Public Meeting on Staff Recommended Redistricting Plan to Address

Cross Keys Cluster Overcrowding

DeKalb County School District will be holding its final public meeting to present a staff recommended redistricting plan to address overcrowding in the Cross Keys Cluster on Thursday, February 11th 2016 at 6:00 pm - Cross Keys High School (1626 N. Druid Hills Road NE Atlanta, GA 30319).

The community will have an opportunity to view the staff recommended plan and provide feedback on the proposed plan at this meeting. The potentially affected schools include Briar Vista ES, Cary Reynolds ES, Chamblee HS, Cross Keys HS, Dresden ES, Fernbank ES, Montclair ES, and Woodward ES. The staff recommended plan will be posted on the website by noon Thursday, February 11th at
Redistricting Public Meetings on Redistricting Options to Address Cross Keys Cluster Overcrowding. DeKalb County School District will be holding three (3) public ...

Public comments on this plan will be open on February 11th through February 18th 11:59 pm. The input from this meeting and comment period will be provided to the Superintendent for his recommendation for Board approval at March 7th, 2016 Board Meeting.

School News & Information
Outdoor Athletic Events Cancelled
Due to the frigid temperatures all athletic events have been cancelled.  Please click the attachment below for additional information.
Media Alert
Graduation Yard Signs

Attention Family & Friends of Graduating Seniors! The Chamblee Splashdown Club is selling Graduation Yard Signs to benefit the Chamblee Swim and Dive Team.
You can personalize the sign with the name of the senior you wish to honor. An example of the yard sign is on this Yard Sign Order Form.  The signs are double-sided 24" x 18", made of durable plastic, and include a wire stand.
Price is $30 for orders received by March 31st; $35 for orders received by April 15th.
No orders accepted after April 15, 2016.
Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, February 11th from 3:30 - 5:30. Click the link below to schedule a conference.Teachers are listed by room location in order to help you schedule multiple conferences efficiently with as little traveling between our 2 buildings and 4 floors as possible. The Conference registration window will close at the end of day, Wednesday, February 10th. Thank you!

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Bulldogs of the Month

Congratulations to our students selected as Bulldogs of the Month for January 2016.

Their teachers selected them for their hard work in and of the classroom, and positive contributions to our school.

Students who were selected can retrieve their certificate of recognition and Chick-Fil-A gift card (compliments of PTSA) in the cafeteria during lunch on Monday (2/1/16) and Tuesday (2/2/16).

Congratulations, Bulldogs!

Bulldogs of the Month


Dekalb County Community Engagement Sessions
Greetings Parents,

Dekalb County will conduct two community engagement sessions on February 4, 2016 at Towers High School and February 9, 2016 at Lakeside High School regarding the Strategic Waivers School System option. This is an opportunity to share your thoughts and provide insight.  Please view the attachments for detailed information.  

Community Engagement

Community Engagement (Spanish)
Sophomore Course Advisement Meetings

Sophomore Parents! It's finally your turn! 

It's time to schedule your advisement meeting with your counselor. Sophomore advisement will take place Jan. 20 - Feb. 11, 2016.  All appointments will last approximately 30 minutes, and must be booked at least two days in advance. Upon receipt of booking your appointment, you will receive a confirmation and a reminder email. Please share the confirmation with your student so that they may use it as a pass out of class to the Counseling Office for your appointment. Click the link below to schedule an appointment now!

Schedule Your Sophomore Conference Now!

 All parents and students are encouraged to join us for Move On When Ready Night on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. Through the Move On When Ready program, students may take courses at local colleges and earn high school credit and college credit simultaneously, and all course fees are paid for by the state of Georgia.   A representative from Georgia State University (Georgia Perimeter College) will give a presentation on Move on When Ready options, courses, admissions requirements, and the new weighted GPA scale for MOWR courses. If you are considering participating, then this is a session you do not want to miss!
Public Meetings on Redistricting Options to Address Cross Keys Cluster Overcrowding
DeKalb County School District will be holding two (2) 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 Briar Vista ES, Cary Reynolds ES, Chamblee HS, Cross Keys HS, Dresden ES, Fernbank ES, Montclair ES, Warren Tech, and Woodward ES. Final recommendations on redistricting will be presented for approval at the March 2016 Board Meeting.

Meetings will be held:

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

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

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

Please see the attached flyer.

1-800-273-8255. The National Suicide Prevention hotline is available 24/7. If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call the Lifeline. People have called for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.

When you dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255), you are calling the crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. After you call, you will hear a message saying you have reached the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. You will hear hold music while your call is being routed. You will be helped by a skilled, trained crisis worker who will listen to your problems and will tell you about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
CCHS High School Driver Education 2016 Essay Contest
Chamblee High School Driver Education 2016 Essay Contest in association with Nathan's Driving School is now accepting entries.

1st Prize: 1 scholarship for 30 hr. teenage driver education class plus 6 hours of in car instruction
2nd Prize: $100 off 30 hr teenage driver education classes plus 6 hrs of in car instruction
3rd Prize: $50 off 30 hr teenage driver education classes plus 6 hrs of in car instruction
All other participants will receive $20.00 off the Chamblee High School posted rates
Essays must be submitted no later than February 12, 2016.
Participants must submit 2 typed copies of their essay to Ms. Coleman in the Main Office. Entries should include the student's name, email address and phone number. The essay topic is "The Importance of Teenage Driver Education", should be 500 words, and are due to Ms. Coleman in the Main Office by February 19, 2016. The next Nathan's Driving School class at CCHS begins on March 7 and is limited to 20 students.  
School Choice Open Enrollment Procedures
Greetings Parents,

For pertinent information regarding school choice open enrollment procedures, click the link below.

School Choice
New Visitor Entrance Requirements

New Safety Measures:

We are pleased to announce a new safety program you will notice immediately at Chamblee Charter High School. Effective January 5, 2016, we will begin a new process for how visitors and volunteers entered into our building, are positively identified upon arrival, and are logged as present within our building while on the premises. Please see this letter for more details.

Community Safety


Georgia Milestones Assessments

The Georgia Department of Education recently released results of the 2014-2015 Georgia Milestones Assessments.  Attached you will find detailed information about our results.

Georgia Milestones Assessments
2016-2017 Course Selections

In an effort to assist parents and students in course selection, the course advisement sheets are posted below and on the Counseling webpage. Students will select courses during their annual advisement conference with their counselor.  

Counseling Course Selection Form

Georgia Parent School Survey

Parents of public school students in Georgia are asked to complete an annual survey on the climate of their children’s schools. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet. This data will be used by the state as a part of the calculation of the individual school’s CCRPI School Climate Star Rating.
Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The survey link for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below. The survey closes February 26, 2016.

Georgia Parent School Survey:  

Date Expires:   (mm/dd/yyyy format)

CCRPI Parent Letter
Be sure to read this letter to learn more about CCRPI and CCHS's score.
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