DCSD TOTY Announced as Finalist for Georgia TOTY

With Sights Once Set on NASA Career, Briarlake Elementary Educator Found Purpose Working with Special Education Children While In College Let’s be honest: It can’t be easy to select just one educator to be the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Teacher of the Year, with so many exceptionally qualified educators [...]

Social Worker of the Year to Now Lead Peers

Katina Watts Shines Bright! At some point, almost everyone has come to a career crossroads for one reason or another. For Katina Watts, it was at her chosen college that she learned her preferred program of study wasn’t available. Always the problem-solver, she sought more information and [...]

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2023 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

The DeKalb County School District acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of the members of the Class of 2023. In accordance with Board policy, IHDA, the District certified 27 valedictorians and 28 salutatorians for the Class of 2023. The honorees meet the following requirements as stipulated in [...]

DCSD Celebrates Math Week

The Division of Curriculum and Instruction invites you to celebrate Math Week (formally known as Pi Week) during the week of March 13 - 17, 2023. In anticipation of the implementation of new mathematics standards, we invite our families to join us in the celebration by being intentional about engaging [...]

DCSD College & Career Day 2023

On March 29, 2023, the district will celebrate DCSD College & Career Day. Everyone is encouraged to participate by wearing their favorite college gear. Your school will also receive a set of “Ask Me About College” stickers to visibly wear on this day. The goal is to generate excitement, curiosity, [...]

DCSD Celebrates Exceptional Children’s Week

Please join the DeKalb County School District in celebrating Exceptional Children's Week, March 6-10, 2023. Each year, the District collaborates with the Council for Exceptional Children, a professional organization that promotes the advancement and education of all exceptional persons, to promote awareness and increase knowledge of the accomplishments [...]

Cedar Grove HS – Shattered Dreams

‘Shattered Dreams’ Aims to Steer Students Away from Nightmares Created by Driving Under the Influence 24-Hour Immersive Scenarios Have Students Experiencing Consequences and Aftermath of Bad Decisions For Cedar Grove High School junior Kyle Mosley, seeing his girlfriend playing dead during a simulation of a car [...]

The Human Touch – Obama ES Shopping at Academy Sports

The Human TouchStudent Handshake Routines Lead to Meaningful Connections, Viral Videos, and Shopping Sprees The feeling of making human connections has enormous power and benefits. It’s something Johnathon Hines, a Pre-K teacher at Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology, has [...]

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