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Kingsley Elementary is celebrating the school’s designation as the first AdvancEd STEAM certified school in Dunwoody, which recognizes the school’s commitment to science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Austin Elementary will close its doors to students come January, and the City of Dunwoody will decide the fate of the property on Roberts Drive, according to Mayor Denis Shortal.

The Dunwoody Gridiron Club is hosting its fourth annual Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament benefiting the Dunwoody High School football team on Tuesday, May 21. The tournament will be held at Rivermont Golf and Country Club.

Brookhaven Innovation Academy and St. Martin’s Episcopal School have been chosen by the Office of the Ministry of Japan to take part in a 10-day cultural exchange program in Tokyo Japan.  A total of 18 eighth-grade students and five chaperones departed March 11 for this international cultura…

Wesleyan School is pleased to announce that fourth grader Tatum Krauth recently had a poem published in Highlights magazine.

Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated STEM Day on Monday, Jan. 7, with a variety of out-of-the-box activities.

The Davis Academy announced that it has received $500 from the American Library Association (ALA) to help plan and implement coding activities during Computer Science Education Week 2018 (Dec. 3-9) and beyond. The Davis Academy is one of 250 school and public libraries around the country to …

Mount Vernon students spent a day last month honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, through its annual Helping Hands Day. Taking a cue from the School’s strategic plan–MVx–organizers sought to make this year a more meaningful experience for students.

Davis Academy fifth grader, Ruby Mundell is not only an elementary school student, but she is also a published author who recently released her first book, titled “Kindness Come In.” After facing the loss of her father at a young age, a diagnosis of dyslexia, and social challenges in her ear…

Students at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Sandy Springs have created an exhibit for the Center for Civil and Human Rights honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of his passing, the students designed an immersive experience entitled the Dru…

Chamblee Charter High School students, Mia Gant and Adolfo Berudo, were among 25 individuals selected from metro Atlanta that participated in Tomorrow’s Technologists, a four-week code camp offered by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a global leader in data, analytics and technology, in collaborat…

Congrats to the 80 cast members of Dunwoody Elementary School who performed Disney’s Lion King under the leadership of William Ennis, Walter Arrington, and Natia Esartia. The children gave stellar performances to two sold-out crowds.

Disney’s musical “Aladdin” took on an entirely new meaning last week when 61 Mount Vernon students, spanning kindergarten through grade 12, produced a dual-language edition. Performing the all-school musical in Spanish and English, the nine-show, sold-out run was immensely meaningful for the…

Members of the Dunwoody High School Band, under the direction of Mr William Henderson, traveled to Scotland Feb. 14 - 21. Along with taking in the sights in Edinburgh and Glasgow, the students rehearsed with the Edinburgh Brass Band and gave a joint concert with members of the James Gillespi…

Elizabeth Cowan, daughter of Michael and Jean Cowan and a junior at Dunwoody High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, only around one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2017, onl…

Sara Dada from Dunwoody has become the first ever Fulbright scholar at Europe’s top vet school, the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London. 

Davis Academy sixth graders gain exposure to student life in Portugal, Romania, Hungary, and Russia through an international exchange hosted by The International Association of School Librarianship’s Bookmark Exchange Project. For this project, Davis Academy students send and receive bookmar…

Wesleyan fourth grade students took a virtual field trip this month with the Minnesota Vikings.

Nearly half of Cornerstone’s 7th grade qualified for theDuke University Talent Identification Program. Students had to score at or above the 95th percentile on accepted tests. Sixteen students are being recognized. Congratulations go to: Lucas Angulo, Nick Bowden, Alex Edgar, Ansley Edwards,…

Thanks to a $9,300 grant from the Sandy Springs Society, North Springs High School will send seven 9th grade teachers, Principal Scott Hanson and Assistant Principal Dr. Mulanta Wilkins to a summer training in Tampa, at the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Institute to prepare…

Marist School mathematics teacher Rand Wise has received the Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished Teaching in middle school and high school for his work with the American Mathematics Competitions program, which is sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America. The Edyth May Sliffe…

Cornerstone Christian Academy received a $500 donation from Siemens Corporation on Aug.11.  Melissa Dill, Lower School principal, along with students, accepted the donation.  

Matthew Desoutter of Dunwoody is one of eight high school seniors to win the Stamps Scholarship to attend Wake Forest University in the fall.  

Catherine (Blad) Weems, daughter of Robert and Tochie Blad and graduate of  North Springs High School, was recently honored by her alma mater as an outstanding young engineering alumna. She is a process engineer for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining …

Mickey Brown, an 18-year employee of Austin Elementary school will retire this summer.

Chamblee Middle School students Lindsey Alexander and Lucy Roberts took first place in the state National History Day competition held at Mercer University in Macon on April 22.  Their dramatic presentation about the life of Jane Addams will advance to the national NHD finals held at the Uni…

Marist School is going “green” for its 2017 commencement ceremony. Marist grads, faculty, and staff will be wearing “GreenWeaver” caps and gowns made of 100 percent, post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Two hundred Marist seniors will walk in this year’s commencement ceremony. At 23 bottl…

The North Springs’ Science Olympiad Laser Sharks Region Championship team competed at the State Tournament at Emory University on March 25. Team president J.J. Lu holds the Region first place trophy; second from the right in the middle row is Science Chair and team sponsor Tonya Davis.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School’s Black Box Theatre came to life with colorful song, dance, and clever one liners as its MV Allstars performed the musical comedy, The Addams Family.

St. Martin’s Episcopal School held its annual Celebration of the Arts Mar. 30-Apr. 2 complete with a student art show and three performances of an abridged version of Disney’s Mary Poppins.  The popular musical was a huge hit and included a variety of musical numbers, a tap piece and perform…

Five Davis Academy Lower School students took top awards at the Georgia Educational Technology Fair in Macon on March 11.  One Davis Academy student was awarded a first place medal and four students were awarded second place medals. 

Zain Bashey, a senior at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, has earned a spot in the GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) All State Band. Bash has been accepted into All State every year since 7th grade. He went to Athens, Ga., to spend the weekend with some of the finest high school mu…

St. Martin’s Episcopal School has named a new head of school, Luis A. Ottley, Ed. D., to lead the pre-school through eighth grade school beginning July 1. Ottley will be the third head of school in the history of St. Martin’s. 

After taking first place in the regional Future City competition last month, a team from St. Jude the Apostle School in Sandy Springs traveled to Washington D.C. to represent Georgia in the World Finals over President’s Day weekend.

Dunwoody High band students attended JanFest at UGA for a four-day camp, finishing up with concerts on Sunday at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. 

Sadie Howard, a seventh-grade student at Holy Innocents¹ Episcopal School, has been named the Fulton County winner in a Water Conservation Essay Contest sponsored by the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. The annual contest challenges students to think critically about prote…

Chesnut Elementary’s Robotics Team was awarded first place in the Core Values and Robot Performance categories at the  First LEGO League (FLL) Regional Tournament that took place at Chamblee Charter High School.

The Dunwoody High School robotics team 1264A allied with teams from Tucker and Clarkston high schools to place first at Chamblee Charter High School’s Vex Robotics Tournament.

Carson Staples, a senior at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, has been named a semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Five Marist School seniors—Jack Dinges, Erin Egan, Jacob Read, Christina Shin, and Grace Uber—were named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Cornerstone celebrated the grand opening of Floyd Dining Hall last month following the successful culmination of a year-long campaign to raise the necessary funds to secure the campus (nearly 11 acres) and take care of needed campus renovations. Those renovations include a new media center, …

In an effort to help stem prescription drug abuse, The Medical Association of Georgia Foundation will launch a Higher Education TAKE-BACK Initiative with the creation of drug drop boxes on several metro campuses including Georgia State University.

Primrose School of Dunwoody donated more than $1900 to the Community Assistance Center.