Dade County Schools Weekly Update: Academic Achievements and Upcoming Events


Trenton-Dade Optimist Club’s Oratorical Contest recently concluded at Dade County High School, showcasing the eloquence and talent of local students. The winners were announced, with Madison Cain from DMS securing 1st place, followed by Ethan Buehrer and Andrew McAnally from Davis Elementary claiming 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Accompanied by DMS Principal Ms. Michelle Beeler and Davis Principal Ms. Charity Barton, the participants received hearty congratulations for their commendable performances.

Meanwhile, Dade Elementary School recently hosted a Family STEM Night, providing an interactive platform for parents and students to engage in hands-on STEM activities. Principal Ms. Melissa Valtierra expressed gratitude towards the families and parents who participated, emphasizing the importance of collaborative learning experiences.

Similarly, Davis Elementary organized ‘Leap Into Learning’ Family Night, catering to 3rd to 5th-grade families with informative sessions on aiding young readers, ST Math, and technology integration. Principal Ms. Charity Barton extended appreciation to attending families and students for their involvement in enhancing educational opportunities.

In a notable achievement, all four school cafeterias within the district received perfect scores on their health inspections conducted by the Dade County Health Department, reflecting the commitment of cafeteria staff towards maintaining hygiene standards.

Registration for the 2024-2025 Pre-K academic year is currently open for Dade County Schools. Parents can register their children online or visit the Central Office at 52 Tradition Lane for enrollment. Additionally, March 28th and 29th will serve as weather make-up days to compensate for instructional time lost due to inclement weather.

Attention local employers: The 2024 DCHS Career Fair, hosted by Dade County Schools and Alliance For Dade, is scheduled for April 17, 2024. Employers are encouraged to register for the event, offering a valuable opportunity to engage with approximately 450 students.

For ongoing communication and feedback, Dade County Schools introduced DC Connect, a platform allowing stakeholders to provide compliments, suggestions, or queries electronically.

Residents are encouraged to stay updated with the district’s calendar for scheduled events and meetings. The Dade County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting is set for Monday, March 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. at the Dade County Board of Education building.

For more information on events and registration procedures mentioned, visit the district’s official website or contact the respective school authorities.