Laurel Ridge Elementary

January 2016

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Happy New Year! We have a lot of exciting things coming up this semester. Please continue to watch the website and newsletters for information.


It is important that you take note of the redistricting meetings. This could affect your child's home school for the 2016-2017 school year. It is important that you watch for information about the meetings and plans, so you have the opportunity to share your input before the board makes a final decision later this semester. We will continually share information as it becomes available.


The first courier for the semester on Thursday, January 7 will have your child's report card, sign-up sheets for conferences and the schedule for honor's day on Friday, January 15. As always if you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me or Dr. Henry.

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Redistricting Meeting *Includes Laurel Ridge*

REVISED: Public Meetings on Redistricting Options to Address Cross Keys Cluster Overcrowding

DeKalb County School District will be holding three (3) public meetings to present redistricting options to address overcrowding in the Cross Keys Cluster. The community will have an opportunity to voice their comments on the proposed options at these meetings. The affected schools include Montgomery ES, Huntley Hills ES, Ashford Park ES, Cary Reynolds ES, Dresden ES, Montclair ES, Woodward ES, Briar Vista ES, Fernbank ES, Laurel Ridge ES, McLendon ES, Avondale ES, Chamblee MS, Chamblee HS, Sequoyah MS, Cross Keys HS, Druid Hills MS, Druid Hills HS, Warren Tech, Oakcliff Theme. Final recommendations on redistricting will be presented for approval at the March 2016 Board Meeting.

Meetings will be held:

Thursday, January 14th 2016, 6:00 pm at Sequoyah Middle School – 3456 Aztec Road Doraville, GA 30340


Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 6:00 pm at Druid Hills High School – 1798 Haygood Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30307


Thursday, February 11th 2016, 6:00 pm at Cross Keys High School – 1626 N. Druid Hills Road NE Atlanta, GA 30319

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