The annual VanderDash will be held Saturday, March 23, beginning at 7:30 am.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The vote was delayed until Jan. 7, 2013
The Dekalb school board delayed a vote Monday that could affect attendance lines for Dunwoody's elementary's schools in the 2018-2019 school year. The vote was delayed until Jan. 7 - a change that was spurred by parent outcry across the district and concern about the changes. The board could finalize the changes at a Jan. 23 meeting. The changes in the Dunwoody cluster revolve around the demolition and reconstruction of Austin Elementary as part of the new SPLOST. A larger Austin Elementary School for 900 students would siphon more than 350 students from the Vanderlyn school district. The school attendance line shift would also affect the Dunwoody Elementary School footprint to include a net change of around 200 students with Chesnut …
Monday, February 6, 2012
School Awarded $1,000 for Its Organic Gardening Program
The Walmart Foundation and the Dunwoody Walmart have awarded a grant of $1,000 to Vanderlyn Elementary School to be used in the school’s organic gardening program. The grant was awarded through the foundation’s Local Community Contribution/Hunger Outreach Grant Program. “We believe that your organization is doing important work to the communities you serve, and we are proud that we are able to support you in your efforts,” the foundation told Tina Wilkinson, a parent volunteer at Vanderlyn, in an e-mail announcing the selection of Vanderlyn for the grant. Wilkinson, with pre-approval from Principal Noel Maloof, filled out and submitted the grant application. This is the second grant Walmart has awarded Vanderlyn. The previous grant was …
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 …