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When does the school year end?

When does the school year end?

DECATUR, Ga. -- The last day of school is right around the corner for DeKalb County students.

Public schools, as well as Decatur City Schools, will dismiss for the summer on Thursday, May 24.

The last days of school in other metro Atlanta districts are staggered throughout the second half of May. They include:

Wednesday, May 16
Clarke County

Thursday, May 17
Hall County

Friday, May 18
Bartow County
Clayton County
Fulton County

Tuesday, May 22
Atlanta Public Schools
Barrow County

Wednesday, May 23
Carroll County
Gwinnett County
Newton County

Thursday, May 24
Cobb County
Rockdale County

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

ATLANTA -- All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will host a special mother-son Date Knight on Saturday, Apr. 28.

The Date Knight format will be similar to that of the franchise's massively popular Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. It will give mothers and sons a special chance to enjoy some quality time together.

The event will have a medieval theme, hence the "Knight" part of its title.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of mother-son relationships and want to encourage local moms to come to Chick-fil-A, enjoy their sons' company over a meal and have fun."

Last chance to vote on new DeKalb school calendar

Last chance to vote on new DeKalb school calendar

DECATUR, Ga. -- The DeKalb County School District is considering a new school calendar that would include early dismissals every Wednesday.

Parents are being encouraged to vote online for one of three proposed calendars for the 2012-2013 school year.

All three calendars call for classes to end one hour earlier on Wednesdays.

One of the options is a modified school calendar that would start on August 1st. It would include four one-week breaks during the school year, with a two-week break at Christmas.

The proposals were developed by a calendar committee, formed at the request of DeKalb Schools Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson.

The committee included parents, teachers, principals, district office staff, and community partners. 

Registration for Camp Superstars is now underway every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m

Registration for Camp Superstars is now underway every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m

Decatur --  Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis announces that registration for Camp Superstars is now underway every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Browns Mill Recreation Center, 1501 Browns Mill Road, Lithonia, GA 30038 until slots are filled. Camp Superstars is the hot spot for kids during the summer. To embark on the total summer camp experience, look no further than your local recreation center!

Camp Superstars is a summer day camp for ages 5-15 and runs June 4 to Aug. 3.  The day camp will be held Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. at a charge of $55 per week. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Children who participate in the Camp Superstars summer day camp will experience a variety of activities, including field trips, swim lessons, arts and crafts, fun with nature, sports, health and wellness clinics, team games, and more. Space is limited and early registration is recommended.

New LEGO Store at Discover Mills celebrates it's reopening by Hosting LEGO® Creation Nation Event

New LEGO Store at Discover Mills celebrates it's reopening by Hosting LEGO® Creation Nation Event

The Details: DISCOVER MILLS TO HOST “LEGO® CREATION NATION” THIS WEEKEND

 

Large scale building event to create one of a kind model of the United States

 

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

ATLANTA -- If the kids are getting restless and screaming for a family vacation, this weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal was made for you.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can pay $99 for a weekend getaway to Pigeon Forge in Tennessee's beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.

This exclusive offer, valued at $328, is good for two adults and up to three children, and includes one night at the James Manor hotel, in the heart of all the action; $100 worth of dining certificates; a gift basket upon arrival; and five passes to the Lazer Port Fun Center.