Tyler Daniels/SpecialDouglas County High School graduate Joy Peltier was recently featured on the University of Georgia's giving website "Commit to Georgia."

Douglas County High School graduate Joy Peltier was recently featured on the University of Georgia's giving website "Commit to Georgia."

Two of the five high schools in Douglas County showed increases in all tested SAT areas in 2016, according to numbers released by the school system last week.

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.

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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…


On May 23, 1965, 170 students graduated from Douglas County High School. On Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, over 50 years later, 157 classmates and guests gathered in Douglas County to celebrate the 50th reunion.

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 …

Douglas County High School’s varsity Scholar Bowl team won WSB-TV’s High Q championship last week, defeating Chamblee Charter School 710-471 and becoming the second Scholar Bowl team in Douglas County Schools history to accomplish the feat.

Douglas County High School recently announced that several seniors have been recognized as a result of their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

Disappointed by the theme of her high school’s prom, Danielle Taylor and a friend decided to fashion themselves as superheroes to save the night for themselves — an act which not only put her in the spotlight, but also caught the attention of her favorite celebrity.

The Douglas County girls’ basketball team traveled to Westlake on Friday, Saturday and Monday to compete in the Peach State Classic. The Lady Tigers reached the championship game on Monday where they fell to the host school, 69-56. DC reached the title game by beating Fayette County, 62-38 o…

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.