Dalton Public Schools News

Dalton High School Announces Changes to Spring Football Game and Jahmyr Gibbs Meet and Greet Schedule

Dalton, GA - Dalton High School is making adjustments to its upcoming events, the Spring Football Game and the Jahmyr Gibbs Meet and Greet in response to projected inclement weather. Despite these changes, the school remains committed to providing an exciting and memorable experience for all attendees.

The Spring Football Game has been rescheduled to Thursday night, May 16th, with kickoff set for 7:00 PM at Harmon Field. Attendees are reminded that there will be a $5 entry fee for admission to the game.

Jahmyr Gibbs will still be signing autographs on Friday, May 17th, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Previously purchased tickets for this event will remain valid, with additional tickets still available for a $50 donation on Go-Fan. Each ticket purchased secures a meet-and-greet with Jahmyr Gibbs and includes four autographed items provided by ESM. Autograph sessions will be held in the Dalton High School mini commons, with access through the gymnasium entrance.

In addition to these adjustments, Dalton High School will introduce a new event on Friday, May 17th, aimed at fostering connections between the school's football players, cheerleaders, and the community. Dalton High School will host “Meet the Team” event introducing football players and cheerleaders’ part of the 2024-25 season. The event will commence at 7:00 PM in the gymnasium and will incorporate the Jahmyr Gibbs Jersey Retirement Ceremony. This event is free to the public.

"We encourage everyone to come out and support our outstanding student athletes on May 16th and 17th, as well as celebrate the achievements of our esteemed DPS alumni and current NFL player, Jahmyr Gibbs," stated Dalton High School Athletic Director, Ryan Richards.

Media members planning to cover the events are reminded that media badges are mandatory for access. Media badges can be acquired through Kendra Pannell, Director of Communications, and will grant access to both the Spring Football Game and the Meet the Team event, as well as the Jahmyr Gibbs autograph session. Media personnel are also invited to conduct interviews with Gibbs from 6:15 PM to 6:30 PM at the meet and greet event on Friday.