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Dalton Middle School recently hosted a workshop series for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students called "Local Conversations About Storytelling." This series was a collaboration between journalism, media arts, and theater at Dalton Middle School.
Dalton Public Schools began a new internal recognition program this year to highlight staff members who exemplify the Dalton Difference.
Each year, Dalton High School successfully prepares students for their Advanced Placement exams. The school is now home to 72 AP Scholars for 2019, including four National AP Scholar.
Dr. Tim Scott, superintendent of Dalton Public Schools, will be presenting the State of the Schools on Tuesday, September 17 at 6 pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall, 300 E. Waugh Street.
Hannah Miller was recently awarded the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's flight training scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to 80 high school students from across the country. These funds help recipients pay for flight training as students work towards their primary pilot certificate.
The applause coming from the stands of Harmon Field was deafening as Ms. Trisha Bethel and Ms. Cathy Rauschenberg, daughters of the late Tom Jones, presented the 33rd annual Tom Jones Educator of the Year Award to Dr. Kit Carpenter, Dalton Alternative Education Program (DAEP) and D3 Virtual Academy teacher, during halftime of the first Dalton High School football game.
High schoolers at Dalton High School now have a brand-new option in varsity sports. Instead of playing on a field or court, this sport takes place in the digital arena.
On Friday, August 23, Stanley Leone Jr. spoke to fifth graders from each elementary school in Dalton Public Schools. Leone is a former convicted felon turned educator whose book, No Place Like Hope, details his adolescence surrounded by poverty, violence and abuse.
Every year, Georgia SRTS announces a list of schools that achieved bronze, silver and gold partner status. These levels are based on the school's ability to partner with Georgia SRTS to create safe routes to school for bikers and pedestrians in order to provide a healthier transportation alternative. This year, Brookwood received gold status, Roan received silver status, and Blue Ridge and Westwood received bronze status.