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Superintendent Newsletter

Volume 61

Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable weekend. Although the weather disrupted some plans to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I hope our scholars, teachers, and everyone in the DCSD community took some time to reflect on Dr. King’s dream and his work for racial and social equality. I encourage you to join me in continuing to find ways to honor his legacy. Read More

January 19th, 2022|

Volume 60

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. As we continue to adjust to this new normal, I want to ensure everyone that the district is committed to safely educating our scholars as we continue to take the necessary steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the district. We remain committed to supporting the needs of all of our scholars and keeping their academic, physical, mental, and emotional [...]

January 11th, 2022|

Volume 59

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. We have arrived at the final week of the semester. I am proud of how our scholars, teachers, administrators, and district staff faced the challenges head-on that were presented to us and made this a successful semester. One thing I’ve learned from this semester is that we can accomplish all of our goals if we work together as one district. I [...]

December 14th, 2021|

Volume 58

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. As we get closer to the end of the semester, I hope that all of our scholars are staying focused on their academic goals. It is the holiday season, and I know everyone is excited and looking forward to the winter break, but let us keep our eyes on the prize and finish out this semester strong! Good luck on the [...]

December 6th, 2021|

Volume 57

Translations: Spanish Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving week. Thanksgiving is a special holiday because it reminds us to be thankful and appreciative of our blessings. I am grateful to be your superintendent and have the opportunity to lead this great school district onwards and upwards! I am thankful for my team, for every student, and employee. Read More

November 30th, 2021|

Volume 56

Greetings DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Family, I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable weekend. Last week was filled with good news for the district. The week began with a press conference to roll out the district’s comprehensive master plan outlining district-wide school and infrastructure improvements funded by the recently approved E-SPLOST (Education- Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). Read More

November 16th, 2021|

Volume 55

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. Last Tuesday night was victorious as not only did the Atlanta Braves win the World Series, but DeKalb County voters approved the district’s Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST) referendum. Read More

November 8th, 2021|

Volume 54

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, is Election Day. DeKalb County voters will be asked to consider an E-SPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax), which would impose a one percent sales and use tax on goods and services purchased in DeKalb County. Every five years, DCSD reassess its needs as part of the state-mandated [...]

November 2nd, 2021|

Volume 53

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. We have much to celebrate as our scholars, teachers, and administrators continue to make strides during these unprecedented times. I am proud to announce that the district’s four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2021 remained steady during the pandemic. Read More

October 26th, 2021|

Volume 52

Translations: 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 safe and enjoyable weekend. I want to start this week’s newsletter by uplifting the recognitions brought forth during today’s board meeting. This week, DCSD and the Board of Education are celebrating National School Bus Safety Week and Bus Driver Appreciation week. We thank and appreciate our bus drivers for their commitment to our scholars. Read More [...]

October 26th, 2021|

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