Finding Colleges That Fit

There’s a lot to consider when you and your child are deciding on which colleges they should apply to. Does the college offer the major your child’s most interested in? What’s the campus culture like? How far is it from home? How much does it cost? Helping your child find a college that fits them […]

DeKalb County School District – Region 1 2018 Graduation Rates

Source:  Dunwoody School Daze The Georgia Department of Education has released the 2018 Graduation Rates.  Below are the graduation rates for the 3 high schools in Region 1. Dunwoody High School 2018 Graduation Rate = 86.4 2018 Graduation class size = 470 students.  2018 Total Students Graduated = 406 The Dunwoody HS Graduation Rate has […]

Kittredge Named A National Blue Ribbon School

Brookhaven’s Kittredge Magnet School has been named a Blue Ribbon School from the U.S. Department of Education. Kittredge is one of 349 schools nationwide to win a the award, and one of award from the U.S. Department of Education this year. Now in its 36th year, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has highlighted more […]

The Biggest Financial Aid & FAFSA Mistakes — According To An Expert

“College is one of the most expensive purchases a family will make in their lifetimes” according to Jeff Levy, a Certified Educational Planner with over a decade of experience as an educational consultant.  Levy shares the mistakes families make that can have serious consequences for their teen’s ability to maximize merit and financial aid.   Continue at […]

The College Admissions Game Has Changed

Colleges want you to focus on getting in, we as parents should want the end goal – setting our students up for happiness and success in life by helping them understand great career pathways that fit them.  Stephen Covey was right with famous Habit 2 in Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Begin with the […]

FAFSA Checklist – All You Need to know (2 minutes)

It’s FAFSA® time again and starting October 1st, 2018, new seniors in high school can file their FAFSA® forms for the 2019-2020 college year using their 2017 IRS 1040 data. Although both the student’s and parents’ income reported on the FAFSA must be taken from tax forms from two years prior (2017), assets are still […]

Community Engagement Sessions for DCSD’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) invites all community stakeholders to provide input on the district’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan on Oct. 9, Oct. 15, Oct. 16 and Oct. 30.   DCSD will host SEVEN upcoming community engagement sessions discussing the district’s future, including plans for student achievement, outlines for measurable success, and routes for employee […]

FREE Trial Class: Live Online Coding Lessons Taught by Students of Top Tier Universities

Learn2Code offers live online coding classes for elementary to highschool students taught by students and grads of top tier universities. Each course is typically 12-week long and is designed to build computational thinking and boost motivation of kids via highly engaging and fun project-based learning methodology. Every week, students participate in 1 hour of live […]

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Master Gardener Talk at Brook Run

Join us for the next Dunwoody Community Garden & Orchard Master Gardener Learning Session: “Vermiculture: Why you want to reap the benefits of cultivating a worm colony!” 11am-12pm, DCGO greenhouse complex at Brook Run Park, opposite the skate park. FREE. Refreshments served. A limited number of garden plots are now available at

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