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Dalton Public Schools and the Dalton Board of Education will recognize the service of Dr. Rick Fromm and Dr. Pablo Perez at a reception on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, for their service on the Dalton Board of Education. The reception will be held at Dalton City Hall, 300 West Waugh Street, at 6:00 p.m. prior to the December Board of Education meeting.
Rodney Gipson, a music technology teacher at Morris Innovative High School, was recently awarded a Dalton Education Foundation grant to purchase new sound equipment for his classroom. His goal is to teach students how sounds move in music.
Brookwood School has been recognized as one of the highest-performing Title I schools in Georgia, as determined by the Georgia Department of Education.
Dalton High School's culinary arts class recently created their own food truck experience, serving lunch to many of Dalton High's staff members. This event was the final project for Chef Nathan Greven's Culinary II class, who completed their food truck unit earlier this year.
Dalton High School recently hosted a parent engagement class in Spanish to help parents understand the importance of college and career readiness for their children.
Yanira Alfonso teaches English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at Dalton Middle School. Yesterday, she completed a monumental project several months in the making: Visiting the home of every single one of her students.
Documentary filmmaker, Jeremy Monroe, visited Dalton High School on Thursday, November 7 for a special showing of his film, Hidden Rivers. Filmed in the southeastern United States, Hidden Rivers profiles various wildlife that inhabit the many rivers in the region, including nearby rivers such as the Tennessee and Conasauga rivers.
Despite graduating in May 2019, Leydi Ballesteros, Morris Innovative High School alumna, continues to spend her Fridays giving back as a volunteer with the school's Translation Academy.
On October 31st, Westwood School hosted its annual Career Day in which students were encouraged to dress up in costumes that represent what they want to be when they grow up. The students had the chance to listen to local professionals speak about their respective careers and how they can pursue certain opportunities when they finish school.