Druid Hills Middle School Students Shines in Virtual Band Concert

Druid Hills Middle School Students Shines in Virtual Band Concert By Carla Parker For the Druid Hills Middle School band, the show must go on, even in a global pandemic. The pandemic forced the band members to move their concert to a virtual setting. The band held [...]

District Newsletter

Greetings DeKalb County School District Family, Last Monday, I presented an update to the DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE). This discussion centered on where we are in our plan to return to face-to-face learning.

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Black Lives Matter at DeKalb Schools

Black Lives Matter at DeKalb Schools Week of Action 2020 Celebrating Black Contributions to America – LIVE Virtual Conference Virtual Conference Concurrent Sessions: Select one per device. Click on the blue topic to join the session at 11:00am We have curated dynamic speakers and workshop topics for [...]

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Druid Hills HS Teacher Wins Teach on Project Grant

Druid Hills High School Teacher Wins Teach on Project Grant By Carla Parker Druid Hills High School will have a brand new student-led morning show thanks to a $7,500 grant. Druid Hills teacher Mr. Matthew Ruben was the recipient of the Teach on Project’s $7,500 grant award. Teach On Project [...]

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DCSD Announces Re-opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and her team presented the District’s updated re-opening plan during the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. Decisions have been carefully considered given the magnitude of COVID-19 and school closures since March 16, 2020. The District previously delayed start [...]

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DeKalb Early College Academy Named A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA) was one of 367 schools nationwide recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2020, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced yesterday. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student [...]

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Arabia Mountain Teacher’s Intervention Tool to Assist Students

Arabia Mountain High School teacher uses effective intervention tool to assist students. By Carla Parker During this new way of learning in the virtual space, many teachers are creatively developing instructional methods to make sure their students are still receiving the best education possible. Arabia Mountain [...]

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Fifteen DCSD Alums Make NFL Rosters

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) well represented in the National Football League this season. By Carla Parker DCSD has 15 alums on NFL rosters when games kickoff on Sunday, Sept. 13. Six schools will former players on 13 NFL teams. Those former players are Arabia Mountain [...]

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DCSD Announces Re-opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and her team presented the District’s updated re-opening plan during the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. Decisions have been carefully considered given the magnitude of COVID-19 and school closures since March 16, 2020. The District previously delayed start [...]

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