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December 2017

DCSD Teachers Selected for Extra Yard for Teachers Summit

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) teachers Rayshun Casey and Sheldon Strickland have been selected to present at the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit on January 6, 2018. Casey teaches at Redan Middle School, and Strickland is a teacher at Kingsley Elementary School. Both educators inspire youth not just in education, [...]

‘A Day of Enjoyment’ Promotes Positive Behaviors

Shadow Rock Elementary rewards positive behaviors with ‘A Day of Enjoyment’. Members of the “House of Success” at Shadow Rock Elementary School had plenty to celebrate on November 17 after being named the winner of a school-wide competition promoting positive behavior. Four “houses” at Shadow Rock - Success, [...]

Briarlake Students Receive Jr. BETA Club Recognition

Nineteen Briarlake Elementary School students represented the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) in a statewide competition held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 in Savannah, Ga. Briarlake’s Jr. Beta Club placed in four categories at the 2017 Georgia Junior Beta Club Convention, which allows clubs throughout the state to showcase [...]

Input Needed: DCSD Calendar Survey

In accordance with Board Policy AEA, the Calendar Committee is charged with developing calendar options for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years and submitting the calendar recommendations to Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. The DeKalb County School District’s Calendar Committee is exploring calendar options to align with other similarly [...]

8 DeKalb Schools Exceed State Academic Expectations

Eight DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools recognized for raising achievement above state academic expectations. Eight more DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools have exited the Federal Focus and Priority lists for underperforming Title I schools following significant increases in student achievement. Since 2016, a total of 13 [...]

Student School Board Representative of the Month

DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA) scholar represents students at December School Board meeting. Nyla Johnson, a sophomore at DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA), represented the students of the DeKalb County School District at the December 4 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Nyla holds a [...]

2018 Graduation Dates Announced

Grad Central Station is your one-stop shop for DeKalb County School District graduation information, created to ensure that we support the academic achievement of students with equity and access. The following is a list of 2018 high school graduation ceremonies that will be held at the Georgia World [...]

Flat Rock Elementary Donates Bikes for Literacy Campaign

Flat Rock Elementary partners with Hanson Aggregate Southeast to donate bikes for Lexile Leapers Literacy Campaign. Flat Rock Elementary School partnered with Hanson Aggregate Southeast on December 1 to celebrate the donation of 12 bikes as part of the school’s Lexile Leapers Literacy Campaign. A dozen lucky Flat [...]

15 DeKalb Schools Recognized Statewide for Student Achievement

Fifteen schools in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) were recognized for generating some of the best student achievement statewide in 2017. The 2017 Single Statewide Accountability System awards, given by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, is a list of Georgia schools that have exhibited high student performance or [...]

November 2017

Celebrate National Family Engagement Month

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) joins our community in recognizing November as National Family Engagement Month. Each year, schools and communities across Georgia strengthen and celebrate family engagement throughout the month of November. Led locally by the district’s Office of Family Engagement, DCSD and its schools will recognize the [...]