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January 2017

DeKalb School of the Arts Earns $3K Library Grant

      The DeKalb School of the Arts has received a $3,000 grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for [...]

Board Members Take Oath of Office

Four DeKalb County Board of Education members will begin new terms in office after taking their respective oath of offices. Board member Stan Jester (left) was sworn in on December 23, 2016 by State Court Judge Mike Jacobs. Board members Dr. Michael Erwin (center left) and Mrs. Vickie B. Turner (center [...]

Kings of Halftime Lead 2017 Rose Parade

The Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Marching Band, better known as the "Kings of Halftime", amazed the crowd at the 128th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 2 in Pasadena, California. The band was among 21 others from across the United States, Mexico, and Japan to participate in [...]

2017 DeKalb Technology Fair

The 2017 DeKalb County Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at Elizabeth Andrews High School. The Technology Fair provides great ways to highlight students’ technology knowledge. Students are able to demonstrate creativity and practice their presentation skills, while receiving constructive feedback from judges. Students in grades [...]

Behind the Scenes: Miller Grove Today!

The students behind Miller Grove High School’s morning show, Miller Grove Today!, showcase their morning routine in how they prepare for their daily production. Miller Grove Today! aims to develop a strong, skilled workforce for tomorrow through engagement and leadership today.

December 2016

Building Trust Together With You For Our 102,000 Students

Building TRUST together through: Teaching & Learning: Full accreditation Significant increase in graduation rates and test scores National leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) certified schools Relevance: 3rd-largest public school district in the state 2nd-largest employer in the county Unity: Our 102,000 students represent 180 nations and speak [...]

November 2016

School Choice Expo 2016

The DeKalb County School District will host two School Choice Expo events in December. The School Choice Expo will inform students and families about their options for enrolling in the district’s specialized programs. Representatives from each of the DeKalb County School District’s nearly 40 choice programs will present informational materials [...]

2016 Graduation Rate Increase

DeKalb County School District’s high school graduation rate has experienced notable growth over the years, according to recently released data from the Georgia Department of Education. Between 2013 and 2015, the District graduation rate improved 10.7 percentage points. During this time, the state graduation rate increased 6.2 points from [...]

State Superintendent Thanks Georgia Families

Richard Woods, Georgia's School Superintendent, has penned a thank you letter to families in recognition of Family Engagement Month for their hard work in supporting local students and schools. In addition, the Georgia school districts will join their peers across the nation in celebrating National Parent Involvement Day on [...]

October 2016

McNair Honored For Drug-Free Promotion

Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy was honored by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2015 Georgia Red Ribbon Campaign for promoting drug-free activities during Red Ribbon Week. The Red Ribbon Committee at McNair Academy set several goals for the 2015 Red Ribbon Campaign, including raising awareness of the [...]