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Nutcracker in a Nutshell - Reserve Your Tickets Now!

Come view this family friendly performance that features an abridged version of the holiday ballet classic The Nutcracker!    Performances are December 13 at 7:00 pm, and December 14 at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, and 7:00 pm in the Kyle Theater.  Tickets are $12 adults/$6 students.  Reserve tickets now HERE.

 
Barnes and Noble Book Fair This Saturday!
DSA will be sponsoring a book fair at the Barnes & Noble at the Perimeter Mall all day Saturday the 7th!  Students will be in the store promoting DSA and answering questions from the public from 11:00 am to 4.  We will have story time, How the Grinch stole Christmas at 11:00 am, the Show Choirs will sing at 12:00 noon and the Nutcracker ballerinas will perform at 1:00 pm.  
 
Can't make it to the store this Saturday?  Use this VOUCHER and order online through Thursday, December 12!  
 
Next PAC Meeting
The next meeting of the Principal's Advisory Committee will be Thursday the 12th at 12:30. 
Superintendent Search Leadership Profile
On December 2, 2019, at a called board meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Education accepted the superintendent search leadership profile that will help guide its selection of the school district’s next leader.  Read the letter HERE. 
DSA Student Will Be on the Voice!

DSA’s own Chelsea Glover ('23) will be debuting on NBC’s number 1 rated show, The VOICE Season 17!  Chelsea and Myla, better known as Hello Sunday, will be rocking the airways starting September 23rd.  Stay tuned to follow their journey, and you can follow her at @hellosundaymusic. 

 
Right to Know Professional Qualifications of Teachers and Paraprofessionals
In compliance with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act, DeKalb School of the Arts would like to inform you that you may request information about the professional qualifications of your student’s teacher(s) and/ or paraprofessional(s).   Read the entire letter HERE. 
LAKESIDE Satellite Bus to DSA (Update)
 
The following update has been provided as a response to the overcrowding of the Lakeside satellite bus:
We are currently aware of the need for an additional bus for transit on the satellite transit from Lakeside High School to the Dekalb School of the Arts. We have partnered with our transportation department to find a resolution. Parents are asked to fill out the transportation request form and submit it to the appropriate designee (that is outlined in the document) as soon as possible. 
 
Need help accessing Infinite Campus?!
This guide will assist you.  CLICK HERE!
 
Dress Code, Cell Phone, Tardy, Attendance Policy and Other Information
Click HERE for imporant information for back to school and to reference throughout the school year. 
 
Pay DSA PTSA Dues and Fees On-line!
New for 2019-2020, DSA families may now join PTSA through the GA PTSA MemberHub. Click HERE to pay membership dues, enrichment fee and teacher appreciation fee. Many new features for communication and PTSA business will be accessible through MemberHub. Save time at Open House by joining now!
 
2019-2020 DSA Satellite Bus Schedule
Click HERE for DSA DCSD Satellite bus schedule. 
 
2019-2020 DSA Carpool Information
Interested in netwroking with other DSA families for carpools for daily transport and rehearsals? Click HERE to enter your information. Information will only be shared with those completing the form.   
 
Chromebook Accessories
Have you lost your Chromebook charger or bag?  Remember you are responsible for turning it in at the end of the year!  If you need to order a replacement, you may do so HERE.   
 
DSA #8 High School in Georgia, #262 Nationally ranked by US News and World Report
Read more about it HERE and HERE  
 
DSA Leads the Way in Arts Advocacy
Click HERE to see DSA staff members and students featured in a national spot for National Arts Action Summit. #artswillsavetheworld  
 
DSA Earns 3 Advanced Placement Honors from the Georgia Department of Education
The Georgia Department of Education released the listing of Advanced Placment (AP) Honors schools and DSA earned three of the six honors: AP ACCESS AND SUPPORT SCHOOLS, AP  MERIT SCHOOLS, and AP CHALLENGE. For a full description and listing, click HERE.  Bravo to our hard working students and teachers for tackling the rigorous AP curriculum!  
 
Two ways to support DSA through linked partners - Amazon Smiles and Publix
Want to earn free money for DeKalb School of the Arts? Amazon Smiles donates a portion of every purchase from Amazon a charity/program of your choice. Log into Amazaon Smiles HERE. You will select DeKalb School of the Arts, then start shopping. Shoppers do have to go through this site for donations to be collected. It will allow you access to your regular Amazon account. Publix Partners now requires shoppers to go to their website, register a phone number, and select the receiving organization. Click HERE to sign-up. Every time you shop at Publix, enter your phone number to register purchases which generates a donation to DSA. Thanks to these great partners - every dollar helps!  
 
Georgia SLDS Parent Portal Now Available
The Georgia Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) is a free online tool developed by the Georgia Department of Education that helps States, Districts, Schools, and Teachers make data-driven decisions to improve student learning. Parents now have access to their children’s SLDS data through the SLDS Parent Portal. The SLDS Parent Portal is accessible to parents directly through their district’s student information system—that means no additional logins and passwords to remember! Click HERE for more information. 
 
District Events
Upcoming Events
Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Fri Dec 13 2019
Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Sat Dec 14 2019
Finals
Tue Dec 17 2019
Finals
Wed Dec 18 2019
Finals
Thu Dec 19 2019
Finals
Fri Dec 20 2019
Winter Break
Mon Dec 23 2019
Winter Break
Tue Dec 24 2019
Winter Break
Wed Dec 25 2019
Winter Break
Thu Dec 26 2019
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