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Chorus Teacher Instills Love of Music

Tucker Middle chorus students learn from Mr. Simmons Performing at Carnegie Hall was a once in a lifetime experience for Tucker Middle School chorus teacher Timothy Simmons. Last school year, the Tucker Middle School chorus performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan [...]

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“Backpack Buddies” Provides Healthy Food

Kingsley Elementary School partnership provides free food to students Every Friday this school year, 65 Kingsley Elementary School students go home for the weekend with backpacks filled with healthy food options. The students are part of Congregation Beth Shalom’s “Backpack Buddies” program. The program provides healthy snacks [...]

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MLK Jr. Day – Schools Closed Monday

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Schools and offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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DCSD Launches Naviance Platform

Naviance provides information and resources that enable school counselors, teachers, students, and parents to engage in meaningful conversations about how to assess a student’s options after high school.

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Salesforce Surprises Avondale Elementary Students

School partnered with company for its Secret Snowman gift giveaway Smiles of happiness and excitement were on the faces of students at Avondale Elementary School on December 18 after they received holiday gifts from secret SnowPals. The school partnered with Salesforce, a software company in Atlanta, for its first Secret [...]

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AMR Delivers Bicycles to Narvie Harris

Elementary students receive new bicycles as holiday gift Ten students at Narvie J. Harris Elementary Theme School were surprised with new bicycles on December 18, thanks to the medical transportation company, American Medical Response (AMR). “They just really did something big for our children,” said [...]

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SeaWorld Partnership Grows at Panola Way

Elementary School's partnership with organization continues virtually Panola Way Elementary School third grade students had an opportunity to have some face-time with SeaWorld representatives. On Dec. 3, SeaWorld Curator of Rescue Jon “JP” Peterson and Events, and Festivals Art Director Felipe Rivera spoke with students via Skype [...]

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Winter Break 2019-2020

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools will be closed Monday, December 23, 2019, until Friday, January 3, 2020, for Winter Break. Administrative offices will be closed December 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and January 1, 2020. Students will return to school on Monday, January 6, [...]

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School Nutrition Winter Meals 2019

DCSD to provide holiday food services during winter break STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - DeKalb County School Nutrition Services (SNS) has selected Flat Shoals Elementary School and Stoneview Elementary School as host sites for the 2019 Meal Service Program on December 26-27, 2019. The Meal Service Program was [...]

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