About B.Hood

Web Systems Analyst

March 2018

Shaping the Future

DeKalb Students Brief Atlanta Regional Commission on Innovation, City Improvements How can we make the metro Atlanta area a better place to live? What can residents do to improve the cost of living, infrastructure and other issues relating to quality of life? If you’re members of the Atlanta [...]

Reaching for the Stars

Allgood Elementary 4th Grade Class Claims First Place in National Contest What does it take to receive national recognition and the grand prize in a nationwide competition? According to fourth-grade teacher Gala Ellison, it takes creativity, artistic details and the ability to sew a life-size, bright green alien. [...]

TRUST in the Schoolhouse

Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that news in TRUST in the Schoolhouse. Below are some examples of that work. Got an idea? Please share it here. March 16, 2018 Bob Mathis Elementary [...]

Hollywood Starlet Visits former DeKalb Elementary School

Chesnut Elementary surprised by “A Wrinkle in Time” lead, Storm Reid Chesnut Charter Elementary was ‘taken by Storm’ on March 2 when Hollywood starlet Storm Reid dropped by to talk about the importance of reading, her latest role in the movie A Wrinkle in Time, and her love [...]

Leading By Example

Sagamore Hills STEM Gems Club Fosters Tomorrow’s Leading Scientists Each Monday at Sagamore Hills Elementary, more than 20 fifth grade students spend their lunch time discussing future career options. Some wish to be mechanical engineers. Others want to be nuclear physicists. Some are considering architecture, while others are [...]

Peaceful Protests During National Walkout Day

DeKalb Students Participate in National School Walkout Thousands of students throughout the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) participated in the National School Walkout as part of the #NeverAgain movement on March 14 to protest gun violence throughout the country. Activities included protests, demonstrations, assemblies, public speakers, wearing school [...]

Annual Teacher’s Job Fair

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - The community is invited to the annual DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Teachers’ Job Fair on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event—scheduled to take place at The Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex in Stone Mountain—provides elementary, middle and high [...]

State of the District 2018

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - All parents, students, teachers, staff and community stakeholders are invited to receive an update on the progress of the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) from Superintendent/CEO R. Stephen Green at the annual State of the Schools Address on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 beginning at 6:30 [...]

Models of Merit

DCSD Seniors Proceed in National Merit Scholarship Competition. It’s a prestigious honor only 7,500 high school students nationwide achieve. It helps alieve stress associated with college and university expenses. It rewards not only hard work, but well-rounded individuals with a sense of balance. It’s known as the National [...]

Pinwheels for Parkland and Peace

Three DCSD Elementary Schools Team Up for Act of Kindness. Three DeKalb County School District (DCSD) elementary schools recently united to bring positivity, kindness and compassion to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Under the leadership of Austin Elementary principal Ann Culbreath, students at Austin, Kingsley [...]