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I was contacted by a very reliable source yesterday that told me PCMS Principal, Brian Scott Heptinstall, will be re-assigned next year.  The announcement was made to his staff yesterday by Regional Superintendent Sherry Johnson.  The PCMS Foundation has also been informed and some parents have been told by their PCMS teachers.   I haven't seen anything official from DeKalb County but will post to my website when I do.  I certainly wish Heptinstall the best in his new assignment and hope for a good replacement.

The rest of today's newsletter has many community news articles plus, job and childcare announcements, events, giveaway reminders and more!  These are my personal top news articles for today:

Community News
Dunwoody Kroger implements new scanner, smartphone shopping

The Kroger located at 2090 Dunwoody Club Drive in Dunwoody, has launched Scan, Bag, Go - a new service that allows customers to scan their own groceries for quicker shopping.
Customers use a wireless handheld scanner or the Scan, Bag, Go app on their smartphone to scan products as they shop. They can then bag as they shop and pay on their smartphone or head directly to self-checkout. All forms of payment are accepted and there is no fee to use Scan, Bag, Go.  Read full article at MDJ Online

Grocery-anchored Sandy Springs project could replace apartments, displace historic cemetery

A gigantic, grocery-anchored development proposed at Roswell and Pitts roads in Sandy Springs would demolish hundreds of existing apartments, clear a 19-acre woodland and possibly displace a historic cemetery where members of one of the city's founding families were laid to rest. One descendent of that historic Power family is fighting the concept and calling ...
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Dunwoody Officers rescue cat stuck under hood of car

A strange noise from a car's engine turned into a rescue operation in Dunwoody on Sunday.
A Dunwoody motorist called the police after he began driving and thought he heard a meowing coming from under the hood of his car. Continue at Fox News

Tatiana Answers: How to talk money with a spouse who doesn't want to discuss.

Dear Tatiana,
How do you handle talking about money and your future with money if your spouse never likes to talk about it. He says we are on the same page, but our financial strain tells differently. I want to be able to have a meaningful conversation and I get nowhere.  
School News
Chamblee Cluster School RAFFLE - Grand Prize 2 year car lease or $5000!

It's raffle season!
Get plenty of tickets to improve your chances of winning a 2-year lease on a car (either a Kia Sorrento or Acura ILX) or $5,000. Plus, there are hundreds of dollars in gift certificates to top restaurants including Southbound, the Palm, and Buckhead Life Group.
$10 each - All proceeds go straight ...
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Mt. Bethel Christian Academy Information Session at The Branches Clubhouse

Several local families will be hosting an information session on Mt. Bethel Christian Academy with school representatives on 4/27 beginning at 9 AM in the clubhouse. It is informal, and we will be there one to two hours, as long as people are showing up to talk. It is open to the Dunwoody/Sandy ...
Congrats to Dunwoody Varsity Baseball - Playoff Bound

Our games are scheduled for tomorrow, April 26 at 4:30 at Winder Barrow High School.  We will play 2 games tomorrow and if we split we will play 1 on Friday....
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Congrats DHS Girls Soccer!!! Sweet Sixteen bound!!!

Dunwoody will play Creekview on May 1st in the next round of playoffs.   Click here for the playoff bracket.

Support for DHS Football Team Needed

Golf Tournament Tuesday, May 15th at Rivermont Golf Club in Johns Creek
Please help support the football team have safer equipment, good field conditions, & other needs not covered by DeKalb Schools in our biggest fundraiser of the year by going to  Golf Classic Home Page to:
Register to play; Be recognized as a  Sponsor...
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Petition Supporting Our Bus Drivers

I am a Dunwoody mother of 2 children who attend Dekalb County Schools, and I started a petition to encourage the superintendent, Dr. Green, to work with our bus drivers to improve their working conditions and address their safety concerns.
You can read more and sign the petition here:
Thanks for your interest,
Heather Sabel-Sowers
Parenting News
5 Apps Parents of Teens Need to Know About
Video Game Addiction in Youth

DUMC is hosting Counselor Dr. Laklieshia Izzard Ed.D, LPC, NCC, ACS, the author of Faith Inspiration Therapy on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30pm in the . Join us for a light dinner as we learn more about how to help your children who have a video game addiction - it's real! Sponsored by our UMCH ...
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Restaurant News
Atlanta's 16 Hottest Rooftop Patios for Outdoor Dining

Note from Audra:  I love dining al fresco.  Therefore I thought this article was definitely worth sharing.   I've been to four on their list (Gypsy Kitchen, Six Feet Under, La Fonda & Sky Lounge....and would love to try the rest!

Continue at Atlanta Eater

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Free Shredding Event

You're invited to the 4th Annual Free Shredding Event this Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to Noon at Financial Innovations, LLC, 6111 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Building F. Financial Innovations, LLC is near the intersection of Hammond Road and Peachtree Dunwoody Road - Driving north on PD RD, take first right AFTER Uncle Julio's ...
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Town Brookhaven Sip & Stroll

Enjoy an evening of sipping and strolling through Town Brookhaven!
Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018 Time: 6-8:30 p.m Location: 4330 Peachtree Road NE, Brookhaven, GA, 30319
Stop into the participating stores for shopping specials! Grab drinks at Dress Up Boutique, Julian's Cosmetics & Skincare, and Sugarboo & Co.!
Visit at least seven of the ...
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