Category: Education

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 17, 2021

Pictured left to right: RCPS Superintendent  Terry Oatts, RMSST/RCHS senior and 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Laura Goldgar, RMSST Director Amanda Baskett, RCHS Principal Eldridge Powell   Rockdale County Public Schools congratulates Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology (RMSST) / Rockdale County High School (RCHS) senior distinguished as a Semifinalist in […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 14, 2021

AARP Experience Corps brings students, seniors together   DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Human Services Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in its tutoring program designed to help DeKalb students improve their reading skills. Participating DeKalb schools will include: Stoneview Elementary, Pine Ridge Elementary, Murphy Candler Elementary, E.L. Miller Elementary and Redan Elementary. Informational sessions will be […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 13, 2021

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA–Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates Gen. Ray Davis Middle School (DMS) on being named among the top 5 percent of Title I schools by the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE). The Title I Distinguished flag for 2021 Title I Distinguished Schools was recently presented to DMS administrators and teachers during a faculty […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 12, 2021

        DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County School District officials are working to resolve issues and concerns with school bus drivers, hoping to avoid massive absences this week such as the one that occurred in Region 1 on Friday, Sept. 10. A “high” number of school bus drivers did not show up for work […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 12, 2021

      DEKALB COUNTY, GA– Henderson Mill Elementary School received a $5,000 donation from Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through the company’s partnership with the national non-profit organization, The donation, which will be used for school supplies, was made l in celebration of Burlington’s  new store now open in Tucker at 2126 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 2, 2021

    Students to temporarily learn online, pickup breakfast + lunch provided daily       STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District announces the closing of Oak View Elementary School due to COVID-19. The school building will be closed effective Sept. 3, and reopen on Sept. 13. The school has had 18 students test […]

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