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.
Morgan Young: DHS Senior Spotlight 2018
Where were you born?
Elementary School: Westside
What were you involved in at DHS? National Art Honor Society, German club, Buddy program
High School highlights, achievements and awards: AP Scholar with Distinction, 2nd Place in State for SkillsUSA Advertisement and Design
Plans After Graduation: Attend the University of Georgia
What do you plan to Major in? Undecided but something in art or computer science
I chose UGA because they have a lot of variety in majors and people.
What did you enjoy most at DHS?
All the friends I have made and the fun we have had.
Favorite teacher and why?
Mrs. Massingil and Fran Wyatt, because they care enough to know you as a person and a friend, not just a student.
Favorite subject or class: IB art and AP government.
What has been your great accomplishment? Putting together my IB art show
What has been your greatest challenge?
Learning to cope with my OCD, realizing that it is okay to ask others for help when you need it.
The one thing I'm most proud of is.... The fact that I always try to be myself, no matter what.
Who will you miss most at Dalton High? My friends and teachers
I would describe myself as an artist at DHS.
Something people know me for is... always being honest, sometimes brutally so!
What do you like to do in your free time? Read, write and design clothes.
Person who has influenced your life the most and why? My grandmother. She has always taught me to love myself.
If you knew you could not fail, what would you do? Run for president as soon as I am old enough.
If money was not a consideration, what would you do? Drop everything, move to New York and start a fashion line.
My favorite memory at DHS is.... In 10th grade, goofing off in the old IB art room and in ceramics.
In 5 years, I hope I... am doing something that I enjoy.