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Student Wins Nationwide GENYOUth Contest

Chapel Hill Middle School student, teacher participate with Fuel Up to Play 60 Chapel Hill Middle School seventh-grader Nylah Washington is the recipient of a new smart bed following a nationwide contest. The school’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program, led by algebra teacher and former NFL [...]

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Pre-K Lottery Open Enrollment

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) offers 114 lottery-funded Georgia Pre-Kindergarten Program classes in 75 sites throughout the district. The application process will be open from February 14 -March 12, 2020, to ensure all interested participants have ample time to apply online. The Pre-Kindergarten program is funded by the Georgia [...]

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Guidance on Coronavirus

Regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is following guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), which states that “students, faculty or staff whose family members have traveled from China in the last 14 days do not need to be excluded from school.” Those who [...]

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Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl 2020

Two schools win second consecutive bowl titles Austin Elementary School and Henderson Middle School are back-to-back reading bowl champions. The two schools placed first in the 21st Annual DeKalb County School District’s Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on January 25 at Arabia Mountain High School. Tucker High [...]

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Donate Shoes at McNair High School

McNair High School students give back to South America and the Caribbean For four years, McNair High School students have been collecting new and gently worn shoes for those in need outside of the United States. Members of the school’s Travel Club, National Beta [...]

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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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