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.
Nancy Garcia: DHS Senior Spotlight 2018
Where were you born?
I was born and raised in Dalton.
Elementary School: Antioch, Roan and Blue Ridge
What were you involved in at DHS: FCCLA – Culinary Arts Organization
High School highlights, achievements and awards: Bringing my grades up throughout the years
Plans After Graduation: Summer job and college
What do you plan to Major in? Something in the medical field
I chose to go to Dalton State College because it is close to home and I'm not ready to leave.
What did you enjoy most at DHS?
I enjoyed how everyone would be there for others and anyone tired helping and any way they can.
Favorite teacher and why?
Mrs. Julie Gallman – she's always been there and is always there to help me. I enjoy her presence.
Favorite subject or class: Culinary Arts
What has been your great accomplishment? Becoming more successful throughout the years.
What has been your greatest challenge?
Bringing my GPA up
The one thing I'm most proud of is.... Making it this far. I am the first to graduate high school in my family and go to college.
Who will you miss most at Dalton High? My teachers that have been there for me, including Mrs. Gallman.
I would describe myself as a friendly person at DHS.
Something people know me for is... always trying to be there for others.
What do you like to do in your free time? I usually like going for runs or going to workout at the gym.
Person who has influenced your life the most and why? My mother. She's always been there for me even though I've made bad decisions throughout my life. She always tries to help me in any ways she can.
If you knew you could not fail, what would you do? Go to medical school and become a doctor.
If money was not a consideration, what would you do? Give the money to cancer patients and other people in need.
My favorite memory at DHS is.... Cheering in the student section at football and soccer games.
In 5 years, I hope I... make it to medical school.