Liz Marino/Douglas County SentinelAlexander High School STAR teacher David Jaye, who teaches AP History, STAR student James Stanley; parents Alesia and Lee Stanley and Principal Nathan Hand.

Liz MarinoTwo students were recognized as district STAR student winners at the Monday meeting of the sponsoring organization, the Rotary Club of Douglas County. Both students from Douglas County High School tied as having the highest SAT scores in the school and in the county and are in the …

The second district STAR student winner, from Douglas County High School, Salma Huque with STAR teacher Rebecca Jackson, parents Nahida and Ehteshamul Huque and Principal Andre Weaver.


A first-time occurrence happened this year at the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program at the Rotary Club of Douglas County meeting held Monday at the Douglasville Conference Center.

Liz Marino/Douglas County SentinelOne of the two district winners, DCHS STAR teacher, French teacher Whitney Dubrulle, STAR student Emma Schroer, parents Kim and Tim Schroer and DCHS Principal Andre Weaver.


The Alexander High School soccer boosters, along with the choral and JROTC departments, invite Douglas County residents and AHS alumni to a memorial service in honor of AHS graduates who have fallen in service to our great country. The service will take place on March 1 on the school athleti…

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The Douglas County School System is one of six school districts in Georgia recognized  by the College Board with placement on 6th annual AP District Honor Roll.  In order to achieve the recognition, a school district must increase access to Advanced Placement course work while maintaining or…


The AP Capstone and Liberal Arts College prep program is already going strong at Alexander High School. The school just needs the official nod from the Douglas County Board of Education Oct. 5 to make it official as a magnet school beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

Roughly 1,787 seniors graduated from Douglas County’s five high schools Friday and Saturday. Lithia Springs and New Manchester got things started Friday night, and Chapel Hill, Alexander and Douglas County wrapped things up Saturday. Overall, the Class of 2015 was about the same size as the …

Alexander’s basketball program opened the second half of the season Tuesday evening at Villa Rica High School. The Lady Cougars came out and dominated early, beating the Lady Wildcats, 54-36. The AHS boys jumped out to a big first quarter lead, and then struggled over the next three quarters…

Alexander wrapped up the Roundball Classic in Charleston, South Carolina on on Tuesday with a win over Savannah High School. The cougars defeated the Georgia school, 62-55 after trailing 28-19 at the half.

Alexander competed in the Roundball Classic in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday and Monday. In the opening round, the Cougars took on national powerhouse, Seton Hall Prep. AHS lost the opening game, 85-60.

Alexander opened their stretch run for the region and state tournaments Saturday by hosting their annual ALX Invitationals. The Cougars dominated the traditional style event, winning by 100,.5 points over second place South Paulding. Rounding out the top four were Harrison and Mountain Brook.

The 2014 Cross Country season has closed for local Douglas County squads and comparable to years past, this one too was filled with several memorable performances by individuals and teams alike.

The 2014 football season was a rememberable one thanks to the new classifications. Four of the five county schools squared off in the same region this past season, with the lone exception being Douglas County, which faced four of the five schools out of region, in either regular season games…

In front of friends, family, administrators, and coaches, Alexander’s Jacob Giammarco signed his Letter of intent on Dec. 18 to compete on the cross country team at Point University. Giammarco was also looking at West Georgia but liked the fact that Point is a christian school.