Dalton Public Schools was recently named a finalist by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for the 2021 Governance Team of the Year Award.
Anna La, a junior International Baccalaureate (IB) student at Dalton High School, is encouraging her classmates to practice student leadership by participating in community service. Most recently, La organized a community clean up initiative, gathering 38 people to pick up roadside trash at Brookwood Park and the surrounding areas.
Jackie Torres, a kindergarten paraprofessional at Westwood School, is celebrating dual citizenship and honoring the legacy of her parents after recently passing the U.S. Citizenship test.
Students at The Dalton Academy recently celebrated Inaugural Week, a celebration of the school's first year in existence.
Every year, Dalton High School successfully prepares students for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The school is now home to 36 AP Scholars for 2021, including eight AP Scholars with Distinction and six AP Scholars with Honor.
Amid an excited crowd at the Dalton High football game, Dalia Santiago was presented with the 2021 Tom Jones Educator of the Year Award. Santiago has taught at Dalton Public Schools for 24 years and is best known in the community as a leader in multicultural education. Trisha Bethel, daughter of the late Tom Jones, along with other family members presented the award.