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The Dalton Board of Education has tentatively approved to continue with an operating millage rate of 8.20 mills. This would be the seventh consecutive year with the same operating millage rate.
A letter from the DPS Board of Education with updates about returning to school.
Annette Buckner, biology teacher at Dalton High School, was recently awarded the Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for the state Georgia.
Virginia Luna, English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher at Dalton High School, was recognized at the state level as an Exemplary ESOL teacher for the second year in a row. This recognition is given to teachers who have been nominated by their school district.
As Dalton Public Schools wrapped up the 2019-2020 school year, two principals celebrated their retirements. Cindy Parrott, principal of Roan School, and Steve Bartoo, principal of Dalton High School, retired this year after a combined 57 years working for DPS.
Dalton High School recognized its scholar athletes at a virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. In order to be recognized as a scholar athlete, students must participate in at least two Georgia High School Association (GHSA) sports and have a first-semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
This year, Dalton High School celebrated 82 scholar athletes. Eleven of those students were recognized as 4-Year Scholar Athletes. These students earned the Scholar Athlete Award all four years and earned a cord for graduation.
Dalton High's 2020 Scholar Athletes are:
Freshmen: Jay Anderson, Claire Archer, Luke Blanchard, Taylor Chesser, Emily Rose Davies, Caroline Fox, Ian Gowin, Anna Lee Grafe, Presley Hill, Tony Huynh, Anderson Jackson, Lele Lama, Alfonso Landaverde, Casey Mashburn, Kelly Mashburn, Parker McClurg, Maryn Payne and Warner Ross
Sophomores: Price Andersen, Martin Barsch, Kathryn Binford, Natalie Brewster, Katy Dilbeck, Parker Eicholtz, Macie Elrod, Emma Ferguson, Austin Fischer, Blake Hammontree, Yehia Hussein, Angie Laruy, Karen Lopez, Madison Moore, Triniti Mouzon, Charlie Patrick, Jasmine Perez, Reid Rehberg, Chloe Rockholt and Taylor Thompson
Juniors: Morgan Belflower, Jose Beltran, Abbie Burt, Giselle Dominguez, David Garcia, Sarah Jane Halyak, AJ Hernandez, Karen Jacobo, Lexi Jaekel, Maddie King, Ellen Kirk, Ava Knowles, Sarah Lynch, Andrea Magana, Reyd Mahan, Simon McKeehan, Anthony Medina, Tyson Neil, Abby O'Ferrall, Deval Patel, Ainsleigh Phelan, Gracie Shaw and Tessa Townsen
Seniors: Brant Bagley, Austin Burt, John Haley, Rhett Hammontree, Luis Hernandez, David Hutchinson, Cristian Lama, Charlie McClurg, Emma Mitchell and Raymundo Moncayo
4-Year Scholar Athletes: Jake Barnes, Zaelyn Bowman, Lane Cox, Jack Forthman, Bryce Houghton, Morgan Hurlock, Ryan Laruy, Megan Lount, Veronica Martinez, John Ross and Tyson Swope