DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — By a margin of nearly 2 to 1, DeKalb County voters rejected a referendum that would have revised the DeKalb County Ethics Act.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The redistricting process for DeKalb County elementary schools in Dunwoody continued with a second public meeting Oct. 23, when the district laid out three possible enrollment plans.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Laura Madison Pankey, senior at Dunwoody High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36, a feat accomplished by about 0.2 percent of test takers.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The outside attorney hired by the City of Dunwoody to review the powers of Georgia cities, counties and local school districts regarding school construction, maintenance and repairs says state law buffers schools from local codes.
BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — Marist School has announced the launch of “STEAM 2.0,” a program that will focus on teaching students to make a positive impact through service to others.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The DeKalb County Board of Education is asking the community for its views as it begins a search for the district’s next superintendent.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District has begun the process of redistricting for its elementary schools.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — In the shadow of the Dunwoody MARTA station, members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber of Commerce gathered Sept. 12 to hear potential solutions to the district’s most prominent challenge: transportation.
If DeKalb County Schools moves forward with plans for a bond referendum next spring to cover a shortfall in construction, they will have some opposition.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Dunwoody is taking steps to gain more oversight for DeKalb Schools projects after experiencing a summer of contentious encounters over trailer additions.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Relief is coming, but slowly, for overcrowded schools in Dunwoody, and parents should expect more trailers at Dunwoody High School before permanent additions are constructed.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District will consider redistricting to alleviate overcrowding at schools in Dunwoody and throughout the county.
Big things are ahead for St. Pius X softball superstar Josie Lord, who already has multiple options to play at the next level heading into her senior season. We asked her a few questions about the Golden Lion team and her career, as she prepares to step into a key leadership position this year.
By Dunn Neugebauer
Last August, the NCAA announced major changes to the high school recruiting calendar.
Holy Innocents’ has named Cabral Huff the new boys varsity basketball coach. Huff spent the last three seasons at Duluth High School, where he led the Wildcats to three consecutive state tournament bids, including two Sweet 16 appearances.
St. Pius X was named the winner of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Class AAAA Directors Cup on May 29. The title was the school’s first in the AAAA classification. Their previous five all came in class AAA.
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.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — In their first joint meeting in six years, the DeKalb County Commission and the Board of Education ran through a number of initiatives the two could partner on to improve efficiency.
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.
Six Dunwoody High School seniors were honored recently as Georgia Scholars.
A previous version of this story, and the version that ran in the May 9th print version of this publication, included inaccuracies and has been corrected below.
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.
Congratulations to area graduates and to the valedictorians and salutatorians from local schools.
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…
After blowing away both the competition and themselves with the unbelievable success of their rookie year, the Dunwoody High School FIRST Robotics Team has entered its second season in a whirlwind.
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…
Alex Joshua Eldridge and Mary Dee Sturken are the 2018 Star Student and Star Teacher for Dunwoody High School.
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…
Congratulations to area graduates and to the valedictorians and salutatorians from local schools.
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…