District News

Decatur County Community Schools are more than just stick and brick; we’re a community of enthusiastic and dedicated learners and educators. Read about our triumphs, policies, and the issues affecting our schools today.

Football Coach Position Open

SDH is looking for a football coach. Please visit our Human Resources page for more information. We appreciate your interest in working for our district.

Decatur County United Fund Announces 2019 Camp Invention Scholarships

Student participates in a camp invention activityThe Decatur County United Fund Board of Directors recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Decatur County Community School Corporation for the 2019 Camp Invention program. Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the future of innovation and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Created 28 years ago to introduce children to the invention process, the camp encourages collaboration, entrepreneurship, and problem solving through innovation and STEM application.

The program is open to any child entering kindergarten through sixth grade, regardless of school district, and will take place at the Decatur County Community Schools central office at 2020 North Montgomery Road on June 10-14, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Under the direction of Linda Smith, with staffing from fellow local educators, campers will explore technology while building confidence in their natural ability to dream and create.  

Please see our Camp Invention scholarship press release for additional details.

Camp Invention

Camp Invention STEM camp is June 10–14, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp Invention is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Decatur County Community Schools Central Office is the location for this year’s camp. The cost of camp is $230.00 before the discount. The discounted rate for Decatur County students is $110.00. For information about this high-energy, hands-on STEM camp, please see our Camp Invention flyer.

Home Internet Special

If you qualify for free or reduced lunch at DCCS, you may qualify for $9.95/month WiFi through Comcast. You can find more information online from Internet Essentials and Xfinity. Check it out!

Public Hearing Notice

This notice is for taxpayers of Decatur County Community Schools that the proper officers of Decatur County Community Schools conducted a public hearing on the year 2019 proposed capital projects plan pursuant to IC 20-40-18-6 on Wednesday, August 22. Please see the revised CPF hearing notice for more information.