Parents’ Night Out/DHS Girls’ Soccer Fundraiser – February 23

Help support the DHS Varsity and JV Girls’ Soccer Teams and enjoy some free time while your child participates in fun games/activities and a pizza dinner at the Dunwoody High School Gym on Saturday, February 23 from 6:00-9:30 PM. For children ages 5-12. $30/child ($25 for sibling)

Link to register Parental supervision provided. For more information, email… Read More »

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Sharon Murphy

Paving Our Way to the New Austin – Brick Campaign

Seeing the Future with 20/20 Vision

 2020 will see the grand opening of a brand-new Austin Elementary, located just next to the Dunwoody Nature Center. The future looks bright!

Austin’s new school campus brings a once-in-a-generation opportunity for our community to literally be a part of the building. Austin Elementary Eagle Foundation is offering engraved brick pavers to be placed throughout the new campus, including the front walkway of the school and for our larger partners, inside of the “Eagle’s Nest,” the school’s main foyer floor.… Read More »

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Woodland Elementary Kindergarten Round-Up

Woodland Rising Kindergarten Roundup

Thursday, March 7th 8:15 am-9:45 am

Do you have a student who will be in kindergarten at Woodland Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year? Please join us for Woodland’s Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, March 7th at 8:15 a.m. This is a great opportunity for your child to become familiar with our school and some of our kindergarten teachers.… Read More »

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Caroline Rawls, Woodland Elementary

College Admission & Aid Secrets Revealed

Edison Prep was honored to be asked to speak on a national financial advice podcast called ChooseFI; the episode was just released today! We covered how with a little advance planning, students who earn good grades, take rigorous classes, and earn top test scores can help cut or eliminate the costs of college. Costs are over 228% as high as when we attended college, so focusing not just on admission but affordability is key!… Read More »

Dunwoody Wildcat Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress

Dunwoody Wildcat Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress

March 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7p and March 3 and 10 at 2p

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. It opened off-Broadway in May 1959, and then moved to Broadway.… Read More »

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VanderDash is on March 16, 2019!

The VanderDash is Vanderlyn’s signature community spirit-building family event. Through the VanderDash, Vanderlyn’s community and the broader community come together to celebrate our local school with a fun, fitness-focused morning. The Vanderlyn PTO is proud to say this will be the 11th year the VanderDash is run! 

Our race draws competitive runners, casual participants, Vanderlyn students and their families.… Read More »

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Six Questions to Ask Before Your Teen Registers for an AP Class

To AP or not to AP? That’s the question nearly every teen (and their parents) finds themselves asking at some point during the high school years. There are plenty of reasons to go the AP class route, and quite frankly, there are also plenty of reasons no to. But what are the real questions parents and students need to be asking before committing to enduring the Advanced Placement route?  … Read More »

504s, IEPs, and SAT/ACT Extended Time: What you need to know

Source:  Creating Positive Futures

Are School Accommodations Right for Your Kid?

Have you ever wondered if your child or teen is in need of special accommodations at school? Do they seem to get less-than-ideal grades, have trouble finishing tests in the allotted time, or struggle focusing on homework and getting it turned in on time?

We all experience challenges and fall short of our goals sometimes.… Read More »

Back to school organization workshop

Note from Audra:  This is new from my favorite tutoring duo (Brad and Rebekah Daniell)

New this year, Daniell Tutoring is offering rising 9th grade students a chance to participate in an organizational skills workshop.

  • 2 hour session
  • $125
  • Sessions will be the week of July 29 – August 4

The purpose of the workshop is to prepare students for the upcoming school year by focusing on enhancing their organizational skills.… Read More »

Approximately 2,000 kids were accepted into UGA yesterday!

UGA will offer admission to just around 2,000 freshman applicants on Friday, February 8. This group of decisions is made up of only offers of admission, and if you were admitted, you will be able to see the decision on your Admission Status page (so only admitted students will see a decision change on their status page) and these admits will receive an email communication.… Read More »