Lead Learner Update
November 3, 2023
Good Day Family (Us),
AROUND DUBLIN CITY SCHOOLS
- Senior Welding Student Taj Carswell Competes in Associated General Contractors of Georgia's Skills Challenge
- Dublin City's School Nutrition Department Celebrates October’s Harvest of the Month – Squash
- Dublin Middle School Band Perform at Dublinair Fall Festival
- Leaping Leprechaun Learning Academy Trick or Treats Down the High School Hallways
- Susie Dasher Elementary Hosts Fall Festival for the Record Books
- Hillcrest Elementary School Hosts Fun Run In Support of Relay for Life Team
- Jamaya James Selected as Work-Based Learning Student of the Month
- Three Student-Athletes Selected to Region 2A D1 All-Region Softball Team
- Air Force JROTC Cadets Dive Deeper Into the World of Social Media
- Irish Gifted Academy Celebrates Fall Festival
- Dublin Middle School 5th Graders Enjoy Monster Mash
- Senior Football Players Celebrate the Staff That Have Done So Much for Them
- Criminal Essentials Class Conducts Mock Trial at the Laurens County Courthouse
- Dublin Middle School Jr. Beta Attends Leadership Conference at Great Wolf Lodge
- One Act Play Finishes 2nd at Regionals
Limited Pre-K Slots Available at Susie Dasher Elementary
Is your little one ready to embark on their educational journey? If they turned 4 before September 1st, act fast! Dublin City Schools has limited spots available in our new Susie Dasher Elementary School Pre-K class!
Our Pre-K classrooms are places where young minds can grow, explore, and thrive. With a dedicated and caring staff, we provide a safe and nurturing environment for your child to develop essential skills for their future.
Register now at: https://www.dcsirish.com/departments/central-registration
Thank You to our DCS Veterans!
As November 11th draws near, we are proud to recognize and celebrate the incredible service of our very own Dublin City Schools employees who are veterans. These individuals have not only served our country but continue to serve our community every day. Join us in saluting their commitment, bravery, and dedication to both our nation and our students. Thank you for your service!
LaToya Austin - Army (21 Years)
Central Office SPED Admin Assistant
Lt Col (ret) James G. Bailey - United States Air Force (1987 - 2014)
Served as an Intelligence Officer on Active Duty
Dublin High School Senior Aerospace Science Instructor
Dustan Fennell - Army (2003-2008)
Ft.Hood Tx. / Iraq 2004/5 - Iraq 2006/7
Technology- Infrastructure Coordinator
Karen Hood Clayton - US Army Sgt, (8 years -Retired)
DCS Bus Drive
Willie Linder - Army, (1986-1989)
Moore Street School Environmental Specialist
Marla Newsome - US Navy, (2000-2005)
Dublin High School Registrar
Michael Overstreet - Georgia Army National Guard (12 Years)
Dublin High School Principal
Catina Edmond Puckett - Georgia Army National Guard (3 Years)
Moore Street School Principal
Robert Wilder - US Army E4, (2.5 years - Retired)
DCS Bus Driver
Sharwdale Williams - Veteran Air Force Reserves (1 Year)
Hillcrest Elementary Pre-K Paraprofessional
Support the Dublin High School Baseball Team
Support our FCCLA and Take a Break from Turkey Day Cooking
Our students have two special offers!
- Delectable half pans of macaroni and cheese OR mouthwatering turkey or chicken dressing are available for just $25.
- And, you can purchase sweet potato pies $10 each or two for $16.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to place your order!
Several College Application Fees Waived in November
Representative Matt Hatchett Sees Mechatronics Lab in Action!
Representative Matt Hatchett recently stopped by the Dublin City Schools College and Career Academy to see our Mechatronics Lab in action! The newest pathway combines mechanics, electronics and computer technology - ensuring our students are ready for work upon graduation.
“My dad’s an automation engineer, and I guess I want to follow in his footsteps,” said Dublin High School 9th Grader Marek Jaeger. “I think it’s a great class, especially since it’s giving us groundwork in coding on our micro boards and building robots.”
A direct result of local industry needs, our students were working on pocket-sized computers called microbits when Mr. Hatchett visited.
In addition to touring The WAY, Rep. Hatchett also paid a visit to the IGA’s STEAM Lab to observe the skills our elementary and middle school students are developing. This was especially interesting because Mr. Harvey is incorporating the basics of mechatronics into their curriculum.
Celebrating Our Best Graduation Rate Ever!
We love going around town and seeing so many green and gold bows in celebration of Dublin City Schools' BEST graduation rate ever - 97.7! With both Moore Street School and Dublin High School far exceeding the state average, our community sure does have a lot to be proud of!
Our leprechauns have been busy dropping bows off, so if you have one at your home or business & we inadvertently forgot to take a photo, please email email@example.com!
Friday, November 3rd: GHSAA State Cross Country Meet AWAY @ Carrollton
Friday, November 3rd: Dublin High School Football AWAY@ Swainsboro at 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 4th: Dublin High School Competition Cheerleaders Competing in Regionals at Ola High School in McDonough
Saturday, November 4th: Dublin High School will be hosting the SAT
Monday, November 6th: National Guard visiting Dublin High School Lunch Waves
Monday, November 6th: Dublin Middle School Soccer AWAY at J.R. Trippe at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, November 7th: Dublin Middle School Soccer HOME vs. Dodge at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, November 8th: Dublin High School’s Apply to College Day at 8:00 AM for Seniors with Last Names beginning with A-L; 1:00 PM for Seniors with Last Names beginning with M-Z
Thursday, November 9th: Hillcrest Elementary School’s Student Club Day
Thursday, November 9th: Dublin High School College Fair from 9:00 AM - NOON
Thursday, November 9th: MMS Junior/Senior Transcript Audit - 10:00 AM for Students with Last Names Beginning with A-M; 11:30 AM for Students with Last Names
Thursday, November 9th: Dublin Middle School Thanksgiving Luncheon during your child’s lunch wave
Thursday, November 9th: Dublin Middle School Soccer HOME vs. Swainsboro at 3:30 PM
Thursday, November 9th: Dublin High School Local School Governance Team Meeting at 5:00 PM
Friday, November 10th: Dublin High School Wrestling AWAY at John Robins Invitational in Morgan County
Friday, November 10th: Dublin Middle School Veterans Day Program at 8:15 AM
Friday, November 10th: Susie Dasher Elementary Veterans Day Program at 9:00 AM
Friday, November 10th: Hillcrest Elementary’s Veterans Day Celebration, with a video shared on the school’s social media that evening
Friday, November 10th: First Round of Playoffs for our Fighting Irish Football Team
Monday, November 13th: Dublin City Board of Education Meeting at 6:00 PM the Heart of Georgia RESA
Thursday, November 16th: Moore Street School Thanksgiving Lunch at 11:30 AM in the MSS Cafeteria
Thursday, November 16th: Irish Gifted Academy Thanksgiving Lunch
Friday, November 17th: Irish Gifted Academy Amazing Shake Competition for 5th - 8th Graders
Monday, November 20th - Friday, November 24th: Dublin City Schools' Thanksgiving Holiday Break; No School for Students or Staff
Monday, November 27th: Hillcrest Elementary School's Local School Governance Team Meeting at 5:00 PM
Monday, November 27th: Dublin City Board of Education Meeting at 6:00 PM at the Board Office
Thursday, November 30th: Hillcrest Elementary School's Student Club Day
To Encourage You...
Quote: “Don't wait until the fourth Thursday in November, to sit with family and friends to give thanks. Make every day a day of Thanksgiving!” — Charmaine J. Forde
I love you, and there's nothing you can do about it!