News From the Nest

Evansdale Weekly Newsletter - September 22nd Edition

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A Note from Mr. Clayton


We would like to provide you with a few tips for helping your child with his/her homework and after-school scheduling. We know that everyone has their own specific way of scheduling after-school activities, but we felt that some of these tips may prove useful. Please click on the link below to see the flyer and discuss the tips with your child.


Robert Clayton

Assistant Principal

Evansdale Elementary

Progress Reports are going home today in your child's courier

Let's Give a Two Wing Salute to Evansdale Art Star Hall of Fame Artist...Sienna Foerst!

Sienna Foerst was one out of ten students chosen from region two in Dekalb County for this year's Art Star Hall of Fame. The unveiling of the 2017-2018 Art Star Hall of Fame was held on Wednesday night, September 20th at the AIC. Her cactus painting will be hung in the county office for an entire year. She got the chance to meet and talk with our county superintendent ,Dr. Green, about her artwork.

Learn to Play Lacrosse Clinics Resume this Weekend!

Druid Lakes Youth Lacrosse Association (DLYLA) will hold learn-to-play lacrosse clinics for boys and girls (Grades 3- 8). Have fun learning the fastest growing sport for free!

Sunday afternoon, 1-2 pm
Evansdale Elementary School

Saturday morning, 9-10 am
Druid Hills Middle School

*No equipment needed, Just bring a water bottle. Wear appropriate running attire.

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Calling All Eagle Artists...Enter the 2017-18 HRRB T-Shirt Design Competition

All eagle artists are encouraged to participate in this contest. See the flyer above for detailed entry information. Please return submissions to Mr. Langley by no later than Monday, October 16th.
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Important DACA Informational Meeting, September 25th

There is going to be an important informational meeting for all parties who may be affected by the recent decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Please click on the link below for more information and details about this meeting.

Lakeside Cluster Meeting

The Lakeside Cluster Summit meeting has been rescheduled (again) for Monday, Sept 25th, 6:30-8 pm, at the Henderson Middle School cafeteria. This meeting is open to everyone in the Lakeside Cluster. It is vital that at least one person from every school in the Lakeside Cluster attends these LCS Meetings.

Last year, the LCS (Lakeside Cluster Summit) focused on SPLOST/Facility Repairs, Diversity/Tolerance, and the Lakeside HS addition.

This year we will be continuing these agenda items and also focus our attention on improving communication and collaboration between all the Lakeside Cluster feeder schools.

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Community Casino Night for Lakeside Touchdown Club

September 23rd, The Vista Room, 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Play all your favorite casino games for a cause! Fabulous prizes including golf for 4 at Reynolds Plantation! Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres, $500 in casino chips, and entertainment featuring local student jazz band Tofu Boyes. Full bar available. Open to everyone 21 and older. Proceeds benefit Lakeside High School Touchdown Club a 501(c)(3).

Tickets available at

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09/29 Fall Picture Day - Individual Portraits


10/03 Bus to School Day

10/04 International Walk to School Day

10/06-10/07 - Fall Break ... No School

10/09 Columbus Day ... No School

10/12 Eagle Trek

10/13 PTA Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

10/16 Eagle Trek Rain Date

10/19 AR Prize Day

10/19 Title 1 Literacy Night

10/23 Peace Week

10/25 Parent-Teacher Conferences

10/27 Fantastic Friday

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