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Cheryl Watson-Harris Sworn in as Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools

Watson-Harris promises to work hard on behalf of students, families Cheryl Watson-Harris was sworn in yesterday as the superintendent of DeKalb County Schools at the Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex. The Honorable Judge Gregory A. Adams of the DeKalb County Superior Court supervised the ceremony. Also present were [...]

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DeKalb Schools TV wins two Telly Awards

DeKalb Schools TV wins two coveted Telly Awards for its programming DeKalb Schools TV, a component of the Communications Department, was recently awarded two coveted Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, for its programming Portia Kirkland and John “Q” Kegler received [...]

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Middle School student wins NASA essay contest

Peachtree Charter Middle School student wins NASA essay contest Peachtree Charter Middle School eighth grade student Anjali Shaju was a winner in NASA’s “Scientist for a Day” essay contest. Anjali‘s essay about Pluto’s Moon Charon was one of three winning essays from the United States in the seventh and [...]

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Rotary Club honors Wynbrooke Traditional Theme School principal

Rotary Club honors Wynbrooke Traditional Theme School principal with Educator of the Year award The Rotary Club of Stone Mountain (RCSM) named Wynbrooke Traditional Theme School principal Jermain E. Sumler-Faison, Ed.D., as its 2019-2020 Educator of the Year. RCSM announced in a press release that Sumler-Faison was honored as [...]

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Superintendent Statement on Race Relations

From: Mrs. Ramona Tyson, Superintendent Date: June 3, 2020 Subject: Superintendent Statement on Race Relations Superintendent Statement on Race Relations Dear DeKalb County School District Community, The safety and well-being of all DeKalb County School District students and employees remains a top priority. [...]

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Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

On April 14, 2020, the District published the End of Year Guide for Students and Families that disclosed the two graduation ceremony options being considered in light of the executive order to shelter in place.  At that time, the options included hosting graduation ceremonies during the week of June 22-27, 2020 [...]

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Georgians Urged to Wear Face Coverings to Fight COVID-19

Governor Brian P. Kemp, Dr. Kathleen Toomey, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urge all Georgians to continue to follow safe daily habits to reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19 and keep the virus from spreading. Wear a face covering in public settings, practice social distancing, and [...]

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Meal Sites During COVID-19 School Closure

March 13, 2020 - The DeKalb County School District will begin providing daily meal service for students on Monday, March 16, 2020. All DeKalb County students can receive a free bagged lunch and snack daily, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at the following sites: Region [...]

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