This Week at DSA, March 24

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
Donate snacks and drinks:


3/26 PTSA board nominations due
3/27-30 Spring Musical
3/27 Parent Councils United Town Hall Meeting @ 7pm, Tucker High School


4/1 Junior Talent Show

Announcements & Details

Magnet commitment forms: please return 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.

Board Of Education Election In May

All DeKalb Board of Education seats are up for election on May 20th.
Here is the list of candidates that have qualified for the May 20th election:

  • District 1: Stan Jester
  • District 2: Don McChesney, Marshall Orson
  • District 3: Jerrie Bason, Michael Erwin, Jarrod Jordan, Atticus LeBlanc, Willie Mosley Jr.
  • District 4: Karen Carter, Jim McMahan, John Oselette, Ella “Coach” Smith
  • District 5: Pia “Chaz Afzal” Bhatti, Jesse “Jay” Cunningham, R. Alexander Fitzhugh, Thad Mayfield, Vicki Turner
  • District 6: Bridgeman Bolger, Melvin Johnson
  • District 7: Kim Ault, Lee Dukes, Joyce Morley

A strong school board is key to the continued improvement of our school system; please take time to learn about your candidates and vote.

Board Of Education Candidate Forums

Parent Councils United has partnered with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and Leadership DeKalb to host two BOE forums:

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. They are scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, April 22: Georgia Perimeter College (details coming soon) for Districts 2, 3, and 4
  • Tuesday, April 29: Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center for Districts 5, 6, and 7

Both forums will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and will be moderated by local media personalities who are focused on education.

2013-2014 Yearbook

Order your yearbook here
Deadline April 1

Volunteer hours reporting form

Spirit Night at Avondale Pizza Cafe

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

PTSA Board nominations

The nomination form for PTSA board positions, due March 26. Elections to be held at April 14 meeting.

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.