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Male students attend gaming technology fair in Marietta

January 20, 2015 • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- Any mention of gaming technology automatically sparks interest where boys are concerned and that is exactly what happened when approximately 35 males from FDHS attended a gaming technology fair last Friday.  “I learned a lot about developing games. I was amazed by how    More »

Jenkins, Wilborn named Young Ambassadors

January 20, 2015 • Douglass High School

    Breasya Jekins and Terica Wilborn are among the 25 cadets named to this year’s inaugural JROTC Superintendent’s Young Ambassadors. They are truly the “best of the best” and were chosen from more than 2,800 cadets within the ranks.    “   More »

Celeste Brown awarded Georgia Audio-Video Technology Grant

January 20, 2015 • Douglass High School

    The 2014-2015 school year will be an exciting year for students enrolled in the Video Broadcasting pathway at FDHS. Instructor Celeste Brown applied and was awarded a grant through the One Georgia Authority to support the development and expansion of the Audio Video Technology instr   More »

FDHS students selected to attend Airport Minority Advisory Council

January 20, 2015 • Douglass High School

     Eight FDHS students were selected to attend the Airport Minority Advisory Council's 30 th anniversary regional forum and luncheon on October 3, 2014. The students are Joseph Grundy, Darryl Terry, Franque Mintz, Samantha Dumas, Adrianna Smith, Nihgur Yarbrough, Briana   More »

Freshman Kiara Underwood selected as REACH Scholar

January 20, 2015 • Douglass High School

   Ninth grade student Kiara Underwood was selected as one of 16 inaugural REACH scholars. Realizing Education Achievements Can Happen (REACH) provides Georgia’s low-income, academically promising students with the academic, social, and financial support needed to graduate high sc   More »


November 5, 2014 • Douglass High School

The student body began the celebration of Homecoming Week on Monday, October 27, 2014. The following week's activities consist of: Monday: Who I Want To Be? Tuesday: Twin Day Wednesday: Dress as your favorite decade    More »

Senior Class Kicks off Senior Week

November 5, 2014 • Douglass High School

     On Tuesday October 14, 2014, the senior class kicked off Senior Week with Nerd/ Hollywood Day. The remaining spirit days will include Tacky Day, College Day, and Senior Black Out Day.        More »

Students honored at homecoming coronation

October 31, 2014 • Douglass High School

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the annual Homecoming Coronation was held in the auditorium. The coronation was filled with students, staff, family, and friends to support and congratulate the  students for their individual accomplishments and to witness the 2014-2015  crowning of Mr. an   More »

Tenth graders tour Center for Civil and Human Rightss

October 30, 2014 • Douglass High School

     The tenth grade class toured the Center for Civil and Human Rights last week and learned a great deal about our history.        “The Center for Civil and Human Rights is interactive, modern, and extremely informative,” said Ms. C. Pritch   More »

Senior class visits Atlanta Metropolitan College for College Fair

October 15, 2014 • Douglass High School

     On Friday September 26, 2014, the senior class took a field trip to Atlanta Metropolitan College for an APS school-wide college fair.      “It was a great experience for me, a   More »

Statistics confirm positive power of father involvement at school

October 15, 2014 • Douglass High School

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JROTC hosts Saber Day

October 14, 2014 • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- The JROTC Saber Day ceremony was held in the FDHS gymnasium on September 18.  A host of family and friends crowded the gym to support the cadets.   “Receiving my saber feels great! I am first attendant and I have been in the program for more than three years.   More »

Students attend first pep rally of year

October 14, 2014 • Douglass High School

     Dr. Burks made good on his promise to students on Friday by allowing a whole school pep rally. Burks promised that if students demonstrated good behavior that they would be treated to the first pep rally of the year with more fun to come in upcoming weeks!      More »

Astros suffer devastating loss to South Atlanta Hornets

October 14, 2014 • by Deedre Rice • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- Friday night the Varsity football team took on the South Atlanta Hornets at Lakewood Stadium for their first game of the season.            “Though we could have do   More »

Female football players inspire students

October 8, 2014 • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- Members of the Atlanta Phoenix football team, which is a part of the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA), visited Mr. Walton’s special education class on Thursday, August 14 to inspire, encourage, and motivate his students. "Not everyone takes time to encourage these kids   More »

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