Family Game Night

Family Game Night event brings district families together. Families from across the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) came together the evening of Nov. 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, [...]

Men In Charge Breakfast

Southwest DeKalb High School Hosts Men in Charge Breakfast. Written by: Austin Leachman, DCSD Communications Intern. On Nov. 16., Southwest DeKalb High School presented a very special event, the “Men in Charge Breakfast,” for the young men that attend the school. [...]

Superintendent Early Childhood Junior League

Superintendent Early Childhood Junior League. Superintendent/CEO Dr. R. Stephen Green, along with other educators from the Metro, discussed the state of early childhood education in Metro Atlanta at the Junior League of Atlanta’s first General Membership meeting of the year on Nov. 14. The more than 500 people [...]

Celebrate National Family Engagement Month

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) joins our community in recognizing November as National Family Engagement Month. Each year, schools and communities across Georgia strengthen and celebrate family engagement throughout the month of November. Led locally by the district’s Office of Family Engagement, DCSD and its schools will recognize the [...]

Robotics Team Fundraising Effort

Freedom MS robotics team raising Money for Trip to Flint, Mich. Written by: Austin Leachman, DCSD Communications Intern The Freedom Middle School Robotics Team is raising money for a trip to Flint, Mich. to speak with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder about possible solutions they have developed to combat [...]

Writer Visits Lithonia Middle School

Award-winning actor-writer visits Lithonia MS. The following article was submitted by Lithonia Middle School. Students in Zandra Drayton’s English Language Arts classes were treated to a lesson on writing by Ken Sagoes, an award-winning writer/actor. His visit coincided with their county performance task on producing a narrative story [...]

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 [...]

Reading Night At Shadow Rock ES

Reading Night brings Shadow Rock ES families together. The following article was submitted by Shadow Rock elementary School. “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White was theme of the annual Family Reading Night at Shadow Rock Elementary School, held Nov. 2, 2017. The [...]

Veterans Day ceremony

Cadets participate in Veterans Day ceremony and drill exhibition Editor’s note: This article was written by Austin Leachman, DCSD communications intern. DeKalb County School District (DCSD) faculty, staff, and JROTC cadets from 19 high schools gathered on Nov. 10, at [...]

McNair High School Fundraiser

McNair HS travel club hosts used shoes fundraiser. The McNair High School Travel Club and High Achievers is seeking your gently-worn used and new shoes as a fundraiser for future trips, projects, and competitions. From Oct. 23 to Dec. 23, you are encouraged to bring your items to [...]

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 [...]