Stephenson High Student Honored at SEE Summit

Stephenson High School student Korey Varner was honored at the Student for Equitable Education (SEE) Summit on May 14. The 11th-grader was awarded a $300 gift card for his “Outstanding Contribution” to the Reimaging Education Grant College and Career Readiness Mobile Bus Design Team. The SEE Summit is a national [...]

  • Zoauntrist Oldham

From DCSD Graduate to Counselor to Support Professional of the Year

Chance Encounter with Homeless Teen Mom Sets Career Path Filled with Purpose & Joy Counseling has always been Zoauntrist Oldham’s passion, and she considers it her calling. After an encounter with a homeless teenage mother during a college internship, she zeroed in on her passion for [...]

  • Doretta Thomas-Fleet

Special Education Nurse Proud of Work at Margaret Harris Comprehensive School

Grandmother’s Advice Leads to Lifelong Career in Nursing & Recognition as District Support Professional of the Year Growing up, Doretta Thomas-Fleet wanted to be a dentist, but her career dreams changed after her grandmother moved into a nursing home.“I visited my grandmother often, especially when she first moved [...]

  • dcsd logo image

State Department Recognizes Top ESOL Teacher and Student

Speaking of Excellence DeKalb County School District (DCSD) and the English Learners Department are celebrating the district’s 2022 Georgia Department of Education “Exemplary English Learner” Stone Mountain High School Senior Eddy Mwamba, and “Exemplary English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Teacher” Megan Negrete of Hightower Elementary [...]

The Future is Bright: New Indian Creek ES Celebrated

Warm temperatures and sunny skies greeted guests as Indian Creek Elementary students, teachers, and staff commemorated their brand-new school building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 3. Proud students and their teachers paraded around the school’s courtyard with colorful welcome banners and signs as they waved to guests. Students [...]

More »