Dunbar Elementary School Hosts Storybook Character Parade October 30

Media Advisory                                                                         October 30, 2015 Dunbar Elementary School Hosts Storybook Character Parade October 30 To celebrate students’ love for reading, Atlanta Public Schools’ Dunbar Elementary will have a Storybook Character Parade at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 30. The parade starts at the Dunbar Recreation Center, located at 477 Windsor St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30312, and... Continue Reading →

Dunbar donates 300 school supply boxes to Africa

Dunbar Elementary students collected over 300 boxes of school supplies to donate to fellow students in Africa through the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc. Dikembe Mutombo, a philanthropist and retired NBA all-star, visited Dunbar to inspire students to continue giving back. Through this experience, the students had an opportunity to give to others who are less... Continue Reading →

Virtual tour of the Dunbar Learning Complex, a model for early and elementary education

The Dunbar Learning Complex, a model for early learning education located inside of Dunbar Elementary School, helps children and their parents build a solid foundation for success in school and life. Educare Atlanta is located on the first floor of Dunbar Elementary School, and teachers and staff from both schools collaborate to align curriculum from... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week – November 4, 2013

Name: Melvin Coleman School: Slater Elementary School Grade: 4th Grade Melvin Coleman is an outstanding fourth grader who attends  Slater Elementary School. Melvin has only attended Slater Elementary since the second grade, but he has been a valuable asset to the Slater Tiger family over the past two years. During his second grade year, Melvin saw that... Continue Reading →

Dunbar Elementary receives grant from new partners

Dunbar Elementary School recently announced new partnerships with The North Georgia Central Labor Council and Georgia State AFL-CIO. The Georgia State AFL-CIO awarded Dunbar a $5,000 grant. Dunbar Elementary was one of 20 schools in the country to receive this grant, which was written by fifth-grade teacher Remona Toomes. This four-year partnership will include participating in... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Avenue and Dunbar Students Make Safety a Priority!

Representatives from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office recently visited Cleveland Avenue Elementary and Dunbar Elementary schools to educate students about bicycle and pedestrian safety. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Program seeks to reduce pedestrian and bicycle injuries and deaths by teaching safety awareness to students and adults. Sheriff’s Office representatives taught Cleveland Avenue third... Continue Reading →

Maynard H. Jackson Cluster holds convention with focus on math

The Maynard Jackson Cluster hosted “Math Across the Cluster,” a cluster - wide professional learning opportunity addressing math instruction in all content areas and in all grade levels.  Every teacher and administrator in the Jackson Cluster, district support staff, and professional developers and consultants participated in this convention.The instructional coaches, representatives from Carnegie Learning, and... Continue Reading →

Dunbar and Educare Atlanta Celebrate New Icon

Dunbar Elementary School joined Educare Atlanta in unveiling their new icon at the Dunbar Learning Complex. The students, administrators, and parents from both learning sites celebrated their partnership and this major step forward for early education in Georgia. Marcus Cook, a first grade student at Dunbar, read a tribute to teachers along with his former... Continue Reading →

WATCH D.O.G.S. at Dunbar Elementary School

Dunbar Elementary School engages the men in students’ lives through WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students), a father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering. WATCH D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities assigned by... Continue Reading →

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