Dunwoody High Student Wins State Video Contest

Peter Vuong, a senior at Dunwoody High, won the Georgia Attorney General’s 2016 “We’re Not Gonna Take It” campaign video contest. Peter Vuong, a senior at Dunwoody High School, won the top prize in the Georgia Attorney General's "We're Not Gonna Take It" campaign video [...]

Stone Mountain HS Student Joins Board at Monthly Meeting

Nyisha Jones, a junior at Stone Mountain High School, represented the students of the DeKalb County School District at the Feb. 13 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Nyisha holds a 4.095 GPA and plans to attend Howard University to major in communications in film and television. [...]

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Update: Water Testing Continues at DeKalb Schools

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) continues to test water sources to determine if they meet federal drinking water standards. As of February 10, water samples have been collected at 94 schools (starting with the oldest elementary schools) and testing results have been received for 86 schools. Of the [...]

Launch of New Community Engagement System for Flyers

In an effort to improve parent and community engagement, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will begin using Peachjar, an online service, to send digital flyers directly to parents. Beginning in the spring, this “green” initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of [...]

Apply Today for Princeton Summer Journalism Program

High school journalism students in the DeKalb County School District are encouraged to apply for the 2017 Princeton University Summer Journalism Program. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 24. The program is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation learning experience at Princeton University for high school juniors from [...]

Stone Mountain High International Students Support Local Shelter

Like most service projects, the latest effort by the International Club at Stone Mountain High School began modestly. “We were looking for a community service project. We started searching for something that would be really important,” said Jenevee Spence, the club’s faculty sponsor and school’s ELA department chair. “We [...]

TRUST in the Schoolhouse

Week of February 6, 2017 Every day, the schools of 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. Would you like to share [...]

DeKalb Teacher Receives DART Foundation Science Grant Award

Ms. Brenda Hornaday, science teacher at Brockett Elementary, is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the DART Foundation. Public school education projects with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) as well as career and technical training in the skilled trades, are the emphasis for funded [...]

Georgia HOSA Regional Online Testing Results

64 DeKalb County students have advanced to the state-level Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition.

DeKalb Students Advance to Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

A host of school teams in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will proceed to the Metro Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl after winning first place or second at the district-level competition. The following teams placed at the 18th Annual DCSD Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Jan. 28, [...]

U.S. Secretary of Education Confirmation

Superintendent Green has released an official statement on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education.

Superintendent Green’s Statement On Diversity & Students

TRANSLATIONS “We are hearing a lot of conversation right now … some of it extreme … about how residents originally from outside our country should be treated. As your leader, I want to make sure all our principals and teachers clearly understand the position of the [...]