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Blue Ribbon Earns Blue Bell Celebration

Austin Elementary celebrates honor with time capsule, ice-cream When Austin Elementary closes the doors to its current facility in 2019, it will bookend a legacy in the Dunwoody community. The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) campus is well-known throughout the district as one exemplary in parent involvement, [...]

  • Heda teaches class

Teacher Honored by Local Magazine

My Intown Magazine highlights Fernbank Elementary teacher For one recently honored DeKalb County School District (DCSD) educator, one of the most important lessons a student can learn is that mistakes are part of the process. “I don’t want kids to be scared of codes not running or [...]

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UN Day at International Community School

Anti-bullying week culminates with celebration of diversity What do the countries Afghanistan, Bhutan, Iraq, Ethiopia, Congo, Ireland, France, India, Malaysia, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Somalia have in common at DeKalb County School District? Along with enthusiastic representation—in the form of eager students and supportive teachers—each was represented [...]

  • Eliana Marcus

Student Wins State STEMtalk Competition

Henderson Middle student's project celebrates diversity One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) student has proven she can talk the talk and walk the walk when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Her secret? Promoting diversity as vehicle to change the world for the [...]

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On the Scene 2018-2019

On the Scene with Dr. Green is back for the 2018-2019 school year! Learn more about DCSD and get answers to your questions from Superintendent/CEO Dr. R. Stephen Green. All meetings start promptly at 7 p.m. 

  • Jason Butler and family with board members

Educating and Understanding Sacrifice

DeKalb educator named participant in nationwide program One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) employee has traveled Washington D.C. to begin the journey of a lifetime—the first of many stops in a quest for education. His mission? To memorialize one World War II service member who never made [...]

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Thanksgiving Break – Schools Closed

All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools will be closed Monday, November 19th through Friday, November 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving Break. DCSD administrative offices will be closed Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23, 2018. Schools and administrative offices will reopen on a normal schedule [...]

  • Shadow Rock team poses with support pillows

Sewing Support at Shadow Rock Elementary

School supplies support pillows during Breast Cancer Awareness month One DeKalb County School District (DCSD) community has found a creative way to sew and show support for Breast Cancer Awareness in metro Atlanta. Shadow Rock Elementary’s Sunshine Committee recently crafted several specialized support pillows for cancer patients [...]

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Fernbank Elementary Sustainability Initiative

School program is first-of-its-kind in Georgia What can getting rid of Styrofoam trays do for a school cafeteria? How can switching to reusable silverware benefit the environment? What happens when a school begins to separate trash by type and material? What happens when a school makes a [...]

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