Dunwoody Elementary's Evening of the Arts event featured a night of visual, musical, and literary arts.
Dunwoody Elementary School
Saturday, May 18, 2013
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.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization that teaches girls (in grades 3-5) about understanding yourself, having confidence in your beliefs, and to always "keep moving forward."
Monday, March 4, 2013
A weekend posting by the local police sparked an avalanche of support for Larry the School Crossing Guard.
Complaints from residents over the censure of a Dunwoody Elementary School crossing guard named Larry sparked a social media protest over the weekend. It all started with a Friday afternoon post on the Dunwoody Police Department Facebook page. A local resident posted this comment: "Upset that our crossing guard at Dunwoody Elementary has been stopped directing traffic outside the school. He actually makes traffic run smoother and helps the morning commute! Sorry Dunwoody Police, this is a fail on your part for caving to complaints and stopping this!" Less than one hour later, came this comment: "Due to citizen complaints about our crossing guard at Dunwoody Elementary stopping Womack Road traffic to let our carpool parents exit, our guard…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Elaine Mach is a second-grade teacher at Dunwoody Elementary.
Elaine Mach, a second grade teacher at Dunwoody Elementary School, has been nominated as a "LifeChanger of the Year" by students, parents, and coworkers. Each year, the LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards 10 school district employees and educators who make a positive difference in the lives of students. Mach was nominated by students, fellow district employees, and parents who gave a description of why she has made a positive impact in the lives of students. The grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 personal cash award along with a $5,000 donation to his or her school. The remaining LifeChangers will also receive personal cash prizes and school donations on a tiered level. LifeChangers will be recognized in early …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Carol Zhou received a behind-the-scenes tour of the Georgia Aquarium as part of her award.
Carol Zhou, now a sixth-grade student at Peachtree Charter Middle Schoool, received national recognition for a Coastal America Art Contest, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Her artwork, produced when she was a fifth grader at Dunwoody Elementary School, is a colorful display of underwater life and is reminiscent of a coral reef. The national recognition earned her second place, the report says. She was one a select few picked. Sixteen students from kindergarten to college were recognized for their artwork - themes to reflect "ocean literacy." Zhou was unable to attend a reception in Washington, D.C. She did, however, receive a bacjstage tour of the world-famous Georgia Aquarium. Her former art teacher, Laura Fleury-Bell, was…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Dunwoody High School has a new principal, spots at Vanderlyn Elementary School and Dunwoody Elementary School are filled.
A few key positions have been filled for schools in the Dunwoody area. The Dunwoody High School Council announced Monday that Noel Maloof, the principal of Vanderlyn Elementary School, will take over the top position at Dunwoody High School. Maloof's replacement is set to be Tracey Crenshaw, an assistant principal at Vanderlyn. Also, Jennifer Pittman Sanders is the new Dunwoody Elementary School principal. Rodney Swanson, former principal of Dunwoody High School, was transferred by the district at the end of the school year. Johnathan Clark, the principal at Dunwoody Elementary School, was reassigned last week to McLendon Elementary School.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Staff and parents found out this week that Johnathan Clark was reassigned to McLendon Elementary School for the upcoming school year.
Parents of students, teachers and staff at Dunwoody Elementary School learned that Johnathan Clark, principal at Dunwoody Elementary School was reassigned earlier this week. Clark has been reassigned to McLendon Elementary School for the upcoming school year, according to a letter sent to parents after the reassignment. McLendon Elementary School, located in Dectaur, lists Llyod McFarlane, as its principal on the school's website. "I have thoroughly enjoyed all three years at DES and the additional six years I have had the opportunity to serve the Dunwoody community," Clark wrote. "The School District, Staff, School Council and Parent Leadership team members are working very hard to provide insight and input for the selection of the next …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
With kids heading back to school last week, Patch rounds up some recent health inspection reports for Dunwoody's local schools.
The DeKalb County Board of Health not only conducts health inspections on restaurants, bars, hotels and apartments, but also local schools. So with DeKalb students heading back to school last week, here are some recent health inspection scores on our local educational institutions: Austin School 5435 Roberts Drive Date: 12/15/2011 Score: 96 Chestnut Elementary School 4576 North Peachtree Road Date: 12/13/2011 Score: 82 Dunwoody Elementary School 1975 Womack Road Date: 12/07/2011 Score: 96 Dunwoody High School 5035 Vermack Road Date: 12/13/2011 Score: 95 Kingsley Elementary School 2051 Brendon Drive Date: 12/13/2011 Score: 95 Peachtree Middle School 4669 North Peachtree Road Date: 12/01/2011 Score: 88 Vanderlyn Elementary School 1877 …