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Dear Parents and Students,

Our district is putting the health and safety of your family first. We understand that these times can be difficult, and we are here to ensure that the education of our children continues without interruption. At DeKalb Alternative School, we value our stakeholders and uphold the highest expectations for academic achievement and behavior. This is why our faculty and staff are available for you to contact daily and schedule virtual meetings using our new Keep In Touch K.I.T. system. This software tool can be used to hold parent-teacher conferences, answer pertinent questions, and provide live assistance with academic activities found on VERGE. Please do not hesitate to keep in touch.
Margie M. Smith

Virtual Learning

Teachers have provided students with virtual learning assignments that are content-specific and relevant beginning March 16, 2020 until further notice. Each assignment will be aligned to the standards and what the students are currently learning. Assignments may involve reading, writing, conducting research, performing virtual labs, becoming problem solvers, taking notes, and/or answering questions. Virtual learning access will be made available to students in grades 6-12 through VERGE. 

Also, parents/guardians may visit the schools to pick up their child's personal belongings and hard copies of assignments if needed. The school will be open until 4:00 p.m. today. The school will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Directions to Access to Virtual Learning Lessons

  1. Go to 
  2. Click on the blue tab in the upper right "Log in as Student"
  3. Now log in with "Active Directory" 
  4. Click on "Verge" 
  5. Username is “s” and student number (s12345)
  6. Password is your school password for chromebook. First time user: password is “dekalb” and the grade level (dekalb08)

Click here to access assignments 

How to access VERGE from home


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From the Desk of the Superintendent


Resources for Home

Free online teaching resources and strategies to talk to preK and kindergarten students

Social Worker Contact
Dr. Nicole Jennings
Cell: 678 536 6390  

District Events
All events have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019 - 2020 school year. 
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