Dalton Public Schools began a new internal recognition program this year to highlight staff members who exemplify the Dalton Difference.
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Each year, Dalton High School successfully prepares students for their Advanced Placement exams. The school is now home to 72 AP Scholars for 2019, including four National AP Scholar.
Dr. Tim Scott, superintendent of Dalton Public Schools, will be presenting the State of the Schools on Tuesday, September 17 at 6 pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall, 300 E. Waugh Street.
Hannah Miller was recently awarded the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's flight training scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to 80 high school students from across the country. These funds help recipients pay for flight training as students work towards their primary pilot certificate.
High schoolers at Dalton High School now have a brand-new option in varsity sports. Instead of playing on a field or court, this sport takes place in the digital arena.
Dalton Public Schools and Whitfield County Schools are partnering with Purposity, an app connecting users with one-to-one needs in the community. The partnership aims to match the unmet needs of students with the generosity of those in the community who have a sincere desire to help.
Each year, Dalton High School successfully prepares students for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The school is now home to 72 AP Scholars for 2019, including four National AP Scholar.
The National AP Scholar title is given to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on 8 or more exams. Surbhi Bhatter, Anthony Calderon-Schuler, Jonathan Shaheen and Jackson Wright received this title for 2019.
Dalton High School Principal Steve Bartoo said he is glad the AP program is continuing to grow and that students are finding success through it.
"The students who take our AP courses are highly motivated and welcome the academic challenge the program provides," said Bartoo. "We are pleased that more students are seeing the benefit of taking AP classes, realizing the rigor of the course prepares them to be successful at the college level."
All AP Scholars, Pictured Left to Right -
Front Row: Austin Rogers, Jill Patel, Megan Robertson, Raymundo Moncayo, Dana Mazariegos, Cynthia Castillo, Lindsay Schisler, Jimena Lopez Flores, Alexya Meza and Brissa Fraire.
Second Row: Emma Mitchell, Hannah Miller, Morgan Hurlock, Lily Rehberg, Miriam Trujillo, Selena Rangel-Piceno, Katherine Ortega, Reagan Brady, Anthony Cruz Delabra, Avery Hill and Savannah Patino.
Third Row: Kobe Stokes, Daniel Barajas, Austin Burt, Jack Forthman, Henry Bethel, Akash Patel, Deval Patel, Jamshed Kaikobad and Oscar Chenard.
Fourth Row: Truc Bai, Abigail Liu, Nalani Hernandez, Julian Pineda, Kevin Cortez, Shivam Patel, Meet Patel, David Marquez, Jeremy Clark and David Garcia.
Current Students Not Pictured: Cynthia Castillo, Kevin Cortez, Dakota Griggs, Alonso Grimaldo, Liana Little, Lee Martin, Andrea Martinez, Matthew Shaheen and Chloe Swaney.
2019 Graduates Not Pictured: Samuel Carlson, Brooke Haverland, Viviana Huijon, Joe Huynh, Elinor King, Lesly Medina, Litzy Orozco, Keenan Pasqua, Meredith Richard, Maria Sanchez, Elizabeth Wise, Sean Pye, Gabrielle Allen, Surbhi Bhatter, Anthony Calderon-Schuler, Caroline Coleman, Jake Dean, Hillary Dong, Naomi Paniagua, Lawrence Rich, Ansh Shah, Jonathan Shaheen, Vishal Sudhakar, Cristian Vergara and Jackson Wright.
Jimena Lopez Flores
AP Scholars with Honor
AP Scholars with Distinction
National AP Scholar
Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.
AP Scholar with Honor
Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
AP Scholar with Distinction
Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
National AP Scholar
Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.