Category: Education


Photos by Kelly Jordan  Today (May 13), DeKalb County Schools Board Chair Vickie B. Turner and City Schools of Decatur Board Chair Tasha White hosted a joint press conference with DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and leaders of the DeKalb County House and Senate Delegation to celebrate the passing of Senate Bill 293. The annexation legislation […]


Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is hosting a Virtual Teacher Job Fair on Wednesday, May 19, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Interested candidates may pre-register at or with Career Fair Plus at The district is seeking outstanding candidates for teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year. Most RCPS schools will be represented and interviews will be […]


ATLANTA – Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & NE Georgia (BBB) announced this week the five winners of the 2021 Students of Integrity scholarship, where recipients received between $3,000 to $5,000 for future academic needs. The scholarship, which brought video submissions from the students, prompted discussions about what it means to exemplify ethics and […]


In keeping with Georgia’s Open Meetings Act, this notification is to advise that members of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners and DeKalb County Board of Education will participate in a Virtual Joint Meeting, 10:00a.m., Thursday, May 13, 2021.  No Board action will be taken. The virtual joint meeting  can be viewed at the following […]


  Five students from Rockdale, 4 from Newton named recipients   Nine outstanding students pursuing healthcare careers in Rockdale and Newton County schools are recipients of the 2021 Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation (KCAF) Healthcare Scholarship. The Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation Healthcare Scholarship was established in 2016 to recognize students who plan to pursue a career […]


    DeKalb County School District (DCSD) announced its 2020-2021 Employees of The Year. These top teachers, principals, and support professionals were selected by their peers. Each school winner will compete for the top teacher honor in their region. “Congratulations to all of the employees of the year! Each day, the employees of this district share their talent, dedication and […]


DAYTONA BEACH, FL—The International Space Station (ISS) is home to a variety of research projects meant to improve the quality of life back on Earth, but because of limited space aboard the facility, some projects — namely, devices meant to grow cells for testing in microgravity — lack the proper equipment. That’s the problem Mechanical Engineering senior […]


      CONYERS, GA–  This year, seven students from Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) have been selected to attend the 2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) hosted at Berry College in Rome, Georgia this summer. The students selected are: Laura Goldgar (Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology), Mathematics. Leigh Whitlock (Heritage High School), Communicative […]

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