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DESA Tours Grades K-7 and Audition Application Support Grades 4-7
DESA will conduct tours on Mondays from 9:00 am - 10:00 am from 12/3/18 to 3/25/19.  Please call 678-874-1302 to schedule an appointment for a tour.  Please click here for our Audition Application Support Meetings for grades 4-7.  Please click here for our 2019 Audition Application for grades 4-7.
DESA Open Enrollment and Audition Application Process
All families who want to enroll thier child into DESA must apply through the DCSD School Choice application process which begins 1/7/19 and end 2/8/19 www.dekalbschoolsga.org/school-choice/.  Click "Read More...." for details about DESA's admission process and our audition application.
Dates to Remember!

Dates to Remember:

Dec. 3: Progress Reports will be sent home

Dec. 5:  DESA's Class Act Singers sing the National Anthem at the Hawks game

Dec. 7:  DESA sings at the Governor's Mansion and dances in DSA’s Nutcracker in a Nutshell

Dec. 8: DCSD School Choice Expo 12 noon – 2:00 p.m. DSCD  1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083 (corrected date)

Dec. 8: DESA dances in DSA’s Nutcracker in a Nutshell

Dec. 10: MAP Testing window opens

Dec. 13: 3rd grade Skills Demonstration Showcase

Dec. 18: Career Day

Dec. 20: Grade 5-7 Holiday Luncheon

Dec. 21: Class Parties begin at 1:45 p.m.

Dec. 24, 2018 – Jan. 4, 2019: No School for Students

DESA Principal Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting Dates
Click "About Us" for more infomation about the PAC
September 17, 2018 DESA Room 601 at 4:15 p.m.

October 22, 2018 DESA Room 601 at 4:15 p.m. 

November 8, 2018: Construction Advisory Committee Meeting DESA Room 601 at 5:00 p.m.

December 17, 2018 DESA Room 601 at 4:15 p.m. 

February 25, 2019 DESA Room 601 at 4:15 p.m.

April 29, 2019 DESA Room 601 at 4:15 p.m. 

Follow DESA on Instagram & Sign up for Remind Messages
Instagram: desa_dreamsbig!!! www.instagram.com/desa_dreamsbig (click here)
Remind Messages: Text @desap to 81010 (visual directions)
2018-2019 DESA Parent Student Handbook
Click here for the DESA Parent Student Handbook. Examples of some of the important information contained in the handbook: 1) Revised Uniform Policy; 2) Arts Program and Expectations; 3) Attendance; 4) Magnet Fees; and 5) School/Classroom Parties 
Magnet Fees
Magnet Fees must be paid by cash or money order and may be paid in the mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in front of the media center. Payment in full ($60) is due by the end of the November. Click Read more.... for the magnet fee budget.
Field Trips Funded out of Magnet Fees
  • January 24th  - Gr. 6-7 “Acrobats of Hebei China” at the Cobb Energy Center 
  • February 14th  – Gr. K-3 “Paul Bunyan and the Tall Tale Medicine Show” at the Center of Puppetry Arts
  • March 13th - Gr. 4-5 "Synergy" at the Cobb Energy Center 
  • March 15th  – Gr. K-7 Wizard of OZ at the Alliance Theater

Shirts paid for out of Magnet Fees Field Day

  • Grade Level Powerful Word
  • Long sleeve uniform shirt with the student’s name on it
  • School wide Activities Paid for out of Magnet Fees

  • Honor’s Day
  • End of year Ice Cream Party
    Parent Right to Know 2018-2019
    Click here for DESA's Parent Right to Know 2018-2019 letter.  Click "Read more..." for details. 
    District Events
    Upcoming Events
    Career Day
    Tue Dec 18 2018
    Class Parties
    Fri Dec 21 2018
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