Posts tagged with "oakhurst elementary"

Oakhurst Elementary warns parents over traffic and parking violations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 12, 2015

Apparently parents of students at Oakhurst Elementary – one of Decatur’s easiest schools to walk to – have been committing some pretty obvious traffic violations. That will end soon, the school says. The school sent out an email the afternoon of Oct. 12 warning parents that police have been notified. “There have been many complaints […]

Oakhurst Elementary recognized for providing ‘Safe Routes to School’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 28, 2015

People are taking note of Oakhurst Elementary’s efforts to make it safer for students to walk or bike to school. The Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center has recognized the school as its 2015 “Partner of the Year” for the Metro Atlanta area. “Winners of this award are chosen based on the progress of their […]

City Commission hears from First Graders, reviews audit, updates zoning

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 21, 2015

This story has been updated.  The First Graders at Oakhurst Elementary swarmed the Decatur City Commission meeting on Jan. 20 to give commissioners their suggestions for improving their neighborhood. One student, Watts, told commissioners, “We have been learning about differences and what one little person can do. We’re fixing stuff in downtown Oakhurst for people with differences. […]

CNN films Walk & Roll event at Oakhurst Elementary

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 27, 2014

Schools in Decatur hold regular Walk and Roll events to encourage kids and their parents to find a healthier way to get to school, and this morning CNN tagged along. According to Decatur Active Living Assistant Director Cheryl Burnette, CNN filmed the walk and bike ride to school as part of a larger story about […]

Report card – Oakhurst, Clairemont scores explained

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 23, 2014

The Decatur community celebrated when the state released the 2013 College and Career Ready Performance Index scores. CCRPI is what has replaced the Adequate Yearly Progress scores that were a part of the discarded No Child Left Behind policy. Schools are graded on a scale of 1 to 100. City Schools of Decatur placed 5th overall […]

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