Lead in Water Testing - Understanding Your Results

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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.

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, but also in life. The duo was featured on WSB-2 for creating a song called "Read a Book" to promote reading. They believe that education [...]

Input Needed: DCSD Calendar Survey

In accordance with Board Policy AEA, the Calendar Committee is charged with developing calendar options for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years and submitting the calendar recommendations to Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. The DeKalb County School District’s Calendar Committee is exploring calendar options to align with other similarly sized districts in close geographic proximity. Please complete this short survey about the calendar options.  This is not a vote, but rather an opportunity to [...]

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 Rock students will have the opportunity to take a bicycle home by participating in the Lexile Leapers campaign, which tracks how often students read. Students [...]

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 annual awards. She will receive a $5,000 grant from First Books to purchase new books for her school. It was noted that in her two [...]

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 food, and gained additional information and items to support the achievement of students. The event is one of several events being held in DCSD in [...]

Students Learn Life Lessons at ‘Men In Charge’ Breakfast

DCSD staff and community leaders teach life lessons at 'Men in Charge' breakfast hosted at Southwest DeKalb High School. On November 16, Southwest DeKalb High School presented a very special event for the young men that attend the school, the Men in Charge Breakfast. Male students, faculty, and staff all gathered for a panel discussion featuring prominent figures from the community. The men on the panel were able to give advice to the [...]

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