Posts tagged with "Renfroe Middle School"

Retirement party planned for longtime Renfroe Middle School teacher

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 9, 2016

Penny Ratliff has been a teacher at Renfroe Middle School for 36 years, teaching generations of Decatur children in the process. But now it’s time to say goodbye. Ratliff will be retiring at the end of the school year and her colleagues are preparing a proper sendoff for her. There will be a celebration in […]

Decatur hires DeKalb Schools employee as next Renfroe Middle principal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 14, 2015

The City Schools of Decatur Board of Education met the new principal of Renfroe Middle School during its July 14 meeting. Superintendent Phyllis Edwards introduced Johnathan Clark to the board. Clark is coming to Decatur from DeKalb County Schools. He’s served as principal of two elementary schools, McLendon Elementary and Dunwoody Elementary School. Currently he […]

Juveniles accused of breaking into Renfroe Middle

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 2, 2015

Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said officers responded to a burglar alarm at Renfroe Middle School on Jan. 22. The alarm went off around 2:04 am. “While checking the perimeter of the school, an officer observed two males flee from the rear of the property and down Kings Highway,” Ross said. “Officers canvassed the area […]

Renfroe enrollment could jump by 137 percent

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 21, 2014

If Decatur annexes more residential property into the city limits, it will cause student enrollment at Renfroe Middle to increase by 137 percent by 2018, adding approximately 1,300 more students to the middle school’s campus. That’s one of several conclusions in a report produced by consultants preparing City Schools of Decatur’s master plan for expanding […]

Learn about Renfroe Middle’s master plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 15, 2014

City Schools of Decatur is still gathering community input for a master plan to renovate and expand Renfroe Middle and Decatur High. CSD had planned to hold the meetings at the end of September, but postponed them after the design team asked for more time to refine its plans. There will be a presentation of […]

Decatur Schools holding meetings on renovations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 11, 2014

City Schools of Decatur is asking for public input on renovations to the city’s high and middle schools. CSD borrowed $18 million in certificates of participation money, referred to as COPS, to pay for the projects at Decatur High and Renfroe Middle. The School Board recently awarded more than $1 million in contracts for these […]

On a boat – Renfroe teacher’s summer at sea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 5, 2014

One Renfroe Middle School teacher will spend part of his summer participating in a hands on learning project. Kevin McMahon, a sixth grade earth science teacher, will spend  the first two weeks in July aboard the Pisces as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Teacher at Sea Program. “The mission of the National Oceanic […]

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