Cyber Safety Day

From cyberbullying to social networking, Cyber Safety Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and to encourage students and staff to use the internet and social media more safely. In an effort to create a culture of cyber safety awareness, there will be a district-wide Cyber Safety Day on February [...]

Social Media Guidelines

DeKalb County School District provides guidelines for students and employees on the use of social media inside and outside of the classroom.  

CBS 46 Cares Books to Kids

CBS-46 Cares held its very first 'Books to Kids' distribution at Flat Shoals Elementary School. In September 2016, CBS-46 held a book drive that collected over 20,000 books, and every Pre-K through 5th grade students at the school received a book bag filled with 5 books.

Our Sister’s & My Brother’s Keeper

In September 2014, President Obama announced the MBK Challenge and charged communities to develop an action plan centered on six goals that reflect the unique needs and challenges facing each community. DeKalb County School District accepted that challenge and will host its 3rd Annual Our Sister's & My Brother's Keeper [...]

Move On When Ready

DeKalb County School District encourages its high school students to participate in Move On When Ready, Georgia’s dual enrollment program that enables students to earn college credits while working on their high school diplomas. According to the Georgia Department of Education, Move On When Ready provides students in grades 9-12 the [...]

Grad Central Station

Grad Central Station is your one-stop shop for DeKalb County School District graduation information. Customer Service is at the top of our list, and our goal is to provide our school community with a convenient and efficient way to share graduation news, and a positive experience for families. Grad Central [...]

Cedar Grove Student Joins School Board At Meeting

Quinque Williams, a senior at Cedar Grove High School, represented her peers across the DeKalb County School District as the student presentative at the Board of Education meeting on Jan. 9. Williams currently has a 3.98 GPA. She plans to attend the University of Georgia, majoring in Business Marketing Entrepreneurship [...]

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Warren Tech Trio Makes Vocational Strides in Workforce

Three students at Warren Technical School are making the transition from vocational student to the workforce. The students recently completed their requirements at the school,which is a DeKalb County School District vocational training school, serving special education learners in grades 10-12, ages 16-21. It is the only school of its type [...]

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School Choice Open Enrollment

2017—2018 School Choice Open Enrollment January 11 – February 22, 2017 | 2652 Lawrenceville Highway | Decatur, GA 30033 Office Hours: Mon —Fri , 9am—5pm | Call Center: 678.676.0050, 8am—7pm (until May 19, 2017)

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DeKalb School of the Arts Earns $3K Library Grant

      The DeKalb School of the Arts has received a $3,000 grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for [...]

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Board Members Take Oath of Office

Four DeKalb County Board of Education members will begin new terms in office after taking their respective oath of offices. Board member Stan Jester (left) was sworn in on December 23, 2016 by State Court Judge Mike Jacobs. Board members Dr. Michael Erwin (center left) and Mrs. Vickie B. Turner (center [...]

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Kings of Halftime Lead 2017 Rose Parade

The Martin Luther King, Jr. High School Marching Band, better known as the "Kings of Halftime", amazed the crowd at the 128th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 2 in Pasadena, California. The band was among 21 others from across the United States, Mexico, and Japan to participate in [...]