Youth & Schools


Applications open for study tour to Tanzania

Teachers, college faculty and students can apply for a five-week study seminar in Tanzania through the nonprofit American Institute for Resource and Human Development. Applications are being accepted through 5 p.m. on Feb. 28.

Men needed to read to Narvie Harris students

Men are needed to read to kids at at Narvie J. Harris Traditional Theme School on Jan. 27. The school needs fathers, grandfathers, godfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins, School District employees, and other positive role models to volunteer for its 11th ...

Registration underway for third annual BioLogue STEM Adventures

Students 5 to 18 can begin registering for the third annual BioLogue STEM events at Exchange Park Recreation Center in Decatur.

STEMfest at Redan High postponed due to winter storm warnings

STEMfest 2017: “STEM”ulate Your Mind at Redan High in Stone Mountain has been postponed due to winter storm warnings this weekend.

Cedar Grove Saints win first-ever state football championship

The Cedar Grove Saints powered past the Greater Atlanta Christian at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 9 to win its first ever state football championship.

Winter Mini Day Camp at rec centers for kids 5 to 12

Kids 5 to 12 can attend Winter Mini Day Camp on Dec. 22-30 and Jan. 3-4 at all 11 DeKalb County recreation centers.

DeKalb’s new virtual academy seeks student

Student registration is now open for the DeKalb School District’s new virtual FLEX Academy.

Tucker Middle student recognized for anti-child abuse activism

Tucker Middle School student Destiny Daniel has been recognized for her anti-child abuse activism.

Noteworthy academic growth in CCRPI for DeKalb Schools

DeKalb Schools showed noteworthy academic growth in the College & Career Ready Performance Index for school year 2015-2016 based on data recently released by the Georgia Department of Education with all three categories of schools receiving 32 or more points ...

DeKalb Schools tech chief makes Computerworld’s top 100

DeKalb Schools’ chief information officer, Gary Brantley, made the list of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2017.

Columbia opens food, clothing pantry

Families and students who need help with food and clothing can pick up items from Columbia High’s new pantry.

Redan Girls Rock honors students, Woman of Year

Guests will walk the red carpet at the Redan Girls Rock fundraiser on Dec. 17 at Redan High in Stone Mountain.

20 DeKalb schools with high lead in water so far

Some 9,618 students at 20 DeKalb elementary schools were being exposed to unsafe levels of lead in their drinking water until DeKalb Schools identified the exposures and are removing them.

DeKalb School District honors four top employees

Four DeKalb School District employees were recognized at the district’s fourth annual Academy of Educational Excellence Awards on Nov. 12 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Four students win computers at district’s inaugural College Fair

Four students won laptop computers at the DeKalb School District’s inaugural College Fair at McNair High.