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Learning Schedule

launchpad logoStudents: Access your Virtual Learning Assignments using Clever Launchpad. Sign in with your s number @dekalbschoolsga.org and your student password. 
 

DeKalb County Schools presents the Clever Launchpad, a student portal that provides access to the VERGE online classroom, the Infinite Campus gradebook, and the student Office365/Outlook accounts, as well as a multitude of digital academic resources which are provided by the district. The Clever Launchpad is 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 hereFor more information about Office365, please click here.
 
“S” + Student ID Number
For example: s1234567
Please note that the student number is listed on all progress reports and in Infinite Campus.

The student’s password is:
Students (Grades 6-12) use the same password that they created to log onto a DCSD computer or Chromebook. If a student has never logged in, please click to visit the Virtual Learning Student Tech Support website at https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/virtual-learning-support/. 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
 
There are two ways for students to access their email. 
1. Use the Clever Launchpad to click on Office365 then choose Outlook from the waffle symbol
2. Use the direct link: https://outlook.dekalbschoolsga.org 
 
Please note that students only have email access through Office365/Outlook. While students will use their DCSD email address to login to Google Drive, Gmail has been disabled. All email will filter through Office365/Outlook.
 
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Registration and Withdrawals
Registrations:
Did your student attend a DCSD school last year?

If yes, please contact our Counseling Secretary, Ms. Beavers (Artina_Johnson@dekalbschoolsga.org).

If no, please register through Online Registration. Click on the blue registration tab on the left side of this page. After you receive the email that your application has been approved, contact our Registrar, Ms. Cloud (Corie-Lynn_Cloud@dekalbschoolsga.org).

Withdrawals:
Please contact our Counseling Secretary, Ms. Beavers at Artina_Johnson@dekalbschoolsga.org.

General School Questions 
Please contact our Front Office Secretary, Mrs. Seaman (Stephanie_Seaman@dekalbschoolsga.org).

 

Need help with the Virtual Learning Tools?  Call the Dekalb County School District Help Desk at 678-676-1188. 
Contacting Your School Counselors
Do you need to talk to a school counselor? Use these links to get in contact. Click here for more information. Counselors will reply to you using school email at http://outlook.dekalbschoolsga.org
R. Henning - 6th Grade Counselor
K. Johnson - 7th Grade Counselor
S. Woodson - 8th Grade Counselor
 
Summer Reading Logo Summer Reading
Summer is a great time to relax and read a book! Take a look at the DHMS Summer Reading Website where you will find recommended books and optional summer reading assignments for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. 
 
 

Reading from Home
Quarantine is hard, but a good book can help get you through. Click Here for some of the best sources of FREE audiobooks and ebooks selected by Ms. Kochel. 
 
Student Reading Log Student Reading Log
Students can keep track of the books they read using our Student Reading Log. Be sure to answer a question about your book as a constructed response. See the March Reading Challenge webpage for exaples. If you have trouble logging on with your student number and mydestiny for a password, email Ms. Kochel at marcia_kochel@dekalbschoolsga.org.
 
 
Title I Stakeholder Input Survey
Please click here to take the Title I Stakeholder Input Survey.
 
Office 365 image Office 365
Students needing to access Office 365 from home should use this web address http://portal.dekalbschoolsga.org/ from home computers. Get full instructions on using your OneDrive here. 
Tech Tips Blog
Get answers to your questions about the DHMS Chromebooks and other technology issues in our Tech Tips Blog
 
 

Sora Audiobooks and eBooks

New to Dekalb County Schools--read ebooks and listen to audiobooks with the free Sora by Overdrive app! Download the free app for iPhone or android, or go to Clever and click on the Sora icon. Choose Dekalb County Schools and log on with your s number and password. The setup code is "dekalbga". You can also add Dekalb County Public Library to Sora and read thousands of free ebooks and audiobooks.
 

DHMS Parent Community Page

Learn all about how to get involved with DHMS at our PTSA Parent Community Page
 
 
The mission of Druid Hills Middle School is to develop engaged critical thinkers, with an intercultural view of the world, who are responsible, understanding, compassionate and free of stereotypes. By strengthening their foundation of reading, writing and problem solving, students will become self-motivated lifelong learners.
 

Druid Hills Middle School

3100 Mt. Olive Dr.
Decatur, GA  30033
678-874-7602
Mrs. Jacqueline Taylor, Principal 

 

District Events
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Textbook Distribution
Thu Aug 13 2020
to Fri Aug 14 2020

First Day of School
Mon Aug 17 2020
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