Back to School

July 23, 2011
Dwayne Page
Students go back to school August 1st

The summer vacation for DeKalb County students is almost over.

Registration for all students, not previously registered, will be Monday, August 1st. That will be an abbreviated school day from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, August 2nd will be an administrative day

The first full day of school for all students will be Wednesday, August 3rd.

A system wide professional development day will be Monday, July 25th at DCHS and all teachers from all schools must attend from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

All teachers will report to DCHS for a system wide professional development on Tuesday, July 26th . All teachers will report to their individual schools on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday July 27th, 28th, & 29th from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day.

Second and Third Grade "Meet Your Teacher Night and Open House will be held at Northside Elementary School on Monday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the gymnasium. Parents, please take advantage of this opportunity to come by and visit the school and meet with your child's homeroom teacher for next year. Students who attend will not have to return to school until the first full day of school on Wednesday, August 3.

DeKalb Middle School will have 6th Grade Orientation on Tuesday, July 26. If your child's last name begins with letters A to K, please be present at 6 pm and letters L to Z will be at 7 pm. This will be an informational meeting, and students will register and have an opportunity to meet their teachers and tour the building

The 9th grade Registration and Open House will be Thursday, July 28 at DCHS starting at 4:00 p.m. featuring activities for the students. Parents will need to be there at 6:00 p.m. They will be finished at 7:00 p.m. Students who attend on this date will be given their schedules. They will not be required to come to school on Monday, August 1. They will start on the first full day Wednesday, August 3.. If you have any questions, please call Ms. Painter at 597-2247 or e-mail at

Meanwhile. the Sixth Annual First Day of School Education Celebration for DeKalb County will be held on Monday, August 1st from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. downtown around the courthouse square.

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