Charger News

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout-outs. Please check back often, and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

Santa's Secret Shop

Santa's Secret Shop will be open for students to shop on Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13. This is a very fun and exciting time for our kids. Your child's shopping date was marked on their envelope. Please send their money that day if you would like for them to be able to shop. Friday will be a make-up day for anyone who misses their shopping day. It promises to be a fun week for everyone!

Cheer Fund Food Drive

Looking for a way to give back to your community? We need your help! Mrs. Kramer’s 3rd-grade class at NDES is sponsoring a school-wide food drive for the needy of our community. The food drive began on Monday, December 2. Please see our food drive flyer for the food items we will be collecting. All the food collected will go to families in Decatur County. Thank you for your generosity!

Congrats to our Spell Bowl Team!

The spell bowl final competition for 2019 was at Rushville on November 18, 2019. Our team was 1st place! The Kiwanas County Spell Bowl competition was Thursday, November 21, 2019, at SDHS. Our fourth-grade won first place and our sixth-grade team placed second. Congratulations to all the spell bowl team for their hard work and best effort. Great job! 

Pennies for Presents

Sixth-grade students will begin collecting pennies for presents on December 2, 2019. Sixth-grade teachers are sponsoring the program. Students from all sixth-grade classes are collecting change from all students through December 13. We will use the money to purchase presents for the cooks, custodians, and our nurse. Your child may contribute if you wish. Thank you in advance.

Christmas Music Program

On Thursday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m., the fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade classes will be performing their Christmas concert in the high school gym. The fifth and sixth-grade band will also be performing at this concert. Students need to be in their assigned rooms by 6:45 p.m. that night. We look forward to seeing you!

Open House and Silent Tree Auction

The Historical Society of Decatur County’s Christmas Open House and Silent Tree Auction is on December 14, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 222 North Franklin Street, Greensburg, IN 47240.

Visit the Historical Society of Decatur County during our annual Christmas celebration. The theme for this year is Holiday Bells.

Enjoy holiday cookies, bread pudding, and other tasty treats, tour the museum to see decorations, and visit with friends at this free, family-friendly event. Santa will be making an appearance in the north parlor.

This year, the gallery will be decorated with the Christmas trees for the silent auction. Make sure you stop in and bid on your favorite tree. The auction will open on December 3 at 11:00 a.m. and close on December 14 at 3:00 p.m. Bidding during December 3 through December 7 will be during the museum hours, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13, bidding will be open every day from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Saturday, December 14, bidding will run from 10:00 a.m. until the close of the silent auction at 3:00 p.m. Bids may also be made by phone by calling (812) 663.2764.

The Historical Society of Decatur County’s Christmas Open House and Silent Tree Auction is on December 14, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 222 North Franklin Street, Greensburg, IN 47240.

Archery season is starting practice in the gym. We require a two-day minimum attendance. The practice schedule is as follows:

  • Mondays - Focus on 6th–8th graders
  • Tuesdays - Focus on 9th–12th graders
  • Wednesdays - Open for anyone
  • Thursdays - Focus on 4th–5th graders

Contact Becky Tebbe at (812) 614.0340 for more information.

Kids’ Closet Clothing Giveaways

Kids’ Closet of Decatur County will have their clothing giveaway on September 30, 2019, November 21, 2019, and March 2, 2020. Giveaways are for Decatur County children, kindergarten through sixth grade. An adult must accompany their child and have proof of Decatur County residency. All Decatur County families are welcome! For complete details, please see our clothing giveaway flyer.