March 29, 2018
Dr. Jan Irons Harris

Word of the Week: Seeking Correction
Theme: Counsel
Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
King Solomon

Congratulations, Dade Elementary and Davis Elementary Schools!
FY18 Reward Schools - High Progress (based on 2014-2016 data)

​​The Georgia Department of Education’s (Department's) Academic Achievement Awards Program honors and rewards K-12 Title I schools and school districts for significant progress in improving student achievement and/or making significant progress in closing the achievement gaps. Georgia’s ESEA Flexibility Waiver has allowed the state’s Title Programs Division to move from the ESEA’s Distinguished School and Distinguished District Awards Program to the Reward School and Reward District Program.

Title I Reward Schools  
The Title I Reward Schools Program recognizes and honors two categories of Reward Schools: Highest-Performing Reward Schools and High-Progress Reward Schools. Click HERE to read the list .

Mr. Billy Hooker Retires
Best wishes to Associate Superintendent Billy Hooker as he begins the next chapter of his life! We thank him for his many contributions to Dade County during his tenure. His scholarly work and caring ways will continue to influence Dade County for years to come.

Mr. Hooker is shown with his wife, Paula.
Dade County Earns Continued Accreditation from AdvancED
DCS Principals and Superintendent proudly display AdvancED certificates! L to R: Mr. James Fahrney, DCHS; Dr. Sandra Spivey, DMS; Dr. Jan Harris, DCS; Ms. Tracy Blevins, DES; and Mr. Josh Ingle, Davis.
Upcoming Events
March 29 - DCHS Cheerleaders hosting Illusionists David and Jenny from America's Got Talent at 6p at DCHS. $7 for students and $10 for adults

March 29 - Soccer Home at 5p and Baseball Home at 6p

March 30 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS, Teacher Inservice Day

April 2 - 6 S P R I N G B R E A K

Our Mission is to ensure that students have the opportunity to become independent, hard-working, life-long learners capable of succeeding in a changing society through: Dedicated teachers and staff, Community and parent commitment, Safe and orderly environments, and Strong leadership committed to excellence.