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Simama to deliver State of the College address

GPTC President Jabari Simama will deliver the State of the College address on Feb. 25 at the Newton D Campus of Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Panelists to discuss pros, cons of Opportunity School District

Parents, guardians, educators and other stakeholders can attend a panel discussion on the Opportunity School District on Feb. 20 at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur.

Feed My School applications open

Applications are open for school districts interested in participating in this year’s “Feed My School for a Week” program.

Feb. 28 deadline for CBC health scholarship

African-American high school seniors and college students pursuing majors related to health have until Feb. 28 to apply for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation General Mills Health Scholarship.

Journalist to lecture on Rosewood riots

Investigative journalist Gary Moore, who first publicized the 1923 destruction of the rural African-American community of Rosewood, Fla., will speak at the Carter Library and Museum on Feb. 3.

Cedar Grove students earn 'white coats'

Eight Cedar Grove High Healthcare Science students earned “white coats” in the 2015-2016 the Reach One Each One Youth Medical Mentoring Program.

Miller Grove’s Gilbert named McDonald’s All-American

Alterique Gilbert, a senior guard at Miller Grove High in Lithonia, is the latest basketball phenom from DeKalb to be named to the McDonald’s All-American Team.

Contest promotes Summer Meals

Students, classes and clubs can help create a campaign concept to promote the 2016 Summer Meals Program in Georgia.

Race, class in romance

GSU professor and award-winning author John Holman will speak at the Decatur Library on Feb. 2 as part of the Georgia Center for the Book’s Festival of Writers

Bates is GPTC’s EAGLE winner

GPTC welding student Justin Bates will represent the college at the EAGLE Leadership Institute on March 14-16 in Atlanta.

Jan. 29 school lottery deadline

DeKalb parents have until Jan. 29 to register their students for the opportunity to enroll in the School Choice Lottery program.

Jan. 29 school lottery deadline

DeKalb parents have until Jan. 29 to register their students for the opportunity to enroll in the School Choice Lottery program.

Sickle Cell Day at Ga. State Capitol

Sickle cell patients, families, providers, and supporters will converge on downtown Atlanta on Jan. 21 for the third annual Sickle Cell Day at the Georgia State Capitol.

GPTC expands movie, TV courses

Students interested in movie and TV production will find expanded offerings at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Central Office revamp OK’d

The second phase of DeKalb Superintendent R. Stephen Green’s reorganization of the Central Office has been approved by the Board of Education.

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