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Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.
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2021-2022 Pre-K Lottery

Students must be four years-old on or before 
September 1, 2021 in order to participate in the Pre-K lottery in DeKalb County School District (DCSD).  Students who turn five years-old on or before September 1, 2021 are not eligible to participate in the DCSD Pre-K lottery. 

Pre-K Lottery Online Open Enrollment Window:

February1-March 1, 2021

Pre-K Lottery: March 23, 2021 

 


The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will begin phasing in the regular DCSD instructional schedule for all schools as listed in Infinite Campus. The transition to the regular DCSD schedule is to consistently allow for more instructional time for all students. All teachers and students will be expected to begin implementing the regular daily schedule. Classes will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. All teachers and students will utilize Wednesday as an instructional support day to allow students to receive intervention, remediation, and/or acceleration individually or in smaller student-teacher group settings. 


Implementation Schedule

All Schools: Begin implementation on January 19, 2021 continuing with Remote Learning.

Please remember that Wednesday, January 20th, is designated as a distance remote learning day.  


GRADE LEVEL 

SYNCHRONOUS TIME FRAME 

Pre-K 

1 hour to 1 ½ hours per day per DECAL  

Elementary  

Grades K-2 

Minimum of 15 minutes per course 

Elementary  

Grades 3-5 

Minimum of 20 minutes per course 

Middle  

Grades 6-8 

Minimum of 30 minutes per course 

High School  

Grades 9-12 

Minimum of 30 minutes per course 


Note:  With the exception of Pre-K, the above synchronous time schedule represents the minimum time frame.  Teachers may opt to extend the synchronous time as needed per the approval of the principal.


 

 
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

 https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/student-meal-service/

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, 13.5 Week Progress Report Grades are now available in the 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. Please refer below for directions on how to create an account in Infinite Campus.  

Infinite Campus Directions for Parents 

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.

 




 
Student Registration
 
 

Registration K-5 - Virtual registration for students entering kindergarten through fifth grade began August 3rd and will continue through August 14th. 

A new student is an incoming kindergartener -OR- one who is
transferring from another school district.


A returning student is one who attended Fairington Elementary School last school year (2019-2020). 

A transferring student is one who attended a DCSD school during the last school year (2019-2020).

Note:  The following documentation will be needed for students returning or transferring to Fairington Elementary School (you will submit these documents through the link to: fairingtonregistration@dekalbschoolsga.org

  • A copy or picture of your Photo ID and 

  • A copy or picture of your Proof of Residency

  • Acceptable Proof of residency is as follows:

    • A current utility bill (gas, water OR electric) OR a lease/rental agreement OR a current mortgage statement.

    • The document in # 1 above must be in the name of the parent or legal guardian AND at an address in the Fairington Elementary attendance area.

    • Please write the child’s or children's name on one of the documents or list the names in the email.

    • If the document is for a transfer student, please write the name of the previous DeKalb County School.

    • Transfer and Returning Students Registration Form

Withdrawals - Please send all withdrawal requests to fairingtonregistration@dekalbschoolsga.org. The email should include your child's name and receiving school district.  Please allow 48 hours for processing. CLICK HERE to view the withdrawal steps. 

NOTARIZED AFFIDAVIT OF RESIDENCE FORM 

This form is to be completed for a student attending a school within the DeKalb County School District who resides with his or her parent(s) or legal guardian(s), but whose residence is located in the home of another adult living within the boundaries of the DeKalb County School District. The Affidavit of Residence is valid for the current school year only, as long as the student and the student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) continue to reside at the address listed on the affidavit during that school year. The affidavit must be submitted annually before the start of each school year or upon moving into the attendance area of the new school.

Registration contact:  Ms. Carolyn Robinson, Registrar, fairingtonregistration@dekalbschoolsga.org 

Please note: You may have to type out the complete registration address into your email. 

Registration PreK – Please click the link below for Pre-K registration information: https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/pre-k/



 
 
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