Monthly Archives: April 2014

The April 16 ELPC meeting

From our Emails >> Today I attended the Emory-LaVista Parent Council meeting at Lakeside. Our superintendent , Mr. Thurmond, was the primary speaker. It was advertised as a state of the system update. It really did not follow that kind … Continue reading

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Register to Vote by Monday!

Are you registered to vote?  If not, you have until 4:30 PM, Monday, April 21, 2014 to register.  The Voter Registration office is open between 8 AM and 4:30 PM. Not sure if you are registered to vote?  Check it out here. … Continue reading

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Parent Centers done right can be a benefit to students

From the Center for Public Education >> On Wednesday, the Kellogg Foundation announced the 30 organizations it was giving more than $13 million in grants to continue their work in engaging families and empowering parents in advancing student learning, particularly … Continue reading

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RIP Tami and Jess Willadsen

The AJC is reporting that Tami Willadsen, president of The Museum School — a DeKalb County charter school — and her 10-year-old daughter, Jess, were killed in an overnight house fire. Tami’s husband, Dave, suffered minor physical injuries; their 5 … Continue reading

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United We Stand

The newest issue of “Churches Now” magazine highlights the commitment to uniting DeKalb county that has been forged among its ministers, police force and citizens. One Friday night a few months ago, a powerful service attended by over 2,000 people … Continue reading

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