The annual Rising Professionals event for students allows high school students to attend breakout sessions covering a variety of employability and life skills.
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Wes Phinney was named the 2019 Theater Educator of the Year at the Georgia Thespians Conference.
Senior Jackson Wright was named as the STAR Student for Dalton High School and selected social studies teacher Michael Coulter as his influential STAR Teacher.
Most would agree the world needs a little more kindness. And, maybe that kindness should start on the elementary school playground.
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.
Forty-one sophomores spent January 30 learning from professionals in their field of interest for the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day.
It is critical to have as many voices at the table as possible so that our strategic plan will truly represent all of our district’s stakeholders,” said Superintendent Tim Scott.
Dalton Public Schools and the Dalton Board of Education want to hear how community stakeholders think the schools should be improved. The public is invited to attend a community engagement meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9 at Dalton High School from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to share their thoughts and ideas with officials.
Input from the meeting will be used in the development of the district's Five-Year Strategic Plan.
"Over the last few months, we've been collecting input through a survey and received almost 1,000 responses from our employees and community members," said Dr. Tim Scott, superintendent. "This is the second phase of engagement where stakeholders will have the opportunity to weigh in with ideas and input on improving our schools that can be incorporated into the strategic process. Our goal is to have a dynamic and viable Five-Year Strategic Plan that will set our district's direction and guide the work of our staff as we focus on improving student achievement.
It is critical to have as many voices at the table as possible so that our strategic plan will truly represent all of our district's stakeholders," said Superintendent Tim Scott.