• Henderson STEAM certification

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, [...]

  • DeKalb teachers

New Curriculum to Focus on Individual Learning

Teaching and learning in the DeKalb County School District will be enhanced through a new curriculum that emphasizes both rigor and individual student needs. The Curriculum and Instruction team presented the new curriculum plan on March 20 to the Board of Education. It is the product of nearly one [...]

  • Disc bots robotics team

DISCBOTS Compete for Robotics Championship

In just its second season of existence, the DISCBOTS robotics came within one victory of competing for the FIRST Robotics championship in Georgia’s Northern Division. The DISCBOTS is a highly-diverse team of 40 DeKalb County School District (DCSD) middle and high school students representing 15 countries and 35 languages across [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lithonia High School Hosts Inaugural Job Fair

Lithonia High School hosted its inaugural student job fair on March 2. The day-long event featured some of the region’s top employers, poised to interview and hire from the field of more than 400 students on the spot. Firms such as Publix and Forever 21 interviewed students for job [...]

Tucker Middle School Wins Engineering Competition

A team of Tucker Middle School eighth-grade students has earned top honors in a statewide student engineering competition. The students took first place in the middle school division of the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) event, an annual competition for middle and high school students designed [...]

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.

DeKalb Students Win 13 Awards at State Tech Fair

DeKalb County School District had an outstanding showing at the 2017 Georgia Educational Technology Fair on March 11 in Macon, Ga. Students took home 13 awards. 1st Place Winners: Will Wright, Chamblee Charter High School - Audio Production Cody Nelson, Henderson Middle School – Digital Game Design Noah Covey, [...]

Twin Duo Helps Young Writers

Arabia Mountain High twins return to former middle school to help young writers. The Trice twins volunteer to teach expository writing skills to 6th grade students at Columbia MS. Kailah and Artis Trice, a twin brother and sister at Arabia Mountain High School, were once [...]

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 [...]

Sagamore Hills Celebrates STEM By Building Bridges

Students conduct a STEM project focused on structural analysis and bridge construction. Every March, the 4th and 5th graders at Sagamore Hills Elementary School conduct a STEM project focused on structural analysis and bridge construction. Teachers Rachael Lambert and Terry High coordinate and direct the project, which [...]