Category Archives: Don McChesney

#TBT – Superintendent Search

Mostly Culled from the Fact Checker >> A DeKalb School Board member said at the last school board meeting, “[The Emory Lavista Parent Council] wants the board to understand the history of Superintendent searches in DeKalb. All of which have … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, Don McChesney, Gene Walker, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, Superintendent Cheryl Howell Atkinson, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Don McChesney, Georgia Education, Michael Thurmond, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 25 Comments

Let the school board campaigns begin!

BELOW ARE THE NONPARTISAN QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR GENERAL ELECTION MAY 20, 2014 District 1 – Stan Jester District 2 – Don McChesney, Marshall Orson District 3 – Jerrie Bason, Michael Erwin, Jarrod Jordan, Atticus LeBlanc, Willie Mosley District 4 – … Continue reading

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Are we on the road to a settlement with Heery Mitchell?

There is ‘talk’ of a settlement between DeKalb Schools and Heery Mitchell in the news media as well as the rumor mills. Since this case has been pending for so long, we thought we would share some history on the … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, Don McChesney, Friends-and-Family, Heery Mitchell Civil Case, School Construction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices

Below is a recent post from former board member Don McChesney’s blog: ‘Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices’ Hello everybody. My wife and I just returned from a great cruise to Alaska. We saw tons of wildlife foreign to … Continue reading

Posted in Don McChesney, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., SACS/Accreditation | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments