March 2018

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 [...]

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 [...]

Seeing is Believing

DCSD opens doors to DeKalb Association of REALTORS The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) opened its doors to more than 40 real estate investors on March 2, proving great things happen every day at district elementary, middle and high schools. Each year, DCSD welcomes members of the DeKalb [...]

Smorgasbord of STEM

Chapel Hill Elementary STEM Day “Can I take a selfie with you?” asked one student. “What do you want to take a picture with me for?” responded one United States Air Force veteran. “Because you’re one of my heroes. You paved the way for people like me. You [...]

A Wall and Community Brought to Life

Cross Keys High Celebrates New Mural by Yoyo Ferro One of Brookhaven’s brightest, unique and reflective murals can now be found on DeKalb County School District (DCSD) property. Titled “Paredes Vivas,” the new 22 by 166 foot mural welcomes students, teachers, staff and stakeholders into Cross Keys High [...]

Two DCSD Charter Schools Receive State Honors

DeKalb PATH Academy Principal Crystal Felix-Clarke Two DeKalb County School District (DCSD) charter schools have received statewide recognition for excellence and achievement. DeKalb PATH Academy has been selected as the Georgia Charter Schools Association’s (GCSA) 2018 Charter School of the Year. Also, Principal Katherine Kelbaugh of [...]

February 2018

A Bird’s Eye View on STEM Education

Peachtree Charter Middle Students Build Birdhouses. More than 160 students at Peachtree Charter Middle School put their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills on display by building sturdy, inhabitable works of art. Peachtree Charter partnered with their local Home Depot to provide enough lumber and tools to [...]

Making the Call

Shadow Rock Elementary Hosts Fathers’ Conference. Shadow Rock Elementary’s cafeteria echoed with words of wisdom, health tips and fellowship the morning of Feb. 1 in honor of fatherhood. Themed as “Make the Call,” Shadow Rock held a student-father breakfast stressing the importance of maintaining health and leading healthy [...]

Standing Guard with a Smile

Huntley Hills Elementary Crossing Guard Honored by Safe Routes GA. Every school day by 7 a.m., DeKalb County School District (DCSD) crossing guard Penney Haney is awake, at work and on guard at her post near Huntley Hills Elementary. Though the work is serious, Haney conducts it with [...]

Avondale Elementary Gifted Robots & 3D printers

Avondale Elementary School gifted with three robots and 3D printers. One speaks Spanish. The other gives you a hug. The last one throws paper before cleaning it up. Not bad for three student-built and student-programmed robots. The Avondale Elementary coding and robotics program was gifted the three robots—along [...]