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Priscilla Cole, Principal
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Greetings Wildcats and Happy New School Year! 

 

Similar to the beginning of a calendar year, a new school year brings promise and unlimited possibilities for success.  A promise to our students is that we will provide them with the best education to guarantee they are college and/or career ready.  In order to make good on our promise, all stakeholders must be willing to collaborate with each other.  Collaboration is a vital key to student success.  Our collaborative efforts will provide our students with unlimited possibilities to be successful.  This year we will focus on improving our collaborative efforts in the area of instruction, leadership, and family & community partnerships.  As always, our work will reflect our vision and mission statements found here. 

 

Here, at DHS, we value open and reciprocal communication between school and home.  Therefore, parents, it is imperative that your contact information, including email address is up to date in Infinite Campus.  This will ensure you receive communication from your child’s teachers and information from the principal via School Messenger.  Also, consider joining our amazing PTSO and subscribing to the DHS News E-Blast.  To join the PTSO and subscribe to the e-blast click here.  Additionally, you can follow me on Twitter @DunwoodyHS to receive quick announcements, highlights, and updates throughout the school year. 

 

As the school year progresses, there will be various opportunities for us to collaborate and communicate.  An upcoming opportunity is Curriculum Night on Thursday, September 20th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  During Curriculum Night, you will have an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and hear the State of the School Address.  So please mark your calendars. 

 

As we strive to provide a positive and safe school environment, we must update and change the way we do some things.  We’ve added additional lockers in the building, enough for each student to have their own.  Therefore, all students will be issued a locker and will be required to place their book bags and large shoulder bags inside of their lockers.  We’ve also added an additional minute to the transition time between classes to provide students enough time to go to their lockers and make it to class on time.  Lastly, all visitors must check-in at the security desk, with a valid ID, before proceeding to the front office, attendance office or any other location in the building.  Thank you in advance for adhering to these safety procedures. 

 

I am excited about the new school year and all the promise and unlimited possibilities of success it will bring!  With an extraordinary faculty & staff and a supportive community, our students are poised to be lifelong learners and productive members of an increasingly diverse society.  I am honored to serve as your principal and I look forward to leading Dunwoody HS to even greater heights!  

 

Sincerely,

Priscilla Cole, Proud Principal

Dunwoody HS


Stacey Blake, Asst. Principal, Discipline-9th & 12th, Athletic Dir.

<br><font color="00008a">Stacey Blake, Asst. Principal, Discipline-9th & 12th, Athletic Dir.</font>

Mr. Blake is the Assistant Principal for Discipline (grades 9 & 12) and is the administrative liaison for Math and Health/P.E. departments. Additionally, he oversees building safety, security staff, & the duty roster, as well as serving as the Athletic Director for the school. Mr. Blake feels it is the responsibility of staff, parents, and stakeholders to help every student develop a strong character and be a part of a safe and orderly school environment. He advocates for Dunwoody HS to provide equal educational opportunities to all students and bring an end to bullying, harassment, and bias.
Larryssa Harris, Asst. Principal, Assessment & Accountability
<font color="00008a">Larryssa Harris, Asst. Principal, Assessment & Accountability</font>
 
Mrs. Harris is ecstatic to be a part of Dunwoody High School’s awesome learning community! In addition to having over 20 years of instructional and leadership experience with the DeKalb County School District, Mrs. Harris is also a proud product of DCSD. As the assistant principal for assessments, Mrs. Harris works with all stakeholders as we document our focus on maximizing student learning and growth. Her door is always open, as she is delighted to serve the faculty, staff, community, and most importantly, the students of DHS. Mrs. Harris is the administrative liaison for the Science and Fine Arts departments.
Andy Jameson, Asst. Principal, Instruction
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Mr. Jameson serves as the Assistant Principal of Instruction at Dunwoody High School. He is responsible for the master schedule, scheduling process for students, and classroom instruction. He serves as the administrative liaison to the Special Education Department. A proud part of the Wildcat family, Mr. Jameson has worked in the DeKalb County School District since 1998, all but one year of which has been at Dunwoody High School.
Maria Jiram, Asst. Principal, Attendance
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Mrs. Jiram is a proud Wildcat who serves as the Assistant Principal of Attendance. She oversees attendance referrals, MAP & ACCESS testing, and clubs. She is  also proud to serve as the administrative liaison for the English and World Languages Department.
Karen Williams, Asst. Principal, Discipline-10th & 11th, Testing
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Karen Williams is a dedicated educator who has served DCSD for 24 years. She is passionate about effective teaching and learning; therefore, she ensures that students are provided with rigorous instructional experiences that will lead to improved growth and achievement. Her responsibilities at DHS include Discipline (10th & 11th grade), Testing, and serving as the administrative liaison for the Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) and Social Studies departments. Mrs. Williams is thrilled to serve in leadership with the DHS administrative team, staff, students and community.


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