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

Superintendent Newsletter

Volume 51

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 Fall break. I want to thank Education Week for featuring DCSD’s COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee in a recent article. Education Week highlighted last month’s roundtable with the committee, and the great work the committee and district leadership has done as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety and well-being of our scholars, [...]

October 11th, 2021|

Volume 50

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. The district is starting the month of October with good news as DCSD was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization with the mission to accelerate innovation in education and improve the opportunity to learn for all through technology and research. [...]

October 5th, 2021|

Volume 49

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. The district had a lot to celebrate last week after we launched the Mobile Impact Learning Hub, a mobile classroom equipped with resources, supplies, and staff to allow students and adults to pursue education goals by removing the barrier of getting to a school campus. The mobile classroom allows the district to meet families where they [...]

September 28th, 2021|

Volume 48

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 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 [...]

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|

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