High School Students 3-D Print Massive Lake Sturgeon Replica
  • Dade County High School students Logan Gordy, Dakota Angle, and Taryn York (at left, second from left and second from right) pose with/next to a model of a Lake Sturgeon they designed and 3-D printed for the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute (TNACI). They are joined by TNACI Geographic Information Systems Analyst Sarah Sweat, at right, and their instructor, Nick Wilson, middle. (Photo credit: Casey Phillips / Tennessee Aquarium)
CELEBRATING Davis Elementary!
Congratulations, Principal Josh Ingle, Faculty, Staff and Students !
The 2018 CCRPI scores have been reported for all GA schools. Davis Elementary School continues to have academic success on the GA Milestones Assessment. This is quite prevalent in all content areas of the test and in the areas of progress when compared to the state averages.  ELA Content Mastery for grades 3-5 at Davis in 2018 was 65.72% proficiency in comparison to the state of GA at 64.07%.  Math proficiency of 84.28% among students at Davis was significantly higher than the state's 70.61%. The accomplishments in Science and Social Studies content exceed the prior percentiles.  Davis Elementary's Science score of 83.67% is 35% higher than the state's 61.89%. Davis' Social Studies score of 73.08% is 22 points greater than the state's 59.96%.  

The progress (or growth) shown on the GA Milestones by Davis students outperformed the state average as well.  The state average for progress in ELA and Math comes in at 83% for both areas. Davis Elementary's progress for ELA is 90% and Math is 92%.  

Congratulations to the students, teachers and staff at Davis Elementary for continuing the tradition of excellence. Mr. Ingle spoke to the Optimist Club on January 8th. Shown below: (left to right) DCS Board President Carolyn Bradford, Optimist President Sarah Moore, Principal Josh Ingle and Superintendent Dr. Jan Irons Harris.

DCS Young Authors Character Quotes
January 14 - 18, 2019

EQ: What does it mean for a person to have Values? 

Monday - DMS PTO Meeting at 4:00 p.m., DMS Basketball at Home, Senior Parent Night: FAFSA & Scholarships at 6:00 p.m. at DCHS Auditorium.
Women wouldn’t be able to vote without those who held the value that both genders were equal. Arianna Clayton, DMS

Tuesday - CHAMPS 5th Grade, Dr. Spivey and Mr. Fahrney speak at Optimist Club at Noon at Guthrie's, Board of Ed Training 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., DCHS Basketball at Rockmart, DMS Basketball at Home at 4:30 p.m.
Values are a set of moral standards that define the expectations I have for myself. Madison Roden, DMS

Wednesday - Board of Ed Annual Retreat 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Davis Featured on KWN's Reading, Writing and Arithmetic at 1:00 p.m.
What I value is what will happen. If I value succeeding, then I’ll make it. Abby Moore, DCHS

Thursday - CHAMPS 5th Grade, GMEA All-State Chorus, DMS Basketball at Chatt Valley, DCHS Wrestling at N Murray HS.
If you don’t value your work, who will? Kaitlyn Hedden, DCHS
Friday - Vanderbilt Professor Joseph Murphy Here to Provide Professional Learning for Leadership Team 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Basketball Home vs Chattooga.
N o matter what is going on, know that there is value in you. Keep going! Coop Lumpkin, DCHS