February 1 was a first for the school system as it hosted more than 60 various businesses and college programs in an event called Future Fest for all 8-12th grade students.
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Forty-one sophomores spent January 30 learning from professionals in their field of interest for the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day.
Future Business Leaders of America competitors walked away from the Region Leadership Conference on January 9 as winners.
Students and staff in Dalton Public Schools participated in this season of giving by sharing with those in need. All of our schools donated to a number of community non-profit organizations.
Dalton High School and Dalton Middle School both hosted Blood Assurance blood drives last week with a combined total of 191 units of blood collected.
The idea to fix up the gardens and greenhouse at Westwood Elementary was the perfect combination of filling a need in the community and allowing him to thank a place close to his heart.
Dalton High School honored 74 Scholar Athletes at their annual Scholar Athlete Banquet, hosted at the Dalton Golf & Country Club on March 22. Out of the 74 Student Athletes, there were 11 Seniors recognized as 4-Year Scholar Athletes. These students earned the Scholar Athlete Award all four years and earned a cord for graduation.
Principal Steve Bartoo said he is proud of the scholar athletes. "I'm proud of their accomplishments on the playing field or court and in the classroom," he said. "I'm especially proud of our 11 Seniors who were honored as 4 year Scholar Athletes. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and commitment to achieve such an honor."
Front Row, pictured from left to right
Leah Shelton, Olivia Ross, Arly Molina
Back Row, pictured from left to right
JP Tighe, Harrison Hughes, Grant Goldberg, Noah Bartoo, Gracie Forthman, Georgia Bronson, Erin Nelson, and Linda Olvera
*Students may apply for the Scholar Athlete award if they meet the following criteria:
- Must have a 3.5 or above weighted GPA
- Must have participated in two or more GHSA Activities (in 2 or more seasons) during the 2017-2018 school year
- Adhered to the Dalton Public Schools Interscholastic/Extracurricular Activities Student Behavior and Conduct Expectations