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…

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 …

Lithia Springs High School Assistant Principal Jessica Ainsworth was named National Assistant Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals during a surprise assembly Tuesday.

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

The Lions and Lady Lions of Lithia Springs traveled to Paulding County Tuesday evening to kick off the second half of the 2014-15 season. The Lady Lions dominated from start to finish, picking up a 5-AAAAA region victory, 68-43. The LSHS boys turned their offense up a notch in the second hal…

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…

After a long tournament, the stage was set for two Region 5-AAAAA foes to meet in the SMI Christmas Tournament championship game, hosted at Villa Rica High School. The game pitted the Lithia Springs Lions against the host school, the Villa Rica Wildcats.

The Lithia Springs basketball teams traveled to Bowden High School Thursday night for a pair of games against Central-Carrollton to open the 2014 SMI Carroll County Classic. The boys dominated Central, winning 93-37. The Lady Lions lost another heartbreaking one point game, 51-50.

The Lions of Lithia Springs traveled to Central-Carroll Wednesday evening for a wrestling dual. Lithia struggled with many starters missing, falling to the Lions of Central, 42-23.

The Lions and Lady Lions of Lithia Springs dropped a pair of Region 5-AAAAA games at home to South Paulding Tuesday night. The girls suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Lady Spartans, falling by one point in overtime, 63-62. After the first quarter, the Lithia boys never led again, falling 56-46.