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Tenth Graders tour the Center for Civil and Human rightss

October 23, 2014 • Douglass High School

The Tenth Grade class toured around the Center for Civil and Human Rights last week.   “The Center for Civil and Human Rights is interactive, modern, and extremely informative,” said Ms. C. Pritchett.           &nb   More »

Senior Class Kicks off Senior Week

October 23, 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 »

FDHS students selected to attend airport minority advisory council

October 23, 2014 • 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 »

Male students attend gaming technology fair in Marietta

October 15, 2014 • 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 »

Celeste Brown awarded Georgia Audio-Video Technology Grant

October 15, 2014 • 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 »

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 »

All alumni cookout held at Washington Park

October 8, 2014 • Douglass High School

   The "FDHS All Alumni" cookout took place at Washington park on Saturday, August 9.    “The cookout provided an opportunity for alumni to come together to celebrate FDHS, as well as an opportunity to see friends from your graduation class. We all celebrate   More »

Dr. Burks hosts grade level meetings

September 12, 2014 • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- Dr. Burks held grade level meetings in the cafeteria to introduce himself as the new principal of FDHS and to get to know the students he will encounter this year. “I think Dr. Burks will be great for our school because he really believes in our potential.  The meeting   More »

Pre-season game provides hope for wins

September 12, 2014 • Douglass High School

    ATLANTA-Fans filled Lakewood Stadium as the Varsity football team suited up against Tower Titans and scored 21 points. “I was shocked and also very excited when I sa   More »

Students encouraged by motivational speaker Aric Jackson

September 12, 2014 • Douglass High School

ATLANTA- Motivational speaker Aric Jackson visited FDHS Wednesday and connected with students by speaking about life and encouraging students to be themselves.       “I like the fact that he kept it real about his life story because I was really able to relate to it,&   More »