Thursday, December 13, 2012
Projects from students at the North Druid Hills school since the Jewish holiday began Saturday.
Leslie Morris, the photographer over at TDSA, was nice enough to send over some photos of student projects at the school since Hanukkah began Saturday. Take a look.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Sagamore Hills Elementary School, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School and Torah Day School of Atlanta received grants.
Sagamore Hills Elementary School, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School and Torah Day School of Atlanta received $1,500 grants from Kroger, the national grocer said Wednesday. The grants are part of Kroger's Earning Plus Learning program, which evalutes how well a school promoted healthy living in their school during the 2011-12 school year. Other Atlanta-area schools receiving grants include: $1,500 grant winners: $1,000 grant winners: The Earning Plus Learning entries took the form of scrapbooks, photos, videos, essays, news clippings and more. All entries were reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of local and regional community leaders and the Kroger Community Involvement Team. Throughout the Kroger's Atlanta division, 63 …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The treatment of animals in the county's care was a top concern at a town hall forum at Torah Day School of Atlanta on Wednesday night.
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis faced questions Wednesday night regarding a number of pressing county issues – property values, traffic, development – but one issue received the most attention: the treatment and care of animals in the county shelter. "It's an embarassment," said one woman regarding reports that conditions at the shelter in Decatur are deplorable and inhumane. "I agree with you," Ellis said. "We gotta do better." Several other residents attending the CEO's town hall forum at Torah Day School of Atlanta on Lavista Road – one of many Ellis is holding this month – agreed. One woman suggested using land from the county's land bank for a new shelter site. "The [existing shelter's] drain system is so old, it's clogged with feces…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Burrell Ellis makes his second go-around in two years with a series of meetings to discuss county-related issues.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Join DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis for eleven upcoming town hall meetings to give citizens an update on, and discuss, county-related issues. The first town hall meeting is set for Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at Cedar Grove High School, 2360 River Road in Ellenwood. Additional town hall meetings will be held on: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Ashford Park Elementary School 2968 Cravenridge Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30319 Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Stonecrest Library 3123 Klondike Road Lithonia, GA 30038 Thursday, Feb. 9, 7 – 8:30 p.m Ashford Parkside Senior Residences DeKalb Housing Authority Senior Housing Development 3522 Blair Circle Atlanta, GA 30319 (next to Blackburn Park) Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m. St. …