January 2018

Wadsworth Magnet’s STEM Garden

STEM garden at Wadsworth Magnet shapes tomorrow’s problem-solvers. One schoolwide science project at Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers is transforming the way students think about food, the environment and how both shape the modern world. Wadsworth Magnet’s STEM garden program assures students put their science, technology, engineering [...]

DeKalb Graduates Give Back

Kelley Lake’s cafeteria brightened by DeKalb grads. As students at Kelley Lake Elementary returned to school on January 4, 2018, they were greeted by such famous faces as LEGO Batman, the Power Puff Girls, Gumball Watterson, Darwin Watterson and more*. “Hurry! It’s Pizza Day at Kelley Lake,” exclaims [...]

DCSD Names 2018 Library Media Specialist of the Year

Congratulations to Pamela Taylor, Media Specialist and Teacher-Librarian at Freedom Middle School, for being named the 2018 DeKalb County School District Library Media Specialist of the Year. Media Specialists throughout DeKalb County School District (DCSD) and beyond share their talents with students, teachers and staff on a daily basis. [...]

December 2017

Indian Creek Elementary Celebrates the Holidays Donation

Donation helps Indian Creek Elementary School celebrate the holidays. More than 1,160 students at Indian Creek Elementary received a gift on December 20, in celebration of the holiday season. Every student received a gift bag and their pick of a single gift courtesy of The Love of Giving, [...]

Princeton Elementary Counselor to Receive Educator Award

A Princeton Elementary School counselor’s impact in the school house will be honored by peers, friends and family on Saturday, December 23. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) counselor Patrice Samm will be honored at the 2017 Educators Awards, presented by Chill Zone Entertainment, for her five years of hard [...]

DCSD Teachers Selected for Extra Yard for Teachers Summit

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) teachers Rayshun Casey and Sheldon Strickland have been selected to present at the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit on January 6, 2018. Casey teaches at Redan Middle School, and Strickland is a teacher at Kingsley Elementary School. Both educators inspire youth not just in education, [...]

DCSD Breaks Ground on New Facilities

Innovation, cutting-edge on horizon for DCSD middle and elementary schools Two DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools are on their way to state-of-the-art upgrades, cutting-edge technology and innovative learning spaces following groundbreaking ceremonies the week of Dec. 10. DCSD Superintendent/CEO R. Stephen Green joined district officials, Board of Education members [...]

Flat Rock Elementary Donates Bikes for Literacy Campaign

Flat Rock Elementary partners with Hanson Aggregate Southeast to donate bikes for Lexile Leapers Literacy Campaign. Flat Rock Elementary School partnered with Hanson Aggregate Southeast on December 1 to celebrate the donation of 12 bikes as part of the school’s Lexile Leapers Literacy Campaign. A dozen lucky Flat [...]

November 2017

DCSD Teacher-Librarians Honored for Education Advocacy

Two DeKalb County School District (DCSD)Teacher-Librarians have been presented with “More Than a Book” Awards by KPMG, a professional services firm. Marcia Kochel Marcia Kochel of Druid Hills Middle School was named the winner of the More Than an Educator division, one of four categories of the [...]

DCSD Hosts Family Game Night

Family Game Night event brings district families together. Families from across DeKalb County School District (DCSD) came together the evening of November 16 for the district’s Family Game Night, held at the Robert R. Freeman Administrative and Instructional Complex. For three hours, families played various games, enjoyed great [...]