Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Brad Daniell, a Middle School teacher in Dunwoody, received a $500 mall gift card.
In recognition of National Teacher’s Day, on May 7, Perimeter Mall awarded Brad Daniell, an eighth grade science teacher at Peachtree Charter Middle School, a $500 mall gift card. Perimeter Mall asked its Facebook followers to nominate and vote for top performing teachers in the community. Daniell received the most votes on the mall’s Facebook page from April 16 - 28, an announcement said. The essay, submitted by Lori Soutter, for Mr. Daniell’s nomination said, “He has made science interesting and even exciting for the students. They look forward to going to his class. My child, who has had no particular interest in science, has begun to enjoy the subject this year because of Mr. Daniell.” Daniell the award was unexpected. "It is a nice …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Make sure you let your friends and neighbors know about your child's milestone!
Do you have a friend or family member graduating from high school or college this year? Want to congratulate them and share the good news with your friends and neighbors? Post a free graduation announcement on Dunwoody Patch. To post a free announcement, click here. In the category drop down box (see photo), select "graduation." Enter the graduate's name, school and any other details you'd like to share. Directly below the "description" box, you'll see an "Upload photos and videos" button. If you'd like your announcement featured on the Dacula Patch home page, be sure to add a photo or video. Only announcements with photos or video will be featured on the home page. Once you have filled in the information about your graduate and added a …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The live coverage is over, but replay the live blog to see what all the hype was about.
President Barack Obama gave the 129th commencement address speech on a wet and rainy Sunday afternoon, May 19th, at Morehouse College. Obama began his remarks to an excited yet wet crowd,most of whom had been seated as early as 6 am. at approximately 11:30 am. The sky opened just before the speech began, and the crowd was treated to a steady downpour throughout. Obama quipped that, “I would be out there with you, but the Secret Service gets nervous.” Obama was greeted with a big cheer when he emerged from a building adjacent to the stage with Morehouse College president John Silvanus Wilson, a former White House aide. The invocation was given by Rev. Raphael Warnock of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous church. …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Dunwoody Elementary's Evening of the Arts event featured a night of visual, musical, and literary arts.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Winning two golds and a bronze, Dunwoody Elementary School's science team finished strong during the 2013 DeKalb County Elementary Science Olympiad.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Post news about your Whiz Kid in the Dunwoody Patch announcements and your child will get featured on the site!
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The DeKalb county schools district released the names of this year's valedictorians and salutatorians.
Hayley Hopkins and Hardika Dhir are Dunwoody High School's valedictorians this year, and William Koval is the salutatorian, the DeKalb county school district announced Tuesday. Hopkins, a finalist for National Merit Scholarship and an AP Scholar with Distinction, is considering whether to go to Northwestern University, University of Chicago, or Cornell University, the district said. Dhir, also an AP Scholar with Distinction whose intended major is biomedical engineering, also has a choice to make: between Georgia Tech, Emory or Johns Hopkins, according to DCSD. Koval is Emory University-bound and has a received the AP Scholar Award among other honors. According to the school district's website, Dunwoody High School's graduation ceremony is…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
This week's news that millions have been found in DeKalb's school budget begs the question: where should the money go? Patch wants your opinion.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to 26 DeKalb high school seniors accepted into a two- or four-year college or vocational training program.
Twenty-six DeKalb high school seniors will be presented with college scholarships during the first DeKalb County Education Scholarship Fund Awards Ceremony on Tuesday May 14 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the county announced Friday. The scholarships, up to $5,000, will be given to DeKalb county school district seniors accepted into a two- or four-year college or vocational training program, the county said in a press release. DeKalb county CEO Burrell Ellis, the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the DeKalb County School District created the DeKalb Education Scholarship Fund, an effort that raised $120,000. A selection committee formed by the chamber reviewed more than 135 applications. Award-winning students were picked based on …
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