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Georgia United Makes Over Oakcliff Elementary

Thanks to the 300+ volunteers from Georgia United, DeKalb County School faculty, parents,
and the local community who helped makeover Oakcliff Elementary on July 22 & 23, 2016.

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Henderson Mill Elementary Named 1st STEAM-Certified School

DeKalb County School District is proud to announce that Henderson Mill Elementary School is the first school in the state of Georgia to receive its STEAM certification. STEAM is defined as “Science and Technology, interpreted through Engineering and the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements”, and is an interdisciplinary, contextual teaching and learning method. Its purpose is to provide students with an adaptable, reality-based, hands-on education that encourages personal growth and global development. This [...]

AdvancED Accreditation Review

News Release: DeKalb schools to be recommended for five-year accreditation from AdvancED. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – A preliminary report released by AdvancED, the global leader in preschool through 12th grade accreditation services, shows the agency will recommend DeKalb County School District (DCSD) receive a five-year renewal of its accreditation following an intensive review of its academic instruction and financial viability. A team of 25 educational professionals from four states (Georgia, Florida, South Carolina [...]

School Crashers Makeover

Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the 4th annual School Crashers program. School Crashers is Georgia United’s largest community outreach program which offers local schools the opportunity to apply for campus makeover projects. Accredited public or private elementary, middle and high schools in Georgia are encouraged to apply for a School Crashers makeover that will be funded by Georgia United and involve school and community volunteers. Nominations will be accepted Wednesday, March [...]

School Board Appreciation Week

DeKalb County School District recognizes the contributions and leadership of our DeKalb County Board of Education as part of School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.

Cross Keys Students Participate In Ice Cream Taste-Off

Cross Keys students were challenged by High Road Craft Ice Cream to develop a new ice cream flavor. Cross Keys High Schools students participated in the first Youth Entrepreneurs Ice Cream Taste Off on Saturday, March 4. Youth Entrepreneurs (YE) is a high school program that helps students discover fulfillment through the creation of their own business idea. The YE students were challenged by High Road Craft Ice Cream to develop [...]

2017-2018 Pre-K Enrollment Lottery

DeKalb schools to host enrollment lottery for pre-kindergarten students. DeKalb County School District will host its 2017-2018 pre-kindergarten enrollment lottery on Wednesday, March 29. Applications will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A lottery drawing for open seats will be held at 1:15 p.m. To be eligible for the Pre-K Lottery, students must be four years-old on or before Sept. 1, 2017, and be a resident of DeKalb County. A student [...]

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