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DeKalb schools address potential conflicts with religious holidays
DeKalb County School District Superintendent R. Stephen Green recently announced important changes to the school testing calendar for the Cognitive Abilities Test and the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills...
September 02, 2015 06:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weinstein Preschool accredited, begins wellness curriculum
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta in Dunwoody is entering the new school year with two important announcements. The center’s nationally accredited preschool, The Weinstein School, has r...
August 26, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shallowford Presbyterian School opens to first-graders
Excitement and emotion filled the halls Aug. 10 at Shallowford Presbyterian School as parents and faculty watched the inaugural class of 12 first graders enter their classroom. Meredith Moseley ser...
August 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb students learn conservancy through action
Students from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, got first-hand experiences learning about environmental action and conservation thanks to The Nature Conservancy’s Environmental Action for th...
August 19, 2015 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green talks expectations, plans for DeKalb district
Now that school is back in session for the DeKalb County School District, Superintendent R. Stephen Green said students, parents, teachers and staff can expect to see the bar being raised at the cl...
August 19, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur schools leader expected to be named next month
As the search continues for City Schools of Decatur’s new superintendent, educational consultant Brad Draeger with Illinois-based firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, said the district is hopi...
August 12, 2015 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb chamber welcomes new DeKalb superintendent
Members of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce said they appreciated being a part of the selection process of the new superintendent of the DeKalb County School District and said they look forwar...
August 05, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb and Decatur school districts prep for new school year
New staff greeted students in City Schools of Decatur when they started Aug. 3 while students in the DeKalb County School District will see new facilities and teachers when their classes begin Mond...
August 05, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Chamber to host reception for Superintendent Green
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will host the official welcome reception for more than 150 distinguished guests in attendance to meet and support R. Stephen Green, the county’s new school superintendent...
July 20, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Superintendent Green talks goals at his first school board meeting
Fiduciary and operational responsibilities, said new DeKalb County School District Superintendent R. Stephen Green, will no longer overshadow, but rather work to enhance the focus of academic outco...
July 15, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody nonprofit offers wealth of fiscal knowledge to students
A Dunwoody nonprofit is teaching financial literacy education and financial independence training to children using interactive techniques to help students understand the lifelong, positive impact ...
July 07, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry Charter finds permanent home in Doraville
Tapestry Public Charter School in DeKalb County will be welcoming back students for the 2015-16 in a new building and new location. The school, which just wrapped up its first year, is in the proce...
June 30, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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District faculty, community and business leaders honor Thurmond
After only two years of service, Michael Thurmond has made quite an impression on DeKalb County. Thurmond was honored last week at a fitting reception that included proclamations, plaques and sever...
June 29, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb schools' nutrition department offers summer feeding program
The DeKalb County School Nutrition Department will offer the seamless summer feeding program to all DeKalb County children age 18 and younger, regardless of eligibility during the regular school ye...
May 26, 2015 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone Mountain student selected to attend STEM conference
A fifth-grade student at Rockbridge Elementary School in Stone Mountain who has set her sights on achieving in science and mathematics is looking for community support to help her attend a conferen...
May 26, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb, Decatur superintendents wrap up school year and careers
For DeKalb County School District Superintendent Michael Thurmond and City Schools of Decatur Superintendent Phyllis Edwards, the end of the month not only marks the end of another successful schoo...
May 26, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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