or university needs to be done now. The counseling office will handle that for you. The  request form can be found on the DHS wegpage - click the link below !
Getting your Driver's License?
If you answered yes, you will need a Certificate of Attendance from the DHS attendance office. Click the link below for the form on the DHS site.
 Staying Connected to DHS   


School Council 


Parents: Would you or someone you know like to be part of our local school council. The council provides advice and recommendations to the school principal and, where appropriate, to the local board of education and local school superintendent on any matter related to student achievement and school improvement. Council members serve for a term of 2 years and school council holds 4 meetings within the school year. We are looking for three parents and/or businesspersons to become members.

To nominate yourself or someone, please fill out the application form and return to the main office by Thursday, May 29th. Voting will take place on May 30th. A form may be picked up in the main office or accessed at the following link:

School Council Nomination Form


School Calendar
Final Exam Schedule

Tuesday, May 20

  • 7:20 - 9:25 4th Period
  • 9:35 - 11:40 2nd Period

Wednesday, May 21

  • 7:20 - 9:25 5th Period
  • 9:35 - 11:40 3rd Period

Thursday, May 22

  • 7:20 - 9:25 6th Period
  • 9:35 - 11:40 7th Period

Duluth HS Graduation scheduled for
May 24th @ 4:00 pm
Gwinnett Arena
Duluth Parking Deck
(Enter in off Sugarloaf at
Entrance to the Arena.)
Please remind attendees balloons are not allowed inside the building to leave those items in cars.


Outside flowers are allowed inside as you will also have the opportunity to purchase flowers in the front lobby.


Please notify all faculty, students, and attendees that there will be a bag check procedure for all 2014 graduates.

All Seniors' cells phones will be taken and will not be returned until Tuesday, May 27th - at the school.

 Quick Links...
Work Based Learning Program

Career and Technical Education is now accepting applications for Work Based Learning. This elective course is available for rising juniors and seniors who desire to work and earn high school credit with the added bonus of leaving school early. See Mrs. Cown in room 211 for an application.


2015 DHS National Merit Scholarship Recipients


Pictured from L to R, bottom row: Rebecca Graham, Vivyen Vu, Ashima Gauba, Ashley Wang, Jasmine Bouges; top row: Joel Katz, Deepak Iyer, Michael Xu, Alexis Hofmann, Surya Narayanan, Keon Grant, Kishan Chudasama (not pictured, Vishnu Ramachandran and Vikram Varadarajan)


With a selection index score of 201 or above, these high performers have shown outstanding academic potential. Of some 1.5 million program entrants, each of these students is among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants who will be recognized in the fall of their senior year. Great job!

Reflections on first annual Writer's Week

DHS LA students had a busy week with author Neal Shusterman's visit, a day of instruction in Ms. Rickett's class with local author Heath Gibson, and Open Mic from the Epiphany writers.



Heath Gibson in

Ms. Rickett's LA class



Brianna Valentine @ Open Mic session.


Jazmyn Johnson for making the first team All County Girls Track and
Algy Fonts honorable mention All County Boys Track.
Way to go, Cats!