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August 1, 2018 by Yolanda Leon Peralta (Register to contact)

The Alumni Association committee will be having a meeting today, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 to update upcoming events ..Our next All Alumni Reunion is scheduled for Next 2 Years in October 2020, so therefore beginning January 2019 and All that year we the committee shall be busy organizing the event.. Look for future updates here on this site, ANyone want to join our committee please feel free to leave me a message. Thank you (Once a Bulldog Always a Bulldog)

Upcoming Hamburger Fundraiser

February 9, 2018 by Yolanda Leon Peralta (Register to contact)

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When: March 3, 2018
Time: 11 AM until 3PM
Where: American Legion
Sponsored by: ALumni Association Committee and DUSD #27
Purpose: Raise funds for the upcoming of the scholarships that We award in May 2018 to lucky Seniors graduating and planning on attending Cochise College..
Fee: $7.00 includes Hamburger, chips and Drink
Delivery available by calling (520) 364-XXXX
Walk-ins Are Welcome
Thank You for your Attn and support ......
Respectfully: The DHS Alumni Committee Members

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It's baaaaack: This week's high school football matchups, locations and predictions  Arizona Daily Star

Flowing Wells Mitchell Effing climbs into the stands to celebrate with the crowd after they held on for a nail-biting 38-37 win against Canyon del Oro in their game ...

Settled on a mascot, joint high school football team ready to start fresh  Juneau Empire

Juneau Huskies coach Rich Sjoroos is bringing tradition to a program that doesn't really have any. Sjoroos kicked off his first season at the helm of the Huskies ...

They hooked him: Lancers star Bijan Robinson verbally commits to Texas for 2020  Arizona Daily Star

Lancers star chooses UT over Ohio State and others.

In Loving Memory of Shannon Lamont Lewis | Obituaries  Arizona Daily Sun

April 29, 1950-August 11, 2018. “Gone too soon but never forgotten”. Shannon Lamont Lewis was born on April 29, 1950 at the Douglas Hospital in Douglas, ...

Violations mean Douglas High School will forfeit all its football wins  Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Interscholastic Association has ruled that the Douglas High School football program will forfeit all of its wins this season.

Ducey plans renewal of gun-control measure  Arizona Capitol Times

Calling it the best way to prevent mass shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey is renewing his bid to allow judges to take away guns of people believed to be a danger to.

DHS registration begins Monday | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas High School will hold registration all next week for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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Commencement 2019: DHS to graduate 325 | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

An estimated 325 graduates will receive their diplomas during Douglas High School's commencement ceremony this Friday evening at Armando de Lucas ...

DUSD principals relocated | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

When the new school year begins August 1, several schools throughout the Douglas Unified School District will have new principals.

DUSD board accepts retirement letter from DHS art teacher  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas High School Art Teacher Richard Paun's retirement letter was accepted at the DUSD board meeting that was held Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Meet the UA grad behind Douglas High football team's amazing turnaround  Arizona Daily Star

Douglas has had the pieces necessary to win. But it wasn't until coach James Fitzgerald's second season that the Bulldogs have been able to buff out the edges ...

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students at graduation ceremony  CNN

(CNN) Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade surprised students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when he came to speak at their Sunday graduation ...

Ortega hired to be new AD | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

The Douglas School Board hired Douglas native Angel Ortega to be its new athletic director/assistant principal at Douglas High School.

Police identify second Stoneman Douglas student who died by apparent suicide  CNN

The student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who died by an apparent suicide on Saturday has been identified as 16-year-old ...

Collection: Douglas High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.

Parkland school principal is under investigation in a move that's angering some teachers  CNN

Broward County Public Schools will expand its investigation into the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, to include the principal Ty Thompson, ...

DHS HOSA students kick off new drive | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas High School HOSA students have kicked off October with a new challenge, the High School Heroes Challenge to be exact.

Change made to DHS AD | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Officials with Douglas Unified School District have announced a change has been made to the athletic director position at Douglas High School.

UA gymnast talks about connection to Parkland shooting  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - When the family of Wildcat gymnast Heather Swanson moved from North Lauderdale to Parkland, it was because of the school ...

Douglas Unified meeting about football violations  KGUN

The Douglas Unified School District Board of Education is having a special meeting on Wednesday to talk about the Douglas High School football team.

A Parkland parent who is Florida's principal of the year has been tapped to lead Marjory Stoneman Douglas  CNN

Michelle Kefford had been teaching biology at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for only a few years when she started dreaming about being a school ...

'That's Why They Die': AZ Elected Official Says Homosexuality Is a Sin and Causes Gay Men to Die Young  The New Civil Rights Movement

Ron Gould, an Arizona Republican elected official with a strong history of anti-gay and anti-immigrant views who recently supported a colleague who made ...

After two suicides in Parkland, parents are looking for ways to help their children  CNN

Parents in Parkland, Florida, face a new set of tough questions after two recent suicides in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community.

DHS HOSA students to attend State Leadership Conference  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas High School's Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students will be attending this year's State Leadership Conference April 22-24.

'My school is being shot up'  CNN

This account of Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is based on official statements, interviews with survivors, ...

Photos: Pueblo vs. Douglas, high school football | High Schools  Arizona Daily Star

Douglas' undefeated streak came to an abrupt end with a 47-0 thrashing at Pueblo, Sept. 28 2018, Tucson, Ariz.

Pueblo shuts out Douglas to hand Bulldogs first loss of season  Arizona Daily Star

Warriors improve to 2-4 with a 41-0 rout Friday night.

Local News List of high school graduation dates around Southern Arizona KGUN 9 Digital Staff 8  KGUN

Students across Southern Arizona will be moving their tassels to the left this week, signifying the end of high school.

To teach in Arizona: Labor of love or fool's errand?  Douglas Daily Dispatch

On Wednesday, February 20, “Teaching in Arizona” was presented to the general public at the Douglas High School Auditorium. The documentary explores the ...

Some Parkland teachers say staff removals are 'ripping' the school apart  CNN

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas community wants someone to answer for this year's shooting. But not everyone is happy with who's being held accountable.

15 months after the Parkland shooting, the school's principal has announced he's stepping down  CNN

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson announced that he is stepping down at the end of the school year, citing the toll of the job on his ...

Parkland therapy dogs have their own special yearbook page  CNN

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas yearbook has a special page for some very good boys and girls.

Scot Peterson, school resource officer criticized for his response during the Parkland shooting, faces felony charges  CNN

Former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson -- who was criticized for how he responded when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

DUSD board allows DHS AD to resign | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

It took two emergency board meetings which followed a regular board meeting before the DUSD board came to terms with DHS Athletic Director Melinda ...

DHS graduation Friday | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

An estimated 245 seniors are expected to walk this Friday night in Douglas High School's annual commencement ceremony.

DHS Class of 2016 graduates 243 | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

In front of a standing room only crowd at Armando De Lucas Stadium, the Douglas High School Class of 2016 celebrated the completion of 12 long years of ...

Parkland survivors turned into activists and inspired a wave of new gun safety laws  CNN

Following last year's deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students confronted lawmakers, rallied others to their cause and took to the ...

Video shows officer outside during Parkland shooting  CNN

More than a year after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, former school resource officer Scot Peterson now faces child neglect, culpable ...

Copper Queen Community Hospital Development Fund awards scholarships  Douglas Daily Dispatch

BISBEE – The Copper Queen Community Hospital (CQCH) Development Fund awarded five local students with $2500 scholarships.

Douglas readies for 148th rivalry football game against Bisbee  Arizona Daily Star

Christian Estrella attended the Douglas-Bisbee football rivalry game for as long as he could remember. Then he started playing in it. The three-year varsity tight ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will scrap clear backpacks and add metal detectors  CNN

When students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in three weeks, they will no longer have to wear see-through backpacks. But they must walk ...

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas was an environmental activist. Now her name will be remembered for a school shooting  CNN

Wednesday's shooting at a Florida high school may lead some people to wonder, among more important things, about the school's namesake.

Graduation Friday night; clear bag policy in effect  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas High School and Valley Union High School will both be having its graduation commencement this Friday, May 25.

DHS exhibit promises bright future for the arts in Douglas  Douglas Daily Dispatch

An opening exhibit reception for the Douglas High School Art Department was held on Feb. 6 at the Cochise College Student Union Gallery.

Coach Keith this year's D-Day dedicatee | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Longtime Douglas football coach Dick Keith is being honored as this year's D-Day dedicatee.

Dwyane Wade makes surprise commencement speech  CNN

NBA star Dwyane Wade surprised students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a speech at their graduation ceremony.

Some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School stayed home -- for many reasons  CNN

Nearly 20% of the student population didn't show up Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after two fellow students were charged with ...

DHS HOSA students honored | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Over 60 Douglas High School's HOSA Future Health Professional students attended this year's State Leadership Conference April 22-24 in Tucson.

A temple that was built to help people heal after the Parkland school shooting goes up in flames  CNN

A 43-foot plywood temple has served as a place for healing for the past three months since the first anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, ...

After Parkland shooting: A day-by-day fight over guns in America  USA TODAY

Three days after the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, a student who survived it set the stage for the gun control drama of 2018. "We are going to be ...

Anti-LGBT White Supremacist to Co-Host New Public Affairs TV Talk Show That Will Air on PBS  The New Civil Rights Movement

Pat Buchanan, a longtime anti-LGBTQ white supremacist Christian nationalist pundit will co-host a re-boot of “The McLaughlin Group,” a Sunday morning public ...

Armenta crowned Miss Douglas Days 2019; Moreno crowned Miss Douglas Days Teen | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Vianca Armenta was crowned Miss Douglas Days 2019 and Jael Monzerrat Moreno was crowned the Miss Douglas Days Teen at the Miss Douglas Days ...

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows more teachers to arm themselves  CNN

The Florida House passed a controversial school safety bill that would allow teachers to carry guns on campus. The measure is headed to the desk of ...

Dispatch Easter Egg Hunt just around the corner  Douglas Daily Dispatch

The community is invited to take part in the 20th annual Douglas Dispatch Easter Egg Hunt which will take place Saturday, April 13, at the Douglas High School ...

Two of Tucson's top high school football coaches leaving their jobs  Arizona Daily Star

Two of Tucson's leading high school football coaches, Ironwood Ridge's Matt Johnson and Flowing Wells' Mark Brunenkant, have decided to step away from ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team wins by 17 points in first home game since 17 were killed in shooting  CNN

It was their first time playing at home since the Parkland shooting and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team won by a notable margin.

Special test almost 60 years ago still follows Arizona trio  Arizona Daily Star

In 1960, three teens in Douglas took tests for 2½ days with their classmates — but it wasn't for grades. The students — among 440,000 high-schoolers ...

Parkland shooting survivor says Harvard rescinded his admission over racial slurs he made two years ago  CNN

Kyle Kashuv disclosed the move by Harvard Monday in a Twitter thread, acknowledging that he and some classmates, then 16, made "abhorrent racial slurs" in ...

With mixed emotions, teachers head back to Stoneman Douglas High  CNN

Uncertainty, fear and anxiety await teachers a little more than a week after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

DHS 4-H, FFA Clubs host annual Plant Sale  Douglas Daily Dispatch

The Douglas High School 4-H Club and FFA Club hosted their annual Plant Sale on April 21 at the DHS Land Lab.

DUSD board hires Nunez as new assistant superintendent  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Douglas native Fernando Nunez was hired to be the DUSD's new Assistant Superintendent/HR Director starting July 1 at a special school board meeting on ...

Two Broward County officers terminated for neglect of duty in Parkland shooting response  CNN

Two Broward County Sheriff deputies who responded to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were terminated for neglect of duty, ...

Black students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School want to be heard  CNN

Some African-American students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida say their voices have been ignored by the media and others in the ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School wins the state hockey title and dedicates it to shooting victims  CNN

"This wasn't for us. This was for the 17 victims," senior Matthew Horowitz said.

What we've learned 3 weeks after the Parkland shooting -- and what's next  CNN

For the first time since a gunman turned Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School into a scene of carnage, students had their first full day of classes Wednesday.

It's back to school in Parkland -- but hardly back to normal  CNN

Parkland, Florida (CNN) If Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were like any other school, you wouldn't think much of the freshly-painted burgundy hallways ...

Second Parkland student dies in apparent suicide  CNN

A second Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student has died in what police are calling "an apparent suicide."

Former Douglas resident, now deputy, recovering after being shot on duty  Douglas Daily Dispatch

A former Douglas resident, who is currently a deputy for the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston, Texas, is recovering after being shot while on a disturbance ...

Why the case against former Marjory Stoneman Douglas resource officer Scot Peterson is the first of its kind  CNN

Former Broward County Sheriff Deputy Scot Peterson has been charged with child neglect under a statute that applies to caregivers. Legal experts say it's a ...

Cricket opens another store in Douglas | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Cricket Wireless has opened a second store in Douglas. Located in the Gaytan Plaza, at 101 First Street, this Cricket store will offer the same quality *service* as ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will publish a memorial to its shooting victims on Friday  CNN

The memorial issue of the student newsmagazine, the Eagle Eye, will contain portraits of the victims augmented by large color photos.

Harvard's rejection of Parkland student made sense  CNN

Jill Filipovic writes that instead of taking full responsibility, Kyle Kashuv, the Parkland student whose Harvard admission was rescinded on the basis of his old ...

Douglas rocks! | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Cha cha cha y'all, one hop this time, right foot two stomps and sliiiide to the right!” It wasn't quite a flash mob, but cousins Jizzelle Godoy age 3 and.

Columbine and Parkland: Bookends of grief, portraits of survival  CNN

Four survivors from Columbine recently agreed to meet with four of their counterparts from Parkland to speak with CNN -- and with each other.

The Chemical Marriage: Multimedia artist works with DHS students  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Earlier this year, the students of Douglas High School's Media Arts class were introduced to multimedia artist Aaron Stewart Lewis Knapp of Portal.

Douglas tight end Christian Estrella kicks off Star's countdown of high school stars  Arizona Daily Star

Over the next three weeks, the Star is counting down Southern Arizona's top 22 football players. Up today: No. 22, Douglas tight end Christian Estrella.

Montano becomes Douglas' newest Eagle Scout | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

Tino Montano was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Douglas Visitor's Center.

1 week. 3 suicides. 1 tragic connection to school massacres  CNN

In the span of a week, three suicides have devastated communities already linked by mass tragedies.

How an art museum near Marjory Stoneman Douglas became a hub of healing for a traumatized community  CNN

The Coral Springs Museum of Art again has become a space for healing amid news that two survivors of the 2018 mass shooting in nearby Parkland, Florida, ...

Southern Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force boot camp in March  KOLD

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

A solemn graduation for Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors  CNN

Nearly four months after the Parkland, Florida, community was devastated by a deadly school shooting, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...

Parkland students received some healing during New Zealand visit. Now, they're comforting families there  CNN

After a gunman killed 17 people on the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the letters from strangers across the world arrived in bulk, touching ...

DHS Ballet Folklorico presents Showcase | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

The Douglas High School Ballet Folklorico presented their annual winter dance recital, titled Showcase, on Dec. 8 at the James Brenden Auditorium.

Bill aimed to improve school safety makes progress at State House  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Instead of protests, March For Our Lives activists in Arizona are driving their message through via a new bill that is making its way through the State Legislature.

Code red: can 'hard corners' and classroom drills protect students from shooters?  The Guardian

One year after the shooting that killed 17, some Parkland students and teachers say efforts to make their school safer miss the point.

Comedian Louis C.K. mocks Parkland shooting survivors in leaked audio  CNN

The embattled comedian asks, just because "you went to a high school where kids got shot, why does that mean I have to listen to you?"

Southern Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force boot camp in May  KOLD

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Troopers added to security detail at Stoneman Douglas High School after several security incidents  CNN

Eight Florida Highway Patrol troopers will report for duty Thursday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, to secure entry points to the ...

This student decorated her graduation cap with QR code that sends people to a list of high school shooting victims  CNN

A high school student is using her creativity to turn her graduation ceremony into a somber moment of reflection for those teenagers who missed the milestone in ...

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

DHS students awarded over $688,000 in scholarships | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

There were plenty of reasons to cheer Tuesday, May 16 as Douglas High School students were awarded $688431 in scholarships at the DHS Honors Awards ...

Stoneman Douglas principal in emotional video promises to hug every student  CNN

Ty Thompson, the principal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 people, offers in an emotional video ...

DUSD hands out raises | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

For the third consecutive year every employee in the Douglas Unified School District will be getting a pay raise.

Bushmasters becomes a place of worship | Local News Stories  Douglas Daily Dispatch

The Bushmasters Club on Dolores Avenue that has been the location for hundreds of weddings and quinceaneras and was at one time, even being considered ...

One Year Ago, They Marched For Their Lives. Here’s What Happened Next

'There is so much more that must be done on these issues. To stop now would be unthinkable.'

Parkland teacher: 'My life changed forever'  CNN

Greg Pittman, an American history teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, struggles with depression a year after the shooting that killed 17 people at ...

Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman during mass shooting  KOLD

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Florida sheriff's deputy want a judge to dismiss felony charges stemming from his failure to enter a ...

Perry High School blew it on MAGA. Is it time to scale back free speech for students?  AZCentral

Are we ready to Make America Great Again by reining in the free-speech rights of students, set out 50 years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court? Hope not.

Parkland shooting panel advocates arming teachers  CNN

The Parkland School Safety Commission, formed after the shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, is recommending training and arming teachers ...

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