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Standout Students – Tess and Daisy Adams

Tess and Daisy Adams The Lovett School, seniors When 17-year-old Tess and Daisy Adams walk into an academic team competition, it’s double the trouble for their opponents. With identical haircuts…

Peachtree Middle parents run to raise funds for a new school track

A group of Peachtree Charter Middle School parents are doing what they can to improve their school by planning a race to raise money for a new track. The grassroots…

Standout Student – Sara McGahan

Standout Student – Sara McGahan

Sara McGahan The Westminster Schools, junior How many 16-year-old girls can say they’ve climbed Mount Everest? Sara McGahan is one of the few. She has actually climbed most of the…

Standout Student – Anna Gabianelli

Standout Student – Anna Gabianelli

Anna Gabianelli The Galloway School, senior Anna Gabianelli lives life at a fast pace. The 17-year-old has been running ever since she joined the cross-country team in seventh grade. “I…

State publishes ‘AYP’ results for Dunwoody schools in 2011

Each year, schools are measured to determine if they meet adequate yearly progress, or “AYP,” under the federal law commonly known as No Child Left Behind. Schools are reviewed based…

Dunwoody High opens new wing

Dunwoody High opens new wing

Students returning to classes at Dunwoody High School on Aug. 8 got the chance to check out the school’s new wing. The building includes classrooms and a new theater.…

DeKalb, Atlanta schools re-open for the 2011-2012 school year

DeKalb, Atlanta schools re-open for the 2011-2012 school year

School buses are back on the streets of DeKalb County and Atlanta. On Aug. 8, thousands of pupils in the two districts returned to school for the first day of…

DeKalb student transfer requests under No Child Left Behind due Aug. 4

DeKalb County students who attend a school officially designated as needing improvement and who would like to move to another school in the district have until Aug. 4 to submit…

Standout Student – Wickliffe Simmons

Standout Student – Wickliffe Simmons

Wickliffe Simmons Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, junior   When he was younger, Wick Simmons wanted to play viola. Luckily, his parents had a different idea. “My parents wanted me to…

Lovett athletes receive minor injuries in Florida wreck

Athletes from the Lovett School received “relatively minor” injuries in a bus accident in Florida, the school reported on its website July 23. The school said the students were on…