A week before the annual culmination of Commissioner Larry Johnson’s Tree of Love campaign, half of the children who need gifts are still without sponsors.
When Yolanda Jones and her children Stephon and LaToya were honored last week by eighth-grade students at Salem Middle School in Lithonia, there were very few dry eyes in the room.
A Cedar Grove High School student and two adults were rushed to the hospital after a DeKalb Schools bus and a Chevy Impala collided on Nov. 20 on Clifton Church Road.
Columbia High students will be making Thanksgiving meals for 500 homeless and disadvantaged families again this year, but to prepare the turkey with all the trimmings, they need donations.
Miller Grove High small forward Terrell Coleman was a phenomenal basketball player and an even better person.
Lithonia teen Mary-Pat Hector got accolades on the floor of the U.S. House on Oct. 30 when her congressman, Hank Johnson, lauded her for her campaign to combat gun violence.
Flavored little cigars and cigarettes are attracting students in middle and high schools, and health officials say they present the same health hazards as other tobacco products.
Fifteen-year-old Mary-Pat Hector of Lithonia has been awarded $50,000 to take her “Think Twice” national campaign against gun violence to more youth.
DeKalb middle and high school students and their teachers can compete for $5,000 to $30,000 in VFW awards and scholarships.
After eight months on the job, Michael Thurmond can ditch the word “interim” and is now the district’s third superintendent in three years.
Parents can weigh in on DeKalb Schools Parent Involvement Policy on Oct. 22.
Halloween is just around the corner and kids can get tips on decorating pumpkins and compete to win prizes on Oct. 19 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Middle and high school students can celebrate Teen Read Week on Oct. 15 at Salem-Panola Library with a special arts and crafts project.
DeKalb schools can vie for up to $1,000 in prizes in the DeKalb County Sanitation’s Recycle-Bowl taking place Oct. 21 to Nov. 15.
Southwest DeKalb High Magnet seniors Aria Gabriel and Olayemi O. Oladapo landed $90,000 in scholarships from Florida A&M University during a Sept. 27 recruitment event in Atlanta.