How to garden in the summer heat

“Hot Weather Gardening Tips” is the topic for the July Master Gardener Learning Session presented by the Dunwoody Community Garden and Orchard – Saturday, July 13, 11a-12p at the greenhouse complex opposite the skate park at Brook Run Park, 4770 No. Peachtree Rd. 30338. Master Gardener Richard Osterholz will focus on vegetables and ornamentals, with tips on watering and mulching, working in the heat, and plants that grow well in high temperatures.… Read More »

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Time to sign up for fall sports at Dunwoody United Methodist

Fall Youth Soccer
With over 500 players, our recreational soccer program is the largest in the community, serving boys and girls, ages 3 – 14 years. Early registration is open to DUMC members, returning players, preschool families at to the community (as space is available). Register online at


Fall Flag Football Co-ed Sunday League
Sunday afternoons, Sept.… Read More »

Looking for Homestay families for July 15-20 – high school students studying human rights in Atlanta

Experiment in International Living is bringing 24 high school age students to Atlanta this summer as part of an east coast tour of civil/human rights. We are seeking individuals, couples and families to host these students. Dates are July 15 – 20 (Monday – Friday night). Host families provide bed, breakfast and dinner (most nights) plus aid the students in reflecting on what they are seeing each day.… Read More »

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Ruth Blackstock
(404) 406-2917

Dunwoody High Registration Day

Registration Day is an annual opportunity for parents and students to visit schools prior to the start of the new school year. Open House allow parents and students a great opportunity to receive pertinent information (schedules, bus rider agreements, bus routes, etc.), and become excited about the upcoming school year. Additionally, agendas, lockers, PTA membership, school spirit wear and other resources to support the learning environment are shared with parents and students during this time.… Read More »

Announcing Summer Bridge for PCMS Bound Rising 6th Graders

The administrative team at Peachtree Charter Middle School would like to inform you that PCMS will be hosting a Summer Bridge program for our rising 6th grade students. This program will support the transition from elementary to middle school for all of our rising 6th grade students. The PCMS Summer Bridge program will take place at PCMS on Friday, July 26, 2019, which is a new date.… Read More »

Summer Reading & Math Packets 2019

See below for many area school’s reading & math assignments for the summer. Please add a comment to this post if you have a link to provide with other Summer reading lists. It’s often helpful to know about many school reading lists to compare, contrast and enhance your child’s education. I personally wish I had time to read all the books on all of the lists!… Read More »

PALS Summer 2019 Program

PALS (Perimeter Adult Learning Services) is pleased to present its Summer 2019 session for 6 weeks on Mondays beginning June 17, 2019 and running through July 29, 2019 (no class on July 1) at St. Lukes’s Presbyterian Church, 1548 Mt. Vernon Rd. Dunwoody, GA 30338. Classes include Financial Planning, Film Appreciation, Travel from Dubai to Singapore, Estate Planning, The Holy Land Revisited Part 2, 18 Local Authors discussing their road to publishing their books and in the afternoon, Political Roundup with State Senator Sally Harrell, State Representative Mike Wilensky, a representative from Senator Isakson’s office, Mayor Denis Shortal of Dunwoody, Greg Bluestein from the AJC and Congresswoman Lucy McBath.… Read More »

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Irtis Katz
(770) 698-0801

Dunwoody School for the Arts

At Dunwoody School for the Arts, we are devoted to discovering and developing our students’ artistic gifts in a Christian environment, so they may thrive in music artistry, bring glory to God and develop a lifetime love of music and dance.

We offer private instruction for ALL AGES in Voice, Piano, Guitar, Percussion, Trumpet, Clarinet and other Woodwinds.  … Read More »

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Letter to Stan Jester from Dunwoody High School PAC and CAC

Attached is a copy of a letter that the Principal Advisory Council (PAC) & Construction Advisory Committee (CAC) for Dunwoody High School sent to Stan Jester (District 1 Representative of the DCSS Board of Education) on 5/15/2019. 

It’s long but informative and full of suggestions and statistics.  I’ll open the comments forum on this post in case anyone has any useful and respectful commentary.… Read More »

Stan Jester Announces School District Community Town Halls

Source:  Nancy Jester’s Newsletter

Contributed by Stan Jester, DeKalb School Board, 
District 1 Representative

I’m inviting all students, parents, teachers, and the community at large to my upcoming Community Town Hall meetings.

As we approach the end of the 2018-2019 school year, we have a lot to talk about. No speeches here … let’s discuss what’s going on.… Read More »

Attention 6-8th graders: Register Now for Jr. Wildcat Football!

Registration is now OPEN for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who live in the Dunwoody High School district and want to play football the Wildcat way!

Please register online:

Coach Nash and his coaching staff have one more informational meeting and a walk up registration session:

  • Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00pm in the gym (info meeting)
  • Sunday, May 19th from 2-5 in the gym (walk-up registration)


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Free Parenting Classes in Dunwoody

Dunwoody mom and Head of School for the new Endeavor Montessori School of Dunwoody, Sue Hansen, is offering free parenting classes in June on Tuesday nights at Corner Bakery Cafe from 6pm to 9pm. Positive Discipline teaching over 4 Tuesdays and you will gain many tools to be a better parent. Classes normally cost $300 a person!… Read More »

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sue Hansen
(770) 869-2015