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DESA 6th & 7th Grade Benefit Concert / A fundraiser to support families going through domestic violence

DESA has selected the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence and the International Women’s House to support through this year’s benefit concert. The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is proud to have DESA as a community partner with Dancing with the DeKalb Stars during domestic violence awareness month.

Concert Date and Time: Oct. 18th at 6:30 p.m.

Ticket Cost: $10 

Click HERE to purchase tickets until Oct. 18th at 3:00 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. On-line ticket holders will be seated first

Click "Read more..." for more information 

Click HERE to purhcase tickets for Dancing with DeKalb Stars, Oct. 20, 2018

Dates to Remember!

Oct. 4, 5, & 8: No School

Oct. 9:  6th grade Biz Town Field Trip

Oct. 10:  9 wk grading period ends

Oct. 11: 1st grade In-house Fernbank Field Trip

Oct. 12:  Grade 7 Alliance Theater Paige In Full (revised 10.7.18)

Oct. 15- 19:  PTA Book Fair

Oct. 18: Grades 6 & 7 Benefit Concert click HERE for tickets ($10)

Oct. 22: Fall Picture Retakes

Oct. 24: Progress Reports go home

Oct. 25: 6th grade Bio Bus in-house field trip

Oct. 26: PTA Fall Festival 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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)
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 
Magnet Fees
Magnet Fees must be paid by cash or money order and may be paid in the mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in front of the media center. Payment in full ($60) is due by the end of the November. Click Read more.... for the magnet fee budget.
Field Trips Funded out of Magnet Fees
  • January 24th  - Gr. 6-7 “Acrobats of Hebei China” at the Cobb Energy Center 
  • February 14th  – Gr. K-3 “Paul Bunyan and the Tall Tale Medicine Show” at the Center of Puppetry Arts
  • March 13th - Gr. 4-5 "Synergy" at the Cobb Energy Center 
  • March 15th  – Gr. K-7 Wizard of OZ at the Alliance Theater

Shirts paid for out of Magnet Fees Field Day

  • Grade Level Powerful Word
  • Long sleeve uniform shirt with the student’s name on it
  • School wide Activities Paid for out of Magnet Fees

  • Honor’s Day
  • End of year Ice Cream Party
    Parent Right to Know 2018-2019
    Click here for DESA's Parent Right to Know 2018-2019 letter.  Click "Read more..." for details. 
    On the Scene with Dr. Green Dates
    On The Scene with Dr. Green 2018-2019 – All meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. Meeting dates for the 2018-209 school year are:
    September 13th – Marbut Theme School
    October 11th – Tucker Middle School
    November 29th – Columbia Middle School
    January 24th – E. L. Bouie Theme School
    February 28th – Rockbridge Elementary School
    March 14th – Dunwoody High School
    April 11th – DeKalb Early Learning Center
    Revised 2018-2019 Uniform Policy
    Click here  for our revised uniform policy - Major change - Friday's dress code - Minor change - boots 
    District Events
    Upcoming Events
    Fall Pictures Retake
    Mon Oct 22 2018
    6th grade In-house Bio Bus
    Thu Oct 25 2018
    PTA Fall Festival
    Fri Oct 26 2018
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    October 2018
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