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Please congratulate the following orchestra and band students for their performance with the  All State Orchestra and Band at the Classic Center in Athens

Their performances of the professional repertoire were of the highest caliber! They were led by some very distinguished guest conductors. 

Stanley Hu, violin         Suk Joon Na, viola                            Surya Narayanan, violin
Vivyen Vu, violin         Ethan Kim, viola                               Joel Katz, cello
Sooyoun Oh, bass         Nick Pelletier, principal viola            Lindsey Sharpe, cello
Daniel Kim, bass          Hyunwoo Kim, Viola

Edward Rhee, Flute    Scott Brown, Alto Sax

Dr. Peter Lemonds, Director of Orchestras  &  Shawn Morton, Co-Director of Orchestras

Gracie Dial, Gina Tabone, Taesan Joon Yeon, & Danny Zhang

These students auditioned and made it into the 
Georgia All State Choir! 

This past weekend in Athens Ga., they performed with an elite group of students from all over the state and made us proud!


                                                         Catherine Steen Lykins
                                                         DHS Chorus Director
           SENIOR CLASS 

   1. Any senior who still wants to order graduation announcements may do so by          visiting Balfour will ship your order directly to your home. 

   Any senior who ordered announcements before the deadline can pick up their        order during all lunches on Friday, April 17

   2. Senior dues will increase to $125 at the end of March. 
   Pay your dues now before prices go up! You can pay online at 

Remember, you can't walk at graduation unless your dues have been paid. 
See Mrs. Lombardo in room 6-212 for more details.


Duluth Science Olympiad teams 
place 1st and 5th at Georgia Perimeter College Region


   Duluth had a fantastic day last Saturday, February 28th at the regional Science Olympiad held at Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston.  

   Two teams competed and the "A" team finished in 1st place, while the "B" finished in 5th place out of 21 teams.  

   The teams competed in 23 different science based events and medaled (4th or higher) in 17, including 9 - 1st place medals!  

  The win for the "A" team sends them on to the school's 16th consecutive state Science Olympiad to be held at Emory University on March 21st.



                                                           John Edgar
                                                               Chemistry Teacher 



  Please join me in congratulating our JV Academic Team who took 3rd place in the State competition this weekend. The race was very close, and we even gave the number one team its only loss!!! 

  The competing members were Lucy Chuang, Sean Kamayor, Alex Herbener, Jacoby Felder, Andy Woong, and Achal Kikkeri. 

  Please congratulate these fine students when you see them!


                                                                                         Sigrid Serpico 

Language Arts Chair


            SPORTS NEWS!!!

       Last Wedndesday, the Boys Lacrosse team came away with              their first home win of the season against Campbell!

 The victory was a team effort with every player on our roster making a contribution. 

In particular Jason Kim dominated with face offs and scored 3 goals, Tanner Mikell had 4 goals, Stephen McCargo had 2 goals, and Ryan Middleton had 2 goals and 2 assists. Overall we had 6 players get on the scoreboard in a 13-8 victory. In addition to our great offensive unit Nolan Pax had a great day in between the pipes (as the goalie) and Darius McCray and Troy Price anchored the defensive unit. 

If you see any of these players give them a pat on the back for a stellar performance during the game!
The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team had another victory last Friday over Norcross, with a score of 14-5. The team has improved to 2-1 on the season!

Game this Thursday, March 12 at home against Brookwood 
5:00 pm 

                                                               Simon Mawson & Ryan Woodard
                                                        Varsity Boys Lacrosse
 The March issue of the Positive Athlete e-Magazine is out! 
        Look for the story on Rodney Jones on page 21!

There is an exciting new summer opportunity at UChicago for talented rising seniors to get a taste of an exceptional college experience.

Thanks to the vision and the generosity of the Neubauer family, top students engaged in Hispanic and Latino communities can now participate in a University of Chicago Summer Session course free of charge.

Students selected will receive a full scholarship to live on campus and participate in one of two exciting Summer Session Insight courses: Collegiate Writing: The Art of Dreams or Contagion: Infectious Agents and Emerging Diseases. The scholarship covers tuition for the course, room and board, residential and student life fees, and the cost of travel to and from campus.

The program takes place June 20, 2015 - July 10, 2015, and applications are due April 15, 2015.This is a wonderful opportunity for current juniors:

Duluth Fine Arts Scholarship deadline:
March 15

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