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Revised 2018-2019 Uniform Policy
Click here  for our revised uniform policy - Major change - Friday's dress code - Minor change - boots 
School Start and End Times
The school day at DESA begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. Car riders may be dropped off beginning at 7:15 a.m.  Breakfast is served from 7:15 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. School buses begin arriving by 7:20 a.m. ALL students MUST be in their classroom, seated, and ready for instruction which will begin at 8:00 a.m.  Dismissal will begin at 3:00 p.m. Early check out ends at 2:30 p.m.  Please click "Read more..." about the tardy check-in process. 
DESA Title I Stakeholder Input/Planning Meetings
Please join us for one or more of the following Title I Stakeholder Input/Planning Meetings at DESA
  • *July 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (date change)
  • Aug. 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 1, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2018-2019 DESA Parent Student Handbook
Click here for the DESA Parent Student Handbook. Examples of some of the important information contained in the handbook: 1) Revised Uniform Policy; 2) Arts Program and Expectations; 3) Attendance; 4) Magnet Fees; and 5) School/Classroom Parties 
Save the Date for Future DESA Events!

Thurs. 8/16/18: 

  • PTA Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • Parent Information & Performing Arts Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Thurs. 9/13/18

  • Annual Title I Meeting, 6:00 p.m. 
  • Curriculum Night, 6:45 p.m.
Follow DESA on Instagram & Sign up for Remind Messages
Instagram: desa_dreamsbig!!! www.instagram.com/desa_dreamsbig (click here)
Remind Messages: Text @desap to 81010 (visual directions)
Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference Presentations
Click here for our presention as part of the Fifth Annual Woodruff Ats Center Educator Conference "Igniting Imigination." Click here for our handout.
Click here for our presentation made as part of The Fourth Annual Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference "Building Community Through the Arts"!  Learn more about our arts integration efforts.  Please note the videos will not play in the PDF format (edited 6.20.17).
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement - Georgia School Grades Reports 2017-2018
Click here for DESA's report!
Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan/Policy
Click here for DESA's 2017-2018 Title I Parent and Family Enagement Policy 
District Events
Upcoming Events
PTA Dominoes Fundraiser
Thu Aug 16 2018
to Thu Aug 30 2018

Portia Glover Advance Chorus Auditions
Mon Aug 20 2018
to Fri Aug 24 2018

KAST Auditions
Wed Sep 5 2018
to Sun Aug 19 2018

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