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MAP Testing

Please see the following flyer for MAP Testing Letters in English and Spanish.

Free Meals and Free/Reduced Meal Application

*Free meals for all children 18 and under! Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00 am -1:00 pm

Have you submitted your SY 2020-2021 Free/Reduced Meal Application? Visit www.schoolcafe.com to submit your application today!  SY 2019-2020 Applications will expire on September 29, 2020.

FALL 2020 PAC Voting Open

Fall 2020 Principal Advisory Council (PAC)

General Elections Voting Open  

September 15th (8:00am) – September 22nd (5:00pm) 

 

Cast your vote using any computer or mobile device with internet access.  Click on the voting link in the email sent to the email address on file in Infinite Campus.  Ballots are sent through a third party, Big Pulse, Inc.   

Note: Email providers’ Spam filters are becoming more restrictive.  Depending on the sensitivity of your email provider's Spam filter, the email from Big Pulse may go to your Spam folder.   

If you have difficulty voting, send an email to rajnish_singh@dekalbschoolsga.org

FY21 Title I Parent and Family Engagement Input for Stakeholders

Please use the following link for the Title 1 Parent and Family Engagement Input for Stakeholders

Early Bird Meal Pick-Up Support for Parents

Early Bird Meal Pick-Up Support for Parents
To further support parents and students during virtual learning, early-bird pick-up for meals will be available.  Please see the following flyer for more information:

School Re-Opening Survey

As we continue to monitor daily data reports received from the Department of Public Health and the CDC, we want to also ensure that we are monitoring feedback from our stakeholders.  We will capture stakeholder feedback through our School Re-Opening Survey.  

Please take a moment to access and complete the survey by clicking on the link below.  The survey will close on September 15, 2020.  However, we ask that you complete the survey as soon as possible.

                          The Survey Link: https://dekalb.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eWmgYlD2vghMk1n

IT Help Desk Phone Number and Ticket Link

If you need assistance with: 
  1. Resetting a password
  2. Logging in to Clever/Launchpad
  3. Logging in to Verge
Please use either the IT Help Desk Phone Number 678-676-1188
or the following link:

Parent & Family Engagement Seminar- Explore our DCSD

Digital Dreamers Link


The DCSD Digital Dreams link above will assist students and families with:
-submitting a ticket (device issues)
-videos on how to log in to your device, Launchpad help, and DCSD Tools

Students and families can also call the IT Help Desk at:
678-676-1188

How to login to your Chromebook

1. The first time you login in to a Chromebook, click Add Person at the bottom of the screen. If you don’t see Add Person and instead see a Sign in screen, go to Step 2. 
2. On the sign in screen, enter S and your student number replacing S# with your actual student number. Example: s1234567 then Click Next.
3. Enter your password.  Passwords are determined by the student's grade level. Password problems? Call the DCSD Help Desk at 678-676-1188

Meal Distribution

Meal Distribution Plan Overview
Starting Date: Monday, August 17, 2020
Meal Service: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Meals Service Times:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday  - 2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch Meals

Wednesday -  2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch Meals

Friday -  Breakfast & 1 Lunch and weekend snacks.

Pleasantdale Pick-up site - Tucker HS

Counselor Contact

Please see the link below for a note from the PES Counselors: 

First Day of School

First Day of School- Virtual
August 17, 2020 

Registration

Registration for NEW STUDENTS, click here.

Registration  - Returning Students 
  • Complete the one-page returning students document on the district website AFFIDAVIT
  • Once the form is completed, send the form to pleasantdaleoffice@dekalbschoolsga.org 
  • You will be able to update the student record utilizing Parent Portal/Infinite Campus
  • Our registrar, Ms. Brown, will update the information for the returning student in Infinite Campus. 
  • The following information is needed for returning students to complete registration: 
    • Proof of Residency (current lease/mortgage/utility bill)
    • Media Release form
    • and Student Health Services forms
      • Valid Georgia certificate of immunization (GA Form #3231)
      • Evidence of Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition Screening (GA Form #3300-Rev. 2013)
Transfer Students
  • Students transferring in the district will register at the receiving (new) school. 
  • The new school will assist facilitate the process, which will require the completion of registration, proof of residency and other local school required documents for the 2020- 2021 school year. 
Parent/Guardian Annual Verification of Existing Student Census Data via Parent Portal
Parents/Guardians can now complete their annual verification of existing student census information via the parent portal.


Chromebook Distribution

Chromebook Distribution:

2nd & 3rd - Tuesday, September 8th 2020  

4th & 5th - Wednesday, September 9th 2020
Can't make it on Tuesday or Wednesday? - Stop by on Thursday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Students will be permitted to pick up during the following times: 

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

 

Families will stay in their vehicle.  We will use a "drive-thru" system.  Families need to post the name of their child, teacher name, and grade level on the window when they arrive. We will bring all materials out to the car.   

 

If they have books (library) or other items to drop off at the school, we will have boxes available to drop these items off. 


Distribución de Chromebooks:

2° y 3°- martes, 8 de septiembre

4° y 5°- miércoles, 9 de septiembre

Si no puede llegar ni el martes ni el miércoles, venga el jueves

 

Alumnos pueden recoger durante el siguiente horario: 

9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

 

Al llegar a la escuela, permanezca en su vehículo. Implementaremos un sistema "drive-thru". Poner el nombre del niño(a), maestro(a), y número de grado en el parabrisas al llegar. Alguien de la escuela se acercará al vehículo para entregarles los materiales.   

 

Si tienen libros (de la biblioteca) u otros materiales que devolver a la escuela, habrá cajas disponibles para entregarlos.

DCSD Family Engagement Newsletter

Virtual Tech Cafe

Join us for training sessions for parents and caregivers. We will show you how to use online tools to teach and engage with your students virtually.
Session 1: 8/13 @6:00PM DCSD Digital Ecosystem Overview 
Session 2: 8/20 @6:00PM Connect with Verge 
Session 3: 8/27 @6:00PM Plugging into Parent Portal (Infinite Campus)  
Session 4: 9/3 @6:00PM   Navigating the Resources in Launchpad 
Session 5: 9/10 @6:00PM Teaming Up with Microsoft Teams  
Session 6: 9/17 @6:00PM Google Smart: Docs, Classroom and more  
Session 7: 9/24 @6:00PM Staying Connected and Cyber Wise  
Session 8: 10/22 @6:00PM  Plugging into Parent Portal (Infinite Campus)
These webinar s are presented in collaboration between The Division of Student Support and Intervention and The Division of Information Technology.

Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line 866-399-8938

The Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential assistance to callers needing emotional support or resource information as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emotional Support Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals and others who have received training in crisis counseling.

 

Hours of operation: 8 am - 11 pm

Call 866.399.8938

2020-2021 Supply List

Click the link below for the 2020-2021 Supply List

Fall 2020 PAC Election Update

Fall 2020 PAC Elections Update
The District’s goal is for each school to have an active Principal Advisory Council with elected and appointed members who have the training and support needed to operate in accordance with the District’s standards of good governance. The candidate declaration window for Fall 2020 PAC elections opened on May 4, 2020 and will close on August 21, 2020.  The electronic voting window will be open from September 15th through September 22nd.  If necessary, revisions to this timeline will be made.  Click here for the Candidate declaration forms and other resources available on the Fall 2020 Elections tab of the District's PAC website. 
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DCSD is seeking stakeholder input on their preferences and perspectives for learning models and hybrid options that the school district is considering for the reopening of schools. This feedback includes stakeholders' level of comfort with social distancing and hygiene efforts, school bus transportation, serving meals, taking temperature, access to technology and internet at home, and the use of masks at school. The survey is open from Tues., June 9, until Sun., June 21, 2020. Click HERE to take the survey. Thank you for your time.   
 

Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188. 

PTO Teacher Appreciation Picture

DCSD Virtual Learning

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Title 1 Math Night

Math Title 1

The Title I Program office will be hosting its annual Math Carnival for Title I students and parents on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM at Redan High School, located at 5247 Redan Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088. This free carnival will have lots of fun-filled, hands-on teacher and student-created activities that will enhance your child's math skills and test taking strategies. We look forward to seeing you and your child there.

or call 404-664-4403  

For further information, please email Cleveland Dollison at:
cleveland_dollison@dekalbschoolsga.org 

PASS Night for 5th Grade

Parents join us for a night of information about Milestones, End of Grade tests, and study guides for 5th grade students! 

School Choice Tour Dates and Times

School Choice Tour Dates and Times:
1/10/2020  @ 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM
1/24/2020  @ 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM
2/7/2020    @ 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM

Pre-Kindergarten Online Lottery

Great news!  The 2020-2021 Pre-Kindergarten lottery will be online.  The application process will take place during February-March 2020 to ensure all interested families have ample time to apply through the online process.  Please check the District's website frequently for updates.  In the meantime, please learn more about the registration process through the following link:

Student Registration

Registration for new students will be completed online and at Avondale High School. 
1. Fill out paperwork online. Please click here.
2. Avondale High School
      1192 Clarendon Avenue 
      Avondale Estate, GA 30002 
      phone: 678-676-0098 

School Day

For those students who will be eating at school, breakfast is served from 7:00am -7:35am.
Students are to be at school by 7:40am. The school day ends at 2:15pm.

School Uniforms

Shirts - solid colors with collar (any color)
Pants - Pants/Jumpers/Skirts need to be brown, black, blue or khaki

Pleasantdale ES Construction Advisory Committee Call for Candidates

Please see the links below for additional information about the general CAC call 
Meeting:
December 17, 2020 @ 6:00 
Febraruy 4, 2020 @ 6:00 

2019-2020 Parent and Family Engagement Stakeholder's Input Survey

Please click here for the 2019-2020 Parent and Family Engagement Steakholder's Input Survey.
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