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This was a big weekend for the Wildcat Family! In addition to our winter sports finishing strong, we've had several student groups really standing out 
and making us proud...

Our very own DHS Select Women's Chorus performed this past weekend at the GMEA. This was a prestigious honor earned through competitive performances last spring, and these ladies and instrumentalists were absolutely phenomenal.

Model UN had a great performance this past weekend with several individual student awards.

Mock Trial won at least 7 awards in their competition, placed 3rd overall, and will move on to the next round.

These (and other) accomplishments represent examples of experiences for our students that are of the highest quality! We celebrate our students and faculty!

Anthony Smith, Principal


Please congratulate the DHS Select Women's Chorus for their outstanding performance at the Georgia Music Educators In-Service Conference Friday night 
in Athens. They were selected by competitive audition last spring.
Their performance was a combination of flawless execution, mature musical expression, and brilliantly selected repertoire. The chorus and Mrs. Lykins represented Duluth in a most professional manner!!!

Bravo Catherine!

Peter Lemonds, Director of Orchestras

Select Women's Ensemble is pictured here at the Pre-Conference Concert on 
January 28 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Atlanta.








Please encourage your students to cast their votes for the Georgia Peach Book! Students may rank each book individually, allowing them to only weigh in on books they have read:

Voting closes March 12 - still time to read!

Janie Cowan, Ph.D.
Media Specialist


Varsity Basketball

Next games:
February 2: @ Norcross 6/7:30 PM
February 5: @ home vs. Meadowcreek 6/7:30 PM

Swim & Dive

Please congratulate the swim and dive team for their outstanding performance at the Gwinnett County Championships.

The girls finished in 7th place (448 pts) , the boys were 8th (427pts) and as a team they were 7th overall (875 pts), this out of 19 teams.

The team qualified 47 swimmers and divers for the championships, 5 divers and 42 swimmers. 26 swimmers made it back to finals, here are some of the outstanding Top 10 performances

Boys 200 Medley Relay- Richard Rettig, Gregg Ramirez-Urbina, Matt Lee, Mitchell McCurry- 6th
Girls 200 Medley Relay- Molly Botting, Rebecca Erwin, Marguax Ratcliff, Ashley Neas- 7th-5TH FASTEST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY
Girls 200 Freestyle- Ashley Neas- 3rd- 4th FASTEST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY
Girls 50 Freestyle- Rebecca Erwin- 3rd
Boys 100 Butterfly- Matt Lee- 9th, Jimmy Fung- 10th
Girls 500 Freestyle- Ashley Neas- 2nd-3rd FASTEST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY
Boys 200 Free Relay- Matt Lee, Jimmy Fung, Cody Adams, Mitchell McCurry- 8th
Girls 200 Free Relay- Lisette Phillips, Molly Botting, Ashley Neas, Rebecca Erwin- 7th- 2nd FASTEST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY
Boys 100 Backstroke- Matt Lee- 10th
Boys 100 Breaststroke- Gregg Ramirez-Urbina- 10th
Girls 100 Breaststroke- Rebecca Erwin- 4th- BROKE HER OWN SCHOOL RECORD!!
Boys 400 Free Relay- Nico Finol, Jimmy Fung, Gregg Ramirez-Urbina, Richard Rettig- 9th
Girls 400 Free Relay- Marguax Ratcliff, Haley Bernardo, Lisette Phillips, Jessica Harris- 8th

Out of 71 individual swims, our swimmers did 61 personal or season best swims. What a great accomplishment! Please congratulate them for an awesome meet.

We have qualified 30 swimmers and relay alternates for the 
State Championships Prelims on February 5, at Georgia Tech.

Coach Reason and Coach Curlette

Varsity Wrestling

Sectional Tournament -  February 5-6
@ Mill Creek


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