Share Your Input: Parent Satisfaction Survey

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) encourages its parents to share their thoughts on parental engagement by completing the Georgia Parent Survey. The Parent Satisfaction Survey helps DCSD and state education leaders determine parents’ perceptions of the success of parent engagement in our local schools. Survey responses are anonymous and [...]

Upcoming Certified Teacher Job Fair

DeKalb County School District will host the next Certified Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9am-1pm at our Administrative & Instructional Complex (AIC) located at 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083. All interested candidates and May 2017 Education graduates are invited to attend. See [...]

Superintendent Green’s Statement On National Day Without Immigrants

TRANSLATIONS “In light of recent events and social media comments, we stand firmly by our original statement that our schools will be safe places for learning and teaching. We are aware that there are National Day Without Immigrants protests planned for Thursday, February 16, across the country. Classroom [...]

Clothes Closet’s Impact on Students at Elizabeth Andrews

Student support trio (l-r) Cynthia Gipson, school social worker; Rose Porter, guidance counselor; and Melody Moton, Title-I parent liaison, standing among donations to the clothes closet at Elizabeth Andrews High School. A modest, sparsely decorated office space partially filled with clothes, shoes, and other items [...]

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 [...]