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Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.
Welcome to Fairington Elementary School
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You are invited to attend a Virtual Parent and Family Empowerment Conference, and participate in “Educating Minds! 
Empowering Families! Engaging Virtually! 

Join us on November 16 – 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, and November 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
via virtual platforms.
This Family Engagement Month Celebration District Signature Week Event will provide parents and families virtual engaging sessions, digital resources, interpretation rooms, vendors, and prizes.

To pre-register and receive the link to join your conference selected sessions, complete and submit the registration form at http://bit.ly/dcsdfamilyconference. Virtual Parent and Family Empowerment Conference. November 16th through November 21st. Celebrating DCSD Families! See you there.

District-Wide Virtual Tech Cafe'
Click Here to register and receive a session link.

The link on the district website pertaining to meal distribution is


Parents can pick up from any of the sites nearest to them for Grab and Go options.


Meal Distribution Plan

Starting Date: Monday, August 17, 2020

Meal Service: Monday, Wednesday & Friday


Meals Service Times:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday  - 2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch Meals

Wednesday -  2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch Meals

Friday -  Breakfast & 1 Lunch and weekend snacks.

Additional Meal Distribution Transportation Points will begin on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. An updated listing will be posted on the DeKalb County School District's website under Student Meal Service - Bus Distribution Points. The locations below are the additional meal distribution transportation points for Region V schools.

  • Wesley Club Apartments
  •  Heritage Reserve 
  • The Village at Wesley Chapel
Free & Reduced Meal Application Status 2020-2021
Click the Link Above to Complete the Application
Infinite Campus- Parent Portal and Support

 Infinite Campus - Parent Portal imageInfinite Campus is designed to provide parents with direct access to grades and assignments.
 The easy-to-use design displays what is currently happening in the classroom so parents can understand, monitor, and participate in the educational process. 
 CLICK HERE to learn how to access and manage your account. CLICK HERE for Infinite Campus support.

Greetings Fairington Family,

Please note, 9 Week Progress Report Grades are now available in Infinite Campus Parent Portal. In accordance with DeKalb County School District's pandemic precautions, Progress Reports will not be printed or available for pick-up at this time. Instead, your student's 9 Week Progress Report grades can be found in Infinite Campus. If you have not set up your Infinite Campus Parent Portal account, you can click the link below for your two options.

Infinite Campus Directions for Parents.pdf 

Thank you for your continued support.

In Partnership,

Dr. Burke, Principal

DCSD Clever Launchpad / VERGE / Infinite Campus / Office 365

DeKalb County School District's  Clever Launchpad, is a student portal that provides access to the VERGE online classroom, the Infinite Campus grade book, and the student Office365/Outlook accounts, as well as a multitude of digital academic resources which are provided by the district. With the Clever Launchpad, students are able to integrate technology in the classroom while maximizing instructional time. The Clever Launchpad is a dynamic tool that changes resources as the needs of the students change. It is easily accessible from any mobile device. 

For more information on the DCSD Clever Launchpad, please click here. For more information about Office365, please click here.


The student’s username is:

“S” + Student ID Number (lunch number)

For example: s1234567

Please note that the student number is also the student's lunch number. 


The student’s password is:

Students in grades K- 5 have the same password by grade level:

  • Kindergarten- dekalbkk

  • 1st Grade- dekalb01

  • 2nd Grade- dekalb02

  • 3rd Grade- dekalb03

  • 4th Grade- dekalb04

  • 5th Grade- dekalb05


The password will be the same for the Clever Launchpad, VERGE, Office365/Outlook, Google Drive, and Infinite Campus.


The student’s email address (for Office365 and Google Drive) is:

“S” + Student Number @ dekalbschoolsga.org

For example s1234567@dekalbschoolsga.org

Please note that students only have email access through Office365/Outlook. While students will use their DCSD email address to log in to Google Drive, Gmail has been disabled. All emails will filter through Office365/Outlook.




Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188.


Chromebook Distribution 
(by appointment only)

Please note that Chromebook distribution is for families who are in need and do not have a device in their home. If you have a laptop, Chromebook, desktop computer, etc. in your home, you do not need a district-issued device. Also, your child/children must also be registered before a laptop is issued and you have completed the document below. Otherwise, please prepare for a delay with your distribution and pickup. 

Digital Dreamers (DD) User Agreement form

Please note that the DCSD Technology Agreement Form must be completed and submitted prior to the school being able to issue your child/children a laptop. Your child/children must also be registered before a laptop is issued. 

Due to the Covid19 pandemic, we will be following the CDC guidelines for social distancing. No parents will be allowed to come inside the building. All parents will follow the parking lot around to the media center and a staff member will be there to assist you. 
Please note that this will be a process, so we are asking that everyone be patient to ensure that all guidelines are met, and we have a smooth distribution process. 

DeKalb County School District 2020-2021 Calendar

 CLICK HERE to view. 

Fairington Elementary Remote Office Hours 
CLICK HERE to view.
Parent and Student Handbook 2020-2021
CLICK HERE  to view.
 School Supply List CLICK HERE to view.
Fall 2020 Newly Elected Principal Advisory Council (PAC) Members


Congratulations to all newly elected PAC members!  Welcome back all returning members!  The DeKalb County School District School Innovation Department and Fairington Elementary appreciates your willingness to assume a leadership role in continuous school improvement and looks forward to supporting you this academic year.  

The 2020-2021 Principal Advisory Council are:

  • Michael Caviness, Parent
  • Regina Robinson, Parent
  • Eula Lewis-Spivey, Teacher
  • Ernestine Wright, Parent 
  • Kimberly Burnett, Parent
  • Angela Head, Teacher
  • Dr. Walter Burke, Principal

Thank you for your leadership and commitment to serve our Fairington school community.

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