DeKalb County Schools will re-open Thursday

July 30, 2012
Dwayne Page
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DeKalb County Schools will re-open Thursday.

Registration for all students will be Thursday, August 2. That will be an abbreviated school day from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

The first day of school education celebration will be held on Friday, August 3 on the public square at 6:00 p.m.

Friday, August 3 will be an administrative day for teachers only

The first full day of school for all students will be Monday, August 6

A system wide professional development day will be Monday, July 30 at DCHS from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

All teachers will report to their individual schools on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 31 and August 1 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Northside students in 2nd and 3rd grades are asked to attend the annual "Meet Your Teacher Night" on Monday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the Northside Gym. Students will have a time to meet and talk with their teacher for the upcoming school year, visit their classroom and tour the school. Parents may fill out their paperwork at this time and students will not have to return to school until the first full day on Monday, August 6th. 4th and 5th grade students will register on Thursday, August 2nd from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Please plan to spend enough time at school on that day to complete all paperwork.

Randy Jennings, Principal at DeKalb Middle School, said sixth grade orientation will be July 31. "Our sixth grade orientation at the middle school is July 31, which is on Tuesday night. We will be doing a call home to the students to let them know which students are to come at what time. We have two different groups who come. Seventh and eighth graders will register on August 2," he said.

DCHS will have 9th grade registration and Open House on Monday, July 30 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Activities will be held for students. Parents will need to be there at 6:00 p.m. to complete registration paperwork. They will be finished by 7:00 p.m. Students who attend on July 30 will be given their schedules. They will not be required to attend school on Thursday, August 2. They will start on the first full day Monday, August 6. If you have questions, call 597-2247 or email

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