#DYKFriday Did you know? DCSD is partnering with Microsoft to facilitate a series of free virtual workshops that will motivate students to stay connected and engaged during the break. Visit the link to view the schedule and links to join each session:
#DYKFriday Did you know? DCSD offers civic engagement opportunities including the Georgia Secretary of State’s Student Ambassador Program. Students gain leadership skills by engaging in civics, encouraging voter registration & volunteering. Learn more:
#DYKFriday Did you Know? Each family in attendance at this weekend’s Fall Festival will receive a Publix gift card to support with Thanksgiving meal preparation. We’re looking forward to seeing you there for an incredible experience!
#DYKFriday Did you know? DeKalb High School of Technology North offers opportunities for students to complete career pathways at the qualification level required for entry into post-secondary related jobs, apprenticeships, or college degree programs.
#DYKFriday Did you know? DCSD offers the Amazon Future Engineer program, aimed at increasing access to computer science education for children and young adults from underserved communities.
Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) is a comprehensive childhood-to-career program aimed at increasing access to computer science education for children and young adults from underserved and underrepresented communities. Here is an overview of some of the opportunities for schools.
Amazon Fulfillment Center Tours: From our online store to your doorstep, discover how computer science, state-of-the-art engineering, and incredible people deliver customer orders at Amazon.
Class Chats: Request a guest speaker experience for your students through our Class Chats program. Meet Amazon professionals in a variety of roles that make Amazon’s computer science come to life!
MS/HS Computer Science & STEM: Applications for free sponsorship of middle and high School curriculum and teacher professional development are now open for 2021-2022 school year through our providers http://Code.org & ProjectSTEM.
#DYKFriday Did you know? The DCSD Student Advancement Department is recognizing October as FAFSA Awareness Month. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened on October 1st and is used by the federal government to determine a family’s eligibility for grants, work-study, and loans to pay for college. States, individual colleges and universities, and private scholarship programs also use information from the FAFSA to make their own financial aid decisions.
#DYKFriday Did you know? October is National Bullying Prevention Month. DCSD’s “Bullying Stops Here!” program is dedicated to raising awareness about bullying and cyberbullying prevention. Follow along with us as we share important tips and resources.
Did you know DCSD is taking the classroom on the road? The Mobile Impact Learning Hub will go into the community to work with students and families to ensure they have the resources needed to reach their preferred future. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3u9o72Y
Did you know? DCSD is hosting a Post Secondary Awareness Week Sept. 20-23 featuring sessions on college readiness, financial aid, scholarships and additional resources. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2Xv5oDg
Did you know that DeKalb County School District offers Dual Immersion Language Programs? Visit DCSD’s School Choice site for more information on special features, eligibility, grade levels and more: https://bit.ly/3k44wMQ
Did you know? DCSD’s Department of Family Engagement offers programs and services for students to improve their academic acheivement and training for families to help them become academic partners for their children. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2VSzuix
Did you know? DCSD offers Career Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE). The district allows students to choose an area of interest in high school from 17 career clusters, including construction and architecture. Learn more: https://ctaedekalb.org
Did you know that all DCSD scholars, parents/guardians, educators, and librarians have free, unlimited access to thousands of enhanced digital books and age-appropriate news articles from Renaissance through July 31, 2021.
Students select from a diverse library of 6,400+ enhanced digital books with myON.
Students can read the latest news with age-appropriate articles from myON News.
Visit for additional resources, including how-to videos, family engagement tools and activities, suggested books, and more.
The DeKalb County School District has been selected as one of the “2021 Best Communities in America for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM). This honor was made possible through the outstanding support and work of our teachers, administrators, parents, students, and DeKalb community leaders.
The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education. A national survey was conducted by NAMM in the selection of each school district. Congratulations are extended to our music educators and students for their dedication to excellence. If you have any questions, please contact DeKalb Schools Music Coordinator, Mr. Don Roberts.
Did you know that students attending face-to face learning receive breakfast, lunch and snack meal options while attending school?
School Nutrition Services offers a 7-Day Frozen Meal Distribution Box for virtual learners (7 breakfast and lunch meals and 5 snacks) with fresh fruits and vegetables every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the seven schools below:
Did you know that Fernbank Science Center (FSC) offers unique experiences in a variety of specialized areas of science? Students have the opportunity to study with expert instructors, working in well-equipped laboratories or traveling to the field. The courses are provided tuition-free to any high school student in the DeKalb County School District in grades 10-12.
Courses offerings for the 2021-2022 School year are:
AP Physics C
Visit the FSC Advanced Studies site for course descriptions, prerequisites, and course schedules