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Class of 2020 Top Ten

TopTen Congratulations to DECA's Class of 2020 Top Ten.  Please click here to view the PowerPoint.

Class of 2020 Diploma Information

Please click on both links for all the information.

Class of 2020 College Wall

Congratulations to DECA's Class of 2020. We are so proud of you, and happy for you. Please click to watch the PowerPoint:

Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

DECA's Virtual Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, June 20th, at 5:00pm.  Please click here for the entire district's graduation ceremony.  Important information for graduating seniors and their families to know:  
Seniors will receive their yearbooks, cap and gowns, and other items during Senior Week, May 11-15, as the seniors participate in celebratory virtual activities.  All seniors, who have earned the required Carnegie units to meet all graduation requirements, will officially graduate on Friday, May 15, 2020, which is the date of record for end of the 2019-2020 school year for the DeKalb County School District.  Seniors will receive high school diplomas on May 21, 2020 from their local high schools.  For the safety of students and staff, all local high school principals will devise a plan to adhere to the physical/social distancing guidance from the DeKalb Board of Health, Georgia Department of Public Health, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention as the diplomas and other items are distributed.  

Class of 2020 Commencement

The virtual celebration for the Class of 2020 will happen Wedneday, May 6th, at 12-noon.  Click here to watch it.

2020 DeKalb County School District End of Year Guide

Please click here for the school district's guide to the end of the school year.

Teacher Appreciation Video

Thank you DECA students for the wonderful, sweet, and thoughtful video for Teacher Appreciation Week.  We appreciate it.  Click here to watch it.

Governor Kemp's Order to Close Schools for the Rest of the 2019-2020 School Year

The Governor presented a new executive order that includes the closure of Georgia K-12 schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Read the information and update from Interim Superintendent Mrs. Ramona Tyson here 

Congratulations to Genesis Weever!

GenesisWeever Congratualtions to Genesis Weever-- we are so proud of you, and happy for you!  Genesis Weever was one of the 100 dreamers chosen, from a national pool, to participate in Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2020. This program afforded her the opportunity to collaborate with other students and mentors in order to garner an aspiration mindset to “BE100”.  She also received an all inclusive trip to Walt Disney World!

Congratulations to Keianna Moyer

DECA senior Keianna Moyer was awarded the Comcast Leaders Scholarship.  "The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. We provide these scholarships to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace. " - Keianna Moyer

Follow DECA's TWO Twitter Accounts!

DECA faculty, staff, scholars, and families can keep up with both district news and DECA news on Twitter.  Please follow these accounts:
Mr. Conner at [DECAPrincipalConner], and the Media Center account at [DECAKnightsLibrary] on Twitter to stay plugged in.  If you don't have a Twitter account, then just check DECA's website since both Twitter accounts are posted there.

Coronavirus Updates

Click on the links for information:
COVID-19 Update as of 27 March 2020 Information included: Spring Break, Meal Service (Amended), Digitial Learning Update, and Instructional Technology/Technical Support
COVID-19 Update as of 26 March 2020 (By clicking the respective flag in the upper right-hand corner the documents translate automatically.) 
The message below was shared by Dr. Garry McGiboney, Deputy Superintendent- Office of School Safety and Climate (Georgia Department of Education).
The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline 

Georgia Department of Public Health: “If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.” 

Hotline:(844) 442-2681


Tech-KNOW-ledge from I.T.

If you need information about IGNITE U Connect, Tech Support, Google Classroom, or VERGE, please click here

Virtual Learning Support for Students

GALE Database Available!

Need to do some research? Find a primary source, picture, or video?  Click here for the GALE database. Scroll about halfway down the page to "Enhance Instructions" and then click on "Access the Resources."

Free Digital Resources

Click for a list of  Free Digital Resources
Click here for a 9-page list of resources for almost all subject areas

Get Your Public Library Card Online

Even though our branches will be closed, DeKalb COunty Public LIbrary will continue to provide a wide variety of digital services that can be accessed from our website. These do require a library card and PIN, but can be used anywhere, anytime. If you do not have a library card yet, you can apply for a card  that will temporarily work with all of our online resources except OverDrive.
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Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188. 
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