Monday, May 14, 2012
DeKalb All Star Game set for Saturday, May 19
Members of the boys and girls Druid Hills High School soccer teams were selected to play in the Inside the Perimeter DeKalb All Star Game. Students selected include Indigo Gordon, Jane Neiswander, Haley Landis, Heather Mase, Daniel Samuel, Sol Samuel, Jesus Perez, Julian Rugel and Austin Weatherly. Both the girls and boys all star games are set for Saturday, May 19, at Silverbacks Park, 3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way in Tucker. The girls will take the field at 11 a.m. followed by the boys at 12:30 p.m. Admission to the game is $10. Come join the rest of the VaHi-Druid Hills Patch fans on Facebook! It's Patch and Facebook together. Doesn't get much better than that.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Four local students to perform with symphony
Four Druid Hills High School students will perform with the DeKalb Youth Symphony on Wednesday, May 9. Gaelin Baldwin, Olivia Pool, John Thesing and Nancy Thesing will perform in the Spring Concert at Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston campus. Admission is free and donations are accepted. Some of the spring concert selections include Overture to The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Prelude to the Meistersingers of Nurnberg by Richard Wagner, and Kol Nidrei, op.47 by Max Bruch featuring our concerto competition winner, Conner Hart on cello. The DeKalb Youth Symphony, under the direction of Earl Kuutti, is the honor orchestra for DeKalb County Schools. The orchestra is made up of more than 70 musicians, ages 13-18, from public …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Check out the AP Art Showcase on May 17
The artistic talents of Druid Hills students will be on display next week at Emory University. The Druid Hills High School Art Show will be held Thursday, May 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Dr. The show will showcase AP Art projects and outstanding student artwork from the 2011-2012 school year. Free parking is available in the Peavine Visitors Lot and in front of the building. Limited edition notecards are free with a $20 donation. All proceeds benefit Druid Hill High School Art Boosters. Come join the rest of the VaHi-Druid Hills Patch fans on Facebook! It's Patch and Facebook together. Doesn't get much better than that.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Red Devils fall 7-6
The Druid Hills High School boys soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss Thursday night at Columbus. The Red Devils pushed No. 6 ranked Columbus to the brink in the Class AAA State Soccer Playoffs before coming up one shot short in a penalty kick shootout that went two full rounds. The two teams battled to a 0-0 tie in regulation and were still in the scoreless tie following the two five minute overtime periods. Druid Hills had an opportunity to win on their fifth penalty kick, but the goaltender from Columbus made a great save with inches to spare to send the game into the second round of penalty kicks. Columbus (15-2-1) was able to capitalize on the save and won the game 7-6 on its 10th penalty kick to advance in the state playoffs. …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Ryan Whetten will compete in the pole vault competition later this month
Druid Hills High School track star Ryan Whetten will compete in the state pole vault competition later this month. Whetten was the only student from Druid Hills to qualify for the state meet. The boys’ state track meet will be held May 10 through 12 at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson, Georgia. Come join the rest of the VaHi-Druid Hills Patch fans on Facebook! It's Patch and Facebook together. Doesn't get much better than that.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Senior Kip David Lacy wins $1,000
The DeKalb County Council of PTAs honored 13 graduating DeKalb County high school seniors as recipients of the 2012 Gladys Cook Scholarship. Each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward their college education. Druid Hills High School student Kip David Lacy was among the recipients. Lacy will attend University of Georgia in the fall to study Medical Research Autoimmune Diseases. Other recipients include: Kyle Jackson Woumn, Arabia Mountain High School College/Major: Georgia Institute of Technology/Computer Engineering and Spanish Brittany Sherrell Gas, Cedar Grove High School College/Major: Georgia Southern University/Criminal Justice Jasmine Alicia Clayton, Chamblee Charter High School College/Major: University of Georgia/…
Monday, April 9, 2012
Game set for Friday, April 13
The Druid Hills High School boys soccer team will battle for the region title this week. The Red Devils will face Stone Mountain on Friday, April 13, in the first round of the tournament. The winner of the region tournament will secure a spot in the state tournament. If you go: Druid Hills boys soccer at Stone Mountain, Friday, April 13 at 7:30 pm at Hallford Stadium, 3789 Memorial College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Connect with Virginia-Highland Patch on Facebook and Twitter at @VaHiPatch. Get Patch in your inbox.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Five students qualify for state interviews
The Georgia Governor's Honors Program, which provides "intellectually gifted and artistically talented high school students" four weeks of "challenging and enriching educational opportunities" during the summer, announced the 2012 finalists. Five Druid Hills High School students qualified for state interviews: Connect with Virginia-Highland Patch on Facebook and Twitter at @VaHiPatch. Get Patch in your inbox.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Game tips off at 7:30 p.m.
The Druid Hills High School boys basketball team will begin their playoff run Monday night. The Red Devils will tip-off against Stone Mountain at 7:30 p.m. at St. Pius., 2674 Johnson Road NE. If Druid Hills wins Monday night, they would likely face Towers on Thursday, Feb. 16. Connect with Virginia-Highland Patch on Facebook and on Twitter at @VaHiPatch. Get Patch in your inbox.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Ten-month program teaches personal leadership skills and civic engagement
Five Druid Hills High School students will take part in a 10-month leadership program organized by DeKalb County. Juniors Tasneem Akbar, Jada Mack and Jackson McCleary and sophomores David Egas and Vivian Lee will join 30 students from around the county in the Youth Leadership DeKalb class of 2012. Youth Leadership DeKalb was founded 20 years ago by Leadership DeKalb graduates to "mentor" students and encourage student leadership and civic engagement. The 2012 class represents 20 public and private high schools in the county and will focus on leadership training in a variety of areas including justice and public safety, health, quality of life, business, government, banking and personal finance, career options, civic engagement and …