The Region Report

Region V Updates - April 2021

From the Desk of Dr. Triscilla Weaver

In an effort to help our stakeholders stay connected and informed, the Region V Office will send a monthly newsletter. In the newsletter, we will share important dates, announce upcoming events, and highlight some of the great things going on in the Region. This month, we focused on recognizing our students for their outstanding academic accomplishments.
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Class of 2021 Valedictorians and Salutatorians


Region V would like to congratulate the following honorees:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School

  • Valedictorian: Mariana Vega-Alvarez
  • Salutatorian: Ariel McDowall

Miller Grove High School

  • Valedictorian: Aniya Williamson
  • Salutatorian: Gababa Hassan

Southwest DeKalb High School

  • Valedictorian: Danielle Jones (Magnet)
  • Valedictorian: Amisha Martin (Resident)
  • Salutatorian: Aniyah Lee (Magnet)
  • Salutatorian: Alani Duncan (Resident)
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REGION V STAR Students and Teachers

Congratulations to Region V STAR Students and Teachers!

Miller Grove High School

Student: Alisha Frazier

Teacher: Ms. Latasha Farmer

Southwest DeKalb High School

Student: Solari Reeder

Teacher: Mr. James Seda

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The Posse Scholarship is awarded to.....

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School congratulates the Class of 2021 Posse Scholar recipient Angelica Fields-Matthews. Angelica plans to attend The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. She plans to major in Psychology with a minor in Education. Congratulations once again and good luck to you in your future endeavors.


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Southwest DeKalb High School Baseball

Congratulations to Coach Tyrus Taylor of Southwest DeKalb on his 200th coaching victory with the Panthers! Taylor is in his 16th season as the head coach at Southwest DeKalb High School. Congratulations once again! Way to Go Panthers!
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Thank You!

A special thank you to all of stakeholders who participated in our Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Please take a few minutes to complete the a survey and provide additional feedback on the 2021-2022 school year. Please click the link below.
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The Class of 2021 Graduation Dates

Location: James R. Hallford Stadium

*Dates are subject to change.

Miller Grove High School - May 22, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School - May 25, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.

Southwest DeKalb High School - May 27, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.

A Message from Superintendent Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris