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November 2017

Updated Redistricting Public Meetings

Redistricting public meeting updates in Stone Mountain & Clarkston high school clusters. Information updated as of November 13, 2017 to include new meeting locations. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will conduct two additional public meetings as a part of an upcoming redistricting effort in the Stone Mountain [...]

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Cross Keys High School senior serves as November student school board representative. Dennis Lin, a senior at Cross Keys High School, represented the students of the DeKalb County School District at the Nov. 6 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Lin serves as the senior [...]

Community Celebrates School’s Renovations

Community cuts the ribbon on Henderson Middle School renovations. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) leaders and parents cut the ribbon on a large-scale renovation of Henderson Middle School on November 7. The project includes a host of upgrades and changes designed to support the District’s 21st century instruction. The [...]

Henderson Middle Teacher Honored as Top Music Educator

Congratulations to Chorus teacher Dale Duncan for being named one of the Grammy’s Top 25 Music Educators! Music teachers from 25 cities across 17 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum. Duncan was the only [...]

Margaret Harris Nurses Finalists for Statewide Award

Congratulations to Doretta Fleet-Thomas and Andrea Mukoko, registered nurses at Margaret Harris Comprehensive School, on being selected as 2017 March of Dimes Georgia Nurse of the Year Award finalists. Over 3,000 candidates are recommended for the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award each year. The candidates are [...]

TRUST in the Schoolhouse

November 2, 2017 Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. Twice a month, we’ll share that news in TRUST in the Schoolhouse. Below are some examples of that work.  Got an idea? Please share it here. [...]

Local Fathers Unveil Lending Libraries at Schools

Written by: Austin Leachman, DCSD Communications Intern Nearly 50 fathers and role models gathered at Toney Elementary School on Oct. 27 to unveil a hand-built lending library sponsored by Fathers Incorporated, as part of the Real Dads Read program. The event was held on the door steps of [...]

School Nutrition Receives Golden Radish Award

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receives Golden Radish Award for Farm to School accomplishments. Joyce Wimberly (3rd from left), Executive Director of DCSD School Nutrition, accepts Golden Radish Award. DCSD was recently honored with a Golden Radish Award by Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Education [...]

October 2017

2018 Graduation Dates Announced

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 [...]

DeKalb Teacher Awarded by the AJC

Rockbridge Elementary teacher wins top award from the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Tiffany Bunch, a teacher at Rockbridge Elementary School, is one of 10 educators in the region to earn The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) Celebrating Teachers Award. Winners are recognized for their positive impact on students’ lives and the local community. More [...]