Thursday, December 13, 2012
Arabia Mountain and Clarkston high schools will host the event.
Arabia Mountain and Clarkston High Schools play hosts to the 2012-13 DeKalb County School District Holiday Tournament beginning with first round action on Saturday, December 15. Eight girls’ teams and eight boys’ teams will compete in championship and consolation brackets with each team to play at least two games. Teams competing include the following Arabia Mountain (boys and girls), Chamblee (boys and girls), Clarkston (boys and girls), Druid Hills (boys and girls), Dunwoody (girls), Lithonia (boys), McNair (boys and girls), Meadowcreek (girls), Towers (boys and girls) and Stone Mountain (boys). Play continues with second round action on Friday, December 21 with the championship and consolation finals set for Saturday, December 22 at …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Decatur High Bulldogs face Druid Hills Tuesday night at the Tipoff Classic.
Before an enthusiastic opening-night crowd, Decatur High won both games of its double header against Arabia Mountain Monday night in the first round of the Bulldog Tipoff Classic at the Decatur High Arena. The girls fell behind early but seized control midway through the first quarter in coasting to a 65-40 win. The boys only wished they had it so easy. But on a night when the Bulldogs struggled at the free throw line – they missed 12 of their first 17 free throws – they converted 8 of 10 in overtime to win 73-67. Junior Murad Dillard led Decatur with 22 points, including 13 of 15 from the foul line. Indeed, Dillard hit all six of his free throws under pressure in overtime. Junior Davante Meadows added 16 points and a game-high 12 …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
The DeKalb County Varsity Cross Country Championships are being moved from Arabia Mountain High to Druid Hills Middle School due to storm damage on the Arabia course.
The 2012 DeKalb County Cross Country Championships are set for Tuesday, Oct. 9 and teams had a final tune up at Arabia Mountain last week. Lakeside dominated the second boys’ and girl’s varsity races to cruise to an easy sweep at Arabia Mountain. Seven Vikings finished in the top nine of the boys’ race led by Dawit Alemu (18:51.72) and Will Smith-Purcell (18:59.40) who took second and third, respectively, behind Clarkston’s Hussen SAdik (18:31.09). Clarkston’s Muhozi Aimable took fourth in 19:10.85 and the next five runners were all from Lakeside to seal a 23-50 win over the Angora’s. Lakeside was the only full team in the girls’ race and also claimed seven of the top nine spots on the day led by winner Jennifer Cora (21:05.15) who ran the…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia was one of Georgia’s 2012 National Green Ribbon School winners; the Turner Foundation has pledged $10,000 for the school or schools who are recognized as a U.S. Department of Education National Green Ribbon School.
Monday, October 1, 2012
DeKalb Schools Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson recently gave a State of the District address at Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia.
DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson covered a lot of ground during a recent State of the District address at Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, including test improvements, the importance of foreign language and the district's Special Olympics program. The event was sponsored by the South DeKalb Parent Council. View some of Atkinson's words on these topics in three separate videos, attached to this article. You may also enjoy reading: Parent Roundtables Will Come to 2 Local High Schools
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The new National Green Ribbon Schools program showcases schools that have made progress in environmental areas.
Arabia Mountain High School in nearby Lithonia is one of four schools to represent Georgia in the U.S. Department of Education’s new National Green Ribbon Schools program, the Georgia Department of Education announced Monday. The schools are able to compete through a partnership between the Georgia Department of Education, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, the U.S. Green Building Council of Georgia, Georgia EPD, The Clean Air Campaign, and the Turner Foundation. The Turner Foundation has pledged $10,000 for the school or schools who are recognized with a National Green Ribbon, the Georgia DOE said. The prize will be split if more than one Georgia school is selected for the National Green Ribbon Program. The program is described as showcasing …