October 2017

Stoneview Receives Donation from Burlington

Stoneview Elementary School receives $10,000 donation from Burlington Coat Factory. On October 13, at an all-school assembly, teachers at Stoneview Elementary School received a surprise $10,000 gift from Burlington Coat Factory. “We are so excited about the partnership we have with Burlington Coat Factory and we look forward [...]

New Mobile Pediatric Medical Clinic

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) and community partners unveil new mobile pediatric medical clinic at kickoff event. A pediatric mobile health unit capable of providing care for students regardless of family income was unveiled on Oct. 12, 2017, at a special event featuring the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) [...]

DCSD Partners with Local Radio to Reach International Community

Radio appearance marks new outreach to international community in DeKalb County. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) and Sagal Radio Services are partnering to share important information about DCSD schools and initiatives with members of the local international community. Beginning in October 2017, DCSD-based programs and news will be [...]

DeKalb High School Band Named Falcons Official Drumline

Martin Luther King Jr. High School Band Announced as Atlanta Falcons Official Drumline for the 2017-2018 Season! Edited By: Austin Leachman Congratulations to the Martin Luther King Jr. High School “Kings of Halftime” Marching Band for being selected as the official drumline for the Atlanta Falcons. Under the [...]

5th Annual Academy of Educational Excellence Awards

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will honor its employees of the year for their commitment to student success at the 5th Annual Academy of Educational Excellence Awards on Saturday, November 11, 2017.   Each honoree is selected by their peers from their schools and centers. The recognition categories for this year's fun-filled event are teachers, educational support professionals and principals. For additional information, please [...]

September 2017

DCSD Principal to Partake in Dancing with DeKalb Stars

Principal Bianca Hamilton of the DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts will partake in a star-studded field of DeKalb County leaders at “Dancing with the DeKalb Stars,” a domestic violence fundraiser and resource expo on Saturday, Oct. 14 Hamilton and her partner, Patrick Smith, will participate in a dance [...]

Family Engagement Facilitator Named a Local Hero

DCSD Family Engagement Facilitator Named a Local Hero by Telemundo Atlanta. Angelica Rosso, the Region 1 Family Engagement Center Facilitator for the DeKalb County School District (DCSD), was honored as a local hero at Todos Somos Heroes 2017, which is a signature luncheon sponsored by Telemundo Atlanta. Todos [...]

E-SPLOST Update: New DCSD Buses Delivered

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) takes delivery of new buses via E-SPLOST. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) unveiled the first of more than 100 new buses purchased from Thomas Bus Sales as part of the E-SPLOST program. The buses are now being prepared for use in providing safe [...]

Public Meetings Scheduled for Upcoming Redistricting

Public meetings scheduled for upcoming redistricting in the Stone Mountain and Clarkston high school clusters. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will conduct three public meetings as a part of an upcoming redistricting effort in the Stone Mountain and Clarkston clusters. This redistricting effort could potentially address additional [...]

Superintendent’s Statement on DACA Decision

Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green issues statement following DACA decision. On September 6, 2017, President Donald Trump’s administration announced a phased-in termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows certain illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of [...]