Monday, April 29, 2013
Barry Browner has voiced his thoughts on Twitter about being disciplined after appearing in a video doing the popular dance craze with students.
A Lithonia High School teacher and coach who reportedly lost his job over participating in a Harlem Shake video has been airing his thoughts about the situation on Twitter, where he's also getting support. Browner tweeted on April 26: Crazy 24 hours.......just glad I got real friends and family. ...:-):-):-) WSB, citing a DeKalb county school system spokesperson, reported that Browner, was disciplined for taking part in the video, posted on Youtube (and attached to this article). The news outlet also stated that Browner had been the Lithonia Bulldogs' basketball coach. Browner tweeted on April 27: Never wanted to leave but........ Then on April 28: I think I will be ok.... I'm well versed EDUCATED and dont Stutter..... Browner has also …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Cheryl Atkinson has already visited several schools, including Redan High on Tuesday, meeting with and speaking to parents.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Melba Williams of Lithonia said she was just "being nosy" when she pulled up to a parked minivan that fit the description of the one that held a missing two-year-old girl. Her curiosity resulted in a happy mother and child reunion.
Melba Williams of Lithonia didn't set out Tuesday to be anyone's guardian angel or a good Samaritan. She was just being, in her words, "nosy" -- and it resulted in a happy reunion between a mother and a two-year-old child, who went missing from a church fitness center parking lot Tuesday morning. DeKalb County police say the little girl was sitting in an unattended minivan while her babysitter went into the fitness center at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church for a few minutes. When she came back out, the van and the child were gone (police say the caregiver, Rhonda Rivers, 44, of Lithonia, faces multiple charges including reckless conduct). See attached video: Williams said she and the older couple she takes care of heard an alert about …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Parents will learn about current issues, new efforts, and are encouraged to e-mail their questions in advance.
Monday, September 17, 2012
by Stone Mountain-Redan Patch Staff DeKalb County School District superintendent Cheryl Atkinson's parent roundtable meetings in October will make stops at two high schools in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: Tuesday, Oct. 23 - Redan High, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 - Lithonia High, 7-8:30 p.m. During the roundtables sessions, parents will learn about what's new with the district's current issues and initiatives coming up in the 2012-13 school year. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions, according to the school system Parents are encouraged to submit their questions in advance to: email@example.com Here are the other locations of the roundtables: Thursday, Oct. 11 - McNair High Monday, Oct. 15 - Tucker High …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The Stone Mountain Pirates fell to Greater Atlanta Christian and Arabia Mountain trounced Clarkston while the Tucker Tigers knocked off the Saints in a battle of ranked teams.
Junior running back Dallas Rivers rushed for 115 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Class AAAAA No. 2 ranked Tucker Tigers to a 36-14 high school football victory over the Class AAA No. 7 ranked Cedar Grove Saints at Hallford Stadium on Friday. Tucker (1-0) rolled up 411 yards of total offense as Yusuf Minor added 124 yards and one touchdown and Joseph Farrar rushed for 97 yards and one touchdown. The defense meanwhile limited the Saints and Class AAA preseason All-State quarterback Johnathan McCrary to 184 yards of total offense, including just 92 through the air for McCrary. The Tigers got off to a quick start after pinning the Saints at their own one yard line on the opening kickoff and then junior defensive back Eddie Ivey tackled …