Druid Hills High School

Week at a Glance - February 22

Last Call - GaDOE Personnel Survey - Action Required

Please make sure to complete the survey by Wednesday, February 24. Note: this is different from the surveys completed on the Administrators. All staff members are required to complete the survey - it directly impacts our CCRPI Ratings. Please indicate your completion of the survey via the link.

Junior & Senior Awards

On Tuesday, February 23, the Junior and Senior Awards committee will meet to select academic awards for juniors and seniors. Please plan to attend to represent your students! The meeting will be in room 201A immediately after school. If you cannot attend please send information with a colleague or email Christopher Smith or Allyson Steffen. Thanks! See you there.

Educational Support Employee of the Year - Action Required

It is that time to vote for the Educational Support Employee of the Year! Please vote online by Friday, February 26.

Here is the selection criteria.

  • Must be exceptional, dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled employee planning to continue in active status with the DeKalb County School District (DCSD)
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience (including current year) with DCSD
  • Must be a full-time employee with the DeKalb County School District currently working in one of the three (3) recognition categories (TOTY, ESPOTY, and POTY)
  • Must be employed at their current work location for the past three consecutive years (including current year) for the recognition category selected
  • Must not have been the employee of the year for the past three (3) years (including current year) for the recognition category selected

Changing Your Internal Greeting on Your Voicemail - Action Required

During the February Faculty Meeting, the importance of having a current internal greeting was discussed. Many of us have current external greetings (the greetings our parent hear) but may have a internal greeting of someone of Druid Hills past (the greeting you hear from a DCSD phone). Here are the instructions for reviewing and/or changing it:

8* for Mailbox Commands

2 for Greeting

2 for Internal Greeting

2 to Review Your Greeting

5 to Change Your Internal Greeting

Please take two minutes to ensure your Internal Greeting is current by Friday, February 26.

GA Milestone Test Development Opportunity

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is seeking nominations for dynamic educators to participate in several upcoming Georgia Milestones test development meetings. These meetings will be held for the End of Grade (EOG) and End of Course (EOC) measures for all four content areas: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Throughout the summer there will be several meetings and GaDOE is seeking to broaden its pool of potential participants.

Please contact me by tomorrow (2/23) if you are interested in being a district representative for your content area. You should possess the following characteristics:

• demonstrate depth of knowledge in their content area;

• demonstrate instructional expertise;

• increase student achievement through the use of proven, research-based practices;

• participate in ongoing professional learning;

• provide leadership among their colleagues;

• teach diverse and/or exceptional student populations, including vision/hearing impaired students;

• receive recognition for their contributions to teaching and learning; and/or

• bring a fresh perspective to the Georgia Milestones Assessment System development process.

College Fair - Wednesday

Please see the flyer regarding Wednesday's College Fair at McNair High School from 5-8pm. Over 30 colleges will be in attendance. Please pre-register at the Infinite Scholars Website.

Spring Mock SAT & ACT & Classes

Please review the flyer for the upcoming Applerouth SAT & ACT courses. The next FREE Mock ACT and SAT will be held February 27 and March 12.

This Week

Monday, 2/22

JV Soccer @ Grady 5:30/7:30 (24665,6)

V Boys Soccer vs Paideia @Python Park 5:00 (Palmer)

Tuesday, 2/23

Awards Selection Committee Meeting Room 201A 3:15

5th Period/Study Hall

V Girls Lacrosse @ Marist 5:30 (Alexander) (27761)

V Boys Lacrosse v Pebblebrook @ DHHS 6pm (Ingram)

Wednesday, 2/24

Golf vs Clarkston/SWD @ Mystery Valley 4:40 (27763)

JV Girls Soccer @ Redan 5pm

JV Boys Soccer @ Dunwoody 5pm

V Soccer vs SWD @ N. Dekalb 5:30/7:30 (25667,8) (Jackson)

Thursday, 2/25

Field Trip: National Art Honor Society (Petersen)

Tutorials: 5th Period, Study Hall, ESOL

Golf vs Redan/Arabia Mtn/Miller Grove @ Sugar Creek 4:30 (27766)

V Girls Lacrosse v St.Pius @ Exchange Park 5:30pm (Joyner)

Friday, 2/26

Pep Rally during 4th period

V/JV Baseball @ Shiloh 5:00/7:00 (Ingram) (25669,70)

V Soccer vs Dunwoody @ N. Dekalb 5:30/7:30 (Palmer) (25671,2)

Saturday, 2/27

Track Buckhead Invitational @ N. Atlanta 9:00am (28680)

V Baseball vs Lakeside @ DHMS 1pm (Jackson)

V Boys Lacrosse v Lakeside @ N. DeKalb 2pm (28681) (Alexander)

C-Team Baseball vs Tucker/Decatur @ Decatur 1:00/4:00

Coming Soon

3/1-3/3 Work-Ready Assessments (A. Smith)

3/2 Leadership Mtg

3/2 Orchestra LPGE 5:00 @ Lakeside

Duty Assignments

AM Duty/PM Bus Duty
Cafeteria: C. Hill
Cafeteria: Chatard
Science Bldg: Montooth
Gym: McConnell
Gym: Adams

Bus Duty: Richardson

Bus Duty: Anderson

Lunch Duty
A Lunch: Hart
B Lunch: Patel
C Lunch: Moore

D Lunch: Roberson

Tardy Table
1st: Pirone

2nd: Huitt
4th: Davis