This Week at DSA, March 17

Spring Musical – On Your Toes!
March 20-22 & 27-29, 8pm
March 23 & 30, 2pm
Tickets: $12 Adult/ $6 Student/ $4 DSA Student
Reservations recommended:
phone: 678-676-2552
Volunteer to help:


3/18 9 Week Grade Posting Deadline
3/19 National Honor Society Induction
3/20 Issue 9 Week Progress Reports*
3/20-23 Spring Musical


3/27-30 Spring Musical
4/1 Junior Talent Show

Announcements & Details

Congratulations to Ms. Candace Lambert, who was chosen as DSA’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Lambert currently teaches all drama classes but has also served as a member of the English Language Arts Department. Mr. Ron Turner, DSA custodian, was selected as DSA’s 2014 Essential Support Person of the Year. Both Ms. Lambert and Mr. Turner will be honored by the district at an event later this year.

Bravo to Mr. Funderburk and students in the Choral Department. ProArte’ and Concert Chorale participated in GMEA’s Large Group Performance Evaluation this past week. Both groups scored straight Superiors in performance and sight reading.

Progress report packets will include the following: 9 week progress report, 2014-2015 course schedule, production credit progress report, magnet commitment form (return this form to school by March 31)

Revised testing schedule:

  • Second Semester finals for students in grades 8-11 are May 20-22
  • Senior finals are May 19 & 20
  • Graduation is May 21 at Emerson Hall at Schwartz Performing Arts Center at Emory – 6:30 pm. Tickets required.
  • CRCT for 8th grade students: April 22 to April 30
  • EOCT Testing in May 5-9
  • AP Exams are May 5-15

Dekalb County parent workshop for CRCT and EOCT, details here.

Legislative Update

Parent Councils United Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, March 27, 7-9pm
Tucker High School
5036 LaVista Road, 30084

Please Join ELPC and Parent Councils United* for an information filled evening. Speaker list will be updated as confirmed.

ELPC’s “State of the System, Revisted” with Superintendent Michael Thurmond is April 16 at Lakeside High School.

*Parent Councils United is comprised of leaders from Dunwoody Chamblee Parent Council, Emory LaVista Parent Council, South DeKalb Parent Council, Tucker Parent Council, and the Cross Keys Cluster who are working together for a quality public education for all children in DeKalb County.

2013-2014 Yearbook

Order your yearbook here, Deadline April 1

Volunteer hours reporting form

Spirit Night at Avondale Pizza Cafe

Avondale Pizza Cafe
March 22 and March 29, 3pm – 11pm benefits the visual art department. Come before or after seeing “On Your Toes” at 2823 E College Ave 30030.

Tim Redovian Summer Arts Scholarship Program: 40 auditions available

TRMF is looking for high school students of the performing arts who want to continue their artistic development during the summer months in the areas of drama, voice, dance, or instrument.

Application deadline and $20 fee due March 28, 2014. All auditions at The Alliance Theatre on Saturday, April 19, 2014. There will be 40 auditions available this year.

Please download the application packet and information.