Category: Education


      CONYERS, GA–  This year, seven students from Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) have been selected to attend the 2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) hosted at Berry College in Rome, Georgia this summer. The students selected are: Laura Goldgar (Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology), Mathematics. Leigh Whitlock (Heritage High School), Communicative […]


        ATLANTA– Gov. Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Education have opened the applications for the Families of Children with Special Needs Reimbursement fund through May 14. “In my State of the State Address this year, I announced that Georgia would set aside $10 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief funds […]


    Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates the Valedictorians and Salutatorians of the Class of 2021. The Valedictorians and Salutatorians were notified in a surprise announcement on the morning of Friday, March 26, 2021 by a caravan of administrators, counselors, teachers, and School Resource Officers (SROs) driving to each student’s home to present a […]


The State Board of Education recently approved Gov. Brian Kemp’s and State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ recommendation that Georgia use federal stimulus funds to provide a one-time, $1,000 bonus payment to every K-12 public school teacher and other school-based support personnel. A separate bonus for Pre-K educators is being provided by the Department of Early […]


The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has finalized its testing schedule for employees, students and families. Testing will be available on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bethune Middle School and Cross Keys High School. Testing will be available on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Doraville United Elementary School. Other […]


STONE MOUNTAIN– The DeKalb County School District is hosting a Spring Break Meal Distribution event on Saturday, April 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Administrative & Instructional Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd.  (on the International Center side).   The district will distribute 2,100 seven-day frozen meal boxes, and fresh produce from the Atlanta Food […]


STONE MOUNTAIN– With assistance from the DeKalb County Board of Health (DCBOH) and other health partners, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) announced today that 1,704 school employees have been vaccinated since the state adjusted its rollout plan for (1b) workers.   DCSD employees have been able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at DCSD’s Administrative and Instructional Complex, […]


Registration to be entered in the Georgia Pre-K lottery in Rockdale County for the 2021-2022 school year is open April 5-30, 2021. All student registration for Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is online only at Pre-K classes will be available in-person five days a week for 2021-2022; a virtual option has not been provided by the […]


CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will celebrate the 19th semester of its Parent Academy on Saturday, March 27 with free courses in a virtual format.   The half-day event offers classes from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on a wide variety of topics to help parents in assisting their students find success in these unprecedented […]

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