Congratulations to all of our middle school award winners!
Mrs. Elmore and Mrs. Bair had a great time getting together with current and past participants in the YMCA Youth and Government program! Pictured are Miguel Juan, Felipe Lopez, Melisen Angeles, Jose Valdivia, Veronica Serafin, Marta Ortiz, Arnie Salucio, Daniela Benitez, and Alan Clara.
Get ready for The EXCEL Center's 2022 Summer Reading Camp - SOAR Around the World! SOAR 2022 is June 6-June 30, 2022 at the EXCEL CENTER. This camp is for Middle School students who have just completed 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. The camp will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m., Mondays through Thursdays. The bus will pick up students and take them home. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. Also, students can earn prizes for attending and for reading. If you want to attend, have your parent or guardian fill out the form and return it to the office by May 16. We can't wait to SOAR with you!
Check out this free Automotive Academy at Calhoun this summer! It is three days, June 21-13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. What a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning about the automotive industry!
The EXCEL Center had a fabulous time at the Birmingham Zoo yesterday! Students who read 50 books earned the opportunity for a WILD field trip organized by our reading interventionist Mrs. Busing. Thank you to all of the teachers and chaperones who went, and also thank you to all of the students for your great behavior on the trip!
Mrs. Ball's class held the Excel Olympics this week. Congratulations to the winners! Left to right: Alex Alonzo Velasquez, Guillermo Ramirez Ramirez, and Luis Sanchez
Mrs. Busing is having a writing contest! Any Excel student can enter!
Here is an update about Covid protocols when we return to school. https://youtu.be/hyY6Y-f1WA0
We are excited for students to return! Due to an extension of federal waivers, we are able to offer our students one breakfast and one lunch meal each day at no cost!
Mayor Tab Bowling visited the Excel Center today! He read a book with the middle school reading campers, then gave a civics lesson to high school students. Thanks for your support, Mayor Bowling! We love showing everybody how we Excel!
Summer school students dissected a dogfish in Mrs. Smith’s marine biology class!
More photos from Wetland’s Edge!
Check out what’s going on at Excel’s summer program! Summer school fun dissecting a starfish and visiting Wetlands Edge! Thank you Indorama and Decatur City Schools for providing a place like Wetlands Edge to the students of Decatur City Schools. ❤️ Thank you Mrs. Coffell for the photos!
Join us tonight at 7 for Graduation on our Live Stream. The link to the AHS Graduation Live Stream is https://youtu.be/sgGSXpePFGA
Secondary 2021 Summer Assignments https://www.dcs.edu/page/summer-assignments-6th-12th-grades
High school students: Excel will be giving exams on May 19 and 20. Wednesday, May 19 is a B day, so you will have exams for your 3B class and your 4B class. Thursday, May 20 is an A day, so you will have exams for your 3A class and your 4A class. There will be no reading groups on exam days.
We just launched our new website and app! We have some work to do still, so please be patient as we update all of our content. We are so excited to have an app and website that will be helpful to parents and students! Great things coming!
Welcome to our new website! Summer is almost here, and we will have lots of updates about summer school, summer reading camp, and next school year soon!