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The Dalton Board of Education approved Stephanie Hungerpiller as the principal of Dalton High School, effective July 1. Lauri Johnson, who currently serves as the principal of Dalton Middle School, was named the principal of Hammond Creek Middle School when it opens in August 2021.
In 18 months, Dalton Public Schools will open its first new school building in 15 years. At the same time, students from grades six through 12 will experience the grade reconfiguration of all of our secondary schools.
Leadership development is a critical factor for any successful organization. A school system just like Dalton Public Schools is no exception. For many years, prospective teachers who lead had a desire to go into administration have participated in a number of professional development programs. This year as part of the strategic plan, Dalton Public Schools launched a program called Emerging Leaders, focusing on assistant principals and teachers who aspire to learn about district leadership.
Dalton Public Schools wants your input on what goes into the 2020-21 district calendar. The survey at the link below, available in both English and Spanish, is intended to gather opinions of parents, students, staff and community members.
Two Dalton schools have been categorized as "Beating the Odds" by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) and two more were within one point of that designation. Eight of the nine schools in the district were either categorized as "Beating the Odds" or Within Expected Range.
Brookwood School has been recognized as one of the highest-performing Title I schools in Georgia, as determined by the Georgia Department of Education.
Yanira Alfonso teaches English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at Dalton Middle School. Yesterday, she completed a monumental project several months in the making: Visiting the home of every single one of her students.
Five Dalton Middle School eighth grade students committed to be a Georgia REACH (Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen) Scholar at a ceremony on October 29. Jesus Guerrero, Emily Nunez, David Guzman, Esmeralda Alegria Chavez and Ana Perez make up the fourth class of DMS REACH Georgia Scholars.