February 2018

Cyber Safety 2018

DeKalb Celebrates 2nd Annual Cyber Safety Day on Feb. 23. The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will host a second annual “Cyber Safety Day” on Friday, Feb. 23, as a unified stand for the safe use of social media and the internet. On Feb. 23, more than 100,000 [...]

A New Path to Success

Lacrosse at Martin Luther King Jr. High School Two teams of 10 gather on a field. They’re clad in what appears to be armor: a masked helmet, shoulder pads, padded gloves and uniforms. They wield what looks to be a combination of a tennis racket and hockey stick. [...]

Competition with Innovation

2018 DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Technology Fair Recap More than 530 students made sure the 2018 DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Technology Fair was an occasion to remember, celebrate and build upon. Themed as “Geniuses Dream 2,” the 2018 Tech Fair featured a record number of registered [...]

Stay Healthy and Ready to Learn

Flu Season Care and Prevention Tips The DeKalb County School District encourages its students, staff and community to take proper precautions to avoid illness during flu season. Influenza is a communicable disease, and each of us must be vigilant in not only protecting ourselves, but each other. Below [...]

2018 Graduation Dates

Grad Central Station is your one-stop shop for DeKalb County School District graduation information, created to ensure that we support the academic achievement of students with equity and access. The following is a list of 2018 high school graduation ceremonies that will be held at the Georgia World [...]

Signing Up for Tomorrow’s Challenges

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) celebrates National Signing Day. It starts with a dream. It ends with a gathering of loved ones, friends, peers and mentors cheering your name, dancing to music, and celebrating a shared vision for the future. Close to 90 DeKalb County School District (DCSD) [...]

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Recap

Reading bowl ignites competition and imagination. More than 840 students from 14 high schools, 20 middle schools and 51 elementary schools in DeKalb County School District (DCSD) made their way to Arabia Mountain High School on January 27 to find out who has the most comprehensive readers. Students’ [...]

January 2018

Earn College Credits Through Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is Georgia's new, FREE program that allows 9th - 12th grade students to earn college credits while working on their high school diploma. Students can choose from over 70 public, private and technical institutions across the state of Georgia.

December 2017

Chamblee Charter High First DCSD School in AP Capstone Program

Chamblee Charter High School tabbed as first DCSD school in AP Capstone Program. Students at Chamblee Charter High School will soon know how to gather information, work as a team, and write at a scholarly level thanks to their participation in a prestigious diploma program. Students at Chamblee [...]

DeKalb Students Earn Medical Lab Coats

Eight DeKalb County School District (DCSD) students received their first white lab coats on December 7, 2017, as part of the Reach One Each One High School Youth Medical Mentoring Program at Grady Memorial Hospital. The program is a partnership between DCSD, Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory School [...]