Newsletter2021-09-13T14:30:25-04:00

Superintendent Newsletter

Volume 48

Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a great weekend. I want to take this time to thank all of our teachers, school administrators, counselors, bus drivers, custodians, nutrition staff and all of our DCSD employees for their hard work and dedication in educating and serving our scholars. We understand that we are in challenging times with this global pandemic, and some of our employees have had to take on a little bit more than what they expected. We hear your concerns and we are doing our best to make sure your concerns are addressed and resolved. I want all [...]

September 21st, 2021|

Volume 47

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a great weekend. I hope everyone is continuing to do everything that they can to lower the spread of COVID-19 in our community. DCSD’s partner, DeKalb Board of Health, is offering free COVID-19 vaccines at its mobile clinics. The last day to get a vaccine at the mobile clinic is on Sept. 15, 2021, at Exchange Recreation and Intergenerational Center in [...]

September 13th, 2021|

Volume 46

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese | Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a great, safe holiday weekend. On September 2, 2021, the district made the decision to close the Oak View Elementary School building for 10 days due to COVID-19 cases and exposure. The decision to close the Oak View building was based on multiple factors. DCSD actively reviews the health data and guidance and consults with the Department of Public Health [...]

September 8th, 2021|

Volume 45

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope that everyone had a great weekend. As we close out the month of August, I am thankful for our scholars, parents, teachers and staff for their efforts in getting through the first month of the school year as smoothly as possible. I know this hasn’t been easy as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as we continue to work together to [...]

August 30th, 2021|

Volume 44

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope that everyone had a great weekend. I hope that everyone is continuing to do everything that they can to lower the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please continue to follow the COVID-19 Health and Safety guidelines and protocol. Please continue to wear your masks, wash your hands and socially distance. We are excited to have our scholars and teachers back in the [...]

August 24th, 2021|

Volume 43

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a great weekend and a productive second week of school. I appreciate everyone’s efforts as we adjust back to the normal classroom setting in the middle of the pandemic. We are still in challenging times, but I am encouraged by the tenacity of our scholars, teachers and staff members as they work together to make this a successful school year.   [...]

August 18th, 2021|

Volume 42

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a great and productive first week of school! I was happy to see the bright faces of our scholars last week in person and through photos. I had the opportunity to tour some of our schools, observe and participate in class sessions, and engage with our scholars, teachers and staff members. It was an exciting week, and I’m confident that this will be [...]

August 2nd, 2021|

Volume 41

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, We are excited to have our scholars back in the building as we plan for a successful school year! I hope that you have had the opportunity to review and check off items on your Parent To-Do List.  Please take a minute to visit our Back-to-School website for information regarding registration, bus routes, nutrition, and more. Also, continue to visit your school website for school-specific back-to-school items. I encourage our [...]

July 26th, 2021|

Volume 40

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, We are officially one week away from the first day of school! I am so excited to welcome our scholars back to our buildings when face-to-face learning resumes on August 2, 2021. Our facilities have missed the energetic spirit of our scholars, and it shows in each teacher and staff member who excitedly prepares for the first day of school. We can’t wait to [...]

July 19th, 2021|

Volume 39

Amharic | Arabic | Bengali | Burmese | Chinese | French | Hindi | Karen | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Telugu | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone is having an exciting and safe summer. DCSD staff has been working hard this summer to prepare for the new school year. We look forward to welcoming our scholars back to school on Aug. 2. For more information on the first day of school, bus routes, meal plans and other vital information, please visit the district’s Back-to-School website. The website also features [...]

July 12th, 2021|

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