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.

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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…

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 …

Three students from Douglas County were recognized as 2015 Georgia Scholars by the Georgia Department of Education’s Excellence Recognition Office Wednesday.

Chapel Hill opened the second half of the 2014-15 basketball season Tuesday evening with a pair of Region 5-AAAAA games at Allatoona High School. The Lady Panthers managed to take a double-digit lead and then hold off a surging Lady Buccaneers squad for a 53-50 victory. The Chapel Hill boys …

Chapel Hill hosted a three-way local dual with New Manchester and Lithia Springs Saturday morning in the CHHS gym. All three squads were short staffed because of the holidays, with many kids having yet to returned from traveling to seeing families out of town.

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…

Chapel Hill High School was well represented on the recent Georgia Athletic Coaches Association 2014 Fastpitch All-State Softball team. The Panthers had six members honored, including three first team members, and two second team members.

The Chapel Hill basketball teams wrapped up the Carrollton Christmas Tournament on Monday at the University of West Georgia. The boys won their morning game over Clarkston of Atlanta, 53-43. The girls played an early afternoon game, beating Banneker, 46-31.

Chapel Hill opened the 2014 Carrollton Christmas Tournament on Friday. The girls opened the tourney at the University of West Georgia with a 63-37 loss to Mill Creek. The boys lost, 67-45

Chapel Hill coasted through a pair of Region 5-AAAAA games at home against Villa Rica on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers got up by as much as 20 points in their game before winning, 49-31. The Panther boys led from start to finish, coming away with a 67-51 victory.

Four of the five local schools, along with Paulding County and Creekside High School, competed in a swimming meet at Boundary Waters over the weekend. Chapel Hill, Douglas County, Lithia Springs and New Manchester were the county schools in action.