2107/2018 Meetings and Announcements

Please SAVE THE DATE FOR Friday, January 26, 2018.

Emory Lavista Parent Council and Peachtree Gateway Council on Schools Invite you to Attend

2018 Legislative Update:

Join several of our State House and Senate representatives as they brief us on the education-related topics anticipated to be dealt with during the 2018 legislative session.
Refreshments beginning at 9 am; Meeting beginning at 9:15 am.
Location: Henderson Middle School.

Spring Meetings:
February 28, 2018 Capitol Visit
Spring: State of District

Announcements:
DeKalb Schools App - Get the App and stay connected with DeKalb Country School News, Infinite Campus Portal (your child's schedule, assignment and scores), Lunch Menus, Transportation and More - https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/v...

Learn about DeKalb's new Curriculum - In person or Online:explore the K-8 Curriculum Connections Guides Online at http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/parents/curriculum-co...
The curriculum was developed by our teachers for our students and is aligned with the school district’s mission to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and lifelong learning.

Upcoming School Choice Town Hall Meetings - Grain greater insight into the School Choice process in the DCSD by attending and sharing your thoughts at the scheduled Town Hall Meetings across DeKalb schools starting Tuesday, October 24 Wadsworth Magnet School. See the full schedule and more details online.

On the Scene with Dr. Green - Learn about the DeKalb County School District and get answers to your questions from Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green. All meetings begin promptly at 7 p.m. and run until about 8 p.m.

Nov 9th @ Cross Keys High School from 7:00-8:00pm
January 18, 2018 @ Marbut Elementary School
March 8, 2018 @ Druid Hills Middle School
April 19, 2018 at Stone Mountain Middle School

Welcome to the NEW We Are DCSD Magazine. The quarterly magazine showcases inspiring stories of achievement and triumph from students, classrooms, labs, stadiums, and more throughout DeKalb County School District. Check it out or subscribe now: http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/magazine/

"What is the difference between ELPC, Principal Advisory Councils (formerly Local School Councils) and Parent Councils United?
ELPC is made up of nominees from Principal Advisory Councils (PAC) in the Lakeside and Druid Hills Feeder schools and focus on topics that are relevant across the all the schools.
Principal Advisory Councils work at the local school level. In some cases such as Lakeside, PACs may come together to work as a Cluster Council for topics that span across their feeder schools.
PCU includes nominees from PACs across the DCSD. This group focus on topic that affect all children and schools in the district such as Superintendent selection process, Budget transparency and alignment with DeKalb County leaders.

PAST MEETINGS 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:30pm*
State of the District Address by DeKalb County School System Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green
Location: Tucker High School Auditorium, 5036 Lavista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084

Presented by Emory Lavista Parent Council (ELPC) and Parent Councils United (PCU)
*Please note our evening meeting time!*

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 8:45am
ELPC October Meeting – Multicultural and Equity Literacy: Developing Awareness & Action Towards a Quality Education for All
Facilitator: Rhina Fernandes Williams, Georgia State University College of Education and Human Development
Location: Druid Hills Middle School, 3100 Mount Olive Dr, Decatur, GA 30033
Refreshments/Meet & Greet 8:45am with program starting at 9:15. Programs usually run 1 – 1 ½ hours.
This topic is sure to be a thought provoking session and we hope to have a large audience. Here's some insight into Rhina Fernandes Williams (and her spouse, Brian):
http://education.gsu.edu/profile/rhina-fernandes-wil...

Building S.P.A.C.E.S Community Input Meetings: Informational Meeting: Tuesday September 27th at AIC in the AUD at 7:00 pm – 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd. Stone Mountain, GA 30083

DeKalb County School District through the Building S.P.A.C.E.S Initiative is holding an informational meeting and the second round of five (5) regional public input meetings. The Building S.P.A.C.E.S. Initiative is an effort to determine how, where, and why future revenues from the E-SPLOST program should be dedicated to the improvement and modernization of our buildings and infrastructure. Voters approved the 2017-2022 E-SPLOST program on May 24th, 2016.
Full Schedule of Input sessions by District from Oct. 4-18th: http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/news/building-s-p-a-c...

Sept. 29, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm - On the Scene with Dr. Green at Stephenson High School

Sept. 16 is the Deadline for the Secondary School Facility Planning and Feasibility Study
Online Survey on Three Options (Aug 23 – Sep 16) (Spanish)
The Secondary Schools Facility Planning & Feasibility Study was commissioned by District initially to make recommendations based on public input on how to address Cross Keys overcrowding as well as overcrowding in other middle and high schools in Regions 1, 2 and Clarkston cluster.
The scope of study later was expanded to include renovation and capacity recommendations for middle and high school facilities in all regions. Recommendations from the study will be incorporated into the Building Master Planning Initiative for the development of the 2017-2022 E-SPLOST project list. Final recommendations will be presented at the Building S.P.A.C.E.S. informational meeting at 7:00 p.m. on September 27, 2016 at the AIC auditorium (1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083)
Visit DCSD website for more information: http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/secondary-school-faci...