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.
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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.
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.
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.