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Click on the Accreditation Stakeholder Feedback Survey Image to complete the survey.

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is currently undergoing an accreditation renewal process. Part of this process is the collection of feedback from stakeholders. We invite you to participate in the Family and Community Stakeholder Survey. The results of this survey, along with other stakeholder artifacts, will be used in the district’s accreditation renewal process.

The Family and Community Stakeholder Survey is available in the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Napali, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Telugu, Tigrinya, and Vietnamese. The survey is confidential and will take approximately ten minutes to complete. 

The survey will open Tuesday, September 7, 2021 and close Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.

Chromebook Agreement Information

Greetings Parents,


We are preparing to distribute Chromebooks to students. Please go online to sign the Digital Dreamers Device User Agreement SY 21-22. 

If your student’s previous device has been returned in working condition, and you do not owe for the previous device or cord, we will distribute another device to your student after your agreement is received. 

If you still have our device from last year, you will need to bring the device to have it checked in, credited to your student(s), and serviced.   

If you returned a broken device or broken/ missing cord, we will only distribute a device to your student after we are certain any fees assessed have been made.

Go online and complete the user agreement for this year.  Using this link and your students student number without the S:


Please do not respond to this email. We will contact you. 

Greeting Panola Families:

Every effort is being made to ensure that our students are provided the most conducive environment for learning.  Due to new guidelines from the state regarding class size, we must make some necessary changes in your students’ class assignments in order to be in compliance. Since we have completed MAP testing and have had time to work with the students, we have taken your student’s data and abilities into consideration as we make instructional and compliance changes. 

Changes have already been made for Kindergarten through second grade. Upper grade students experiencing changes are:  

  • Grade 3: Third graders who will have a change made should have brought home a letter Friday. The students will move classes on Wednesday because three of the teachers have training on Monday and Tuesday. The teachers want to be present to help students transition and adjust.  

  • Grade 4: Selected fourth grade students in Ms. Rainey’s class will receive a new teacher effective Wednesday, September 22, 2021. A letter will be sent home.  

  • Grade 5: Fifth grade students in Ms. Ponder’s class received a class change. On Friday, the students were told the new teacher’s name. The students were transitioned today. A letter was sent home.  

We will do all we can to make the transition as smooth as possible for each of our students. Your student’s new teacher will contact you to begin the process of establishing a relationship suited to help your son/daughter in the pursuit of excellence. Our School Counselor and Academic Coaches are on hand to support the student’s transition.  

Thank you for your understanding and know that we are working to ensure your student receives a solid education as we continue to navigate during this global pandemic. Stay safe. 

Please review the attached flyer to get information on the upcoming Covid-19 Medical Advisory Community Meeting. 

(Important Message) Parents and Guardians,

This message only applies to those who are interested in opting your child out of face-to-face instruction this year.  In other words, if you want your child to receive a virtual education follow the instructions within this attachment.  Thanks in advance, Dr. Stegall

2021- 2022 School Year Participation - Declaration Survey via Infinite Campus .docx 


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