The grant will support and develop sustainable community based gardening and farming programs and efforts to help teach people where their food comes from.
Chamblee Middle School
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The DeKalb County School District has plans to outfit the entire system by winter.
The DeKalb County School District has undertaken a fast-paced technology plan to make 123 schools and centers wireless by the winter. With a total price tag of $4.5 million, the project is funded through the Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax. Currently, 14 schools and centers are completed with an average of one access point per two classrooms. The completed schools are Cedar Grove High, Chamblee Middle, Clarkston High, Coralwood Center, International Student Center, Kittredge Magnet School, Lithonia High, Lithonia Middle, Margaret Harris Comprehensive School, Miller Grove High, Peachtree Middle, Redan Middle, Tucker Middle and Warren Technical School. The cost for the 14 is nearly half a million dollars. “We are pleased with the …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Also: four students were chosen for the All-State Band.
Two items coming out of Chamblee Middle School: Chamblee Middle Robotics Teams Participate in Super Regional On Saturday, January 12, 2013, the two Chamblee Middle School robotic teams, Robodogs I and Robodogs II, participated in the super regional state qualifier competition. Both teams finished in the top 20. Robodogs I came in eighth place and will be advancing to the state competition on January 26, 2013 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Robodogs I also won the award for 'Innovative Solutions' with their robotic arm that was designed to help control arm tremors. The arm was based upon the design of team member Erik Yeager. Chamblee Middle Students Qualify for Honor Band Chamblee Middle School has the highest number of middle …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
They are the first in Georgia to join the program.
Chamblee Charter High and Chamblee Middle schools have been selected to join a prestigious international foreign schools joint partnership program. They are the first schools in Georgia invited to join the German PASCH Program - an international schools partnership program coordinated by the Federal Foreign Office and implemented in cooperation with the Central Agency for Schools Abroad, the Goethe-Institut, the Educational Exchange Service of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the States in the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Academic Exchange Service. PASCH schools offer the Deutsche Sprachdiplom (DSD) or German Language Diploma, an examination offered to students outside Germany …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The netbooks will be loaded with all of the students textbooks.
Next fall, Chamblee Middle School students will be among more than 8,000 DeKalb County students who will receive their textbooks loaded onto Lenovo netbooks. School Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson made that announcement in her annual State of the System address on Monday, Dec. 3. Along with Chamblee Middle School, students Cedar Grove, Lithonia, Peachtree, Redan, Stone Mountain and Tucker will also receive the Lenovo netbooks. While only 38 percent of DeKalb's schools are fully wireless, by the fall, the district will have completed an aggressive technology plan to get make all 138 campuses wireless. The remainder of the district's middle schools and high schools will transition to one-to-one technology in phases through August 2014. …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The event was held Friday, Oct. 26.
About 900 Chamblee Middle School students zumba’d, jumped and snacked while learning how to choose a healthy lifestyle. The Oct. 26 Healthy Lifestyles Fair included more than a dozen local resources that support healthy living. Lisa Engle, the PTSA Wellness Chairperson, said, "The fair is designed to provide information, equipping the kids to make educated, healthy lifestyle choices. Realizing there is choice in our lifestyle is an important part of empowering our kids to be healthier tomorrow." The local resources provided the kids with information about nutrition, physical fitness opportunities, the importance of posture and structural integrity, awareness of skin care additives, fire safety, drug awareness, and oral healthcare. "We are…
Friday, May 18, 2012
District keeps lights and other utilities on at the school to protect the now-defunct building.
Taxpayers are paying to light a school in Dunwoody that's been closed for six years, 11Alive reports. The DeKalb school district keeps the lights burning at Chamblee Middle School - even during the day - to ensure safety and protection. District spokesman Walter Woods said that it was a "very minimal" cost to the district to keep some utilities running at the school, located on Chamblee Dunwoody Road. A reporter asked why the lights at the school weren't set on a timer so that they weren't on during the day. The district, which proposed a budget this week that would include a tax increase, hasn't decided what to do with the building. Leave us a comment. What should be done with Chamblee Middle School?
Friday, March 23, 2012
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for local schools.
The DeKalb County Board of Health not only conducts health inspections on restaurants, bars, hotels and apartments, but also local schools. Here are some recent scores for Brookhaven and Chambee educational institutions: Ashford Park Elementary School 2968 Cravenridge Drive Date: 3/19/12 Score: 99 Chamblee Middle School 3601 Sexton Woods Drive Date: 3/19/12 Score: 100 Marist School’s Canteen 4C’s 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road Date: 3/21/12 Score: 92
Friday, January 6, 2012
Brookhaven schools rank in the 90s; Chambee-based schools have scores in the 80s.
The DeKalb County Board of Health not only conducts health inspections on restaurants, bars, hotels and apartments, but also local schools. So, with Brookhaven and Chamblee students heading back to school this week, here are some recent health inspection scores for our local educational institutions: Ashford Park School 2968 Cravenridge Drive Date: 12/14/2011 Score: 100 Chamblee High School 3688 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road Date: 11/15/2011 Score: 87 Chamblee Middle School 3601 Sexton Woods Drive Date: 12/14/2011 Score: 88 Cross Keys High School 1626 North Druid Hills Road Date: 12/16/2011 Score: 91 DeKalb Path Academy 3007 Hermance Drive Date: 12/01/2011 Score: 98 Kittredge Magnet School 1663 E. Nancy Creek Drive Date: 11/17/2011 Score: 100