October 2017

Wadsworth Student Wins State STEM Competition

Wadsworth student earns first-place I state STEM competition. Temple Lester, a fifth-grade student at Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers, was selected as the first-place winner for the Georgia Science Teachers Association STEM Talk competition. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Talk contest was designed to give [...]

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 [...]

Shadow Rock Elementary Staff Bring Books to Life

Shadow Rock Elementary faculty bring book characters to life! Editor’s note: This story was submitted by the Shadow Rock Elementary School team. The faculty at Shadow Rock Elementary went beyond the bounds of the academic setting on September 29 with their production of a reading assembly where book [...]

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 [...]

Clarkston High Takes 1st Place in Wing Fest Showdown

Congratulations to Clarkston High School for winning the 2017 Wing Fest Showdown! Thank you to all of the phenomenal culinary students who participated in the event: Arabia Mountain High Columbia High Lakeside High McNair High Miller Grove High Redan High Towers High Tucker High Warren Tech View [...]

Introducing the 2017-2018 Art Star Hall of Fame!

Young artists celebrated at Art Star Wall of Fame. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) celebrates the best of student artwork each year through the Art Star Wall of Fame, a hallway at the district’s administrative complex dedicated to the display of student artwork from across the five academic [...]

More Than 400 Dads Come Together to Support Literacy

More than 400 dads supported literacy at Flat Rock Elementary's special event. The fathers of more than 400 students at Flat Rock Elementary School committed to reinforce their belief and investment in the power of education during a special event on the morning of Sept. 28. The dads spent [...]

Regional Principals of the Year

Congratulations to our 2017 Regional Principals of the Year! Region I       Jason Heard (Cross Keys High School) Region II     Cammie Neil (Briar Vista Elementary School) Region III    Michael Jones (Stephenson High School) Region IV     Linda Priester (E. L. Bouie Elementary School) Region V   [...]

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 [...]