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.

Girl Scouts

The world is a challenging place, but Girl Scouts prepares your daughter for every curve in the road. We’d like to invite you to one of their free robot-building parties all across central Indiana. Please visit the Girl Scouts website to find out more.

Decatur County events include:

  • Thursday, October 1: Westport Town Park - 5:45–6:45 p.m.
  • Monday, October 12: Greensburg City Park - 5:30–6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 17: Virtual Robot Party

You can register by sending an email to Melanie Maxwell. You will receive an email with all the information and a link. Girls can complete the activity with the materials they have in the house.

Can't attend but want to register? Visit the Girl Scouts Indiana website We offer financial aid for girls in need. We hope to see you at one of our events this fall!

Melanie Maxwell
Membership Manager
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
(317) 924-6890

Girls Basketball Practice

Basketball practice for girls in 5th and 6th grade begins Tuesday, September 29. Girls need to report to the gym from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please make sure a physical form for your child is on file. Parents or guardians can pick up forms at the office or print one online from the activities page. We will hold practices on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week. Melissa Nesbit and David Means are excited to coach your girls this year.

Textbook Rental Assistance

We will still accept applications to cover textbook rental assistance and to make sure that families who qualify will be covered after this waiver expires on December 31, 2020. Additional information and menus can be found on our school lunch website and on our Facebook page.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are to take place after school on Wednesday, September 30, and Thursday, October 1. The only change this year is that all conferences will take place virtually or by phone. We will send more information home soon.

Free Lunch and Breakfast Announcement

Decatur County Community Schools has received guidance from the IDOE that we can serve free lunch and breakfast to all students, in-person and virtual, beginning Monday, September 14, 2020, through December 31, 2020. There is no need to fill out an application to receive this benefit. We will still accept applications to cover textbook rental assistance and to make sure that we cover families who qualify after this waiver expires on December 31, 2020. You can find additional information and menus on our school lunch website and on our Facebook page

Super Sixth Graders for August

Congratulations to Mary S. and Hayden K.! They are the winners of super sixth graders for August. The qualifications for the super sixth graders are:

  • Leadership
  • Citizenship
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities
  • Class participation
  • Scholarship
  • Perseverance

All sixth grade and special area teachers select the super sixth graders each month.

Home Football Games

Parents, please let your children know that at home football games, they are not allowed to play football games on the grounds or play on the playground. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Scott Johnson, our athletics director.

2019–2020 Yearbooks

We have some yearbooks from last year if you would like to purchase one. They are $18 each. First come, first served!

Up to Date Emergency Information

It is vitally important that you keep us informed regarding emergency information for your child. Make sure to update throughout the year if needed. We encourage you to use the Harmony 3 Family Access to update your information. 

Attention Third Grade Parents!

Your child will be required to pass the third grade iREAD test given in the spring in order to be promoted to the next grade level. There will be information coming home to you throughout the school year. Test dates are scheduled in March.