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School-Day Extended 1 Hour on August 21st due to Solar Eclipse

The DeKalb County School District will extend its school day by one hour on Monday, August 21, 2017, to provide safe viewing and instructional opportunities related to the expected solar eclipse that day.

Dismissal will occur one hour later than usual
, at the end of the extended learning period. Our three-tier dismissal system starts with elementary schools, followed by high schools, and finally middle schools. Parents are encouraged to contact their child's school to determine the exact dismissal time on Monday, August 21, 2017.

For more information regarding the solar eclipse visit the National Weather Service at