This Week at DSA, January 27


1/28 DSA Application Information Session, 6 pm
1/29 Arts Review Begin
1/31 Junior Talent Show 7 pm Theater, Tickets $5, sold at the door


  No February PTSA Meeting
2/7 2014-2015 DSA Application Deadline 2 pm

Parent Surveys

(1) School Calendar Survey: Please take a few minutes to complete for the 2014-15 school year calendar – survey expires Jan 29 at 12noon. Survey link:

(2) Please take the Georgia Parent Survey: Now open to all parents of Georgia Public School Students, the survey mirrors the school climate questions in the Georgia Student Health Survey II and the Georgia School Personnel Survey. Data from these surveys will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) for each school. Data from this survey will also be used to help the school inform and monitor instructional and programming decisions. Thank you! Deadline extended through February 28.

Go here, a drop-down menu will appear for you to select school district (Dekalb) and school (Dekalb School of the Arts).

DCSD Community Meetings

The DeKalb County School District has scheduled five community meetings to share information about opportunities the school district has to change how the system operates, how schools are governed and what accountability measures will be used. Meeting details here.

Technology in Education short films for the White House!

**Deadline: Jan 29**
All students are invited to make a short film for the first-ever White House Student Film Festival. Topic: Technology in classrooms. Details here

Volunteer hours reporting form

Introducing the New Dekalb County PTA Website

We hope that this will be a great resource and information tool for our local units and our community supporters.

College Corner: Scholarship Information

It’s scholarship application time. A list of opportunities to check out:

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Omega Epsilon Zeta Chapter, deadline Feb 15
Gladys Cook Scholarship, deadline March 3
Scholarship List, various deadlines
Paid High School Internships
Emma Bowen Foundation, Internship program