Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A weekly list of local volunteer and donation opportunities.
The following are local volunteer opportunities and donation needs: Help Needed - Volunteers 1. Hands On Atlanta Day is this Saturday, Oct. 6. Here are some schools and organizations in Stone Mountain and Lithonia that could use some help that day (click on the links below for information on signing up): Allgood Elementary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Woodridge Elementary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Stephenson Middle, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2. Atlanta Animal Rescue Friends (AARF) has several upcoming events where volunteers are needed, including providing information about its programs at Southern Softpaw League games in Jonesboro this Saturday, Oct., 6, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.; volunteering at its "Catoberfest" adoption day on …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Allgood and Hambrick elementary schools and Champion Middle Theme School will receive certificates.
Three Stone Mountain schools are among the 25 in DeKalb County that have been named Title I Distinguished Schools by the Georgia Department of Education, the school system announced Thursday. Allgood Elementary, Hambrick Elementary and The Champion Middle Theme School are part of the group that received certificates for making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for three consecutive years. Schools that have made AYP eight or more years receive a monetary award, which comes from federal funds. Title I schools have significant populations of students who are economically disadvantaged, DeKalb schools explained in the announcement. These schools receive federal money to help with the education of their students. “Our teachers, students and …
Friday, October 28, 2011
Add your school or neighborhood fall festival this weekend to our calendar.
If your school, church or neighborhood has a fall festival, trunk-or-treat or other seasonal event coming this weekend or through Monday, let the world know: load them onto our Stone-Mountain Redan Patch calendar. You can also include your organization's event in the comments at the end of this article. Here are some events already posted on our site. Don't be shy - put yours up and let everyone know what you've got going on - for fall and future events!: Woodridge Elementary School Fall Carnival, 4-8 p.m. today, Oct. 28; Allgood Elementary Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat. Oct.29; Hambrick Elementary Fall Festival, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat. Oct. 29. Chick-fil-A "Trunk or Treat," 5-8 p.m., Mon., Oct. 31.