Help us “Light the Way” and celebrate the Class of 2020 on Monday, June 15. On the night before Dunwoody High School’s virtual graduation ceremony, we’re asking residents and businesses to turn on your office lights or porch lights, light a luminary, or come up with another bright idea to show your support for ALL high school seniors graduating in these unprecedented times.… Read More »
Greetings Class of 2020 and parents!
I want to thank you all for your patience and flexibility during this time. I really appreciate it!
Senior regalia (cap & gowns) have been delivered! We are currently organizing the regalia, diplomas, earned honor cords, yearbooks, red envelopes, etc. into bags for seniors to pick up starting next Tuesday, May 26th. … Read More »
St. Martin’s Episcopal School Celebrates 8th-grade Graduates with Car Parade
Brookhaven, GA – St. Martin’s Episcopal School (SMES) celebrated its 8th-grade graduating class with a heartwarming and high-energy car parade on Thursday, May 21 on its Brookhaven campus. St. Martin’s graduates and their families were greeted with live music, balloons, signs and cheering from many SMES faculty and staff members who applauded them along the parade route. … Read More »
The Branches neighborhood parade was Saturday, May 16th at 4 PM. We winded through most of the entire neighborhood on both the Fulton and DeKalb county sides. We featured graduates from college, high school, and 5th/8th grade graduates as well.
Thanks to Maggie Eckard for sending us these pictures and details from the Dunwoody North Graduation parade!
- HS, college, and grad school grads (included a non-‘kid’… a husband who went back for a grad degree).
- 24 grads, 30+ cars in caravan
- The route was 5.7 miles long, winding through neighborhood.
- Great support, immediately positive, from Dunwoody City Councilman John Heneghan, Dunwoody North Civic Association President Daine Pearson (DNCA sponsored us for $200), City of Dunwoody Public Works Department Director Michael Smith (to be sure we could pass through a construction zone in the neighborhood), and Dunwoody Police Department
- Police escort to assist on major roads, but also with us throughout with sirens, etc.
On Sunday evening we held a COVID CULDESAC graduation( everyone was in their 6’ pods) for 6 graduates that were on our Treadwick Drive street for 6 very deserving graduates who could not have their regular ceremonies. Grads from UGA Law School, Florida State University, Marist, St. Pius, Blessed Trinity and St. Francis. Benediction by deacon in formation Stan Stewart, arranged by Patt Villacci.… Read More »
YouTube video of the Meadowlake area neighborhood senior parade.
Click the image to watch this amazing video!
The families of Halle Scott and Maura Binkley are proud to announce that Scholarships in honor of their daughters have been awarded to two Dunwoody High School seniors.
Bella Allen is the recipient of the 2020 Halle Scott Memorial Scholarship at Dunwoody High School. Bella will attend the University of Georgia in the fall majoring in Psychology and plans to apply to medical school. … Read More »
By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection. I shot this video from the senior’s perspective while volunteering yesterday. It was so great to see all of the kids and parents! I have so much Wildcat Pride!
We are a Dunwoody family that would like to do something nice to honor all the graduates this Spring who won’t be able to have big ceremonies or celebrations. We are avid gardeners and thanks to a long, cool Spring with abundant rainfall, our garden is looking particularly good. We’d like to invite any seniors that would like a pretty background for some graduation pictures to use our garden.… Read More »
Several neighborhoods are rallying together to honor their seniors. It all started with Dunwoody City Councilwoman, Stacey Harris who lives in Mill Glen and has a son in the DHS Class of 2020. Mill Glen is having a police led senior parade Thursday, May 14th at 5pm during senior week. The kids will be in cars with a parent or sibling to drive them. … Read More »
To: All DCSD Parents and Guardians
From: Mrs. Ramona Tyson, Superintendent
Subject: Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies
Date: May 8, 2020
On April 14, 2020, the District published the End of Year Guide for Students and Families that disclosed the two graduation ceremony options being considered in light of the executive order to shelter in place. … Read More »