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.
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DPS high school students learned life skills and practiced networking at the fifth annual Youth Leadership Summit, hosted by Congressman Tom Graves.
Third, fourth and fifth grade students participated in a non-traditional school day- attending out of the box classes, helping with a service project and traveling to Dalton High School to learn about different sports.
The CCRPI (College and Career Ready Performance Index) scorecards, released by the Georgia Department of Education, have been redesigned to reflect the progress and growth students are making in their learning.
This is the third year in a row that average ACT scores have increased for Dalton High.
A group of German exchange students recently spent a few weeks at Dalton High School through a 22-year partnership with Gerhart Hauptmann Gymnasium.
Each year, all Dalton city, Whitfield County, and Murray County public, private and homeschooled students in grades pre-K to high school are invited to exhibit individual art for a special exposition at the Creative Arts Guild for their Student Arts Expo. School classrooms also submit collaborative work in the "Art Together" projects category. The galleries are open in March for the public to view.
The O.N. Jonas Foundation awards prizes to the best work. The following Dalton Public Schools students received awards for their work:
Pre-K - 1st Place - Eylin Izaguirre Gomez
First grade - 3rd - Zayetzy Dominguez
Fifth grade - Honorable Mention - Alejandro Torres
Kindergarten - 1st - Elinore Frye
First grade - 1st - Elize Mendez
First grade - Honorable Mention - Charlotte Bramlett
Second grade - 3rd - Ayano Nagaike
Third grade - 2nd - Sara Velasquez
Fifth grade - 2nd - Amani Momin
Third grade - Honorable Mention - Kimberly Esteban
Second grade - 2nd - Ashley Torres
Fourth grade - 3rd - Itzel Ramirez
Third grade - 1st - Osiris Colindres
Third grade - 3rd - Camilla Pena
Fifth grade - 1st - Emma Gentry
Fifth grade - 3rd - Ada Arevalo
First grade - 2nd - Lillie Rodriguez
Sixth grade - 2nd - Juanita Vengas
Sixth grade - 3rd - Claire Miller
Seventh grade - 2nd - Osvaldo Maldonado
Seventh grade - 3rd - Audrey Merriman
Eighth grade - 3rd - Mia Carvajel
Tenth grade - 3rd - Jimena Lopez Florez
Eleventh grade - 3rd - Natalia Gonzalez
Twelfth grade - 3rd - Ricardo Briceno
Twelfth grade - Honorable Mention - Diana Cornejo
Twelfth grade - Honorable Mention - Rhys Mahan
Twelfth grade - Honorable Mention - Morgan Young
O.N. Jonas Foundation Art Together Awards
Westwood - PreK - "Chinese Dragon"
Brookwood - 3rd - 5th grades - "High Tie to Recycle"
Dalton Middle - Picasso's Super Hero City"
Dalton High - Group Weaving