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Jesse Jackson Visits Cedar Grove High

School welcomes Rev. Jackson as part of homecoming celebration “I am somebody. Respect me. Protect me. Don’t neglect me. Keep hope alive.” These words echoed through the halls and classrooms of Cedar Grove High School as part of its official homecoming celebration on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. [...]

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2018 Youth Leadership Summit

CTAE hosts annual gathering of leaders “Developing the Leader Within.” “Everyone Communicates but Few Connect.” “SMART Goal Setting.” “Grow from Good to Great.” “Turning Obstacles into Opportunities.” These are just a few topics student leaders at DeKalb County School District (DCSD) discussed while attending the 2018 Career, [...]

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Fall Break – Schools Closed

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools will be closed on Thursday, October 4, 2018 through Monday, October 8, 2018 for fall break. Schools will reopen on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Administrative offices will remain open during the break.

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2018 Graduation Rate Continues Growth Trend

Overall graduation rate increased 15 percent since 2013 STONE MOUNTAIN, GA – The high school graduation rate for the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) continues to improve, based on recently released data from the Georgia Department of Education. The four-year graduation rate for DCSD’s Class of 2018 was 75 [...]

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The Diverse Debaters of DeKalb

Clarkston High students participate in Harvard University debate competition  Three students from DeKalb County School District (DCSD) recently took their talents to one of the most prestigious institutes of learning for the purpose of representing metro Atlanta and displaying their skills in debate. Clarkston High School seniors [...]

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Labor Day – Schools Closed Monday

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Schools and offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

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Future Bright for Summer 2018 Graduates

Perseverance. Determination. Focus. Commitment. On Aug. 10, these attributes were epitomized and celebrated by a group of students gathered at DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) central office. DCSD hosted its 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony, welcoming students from throughout DeKalb County. Students, teachers, families and staff gathered at the Robert [...]

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New Technology Plan Released

2018 – 2021 technology plan provides roadmap for future ready learning environment On July 9, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) reaffirmed its commitment to delivering an innovative, future-minded, and streamlined education. DCSD’s chief information officer, Gary Brantley, presented the district’s Technology Plan to the DeKalb County [...]

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Redan High Stock Team Rises to Top

Students claim #1, #4 and #6 spots in Capitol Hill Challenge Students at one DeKalb County School District (DCSD) used their problem-solving, money management, and pattern recognition skills to earn top honors in a nationwide competition. One classroom at Redan High School fielded the first, fourth-, and [...]

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