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Teen Talk

Teen Talk

Do you wish your 14-18 year old would seek advice from a trusted adult? We have a group for that!
Preteen Social Skills Group

Preteen Social Skills Group

Does your 10-13 year old need a refresher in social skills? Do they need support with transition? We've got a group for that!
Expressive Therapy Group

Expressive Therapy Group

Kids spending too much time in front of the TV or their iPad? Do you wish they would just “be a kid”? We've got a group for that!
Mom/Dad's Morning Out

Mom/Dad's Morning Out

Children ages 18 weeks to 4 years participate in play therapy while parents have a break
Mommy/Daddy and Me & Monday Mornings

Mommy/Daddy and Me & Monday Mornings

Play therapy for children ages 18 months to 4 years and parenting group for adults
Parent Input Sought on Schools' Code of Conduct

Parent Input Sought on Schools' Code of Conduct

Parents are being asked to share their input on the student code of conduct for the DeKalb County School District. The rules in the handbook apply to students from kindergarten through high
Maloof to Leave Dunwoody to Serve as Decatur High School Principal

Maloof to Leave Dunwoody to Serve as Decatur High School Principal

Noel Maloof will be principal of Decatur High School in the fall. He is currently the principal at Dunwoody High School.
Decatur's Valarie Wilson Running for Georgia State School Superintendent

Decatur's Valarie Wilson Running for Georgia State School Superintendent

The past president of the Georgia School Boards Association and the City Schools of Decatur School Board has announced her candidacy for Georgia State School Superintendent.
Paideia Mock Trial Team Advances to State Championship

Paideia Mock Trial Team Advances to State Championship

Team wins all three rounds of the recent DeKalb-Gwinnett District Championships.
Students' Scopes Monkey Trial Project Wins Invite to State History Contes

Students' Scopes Monkey Trial Project Wins Invite to State History Contes

Students from DeKalb School of the Arts will compete at the State History Day contest.
Grady HS Football Investigation: Players Faked Addresses

Grady HS Football Investigation: Players Faked Addresses

Investigation determines that 14 football players were fraudulently enrolled at the Midtown school.
PATCH VOICES:

PATCH VOICES: "New Direction" for Atlanta Public Schools?

A former Atlanta Board of Education candidate has questions for the current superintendent.
Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration Around the Corner

Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration Around the Corner

The Fulton County School System will soon open registration for incoming pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students.
U.S. Rep. John Lewis to speak at Emory Commencement May 12

U.S. Rep. John Lewis to speak at Emory Commencement May 12

Commencement will take place on the campus Quadrangle with about 15,000 expected to be in attendance. For details on Commencement weekend, see www.emory.edu/commencement.
APS Removing Several Principals From Their Schools

APS Removing Several Principals From Their Schools

Principals at Carver High School's School of Technology and Mays and Grady highs reportedly among those who will be removed.
APS Releases 2014-15 Student Transfers Application Schedule

APS Releases 2014-15 Student Transfers Application Schedule

Georgia’s Public School Choice law allows residents of the City of Atlanta to attend a public school outside of their zoned school if space is available.
DeKalb Schools Seeks Public Input on 2014-15 Budget

DeKalb Schools Seeks Public Input on 2014-15 Budget

Two public budget hearings will be held following the presentation of the superintendent’s proposed budget for 2014-2015 and prior to the adoption of the Board’s budget in June.
APS Makes Decision on Snow Makeup Days

APS Makes Decision on Snow Makeup Days

The last day of school for traditional APS students remains May 23, and the last day for year-round students is May 30.
Thursday: Atlanta BOE Meet-N-Greet, Grady Cluster Town Hall

Thursday: Atlanta BOE Meet-N-Greet, Grady Cluster Town Hall

CINS hosting Midtown event with opportunity to meet all nine Atlanta Board of Education members and hear Superintendent Erroll B. Davis, Jr. speak on issues of concern to the Grady Cluster.
Former HR Director Pleads Guilty in APS Cheating Case

Former HR Director Pleads Guilty in APS Cheating Case

Millicent Few, who was former Superintendent Beverly Hall’s Director of Human Resources and a member of Hall’s Executive Cabinet, now becomes the state’s most valuable witness.