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April 2017

Southwest DeKalb High Students Earn Scholarships to Georgia State University

Fourteen students at Southwest DeKalb High School have earned $8,000 scholarships to attend two-year programs at Georgia State University’s Decatur campus. The scholarships are funded [...]

DeKalb Schools to Host Inaugural LEGO League Tourney

DeKalb Schools to host inaugural FIRST LEGO League tourney for K-2 students. The youngest students in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will make their [...]

Peachjar: Community Engagement System for Flyers

In an effort to improve parent and community engagement, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has begun using Peachjar, an online service, to send digital [...]

Obama School of Technology Launches Beautification Project

Barack H. Obama Elementary School of Technology hosts "Launching of the Beautification" ceremony. Gratitude. Beauty. Good stewardship. All were in great abundance on [...]

DeKalb Schools Recognized for Raising Achievement

Five DeKalb schools recognized for raising achievement above state academic expectations. Five schools in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) have increased student [...]

DeKalb Schools Celebrate National Autism Awareness Month

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) joins families and organizations across the nation in recognizing April 2017 as National Autism Awareness Month. This is an [...]

MBK/OSK Summit

In September 2014, President Obama announced the MBK Challenge and charged communities to develop an action plan centered on six goals that reflect the unique [...]

Student Creates Winning Teen Dating Violence PSA

Dating violence is a growing social epidemic, even for teens. And one DeKalb County School District (DCSD) senior is speaking out about it in [...]

DeKalb Principal Receives Excellence in Education Award

Henderson Mill Elementary School principal surprised with award for school literacy project. Mitch Green, principal of Henderson Mill Elementary School, was unsure what [...]

March 2017

DeKalb Schools Alum First to Receive Ph.D in Physics from UGA

School board recognizes Dr. Whitney Ingram for being the 1st African American woman to receive a Ph.D in Physics from UGA. [...]